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Carlton Gallery’s 25th Winter Exhibition Continues
Foscoe venue features Sagina Brown’s “Children of the Wind”

ArtWalk showcases Ferguson’s ‘Wild’ sense of humor
ArtWalk is proud to display the humorous and immaculately detailed drawings of artist and retired biologist Vicki Ferguson.

Toe River Studio Tour starts Dec. 1
The Toe River Studio Tour that takes place Saturday, Dec. 1, and Sunday, Dec. 2, features 101 sites with about 144 total artists and craftsmen represented.


High Country novelist nominated for Together We Read program
Charles Price’s Where the Water-Dogs Laughed one of six considered

Appalachian to host Egyptian educators
Appalachian State University has been selected to host two groups of Egyptian educators who will participate in a 15-day, short-term study tour.

Gloria Steineim to visit Boone in February
Famed feminist icon comes to Appalachian State University



Artwork of Noyes Capehart at Mazie Jones Gallery


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Appalachian Symphony Orchestra performs Dec. 2
Three works for orchestra will be performed Dec. 2 by the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra at Appalachian State University.


School of Rock Reunion
Boone Music Reunion heads to Boone Saloon this Saturday



LMC Christmas Concert this weekend
Annual event brings holiday spirit to Banner Elk


Appalachian Community Christmas Concert
Mountainhome Music ends season with benefit show



The Everybodyfields at Canyons Thursday
Benefit concert for Appalachian Voices features acoustic duo

Hayes School of Music Holiday Concert Nov. 30
The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University
will usher in the holiday season Nov. 30 with its annual holiday scholarship concert.


Christmas Music Fest just around the corner
Benefit for Hunger Coalition to showcase local entertainers, holiday CD

Appalachian Chorale turns 32
Group to celebrate with all-Baroque concert Dec. 4

Valle Crucis hosts Fireside Tour Dec. 2
The community of Valle Crucis invites all to warm up by its firesides and share an afternoon of holiday cheer on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 1 to 6 p.m.

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Boone Christmas parade moved to earlier time
Local holiday events collide with ASU football weekend

Appalachian announces 2008 summer reading selection
“The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls has been selected for the 2008 Summer Reading Program at Appalachian State University, announced Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock.


SugarFest Returns to Sugar Mountain
Weekend Festival Hits the Slopes on Dec. 15-16



Mark Your Calendar
Plenty of Holiday and Winter Happenings in Avery County in 2007


Anúna: More than just a palindrome
Celtic music all-stars at Farthing Auditorium December 1st

From the Alps to the Appalachians
Kruger Brothers to perform in Blowing Rock

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

The Nutcracker Ballet comes to Ashe County
The Conservatory of Dance & Theatre of Galax, Va., will present The Nutcracker ballet, Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Ashe Civic Center in West Jefferson. Show times are 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.


Mast General Store celebrates Christmas in the Valle
The original Mast General Store in Valle Crucis will host Christmas in the Valle, beginning the Friday after Thanksgiving and continuing through Christmas Eve.

WEF flips out over fundraiser
Annual Flapjack Flip this Saturday


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The Christmas Bus now in Blowing Rock
Bob Inman Christmas stage extravaganza at Hayes Center

Curtain Call
Pioneer Playmakers win Distinguished Play Award

Wilkes Playmakers Present Holiday Memories
Truman Capote play opens on Thanksgiving


The Nutcracker opens Dec. 1
In cities and towns all across the United States, The Nutcracker ballet has become a part of the holiday season.

BRSC Announces 2008 Season
Musicals, comedies and Charles Dickens coming to Hayes Center

Nights at the Movies
ASU offers films, entertainment

Crowd Favorites causing a stir
Rounder’s Cream of the Crop series debuts with Claire Lynch CD

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Bluegrass music class draws on local expertise
Students in Dave Haney’s class on bluegrass traditions are learning about the genre from the experts.

From the Alps to the Appalachians
Kruger Brothers to perform in Blowing Rock

Anúna: More than just a palindrome
Celtic music all-stars at Farthing Auditorium December 1st

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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