BOONE — The Jones House lawn was filled to capacity for the ninth annual Doc Watson Day Celebration on June 21, which featured performances by Charles Welch, the Burnett Sisters, Jack Lawrence and Patrick Crouch and The Jeff Little Trio.

In 2011, the third Friday in June was declared as Doc Watson Day in Boone, and the downtown statue of Watson picking his guitar on a bench was unveiled. Watson attended and gave one of his final performances in Boone, passing away the following spring.

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