Current Seasonal Events and Local Fundraisers:
EXPLORE ELKIN EVENTS
Paint Break hosted by Jin's Art Studio
December 16th from 1:30pm-4pmEnjoy a glass of wine or specialty coffee and a snack while painting "Winter White Christmas" on a 12x12 canvas that you get to take home!
Have plans to be healthier and happier in 2018. What a better way to start the year than with Yoga and Meditation!
60-minute ALL LEVEL SLOW FLOW with Kelly followed by 30-minute meditation with Denise. Both Yoga & Meditation will focus on new beginnings and letting go of the past!
January 1st we will hold one class only.
*No regular scheduled classes that day!
February 23 - 25, 2018 will be next theater date for the winter play, Dearly Departed.
THE FOOTHILLS ARTS COUNCIL
Starting small business Saturday November 23rd,our craft gallery will extend to fill our entire first-floor offering holiday shopping each Thursday through Saturday from noon until 6pm or by appointment through December 23rd.
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!
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:
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, November 13, at 6 pm.
- Main Street Advisory Board Dec meeting, at the Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday, November 21 , 9:00 am. Learn more at elkinmainstreet.com.
- Rec & Parks Advisory Board meets at the Town Hall, Thursday, Nov 23, at 7 pm.
- TOE Planning Board meeting, Monday, Nov 27 , 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
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)
The Friends are coming back to Elkin in MARCH 2018! The annual Gathering of Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail will return to Elkin in March. EVTA and the town of Elkin will host the participants on March 23rd, 24th, and 25th for three days packed full of fun events and excursions. Once again the meeting will be held at The Liberty on Saturday with an evening meal starting off the weekend on Friday. Lots of hiking excursions will be offered in town, at Stone Mountain and at Carter Falls. An Art Hike coordinated by the Foothills Art Council will be held on Saturday, followed by a reception at the new Heritage Center on Standard Street and a music event at the Reeves. Last year over 300 visitors were in town for this event. We hope you will be a part of this Gathering and enjoy an opportunity to showcase our wonderful "Trail Town"!
Please watch for more information as attendees must register, and there is a registration fee.
Save the date: March 23rd, 24th, and 25th.
More info about the Friends of the MST at...
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.
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).