Upcoming Events in the High Country
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - The 15th Annual Polar Plunge at the ASU Duck Pond will benefit the upcoming Special Olympic athletes from our area. This is hosted by local law enforcement agencies from around the area, and the Watauga County Parks and Recreation Department. Registration begins at 3pm and the plunge will start at 4pm. Participants are asked to make a $25 donation to take the plunge, groups of 5 or more can participate for $20. Prizes will be awarded for the most extreme costumes and the top fund raising individual and group! Be sure to come out and support this great cause.
February 22-24, 2013 - Go Retro at Beech Mountains Totally 80's Weekend!
Relive the 80's with old school DJ's, bands, apparel and contests this weekend in the Town of Beech Mountain. Music begins Friday night at Jackalope's View at 9pm and continues into Saturday with another band at the Beech Mountain Resort at 7pm. At 4:30pm Saturday, the ski resort will host a "Big Hair and Big Air" freestyle jump competition, complete with 80's DJ; followed by an apparel contest later in the evening at the Beech Tree. Skiers and boarders are encouraged to wear their best 80's attire for the weekend! For more details about the weekends festivities contact Beech Mountain at 800-468-5506 or http://www.beechmtn.com/