Planning Now for Events Through December
The Bailey Chamber of Commerce has big plans for the Town of Bailey NC. The Chamber is planning events including a vendor market, car and truck show, town cleanup, and late-year holiday happenings.
Each year, the Chamber members organize family-friendly and business-oriented events around town. While some dates and times may change, the tentative schedule for Bailey is:
- Bailey’s First Annual Craft Fair and Flea Market
March 19, 2016, 8am-2pm
Located at 6488 Main Street, in Bailey NC. There will be coffee and hot chocolate, as well as a kids area for children to play. Want to be a vendor? Call the Bailey Chamber of Commerce Office at 252.235.6270 or email them.
- Bailey Spring Clean-up
April 2, 2016, 8am-2pm
This annual cleanup gives Bailey residents a chance to work together and get to know each other. Spring Clean-up Raffle for a .22 Marlin Long Rifle. The Chamber is selling raffle tickets for $5/each. The drawing is at 2pm on Clean-up Day. To purchase tickets, email the Chamber, or call 252.235.6270 during Chamber hours — Wednesday through Friday, 10am-4pm.
- Back to School Care Packages
August, date to be determined
The Chamber will be working with local businesses to distribute school supplies to local students.
- Fall Fundraiser Raffle Kickoff
September 20, 2016
Raffle tickets will go on sale at the Bailey Chamber of Commerce to raise funds to support their local activities. The prize is tentatively planned to be a Henry .22 LR, lever-action rifle. The Chamber will announce the raffle winner on November 5, 2016.
- Touch-A-Truck and Car Show
October 15, 2016, 10am-2pm
This annual event brings vehicles of all types to downtown Bailey. Car enthusiast and families converge on downtown to check out the cars and trucks, and enjoy activities around the event.
- Miss Bailey Pageant
November date will be announced later in the year. Chamber Members are working on details for this annual pageant.
- Christmas Bazaar
December 2-3, 2016
December 2 includes the Christmas Tree Lighting at 6pm, followed by a bicycle raffle — open only to attendees 12 and younger who are present for the drawing.
December 3 brings the Christmas Parade, starting at 2pm.
- Deliver Christmas Care Packages
December 18, 2016
This year, the Bailey Chamber of Commerce has a goal of 18 care packages, which they deliver to local families in need. The care packages provide some supplies that may be needed for the holiday.
Sponsors and volunteers who would like to assist with a particular event should contact the Bailey Chamber of Commerce at or visit the Chamber website at baileychamber.org. The Bailey Chamber of Commerce’s meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month, starting at 7pm. Area businesses and community members are welcome to attend and take part in discussions of local interest.
The Chamber office is located at 6270 Main Street, in Bailey NC, and the office telephone number is 252.235.6270. To access a Member application, or view the list of current members, visit baileychamber.org/members.
The Town of Bailey NC is located in Nash County. The town website is www.townofbaileync.org. The town is home to the Country Doctor Museum, Finch Homes for Bluebirds, and a variety of locally owned businesses.