Festivals, Holiday Events, and Local Fundraisers
Habitat Hammer 5k & Family Fun Run
Habitat Hammer 5K Run/Walk - Race info: April 12, 2014,
Elkin Municipal Park. Can register online at www.active.com,
at the Habitat ReStore, at our website www.UYVhabitat.org
at News and Events, and on race day at 7 am.Early registration is $20 and ends
March 23, after that $25. A great race for a great cause!
Live Music Events around Elkin
THE FOOTHILLS ARTS COUNCIL http://foothillsartscouncil.org/ (336-835-2025)
Music: Teacher Corey Myers offers guitar lessons for all ages. $15/half hour. Call 336-835-2025 to make an appointment.
Masterpiece Party Night (an evening of creating art and bring your own drink of choice) is offered quarterly at the arts council
-call for date and time.
GALLERY OPENING - Youth Art Expo
Thursday, March 13, 5:30 to 7:30pm. Come see what the students in the Yadkin Valley have been up to, from Wilkes, Surry and Yadkin County Schools. (RESCHEDULED FOR THIS DATE DUE TO SNOW ON MARCH 7).
AFTER SCHOOL ART LESSONS:
See above poster for details....
FEBRUARY FAC EVENTS:
Saturday, March 1 - 1-3
p.m.: As part of the Foothills Arts Council's Afternoon Art series, artist
Andrea Morrison of Ararat, Va., will be at MenaRick Vineyard & Winery, 328
Luffman Road, Ronda, demonstrating watercolors.
Saturday, March 15, 7 to 9pm, Enjoy an evening of art, photography and music with local artist Julian Charles at Chill on Main. Located at 120 E Main Street, downtown Elkin.
THE FOOTHILLS THEATRE (Community theatre)
THE ELKIN VALLEY FIDDLERS
Contra Dance at The Liberty
February 22nd, lessons at 6:30pm, dancing from 7pm till 9:30pm. $5 pp- the best way to enjoy a fun night on the town, and meet new friends too!
Fiddlers by the River event coming in May 10, 2014, Mother's Day weekend...stay tuned for more info...featuring Kruger Brothers....
RHYTHM ON MAIN
http://rhythmonmain.com/schedule/school-calendar/ or 336-835-5272 or
336-244-1977. Owner Will Shover offers dance and gymnastic classes for all children up to 18 years of age. Located on E Main Street, Elkin.
GRACEFUL STEPS DANCE ACADEMY
Graceful Steps Dance Academy is currently enrolling students ages 18 months to 18 years of age. If you would like more information, you can contact us at 336-466-1842. For a current listing of our available classes, visit us at www.gracefulstepsdanceacademy.com." We look forward to dancing with your daughter."
ELKIN WINERIES/VINEYARD EVENTS:
ELKIN CREEK VINEYARD
Sundays at the Tasting Room-Did you know that every Sunday at Elkin Creek Vineyard, they offer homemade, stone oven-baked pizzas? A delicious pizza in beautiful surroundings...sounds like a new Sunday tradition in the making! Make sure to place your orders for pizza in advance if possible, as dough in made fresh each weekend.
GRASSY CREEK VINEYARD
Saturday, February 15th, 4th Annual Valentine's Event with live music, food, and wine!
CAROLINA HERITAGE VINEYARD Open in March for regular hours, Saturday thru Monday.
BRUSHY MOUNTAIN WINERY
Starting in January 2014, Brushy Mountain Winery will offer live music every Friday and Saturday night. See Live Entertainment page for schedule or look below:
New Wine Shop on Main St
Yadkin Valley Wine Shop recently opened in The Liberty, where you can do a tasting, or buy a glass of wine and enjoy! Stop in at Ivy Ridge Traditions gift shop today! 222 E Main St, historical downtown Elkin.
Check out our page Elkin Wineries to see more.
Get updates and reminders for Elkin events on our facebook page,
whatsupinElkinNC.com by CLICKING HERE.
Town of Elkin (municipal) Calendar:
Recycle pick-up dates: TBA
Town Hall Meetings:
- Monday, March 10, 7pm Board of Commissioners meeting; Town Hall
- Tuesday, March 18, 8:30am. Main Street Advisory Board meets at the Chamber of Commerce.
- Thursday, March 20, 7pm. Rec & Parks Advisory Board meets at the Town Hall.
- Monday, March 31, 7pm. TOE Planning Board meeting.
RECREATION & PARKS DEPT:
New! Link for the Trails for Kids at the Municipal Park is www.kidsinparks.com/trails/nc/town-of-elkin
ELKIN POLICE DEPT:
... offers 24/7 drop off for unused prescription drugs. Please do not flush these down your toilet. Keep our water and rivers clean!
ELKIN FARMERS MARKET (mid-APRIL to end of October) http://www.elkinfarmersmarket.com/
Market is now closed for the season. We'll see you April 19th, 2014 for opening day!
ELKIN'S NWRL PUBLIC LIBRARY 835-5586 http://nwrl.org/
1) Events for pre- school aged kids:
Fridays, 10:15 (2-3 yrs old) and 11:15 (4-5 yrs old), Children's Story Hour.
2) NC Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti is speaking at the Elkin Public Library on Thursday, February 6, at 7 pm. Stop in for an interesting evening you won't forget!
ELKIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
For a view of Elkin City School's event calendar (includes Elementary, Middle and High School) go to
Local Trails Info and
EVTA (Elkin Valley Trails Association) Events
EVTA Trails Boogie, coming Thursday, June 5th!
The 2014 Trails Boogie will be held Thursday evening, June 5 at the Liberty in Downtown Elkin. Celebrate with Elkin Valley Trails Association at their annual fundraiser with Dennis Gruenling and Doug Demming with the Jeweltones. These award-winning musicians are back for the fourth year and have become a part of the EVTA tradition. Enjoy a great community celebration of our area trails and all the volunteers and supporters who have made it all happen! Admission is free and donations to EVTA are welcome. Food, cold beverages, trails information, silent auction, dancing and some awesome jump blues/swing music will make it a night to remember!
Check out the Jeweltones music at:
Restaurants Events/ Specials
Cedarbrook Grille at CEDARBROOK COUNTRY CLUB
Sundays, Lunch Buffet 11:30-2:00pm. $9.99 Adults, Discounts for Seniors and Children, plus children 5 and under are free. Call for reservations 825-2320, Option 2. Make reservations for Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Thanksgiving, etc.
TWENTY ONE & MAIN RESTAURANT and WINE BAR (336-835-6246)
No longer open for lunches but will open for private lunches and catering. Now dinners only! Come enjoy some lunch goodies at Chill on Main...we'll be there for lunch preparing soups, salads, and sandwiches.
Every Wednesday is gourmet Burger night!
Winter hours are 5:30-9pm.
222 PUBLIC HOUSE
Bandit's Roost is playing Thursday, FEB 6th at 7pm.
No event scheduled at this time.
Thursday night, October 24, starting at 6:30pm- FAMILY KARAOKE NIGHT!
FIDDLES PUB LIVE MUSIC
Weekend Entertainment Schedule, 7:30-10:30 pm each night (see Live Entertainment Tab under page banner for more info):
Please refer to Live Entertainment page...
MAZZINI'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Mazzini's offers fund raisers each month for local businesses on the 3rd Thursday of each month.
LA FUENTE MEXICAN RESTAURANT
Every Thursday is Thirsty Thursdays...Small draft beer $1.50, Small Margarita $3.25, Med $5.25, or Blue Margarita $5.00. And on Wednesdays, Lunch Specials are Mexican Chicken & Rice $5.00 and Combination of two tacos, rice & beans for $3.75.
Elkin Locals recommend these nearby events if interested...
Classes and Events for Health & Exercise
RAQUETTES LADIES TENNIS GROUP
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 10 to noon each week (winter hours). Come down to the Elkin Municipal Tennis Courts for 2 hours of tennis fun.Everyone welcome to join in... a great opportunity for those wanting to get back into tennis or those want to play but have no partner. These are not considered tennis lessons, must have some ability to play. Tennis will be canceled if courts are wet. Free event. Summertime we meet earlier due to the heat (8:00 am to 10:00am).
WICKED AWESOME RUNNERS
New event info at https://www.facebook.com/events/480489878641971/
ELKIN RECREATION CENTER
Monday: Woman's Fitness 5:15-6:15, $2 and Tai-Kwon-Do Class 6:30-8:30pm $5
Tuesday & Thursday 12:00 - 12:45pm Woman's Fitness Class
Tuesday & Thursday 5:30-6:30pm Yoga Class $2.00 per class
Wednesday 12:00 - 12:45pm Yoga Class $2.00 per class and Belly Dance 5:30-7:00pm. $3
Wednesday 5:30-7:00pm. Belly Dance $3 per class. Check on class date sessions.
Friday: Zumba 7-8pm $3
YOGA ON MAIN (next to Blue Ridge Chocolates)
YOGA classes:. Cost is $10 per class, pay as you go, or $80 punch card for 10 classes
Tuesday 6:00- 7:15pm w James level 1- hatha yoga
Wednesday 6:00-7:15pm w Kelly level 1/beginner- hatha yoga
Thursday 8:30- 9:45am w James level 1- hatha yoga
AWAKEN WELLNESS (Above Brushy Mountain and Diana's Bookstore)
1) Qi Gong Classes: Learn Meditation, Tai Chi, Qi Gong and skills that will help you alleviate stress and promote good health and wellness. Contact Andres Vergara at 336-508-1121.
2) Acupuncture Private Sessions
Andres Vergara offers private sessions in Elkin. To schedule, call 336-508-1121, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Andres also offers Herbal Medicine.
3) Herbal Medicine Consultations using Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Western Herbs. Michele Collins will be providing herbal consultation, nutritional counseling and Qi Gong. To contact Michele please call 336-624-6727 or email her at email@example.com.
Call 336-526-2001 for monthly specials.
LUMINI BODYWORKS & MICROSPA
Call today for holiday gift certificates! Therapeutic Massage - Denise Lyon - 336-366-7421, Facials & Skin Care - Dawn McLean - 336-902-9027.
•Available for Massage Therapy - Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and every other Saturday.
•Available for Facials, Body Polishes and Waxing - Tuesdays, Thursdays and every other Saturday.
•Give us a call to schedule an appointment!
Golf Tournaments and Events
2014 Cedarbrook Country Club Events
Every Sunday, enjoy a delicious buffet at the Country Club. Also, Friday nights offer a fantastic dinner menu open to the public as well. Please Call for Reservations if Sunday brunch falls on a holiday.
Stay tuned for 2014 Tournament dates:
To be posted soon!
First United Methodist Church Preschool. Our goal is to provide a safe place for children to learn important social, emotional, physical, and language skills in a Christian environment. Our Mother's Morning Out Program is on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00am to 1:00pm. This is for children ages 9 months to 3 years old. We have qualified and experienced teachers for each age group.
Our Pre Kindergarten Class, for the 4 year old children, is either a 5 day a week program or a 3 day a week program. This depends on your family’s needs and desires. Your 4 year old can come all 5 days of the week from 9:00am to 1:00pm or you could choose for them to only come on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm. We do take a trip to the Elkin Public Library on Fridays to enjoy story time and make a craft. Located at 340 Hawthorne Road in Elkin, NC 28621. Our phone number is 336-835-2323.