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JANUARY 21, 2020

The Yancey County/Burnsville Chamber of Commerce will hold its membership meeting on Saturday, January 25 at the Burnsville Town Center, 6 S. Main Street from 9am to 11am. Ballots for election of Directors will be available at that time. Light refreshments will be provided.

If your mailing address or other contact information needs to be updated, please contact Member Services' Jaime Duvall (jaime@yanceychamber.com) or Executive Director Ginger Johnson (ginger@yanceychamber.com) or call 828-682-7413.


We are in the process of updating our website for the Chamber. We ask for your patience during this rebuilding period. We look forward to introducing our new and updated website in the near future.

"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools." ` Martin Luther King, Jr.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY - 1813 - Pineapple introduced to Hawaii (I think the name of the ship was the USS DOLE).

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JANUARY 25, 2020


ELISABETH VON TRAPP, granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired The Sound of Music, will perform at St. Thomas on Saturday, January 25 at 7:00 p.m.. She continues the legacy of her internationally renowned family of musicians, enthralling audiences from European cathedrals to Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center.


$10 per person. All are welcome on the night of the event but space is limited. *Reservations are encouraged. Call 682-0037 for more information.

Chasing Spring

It's January -- the heart of winter -- but my thoughts are on spring. Last year's Chasing Spring weekend was a hit; this year we've reserved two weekends at the cozy and charming Celo Inn. April 24-26 (2 days & 2 nights) coincides with the peak of the great Appalachian spring wildflower bloom. May 22-25 (3 days & 3 nights) is the heart of blue ghost firefly season. We'll follow migrating warblers through the matrix of plant communities that make the Blue Ridge special. We'll chase this magical season past waterfalls, through the finest Appalachian cove forests, and to WNC's own cloud forest. Find details here, and call or email for registration information. 

For more information see our WEBSITE.



The Classic Film Club has selected Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller "Vertigo" for their January screening. Showtime is 7pm on Monday, January 27 at the Yancey Theatre. This 1958 Masterpiece is considered one of Hitchcock's greatest, if not the greatest, and according to Hitchcock himself, his most personal one. There are no ticket sales but donations are appreciated.



1/25            Big Country Show with Ali Randolph & The Outta Luck Band &

                  The Dylan Wilson Country Band 7pm

1/26            Dance & Karate Express Recital 2pm

2/15            Burnsville Wedding Expo 10am

3/14            SpringFest Craft Show


6 South Main Street, Burnsville. Call 682-7209 or visit WEBSITE


Sat. 1/25 @ 5-8pm: The Burnsville Burn Chili Cookoff

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

Located at 6 South Main, Burnsville. WEBSITE

We're located in downtown Burnsville, just west of the beautiful town square and across from Burnsville Town Hall! In addition to the finest organic fresh brewed coffee, we're proud to be your source for amazing beverages, made to order traditional and App Java specialty breakfast & lunch delicacies and fresh baked pastries! If you're looking for the best, look no further than App Java! Enjoy the beautiful WNC weather and scenery dining on the sidewalk, downstairs or in the more intimate and private upstairs. Words can only paint a picture. We invite you to give us a try and we're confident you won't be disappointed.


Thursday - Jan. 23 - Winter Music w/ Roan Mtn Road @ 6-8pm

Friday- Jan. 24 - Nick Gonnering in the Loft @ 6pm

Monday - Jan. 27 - Double Island Band in the Loft @ 6pm

8 West Main Street, Burnsville, NC. Call 682-0120 or visit our Facebook page Here



This week's entertainment at Laura's:

Fri. 1/24 - Typical Mtn Boys @ 7pm

114 East Main Street, Burnsville, NC. Call 682-5551 or see on FACEBOOK.



Home of Burnsville's only Double Decker Pizza and Treats Shop

170 Reservoir Road - next to SavMor in Burnsville, NC. 828-536-5511

Hours 11am - 10pm - 7 days a week. Dine In or Take Out - Patio Dining.



Fri. 1/24 - Zuzu Welsh Band @ 7pm

Sat. 1/25 - Zuzu Welsh Band @ 7pm

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


January 24

January 31

Reserve your tickets HERE



Auditions for Frozen JR


Parkway Playhouse will be holding auditions for the first production of the 2020 Junior Season, Frozen JR. The auditions will be held on Sunday, January 26th, from 2-5pm at the Mountain Heritage Center (113 Green Mountain Drive). Auditions are open to anyone between the ages 8-18, as long as they are registered for at least one of Parkway Playhouse’s Conservatory classes by the audition date.


Those auditioning must prepare a 45 second-1 minute monologue, a 16-32 bar cut of a musical theatre or Disney song, and be prepared to participate in a group dance audition. All those auditioning should plan to stay for the entire duration.


Rehearsals will begin the following day, January 27th. The rehearsal schedule will be each Monday and Thursday from 5-6:30pm, and each Sunday from 2:30-4:30pm. Performances will take place on May 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th at 6:30pm, and May 10th and 17th at 3pm. If you have any questions please contact the director, Hunter Taylor, at htaylor@parkwayplayhouse.com.


For more information about Parkway Playhouse, including performances, classes, and volunteer opportunities, please call 828-682-4285 or visit the Parkway Playhouse website at www.parkwayplayhouse.com.


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Art and Craft Workshop at

Triple R Oasis on Green Mountain

Saturday, Jan. 25th - 10am – 3pm


Join us to work on creative projects, I will have supplies available for purchase to make a variety of scrapbook pages for all seasons, card making/paper crafting and watercolor paint supplies. If you already have a passion bring your projects to work on, if you want to learn something new, each month I will share creative ideas, new products, teach various art or craft projects: Scrapbooking, Stamping, Card Making, Watercolor Painting, or Photography.  I can teach any level from beginners to more advanced crafters.


This months optional project will be a series of 6 scrapbook pages with the ”Spruced Up” theme, a beautiful set of outdoors themed papers and embellishments with woods, birds and deer. Supplies for this project will cost $31.95, bring a tape runner (or you can purchase one at the workshop). If you are interested in making this project contact me as soon as possible to insure we have supplies in time.


If you live local, please come out to Triple R Oasis on Green Mountain just north of Burnsville NC. If you live farther out join us for a VIRTUAL Workshop. 


RSVP Now: Call 904-610-3098 or email deb.scrapwme@gmail.com to reserve a space (in person or online). 


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 basic fee is $5 includes instruction on techniques and help with your project, 4x2 table for each attendee, drinks (bring your own lunch or snacks) and various cutting tools, punches, stamps, idea books, templates available for use while you are here.  You can request a class in any of the techniques we teach (additional fee may apply for some projects)– 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 basic 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. Let me know if you want to do the project with us we can get the supplies delivered to you. 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 with Skype before the workshop, I will be happy to schedule time to help you with it.


Monthly Chance to WIN FREE Craft Supplies! ALWAYS JOIN the current Mystery Hostess party if you order from my website (if you don’t see one email me BEFORE you order). Earn a door prize entry for every $25 worth of product you purchase, if the total sales for the month reach $150 - I will randomly draw a name to receive the FREE hostess gifts.  Order supplies at any time: https://dmcleod.closetomyheart.com/


Hope to see you at a workshop soon RSVP Today!


Deb McLeod

Close To My Heart

Independent Consultant




For all your scrapbooking, greeting card making and paper crafting needs

Monthly Classes and Workshops - Shop Supplies by Appointment


Toe Valley Soccer Association is offering a new Recreation soccer program with the Boys Development League for players born 2004-2007. Players from Avery, Mitchell, Yancey, Madison, and North Buncombe counties can register online at www.toevalleysoccer.org. Cost of $75. The tentative season dates are March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 19, 26, and May 2 & 9. Games are on Sunday afternoon with times and locations TBD. If you are interested in playing or coaching, contact Coach Allen Reynor, 828-206-2513, passandmove13@gmail.com.


ATTENTION 2020 BRIDES AND EVENT PLANNERS: We have the perfect location for that outdoor wedding, party, anniversary or company picnic Call 284-5055 for more information.






Ornamental Plant Maintenance       1/28/20

Now that you have designed your landscape, how do you keep it looking beautiful? Learn how to maintain your ornamental plants. Topics will include yearly fertilization choices, watering, pest identification, and maintenance.


For more information visit www.mayland.edu and click Continuing Education link or call 828-682-7315.



Burnsville Lions Club Thurs. 1/23 @ 5:30 pm 217 Ramsey Street - pot luck

Burnsville Town Council 2/6 @ 6:00 pm Town Hall

Yancey County Commission 2/10 @ 6:00 pm Yancey County Courthouse

Yancey County Bd of Education 2/17 @ 6pm School Board Office

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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