Greetings Friends of the High Country, 

Summer is certainly here and there is plenty of music and outside fun for everyone. Sirens on the Mountains is back this weekend with another great lineup of female artists. 

The local theatre offerings are also in full swing, and still have time to enter to win 2 FREE TICKETS to "Hello Dolly."

If you have little ones you still have a few days to catch Thomas the Tank Engine @ Tweetsie.

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What's Happening June 17 - 23

Todd CommUnity Dance (Friday)
Put your dancing shoes on and come take part in our monthly contra dances! Promenade on down for a ‘reel’ good time!


Music in the Valle (Friday)
Join Valle Crucis Community Park for the most picturesque outdoor concert series in the High Country!


Doc Watson Day Celebration at the Jones House (Friday)
Celebrate the legendary Doc Watson by joining us at the Jones House for a free concert on the lawn. on the Mountain (Saturday)
Sirens on the Mountain features award-winning women musicians and artists at the beautiful High Country Fairgrounds in Boone, NC. An artisan village with renowned visual artists, crafts people, healing artists, and food vendors will offer something to entice everyone.

Hello Dolly  (Thursday thru June 27)
Ashe County Little Theatre presents the Broadway Musical Hello Dolly at the Ashe Civic Center in West Jefferson with such favorite songs as Put on Your Sunday Clothes, Ribbons Down Your Back and the signature favorite the Hello Dolly song.


What's Happening June 24 - 30

Buckeye Bonefire with a Lakeside Cookout (Friday)
Beech Recreation will be hosting a lakeside bonfire and cookout to ignite your summer vacation in style. G
Get your marshmallow roasting sticks out and come on by for a great time!

Artisan Summer Market (Saturday)
The Artisan Market Boone summer market is a biannual event featuring the best handmade goods from local and regional artists and makers. Be sure to mark your calendar for this one of a kind event!

Todd Summer Concert Series Presents Strictly Strings (Saturday)
Strictly Strings is an Appalachian Old-Time band born in Boone North Carolina.  Food is available for purchase, bring a chair or a blanket to sit on. American Backyard Campout at Elk Knob (Saturday)
In its 8th year, this campout introduces families to the joy of camping without the expense of buying equipment.  The campout is free but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by June 20.


Mary Poppins at Lees-McRae Summer Theatre (Sun. thru July 3)
One of the most popular movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical!


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