Community and Business

The small-town charm of Blowing Rock has a distinctive appeal all year, but during the holiday season the village has an almost magical quality.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Watauga Campus in Boone will host a free screening of the film “The Heart of Nuba” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 in Building W-372, Room 112. The event is open to the public.

Stephen Stills and Judy Collins will perform at the Schaefer Center at Appalachian State University this Thursday, November 8th at 7 p.m.

Appalachian State University’s performing arts series, “The Schaefer Center Presents…” continues its 2018-19 season with a performance by world-renowned ensemble Ballet Folklórico de México at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

The turn of the calendar signals a new season on Grandfather Mountain — and the return of a bargain allowing unlimited access to the park for six months.