Clothes drive – There will be a clothing drive from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 8, and 9 a.m.-noon Friday, June 9, at Cub Creek Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 73 Cub Creek Road, Bakersville. Call 828-467-2462 for more information.
Fundraiser -– Mitchell High School Performing Arts is having a barbecue plate sale Friday, June 9, with delivery between 11 a.m.-6 p.m. to Mitchell County businesses. Plates are $10 and can be ordered by calling 828-766-3439.
VBS – Berry Chapel Baptist Church is having bible school 6-8:15 p.m. June 10-14. June 15 is family night. A meal will be served each evening.
Henredon Reunion – Henredon is having a reunion from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at Riverside Park in Spruce Pine. All former Henredon employees are welcome. Call 828-765-4917 for more information.
Plant sale – Mayland Community College is having a plant sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at the Mitchell Campus greenhouses in Spruce Pine. A second plant sale is 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at the Earth to Sky Park. Annuals, perennials and native rhododendron plants will be available. Call 828-766-1200 for details.
Quilt guild – Jan Houck is doing a trunk show at the Mountain Piecemakers Quilt Guild’s meeting Tuesday, June 13, at the Town Center in Burnsville. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. and the meeting at 7 p.m.
Rhododendron Festival – The town of Bakersville Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17, is hosting the 71st North Carolina Rhododendron Festival. Email Dr. Dan Barron at email@example.com, call 828-284-1914 or visit www.ncrhododendronfestival.org for more information.
Art exhibit – The 8-by-8 exhibit begins June 17 at the TRAC Gallery, 269 Oak Ave. in Spruce Pine.
Speakers’ series – The Mitchell County Historical Society’s June Speakers’ Series Program is The Frankie and Charlie Silver Story, which takes place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 19, at the Old Kona Baptist Church on NC 80.
Camp Funshine – The 2017 Summer Funshine Day Camp is June 19-22 at Toe River Campground Patience Park in Yancey County. Call Lucy Wilson at 828-385-0211 for more information.