Chili, music, cars, art & pancakes for weekend

Try some chili.
Try some chili.

A chili cook off kicks off the weekend’s activities Friday afternoon as the fire department and the rescue squads of Floyd County face off in Lineberry Park on South Locust Street, starting at 4 p.m. and running until 7.

The Floyd Country Store hosts old time dance lessons from 5-6 p.m. at 206 South Locust Street.

Floyd Artisan Market displays crafts, music, tie-dye, pottery, jewelry, ironwork, instruments and more in the Community Market Pavilion, 205 S. Market St.

The Friday Night Jamboree opens at the Country Store at 6:30 p.m. with Josh x2 in the Gospel Music Hour, followed by the Slate Mountain Ramblers from 7:30 p.m. on.

Weather permitting, music on the street is expected throughout hte evening on Locust.

The Floyd Community Theater Guild offers “Alice in Wonderland” in the June Bug Center at 7 p.m.

Dogtown Roadhouse features the music of Chris Jamison’s Ghost from 8 to 11 p.m. at 302 S. Locust.

Saturday, June 18

Sustain Floyd’s Breakfast at the Market is also known as Dad for Buckwheat Cakes Saturday, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Community Market on Locust.

Floyd Farmers Market begins at 9 a.m. and runs through 1 p.m. alongside the breakfast.

Writer’s Jam allows examination of working with words in the Conference Room of the Jesse Peterman Memorial Library at 321 W. Main St. from 10 a.m. until noon.

A hundred years of stories, photos and songs are feature in a growing exhibit of music makers of Floyd County in the “By Ear and By Heart” Exhibit at 11 Wilson St. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Floyd Country Store opens American Afternoon at noon with Songwriters Showcase with Carrie Hinkley, Paul LeMay, Jeff Liberman, Barbara Gillespie, Brad Collier and Will Norton.  The show runs until 3 p.m.

Jennifer Brody reads from her new science fiction novel, “The 13th Continuum” and signs the books at the Floyd Library from 2 to 3 p.m. at 321 W. Main St.

Phil Jamison signs and presents his book, “Hoedowns, Reels and Frolics” at the Floyd Country Store from 5 to 6 p.m., then he hosts a Southern Appalachian Workshop from 6 to 7.

“Alice in Wonderland” on stage at the June Bug Center at 7 p.m.

Wildwood Farms General Store features The Marshall Brothers and High Road at 2389 Floyd Highway S. from 7-9 p.m.

Floyd Country Store Square Dance with Phil Jamison from 7 – 10 p.m. at 206 S. Locust Street.

Pill Box Band at Dogtown Roadhouse from 8 to 11 p.m.  302 South Locust St.

Sunday, June 19

Shape Note Singing at The Floyd Country Store. 206 S. Locust St. Noon to 1:20 p.m.

Cruise In Classic car, truck, tractor and motorcycle show at Wildwood Farms General Store: 1 to 5 p.m.  2380 Floyd Highway S.

Sunday Music Jam at Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust.  Old Time Music: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.; Bluegrass: 4 – 6 p.m.

Music Jam, Wildwood Farms General Store, 2380 Floyd Hwy. S. 2 – 4 p.m.

“Alice & Wonderland” at June Bug Center, 251 Parkway Ln S.  2:30 p.m.

Open Mic at Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S. Locust St., 6 -10 p.m.

Have fun throughout the weekend.

 

 

 

 

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