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FOSCOE — The outdoor concert season is flying by, so now is the time to make up for any local bands you may have missed — and to think you can do it all in one day.

HICKORY — Under the instruction of Appalachian State professor Eric Groce, elementary education graduate students created a virtual field trip video documenting the 1944 Emergency Polio Hospital in Hickory.

BOONE — Village Jewelers of Boone announces the grand opening of its new second location in Blowing Rock. The store will host a celebration of its new location next to Blowing Rock Frameworks and Gallery from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 22.

WEST JEFFERSON — The sixth concert in the 2017 Backstreet Concert Series sponsored by the West Jefferson Community Partnership in downtown West Jefferson is Elkville String Band. This concert is individually sponsored by the Ashe County Arts Council.

BLOWING ROCK – Artist Lee Harper has mastered two very different disciplines. As founder of Lee Harper & Dancers in Atlanta, she built a home base for dancers of all styles that has flourished since 1980. As a painter, she has developed a unique style that lends itself marvelously to lan…