Category: Entertainment

Busy weekend as Christmas time’s a comin

Lots of pre-Christmas events for this weekend plus The Junior Sisk Band at the Floyd Country Store on Saturday night, Butch Robins Band at Dogtown on Friday evening, the Madrigal Dinner at Floyd County High School (also on Friday) and much more at music venues like Buffalo Mountain Brewery, Dogtown Roadhouse, and Wildwood Farms General

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Weekend activities: ‘Tis the season to be folly

Crisp, cold weather greets the holiday partygoers and shoppers this weekend in and around Floyd. Gusty overnight winds ease Thursday as temperatures rise a bit to the mid-40s Thursday before dipping back down to near freezing overnight, then 50 degrees on Friday and 43 on Saturday and Sunday. Good times to be inside as much

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Weekend activities bring in Christmas

Still stuffed with Thanksgiving turkey? Then get some exercise with weekend activities in and around Floyd, culminating with the Christmas Parade Sunday afternoon through downtown with the arrival of Santa. Lots to do, places to go, music to hear and dancing awaits. Friday’s weather calls for a high near 50 with a low of 37

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A brief bit of warmer weather & music for the weekend

The last full weekend of November 2019 is also the final weekend before Thanksgiving, which runs late this year. The start of the weekend turns warmer with highs in the 50s on Friday and a low in the mid 40s then drops to more seasonal temperatures with a high in the lower 40s and lows

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Celebrating 35 years at The Friday Nite Jamboree

Floyd’s Famous Friday Nite Jamboree celebrated its 35th anniversary Friday night in the Country Store that hosts it. Current owners Dylan Locke and Heather Krantz honored original owner and founder Freeman Cockram as a weekend of festivities began. Cockram then joined in with other musicians to open the music before yielding to the traditional Gospel

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Weekend celebrates Jamboree at 35 plus more fun in the area

As the weekend approaches, Mother Nature is predicted to provide slightly warmer temperatures in the 40 for the daytime but return to freezing overnights throughout. Best solution? Head to your favorite music venue and keep warm inside with grooving with the tunes and dancing the night away. Thursday night provides Will and Jodie (aka Junior

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Music and more for this weekend

Second weekend of November brings cooler weather and perhaps a chance of snow. It also brings many things to do for fun and entertainment in and around Floyd. The Lady Buffaloes volleyball squad heads for Pearisburg Thursday for a second-round regional match against Giles. The Fork Mountain Ramblers play at Buffalo Mountain Brewery in Floyd.

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A zombie in a habit at the Jamboree

You see all kinds of things at the Floyd Country Store, but a zombie nun? There she was, in all her undead glory, dancing up a storm. Then, again, it was the annual Halloween Dance with the Whitetop Mountain Band, including Martha Spencer with a saw sticking out of her head. And Halloween is still

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Sammy Shelor and Springfield Exit: A night of great bluegrass

Banjo extraordinaire Sammy Shelor joined in with Springfield Exit Saturday night before an enthusiastic crowd at the Floyd Country Store. As one would expect from musicians with an international following, they delivered incredible bluegrass music on a fall night in Floyd. Shelor’s appearances with fellow banjo lover Steve Martin, who is also a comedian and

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Sammy Shelor headlines a big weekend lineup

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.

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