Oct. 15, 2012. The second annual Boone Heritage Festival took place on Saturday to celebrate the heritage of the High Country. The Watauga County Farmers’ Market and the Town of Boone’s sixth annual “Fun in the Park Day” at the Jaycee Park also took place in the vicinity of the festival. With the multiple events happening at the same time, folks were able to run some errands at the market, let the kids play in the park and enjoy some of the traditions on display at the Boone Heritage Festival. Check out some photos of the events below. View more…
Photo by Jesse Wood
April 9, 2012. A concert benefit for Ted Hicks, son of the world-famous Appalachian storyteller, Ray Hicks, and a fine storyteller in his own right, will be held at the Matney Community Center on Saturday, April 21, at 2:00 p.m. Among those performing are Orville Hicks and Glen Bollick, both fine musicians and storytellers.
BY JESSE WOOD