Events for August 2014
Wilkes Chamber of Commerce
Aug 21   Breakfast with Congresswomen Virginia Foxx
“Breakfast with our Congresswoman”
Please join us at the
Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Boardroom

Thursday, August 21st @ 8:00 a.m.

  a light breakfast and conversation with

Congresswoman Virginia Foxx

Sponsored by

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Date:   August 21, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Chamber Boardroom
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, August 21st 
8:00 am
Aug 23   Riding for a Reason Poker Run
The Riding for a Reason Poker run will be held on August 23, 2014 with registration beginning at 9 am at CrossRoads Harley-Davidson in Wilkesboro, NC.  The event will include live music, concessions, vendors and family fun.  There will be a 50/50 raffle, contests and door prizes.  The event is scheduled to last until 7 pm.  All proceeds benefit low-income residents in Wilkes County with crisis needs.
Date:   August 23, 2014
Location:   Cross Roads Harley-Davidson
Contact:   Jennifer or Ann at 667-7174
Date/Time Details:   August 23 Registration 9 am
Fees/Admission:   $10 singles, $15 couples $1 general admission for non-riders
Aug 23   Health Walk 2014 Yadkin Valley Greenway
Health Walk 2014 on the Yadkin Valley Greenway

Sponsored by The Ruby Pardue Blackburn Adult Day Care Center
Date:   August 23, 2014
Time:   08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Brushy Mountain Dental Entrance at West Park Medical Center
Date/Time Details:   8:30 am Registration

9:00 Walk Begins
Aug 24   Cibo e Vino
Raffaldini Vineyards invites you to sample the culinary delights of a local restaurant. Enjoy a complimentary tasting paired with a sample of an award winning Raffaldini wine. Discover the splendor of traditional Italian cuisine paired with our fantastic Tuscan-style wines. This event is for those age 21 and over. Stop by the tasting room, visit our website, call 336.526.1078 or email us at for more information.
Date:   August 24, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:   Raffaldini Vineyards
Contact:   336-526-1078
Date/Time Details:   Sunday August 24, 2014 12:00pm-4:00pm
Fees/Admission:   Free
Aug 25   Wilkes Acoustic Folk Society-Monthly Meeting

Regular monthly meeting and jam session-including Old Time, Blue Grass, Acoustic Folk, song and dance.
Everyone is invited to attend and don't forget to bring your instruments!  

WAFS meets the fourth Monday of each month at the Watson Stage on the Campus of Wilkes Community College April thru September.

October thru March the meetings are held at the Wilkes Heritage Museum.

Date:   August 25, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:   Watson Stage Wilkes Community College &
Wilkes Heritage Museum
Contact:   336.957.6442
Fees/Admission:   Free admission
Aug 26   Wilkes Humane Society
Volunteers from the Wilkes Humane Society are here every Tuesday evening from 6pm to 7pm to sign pets up for low cost spaying and neutering.  Please bring proof of income, personal ID.  Payment is taken at the time of registration.
Please call the library for more information.
Date:   August 26, 2014
Location:   Wilkes County Public Library
215 Tenth Street
North Wilkesboro, NC
Lower Level
Contact:   336.838.2818
Date/Time Details:   Every Tuesday
6-7 pm
Fees/Admission:   Reduced animal spay or neuter fee paid at time of registration
Aug 26   Preschool Storytime at the Library
Preschool Storytime at the Library for 3 to 5 year olds.

Preschool Storytime is scheduled each week of the year on Tuesdays, may be suspended 1 month during the summer, patrons will be notified.

Date:   August 26, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:   Wilkes Friends of the Library Meeting room.
Contact:   Wilkes Public Library 336-838-2818
Date/Time Details:   Each Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Fees/Admission:   Free to the public, no admission
Aug 27   Leadership Wilkes 2014 Session 2

Leadership Wilkes 2014
Session 2 

"Today’s Leaders For Tomorrows Needs"
Leadership Wilkes is a program sponsored by the Wilkes Chamber of Commerce to develop a group of informed, committed, and qualified individuals capable of providing visionary and progressive leadership for Wilkes County.
Please meet at 8:30 am  in Chamber Boardroom

Date:   August 27, 2014
Time:   08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location:   Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Boardroom
Contact:   Lynn Dyer 336.838.8662
Aug 27   Downtown Running Club-North Wilkesboro
The Downtown Running Club will meet each Wednesday at 5:30 pm on the corner of Main and 9th by North Wilkesboro Town Hall.  This is a run-at-your-own pace adventure around town.

The group will run the Start With Your Heart route and end at 6th & Main Restaurant for more fellowship and a frosty beverage.  No entry fees or registration, just show up on time.  If you need to skip a week here and there, it's cool we'll still be here when you get back!
Date:   August 27, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location:   Corner of 9th and Main Street
Downtown North Wilkesboro
Contact:   Crystal Keener (336) 667-7129
Date/Time Details:   Every Wednesday afternoon 5:30pm
Aug 28   Business After Hours @ Tumbling Shoals Farm

Business After Hours 

Tumbling Shoals Farm

841 Sand Ridge Road
Millers Creek, NC 28651

August 28th, 2014

Date:   August 28, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   841 Sand Ridge Road
Millers Creek, NC 28651
Date/Time Details:   August 28th, 2014

Aug 29   Vino Venerdi
On the last Friday of each Summer month, Raffaldini will host extended tasting room hours until 8pm. Watch the sun set over the mountains while enjoying music and relaxing on our piazza. Admission is free.  Stop by the tasting room, visit our website, call 336.526.1078 or email us at for more information.
Date:   August 29, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Raffaldini Vineyards
Contact:   336-526-1078
Date/Time Details:   Friday August 29, 2014 11am-8pm
Fees/Admission:   Free