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Fifteen years after first meeting at the Blowing Rock Assembly Grounds, the High Country United Church of Christ, now in Vilas, will hold its 15th Anniversary celebration and homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 10.
Despite a little bit of scattered rain, Bethel Baptist Church opened its doors to more than 3,000 people at this year's installment of Bethel Blast, an annual event that celebrates the founding of the church on July 4, 1851.
Community ministries, coordinated by the Three Forks Baptist Association, will be holding a series of events throughout the month of December in the Boone area called “Bethlehem and Beyond” to celebrate the Christmas season.
BOONE – While Halloween is a special time in the year for both children and adults to dress up in costumes or to visit a haunted house for a good scare, Mount Vernon Baptist Church’s Family Fall Festival offers an opportunity for community members to gather in a family-friendly environment.
BOONE — For the third consecutive year, North Carolina-based Americana band Possum Jenkins will host The Carolina Ramble & Reunion. The event is an intimate, family-friendly fall music festival taking place Oct. 1 at Brayshaw Farm.
BOONE − Pleasant, sunny weather greeted large crowds at the 2015 Downtown Boone Christmas Parade on Dec. 5. The parade marched down King Street at 11 a.m. from the Watauga County Courthouse towards Appalachian State University's Legends parking lot.
The annual Boone Christmas parade will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. The parade will start at the Watauga County Human Services Center located on the Poplar Grove Road Connector and will end at the Appalachian State University Legends parking lot off of Hardin Street.
Clear, mild weather prevailed on Halloween weekend for the first time in years, resulting in a large turnout at this year’s Boone BOO!, a trick-or-treating event throughout downtown Boone on Oct. 30.