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Mountain City’s Heritage Hall Theatre Opens 2014 Season with the Barter Players’ “Little House on the Prairie”

Heritage Hall Theatre, Mountain City’s live performance venue, will open its 2014 season with the Barter Players’ production of “Little House on the Prairie” on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. Based on the classic books by Laura Ingalls Wilder and adapted for the stage by Pamela Stirling, the play follows the Ingalls family’s westward journey, a covered-wagon adventure through Indian territory and America’s Frontier.
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON

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Weekend Roundup: Things to Do This Weekend in the High Country; Check ‘em Out, Make Plans Feb. 7-9

On this beautiful winter weekend, the High Country has so many exciting 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.
BY MADISON V. FISLER

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Tunnel of Oppression Event Hosted by ASU Student Government Association on Dec. 6

Dec. 4, 2012. Appalachian State University’s Student Government Association will host a Tunnel of Oppression event on Dec. 6 from 5:30 – 10 p.m. to raise campus familiarity with issues related to cruelty and brutality. The public is invited. The SGA annually sponsors the event by gathering club volunteers to demonstrate negative acts of coercion through dramatizations.

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Weekend Roundup: 15 Things To Do This Weekend in the High Country; Check ‘em Out and Make Plans Nov. 9-11

Nov. 9, 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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High Country Offers Summer Events for All to Enjoy

June 18, 2012. The North Carolina High Country has so many wonderful events to offer. Every Friday evening beginning at 5:00, there’s free “music on the lawn” in almost every town and hamlet around. Explore the unique heritage of the area through a seasonal festival, a train ride or a hometown parade. Celebrate the arts during gallery crawls. Be entertained at local theaters and a historic outdoor drama; see a concert, or try out an art workshop or a square dancing class. Compete in an athletic competition where it’s always cooler. There’s always something fun to do in the High Country!

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Haircut 101 Holds Annual ‘Hot Lips Contest’

Feb. 14, 2012. BOONE — Who has the hottest lips in town? The results are in! Local salon Haircut 101 took submissions of the hottest lips – imprints in lipstick on doilies – recently and the lips were judged by our own Ken Ketchie, editor, on Valentine’s Day.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE

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