Pets of the Week
C O L U M N S
POSTED JULY 27, 2006
New York City Firefighters
Give Back To Local Resident
A check in the amount of $500
was presented to Gina Jones of
Jefferson from the sale of Stephen
Shoemakers 9/11 posters.
Group Discusses Mission Trip
To Pine Ridge Reservation
A team of Ashe County residents recently returned from a
mission trip to Pine Ridge Reservation, which is an area
often considered a third world country
right in the middle of America.
Arts Council Announces
Arts Barn Quilt Project
The quilt is a symbol of comfort and family. Barns are symbol
of our heritage and community.
Tickling The Ivories Presented At The Ashe Civic Center
The Ashe County Arts Council presents the sixth-annual Tickling
the Ivories concert on Friday, August 4.
Annual Olde Time/Bluegrass Fiddlers Convention Set
For August 5
Get set for a toe-tapping, dancing-in-the-grass good time
when the Jeffersons Rotary Club hosts its 36th Annual Olde
Time/Bluegrass Fiddlers Convention on Saturday, August
In Lansing August 18-20
The First Annual Ola Belle Reed Homecoming Festival is scheduled
for August 18 - 20 at the American Legion Ball Field and
Old Lansing School.
Doc Watson In Todd August 19
Concert To Honor James Parsons
Glenn Woods &
Dot Jackson In Todd This Weekend
Todd Summer Festival Of Authors Continues
Orchestra And Chorus Returns To Ashe County
The Ashe County Arts Council announces the return of the
Kiev Symphony Orchestra and Chorus to Ashe County on Wednesday,
Sept. 27 in the auditorium of the Ashe County High School.
Jam Scheduled For August 22 In West Jefferson
A free Scam Jam will be held in West Jefferson
on Tuesday, August 22 at Ashe Services for Aging, 180 ChattyRob
Country Youth Ministries Bring Hyper Static Union To County
A brand new group that has formed over
the past couple of months is already putting
plans into action and will be bringing
a popularcontemporary group to Ashe County.
Annual Quilt Show Planned For July 28-29
The Alleghany Quilters Guild will be holding their 10th
Annual Quilt Show on July 28 and 29, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
at the Alleghany Fairgounds Emerson Black Building
located about 2 miles north of Sparta on US21N.
Denver Tributes Comes To Barter Theatre
Barter Theatre is pleased to present the Southern premiere
of the feel-good musical Almost Heaven opening
Storytelling & More Found At Todd General Store
Nights Ongoing At Todd General Store
The Todd General Store has kicked off another season of
visiting storytellers who will be performing each week in
at Milepost 213
Blue Ridge Music Center Offers Summer Concert
And Jammin At Riverview
Under the shadow of Three Top Mountain, on the banks of
the New River, lies Riverview Community Center.
Summer 2006 Roster
Sam Bush, Doc Watson, Arlo Guthrie, Buckwheat
Arts Council Seeking
Artists For Studio Hop And Art On The Side
The Ashe County will again be sponsoring the Studio Hop
and Art on the Side in September.
Artist Donates Painting For Raffle
Gimlin, a long time supporter of the Ashe County Arts Council,
has donated an original painting to the Arts Council for
a raffle to raise funds to support school and community