Calendar of events for Aug. 23, 2017

Grist mill – The Dellinger Grist Mill in Bakersville is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. Call Jack Dellinger at 404-431-3999 for more information.


Seminar – Eben Concepts is hosting a Medicare Educational Seminar at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at Twisted Laurel restaurant at Grassy Creek Golf and Country Club in Spruce Pine. Call 828-765-3449 to make reservations to attend.


BOE – The Mitchell County School Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Central Office Boardroom.


Reception – A reception for the Toe River Arts exhibit Toe River Valley is 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, at the Spruce Pine TRAC Gallery.


Car show – The Carolina Pushrodz 11th annual Run for the Hills Car Show begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, on Marvins Garage Road in Green Mountain.


Forum – “A Time to Remember. A Time to Act” is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Mitchell County Courthouse. The event is for anyone in Mitchell, Yancey and Avery county who has been affected by drug addiction or lost a loved one from a drug overdose.


Concert – The Spruce Pine Main Street Music in the Park Summer Concert Series continues from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at Central Park on Locust Street in downtown Spruce Pine with the Jay Brown Band. Admission is free. Call 828-765-3008 for more information.


Class reunion – Members of the Harris High School Class of 1964 will meet at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, on the practice field at Mitchell High School prior to the Mitchell vs. Trinity Academy football game. Class members will also meet at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, in the Harris Middle School lunchroom. Call or email Diane Pritchard at 828-765-3245 or; or Suzanne Dayton at 828-765-2256 or for more information or to make reservations.


Cousins in Clay – The 7th annual “Cousins in Clay” pottery sale is Saturday, Sept. 2, and Sunday, Sept. 3, at Michael Kline Pottery, 4062 Snow Creek Road in Bakersville.


Art show and sale – The art show and sale “10 Friends in Their Element” is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, and Sunday, Sept. 3, at the Spruce Pine TRAC Gallery, 269 Oak. Ave. Call 828-434-0353 or email for more information.


Literary festival – The Carolina Mountains Literary Festival is Sept. 7-9 in downtown Burnsville. Visit for more information.


Training – The make-up session for Mitchell County Substitute Teacher Training is 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, in the board of education board room. This is a required training session for all substitute teachers during the 2017-18 school year.


Taste of the Blue Ridge – The Blue Ridge Partnership for Children’s Taste of the Blue Ridge is 5:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at the Burnsville Town Center.


Class reunion – The Harris High School Class of 1967 is celebrating its 50th class reunion from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Spruce Pine Fire Department. There will be a section for Class of 1967 members to sit together at the Mitchell football game the night before. Call Nancy or Roger Burleson at 828-765-9384; or Leland Riddle at 828-467-9204 for more information.


Play – The play “Love Makes a Home: The Life of Rebecca Boone” is 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at The Orchard at Altapass in Spruce Pine. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved by calling 828-765-9531.


Car show – The 2017 “Rolling ‘Neath the Roan” Car Show, BBQ and Swap Meet begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, on the grounds of the Buladean Community Foundation Center. More than 250 cars, trucks and motorcycles are expected to participate. There will be a 50/50 drawing, bake sale and raffle; area arts and crafts vendors as well as specialty items for sale. Live music is 11 a.m.-3 p.m.


Car show – The Rebel Rodz Car Show at Lavonia Crest in Bakersville is noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. All cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. There is no admission fee for spectators. Call 828-467-0806 for more information.


The Wall That Heals – A traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and a mobile education center will be on display Thursday, Oct. 12, to Sunday, Oct. 15, at Mountain Heritage High School in Burnsville.


MCHP – The Mitchell County Health Partnership meets from noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Helen’s Restaurant in Bakersville.


Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 12:30am to Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:30am

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