The history of movie theaters in the High Country is filled with colorful names of movie houses that are long gone. Appalachian Movie Theater, The Flick, Dragonfly, Yonahlossee Movie Theater and the Chalet Twin are just a few of the names of movie theaters of days gone by.

Today, the High Country has two public movie theaters, both of which screen first run movies, including 3-D films.

Regal Cinema 7 in Boone features seven screens and is located at 210 New Market Centre. It features matinee prices for showings before 4 p.m. Call (828) 262-3330 for show times.

The Parkway Theatre in West Jefferson features two screens and is located at 171 Greenhill Drive in downtown West Jefferson. Most of its showings are in the early evening. Call (336) 846-3281 for show times.

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BOONE — Every summer, An Appalachian Summer Festival takes young people from North Carolina’s High Country to places around the world through the magic of cinema. This summer, the Young People’s Global Film Series will highlight films from South America to the land down under. Children and h…

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BOONE — Tickets are now on sale for the Boone screenings of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour that will take place at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University on Friday, March 23, and Saturday, March 24, 2018.

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BLOWING ROCK — The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum has announced that it will be hosting Mini Matinees, a new family friendly music and theater series, one Sunday a month, January through March.

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An Appalachian Summer Festival returns for its 30th anniversary, bringing with it a month’s worth of entertainment.

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