December kicks off with busy weekend

Eddie Bond and his fiddle in a performance by The New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters.
Eddie Bond and his fiddle in a performance by The New Ballard’s Branch Bogtrotters at the September Floyd Radio Show.

December 1, 2016 — Beginning of the last month of an interesting year as well as the first weekend of the month in and around Floyd County.

This weekend features a basketball match-up between the Floyd County Lady Buffaloes and Magna Vista at starting at 5:30 p.m. with the junior varsity and 7:00 p.m. for the varsity in the high school gym.

Motorcycle riders may have to brave wet weather Sunday for the annual Toys for Tots ride in Roanoke.  Those who wish to participate and contribute should start to gather at the Lowe’s parking lot in Salem at 11:30 a.m.  The ride begins at 1.

The Floyd Radio Show features writer/reporter/musician Ralph Berrier, Jr., as host, starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Floyd Country Store.

A lot on the schedule for this weekend:

Thursday, December 1

Scrabble Club, Jessie Peterman Memorial Library, 321 W. Main St. 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Jivamukti Yoga w/ Mary Brown, June Bug Center, 251 Parkway Ln. S. 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Trivia Night @ Oddf3llows, Oddf3lows Restaurant, 110 North Locust St. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Vilote Bell,Liza Ross & Omar Ruis-Lopez @ Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S. Locust St., 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Dirk Powell & Riley Baugus at the Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St. 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Friday, December 2

Free Friday Movies, June Bug Center, 251 Parkway Ln. S. 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Buffalo Mountain Kombucha – Growler Hours, Kombuchery on 221N
4251 Floyd N. 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Floyd Artists Association – First Friday Artist Reception, Floyd Artist Assoc Gallery – in The Station, 203 South Locust St. 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Friday Night Jamboree @ Floyd Country Store, 206 S Locust St. 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Folk Soul Revival @ Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S. Locust St. 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Saturday, December 3

Phoenix Hardwoods Open House, 2450 Floyd HWY N.

Holiday Open House at Tuggles Gap Restaurant, 3351 Parkway Ln, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Fiddle, Banjo & Guitar for Beginners One Day Workshop, Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St. 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Jivamukti Yoga with Mary Brown, June Bug Center, 251 Parkway Ln. 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

22nd Annual Winter Fest at The Floyd Center For The Arts, (former Jacksonville Center)
220 Parkway Lane S. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Black Dog Christmas Open House Weekends at Chateau Morrisette, 287 Winery Rd SW MP 171 Blue Ridge Parkway. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Holiday Baking Class @ Riverstone Organic Farm, Riverstone Organic Farm
708 Thompson Road. 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Americana Afternoon, Floyd Country Store, 206 S Locust St. 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Moving through Change workshop, Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine, 144 Silver Leaf Lane, Pilot. 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Cabin Creek Boys @Wildwood Farms General Store, 2380 Floyd Hwy S. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Floyd Radio Show, Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St. 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Bell Hornets @ Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S. Locust St. 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Sunday, December 4

22nd Annual Winter Fest at The Floyd Center For The Arts, 220 Parkway Lane S, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Black Dog Christmas Open House Weekends at Chateau Morrisette, 287 Winery Rd SW MP 171 Blue Ridge Parkway. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday Music Jam @ Floyd Country Store, 206 S Locust St. 1:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Music Jam @ Wildwood Farms General Store, 2380 Floyd Hwy S. 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Ecstatic Dance, Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine, 144 Silver Leaf Lane, Pilot, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Open Mic Night at Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S Locust St. 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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