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NC Mountaineer Festival October 3rd

The first ever Mountaineer Festival will be held Saturday, October 3rd from 10:00 am-5:00 pm along the Bakersville Creekwalk in downtown Bakersville.  Compete in the Mighty Mountaineer Challenge to see if you have what it takes to...Read More

Connect @ Your Library

The library is now open to the public by appointment only. Only ten people will be allowed into the building at one time. All patrons visiting the library branches are required under Executive Order No. 147 to wear a cloth face covering....Read More

Pennies for Patty Benefit Fundraiser

You’re invited to the “Pennies for Patty” Benefit planned for Saturday October 10th at 11:00 am at West Yancey Fire Department.  Dine on Barbecue with all the fixings, enter your car in the car show for $5,...Read More

Community Housing Coalition Impacting Lives

“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” – Ryunosuke Satoro The Yancey County Community Housing Coalition is collaboration between agencies, churches, civic and volunteer organizations, working together to improve the quality of housing for...Read More

Stream Monitoring Information Exchange Training

Have fun sampling local streams for water quality! This regional effort trains adults (17+) in water quality monitoring methods and assessment for use at sites in Haywood, Madison, Buncombe, Yancey and Mitchell Counties.  Topics covered include: basic...Read More

Mountain Piecemakers Quilt Guild Meeting Virtually

A new year is beginning for the Mountain Piecemakers Quilt Guild and they would like to encourage any folks interested in quilting to check out their website at The group has been meeting virtually during the...Read More

19th Annual Yancey County Toy Run

Sponsored by the Town Of Burnsville and Mount Mitchell Bikers association. Our goal is to make sure every underprivileged child in Yancey County will be able to have a Christmas this year....Read More

Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance

We are fast approaching the annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period (October 15th through December 7th) to review your options for 2021.  As you can imagine, COVID-19 pandemic presents significant challenges to the ways that SHIIP has traditionally...Read More

Salute to Rev. Whiteside for His Service

The Vian’s Valley Church, Bakersville NC, Rev. Bill Whiteside’s current Pastoral charge, along with his family salute his 31st year of Pastoral Ministry.  He’s served churches throughout the area. “And I will give you pastors according to...Read More

Dig In! Community Garden Fundraiser

The Dig In! Yancey Community Garden’s annual fundraiser looks a little different this year. Rather than host an in-person event, they invite all to have a special Dig In! Yancey (DIY) Empty Bowls meal at home throughout the...Read More

Full Spectrum: Expressions in Color

Toe River Arts announces the opening of Full Spectrum: Expressions in Color, Form and Texture, an exhibition of works by members of the Blue Ridge Fine Arts Guild (BRAG) and invited potters at their Spruce Pine gallery from...Read More

Hawk Watch returns to Grandfather Mountain

Being a mile high has its advantages. From atop Grandfather Mountain, visitors can grab a front-row seat to one of nature’s most stunning spectacles — thousands of raptors migrating over the mountains and heading south toward their...Read More

Toe River Arts Hosts Think BIG Prints

Toe River Arts announces the opening of Think BIG Prints, an exhibition of works by BIG INK artists, in the upstairs ARC Gallery at its Spruce Pine location September 11 – October 24, 2020. This exhibition, curated...Read More

Toe Jam II Rocktoberfest Coming to Spruce Pine

The Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2nd annual Toe Jam: Toe Jam II: Rocktoberfest! The oneday, all-inclusive music festival takes place Saturday October 24 at Riverside Park Spruce Pine, NC. Located in...Read More

Yancey Cattleman’s Association Meeting

The Yancey County Cattleman’s Association will meet on July 21st at 6:30 pm in the Yancey Senior center parking lot. A light meal will be provided. Following the meal David Davis Yancey County Cooperative Extension’s Director will...Read More

Celebrate the 4th Safely and Responsibly

As we prepare to celebrate our nation’s birth, keep in mind this holiday may be difficult for those who struggle with alcohol use. If any friends or family who struggle with alcohol use are joining you for...Read More

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