Sammy Shelor headlines a big weekend lineup

Sammy Shelor.

The banjo wizardry of Sammy Shelor takes over the stage of The Floyd County Store Saturday with Springfield Exit as a highlight of this October weekend in and around Floyd County.

Lots of other music as well, with the Friday Night Jamboree, Cover Dawg at Buffalo Mountain Brewery and the Thrillbillyz at Dogtown on Friday.

Saturday features the Wildwood Farms Old Timey Fest while the Floyd Country Store features Banjos and Burritos: A Brunch and Old Time Jam preceding the Americana Afternoon and Jared Stout Saturday night at Dogtown.

Plus the Artisan Market on Friday evening, Farmers Market on Saturday, jam sessions and much, much more.

For high school athletic fans, Floyd’s JV and Varsity volleyball squads put their winning records on the line Thursday night in the FCHS gym against Allegheny and the Football Varsity Buffaloes face Glenvar at the Floyd home field.

This and much more.  For details on these and other events, check the calendar below, courtesy of The Floyd Tourism Office, and they have more into on their website.

Have fun and please be careful out there.

Thu, Oct 17

Gentle Yoga with Susan Goranson
Floyd Fitness Center, 119 Parkview Road, Floyd
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Yoga for Beginners with Carly Burke
Healing Tree Wellness Center, Village Green, 201 East Main Street, Suite 14, Floyd
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Soil Chromatography Lab
Josephine Porter Institute for Applied Bio-Dynamics, 652 Thompson Rd, Floyd
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Yoga at the Library!
Jessie Peterman Memorial Library, 321 W. Main St., Floyd
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Floyd Moves It!
Jessie Peterman Memorial Library, 321 W. Main St., Floyd
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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

Weekly Trivia Night at Dogtown
Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S. Locust St., Floyd
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Fork Mt. Ramblers at the Brewery
Buffalo Mountain Brewery & McDaniel’s Tavern, 332 Webbs Mill Rd., Floyd
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Virginia Hollow at Hotel Floyd
Hotel Floyd, 300 Rick Lewis Way S. E., Floyd
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Zumba Class at Blue Ridge Dance
Blue Ridge Dance, 116 N. Locust Street, Floyd
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Fri, Oct 18

Yoga Flow with Julie Arrington
June Bug Center for Arts and Education, 251 Parkway Lane S., Floyd
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Heart of the Child Music Education Joy Jammers Class
The Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street, Floyd
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary – Open Day
Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Lane SE, Floyd
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Floyd Artisan Market
Floyd Artisan Market / Floyd Farmers Market Site, VA
5:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Cover Dawg at the Brewery
Buffalo Mountain Brewery & McDaniel’s Tavern, 332 Webbs Mill Rd., Floyd
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday Night Jamboree at The Floyd Country Store
The Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street, Floyd
6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Oz! The Musical
June Bug Center for Arts and Education, 251 Parkway Lane S., Floyd
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Thrillbillyz @ Dogtown
Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S. Locust St., Floyd
8:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Sat, Oct 19

Floyd Farmers Market
Floyd Farmers Market, Community Pavilion – 205 S Locust, Floyd
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Eco-Printing and Natural Dyeing with Becca Imbur
Floyd Center for the Arts, 220 Parkway Lane S, Floyd
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Wildwood Farms Old Timey Fest
Wildwood Farms General Store, 2380 Floyd Hwy S., Floyd
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Beginner Waltz Class
Turman Sports Complex, 401 Kyle Weeks Rd, Willis
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Banjos & Burritos : A Brunch Old Time Jam
Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Americana Afternoons at the Floyd Country Store
Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Eat In or Take Out! VFWPost 7854 Auxillary
VFW Post 7854, 186 Epperly Mill Road, Floyd
4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Crafty Brews Meetup
Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S. Locust St., Floyd
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Live Bluegrass at Wildwood Farms General Store
Wildwood Farms General Store, 2380 Floyd Hwy S., Floyd
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Johnnycake and the Lunch Truck at the Brewery
Buffalo Mountain Brewery & McDaniel’s Tavern, 332 Webbs Mill Rd., Floyd
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Oz! The Musical
June Bug Center for Arts and Education, 251 Parkway Lane S., Floyd
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Springfield Exit with Sammy Shelor
Floyd Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., Floyd
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

The Jared Stout Band
Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S. Locust St., Floyd
8:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Sun, Oct 20

Eco-Printing and Natural Dyeing with Becca Imbur
Floyd Center for the Arts, 220 Parkway Lane S, Floyd
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Enjoy Live Music at Mabry Mill
Mabry Mill, 266 Mabry Mill Rd SE BRP MP 176, Meadows of Dan
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Plenty! Harvest Festival
Plenty! Farm, 192 Elephant Curve Rd., Floyd
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette
Chateau Morrisette Winery, 287 Winery Rd. SW, Milepost 171.5 Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Sunday Music Jams at the Floyd Country Store
The Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street, Floyd
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Essential Oil DIY Workshop
Anahata Education Center, 811 Dobbins Farm Road NE, Floyd
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Oz! The Musical
June Bug Center for Arts and Education, 251 Parkway Lane S., Floyd
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Open Mic Night at Dogtown
Dogtown Roadhouse, 302 S. Locust St., Floyd
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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