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 Oct. 8-Oct. 12.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

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

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Computer Basics (David Greenwood) from 2-3 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library in North Wilkesboro; call 336-838-2818 to register; recurs first and second Wednesdays of the month.

Builders Club from 4-5 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library; all ages; assorted blocks provided; recurs Wednesdays.

Fundamentals of Yoga (Laurie Brintle-Jarvis) from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery in North Wilkesboro; $50; recurs Wednesdays until Oct. 16.

Thursday, Oct. 10

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

“Murder’s in the Heir,” Wilkes Playmakers’ audience interactive murder mystery-comedy, starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Benton Hall Community Arts Center in North Wilkesboro; tickets $12 adults or $10 for students and seniors; recurs Oct. 11 and Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 11

34th Hickory Oktoberfest starts at 5 p.m. in downtown Hickory and continues Oct. 12 and Oct. 13; live music, arts & crafts, food vendors, kids’ activities.

Hillside Horror, a haunted farm and corn maze, continues on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. at 2122 Hoots Rd., Roaring River; $20 until Oct. 26.

Allman Brothers tribute music from 8-10 p.m. by the Reeves Theater House Band; tickets $15-$25.

Saturday, Oct. 12

“Making Sense of the Civil War,” fourth of a five-part reading and discussion series led by Judkin Browning, from 10-11:30 a.m. at Wilkes Public Library; free; concludes Oct. 26.

Barn Quilts Workshop (Brooklyn Mounce) from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Wilkes Art Gallery; $80.

Three Paintbrushes and a Canvas (Connie Ledford) runs from 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at Key City Antiques in North Wilkesboro ($30 for 16x20 canvas; pre-pay at 336-990-0711).

Wilkesboro Concerts in the Commons from 6-10 p.m. with “The Wildflowers – A Tribute to Tom Petty” at 6 p.m., and “On the Border – The Ultimate Eagles Tribute” at 8 p.m.; free; food trucks, vendors, kids’ activities.

Garrett Newton Band plays at 7 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre in North Wilkesboro; with the Malpass Brothers.

Darrell Scott performs from 8-10 p.m. at the Reeves Theater; tickets $25-$30.

Tags

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.