Watauga Celebrates Veterans Day (2018-11-06 15:50:55)

Watauga County is celebrating Veterans Day with several events this week and next week. 

On Wednesday, November 7th at 6 p.m., Watauga High School is hosting its second annual Veterans Appreciation night in the school’s auditorium.

On Friday, November 9th at 11 a.m., the Town of Blowing Rock is hosting a Veterans Day celebration in the American Legion building.

On Saturday, November 10th at 9 a.m., Appalachian State University’s ROTC is hosting a Veterans Day 5K at the Boone Greenway.

On Monday, November 12th at 10:45 a.m., the High Country MOAA is hosting its annual Veterans Day celebration at the Boone Mall.

All events are free and open to the public, except for the 5K, which is $25 to register. Proceeds from the 5K go to Mission K9 in support of all dogs that serve the military.

For more information and to register, visit