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Capturing the Spirit of Silk
Unique painter Roberta Nosti exhibits new work at Morning Star Gallery in Blowing Rock



Boyle exhibit at Crossnore Gallery through Aug. 9
Starting on Aug. 1, the Crossnore Fine Arts Gallery will be featuring a special exhibition of paintings by artist Betsy Boyle and will last until Aug. 9.



Upstairs Gallery welcomes artist William Debilzan
Blowing Rock gallery exhibits mixed media paintings in August
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Nature Photography in the High Country
Workshop held Aug. 24-25

 

Small Works at Crossnore Gallery
On Aug. 12, the Crossnore Fine Arts Gallery will begin a two week Small Works Exhibition

 


Art in the Park returns August 16
Blowing Rock event features over 100 artists and craftspeople

 


Nebulous Gems at ArtWalk
It is truly a gift to seek pleasure and beauty in the small objects and events in our daily lives.

 

Applications being taken for local artist grants
Deadline for NW-NC Grants Program on September 10

 


Mark Henry and John Mac Kah at Linville Gallery
Ringling School of Art alums exhibit new landscapes

 


Against the Grain
Artist Phil Hull exhibits hand-turned bowls at Hands Gallery

 


Mary Roddy helps ArtWalk celebrate third birthday
Over the past three years, ArtWalk has become a staple of downtown Boone, and as the local gallery celebrates its third birthday

 


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

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Stoneman raids Banner House Museum
Civil War scholar hosts historic program Aug. 9

Fungi with the Fun Guy
Mushroom expert speaks at Aug. 18 Audubon meeting


Wheeler makes ‘The List’
Area filmmaker’s movie now on DVD

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.

Summer Enrichment at LMC
Courses run through Aug. 23

 

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After a year away from painting, Blowing Rock's Raymond Chorneau makes bold comeback


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The Flying Fingers of Yuja Wang
Celebrated pianist at Hayes Center benefit August 10

 

Five Centuries and Five Countries
Organist Ralph Tilden performs works from around the world this Sunday at Boone United Methodist Church


 


Noel Freidline Quintet returns to Blowing Rock
CD release party for Live at the Jazz Corner this Sunday at Meadowbrook Inn

 

 



Celtic Music in the “Aire”

Mountainhome Music presents Little Windows and Forget-Me-Nots Saturday

 

Singing the Great American Songbook
Wendy Hayes Returns to Banner Elk for concert this Monday

 

 

 

Dinner to benefit Wine to Water
Crippens Country Inn hosts event with winemaker Mac McDonald August 12

 

 

 


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.

Jeff Little will join Doc Watson for Todd concert

 

Friends join Doc for Aug. 9 concert in Todd
Doc Watson’s been playing his wondrous finger-picked guitar for something like 70 years.




Sunday Concert in the Park welcomes Highlanders
The village of Blowing Rock welcomes the Pipes and Drums of the Grandfather Mountain Highlanders for a free performance at Sunday Concert in the Park Aug. 10 at 4 p.m. in Blowing Rock Memorial Park on Main Street.

 

 

5th annual Heritage Day at Cone Manor Aug. 9
On Aug. 9, Parkway Craft Center and the National Park Service once again join together to sponsor the Fifth Annual Heritage Day at Moses Cone Memorial Park.
 

 

 


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Playhouse Family Music Festival Aug. 16
Billy Jonas and Secret Agent 23 Skidoo headline event

 


Symphony of the Mountains announces 62nd season
Kingsport musicians present Gershwin, Ravel and more

 

River Walk Festival starts Aug. 15
Organizers at the Avery Arts Council are gearing up for their annual high-summer celebration, the River Walk Arts and Crafts Festival, coming in mid-August.

 

Storyteller Gulledge spins yarns at Banner House Museum Aug. 16
Professional storyteller Ron Gulledge, a familiar figure at festivals, museums, churches and schools across the Carolinas, will spin yarns at the Banner House Museum

 

Dixie Bee-Liners headline Ola Belle Reed festival
Pinecastle recording artists the Dixie Bee-Liners will headline the third annual Ola Belle Reed Homecoming Festival in Lansing Aug. 15-17.

 



Time for Three at Hayes Center August 18
Talented Trio plays everything from Brahms to the Beatles

 



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.



5th annual Heritage Day at Cone Manor Aug. 9
On Aug. 9, Parkway Craft Center and the National Park Service once again join together to sponsor the Fifth Annual Heritage Day at Moses Cone Memorial Park.


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Rumors running rampant
BRSC presents Neil Simon comedy August 15-24



Junior Johnson play looking for a pit crew
Open auditions for Moonshine & Thunder

 

Acting Up at the Horn
Students, teachers play big roles in Horn production

 


Return to Never Never Land
Blowing Rock Stage Company presents Peter Pan July 18-August 9

 

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.”

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

Symphony of the Mountains announces 62nd season
Kingsport musicians present Gershwin, Ravel and more

Sunday Concert in the Park welcomes Highlanders
The village of Blowing Rock welcomes the Pipes and Drums of the Grandfather Mountain Highlanders for a free performance at Sunday Concert in the Park Aug. 10 at 4 p.m. in Blowing Rock Memorial Park on Main Street

Friends join Doc for Aug. 9 concert in Todd
Doc Watson’s been playing his wondrous finger-picked guitar for something like 70 years.

Celtic Music in the “Aire”
Mountainhome Music presents Little Windows and Forget-Me-Nots Saturday

Singing the Great American Songbook
Wendy Hayes Returns to Banner Elk for concert this Monday

Noel Freidline Quintet returns to Blowing Rock
CD release party for Live at the Jazz Corner this Sunday at Meadowbrook Inn

Five Centuries and Five Countries
Organist Ralph Tilden performs works from around the world this Sunday at Boone United Methodist Church

The Flying Fingers of Yuja Wang
Celebrated pianist at Hayes Center benefit August 10

A Steel Driving Band
Nashville’s SteelDrivers creating soulful southern bluegrass

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.

Jeff Little will join Doc Watson for Todd concert

Dixie Bee-Liners headline Ola Belle Reed festival
Pinecastle recording artists the Dixie Bee-Liners will headline the third annual Ola Belle Reed Homecoming Festival in Lansing Aug. 15-17

Time for Three at Hayes Center August 18
Talented Trio plays everything from Brahms to the Beatles

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

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