6 Jun, 2019
Shine Runners Pub Run at Hammer & Forge Brewery
Join the Shine Runners on the 2nd Thursday of the month at Hammer & Forge Brewing in Boones Mill for
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
1 Apr, 2020
A Stitch in Time: Annual Quilt Show
Quilting has long been a mainstay of Appalachian culture and heritage. This tradition continues today, and the Southwest Virginia Museum
1 Apr, 2020
Moonshine Passports
A scavenger hunt in the Town of Rocky Mount, Virginia!  Prizes!  Visit local businesses and find the Mason  Jar!
1 Apr, 2020
Hunt for the Jar
Find it! Snap it! Post it! The Moonshine Jar Hunt will feature a scavenger hunt of sorts to locate Mason
7 Apr, 2020
The Barter Players presents “Peter Pan”
Adapted by Catherine Bush from the novel by J. M. Barrie Wendy Darling and her younger brothers love nothing more
9 Apr, 2020
Youth Music Concert Series Presented by The Crooked Road
The Crooked Road’s Youth Music Concert Series at the SWVA Cultural Center & Marketplace:  Time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM February 13th
9 Apr, 2020
Farm and Fun Time ft. Merle Monroe, Nora Brown
Be part of the studio audience for Farm & Fun Time featuring music guests Merle Monroe and Nora Brown! Farm
9 Apr, 2020
The Kruger Brothers Live
The group is highly regarded within the world of acoustic music in North America, in particular by those within the
10 Apr, 2020
A Night of Makin’ Likker with Twin Creeks Distillery & The Early Inn
Join the Early Inn & Twin Creeks Distillery for “A Night of Makin’ Likker” in celebration of Moonshine Heritage Month!
10 Apr, 2020
Eric Lyon: “Guggenheim Concert”
Composer; computer music researcher; Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) Fellow; and faculty member Eric Lyon received a 2018
10 Apr, 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
11 Apr, 2020
Franklin County Easter Egg Hunt
Kids ages 12 & under are welcome to join us at Waid Park at 2pm for the finding of over
11 Apr, 2020
Smithfield Easter Egg Hunt!
Spring is almost here and that means its almost time for Smithfield’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Enjoy the afternoon on
11 Apr, 2020
Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Waid Park
Kids ages 12 & under are welcome to join us we locate over 25,000 eggs that are hidden for the Annual Easter
11 Apr, 2020
Jim Croce Tribute at The Floyd Country Store
Jim Croce Tribute Show Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm for a Jim Croce Tribute Show, hosted by Souvenirs
11 Apr, 2020
A Tribute to Jim Croce
Croce was born in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  He attended  Villanova University, and was a member of the Villanova Singers and
11 Apr, 2020
Ralph Stanley II & the Clinch Mountain Boys at the Harvester
Grammy Award winning artist Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys are currently touring in support of their 2019
15 Apr, 2020
Amanda Shires Atmosphereless Tour w/L.A. EDWARDS
“It’s all rock & roll – no golf!” is how singer/songwriter/violinist Amanda Shires describes her electrifying fifth album, To The
16 Apr, 2020
SWCC Festival of the Arts: Spotlight on the Visionaries: Throughout Time, Around the World
Let’s explore the Arts! Held each Spring, this Festival explores the cultural riches of various countries and regions each year.
16 Apr, 2020
Murder on the Mountain at Chaos Mountain Brewing, 4/16/20, 6:00 PM
An interactive murder mystery event from Jump into Mystery where you will ask questions, solve clues, and buy or sell
16 Apr, 2020
Kaki King’s “DATA NOT FOUND,” in collaboration with Giorgia Lupi, is a contemporary musical and visual journey, powered by the
17 Apr, 2020
Floyd Herb & Plant Festival
The Floyd Herb & Plant Festival is a weekend of celebrating plants, gardening and our connections to the wild world
18 Apr, 2020
Earth Day 50 at Natural Tunnel State Park
Be a citizen scientist for the day. Join park interpreters on two different projects and assist them in collecting data
18 Apr, 2020
Abingdon Earth Day Celebration
Come Celebrate Earth Day in Abingdon! 2020 Theme: “Rethink Recycling” EARTH DAY CELEBRATION, PAPER SHREDDING & E-WASTE RECYCLING Admission is
18 Apr, 2020
Southwest Virignia Spring Wedding & Gift Expo
Incorporate handmade regional goods into your upcoming event and gift one-of-a-kind regional creations. This mini wedding expo with be paired
18 Apr, 2020
Monthly Hike: Bark Camp Lake
Join us for a hike on the Bark Camp Loop Trail at Bark Camp Recreation Area. Wear sturdy shoes and
18 Apr, 2020
Let’s Jam! Strawberry Salsa
The practice of canning, or preserving foods, has been around for millenia. Our ancestors were quick to realize that they
18 Apr, 2020
Kids Fishing Day at Woody Lake
Calling all kids 15 and under. Join us from 10am – 12 Noon to wet your line. Back again by
18 Apr, 2020
Washington State Wine Dinner at Primland
Join Randall Horst, noted wine expert, in a four course meal to explore the dynamic and fascination wines from Washington.
18 Apr, 2020
Daisy’s Redneck Wedding
You’re invited to… DAISY’S REDNECK WEDDIN’! Join us for a knee-slappin’, pig-lovin’, foot-stompin’ ceremony and reception featuring hors d’oeuvres, dinner,
18 Apr, 2020
The Deer Creek Boys LIVE
The Deer Creek Boys offer what Mountain Fever Records has described as “a youthful, edging on contemporary approach to bluegrass”,
18 Apr, 2020
Black Jacket Symphony “Dark Side of the Moon” at the Harvester
Remember putting on an album and listening from start to finish?  Relive that moment with a live concert experience unlike
19 Apr, 2020
Earth Day 50- Creek Critters
Celebrate 50 years of Earth day with an afternoon of examining types of creatures that live in the Cabin Creek
22 Apr, 2020
The Barter Players presents “Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook””
By Allison Gregory Based on the books Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook and Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren by Barbara ParkSomething
22 Apr, 2020
Earth Day 50th Anniversary at Southwest Virginia Museum
To celebrate Earth Day the Dogwood Garden Club will present a pollinator program in the parlor of the museum. The
22 Apr, 2020
Earth Day’s 50th Birthday Celebration at Hungry Mother State Park
10:00 a.m.: Give Back to Earth Celebrate the 50th anniversary or “birthday” of Earth Day by showing the earth how
22 Apr, 2020
Earth Day 50 at Fairy Stone State Park
Join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Crafting programs will be held in the Visitor Center
22 Apr, 2020
Earth Day 50 at Wilderness Road State Park
Join us in celebration of Earth Day as we begin the process of cleaning and restoring a local creek. Creeks
22 Apr, 2020
Earth Day 50 at Claytor Lake State Park
Celebrate Earth Day in Claytor Lake State Park. We will be removing invasive plant species in several areas of the
23 Apr, 2020
Down Memory Lane at Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre
Join us as we celebrate Wohlfahrt Haus’ 20th Anniversary Season with this original revue highlighting the best moments of the
23 Apr, 2020
Goodbye Booze: The Music of Prohibition – A Free Concert and Lecture
Gospel songwriters, Tin Pan Alley tunesmiths, and even moonshiners and bootleggers produced a torrent of commentary on alcohol in song.
23 Apr, 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
24 Apr, 2020
Virginia Big Bass Tour
Founded in 2010, the Big Bass Tour is the nation’s premier big bass tournament series.  Guaranteed Overall Grand Prize: $46,000.  Amateur
24 Apr, 2020
Suzy Bogguss at the Harvester Performance Center
Suzy Bogguss Grammy award-winning and Platinum selling artist Suzy Bogguss is one to constantly chase the muse wherever it may
25 Apr, 2020
Highlander Half & 5K
Radford University Athletics and the Radford University Athletic Foundation will be hosting the Third Annual Highlander Half Marathon and 5K on
25 Apr, 2020
Lavender Academy
If you have ever wanted to be a Lavender grower this 2 day workshop is for you. Learn the basics
25 Apr, 2020
Patrick County Farm Bureau Ag Expo
Fourth Annual Patrick County Farm Bureau Ag Expo Registration Deadline: March 27 To register: Agriculture exhibitors & vendors on site.
25 Apr, 2020
Winter Farmers Markets In Wytheville
The Wytheville Farmers Market provides fresh produce, local meats, baked goods, honey, jam/jellies, coffee and hand crafted items to residents
25 Apr, 2020
Rollin’ on the River Food Truck Rodeo
The day kicks off with the Radford University ‘Highlander Half Marathon and 5K’.  After the races, the Rollin’ on the River
25 Apr, 2020
Shindig & Shine
To end Moonshine Heritage Month, The Early Inn & Twin Creeks Distillery are coming together to throw one big Shindig
25 Apr, 2020
Shindig and Shine
It’s time to celebrate! April is Moonshine Heritage Month in Franklin County, Virginia and 2020 is the centennial year of prohibition.
25 Apr, 2020
Old Time Dance with The Whitetop Mountain Band
The Whitetop Mountain Band is one of the most popular dance bands of the Appalachian Mountains. They have a great
25 Apr, 2020
Robbie Fulks at the Harvester Performance Center
 Robbie Fulks Singer-songwriter whose style melds bluegrass with a tinge of alt-country. Last release Upland Stories was nominated for two
27 Apr, 2020
Melissa Etheridge-The Medicine Show at the Harvester Performance Center
“I thought long and hard about the first impression of this album,” says Melissa Etheridge about the choice of the
30 Apr, 2020
Front Country LIVE
In today’s crowded musical landscape, it’s hard enough to develop a unique and recognizable sound that can set you apart.
1 May, 2020
SML Business Expo
The SML Business Expo brings together more than 100 area businesses each spring to showcase products and services from a wide variety
1 May, 2020
Take Pride in Smith Mountain Lake Cleanup Days
Take Pride in Smith Mountain Lake is community-wide volunteer effort for those who use and enjoy Smith Mountain Lake to
1 May, 2020
Paul Dresher Ensemble and Amy X Neuburg: “They Will Have Been So Beautiful”
Inspired by a little-known text by photographer Diane Arbus, the Paul Dresher Ensemble and composer and vocalist Amy X Neuburg
1 May, 2020
Narrow Road (Donna Sink Pediatric Fund) at the Harvester
Narrow Road is one of the most talented Bluegrass Gospel groups in this region. Home based in Mount Airy, North
1 May, 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
2 May, 2020
Willis Gap Community Center Big Country Breakfast
BIG  COUNTRY  BREAKFAST at the Willis Gap Community Center on the 1st Saturday of each month, 7:00 am till 10:00
2 May, 2020
Beagle Ridge Opening for the Season
Spring opening at Beagle Ridge Herb Farm May 2nd. Get an early start on your spring and summer planting by
2 May, 2020
National Herb Day at Beagle Ridge
Beagle Ridge is celebrating National Herb Day! In 1991, the International Herb Association established National Herb Week to be celebrated
2 May, 2020
Annual Blacksburg Fork & Cork
Mark your calendars for the 12th Annual Blacksburg Fork and Cork, to take place on Saturday, May 2nd from 1
2 May, 2020
Cruz Contreras w/Stephanie Owens at the Harvester Performance Center
Cruz Contreras Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer Cruz Contreras has roots in Tennessee and Michigan, but has impacted Americana music
3 May, 2020
Annual Blessing of the Bikes
This annual event was started in 2002 by two local pastors who wanted to reach out to bikers.  Hundreds of
3 May, 2020
Hayley Orrantia “Let the Girls Play” Tour at the Harvester
We are each complex and unique with many talents. I believe it’s up to each of us to use these
4 May, 2020
Cooking Along The Crooked Road: “Cajun Cookin'”
“Cajun Cookin'” – Chef Joel Jerkins recently opened up a cajun restaurant (Cajun Persuasion) and will show us a few
7 May, 2020
Celebrate Museum Thursdays
Celebrate Museums Thursdays continues…  All performances begin at 7pm and are held at the Heritage Preservation Center located at 115
8 May, 2020
Flor de Toloache
Latin Grammy-winning, New York-based all-female ensemble Flor de Toloache continues to win the hearts of both progressive and traditional mariachi
8 May, 2020
David Nail at the Harvester Performance Center
David Nail’s candor cuts like a laser through star-making propriety, a ritual of predictable answers to predictable questions, recited by
8 May, 2020
Meet the Artists: Flor de Toloache
Celebrate the final performance of the Moss Arts Center’s 2019-2020 season by connecting with the fierce women and rule-breaking mariachi
9 May, 2020
Flying Flowers Opening for Spring
Join us as Flying Flowers, Southwestern VA’s only walk through butterfly house, opens for the season. On Saturday May 9th.
9 May, 2020
Mothers Day Tea at Beagle Ridge
Come enjoy a Mothers Day High Tea at Beagle Ridge; spend some time in the gardens and enjoy a High
9 May, 2020
The Roger Handy Band at Harvester Performance Center
Roger Handy & Friends Roger Handy…longtime singer and performer with The Lost and Found and Roger Handy and Southern Depot.
10 May, 2020
Mother Maize: A class on growing corn
Have you tried growing corn but only ended up with a few sad half-filled ears? Crows keep eating your seed?
12 May, 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
16 May, 2020
William King Museum Celebration of the Arts
William King Museum of Art will celebrate the grand opening of its new Art Lab with a weekend of festivities
16 May, 2020
Herbs 101- Basics of growing herbs
Learn the basics of how to grow your own herbs. What do herbs need, can they be incorporated into your
17 May, 2020
Appalachian Trail Days
Trail Days is a festival held each year in May, on the weekend after Mother’s Day, in the Appalachian Mountain
17 May, 2020
The Embers at the Harvester Performance Center
The Embers There are many bands or groups today yet few that are considered a musical institution. The Embers have solidified
22 May, 2020
Richard Leigh Songwriters Festival
This Memorial Day weekend, a group of Nashville’s leading songwriters will gather on the campus of Virginia Highlands Community College, joined
22 May, 2020
Memorial Day Market
Come visit the town of Hillsville, Virginia nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, exit 14 off I-77. Memorial Day Weekend
23 May, 2020
Franklin County Veterans Memorial Day
Franklin County Historical Society honors Franklin County casualties of all wars and military conflicts each year. Special emphasis is  placed
23 May, 2020
Wilderness Road Ride Gran Fondo 2019
2020 Wilderness Road Ride is in the works! Mark your calendar now for an amazing gran fondo on Saturday May
23 May, 2020
Annual Wilderness Road Ride Gran Fondo
The 29th Annual Wilderness Road Ride is a scenic and historical adventure through southwest Virginia’s beautiful New River Valley, the
23 May, 2020
Plumb Alley Day
In the heart of the town’s historic district, Plumb Alley is the shaded picturesque alley that runs between Main and
23 May, 2020
Veterans Memorial Day
Join us to honor local casualities of all wars & military operations. Emphasis on the War Between the States which
23 May, 2020
Jubilee in the Breaks 2020
3 Days of great Bluegrass and Southern gospel music at the Breaks Interstate Park amphitheatre. appx 30 National and local
23 May, 2020
Living History CSA Encampment
Meet 57th VA Infantry Co. B, Longstreet’s Corps, Army of Northern VA  re-enactors (from New York). Visit their camp and talk
23 May, 2020
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
23 May, 2020
Chautauqua’s Brews and Bands
Join us in Withers Park on Saturday, May 23rd for Wythe Arts Council’s 5th Annual Brews & Bands! Sample craft
23 May, 2020
Butterfly Gardening: attracting them to your gardens
Saturday May 234th from 1:00-3:00 Butterfly gardening attracting these  Flying Flowers to your garden.For those of you who love butterflies
24 May, 2020
Annual Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival
The 9th Annual Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival will be held May 21-24 at Ferrum College. The four-day workshop, presented by the
24 May, 2020
USA Cycling Mountain Bike Virginia State Championships, Bootlegger’s Blitz
Sunday May 24th, 2020 rain or shine!!!! (PLEASE NO RAIN) Mountain bikers from all over the eastern USA will place
26 May, 2020
Stroke and Stride at SML Community Park
Stroke & Event Series brought to you by IronEdge Racing LLC and Smith Mountain Lake Community Park. A series of
27 May, 2020
SHEL at the Harvester w/Emma Charles (Landing Pad Stage)
SHEL They are united in their musical vision, yet doggedly possessive and respectful of their evolving individual identities. SHEL’S music is
29 May, 2020
The Howling Craft Beer and Music Festival
Wolf Hills Brewing Co. announces the Sixth Annual The Howling Craft Beer and Music Festival. Friday May 29, Kickoff party starting
29 May, 2020
The Jared Stout Band w/Isaac Hadden at the Harvester Performance Center
The Jared Stout Band is an exciting new band making waves in music. With a confidently entertaining stage presence and
30 May, 2020
The Howling 5K
Join us on Saturday May 30 for our annual 5k at Wye Park on the Virginia Creeper Trail in Abingdon,
30 May, 2020
Outdoor Chat: Wildflower Hike
Join Phil Meeks with Wise County Cooperative Extension for a guided spring wildflower hike in Flag Rock Recreation Area. Registration
30 May, 2020
Herbal Teas- Creating tea from the garden
Do you enjoy a cup of Herbal Tea? Did you realize many of the herbs in your gardens are the
30 May, 2020
Danny Paisley and The Southern Grass LIVE
Danny Paisley and the Southern Grass play powerful, unadorned, and intense traditional bluegrass. There is no hybrid or genre-bending music
30 May, 2020
Antonio Sanchez & Migration at the Harvester
Perhaps not “all politics is personal,” but for Mexican born and raised drummer and composer Antonio Sanchez, who became a
31 May, 2020
Big Ivy Gran Fondo
Join us and challenge yourself! There is a 200 rider limit. Register early!Challenging 13, 33, 53 and 76 mile routes, with
31 May, 2020
Big Ivy Gran Fondo Charity Bike Race
Join us and challenge yourself in our 3rd annual charity bike ride. There is a 200 rider limit. Register early!Challenging
1 Jun, 2020
Cooking Along The Crooked Road: “Intro to Baking”
“Introduction to Baking” – Joe the Baker will show us some of his best practices when baking sweets and breads.
4 Jun, 2020
Come check out one of Franklin County’s hidden treasures @ The Twin Creeks Distillery Tasting Room here in downtown rocky
5 Jun, 2020
Smith Mountain Lake Invitational Golf Tournament
This fun-filled annual event is an excellent way to showcase your company, meet new business prospects and entertain top clients
5 Jun, 2020
Jimmy Fortune at the Harvester Performance Center (Rescheduled)
Jimmy Fortune toured, sang and performed with the legendary Statler Brothers for 21 years. He joined them first as a temporary
6 Jun, 2020
Butterfly Awareness Day
Saturday June 6th Butterfly Awareness Day- 10:00- 2:00 The Association for Butterflies has designated the first Saturday of June as
6 Jun, 2020
Lavender 101- how to grow Lavender
Join us for our our first Mini Lavender  Academy – how to grow Lavender class. If you have tried to
6 Jun, 2020
Old Time Dance with The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters
About 25 years ago a group of musicians from the Galax, VA area formed a new band. The New Ballards
6 Jun, 2020
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’
7 Jun, 2020
Moonshine Express
Hear true tales about likker  makin’ in ‘The Moonshine Capital of The World.’ 60+ characters & interpreters tell the story of
8 Jun, 2020
Appalachian Stitches & Quilting Bee Classes for Youth
Two weeks of Quilting Bee Classes for ages 11 – 15. Each student will learn modern and traditional techniques for
11 Jun, 2020
Hot Fun in the Summertime Beach Music Festival
3 Days of FUN + FRIENDS = Beach Music Hot Fun in the Summertime Beach Music Festival, located at Wayside
12 Jun, 2020
Houston Kyle Caldwell, 18, left this world at a very early age: he suddenly and unexpectedly transitioned to eternal life
12 Jun, 2020
Martin Barre Performs Classic Jethro Tull With Dee Palmer and Clive Bunker at the Harvester
…In 1969, a band of four English musicians arrived in New York and literally took America bystorm. Over the next
12 Jun, 2020
Pure Prairie League at Harvester Performance Center
Pure Prairie League2020 marks their 50th year as a band. Best known for their iconic #1 hit “Aimee,” Top 10
13 Jun, 2020
Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering
Please join us for the 3rd annual Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering at Ferrum College! Choose from a selection of
13 Jun, 2020
Claytor Lake Beach Festival
June 13th 2020 10 am to 10 pm – At Claytor Lake State Park Arts & Crafts & Food VendorsBeach
13 Jun, 2020
Claytor Lake Festival
The Annual Celebration at Claytor Lake State Park is set for June 13, 2020.  The festival kicks off the summer
13 Jun, 2020
Pearisburg Festival in the Park
Come out the weekend of June 12-13 to the Pearisburg Festival in the Park. This year, we celebrate 36 years! The
13 Jun, 2020
Lavender Wands and baskets
Lavender season is time for wand making and with a bit of a twist you can make that wand into
14 Jun, 2020
Gourmet Garlic: From planting to your plate
Fields Edge Farm invites participants to get their hands dirty and their breath garlicky down on the farm. This time
14 Jun, 2020
Woodbooger Chase Triathlon
The fourth annual Woodbooger Chase Triathlon challenges participants to canoe/kayak, run, and mountain bike in the City of Norton’s Flag
14 Jun, 2020
Cherry Poppin’ Daddies at the Harvester Performance Center
In the past few years Cherry Poppin’ Daddies have become the kind of band that you would want to book
18 Jun, 2020
Old Glade Antique Tractor Association Summer Show
See demonstrations of historic farming methods, including hay baling and wheat threshing, see antique tractors and equipment, horse-drawn equipment demonstrations,
19 Jun, 2020
Annual Southwest Virginia Antique Farm Days
Join us on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 19 – 21, for the Annual Southwest Virginia Antique Farm Days starting at
19 Jun, 2020
Antique Farm Days
The Mission of the Southwest Virginia Antique Farm Days organization is to restore and preserve farm machinery and implements that
20 Jun, 2020
17th Annual The Fast and the Fiorini (formerly Big Walker Charity Ride)
Fare thee well, long may you ride, The Fast and the Fiorini! HOPE is honored to have Ian Fiorini’s name
20 Jun, 2020
Covered Bridge 5K Run/Walk
Awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each age group, as well as to
20 Jun, 2020
Let’s Jam! Blueberry Jam
The practice of canning, or preserving foods, has been around for millenia. Our ancestors were quick to realize that they
20 Jun, 2020
Lavender Thyme Festival at Beagle Ridge Herb Farm
Join us for a Lavender Festival here in Southwest VA. Why go to France when you can enjoy Lavender right
20 Jun, 2020
Juneteenth Event
Booker T. Washington National Monument hosts the annual Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom and Gospel Music. Everyone is invited to share
20 Jun, 2020
Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom Gospel Event
On June 19, 1865, General Gordon Grander arrived in Texas to issue General Order #3. This order did what the
20 Jun, 2020
Bushels & Barrels Local Food, Wine & Beer Festival
The Bushels and Barrels Local Food, Wine and Beer Festival was created to celebrate all things great and local in
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
24 Jun, 2020
Rodriguez at the Harvester Performance Center (Rescheduled)
Rodriguez: Rodriguez, the legendary singer-songwriter known only by his surname, is a self-taught guitarist. He began performing in bars and
25 Jun, 2020
Puff in Peace- Cigar Appreciation Event
Enjoy a cigar appreciation event at Primland’s Tobacco Barn. Joe Nazare, owner of Blacksburg Pipe and Tobacco, will be on
25 Jun, 2020
 The Shine Runners were formed in 2016 by Matt Ross, starting with 12 members and now over 200 strong. To
25 Jun, 2020
“Pelléas et Mélisande”
Debussy’s only completed opera, based on the late 19th-century symbolist play by Maurice Maeterlink, is reimagined in an immersive and
26 Jun, 2020
Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam
WILLIS  GAP  COMMUNITY CENTER  OPEN  JAM:   EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT   7:00 pm until  10:00 pm.  Just minutes from Blue Ridge Parkway
26 Jun, 2020
Gene Watson at The Harvester Performance Center
 This masterful country stylist from Houston, Texas has been thrilling audiences for more than 50 years. The depth of emotion
27 Jun, 2020
Outdoor Chat: Salamander Hike
Join Wally Smith, a herpetologist and associate biology professor at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, for a salamander
27 Jun, 2020
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
28 Jun, 2020
Bring Your Own Horse Trail Ride
Bring your horse for a guided trail ride throughout Primland’s 12,000 acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The ride begins at
28 Jun, 2020
Perpetual Groove at the Harvester Performance Center
Perpetual Groove caught everyone by surprise in 2015 when they returned to the stage after a two-year hiatus. The band
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
2 Jul, 2020
Moe at the Harvester Performance Center
moe. is the preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today. With 20 years of touring and just as
3 Jul, 2020
Norton Independence Day Celebration
Join the City of Norton for its annual Independence Day Celebration. Festivities will include an Independence Day parade, music, fireworks,
4 Jul, 2020
Monthly Hike: Little Stony Falls
Join us for a hike on the Little Stony Falls National Recreation Trail. Wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Bring
4 Jul, 2020
Abingdon Independence Day Extravaganza
Abingdon’s Independence Day Extravaganza is a family event full of food, music, and fun! The festivities include kids’ activities, a watermelon
4 Jul, 2020
Fourth of July Annual Celebration
Free food, games, music and fun for the entire family after the parade at 4:00 pm at the VFW. Fireworks
6 Jul, 2020
Pick Along Summer Camp – Beginners
String Instrument Camp – Beginner Level (for first-time campers or those who may like to go through the basics again)
6 Jul, 2020
Cooking Along The Crooked Road: “Summer Grillin'”
“Summer Grillin’” – Matt Shy is back to show us some tips when we are firing up our grills this
9 Jul, 2020
U-Pick Lavender
Have you always dreamed of cutting fresh bunches of Lavender ? Well here is your chance ,come pick and cut
11 Jul, 2020
Rhythm & Ribs
An all-day extravaganza that touches all the senses. Co-founded by the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley and
11 Jul, 2020
Edible and Fresh Herb Wreath
Why not enjoy your herbs fresh and dried. Come learn how to collect, prepare and arrange your herbs by making
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
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 The Harvester Performance Center
Darrell Scott became one of the more successful country songwriters of the late ’90s and early 2000s, placing songs with
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 Performance Center
Mountain Heart is the band that has been fearlessly revolutionizing the way acoustic music can be presented and played. 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
Legacy Motown Revue 2020 at the Harvester
A tribute to the legendary icons of Motown, The Legacy Motown Revue will perform at Harvester Performance Center on Saturday, September 14 at
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
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
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
Sara Evans w/Alexis Wilkins at the Harvester Performance Center
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
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
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 Cumings at the Harvester Performance Center
Albert Cummings Raised in Massachusetts and trained as a master builder, Cummings learned basic guitar chords from his father but
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
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
CORKY LAING’S MOUNTAIN (with Mark Mikel & Richie Scarlet) 50th Anniversary of the Mississippi Queen Cowbell Tour 2020 at the
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Blue Ridge BuskerFest
Weird and wonderful street performers will fill downtown Abingdon for Blue Ridge BuskerFest  We’ve lined up acts from all over the
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
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
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 “Rick Strickland” on May 9th,  “Cat 5” and “The Embers”
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
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
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
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
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
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 2019
** CHECK BACK to here confirm 2020 dates! ** Floyd PRIDE 2019 was held Friday, Sept. 27 – Sunday, Sept.
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
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
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
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
J.E.B. Stuart Birthplace Civil War Encampment & Living History Weekend
This historical event is held annually on the first weekend in October.   Civil War. Reenactment and Living History October
3 Oct, 2020
Main Street – Tazewell The 5th annual Oktobrewfest will be held on historic Main Street Tazewell, Virginia on October 3,
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
Woodbooger Fest
The seventh annual Woodbooger Festival will be held the evening of Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. The family-friendly event promotes outdoor
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Apple Dumpling Festival
Stuart’s annual Apple Dumpling Festival is held in the quaint, historic “Depot” area in downtown Stuart, Virginia where the Danville
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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,
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