2024 Hungry Mother Arts & Crafts Festival

This year’s festival will be held on Friday, July 19-Sunday, July 21, 2024. The festival provides the funds for the Art League to support Smyth County students and their teachers, as well as other interesting cultural events that uplift our community.

Car Hop with DJ – Four Seasons

Because you asked for it - plan your weekends with us here at Four Seasons! Friday night Car Hop is in our large parking area with a DJ and order out available! Drinks are provided at the bar. Bring your chairs and enjoy music, food, and more. Bring the family by Saturday night and sing your hearts out with DJ karaoke night. 

3rd Annual Abingdon, VA Old-Time, Bluegrass & Gospel Fiddlers’ Convention

The Washington County Fairgrounds Board of Directors is proud to announce the return of its Third Annual ABINGDON, VIRGINIA OLD-TIME, BLUEGRASS, & BLUEGRASS GOSPEL FIDDLERS’ CONVENTION, Fiddlin’ At The Fairgrounds, June 21-23, 2024. We are excited to announce that in our third year, we are adding another day of competition to the schedule. Not only will we have the traditional old-timeand bluegrass band and individual competitions; this year we are adding a Bluegrass Gospel Band...

Friday Night Jamboree

Join us at the Floyd Country Store every Friday Night at 6:30pm for the Friday Night Jamboree. Learn more about the Friday Night Jamboree here. General Admission Tickets General admission tickets are available at the door every Friday at 4:45pm before the Jamboree. General admission tickets are not available in advance and seating is not guaranteed. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 7-12. Kids 6 and under are free. Friend of the Jamboree...

Special Exhibit: A Cardboard History of Blue Ridge Music

Dates: January 16 – July 21, 2024 Location: Special Exhibits Gallery, Birthplace of Country Music Museum BUY TICKETS A Cardboard History of Blue Ridge Music highlights the history of old-time, country, and bluegrass music in the Blue Ridge region through vintage show cards, concert posters, Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame plaques, and related objects. Originally, window cards and other announcement posters were created to advertise upcoming entertainment events staged by troupes of traveling performers. By...

Baseball – USSSA – Virginia Commonwealth Games

8U-13UDATEJune 8-9, 2024 VENUESChristiansburg, Roanoke, Salem, & Botetourt, VA SPORT DIRECTORMark SissonEmail: mark.sisson@usssa.com540-605-0129 Rusty Lambert540-226-1644 MERCHANDISE2024 Virginia Commonwealth Games merchandise will be available for purchase during events at various locations. AWARDS2024 Virginia Commonwealth Games silver and gold medals will be given in each category/division SPECTATOR FEES$7 per day or $10 for the weekend (Only gets you into Baseball)   14U-18U DATEJuly 20-21, 2024 VENUESLiberty University, Liberty Christian Academy, Heritage High School, EC Glass High School Lynchburg, VA SPORT DIRECTORMark...

High Knob Outdoor Fest Photo Contest

Send us your best outdoor photos for a chance to win a prize! Categories will be announced in early summer 2024. Submissions accepted July 1-Aug. 2. The contest is free to enter. More Info: Visit www.highknoboutdoorfest.com for contest rules and submission guidelines. Contact: Katie Dunn, katied@nortonva.org or (276) 679-1160

Bowling – VA Commonwealth Games

DATE July 19-21, 2024 VENUENew River Valley SuperbowlChristiansburg, VA   ENTRY FEES$47 per bowler ($37 seniors) Scratch or Handicap - Bowler can participate in only one event.   REGISTRATION Deadline: July 17, 2024 at 11:59PMThere will be NO on-site registration Age determined as of 8/1/2023 FORMAT Friday July 19:Senior - all games begin at 1pmSaturday July 20:Squad A bowls 5 games at 8:30amSquad B bowls 5 games at 1pm, A third squad will be added if necessarySunday July...

Weekly Music Lessons with JAM Kids at the Museum!

Date: Weekly on Saturdays Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET Location: The Learning Center, Birthplace of Country Music Museum Cost: $5 per class or $45 for 10 lessons  Through a new partnership with Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM), the Birthplace of Country Music Museum is a new affiliate location for the program, offering weekly music lessons at the museum for children grades 4-8 and beyond. JAM Kids introduces music through small group instruction on acoustic instruments common...