Browsing Archive: August, 2011

Weekends at the Wineries

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : Wineries 

Marion and Tom Reef (above) from Mocksville, NC were enjoying their afternoon with Hannah at McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks today. They said, "It's the wineries that bring us here (to the Elkin area) and you have people at McRitchie that understand wine".   Another couple I spoke to (Jane and Spike Harrison) from Salem, Virginia were outside enjoying a little picnic as they were looking over the vineyards.  "Nothing compares to the cider we just had -it was wonderful!".  It was Jane's birthd...

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Foothills Arts Council Call for Artists

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, August 27, 2011, In : Foothills Arts Council 
FAC is looking for entries for the 22nd Annual Clifford Morrison Memorial Art Competition, entries due by Wednesday, September 14, 2011.  ALSO, for the 2011 Open Air Market which will be held in December on Elkin's "Light Up Night".  Deadline for entries is October 15, 2011.
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Earthquake anyone?

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, August 23, 2011,
Well, today at 1:55pm, I sure felt that earthquake jiggle my house a little...anyone else?
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REEVESTOCK 2011

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, August 21, 2011, In : Reeves Theater 

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 A huge thank you goes out to Jeff Eidson who allowed Reevestock to be held at his awesome venue...which makes me wonder, "Why don't we do this more often?!"  It was a great evening and everything seemed to be flowing (along with the wine) seamlessly including the shuttle transportation from 1st United Methodist church. Everyone was enjoying conversation, music, food by Heaven's Scent Restaurant,  Harry's, and Speedy Chef, and wine from Slightly Askew. Thanks to Royalls and...
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Foothills Arts Council Opening last night (Friday night)

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, August 20, 2011, In : Foothills Arts Council 

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Julian Charles has a fantastic gallery show of photography from all around the world...and even some beautiful local shots that hold their own among black and white landscapes from Scotland, England, New Zealand, Ireland, Hawaii and more. What is unique about his show, is that he includes a printout of short paragraphs explaining each photo he took...some with very intriguing stories!  Friday night's opening was a success! Many attending enjoyed fun, food, photos, and great...
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Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Golf Classic

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, August 20, 2011, In : Golf 
August 18th was the big event.... and here are some photos of the 17th hole at Cedarbrook Country Club, where hopeful golfers were attempting a hole-in-one for some great prizes....wonder if anyone won the golf clubs that day?






 

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Sunset last week

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Wednesday, August 17, 2011,
Did anyone see this beautiful sunset the other night over the Blue Ridge Mountains?  

 
 

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Fiddles Pub

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, In : Historic Downtown Elkin 
The excitement is mounting... I spoke to the owner of Fiddles Pub this week, and he is hoping to be up and running by October 2011.  We are so excited that there will be a new place to enjoy in our historical downtown.  More information later...
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Business of the Month

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, August 13, 2011,
Look to this blog for postings on a Business of the Month feature.  I'll be seeing you soon, and looking forward to writing about my experience at your place of business.  
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Just beginning

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, August 13, 2011,
Thank you for checking out this website.  We are in the beginning stages and hope that as time progresses, we become the first place you look to find the best information about Elkin.  If you have any information you would like posted on our site, please let us know. 
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