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Yadkin Valley General Store, Elkin, NC

by admin on October 27, 2010

Yadkin Valley General Store 302 E Main Street – Elkin, NC – 336-835-1426 Yadkin Valley General Store is a Pennsylvania Dutch style bulk food store (divided into smaller portions). Come in and enjoy our old-fashioned country store atmosphere! Phillip, the owner, will answer all your questions, give you cooking tips and makes you feel welcomed. Some items you will find: Whole Grains, Spices, Amish Deli Cheeses, Trail Mix, [...]

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Blue Ridge Chocolates, Elkin, NC

by admin on October 27, 2010

One great find in Historic Downtown Elkin is a yummy Chocolate Shop.  Located at 225 W Main Street you will see the blue awning welcoming you in. Once I stepped inside I knew that I wouldn’t leave empty handed.  Every piece of gourmet chocolate was laid out so beautifully and there is a wonderful assortment […]

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Sew Welcome – Historic Downtown Elkin

by admin on October 27, 2010

One of my favorite places to visit is Historic Downtown Elkin.  One shop that I find simply amazing (especially since I can’t sew) is a shop called Sew Welcome. Sew Welcome is a Quilt Gallery and Studio located on historic Main St right next to Royals Soda Shoppe.   They have lovely quilts made by local artists […]

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Antique malls are rather like Forrest Gump’s box of chocolates: you never know what you’re going to get. Some antique malls are dirty and poorly lit, some are craft shops disguised as antique dealers, and some have the same pawed-over and over-priced merchandise that they had five years ago. Fortunately for the thousands of would-be […]

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Historic Downtown Elkin, North Carolina

by admin on October 27, 2010

Change is ever-present, and in the last forty-odd years, that change is very much evident in downtowns all across the USA. Elkin is no exception. Once upon a time, a visit to downtown Elkin could take you to big chain stores such as Belk, Rose’s, JC Penny, A&P and others. Once upon a time, there […]

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Diana’s Bookstore, Historic Downtown Elkin

by admin on October 27, 2010

One of my favorite places to shop while I am in Historic Downtown Elkin is Diana’s Bookstore. On my first visit I was pleasantly surprised when I entered the store.  There were children sitting at two tables, just out of school, reading books and drinking fresh made smoothies and then I turned my attention back […]

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