CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
FEBRUARY 12, 2019
"Expect problems and eat them for breakfast." ~ Alfred Montapert
THIS DAY IN HISTORY - 1554 - Queen of England for nine days, Lady Jane Grey is executed for treason. (Now that's a tough way to have your job terminated).
And now for the news.....
AREA EVENTS / ATTRACTIONS
DINING / ENTERTAINMENT
2/16 Burnsville Wedding Expo 11am – 3pm
3/9 Beyond Measure in Concert
3/16 Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Concert
3/23 Spring Fest Craft Show 9am – 2pm
3/28-30 Ready, Set, Grow Children’s Consignment Sale
6 South Main Street, Burnsville. Call 682-7209 or visit WEBSITE
HAPPENING AT HOMEPLACE BEER
Wed. 2/13 Benefit for Carolina Mtns Literary Festival
Thurs. 2/16 Homeplace Supper Club at NuWray Inn
Hours: Mon-Thurs 4-9pm; Fri 2-11pm; Sat 2-10pm; Sun 2-7 pm.
Located at 6 South Main, Burnsville. WEBSITE
The Burnsville Wedding Expo is coming to the Town Center February 16th, 2019 from 11am-3pm!
Everyone is welcome to come see the wide variety of exhibitors and learn how they could help make a bride & grooms big day even more special. Meet and sample the offerings of talented vendors that could help with all aspects of weddings, receptions and other celebrations. There will be a fashion show hosted by David's Bridal, a chance to dig in a cake for an engagement ring, door prizes, raffles, goodie bags for the brides, free samples and much more! Admission $5.
For more info please visit https://wp.me/p4Kt3k-Lh or contact the Town Center at (828) 682-7209, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bare Dark Sky Observatory Community Viewing Nights
Join us for an evening of stargazing as you've never seen before! You will have the opportunity to view the moon, planets and stars through our 34" diameter Sam Scope, as well as our smaller planetary telescope. With the assistance of our Observatory Manager, you will spend 2 hours viewing and learning about the dark skies.
February Community Dates
February 22 @ 7pm
February 23 @ 7pm
Reserve your tickets HERE
Stroll Main Street with your Valentine, February 14, 4-7pm. Burnsville Wine, Main Street Shoes, Appalachian Java and The Grapevine are offering a Valentine Package which includes Wine, Socks, Chocolates, Serenade and Scarf. Cost is $50.00, ($100.00 value) Purchase tickets by February 12th at Burnsville Wine, Main Street Shoes and Appalachian Java. Give her what she really wants, and get it right here I Burnsville!
It’s time for Thirsty Thursday, Thursday February 14, 4-6pm. This week we will be tasting Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout and Nut Brown Ale. Nice brews, and not too high gravity! Available in this area only at Burnsville Wine. The balloons will be flying! Winter hours 11-6 Thursday-Saturday. Check Facebook and Instagram for up to date information. We are located at 525 West Main, across from TD Bank. There is ample parking behind the shop or the bank parking lot.
Like and share us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram, check our WEBSITE, call 682-3456, or email email@example.com for more information.
Come by and see the newly redecorated Galleries. We look forward to visiting with you.
BURNSVILLE GALLERY: Yancey County Education Showcase
SPRUCE PINE GALLERY: Mitchell County Education Showcase
For more information visit us at 102 West Main Street, Burnsville, call 682-7215. WEBSITE
NEWS FROM PENLAND
Penland School Community Open House
Penland School of Craft will host its annual Community Open House on Saturday, March 2 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. The whole campus will be open with hands-on activities (and a few demonstrations) in clay, iron, glass, metals, papermaking, pastepaper painting, photography, letterpress printing, textiles, and wood. No admission charge. All ages are welcome (but please leave your dog at home). Don’t wear your fancy clothes. For more information or directions, visit penland.org or call 828-765-2359.
Penland School is located near Spruce Pine in Mitchell County. For more information and directions to the school call 828-765-2359 or visit Website
MOUNTAIN PIECEMAKERS QUILT GUILD
The Mountain Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet Tuesday, February 12 at 6:30 pm at the Burnsville Town Center for their monthly meeting and presentations. There will be a brief business meeting as well as a speaker, Janet Cress. Cress is a physical therapist who is bring a program on the "Physical Issued of Quilters". There will be a sale table this month with items donated by members. Clear out your sewing space and donate items for resale. For more information call 828-691-0449.
February Art and Craft Workshop on Green Mountain
Saturday Feb. 16th from 9 am to 3 pm
Join us each month when we share creative ideas, new products, teach various art or craft projects: Scrapbooking, Stamping, Card Making, Home Décor Accents, Photography. Or you can bring whatever type of art or craft you enjoy: painting, knitting, quilting, anything you wish AND hang out with some fellow artsy friends and enjoy each other’s company while we complete our projects together!
If you live local, please come out to Triple R Oasis Camp on Green Mountain. I will have tables set up everyone will have their own space to work. If you live farther out join us for a VIRTUAL Workshop.
RSVP Now: Call 904-610-3098 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a space (in person or online) and get directions.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR IN PERSON WORKSHOP: Bring your own supplies OR you can buy supplies at the workshop. Full store available onsite to purchase supplies for Scrapbooking, Card Making, Stamping, Painting and paper crafting. Workshop fee is $5 includes personalized instruction and help with your project, 4x2 table for each attendee, drinks and various cutting tools, stamps, idea books, templates available for use while you are here. You can request a class in any of the techniques we teach – Scrapbooking, Card Making, Stamping, Photography, Basic Watercolor Painting, Alcohol Marker blending - ask ahead of time so we can prepare a project for you. Your first workshop and your birthday month is free! Bring a first-time attendee with you and both of your fees are waived.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: If you want to join virtually, I will be online in Skype and you can join me for a video conference workshop. You can gather your supplies and join the group to work on your project. All you need is a computer or phone, download the Skype App/Program and email me your Skype User Name. On the day of the workshop message me on Skype and I will add you to the group call. If you need help setting up your computer before the workshop, I will be happy to schedule time to help you with it.
Chance to WIN FREE Craft Supplies: Each Month I will set up a Workshop Party on my website you will get a door prize entry for every $25 worth of product you purchase, if total party sales reach a $150 - I will randomly draw a name at the end of the workshop to receive the FREE hostess gifts.
The new catalog is out you can buy fun new products here: https://dmcleod.closetomyheart.com/
Close To My Heart
For all your scrapbooking, greeting card making and paper crafting needs
Monthly Classes and Workshops - Shop Supplies by Appointment
ATTENTION 2019 BRIDES AND EVENT PLANNERS: We have the perfect location for that outdoor wedding, party, anniversary or company picnic Call 284-5055 for more information.
PLANT SALE UNDERWAY
The Yancey County Cooperative Extension Service is now taking orders for several varieties of plants for the 2019 planting season. Anyone desiring to order plants may do so at the Cooperative Extension Center located at 30 E. US Hwy 19E By-Pass, Burnsville, during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) or by mailing an Order Form (with payment) to Cooperative Extension Service, 30 E. US Hwy 19E By-Pass, Burnsville, NC, 28714. Forms are available at the Extension Office or online at WEBSITE.
Three June Bearing strawberry varieties: Jewell, Allstar, and Galleta.
Three Day Neutral/everbearing varieties: Seascape, Albion and Tristar.
Cost: $6.50/25, $22.00/hundred, $180.00/1000 for all varieties.
Blueberry Plants — $5.00 each (Varieties will be mixed for proper pollination).
Red Raspberry Plants — $2.00 each.
Black Raspberry Plants — $3.00 each.
Blackberry Plants (thornless) — $3.00 each.
Asparagus (Jersey Knight, 1 yr/old crowns): — $.75 each.
All-male variety, extremely vigorous, produces long, succulent spears, excellent flavor, resistant to rust, crown rot and fusarium, performs well in heavier soils.
Horseradish — $3.00 each.
Grapes: Concord (purple grapes); Niagra (White grapes) -— $5.00 each.
Heirloom Apple Tree Varieties* — $18.00 per tree. Varieties are: Blacktwig (Mammoth), Camack’s Sweet (Spitzburgen), Carolina Red June, Cox Orange Pippin, Hudson Golden Gem, Red Sheepnose (Crowegg), Stayman Winesap, Victoria Limbertwig, Virginia Beauty, Wolf River, Yellow Bellflower, Old Fashioned Yellow Delicious, and Yellow June/Early Transparent,.
Modern Apple Varieties*: Cortland, Honeycrisp, and Jonagold. (*Supplies of some varieties are very limited, order early for best availability.)
Plant orders will be taken through March 15, 2019. Plants will be available for pickup on Tuesday, April 9 & Wednesday, April 10. All individuals who place orders will be notified of time and place to pick up plants. For additional information, please call 682-6186 or come by the Yancey County Cooperative Extension Center.
YANCEY COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER
Meet Caddie! This handsome boy is so loving and affectionate. He had a heart that's almost as big as his head. He enjoys long sessions of cuddles and ear rubs and loves treats. Come meet him and fall in love.
Yancey County Humane Society, 962 Cane River School Road, Burnsville, NC - Phone 682-9510. Website
Mayland Community College’s
Small Business Center:
Upcoming February Seminars:
2/13/2019 Your Small Business Taxes - Entrepreneurship Series Class #6
Wednesday 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Yancey Learning Center
2/27/2019 Photography Basics for Artists
Wednesday 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Toe River Arts Council Gallery TRAC Art Resource Center Classroom
2/28/2019 Sales & Use Tax 101
Thursday 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Mayland Community College Spruce Pine Campus
Visit www.mayland.edu or call 828-766-1295 to preregister or for more information.
Classes at the YANCEY CAMPUS
Call 828.766.1370 for more information on these programs or visitwww.mayland.edu/continuing-education
Welding Skills for the Farm 2/15/19
Learn the basic skills of stick and mig welding as well as the cutting processes needed to repair broken equipment and tools on the farm. Please bring clear protective goggles and gloves to class.
Top Bar Beekeeping 2/16/19
Learn how to keep bees in top bar hives. Topics include: starting a new hive, performing hive inspections, comb handling, honey harvesting, wax rendering, mite monitoring, splitting the hive, and winterizing.
Chakra Class 3 2/25/19
Activate your Solar Plexus Chakra. Learn guided meditation, EFT tapping technique and discover other tools such as crystals, breath work, aromatherapy, and yoga poses that can be used to keep our Solar Plexus open and aligned.
AREA MEETINGS OF INTEREST
ORGANIZATION / DATE / TIME / LOCATION
Burnsville Rotary Club Thursday @ Noon Rescue Dog Cafe
Toe River Model Railroaders Wednesday @ 2:00 pm Spruce Pine Library
Al-Anon Monday @ 7:30 pm 1st Presbyterian Church
Would you like us to forward your business items of interest to other Chamber members? Submit your items weekly via email no later than 8am each Tuesday for inclusion each Tuesday. Email to email@example.com. Chamber Office Telephone 682-7413. WEBSITE