Community Events

Participating in a local event is a good way to contribute to our community and meet your neighbors. WKXR of Randleman, NC, is proud to showcase events of note for all members of our area.

Asheboro Farmers Market

7am to 1pm
located at 134 South Church Street
Open May through October on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
and food vendors - fun for all ages!

Stress-Buster Yoga for Students

Teens: learn to manage stress through Yoga at Asheboro library
6 p.m. Thursdays October 4 and 25, and November 1 and 8
Randolph County Public Library, 201 Worth Street
FREE
Call 336-318-6803 to sign up or for more information.

Thriller Dance Class

Did you grow up a Michael Jackson fan? If you’ve always wanted to learn the choreography to MJ’s infamous THRILLER or you are dying to join the annual flash mob in
downtown Asheboro for Trick or Treat in the Park, we want you! All dance levels accepted and cheat sheet provided!
Tuesdays in October, 5:30-6:15pm
Randolph-Asheboro YMCA, 343 NC Hwy 42 N, Asheboro, NC
FREE/Members; $5 per class/Public ($20 total for 5 classes)
Call (336) 625-1976 for more information.

Sunset Support Group

If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, support is available!
Please join the Sunset Support Group on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6pm-7:30pm
at Hospice of Randolph County.
416 Vision Drive In Asheboro. The meetings are FREE and open to the public.

Randolph Fellowship Home Showcase

9 acts including The Burnt Biscuits, Psalm 150 and the Price Family.
Thursday, Oct 18, 7p
Sunset Theater, 234 Sunset Av.
Call 336-953-3365 for ticket information

The Walk to End Alzheimer's® - Randolph County

The Alzheimer's Association – Western Carolina Chapter is inviting area residents to help fight Alzheimer'sWalk participants
will complete a one- to two-mile walk and raise money to help the over 3,000 Randolph County residents who are currently living with Alzheimer's.
Saturday, October 20 ; Registration at 9am, Ceremony at 10am, Walk at 10:30am
Bicentennial Park
FREE to the public

Country Hoedown

Saturday, Oct 20, 11a-1:30p
Cross Road Retirement Community, 1302 Old Cox Rd., Asheboro
FREE
Putt putt, fishing, hayrides, cornhole, Randolph Squares and carriage rides!
Call 336 629 7811 for more information.

Miss Randolph County Scholarship Pageant

Kiwanis Club of Asheboro presents a scholarship contest for Miss Randolph County’s Outstanding Teen.
October 20, 6p
Asheboro High School Auditorium
Advance tickets $15- $20 at the door
Contact Jenny Parks at missrandolphcounty@gmail.com if you would like advance tickets.

Pig Pickin’ BBQ

Sat, Oct 20, Noon-6p
2519 Bethel Friends Rd., Asheboro
Adults: $8 Children 12 and under: $4
BBQ, Pintos, Slaw, Hushpuppies

Wake Forest Baptist Health presents: What is Radiation Therapy and How Does it Work?

Join experts from Wake Forest Baptist Health to learn more about the importance of radiation therapy for treating cancer
as well as the advances in treatment options
Monday, October 22
11:30am
Randolph-Asheboro YMCA, 343 NC Hwy 42 N, Asheboro, NC
FREE
To reserve your seat, call the Contact Center at 336-878-6888 or 336-713-BEST (2378)

Goat Yoga

Many people are using Goat Yoga as therapy. It won’t cure diseases, but really helps people cope with whatever they’re going through Saturday, October 27th,2:00pm-3:30pm Windrunner Therapeutic Riding Center for Goat Yoga, 7106 NC Hwy, Ramseur, NC 27316 $25/Members; $30/Public Call 336 629 1650 for more information… Carpooling available at 1:30pm (meet at the Y)

Trail of Tricks and Treats at Creekside Park

Walk our spooky trail filled with tricks and treats, participate in our costume contest - for ages 3 to 10
Saturday October 27, 2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Creekside Park FREE
Call 336-434-7314 for more information.

Trick and Treat in the Park - Downtown Asheboro

This free, family-oriented event provides an opportunity for children to dress up in their Halloween costumes
and collect candy from downtown businesses in a safe environment.
Area businesses will also set up booths at Bicentennial Park and the Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Services will offer games.
This event will be held rain or shine.
Halloween, Wed. Oct 31, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Downtown Asheboro, 241 Sunset Ave
FREE
Call 336-626-1240 for more information.

North Carolina's Women ''Do Their Bit'' During WWI

When the US entered the war in 1917, women encouraged and supported one another to “do their bit,” puting together care packages for soldiers;
growing & preserving food during severe shortages; raising funds through Liberty Bond drives; and converting a college cafeteria into a quarantine
for locals who had fallen ill with influenza.
Monday Nov 5, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St
FREE
Call Meghan Carter at 336-318-6803 or email her at mcarter@randolphlibrary.org for more information.

6th Annual Holiday Craft Fair

Start your Christmas shopping early! We will have everything from quilts, one-of-a-kind jewelry, pottery, ornaments, wreaths, and MORE!
The Holiday Craft Fair will coincide with our Fall Community Day where we open the Y FREE to our community.
Other happenings this day include our Community Expo, Health Screenings, Canned Food Drive, Food Trucks and Membership Specials!
Saturday, November 10, 8am-3pm
Randolph-Asheboro YMCA, 343 NC Hwy 42 N, Asheboro, NC
FREE
Call 336.625.1976 for more information.

Rhinoleap Productions presents Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird

Nov 8-11, 2018 , 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm.
Sunset Theater, 123 Sunset Blvd. Asheboro.
$20-$30.
RhinoLeap Productions presents this story told from a child's eyes of a sleepy southern town in a crisis of conscience. .
Artistic Director Jeremy Skidmore uses his professional talent in principle roles supported by local Randolph County actors .
in RhinoLeap's first ''hybrid'' production.
Call 336-626-1240 ext. 1 for more information or log onto rhinoleap.com for tickets..

Fall Community Day at the YMCA

YMCA Open to the Community (8am-4pm) Fitness, Group Exercise Classes, Swimming, Senior/Teen Center, Nursery, Racquetball.
Try out any of our Group Fitness Classes, including Les Mills Virtual, our Yoga Wall, & Visual Scenery Cycle!!... Community Expo (9am-12pm)
Community Businesses, Organizations, vendors, & more!... Born Again Gospel Singers(1:30pm-2:30pm)… Food Trucks,
Membership Specials, Door Prizes, Music & More!
Saturday November 10, 8am-4pm
343 NC Hwy 42 N Asheboro
FREE! You can get a membership for 2 cans of donated food!
FREE Chair & Table Massages (9am-1pm) by Kidd Massage Therapy
Call 336.625.1976 for more information.

Sunset Support Group

If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, support is available!
Please join the Sunset Support Group on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6pm-7:30pm
at Hospice of Randolph County.
(416 Vision Drive) In Asheboro. The meetings are FREE and open to the public.

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