Current Seasonal Events and Local Fundraisers:
NEXT CRUISE: Saturday, October 28th - LAST OF THE SEASON. Yes, they extended one more month!
EXPLORE ELKIN EVENTS
LIVE MUSIC & BONFIRE @ GRASSY CREEK VINEYARD
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017 • 6-9 PM
with Julian Charles & 13 Bones Food Truck
United for Puerto Rico Fundraiser Event
Join us for a fun evening outdoors with live music by Julian Charles!
13 Bones Food Truck will be onsite with their amazing BBQ for
purchase, and there will be s'mores over the bonfire compliments of
Grassy Creek! Donations on entry welcomed (of any amount) in
support of United for Puerto Rico.
Please consider joining us, bring a friend and pass the word along to everyone you know. All voices are welcome! Must be able to read sheet music. We look forward to seeing you on Oct 12th at Elkin First Methodist Church, 340 Hawthorne Road.
THE WITCHES BALL @ the Foothills Arts Council
Pet costume registration and contest 5 - 6pm; Pet parade is at 6:30pm. Food and spirits from 7pm to 10pm. and dancing begins at 9pm with a special performance by "Endora" Costumes encouraged!
Doors open at the Reeves Theater at 6pm
Luke Mears Band: 7pm
Nick Moss Band: 8pm
Halloween costumes welcome! Enjoy hot music, cold beverages and the brand new REEVES THEATER.
Your tax-deductible donations will help Elkin Valley Trails Association develop Carter Falls hiking area and an awesome trail network throughout the Yadkin Valley.
TREATING is from 6pm to 8pm.
W MAIN ST will be closed off to traffic this year, for the safety of the little ones. Parking can be found at any downtown public parking lot, or along Standard Street. Parking will be permitted on Main Street and trunk or treating is also permitted.
Church ST and Court ST from Market St to Main will be closed off to make vehicular traffic less congested on Main ST. Please avoid driving on Main Street if you can, and if not, remain under the speed limit for safety.
October 31 from 6pm to 9pm. FUN for everyone!
TBA - auditions for 12 Angry Men going on now. Contact the FAC.
THE FOOTHILLS ARTS COUNCIL
ArtReach West GALLERY
The Witches Ball
Friday the 13th, come in costume if you dare,
Pet costume registration and contest 5 - 6pm; Pet parade is at 6:30pm.
Food and spirits from 7pm to 10pm. and dancing begins at 9pm with a special performance by "Endora"
Second Sat. Art Hike
Call 336-835-2025 to make an appointment:
Music: Teacher Cory Myers offers guitar lessons on Thursdays for all ages. $15/half hour or $30/hour
Music: Keary Reid offers piano lessons (ages 5 to adult) on Wednesdays. $20/ half hour.
Kids AFTER SCHOOL ART LESSONS:
THE ELKIN VALLEY FIDDLERS events:
TBA for 2018... or go to elkinrootsmusicfest.com
Wineries & Vineyards
Events at Adagio Vineyards:
Upcoming activities at Adagio!
Notes Violin Performance
Sunday October 15th 1:30-3:30PM
Saturday October 21 12:30-3:30 PM
Saturday November 4th 12:30-2:30 PM
We now have FOOTBALL each weekend on the TV
and are serving BEER!
Wine Club Blending Party Sunday October 22nd!
join up now!
EVENT: SANGRIA Sundays all summer long from 1pm to 5pm! Next event: June 18th.
4th Sunday LIVE Music — 2-5 pm
We will be having live music in our tasting room every 4th Sunday through September. Mark your calendar for these dates!
Wine available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Bring a picnic and enjoy!
Burch Station Bluegrass Jam Sessions: Come join in with your instrument or sit back and enjoy listening/dancing to wonderful traditional, old timey bluegrass and original music. No cover charge. Snacks, coffee available at no charge. Wine tastings, wine by the glass/bottle available for sale. 336-366-3301
Music schedule for 2017:
Carolina Heritage at the Fall Craft & Antique Show
When: September 16, 2017, 10a-2p
Where: The Barn at Heritage Farm
152 Heritage Farm Lane, Dobson, NC 27017
(336) 244-9669 or (336) 354-2024
What: Carolina Heritage Vineyard & Winery will be at the Fall Craft & Antique Show, hosted by The Barn at Heritage Farm! There will be crafts, antiques, food trucks, wine tasting, and more! For more information about the event, go to http://www.thebarnatheritagefarm.com/upcoming-events.html. Bottles of wine will be available for sale.
World Rivers Day at Carolina Heritage
When: September 24, 2017
Where: Carolina Heritage Vineyard & Winery
170 Heritage Vines Way, Elkin, NC 28621
What: Join Carolina Heritage in celebrating World Rivers Day with the Yadkin Riverkeeper! Big Ron Hunter and Friends will also be joining the afternoon festivities. Signup for the paddle and take a break at the Mitchell River to join the festivities in the tasting room! This is the final paddle of the year to celebrate World Rivers Day! Participation costs vary for this family-friendly event, but learn more about the event and signup at: http://www.yadkinriverkeeper.org/. Feel free to bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the beautiful Fall weather. Wine tastings, glasses/bottles of wine available for sale.
Carolina Heritage at Great Grapes Wine & Food Festival
When: September 30, 2017, 11a-7p
Where: Great Grapes Wine & Food Festival
Symphony Park, SouthPark Mall
5440 Carnegie Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28211
What: Carolina Heritage will be at Symphony Park, in Charlotte, celebrating the Great Grapes Food & Wine Festival on September 30! Join us and 20+ other wineries for live music, festival foods and other gourmet items, as well as arts and crafts! Don’t forget to bring lawns chairs or blankets to enjoy lawn. Great Grapes will even be offering a wine pickup so that you can purchase wine and snag it on your way out! (uncorkthefun.com)
Fairfield Inn (in Elkin, off of I-77 and CC Camp Road exit 85)
Offers free wine tastings with featured Yadkin Valley Wineries in the summer: Friday nights from 6pm to 8pm. The public is invited!
Year round Outdoor Entertainment
CEDARBROOK COUNTRY CLUB
2017 Golf Season - click here for current information
September 10 Sun Golf – Member Invite a Guest Day (In-Town)
Sept. 11-12 Mon, Tues Fall Aerification (Course Closed All Day)
September 21 Thur Surry County Special Olympics Golf Tournament – AM/PM Shotgun Start (Course Closed All Day)
October 3 Tues Benny Parsons/ Race Against Hunger/ Lowe’s Food Charity Golf Outing 1:00 Shotgun Start (Course will Close at 12:00)
October 5 Thur 100.9 WIFM/Vintage Rose Golf Outing (For Elkin Rescue Squad) – AM/PM Shotgun Start (Course Closed All Day)
October 14 Sat Golf – Member Invite a Guest Day (In Town)
October 19 Thur Dave Wilmoth Memorial/Putters
October 26 Thur Safe Kids Wilkes/Surry Charity Tournament
October 29 Sun Halloween Mixed Golf Tournament
November 23 Thur Thanksgiving Day Buffet – Please Call for Reservations
LIVE MUSIC: Check below under Wineries, Restaurants, or Festivals for updates on live music in Elkin!
Town of Elkin sponsored events and updates:
Town of Elkin (municipal) Calendar:
Public Works Main line is 336-794-6480
Town Hall Meetings:
- Board of Commissioners meeting; Town Hall will be Monday, Sept 11, at 6 pm.
- Main Street Advisory Board Dec meeting, at the Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday, Sept 19 , 9:00 am. Learn more at elkinmainstreet.com.
- Rec & Parks Advisory Board meets at the Town Hall, Thursday, Sept 21, at 7 pm.
- TOE Planning Board meeting, Monday, Sept 25 , 6 pm.
- Town Hall contact number is 336-794-6464
Coffee with the Mayor, Sam Bishop, is scheduled every third Thursday of the month, 9am at Dirty Joe's on West Market St. See you there!
RECREATION & PARKS DEPT:
New! Link for the Trails for Kids at the Municipal Park is www.kidsinparks.com/trails/nc/town-of-elkin
For a listing of classes or sports events offered at the Rec Center, click here. or call 336-794-6478
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! Non-emergency number for the police dept. is 336-794-6475.
ELKIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
For a view of Elkin City School's event calendar (includes Elementary, Middle and High School) go to
ELKIN'S NWRL PUBLIC LIBRARY
835-5586 or for events, check http://nwrl.org/
For more upcoming events click on button below:
All events are free and open to the public. For questions contact: Kassandra Nowalk email@example.com
Hike, Bike and Paddle Elkin
& 5K Walk / Run Events
Saturday, September 9th, 2017 - Join in the fun this historic day and sign up to hike or paddle a segment of the MST trail on that day. Participation is free but please sign up to log in your participation in the event. Learn more at MSTinaDay.org.
Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour in Elkin, Summer/Fall
PADDLE on the Yadkin River in Elkin
Three area river outfitters are available for shuttles and for canoe and kayak rentals. Recommend calling a week in advance for rentals:
Yadkin River Adventures (based out of Rockford)
Roaring River Canoe & Kayak (based out of Ronda)
Rocky Forest River Run (based out of Elkin, only a few minutes from downtown Elkin)
Participants can use their own kayaks and canoes or can rent from an outfitter and also arrange a shuttle only, if needed. Fees will apply from the outfitters and arrangements should be made via the outfitter of your choice.
Please contact one of the outfitters with any questions about paddling the Ronda to Elkin section of the Yadkin and to arrange shuttles and rentals if needed.
Elkin Valley Trails Association recommended events and info:
INSANE TERRAIN SIGN UP (Sept 23rd)
Habitat Hammer 5K is held during April at Elkin Municipal Park, in the rolling hills of beautiful Elkin in the heart of the Yadkin Valley. Check back for details in early spring!
Benefiting clean water projects in 3rd world countries, the Foothills 5k is one fun race doing a lot of good. Bring your family and experience a race worth running for a great cause: Life! Location is at ELKIN MUNICIPAL PARK.
EVTA 5th Annual Insane Terrain 5k starts at the Elkin Municipal Park and takes advantage of new trails and bridges along the Big Elkin Creek. Enjoy the beautiful scenery including waterfalls, mountain terrain, wildflowers and the fall colors. All runners, hikers, walkers are welcome! Great awards and cash prizes!
Yadkin Valley Tour de Vino, May 20th, 2017 http://yvtdv.com/
Cycle your choice of routes, from 25 to 100 miles of gorgeous Surry County countryside... Participants get free admission to the YV Wine Festival held later that day!
Elkin is on the route and the destination of day #1. Route travels from the mountains to the sea throughout the week. CYCLE NC comes to Elkin every 4-5 years, so sign up today and take the challenge!
Elkin Restaurant Events
Angry Troll Brewing at Two-Twenty-Two
222 Public House and Angry Troll Brewing have combined forces and are now a restaurant/bar/brewpub (main level) and brewery tasting room (lower level with limited hours). Join our Monday lunch club were every 10th Monday lunch is free. Tasting room below is open Fridays 5-8pm and Saturdays 12-8pm.
FOOD TRUCK LOCATIONS FOR CHEF JEFF:
9/11 Farmers Market Shelter, Elkin 11:00-1:30.
9/16 Piccione Vineyards 12:00-6:00
9/18 Food Truck Monday, location Elkin Farmers Market Shelter at Town Hall (National Cheeseburger day)
10/06 Food Truck Friday Farmers Market shelter, Elkin
Special Dinners, and more on the way!
9/14 Family Dinner at Foot Hills Arts Council. Music & laughter to be shared by all.
9/16 Divine Lamma Vineyard: Gray Door Market
9/26 Sushi & Sake at Elkin Creek Vineyard
9/27 Sushi & Sake at Elkin Creek Vineyard
TBA Family Dinner in the courtyard at "The Liberty"
10/1 Mt Airy Food Truck Event
10/6 Friday Food Truck event at Elkin Farmers Market Shelter, last Explore Elkin event of season.
10/ 14 & 15 Birthday weekend event at Piccione Vineyard
10/17 Sushi & Sake at Elkin Creek Vineyard
10/18 Sushi & Sake at Elkin Creek Vineyard
Chef Jeff's Truck Food Updates:
Music Line Up this week at Fiddles:
- Live music with Stevie Blue Shoes every Wednesday night
- Live music with various bands every Friday night.
We're rockin'! Come join the party.
Roxxi and Lulu's Bistro and Bakery
Cedarbrook Grille at CEDARBROOK COUNTRY CLUB (10 min from downtown Elkin)
Friday nights: Come to the country club for dinners Friday nights. Everyone welcome. Steaks, chicken and seafood entrees, full bar, cozy seating.
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 Valentines Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Thanksgiving, etc.
Health & Exercise, Wellness Classes & Events:
REFIT® Dance Fitness Class with Certified REFIT® Instructor ~ Joyell Leonard
Classes are held at Rhythm on Main Dance Studio in downtown Elkin (246 E Main St.) on Monday's 5:30-6:30, Wednesday's 5:30-6:30, Thursday's 7:30-8:30, and some Saturday's 9:30-10:30. Classes are $4 per person or purchase the unlimited monthly class card for $30. Children 7yo and up are also welcome to participate. For more information or to get a monthly schedule, contact Joyell at 336-244-0897, info@7LimbsWellness.com, www.facebook.com/RefitwithJoyell, or www.refitrev.com/instructors/jleonard.
YOGA ON MAIN (www.yoga-on-main.com)
Schedule posted on facebook page:
Tuesday Evening Meditation Classes
with Denise Lyon, MMI Certified Meditation & MIndfulness Instructor
7-8 pm on Tuesday evenings
Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned meditator, we will all have fun exploring various aspects of meditation and how it relates to the exploration of ourselves. You’ll receive instruction in and will experience several different types of meditation.
Find one that works for you!
At Yoga on Main in Elkin (lower level of the Liberty on Main Street, entrance in back near railroad tracks)
Chairs and meditation cushions will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.
Please contact Denise you plan to attend, or if you have questions.
CALL JOSH AT 336-527-7468 FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP FOR BOOT CAMP AND AQUATIC CLASSES!
To see the monthly calendar of classes, click on link below, and scan to bottom of Wellness page...
Adult Swim Lessons at Hugh Chatham Wellness Gym!
4-week course: May 30 – June 29, 2017
Tuesdays and Thursdays 12pm-1pm
For those Ages 16 and over
$30 for HCMH Wellness Gym members and Employees
$40 for non-members
To register: Call Josh at 336-527-7468
FOR KIDS ONLY:
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
336-466-1842. For a current listing of our available classes, visit us at www.gracefulstepsdanceacademy.
FOR ALL AGES:
RAQUETTES LADIES TENNIS GROUP
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 9 am to 11 am each week (10 am to noon for winter hours Oct - April). 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).