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Library hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9a.m. to 5p.m. Tuesday and Thursday 9a.m. to 7p.m. Saturday hours are 10a.m. to 1p.m. Donations: The library is not accepting donations temporarily to allow us time to process the overwhelming...Read More

Toe Cane Beekeepers Association Meeting

Beekeeper Leigh Knott, host of the podcast Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm, will be the guest speaker Tuesday, March 28th, at the Toe Cane Beekeepers Association’s monthly meeting. She will discuss the three vital components of making a...Read More

Marine Corps League Det. 1266 Meeting

The Marine Corps League Detachment 1266 meets every third Thursday of the month at Western Sizzlin in Spruce Pine 6:30 PM, Mitchell, Yancey, and Avery Counties, All branches welcome and Family welcome. Semper Fi...Read More

Teen Cook Camp

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Mitchell County Center is having a Teen Cook Camp the week of April 10-14th, spring break. The camp will be from 3-5 pm Monday-Thursday and 2-6 pm Friday. The  teens will learn basic cooking...Read More

Apple Tree Pruning Workshop

An apple tree pruning workshop, hosted by Mitchell County Cooperative Extension, will be held Saturday, March 25th from 10:00 am – noon at 110 Fred Sparks Road in Bakersville.  Contact Shane Biddix at 828-688-4811....Read More

Emma Cadman Honored As Main Street Champion

North Carolina Main Street Champions will be recognized for their contributions to their Main Street programs and downtown districts today in Statesville. Since the recognition started in 2000, including this year’s 38 honorees, 375 Champions have been...Read More

Apple Tree Workshop

An Apple Tree Workshop with Dr. Sara Villani, hosted by the Mitchell County Cooperative Extension Center, will be held Tuesday, March 21st from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Mitchell Senior Center at 152 Ledger School...Read More

Easter Jam Celebration: Egg Hunt and More

Easter Jam at Shoal Creek Baptist Church in Yancey County Saturday April 1, 10:00am012:00pm. We will be a having an egghunt, crafts, games, prizes and we will be sharing the Easter Story. For ages preschool-8th, the whole...Read More

16th Annual Blacksmith Exhibition

Toe River Arts hosts its 16th Annual Blacksmith Exhibition in the Kokol Gallery in Spruce Pine on March 25th through April 29th the day of the festival. Gallery hours are Tues-Sat., 10:30-5. This annual exhibition features work...Read More

National Day of Prayer 2023

Come & join us in a time of prayer & music & guest speakers at Riverside Park in Spruce Pine Thursday, May 4 at 2 times: 12:00 noon and/or 6:30 p.m. ***Let’s come and agree to pray...Read More

Parkway Playhouse Welcomes New Faces

BURNSVILLE, NC: Parkway Playhouse is thrilled to welcome its 2023 Mainstage Company Members including a handful that are new to both Parkway Playhouse and the Burnsville area! The Parkway Playhouse team spoke with a few of these...Read More

Introductory Beekeeping Class

If you are thinking about raising honey bees this year, attend the Toe Cane Beekeepers Association’s one-day, hands-on class and learn the basics of beekeeping. Bee Basics for Beginning Beekeepers will be offered Saturday, March 25, at...Read More

Turkey Shoot Fundraiser

Mountaineer’s Shooting Sports will be having a fundraising event for 4H at Bradshaw Fire Dept. on 4/1/23 9am till? Bring your shotgun and win a Ham/Turkey or other prizes. All proceeds go to Mitchell County 4H Mountaineer’s...Read More

Grammy Award Winner to Perform at Mars Hill

The Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies at Mars Hill University is excited to announce an upcoming concert featuring Dom Flemons on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 7:30pm at the Owen Theatre on the university’s campus....Read More

Yancey County Public Library

Library hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9a.m. to 5p.m. Tuesday and Thursday 9a.m. to 7p.m. Saturday hours are 10a.m. to 1p.m. Donations: The library is not accepting donations temporarily to allow us time to process the overwhelming...Read More

Call for Activities for the Summer Resource Guide

The days are finally getting longer, which means summer is around the corner! It’s the time of year when Partners Aligned Toward Health and the Mitchell-Yancey Substance Abuse Task Force begin compiling information for the Summer Resource...Read More

A Matter of Balance Class

A Matter of Balance class will be held at the Mitchell Senior Center March 8-30, 2023 on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls and increase activity...Read More

High Country Caregivers Learning Shack

High Country Caregivers is thrilled to announce their 2023 season of Learning Shack, where youth learn marketable skills and then sell what they make!  We are delighted to partner with Blue Ridge Partnership for Children and the Cooperative...Read More

March Is Red Cross Month–Local Donation Sites

This March, the American Red Cross is honoring those who make its mission possible during the 80th annual American Red Cross Month celebration — a national tradition that began in 1943 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued the first Red...Read More

Library at Tipton Hill Community Center

The library at Tipton Hill Community Center will be open every Thursday starting March 2nd at 10:00 AM thru 2:00 PM There will be someone there to help you. In addition our outside library will also be...Read More

In North Carolina History

From Paul Rash/North Carolina Expatriats February 24th ON THIS DAY in North Carolina history… 1952: Tommy Loren Burleson is born ON THIS DAY in Crossnore (population: 192), deep in the North Carolina mountains of Avery County (elevation:...Read More


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