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Searching for Quilts From Southwest Virginia

Events, News | October 14, 2014

Quilts tell us about our past. That is why quilt historians are looking for local quilts and stories about the makers to add to a statewide research project. On Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 volunteers from the Floyd Quilt Guild and the Virginia Consortium of Quilters will be photographing and recording information about quilts from 10 […]

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48th Annual Floyd County Arts & Crafts Festival

Events, News | September 4, 2014

The 48th Annual Floyd County Fall Arts and Crafts Festival sponsored by the GFWC Floyd County Woman’s Club will be held on October 4th-5th, 2014 (Saturday 9AM-5PM and Sunday 12 Noon-5PM) at Floyd High School. Over 180 crafts and food vendors. Free Parking. Free Admission. Shuttle bus to and from Courthouse and Floyd Recreation Park. […]

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Traditional Dance Class at Floyd Country Store

Events, News | September 1, 2014

Join Lesia Linkous for a traditional dance lesson before the Friday Night Jamboree on September 26th from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. Flatfooting and clogging are the mainstays of the dance floor at The Friday Night Jamboree. These are traditional Appalachian dance styles handed down through the generations. There is a magic synchrony that happens when the […]

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Kira Velella & Scott Barkan Performing at Oddfellas on July 9th

Events, News | June 23, 2014

Kira will be performing with Americana guitarist/songwriter, Scott Barkan, on July 9th at 6pm at Oddfella’s Cantina & Tapas in Floyd. Kira has been writing and performing for audiences around the country since she was 17. At times solo, and others, accompanied by tasty, textural electric guitar. For more information about Kira Velella and her […]

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FloydFest 13 – Final Artist Lineup & Updates

Events, News, Uncategorized | June 16, 2014

The festival, which takes place July 23rd – 27th, is offering attendees a fully loaded 5-day staycation with even more opportunities to enjoy music, healing arts, the outdoors, and more, all in a pristine and intimate setting in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. “From new festival activities, to improved logistics, to a re-vamped […]

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Floyd Artisan Market

Every Friday through October, local artists will be sharing their creations at the downtown Community Pavilion. The community is invited to enjoy shopping, art demonstrations, local food, and music. The market is open every Friday evening from 5pm to 9pm. The Pavilion is located across the street from the Floyd Country Store. For more information […]

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Mmm, Mead, Music, Mountains!

Events, News | June 10, 2014

Blacksnake Meadery will be hosting a mead and music event on June 21st. All are invited to relax on their Sippin’ Porch for an intimate musical experience. Enjoy mead and music by Ron Ireland. Ron is a songwriter and performer based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. His style successfully mixes traditional, country, folk, […]

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Tiny Houses of Floyd Tour

Events, News | May 12, 2014

The tiny house tour is a fundraiser for Sustain Floyd, a local non-profit working to leverage and preserve traditional strengths in agriculture and craftsmanship to help build a resilient local economy. TOUR: Saturday-May 17- 10 am-4 pm- The SustainFloyd Tiny House Tour will be a self-guided driving tour to 5-tiny houses and a yurt throughout […]

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Floyd County Skit Night

Events, News | April 18, 2014

Got skits? We do! The excitement is building for Floyd County Skit Night—a great Floyd tradition that is being revived again this year by students at Blue Mountain School. Skit Night gives you an opportunity to perform in front of a friendly audience. Talent is optional. You can perform whatever you want: rehearsed skits, improv, […]

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Together in Concert: Jim Scott & James Durst

Events, News | April 15, 2014

For more than three decades, composer/guitarist/singer/activist JIM SCOTT has made it his business to create and perform music that celebrates peace, justice and the earth. His songs, poetry and short stories address our common concerns with insight and gentle wit. For all his varied professional background—including tenure with the Paul Winter Consort—it is Jim’s lyrical songs that remain his […]

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