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 12-July 16.

Friday, July 12

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.

64th Grandfather Mountain Highland Games continues at 4:30 p.m. at MacRae Meadows in Linville; tickets $75 in advance for adult 4-day or $30 for ages 5-12; single day $5-$30; recurs July 13-14.

Downtown Art Walk from 5:30-8 p.m. in downtown North Wilkesboro; coincides with opening of the 40th Northwest Artist Juried Competition and Exhibition at Wilkes Art Gallery.

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 13, July 18-20 and July 25-27.

Pilobolus dances from 8-10 p.m. at the Schaefer Center in Boone (Appalachian Summer Festival); $20-$30.

Kate Rhudy and Jerry Chapman play from 8-10:30 p.m. at Reeves Theater & Café in Elkin; $15-$18.

“Incredibles 2: Summer Vacation” (2018, PG, 125 min.) is shown from 9-11 p.m. at the Carolina West Wireless Community Commons in Wilkesboro; free; concessions sold; kids’ games from 7-9 p.m.

Saturday, July 13

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

Wayne Henderson & Friends play from 6-8 p.m. at Cook Park in Todd; free; food/drink sold; tents but no seating provided.

The Talleys perform from 6-8 p.m. at the Stone Center in North Wilkesboro; free ticketed event by Ebenezer Christian Children’s Home 336-667-5683.

Bless the Rains: The Ultimate Toto Tribute Experience and Journey Tribute: Trial by Fire perform from 6-10 p.m. at the Carolina West Wireless Community Commons in Wilkesboro; free; local food trucks, vendors and kids’ activities.

Patti LaBelle plays from 8-10 p.m. at the Schaefer Center in Boone (Appalachian Summer Festival); $25-$45.

The Night Move Band plays from 8-11 p.m. at Copperhead Road in Ronda.

Sunday, July 14

Eastern Festival Orchestra (feat. Awadagin Pratt) from 7-9 p.m. at the Schaefer Center in Boone (Appalachian Summer Festival); $10-$25.

Monday, July 15

Teens Rule from 2-3:15 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library; recurs Mondays until July 22; trivia, games and other teen-related activities.

NASA Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Webcast from 4-5:30 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library; guided recreation of Apollo 11’s journey.

Tuesday, July 16

“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” (2019, PG, 104 min.) plays from 10 a.m.-noon a.m. at Two Rivers Cinema in Wilkesboro; free; family movie series on Tuesdays until Aug. 6.

Family Craft from 2-3 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library; recurs Tuesdays until July 23; families make space-themed crafts.

Book Club from 4-5:30 p.m. at Wilkes Public Library; recurs third Tuesdays; for book information call 336-838-2818.

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

“Fanny’s Journey” (2016, NR, 94 min.) screened from 6-8 p.m. at the Schaefer Center in Boone (Young People’s Global Film Series); $5 includes admission, snack and drink.

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