A nice, albeit hot, weekend for the area and lots on tab for those of us who always want and need something to do.
Good, clear weather means music on the streets along South Locust throughout the Friday evening. Nuthin’ Common, a popular band, plans their first music of the season next to The Station on South Locust.
Friday includes art and crafts demonstrations of blacksmithing, ceramics and hot glass at The Jacksonville Center for the Arts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Floyd Artisan Market at the Community Market Pavilion at 205 South Locust Street from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Friday Night Jamboree at The Floyd Country Store kicks off with the gospel hour at 6:30 p.m. with Olen and Francis Gardner at 6:30 p.m., followed by music and dancing from 2 Young, 2 Old at 7:30 p.m. and a group to be announced at 9 p.m.
Floyd Community Theater Guild presents Alice in Wonderland at 7 a.m. at The June Bug Center on Parkway Lane just south of town.
Creekside Grass is in concert at Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S. Locust St. from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, June 11
Floyd Farmers Market, Community Pavilion, 205 S. Locust St.: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Farm Tour and Plant Sale, Riverston Organic Farm, 708 Thompson Farm Road SE: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Arts and Crafts Demo, The Jacksonville Center: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Americana Afternoon, The Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St.: Small Town Renegads at noon; Pickin’ n Sinnin’ at 1:15 p.m. and Nil Anang, African Drumming, at 2:15 p.m.
Third Annual Gospel Jubilee: Chantilly Farm, 2697 Franklin Pike, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Alice in Wonderland, Floyd Community Theater Guild: June Bug Center. 7:00 p.m.
Cox & Company blugrass, Wildwood Farm, 23890 Floyd Highway S. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Old Time Dance with the Zephyr Lightning Bolts, Floyd Country Store, 7:30 p.m.
Long Strange Night at Dogtown Roadhouse, 7:30 p.m.
Floyd Contra Dance, Jacksonvilleville Center, 7:35 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, June 12
Art and Craft Demo. The Jacksonville Center. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Whitetop Mountain Band. Chateau Morrisette Winery, 267 Winery Road, Floyd. 1 to 4 p.m.
Sunday Music Jam. Floyd Country Store. 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Alice & Wonderland. Floyd Community Theater Guild. June Bug Center. 2:30 p.m.
Open Mic Night. Dogtown Roadhouse. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
A Tribute to Blind Alfred Reed. The Floyd Country Store. 7:30 p.m.