Events

3 Feb, 2021
Floyd PRIDE
FLOYD PRIDE holds a annual PRIDE every September including a Pride Parade, Ice Cream Social and family-friendly Drag Show and hosted by #DreamaBelle
26 Feb, 2021
Digital Trail Guide: Keokee Loop Trail
Join us for a digital tour of the Keokee Loop Trail. The 3.7-mile loop circles Keokee Lake in Lee County.
26 Feb, 2021
Digital Trail Guide: Bark Camp Lake Trail
Join us for a digital tour of the Bark Camp Lake Trail in Bark Camp Recreation Area. The 3.5-mile loop
30 Mar, 2021
Digital Trail Guide: Sugar Hill Loop
Join us for a digital tour of the Sugar Hill Loop Trail in the Clinch River State Park in St.
29 Jul, 2021
Immunity Through Herbal Gardening Workshop
This event will be led by Primland’s own Horticulturalist, Brandy Puckett, in an instructional and immersive experience learning about the
30 Jul, 2021
Barter Sings Broadway at the Moonlite
Barter Sings Broadway at the MoonliteJuly 30 to August 7 Join us for a night of music! Broadway hits sung
30 Jul, 2021
Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam
          !WILLIS  GAP  COMMUNITY CENTER  OPEN  JAM:     Just minutes from Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry’s Mill) Meadows
31 Jul, 2021
LIVE MUSIC with My New Favorites
My New Favorites will be joining us for our Saturday Concert Series from 3-6pm! ~ $5 per adult, all ages
1 Aug, 2021
The BSG General Store & Cafe presents The Countiss Family Stage Live Music 5 Nights Weekly
Located in The Big Stone Gap General Store & Cafe. Live Music flows through the air of The General Store &
6 Aug, 2021
Reading Between the Vines Book Club: “Killers of the Flower Moon”
– Discuss “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann– Everyone welcome!
7 Aug, 2021
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
7 Aug, 2021
Blue Ridge Wilderness & Survival Hike
This event will be led by Primland’s Naturalist, Tim Branham. You will be led on a journey to learn the
8 Aug, 2021
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
13 Aug, 2021
Fries Fiddlers’ Convention
Whether you make music or just love to listen to good old down-home mountain music, you will not want to
14 Aug, 2021
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Joe Tennis
Big Walker Lookout continues our “Meet the Author” series as we welcome local author Joe Tennis to a book signing
21 Aug, 2021
High Knob Outdoor Fest
Join the City of Norton and Wise County Cooperative Extension for the third High Knob Outdoor Fest in downtown Norton.
21 Aug, 2021
Saturday Outdoor Yoga Classes
Join yoga instructor Jen Adams for hourlong outdoor yoga classes at Flag Rock Recreation Area. All skill levels welcome. Contact:
21 Aug, 2021
Replenish Festival
Replenish Festival is back! We are excited to announce that this annual community family eventwill be on August 21st 2021.
28 Aug, 2021
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
31 Aug, 2021
Tuesday Outdoor Yoga Classes
Join yoga instructor Jen Adams for hourlong outdoor yoga classes at Clear Creek Park. All skill levels welcome. Contact: Katie
2 Sep, 2021
Front Porch Fest
This Labor Day marks the annual Front Porch Fest. This event is held on the Front Porch of the Blue
2 Sep, 2021
Floyd Yoga Jam
An Outdoor Music and Yoga Festival held every Labor Day Weekend in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Floyd, VA,  Exceptional
3 Sep, 2021
Hillsville VFW Labor Day Gun Show & Flea Market
Annual Hillsville VFW Gun Show & Flea Market. Experience one of the largest gun shows and flea markets east of
6 Sep, 2021
Annual Coal Miners Reunion-Pocahontas
The Coal Miners’ Reunion is sponsored by Historic Pocahontas, Inc. (HPI) and serves as a tribute to miners and railroad
10 Sep, 2021
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Historic Downtown Bristol, VA-TN! The award-winning Bristol Rhythm &
11 Sep, 2021
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
11 Sep, 2021
Lavender Academy
If you have ever wanted to be a Lavender grower this 2 day workshop is for you. Learn the basics
11 Sep, 2021
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 75 years in business.  It
11 Sep, 2021
Hillsville Second Saturdays Concert & Classic Car Cruise-In
Second Saturdays Concert Series and Classic Car Cruise-In with music by “Rick Strickland” on May 8th, “The Embers” on June
18 Sep, 2021
New River Trail Challenge Triathlon
We regret to announce that the 2020 New River Trail Challenge has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We
19 Sep, 2021
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
19 Sep, 2021
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Bill Tabor
Big Walker Lookout continues the “Meet the Author” series with a warm welcome to local author Bill Tabor. Bill has
25 Sep, 2021
Burkes Garden Fall Festival
Come and celebrate Tazewell County’s agricultural heritage with homemade food, home-grown produce, handmade crafts and hands-on farm demonstrations in the
25 Sep, 2021
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
25 Sep, 2021
Fall Dried wreath
Learn how to work with dried flowers to create a fall wreath which will grace your wall for years. Using
25 Sep, 2021
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
28 Sep, 2021
Music Jam and Potluck
The first Music Jam and Potluck at the Matthews Living History Farm Museum will be in May 2021 and our
2 Oct, 2021
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
2 Oct, 2021
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
2 Oct, 2021
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
2 Oct, 2021
Herbal Oils and Vinegars
Make Herbal Oils and Vinegars – As we approach harvest time, why not make up herbal oils and vinegars to
2 Oct, 2021
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Edith Shumate
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction: Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store is celebrating 75 years in business.  It
2 Oct, 2021
Oktobrewfest
Oktobrewfest is an annual event held the first Saturday of October on historic Main Street Tazewell, Virginia.  The festival features
3 Oct, 2021
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
3 Oct, 2021
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
3 Oct, 2021
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
9 Oct, 2021
Monthly Hike: Roaring Branch
Join us for a 7.8-mile hike on the Roaring Branch Trail to High Butte Overlook and return. Wear sturdy shoes
10 Oct, 2021
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
16 Oct, 2021
Cloudsplitter 100 Ultramarathon
The Cloudsplitter 100 is an ultramarathon trail running event that offers course distances of 25 kilometers, 50 kilometers, 100 kilometers,
16 Oct, 2021
Bristol │ Tri-Pride
We’re thrilled to announce our 2021 TriPride Parade & Festival, this year hosted in downtown Bristol! In addition to being
16 Oct, 2021
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
16 Oct, 2021
Big Walker Lookout Meet the Author: Tom Fugate
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction: Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store is celebrating 75 years in business.  It
16 Oct, 2021
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
19 Oct, 2021
Weeknight 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
21 Oct, 2021
Flag Rock Group Trail Runs
Weeknight Group Trail Runs. All paces welcome. Distance: 2-5 miles and determined based on attendance. All runs will start at
24 Oct, 2021
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
30 Oct, 2021
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, 2021
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
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
31 Oct, 2021
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
13 Nov, 2021
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, 2021
Hiking Tour and Tasting with Yvan Béliveau
Join our owner Yvan Béliveau for a special tour of our vineyard and winery at Beliveau Farm followed by a
25 Nov, 2021
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
27 Nov, 2021
Watercolors & Wine
Enjoy a glass wine while learning the techniques of watercolor painting with local artist, Anna Elliott. This instructional workshop will
27 Nov, 2021
Wine and Wreath Workshops
Celebrate the seasons during our Seasonal Wine and Wreath workshops. You’ll learn how to create your own wreath using only
27 Nov, 2021
Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Jim Crandall
Virginia’s oldest privately owned scenic attraction: Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store is celebrating 75 years in business.  It
28 Nov, 2021
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
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
5 Dec, 2021
Christmas Wreath Class
Come learn to make a Forever wreath. This balsam wreath will be adorned as you wish for Christmas and then
11 Dec, 2021
Christmas on the Farm at Beagle Ridge
Join us for our annual Christmas Open house. Once again we will have 2 days of shopping, pampering and enjoying
30 Dec, 2021
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
24 Mar, 2022
Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH 2020. The Handmade Music School, along with The Floyd Country Store, is excited
25 Mar, 2022
Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together Afternoon Workshops
The Handmade Music School is offering a series of one-hour afternoon workshops as part of the Floyd County Old Time
25 May, 2022
Dr. Ralph Stanley’s Annual Hills of Home
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are postponing the festival to May 2022. Please check website to confirm dates and
28 May, 2022
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