Jones House

The 21st Annual Jones House Summer Concerts on the Lawn Series Kicks Off Tonight, June 7, at 5 p.m.

Published Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 1:35 pm
June 6, 2013. Starting at 5:00 p.m. each Friday evening in the summertime, folks gather on the beautiful lawn outside of the historic Jones House off of King Street in Boone to listen to great music, meet up with old friends, and enjoy a good night out in the warm summer air. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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It’s A Country Friday at the Jones House

Published Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 1:51 pm
Aug. 21, 2012. The Jones House goes Country on Friday, Aug. 24, at 5 p.m. as the Town of Boone continues the 2012 Concerts at the Jones House performances with Strictly Clean and Decent and the Buck Haggard Band. Strictly Clean and Decent is an acoustic trio based in Lenoir, including husband-and-wife multi-instrumentalists Patrick and Kay Crouch and bass player, Ron Shuffler. Read more...
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Mennonite Brethren Church Choir and Soul Benefactor Bring Gospel and Soul to the Jones House Aug. 17

Published Monday, August 13, 2012 at 2:28 pm
Aug. 13, 2012. Gospel and soul will be the music of the day at the Jones House on Friday, Aug. 17, at 5 p.m., as The Boone Mennonite Brethren Church Choir and Soul Benefactor take to the porch and continue the 2012 Summer Concerts at the Jones House. The Boone Mennonite Brethren Church Choir has a long history of good music. Read more...
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Mayor Loretta Clawson Honored With Order of the Long Leaf Pine, One of State’s Most Prestigious Awards

Published Monday, August 6, 2012 at 4:03 pm
Aug. 6, 2012. Boone Mayor Loretta Clawson was presented with the prestigious honor of The Order of the Long Leaf Pine at a public gathering Sunday afternoon at the Jones House Community Center in downtown Boone. Read more...
BY GREG HINCE
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Weekend Roundup: 27 Things To Do This Weekend in the High Country; Check ‘em Out & Make Plans: Aug. 3-5

Published Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 11:07 am
Aug. 2, 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. Read more...
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN
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It’s an Old-time Friday at the Jones House with Steve Kruger and Doug Sharkey, The Crooked Road Ramblers

Published Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 1:40 pm
July 31, 2012. The Town of Boone is proud to continue the 2012 Concerts at the Jones House with a free evening concert of old-time mountain music on Friday, August 3, starting at 5 p.m. with Steve Kruger and Doug Sharkey, The Crooked Road Ramblers and The Sheets Family. Multi-instrumetalists, Steve Kruger and Doug Sharkey will start the concert at 5 p.m. Read more...
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20th Anniversary Celebration of Concerts at the Jones House Takes Place Friday, June 29 featuring Local Favorites

Published Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 12:48 pm
June 21, 2012. The Jones House has a very special concert planned for June 29 - this is the 20th summer of free concerts. Cherry Johnson and Diane Hackworth cooked up an idea 20 years ago and put on the annual series under the Watauga County Arts Council. Hackworth, as well as Steve and Ruth Smith and Becca Eggers-Gryder and Amantha Mill will perform. Read more...
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Jones House Hosting a Pair of Appalachian Bluegrass Bands this Friday for Summer Concert Series

Published Monday, June 18, 2012 at 9:13 am
June 18, 2012. The Town of Boone's Concerts at the Jones House series will be hosting The New River Boys and The Roan Mountain Hilltoppers this Friday, June 22. Read more...
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Doc Watson Celebration with The Kruger Brothers and Charles Welch to be Held June 15 at the Jones House

Published Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 2:05 pm
June 14, 2012. What was planned as a Doc celebration without knowing about his declining health is now an opportunity to memorialize. The Kruger Brothers and Charles Welsh will play at the Jones House on Friday, June 15 at 5 p.m. Concerts at the Jones House Community Center are free. Read more...
BY REBECCA GITLEN
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Post-WAC, Freed in Charge of Jones House Programming; Will Coordinate Programs Through End of Year

Published Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 1:54 pm
June 5, 2012. In the wake of the Watauga Arts Council vacating the Jones House there was speculation about whether Concerts on the Lawn and other programming would continue to be offered. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Jones House Holding Free Summer Concert Series

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 1:33 pm
May 30, 2012. The Jones House will be holding free weekly concerts in downtown Boone every Friday at 5 p.m., beginning this week and lasting through September. Read more...
BY GREG HINCE
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Boone Town Council Elects Six Eclectic Applicants to the Cultural Resources Board at Thursday Council Meeting

Published Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 8:36 pm
May 17, 2012. The Boone Town Council elected six applicants to the Cultural Resources Board at Thursday’s meeting, but that's not enough to complete the picture. Read more...
BY REBECCA GITLEN
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Town of Boone Preparing for Jones House Post-WCAC; New Cultural Resources Board Still in Development

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 3:30 pm
May 16, 2012. In the wake of Watauga County Arts Council (WCAC) abruptly vacating the Jones House late Monday night, the Town of Boone is now looking forward and trying to get the newly-formed Cultural Resources Board staffed and functional. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Watauga County Arts Council Moves to App. Enterprise Center, Checked Out of Jones House Last Night

Published Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 12:51 pm
May 15, 2012. After months of uncertainty, the Watauga County Arts Council (WCAC) finally moved out of the Jones House Community Center in downtown Boone last night at 11:30 p.m. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Boone Releases Statement Regarding Arts Council’s Rejection of Proposed Offer of Lease and Contract

Published Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 5:13 pm
May 7, 2012. The Town presented to Watauga Arts Council an offer to extend their current lease and contract through Sept. 30, 2012. The arts council rejected the offer. Read more...
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Board Meeting Tonight Will Decide the Fate of the Watauga Arts Council; Executive Director Might Resign

Published Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 12:14 pm
May 3, 2012. On Thursday, May 3, the Watauga County Arts Council will be making a critical decision that will determine their future at a board meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. The board will choose between one of three options. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Boone Town Council Offers Arts Council 3-Month Jones House Extension; Council Member Calls it “Draconian”

Published Friday, April 20, 2012 at 12:17 am
April 20, 2012. Two weeks after creating a Cultural Resources Board, which would absorb duties presently conducted by the Watauga Arts Council, and after essentially kicking the Arts Council out of the Jones House effective July 1, the Boone Town Council approved a motion to... Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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‘Easter EGGstravaganza’ to be Held Saturday, March 31, at 1:30 p.m. at the Watauga Library, Jones House

Published Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 12:13 pm
March 29, 2012. On Saturday the Downtown Boone Development Association, the Jones House and the Watauga County Public Library will sponsor an "Easter EGGstravaganza." The event starts at 1:30 p.m. at the Watauga County Public Library with stories and crafts, followed by an Easter Parade to the Jones House for an Easter Egg Hunt. See flyer...
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