Browsing Archive: December, 2011

Fiddles Pub continues with great entertainment

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Wednesday, December 21, 2011, In : Live Entertainment 

Celtic Christmas with Julian and RG put everyone in the Christmas spirit!

These photos were provided by Fiddles of the festivities!

This event was on Friday evening, from 9-midnight, and had a great crowd.

Keelan Minton played on Saturday night at Fiddles.

Here is Jack, owner, busy at work..keeping the crowd happy!

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Twenty One & Main and Rum Train Friday

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, December 17, 2011,

Thursday evening, Rum Train Friday played upstairs at Twenty One & Main. 

Julian Charles ended up performing on his own, as his partner in the band was feeling under the weather. No matter, as Julian played and sang one great song after another, entertaining the crowd.

The room was filled with locals and visitors alike...

families came to enjoy the food and music together...

and so did this couple who is on a road trip to Ohio!  Even though these visitors were only here for the night, they said t...
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DECK THE HALLS Winery Weekend

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, In : Wineries 
Brushy Mountain Winery had live music this past weekend featuring Keary Reid on the keyboards...

Grassy Creek had two days of music and food pairings! On Saturday, Fiddle Dee Dee played...
 
and on Sunday, was Wendy Wooten, playing guitar and singing with her fantastic voice ...

It was very festive and busy at Grassy Creek...

with lots of fun gift items and goodies for the holidays...

Many friends traveled to wine country to spend a cozy afternoon...

enjoying wine tastings and relaxing by the fire.....
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Elkin's Christmas Parade along Main Street

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, In : Historic Downtown Elkin 

It was a great turnout for the Christmas Parade last Saturday. Crowds lined both sides of Main Street from one end to the other!

Many children were waiting for the floats to hand out or throw candy to the crowds, which eventually filled their bags as full as Santas sleigh....

There were 5 High School Marching bands in the parade this year...

They sounded great as they marched along the route from Jonesville to Elkin's Main Street...

The crowd enjoyed watching the parade, and it lasted for about 2...
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Celebrates the Magic of Christmas

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, In : Community Events 

Saturday, the Fairfield Inn & Suites hosted a Christmas event for all to enjoy.

Arts and craft tables were filled throughout the lobby...

Cupcakes, cheesecakes and other holiday sweets were available from Sweet Life Bakery....

Quilting supplies and beautiful artwork were on display....

Authors were there with wonderful books to purchase...

and 8 local wineries were offering tastings of delicious wine.

From Elkin, Grassy Creek Vineyard, Carolina Heritage Vineyard and also...
 

Slightly Askew Winery we...
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Elkin 2011 Community Chorus

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, December 10, 2011, In : Community Events 

Last Sunday, the Elkin Community Chorus sang for two performances. The afternoon performance was filled in attendance, packing in everyone all the way into the balcony! The second performance, which is typically less attended, was still about 2/3 full. The chorus does record these events and then sells CDs to those placing orders. This year was a fabulous selection and the chorus had quite a few new voices which brought an even more rich and full sound to the group. Many great reviews were he...
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Fiddles Pub

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, December 10, 2011, In : Live Entertainment 

Great music tonight at Fiddles Pub with Wyatt Smith playing his electric guitar... he sounded great. Next time he is scheduled, make sure you stop by!
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Slightly Askew Holiday Open House

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, December 5, 2011, In : Wineries 

Those looking to spend a great afternoon at Slightly Askew were in for a real treat!

Heaven's Scent catered a beautiful spread for those who stopped in.

Many enjoyed wine tastings and hot spiced wine which was delicious!

Libby Haynes provided a beautiful selection of holiday music on her guitar.

And the weather was comfortable enough that many sat outside and enjoyed the day.

It was a great day for all ages at Slightly Askew...

and the decorations throughout were so festive and beautiful.

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Open Air Market was also open on Saturday...

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, December 4, 2011, In : Foothills Arts Council 

The FAC's Open Air Market continued on Saturday till 5pm.

Shoppers returned the next day as well as the live music all day long.

Fiddle Dee Dee closed out the afternoon and played holiday music...

while many hung out and enjoyed the Market activities till the end!

It was a fabulous weekend here at the FAC....

yet the quilt show will continue through Mid December.
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Foothills Arts Council's Open Air Market was a hit!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, December 4, 2011, In : Foothills Arts Council 

The Foothills Arts Council had wonderful event on Friday night in downtown Elkin, scheduled the same evening as Light Up Night. 
 
Tents were filled with artists offering a wide selection of beautiful gifts for the holidays.

Gifts of pottery, paintings, photographs, jewelry, pewter ornaments, hand-made clothing and so much more, were available.

Here everyone is getting ready before the market opened...

and the twinkle lights were strung all around...

along with big, beautiful ornaments hanging from...
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Elkin's Light Up Night, downtown Main Street

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, December 4, 2011, In : Historic Downtown Elkin 

Santa Claus came to downtown Elkin Friday night during Elkin's Light Up Night. He is reading a story of Christmas to the children, who were thrilled to see him.

Cloggers put on a performance for the crowd...

and inspired this group of children to dance in the streets too!
 
Festive holiday music played to the crowds while Larry Erwin directed.

The downtown shops stayed open late for everyone to enjoy. Here at Brushy Mountain Winery, Fiddle Dee Dee played a lovely selection of Christmas favorites w...
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Harry's Place full of Memories and Music!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Friday, December 2, 2011, In : Historic Downtown Elkin 
Teresa held a memorial celebration at Harry's Place last night.

A festive time to remember Harry and Nancy Smith...
 

Everyone had a great time!
 

Friends of Harry and Nancy came to talk about the fun times...

And many enjoyed looking through the photo albums...

Some saw photos they hadn't seen in years...of themselves!

Some came to hear the Long & Pardue Band who had their first reunion playing together in 10 years! They sounded fantastic!

Many conversations went on throughout the evening...

and frien...
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Diana's Bookstore

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Friday, December 2, 2011, In : Historic Downtown Elkin 

Someone was enjoying the afternoon with her mom at Diana's Bookstore with a fun book in a cozy little chair...
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