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The Wilkes Heritage Museum will host Candlelight Ghost Tours in historic downtown Wilkesboro on Saturday, Aug. 17. Ghost tours are 90 minute walking tours that begin at 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., led by costumed guides. Cost is $10 per person. Reservations for Ghost Tours are suggested.

Join Mary Helen Cole and her family from 2-4 p.m. on Aug. 10 to celebrate her 100th birthday at Greenway Baptist Church in Boone. Mary, born in Caldwell County on Aug. 20, 1919, attended Appalachian State Teacher’s College after moving to Boone with her family during the Great Depression. Wh…

During the last weekend in July, on a day with beautiful sunny skies and ideal temperatures, art enthusiasts attended the 33rd Annual Rosen Sculpture Walk with the Juror. This year’s juror, regionally beloved sculptor Bill Brown from Anvil Arts, offered participants a compelling narrative of…

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Whether it is a dorm roof, the roof of your house when you were a kid or a proper rooftop establishment in a big city, there is something special about being on top of the world. That was cemented in the imaginations of millions when The Drifters went to the top of the charts with their song…

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