Tag: Events

Beat the winter blues with some weekend fun

The Old Dominion kicks off a four-day weekend as many county and state offices closed Friday for Lee-Jackson Day and the federal holiday for the birthday of Martin Luther King arrives on Monday. Good time to find a warm place to have some weekend fun.

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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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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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Fun events for the final weekend of Sept.

Fun here in the country. Lots to do in and around Floyd this weekend. The events listed below come to us courtesy of The Floyd Tourism Office.  For additional information, please check out their website. Have fun and please be careful out there. Thu, Sep 26 Henry Hardt’s Mudcats Buffalo Mountain Brewery & McDaniel’s Tavern,

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Floyd Radio Show, Americana Music Festival & more this weekend

A full season of The Floyd Radio Show kicks off Saturday night at The Floyd Country Store, The Floyd Americana Music Festival entertains in Lineberry Park Saturday afternoon, while music hits the stage at High Noon for Hope, in memory of Joshua Cantrell at Triple J Palace on Black Ridge Road. The first full weekend

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Music, events and a draft horse pull for the weekend

August arrives Thursday with daily thunderstorms and high temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s  and humidity in the 80 percentile range. August also brings music and events for the first weekend of the month, including the draft horse pull and fish fry behind Check Elementary School Saturday afternoon. Don’t forget Small Town Thursday

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May ends, June begins with busy weekend

The Little River Run, a motorcycle event at Primland, the Friday Night Jamboree, music at Dogtown and Buffalo Mountain Brewery and lots more for the first weekend of July 2019. Don’t forget the Artesian Market Friday evening and the Farmers Market Saturday on S. Locust  Street in downtown Floyd.   Let’s hope for good weather for

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Life is a continuing journey driven by ‘What if…’

At 71, my memories go back close to seven decades. I remember a lot about my early childhood in Gibsonton, Florida, my home for the first five years of what has become a long life. My father, William Douglas Thompson, Sr., died in 1948 in an industrial accident.  Seven years later, my mother decided it

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Farmers Market & more for the weekend

Floyd’ s Farmers Market returns to South Locust Street this Saturday for the Spring, Summer and Fall season in the Community Pavilion at 205 S. Locust Street from 9 AM to 1 PM. Find fare from local farms, listen to music from local musicians and visit with friends. That’s just part of the weekend offerings

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First weekend of April promises a lot

Welcome to April.  Does the time seem to fly by in 2019? First Saturday of the month brings The Floyd Radio Show at the Country Store at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the international draw of The Friday Night Jamboree, Sunday music jams at Wildwood Farms and the Country Store, an afternoon benefit concert on Saturday at

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