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Elkin's Light Up Night a SUCCESS!

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Saturday, January 23, 2016, In : Community Events 

Dancers galore entertained in front of a spectacular light show!

Horse and buggy rides were free all night long.

After the tree lighting ceremony on Market Street, crowds gathered by The Liberty for a show like no other!

Shops along downtown were decorated for the holidays, and carolers could be found along Main Street too!
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Video of Tour de Yadkin

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Saturday, August 23, 2014, In : Community Events 

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Antique Show at Elkin Antiques and Collectibles Mall

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Monday, May 26, 2014, In : Community Events 

During Elkin's first Cruise! event, Elkin Antiques and Collectibles Mall held an antique show throughout the day. 

Many vendors came from all around NC and set up to sell treasures.

They will definitely be planning another during the Pumpkin Festival, like they did last year, so make sure you stop by!
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Main Street Advisory Board's mural is almost complete!

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Monday, May 5, 2014, In : Community Events 


Twenty One & Main has offered the side of their building to be the canvas for the last of the 4 mural projects from the Main Street Advisory Board. They would like to thank the many contributors who helped to make this mural a success!  Jeff Gibbs was asked what type of theme he would like for the side of the wall and he suggested honoring the vineyards in the area that help to contribute to our economy in Elkin. A generic vineyard image was created for the mural. Also in the mural is a tobac...

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Habitat Hammer in Elkin 2014

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, In : Community Events 

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Habitat for Humanity in Elkin thanks their volunteers

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, February 17, 2013, In : Community Events 
Last Friday night, at Rhythm on Main, Upper Yadkin Valley Habitat for Humanity in Elkin held an event to thank all of the volunteers who have helped build and repair homes in the area and support Habitat. If you are interested in being a part of the team, and doing good things for others in need, please contact Habitat at 102 E Market St in Elkin by calling (336) 526-2277.
















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Art for Homes art auction

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, September 9, 2012, In : Community Events 

The Habitat gang put on a wonderful art auction last night at the Foothills Arts Council.

The room (and hallway) was packed full of eager buyers enjoying the auction.

Bidding on art can be addicting!!

The art was created from items dropped off at the Habitat Store and then enhanced by local artists into decorative pieces.

All ages came to see the fun and creative pieces for sale.

Funny, wacky, unique, beautiful and one of a kind items were ready for auction.

This glitter mirror was stunning! (sadly...
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Photos from Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital's Golf Tournament will be posted soon!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Friday, August 17, 2012, In : Community Events 
There are photos posted on this website's facebook page at whatsupinElkinNC.com, if you want to go there and take a peek! Here are some below as well:




























 






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JAKES DAY at the Elkin Municipal Park

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, June 3, 2012, In : Community Events 
Saturday morning, June 2nd, was the JAKES YOUTH FIELD DAY sponsored by the National Wildlife Turkey Federation.

Trophies await for the winners of the Turkey Calling Contest and the Fishing Derby.

Fishermen practicing their skills....

Fun booths, bouncy houses and slides filled the park....

Kids learned how to make turkey sounds...

Face painting for everyone...

All ages were there...

Kids could try archery and shooting while supervised....

Elkin Valley Trails Association's Bill Blackley shows a scout ...
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EVTA (Elkin Valley Trails Assoc) had a workday last Saturday with over 30 volunteers!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, February 20, 2012, In : Community Events 
These volunteers showed up last Saturday to help begin clearing the Riverfront Trails along the Yadkin, from Crater Park to the Bridge on S Bridge Street.



If you are interested in participating, this wonderful group of volunteers will be meeting again on March 10th at the Elkin Rec Center in the morning.  Mark it on your calendar and be part of something special!! See specifics on the Event Calendar tab above. Learn more at www.elkinvalleytrails.org.

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Elkin Christmas Parade

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, In : Community Events 

Titled "Elvis has left the parade" submitted by Duke Gaylord, taken at the 2011 parade along Main Street in Elkin in December.
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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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Overmountain Victory Trail Field Days at Elkin Municipal Park

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, In : Community Events 
Elkin City School's 4th and 8th graders came down on Tuesday to Elkin Park to learn about the Overmountain Men March, festivities were all day and into the evening. More info to follow soon.


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ZOMBIE 5K Run/Fun Walk Registration

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, September 18, 2011, In : Community Events 
All you zombies...here's the news:
EARLY REGISTRATION ends on October 8th for the Zombie Walk (which will be on Saturday, October 29th).  Early registration will be $25, and a T-shirt is guaranteed for the first 150 registrants. Late registration fee after October 8th will be $30. Entry fees include entrance to the Haunted Reeves Theater.  Event takes place in front of Haunted Reeves, proceeds to go to the Reeves Theater Restoration Fund.  AFTER-RUN Italian Pasta Dinner Sponsored by Heaven's S...
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Habitat Home Shoppe, downtown Elkin

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

The Art for Homes event this evening at the Habitat Home Shoppe offered a silent auction on art pieces created from items donated in the past. Fiddle Dee Dee entertained while the crowd surveyed everything around the room. The money made this evening will be used for building homes in the Yadkin Valley.
  

The girls behind the scenes waiting for the auction to start.
 

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Elkin Jaycees "Summer Under the Stars" at Elkin Municipal Park

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, September 4, 2011, In : Community Events 

(more photos below)
There was a great turn out Saturday night at Elkin Municipal Park for great music, food, bouncy houses and more. When I arrived, MoocH 1 and the Serkess Church Band (who headlined and played until the evening's fireworks show) started their set with a real head-turner and put on a great show with unique song selections... some I forgot I knew from the 70's...I just loved that. It really was a perfect night...thanks to the Elkin Jaycees!


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