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Local Communities

Watauga County, and other neighboring counties and communities across the North Carolina High Country, is not only comprised of a diverse physical landscape but the communities and people who live in them represent an even greater element of diversity.

Community pride and loyalty to family traditions like Christmas Tree Farming runs deep in certain areas while part-time seasonal residents help form the character of other communities.

First-time visitors and returning folks alike will always find events and major attractions in the area from the exciting peaks of Grandfather Mountainto the bustling valley of Boone and Appalachian State University.

We invite you to take the time to get to know each of our local communities throughout Watauga County and beyond with their own unique qualities and characteristics.

Featured Events

Jun 27

Young People's Global Film Series

6/27/17
An Appalachian Summer Festival embarks on adventures around the world with a Young People's Global Film Series,… more
Jul 06

62nd Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

7/6/17 – 7/9/17
Blaring bagpipes, astounding athletes, delicate dancers, rocking Celtic music and a spectacular highland setting make… more
Jul 07

First Friday Art Crawl

2/3/17 – 12/1/17
Shop, mingle and meet local artists from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at downtown shops and galleries. Enjoy fresh art, lively… more
Jul 08

An Evening with Sutton Foster

7/8/17
Two-time Tony Award-winning actyress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster makes her debut on the Schaefer Center stage for… more
Jul 11

Young People's Global Film Series

7/11/17 – 8/1/17
An Appalachian Summer Festival embarks on adventures around the world with a Young People's Global Film Series,… more
Jul 15

Jennifer Nettles

7/15/17
Grammy Award-winning Country superstar Jennifer Nettles has become one of the most admired singer-songwriters in music… more
Jul 21

MOMIX: "Opus Cactus"

7/21/17
Known internationally for presenting work of exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty, MOMIX is a company of… more
Jul 22

Chris Botti

7/22/17
For more than two decades, multi Grammy award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a variety… more
Jul 27

Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers

7/27/17
Bruce Hornsby will perform with his longtime band, the Noisemakers, and tap into many of the genres that have… more
Featured Events
815 W. King Street, Suite 10
Boone, NC 28607
(T) 828-266-1345  •  (F) 828-266-1346
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