When you’re looking for something fun to do each week, check our curated guide to what’s going on in Wilkes County and the area from Aug. 26-Sept. 2.

Wednesday, Aug. 26

Knitting Class (Cynthia Sturdivant) from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery in North Wilkesboro; $60 members or $65 non-members; recurs Wednesdays until Nov. 18.

Basket Weaving Class (Linda Eller) from 1-3 p.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery; $60 members or $70 non-members; recurs Wednesdays until Sept. 16.

Kid Studio Painting Workshop (curious cow) from 5:30-7 p.m. at Beads and Beyond in Wilkesboro; $20 prepaid includes all supplies for 8x10 acrylic painting; ages 7 and up; limited to five participants.

James Vincent Carroll and Josh Tenery play from 7-9 p.m. at 601 Burgers & Brews in Mocksville.

Thursday, Aug. 27

Beginner Watercolor Class concludes from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery; $20.

Alex Key & the Locksmiths play from 6-9 p.m. outside Coach’s Neighborhood Grill in Wilkesboro.

Friday, Aug. 28

Sea Glass Stamping Workshop from 5:30-7 p.m. at Beads and Beyond; $25 prepaid includes all supplies for pendant and chain/cord; ages 8 and up; limited to five participants.

Food Truck Friday starts at 11 a.m. in downtown Elkin; live music from 5-8 p.m.; four food trucks.

Saturday, Aug. 29

Three Paintbrushes and a Canvas (Connie Broyhill) from 10:30 a.m.-noon at Key City Antiques ($30 for 16x20 canvas; pre-pay at 336-990-0711).

Beginners Crochet Dishcloth Class from 2-4 p.m. at Spinning Wheels Yarn Creation in North Wilkesboro; $25 prepayment required; recurs Sept. 5; class limit of six.

Shay Martin Lovette plays outside starting at 5 p.m. at Stardust Cellars in Wilkesboro; sourwood mead release, new taplist, charcuterie boards, Anchor coffee, dog park.

220 South Band plays from 6-10 p.m. at Gilbert General Store in McGrady; $10 cover.

FaithFest 2020 takes place virtually from 6-10 p.m. at faithfestnc.com and their Facebook and YouTube pages; free; featuring Jordan Feliz, Micah Tyler, Jason Crabb and Francis Chan.

C.J. Ballard Band performs from 9-10:30 p.m. at The Shop (6915 N.C. 268) in Wilkesboro.

Sunday, Aug. 30

Smokin’ Joe Randolph Band plays from 5-8 p.m. at Beech Alpen Inn in Beech Mountain.

James Vincent Carroll plays from 5-8 p.m. at Quiet Pint Tavern in Winston-Salem.

Monday, Aug. 31

Pottery Classes at Wilkes Art Gallery: advanced hand building with Gilda Aita from 4-6 p.m. and wheel class with Jane Maddocks from 6:30-8:30 p.m.; recurs Mondays (except Labor Day) until Sept. 14.

Tuesday, Sept. 1

James Vincent Carroll performs from 6-8 p.m. at The Station in Mocksville.

Wednesday, Sept. 2

Knitting Class (Cynthia Sturdivant) from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery in North Wilkesboro; $60 members or $65 non-members; recurs Wednesdays until Nov. 18.

Basket Weaving Class (Linda Eller) from 1-3 p.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery; $60 members or $70 non-members; recurs Wednesdays until Sept. 16.

Studio Painting Workshop (garden goodies) from 5:30-7 p.m. at Beads and Beyond; $25 prepaid includes all supplies for 11x14 acrylic painting; ages 8 and up; limited to five participants.

Easy Money w/ Tim Sealey play from 7-10 p.m. at Midway Music Hall in Winston-Salem.

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