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October 2020

Craft & Draft Virtual Market

October 22 @ 10:00 am - October 25 @ 6:00 pm EDT

Craft & Draft is returning VIRTUALLY! Shop with a variety of unique & original handcrafted artisans right from the comfort of home:https://www.craftanddraftva.com/shopStart you holiday shopping, find one of a kind items, and support local artisans!More coming soon - discover local musicians (our "would-have-been" 2020 line up), local craft beer, and more!Special thanks to our organizer, MountainTrotter Arts, our partners Visit Radford and Ballpark Signs, and our sponsors New River Valley Rent-All

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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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Scary ACCE Trail

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm EDT
$10 – $13

The Scary ACCE Trail is a walking, outdoor, scary trail following the story of Lord Castle. Guests are sure to get their hearts racing in this after-dark scary walk through the woods and around Castle Rock Golf Course. Groups will go in packs of 10 with an escort to witness at least ten scenes over the course of less than a mile. The Scary ACCE Trail is open to all and youth 12 and under…

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November 2020

Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili & Craft Festival

November 7 @ 12:00 am EST

Stunning fall foliage and cooler temperatures create the perfect atmosphere for the Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili & Craft Festival, an annual, family-friendly lakeside event. A competitive chili cookoff is at the center of the action with teams going all out with themes, decorations and costumes! Enjoy chili tastings and then cast your vote for “People’s Choice” and “Showmanship.” Also awarded is an overall “Best Chili” trophy. Stroll the decks of Bridgewater Plaza while enjoying live music,…

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Harvest Festival at Booker T. Washington National Monument

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST

HISTORY COMES ALIVE at Booker T. Washington National Monument! Experience mid-19th century craft and farm demonstrations by accomplished living history re-enactors. Children’s activities and food vendors compliment a fun and educational family event you will not want to miss! This event is FREE!! Booker T. Washington National Monument will offer a dynamic educational and fun family event for visitors of all ages that portrays life on a mid-19th century slave-holding tobacco plantation during the late summer “harvest…

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VA Creeper Fest Rescheduled

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EST

Rescheduled for Saturday November 7, 2020 Join us for the 4th Annual VA Creeper Fest, celebrating the jewel of SWVA's Outdoor Recreation's crown, The Virginia Creeper Trail. This festival is family and pet friendly, featuring outdoor recreation organizations, outfitters, guides and activities based in SWVA and NETN. Several on-site activities immerse you in experience, including guided bike rides, yoga for runners, kayak & paddle board demos in our on-site pool, obstacle courses, history walks and…

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High Country Lights

November 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - January 3, 2021 @ 10:00 pm EST

High Country Lights is an animated light show featuring thousands of LED lights choreographed to your favorite Christmas tunes on 95.9 FM. This free light show, located at Felts Park in Galax, Virginia, can be seen nightly from November 20, 2020 through January 3, 2021 starting at 6:00 p.m.  It ends 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday.   We are a family-friendly Christmas display centered around tradition, fun, and excitement for children of…

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May 2021

Gathering in the Gap Music Festival

May 29, 2021 @ 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,…

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June 2021

Clinch River Days Festival

June 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am - June 5, 2021 @ 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…

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Go With The Flow Music & Brewfest

June 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Creek Bottom Brewing is kicking off summer by hosting over a DOZEN BREWERIES at the 3rd annual Go With The Flow Music & Brewfest in Fries Park on the New River in Fries, Virginia on Saturday, June 26 from 12-8 pm.   Find a new favorite brew as you jam to the sounds of some great bands. Be sure to munch on some brick oven food truck eatables while you play cornhole, water pong or…

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