EVENTS: Week of March 21, 2018
The 2nd annual Mitchell County Historical Society History Bee, co-sponsored by the Mitchell News-Journal, is 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at the Historic Courthouse in Bakersville. Visit the MCHS website, call 828-385-0564 or 828-688-3471 with questions.
The Mitchell County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension is taking orders for strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, blackberry, grapes, asparagus plants and various heirloom apple varieties. Orders can be placed until March 23 by calling 828-688-4811.
The deadline to submit proposals for 2019 exhibitions in either the Burnsville or Spruce Pine TRAC galleries is 5 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
“Spring Awakening” with Dr. Jim Henry is 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24; and 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine. All churches are invited and welcome to join this community event.
Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year at Greenlee Primary is 1 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in the gymnasium. An information meeting is at 1:30 p.m. Parents and guardians should bring the child’s immunization records and original birth certificate. Call 828-766-9562 for more information.