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September 21, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

37th Annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival


The “Grandaddy of Festivals” returns with great festival food, live music from Blues Deville, Oil & Renegar, None of the Above and Risky Bizzness, live demonstrations from cloggers, Zumba instructors, Nan’s School of Dance and the Spring Theatre Group, arts and crafts vendors, activities for the kids and more!


September 13-November 1

Douglas Butler and Julian Charles—widely exhibited, award-winning photographers living in northwestern North Carolina—join at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center for their first collaborative exhibition debuting on Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. in the Welborn Gallery.

This gallery opening will be the first of its kind, incorporating the Willingham Theater for a short presentation from each photographer on their work as well as a live musical performance from Bandit’s Roost, Charles’ musical endeavor. The theater presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a gallery reception with refreshments and a meet and greet with the photographers following at 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.

Butler and Charles have much in common. Both are accomplished mountain climbers, international adventure travelers and both share a passion for the environment. While both men seek similar goals through photography, each has selected a complementary aspect of their work for this show.

Viewing hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Sunday.

The Yadkin Cultural Arts Center is located at 226 E. Main Street in Yadkinville.

Willingham Theater

The 193-seat state-of-the-art theater offers live music, drama, dance performances, community theater and children’s theater. The theater meets ADA requirements. It is equipped with assisted listening devices for the hearing impaired and special seating for people in wheelchairs.

2013 Schedule:

September 15, 3 p.m.

1st Blue Ridge Music Trails Traditions Concert- Guitar Styles of North Carolina


A live performance to benefit the Blue Ridge Music Trails featuring the talents of Laura Boosinger, Josh Goforth and The Harris Brothers.

September 28, 3 p.m.

Classic Movie Series: Casablanca

FREE, donations accepted

Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman

Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: an American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Individual live performance tickets are available. Visit our website, www.yadkinarts.org, to purchase tickets via PayPal or come by the center during regular business hours to purchase from our box office.

Box Office Hours: Tuesday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

YARD Art Studios and Gift Shop Open

Center Gift Shop has moved to Studio C from Studio F!

Stop in at the Center Gift Shop in Studio C to find that special handmade gift for someone special in your life. All items are made by artist members of the Yadkin Arts Council. Fused glass jewelry, knitted wear, small paintings, mosaic pieces, woodworking, hand-dyed scarves … and so much more! Shop in your own backYARD!


Wed. and Thurs. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fridays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Beginner’s Mosaics – Jody Pounds

Cost: $75 – all tools and supplies included

Learn the wonderful art of mosaics. This can be started at any time – I work with your schedule. You need to plan on 5 or 6 2-hour sessions, but it depends on the speed at which you work. When finished you will have a 12” x 12” mosaic you will be proud to call your own.

Schedule: Whenever

Age Limit: 18+ unless accompanied by an adult

No min/max.

Register: mosaics@triad.rr.com

Music at Third Branch Cafe

Music in the Third Branch Café every Friday night!

September 6: Tammy Davis

September 13: Two Old Guys

September 20: Incognito

September 27: T.C. Montana

Info: 336-677-6006



Welborn Gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

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