Tag: Music

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Busy weekend coming. Have fun!

Halfway through October already? Yep and there’s a busy weekend coming up for those who love music, history, spooky tours, arts and crafts. So much to do and so little time to do it all. Check out the selected events, courtesy of the Floyd Tourism Office and check out details and other events on their

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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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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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Floyd Radio Show opens for eighth season

The Floyd Radio Show kicked off its eighth season Saturday night at the Country Store with music from The Original Orchard Grass String Band, After Jack and Allison DeGroot & Tatiana Hargreaves along with skits and more.

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A weekend of music and more

With one week to go before Labor Day weekend, a varied collection of activities appear in and around Floyd. Forecasts from the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg predict sunny weather with temperatures in the 80s for Thursday and Friday, partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday with little chance of rain with lows in the 60s.

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Big music on a Small Town Summer night

Great music and weather Thursday evening for the Small Town Summer concert and movie in Warren Lineberry Park in Floyd. Lexington’s Vivian Leva and the Onlies lit up the stage before a showing of Star Wars — The Last Jedi.

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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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Lots to do this weekend

In this weekend where many musicians gather in Galax for the annual Fiddler’s Convention, a host of activities remain available in and around Floyd. On Thursday and Friday, keep an eye out for kids and school buses.  School starts Thursday. Check out the schedule below, courtesy of the folks at the Floyd Tourism office.  For

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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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Reflections on FloydFest-18 Wild

FloydFest-18 Wild goes into its fourth day Saturday with sunny weather and temperatures flirting with the low 80s — a good omen in a festival that began with a rain storm Wednesday. Nighttime rains have not dampened the spirits of the annual event on the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Floyd-Patrick County line.  Campers and

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