Photo above is from Rhythm on Main Dance Studio

If you live in Elkin, or are a newcomer to the area, learn more about these fantastic local business men and women who bring quality services to our area. Some have been here for years, others are new to Elkin, and some are native Elkin residents who have returned to enhance the community they grew up in!

You'll find businesses such as insurance agents, home improvement contractors, interior designers, custom framing, custom cakes, photographers, winery tours, automotive services & body shop, children's classes, thrift shops and so much more! 

Learn more about these fabulous Elkin businesses below... 

Activities for children: 

Rhythm on Main Dance Academy

Rhythm on Main is located in downtown Elkin and has fantastic opportunities for your children. They strive to stay on the cutting edge of current dance trends while keeping tradition alive with strong technique and knowledge of terminology in a positive and caring environment. Rhythm On Main offers weekly dance classes for children 2 & up in Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical and NOW Gymnastics & Martial Arts at 246 East Main Street in Elkin.  They are known for their nationally recognized Pre-School Dance Program, their national award-winning competition team, and for producing an entertaining Spring Showcase in May.  Learn more about this unique dance academy at, or by calling 336-835-5272. You can register for classes and manage your account online when you are a student at Rhythm on Main.

Foothills Arts Council 

After school art classes, theater programs, Annual Youth Art Expo, Kidsfest, Open Air Market, Kidshop Theater and monthly Gallery Exhibits are just a few of the wonderful programs for children (of all ages) to enjoy. For more information, please go to or call 336-835-2025. You can also rent their facilities for your special events. Remember to support the arts and become a member of the FAC today. Your membership helps to support the programs and services provided to enrich the arts and the community we live in! Current office hours: open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10-4pm. Check the Event Calendar for upcoming events by clicking here.  

Graceful Steps Dance Academy 

Through classes, performances, and individual attention, our girls are given the opportunity to grow and improve, not only as dancers, but as young ladies while building relationships that will last a lifetime. In addition to a stellar dance education, our girls will learn that they are special for who they are in Christ, not what they can do. You can find more information at or by contacting us at 336-466-1842 or We are currently located in the lower level of The Refuge Community Church — 142 Edwards Lynwood Drive in Elkin. We look forward to meeting you!

Check Weekly Event Calendar for a listing of classes.

Karate International

Karate International & Gracie Jiu-Jitsu of Elkin, teaches class at the Elkin Rec Center on Fridays.  All instructors receive the latest training in teaching skills and martial arts techniques. They are only one of two martial arts schools certified to teach Gracie Jiu-Jitsu under the Gracie Academy in Torrance, California.   At KI and GJJ you will be treated as an individual, receiving personal attention and encouragement while progressing at your own pace. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced student, we have a program that will fit your schedule. Men, Women, and Children of all ages and backgrounds are happy students at this family owned school proving that the martial arts are for everyone, not just a few athletically gifted people. 

FB:               Twitter:              Call the Rec Center at 336-794-6478 for info. 

Journey Camp (offered by Soul Compass Center)

Services you can't do without!:

 Bridge Street Pharmacy and Home Medical Equipment

Independent, family-owned pharmacy. Photo includes left to right: (front) Jeanie, Debbie, Gill, and Ellen, and (back) Adam, Carol, Michelle, Megan, and Jane. Stop in and see how our trained staff can serve your rehabilitation needs, and the best outcomes for your prescription therapies. Look for the big green awning!

Bridge Street Pharmacy, located at 817 N Bridge Street, opened in 1959 offering free paved parking and plenty of gifts!  Now we offer Pharmacy services, medication flavoring, flu & shingle shots, Bio-Identical hormone replacement therapy, and a wide variety of health products are only part of it! We also offer these home and healthcare needs: therapeutic shoes, home health equipment, braces and compression stockings, ostomy supplies, lift chairs, scooters, walkers, wheelchairs, and so much more. 

There is also a certified mastectomy fitter on staff, along with Lindi Skin products developed with the unique needs of cancer patients in mind. Plus, trendy MySassySleeve products for some cancer patients wearing compression sleeves or those wanting to bring attention to the cause! We offer gifts of independence, recovery, mobility, dignity and comfort. Questions? Call 336-835-3131 today! 

Of course, our business has evolved over the last 50 years, but the parking is still paved and free! 

 To see photos enlarged (above), click on the photos. Store hours are Monday-Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 1pm. Closed Sundays & holidays. For more information, please go to their website at

Frog Holler Cabins Winery Tours 

Frog Holler's newest cabin along Big Elkin Creek is now available. For more information and photos, please go to

FYI-Frog Holler Wine Tours is now offering a shuttle service for guests staying at any of the local hotels, cabins, guest homes, and B&B'S located in the Yadkin Valley and within a 25 mile radius of Elkin, North Carolina. If you have dinner reservations at a local restaurant and don't want to hassle with driving then LEAVE THE DRIVING TO US! We also offer shuttle service for special events such as weddings, corporate parties, and festivals! For more information on rates call: John Litschke Frog Holler Wine Tours336-526-2661 office336-244-2114 cell

Great news! Frog Holler Cabins now has a 4th newly built cabin available for rent, right on the banks of Elkin Creek. Also, did you know that Frog Holler recently acquired a 12-passenger bus to accommodate larger groups for their winery/vineyard tours? Upon availability, it is ready for tours 7 days a week. What a great way to spend the day...grab your friends or get the family together and enjoy the beauty of the local vineyards...the wine is fabulous too! For more information, call 336-526-2661, or visit . This is also listed under Recreation/Adventure/Golf page.

Nu-Line Embroidery 

Millie Settle has owned this business, located at 1017 N Bridge Street,  for 17 years. She has top of the line machines that can do just about any embroidery image, logo, or font style you can imagine. She also has hundreds of colors of threads to perfectly match or create beautiful embroidery like no other.

Embroidery is a great idea for personalized gifts, and can be done on just about anything, including leather. Items they have designed include hats, polo shirts, t-shirts, jackets, hoodies, blankets & throws, sheets, baby wear & towels, along with school memorabilia and clothing. 

They can also help you design a logo or image if needed, and have numerous catalogs to order merchandise from, so come on job is too difficult! Call 336-526-5209. Store hours are Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00pm. 

(left) Example of school logo embroidered on polo shirt; (middle) Cute flip-flops could be added to a beach tote or towel; (right) Anything can be embroidered onto a cozy throw or blanket!  The possibilities are endless! 

Julian Charles Photography 

Julian Robinson, owner of Julian Charles Photography, has been a professional photographer since 2005. He has traveled all over the world photographing exotic locations, and many of his beautiful images are available in limited edition prints. Last year, the Foothills Arts Council showcased Julian as a feature artist. He also enjoys photographing weddings (see photos under Planning Weddings/Parties tab and go to Photography & Video page). 

Julian also creates wonderful family portraits, and outstanding photos for businesses who need images for websites and commercial work that jump out and grab the viewers attention.  His love for the environment takes him on expeditions photographing fragile landscapes that are threatened due to climate change. He sells his portfolio prints to fund the next expedition, and so on. If you are looking for a professional photographer, Julian is qualified to create images you'll never forget. Learn more at or call 336-401-3188.

 Covenant Builders of the Carolinas, Inc

Although this company was formed in 2007, Project Managers Bobby Osborne and Todd Scearce have a combined 56 years of hands on experience. This dedicated group of licensed NC general contractors is focused on providing you with exceptional customer service during your next project. Whether it be renovations or new construction, residential or commercial, they assure your project will be completed correctly and efficiently. Their office is located at 1300 N Bridge Street in Elkin, but you can visit their website at to view more photos. Call 336-835-2001 anytime to schedule that remodeling project or new addition to your house you've been putting off.

This home needed outdoor living space. 

CBC made it a reality!  

State Farm Insurance, Steve Owings, Agent 

Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there...

(left to right) Sandra Brown, Steve Owings, Tiffany Settle 

See Steve Owings at State Farm Insurance for all of your insurance and financial services including auto, home, life, health, financial, CD's, vehicle loans, retirement, long term care, disability, and business.  Their mission is to be the best leading insurance and financial services provider in Elkin and the Yadkin Valley area. They offer auto, home, live and health insurance, as well as numerous financial service products to help their clients plan for the future. If you are looking for superior customer service and a team that cares, call today!  You'll be glad you did!

Located at 1332 N Bridge Street, Elkin. Hours are Monday - Friday from 9am - 5pm. Learn more about this office at or at Contact Steve at 336-526-8900 or email at if you are a Clemson fan!

Elkin Castrol Premium Lube Express, North Elkin 

Previously Shell Rapid Lube, this location at 1910 N Bridge Street has a fresh new look as Elkin Castrol Premium Lube Express. The owners, Glen & Trish Grider, decided to make the switch because "Castrol offers a fantastic line of products and more choices for your car's needs". If you need an oil change, vehicle inspection, tune up, tire rotation, coolant flush, or need to replace brakes or serpentine belts, you'll find friendly, fast professional service Mon-Fri from 8-6pm, and Sat from 8-2pm. Specials include: Ladies Day on Tuesdays (10% off oil change), a Thursday morning Early Bird Special ($5 off your service up till 10:30am), and rebates for $7, $10 or $20 on oil changes (depending on which oil you choose). Call 336-835-LUBE (5823). Visit their new website at for a printable coupon.

Precision Customs & Body Shop 

Elkin native, Andy Couch, relocated his business to Elkin opening a state-of-the-art, 12,000 sq ft facility at 970 N Bridge Street, but now has moved to Jonesville (at the entrance of the old bridge on Hwy 67). He brings with him 13 years of experience and has owned this business for 9 years. His technicians are certified and all have a minimum of 5 years experience. Precision Customs & Body Shop provides any type of vehicle with body work, collision repair, restorations, car and marine audio sales & installation, custom wheels & tires, suspension upgrades and they are fully insured and licensed. A great feature at this new location, is that while your vehicle is being repaired or updated, it can be safely stored and protected within the facility. 

 Before, this car has damage along the entire passenger side, including a missing side-view mirror.

Now the car has been repaired, parts have been replaced and it has a new paint job!

Andy uses PPG Paint, and is an official dealer for Billet Specialties (high end wheels & classic car parts) Streetglow (neon & strobe accessory lighting for cars), Pioneer Audio, and Memphis Car Audio. Business hours are Mon-Fri from 8-5pm, and on Saturdays by appointment only. Call 336-835-5515 to learn what Andy and his professional staff can do for you. They work with all insurance companies as well.

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Thrift Shop 

HCMH Thrift Shop, located at 103 W Main St, is mission-minded and dedicated to serving our community. All proceeds from sale of clothing, men's ties, furniture, toys, books, formal wear, shoes and everything else they sell, stay in the Elkin area to help those less fortunate. We thrive on donations of small furniture, housewares, toys, linens and wearing apparel. We keep our prices low, and even sell many name brand clothes! You don't need an appointment to drop off your donations. You can come when we are open, but there are also donation bins behind our building and at the Hospital, near the parking deck. We offer 1/2 prices sales monthly. Store hours are Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9:30-5pm; Sat 9:30-2:00pm; closed Wed & Sun. Call 336-835-7909.  ALSO, look at the Shops and Boutiques page above to learn more about the Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Gift Shop, full of beautiful gift ideas and home decor!

Allstar Rentals 

Allstar Rentals has been offering rental service to Elkin, as well as Wilkes, Surry, Allegheny, and Yadkin counties for years. Joe Walker, owner of Allstar Rentals, can help you with everything from wedding, party and event rentals (and DeeJay Service), to construction equipment and power tool rentals for construction or do-it-yourself projects (ie: decks, concrete, painting, and lawn care).  Save room in your garage and money in your pocket, when you can rent equipment instead of purchasing it (and don't forget the cost to maintain it, too)!  You can rent items for 4 hours, for the day, week or month.  Located at 1036 N Bridge Street, they are open Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, and Sat 7am-1pm. Drop in anytime.

 Call 336-835-RENT (7368) and refer to for more information and a list of their extensive inventory.  

For beautiful photos of events that Allstar Rentals has recently created, please refer to the Wedding/Party Planning 

page, under "Rental Companies" for  more photos and information.

G & B Energy 

 Learn more at Facebook or click here for their website.  Store hours are Monday-Friday 8-5pm.  Call 336-835-3607. 

G&B Energy have fabulous grills from companies such as Traeger, Broil King, Royall, Saber, Weber, Primo & more! 

G&B Energy has been a family owned business for over 80 years and their goal is to be the premier energy supplier for western North Carolina.  They are licensed to install gas piping systems and gas appliances and offer delivery of propane to your home, farm or commercial business.  Along with Propane, they also sell  Fuel Oil, Diesel and Kerosene.  Plus, you'll find high quality seasonal items for sale at their Elkin location, at 667 N Bridge Street.

For summer, they offer an impressive selection of grills, grilling spices and sauces, pig tail food flippers, and the perfect solution for that patio with unbearable summer sun beating down on it...retractable awnings from SunSetter (motorized with remote controls).  Tankless water heaters, direct vent and wood fireplaces, and fireplace inserts are some of the other quality items available at their store.

They're also a business that contributes in many ways to our community, and have raised over $270,000 for Muscular Dystrophy and the Yadkin Valley United Fund with their annual Golf Classic held at Cedarbrook Country Club each year. 

Nu-Line Printing 

Printing/ Engraving/Picture Framing/Photography/Tuxedo Rental/Tanning bed

Nu-Line Printing is a very versatile business, located at 1021 N Bridge St. For your printing needs, they can help create everything from banners, brochures and signs, to hard and soft cover books.  Click here for information on online publishing through Nu-Line.  They also offer picture framing services with a huge selection of frames from subtle to ornamental. In need of a tux rental for a wedding or prom? Come to Nu-Line. For more information click here.  And finally, the latest service offered at Nu-Line, is tanning. Check below for available times and pricing.  Click here to visit their website or call 336-835-6900.

Owners Eddie and Sheila Settle offer great specials during prom season (some may include photos) so make sure you call to find out what promotions they are running!  

Tanning hours are Mon 8-5pm, Tues-Fri 8-8pm and Saturday, 9-2pm. Current Special: Unlimited Tanning for $45/month.  Otherwise, tanning rates are per visit: 1/$5,  5/$22,  10/$30,  or 16/$44.