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Forever Evergreen
New exhibit of Wes Waugh paintings features local landscapes



“The Swing” Around the World
Warren Dennis painting traveled with American Spirit Collection; now at Carlton Gallery



Silver jewelry display bedazzles ArtWalk
During its two years in downtown Boone, ArtWalk has showcased the most talented regional and national artists while continuing to provide something for everyone.



Watauga Arts Council offers October exhibits
An exciting month of exhibits with a focus on the environment are in the galleries of the Watauga Arts Council in downtown Boone’s historic Jones House Community Center.



ArtWalk catches Mountaineer Mania
When Appalachian State has captured back to back national championships and broken tremendous college football records it’s impossible not to be proud.


Turchin Center hosts Art Workshops in October
Events held in conjunction with Print Dialogue Days


Antiques to Abstracts
New Hollis Chatelain art exhibit opens at the Turchin Center



Boone Mall Becomes Official Sponsor of Youth Art Exhibit
Brian Ayers Memorial Art Exhibit Set for June 2008


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Dan’l bio
Robert Morgan has departed from his usually foray into fiction by choosing one of the region’s most notable explorers for his latest work – a biography of Daniel Boone.


Between the Pages
New books cover census, biz and time travel


Arabic calligraphy lecture at ASU Monday
Dr. Nihad Dukhan presents free talk on beautiful writing style


Branches budding yet again
Community college’s arts magazine grows into new issue


High Country shines at state fair
The 2007 N.C. State Fair serving up “Seriously Twisted Fun” through Oct. 21, kicked of Friday, Oct. 12


ASU Visiting Writers Series




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Blue Ridge Community Theatre presents comic mystery at Green Park Inn
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The One, The Only, The Woolly Worm Festival
Annual Celebration Ready To Hit The Streets Of Banner Elk

 


Free flute and orchestra concert at ASU Oct. 18

Soloist Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham performs with the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra


 

Fall in love with autumn festivals
Several special fall events will blossom this weekend across the High Country while others will crop up this and next month.




Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at ASU Oct. 20
Appalachian State University’s 2007-08 Performing Arts Series begins its season at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20

 

Appalachian Wind Ensemble presents new composition
Free Concert at Broyhill Music Center Oct. 21




The Circus Is Coming To Town
Ladies and gentlemen . . . boy and girls – please turn your attention to the Holmes Center on the campus of ASU on Thursday,

 

 

14 Years of Folk Music in the Fall
Mountainhome Music Starts Autumn Series Oct. 6th



Mountainhome Music Hosts Harris Bros. Concert
Blues, Rock and Country this Saturday at St. Luke’s

 


Bread and Puppet Theater comes to ASU
Free Performances Monday and Tuesday



Tweetsie’s Ghost Train Returns in October
17th Annual Fright Fest Features Haunted House, Creepy Carnival,
Tunnel of Terror and More

 


Young and High-Strung
IBMA Winners Infamous Stringdusters at Legends Oct. 19th

 

Storytelling 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 downtown Todd from May through October.



Birds of a Feather Festival
Eagles Nest hosts music, entertainment


Recital covers Debussy to Ravel
The music of Debussy, Damase and Ravel will be featured during an Oct. 24 recital at Appalachian State University.

Nights at the Movies
ASU offers films, entertainment


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MerleFest Announces 2008 Lineup
Levon Helm, Ralph Stanley, Bela Fleck among headliners

 


Degas Quartet performs at Rosen Concert Hall Nov. 7
ASU presents three-part chamber music miniseries this fall



Pumpkin Party and Consignment Sale Oct. 27
The Playhouse puts the fun in fundraiser at National Guard Armory



The Haunted High Country
Halloween events scare up visitors to the mountains

 


Ballet Folklórico de México at ASU Oct. 30
Appalachian State University’s 2007-08 Performing Arts Series will showcase the magic of traditional Mexican culture, as Ballet Folklórico de México takes the stage of Farthing Auditorium at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

 

On the Blackboard and in the Nest
The Blackboard Restaurant in Banner Elk recently announced the following musical acts:



Tweetsie’s Ghost Train Returns in October
17th Annual Fright Fest Features Haunted House, Creepy Carnival, Tunnel of Terror and More



Storytelling 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 downtown Todd from May through October.


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Dramatic appeal for all ages
BRSC presents Glass Menagerie to high school drama students

 


Pump Boys and Dinettes Opens Wednesday
BRSC presents beloved American musical at Hayes Center




Moonshine & Thunder Opens Oct. 18th
New Wilkes Playmakers Drama Follows Junior Johnson’s Rise in NASCAR



Bread and Puppet Theater comes to ASU
Free Performances Monday and Tuesday


ASU Freshmen ‘Showcased’ next week
Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the “Freshman Showcase” Oct. 17-20 at 8 p.m. in I.G. Greer Studio.

Nights at the Movies
ASU offers films, entertainment

BRCT Presents Murder Mystery Oct. 18-22
If It’s Monday, It Must Be Murder! at Green Park Inn


BRSC presents The Glass Menagerie
Tennessee Williams’ award-winning play in Blowing Rock until Oct. 21




Cherryholmes II: Black and White
Family band solidifies their place in bluegrass with sophomore release

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Recital covers Debussy to Ravel
The music of Debussy, Damase and Ravel will be featured during an Oct. 24 recital at Appalachian State University.


Birds of a Feather Festival
Eagles Nest hosts music, entertainment


Young and High-Strung
IBMA Winners Infamous Stringdusters at Legends Oct. 19th


Free flute and orchestra concert at ASU Oct. 18
Soloist Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham performs with the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra


High Country well-represented At Nashville’s IBMA awards ceremony


Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at ASU Oct. 20

Appalachian State University’s 2007-08 Performing Arts Series begins its season at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20


Mountainhome Music Hosts Harris Bros. Concert
Blues, Rock and Country this Saturday at St. Luke’s


Appalachian Wind Ensemble presents new composition
Free Concert at Broyhill Music Center Oct. 21


14 Years of Folk Music in the Fall
Mountainhome Music Starts Autumn Series Oct. 6th



Hayes School of Music to webcast performances
The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University is now webcasting select musical performances.


POPAsheville Music Festival Looking For Bands
Multi-Venue Event Set for January 19 & 20, 2008

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