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Today’s Email Announcements

Line Dancing at Boone Senior Center Tuesdays

Line Dancing is offered on Tuesdays at 1:30 at the Lois E. Harrill Senior Center in Boone.  This class is taught by Jack Love and is offered at no cost.  Anyone age 60 and over is welcome to attend.  Please call 265-8090 with questions.

Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild to Meet Nov. 3

The Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, November 3rd.  We meet in the conference room on the second floor of the Senior Center on Poplar Grove Connector in Boone.  This month we are having a work shop from 10 AM to 3 PM to make donation quilts.  There will be a break at lunch for a short business meeting.  The Guild will provide fabric for the quilts.  We will need help to cut, iron and sew.  If you wish to sew, please bring your sewing machine and threads.  Come for all or part of the day to help, and bring a lunch if needed.  Please call Susan at 263-8399 for additional information.

Grandfather Mountain Book Signing with Author Randy Johnson Friday

From 11 am to 3 pm on Friday October 21st Randy Johnson will be signing books at the Blue Ridge Parkway’s Linn Cove Viaduct Visitor Center at Milepost 304.4. A number of his books will be available including his newest book Grandfather Mountain: The History and Guide to an Appalachian Icon, just nominated for the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award. Also on hand will be the brand new full color 3rd edition of Hiking North Carolina and Best Easy Day Hikes Blue Ridge Parkway. The visitor center is located on one of the Parkway’s most scenic sections, 12.6 miles south of the US 321/ US 221 Parkway entrance at Blowing Rock, and 0.7 mile north of the US 221 Parkway entrance near the Grandfather Mountain attraction and Linville.

Worship Artist Philip Hamrick in Concert at Local Lion Friday

See the show this Friday at Local Lion from 7pm-9:30pm.  Hamrick’s new album was just released last Friday.  Please see below for his new video from “Getting Stronger”.


Philip’s music is a worship/rock/singer-songwriter.  It is a different type of worship album.  Has a very unique sound.

Press release (album is called GETTING STRONGER)  – http://www.dreamrecords.org/philip-hamrick-releases-debut-album-greater-stronger/

Facebook event link for The Local Lion


Music video for “The War” –


Philip Hamrick website and social media links:

Order on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/PhilipiTunes
(c) 2016 Philip Hamrick Songs
BOOKING: http://dreamrecords.org/booking
FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/philiphamrickmusic
TWITTER: http://twitter.com/philiphamrick
INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/philiphamrick
WEBSITE: www.philiphamrick.com

Gospel Singing Saturday at Mabel Baptist

WHAT:                Watauga County Gospel Singing       
WHERE:              Mabel Baptist Church
                             Old US Highway 421
                             Zionville, NC
WHEN:                October 22, 2016
                             7:00 p.m.
CONTACT:          Clint Cornett – 828-297-3270
                             Neil Oliver – 828-297-3653