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 Feb. 8-Feb. 12.

Friday, Feb. 8

Youth Drawing Class (Steven Green) from 9-10:30 a.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery; six-week course recurs Fridays until Feb. 15 for ages 9-18; $70 members, $80 non-members.

11th Appalachian State Old-Time Fiddler’s Convention runs from 7-10:30 p.m. at Plemmons Student Union in Boone; continues Feb. 9 from 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; tickets $10 students in advance, $15 students or public at the door.

The Contenders play from 7:30-10 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Artisan Center (The 1915) in Wilkesboro; Shay Lovette opens the show; tickets $20 SOLD OUT.

Will Easter performs from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Anchor Coffee in North Wilkesboro; Andrew X opens the show; free.

Reeves House Band plays the Grateful Dead from 8-10 p.m. at Reeves Theater & Café in Elkin; tickets $15-$22.

The Trailblazers and Cane Mill Road play from 8-11 p.m. at Muddy Creek Café & Music Hall in Winston-Salem; tickets $10 advance, $15 door.

Saturday, Feb. 9

DIY Reclaimed Wood Wall Hanging workshop from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Midtown Garden Market in North Wilkesboro; $40.

Black Water performs country music from 7:30-10 p.m. at VFW Post 1142 in North Wilkesboro; $7.

Dinner Theater starts at 5:30 p.m. at Roaring River Vineyards in Traphill; $47.95 base fee includes old-time music, clogging, storytelling and buffet dinner by Chef Robert Coles.

The Local Boys perform as part of the “Addicted to Love” program featuring 12 local and regional bands from 5-11 p.m. at Twisted Oak American Bar & Grill in Statesville; $5.

Sunday, Feb. 10

3rd Family Dance from 3-5 p.m. at Wilkesboro Elementary School; $15 for parent & child, $5 additional child, $10 additional parent; photographer and refreshments on site; Sunday/semi-formal dress (no jeans or T-shirts).

Monday, Feb. 11

Pottery Hand Building (Rick Brake) concludes from 4-6 p.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery; $110 members or $120 non-members (clay not included).

Pottery Wheel Class concludes from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery; $110 members or $120 non-members (clay not included).

Tuesday, Feb. 12

Creative Writers meet from 10-11 a.m. at Wilkes Public Library; recurs second Tuesdays.

Intermediate/Advanced Watercolors (Eddie Tallent) concludes from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery; $100 members or $110 non-members.


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