Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Arts & Crafts

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

December 2020

Looking Back: Photography of Early Washington County VA

December 3, 2020 @ 12:00 am - March 8, 2021 @ 12:00 am EST

From a waterfall tumbling down Toole’s Creek to a misty morning on an early Abingdon Main Street to the dormered cottage that was the original Johnston Memorial Hospital, Looking Back: Photography of Early Washington County, Virginia, takes us through a storyline of history that includes the places, people, and events that made up the culture of local life a century ago.  During the 1880s, the art of photography expanded to use emulsion or wet plates,…

Find out more »

January 2021

21st Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - February 9 @ 8:00 pm EST

Barter Theatre will be holding their 21st annual Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights online. The event is scheduled to start January 26th, 2021 and will occur over the span of two weeks. The festival will feature readings of several new Appalachian plays as well as offer playwriting workshops and panel discussions. Barter will also premiere its Black in Appalachia initiative during the festival with a reading of a new play written by a Black…

Find out more »

May 2021

Gathering in the Gap Music Festival

May 29 @ 12:00 am EDT
Entrance fee

Celebrate Southwest Virginia's rich tradition of old-time, bluegrass, blues and Americana music. Legendary country music star Crystal Gayle will be the featured performer.  Enjoy performances by regionally and nationally renowned musicians Dave Eggar & Company, and more! Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to wander the park grounds, browse fine regional crafts, and enjoy some good food while listening to some of the genre’s premier performers under the stars. In addition to the evening entertainment,…

Find out more »

June 2021

Clinch River Days Festival

June 3 @ 12:00 am - June 5 @ 12:00 am EDT
Most events, activities and all of the music venues are free!

Every year the town of St. Paul comes alive with the flavors of the region during Clinch River Days. Highlights include river and railroad lore and history, photography, symphony and bluegrass, carnival rides and games, educational wetlands, nature walks, endangered mussel nursery demonstrations, birding, kayaking & canoeing, caving and more.  Lots of live music, the annual classic car show, kids fishing tournament, contests, magic, living history reenactments including a Confederate Ladies Tea will entertain and amuse. For those who enjoy a good…

Find out more »

September 2021

Burkes Garden Fall Festival

September 25 @ 12:00 am EDT

Come and celebrate Tazewell County's agricultural heritage with homemade food, home-grown produce, handmade crafts and hands-on farm demonstrations in the beautiful valley of Burke's Garden, VA. The highest valley in Virginia and adjacent to the Appalachian Trail, this National Historic District is renowned for its rolling terrain and fertile farmland. With outdoor experiences for families and children, entertainment with mountain flavor, as well as continued emphasis on high-quality products and food, this festival will appeal…

Find out more »
+ Export Events