by John Hood
Thursday, November 1
•9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.- The W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA medical Center’s rural health team will provide free flu shots to eligible Veterans at the Yadkin County Library, 233 East Main Street, Yadkinville. Flu shots will be available for all veterans currently using VA health care and to those veterans possessing a DD-214 and a valid photo ID. All former and current military members are encouraged to attend. VA staff will provide health care registration, education and information services to all non-registered veterans and assistance in completing enrollment applications, requesting DD Form 214s, and initiating MyHealthVet online services. Former military members who are not currently enrolled for VA health care benefits will need to bring a copy of their DD Form 214 to attach to their application for VA health care benefits. Veterans who cannot locate their DD Form 214 can request a copy from www.archives.gov/veterans/militaryservice-records/. For more information call 1-800-469-8262 ext. 4958/4960/4937/4642
Friday, November 2-4
•6 a.m.-6 p.m.- Carolina Piedmont Agility AKC Trials, Free to spectators, All breeds competition, Arena Grill open by 7am (Curt serves an awesome country breakfast, lunch and more!) At the Lone Hickory Indoor Arena, LLC, 1950 Bethel Church Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055 www.lonehickoryarena.com
Saturday, November 3
•9 a.m.-2 p.m.- A Country Christmas Bazaar with Vendors at the Yadkin County Senior Center. There will be raffles, handmade items, food, and vendors of all types. Start your Christmas shopping now! Proceeds go to the COTA in honor of Dakota J Davis to help with post heart transplant expenses.
•9 a.m.-5 p.m.-A Shop with friends Christmas Bazaar sponsored by the Friends of the Jonesville Public Library will be held at the Jonesville Elementary School Multi-Purpose Room. Admission is $1.00 kids 12 and under and senior citizens are free. Raffle prizes will be given out. Vendor spaces are available at $30 each plus donation of a raffle item. For more info call or text Beck at 336-366-7078
• 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Fall Rabies Clinic at Yadkin Veternary Hospital/Dr Holt 5532 Hwy 601 N, Yadkinville. $7 Shot 1 & 3 Year vaccination. Please bring your pet on a leash or in a carrier. Pets must be 3 months of age. If your pet is getting the 3 year vaccine you must bring paperwork to the clinic. Rabies tags ARE NOT proof.
•4 p.m.-8 p.m.-Fall Festival at Courtney Elementary. Numerous games and activities for everyone. Haunted house,bounce house,face painting,car bash and a duct tape booth. Also a silent auction for some awesome items and special entries. We will have a pumpkin decorating and halloween costume contest. Enter our raffle ticket drawing for a chance to win some cash. Come out and enjoy the fun.
Monday, November 5
•6 p.m.-Yadkin County Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting for the members of the organization. The meeting will be held at the Moose Lodge in Yadkinville. Cost will be $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children 12 and under. A meal consisting of barbecue and all the fixings will precede the business session of the meeting. The Women’s Committee will be collecting non-perishable food items for Yadkin Christian Ministries. Please no take outs. Door prizes will be given away after the meeting
Wednesday, November 7
•6 p.m.-9 p.m.-Tourism remains a strong industry in the Yadkin Valley and North Carolina. Learn how you can tap into this arena to market your business and events. Join Jessica Icenhour Roberts, Director of Tourism for the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce, as she gives an Insider’s guide to the best websites and tourism resources to promote your busines and build your customer base. This will be at the Surry Community College Yadkin Center, 4649 US Hwy 601, Yadkinville. Pre-registration for this seminar is required. Please contact the Small Business Center at email@example.com or 336-386-3685
Friday, November 9
•5 p.m.-8 p.m.-Join us for our 1st Annual Ladies’ Night Out Event & Shopping Fair. Enjoy vendors offering a variety of indulgences - every woman is guaranteed to find something they love! Shopping, food samples, accessories, nutrition info, jewelry, health and beauty, group exercise & much more! Yadkin Family YMCA 6540 Service Road Yadkinville NC 27055
Saturday, November 10
• 8:00 a.m. - until American Cancer Society Relay for Life Fundraiser. Sponsored by Yadkin Medical Associates 305 E. Lee Avenue (Parking Lot) Yard Sale Vendors Needed. $10 per vendor space. Call 679-2661. • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Fall Rabies Clinic at Grandview Animal Hospital/Dr. Robbins 6043 Old Hwy 421, East Bend. $7 Shot 1 & 3 year vaccination. Please bring your pet on a leash or in a carrier. Pets must be 3 months of age. If your pet is getting the 3 year vaccine you must bring paperwork to the clinic. Rabies tags ARE NOT proof.
•5:30 p.m.-New Hope Pregnancy Care is having it’s 4th Annual Chicken Stew/Bluegrass Concert/Auction at Yadkinville Elementary School. Featuring Narrow Road Bluegrass and a Live Auction. There will be no charge for the event but donations for New Hope Pregnancy Care will be accepted. We need items and cakes for our auction. Please contact us if you have something to donate or if you need more information 336-679-7101.
•6 p.m.-11p.m.-The Forbush High School Class of 1977 and 1978 will hold their 35th Class Reunion at Allison Oaks Vineyard located at 221 E. Main Street, Yadkinville, NC. For reunion details contact Steve Gentry at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 336-945-4432.
Sunday, November 11
•2:30 p.m.-The Yadkin County Historical Society and the East Bend Senior Center will present a program of exhibits called “Families of Historic East Bend” at the East Bend Senior Center, 473 East Main Street, East Bend, NC 27018. This program will honor the families of the historic East Bend community, which includes northeast Yadkin County bordering the east bend of the Yadkin River. Exhibits will present its natural history and geography, stories about the First Americans (Indians), first European, African and Hispanic families, and current families; miniatures of historic architecture of homes, schools, churches, mills, mill dams, farms, and businesses; stories about home life, school life, church life, business and farm life; maps of family and church cemeteries; stories about military veterans who served in all wars and conflicts; influence of the Yadkin River; and history of the Town of East Bend, its development, recreation, celebrations, etc. There are a limited number of exhibit tables, which planners will assign on a first come, first served basis. The wearing of historical clothing or costuming is encouraged. The program is free and open to the public. Contact Rhonda Beavers, (336) 699-5100, email@example.com, Andrew L. Mackie (336) 428-8741, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Vicki (Hall) Davis, (336) 725-2061, email@example.com.
Wednesday, November 14
• 12 p.m.-6 p.m.-Toys for Tots applications for families needing assistance for Christmas 2012 will be taken at KFC in Elkin. Toys for Tots provides Christmas toys for children that would not otherwise have a Christmas. Donations of new toys can be made at Feed Sak in Dobson, Dollar General Store in Boonville or Jonesville, and Joshua’s Angel Center (1228 Lightning Cross Road, Boonville). Joshua’s Angel Center is Yadkin County’s Coordinator for Toys for Tots.
Saturday, November 17
•8am-6pm -Shoot for the Heart Fundraiser (all proceeds to Heather Greene, heart transplant recipient) Free – Donations appreciate.Morning clinic & trick horse exhibition w/ Denny Chapman (History Channel “Top Shot”) Noon program & auction w/Jason Walker Auctioneer (BBQ Chicken, Bake Sale, Crafts and more) Afternoon Carolina Outlaws Mounted Shooting Competition. Looking for donations of time and/or items for auction – Contact Sandy if interested firstname.lastname@example.org. At the Lone Hickory Indoor Arena, LLC, 1950 Bethel Church Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055
Sunday, November, 18
•8a.m.-6p.m.- Carolina Outlaws Mounted Shooting Competition Grill open by 8am (Curt serves an awesome country breakfast, lunch and more!) At the Lone Hickory Indoor Arena, LLC, 1950 Bethel Church Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055
Saturday, December 1
• 8am-Until COWGIRLS WITH A CAUSE. This awesome PINK ladies barrel racing and roping event has raised over $140K for breast cancer screening and medical care for women who might not otherwise receive it. Lots of great food, vendors and fun! All for a great cause! At the Lone Hickory Indoor Arena, LLC, 1950 Bethel Church Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055
•5 p.m.-Boonville’s Annual Small-Town Christmas Night Parade Tree Lighting Music, pictures with Santa, food for sale by Girl Scouts. Bring food donations for Yadkin Christian Ministries.
•6am-6pm Carolina Piedmont Agility AKC Trial. Free to spectators (CPA Supports Yadkin Salvation Army Toy Drive – Toy Donations Appreciated) All breeds competition, Arena Grill open by 7am (Curt serves an awesome country breakfast, lunch and more!) At the Lone Hickory Indoor Arena, LLC, 1950 Bethel Church Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055
•6-8pm Triple Cross Cowboy Church Special Christmas Service EVERYONE IS WELCOME. COME CELEBRATE OUR SAVIORS BIRTH. Refreshments, fellowship and service, At the Lone Hickory Indoor Arena, LLC, 1950 Bethel Church Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055
New Service, ALPHA Family Counseling, Rev. Jim Martin, PHD, CHt, parttime, Thursday, Friday, Saturday for appointment, (336)463-0001, if not available at the time my cell will answer. True traditional counseling vehicle and hypnosis for self-esteem, stress, etc. Be glad to hear from you.
• 10:30 a.m.—Preschool storytime for ages 2-5 will be held at the Boonville Community Public Library every Thursday. This will consist of stories, songs, and crafts. For more information, call 367-7737. All of our libraries of the NWRL System has access of Ancestry.com for the year of 2012. Patrons can research the web through our libraries for the year. The Boonville Community Public Library is a branch of thirteen libraries of the Northwestern Regional Library System.
•6:30 p.m.-East Bend Happy Quilters Guild, Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at East Bend Senior Center. For more information call (336)699-3970.
•10 a.m.-The Yadkin River Quilters meet at the Yadkin Senior Center every Tuesday.
•4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.- p.m.-Yadkin Farmers Market,open every Tuesday Evenings , Now closing on Saturdays. Off US 601 North Take a right on Tennessee Rd. beside the Yadkinville Community Park. The Yadkin Farmers Market will be on the left behind the park. Selling fresh in season produce, plants, honey, baked goods, homemade crafts, eggs, muscadines, scuppernong, sweet potatos, pumpkins, crowder peas molasses, herbs, flowers, etc.
If you are in need of clothing for your family members we would like to invite you to visit the Courtney Clothing Closet located in Building C of Courtney Baptist Church. The church is located at 3341 Courtney Church Road. The church is South of Yadkinville off Hwy 601 just pass the Yadkin Valley Telephone offices on Courtney Huntsville Road, then right onto Courtney Church Rd. The hours are Wednesdays 2-4p.m. and Thursdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information call the church at (336)463-2681
• A fall men’s softball league is being planned at Lone Hickory. If you are interested in putting a team in the league, please call 336-463-2761 as soon as possible.
•We are searching for old photos of Lone Hickory July 4th celebration or other events held at Lone Hickory (ball tournaments, donkey ball game, etc.) If you have photos we can borrow, please call (336)463-2449 or 463-2439 as soon as possible. Photos will be scanned and returned to you.
•6:30 p.m.-Every Thursday of each week we hold a program called TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) weight loss program. Each program has special tips and techniques to help benefit losing those unwanted pounds. Meeting at your local Boonville Community Public Library. Any Questions please call 336-367-7737
•8 a.m.-New Horizons Adults Day Services is taking donations for their thrift shop, 1917 Old Hwy 421 W. Yadkinville. For more information call 677-1385
•6 p.m.-Bingo every Tuesday at the Yadkin Moose Lodge. ATTENTION: Effectively immediately! Monthly distributions of USDA Commodity Foods will no longer be distributed at the Moose Lodge in Yadkinville. They will now be distributed on an on-going basis through “partner agencies” of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest N.C. Families needing food assistance will need to contact one of the following agencies: Divino Redentor Catholic Church, 209 Lon Ave. Boonville, 336-367-7067, Tri-County Christian Ministries, 440 W. Main St, Jonesville, 336-526-1089, Yadkin Christian Ministries, 121 W. Elm St. Yadkinville, 336-677-3080, Yadkin Christian Ministries, East Bend, 336-699-4544.
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