May Weekend Events: Put Some Spring In Your Step! 05/13-15

May has been a refreshing month so far and I hope it has been for you too! I know we’ve had a few cold days, but apart from that, it has been very comfortable and enjoyable. With Mother’s Day now gone and the end of school approaching, there seems to be an anxiousness in the air to get outside, take a deep breath and exhale slowly! Does it seem that way to you, or am I the weird one here?

I know this is the way it has been for me. We went this past weekend over to Price Park for a Mother’s Day picnic and boy was it packed! It was incredible…but so nice to be outside! I guess everyone else had the same idea, but the sights and smells, and the invigorating creek…it just seemed to put some spring in my step!

This weekend has some great happenings that hopefully will do the same for you. So go on, make some plans and “Put Some Spring In Your Step” and do me a big favor….ENJOY YOURSELF!!!


On Friday…

Make your little man feel special at the Chik-Fil-A Mother & Son Date Night, this Friday, May 13th, from 5 pm – 8 pm. This is the 1st one of it’s kind, and it will be a special event that you don’t want to miss! Call 828-264-4660 to make a reservation, or visit their website at for more info.

Ladies, bring out your Fashionista with the Style Exchange and special guest Rachel Carter this Friday evening, May 13th at 6:30 pm held at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in the Meadowview Room. Come together for an evening of food, fun, and a free shopping spree! Bring friends for an encouraging word and a chance to shop for free! Make sure to sign up at the welcome desks, visit their website at, or call the church office at 828-266-9700 for more info!

Get back to Nature with the annual Naturalist Weekend at Grandfather Mountain this Friday through Sunday, May 13th – 15th. Hosted by the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, activities will include guided hikes, workshops at Grandfather Mountain, and all programs and walks are in the regular admission price of $15 for adults and $7 for children ages 4 to 12, under 4 are free. Times of events vary, so for more info call 828-733-4326 or visit

On Saturday…

Camp out Friday Night and get a Free Night on Saturday at the Boone KOA Campground. Part of KOA’s 8th annual Come Kamp & Care With Us Weekend ,campers who stay at the campground as paying guests on Friday, May 13th, will receive a complimentary night on Saturday, May 14th, which benefits KOA Care Camps for Children With Cancer. For more info call 406-254-7409 or email

Bring your community spirit by participating in the 5th annual Cubby Bear 5K Run/Walk Race this Saturday, May 14th at Camp Yonahnoka located on the property of Eseeola Lodge. This event is to contribute to the Cannon Memorial Hospital’s Habitat Build Fund with all proceeds going there. Open to runners of all ages, registration will be on event day starting at 7 am, cost is $25 which includes a free t-shirt. The Run and Walk will begin at 8 am. For more info contact Sallie Woodring at 828-737-7538 or send an email to

Do you love the Amazing Race? Here’s your chance to participate in the 1-day Wilkes Amazing Race this Saturday, May 14th, from 11 am – 6 pm. The race will start at the parking deck off of CBD Loop in downtown North Wilkesboro, with the Finish Line Celebration at 6 pm. For registration visit Registration is $40 per person through May 13, and $50 per person on race day from 9 – 11am, and all teams require 2 participants with a minimum age of 12. For more info visit or call 336-902-8162.

Have a Fun and Safe Weekend!


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