Ola Belle Reed Song Writer’s Retreat (April 17th thru April 19th, 2020)

Ola Belle Reed Song Writer's Retreat

For three days in the mountains of Ashe County, NC, top-notch songwriters give instruction across various levels of songwriting. Add jam sessions, individual instruction, student showcase and an evening concert with instructors to fill a weekend of song-writing inspiration. In honor of Ola Belle Reed as a songwriter, storyteller and humanist who used her craft and art to build community and love. Go to special events on the website for the Ola Belle Reed Song Writer’s Retreat page for more information.

Ola Belle Reed Song Writer’s Retreat Info
Ola Belle Reed Song Writer’s Retreat Tickets

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Harmonia Baroque (Feb 1st 2020)

Harmonia Baroque

Sat Feb 1, 2020 | 7:30PM
Ashe Arts Center

In the spirit of this elegant period music, Harmonia Baroque offers a unique experience for audience members. The players take great pleasure in the challenge and rewards of performing Baroque music on the instruments for which it was written.

Click here for ticket info.

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Mount Jefferson Natural Area Jan 2020 Events

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Climate Tower Hike

Are you interested in Climate Change & Green House Gasses? Join us for a hike to the Climate tower. We will discuss the science of long wave radiation, albedo, feedback, and Greenhouse gasses. Our hike will end at the summit where we examine the climate data sensors and tower.

Date of Event: Sat, 01/18/2020 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Picnic Area

Don’t overlook the Overlooks

Meet the ranger for driving tour of each of the three parking lot overlooks. We will discuss park and local history as we enjoy the distant views that make up a vast ocean of mountains.

Date of Event: Sun, 01/19/2020 – 2:00pm
Start Location: First Overlook

Luther Rock Nature Hike

Meet the park ranger for a One-mile hike to Luther Rock outcrop. Come and explore some of the park’s most amazing views along the mountain ridgeline. Wear sturdy shoes. 922

Date of Event: Sat, 01/25/2020 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Picnic Area

Climate Tower Hike

Are you interested in Climate Change & Green House Gasses? Join us for a hike to the Climate tower. We will discuss the science of long wave radiation, albedo, feedback, and Greenhouse gasses. Our hike will end at the summit where we examine the climate data sensors and tower.

Date of Event: Sun, 01/26/2020 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Picnic Area

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Elk Knob State Park Early 2020 Events

New River State Park

Elk Knob State Park

Park Office: 828-297-7261

Master Plan Preview

Come and join the park superintendent as he discusses master plan development at Elk Knob State Park. Participants will be able to view preliminary schematics. Program is weather dependent.

Date of Event: Sat, 01/18/2020 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

Headwaters

Come learn about headwaters and why protecting them is so important. Meet at the park office.

Date of Event: Sat, 01/25/2020 – 1:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

Winter Edibles

Come learn about some of the edible plants you can find in the mountains in winter.
Meet at the park office.

Date of Event: Sat, 02/22/2020 – 1:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

Wildflower Identification Techniques

Take a hike with a ranger and learn some basics about plant taxonomy, ecology, and ethnobotany. Dress for the weather. Hike may be rescheduled in case of inclement weather.

Date of Event: Sat, 04/18/2020 – 1:00pm
Start Location: Trailhead Parking Lot

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Nation’s Inn Kinston, NC

Formerly a Country Hearth Inn and Suites we are now pleased to announce Nation’s Inn Kinston. Located at 410 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504. You can reach them at (252) 527-6064.

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ASU Basketball 2019 Schedule

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2019 Home Basketball Schedule for Appalachian State University. Home games are played at the Holmes Convocation Center.

Men’s Basketball

Nov 7th 2019 vs Ferrum
Nov 12th 2019 vs East Carolina
Nov 21st 2019 vs Charlotte
Dec 3rd 2019 vs St Andrews
Jan 2nd 2020 vs Georgia State
Jan 4th 2020 vs Georgia Southern
Jan 6th 2020 vs Louisiana
Jan 16th 2020 vs Arkansas State
Jan 18th 2020 vs Little Rock
Feb 6th 2020 vs UT Arlington
Feb 8th 2020 vs Texas Statue
Feb 20th 2020 vs South Alabama
Feb 22th 2020 vs Troy
Fed 29th 2020 vs Coastal Carolina

Women’s Basketball

Oct 30th 2019 vs Lees-McRae (EXH)
Nov 22nd 2019 vs Gardner-Webb
Nov 25th 2019 vs ETSU
Nov 29th 2019 vs Mercer
Jan 9th 2020 vs UTA
Jan 11th 2020 vs Texas State
Jan 18th 2020 vs Coastal Carolina
Jan 30th 2020 vs Georgia State
Feb 1st 2020 vs Georgia Southern
Feb 13th 2020 vs South Alabama
Feb 15th 2020 vs Troy
Feb 27th 2020 vs Louisiana
Feb 29th 2020 vs ULM

You can view the full schedule for men here here
You can view the full schedule for women here here

Nation’s Inn is located approximately 30-40 minutes from Holmes Convention Center in quiet West Jefferson, North Carolina.

Click here for directions from Nations Inn to Holmes Convocation Center, note due to road construction on US 221 we suggest you take the 2nd Route utilizing NC-194 to avoid the road construction when it is active.

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Oshu House Japanese Steak and Seafood

Pie on the Mountain

Brian and his wife have taken over the old Shokudo’s building and opened a new Japanese Steak and Seafood restaurant. As part of this they did a complete remodel of the place, cleaning from top to bottom.

Location

Oshu House
Japanese Steak and Seafood
920 S Jefferson Ave
West Jefferson, NC 28694
336-846-6748

HOURS
SUNDAY 11 AM – 8:30 PM
MONDAY 11 AM – 8:30 PM
TUESDAY 11 AM – 8:30 PM
WEDNESDAY 11 AM – 8:30 PM
THURSDAY 11 AM – 8:30 PM
FRIDAY 11 AM – 9 PM
SATURDAY 11 AM – 9 PM

Click here to get directions from Nation’s Inn to Oshu House. It’s about 2 min away.

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High Country Valet & Delivery

High Country Valet and Delivery

We are a full service transportation company offering the following services. Taxi, airport shuttle, group transport, charter bus service, wine tours ETC.

Call 1-800-454-2616

Please note that they are located in North Wilkesboro about 30 minutes from our property.

Taxi Service
30 minutes • $7.50 and up.

Have a local pick you up and run you around town. Whether you just need to get into town or to a doctors appointment, we’re here for all of your taxi needs.

This service is only available on weekends in Ashe county.

Airport shuttle.
1 hour 30 minutes and up • $100.00 and up.

Pickup and dropoff at Charlotte or Greensboro Airport. Regular rider discount is $100.00 per ride, pre purchase 4 rides and pay $100.00 a ride, plus receive guaranteed availability.

Appalachian Brewery Tours
2 hours • $25.00 and up.

Come along on a custom luxurious bus and tour the High Country’s best breweries. Come along for a brewery only tour or book one of our BBQ & Beer tours on the nations only traveling BBQ and Brewery tour bus restaurant. We service Asheville to Winston and everything between. Corporate discounts available.

NC Wine Tours
2 hours • $50.00 and up.

Take a tour of the high country’s finest wineries or come down into the beautiful Yadkin Valley and experience the Americas first wine country. Dine on local cheeses, charcuterie, and accoutrements while traveling to some of the most beautiful wineries in the south. Contact us for private tours and corporate rates. Public tours for 1 or more available during the season.

High Country Valet and Delivery

HOURS
SUNDAY 6 AM – 10 PM
MONDAY 6 AM – 10 PM
TUESDAY 6 AM – 10 PM
WEDNESDAY 6 AM – 10 PM
THURSDAY 6 AM – 10 PM
FRIDAY 6 AM – 10 PM
SATURDAY 6 AM – 10 PM
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