Events for July 2014
Wilkes Chamber of Commerce
Jul 25   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:   July 25, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Raffaldini Vineyards
450 Groce Road, Ronda NC 28670
Contact:   336-835-9463
Date/Time Details:   July 25, 2014 11AM-8PM
August 29, 2014 11AM-8PM
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jul 25   Ribbon Cutting @ Blair Properties, LLC

Ribbon Cutting @ Blair Properties, LLC

July 25th @12 pm

Date:   July 25, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   901 Main Street
North Wilkesboro
Contact:   Crissy Triplette
Date/Time Details:   Friday, July 25th @ noon
Jul 27   Italian Auto Show
Date:   July 27, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Date/Time Details:   July 27, 2014 12pm-4pm
Jul 28   Appalachian Energy Summit Community Workshop
The Community Workshop will focus on Technology & Business models from the UNC System as well as various speakers discussing Regional Economic Development in the Energy Sector.  Chambers of Commerce, Economic Developers, County Managers, Elected Officials, Facilities Managers, and Business Leaders are encouraged to attend!
Date:   July 28, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:   Appalachian Enterprise Center
130 Poplar Grove Connector
Boone, NC 28607 
Contact: 828-265-5434 828-265-5434 828-265-5434 828-265-5434 Adrian Tait
Date/Time Details:   7/28
1 pm - 5 pm
Jul 28   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:   July 28, 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
Jul 29   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:   July 29, 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
Jul 29   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:   July 29, 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
Jul 30   Local Health Care Organization Luncheon - Hosted by Team Nurse
Team Nurse will be hosting a presentation/luncheon on July 30, 2014 to discuss new PCS information and services they will be offering.  The presentation will be held at the Wilkes County Public Library at 12:30pm-1pm followed by a light luncheon at the Team Nurse office located at 37 Boone Trail N. Wilkesboro    ​
Date:   July 30, 2014
Time:   12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Location:   37 Boone Trail North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Contact:   Tabitha Carroll
Date/Time Details:   Presentation @ 12:30pm 
Luncheon @ 1pm
Jul 30   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:   July 30, 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