Banner Elk Book Exchange
Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Located at the Historic Banner Elk School in downtown Banner Elk.
Kids Crafty Hour
Craft classes for children at The Drawing Room of Foscoe starting at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays. All materials for the class are provided, along with a snack. Family discounts are available and you can also save by purchasing multiple classes at one time.
“No Man’s Land” All-Women Adventure Film Festival
Film showing at Lees-McRae’s South Campus Outdoor Amphitheater as a part of the university’s High Country Adventure Film and Speaker Series. The showing starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 and tickets are $5 for LMC faculty, staff, alumni, students and children under five and $10 for everyone else.
The Crossnore Jam happens each first Friday of the month year round at the Tudor Vance Meeting House. Drop by for music and fun.
Hugh Morton Photography Exhibition
“Photographs by Hugh Morton: An Uncommon Retrospective” available for viewing inside the Wilson Center for Nature Discovery on weekends from March 18 through May 14 and daily from May 15 through 29. Exhibition is included with admission.
Avery County Museum
Open to visitors from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, along with the Old Linville Depot and Tweetsie 505 Caboose.
The Avery County Historical Society is meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, to organize an Avery County Genealogy group. Anyone interested in building their family tree and becoming a part of this group is invited to attend. The meeting will be held at the Avery County Museum.
Riverwalk Quilt Guild
Meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at Newland Christian Church.
Meets at the Seven Devils Community Center at 2 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Reading list can be found at https://www.sevendevils.net/events/1132/3707.
One-hour long snowshoe tour at Sugar Mountain Resort. Tours are available at 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Adult tours are for ages 12 and older, while children’s tours are available for 8-11 year olds. Tours cost $33 per person and includes the snowshoe rental.
Food Truck Festival
From 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Sugar Mountain Resort on Saturday, May 27. Get a one-time ride ticket for the Summit Express chairlift for $15 when you purchase from a food truck (minimum purchase of $10). Pressley Laton will perform from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m., and The Lucky Strikes will perform from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.
March Community Night at Bare Dark Sky Observatory
Evening of stargazing in which participants can view Jupiter, the moon, several deep sky objects and stars through a 34” diameter Neutonian “Sam Scope”, as well as a 14” mirror Meade telescope. Tickets are $5 for children and $20 for adults, and the event will take place from 8 to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through March 25.
Laser light show paired with songs by Journey at Mayland Earth to Sky Park starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 25. Tickets are $20.
Laser Floyd: Welcome to the Machine
Laser show paired with Pink Floyd’s greatest hits at Mayland Earth to Sky Park starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 17. Tickets are $20.
Laser Pink Floyd: The Wall
Laser show paired with Pink Floyd’s 1979 album “The Wall” at Mayland Earth to Sky Park starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 31. Tickets are $20.
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