Events

6 Mar, 2020
Special Exhibit – Real Folk: Passing on Trades & Traditions through the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program
All forms of Virginia’s expressive culture – from the Appalachian hills and the Chesapeake shore to new immigrant traditions brought
5 Jun, 2020
Etcetera! Watercolor and Oil paintings by Carol Thomason
The Gallery @ Barr Photographics announces the summer installment of the Corner Gallery’s 2020 exhibition series with a collection of
24 Jun, 2020
Winter Wheat, A New Musical
Winter WheatBook and Lyrics by Catherine BushMusic by Ben Mackel It’s 1920, the world is changing, and no one feels
1 Jul, 2020
The Barter Players presents “Sleeping Beauty”
Adapted by Catherine Bush from the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm King Demetrius and Queen Miranda have always longed
13 Jul, 2020
Pick Along Summer Camp – Intermediate
Stringed instrument camp (for return campers and those whom already have basic knowledge and skill with music.) Ages 10-16 Children
14 Jul, 2020
Barter Theatre at the Moonlite Drive-In
Barter together, six feet apart.We know you are looking for things to do with your family this summer so we
15 Jul, 2020
Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Days
A fun-filled weekend for the whole family, Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Days continues to grow in popularity each and every year! Pirate-themed
16 Jul, 2020
Darrell Scott at Harvester Outdoors
Harvester Outdoors! Presenting shows ourdoors with our 1st class stage, audio, lights and yur favorite music! Darrell Scott became one
16 Jul, 2020
Tinsley Ellis at the Harvester (Landing Pad Stage)
Ever since he first hit the road 40 years ago, blues-rock guitar virtuoso, soulful vocalist and prolific songwriter Tinsley Ellis
17 Jul, 2020
Smoke On The Mountain BBQ Championship
Virginia state BBQ Championships with the winners moving on to Memphis In May for the National Championship competition.  BBQ teams
17 Jul, 2020
Mountain Heart at the Harvester Outdoors
Harvester Outdoors! Presenting shows outdoors with our 1st class stage, audio, lights and Your Favorite Music! Mountain Heart is the
18 Jul, 2020
Raising Butterflies in your own yard
Have you ever wanted to attract butterflies and raise them in your yard? It is easy if you plant the
18 Jul, 2020
Wytheville Wine Festival
The Second Annual Wytheville Wine Festival will celebrate the wines of Southwest Virginia along with food and music on a
18 Jul, 2020
Harvester Outdoors w/ Legacy Motown Revue
Harvester Outdoors presenting shows outdoors with our 1st class stage, audio, lights, and your favorite music. A tribute to the
19 Jul, 2020
Pirate Day Paddle Sport Poker Run
Crazy Horse offers the best in marina facilities at Smith Mountain Lake. In a protected cove, your boat will be
19 Jul, 2020
Christopher Cross 40th Anniversary Tour at the Harvester
Christopher Cross burst onto the music scene with his 1980 self-titled debut album, winning five Grammy Awards, including—for the first
20 Jul, 2020
New River Valley Fair
Great family fun is happening the New River Valley Fair, one of Pulaski County’s favorite spots for family entertainment. There’s a lot
22 Jul, 2020
FloydFest 2020 Vision Quest
FloydFest features five days of Music, Magic, and Mountains, in a picturesque paradise at Milepost 170.5 on the Blue Ridge
22 Jul, 2020
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band at the Harvester (Outdoor Pavillion)
2019 BMA Award Nominee The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band are the greatest country-blues band in the world. Led by
24 Jul, 2020
Holston Mountain Artisans Quilt Show
Local quilters display over 100 quilts, created in both traditional and contemporary designs. Visitors can vote for their favorite “Viewers’
24 Jul, 2020
Bowling – VA Commonwealth Games
DATE : July 24-26, 2020Seniors ONLY on July 24. VENUENew River Valley SuperbowlChristiansburg, VA ENTRY FEES$47 per bowler ($37 seniors)
24 Jul, 2020
Sara Evans w/Alexis Wilkins at Harvester Outdoors
Sara Evans She’s had five #1 singles, sold millions of records, won the Academy of Country Music’s Top Female Vocalist
25 Jul, 2020
Baseball – USSSA – Virginia Commonwealth Games
8U-13U DATEJune 13-14, 2020 VENUESChristiansburg, Roanoke, Salem, & Botetourt, VA SPORT DIRECTORMark SissonEmail: mark.sisson@usssa.com540-605-0129 Rusty Lambert540-226-1644 MERCHANDISE2020 Virginia Commonwealth Games
25 Jul, 2020
Summer Art Market in Southwest Virginia
The Southwest Virginia ‘Round the Mountain artisans, in partnership with the SWVA Cultural Center & Marketplace will host their Summer
25 Jul, 2020
Mini Lavender Academy- Distilling 101- making Lavender oil
Join us as we distill our lavender from this years harvest. USLGA 20 liter copper alembic still we create small
25 Jul, 2020
Harvester Outdoors w/ Atlanta Rhythm Section
Atlanta Rhythm Section have entertained audiences all over the world with their many Top 10 hits. Along with contemporaries Lynyrd
26 Jul, 2020
Celtic Ceilidh Concert at the Virginia Highlands Festival
All the Celtic music you love from melodic to mayhem, packed into one great day! You have only one chance
26 Jul, 2020
Todd Snider at the Harvester Performance Center
Todd Snider I started making up songs in 1986, an album in 1994, began touring in 1994. I never made a record
27 Jul, 2020
Outdoor Chat: Backpacking 101
Join avid backpackers Chelsea and Justin Barnes for an introductory chat about backpacking, including how to get into backpacking, the
28 Jul, 2020
The Barter Players presents “The Secret Life of Gladys P. Henderson: Superhero””
By Catherine Bush It’s not fair! All of Ryan’s classmates have dads they get to do cool stuff with, but
31 Jul, 2020
Albert Cummings at the Harvester Outdoors
Albert Cummings Raised in Massachusetts and trained as a master builder, Cummings learned basic guitar chords from his father but
1 Aug, 2020
Ani DiFranco w/ Zoe Boekbinder
ANI DIFRANCOWidely considered a feminist icon, Grammy winner Ani DiFranco is the mother of the DIY movement, being one of
2 Aug, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Barry Bowman
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
2 Aug, 2020
Harvester Outdoors Jerry Garcia birthday bash w/ Cosmic Charlie & Special Guests
Cosmic Charlie was born in the musical Mecca of Athens, Georgia. From its summer 1999 inception, the band swiftly cemented
3 Aug, 2020
Galax Old Fiddlers’ Convention
During the 2nd week of August of each year the City of Galax has the world tapping its feet as
3 Aug, 2020
Cooking Along The Crooked Road: “Charcuterie Building”
“Charcuterie Building” – Loren Gardner will be stopping by to give pointers in building our own charcuterie boards, and how
5 Aug, 2020
Tab Benoit at the Harvester Performance Center
Tab Benoit is a Cajun man who’s definitely got the blues. A guitar player since his teenage years, he hung
7 Aug, 2020
SFG Mob at the Harvester Performance Center
SFG MOB is a Franklin county based group that was started in a biology class in 2017. SFG stands for
8 Aug, 2020
Jay Haas Golf Skills Challenge
The Annual PrimlandSkills Challenge includescompetition and instructionin the following:• Closest to the Pin (Wedge Shot)• Putting• Short Game• Specialty Shots•
8 Aug, 2020
Fit Farmer 12K Trail Run
The Norton Friends and Farmers Market’s third annual Fit Farmer 12K Trail Run travels the Flag Rock Area Trails system
8 Aug, 2020
Sizzle In The South
Sizzle In The South is a romance writer festival. Confirmed authors for this event: Lorraine Heath, Robin D. Owens and
8 Aug, 2020
Essential Oils 101 and 102- safe usage and roller balls
Join us for a day with Essential oils. Essential Oils 101 will introduce you to what they are how to
8 Aug, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Mack Belcher
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
8 Aug, 2020
Harvester Outdoors with Corky Laing’s Mountain w/ Mad Iguanas & Groova Scape
Woodstock Again! Celebrating the spirit and music of Woodstock Featuring the music of: Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, C,S,
9 Aug, 2020
Farm Tour and Potluck
Floyd is well known for its beautiful farms, and its legendary potlucks. Savor a little bit of both of those
14 Aug, 2020
Warren Street Festival
The Annual Warren Street Festival is a celebration of Warren Street’s African-American history in Franklin County. The two-day festival at the
14 Aug, 2020
Dan Tyminski at the Harvester Performance Center
Throughout his 30+ year career, Dan Tyminski has left his mark in every corner of modern music. Tyminski’s voice famously
15 Aug, 2020
High Knob Outdoor Fest
Join the City of Norton and Wise County Cooperative Extension for the third annual High Knob Outdoor Fest in downtown
15 Aug, 2020
Flag Rock Outdoor Yoga Class
Join yoga instructor Jen Adams for an hourlong outdoor yoga session in Flag Rock Recreation Area. Classes will be held
15 Aug, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Craft Corner: Iris Pruett
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction: Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store is celebrating 70 years in business.  It
15 Aug, 2020
Mini Lavender Academy – Product making
This Mini Lavender Academy- Product Making, focuses on making items from what you have grown. Learn how to process your
15 Aug, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Joe Tennis
Big Walker Lookout continues our 2020 “Meet the Author” series as we welcome local author Joe Tennis to a book
15 Aug, 2020
Ryan Greer Band at the Harvester Performance Center
“Ryan Greer was born and raised in beautiful Franklin County, VA. His love of music started at a very early
16 Aug, 2020
Bring Your Own RTV Trail Ride at Primland
Bring your own recreational terrain vehicle and join us on the trails throughout the property. $25 per person. For more
18 Aug, 2020
Black Violin “Impossible Tour” at the Harvester Performance Center
Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus who combine their classical training
20 Aug, 2020
Exhibition: Transforming Politics: Art Made by Women
Transforming Politics: Art Made by WomenAugust 20, December 27, 2020 As we celebrate the centennial of women’s suffrage, we celebrate
21 Aug, 2020
Tall Tall Trees at the Harvester (Landing Pad Stage)
Tall Tall Trees is the pseudonym of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mike Savino . Moving to New York in the early
22 Aug, 2020
Let’s Jam! Preserving Tomatoes
The practice of canning, or preserving foods, has been around for millenia. Our ancestors were quick to realize that they
22 Aug, 2020
Monster Bash & Crash Figure 8 Derby, Tazewell
The Monster Bash & Crash Figure 8 Derby will be held Friday August 21, 2020 and Saturday August 22nd, 2020
22 Aug, 2020
Woodstock Again! at the Harvester Performance Center
Woodstock Again! Celebrating the spirit and music of Woodstock Party like it’s 1969! Performed by Mad Iguanas, Groova Scape, &
22 Aug, 2020
Harvester Outdoors w/ Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives
Five time Grammy-winner Marty Stuart released Way Out West, his 18th studio album, on March 10 on Superlatone. The album
22 Aug, 2020
Anthony Wayne Vibe at the Harvester
Introducing Singer/ Songwriter Anthony Wayne and his full band “Anthony Wayne Vibe”…..They were Runners up to the Jared Stout Band
23 Aug, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Mike Gray Gospel
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
25 Aug, 2020
Weeknight Yoga Class
Join yoga instructor Jen Adams for an hourlong outdoor yoga class. Pre-Registration is encouraged. Cost is $5 per person. Location
29 Aug, 2020
Learn to make Herbal Vinegars and Oils
Make Herbal Vinegars and Oils- As we approach harvest time, why not make up herbal oils and vinegars to capture
29 Aug, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: The Flying Doves
Big Walker Lookout welcomes The Flying Doves to play on the front porch this Summer! The Flying Doves Band was
30 Aug, 2020
Big Walker Lookout BW Craft Corner: Hayley & Hound
Big Walker Lookout introduces “Country Store Craft Corner” with a warm welcome to local artisan Hayley Revis and her handmade
3 Sep, 2020
Front Porch Fest
This Labor Day marks the 12th annual Front Porch Fest. This annual event is held on the Front Porch of
4 Sep, 2020
Labor Day Flea Market and Gun Show
Come visit the town of Hillsville, Virginia nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, exit 14 off I-77. Labor Day Weekend
5 Sep, 2020
Woodbooger Geocache Event
Fourth annual geocaching event held in Norton, Flag Rock Recreation Area, High Knob, and surrounding communities.
5 Sep, 2020
CANCELLED: Blue Ridge BuskerFest
Blue Ridge Busker Fest 2020 has been cancelled. Weird and wonderful street performers will fill downtown Abingdon for Blue Ridge BuskerFest 
5 Sep, 2020
Blue Oyster Cult at the Harvester Performance Center
For over four decades, Blue Öyster Cult has been thrilling fans of intelligent hard rock worldwide with powerful albums loaded
6 Sep, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Cabin Creek Bluegrass
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
7 Sep, 2020
Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival
The Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival honors the tireless work of “Papa Joe” Smiddy, a well-known old-time musician, entertainer and
7 Sep, 2020
Cooking Along The Crooked Road: “Southern Breakfast Staples”
“Grits, Gravy, and other Southern Breakfast Staples” – Chef Ben Phillips will be showing us how he makes his delicious
10 Sep, 2020
Rhythm & Racing 2020
Next September, one of the country’s best music festivals and America’s night race are teaming up to offer an unforgettable
11 Sep, 2020
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Historic Downtown Bristol, VA-TN with headliners Jason Isbell and
11 Sep, 2020
Franklin County Friday’s at the Early Inn
Welcome to a Franklin County Friday where we “Groove for Good” all summer long. Tickets are NOW ON SALE!! Purchase
11 Sep, 2020
Robert Earl Keen at The Harvester
“The road goes on forever…” It’s not always easy to sum up a career – let alone a life’s ambition
12 Sep, 2020
Claytor Lake Triathlon
Ever thought about competing in a triathlon? Whether you’re new to the sport or a seasoned tri-athlete looking for a
12 Sep, 2020
Potpourri- how to make it from your garden
Smell that? That’s the scent of lemon, thyme, rosemary, allspice, any spice — you name it with a combination of
12 Sep, 2020
Hillsville Second Saturdays Concert & Classic Car Cruise-In
Beach music concert and classic car cruise-in with music by  “Cat 5” and “The Embers” on June 13th, “The Tim
13 Sep, 2020
Organic Alchemy: homemade garden sprays and fertilizers
Interested in low cost, closed loop options for building soil health organically? This class helps you master the art of
15 Sep, 2020
Crab Orchard Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
The Crab Orchard Corn Maze for 2020 will be held from Sept 15 – Oct 30.   Corn maze tours are
16 Sep, 2020
Franklin County Agricultural Fair Cancelled
The Annual Franklin County Agricultural Fair returns Wednesday, September 16th through Saturday, September 19th to Franklin County Recreation Park in Rocky Mount (just
16 Sep, 2020
James McMurtry w/ Bonnie Whitmore at The Harvester
James McMurtry The New York Times Magazine’s cover story “25 Songs That Tell Us Where Music Is Going” prominently features
18 Sep, 2020
The Jared Stout Band w/Whiskey Foxtrot at the Harvester
The Jared Stout Band is an exciting new band making waves in music. With a confidently entertaining stage presence and
19 Sep, 2020
New River Trail Challenge Triathlon
The challenge begins with a 40-mile out-and-back bike ride, followed by a 12-mile down-river kayak paddle, and finishes with a
19 Sep, 2020
Dublin Lions Club Flea Market
The Pulaski County Flea Market is held at the New River Valley Fairgrounds 2 miles north of Dublin on Va.
19 Sep, 2020
Cedar Bluff Heritage Festival
The Annual Cedar Bluff Heritage Festival is always held the third Saturday in September.  There is an exciting line-up of
19 Sep, 2020
Tazewell Farm-to-Table Dinner
Tazewell Farm-to-Table Dinner is to be held on Saturday, September 19th, 2020, right down the middle of Tazewell Main Street
19 Sep, 2020
Monthly Hike: Roaring Branch
Join us for a hike on the Roaring Branch Trail to High Butte Overlook. Wear sturdy shoes. Bring snack/water. See
19 Sep, 2020
Monarch Tagging-Butterfly Release at Flying Flowers
Butterfly Release/Monarch Tagging at Flying Flowers, Southwestern VA’s only walk through Butterfly House, at 11:00 on Sat. Sept 19th.  Visitors
19 Sep, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Sheryl Greynolds
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
19 Sep, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Brush Creek Gospel
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
19 Sep, 2020
Orleans at the Harvester Performance Center
In 2020, platinum hit-makers ORLEANS will celebrate 48 years of live performances. Praised by their peers for their songwriting skills,
20 Sep, 2020
Mountain Fork Half Marathon
The Mountain Fork Half Marathon is a 13.6-mile race that starts and finishes at the High Knob Observation Tower in
22 Sep, 2020
John Berry at Harvester Performance Center
John Berry has a new outlook, a new address and a new beginning. The singer-songwriter rose to stardom on the
23 Sep, 2020
The Beach Boys at the Harvester
A West Coast Story, Continued…By David Wild“Fifty years ago, we started something very big,” says Brian Wilson. “So now we’re
25 Sep, 2020
Floyd PRIDE 2020
Join Floyd PRIDE 2020 on Friday, Sept. 25 – Sunday, Sept. 27. Friday night performances, a main stage show on Saturday afternoon and music &
25 Sep, 2020
10,000 Maniacs at the Harvester Performance Center
One of the most critically acclaimed bands of the last three decades, 10,000 Maniacs were founded by Robert Buck, Dennis
26 Sep, 2020
Benge’s Revenge Challenge
The annual Benge’s Revenge Challenge bike race travels through the beautiful countryside of Lee and Wise counties and challenges participants
26 Sep, 2020
Moonshine Memories…Old & New
Cruise-in style car show with prize drawings for vintage vehicle owners. Exhibits of vintage vehicles, moonshine theme items, tales and
26 Sep, 2020
MRV Grape Stomp Harvest Festival
Hayrides through the vineyard, homemade luncheon, our grape stomp contest, take a selfie with Elvis or Mac the Bear and
26 Sep, 2020
Pesto Making at Beagle Ridge Herb Farm
Sept 26th. Perfect Pesto- Want to know what to do with all that Basil and herbs you have been growing
26 Sep, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Davis & Bradley
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
26 Sep, 2020
Tour 1987 w/Michael Sweet & Tony Harnell at the Harvester
“Tour 1987” featuring Michael Sweet of Stryper, Tony Harnell – the Voice of TNT, with special guest Moriah Formica, from
27 Sep, 2020
The Wailers at the Harvester Performance Center
Not many bands can claim genuine legend status. The Wailers, however, can comfortably claim their place in essential music history.
29 Sep, 2020
The Barter Players presents “Tuck Everlasting”
Adapted by Mark Frattaroli from the novel by Natalie Babbitt Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure, but
1 Oct, 2020
Outdoor Chat: Full Moon Hike
Join Explore Norton VA for an astronomy presentation and full moon viewing at the High Knob Observation Tower. Lucian Undreiu,
2 Oct, 2020
Haysi Russell Fork Autumn Festival
The Town of Haysi Virginia hosts a celebration of Food, Music, and Fun! Join them for this annual event. There
3 Oct, 2020
Oktobrewfest
Main Street – Tazewell The 5th annual Oktobrewfest will be held on historic Main Street Tazewell, Virginia on October 3,
3 Oct, 2020
J.E.B. Stuart Birthplace Civil War Encampment & Living History Weekend
This historical event is held annually on the first weekend in October at Laurel Hill, the birthplace and boyhood home
3 Oct, 2020
High Knob Hellbender 10K
This challenging 6.2-mile running race boasts more than a 2,000-foot elevation gain as it climbs from downtown Norton to the
3 Oct, 2020
Abingdon Harvest Festival
Bring your whole family to enjoy our annual Harvest Festival, featuring apple butter stirring and apple cider pressing, and take
3 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout History Comes Alive: Apple Butter Making
BW Country Store is making APPLE BUTTER! Yum!!!! Come on up and watch as we make a big pot of
3 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Craft Corner: Wooden Furniture by Paul Lambert
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
3 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Brenda Crissman Musick
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
3 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Marty and Elaine
We are excited to welcome Marty & Elaine to play on the porch. Come up and listen as they play
3 Oct, 2020
Town Of Lebanon Cedar Fest 2020
Town of Lebanon is excited to hold this two-day music festival that begins on Main Street. Local rock bands will
3 Oct, 2020
Woodbooger Fest
The seventh annual Woodbooger Festival will be held the evening of Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. The family-friendly event promotes outdoor
3 Oct, 2020
Paul Thorn – Night 1 at Harvester Performance Center
  Paul Thorn has created an innovative and impressive career, pleasing crowds with his muscular brand of roots music –
4 Oct, 2020
The Nitty Gritty: Using field corn to make hominy, masa and more!
Have you ever wondered “what is hominy?” Have you used masa harina at home but didnt know you could make
4 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Valley Grass Band
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
5 Oct, 2020
Cooking Along The Crooked Road: “Homemade Soups”
“Homemade Soups” – Chef Charles Parker has won many awards for his soups in the Great Annual Winter Soup Cookoff
8 Oct, 2020
Annual Pulaski Fire Prevention Parade and Show
The Pulaski Fire Department is hosting the 71st Annual Pulaski Fire Prevention Parade on Thursday October 11th at 7 pm in
8 Oct, 2020
Ana Popovic at The Harvester Perfomance Center
The 5-time Blues Award nominated Ana Popovic has been electrifying audiences all over the world with her balance of blistering
10 Oct, 2020
Town of Richlands Fall Fest
Mark your calendar for the Richlands Fall Fest.  We will be having a “Chili Cook-off” competition, Car Show sponsored by
10 Oct, 2020
Covered Bridge 5K Run/Walk
Due to Covid-19, the Covered Bridge 5k has been moved to be held during the Woolwine October Festival on October
10 Oct, 2020
Town of Richlands Fall Fest, Chili Cook off
Like a fresh bowl of chili right off the stove? Then the Town of Richlands Fall Fest, Chili Cook-Off is
10 Oct, 2020
Wilderness Road Heritage Festival
Experience a festival celebrating Southwest Virginia’s unique heritage. The festival will feature handmade Appalachian crafts available for purchase. Watch as demonstrators
10 Oct, 2020
Woolwine October Festival
The much anticipated Woolwine October Festival, hosted by the Woolwine Volunteer Fire Department, is happening October 10th this year!  Grab
10 Oct, 2020
Let’s Jam! Apple Butter
The practice of canning, or preserving foods, has been around for millenia. Our ancestors were quick to realize that they
10 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Bill Tabor
Big Walker Lookout continues the 2020 “Meet the Author” series with a warm welcome to local author Bill Tabor. Bill
10 Oct, 2020
Blacksburg Brew Do 2020
The 12th Annual Blacksburg Brew Do will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2020 from noon – 5pm, with Premium
10 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Craft Corner: Josey’s Crafts
Big Walker Lookout introduces “Country Store Craft Corner” with a warm welcome to local artisan Shirley Bandy and Josey’s Crafts.
10 Oct, 2020
Essential Oils – Blends and Roller balls
Do you love using roller balls and want to make your own? This class will teach you what oils to
10 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Edith Shumate
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction: Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store is celebrating over 70 years in business. 
11 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Shanna Rae
Big Walker Lookout welcomes Shanna Rae to play on the front porch this Summer!. “I’m a solo artist I play
11 Oct, 2020
The New Power Generation at the Harvester
New Power GenerationFeaturing the Music of Prince Prince’s former backing band, the New Power Generation, perform an epic musical celebration
17 Oct, 2020
A Night at the Races
The Rotary Club of Smith Mountain Lake’s Fall Fundraiser will be held Saturday night, October 17, 2020 at the W.E.
17 Oct, 2020
Monthly Hike: Twin Cliffs Overlook
Join us for a 4.4-mile round-trip hike on the Pine Mountain Trail to Twin Cliffs Overlook. Wear sturdy shoes and
17 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Mutts Fundraiser Lunch Plate and Bake Sale
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction: Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store is celebrating over 70 years in business. 
17 Oct, 2020
Apple Dumpling Festival
Stuart’s annual Apple Dumpling Festival is held in the quaint, historic “Depot” area in downtown Stuart, Virginia where the Danville
17 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Tom Fugate
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction: Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store is celebrating over 70 years in business. 
17 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Jim Crandall
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction: Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store is celebrating over 70 years in business. 
18 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Tom Roush
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
18 Oct, 2020
The Steel Woods at the Harvester (Landing Pad Stage)
The HarvesThe Steel Woods With a pair of critically acclaimed Woods Music/Thirty Tigers releases under their belts in Straw in
20 Oct, 2020
Group Mountain Bike Rides
Join guides Andy Mullins and Abby O’Hare for weeknight mountain bike rides on the Flag Rock Area Trails system in
22 Oct, 2020
Storm Large at the Harvester Performance Center
Storm Large: musician, actor, playwright, author, awesome. Storm spent the 90s singing in clubs throughout San Francisco.Tired of the club
24 Oct, 2020
Woodmont Writers Enclave
Woodmont Writers Enclave is an intensive seven-day course, held three times a year that will challenge and stretch anyone who
24 Oct, 2020
Chug for the Jug
One of Franklin County’s oldest and most popular running events is back for 2020! Chug for the Jug 5K is
24 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Mark Templeton and Karen Webb
Big Walker Lookout welcomes Mark Templeton & Karen Webb to play on the front porch this Summer! Come up and
24 Oct, 2020
Allman Brothers/Dead w/Skydog and The Kind at the Harvester
50 years ago, The Grateful Dead and The Allman Brothers Band played the legendary Fillmore East together. Jerry Garcia said
25 Oct, 2020
Lee County Tobacco Festival
The Lee County Tobacco Festival was established in 1949 and is help on the fourth Saturday in October.  It is the
25 Oct, 2020
Meadows of Dan Pancake Days
Come join us for all you can eat Buckwheat & Buttermilk (regular) pancakes as well as sausage and gravy provided
25 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Connie Wohlford
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
25 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: The Central Pickers
Big Walker Lookout welcomes The Central Pickers to play on the front porch this Summer! Outdoor performance, no admission fee. Bring your
27 Oct, 2020
Volunteer Trail Work Night
Help maintain and expand Norton’s Flag Rock Area Trails system during monthly trail work nights. Tools provided. Bring water and
28 Oct, 2020
Friends – The Musical Parody at the Harvester Performance Center
FRIENDS! The Musical Parody is the comedic musical that lovingly pokes fun at TV’s Friends, celebrating the adventures of your
29 Oct, 2020
Flag Rock Group Trail Runs
Join local trail runners and run the Flag Rock Area Trails system in Norton’s Flag Rock Recreation Area. All paces
30 Oct, 2020
Eric Gales at the Harvester Performance Center
Growing up in a religious household, his brothers Eugene and Manuel used to blast out Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Muddy Waters,
31 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Linda Hoagland
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
31 Oct, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Craft Corner: Angel Afghans by Linda Hoagland
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the
31 Oct, 2020
Abingdon Vineyards Picnic Music Series
Live music at Abingdon Vineyards every Saturday from 3-6pm! $5 per adult, all ages welcome. Bring a picnic blanket!  6/13
31 Oct, 2020
Safe Halloween, Main Street
Come enjoy safe Halloween in downtown Hillsville.  Main street closes to traffic for the festivities which include trick-or-treating, hayride, costume
31 Oct, 2020
Randolph Park Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular
Join us for the second annual Randolph Park Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular! We want to see your jack-o-lanterns! Bring them to Randolph
31 Oct, 2020
Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner Show
Join us for a delicious dinner & death! Help us investigate one of our hilarious murder mysteries or play along
31 Oct, 2020
Halloween Ball
Come dressed in your best costume for some ghoulish dancing, chilling cocktails, trick or treating, and feasting food under the
1 Nov, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Laura Thurston
Big Walker Lookout welcomes Laura Thurston to play on the front porch this Summer!. You will be enthralled when you
7 Nov, 2020
Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili & Craft Festival
Stunning fall foliage and cooler temperatures create the perfect atmosphere for the Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili & Craft Festival, an annual,
7 Nov, 2020
Harvest Time at Booker T. Washington National Monument
HISTORY COMES ALIVE at Booker T. Washington National Monument! Experience mid-19th century craft and farm demonstrations by accomplished living history
7 Nov, 2020
Harvest Festival at Booker T. Washington National Monument
HISTORY COMES ALIVE at Booker T. Washington National Monument! Experience mid-19th century craft and farm demonstrations by accomplished living history
7 Nov, 2020
VA Creeper Fest Rescheduled
Rescheduled for Saturday November 7, 2020 Join us for the 4th Annual VA Creeper Fest, celebrating the jewel of SWVA’s
7 Nov, 2020
Graham Nash An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories
Legendary singer-songwriter GRAHAM NASH is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee-with Crosby, Stills, and Nash and with
8 Nov, 2020
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band at the Harvester
About KWS Band Twenty years into his recording career Kenny Wayne Shepherd continues to create genre-defining blues-infused rock n’ roll.
9 Nov, 2020
Melissa Etheridge at the Harvester
“I thought long and hard about the first impression of this album,” says Melissa Etheridge about the choice of the
12 Nov, 2020
Martin Sexton at the Harvester Performance Center
 “The real thing, people.” -Billboard In 2020 American singer-songwriter Martin Sexton extends touring in support of his ninth studio release
13 Nov, 2020
An Evening with Bruce Cockburn at the Harvester Performance Center
Is it really fifty years ago that Bruce Cockburn’s first album came out. Indeed it is. His eponymous titled album
14 Nov, 2020
Monthly Hike: Laurel Fork Trail
Join us for a 3-mile round-trip hike on the Laurel Fork Trail near Pound. Wear sturdy shoes. Bring snack/water. See
17 Nov, 2020
War at the Harvester Performance Center
The year was 1969, and these ‘kids’ had the nerve to carry the name WAR at a time when peace
21 Nov, 2020
Spa Day- learn to pamper yourself
Want to learn how to pamper yourself for a change? Well, come to Beagle Ridge and learn how to make
21 Nov, 2020
Chris Smithers at the Harvester (Landing Pad Stage)
GHRIS SMITHER. Songwriter. Guitarist. Performer. Bluesman. CALL ME LUCKY is the new record from Chris Smither and is his first
21 Nov, 2020
Delbert McClinton at The Harvester
Multi-Grammy Award winner Delbert McClinton is “One of the Fortunate Few,” who has managed to live his dreams for more
24 Nov, 2020
The Barter Players presents “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas”
Book by Catherine BushMusic and Lyrics by Dax Dupuy It’s Christmas time at the Cincinnati Zoo, and everyone there eagerly
26 Nov, 2020
High Country Lights
High Country Lights is an animated light show featuring thousands of LED lights choreographed to your favorite Christmas tunes on 95.9
28 Nov, 2020
Southwest Virginia Holiday Market
Join ‘Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Network and the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace on Small Business Saturday
28 Nov, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Kim Headlee
Big Walker Lookout continues our 2020 “Meet the Author” series as we welcome local author Kim Headlee to several book signing this summer.  
28 Nov, 2020
Small Business Saturday-Open House
Do not miss our 2020 Open House! We will have sweet treats, tastings & mulled wine along with incredible discounts!
29 Nov, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Bonnie Turner
Big Walker Lookout continues the 2020 “Meet the Author” series with a warm welcome to local author Bonnie Turner and
29 Nov, 2020
Big Walker Lookout Country Store Craft Corner: Awe Shucks
Big Walker Lookout welcomes “Country Store Craft Corner” local artisan Bonnie Turner of Awe Shucks with her wonderful corn husk
29 Nov, 2020
Charles Esten w/Stephanie Owens at the Harvester
Charles Esten, who portrays “Deacon” on the CMT television series Nashville, made his theatrical debut in London when he portrayed
3 Dec, 2020
Richlands Annual Christmas Parade
Each year a theme is chosen for the annual Richlands Christmas Parade .  Floats will be judged and 1st ,
4 Dec, 2020
Historic Crab Orchard Frontier Christmas
Frontier Christmas is an annual event held at Historic Crab Orchard Museum.    Join us as we celebrate the beginning
5 Dec, 2020
Christmas Wreath Class
Come learn to make a Forever wreath. This balsam wreath will be adorned as you wish for Christmas and then
5 Dec, 2020
“The Coming of the Big Times: A Booker T. Washington Christmas.”
“The Coming of the Big Times: A Booker T. Washington Christmas” Bring your friends and family out for this candlelit
5 Dec, 2020
Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting
Come join us for the holiday festivities on Main Street in Downtown Hillsville, Virginia. Everything is free and open to
5 Dec, 2020
Christmas with The Embers 2020
For decades The Embers have been making music by playing a mix of rhythm and blues and heart and soul.
8 Dec, 2020
Jazz Lunch at the SWVA Cultural Center
Join us for intriguing jazz numbers presented by the Southwest Virginia Community College Jazz Ensemble! Stop by for live music
12 Dec, 2020
Monthly Hike: Pickem Mountain Loop
Join us for a 5-mile loop hike on the Flag Rock Area Trails system. See https://highlonesometrails.wordpress.com/2019/10/05/pickem-mountain-loop-flag-rock-area-trails-system/ for details. Wear sturdy
12 Dec, 2020
Let’s Jam! Sauerkraut
The practice of canning, or preserving foods, has been around for millenia. Our ancestors were quick to realize that they
17 Dec, 2020
Flag Rock Trails Lunch Runs
Join local trail runners and run the Flag Rock Area Trails system in Norton’s Flag Rock Recreation Area. All paces
17 Dec, 2020
Beer & Wine Tasting
Monthly Beer and Wine Tasting at Petals of Wytheville.
17 Dec, 2020
The Crooked Road Open Jam at the SWVA Cultural Center
The Crooked Road Open Jam at the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center is an informal musical gathering on the 1st, 3rd, 4th and
19 Dec, 2020
Community Jams
The Birthplace of Country Music Museum hosts a monthly gathering of local musicians for a full-on community jam session! The
29 Dec, 2020
Open Mic Night at Wolf Hills Brewing
Tuesdays are open mic night at Wolf Hills Brewing Co.  Sip one of the four year-round beers on tap or try the
30 Dec, 2020
Pub Trivia at Primland 2020
Are you a know it all? While enjoying one of our signature cocktails, test your knowledge against others in a
4 Jan, 2021
Marion Monday Night Jam
Stay tuned! Picker’s and listeners welcome as soon as we get the “OK” to reopen.The Monday Night Jam meets at The
15 Jan, 2021
John Waite w/The Collective Bus at the Harvester Performance Center
Songs, and songwriting keeps me inspired, moving forward. I tend to scribble down notes, lyrics or just random thoughts on
30 Jan, 2021
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver at the Harvester
With nearly 40 albums to their credit, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver are 7-time winners of IBMA’s Vocal Group of the
6 Feb, 2021
An Evening with Amy Grant at the Harvester
Amy Grant put Contemporary Christian Music on the map, becoming the first CCM artist to have a platinum record, the
11 Mar, 2021
Harvester Performance Center hosts Southern Culture On The Skids
Southern Culture On The Skids has been consistently recording and touring around the world since its inception in 1983, when
3 Apr, 2021
Free Screenings of “Lawless”
Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by authorities angling for a cut of
10 Apr, 2021
Byrne and Kelly at the Harvester Performance Center
What began as Celtic Thunder’s Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly performing a series of shows together called ‘Acoustic By Candlelight’
14 Apr, 2021
Amanda Shires Atmosphereless Tour w/ Jade Jackson
“It’s all rock & roll – no golf!” is how singer/songwriter/violinist Amanda Shires describes her electrifying fifth album, To The
16 Apr, 2021
Rosanne Cash at The Harvester Performance Center
One of the country’s pre-eminent singer/songwriters, Rosanne Cash has released 15 albums of extraordinary songs that have earned four GRAMMY
17 Apr, 2021
Highlands Writers Fair
Area writers will participate in the second annual Highlands Writers Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Washington County Public
29 May, 2021
Gathering in the Gap Music Festival
Celebrate Southwest Virginia’s rich tradition of old-time, bluegrass, blues and Americana music. Legendary country music star Crystal Gayle will be
3 Jun, 2021
Clinch River Days Festival
Every year the town of St. Paul comes alive with the flavors of the region during Clinch River Days. Highlights
22 Jun, 2021
Brian Culbertson – The XX Tour at the Harvester
Over the course of crafting a 20-album catalogue and architecting more than 30 Billboard No. 1 singles as a multi-instrumentalist,
26 Jun, 2021
Go With The Flow Music & Brewfest
Creek Bottom Brewing is kicking off summer by hosting over a DOZEN BREWERIES at the 3rd annual Go With The
31 Oct, 2021
Safe Halloween Activities
Halloween Fun for the Family in Downtown Galax!  Music, games, prizes, activities for the family and of course lots of
3 Dec, 2021
Frontier Christmas
To celebrate the holiday the pioneer way, Crab Orchard Museum welcomes the public to Frontier Christmas, featuring an evening of