Nov. 18

BRAVO — The Parkway Theater will hold a veterans double feature on Nov. 18, from 3 to 5 p.m. The movie featured will be “Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor.” Free admission to all events.

Nov. 20

WEST JEFFERSON HOLIDAY PARADE — The West Jefferson Holiday Parade will take place in downtown West Jefferson on Nov. 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by the West Jefferson Lion’s Club.

Nov. 20

BLUE RIDGE MOVIE LOUNGE — On Nov. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon the Blue Ridge Movie Lounge will host a veterans double feature. The film will be “I Married the War.” The Blue Ridge Movie Lounge is located at 17 East 2nd Street in West Jefferson.

BEGINNING WEAVING CLASS — On Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Lost Province Center for the Cultural Arts located at 9710 NC-194 in Lansing will hold a beginning weaving class. This class will get you started on a weaving journey. You will learn how to choose yarn, and plan a project. You will learn how to do a direct warp and begin weaving. We will cover the beginning in the class, and also demonstrate how to remove and finish the scarf, after you finish at home. Join us and discover a new creative activity with unlimited possibilities.

Dec. 3

ACMS CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW — The public is invited to the 2nd Annual — Making Spirits Bright Christmas Light Show. It will be a Drive thru Light Show experience and will be held the first three weekends of December. Gates open at 6 p.m. and close at 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Sunday — 6 p.m. and close at 9 p.m. Admission is $10 per car and $15 per van. Ashe County Middle School is located at 255 Northwest Lane in Warrensville.

Dec. 4

JIM SNYDER CHRISTMAS TREE 5K RACE — The Jim Snyder 5k Race will be held on Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 5K Race starts at 10 a.m. and one Mile Walk/Run starts at 10:15 a.m. 5K Runners — $25, Students K-12 — $20, One Mile Walk/Run — $25. All proceeds from this event are used to support projects benefiting Ashe County Community. The Lions Club provides assistance for the following — Ashe County schools, Shoes for Kids, Camp New Hope, Camp Dogwood for visually impaired. Registration on Line and search West Jefferson Lions Club.

Dec. 7

MIPSO — North Carolina-based band Mipso will be performing at the Ashe County Civic Center on Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at 962 Mt Jefferson Road in West Jefferson. Since making their acclaimed debut with 2013’s Dark Holler Pop, North Carolina-bred four-piece Mipso have captivated audiences with their finely layered vocal harmonies, graceful fluency in the timeless musical traditions of their home state, and a near-telepathic musical connection that makes their live show especially kinetic. Purchase tickets at or by calling (336) 846-2787.


Now until Dec. 14

CHRISTMAS WITH COPS — Badges of Ashe is gearing up to collect donations for our annual event coming up in December. We are looking for sponsors for the 12 children this year. $100 will sponsor a child. If you are interested in sponsoring a child, please reach out to Badges of Ashe through email ( or mail donations to (PO Box 112 Jefferson, NC 28640). If you mail in donations, please include your contact information along with an earmarked check stating what your donation is for.

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