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Welcome to Bakersville!

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Photo credit: Doug Sudduth

Thank you for visiting with us. We hope that you will come and bring your family soon and browse our unique art galleries, spend a day or two touring nearby artists' studios, attend one of our area festivals or art events, do a little birding, bike along our scenic roads, catch some trout, take a day trip or longer to beautiful Roan Mountain, or just relax along our Creek Walk.

You might want to stay longer when you see our good schools, locally owned and operated restaurants, library, competitively priced real estate, and friendly people. Take a look around, we're pretty sure that you will want to take a look at the Town of Bakersville, North Carolina!

Mitchell County Historical Society

In Tandem Gallery"OLD-TIME MOUNTAIN STYLE GOSPEL SONGS" Sunday, April 23 at 3pm at the Historic Courthouse in Bakersville.

Please join us for a Sunday afternoon of music with Rhonda Gouge and Samuel McKinney as they entertain us with their unique stylings of our mountain music....we're sure there'll be sing-a-longs!

If you have any questions or want more information, please call us at our office in the Historic Courthouse in Bakersville at 688-4371. We are open Wednesday through Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Or visit our website at

Bakersville Parade of Flags

In Tandem GalleryBakersville's town-wide display of flags honoring those who have served will line Crimson Laurel Way from Armed Services Day (May 29th) through Independence Day (July 4th).

Sponsor a flag for $25 and your loved one and/or veteran will be honored on a placard at the pole holding your flag. The flag is yours to take home on July 5th.

To purchase a flag, please fill out a flag purchase application and bring it to the Town Hall. Any questions or additional information, please contact Town Hall at 828-688-2113.

Any profits from the sale of the flags will go to the Bakersville Improvement Group (B.I.G.) for town projects and events.

Mica Gallery

Mica Gallery

Mica reopens April 4th! After a long winter’s nap, downtown Bakersville, NC re-awakens as Mica throws open its doors in full bloom with wonderful surprises.

Mica, a cooperative gallery of fine contemporary craft, begins its sixth season with newest member, Robbie Bell of Speckled Dog Pottery (pictured, with Emma).

In addition, Mica’s newest offerings include the work of Marita Strauss’ jewelry and Katherine McCarty’s oil paintings.

During the months of April and May as a special surprise to celebrate Mother’s Day and the joy of spring, a garden gift will be included in each purchase, as well as an opportunity to sign up for the drawing of a Mica gift certificate, with the drawing taking place the Saturday before Mother’s Day.

Mica is a must see destination for those who appreciate the handmade. Stop by, meet an artist, and celebrate spring!

Mica is located at 37 N Mitchell Ave, Bakersville, and is open daily: Mon-Sat: 10-5; Sun: Noon-5. Find us on the web: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Instagram: Call: 828-688-6422.


In Tandem Gallery

In Tandem GalleryIn Tandem Gallery features cermic artists Julie Wiggins and Po Wen Liu, April 8 though April 30.

Visit the In Tandem website to see a full calendar of upcoming exhibits, featured artists, estate collections, and online galleries.

 In Tandem Gallery is located at 20 N Mitchell Ave, in downtown Bakersville. For more information, contact owner-curator Silvia Ferrari-Palmer at 828-688-6428.





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