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Horses Aren’t Just In Blowing Rock
Come See
The Horses At
Carlton Gallery



Ceramics & Paintings at
Nth Gallery

Suzanne Hobbs & Mead McLean Present New Work
Friday, August 4



Crossing Paths
Warren Dennis & Raymond Chorneau Present New Works at Blowing Rock Frameworks


Art In The Park Slated For
August 12

The award-winning series of art and fine handcraft shows, Art in the Park, returns to Blowing Rock on Saturday, August 12.

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Noyes Capehart Booksigning
At Artwalk

For this first weekend of August, there will be no better place to be than ArtWalk!


OnStage InNC.com
Website Lists Performing Arts Events, Concerts
& Entertainment Attractions Throughout North Carolina


Coming Home
Appalachian Native doris davenport Speaks on Poetry and Affrilachia


Local Writer Finds Way To Get Foot In The Door
Early in Stephen King’s career, he nailed rejection slips from publishers onto his wall.


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ARCHIVES
POSTED AUGUST 3, 2006
Art
Herb Jackson Retrospective at Art Cellar in August




King Bees Swinging &
Stinging In Banner Elk Friday

Celebrated Blues Band Plays at Banner Elk Park


Bluegrass Singer Laura Boosinger
In Boone Saturday

Mountainhome Music Presents Mountain Voices



Greene’s Gospel Singing Jubilee
Will Bring Thousands To High Country

Six-Day Event Honors Memory of Everette Greene


Enjoy A Mine Tour While At The Gem Fest
The Feldspar Corporation is pleased to provide mine tours in conjunction with The Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce for rockhounds to enjoy during the Mineral & Gem Festival.



Jink & Diddle Fiddling Around

Scottish Dancing & Music at Jones House Friday

Blowing Rock Hospital
Holds Fashion Show This Friday, August 4
Ginger Duncan, Chairman of this year’s Fashion Show, has a special message to share about Blowing Rock Hospital and the impact it has had on she and her husband’s life during the last two years.


Rock Hounds Unite For 49th Annual Mineral And Gem Show
For nearly half a century, the “Mineral City” (aka Spruce Pine) located just a short drive from The High Country, has been hosting one of the most spectacular Mineral and Gem Festivals found anywhere in the southeast.

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

Blue Ridge Jamboree ‘Open Mic’
The Wilkes Heritage Museum, along with the Wilkes Acoustic Folk Society (WAFS), welcomes any and all performers and the general public to join us for the first ever Blue Ridge Music Jamboree ‘Open Mic’ Session on August 5th.

Beech Mountain Hosts
25th Annual Crafts On The Green This August
On Saturday, August 5, the 25th annual Crafts on the Green craft show, dedicated to traditional rug-hooker of 25 years, Martha Hawkinson, will be held at Fred’s General Store-one of the last true general stores in the area.


Upcoming Events



Doc Watson In Todd August 19
Concert To Honor James Parsons



New River Blues Festival Set For Sept. 2
Features Blues Legends, Holiday Weekend, Great Setting




Theater News



Blowing Rock Stage Co.
Opens 100th Show Thursday

Beau Jest to Be Last Play at Sunset Drive Theater

BRCT “Dearly Departed”
Production Features Family Feel

This weekend’s Blue Ridge Community Theatre (BRCT) production of “Dearly Departed” will reunite several
cast and production crew members from
their days at Watauga High School.


Crazy For You

Lees-McRae Summer Theatre Presents
Gershwin Musical August



Chaney Returns To Director’s Chair For “Dearly Departed”
Former WHS Instructor Guides Blue Ridge Community Theatre Summer Production

Beau Jest Opens Thursday, August 3rd
BRSC Presents Final Show On Sunset Drive Theater




Bluegrass Singer Laura Boosinger in Boone Saturday
Mountainhome Music Presents Mountain Voices

Jink & Diddle Fiddling Around
Scottish Dancing & Music at Jones House Friday

King Bees Swinging & Stinging in Banner Elk Friday
Celebrated Blues Band Plays at Banner Elk Park


Greene’s Gospel Singing Jubilee
Will Bring Thousands To High Country

Six-Day Event Honors Memory of Everette Greene

Blue Ridge Jamboree ‘Open Mic’
The Wilkes Heritage Museum, along with the Wilkes Acoustic Folk Society (WAFS), welcomes any and all performers and the general public to join us for the first ever Blue Ridge Music Jamboree ‘Open Mic’ Session on August 5th.

Doc Watson In Todd August 19
Concert To Honor James Parsons

New River Blues Festival Set For Sept. 2
Features Blues Legends, Holiday Weekend, Great Setting

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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