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High Country Events Calendar: This Week 2024


High Country Events Calendar: This Week 2024 - events and festivals for Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, West Jefferson and Wilkesboro
This events calendar is updated weekly every Monday by the NC High Country Regional Visitor Center staff.  The newest print version is also available for pick up every Monday in the visitor center located between Boone & Blowing Rock.  Download to your phone for easy reference!

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FANTASTIC MR. FOX
April 2 @ 11, 2 & 7pm, Appalachian Theatre, Downtown Boone
Classic films for $6 at the historic Boone theatre. (2009) After 12 years of bucolic bliss, Mr. Fox (George Clooney) breaks a promise to his wife (Meryl Streep) and raids the farms of their human neighbors, Boggis, Bunce and Bean.

APPSTATE BASEBALL VS HPU
April 2 @ 6pm, Smith Stadium, Appstate, Boone
Appalachian State Baseball plays High Point University

RED, WHITE & BLUEGRASS
April 2 @ 7pm, American Legion Hall, Blowing Rock
 "The Best Ole-Time, Bluegrass, Folk & Gospel" Come to listen or bring your instrument and join right in. A minimum $5.00 donation at the door. Wonderful music and fellowship

SPRING DANCE ENSEMBLE
April 3- 7 @ 7pm, Valborg Theatre, AppState Campus, Boone
The 2024 dance concert includes original choreography for eight different pieces performed each night.

OLD TIME JAM
April 4, 7pm, Jones House, Downtown Boone
Bring an acoustic instrument to play along or just enjoy the music as local musicians play old-time fiddle and folk songs until the "last call for tunes" at 9:45pm.

LOCAL NIGHT: EDUCATED GUESS WITH CAROLINA GOFORTH
April 4, 7:30pm, Appalachian Theatre, Downtown Boone
Educated Guess, is an exciting and innovative jazz-funk fusion trio. Their music ranges from high-energy and exhilarating funk tunes to soothing jazz, full of complex harmony and melody.

LAMB CUDDLES
April 1-6, 10-5pm, Land of Milk & Honey Farm, Deep Gap
Includes: 1 hour of cuddle time in the pen with lambs. Price: $15/one hour session (all ages 3 years and up, 2-year-olds under FREE!)

LIVE: CHARLIE ELLIS
April 5-6, 6-9pm, Green Park Inn, Blowing Rock
Free concerts every Friday and Saturday night with local jazz musician Charlie Ellis! The Divide Tavern is open to the public.

FIRST FRIDAY ART CRAWL
April 5, 6pm, Downtown Boone
Check out the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts on King Street, as well as the Mazie Jones Gallery in the Jones House Community Center. Art exhibits and wine tastings are in various downtown shops and restaurants.

COMEDY WITH JEN KOBER
April 5, 7:30pm, Appalachian Theatre, Downtown Boone
Jen Kober has been bringing crowds to their feet with an original blend of stand-up, story telling, and improvised rock-n-roll comedy.

BOONE FARMERS MARKET
April 6, 8-12pm, Horn in the West, Boone
Offers local produce, meats, and flowers plus live music, cooking demos and children's activities

NATURE'S INNOVATION TOUR: MOUNTAIN BIOMES AND NATIVE SPECIES
April 6, 10-2pm, Grandfather Mountain State Park, Banner Elk
We will have plant experts on hand to talk about native species that grow on the mountain, native wildflowers that you can plant, and the best native plants for attracting and feeding birds. Local food, hands-on activities, and an afternoon ranger-guided hike will be available

MODERN TIMES (1936)
April 6 @ 8pm, Appalachian Theatre, Downtown Boone
Modern Times is a 1936 American part-talkie social comedy film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin in which his iconic Little Tramp character, his last performance as the character, struggles to survive in the modern, industrialized world.This comedic masterpiece finds the iconic Little Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) employed at a state-of-the-art factory where the inescapable machinery completely overwhelms him, and where various mishaps keep getting him sent to prison.

BLOWING ROCK TROUT DERBY
April 6, Sunrise-4pm, Broyhill Park, Blowing Rock
Celebrating the opening of Trout Season with friendly competition and prizes.