Square Dance Lessons
Thursday, June 13: From 7 - 9pm at the Gouge School playground there will be square dance lessons, featuring the pageant contestants, Charlie Burleson's band, and instruction with Stan Young and Bob Hensley. Admission is $2 per person .
NC Rhododendron Pageant at Bowman Middle School
Friday, June 14: First round of competition includes Junior division talent and Senior division swimsuit. Special entertainment provided by former Rhododendron queens.
Saturday, June 15: Final round of competition includes Senior division talent, Junior and Senior evening gown, and crowning of the 2010 NC Rhododendron Queens. Special entertainment provided by former queens.
Doors open both nights at 6pm with pageant beginning at 7pm. Cost: $8/adult and $5/child. A special two-night discount pass will be available for $13/adults and $8/child. Souvenir program books: $2. Master of Ceremonies is Robert Hensley. For additional information, please email Beth Brewer.
Rhodondendron Car Show
Saturday, June 15: Bowman Middle School football field. 10am - 3pm. Vehicle registration: $20.00. A small admission fee will be charged for spectators.
Awards include: Trophies for Top 50, Best of Show and Peoples Choice. Lots of Golden Oldies music and family fun! Tickets will be sold for 50/50 drawing. See www.rhododendroncruisers.com for more info.
Rhododendron Street Fair
Saturday, June 15: on the Creekwalk in Bakersville from 9am to 4pm.
Arts, crafts and food vendors, live entertainment, ducky derby.
Saturday, June 15, along the Creek Walk. Watch and cheer on your own as thousands of ducks race down Cane Creek in this Festival fundraiser that is a real kid-favorite event! Tickets are available from any Festival Committee Member during the Street Fair. Quack!
Friday and Saturday Nights, June 14& 15: Rhododendron Square Dance on the street! Dance will be on main street in Bakersville, in front of United Community Bank. Live music will be provided by The Wisemans.
Time: 8pm – 12am; Admission: $5.
Concessions will be sold by Bakersville Ruritan.
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Grassy Creek Golf and Country Club . Call 828-765-7436 for information.
Rhododendron 10K Run
Race begins Saturday, June 15th, 2013 at 8:30am, at Gouge School (134 Laurel Street) in Bakersville. Entry begins at 7am. Entry Fees are $15 until June 2nd, $25 after that date until the day of the race. Download a printable application here, or complete an On-Line Entry Form.