Apr
13
Sat
2019
Mayland Earth to Sky Park Star Party 2019 @ Bare Dark Sky Observatory
Apr 13 @ 6:15 pm – 11:45 pm
Mayland Earth to Sky Park Star Party 2019 @ Bare Dark Sky Observatory

Join Mayland Community College at the Earth to Sky Park and Bare Dark Sky Observatory as we take part in the 2019 NC State-wide Star Party.  Watch the groundbreaking for the new planetarium and enjoy astronomy related activities for children, a food truck, and plenty of star gazing hosted by the MCC Astronomy Club.  This event is free and open to the public.

May
2
Thu
2019
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts
May 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts | Bakersville | North Carolina | United States

Penland School of Crafts sessions end with an auction of work donated by students, instructors, and friends.  These auctions are celebrations of the work done in the classes and an opportunity for neighbors, travelers, and craft lovers to enjoy the energy of a Penland session.  The proceeds from these auctions support scholarship programs.  No admission charged.

May
31
Fri
2019
TRAC Studio Tour @ Toe River Arts Council
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day
TRAC Studio Tour @ Toe River Arts Council

The Toe River Studio Tour is perhaps the largest and the longest running studio tour in the country; you will find craftspeople and artists in nearly every medium, many tops in their field and several new-to-the-tour participants. 

FREE, self-guided, this adventure will lead you to some unique places situated between Mt. Mitchell and Roan Mountain. Visitors travel through valleys, past streams, across rivers, over hilltops, and experience breathtaking mountain vistas as they those many out-of-the-way studios. Meet the artists, see where they create and where they live.

TRAC sponsors a Meet-The-Artist reception at their Spruce Pine Gallery on Friday evening after the tour closes for the day. A sampling of participants will be on display geographically so one can plan a route for the rest of their journey.

Start making your reservations for your cabin in the woods for the weekend now (visit www.toeriverarts.com) for a listing of what’s available in the area.

Jun
6
Thu
2019
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts
Jun 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts

Penland School of Crafts sessions end with an auction of work donated by students, instructors, and friends.  These auctions are celebrations of the work done in the classes and an opportunity for neighbors, travelers, and craft lovers to enjoy the energy of a Penland session.  The proceeds from these auctions support scholarship programs.  No admission charged.

Jun
20
Thu
2019
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts
Jun 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts | Bakersville | North Carolina | United States

Penland School of Crafts sessions end with an auction of work donated by students, instructors, and friends.  These auctions are celebrations of the work done in the classes and an opportunity for neighbors, travelers, and craft lovers to enjoy the energy of a Penland session.  The proceeds from these auctions support scholarship programs.  No admission charged.

Jul
4
Thu
2019
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts
Jul 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts | Bakersville | North Carolina | United States

Penland School of Crafts sessions end with an auction of work donated by students, instructors, and friends.  These auctions are celebrations of the work done in the classes and an opportunity for neighbors, travelers, and craft lovers to enjoy the energy of a Penland session.  The proceeds from these auctions support scholarship programs.  No admission charged.

Jul
18
Thu
2019
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts
Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts | Bakersville | North Carolina | United States

Penland School of Crafts sessions end with an auction of work donated by students, instructors, and friends.  These auctions are celebrations of the work done in the classes and an opportunity for neighbors, travelers, and craft lovers to enjoy the energy of a Penland session.  The proceeds from these auctions support scholarship programs.  No admission charged.

 

Aug
5
Mon
2019
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts
Aug 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts

Penland School of Crafts sessions end with an auction of work donated by students, instructors, and friends.  These auctions are celebrations of the work done in the classes and an opportunity for neighbors, travelers, and craft lovers to enjoy the energy of a Penland session.  The proceeds from these auctions support scholarship programs.  No admission charged.

 

Aug
22
Thu
2019
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts | Bakersville | North Carolina | United States

Penland School of Crafts sessions end with an auction of work donated by students, instructors, and friends.  These auctions are celebrations of the work done in the classes and an opportunity for neighbors, travelers, and craft lovers to enjoy the energy of a Penland session.  The proceeds from these auctions support scholarship programs.  No admission charged.

 

Oct
31
Thu
2019
Trick or Treat on Town Square @ Burnsville Town Square
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Trick or Treat on Town Square @ Burnsville Town Square | Burnsville | North Carolina | United States

We would like to invite you and as many groups as possible to participate in a community-wide, safe, family environment on Halloween.  From 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 31, the traditional trick or treating for candy will take place at local businesses and around the square.  We would like to invite the area businesses, local non-profits, and church groups to decorate their storefronts and participate in this event. If you are a business or organization that does not have a storefront downtown, you can set up in a space on the Square. We would also like to have all types of activities for children on the Square.  If you would like to plan an activity on the Square please contact us immediately so that we can plan the appropriate spaces.  This is lots of fun for the whole family!  Let us know if you want to participate by emailing or phoning your RSVP by October 20 to the Yancey Chamber of Commerce at info@yanceychamber.com or 682-7413.