Yancey County FREE Summer Activities!

Schedule of Summer Events (each week of activities runs Saturday –Friday)

All Saturday Square activities are 10:00-12:00 on the Town Square, unless otherwise indicated

*Cane River Park
August/6 – 
10:00-noon - Saturday activity at Cane River Park (Craft’s Fair on the Square) Field Day from 10:00-12:00 at Cane River Park with Blue Ridge Partnership for Children. We'll have sack races, hula hoops station, parachute games, and more fun! There will be a Birding Walkat 11:00 with Cub Scout Pack 500.

August 8, 9, & 11thFREE Soccer Camp at 6:00 pm with Toe Valley Soccer Association, open to all ages and abilities

On your own: playgrounds, soccer, ball fields, free outdoor exercise equipment, fishing, bikes, trails, pollinator garden
August/13 – 
Our Saturday Square Activity this week is a Scavenger Hunt around the public art in Burnsville, beginning at 10:00. This event is a partnership with Toe River Arts Council. We will be on the Square with a fun printed handout of clues. Come find us in the Square to get your clue sheet, and then head out as a family, group of friends and neighbors, or on your own to find answers to the clues! We will remain on the Square untilnoon. You can return to get an answer sheet and test your sleuthing skills.

Later in the week:
August 18th at Dig In! Yancey Community Garden9:45 AM: Tai Chi for beginners with Jenny Boyd Bull at the garden; 10:00 AM – 1:00 PMWork Together Thursday. Everyone is welcome to the garden for our public workday. 

On your own: Work in your family gardens and lend your neighbors a hand in theirs. It is the time for abundant healthy and delicious veggies!

*Just Have Fun and Get ACTIVE!!
August/20 – 10:00-noonSaturday Square activity - Kite Making - Join us to make your own kite! We'll supply the materials. You supply the inspiration and the fun.

On your own: We've had a lot of fun this summer. Did you try something new? Get out and get active with the activities of your choice!

* Updates and additions will be posted on the Facebook page for Graham Children’s Health Services
Sizzlin' Summer Series is generously co-sponsored by the
Town of Burnsville and Yancey County Government.

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