Tag: Friday Night Jamboree

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December weekend with music, arts and Santa

Floyd’s Christmas parade, The Radio Show and more arrives on this first weekend of December. Santa arrives with floats, bands and festivities Sunday afternoon in the county’s annual Christmas parade that begins at 3 p.m. The Floyd Radio Show offers music, comedy and more at the Country Store at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and other venues

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A fun upcoming weekend of music, arts, more

Since Wednesday is Halloween, consider this weekend starting then and continuing through Sunday evening. Sheriff’s Department deputies will route traffic off Oxford Street at Gardner Funeral Home from 5 to 8:30 pm to help kids and families celebrating the annual night of costumes and trick or treat goodies. Free lunch at the Plenty Farm at

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A spooky Halloween weekend awaits us

Lots of Halloween events throughout this final weekend of October 2018 with the Whitetop Mountain Band at The Floyd Country Store and The Kind at Pine Tavern and much, much more. Dress up in your favorite costume and head out to party with other spooks. Selected events listed below courtesy of The Floyd Tourism Office. 

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Homecoming, senior night and weekend fun

Floyd County High School honors its seniors at volleyball Thursday night at the new gym before the varsity match against Radford.  Football against Glenbar Friday night includes homecoming, postponed last month because of storms that left a soggy field.  Festivities begin at halftime. Sports are not the only events for a busy weekend in and

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Autumn descends on us in a busy weekend

Fall, or Autumn actually, arrives Saturday. Looking for something to do in and around Floyd County this weekend?  Lots of activities on the schedule. Weather for Thursday and Friday looks mostly dry with highs 78-80 (a chance of overnight rain late Thursday) , Saturday has scattered thunderstorms with a 60 percent chance of rain and

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Jammin’ at the Floyd Country Store on a Sunday afternoon

Fans of old time traditional and bluegrass music gather each Sunday afternoon for a long and enjoyable jam session of musicians and impromptu dancers at The Floyd Country Store. The store’s internationally-known Friday Night Jamboree in the 1960s and 70s at what was then Cockram’s General Store began with jam sessions around a wood burning

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Labor Day weekend highlights and more

Labor Day Weekend in and around Floyd County.  Yoga Jam at 5555 Indian Valley Road just outside of Willis runs from Thursday through Monday with music, events and more from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Labor Day Weekend is also the massive Carroll County Gun Show and Flea Market that turns Hillsville into

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Fun weekend for Floyd County

Music, art, markets and more highlight the upcoming weekend in and around Floyd County this weekend. We’re midway through August, the last full-month of summer and a wet month continues with 60 percent chance of rain Friday, Saturday and Sunday after a rare two-day stretch of dry weather in midweek. But a dry and pleasant

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First weekend of the last full month of Summer

Floyd County moves into the last full month of Summer with a weekend full of activities to serve many interests. Small Town Summer Event Series plays out in Lineberry Park Thursday night, weather permitting, and Friday brings the First Friday Artists reception at the Station on South Locust, the Artisan Fair, the Friday Night Jamboree

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Need something to do this weekend?

Vintage cars, pickups, motorcycles and perhaps some tractors this weekend at the annual Auto Fair & Vintage Swap Meet at Chantilly Farm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. A warm-up for FloydFest on stage in Warren Lineberry Park on South Locust Street Thursday evening. And, of course, The Friday Night Jamboree in the Country Store and on

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