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Really enjoyed the play. The actors did a fine job portraying how we were willing to give all for... read more

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Selena F
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Good show!

We have wanted to see the show for several years and finally made the trip. Well worth the money... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bridget S
Belmont, North Carolina
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Produced since 1952 by Southern Appalachian Historical Association, Inc. 501(C)3, "Horn in the West" is a tale of the birth of a great nation and the courageous efforts of the founding pioneers. Southern Appalachian Historical Association celebrates...more
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591 Horn in the West Dr, Boone, NC 28607-4283
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed the play. The actors did a fine job portraying how we were willing to give all for freedom. Very well done!!

Thank Selena F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have wanted to see the show for several years and finally made the trip. Well worth the money and time.

Thank Bridget S
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting the High County of North Carolina, my wife and I saw a brochure on the outdoor drama "Horn in the West" in Boone, NC. As we love outdoor drams/plays we stopped by the ticket office to secure tickets for the evening performance. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a play with Daniel Boone and other settlers of the period. Many very talented people involved both on and off stage. The support staff are extremely helpful and everyone was very pleasant. A word of caution..they do shoot muskets which are very loud...More

1  Thank rabbitt1000
Reviewed 7 February 2018

It's a summer time evening of action at Horn in the West. We thoroughly enjoyed getting a glimpse of historical fiction from the performance. The play informed and entertained us and made us proud of our North Carolina and American heritage. The play offered family...More

Thank 501phyllis
Steve C, Board volunteer at Horn in the West, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are confused with your review.. Your writing seems to indicate a positive experience with our production yet your rating was"terrible".Hope this was an oversight. We are glad you came after waiting so long.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Was disappointed that the play did not really elaborate on more specifics of the Revolutionary War. The acoustics were not very good. Even though it is comendible that many people gave of their time and effort, was overall disappointed.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

We were visiting the adjacent Farmers' Market and noticed the authentic log cabins so we walked to the entrance. We started chatting with the attendants wearing period dress and became interested in the stories of the pioneers who built the cabins (relocated to this spot)....More

2  Thank MountainGuy22
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The show is comprised of an average staff. They are good, but not amazing. I thought the story needed work also. Not completely true to life, very close though. The stage was mediocre on some topics, nice on others. The dinner was ok, I would...More

Thank Rob W
Steve C, Board volunteer at Horn in the West, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear Rob, Thank you for the review. If you got in for $15 you got a deal as regular prices start at $24. Horn is a classic example of doing a lot with less. The production does not receive Fed. or State monies and depends...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

We came here in a large group. The costumed interpreters did an excellent job of explaining the history of the area before we ate our meal. The play was very enjoyable with talented actors. I would return to see it again.

Thank MissFergus
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Maybe my expectations were too high, but I saw this play 35 years ago as a boy, and loved it. ( I remember buying a Daniel boone coonskin hat and wooden rifle) I was really excited to be able to take my own family this...More

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Steve C, Board volunteer at Horn in the West, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your interest in Horn in the West. We are always interested in constructive comments which provides one way to improve the show. We are in the process of honing the script and looking forward to next season.

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23 June 2018|
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Response from Steve C | Property representative |
Janie, opening night was last night. Every Wed. rest of season. I believe it's $12
30 July 2017|
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Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure. They do have bandicapped parking. The path to the ampitheater is wide and paved, But there are steps to the seating area. You might want to contact them with your question. They're very nice and helpful
25 June 2017|
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Response from _stantonsanders | Reviewed this property |
Once you are inside there is a snack shack. But you can also purchase a meal with your tickets. The meal that we had was catered by the Dan'l Boone restaurant.