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July 2020

Back on the Big Screen at Park Place Place Drive-In

July 1 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 am EDT
$3 – $11

Your favorite movies are "Back on the Big Screen" at Park Place Drive-In in Marion, VA. From Ghostbusters and Jurassic Park to Grease and Days of Thunder, there will be something for everyone playing at the drive-in. Come early and watch the sunset from the Putt-Putt course, or grab dinner to-go from one of our Downtown restaurants and then settle in for a night with the stars under the stars.Park Place Drive-In asks that you…

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August 2020

Exhibition: Transforming Politics: Art Made by Women

August 20 @ 10:00 am - December 27 @ 5:00 pm EDT

Transforming Politics: Art Made by WomenAugust 20, December 27, 2020As we celebrate the centennial of women’s suffrage, we celebrate a women-led movement that sparked a transformation of politics around the world. The suffragettes used their artistic skills, creativity and resourcefulness in order to make history and, although some political affairs have changed, the passionate interests of women have not. Women continue to make their voices heard in conversations surrounding climate change, labor, societal values, economic…

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September 2020

Crab Orchard Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

September 15 @ 12:00 am - October 30 @ 12:00 am EDT
$5 – $10

The Crab Orchard Corn Maze will be held September 19th - November 1st.  The 2020 theme is "Tracks to the Past" and includes corn mazes, wagon rides, punkin chunkin, children's activities, pumpkin patch and more!  Food available at Fisher and Company.   Hours of Operation:Wednesdays: 10 am - 5 pmFridays: 5 - 10 pmSaturdays: 10 am - 10 pmSundays: 1 pm - Dark*Flashlight tours after dark on Fridays & Saturdays* Pricing:            …

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Doe Run Farm Sunflower Maze

September 26 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 am EDT
$4 – $12

13th Annual Sunflower Maze will open September 26 through Halloween, 2020Open weekends: Saturday's 10 am - 8 pm, Sunday's 1 - 7 pmWeekdays group reservation only. Admission: $10.00 12 and up, $6.00 4 - 11 years Please wear a mask.  Fresh Produce, Pumpkins, Fall Decorations, Apple Pies, Peanut Butter Delight, Sunflower Maze T-Shirts, Snacks & Drinks

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The Barter Players presents “Tuck Everlasting”

September 29 @ 12:00 am - November 11 @ 12:00 am EDT
Visit https://bartertheatre.com/big-shows/tuck-everlasting/, for tickets and more information

Adapted by Mark Frattaroli from the novel by Natalie Babbitt Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure, but when she becomes entwined with the never-aging Tuck Family she gets more than she bargained for. Winnie soon learns the magic behind the Tucks’ unending youth, and fights to protect their secret from the sinister Man in the Yellow Suit. Then Winnie has to make a choice: return to her life, or join the Tucks…

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October 2020

Annual Rocky Mount Scarecrow Trail

October 1 @ 12:00 am - November 8 @ 11:59 pm EDT

Scarecrows decorated by businesses, non-profits, etc. are situated all around our Uptown/Downtown Walking Loop.  Follow this map for a self-guided tour:  https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1cVZ2g7KhiGLfTVQrMlTc1mbT7gA_NU73&usp=sharing

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Chug for the Jug

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
$18 – $25

One of Franklin County's oldest and most popular running events is back for 2020! Chug for the Jug 5K is a 3.1-mile road race through the town of Rocky Mount. All proceeds will benefit the track and field teams at Franklin County High School and Benjamin Franklin Middle School. Come out to run or walk and celebrate Franklin County Moonshine Heritage Month!

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Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music: Mark Templeton and Karen Webb

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Big Walker Lookout welcomes Mark Templeton & Karen Webb to play on the front porch this Summer! Come up and listen to the gospel music! Mark and Karen have performed for over 45 years. Traveling all over the USA singing and playing Gospel,Folk,Bluegrass & other acoustic music. The awards are too numerous to list and there really not important to Mark or Karen. They both love to sing and to be a blessing to someone…

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(Virtual Show) Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me, But Banjos Saved My Life

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

The Floyd Country Store is pleased to welcome Keith Alessi back to our stage for a special virtual performance of his award-winning one-man show "Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me But Banjos Saved My Life." Many of the scenes and stories from Keith's show are inspired by memories from The Floyd Country Store. Keith presented this show in a sold-out run Off-Broadway in New York City last year. Join us for this virtual show on Saturday,…

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Lee County Tobacco Festival

October 25 @ 12:00 am EDT

The Lee County Tobacco Festival was established in 1949 and is help on the fourth Saturday in October.  It is the longest running tobacco festival in the state of Virginia.  Come out and enjoy FREE music all day, great food, a car show, parade, eating contest and local vendors!

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