Tag: Friday Night Jamboree

Musings

Farmers Market & more for the weekend

Floyd’ s Farmers Market returns to South Locust Street this Saturday for the Spring, Summer and Fall season in the Community Pavilion at 205 S. Locust Street from 9 AM to 1 PM. Find fare from local farms, listen to music from local musicians and visit with friends. That’s just part of the weekend offerings

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Entertainment

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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Entertainment

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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Entertainment

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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Musings

Remembering Friday Night Music

Friday nights and the music of Floyd are subjects of many of the photos and films shot over our last 15 years in and around the area. The Friday Night Jamboree, of course, is a focus because of its international draw and prominence on Virginia’s Crooked Road and the music that spills out onto the

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Musings

First weekend of April promises a lot

Welcome to April.  Does the time seem to fly by in 2019? First Saturday of the month brings The Floyd Radio Show at the Country Store at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the international draw of The Friday Night Jamboree, Sunday music jams at Wildwood Farms and the Country Store, an afternoon benefit concert on Saturday at

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Musings

Last weekend of March: Fun & sun

Last weekend of March brings music, events and more to our little corner here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Floyd County Tourism Director Pat Sharkey reported outstanding growth of the county’s tourism and entertainment offerings and temperatures on Friday will be in the high 60s and in the mid-60s on Saturday with a chance of

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Entertainment

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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Entertainment

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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