Tag: Music

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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Last weekend of March: Fun & sun

Last weekend of March brings music, events and more to our little corner here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Floyd County Tourism Director Pat Sharkey reported outstanding growth of the county’s tourism and entertainment offerings and temperatures on Friday will be in the high 60s and in the mid-60s on Saturday with a chance of

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Spring & a very busy weekend ahead

Spring officially arrived at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday as our area moved into a weekend with dry weather, highs in the 50s and sunshine by Saturday. With the arrival of Spring, the list of things to do and place to go increases. Looking for something to do?  Check out the selected events below, provided by the

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This weekend? Go fly a kite!

People keep telling you to go fly a kite?  That’s what you can do on Saturday, Kite Day at the Floyd Recreational Park just north of Floyd on Virginia Rte. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Only one of the many things available in a busy March weekend in and around Floyd County for

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Warmer by Sunday: Enjoy while it lasts

Second weekend of March 2019 and the weather may, the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg says, be warming up and looking a little more like Spring. By Sunday, the National Weather Service in Blacksburg, the temperatures are forecasted in the 60s in Floyd and even pushing 70 in some spots in the Roanoke Valley.

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70th edition of The Floyd Radio Show

Another great night of music, skits and entertainment at The Floyd Radio Show at The Country Store on Saturday. The music came from The Sunny Mountain Serenaders, a trio of old-time players featuring Mark Campbell on fiddler, Mac Traynham with banjo and harmonica and John Schwab on backup guitar; Gina Furtado on banjo, her sister

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Busy Valentines Day kicks off the weekend

Valentines Day 2019 arrives here in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia with sun and clouds and an expected high temperature of 55 degrees. Consider it a valentine from Mother Nature. Valentine’s Day also brings more events on a Thursday than even on a weekend day in Floyd. For fans of Floyd County High

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Good music & lots more for the weekend

After incredibly warm winter weather for this start of February, cooler weather returns for this second weekend of the Valentine month. Music — a constant here in our part of the Blue Ridge — provides The Friday Night Jamboree, the Jeff Little Trio at the Country Store on Saturday night along with Brad & the

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Lots to do on first weekend of February

Busy first weekend of February.  Basketball homecoming at Floyd County High School Friday night, Groundhog Day (in Pennsylvania), The Floyd Radio Show, Super Bowl parties and lots of music and more. Let the fun bring.  Selected events below courtesy of the Floyd Tourism Office.  for more details, check their website. Friday, February 1 FAA High

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