Calendar of Events

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June 4
SENIOR ACTIVITIES: High Country Lifelong Learning
offers lectures and activities for free to adults in the area. Most activities are held at the
Lois E. Harrill Senior Center located on Poplar Grove Connector in the Watauga Human Services
Building in Boone. There will be a ranger-led hike at Mt. Jefferson State Natural Area in Ashe
County from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 4. Participants should wear sturdy shoes and bring water to
drink, as well as bring a bag lunch for a picnic after the hike. Email (high.country.lifelong@gmail.com) to request the current catalog and be placed on the email
list.

June 5
SENIOR SCHOLARS: High Country Lifelong Learning offers lectures and
activities for free to adults in the area. Most activities are held at the Lois E. Harrill Senior
Center, located on Poplar Grove Connector in the Watauga Human Services Building in Boone. HCLL
will feature a session with JoAnn Pippin, watercolor artist, who welcomes those interested in
informal sessions on painting and inspiration. Just bring your paints and equipment. The event
takes place from 9 a.m. to noon June 5 in Classroom 3 at the senior center. Email (high.country.lifelong@gmail.com) to request the current catalog and be placed on the email
list.

PHOTO WORKSHOP: An Outdoor Photo Stroll and Workshop will be held from 9 to 11 a.m.
June 5 at the Daniel Boone Native Gardens in Boone. It is a nontechnical event stressing
methods and techniques over equipment and specifically designed for flower and plant
enthusiasts who would like to take better pictures. Participants need only bring whatever camera
they currently use, and wear comfortable outdoor clothing appropriate to the morning’s weather
conditions. After 30 minutes of group instruction and discussion, the strolling begins, at which
time personalized help is available. There is no charge, although a donation or membership in
Friends of the Garden is encouraged. There is a handout, plus two 5- by 7-inch photo prints
made from images participants capture during the class. These pairs of prints will
be displayed and judged, with two selected shots made into 11- by 16-inch prints,
framed and used by the gardens until presented formally to the winners at a later date.

PANCAKE SUPPER: A fundraiser for Casting Bread Food Pantry will be held from 4 to 8:30
p.m. June 5 at FaithBridge United Methodist Church. Adult tickets are $6 and tickets for children
ages 4 to 10 are $3. Those younger than 3 eat free. Tickets are being sold at the church and will
also be available at the door.  Door prizes will be given away. The church is located at the
corner of Aho Road and U.S. 321 at 196 Aho Road.

WELLNESS: A free “Community Wellness
Jumpstart” will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 5 at the Watauga County Public Library, 140 Queen
St., Boone. Area wellness professionals will be providing health
information.

DEMONSTRATIONS: The Parkway Craft Center at Flat Top Manor at the Moses
Cone Estate on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock will offer craft demonstrations on the
porch through November. Demonstrations take place from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and are closed for
lunch at the demonstrator’s discretion. The roster of craftspeople scheduled to appear this year
includes potter Rose Mueller (June 5-7). For more information, call the Parkway Craft Center at
(828) 295-7938.

 
June 6
HORSE SHOW: The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show
Foundation and the Rotary Club of Blowing Rock will sponsor the 2013 Blowing Rock Charity Horse
Show this summer. The saddlebred competition will take place at the L.M. Tate Horse Show Grounds
at the Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve June 6-9. Hunter-Jumper I takes place July 23-28 and
Hunter-Jumper II takes place July 30-Aug. 4.

QUILTERS: The Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild
will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. June 6 in the conference room on the second floor of
the Lois E. Harrill Senior Center on Poplar Grove Connector in Boone. The guild’s new officers
will be installed, and then the group will have a reception. For more information, call Dolores at
(828) 295-6148.

AUTHOR SERIES: Elizabeth Hudson, editor-in-chief of Our State magazine,
will speak   June 6 at ASU’S Belk Library and Information Commons as part of the
library’s summer author series. Her presentation begins at 3:30 p.m. in Room 421. An informal
reception will follow. Parking will be available in the College Street deck next to the library.
For more information, call Lynn Patterson at (828) 262-2087.

June 7
CIRCLE OF COURAGE:
The children of Grandfather Home in Banner Elk invite the public to a Circle of Courage lunch and
tour from noon to 1:30 p.m. June 7.  The event is for anyone who would like to learn more
about the children and families that Grandfather Home serves. The program is free, but organizers
need to order lunch, meaning those interested should RSVP by June 5. For more information or to
RSVP, call April Miller at (828) 898-5465 or visit http://www.grandfatherhome.org.

OPEN HOUSE:
The Foscoe Volunteer Fire Department will hold an open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 7. “If you
own property in the Foscoe Fire District, you are cordially invited to attend at the main fire
station on N.C. 105 South. Come and enjoy the free food — hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad,
coleslaw, chips and more,” a VFD spokesperson said. “For a small fee, you may vote for the
department’s board of directors. Come and see our new members and equipment.”

June
8
WHS GRADUATION: Graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2013 for Watauga High School will be
held beginning at 9 a.m. June 8 at the ASU Holmes Convocation Center.

HORTICULTURE: The
inaugural High Country Horticultural symposium will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8 at ASU’s
Plemmons Student Union and at the Daniel Boone Native Gardens. The symposium, “Harnessing the
Beauty … Wildflowers and Native Plants,” features four speakers and an opportunity to tour the
Daniel Boone Native Gardens, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The daylong
event is designed to provide ideas from experts on plantings for landscaping gardens and homes.
Registration is $70 a person. Registration includes a continental breakfast, catered lunch,
parking and transportation and a walking tour of the gardens. Seating is limited to 100
participants. Preregistration is required and the registration deadline is May 23. Register online
at  conferences-camps.appstate.edu.

DEMONSTRATIONS: The Parkway Craft Center at
Flat Top Manor at the Moses Cone Estate on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock will offer
craft demonstrations on the porch through November. Demonstrations take place from 10 a.m. until 4
p.m. and are closed for lunch at the demonstrator’s discretion. The roster of craftspeople
scheduled to appear this year includes drum maker Judi Harwood (June 8-13).

WIND
ENERGY: A distributed wind energy workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  June 8. The
workshop will include a visit to a 100kW Northwind 100 turbine on the ASU campus. Cost is $200,
with lunch included; $160 for students. For more information, visit
energy.appstate.edu/workshops/287.

FLY FISHING: The Blue Ridge Mountain Club will host
a “Fly-Fishing 101″ event at Chetola Resort beginning at 4 p.m. on June 8. Orvis-endorsed staff
will teach participants the basics of fly-fishing in the mountains. The BRMC will then host a
Dining Series Supper Club dinner prepared by Timberlake’s Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. at the Watson
Gap Pavilion. Adult beverages are BYOB. For more information, call (828) 295-8667.

CRESTON SINGING: A Saturday night singing will be held at 7 p.m. June 8 at Mountain
View Baptist Church in Creston. Featured will be New Vision from Bellville,
Ohio.

CARNIVAL: Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living will be hosting its first Community
Carnival on June 8at 287 Bamboo Road, Boone. There will be games, a bouncy house, an inflatable
bull ride, carnival foods, music and more. The event is free, along with all the games, food and
prizes. Contact Jen Teague for additional information at (828) 264-0336.

June
9
NATURE PROGRAM: Join an Elk Knob State Park ranger at 2 p.m. June 9 to learn about
salamanders and how they are great indicators of the state of the environment. Through a
PowerPoint program, those attending will learn about the native salamanders found at Elk Knob
State Park. Afterwards, the group will see if they can find any in the park. Meet at the Elk Knob
State Park Office. For more information, call (828) 297-7261.

June 10
HEALTHY
LIVING: The Living Healthy Program is a six-week education group designed to help people learn how
to live a healthier life with a chronic condition. The free program will be held at the Lois E.
Harrill Senior Center in Boone from 9:30 a.m. to noon Mondays, beginning June 10.  Call (828)
265-8090 to register.

CLUB MEETING: The High Country Torch Club will meet at noon June
10 at the Golden Corral in Boone. The program will feature John McNeely on “Energy Options.” For
more information, contact Bettie Bond at (828) 264-4275.

JUNE IN BLOOM: Blowing Rock
will host a number of events for plant enthusiasts as part of its “June in Bloom” celebration. On
June 10, the “Herbs for the Fun of It” luncheon and presentation will take place at the Green Park
Inn with Pat Collins, president of the Blowing Rock Garden Club. The event starts at 10:30 a.m.
and costs $25 per person. On June 17, the “Tea Leaves and Bloomers” event, a tea, talk and garden
tour, will take place at the Gideon Ridge Inn. It starts at 2 p.m. and the cost is $20. On June
18, Roger Robertson, owner of The Last Straw, will present “Creating Designs for Outdoor Living”
at his store on Main Street. The event takes place at 1 p.m. and the cost is $5. The “Hostas of
Blowing Rock” brunch and home garden tour will meet at 9:45 a.m. at Timberlake’s Restaurant at
Chetola Resort on June 24. Susan Sweet, co-chairwoman of the Mile of Flowers, will lead the tour.
The cost is $18. For more information on the events, call (828) 295-7851.

BENEFIT GOLF:
A Centennial Golf Tee Off to benefit Grandfather Home will be held June 10 at Hound Ears Club,
located of N.C. 105. The format will be a captain’s choice and participants will be able to
participate in the “On Course Activities” during the day’s event. Cost is $175 per player and $650
per team. For reservations, call Melynda Martin Pepple at (828) 898-5465 or email (m.pepple@grandfatherhome.org)

 
June 11
SENIOR SCHOLARS: High Country Lifelong
Learning offers lectures and activities for free to adults in the area. Most activities are held
at the Lois E. Harrill Senior Center, located on Poplar Grove Connector in the Watauga Human
Services Building in Boone. There will be a bird walk with the High Country Audubon Society from
8:30 to 10 a.m. June 11 at the Daniel Boone Native Gardens in Boone. Beginners are welcome.
Participants will meet at the stone gatehouse and should wear comfortable shoes, as there will be
a hike to the summit of Strawberry Arboretum. Email (high.country.lifelong@gmail.com) to request the
current catalog and be placed on the email list.

SENIOR SCHOLARS: High Country Lifelong
Learning offers lectures and activities for free to adults in the area. Most activities are held
at the Lois E. Harrill Senior Center, located on Poplar Grove Connector in the Watauga Human
Services Building in Boone. HCLL welcomes JoAnn Pippin, watercolor artist, who will present the
program, “Watercolor Just for Fun” (session 1), from 9 a.m. to noon June 11 at the senior center.
The class will be limited to 12 participants. The first session’s topic is “Color and Creativity.”
The fee for materials is $10. Email (high.country.lifelong@gmail.com) to request the current catalog
and be placed on the email list.

SENIOR SCHOLARS: High Country Lifelong Learning offers
lectures and activities for free to adults in the area. Most activities are held at the Lois E.
Harrill Senior Center, located on Poplar Grove Connector in the Watauga Human Services Building in
Boone. HCLL welcomes Sandie Gravett who will present the program, “Changing Religious Landscape in
America,” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. June 11 at the senior center. Email (high.country.lifelong@gmail.com) to request the current catalog and be placed on the email list.

June 13
SENIOR
SCHOLARS: High Country Lifelong Learning offers lectures and activities for free to adults in the
area. Most activities are held at the Lois E. Harrill Senior Center, located on Poplar Grove
Connector in the Watauga Human Services Building in Boone. HCLL welcomes Gwen Robbins-Schug from
the anthropology department at Appalachian State University. Robbins-Schug will present the
program, “Harappa — Indus Civilization,” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 13 at the senior center.
Email (high.country.lifelong@gmail.com) to request the current catalog and be placed on the email
list.

SENIOR SCHOLARS: High Country Lifelong Learning offers lectures and activities
for free to adults in the area. Most activities are held at the Lois E. Harrill Senior
Center,  located on Poplar Grove Connector in the Watauga Human Services Building in Boone.
HCLL welcomes Lynne Getz, who will present the program, “Prior to the Pilgrims: European Activity
in North America Before Plymouth,” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. June 13 in the senior center. Email (high.country.lifelong@gmail.com) to request the current catalog and be placed on the email
list.

HIGH COUNTRY WRITERS: High Country Writers will host author, Albert A. Bell Jr.,
as program speaker from 10 a.m. to noon June 13 at the Watauga County Public Library in Boone.
Bell’s writing career spans the decades since 1972 and genres from mystery novels, historical
novels, children’s books, the New Testament and baseball. High Country Writers is an organization
which fosters the growth and creativity of writers of all genres. Guests are welcome. For more
information, visit highcountrywriters.tripod.com.

June 14
DEMONSTRATIONS: The
Parkway Craft Center at Flat Top Manor at the Moses Cone Estate on the Blue Ridge Parkway near
Blowing Rock will offer craft demonstrations on the porch through November. Demonstrations take
place from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and are closed for lunch at the demonstrator’s discretion. The
roster of craftspeople scheduled to appear this year includes woodworker David Crandall (June
14-16). For more information, call the Parkway Craft Center at (828) 295-7938.

June
15
JUNALUSKA JUBILLE: Boone’s historic Junaluska community will hold its second annual
Junaluska Jubilee on June 15 at the Boone Mennonite Brethren Church on Church Street in Boone.
Junaluska is one of Western North Carolina’s oldest continuously occupied African-American
settlements. At 11 a.m., there will be a celebration  of the life and leadership of the Rev.
Morris Rockford “Rock” Hatton Sr.  Hatton served during the 1930s to the 1960s as a 
pastor of the 11 Mennonite Brethren churches in the North Carolina District of Mennonite Brethren
Churches. Entertainment scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. in the church will include storytelling, a
magic show and a performance by the Boone Mennonite Brethren Gospel Choir. Admission is free. The
Junaluska neighborhood and the church are located off Queen Street, where parking for the event
will be available. For further information, call (828) 264-6578.

FUNDRAISING CONCERT:
Violinist Gil Morgenstern and flutist Akal Dev Sharonne will perform at 8 p.m. June 15 for a
fundraising concert at the Temple of the High Country, which is located at 1043 King St., Boone.
The fundraiser will help provide funds for the temple. Tax-deductible tickets are $40 and are
available at the Temple of the High Country, (828) 266-9777 or by calling Erika Siegel at (828)
783-8090.

CRAFTS FAIR: A Beech Mountain Arts and Crafts Fair will be held from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m. June 15 at the Buckeye Recreation Center at Beech. For more information, visit
http://www.beechrecreation.org or call (828) 387-3003.

TRAIL WORK: Volunteer trail workdays at
Grandfather Mountain State Park will be held each month through October. Times will be 9:30 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Join park rangers and help fix sections of the park. No experience or tools are needed.
Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes (no flip flops or sandal style shoes are permitted) and bring work
gloves (leather preferred), comfortable work clothes, snacks and beverage (nonalcoholic). For more
information, call (828) 963-9522. Volunteer Work Days are scheduled for the third Saturday of each
month through October. Meeting destinations to be determined. Workdays are June 15, July 20, Aug.
17, Sept. 21 and Oct. 19.

SUMMER THEATER: Ensemble Stage Company has announced its
schedule of summer theater events for 2013. The summer season opens with the funny and
heartwarming “Searching for Eden,” on stage June 15-23. Next is the psychological thriller
“Mindgame,” on stage July 6-14. The dramatic comedy “A Bench in the Sun” is presented July 27-Aug.
4. The season closes with the comedy “Bedside Manners,” Aug. 24-Sept. 1. All shows are presented
at the Blowing Rock School Auditorium. Tickets are $19 for adults, $17 for students, and $10 for
children 16 and younger. Adult season tickets are available for $68 per person or $60 for seniors,
students and military personnel. For more information, call (828) 414-1844, or visit
http://www.ensemblestage.com.

BENEFIT AUCTION: The second annual “Hungry Hearts” Live and Silent
Auction will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. June 15 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Boone. The live
auction will begin at 5:45 p.m. A $5 donation is requested at the entrance. The auction includes
art from area artists. Beer, wine and soft drinks available for purchase.All proceeds benefit the
nonprofit restaurant, FARM Cafe. Cullie Tarleton will lead the live auction. For more information,
contact Tracey Thompson at (828) 963-6511, extension 243.

June 16
HIKE: Elk Knob State
Park will offer a free wildflower hike at 2 p.m. on June 16; meet at the Elk Knob Summit
Trailhead. Boots are recommended. The hike is weather dependent. Call the park office if the
weather is questionable at (828) 297-7261.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Perkinsville Baptist
Church’s Vacation Bible School, “God’s Backyard Bible Camp,” is scheduled for June 16-20. Register
online at perkinsvillebaptistchurch.com or call (828) 264-8605 for more information.

June
17
DEMONSTRATIONS: The Parkway Craft Center at Flat Top Manor at the Moses Cone Estate on the
Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock will offer craft demonstrations on the porch through
November. Demonstrations take place from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and are closed for lunch at the
demonstrator’s discretion. The roster of craftspeople scheduled to appear this year includes
engraving artist Jay Pfeil (June 17-19). For more information, call the Parkway Craft Center at
(828) 295-7938.

June 20
FUNDRAISER: Imaginary Friends Ensemble, in conjunction with
the Hunger and Health Coalition, will present a concert to benefit Boone’s hungry at 7:30 p.m.
June 20 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 170 Councill St., Boone. Canned food donations are
requested for admission. For more information, visit (clarinetcouture@gmail.com) or
musicimagination.com.

June 21
DEMONSTRATIONS: The Parkway Craft Center at Flat Top
Manor at the Moses Cone Estate on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock will offer craft
demonstrations on the porch through November. Demonstrations take place from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
and are closed for lunch at the demonstrator’s discretion. The roster of craftspeople scheduled to
appear this year includes tapestry weaver Sandy Adair (June 21-23) and block printer Ellie Kirby
(June 21-23). For more information, call the Parkway Craft Center at (828) 295-7938.

GROUNDBREAKING: Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk will break ground on the May School
of Nursing and Allied Health at 11 a.m. on June 20 at the Stinson parking lot on on West Main
Street, across from Tate Lawn. The community is welcome to attend the ceremony. Designed by
McMillian Pazdan Smith, the 18,000-square-foot facility will soon be the cornerstone of the
college’s expanded science and health-related programs. For more information on nursing and allied
health at LMC, visit go.lmc.edu/nursing-allied-health or contact the Admissions Department at
(800) 280-4LMC or (admissions@lmc.edu)

June 21
WRITER’S WORKSHOP: A Writer’s Workshop
for both beginner and experienced writers will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21 at the
Watauga County Public Library will be of interest to both experienced and beginning authors who
want to hone their skills. The workshop highlights a range of topics from writing for young
readers, screen writing and tips on developing a story’s setting.  Presenters include
award-winning authors and publishers. The event is sponsored by Friends of the Watauga County
Public Library in connection with the second annual High Country Festival of the
Book.  A light breakfast plus lunch is included in the price of the workshop.
Tickets may be purchased at the library or online at  http://www.highcountryfestivalofthebook for $40
($20 of which is tax deductible). For more information, visit
http://www.highcountryfestivalofthebook.com or the display at the Watauga County
Library.

 
RUMMAGE SALE: The 32nd annual Watauga Humane Society Rummage Sale will
be held June 21 and 22 at the National Guard Armory in Boone. The two-day sale is open to the
public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For those who would like to give donations of antiques, working
appliances, books, computers, crafts, furniture, jewelry or more, take your donations to Blue
Skies Storage, 482 State Farm Road in Boone, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Mondays. After
pulling into the Blue Skies parking lot, make an immediate right and continue around the building
to Door No. 5. Signs will be posted to mark the door where volunteers will help you. Those who
would like to take items to the National Guard Armory the week of the sale, drop off donations
between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. For more information, phone Dee
at 264-9116 or email (deedundon@bellsouth.net)

June 22
GEOLOGY HIKE: Mount Jefferson
State Natural Area in Ashe County will hold a geology hike at 2 p.m. June 22; meet at the picnic
shelter. Several types of geological formations will be seen on this mountain hike. Metamorphic
formations and intrusive quartz are located on the trail. Wear appropriate shoes or boots. The
program is free. For more information, call (336) 246-9653.
PARK CAMPOUT: Families who have
never experienced the joys of camping are invited to join the staff at Elk Knob State Park for an
evening under the stars on   Saturday, June 22, through Sunday morning, June 23.
Participants may come no earlier than 3 p.m. to start setting up, and activities begin at 4 p.m.
The park will provide tents (if needed), a dinner of hot dogs chips and s’mores that participants
will cook over a campfire, and activities and learning experiences throughout the night.
Participants should bring snacks, nonalcoholic drinks, breakfast for Sunday morning and blankets
or sleeping bags. All campers must be 6 years or older and children must be accompanied by a
parent or guardian. The event is free but space is limited; call (828) 297-7261 by June 20 to
register or for more information.

DEMONSTRATIONS: The Parkway Craft Center at Flat Top
Manor at the Moses Cone Estate on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock will offer craft
demonstrations on the porch through November. Demonstrations take place from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
and are closed for lunch at the demonstrator’s discretion. For more information, call the Parkway
Craft Center at (828) 295-7938. The roster of craftspeople scheduled to appear this year includes
clay artist Rose Mueller (July 22-24).

June 23
BOWLING BENEFIT: The Relay For Life
team, Joyce’s Memory Walkers, will sponsor its 12th annual bowling event, Strike For Life,
honoring Betty Hayes on June 23. There will be an entry fee of $25 per person, which covers two
games of Scotch doubles, shoe rental, food and drinks. Squads may choose to bowl from 2 p.m. to 4
p.m. or 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will also be a 50-50 drawing. To register and for more information,
call Larry Hayes at (828) 273-1903, Denise Stahl at 773-9756 or Deborah Kirksey at
964-1800.

NATURE HIKE: Mount Jefferson State Natural Area in Ashe County will hold a
nature hike at 2 p.m. June 23; meet at the picnic shelter. Hike the ridgeline of Mount Jefferson
and explore the natural world of wildflowers and wildlife on the summit and rhododendron trails.
Natural history and folklore will be discussed. Appropriate clothing and sturdy footwear are
recommended. The program is free. For more information, call (336) 246-9653.

June
25
IRS SEMINAR: CCCTI’s Watauga Small Business Center will offer the final seminar in its
IRS series, “IRS Series: Part 4 — Putting It All Together,” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. June 25 at the
Watauga County Public Library in Boone.  To register online for the seminar, visit
  http://www.cccti.edu/smallbusiness and click on Watauga County. For more information, contact
Evelyn Asher at (828) 263-5371.
 
 
June 24
DEMONSTRATIONS: The Parkway
Craft Center at Flat Top Manor at the Moses Cone Estate on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing
Rock will offer craft demonstrations on the porch through November. Demonstrations take place from
10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and are closed for lunch at the demonstrator’s discretion. The roster of
craftspeople scheduled to appear this year includes raku-style clay artist Lynn Jenkins (June
24-30). For more information, call the Parkway Craft Center at (828) 295-7938.

June
27
BLOOD DRIVE: Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Watauga Campus will host a
Red Cross Blood Drive from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 27 in the student lounge. For more
information, call Diane Mazza at (828) 297-2185.

June 29
FESTIVAL: Riverfest returns
to Valle Crucis Community Park June 29. Riverfest is currently seeking demonstrators and nonprofit
vendors with a focus on natural resources and sustainability. To be a part of Riverfest 2013,
contact Ashley Wilson at (ashley@wataugariverpartners.org)

June 30
HIKE: Elk Knob
State Park will offer a free nature hike at 2 p.m. June 30. Participants will hike as they learn
about the flora and fauna of the park at they hike; meet at the Elk Knob Summit Trailhead. Boots
are recommended. The hike is weather dependent. Call the park office if the weather is
questionable at (828) 297-7261.

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