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 Nov. 22-Nov. 26.

Friday, Nov. 22

Gene Nichol discusses “Faces of Poverty in North Carolina” from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library in North Wilkesboro.

Light Up Downtown from 6-9 p.m. in downtown North Wilkesboro; shopping, food/craft vendors, live music, dance troupes, hay/train rides, live nativity, Santa Claus.

Trivia Series from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Stardust Cellars & Taproom in Wilkesboro; food truck, prizes; recurs Fridays in November.

Disney’s Frozen Jr. continues at 7 p.m. at the Wilkes Heritage Museum in Wilkesboro; $12 tickets must be purchased in advance at bluemoonproductions.com; recurs Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 24 at 3 p.m.

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” debuts at 7:30 p.m. inside Benton Hall Community Arts Center in North Wilkesboro; continues Nov. 23 and Nov. 29-30 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 24 and Dec. 1 at 2 p.m.; $12 adults, $10 students and seniors, $8 ages 12 and under.

Legacy Motown Revue plays from 8-9:30 p.m. at Reeves Theater & Café in Elkin; tickets $20-$25.

Saturday, Nov. 23

9th Christmas in Clingman from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Clingman Community Center in Ronda; 25 vendors; breakfast and lunch sold.

Open Mic for poetry, spoken word and storytelling from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Wilkes Public Library; free.

EmiSunshine plays from 8-11 p.m. at Reeves Theater; tickets $18.

Sunday, Nov. 24

Sunday Brunch & Mimosas from noon-3 p.m. at Stardust Cellars; food by Kalman’s Bon Appetit.

Monday, Nov. 25

“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” music show from 6-9 p.m. at the Stone Center for Performing Arts in North Wilkesboro; $10 advance, $12 door; benefits BROC’s Christmas for Kids.

Wilkes Acoustic Folk Society meets from 7-9 p.m. inside the Wilkes Heritage Museum; free; recurs fourth Mondays.

Tuesday, Nov. 26

Chicks with Sticks crochet from 5-6:30 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library; recurs Tuesdays.

Wilkes Genealogical Society meets from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library; recurs fourth Tuesdays.

Open Mic Night from 7-9 p.m. at the Reeves Theater & Café in Elkin; free; recurs Tuesdays.

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