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Dancing with the Dragon
Art reception at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts this Friday


Blowing Rock’s Art in the Park features award-winning artists
 Art in the Park in Blowing Rock has a history dating from the early 1960s, when artists living in and around the village would come to the town’s park to display and sell some of their paintings or other pieces.

 

John Turchin Gallery welcomes Banegas and Nord
The John Turchin Art Gallery, in conjunction with The Great Train Robbery in Banner Elk, North Carolina is pleased to announce the upcoming showcase of artists David Banegas and Eric Nord.



Blowing Rock Frameworks presents
the Bales Collection
Blowing Rock Frameworks and Gallery is sponsoring an art exhibition and sale of 19th century American painters July 7–19.



Fibers, Collage and Beads at ArtWalk
ArtWalk has become known for its unique and diverse artists
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Color of Summer and Grandpa Sid at the Jones House

July gallery exhibits offer nature, landscape themes



Hand built porcelain on display
Ian and Jo Lydia Craven work on display at Linville Gallery



Horses and birds galore at Carlton Gallery
Mixed media collage and oils by Vae Hamilton and Holly Glasscock


36th annual LMC Alumni Arts and Crafts Show July 12
The 36th Annual Alumni Arts and Crafts Show and Sale will be held July 12-20 in the Cannon Student Center at Lees-McRae College as part of Alumni Frolic Week.


BRAHM receives $100,000 grant
Blowing Rock project has raised $5.2 million of $6 million goal

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Author Sikes visits Boone July 19
Award-winning author Mary Montague Sikes will be at the Waldenbooks, 1180 Blowing Rock Road in Boone.

Frederick Law Omsted’s Landscape Masterpiece
Free lecture on Biltmore Estate history at ASU July 17


Parkway offers craft, storytelling workshops
Skilled park rangers and master cultural volunteers will be leading hands-on workshops this summer at the historic area of Mabry Mill, milepost 176.1 and the Brinegar Cabin, milepost 238.5, on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Summer Enrichment at LMC
Courses run through Aug. 23

 

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MusicFest goes gospel
The 11th Annual MusicFest ‘N Sugar Grove welcomes its new Sunday Gospel program July 13





Andy Owens takes listeners on a Drive South
Famed bluegrass star leads workshops at MusicFest ‘n Sugar Grove

 

 


Old Time Music: The Next Generation
Sweetbriar Jam, Forget-Me-Nots and Carolina Chocolate Drops breathe new life into ancient styles

 



Juicy Jazz in July
Larry Lapin and Michelle Amato return for BRJS show this Sunday


 


Snow in An Appalachian Summer

Grammy nominee Phoebe Snow performs July 10

 

 

Rare ‘picking and grinning’ event at Highland Games
Colin Grant Adams teams up with Clay Lunsford and L.W. Lambert

 

 

The pipes are calling the Blair Band back to Boone
Thousands of people from near and far will be coming to the High Country for the Scottish Highland Games, and among those will be the Christian Celtic folk rock artists known as the Blair Band.




Corklickers play in Todd July 12
Todd concerts continue this weekend

 



The Celtic sound of Cherish the Ladies
Appalachian Summer concert held in conjunction with Highland Games

 

 


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Music on the Mountain set for Aug. 23
N.C. Green Power benefit features Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Afromotive and more

Billy Jonas & Secret Agent 23 Skidoo at Playhouse Family Music Festival
Now in its second year, the Playhouse Family Music Festival will return to Sugar Grove in August with nationally-acclaimed children’s music performer Billy Jonas, rising “kid hop” star Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Lost Ridge Band and the Forget-Me-Nots.

Area chambers host High Country Fun Weekend July 18-20
Avery Chamber of Commerce and Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce present a High Country Fun Weekend, inviting folks to visit the “real High Country” .


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Return to Never Never Land
Blowing Rock Stage Company presents Peter Pan July 18-August 3

 

Presnell returns to Barter in The Who’s ‘Tommy’
She is certainly no stranger to the local stage and she’s fast becoming a familiar sight at Virginia’s historic state theatre.

Hang down you head, Tom Dooley
Wilkes Playmakers present 8th season of historic outdoor drama

When a Man Plays a Woman
New BRSC farce Leading Ladies opens Friday

Aunt Orlene returns to the Blue Ridge Parkway
The Blue Ridge Parkway invites the public to the presentation of “They Call Me Aunt Orlene.”

Lees-McRae Summer Theatre offers Broadway musical classics

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

Patagonia Environmental Film Fest starts Wednesday
An Appalachian Summer debuts new film series

 




Through the Window of a Train
Blue Highway captures bluegrass magic on eighth album

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Snow in An Appalachian Summer
Grammy nominee Phoebe Snow performs July 10

Rare ‘picking and grinning’ event at Highland Games
Colin Grant Adams teams up with Clay Lunsford and L.W. Lambert

The pipes are calling the Blair Band back to Boone
Thousands of people from near and far will be coming to the High Country for the Scottish Highland Games, and among those will be the Christian Celtic folk rock artists known as the Blair Band.

Doc Watson & Friends
MusicFest ‘n Sugar Grove July 11-13

Andy Owens takes listeners on a Drive South
Famed bluegrass star leads workshops at MusicFest ‘n Sugar Grove

Juicy Jazz in July
Larry Lapin and Michelle Amato return for BRJS show this Sunday

Old Time Music: The Next Generation
Sweetbriar Jam, Forget-Me-Nots and Carolina Chocolate Drops breathe new life into ancient styles

Corklickers play in Todd July 12
Todd concerts continue this weekend

Music on the Mountain set for Aug. 23
N.C. Green Power benefit features Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Afromotive and more

The Celtic sound of Cherish the Ladies
Appalachian Summer concert held in conjunction with Highland Games

Reflections of Classical Masterworks
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble to give five performances at An Appalachian Summer Festival

Three symphony events coming to town
Charlotte Symphony presents Pops Concert Tuesday

Todd’s Summer Music Series
The 2008 Saturday concert series in Todd kicked off on June 21

Music on the Mountain set for August 23
NC Green Power benefit features Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Afromotive and more

Sugar Grove Music Festival announces lineup
July event to feature Doc Watson, Kruger Bros., Carolina Chocolate Drops and more

Mountainhome Music announces Summer Series
Blue Ridge Concert Series to hold concerts in Blowing Rock in 2008

Summer Lawn Concert Season Begins
Worthless Son-in-Laws perform at Jones House Friday

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