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Email Announcements We Are Receiving Today: See What’s Going On Around The Community

What is going on in your community? Here is a brief update on the emails that we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update.

 

  • MerleFest Adds Old Crow Medicine Show to 2014 Lineup
  • Habitat for Humanity Hosts Breakfast at Bella’s in Banner Elk on Saturday, Jan. 18
  • Baha’i Prayer Vigil for Prisoners of Conscience on Wednesday, Jan. 22
  • Watauga Parks and Rec Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at The Rock held Saturday, Feb. 1
  • Breakfast at the Post held Saturday, Jan. 18 hosted by The Watauga American Legion Post #130

COMPILED FROM EMAILS BY MADISON V. FISLER

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ASU’s Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program Offers Affordable Craft Instruction This Spring

For many High Country residents, the Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program offered each year at Appalachian State University is a welcome outlet for creativity and a great way to learn a new craft or hobby. This year, classes will be offered in glass fusing and slumping, digital photography, weaving, welding and metalworking, stained glass, lampwork and beadmaking, jewelry, wood bowl-turning, fiber spinning, sewing, painting, basket making and pottery.
BY MADISON V. FISLER

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Email Announcements We Are Receiving Today: See What’s Going On Around The Community

June 14, 2013. What is going on in your community? Here is a brief update on the emails that we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update. 1) BLAST Youth Program 2)Grand Opening of Blue Heaven Resort and Spa 3) Nature Journaling 4) Beech Mountain Arts and Crafts Fair 5) Please Stop for a Shriner 6) Beer Fest and Wine Tours 7) Wake Up Watauga
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Lees-McRae College Invites Community to Participate in Homecoming Parade Oct. 6 on Main Street

Sept. 18, 2012. Lees-McRae College invites community businesses and organizations to participate in the annual Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. on Main Street in Banner Elk.  Join parade grand marshal Dr. David Burleson, Avery County Superintendent of Schools, and his wife, Beth, along with LMC President Barry Buxton, Avery County High School Band, bagpipes and drums, clowns, the alumni float, LMC athletic teams, Wily the Bobcat, Banner Elk Volunteer Fire Department, Avery EMS, campus clubs and organizations and more. The parade is part of Homecoming Weekend festivities including class reunions, NCAA soccer and volleyball, Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony and the Performing Arts production of Legally Blonde, the musical. For a full schedule, visit go.lmc.edu/homecomingschedule. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Tate-Evans Park and end on campus. Line-up will start at 10 a.m. at the park. Those interested in participating in the parade should contact Allison Norris, dean of students, at [email protected] or 828-898-8797.