Cultural Resources

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At the Town of Boone Cultural Resources Department, we strive to ensure that history, the arts, and culture thrive in our community. We work with the diverse cultural groups of Boone to enhance the quality of life, highlight our unique community character, and drive the local economy and tourism. It is our goal to encourage the development of our cultural facilities in order to meet the needs of the local community and visitors to Boone.

In addition to managing the Jones House Cultural Center, the Cultural Resources Department oversees programming and activities at several historic facilities and parks in Boone. Contact us today to learn how you can participate in our cultural activities.

Boonerang Music and Arts Festival

Artists with ties to the High Country will return to Boone this summer for the inaugural Boonerang Music & Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18.Boonerang Notice

Presented by the Town of Boone and supporting partners, the free event will feature performances and activities throughout the day at multiple downtown locations, including a street stage on South Depot Street and a stage at the Jones House.

Musical artists include progressive bluegrass stalwarts Acoustic Syndicate, hard-driving pickers Town Mountain, rock-n-roll queen Melissa Reaves and sterling singer-songwriter Alexa Rose. Joining them on the lineup — ranging from roots and reggae to rock and gospel — are Songs From the Road Band, Tray Wellington Band, Chalwa, The Naked Gods, Soul Benefactor, Junaluska Gospel Choir, The King Bees, Lazybirds, Urban Soil Duo and WiseApple.

Learn more about Boonerang here.