Boone Community Network sponsors Howard Street Exchange Festival

Local bluegrass band Upright and Breathin' performs during the Howard Street Exchange on Sunday afternoon. Boone Community Network hosted the event downtown to support local artists and musicians. Photo by Olivia Wilkes  |  The Appalachian
Boone Community Network presented its third official Howard Street Festival event Sunday after postponing the day’s festivities by a week to avoid the threat of rain.

The monthly festival runs on a blocked-off length of Howard Street between Depot and Water streets and features local vendors, artists and nonprofits alongside food trucks and musical acts.

The effort promotes Boone’s hyper-local economy while allowing like-minded individuals an opportunity to network.

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