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Wednesday, December 6

Ladies Climb Wednesday at Bigfoot Climbing Gym

5:00 PM
Ladies climb for $10 every Wednesday after 5 p.m. Grab some friends and come try something new.

Thursday, December 7

Stitch Club

2:00 PM
Stitching Chicks Needlepoint invites you to its weekly drop-in Stitch Club every Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. Bring in your projects or start something new. No experience is required and supplies can be …

Hatley Memorial Tree Lighting

6:00 PM
Celebrate the spirit of the season at the Hatley Memorial Tree Lighting. Valdese Elementary School students will gather on the Old Rock School staircase to perform Christmas carols and the Hatley …

Christmas Trivia at Sidetracked featuring Gift Wrapping Contest

7:00 PM
If it wasn't obvious what Decembers themed trivia night was going to's Christmas Trivia...with a Gift Wrapping Contest during grading!!! Get a team together, dress up in pajama's, ugly …

American Pride: Remembering the Music of the Legendary Statler Brothers

7:30 PM
Relive the musical memories of The Statler Brothers through American Pride. They have captured the true authenticity of The Statler Brothers sound, keeping the legacy alive and promoting traditional …

Friday, December 8

It's a Wonderful Life

7:30 PM
The Old Colony Players present "It's a Wonderful Life" at 7:30 p.m. on stage at the Old Rock School, 400 Main. St. W. Other performances are Dec. 8. at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $16 …

Saturday, December 9

MerryPop Art Market at Foothills Gear Garage

10:00 AM
Holiday artist pop-up event

Live Music with Mark Bumgarner, Southern Americana at Silver Fork Winery

1:00 PM
Mark's musical style has been described as pure Southern Americana, and yet it is so much more. His influences span the American landscape and beyond. From the traditional sounds of the Appalachian …

Tribute to Coach and Assistant Principal Ralph Collette

2:00 PM
Former Burke County Schools Coach and Assistant Principal Ralph Collette gave years of his life to the county's youth. Now, he needs a hand as he deals with a tough break life dealt him last winter. …