Come rock and roll in celebration of WHS’s 50th year with a 50’s style “sock hop” at the Blowing Rock Country Club from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 14.

WHS’s 22nd annual Fur Ball will feature complimentary wine & beer, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, and surprise Balloon Auction, followed by dinner as well as dancing to the timeless sounds of the Lucky Strikes.

50’s style costumes encouraged but not required. Best dressed prizes for Gals and Guys will be awarded. Jitterbug and hula hoop contests will be held as well.

Tickets available as long as they last - $125 per person; a few tables for groups of 10 still available. Reservations are necessary.

Contact or 828-295-7384 and leave a message.

All proceeds benefit the animals of Watauga Humane Society.


  • Occurred Saturday, September 14th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm


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