CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
OCTOBER 29, 2019
2019 Burnsville Christmas Parade
Burnsville/Yancey Chamber of Commerce would like to remind the community that
application for the 2019 Burnsville Christmas Parade are now available. Please stop
by Yancey Chamber of Commerce at 106 West Main Street or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, don’t miss the dead-line (Friday, November 15, 2019) to sign up your float, car, tractor, walker, horse and Buggy. Parade will be held on Saturday, December 7 at 1pm.
"We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us." ~ Albert Einstein
THIS DAY IN HISTORY - 1390 - First trial for witchcraft in Paris. (Croissants and cheese served for participants ;) )
And now for the news.....
NEW / RENEWING MEMBERS
Thanks for your continued membership:
Yancey County Farmer's Market
AREA EVENTS / ATTRACTIONS
DINING / ENTERTAINMENT
LOCATED AT MILE 328.3 ON
THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY
Call us at 828-765-9531
Saturday, 11/2 @ 1:00 Randy Flack
Saturday, 11/2 @ 3:00 The Butter Beans
Sunday, 11/3 @ 1:00 Roan Mountain Moonshine
Sunday, 11/3 @ 3:00 Sam McKinney
Hayrides and Dance Demos every Saturday & Sunday
For more information visit WEBSITE
Conveniently located between Asheville, Boone and Hickory, NC, and just 20 miles from I-40 and 2 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, find treasures that will last a lifetime and have an experience to match.
Visit Gem Mountain and share the history, the tradition, and excitement of gem mining.
Located at 13780 Hwy 226 S, Spruce Pine, NC. Call 828-765-6130 or visit WEBSITE.
Our next contradance will be Friday, November 1, at 8 pm at Green Cay at Arthur Morgan School. Our caller will be Jesse Edgerton, a fun and energetic dance caller who always spices his dances with lots of humor. As usual, we'll have super-duper fiddle music by Band X. It's great exercise, and as always, you don't need to come with a partner or have previous experience -- each dance is taught with several walk-throughs. Requested donation of $5. For more info, directions, and pictures, see the WEBSITE.
3RD ANNUAL KETTLES FOR COATS
Saturday, November 9 - 9am - 3pm
Keeping our community warm for winter!!!! Donate a new or gently worn coat and receive a free soup kettle meal at Pig & Grits.
Come join in at 620 West Main Street in Burnsville, NC.
11/9 Playin’ for Paws Benefit Concert & BBQ 6pm
11/16 The Self Reliant Roadshow 9am – 2pm
11/16 Shantytown CD Release 7pm
11/20 Donald Davis Storytelling 5pm
11/23 Christmas Ornament Craft Show 9am – 2pm
11/30 Christmas Extravaganza 10am
12/6 Santa Claus Comes To Town 5:30pm
6 South Main Street, Burnsville. Call 682-7209 or visit WEBSITE
HAPPENING AT HOMEPLACE BEER
Tues. 10/28 @ 7pm: Music by Frances Eliza
Thurs. 10/31 @ 7pm: 90s Halloween Bash
Fri. 11/1 @ 7pm: Darby Anne Walker & Jared McQueen
Sun. 11/3 @ 2pm: Ales & Tales Book Club
Hours: Mon-Thurs 4-9pm; Fri 2-11pm; Sat 2-10pm; Sun 2-7 pm.
Located at 6 South Main, Burnsville. WEBSITE
THE CENTER FOR PIONEER LIFE
The Center for Pioneer Life is proud to host internationally acclaimed premier storyteller Donald David for a four-day residency.
Collect Your Memories in a Family Storytelling Workshop led by the Dean of Storytelling, Donald Davis, Tuesday, November 19 from 10 AM — 2 PM at The Center for Pioneer Life at 134 Joe Young Road in Burnsville. Cost is $50. For more information call 828.536.0337.
Donald Davis, American storyteller and author, will be performing at the Burnsville Town Center Wednesday, November 20th. Davis had a twenty-year career as a minister before he became a professional storyteller. He has recorded over 25 storytelling albums and written several books. His long career as a teller and his promotion of the cultural importance of storytelling through seminars and master classes has led to Davis being dubbed the “dean of storytelling”. Enjoy his performance Wednesday, November 20, doors open at 6 PM at the Burnsville Town Center. Tickets are $20.
LAURA'S PIZZA & TRATTORIA
This week's entertainment at Laura's:
Fri. 11/1 - Lindsey Meyer @ 7pm
114 East Main Street, Burnsville, NC. Call 682-5551 or see on FACEBOOK.
OOAK ART GALLERY & MAPLES
OOAK: Fine, Folk, Funky Local Art!! Mon - Sat 10am – 5:30pm; Sun 12:00 (Noon) – 5pm
MAPLES: The Sweet Spot Next Door serving fine coffee, tea and bakery items. Mon-Fri 8am – 4pm, Sat. 9am – 3pm
ENTERTAINMENT AT OOAK ART GALLERY & MAPLES:
Thursday 10/31: “Open Mic & Costume Party” starts at 7:00 pm
Micaville Music Jam at 10:00 am every Saturday
MOUNTAIN TIME ON MAIN STREET
Sat. 11/2 at 11-2 - Bill Wanezek - Jazz Trombonist
For all your interior and exterior decor needs. Also, your official Buck Stove dealer!!!
105 West Main Street, Burnsville, NC. Call us at 828-398-5943.
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.
November Community Dates
11/1 @ 8pm
11/2 @ 8pm
11/15 @ 8pm
11/16 @ 8pm
11/22 @ 8pm
11/23 @ 8pm
11/30 @ 8pm
Reserve your tickets HERE
The Yancey County Farmers' Market is open every Saturday through October from 9am to 1pm just off the Town Square. Seasonal produce, meats, cheeses, dairy, crafts and entertainment. Check our WEBSITE or visit our Facebook page Here
NOW PLAYING: GET THE HOOK
Under the direction of Kristen Donelle Livengood, Get the Hook is a troupe of teens who are no strangers to the script and demonstrate what they can do OFF-BOOK. They will keep you laughing as they play high energy games based on suggestions from you—the audience.
Friday, Nov. 1 @ 6:30 pm
Saturday, Nov. 2 @ 6:30 pm
The Parkway Playhouse is located at 202 Green Mountain Drive in Burnsville. Tickets are available on the Parkway Playhouse website and at the Parkway playhouse Box Office (828-682-4285), which is open from 1-5pm Thursday through Saturday and one hour before show time. WEBSITE
NEWS FROM PENLAND
The Penland Gallery is proud to present Tradition of Excellence: Japanese Techniques in Contemporary Metal Arts - Curated by Hiroko Yamada. This show will run through November 17, 2019.
The Focus Gallery is featuring Like Hummingbirds to Nectar by Shane Fero & Deb Stoner. This show will run through November 17, 2019.
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.
CRAFTY THINGS TO DO
MOUNTAIN PIECEMAKERS QUILT GUILD
The Mountain Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet Tuesday, November 12 at 1pm at the Burnsville Town Center for their monthly meeting and presentations. Speakers will be from Quilters Gallery of Cleveland, NC, also known as The Pizza Girls. Refreshments prior to meeting start at 12:30pm. The drawing for the 2019 Opportunity Quilt will be held at this meeting. For more information call 828-691-0449.
Project Voice, January 13-17, 2020 in Chattanooga, TN
Project Voice is the #1 event for voice tech and AI in America, coming the week after CES. With specific days devoted to Alexa, Google Assistant, and the general voice landscape at large, Project Voice is the singular place where companies and organizations will come to figure out how to best execute with this important emerging technology. Sponsored by Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung, Project Voice will also feature The Voice World Fair, an exhibit hall component which will highlight numerous companies, products, and services moving the space forward.
For more information, visit https://www.projectvoice.ai/ and use promo code NCCHBURNSVILLE for a 20% discount for chamber members when registering.
For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Lisa at mailto:email@example.com
GUARDIAN AD LITEM SEEKING VOLUNTEERS
The NC Guardian ad Litem Program is seeking volunteer advocates to represent abused and neglected children in Yancey, Mitchell and Madison counties. Training sessions are held priodically for those who would like to volunteer with this program. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the program, please all Erica Edwards at 828-682-4754 or visit www.volunteerforgal.org.
LEGAL AID HELP AVAILABLE
FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS
People in Mitchell and Yancey counties now have access to free civil legal aid with the opening of a new Pisgah Legal Services office in Spruce Pine. Most people simply don't know how to navigate non-criminal legal issues and the office can help. The Spruce Pine office is located at 167 Locust Street in Spruce Pine. The phone number is 828-253-0406.
NATURAL KEYS TO PREVENTION FOR COLDS & INFECTIONS
Join us at our free seminar at Cruz Life Center on Tuesday, November 5th at 6:15 pm, and learn about natural alternative to boost your immune system and beat sickness before it beats you.
To reserve your seat call us at 682-6157 or visit our WEBSITE. Healthy snacks will be served.
AREA MEETINGS OF INTEREST
ORGANIZATION / DATE / TIME / LOCATION
Burnsville Town Council 11/7 @ 6:00 pm Town Hall
Yancey County Commission 11/12 @ 6:00 pm Yancey County Courthouse
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
MISC COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Burnsville Council Knights of Columbus bingo games are held in Sacred Heart Church's Social Hall on the first and third Mondays of the month. The first bingo session of November is Monday, 11/4 starting at 1pm. The second is 11/18 at 1pm. The cost is $20 for 10 games. First time bingo players receive a free three-game card. There will be four extra optional games. Light sandwiches, dessert, and refreshments will be served.
TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly has moved. The meeting is now in the (FLC) Family Life Center of Higgins United Methodist Church at 5pm until 6pm on Tuesdays. For more information call Renee at 843-367-7760.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Chamber Office Telephone 682-7413. WEBSITE
Yancey / Burnsville Chamber of Commerce | 106 West Main, Burnsville, NC 28714