As previously announced, the 43 annual Woolly Worm Race in Banner Elk was cancelled due to COVID-19. However, the race will still take place, virtually.

On Saturday beginning at 12 noon, you can live stream the official Woolly Worm Race that will determine the winter weather forecast.

The Avery Chamber of Commerce worm Chamber Charger, will go up (hopefully) against the Kiwanis Club's Kiwanis Kicker.

You can watch the thrilling race live at