When you’re looking for something fun to do each week, check our guide to what’s going on in Wilkes County and the area from July 19-July 23.

Friday, July 19

Family Free for All from 2-3:45 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library; free bingo, games, trivia, movies and science fun (2-3 p.m.); snacks provided; recurs Fridays until Aug. 23.

Teens on the Green “Splash Bash” for ages 13-18 from 5:30-10 p.m. at the Carolina West Wireless Community Commons in Wilkesboro; water slides, movie “Little” at 9 p.m., foam pit, basketball, DJ; free.

25th Alleghany County Fiddler’s Convention runs from 5-11 p.m. at the Alleghany Fairgrounds in Sparta; $6-$7 admission; recurs July 20 from 9 a.m.-11 p.m.

The Djangovers play from 7-10 p.m. at Talia Espresso in North Wilkesboro; tickets $8 at the door; wine sold by Stardust Cellars.

Time Sawyer performs from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at the 1915 in Wilkesboro; tickets $15.

Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend continues at 8 p.m. at Forest Edge Amphitheater in Fort Hamby Park near Wilkesboro; $15 or $10 on Thursdays for Wilkes residents; recurs July 20 and July 25-27.

C.J. Ballard Band performs from 9 p.m.-midnight at The Shop (6915 N.C. 268 West) in Wilkesboro; tickets $10; moonshine tasting by Call Family Distillers.

Saturday, July 20

Class in the Grass (outdoor yoga) from 9-10 a.m. at the Carolina West Wireless Community Commons in Wilkesboro; $10 suggested donation.

Wilkes Comic Con from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Benton Hall Community Arts Center in North Wilkesboro; $5 admission.

Restorative Yoga Workshop (Laurie Brintle-Jarvis) from 2:30-4 p.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery in North Wilkesboro; $20.

Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot play from 6-10 p.m. on the Window World Stage at the Yadkin Valley Marketplace in North Wilkesboro; free; rain or shine, no coolers, leashed pets.

Drink and Draw (Wilkes Comic Con) from 7-9 p.m. at Dom Bakeries in North Wilkesboro; art sale will benefit Wilkes Playmakers.

Sunday, July 21

Colin Allured performs from noon-4 p.m. at Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery in Ronda.

Bike Night from 3-8 p.m. at Dooley’s in Wilkesboro; live music, vendors; proceeds benefit area abused children via the High Country chapter of Guardians of the Children; recurs third Sundays through October.

Benjamin Barker plays from 4-5 p.m. at Orion Chapel in Jefferson.

Monday, July 22

Teens Rule concludes from 2-3:15 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library; trivia, games and other teen-related activities.

“First Man” (2018, PG-13, 142 min.) plays from 4-6:45 p.m. at Wilkes County Library; free.

Wilkes Acoustic Folk Society meets from 7-9 p.m. on the Watson Stage at Wilkes Community College; free; recurs fourth Mondays.

Tuesday, July 23

“Hotel Transylvania 3” (2018, PG, 97 min.) plays from 10 a.m.-noon a.m. at Two Rivers Cinema in Wilkesboro; free; family movie series on Tuesdays until Aug. 6.

Kids Art Camp (Connie Ledford) from 10:15-noon at Key City Antique Mall & Shops in North Wilkesboro; $25/session or $100 for 5 sessions; call 336-990-0711 to pre-pay.

“Storm Boy” (2019, PG, 99 min.) screened from 1-3 p.m. at the Schaefer Center in Boone (Young People’s Global Film Series); $5 includes admission, snack and drink.

Family Craft concludes from 2-3 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library; families make space-themed crafts.


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