Tag: Music

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

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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Musings

Spring & a very busy weekend ahead

Spring officially arrived at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday as our area moved into a weekend with dry weather, highs in the 50s and sunshine by Saturday. With the arrival of Spring, the list of things to do and place to go increases. Looking for something to do?  Check out the selected events below, provided by the

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Entertainment

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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Musings

Warmer by Sunday: Enjoy while it lasts

Second weekend of March 2019 and the weather may, the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg says, be warming up and looking a little more like Spring. By Sunday, the National Weather Service in Blacksburg, the temperatures are forecasted in the 60s in Floyd and even pushing 70 in some spots in the Roanoke Valley.

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Entertainment

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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