Current Holiday Events and Local Fundraisers:
NEXT CRUISE: Saturday, July 22nd
EXPLORE ELKIN EVENTS
Food Truck Fridays - Free entertainment!
NEXT DATE: JULY 7th
Come to the Farmers Market on the First Friday of every month, May thru September for an afternoon of delicious food truck fun, plus live music starting at 5pm! LIVE BAND starts at 5pm, but the food trucks will be set up all day from 11am to 7:30pm. Bring your cup from last month so you don't need to buy another! Dog friendly.
Music provided (5pm - 7:30pm) by:
- Tyler Hatley
Adult refreshments provided (5pm - 7:30pm) by:
- Adagio Winery
- Skull Camp Brewery
Food Trucks on site (11am - 7:30pm)/ for the May 5th event you'll find these trucks:
- Chef Jeff
- 13 Bones
- Wolf Down
- Just Write Bistro
5 pm to 7:30 pm
Starting May 18th, and every other week afterwards, join your friends for refreshments at the Farmers Market Shelter. Live music and beer/wine and refreshments. Kid friendly and dog friendly, too! Stop in afterwards at a downtown restaurant and hang out for the rest of the evening! Non-alcoholic beverages available too.
ALSO: Visit Explore Elkin FB page for more information on events.
JUNE 29: Fried Pies
July 13: Sinners & Saints
July 27: Terry Baucom
August 10: The Wasnots
August 24: Owen Poteat
September 7: 60 Watt Combo
September 21: The Muddy Creek Players
COMING IN JULY
COMMUNITY THEATER SCHEDULE:
THE FOOTHILLS ARTS COUNCIL
Kidshop Theatre "Through the Looking Glass"
Monday through Friday June 12-June 30. Performances June 30, 7 pm and July 1, 5 pm
Garden Gala & Elkin Roots Festival
Friday, June 23, 6-10 pm
ArtReach South Opening Reception
Friday, July 7, 6-9 pm
Saturday, July 8, 11 am - 2 pm
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:
Elkin Roots Festival
Friday, June 23rd, 6pm to 11pm. Music by ShadowGrass, The Jeff Little Trio, and Nashville sensation, Travis Meadows... donation suggested of $10.00. http://www.foothillsartscouncil.org/elkin-valley-fiddlers/
GRAND OPENING EVENT FOR ANGRY TROLL BREWING WILL BE ON FRIDAY, APRIL 7th!! Make sure you stop by for the fun and festivities!
Wineries & Vineyards
Events at Adagio Vineyards:
Tasting Notes Violin Duets
EVENT: SANGRIA Sundays all summer long from 1pm to 5pm! Next event: June 18th.
Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery
Cost is $20 per person for Sushi
We need your reservations by
Please call 336-835-2458 to reserve your Sushi!, .
On the Menu
Tuna • Salmon • Coconut Shrimp • Crab
Avocado • Carrot • Celery • Pickled Ginger • Sriracha
Chef Tyler's special Egg Drop Soup • Chicken Fried Rice • Edemame
Second Annual Songwriters' Soirée!
FREE Admission at The Red Barn Tasting Room
The Red Barn Tasting Room will open at 1:00 p.m.
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!
Luke Mears & Friends
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:
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!
Golf Tournaments and Events
CEDARBROOK COUNTRY CLUB
2017 Golf Season - click here for current information
June 5 Mon Yadkin Senior Golf Association – 9:00 Shotgun Start
June 9, 10, 11 Fri, Sat, Sun Cedarbrook’s 2016 Member – Guest (June 9 – Practice Round) June 13 Tues Pool – Member Invite a Guest Day (In-Town)
June 15 Thur Surry Yadkin Electric Golf Charity June 18 Sun Golf – Member Invite a Guest Day (In-Town)
June 18 Sun Father’s Day Lunch Buffet – Please Call for Reservations
June 19-23 Mon-Fri Junior Clinic June 22 Thur Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing – 1:00 Shotgun Start (Play is Available in the Morning)
June 25 Sun Pool – Member Invite a Guest Day (In-Town)
June 27 Tues Piedmont Ladies
June 30 Fri 1 st Annual Brady Sizemore Memorial Foundation Golf Tournament – 2:00 Shotgun Start
July 4 Tues The Big Bucks Game-27 Holes (Tee Times are Available for Non-Tournament Players)
July 8-9 Sat, Sun Joe Wood Memorial (Individual/Flighted Event) (Tee Times are Available for Non-Tournament Players)
July 13 Thur Pool – Member Invite a Guest Day (In-Town)
July 15 Sat CGA Interclub Match Away vs Marion Lake Club
July 16 Sun Golf – Member Invite a Guest Day (In Town) Updated 4/26/17
July 25 Tues Senior’s Wonderful World of Golf Tour – 9:30 Shotgun Start (The Course will Re-Open for Play at the Event’s Conclusion)
July 29 Sat CGA Interclub Match Home vs Marion Lake Club
July 29 Sat Pool – Member Invite a Guest Day (In-Town) August 3 Thur 5 th Annual First Baptist Church of Dobson Charity Tournament
August 5-6 Sat, Sun Member Tournament (Tee Times are Available for Non-Tournament Players)
August 8 Tues Pool – Member Invite a Guest Day (In-Town)
August 12 Sat CGA Interclub Match Away vs Lincoln
August 17 Thur Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Foundation Golf Classic – AM/PM Shotgun Start (Course Closed All Day)
August 19 Sat Golf – Member Invite a Guest Day (In-Town)
August 19 Sat Pool – Member Invite a Guest Day (In-Town)
August 26-27 Sat, Sun CCC Club Championship (Mens’ & Ladies’) *Possible Date Change* (Tee Times are Available for Non-Tournament Players)
August 31 Thur LP Golf Outing – 1:00 Shotgun Start (Play is Available in the Morning)
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, June 12, at 6 pm.
- Main Street Advisory Board Dec meeting, at the Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday, June 20, 9:00 am.
- Rec & Parks Advisory Board meets at the Town Hall, Thursday, June 22, at 7 pm.
- TOE Planning Board meeting, June 26, 6 pm.
- Town Hall contact number is 336-794-6464
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 numbers 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
Save the Date for the Following Events:
Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour August 19, 2017
Sat July 15th, Paddle in Wilkes (7.1 miles) This weekend we celebrate paddling one of the most scenic parts of the river at W Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir. Paddlers meet at Smoot Park in N Wilkes. We shuttle to the Tailwaters of Kerr Scott Lake and paddle thru the town of Wilkesboro.
Sat August 19th, Paddle in Elkin (6.8 miles) This paddle takes you around one of the most beautiful small towns in America. Paddle from Ronda to Crater Park into downtown Elkin, and enjoy the river's beauty.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN at Yadkinriverkeeper.org.
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.
EVTA Trails recommended events https://elkinvalleytrails.org/ :
Water / Environmental:
Watershed Now is a new Elkin group that is bringing interesting educational events to the Elkin community about our watershed and the importance of clean water. They have a river film series planned, lectures, and live music events this spring. The Elkin Schools participate too!
Learn more at: www.watershednownc.com
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.
Concert with Michael Tait/Newsboys preceding race at Elkin Valley Baptist Church. Friday, June 16th at 7:30pm. Concert entry free when entered in Foothills Wetrun Race.
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!
2017: event takes place same day as Elkin's Pumpkin Festival and Brewfest (4th Sat in Sept).
All proceeds from this race benefit the Elkin Valley Trails Association and their construction of bridges and trails from Elkin to Stone Mountain.
Race Director: Robert Ball at firstname.lastname@example.orgVisit their FB page: Insane Terrain on Facebook
HCMH Food Truck 5K on the Campus of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital
Saturday September 30, 2017
Race begins at 10:00 am
Food Trucks open at 10:30 am outside the Aquatic and Wellness Center
Registration: Before June 30, 2017: $25
After July 1, 2017: $30 ● Day of Race: $35
Register at the Hugh Chatham Aquatic and Wellness Center at
700 Chatham Medical Park Elkin, NC 28621
Go to www.runsignup.com
Proceeds benefit the Aquatic & Wellness Center’s Programs and Equipment
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 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.
June 23 Arts Council ROOTS MUSIC FEST
June 24th Liberty Parking Lot CRUISE IN
July 2nd Piccione Vineyard
July 7th Farmers Market FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY
July 15th, comedy night at the Liberty details provided by Explore Elkin NC
July 19th and 20th sushi night at Elkin Creek Vineyard
July 22nd Piccione Vineyard Ridel Event
August 12th Food Truck Event Liberty
August 13th Reeves Stock
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.
NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY...call for reservations!!!
Health & Exercise, Wellness Classes & Events:
YOGA ON MAIN (www.yoga-on-main.com)
Tuesday Evening Meditation Classes
with Denise Lyon, MMI Certified Meditation & MIndfulness Instructor
March 14 - May 2
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)
8-week series $100
(paid at first class, no refunds for missed classes – you will benefit most from doing them all!)
If you are not able to do the entire series, you are welcome to drop in for $15/class.
Week 1-Introduction to Meditation/Brain Science/The Happiness Factor
Week 2-Mindfulness and Beginners Mind
Week 3-Meditating with the Body/Yoga Nidra and Body Awareness
Week 4-Breath Awareness Meditation-Anapanasati
Week 5-Loving Yourself & Heart Centered Breath Meditation
Week 6-The benefits of a gratitude practice & Gratitude Meditation
Week 7-Healing ourselves and our world with Lovingkindness Meditation
Week 8-Self –Inquiry & Living an Examined Life with Mindfulness
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).