11:00 Children's Egg Hunt in Tate Evans Park with Family Fun to Follow!
This Year’s Egg Hunt is sponsored by The Town of Banner Elk, The Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce, Cornerstone Cabins and Lodge and Fred & Sherry Abernathy
Activities following the Egg Hunt include:
Magician Jacob McCormick
Music and Dancing
Meet the Easter Bunny
Photo By Ron Johnson
12:30pm Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny- donations for Avery County Humane Society
1:00pm Pet Egg Hunt in Tate Evans Park
Pet Egg Hunt sponsored by My Best Friend’s Barkery and The Avery County Humane Society
Photo by Ron Johnson
Bring your dog out for an afternoon of fun!
Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny for Avery County Humane Society Fundraiser!
All dogs must be on a leash and up to date on their shots!
Photo By Ron Johnson
ADULT EGG HUNT!!!
Golden eggs hidden all over the park will contain great prizes! Including:
1 Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce Membership
1 Book of Stamps
Great Coupons from:
My Best Friends Barkery
Banner Elk Cafe
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny was hosted at the Banner Elk Café on March 28. Cindy Broussard joined children of all ages at the festive event. The major Saturday event, the egg hunt, was postponed to April 4 due to snow.
Cindy Broussard and the Easter Bunny
Clay and his father Mike Parkinson with the Easter Bunny!
A glimpse into behind the scenes of the Easter Egg Hunt! We got lots of helpers to stuff 5,000 eggs! WoW!
We are happy to welcome Ben Sullivan to Banner Elk! He is taking the place of Duncan Allinson as the General Manager of Aramark's dining services at Lees-McRae College.
Duncan speaks highly of his Ben saying "I consider us quite lucky to have him here at Lees-McRae College, and know that he will do amazing things with the program!"
The Avery High Key Club returned from Durham with multiple awards. For overall stellar performance, the local group received the Distinguished Service Diamond Club recognition. Additional club awards included: Focus on Kiwanis One Day 2014 Single Service Award - 1st Place; Non-Traditional Scrapbook Award - 1st Place; Digital Poster Award - 1st Place; Key Club Video - 3rd Place.
Two club members placed on the awards podium for individual contest
achievement: Essay Contest - 2nd Place Individual - Caroline Shirley; Oratorical Contest - 3rd Place Individual - Reagan Dellinger
Sarah Cleary was announced as a Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship recipient.
Front row, left to right: Brittany Storie, Allison Gregory, Tess Snider, Maddie Daniels. Back row: Teresa Shadoin, Advisor, Reagan Dellinger, Mallory Tenge, Caroline Shirley, Aubrey Greene, Kelly Magner, and Gary Cooper, Carolina's District Governor.
Article and Photo by Jim Swinkola
Register NOW for these 8-week session
classes by calling 828-733-5883
Mondays, March 23rd thru (no class 4/06)
~Beginning/Intermediate Clawhammer Banjo (Ellie Hjemmet)
~Beginning/Intermediate Fiddle (Bill Wilson)
~Autoharp Melody Playing (Art Lang)
~Carter-Style Guitar (Rhodyjane Meadows)
~Beginning/Intermediate Stringband (Meadows/Hjemmet)
(will split into 2 sections if sign-ups)
~Flat-Foot Dancing (Art Lang)
Bluegrass Guitar (Floyd Townsend)
Hammered Dulcimer (Bill Wilson)
Also remember to MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this year's
Second Annual "Sounds of the Appalachians" Music Camp
Monday, July 6th thru , to daily
Classes in 8 instruments, plus Stringband, Folk Singing, Flat-Foot
Dancing & Storytelling / Daily Master Concerts & HomeCooked Dinners
$75 for One Class / $150 All-Inclusive
Barra Specials Every Week!
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Joining with the Tourism Development Authority to bring great events to Banner Elk!
Banner Elk, NC is a great place to make your vacation destination! The town offers all varieties of lodging to suit every need and budget, great locally owned restaurants, and fun activities year round. Whether you are looking for a fun outdoor adventure with friends, a romantic getaway, or an unforgettable family vacation you will find it in Banner Elk! Our Chamber prides itself in providing information to our visitors and is always available to help you find the information you need. Call 828-898-8395 or email us at email@example.com