Community Events

Participating in a local event is a good way to contribute to our community and meet your neighbors. WKXR of Randleman, NC, is proud to showcase events of note for all members of our area.

Asheboro Farmers Market

7am to 1pm
located at 134 South Church Street
Open May through October on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
and food vendors - fun for all ages!

Bowling for Rhinos

Wednesday September 12, 2018, 5-10p
Spare Time Greensboro, 5502 Hornaday Rd., Greensboro
Free… $7 for two games of bowling
Come out to support the silent auction or donate! Laser tag is also an option and both are at a discounted rate!
Tickets are only if you plan to bowl or play laser tag.

Summer Concert Series!

Bicentennial Park, 135 Sunset Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203
(Concerts are free to the public!)
September 16th- Pryor Baird (6-10pm) Concert times- 7pm - 8:30pm

Talk by embedded journalist Kevin Maurer

Kevin Maurer is the bestselling co-author of No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden,
and he’ll be talking about his adventures around the world as a journalist embedded with U.S. forces in Afghanistan, Africa and Haiti.
Thursday, September 13, 2018, 7p
Asheboro Sunset Theater, 234 Sunset Avenue
FREE
Call 800-626-2672 for more information

Honoring Our Veterans Cruisin'

More than 225 cars, flag raising ceremony, a performance by 440th North Carolina Army National Guard Band,
veterans march, flyover by NC Aviation Museum & Hall of Fame, entertainment by Redline Band,
and will end with car cruise through Downtown Asheboro
Wayne Thomas Chevrolet, 1400 E Dixie Dr, Asheboro….
FREE
Saturday, September 15 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

8th Annual Big Galute Chili Cook-off at Creekside Park

Chili competition featuring local vendors, door prizes, children's play area, classic car cruise-in,
mechanical bull, rock climbing, 30-foot slide, and live music.
Saturday September 15th, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Creekside Park, 214 Park Dr, Archdale
Admission: $5
Call 336-340-5541 for more information

Tricks and Tips for Saving Seeds- Library talk

Master Gardener Vernece Willett will talk about how you can save money on next year’s gardening budget
by collecting seeds now, with a focus on flowers, herbs and vegetables.
Monday, Sept. 17, 6:30pm
Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St.
FREE
Call 336-318-6803 for more information

What’s in the Randolph Room? History and Genealogical Resources!

Learn about a treasure trove of local history and genealogy from research expert Ann Palmer.
She’ll show you around and you’ll even have time to do your own research.
Thursday, Sept. 20, 6:30-8p
Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St.
FREE
Call 336-318-6815 for more information

Gospel Singing Benefit featuring the Anchormen and the Pioneers

Benefits Blest by the Best Ministries. Two of NC’s top gospel acts. The Pioneers started 58 years ago!
Thursday, Sept 20. 2018, 7p
West Chapel UMC Church, 1739 West Chapel Road, Asheboro
Admission: Love Offering
Call 336-736-8626 for more information

End of Summer Bash at Creekside Park

Celebrate the end of summer with live music, food truck vendors, and family-friendly entertainment.
Creekside Park, 214 Park Dr. Archdale
FREE
Saturday, September 22, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
… check archedaleparks.com for more information…

Author Event: Luncheon with Wiley Cash

NY Times bestselling author Wiley Cash, A North Carolina native, will talk about his most recent novel, The Last Ballad,
which focuses on heroic women and men of the labor movement in the textile mills of Gastonia during the early 20th century.
Cash’s first novel, A Land More Kind Than Home, was a bestseller and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Cash
is a writer in residence at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
Tuesday, September 25, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Pinewood Country Club, 247 Pinewood Rd, Asheboro NC
$25
Call 336-318-6803 for more information

Job Club Employment Workshops

Two workshops covering major job search and career-building topics like Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviews and more. Sept. 25 & 26, 10am-noon NCWorks Career Center of Randolph County FREE Call 336-625-5128 to reserve your seat

Hot Mess Painting 18+

Tuesday September 25, 6-8p; Enrollment deadline is September 18
Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Av., Asheboro
$45 for members, $50 for non-members
Sometimes you can make a mess and still make a masterpiece.
In this acrylic painting class, we will use layers of color and stencils to clean up our Hot Mess and come out on the other side with a beautiful painting.
Call 336-629-0399 to register or for more information, visit randolphartsguild.com

Experiencing the Holocaust: First-hand Account with Dr. Zev Harel

Survivor of 3 Nazi concentration camps including Auschwitz, Dr. Zev Harel reflects on his experiences.
He was 15 when he was liberated by U.S. troops at the Ebensee concentration camp in Austria.
September 27, 2018, 6:30-8p
Randolph County Public Library, 201 Worth Street
FREE
Call 336-318-6808 for more information…recommended for ages 12 and over

Company K: From Asheboro to the Fields of France

Company K, by Barbara Presnell, brings to life the love, heartache, and brotherhood found in actual letters between soldiers and
their families leading up to Company K's victorious battle during World War I. Features live music.
Saturday, September 29
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave, Asheboro
FREE
Call 336-318-6800 for more information.

Annual Asheboro Fall Festival

A combination street fair, bazaar, harvest celebration, and homecoming in downtown Asheboro
featuring quality arts and crafts, demonstrations, children's crafts, food, live music, and a flea market section
Saturday Oct. 6 and Sunday Oct. 7, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Downtown Asheboro, 123 Sunset Ave, Asheboro
FREE
Call 336-629-0399 or check out asheborofallfestival.com for more information.

Sunset Support Group

If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, support is available!
Please join the Sunset Support Group on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6pm-7:30pm
at Hospice of Randolph County.
416 Vision Drive In Asheboro. The meetings are FREE and open to the public.

Randolph-Asheboro YMCA - Registration for the Girls’ Volleyball League

Call (336) 625-1976 or email bohara@asheboroymca.com to sign your kids up!
COST: $40/ Members; $55/ Non-Members… registration includes a jersey.
Through September 24th
For 3rd through 12th graders.

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken starring Don Knotts

Those 55 and older enjoy FREE admission to the matinee showing thanks to local sponsors. $3 for 54 and younger. Thursday, October 4, 1p Sunset Theater Call 336-626-1240 for more information

Sunset Support Group

If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, support is available!
Please join the Sunset Support Group on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6pm-7:30pm
at Hospice of Randolph County.
(416 Vision Drive) In Asheboro. The meetings are FREE and open to the public.

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