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Toubab Krewe Hits the High Country on Halloween

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.
BY MADISON FISLER

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Weekend Roundup: 18 Things To Do This Weekend in the High Country; Check ‘em Out and Make Plans Oct. 19-21

Oct. 19, 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.
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN

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Weekend Roundup: 20 Things To Do This Weekend in the High Country; Check ‘em Out: Oct. 12-14

Oct. 12, 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.
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN

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Sunday Feature: Justifying the Lion

Sept. 30, 2012. Just before 7 a.m. on a September morning in Boone, the sun has yet to rise over the mountains eastward. The early morning skyline is streaked orange and grey as it awaits the rising sun. The air has a stinging chill and is eerily still. In the Watauga Village Shopping Center, Walmart’s parking lot is already coming to life, with handfuls of shoppers scattered across the black top.
BY ETHAN WOODHOUSE

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Weekend Roundup: 17 Things To Do This Weekend in the High Country; Check ‘em Out: Sept. 28 to 30

Sept. 28, 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.
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN

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The Fritz Comes to Murphy’s Sept. 22

Sept. 17, 2012. Infectious grooves, intoxicating guitar lines and a relentless drive of soul and passion describes one of the Southeast’s newest sensations, The Fritz. On Saturday, Sept. 22, you can be part of the experience at Murphy’s in Boone.

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Festival Atop Beech: ‘LSD, Mushrooms, Ecstasy. You Name It’s Here,’ Influx of Thousands: ‘Good for Business’

Aug. 10, 2012. “It’s been interesting – to say the least.” Referring to The Festival of Gnarnia taking place until Sunday morning, that phrase is recurring among locals atop Beech Mountain. With an influx of 5,000 people, many of them tour kids from out of state who are following the festival circuit, Beech is experiencing a bit of a culture shock.
BY JESSE WOOD

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Weekend Roundup: 25 Things To Do This Weekend in the High Country; Check ‘em Out & Make Plans: Aug. 10-12

Aug. 10, 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.
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN

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‘Poor Wicked Souls’ Serenade Proper Patrons

Aug. 6, 2012. Since Angela Kelly opened Proper in May of 2010 the quaint building has grown to be a staple of the Boone restaurant scene. Located in the old jail house building, Proper’s selection of food blends perfectly with the ancient building’s atmosphere. Adding some down-home traditional folk music would seem to make sense, given Proper’s unique sense of style and service.Enter Clifton Hicks, Jeremiah Campbell and Douglas Francisco, or the Poor Wicked Souls, if you please.
BY ETHAN WOODHOUSE

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