Cars, sports, art, music & more for weekend

Floyd Auto Fair and Vintage Swap Meet at Chantilly Farm (Photo from 2014 event)
Floyd Auto Fair and Vintage Swap Meet at Chantilly Farm (Photo from 2014 event)

Cars — vintage, hot rods and exotics — state high school track championships and, of course, music join the rain in what could be a busy, and possibly wet, first weekend of June as the summer season gets underway in Southwestern Virginia.

The Floyd Auto Fair kicks off at 8 a.m. Friday and though 5:00 p.m. each day Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Chantilly Farms at 2697 Franklin Road.

The Floyd Artisan Market is in full swing Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the market pavilion at 205 South Locust Street.

For art lovers, there is the First Friday of Floyd Artists Association Gallery at 203 South Locust Street from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Friday Night Jamboree kicks off at 6:30 p.m. at The Country Store at 206th South Locust, with Janet Turner & Friends in the Gospel Hour at 6:30 p.m. and the Friday Night Old Time Band on stage for both the 7:30 p.m. and 9:00 sets for dancing into the night.

Dogtown Roadhouse features Reptile DynFUNKshen from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at 302 South Locust Street.

Saturday, June 4

Floyd Farmers Market form 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Community Pavilion at 205 South Locust Street.

America Afternoon from noon to 3:00 p.m. at The Floyd Country Store with Casey Lewis at 12:00, Carolina Found at 1:15 p.m. and The Hinson Girls at 2:15.

Oak Grove Pavilion at Zion Lutheran Church, 385 Needmore, kicks off its summer season with the Whitetop Mountain Band from at 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Wildwood Farms General Store, 2380 Floyd Highway South, features Jonah Riddle and Carolina Express from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Jim Lord onstage at Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 South Locust Street, from 8 :00 to 11:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 5

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette Winery, 287 Winery Road,, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday Music Jam at the Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street, from 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Floyd Family Contra Dance at Jacksonville Center for the Arts, 220 Parkway Lane South, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Music Jam at Wildwood Farms General Store, 2380 Floyd Highway South, from 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Ecstatic Dance at Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine, 144 Silver Leaf Lane at Pilot from 3:00 -5:00 p.m.

Open Mic at Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 South Locust Street, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Need something to do this weekend?  Lots of choices out there. Enjoy.

 

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