Elkin is #33 in country for popular small cities to relocate to

January 26, 2018
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Travel writers love Elkin!

January 9, 2018

If you are a travel writer or a visitor looking for a great place to relax, you'll enjoy coming to Elkin and learning about our viticulture, trails and more!  This writer stayed in Elkin for her visit to the Yadkin Valley and enjoy the award-winning Fairfield in as her base camp. 
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Article in Our State Magazine about Chatham Blankets in Elkin

June 28, 2017

Came across this article online about the history of the Chatham Mill here in Elkin, and their famous wool blankets.  
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Maggy's Place in downtown Elkin offers overnight stay access

June 27, 2017

This little gem on Main Street in Elkin was once the old E&A ticket office for the train that is no longer in existence. Today, you can stay overnight in downtown Elkin and experience a blast from the past in this cute and cozy VRBO rental.  The restoration look over a year and it is beautiful, inside and out. Read more about it in this local paper's article. 
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Reevestock Music Festival listed in top 8 music festivals for Charlotte area events

June 8, 2017

Reevestock Music Festival is held during the first weekend in August each year at Elkin's Hidden Amphitheater. It's an amazing event not only because it has a great music selection, but also because the venue is so unique to the state. This year Charlotte Five listed it as a festival not to miss, and even featured a photo of Reevestock as their main photo lead! 
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Appalachian Mural Trail includes Elkin downtown murals

June 8, 2017

Elkin will now be on the mural trail that include numerous other towns along the Appalachian mountains. Being closest to the Hwy 21 exit off of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Elkin is only a 25 minute drive towards lodging, great restaurants, town trails and shopping. Our historic downtown offers 6 murals and 2 ghost murals, but 4 are featured on the mural trail website. 
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ARK fundraiser

May 3, 2017
Friday, May 6th is also the Ark Fundraiser purse auction. The Elkin Big Band will be entertaining that evening. Lots of fun events are up and coming, so stay tuned to the event pages on this website!  
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Explore Elkin Roundtable discussions

May 3, 2017
Last night, May 2nd, was the first roundtable discussion about the Chatham Property. The attendees were asked for input about the mill and were also provided an update by the company who is doing the deconstruction of the Chatham Mill property. They were shown how the removal of the main building facing Hwy 268 will provide an enhanced area with green space for the remaining buildings to be developed.

Next Tuesday, May 9th, will be the topic of Housing and Population Growth for Elkin. Many wh...
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Explore Elkin group rejuvenates Elkin's downtown

May 3, 2017

This Friday starts the kickoff for the summer's First Friday Food Truck events! It starts at 11am with food trucks all day and then at 5pm, live music starts with wine and beer vendors. Come down to the Farmers Market Shelter each month thru September, and enjoy the first Friday of the month with friends under the shelter!  
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Love Letter to my Hometown, by Brook Seaford

March 21, 2017

A touching letter from a hometown boy who hadn't been to Elkin in awhile...
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Articles about Elkin

This is your chance to tell us what interests you about Elkin. Do you have a great story about the past, or a family story handed down you'd like to share? Do you know some fun historical facts, quirky Elkin stories, or love to tell us why you enjoy Elkin? Send them to me via the "Contact Us" page. I'd love to publish them for you!


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