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.