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Have fun during a busy May weekend

Bicyclists kick off the Tour de Floyd Saturday, the Kind celebrates its 33rd Anniversary and Reunion, an all-day sing celebrating “Liberation & Belonging in the Community Through Song,” and scanning photographs that celebrate 1969 are just part of a full May weekend in and around Floyd County. Lots of things to do and lots of

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Mabry Mill opening, Empty Bowls & more

Mabry Mill, one of the most photographed and visited areas on The Blue Ridge Parkway, opens its 2019 Season Friday with food at the restaurant and exhibits of life in the mountains and the famous mill. The opening comes on this last weekend of April and a weekend that forecasts from The National Weather Service

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Lots to do in our area on this Easter weekend

Music and Easter for this third weekend of April. The weekend includes a tribute to John Denver Saturday night at The Floyd Country Store.  The Friday Night Jamboree, Bluegrass music at Wildwood and a strong lineup of bands at Dogtown and Buffalo Mountain Brewery provide choices for varied musical tastes. Good Friday also brings warnings

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Music, fun and a grand opening

Busy weekend in and around Floyd County and Southwestern Virginia.  Also, tax day approaches at the beginning of next week (for those who make enough money to owe taxes). This weekend is also Grand Opening Time for the rejuvenated County Sales, the place to find the best collection of Old Time and Bluegrass musical recordings

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This weekend? Go fly a kite!

People keep telling you to go fly a kite?  That’s what you can do on Saturday, Kite Day at the Floyd Recreational Park just north of Floyd on Virginia Rte. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Only one of the many things available in a busy March weekend in and around Floyd County for

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70th edition of The Floyd Radio Show

Another great night of music, skits and entertainment at The Floyd Radio Show at The Country Store on Saturday. The music came from The Sunny Mountain Serenaders, a trio of old-time players featuring Mark Campbell on fiddler, Mac Traynham with banjo and harmonica and John Schwab on backup guitar; Gina Furtado on banjo, her sister

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Busy Valentines Day kicks off the weekend

Valentines Day 2019 arrives here in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia with sun and clouds and an expected high temperature of 55 degrees. Consider it a valentine from Mother Nature. Valentine’s Day also brings more events on a Thursday than even on a weekend day in Floyd. For fans of Floyd County High

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Good music & lots more for the weekend

After incredibly warm winter weather for this start of February, cooler weather returns for this second weekend of the Valentine month. Music — a constant here in our part of the Blue Ridge — provides The Friday Night Jamboree, the Jeff Little Trio at the Country Store on Saturday night along with Brad & the

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Lots to do on first weekend of February

Busy first weekend of February.  Basketball homecoming at Floyd County High School Friday night, Groundhog Day (in Pennsylvania), The Floyd Radio Show, Super Bowl parties and lots of music and more. Let the fun bring.  Selected events below courtesy of the Floyd Tourism Office.  for more details, check their website. Friday, February 1 FAA High

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Lots to do for this weekend

Here we are at the last weekend of January, the first month of 2019 and, perhaps, the first weekend where we have not had a winter storm watch or warning, no flood watch or warning and no high wind alerts. That, alone is reason enough and celebrate the weekend but it will be a chilly

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