Weekend Activities~ Sept 18-21

SEPT 19 International Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Yes there is an entire website dedicated to this monumental holiday! Aaaarrrrrr! In honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day, leave your pirate jokes in the comments!

SEPT 19 Concert On the Lawn – Songwriters’ Competition, Deborah Sheets, Shay Lovette, Mat Rue
At the Jones House in Downtown Boone, 5 PM. FREE, bring your own Chair. www.watauga-arts.org

SEPT 19 Watauga High School Football
Home Game vs Ashe HS at 7:30. Middle School Band night! And Elementary/Middle School Cheerleaders perform.

SEPT 19-20 Boone United Methodist Fall Bazaar
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
A silent auction, with items from local businesses: Friday until 6:00 p.m.
Boone Police child identification cards on Friday from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m.
The event benefits the church building fund and local missions.
The Watauga County Recycling Department will debut its reusable shopping bag campaign at the bazaar. These sturdy shopping bags will be distributed to the public, free of charge, thanks to several local businesses. For more info, call 828-264-6090.

SEPT 20 Barbershop Quartet Show
ASU Rosen Concert Hall, 7:30 PM. www.watauga-arts.org

SEPT 20 Cove Creek Farm Heritage Days
Opening Ceremony 10:30AM. Lots of fun at the Historic Cove Creek School. www.covecreek.net

SEPT 20 38th Annual American Girl Scout Day at Grandfather Mountain
Scouts and leaders are admitted free! Check out www.grandfather.com for the schedule of events.

SEPT 20 Family Fitness Festival in Blowing Rock
Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, from 10AM – 1PM, FREE. Call 828-268-8961 for more info!

So what are YOU doing this weekend? Leave a comment, and remember to share a pirate joke!.


  1. We were at Bald Guy Brew on Wednesday, and Samir told us this joke:
    What kind of vehicle does a pirate drive? an Aaaarrrrrr V!
    Where does he drive it? To Aaaaaarkansas!

    I know, I know, your cracking up! Seriously…

  2. What is a pirate’s favorite letter in the alphabet? Rrrrrrrrrr

  3. Why did the pirates mom not let him go to the movies? It was rated Rrrrrrrrr