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Song and Dance on Canvas
Carlton Gallery hosts “Grand Opening” reception Sunday

 


Finding Balance
Art of Colin Javel and Dana Starensier feature at the Nth º Gallery in August

 


Fundamental Form at the Art Cellar Gallery
Zoey Brookshire exhibit on display

 



Handmade at Hands
Hands Gallery celebrates 33 years with new woodwork shows

 


Presnell brings summer energy to ArtWalk
The summer sun evokes feelings of energy and memories of bright, hot days.

 

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A Nepalese Travelogue
One woman’s journey through the Annapurna Mountains

Pirates, Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasures
Historian and treasure hunter Mike Daniel

Ty Boyd to conduct workshop in September
Ty Boyd, former WBT and WBTV personality, wants to give people the skills and confidence to voice their goals and communicate their ideas.


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.

Shooting the Breeze
Area students film wind energy documentary

Great Rugs for Great Rooms

 

Summer Enrichment at LMC
Courses run through Aug. 23

 

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New BRSC musical a delight for all ages


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The South’s Gonna Do It Again
Charlie Daniels Band delivers 35 years of hits in Boone concert Saturday

 

 




Red Hot Jubilee heats up Ashe Civic Center Friday
Featuring seven performers, the Red Hot Jubilee Jam will come to the Ashe Civic Center in West Jefferson on Friday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m.



 


Matney Pie and Cake Auction Saturday
If you’re craving something sweet and want to support the Matney Community Center, then stop by on Saturday, July 26 at 7 p.m. for the 46th annual Matney Pie and Cake Auction.



Humane Society rummage sale this weekend
The Watauga County Humane Society is gearing up for the 27th annual rummage sale to be held this weekend at the National Guard Armory in Boone.




Food, Fanfares and Fireworks
Charlotte Philharmonic performs outdoor concert at Chetola Friday



Southern Accent in Todd Saturday
Area gospel band performs at final show of ’08 summer concert series




Fly-Fishing Festival casts off Saturday
Foscoe Fishing Company is casting off its first ever Fly-Fishing Festival Saturday, July 26, and business owners Scott and Dottie Farfone promise a whopper of a good time.

 



Brian Newland performs free concert in Blowing Rock
Monday Night Concert Series continues in Broyhill Park





Free Tunes in Downtown Boone
Lazybirds, Karloffs and others perform this Friday


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Blowing Rock Charity Fashion Show hits the catwalk Aug. 1
The Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation will host its 31st annual Charity Luncheon and Fashion Show Aug. 1 to benefit the Blowing Rock Hospital.

 


High Country Pig Pickin’ Aug. 2
Barbecue benefits Watauga Arts Council


Rock-N-Road Hill Climb Aug. 2 & 3
Uphill road race returns to Eagles Nest



Spellbinding pianist Yuja Wang at Hayes Center August 10
Proceeds from concert to benefit Hayes Center projects



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

Doc prescribes Todd concert to sustain community
Doc Watson’s concert in Todd on Aug. 9 is a fundraiser for community projects and the James “Crow” Parsons Memorial Fund.

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.


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Drama Doubt explores the culture of faith
Boone native Preston Lane directs Valborg show July 24 & 25


Working Class Heroes
Blue Ridge Community Theater presents Studs Terkel’s Working
July 31-August 3 at Valborg

 


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

 

Miracle on the Mountain returns to Crossnore School
Once again, the moving story of the lives of a married pair of doctors unfolds in the hillside amphitheater on the campus of Crossnore School.

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.

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




Ricky Skaggs pays tribute to bluegrass founders
Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass looks back at 60 years of picking and singing

Sax-y Sounds of the South
Jeff Coffin releases the funky jazz album Mutopia

 

The South’s Gonna Do It Again
Charlie Daniels Band delivers 35 years of hits in Boone concert Saturday

Food, Fanfares and Fireworks
Charlotte Philharmonic performs outdoor concert at Chetola Friday

Brian Newland performs free concert in Blowing Rock
Monday Night Concert Series continues in Broyhill Park

Free Tunes in Downtown Boone
Lazybirds, Karloffs and others perform this Friday

Southern Accent in Todd Saturday
Area gospel band performs at final show of ’08 summer concert series

Red Hot Jubilee heats up Ashe Civic Center Friday
Featuring seven performers, the Red Hot Jubilee Jam will come to the Ashe Civic Center in West Jefferson on Friday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Spellbinding pianist Yuja Wang at Hayes Center August 10
Proceeds from concert to benefit Hayes Center projects

Nothing Sweeter Than a High Country Jam for Bluegrass Lovers
There’s nothing sweeter to a bluegrass musician or fan than a Tuesday night jam session.

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

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

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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