Weekend Activities ~ Aug 14-17


Saturday, August 16 Playhouse Family Music Festival!
10 am-5 pm, at the Historic Cove Creek School, Sugar Grove, North Carolina. (7 miles west of Boone, NC).

You can buy tickets online at www.goplayhouse.org. Tickets are also on sale at The Children’s Playhouse, Mast General Store, Earth Fare (after August 1st), and Green Mother Goods.

Adult Tickets (ages 15 and up):$13 at the door, $10 when you buy online before 5 p.m. August 15, 2008. Tickets bought online will be held in the “will call” line at the gate.

Child Tickets (ages 24 months to 14 years): $6 at the door, $5 when you buy online before 5 p.m. August 15, 2008. Tickets bought online will be held in the “will call” line at the gate.

Click here for driving directions and map! Come by the Mom Squad booth and say hi!


This Weekend!
Horn in the West Outdoor Drama performs it’s last weekend of shows!  Friday and Saturday night, Watauga County residents can see the show for only $6.00!  Residents of surrounding counties get in for $8.00. For more information, call (828) 264-2120.

August 14
Summer Concerts in Banner Elk Park. 6:30 PM, Free. Rain location: Banner Elk Elementary. www.townofbannerelk.org.

AUG 16
ASU Football’s Annual Fanfest. Meet the players and have lots of fun for kids and adults. 4 PM at Kidd Brewer Stadium, followed by a scrimmage at 6 PM.

AUG 16
Annual Barn Dance at the Buckeye Lake Recreation Center In Beech Mountain. There will be a square dance caller, line dancing, food and fun from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. It’s a wonderful event for all ages! Call the Chamber of Commerce for more information: 828-387-9283.

AUG 16
Art in the Park, Blowing Rock. All day.

AUG 16
Watauga RiverFest at Valle Crucis Park! www.wataugariverfest.org

AUG 16
Hotdog Cookout for Sen. Steve Goss, 5 p.m. at West Jefferson town park. Tickets $10 (children under 12 free), available at the Watauga County Democratic Party HDQs. Ticket good for a drawing for a Stephen Shoemaker or William Mangum art print. Bring a lawn chair if you want to sit. www.wataugadems.com


A visit to Dragonfly Theater is a MUST! My family went there tonight to see Kit Kittredge (on through Thursday), and enjoyed it immensely.  It’ll only be better when they open up the full menu in a few weeks!  Starting Friday, Dragonfly will be showing WALL*E and The Fall..

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