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Leigh Ann Henion

Plemmons Student Union 201-B Plemmons Student Union

This event is co-sponsored by Appalachian Journal and The Schaefer Center Presents series Environmental writer and 2022 Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing Leigh Ann Henion is the New York Times bestselling author of Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer's Search for Wonder in the Natural World. The book is about how she chased eclipses, migrations, and other natural […]

Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed

Plemmons Student Union 201-B Plemmons Student Union

This event is co-sponsored by The Schaefer Center Presents series Juneteenth is America’s vital new holiday, commemorating the end of slavery. ANNETTE GORDON-REED, the first Black person to win the Pulitzer Prize for History and MacArthur Genius, is one of the integral voices who helped Juneteenth officially enter our national conversation. Her book about this profound day—On […]

The Moors

I.G. Greer Studio Theatre

by Jen SilvermanDirected by Paulette Marty Wednesday October 26 at 7pmThursday, October 27 at 7pmFriday, October 28 at 7pmSaturday, October 29 at 7pmSunday, October 9 at 2pmWednesday, November 2 at 7pmThursday, November 3 at 7pmFriday, Nov. 4 at 7pm Greer Studio Theatre Students $7, Adults $10 Two sisters and a dog live out their lives […]

Western Piedmont Symphony: Explore the Orchestra!

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

About     Events    Registration     Educator Resources     FAQsExplore the Orchestra! is a fun and informative educational concert created and performed by the Western Piedmont Symphony under the direction of Maestro Matthew Troy. This concert reinforces essential standards from the K-8 NC Essential Standards in Music and will help enable students to recognize the […]

Scott Blackburn

Plemmons Student Union 201-B Plemmons Student Union

photo by Ross Fletcher GordonThis event is co-sponsored by Appalachian Journal and The Schaefer Center Presents series Crime novelist Scott Blackburn is an English instructor and a 2017 graduate of the Mountainview MFA program of Southern New Hampshire University. He lives in High Point, North Carolina, with his wife and two children. When he is […]

Fall Appalachian Dance Ensemble

Valborg Theatre 480 Howard St, Boone, NC

Wednesday November 16 at 7pmThursday, November 17 at 7pmFriday, November 18 at 7pmSaturday, November 19 at 7pmSunday, November 20 at 2pm Valborg Theatre Students $10, Faculty/Staff $15, Adults $17 These popular semi-annual concerts feature Appalachian faculty and students showcasing their talents in choreography and performance. The 2022 fall concert is coordinated by Dance Studies faculty […]

Steely Pan Steel Band

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

About     Events    Registration     Educator Resources     FAQs**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED** Due to unfortunate circumstances affecting the artists, the full tour of Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas has been canceled. This includes the APPlause! and Schaefer Center Presents performances scheduled for Dec. 1 at the Schaefer Center for […]

Event Canceled

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED** Due to unfortunate circumstances affecting the artists, the full tour of Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas has been canceled. This includes the APPlause! and Schaefer Center Presents performances scheduled for Dec. 1 at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. Below is the personal statement issued […]

Event Canceled

Short Play Festival

I.G. Greer Studio Theatre

Thursday, December 1 at 7pmFriday, December 2 at 7pmSaturday, December 3 at 7pmSunday, December 4 at 2pm Greer Studio Theatre Free admission, Limited seating As part of a Stage Directing Techniques course, junior and senior class students stage two evenings of short plays. These works are funny, eccentric, thought-provoking, and moving -— it’s a grab […]

30th Annual Holiday Scholarship Concert

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Mark your calendars and get your tickets for the 30th Annual Holiday Scholarship Concert! The concert is coordinated by Dr. Stephen Hopkins, Professor of Choral Music and Director of Choral Activities. For 30 years, it has been an annual tradition to usher in the holiday season in the High Country. Visit music.appstate.edu/holiday for more information and a list of concert sponsors.LOCATION: Schaefer […]

Symphony Band

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Wind Ensemble

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Studio K Youth Ballet Company: The Nutcracker Ballet

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

If the music sounds sweeter than sugarplums, the dancers seem lighter than air, and the snowflakes sparkle more brightly than ever before, you are not dreaming, but you have escaped into the magical holiday classic ballet The Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky. The holiday season would not be complete without this festive tradition performed by Studio K […]

Studio K Youth Ballet Company: The Nutcracker Ballet

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

If the music sounds sweeter than sugarplums, the dancers seem lighter than air, and the snowflakes sparkle more brightly than ever before, you are not dreaming, but you have escaped into the magical holiday classic ballet The Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky. The holiday season would not be complete without this festive tradition performed by Studio K […]

Studio K Youth Ballet Company: The Nutcracker Ballet

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

If the music sounds sweeter than sugarplums, the dancers seem lighter than air, and the snowflakes sparkle more brightly than ever before, you are not dreaming, but you have escaped into the magical holiday classic ballet The Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky. The holiday season would not be complete without this festive tradition performed by Studio K […]

Studio K Youth Ballet Company: The Nutcracker Ballet

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

If the music sounds sweeter than sugarplums, the dancers seem lighter than air, and the snowflakes sparkle more brightly than ever before, you are not dreaming, but you have escaped into the magical holiday classic ballet The Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky. The holiday season would not be complete without this festive tradition performed by Studio K […]