**Grandfather Vineyard 

& Winery** 

Monday, Wed - Saturday 12-6pm

Sunday 1-5pm

Closed Tuesday

$10 dry tasting /$6 sweet tasting 

 

Come enjoy a glass of our award

winning wine while you relax by

the Watauga river!

Put the TREAT back in

RETREAT!

Laurel Ridge Camp &

Conference Center invites

groups of all kinds to use our

beautiful lodging facilities for

your next retreat.  Visit our

website or contact our office to

make a reservation today!

laurelridge.org

 

Blue Ridge Traveler

 Lake James, Linville Falls,

Marion, Little Switzerland,

and Old Fort, NC

 

Relax, Explore, & Connect

click for

Fun Finds and Freebies

www.blueridgetravelers.com

2017 Woolly Worm Festival

October 21st & 22nd

Banner Elk, NC

 

Worm Races (CASH prizes)

Crafts, Food, Rides

Fun for the entire family!

 

Click Here

for more info or to buy tickets

Stickboy Mayview Madness 5k

and kids 1 mile fun run

 

Sept. 30, 2017

8:30 AM 5K Start Time 

(8:00 for the fun run)

 

ZAP Fitness offers 4 weeks of

free training runs beginning

Sept. 6

 

Click HERE for Details

Beautiful course

Great Prizes


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Dan's Starry Skies
by Dan Caton

Latest Update: June 13, 2014


Saturn and its rings (NASA)
June places Mars and Saturn along the arc of the ecliptic during the early evening. Saturn is always a fine view in a small telescope and even the smallest will show some of the rings and perhaps a few of its moons. Saturn has more moons visible in a modest (4-8 inch diameter) telescope that Jupiter but they are fainter. Jupiter is lost in the west now until we catch it in the dawn sky in a few months.

Saturn and Mars, looking south about 11pm.


The whole sky for June, 2014