Event Calendar

We are working on our event calendar for 2023!  We will update this page as events are scheduled and details are available. Can't wait for you to join us for the 2023 Season at The Store!

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Irish in Ashe County?

[History Presentation & Music]
March 17 from 5-7pm
The Irish influence in Ashe County - do we exaggerate it or do we minimize it? Join us on St. Patty’s Day, Friday March 17th from 5-7pm to hear local historian Josh Beckworth dispel some myths and celebrate unheralded contributions. Afterwards, listen to old time Irish-influenced music courtesy of Josh, his wife Sarah Beckworth, and his brother-in-law Darron Dotson (together, the Poison Branch Band). We will also have some St. Patty’s Day themed refreshments.

Art To You with Laura: Paint Your Barn

[Art Workshop]
March 25 from 2-5:30pm
RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 8 from 2-5:30pm
Do you have a barn that you adore? Art to You with Laura will be at The Old Store on Saturday, March 25th from 2-5:30pm for a Paint Your Barn workshop.

To sign up: 

Register online here. Then email a picture of the barn you want to paint to Laura at lauradunlevy@gmail.com (cropped how you would like it on the canvas) by Wednesday, March 22nd.
Ticket price includes one 16x20 inch pre-stretched canvas. All paint materials provided. Acrylic Paint. Recommended ages (12-100). Lite Snack provided.
Come, Make Your Masterpiece!

Birding with Brian

[Presentation & Nature Hike]
April 15 at 9am

Last summer, local birding enthusiast Brian Watson presented Blue Ridge Birding Basics. Join Brian this April as he discusses the various types of birds you can see in the Blue Ridge Mountains during the spring season. 

Following the presentation there will be a short birding hike (about 1 mile) along Grassy Creek, weather permitting. Bring binoculars if you have them, and good walking shoes or boots for the hike.

All About Honeybees with Kim Pitts

April 22 from 1-2pm
Come and learn about honeybees, beekeeping, and how you can protect and care for our local honeybee population with Kim Pitts, education coordinator for the Ashe County Beekeepers Association. Kim will bring her observation hive, so we can take a close look at what "busy as a bee" really means!

Saved by a Salamander Day

May 20 - various events all day

In partnership with the New River Conservancy. Details coming soon.

The Jeff Little Trio

[Music Performance]
May 20 - evening exact time TBD
Details coming soon.

Grassy Creek Winery Wine Tasting

[Wine Tasting]
June 3 from 4-6pm
Details coming soon.

Art To You with Laura: Rosé with Monet

[Art Workshop]
June 10 from 2-5:30pm
Details coming soon.

Art To You with Laura: Mountain Landscape

[Art Workshop]
September 9 from 2-5:30pm
Details coming soon.

Grassy Creek Country Fair

September 23
Details coming soon.