Tag: Friday Night Jamboree

Lots to do for this weekend

Here we are at the last weekend of January, the first month of 2019 and, perhaps, the first weekend where we have not had a winter storm watch or warning, no flood watch or warning and no high wind alerts. That, alone is reason enough and celebrate the weekend but it will be a chilly

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Weekend activities include snow & ice

Music, arts and more for Floyd County for this weekend, along with forecasts of a snow storm arriving Saturday evening and dropping the white stuff, along with ice n the area though Sunday night. Suggestion:  Check with the venues before venturing out on Saturday evening. Have a good weekend and keep an eye on the

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December weekend with music, arts and Santa

Floyd’s Christmas parade, The Radio Show and more arrives on this first weekend of December. Santa arrives with floats, bands and festivities Sunday afternoon in the county’s annual Christmas parade that begins at 3 p.m. The Floyd Radio Show offers music, comedy and more at the Country Store at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and other venues

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A fun upcoming weekend of music, arts, more

Since Wednesday is Halloween, consider this weekend starting then and continuing through Sunday evening. Sheriff’s Department deputies will route traffic off Oxford Street at Gardner Funeral Home from 5 to 8:30 pm to help kids and families celebrating the annual night of costumes and trick or treat goodies. Free lunch at the Plenty Farm at

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A spooky Halloween weekend awaits us

Lots of Halloween events throughout this final weekend of October 2018 with the Whitetop Mountain Band at The Floyd Country Store and The Kind at Pine Tavern and much, much more. Dress up in your favorite costume and head out to party with other spooks. Selected events listed below courtesy of The Floyd Tourism Office. 

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Homecoming, senior night and weekend fun

Floyd County High School honors its seniors at volleyball Thursday night at the new gym before the varsity match against Radford.  Football against Glenbar Friday night includes homecoming, postponed last month because of storms that left a soggy field.  Festivities begin at halftime. Sports are not the only events for a busy weekend in and

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Autumn descends on us in a busy weekend

Fall, or Autumn actually, arrives Saturday. Looking for something to do in and around Floyd County this weekend?  Lots of activities on the schedule. Weather for Thursday and Friday looks mostly dry with highs 78-80 (a chance of overnight rain late Thursday) , Saturday has scattered thunderstorms with a 60 percent chance of rain and

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Jammin’ at the Floyd Country Store on a Sunday afternoon

Fans of old time traditional and bluegrass music gather each Sunday afternoon for a long and enjoyable jam session of musicians and impromptu dancers at The Floyd Country Store. The store’s internationally-known Friday Night Jamboree in the 1960s and 70s at what was then Cockram’s General Store began with jam sessions around a wood burning

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Labor Day weekend highlights and more

Labor Day Weekend in and around Floyd County.  Yoga Jam at 5555 Indian Valley Road just outside of Willis runs from Thursday through Monday with music, events and more from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Labor Day Weekend is also the massive Carroll County Gun Show and Flea Market that turns Hillsville into

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