Current Announcements

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  • Appalachian Mountain Brewery Teams Up WIih Watauga Humane Society!

    Please join the Watauga Humane Society SNIPS (Spay-Neuter Is a Positive Solution) for a fun-filled afternoon/evening on Thursday, August 14, from 4:00-7:30 p.m., at Appalachian Mountain Brewery (AMB). The Brewery is dog-friendly, so bring Fido with you! Hand-made, doggy-themed crafts will be featured (including homemade doggy snacks), followed by a Silent Auction of pet-themed treasures. All proceeds go to SNIPS spay-neuter specials. The Farm to Flame Food Truck will be on site, and that night's band, "Dog's Best Friend," will raise the rafters starting at 7:30 pm. Appalachian Mountain Brewery is located at 163 Boone Creek Drive in Boone. For more information about the Brewery, visit their website at

    08/04/2014 - 2:00pm
  • Concert at St. John's

    Sunday, August 3rd., 5:00 pm, St. John's Episcopal Church presents Ken and Brad Kolodner in concert. Ken is a nationally acclaimed hammer dulcimer artist and old time fiddler and Brad is an award winning banjo player and composer. In additional to performing throughout the country at folk festivals and other venues such as the Kennedy Center, they teach and produce radio programs and other music events in and around their native Baltimore. Bring along a picnic to share after the concert and meet with Ken and Brad. Located on Herb Thomas Rd., - off Mast Gap Rd - in Valle Crucis. Signs will be posted. Call 828-963-4609 for more info

    07/28/2014 - 10:09am
  • Adoption Special at Watauga Humane Society

    Due to an overflow of pets surrendered to Watauga Humane Society in the last several weeks, between now and July 13, adult cats can be adopted for FREE and the adoption fee for kittens and dogs is only $25. There a dozens of beautiful, well socialized cats, dogs and kittens who need their forever homes quickly. All animals are vaccinated, spayed or neutered and micro-chipped. A large number of these cats can live out their lives happily in barns. The situation is urgent. Please call 264-5786 today or visit to find out how you can help.

    07/03/2014 - 3:31pm
  • Concert at St. John's

    Sunday, July 6, 2014, St. John's Episcopal Church features Ensemble 322, a quintet of faculty of ASU's Hayes School of Music for Strings and Bow presenting "Spanish Music for Strings". The concert is at 5:00 pm and free to all. Bring along a picnic to share after the concert and meet with the musicians. Located on Herb Thomas Rd., off Mast Gap Road in Valle Crucis - signs will be posted. 828-963-4609 for more information.

    06/17/2014 - 3:33pm
  • Support Group

    Medi Home Hospice is offering two bereavement support groups. The first Tuesday of each month, 11:00 AM at the Avery County Senior Center. We also offer a luncheon/support group on the first Wednesday of each month at 12 Noon at our office. For more information, please call 828-733-0663.

    06/13/2014 - 4:11pm
  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Medi Home Hospice is in need of volunteers to visit patients as well as assist in our office. Training is provided for all volunteer positions. Please call 828-733-0663 for more information.

    06/13/2014 - 12:28pm
  • Carlton Gallery Workshops

    June 10, 11, 12 (10am – 5pm) Indoor – Outdoor Figure Painting
    with Kate Worm – $330 includes model fee)
    Working with a clothed model both indoors and out, participants will learn Kate’s “no brush” technique of applying watercolor and gouache to paper with printmaking rollers. This contemporary approach to watercolor allows one to create breathtakingly bold paintings. Limited to 8 participants - call the gallery to register - 828 963 4288

    06/06/2014 - 5:29pm
  • Band Instrument Rentals

    Summer is a great time to reserve your band instrument for rising 6th graders. Kudzu Music has a great selection of teacher-approved instruments to start your band experience off right. You have the option of rent-to-own or buy. Please come visit us for more information.
    (828) 264-4765

    06/06/2014 - 10:15am

    A “One-Stop” Shopping Event for Mother’s Day,
    Teacher Appreciation, Graduation, Weddings/Bridal Showers, Birthdays or any other occasion!!

    Saturday, May 3, 2014
    Boone Optimist Clubhouse
    1012 State Farm Road, Boone, NC

    Vendors Include
    Origami Owl Thirty-One
    Pink Zebra Lemongrass Spa
    Tupperware Avon
    Magnabilities Pampered Chef
    Jamberry Nails Partylite
    Stampin’ Up! Times Past Toys
    Vintage Me! Décor Premier Designs
    …and more

    Bake Sale, Cookie Decorating for Kids, and
    Food & Drinks will also available.

    04/30/2014 - 10:42pm
  • Registration for Henderson Guitar Competition

    Registration for Henderson guitar competition: Guitarists who want to compete at the 20th annual Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition may apply April 1 through May 1. The winner will go home with a handmade Henderson guitar. Application and details at Vince Gill will be featured at the family-friendly festival June 21 at Grayson Highlands State Park in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia.

    04/04/2014 - 1:12pm
  • Appalachian Energy Center 2014 Workshop Series Schedule Announced

    The Appalachian Energy Center Workshop series covers a broad range of energy related topics from NC Energy Code, Community-based Landfill Gas Development, Solar, Wind, Hydro and more. They provide continuing education credits for professionals to get their continuing education, build their knowledge and stay competitive in the green job market, AND stay for the weekend to enjoy the beautiful NC mountains!

    The complete schedule with more information is here,
    A postcard is available for download here:

    04/01/2014 - 10:57am
  • Back Care Yoga with Elena and Dr.Kaplan

    Few people avoid the discomfort of low back pain. Learn to be one of those few who understands what needs to be done to develop a healthy back by  building strength, flexibility and proper body mechanics. You will leave this workshop empowered by the knowledge gleamed from sixty years of combine experience in yoga practice.
    For more info:

    Your low back will thank you for attending this workshop!

    03/05/2014 - 9:39pm
  • Watauga Humane Society "I Have a Dream"

    The Watauga Humane Society is sponsoring the "I Have a Dream Special" which runs from 1/21/14 until 2/12/14. All dogs and cats over six months old are available for a $50 adoption fee. The adoption fee includes shots given up to the date of adoption, microchip,and spay/neuter. Preview the available animals at Facebook page daily, , for the featured animal of the day at our special adoption price of $25. Help the WHS fulfill the dreams of the animals...A safe, loving, and healthy forever home with adequate food and medical care! Sponsored by The Park Foundation; The Bob and Carol Spector Foundation; and, The Ryan Newman Foundation.

    01/20/2014 - 5:50pm
  • Ayurvedic Vegan cooking workshop

    First Ayurvedic Vegan cooking series of 4

    Saturday, January 18, 2014
    3:00pm – 5:30pm
    1st class- Eat right for your body type

    Learn to Determine your own Ayurvedic constitutional type and the effects of food on your constitution. Create nutritionally and energetically balanced meal using Ayurvedic principals. Home style, vegan and gluten free, easy to make Indian cuisine.


    -Sprouted mung-dal soup with spices

    -Saffron rice with cashews and tofu

    -"Shak"- greens with spices.

    To register for this course visit on line or call:

    Boone Healing Arts Center

    (970) 988-6085

    01/08/2014 - 5:36pm
  • Hip Opening Workshop

    Hip opening workshop at studio Elenas with Elena and Dr.Kaplan

    Saturday, January 11, 2014
    3:00pm – 5:30pm
    Our modern lifestyles and dress place a significant amount of stress on the critical hip joints. We are living longer and many people are finding that hip degeneration and pain keeps them from enjoying the golden years. Hip fractures and hip replacement are becoming rampant. This is not inevitable! This workshop will teach you how to give flexibility and strength to this unique joint and allow your hips to keep you moving forward no matter what your age.

    Preregistration Workshop Fee: $35
    Date of Workshop Fee: $45

    01/08/2014 - 5:32pm
  • Yoga Flow Workshop at Studio Elenas

    Chakra Flow Yoga Workshop
    Akal Dev Sharonne, Instructor
    As we move into the deeper time of year, we can deepen our yoga practice by aligning it with the healing power of the chakras. Join Akal Dev, yoga practitioner and instructor since the 70’s, in this workshop which brings chakra alignment, pranayama, mantra meditation and chanting to our practice.
    Akal Dev’s mystical flute will accompany you during savasana.

    Sunday, January 12, 4-6 PM
    Studio Elenas
    4469 Bamboo Road, Suite 106
    Pre-paid by Friday, 1/10: $35
    At the door: $40
    Call 828-355-355-9483
    Or Register online
    Learn more about Akal Dev at

    01/08/2014 - 5:24pm

    Nativity Art Contest - For K-12 children & youth…. Art must relate to the birth of Christ. Entries are due by Dec. 2nd. All entries will be displayed at Boone Mall December 6th-20th during mall hours. 1st place winners in 3 age divisions will be awarded gift certificates from Cheap Joe’s Art Supply. (See contest forms/rules at (Click Events button..then pdf contest rules icon to print forms.) Contact person: Kyle Keeter,, 828-719-7525.

    11/21/2013 - 3:44pm
  • Help Fund Redleg Husky's First Full-Length Album!

    We are Redleg Husky, a folk/Americana band located in based in Boone--you might have seen us play around town at the 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival, the Harvest Boone Community Outreach Festival, or the Howard Street Exchange Festival. We also have frequent shows at Local Lion and Bald Guy Brew.

    This winter, we’re heading to Knoxville, TN to record a 12-song LP at Wild Chorus Studio. We need your help to make this happen. We have a bunch of great thank-yous available! Please check out our Indiegogo campaign ( for more information, and for music and upcoming shows.

    Thank you so much!

    11/13/2013 - 10:46am
  • Surviving the Holidays - A GriefShare Event

    No matter how long it has been since your loved one died, the holidays can be a painful time. But there’s hope. Join us for an encouraging seminar that will help you survive the holidays and discover new reasons to enjoy them again. If you have questions, call the church office at 828-266-9700 or email, or register to attend so we will know to include you for materials.

    11/08/2013 - 12:32pm
  • Pilates mat class with props

    At Studio Elenas in Boone
    Tuesdays 8:30-9:30am.
    Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm.
    Saturdays 12:00-1:00pm
    For info and registration: or (828)355-9483

    10/08/2013 - 2:52pm

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