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Kate Worm Featured In Watercolor Magazine
Artist Presents Workshop At Carlton Galleries



. Turchin Center Unveils Three New Exhibits
Public Art Reception this Friday in Boone



Carolyn Henion Featured At ArtWalk
Whether visiting the area or looking for a fun outing this summer, drop by ArtWalk, where we will be featuring an established artist at the gallery, Carolyn M. Henion.


The Texture of Distillery
New Nth Degree Art Show Explores a Variety of Materials



Claude Buckley Portraiture Now at Studio W
Artists Reception at Shulls Mill Gallery Friday, July 7




From Deserts to Lush Mountain Tops
George Kosinski Landscapes at Blowing Rock Frameworks


Brian Ayers Memorial Art Exhibition On Display
The local edition of the Brian Ayers Memorial Art Exhibition, which celebrates the unusual artistic ability of children with learning disabilities, is on display at Highlands Union Bank in Banner Elk through July 13th.

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Scott Nicholson’s The Farm Reaps Appalachian Thrills
“A smoothly engineered supernatural entertainment in the more rambunctious American style of Stephen King.”—New York Times Book Review



New Epic Novel Is Set In Western N.C.
Skyland Books Hosts Signing By Ritual River Author


Tartans And Scottish Attire
A tartan is a woven material, usually made of wool.


Performance Poet Speaks At ASU
Performance poet, writer and educator doris davenport will present the Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Lecture at Appalachian State University Thursday, July 13, at 3 p.m. in room 114 of Belk Library and Information Commons.



It Was A Dark And Stormy Night…
On Saturday, June 10, industrial rock icon Trent Reznor and his band Nine Inch Nails took the stage at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, performing for a sweaty and rowdy crowd of devoted fans.



Award-Winning Regional Novelist Publishes New Book

The World Made Straight by Ron Rash is the author’s third novel.


The Mythology
Of Summertime Myths

What’s A Person To Believe During The Dog Days Of Summer


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POSTED JULY 6, 2006

Dancing Skyward
Pilobolus Dance
Lively & Athletic Pilobolus Dance
Performs At Farthing, Saturday July 8th
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Grandfather Mountain Highland Games Celebrate 50 Years
The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering of Scottish Clans will celebrate its 50th anniversary July 6-9. Tips For Enjoying The Games


Highland Games’ Golden Anniversary
Gathering of the Clans on Grandfather Mountain
July 6-9


Ric Blair Band Returns To Boone Via Highland Games
On Sunday, July 9, following a full day at The Highland Games, the Christian Celtic folk rock group known as The Blair Band will be in concert at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Boone at 6:30 pm, with earlier performances during both morning services at 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.


Thistle School Scottish Dance Starts Sunday
LMC Event Held in Conjunction with Highland Games



Appalachian Summer Presents Eastern Philharmonic with Andre Watts
World-Renowned Pianist at Farthing on Monday




Piano Man of the Blue Ridge Returns to WHS
Mountainhome Music Presents Jeff Little Saturday



Banner Elk’s Concert In The Park Series Starts Thursday
Shannon & The Cane Raisers Perform Live July 6


“A Dulcimer Christmas In July”
Presnell’s Chapel Primitive Baptist Church will present “A Dulcimer Christmas in July”, on Saturday, July 8, at 7 p.m. at the Matney Community Center, Matney, N.C., between Banner Elk and Valle Crucis on Hwy. 194.



Larry Lapin: The Professor of Jazz
Blowing Rock Jazz Society Show Sunday at Meadowbrook Inn


Singing With A Southern Accent
Talented Bluegrass/Gospel Band At Jones House Friday


I Do! I Do! Opens Next Thursday in Blowing Rock
BRSC’s The Gin Game Runs Until July 9th


Car & Bike Show Cruises Back Into West Jefferson
The 6th Annual Ridge Run Car & Bike Show will be held Saturday, July 8th at Ashe County High School Parking Lot in West Jefferson. Gates will open at 7 a.m.


Picking on the Porch
WCAC Announces Roster for Concert on the Lawn Series


Music at Milepost 213
Blue Ridge Music Center Offers Summer Concert Series


Summer Camps Provide Fun, Learning About Life


Music, Storytelling & More Found At Todd General Store


Upcoming Events



America’s Favorite Cowboys Return To Tweetsie
Riders In The Sky Perform July 15-16



High Country Represented At Southern Highland Craft
Guild Fair
The upcoming Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands Guild, slated for Thursday, July 20- Sunday, July 23, 2006 at the Asheville Civic Center, will kickoff the 59th season.



19th Anniversary For Symphony By The Lake
The Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce requests the honour of your company at the 19th Annual North Carolina Symphony by the Lake at Chetola.



Bishop Joe Simon Visits High Country For Choir Performance
High Country gospel music fans have the chance of a lifetime in July.


Blowing Rock Garden Tour Benefits Horse Show Foundation
On Friday, July 21st, there will be an opportunity to visit five private gardens in the Blowing Rock and Boone area.


David Holt Brings Traditional American Music And Stories To Spruce Pine’s Toe River Storytelling Festival
On July 15, 2006 at 10am - 4pm the crowds will pile into Riverside Park in Spruce Pine to see the best of the best in storytellers.


Gibbons Hosts Patron’s Gala For The Blowing Rock Fashion Show
Bill and Joelleyn Gibbons Betsy Collins, Chairwoman For Patron’s Gala


River House Winefest
The fourth annual River House Winefest on the New will be held July 15th in the Grassy Creek area of Ashe County, at River House under the giant sycamore tree down by the river’s edge.


Performance Poet Speaks At ASU
Performance poet, writer and educator doris davenport will present the Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Lecture at Appalachian State University Thursday, July 13, at 3 p.m. in room 114 of Belk Library and Information Commons.


North Carolina Symphony Performs Summer Concert In Sparta
The North Carolina Symphony continues its tradition of summer travels across the Tar Heel State when it makes its stop in Sparta at Sparta Elementary School on Thursday, July 20th at 7:30 p.m.



Oodles of Doodles
BRSC to Hold Celebrity Doodle Auction July 23rd


In The Company Of Flowers

“In the Company of Flowers” will be a two day event to be held on July 21st and 22nd to benefit the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show Foundation.

Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show Scheduled For July


Mickey Rooney Tickets Go On Sale Saturday
Let’s Put On A Show At New Hayes Center Sept. 16



Acoustic Music With An Appalachian Flavor
Mountainhome Music Brings Wide Variety of Regional Styles to the Stage


Appalachian Summer 2006 Roster Announced
Sam Bush, Doc Watson, Arlo Guthrie, Buckwheat Zydeco Scheduled



Theater News

ACLT Holds Auditions For Fall Production
Ashe County Little Theatre will hold auditions for their fall performance of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible at 6:30 p.m. on July 10 at the Ashe Civic Center.



I Do! I Do! Opens Next Thursday in Blowing Rock
BRSC’s The Gin Game Runs Until July 9th



Blowing Rock Stage Company
“TOPs” Program Offers Summer Theatre “CAMPservatories”




MerleFest Favorites Release New Studio Albums
CDs by Sam Bush and Darrell Scott Hit Stores This Month


Ric Blair Band Returns To Boone Via Highland Games
On Sunday, July 9, following a full day at The Highland Games, the Christian Celtic folk rock group known as The Blair Band will be in concert at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Boone at 6:30 pm, with earlier performances during both morning services at 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.


Banner Elk’s Concert In The Park Series Starts Thursday
Shannon & The Cane Raisers Perform Live July 6


“A Dulcimer Christmas In July”
Presnell’s Chapel Primitive Baptist Church will present “A Dulcimer Christmas in July”, on Saturday, July 8, at 7 p.m. at the Matney Community Center, Matney, N.C., between Banner Elk and Valle Crucis on Hwy. 194.



19th Anniversary For Symphony By The Lake
The Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce requests the honour of your company at the 19th Annual North Carolina Symphony by the Lake at Chetola.



Larry Lapin: The Professor of Jazz
Blowing Rock Jazz Society Show Sunday at Meadowbrook Inn


Appalachian Summer Presents Eastern Philharmonic with Andre Watts
World-Renowned Pianist at Farthing on Monday



Piano Man of the Blue Ridge Returns to WHS
Mountainhome Music Presents Jeff Little Saturday



Singing With A Southern Accent
Talented Bluegrass/Gospel Band At Jones House Friday


Lineup Announced for MusicFest in Sugar Grove
Doyle Lawson, Kruger Brothers Headline 9th Annual Show July 14
& 15


Bishop Joe Simon Visits High Country For Choir Performance
High Country gospel music fans have the chance of a lifetime in July.


David Holt Brings Traditional American Music And Stories To Spruce Pine’s Toe River Storytelling Festival
On July 15, 2006 at 10am - 4pm the crowds will pile into Riverside Park in Spruce Pine to see the best of the best in storytellers.


Free Monday Night Park Concerts in Blowing Rock


Picking on the Porch
WCAC Announces Roster for Concert on the Lawn Series


Music at Milepost 213

Blue Ridge Music Center Offers Summer Concert Series


Acoustic Music With An Appalachian Flavor
Mountainhome Music Brings Wide Variety of Regional Styles to the Stage


Festival Season Has Finally Arrived

Bluegrass, Jazz, World Music & More at Outdoor Musicfests


 

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