EVENTS: Week of Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
The AMY Regional Library is having a Fall Book Challenge through Thursday, Nov. 30. Visit the Spruce Pine Library at 142 Walnut Ave. or call 828-765-4673 to join.
The Penland Art and Yard Sale for Puerto Rican Artist Relief is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Ridgeway Hall across from the Penland Gallery.
The annual Bakersville Christmas Parade is 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. All community clubs, churches and other organizations are invited to participate at no charge. The lineup for the parade begins at 5 p.m. at Gouge Elementary School. No four-wheelers, no horses, unless pulling a conveyance, and no fake Santas are allowed in the parade. Call 828-688-3456 or 828-688-2113 for more information or to register for the parade.
Representatives from Mitchell County Toys for Tots are taking donations from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, at Walmart in Spruce Pine.
The Toe River Arts Holiday Studio Tour is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, through Sunday, Dec. 3. See page 11A of this edition of the News-Journal for more information.
The Spruce Pine Public Library’s Christmas Book Sale is Dec. 4-15 during regular business hours.
The Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge is hosting a Holiday Cocktail Party and Shopping Bazaar on from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Blowing Rock Country Club. Tickets for the event are $30 in advance or $35 at the door and can be purchased online at www.womensfundoftheblueridge.org/holidayevent or by calling 828-264-4002.
A public informational meeting about the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail is 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Cross Street Commerce Center in Spruce Pine. Call Toe River Partnership Executive Director Starli McDowell at 828- 385-2688 for more information.
“Home for Christmas” will be presented by Appalachian Dance Theatre at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at Mountain Heritage High School in Burnsville. Seats may be reserved on eventbrite.com or purchased at the door. Call 828-765-0448 or e-mail Hello@BrioArts.com for more information.