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Organic Gardening 101Organic Gardening 101
Monday, June 23rd, 09:00am - Thursday, June 26th, 12:30pm
oin NC Cooperative Extension and other gardening experts to learn about organic gardening methods on a beautiful Valle Crucis farm.
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Arthritis ExerciseArthritis Exercise
Monday, June 23rd, 12:00pm - Sunday, August 31st
Arthritis foundation fitness Free exercise program on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12pm-1:15pm. This class is great for anyone with limited mobility or those who just need to begin a good exercise program.
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Camp URECCamp UREC
Monday, June 23rd - Friday, July 25th
Camp UREC located at the Student Recreation Center on the campus of Appalachian State University offers day camp sessions Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from June 16- June 27 and July 7- 25. General Camp is offered for rising 2nd through rising 6th grade children. A Counselor in Training program and Adventure Week are designed specifically for rising 7th to rising 9th grade children.
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Jewelry-Making Workshop for TwoJewelry-Making Workshop for Two
Tuesday, June 24th, 09:30am - Tuesday, July 29th, 11:30am
Summer Jewelry Classes for parents, grandmothers or other guardians and kids. Each couple can choose from a variety of fun projects including friendship bracelets, dangle earrings, beaded and pendant necklaces. All supplies,tools and instruction are provided.
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Beginners Walking ClubBeginners Walking Club
Thursday, June 26th - Sunday, August 31st
Join us for a walk on the Greenway if you are a beginner!
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The Major Sevens- Concert in the ParkThe Major Sevens- Concert in the Park
Thursday, June 26th, 06:30pm
Free outdoor concert in Banner Elk starts at 6:30pm. The Major Sevens mix jazz, bluegrass and rock with amazing harmonies!
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Women's Fund of the Blue RidgeWomen's Fund of the Blue Ridge
Thursday, June 26th, 11:00am - 02:00pm
In combination of celebrating the merger and our annual fundraising event, the Fund invites you to join them for the Inaugural Luncheon on Thursday, June 26th from 11 am to 2 pm at the Linville Ridge Country Club. The event will include a catered lunch, silent and live auction, speakers, and a special performance by local singer Maureen Renihan. The proceeds from this luncheon will support the Fund’s fall grant cycle that enables women and girls to reach their full potential. Tickets are on sale now and going fast! There are a limited number of seats so please call 828-264-4002 or visit www.womensfundoftheblueridge.org to purchase your tickets.
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Community PicnicCommunity Picnic
Friday, June 27th, 06:00pm
Foscoe Christian Church will be hosting a community picnic with live music.
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Tweetsie Railroad Wild West Adventure
Friday, June 27th - Sunday, August 17th
Summer is in full swing at Tweetsie Railroad, which means we’re open seven days a week, (through August 17) for an all-day Wild West Adventure.
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Watauga Humane Society's Rummage SaleWatauga Humane Society's Rummage Sale
Friday, June 27th - Saturday, June 28th
This is the big one! We dedicate this 33rd sale to the memory of Mrs. Pat Cade.
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Beech Mountain Resort adventures for Summer 2014Beech Mountain Resort adventures for Summer 2014
Friday, June 27th - Sunday, June 29th
Beech Mountain Resort will be open every Friday through Sunday this summer and early fall, beginning June 6 and running through Oct. 19. This year, Beech Mountain Resort is offering several new features unique to the area, including revamped downhill mountain biking trails, a newly renovated brewery, mountain biking lessons, 18 holes of disc golf, and a sky bar, with observation deck, open to the public at the top of the chairlift.
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Inkalicious ContinuedInkalicious Continued
Friday, June 27th, 09:00am - Friday, December 19th, 12:00pm
Come join the fun as you explore the wonderful world of alcohol inks with folks who participated in the App Summer workshop led by Cathy Taylor
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Music in the ValleMusic in the Valle
Friday, June 27th, 07:00pm
Brother Gravity (acoustic rock) performs
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The 6th Annual Avery Tour De ArtThe 6th Annual Avery Tour De Art
Saturday, June 28th - Saturday, November 29th
Carlton Gallery is having a “Meet the Artists” day during the Tour de Art with 3 gallery artists available to discuss their “ART” with visitors. Enjoy meeting 2 artists, Alan Gordon and Mary Martha McKinley who are using a humorous perspective but with very different styles. Mary Martha McKinley brings light humor in her eloquent approach to still life painting in oils. Her technique is realistic with a surreal perspective of placement in her still life’s creating reflections, sometimes of a hidden subject. Her most recent artwork captures a landscape setting in the background of her subject, bringing the still life forward to another understanding in creative precision. Titles such as “High Country Canning Thyme” or “High Country Wine Pearing” represents as sample of her artwork that is elegantly creative, detailed and implemented with graceful humor. McKinney’s paintings are also very personal, as she uses objects belonging to relatives in her still life art a
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High Country Farm TourHigh Country Farm Tour
Saturday, June 28th - Sunday, June 29th
For the past seven years, Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture has hosted the High Country Farm Tour to strengthen the local food system by connecting producers and consumers, educating the public, and providing farmers with opportunities to increase their income
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Outdoor Fireworks Concert: Little Big TownOutdoor Fireworks Concert: Little Big Town
Saturday, June 28th, 07:30pm
Country music superstars perform as a part of An Appalachian Summer
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High Country Farm TourHigh Country Farm Tour
Saturday, June 28th, 02:00pm - Sunday, June 29th, 06:00pm
The High Country Farm Tour, now in its 8th year of success, is an event hosted by Blue Ridge Women In Agriculture (BRWIA) aimed at facilitating relationships between consumers and producers, and creating an educated consumer base that supports and advocates for locally-owned and operated farms.
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In Our Own VoiceIn Our Own Voice
Saturday, June 28th, 07:00pm
NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.
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Old Hampton Store And Barbeque - 33rd Annual Cornbread Cook offOld Hampton Store And Barbeque - 33rd Annual Cornbread Cook off
Saturday, June 28th, 10:00am - 05:00pm
Old Hampton Store and Barbeque and 87 Ruffin Street Gallery will host the 33rd annual CORNBREAD COOKOFF on Saturday, June 28 from 10-5.
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Vintage Rummage SaleVintage Rummage Sale
Saturday, June 28th, 08:00am - 01:00pm
Selling gently used home furnishings and decorative items to raise funds for a stair-lift for our building, the better to serve all.
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Rummage SaleRummage Sale
Saturday, June 28th, 08:00am - 01:00pm
Bairds Creek Presbyterian Church is hosting a rummage sale. Proceeds go towards installing a chair lift inside the church.
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Arthritis ExerciseArthritis Exercise
Monday, June 30th, 12:00pm - Sunday, August 31st
Arthritis foundation fitness Free exercise program on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12pm-1:15pm. This class is great for anyone with limited mobility or those who just need to begin a good exercise program.
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Hospitality House Hosting Down Home Fish FryHospitality House Hosting Down Home Fish Fry
Monday, June 30th, 11:30am - 07:30pm
Hospitality House is rolling out the welcome mat for its Wilkes County friends and supporters on Monday June 30. Serving Wilkes County for nearly twenty years, Hospitality House is hosting a Down Home Fish Fry and Open House to thank the Wilkes County community for their ongoing support. They are inviting local Watauga residents to join them in welcoming their adjoining county neighbors to this free community event.
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Camp URECCamp UREC
Monday, June 30th - Friday, July 25th
Camp UREC located at the Student Recreation Center on the campus of Appalachian State University offers day camp sessions Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from June 16- June 27 and July 7- 25. General Camp is offered for rising 2nd through rising 6th grade children. A Counselor in Training program and Adventure Week are designed specifically for rising 7th to rising 9th grade children.
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Global Cinema Comes to An Appalachian Summer FestivalGlobal Cinema Comes to An Appalachian Summer Festival
Monday, June 30th - Monday, July 21st
The Global Cinema Film Series strives to select films that have won awards or received critical audience acclaim at major international film festivals. This year's films include a heartwarming coming of age story, a smart romantic comedy, a family drama about children switched at birth and an inspirational, true-life, equestrian story about an Olympic champion. The cost of each film and the lecture is $10, or you can save by buying a festival film pass that includes all four films for $36.00. All of the films are suitable for young people who are capable of reading subtitles.
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