'Dancing with the High Country Stars' Sept. 29
Who will be voted the High Country's best celebrity dancer?
Which local stars have the right moves to rule the dance floor?
Find out on Thursday, Sept. 29, when the 2011 Blowing Rock Leadership Challenge Class presents "Dancing with the High Country Stars" at the Hayes Performing Arts Center in Blowing Rock.
Inspired by the hit ABC TV show, "Dancing with the Stars," "Dancing with the High Country Stars" will feature eight local celebrities paired with some of the area's finest professional dancers in a competition program during which the audience will vote for its favorite celebrity dancer. Each dance pair will have two dances to wow the crowd and judges.
The event will benefit area charities, including Blowing Rock CARES, Blowing Rock Community Foundation, Hayes Performing Arts Center and the Watauga Humane Society.
Featured celebrity dancers include Aaron Miller and Eric Brown (dancing for Blowing Rock CARES), Lauren Carter and Chuck Lambeth (dancing for Blowing Rock Community Foundation), Shellie Karaus and Gwen Dhing (dancing for Watauga Humane Society) and Janet Speer and Todd Morgan (dancing for the Hayes Performing Arts Center).
Tickets are currently on sale for $50 and can be purchased online at http://www.dancingwiththehighcountrystars.com, by visiting the Hayes Performing Arts Center at 152 Jamie Fort Road in Blowing Rock, or by calling (828) 295-9627.
Pre-event donations are accepted at http://www.dancingwiththehighcountrystars.com under "Donate to a Dancer."
The show hits the Hayes stage at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29.