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Legends to Host Yonder Mtn String Band’s Progressive Renegade Bluegrass on Oct. 9

Published Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 12:02 pm
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Sep. 29, 2016. Attention all string band enthusiasts and beat-bopping deadheads alike-- Yonder Mountain String Band performs at Legends on Sunday, Oct. 9. Toting their strings all the way from their rockies to our smokies, Yonder Mountain String Band is sure to entrance Boonies with their progressive bluegrass jams. Yonder Mountain is known for their songwriting as well as their fast and loud approach to the string band set up. By Cramer Lewis / Read more…
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Ring in Spring at the 2014 Boone in Blossom Festival May 2-4 to Benefit the Hunger and Health Coalition

Published Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 1:31 pm
In celebration of a long-awaited Boone spring, the fourth annual Boone in Blossom Festival will bring a weekend's worth of local art, music and community service to the High Country May 2-4. Hosted by the Boone Community Network and presented by Gati Productions, Boone in Blossom and its fall sister festival Harvest Boone promote local community service, music, and visual and healing arts. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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Ninth Annual Tom Moore 5K Run/Walk for Huntington’s Disease Awareness Held on Saturday, April 12 in Boone

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5:12 pm
High country runners and walkers will make moves towards finding a cure for Huntington's Disease this Saturday, April 12, at the ninth annual Tom Moore 5K Run/Walk on the Greenway Trail in Boone. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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Watauga High Presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘The Sound of Music’ as Annual Spring Musical April 3-5

Published Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 3:43 pm
Watauga High School is putting the finishing touches on their production of Rodger's and Hammerstein's 'The Sound of Music,' their choice spring musical for this year. The curtains will rise in WHS's Ross Auditorium April 3-5 at 7 p.m. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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First ‘Family Fun Festival’ Benefit for Local After-School Programs at Watauga High School on Saturday April 12

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 4:56 pm
The halls, gym and auditorium of Watauga High School will be filled on Saturday, April 12, not with students making up snow days, but instead with carnival games, popcorn, live music and an auction to support local after-school programs. The inaugural "Family Fun Festival" benefit for Watauga County Extended Learning Centers will be held Saturday, April 12 from 1-8 p.m., featuring entertainment and activities for all ages. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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Town Tavern of Blowing Rock to Host Wine to Water Benefit Evening During Blue Ridge Wine and Food Festival

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 4:20 pm
In the spirit of the Blue Ridge Wine and Food Festival, Town Tavern of Blowing Rock will host a benefit evening in honor of local charity Wine to Water at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, with live music, door prizes, a silent auction and appropriately, wine and food. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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Asheville’s The Get Right Band and Boone’s Wave Lynx Bring Funk Energy To Boone Saloon Thursday, March 27

Published Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:20 am
Asheville funksters The Get Right Band return to Boone Saloon Thursday, Mar. 27 with local opener Wave Lynx. The show begins at 10:30 p.m. with a $6 cover fee.Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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15th Annual Battle of the Bands at Legends Results in Tie for First Place, Winners to Co-Headline Show Next Year

Published Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 5:06 pm
The 15th annual Battle of the Bands competition, hosted by the Appalachian Popular Programming Society(APPS,) was held at Legends on the campus of Appalachian State University Feb. 27 at 9 p.m.Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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Charlotte Funk Fusion Band ‘Bubonik Funk’ Returns with Their Contagious Energy to Boone on Jan. 31

Published Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 5:45 pm
Don't let the name fool you, "Bubonik Funk" is anything but just a funk band. This eclectic quartet's anticipated Jan. 31 return to Boone will not be one to miss. The band, hailing from Charlotte, is slated to play Murphy's in Boone this Friday.Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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Appalachian State University’s Theatre and Dance Department Hosts 2014 Momentum Dance Showcase

Published Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 11:00 am
The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance will host the 2014 Momentum Dance Showcase in the Varsity Gym Dance Studio on the campus of Appalachian State University on Jan. 24 and 25. Tickets for the showcase are $5 for students and $7 for the general public. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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Weekend Roundup: 12 Things To Do This Weekend; Check ‘em Out and Make Plans: Dec. 14 to 16

Published Friday, December 14, 2012 at 2:30 pm
Dec. 14, 2012. This weekend has a variety of things to do for anybody in the High Country. Whether you are looking for something to relieve the week's stress or a wild night on the town, the High country has something to offer that will trigger that interest. There are so many things to look forward to as the weekend quickly approaches. Read more...
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN
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Weekend Roundup: 12 Things To Do This Weekend; Check ‘em Out and Make Plans Dec. 7-9

Published Friday, December 7, 2012 at 11:46 am
Dec. 7, 2012. This weekend has a variety of things to do for anybody in the High Country. Whether you are looking for something to relieve the week's stress or a wild night on the town, the High country has something to offer that will trigger that interest. There are so many things to look forward to as the weekend quickly approaches. Read more...
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN
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Weekend Roundup: 15 Things To Do This Weekend; Check ‘em Out and Make Plans Nov. 30 to Dec. 2

Published Friday, November 30, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Nov. 30, 2012. This weekend has a variety of things to do for anybody in the High Country. Whether you are looking for something to relieve the week's stress or a wild night on the town, the High country has something to offer that will trigger that interest. There are so many things to look forward to as the weekend quickly approaches. Read more...
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN
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Weekend Roundup: 19 Things To Do This Weekend in the High Country; Check ‘em Out and Make Plans Oct. 26-28

Published Friday, October 26, 2012 at 2:55 pm
Oct. 26, 2012. The High Country has so many wonderful events to offer its community and visitors. Check our site every Friday for something new and exciting to look forward to while you’re watching the hour hand crawl to 5 o’clock. Find live music down the street, explore a nearby town’s local secrets or try out a new square dancing class. There’s always something fun to do in the High Country. Read more...
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN
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Local Author Releases Newest Crime Story

Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 2:39 pm
Oct. 24, 2012 Blowing Rock crime writer and Appalachian State faculty member Glenn A. Bruce has released his fourth book, and this one is his darkest one yet. "Rubric" is the story of the events that "send fictional Homicide Detective Mark Young into a spiraling free fall of change and self-examination" after a series of killings in his community. Read more…
BY MADISON FISLER
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Toubab Krewe Hits the High Country on Halloween

Published Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Oct. 23, 2012. Toubab Krewe will be hitting up the high country this Halloween. On Oct. 31, 2012, the Asheville-based band will be appearing at Legends in Boone hosted by the Stage Shows Council of the Appalachian State Popular Programming Society. Read more…
BY MADISON FISLER
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Local Salons Haircut 101 and Shear Shakti Present a ‘Cut-a-Thon’ at Boone Saloon, Wednesday, May 16, at 6 p.m.

Published Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 11:40 am
https://www.hcpress.com/?p=23878May 15, 2012. Local salons, Haircut 101 and Shear Shakti, are teaming up with Boone Saloon for a Cut-a-Thon benefit on Wednesday, May 16, starting at 6 p.m., to support community members and friends, Serena Crawford and Jason Brown. Brown suffered a serious brain injury in late March which resulted in an extended time in ICU, hospitalization and now will continue recovery for as much as a year. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Watauga Farmers’ Market Returning to Horn in the West for Wed. & Sat. Markets; Sat. Market Opens May 5

Published Friday, May 4, 2012 at 9:35 pm
https://www.hcpress.com/?p=22072May 4, 2012. The Watauga County Farmers’ Market will return to Horn in the West on Saturday, May 5, for the start of the 2012 season. The local bluegrass band Upright and Beathin' will be providing live music for opening day. This year there are 75 vendor spaces. The Wednesday market, opening June 6, will also operate at Horn in the West this year. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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First Friday Art Crawl Returns to the High Country April 6; Several Local Businesses Hosting Artists, Exhibits

Published Friday, April 6, 2012 at 10:20 am
April 6, 2012. Now that winter has given way to spring, the High Country welcomes back Boone's First Friday Art Crawl. This month's installment features works from Jeff Martin, Eric McClung and several others. Read more...
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Celebrities from Around the High Country Wait Tables April 3 for the Seventh Annual ‘Celebrity Serve’

Published Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 1:40 pm
April 3, 2012. Celeb list updated. On April 3, several prominent figures from around the High Country will trade in their day jobs and wait tables at area restaurants. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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ASU Emergency Exercise Tests Local Agencies

Published Monday, April 2, 2012 at 10:45 am
April 2, 2012. Now includes video and photo gallery! River Street became the artificial scene of a chemical explosion on Friday, March 30. Read more...
BY BEN WOFFORD
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Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State Presents Visiting Scholar Lecture by Stuart Horodner

Published Monday, April 2, 2012 at 10:27 am
April 2, 2012. Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University will present a visiting scholar lecture by Stuart Horodner, who will be speaking about his newly released book, "The Art Life: On Creativity and Career." The talk will take place on Monday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. in Belk Library and Information Commons, room 114 at ASU. The event is free and open to the public, and copies of Horodner’s book will be available for purchase at the lecture for $25. Read more...
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Appalachian State Hosts 11th Annual Diversity Celebration Tuesday, April 3, in the Student Union

Published Friday, March 30, 2012 at 10:00 am
March 30, 2012. On Tuesday, April 3, Appalachian State University will host the 11th annual Diversity Celebration from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Plemmons Student Union. The 2012 lineup features a wide array of local and international music, eclectic dancing, food and crafts. Read more...
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‘Easter EGGstravaganza’ to be Held Saturday, March 31, at 1:30 p.m. at the Watauga Library, Jones House

Published Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 12:13 pm
March 29, 2012. On Saturday the Downtown Boone Development Association, the Jones House and the Watauga County Public Library will sponsor an "Easter EGGstravaganza." The event starts at 1:30 p.m. at the Watauga County Public Library with stories and crafts, followed by an Easter Parade to the Jones House for an Easter Egg Hunt. See flyer...
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OASIS Benefit Fashion Show Coming Up Tonight at Char, Tickets Almost Sold Out, Big Turnout Expected

Published Friday, March 23, 2012 at 9:00 am
March 23, 2012. Includes Photo Galleries! On Friday, March 23, Char will host the OASIS (Opposing Abuse with Service, Information and Shelter) Benefit Fashion Show starting at 6:30 p.m. The fashion show will incorporate "tribal" spring and summer fashions by Gladiola Girls. Hair and makeup will be done by Haircut 101. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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“Moulin Rouge – The Ballet” Presented by Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet March 22 at Farthing Auditorium

Published Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 3:30 pm
March 20, 2012. BOONE -- The Appalachian State University Office of Arts & Cultural Programs presents Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet performing “Moulin Rouge - The Ballet” at Farthing Auditorium on March 22 at 8 p.m. Read more...
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Watauga JobLink and Division of Employment Service to Hold Job Fair March 21 at National Guard Armory

Published Monday, March 19, 2012 at 5:15 pm
March 19, 2012. As spring returns to the High Country and summer hiring begins, the Watauga JobLink and NC Division of Employment Service, in partnership with the High Country Workforce Development Board and local Veterans Service Organizations, will hold Hiring Heroes Veteran Career Showcase and Community Job Fair March 21, 2012 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the National Guard Armory on Hunting Hills Lane in Boone. Read more...
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Nobel Prize Winner Douglas D. Osheroff Delivers Morgan Science Lecture at Appalachian

Published Friday, March 16, 2012 at 4:10 pm
March 16, 2012. Dr. Douglas D. Osheroff will deliver the 2012 Morgan Science Lecture on Tuesday, March 27, at Appalachian State University. He will speak on “How Advances Are Made in Science,” including how the MRI developed from a physics research project. Read more...
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Boone Public Library Offers Free Tax Assistance on Fridays and Saturdays Through April 14.

Published Friday, March 16, 2012 at 10:15 am
March 16, 2012. The library's Volunteer for Tax Assistance Program (VITA) will be offered to those who qualify Fridays from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. from Feb 3 to April 14 in the community meeting room. For more information and to schedule an appointment, call (828) 264-8784 or our tax line at (828) 719-8783.
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Visiting Writers Series Hosts Toi Derricotte March 22

Published Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 12:15 pm
March 13, 2012. Poet and memoirist Toi Derricotte will give a reading on Thursday, March 22, at Appalachian State University in the Table Rock Room of Plemmons Student Union at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series. She will also present a craft talk titled “Poetry or Prose: Rethinking the Poetic Line” in Table Rock Room from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Read more...
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Filmmaker Herb E. Smith Presents Award Winning Documentary March 27 at ASU

Published Monday, March 12, 2012 at 2:39 pm
March 12, 2012. Documentary filmmaker Herb E. Smith will present his film “Beyond Measure: Appalachian Culture and Economy” on Tuesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at Appalachian State University’s Belk Library and Information Commons, room 114. The screening is free and open to the public. Read more...
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Town of Boone Historic Preservation Commission Agenda for March 13 Meeting

Published Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 10:22 am
March 11, 2012. The Town of Boone Historic Preservation Commission will meet on Tuesday, March 13. Read more...
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Green Drinks Boone on March 13 to Focus on Watauga County Farmers’ Market and Daniel Boone Park

Published Friday, March 9, 2012 at 4:42 pm
March 9, 2012. The March 13 meeting of Green Drinks Boone will focus on the Watauga County Farmers’ Market and the Daniel Boone Park. With an increased interest on access to local food production and the expanded use of green space this event will include short presentations from folks associated with both the Farmers’ Market and the Daniel Boone Park. Read more...
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Watauga County Republican Party Holds Annual Convention, Saturday, March 10 at the Courthouse

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 2:09 pm
March 7, 2012. The Watauga County Republican Party will hold its annual precinct meetings and county convention concurrently Saturday, March 10 at the Watauga County Courthouse at 10 a.m. Read more...
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Crave Tapas and Martini Bar to Host F.A.R.M. Cafe Benefit Dinner, Wednesday, March 7

Published Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:42 pm
March 5, 2012. On Wednesday, March 7, Crave Tapas and Martini Bar will host the F.A.R.M. (Feed All Regardless of Means) Cafe benefit dinner from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. A three-course meal will be prepared by F.A.R.M. Cafe head chef Renee Boughman along with the Crave Kitchen Staff. The cost will be $20 per person (not including tax and gratuity) and 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit the F.A.R.M. Cafe. Read more...
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