Weekend music, sports

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Sports and music highlight entertainment for the area over the coming weekend, along with shopping for the next-to-last Friday-to-Saturday run before Christmas.

The Friday Night Jamboree features Olin and Francis Gardner with Friends, The Snow Creek Old Time Band and The Sigmon Stringers, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Country Store.

Ripejive brings their brand of funk to Dogtown Roadhouse at 8 p.m.

On Saturday, the Americana Afternoon at the Country Store features Bill Adams with a finger-style “Christmas Tribute to Chet Atkins” at noon, followed by the Floyd-Montgomery Jazz Project at 1:15 p.m. and Scott Perry at 2:30.

The Fisher Peak Timber Tattlers play at Wildwood Farms General Store from 6 to 8 p.m.

On Sunday, Ben Silcox hosts the Bluegrass Music Jam at the Country Store from 2-4 p.m.

Sports fans have the Floyd County High School boys’ Buffaloes basketball teams squaring off against the Christiansburg Blue Demons Friday night at the high school in Floyd.  The junior varsity game starts at 5:30 p.m. with varsity at 7:00.

On Saturday afternoon, the Lady Buffaloes host Bishop McGuiness of Kernersville, North Carolina.  JV game starts at 1:00 p.m. with the varsity kicking off at 2:30.

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