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Elkland Art Center’s 4th Annual ‘Trash n’ Fashion’ Show Returns to Boone’s First Friday Art Crawl on April 4

Published Monday, March 24, 2014 at 3:10 pm
Trash n' Fashion is a runway show where designers are tasked with making something beautiful out of a business's refuse. Items like paper, plastic and other dumpster-bound items are remade and repurposed into incredible pieces of wearable art, and all benefitting a great cause. The runway event will take place during the April First Friday Art Crawl in Downtown Boone on April 4.Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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Make Every Move Count: This Year’s Zumbathon for THRIVE is Coming to the Wellness Center This Friday

Published Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm
In honor of American Heart Month, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System(ARHS) is hosting a Zumbathon this Friday, Feb. 21 from 4-7 pm in the Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center.Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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The Annual Watauga County 4-H Annual Fruit Plant Sale is Underway, Accepting Orders Through March 28

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 3:05 pm
The Watauga County 4-H Fruit Plant Sale is now accepting orders for local plants through March 28. The annual sale serves as a fundraiser, with proceeds dedicated to supporting youth programs in Watauga County. Orders are accepted on a first-come, first- ordered basis while supplies last. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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The 32nd Annual Watauga County Humane Society Rummage Sale Scheduled for June 22-23

Published Friday, June 21, 2013 at 4:30 pm
June 21, 2013. For the 32nd year in a row, the Watauga County Humane Society's annual rummage sale will take place starting June 22 at the National Guard Armory. The sale runs both days from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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The Watauga Humane Society to Hold Third Annual Perennial and Herb Sale Saturday, May 18

Published Friday, May 17, 2013 at 10:30 am
May 17, 2013. The Watauga Humane Society will hold its third annual Perennial and Herb Sale on Saturday, May 18, from 8:00 AM-12:00 PM in the parking lot of Precision Printing, 1302 Blowing Rock Road, in Boone. Prices will be $.50-$5.00, and all plants come from well-established gardens. 100% of proceeds will benefit the shelter's spay-neuter program. Read more...
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Introducing Rootsfest: New Festival To Celebrate Appalachian History and Culture

Published Friday, April 19, 2013 at 1:08 pm
April 19, 2013.The unique culture of Valle Crucis will be on display at Valle Crucis Community Park's inaugural Rootsfest. The festival, to be held on June 15, will feature live music, arts and crafts vendors, historical and educational displays and demonstrations, and activities for children of all ages. Read more...
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Appalachian Rollergirls to Host ‘Be Your Own Superhero’ Dance Party Fundraiser Saturday, March 23

Published Friday, March 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm
March 20, 2013. The Appalachian Rollergirls, the local women's roller derby team, is hosting a "Be Your Own Superhero" dance party fundraiser on March 23. The event will be raising money for the Appalachian Rollergirls to rent a van to transport the team to compete against the Vette City Vixens in Kentucky at the Vette City Rollerderby being held on April 6 in Bowling Green, Ky. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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Avery County Senior Center to Host Chicken and Dumpling Dinner Sept. 14 to Raise Funds for Upkeep, Programing

Published Monday, September 10, 2012 at 12:42 pm
Sept. 10, 2012. On Friday, Sept. 14, the Avery County Senior Center will hold a chicken and dumpling dinner to raise funds for upkeep, improvements and programing at the center. The menu will include your choice of chicken and dumplings or baked ham served with glazed carrots, green beans, cole slaw, angel biscuits and your choice of homemade desserts. Read more...
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Thanks for Helping the Rollergirls Help Others; Bout Fundraising to Benefit the Brady Bakken Family

Published Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 11:37 am
Aug. 1, 2012. Did you get your car washed this past Saturday by an Appalachian Rollergirl (ARG)? The rollergirls spent their Saturday afternoon washing cars and selling baked goods at Peabody's Wine and Beer. The ARG Team has a bout coming up this Saturday, August 4 at the George M. Holmes Center on ASU campus. The proceeds from the bout, will benefit the local Brady Bakken Family. 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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Dancing for a Cause; Dance Marathon Raises $25,000 for Area Children’s Organizations

Published Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 3:24 pm
March 8, 2012. Includes video! Fifteen hours of dancing plus 300 student participants equals more than $25,000 in support for three area charities. Read more...
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