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Calendar of Events Burnsville/Yancey County, NC, Week of Jan 22, 2019


JANUARY 22, 2019

"The price of greatness is responsibility." ~ Winston Churchill

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1584 - Parts of Switzerland adopt Gregorian calendar & parts in 1812. (Apparently someone forgot to put it on the calendar!!!).

And now for the news.....

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Yancey Graphics

Toe River Campground

Styles Automotive Supply

Aldridge Eye Institute

Fortner Insurance Agency

Appalachian Network Services

Paul Badgley, CPA

Joe & Carol Sasek

Phil's Tire Service

High Pastures Christian Retreat

Jill's Hairport & Day Spa

Katherine Owens

Autrey Tree & Landscaping

Mt. Mitchell Golf Club

Westside Rentals

Mountain River Retreat

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics

Cabin at the Swinging Bridge

GWP Trucking

Yancey Stone

Mitchell County Christmas Tree Growers

Carolina Farm Credit Service

Yancey County Public Library

Yancey County EMS

Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home



Our goal is to allow outdoor persons the opportunity to enjoy shooting by visiting our facilities, which include a 50,000 square foot, lighted shotgun range. We are able to accommodate individuals, families, groups and organizations, meeting their various needs and schedules. We offer rifle, pistol, and shotgun ranges. 125 Deyton Hunt Farm Drive, Burnsville, NC. Call 828-777-0357 or visit WEBSITE.



The Classic Movie Club has selected The Thin Man for their January screening. The Thin Man is a 1934 pre-code comedy-mystery based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett. The film stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles. Showtime is Monday, January 18 at 7pm at the Yancey Theatre.



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


Tues. 1/22 @ 7pm: Music by Utah Green

Thurs. 1/24 @ 6pm Bugs & Suds Fly Tying

Fri. 1/25 @ 8pm Evan Baker w/ Catriona & GINNY

Hours: Mon-Thurs 4-9pm; Fri 2-11pm; Sat 2-10pm; Sun 2-7 pm. 

Located at 6 South Main, Burnsville. WEBSITE



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




Micaville Music Jam at 10:00 am every Saturday

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. 


JANUARY Community Dates


Friday, Jan. 25 at 6:30 pm

Saturday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 pm

Reserve your tickets HERE


It’s time for Fact or Crap on Thursday, January 24, at 5pm. Come enjoy the trivia game where I read the questions, and YOU decide is it fact or is it crap! I’m having another game day on Saturday, January 26th starting at 2pm. Come by and have some fun. The questions are always interesting, and sometimes down right bazaar!   The puzzle table is set-up, so if your cabin fever is getting the best of you, stop by. Looking for a small venue to have an event. The wine shop is the perfect place. Stop by and see what is available.  Winter hours are 11-6 Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 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 and Instagram, check our WEBSITE, call 682-3456, or email joyce@burnsvillewine.com for more information.




The Burnsville Town Council will conduct a public hearing for a presentation on the study of potential Water/Sewer System Development Fees that could be levied by the Town. The hearing will be held on February 7 at 6pm in Burnsville Town Hall located at 2 Town Square. This hearing, the study and the presentation are in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 162A, Article 8, System Development Fees. The firm of McGill Associates will present the study, the results of which may be viewed on the Town of Burnsville's website, www.townofburnsville.org.


The Council may also take action to adopt the study and revise the Rate and Fee Schedule as published in the annual budget for the Town of Burnsville, pursuant to 162A-209. All citizens will be given an opportunity to comment at the meeting. For more information please call Town Clerk Jeanne Martin at 682-2420.


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.


Mayland Community College’s

Small Business Center:


How to Start & Grow a Small Business

in the NC Mountains

Learn how to properly start a small business in the western NC Mountain region. Seminar will cover how to properly register your business, small business best management practices, and tips for growth. Classes will be taught by Mayland Small Business Center director, Allen Cook.

1/22, TUESDAY, 5:30-7:30 p.m.Fee Waived                       

Mitchell Mayland Campus, Spruce Pine




How to Start & Finance a Small Business

Entrepreneurship Series Class #1


Monday, January 28th

Yancey Learning Center


Gain knowledge of the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, and operations. Learn the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. Discover resources available to help start and successfully operate your business.


Speaker: Allen Cook

Monday 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Fee: No Cost




How to Write a Business Plan

Entrepreneurship Series Class #2


Wednesday, January 30th

Yancey Learning Center


Topic: Start-up Assistance

A business plan is vital to starting and operating a business. Learn how to turn ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This seminar teaches the important components of a business plan and helps lay the foundation for a functional plan. Discover how a business plan is used by potential lenders, the dos and don’ts of writing a plan, and steps for making the process easy.


Participants will be given a free subscription to LivePlan (online business plan software) and templates for building an effective business plan.


Speaker(s): Rudisill

Wednesday 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Fee: No Cost



Upcoming February Seminars:


2/4/2019 Finding Your Customers - Entrepreneurship Series Class #3

Monday 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Yancey Learning Center


2/6/2019 Marketing Your Business - Entrepreneurship Series Class #4

Wednesday 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Yancey Learning Center


2/11/2019 Basics of Bookkeeping - Entrepreneurship Series Class #5

Monday 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Yancey Learning Center


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.




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 ginger@yanceychamber.com. Chamber Office Telephone 682-7413. WEBSITE


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