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August Turns Red at The Orchard

August at the Orchard at Altapass brings bands, books, and apples. The apples are ripening, and U-Pick begins this month in The Apple Shed (when Mother Nature says it’s time.) Scheduled on the hour, picking will be...Read More

Mt Mitchell Crafts Fair

August 6 & 7 on Burnsville Town Square. The event features more than 200 vendors and performers including craft demonstrations, bluegrass and acoustic music, food vendors, and a one-of-a-kind selection of handmade arts and crafts from artisans...Read More

Tickets Available for Opportunity Quilt

Mountain Piecemakers 2021 opportunity quilt, is called “The Garden Club” by Smith Street Designs. This beautiful quilt is a combination of machine embroidered applique, machine embroidery, and traditionally pieced blocks. There are 17 embroidery designs within the...Read More

Connect @ Your Library

The library is now open to the public. Library hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday 9a.m. to 7p.m. Saturday hours are 10a.m. to 1p.m. If you are feeling sick...Read More

Moana Luau at Parkway Playhouse August 7

On August 7th, from 10am-12pm, Parkway Playhouse is hosting a Moana Luau! There will be games, music, popsicles, and fun for kids of all ages. This event is free to everyone. You will also be able to...Read More

Parkway Playhouse Covid Remembrance 8/8

As the pandemic comes to a close, Parkway Playhouse would like to take a moment to “Remember Our People” and honor those lost to COVID-19. This will be an opportunity for our community to gather together to...Read More

Food Giveaway & Free Hygiene Items

Hope Through Love will be giving out non perishable food boxes on Saturday July 31 from 1pm to 4 pm in front of the Riverside Baptist Church fellowship hall. We also have some hygiene items you can...Read More

Burnsville Swimming Pool is Now Open

The Burnsville Swimming Pool at Ray-Cort Park finally is now open for the season. Their hours are 12-5 Monday through Saturday and 1:00pm-5:00pm on Sunday. The swimming pool phone number if you have questions is 828-682-9328....Read More

Summer Camps at Parkway Playhouse

  Learn about theatre this summer! Spaces are still available in Parkway Puppeteering July 26-30, for ages 8-18, taught by Jenny Martin; and Acting for Teens July 26- 30, for ages 12-18, taught by Jenny Martin. Find...Read More

VA Expands Agent Orange Presumptive Diseases List

Veterans Administration (VA) has expanded the Agent Orange Presumptive Diseases List and is now processing Claims for bladder cancer, hypothyroidism and Parkinsonism. “Many of our Nation’s Veterans have waited a long time for these benefits,” said Secretary of...Read More

Military ID Information

Military ID Cards information updated concerning the expiration of and extended expiration dates and Renewals of Dependent’s ID Cards. This is for those whose Military ID Cards expired between the dates of January 1, 2020 and July...Read More

Parkway Playhouse 2021 Summer Camps and Classes

Parkway Playhouse is proud to announce our 2021 summer camps and classes! Parkway Playhouse will be offering a variety of in-person summer camps and classes that cover a wide range of theatrical interests. Our Parkway Playwrights class...Read More

Operation Fan Heat Relief

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Aging and Adult Services is partnering with the N.C. Area Agencies on Aging and local service providers to distribute fans to eligible recipients through Operation Fan Heat Relief May 1–Oct. 31. People...Read More

Judith vonRosen Carson

Judith vonRosen Carson, aged 81, of Little Switzerland, passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at home with her husband by her side. Born on July 4, 1939 in Oakland County, MI, she was the daughter of...Read More

Sustainable Gardening Workshop Series

Home and community gardeners in Yancey and surrounding counties are invited to attend a series of free educational programs on the second Saturday of the month from 1-2 pm starting April 10th, 2021. The first workshop in...Read More

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resource Guide

Partners Aligned Toward Health and the Mitchell Yancey Substance Abuse Task Force are happy to announce the release of the 2021 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resource Guide. The Resource Guide contains valuable substance use and mental health resources located within Mitchell and Yancey...Read More

Grandfather Mountain 2021 Schedule of Events

Grandfather Mountain is taking outdoor fun to new heights with its 2021 calendar of events. With a mission to inspire conservation of the natural world by helping guests explore, understand and value the wonders of Grandfather Mountain,...Read More

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