Current Announcements

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  • Classical Christian School Now Enrolling K-8 For 2015/16 School Year

    Grace Academy is now enrolling K-8 students for the 2015-16 academic school year. Learn more about the classical Christian school at one of two upcoming informational meetings and open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 2, and Thursday, April 9, in the chapel at Boone United Methodist Church. 471 New Market Boulevard, Boone, NC. For more information, call the school at 828.773.7830. FREE child care will be provided during the meetings.

    02/18/2015 - 12:23pm
  • 2014 Bethlehem & Beyond Events

    Free events for Bethlehem & Beyond, a Christmas ministry sponsored by Three Forks Baptist Association Churches and business sponsors kick off this week. For info, please go to Enjoy local choirs caroling at the mall, Bethlehem Bonanza, children's event at the mall, Christmas art on display at the mall, and Live Nativity this weekend in the evenings across from Bojangles. Join in the fun and celebration of CHRISTmas!

    12/03/2014 - 8:17pm
  • Fundraiser for Women's Home in Watauga County

    Be a part of a new faith-based residential home for women overcoming addiction to drugs or alcohol. Kari's Home for Women hopes to welcome their first clients in early 2015. The second annual Kari's Home fundraiser and Silent Auction is Thursday, Nov. 6th, 6:30 p.m. at Greenway Baptist Church. Former addicts will talk about their recovery which was helped by living in a similar faith-based home in the Triad area. There is a need in the Boone area for women who are serious about recovery and rebuilding their lives. To make donations, or learn more about the fundraiser, please email:
    or go to the web site:

    10/28/2014 - 2:43pm
  • Chicken Q Sale

    The Mountaineer Detachment of the Marine Corps League will be selling BBQ chicken to raise money for this years' Toys for Tots campaign. Cost is $10.00 per plate and includes half a chicken, baked beans, cole slaw and a drink. Advanced tickets can be purchased from any Mountaineer Detachment member or at the Moose Lodge or VFW. Come enjoy a good meal and help a worthy cause!

    10/17/2014 - 8:54am
  • Fall Festival at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church

    Cowboy hats and boots are welcomed at the Wild West Fall Fest at Mount Vernon Baptist Church on October 31 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Come join us for an evening of Family, Faith and Fun! This Family Friendly evening will be full of games, food and just plain old FUN for kids of ALL ages!! Can’t wait to see you there!! No scary costumes please.

    10/10/2014 - 10:08am
  • Know Watts Cooking- the Physics of Energy-efficient Cooking"

    A free, public event which will kick off the 2014-15 Science Seminar Series at AppState. Join us for this informative and delicious introduction to physics. Through basic physics explanations, we will discuss the most efficient methods of cooking including pressure, induction and solar cooking. This talk will assume no prior physics knowledge and will include tasting of our efficiently cooked food.

    Everyone is welcome!

    The CAP building is right next to the parking deck on Rivers Street. For more information about the presenter, engineer Carla Ramsdell from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Appalachian State, visit

    09/14/2014 - 10:10pm
  • Concert at St. John's Episcopal Church

    Sunday, August 31, 5:00 pm, St. John's Episcopal Church will present its final concert of the season with the return for the 4th time, the a capella Choir from Trinity Cathedral, Columbia, S.C. These exquisite voices, with an extensive repertoire that includes early chants, the renaissance and wonderful old spirituals , have thrilled our audiences each year. Bring along a picnic to share after the concert and meet with our guest musicians. St. John's is located on Herb Thomas Rd., just off Mast Gap Rd., signs will be posted. For more information 828-963-4609

    08/25/2014 - 10:56am
  • September 6th: Ladies Brunch, "A Woman Adorned"

    Ladies, you are cordially invited to "A Woman Adorned" brunch at Laurel Springs Baptist Church, Saturday, September 6th, 10am-12pm. (No childcare is provided.) Come enjoy speaker, Wanda Wilson, special music, great food & fun with door prizes! Registration is required for food count, but there is no cost to attendees. Please call Three Forks Baptist Association office (event sponsor) at 828-264-4482 to sign up by deadline Monday, August 26th!

    08/21/2014 - 10:56am
  • Appalachian Mountain Brewery Teams Up with Watauga Humane Society!

    On Thursday, August 14th from 4:00-7:30 pm, Watauga Humane Society SNIPS (Spay-Neuter Is a Positive Solution) will team up with Appalachian Mountain Brewery to raise money for low cost spay/neuter specials. The Brewery is dog-friendly, so bring Fido! Handcrafted dog toys, bowties, homemade dog treats & catnip fish will be for sale with 100% of the proceeds SNIPS/WHS Spay-Neuter fund. A Silent Auction of pet-themed goods and services is on tap, too, plus the "Farm to Flame" food truck. Eat dinner while you're supporting SNIPS! The band, "Dog's Best Friend." will play beginning at 7:30 pm.

    Appalachian Mountain Brewery is located at 163 Boone Creek Drive in Boone.

    08/12/2014 - 11:36am
  • Watauga Youth Chorale Registration

    Registration for the Watauga Youth Chorale will open Wednesday Aug. 13 for one week on the ASU Community School website. The Watauga Youth Chorale is a newly formed chorus consisting of youth, grades 3-8. This chorus will be directed by Lisa Combs, a career music educator in Watauga County, and accompanied by Laurie Nicholson. Rehearsals will be on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church. The choir will sing a variety of styles of music. There are no auditions; each child just needs to love to sing. For more information, please go to the ASU Community Schools website or contact Lisa Combs.

    08/06/2014 - 3:35pm
  • What Every Woman Should Know About Managing Her Assets: A Four-Part Program

    When: August 21st & 28th, September 4th & 11th. Where: Watauga Public Library from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

    This four-part program is designed for women and balances the logic of finance with the emotions associated with managing money. Learn about your risk investment style and how it influences your finances; learn about ownership and how to protect your assets. There will not be any sales of products or services allowed by either the presenters or attendees.

    To register email before August 18th or call 828 264-8784 and leave your email, name and phone number with Ross Cooper. The program is hosted by the Watauga Public Library, presented by Bob Michaud, and facilitated by Janet P. Pepin. All are welcome.

    08/05/2014 - 2:13pm
  • 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

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