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The 17th annual New River Blues Festival is returning to the High Country over Labor Day weekend. Gates open at noon on Sept. 1, and music is from 1-6 p.m. on the lawn of River House Inn, which will provide beverages. Kelman’s Bon Appetit is this year’s food vendor, and vegetarian options wi…

Friends of the N.C. Mountains-to-Sea Trail is inviting hikers of all skill levels to help celebrate the trail’s 42nd birthday from Sept. 6-8 by joining one of 33 group hikes in 27 trail towns across the state.

The Regional Artist Project of Northwest North Carolina is a partnership between the Arts Councils of Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga and Wilkes Counties and the North Carolina Arts Council. Its goal is to provide support to a broad range of visual, performing, literary, and inter-disciplinary arti…

The Hospitality House in Boone celebrated its 35th year of serving the High Country with its annual Hope Luncheon on Friday, Aug. 16, at the Blue Ridge Mountain Club. Festivities kicked off at 11 a.m. with a wine social and silent auction, which included gift baskets, gift cards and unique p…

As the rest of the eastern U.S. recovers from a mid-August heat wave, music lovers will be enjoying cool weather and hot music when jamband veterans Moe performs at Beech Mountain Resort at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24.

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