Tag: Friday Night Jamboree

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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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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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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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 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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Weekend activities include snow & ice

Music, arts and more for Floyd County for this weekend, along with forecasts of a snow storm arriving Saturday evening and dropping the white stuff, along with ice n the area though Sunday night. Suggestion:  Check with the venues before venturing out on Saturday evening. Have a good weekend and keep an eye on the

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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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