Weekend is coming: Are you ready?

Curtis Turner with his Wood Brothers Ford in 1966.
Curtis Turner with his Wood Brothers Ford in 1966.

Lots of activities coming up for the weekend in and around Floyd County — including Earth Day — and on the days leading up to it.

A highway marker to honor the birthplace of NASCAR racing legend Curtis Turner, Floyd Count’s own – will be unveiled Saturday afternoon at 229 Smartview Rd. and the weekend schedule has music events to delight fans.

From the schedule provided by the Floyd Tourism Office. (Events details and more info.)

Wednesday, April 18

Plenty! Give BigNRV Community Lunch, 192 Elephant Curve Rd., Floyd, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

2018 Earth Day & Open House, Blue Mountain School , 470 Christiansburg Pike NE, Floyd, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Bingo Night; An Annual CFNRV Give Big Fundraisor of Springhouse, Floyd EcoVillage Event Center, 188 Eco Village Trail SE, (aka 718 Franklin Pike Rd SE), Floyd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday, April 19

Floyd Moves It! Thursday, Jessie Peterman Memorial Library, 321 W. Main St., Floyd, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Scrabble Club, Jessie Peterman Memorial Libary, 321 W. Main St., Floyd, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

SustainFloyd Film Series: Jane, Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday, April 20

Heart of the Child Music Education, Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Friday Night Jamboree @ Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

A Streetcar Named Desire, June Bug Center, 251 Parkway Lane S., Floyd, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Forever Now at Dogtown, 302 S. Locust St., Floyd, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Saturday, April 21

Green & Clean Day in Floyd, Meet at Floyd Recycling Center, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

One Day Vocal Workshop, Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Grafting Apple Trees at Foggy Ridge Cider, 1328 Pineview Rd., Dugspur, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Autoharp One Day Workshop with John Hollandsworth, Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Americana Afternoon, Floyd Country Store, 206 S Locust St, Floyd, VA, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

“Birthplace of Curtis Morton Turner” Virginia Highway Marker Unveiling Ceremony, 229 Smartview Rd, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

A Streetcar Named Desire, June Bug Center, 251 Parkway Lane S., Floyd, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Bluegrass & Gospel Concert & Hotdog/BBQ Supper, Elementary School, 6810 Floyd Hwy N., Check

Live Music at Wildwood Farm, 2380 Floyd Hwy S, Floyd, 7:00-9:00pm, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Paul Simon Tribute at The Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Stained Glass Canoe at Dogtown, 302 S. Locust St., Floyd, 8:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Sunday, April 22

HAPPY EARTH DAY !!!

Cider Sundays at Chateau Morrisette, 287 Winery Rd. SW, Milepost 171.5 Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Youth Old-Time Music Jam, Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Brien Fain Day at Wildwood Farm, 2380 Floyd Hwy S., Floyd, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Mushroom Cultivation Workshop, 144 Silver Leaf Lane, Pilot, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Sunday Music Jam @ Floyd Country Store, 206 S Locust St, Floyd, 1:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Open Mic Night at Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S Locust St, Floyd, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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