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Zoey Brookshire Opens Gallery 9 Season
Artist’s Reception in Foscoe Saturday

Downtown Boone’s ArtAbout To Be Held On Second Friday in July

Aronoff’s Book Poses an Intriguing What-If Scenario
The Battle of Gettysburg has inspired countless books and stimulated endless theorizing among history buffs.

The Maya of Morganton
A Look at Globalization From Our Own Backyard

New Book Celebrates Area’s Musical Heritage
Blue Ridge Music Trails Offers Festival Guide

Local Editor Helps Literary Magazine Celebrate Six Years of Publishing


An Appalachian Summer 2003
Friday’s Jazz at the Crossroads Kicks Off Annual Celebration

• Make Time For Trade June 27-29th
Trade, Tennessee may be the only place on earth where you can watch the Civil War reenacted on a grassy hill while listening to the drums of a Native American Pow Wow gathering in the valley just below.
>>Trade Days Show Schedule
>>Trade Days Festival Highlights
>>Trading Cultural Knowledge
>>Trade Days: A Puppets Time to Play

• The Difference Between Bluegrass And Old-time Music At Mountainhome Music
Do you know the difference between bluegrass and old-time music?

• Fiddler Bill Hicks to Perform in Boone
Red Clay Rambler Founding Member at Jimmy’s Java Saturday

• Free Music Fills the Air this Weekend
One of the surest signs of summer in the High Country is the wealth of outdoor music opportunities.

• Boone Looking for July 4th Parade Participants
“We the People” This Year’s Theme


• Arts Council Presents Local Children in Hansel and Gretel
Forty-five local children will get their chance to shine in the spotlight on Saturday, June 28

Upcoming Events

• Plan Now For Boone Area Home and Garden Tour
Tickets are now available for the highly anticipated Annual Boone Area Home and Garden Tour

• Tickets for Doc Days Now on Sale
July 11 & 12 festival features Doc Watson, David Holt, Jeff Little and more.

• FORUM At Lees-McRae College Announces 2003 Season

• Free Family Festival Returns To Ashe County
The 17th annual Christmas in July Festival is just around the corner. Ashe County’s premier event takes place this year the weekend of July 4th – 6th.

• Sax-y Summer Nights: A National Endowment for the Arts Award Winner Comes to Blowing Rock

• ASU Announces 2003-04 Performing Arts Series
Sam Bush, Bela Fleck & David Sedaris Featured

GroovLily Gains National Exposure
Trio Brings Sound Of Electric Violin Back To Festival


Jag Star Performs For US Troops in Middle East
Knoxville Rockers Return to Murphy’s Friday


Dead Jams & Texas Grooves
Moses Guest Makes Area Debut at Murphy’s Monday



Philadelphia’s Lotus Rocks Geno’s Tuesday




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Boone Bluegrass Fest
Bring your lawn chairs
and blankets