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Elkin High School Environmental Club helps to beautify downtown

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, In : Elkin High School 

Come Springtime, you'll see lots of gorgeous wildflowers spouting up along Front St/Standard St, just south of the library along the creek.  Thanks to the high school's Environment Club, supervised by fabulous teachers, Ruthann McComb and April Swarey, this project is 2/3 finished!! 
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Masterpiece Party at the Foothills Arts Center

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Sunday, November 17, 2013, In : Foothills Arts Council 

This month the girls attempted to re-create Wassily Kandinsky's "Winter Landscape".

More photos can be seen on the facebook page
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Insane Terrain 5K in Elkin

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Monday, October 21, 2013, In : EVTA 

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WIFM charity tournament at Cedarbrook Country Club

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Friday, October 4, 2013, In : Golf 
Many gathered along with Gary York, owner of WIFM, at Cedarbrook Country Club in State Road, just north of Elkin. It was a perfect day for golf and raising money for a good cause!

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EVTA Duck and Turtle Regatta

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, In : Festivals 
(More photos are posted on our facebook page

Friends checking out the regatta.

People lined the bridge to watch the ducks and turtles.

Local BSA troops helped collected the weary travelers after they survived the waterfall at the dam.

Here are the ducks and turtles floating peacefully before they dropped over the edge.

Many gathered along the banks of the Big Elkin Creek.

Big kids helped too!
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Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival 2013

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, In : Festivals 
The Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival for 2013 was a success. Beautiful weather, tons of visitors, food galore, fun for all ages. You can find almost 100 more photos on our facebook page as well. 

The first place winner for pumpkins this year weighed in at 1010 pounds.

Huge watermelons too!

Live music was featured at the Reeves Theater all day long.

Families were enjoying the kid section as well.

Even the big kids dressed up for the event.

Streets were lined with vendors, balloons...
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Art for homes event at Elkin Creek Vineyard

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Sunday, September 22, 2013, In : Elkin Fund Raisers 

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Elkin Valley Trails Bridge Boogie at The Liberty

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, In : EVTA 
Everyone had a great time at the EVTA's Bridge Boogie fund raiser with the Jeweltones playing tunes to dance the night away. There was an auction, food, and lots of great music. For more photos, please go to our facebook page, 

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Buckin' Elks at practice

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, In : School sports 

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Cedarbrook Country Club hosts another successful golf tournament!

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Friday, August 16, 2013, In : Golf 
Annual Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Golf Classic had a terrific turn out! For more photos, please visit the facebook page for ...where you'll find 37 more photos!

Volunteers working hard!

Sponsors galore!  Thanks for helping out...

Thanking the golfers for attending the tournament....
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Kidsfest at the Foothills Arts Council

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Monday, July 15, 2013, In : Foothills Arts Council 
More photos are currently posted on our facebook page ( with dozens of photos to look at!

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2013 Tour de Yadkin

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, In : EVTA 

Elkin's Crater Park was the campsite for the paddlers

EVTA helped volunteer for the event along with local, Suzanne Spence.

Paddlers arrived on Friday and stayed in downtown through Sunday.

Some stayed at local hotels, others at the park along the Yadkin River.

Events throughout the weekend were planned for the paddlers.

Friday night at Twenty One & Main, Bandit's Roost entertained the crowd. Fiddles Pub also offered live music throughout the weekend. 
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2013 Appalachian Moonshine Rally in Elkin, NC

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Sunday, June 2, 2013, In : Historic Downtown Elkin 
Saturday morning, the Moonshine Rally gathered on Main Street for registration. This was a fund raiser for Lupus and it occurs here every summer. The participants drive through the countryside and end up at a mysterious location to enjoy the afternoon...this year's destination, unknown to them, was Elkin Creek Vineyard.

Heaven's Scent set up a little food booth along Main.

Chill on Main opened early for the crowd and offered delicious breakfast goodies such as waffles, cobbler and creme, and qu...
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Yadkin Valley Wine Festival 2013

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Monday, May 20, 2013, In : Festivals 

Great Music all day long!

Along with a beautiful park setting and easy parking.

Try to win during the Grape Stomp contest...

Taste delicious Yadkin Valley wines....

Raise a glass and meet the god of wine...he really does exist!

Dance along to the tunes and enjoy your afternoon...

The crowd has the boogie fever...

If you came to the festival, you probably did all of the above!

Thanks goes out to the dozens of volunteers who made this another fantastic festival in Elkin!

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Habitat Hammer 5K and Fun Walk

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Sunday, April 28, 2013, In : Elkin Fund Raisers 

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Farmers Market season has begun!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, April 21, 2013, In : Elkin Farmers Market 
Every Saturday from 9am to noon, the Elkin Farmers Market will be open, offering fresh food, baked goods, eggs, meats, plants grown locally by area farmers. All participating farmers have their farms inspected as well as their kitchens if baked goods are offered. These are a terrific group of local growers that are happy to provide you with the freshest foods around!

Orange chocolate scones!

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Brushy Mountain Winery Reopens with a New Look

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, March 10, 2013, In : Wineries 

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2013 Youth Art Expo at Foothills Arts Council

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, March 10, 2013, In : Foothills Arts Council 

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Slightly Askew Winery offers Sweetheart event Saturday

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, February 17, 2013, In : Wineries 

Karla Causey played the guitar and sang to the crowds from 1 to 4 pm. She is a fantastic performer, so next time she comes to Elkin, you should go hear her sing!

Karla mingles with everyone after her performance.

These friends love meeting up at Slightly Askew Winery for a fun afternoon! 

A free rose was offered to the ladies who came for the day...

Along with delicious brownies made from Slightly Askew's chocolate-orange port-like wine. So good!

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Masterpiece Party at Foothills Arts Council

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, February 9, 2013, In : Foothills Arts Council 

The quarterly Masterpiece Party was full of fun and laughs, as the girls created a masterpiece under the Starry Night in Elkin. Look for the next Party to be scheduled during May/June at the Foothills Arts Council. 



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Greybyrds video release at Grassy Creek Vineyards

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, January 13, 2013, In : Wineries 

You can find more photos on our facebook page "" where you can also find a link to their new video.

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Pocket Full of Posies at the Foothills Arts Council

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, January 13, 2013, In : Foothills Arts Council 
January 2013 started off with a beautiful exhibit, which is touring the country, and yes, we are thrilled to experience it here in Elkin at the Foothills Arts Council. This is definitely a must see if you appreciate intricate, delicate, creative pieces. Even though the subject matter for the show is mostly story-book images, they are absolutely fascinating.

Thanks to Leighanne at the Foothills Arts Council for allowing me to use her photos.

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