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Trumpeter Scott Wendholt performs Feb. 19 at Appalachian

BOONE—Trumpeter Scott Wendholt will join Jazz Ensemble I for a Feb. 19 performance at Appalachian State University. The program begins at 8 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on campus. Admission is free.

Coffee with a Cop held Feb. 16 on campus

BOONE—Students and members of the Appalachian State University community are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee and chat with members of University Police Feb. 16 at the foyer of Plemmons Student Union’s Solarium. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

18th Annual Polar Plunge held Feb. 18 at Appalachian

BOONE—The brave, the creatively costumed, and those with a heart for giving are invited to participate in the 18th annual Polar Plunge Feb. 18 at Appalachian State University’s duck pond.

Flugelhornist Kelly Watkins performs Feb. 16 with the Appalachian Symphony Band

BOONE—Chief Musician Kelly Watkins with the U.S. Coast Guard will join the Appalachian Symphony Band for a Feb. 16 performance at Appalachian State University. Watkins will perform on flugelhorn and also conduct the band for several compositions.

The 8 p.m. performance in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts is free and open to the public.

Visiting filmmaker screens award-winning documentary Feb. 16

BOONE— Filmmaker Chad Stevens will screen his award-winning documentary “Overburden” Feb. 16 at Appalachian State University. The presentation is part of the Sustainability Film Series on campus. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. in I.G. Greer Theater. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Gardening class on pastel perennials offered Feb. 20

BOONE—A free class on the selection and care of hardy pastel perennials for our area will be offered Saturday, Feb. 20. The class, taught as part of the “High Country Gardening” program will be led by Jerry Meyer, a seasoned cold climate gardener and designer.

Girls on the Run of the High Country kicks off spring programs

BOONE—Girls on the Run of the High Country (GOTR-HC) has announced the start of the spring 2016 season, which will run Feb. 22 through May 15. The Girls on the Run program is being offered at four schools in Watauga County, one in Wilkes County and three in Avery County.

Appalachian Symphony Orchestra performs Feb. 14

BOONE—Songs of love provide the foundation for the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra’s Feb. 14 concert. With the theme “L’amour toujours” or love always, the performance includes works by Edward Elgar, Astor Piazolla, Jules Massenet and solos performed by winners of the Hayes School of Music’s 2015-16 Orchestra Concerto/Aria competition.

Celebrate an early Valentine’s Day with Todd Wright and friends

BOONE—It’s a Valentine tradition at Appalachian State University – the annual Evening of Valentine Jazz with Todd Wright and friends. This year’s concert will be a pre-Valentine event held at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.