Sunday, January 13 attend Elkin Weddings Expo
1 to 4 pm The Liberty 222 East Main Street, Downtown Elkin

9th Annual Yadkin Winter Reds Reidel Food & Pairing Events Jan. 27-28 & Feb. 24-25

Enjoy two weekends of wonderful wine, food and entertainment in Yadkin County sponsored by the Yadkin County Tourism Development Authority.
Participating wineries will feature their “Winter Red,” a 2 oounce pour paired
with a 3 ounce serving of a tasty food item. Lodging discounts will be available.

Winter Reds Event tickets are $30 for each Jan. & Feb. weekend.
Deadline ticket purchase for Jan. is Jan. 24; tickets for Feb. is Feb. 21.

Hours are Sat. noon to 5p and Sun.1 to 5p.

Each ticket holder will be assigned to a starting winery where they receive
their Riedel wine glass and a map. The ticket is good for both days on the
selected weekend you choose. One visit per winery.
Limited ticket event for both weekends.

Jan. 26 & Feb. 23 Friday dinners are held at Jasper’s Restaurant,
Sanders Ridge Vineyards, Boonville.

January Winery Menu:
Brandon Hills Vineyard serving Italian Meatballs paired with Raptor Red
Dobbins Creek Vineyards serving Chorizo Bean Spread with Tortilla Chips paired with Merlot
Hanover Park Vineyards serving Mediterranean Stew paired with Mourvedre
Laurel Gray Vineyards serving chocolate Cherry Muffins paired
with Cherry Jubilee
Midnight Magdalena Vineyards serving Italian Cheesecake made with
Mascarpone, Vicotta, cream cheese paired with Merlot
Shadow Springs Vineyards serving Chili paired with Chambourcin
Windsor Run Cellars serving Mini-Quiche of Goat Cheese, Black Olives,
Roasted Garlic paired with Cabernet Sauvignon

February Winery Menu:
Cellar 4201 serving Spicy Chicken Skewers paired with Cherokee Red
Divine Llama Vineyards serving Brunswick Stew paired with In A Heartbeat
Flint Hill Vineyards serving Raspberry Chocolate Chip Cookies paired
with Cabernet Sauvignon
RagApple Lassie Vineyards (not available at press time)
Sanders Ridge Vineyards serving Spiced Duck Confit, Lettuce Wraps
with Crispy Onions & Carrots
Sweet Home Carolina Vineyards serving Rumble de Thumps
(Irish dish) paired with Brigadoon Noiret

January/February 2018 Events:
Mount Airy Museum of Regional History
January 6 – March 24 North Carolina in World War I Traveling Exhibition

January 13 – In the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Surry Countians Continuing the Dream, will focus on the sacrifices, love, learning, service, perseverance and hope of the African-American community of Surry County. Light refreshments will follow the program. Free admission, donations accepted. 7-9p.

January 27 – 4th Annual Free Family History and
Genealogy Swap Meet Sponsored by the Museum and Surry County Genealogical Association. Open to anyone especially those who have been in a Beginners Genealogy Class sponsored by the Museum and taught by Esther Johnson. Those connected with a History or Genealogy Group or authors are invited to set up, advertise your group and sell books, maps etc. A copy machine will be available for a small fee. Additional information: Esther Johnson 336-831-6437 or epdj1@triad.rr.com 10a to 4p.

February 6 – March 6 Beginners Genealogy Classes Taught by local genealogist Esther Johnson, five-part
series, classes held on Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6. Museum members are free. Fee of $5 per class for non-members. Limit 25 students. To register, contact Amy Snyder: 336-7864478 ext. 227
or aesnyder@northcarolinamuseum.org.

February 14 – 8th Annual African-American Read-In sponsored by the Plaid Cloth Society will be held on Wednesday, February 14 at 12 noon in the 2nd floorconference room of the Museum. To participate, select works written by an African-American and be prepared to read a poem or an excerpt from a book.
Listeners are also welcome!

“Open House at Black Cat Railroad Station on January 11th and February 10th. Huge Model
Railroad HO Scale with more than 10 trains running at once. Also two layouts of Thomas the Tank for the tykes to run themselves. Hours are from 10 a til 2:00p at the Club:
800 Elizabeth Street, North Wilkesboro, 28659.
No admission charge however donations greatly appreciated to help defray costs of operations
as we are a non-profit Org. (501-C3).
Come have fun with the Trains!”

February 8th-Davidson County Gardeners’ Conference
February 8th is the date to remember two widely known plant enthusiasts will headline the upcoming Davidson County Gardeners’ Conference.
In case of inclement weather the event has a snow date of February 15.
Two widely known plant enthusiasts will headline the conference. Keynote speaker Tony Avent, owner of Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanical Garden near Raleigh, is known for his passion for discovering new plant varieties. He has traveled the world looking for such plants and loves to share his favorite discoveries with fellow gardeners. Avent entertains his audiences with landscape ideas, interesting plant pairings and tips for good cultural practices.
Also featured will be the famous topiarist, Pearl Fryar known for his artistry and creativity with plants. Fryar’s property in Bishopville, SC, attracts visitors from all over the world. In 2006, the Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden was selected by the Garden Conservancy to be kept and maintained. The garden also received the National Garden Club’s 2017 Award of Excellence.
The Conference will include five concurrent sessions from which registrants can choose. Topics include: The Truth About Garden Remedies; Better Composting for Busy Gardeners’; The Veiled Life of Trees and Their communities; Site Analysis for Landscape Design and So You Think You can Prune?
Register now for annual conference, sponsored by the Davidson County Cooperative Extension Office, 301 East Center STreet in Lexington or online at ncsu.edu/gardenersconference2018. The cost is $35 and includes lunch. The event will be held at Center United Methodist Church in Welcome.
Additional information can be obtained at the Extension Office:
336-242-2080 and go.ncsu.edu/gardenersconference2018


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