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Rosy Cheeks 2012 Toy Drive by Mount Airy Police Department

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, December 16, 2012, In : 5K Events 
Here are some photos of the Rosy Cheeks event sponsored by the Mount Airy Police Department. We also offer more photos on our facebook page, "whatsupinmountairy.com" for your viewing pleasure!




















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Christmas Parade!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Thursday, November 29, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
Burrrr it was a chilly day for a parade, but well worth it! Here are some photos from the Christmas parade along Main Street. For more photos, please visit our facebook page, whatsupinMountAiry.com.






























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Veterans Day Ceremony after the Parade

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
Photos from the events that proceeded the parade today. Many participants, families, speakers, and vets were present to honor this special day at the Veterans Memorial downtown.































 
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Veterans Day Parade

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
Veterans Day parade in all of its glory!
















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Round Peak Vineyard's Howl-O-Wine event

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, In : Round Peak Vineyard 

Second Chance Animal Rescue of Surry County volunteers catered the event and the Soul Shine Band entertained the crowd. There was a contest for best costume, for man and beast!

Kari with Dracula.















Lauren and Christie...Lauren was Amy Winehouse and she won best Human costume.



The winners of the "human and dog" contest were the judges...that is just too funny!


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Mayberry Days

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, September 30, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
The annual Mayberry Days event was well attended this year. Here are a few photos from Friday's activities along Downtown Main Street...









Mayberry Sheriff's Dept....








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Last Grillfest of the Summer at Round Peak Vineyards

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, In : Round Peak Vineyard 

Brianna Norris performs along with George. They have been practicing at Grillfest this summer!

Showing how the grapes are fermenting and turning into wine.

Marc Schafer celebrated his birthday at the vineyards (above)!

Dancing to the beat!

Nice crowd out today!










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Steve Lindsley at Old North State Winery

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, September 1, 2012, In : Old North State Winery 





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Band of Oz at Blackmon Amphitheater

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, September 1, 2012, In : Blackmon Amphitheater 
Oh my gosh! The crowds were going crazy and so was the band! What a great night at the amphitheater!











Everyone in Mount Airy knows how to have a good time and get on the dance floor! Summer is almost coming to an end, so make sure you get out and enjoy the last few weekends of live music!

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Round Peak Grillfest

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, In : Round Peak Vineyard 

The lazy days of summer are winding down and these are the last few weeks that Round Peak will have Grillfest.

Brian Gray entertained this weekend.



What a view...this spot is perfect for gorgeous sunsets.

Takin' it easy....


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Holiday Band at Blackmon Amphitheater

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, August 18, 2012, In : Blackmon Amphitheater 
WOW! What a crowd this weekend! Everyone must have been in the mood to dance the night away!












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Another great weekend at Round Peak for Grillfest!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, July 28, 2012, In : Round Peak Vineyard 
Here are some photos from Grillfest last weekend with Jerry Chapman.














 





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Grillfest at Round Peak

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Thursday, July 19, 2012, In : Round Peak Vineyard 
Here are some photos from Grillfest at Round Peak Winery last weekend.

Great crowd!

George Smith entertained on the back patio...



The best Frisbee spot in town!




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4th of July parade in downtown Mount Airy!

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Thursday, July 12, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
Here are a few photos from the parade and festivities on the 4th. Lots to do besides watch the parade! The fireworks show later that evening was beautiful. Check our facebook page for photos at whatsupinMountAiry.com...

Crowds of on-lookers lined the streets...

Some visited the petting zoo...

Reenactments in the streets...

Business owners came out of their shops to watch...

Patriotic outfits perfect for the day....

Army bands played for the crowds...

Hometown girl, Donna Fargo, was the Grand Marshal...
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Wyatt's Trading Post celebrated POZY Bears 1st Anniversary

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, June 25, 2012, In : Mount Airy businesses making news 
POZY Bears creator, David Miller, came to Wyatt's Trading Post this past Saturday to celebrate the first anniversary of his brand's release. He chose Wyatt's because he actually debuted his line here 1 year ago, and has fond memories of the store's owners and its clientele. 

Pictured above is owner Melissa Wyatt with David Miller, President, creator and Chief Designer of Pennsylvania based Bloomwood Originals.

They come in all shapes, colors and sizes....

and can be adjusted to make various pose...
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Holiday Band at Blackmon Amphitheater

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, June 23, 2012, In : Blackmon Amphitheater 
Friday night at Blackmon Amphitheater the Holiday Band entertained the crowds with some fabulous dancing music!

Photos below show everyone dancing and having a terrific time...


 







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Mount Airy Cruise-In

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, June 18, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
The 3rd Saturday of every month (April through October), Mount Airy has a cruise-in along Main Street.

Below are some of the beauties that came into town this weekend:


 














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The Earle Theater

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, June 18, 2012, In : The Earle 
Saturday, June 16th, during the "Voice of the Blue Ridge" series, None of the Above entertained the crowd along with Travis Frye and Blue Mountain.


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WSYD Street Party in Downtown Mount Airy

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, June 4, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
Live music, dancing...plus a perfect day to enjoy some beautiful cars and trucks on display...take a look at some of the fantastic works of art...






















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Mayberry Farm Fest in downtown Mount Airy

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, June 3, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
It was a great day at the Farm Fest...perfect weather and lots to see and do! Here are some photos from the morning at the festival....




 



Cloggers dancing...

Petting zoo 






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Eric and The Chill Tones at Blackmon Amphitheater on Saturday night

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, May 14, 2012, In : Blackmon Amphitheater 




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Billy Scott and the Party Prophets

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, May 7, 2012, In : Blackmon Amphitheater 

Blackmon Amphitheater hosted Billy Scott after the Budbreak Festival came to an end...

Cloudy skies and an afternoon of rain kept some away...

but those who came had a great time~!

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Budbreak Festival in downtown Mount Airy last Saturday

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, May 7, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
The Budbreak Festival was Saturday, May 5th, on Main Street.

Food was provided by 13 Bones...



Music provided by Bobby Keys....

Art and crafts were also a part of the festival...

and wood turning....

But most of the crowd came to sample wonderful wines....

Olde Mill...

Old North State...

Round Peak....

and Un'Corked hosted Weathervane...

There was also some local wineries...here is Slightly Askew from Elkin.

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Kids Unplugged at Riverside Park

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Monday, May 7, 2012, In : Riverside Park 
Saturday was filled with fun for kids at Riverside Park. 

The event was called Unplugged, as a reference for getting kids outside and having fun, instead of attached to a video game or TV.

The Girl Scouts where there with a face painting tent...



But there were other fun activities, such as dancing...

Cornhole games....

Fishing....

...and fun with daddy!  It was a great day at the park, and a really special day if you're a kid! 

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The Common Clay Band at Old North State Winery

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, April 29, 2012, In : Old North State Winery 

The Common Clay Band played at Old North State Saturday night. It was Joel's birthday tonight (the guitarist for the band). Happy Birthday Joel!

The crowds came out to hear a great night of live music.








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Pound Downtown 5K in downtown Mount Airy

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, April 29, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
The Pound Downtown 5K race was Saturday morning, April 28, and started near the parking lot near GoodLife Outfitters. Below are some photos of the runners and crowds watching:










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The Embers at Blackmon Amphitheater on Friday night

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, April 29, 2012, In : Blackmon Amphitheater 
Friday night at the Blackmon Amphitheater...the crowd was dancing up a storm!

The Embers played great tunes and the dance floor stayed busy.

 

Shelton Vineyards poured wine and The Dairy Center sold food.
 
Shaggin...Mt Airy style...

There's Don, taking the tickets to get in!

Everyone had a great time Friday night, next time the Embers are in town...don't miss out!

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The Band of Oz

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Friday, April 27, 2012, In : Blackmon Amphitheater 
Everyone was enjoying The Band of Oz Thursday night at the Blackmon Amphitheater. 

People of all ages were having a blast dancing to the tunes...

You can tell as the night progressed, people were not ready to leave!

Thanks to The Band of Oz for giving everyone an enjoyable, relaxing and fun night out!

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Griggs Hampton Memorial Fun Run

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
Along with the Art Walk, Saturday was also the day for the Griggs Hampton Memorial Fun Run, which had a good turn out. 


 

The fun run ended at Donna's Barber Shop....

There were bouncy houses for the kids to play in...
 
and don't forget the adults too!

...and games for everyone to play...

Here the cooks are grilling up food for donations...

It was great seeing everyone enjoying their day and all for a good cause...Griggs would have been proud!
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Art Walk in downtown Mount Airy

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, In : Downtown Mount Airy Events 
Art Walk was an event in Downtown Mount Airy where artist's work was on display in various locations downtown, throughout the week. On Saturday, the artists came to town to demonstrate and or talk about their art on display in the shops. Take a look below and see some of the beautiful work you missed!

Mike Johnson Pen & Ink Fine Artist www.mikejohnsonart.com

Glenda Edwards gave a demonstration to on-lookers...

of how she makes her jewelry. www.amusebeads.etsy.com
 
Gwen Jolly's work... from Jolly ...
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What's Up? Take a look at what you missed!


We attempt to visit a couple of public events each week. Since Mount Airy is full of things to do, this blog will certainly be the place to see photos of events you attended (maybe you'll see yourself in the photos) or ones that you missed!

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