Community and Business

The Town of Boone and the Town of Boone Sustainability, Economics and Environment Committee will sponsor the first Earth Awareness Day from 5 to 8 p.m. on September 7th at the Jones House Community and Cultural Center in downtown Boone.

Registration is now open for the Blue Ridge Conservancy 5K and 1-Mile Kids Fun Run at the Blowing Rock American Legion on Saturday, September 22nd.

The Blowing Rock Music Festival returns to The Blowing Rock Attraction on Saturday, September 15th.

Visitors are familiar with Grandfather Mountain’s resident animals, including black bears, bald eagles, cougars, river otters and elk.

But what do they do after dark?