Visit Patrick County Events http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org Visit Patrick County Events Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:20:02 EST HD CMS en daily 1 http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1410 Stuart Farmer's Market http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1410 Friday, 22 September 2017 08:00:00 EST Locally grown produce available. http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1312 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1312 Friday, 22 September 2017 19:00:00 EST WILLIS  GAP  COMMUNTY CENTER  OPEN  JAM:   EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT   7:00 pm until  10:00 pm.  Just minutes  from  Andy Griffith's hometown Mount Airty, NC (Mayberry) and just minutes from the Blue Ri WILLIS  GAP  COMMUNTY CENTER  OPEN  JAM:   EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT   7:00 pm until  10:00 pm.  Just minutes  from  Andy Griffith's hometown Mount Airty, NC (Mayberry) and just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway.  It is Southern Hospitality at it's best. The Center has been jamming successfully for over eighteen  years. All skill levels are invited to attend. Bluegrass. Country, Old time is played during the jam, the Center also loves Gospel. Mr Otto Hiatt is Director for the order of the Jam. He plays the Large Base. Hotdogs, chips, snacks, and drinks available for purchase. All proceeds  go to the Willis Gap Community Center. The WGCC is available to rent for family, community, and church functions. Come out and visit the Willis Gap Community Open Jam;   bring your family, friends, and neighbors  for good music,  food, and (FAMILY)   fun.   DANCING IS PERMITTED. To rent bldg contact: Otto Hiatt 276 251 8548  ** Affiliate Partner of the Crooked Road Contact Person:  Mary Dellenback Hill   276 251 9906 cell 276 692 6561 Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1440 The Virginia Faery Festival http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1440 Saturday, 23 September 2017 00:00:00 EST This year we have great VIP packages, sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, AMAZING performers, incredible vendors, more children's activities, and fun evening events for weekend campers. This year we have great VIP packages, sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, AMAZING performers, incredible vendors, more children's activities, and fun evening events for weekend campers. Get your tickets for the Virginia Faery Festival! Check the website for updates and details! 677 Spirithaven Lane, Stuart, VA 24171 www.VirginiaFaeryFestival.com 888-670-9082   http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1443 Hawk Watch on Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1443 Saturday, 23 September 2017 10:00:00 EST Hawk Watch on Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve presented by Lee Chichester, Master Falconer and staff member of Virginia's Natural Heritage Program. Hawk Watch on Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve presented by Lee Chichester, Master Falconer and staff member of Virginia's Natural Heritage Program. Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve Car pool from 902 Rock Castle Gorge Rd. Floyd, VA 24091 Just off of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Milepost 170. GPS coordinates 36°48'2.53"N, 80°22'16.80W erictichay@yahoo.com http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1344 Sunday Sounds at Chateua Morrisette http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1344 Sunday, 24 September 2017 13:00:00 EST Every Sunday June through October, enjoy award-winning wines, breathtaking views from the Blue Ridge, and an eclectic array of musical artists performing on Chateau Morrisette's Winery Courtyard 1 - 4p. Featuring jazz every first Sunday. Admission is free; wine and light café fare available. We suggest bringing seating as the dance tent tables may fill up. Savor every last drop of the weekend! http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1394 Stuart Farmer's Market http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1394 Tuesday, 26 September 2017 15:00:00 EST Locally grown produce available. http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1411 Stuart Farmer's Market http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1411 Friday, 29 September 2017 08:00:00 EST Locally grown produce available. http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1313 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1313 Friday, 29 September 2017 19:00:00 EST WILLIS  GAP  COMMUNTY CENTER  OPEN  JAM:   EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT   7:00 pm until  10:00 pm.  Just minutes  from  Andy Griffith's hometown Mount Airty, NC (Mayberry) and just minutes from the Blue Ri WILLIS  GAP  COMMUNTY CENTER  OPEN  JAM:   EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT   7:00 pm until  10:00 pm.  Just minutes  from  Andy Griffith's hometown Mount Airty, NC (Mayberry) and just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway.  It is Southern Hospitality at it's best. The Center has been jamming successfully for over eighteen  years. All skill levels are invited to attend. Bluegrass. Country, Old time is played during the jam, the Center also loves Gospel. Mr Otto Hiatt is Director for the order of the Jam. He plays the Large Base. Hotdogs, chips, snacks, and drinks available for purchase. All proceeds  go to the Willis Gap Community Center. The WGCC is available to rent for family, community, and church functions. Come out and visit the Willis Gap Community Open Jam;   bring your family, friends, and neighbors  for good music,  food, and (FAMILY)   fun.   DANCING IS PERMITTED. To rent bldg contact: Otto Hiatt 276 251 8548  ** Affiliate Partner of the Crooked Road Contact Person:  Mary Dellenback Hill   276 251 9906 cell 276 692 6561 Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1345 Sunday Sounds at Chateua Morrisette http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1345 Sunday, 01 October 2017 13:00:00 EST Every Sunday June through October, enjoy award-winning wines, breathtaking views from the Blue Ridge, and an eclectic array of musical artists performing on Chateau Morrisette's Winery Courtyard 1 - 4p. Featuring jazz every first Sunday. Admission is free; wine and light café fare available. We suggest bringing seating as the dance tent tables may fill up. Savor every last drop of the weekend! http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1412 Stuart Farmer's Market http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1412 Friday, 06 October 2017 08:00:00 EST Locally grown produce available. http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1455 Civil War Encampment & Reenactment - Annual http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1455 Saturday, 07 October 2017 EST Living history at Laurel Hill, the birthplace of Major General J.E.B. Stuart, near Ararat, Virginia. Don't miss one of the highest-quality re-enactment events in the world! The Blue Ridge Mountains will ring again with the clash of sabers, the thunder of Living history at Laurel Hill, the birthplace of Major General J.E.B. Stuart, near Ararat, Virginia. Don't miss one of the highest-quality re-enactment events in the world! The Blue Ridge Mountains will ring again with the clash of sabers, the thunder of the big guns, and the battle cries of the bloodiest war ever fought! Food vendors, period music, Black Rose Memorial service, women's fashion show, sutlers, period camp sites and more. Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1278 Civil War Reenactment & Living History http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1278 Saturday, 07 October 2017 09:00:00 EST 26th Annual Civil War Encampment and Living History at the birthplace of Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart, CSA. Begins at 9:00am, Saturday and Sunday, October 7-8, 2017 Event includes battle reenactments both days.  Live period music.  Authentic Civil 26th Annual Civil War Encampment and Living History at the birthplace of Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart, CSA. Begins at 9:00am, Saturday and Sunday, October 7-8, 2017 Event includes battle reenactments both days.  Live period music.  Authentic Civil War Sutlers.  Food vendors.   Encampment with authentic Civil War camp sites.  300-400 soldiers in uniform both Union and Confederate.  Battle scenes includes horses and large cannons. Activities include: Saturday Night Dance, Saturday Candlelight Tour, Ladies dressed in period dress, Sunday morning church service with gospel music and preaching. The Birthplace Trust will  sell gift items such as books, prints, mugs, T-shirts and much more.  Authentic Civil War sutlers will be on hand with food and merchandise.  Sutlers and concessionaires include Ole Doc Bell’s period drinks, Southern Traditions fried pies, Windy Hill Orchards local produced apple cider, Stuart Wharton Camp of SCV, old time blacksmith demonstrations, North State Haberdashery military goods, Blackmon Pottery, Mad Hatter children’s toys, Possum Holler Sutlery, Patrick County Historical Society, JEB Stuart Camp 1598 SCV, and more. This event is sponsored by the Patrick County Tourism office in Stuart, VA.  Our guests from out of town are encouraged to visit Patrick County and “Experience the Simple Life.”  All proceeds of this event go toward preserving the Birthplace.     Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1444 The American Chestnut and the Blue Ridge Presentation http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1444 Saturday, 07 October 2017 15:00:00 EST The American Chestnut and the Blue Ridge presented by Dr. Ralph Lutts, historian, educator, naturalist, and a local authority on the American Chestnut trade in Patrick and Floyd County. The American Chestnut and the Blue Ridge presented by Dr. Ralph Lutts, historian, educator, naturalist, and a local authority on the American Chestnut trade in Patrick and Floyd County. Concord Primitive Baptist Church Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 erictichay@yahoo.com http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1346 Sunday Sounds at Chateua Morrisette http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1346 Sunday, 08 October 2017 13:00:00 EST Every Sunday June through October, enjoy award-winning wines, breathtaking views from the Blue Ridge, and an eclectic array of musical artists performing on Chateau Morrisette's Winery Courtyard 1 - 4p. Featuring jazz every first Sunday. Admission is free; wine and light café fare available. We suggest bringing seating as the dance tent tables may fill up. Savor every last drop of the weekend! http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1262 American Music at The Reynolds Homestead http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1262 Sunday, 08 October 2017 14:30:00 EST The American Music Concerts at The Reynolds Homestead will explore the roots of old-time, bluegrass, blues, jazz and gospel music…with artists from the wealth of talent in Patrick County as well as musicians from this region of Virginia and No The American Music Concerts at The Reynolds Homestead will explore the roots of old-time, bluegrass, blues, jazz and gospel music…with artists from the wealth of talent in Patrick County as well as musicians from this region of Virginia and North Carolina. These are all excellent examples of the heritage of music along The Crooked Road! These traditions have created a great wealth of musical material that is shared world-wide through its influence on contemporary musicians of many genre. January 8 - Youth Concert – Shadowgrass with Presley Barker February 12 - Gospel Concert - Celebrating Black History -  as always, free to the public!March 12 - Loose Strings Band (all ladies bluegrass from Galax) April 9 - Larry Sigmon and Martha Spencer (old-time and dance) May 27 - Music in Fairy Stone Park – Mac & Jenny Traynham, old-time duets -Shelter #2 -Free!July 1 - Music in Fairy Stone Park- Les Moore Trio, rhythm and blues at Shelter #2 -Free!August 12 - Music in Fairy Stone Park - Simple Gifts of the Blue Ridge - folk at Shelter #2 -Free!September 10 - Music on the Lawn - Johnny and Jeanette Williams- great bluegrass by national/local starsOctober 8 - Music at The Homestead - New Ballard Branch Bogtrotters ( Old-Time Music and Dance)November 12- Music at The Homestead - Acoustic Endeavors (Bluegrass with Tommy Morse) Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1413 Stuart Farmer's Market http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1413 Friday, 13 October 2017 08:00:00 EST Locally grown produce available. http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1452 Pancake Days http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1452 Sunday, 15 October 2017 07:00:00 EST Annual Pancake Days, 3rd and 4th Sundays in October, 7:00am-7:00pm. All you can eat! Homemade buttermilk pancakes, buckwheat cakes, Sausage, Sausage Gravy, Coffee and Drink. All proceeds go to Meadows of Dan Ruritans, Meadows of Dan Volunteer Fire Department and Vesta Rescue Squad. Annual Pancake Days, 3rd and 4th Sundays in October, 7:00am-7:00pm. All you can eat! Homemade buttermilk pancakes, buckwheat cakes, Sausage, Sausage Gravy, Coffee and Drink. All proceeds go to Meadows of Dan Ruritans, Meadows of Dan Volunteer Fire Department and Vesta Rescue Squad. 2858 JEB Stuart Hwy Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1347 Sunday Sounds at Chateua Morrisette http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1347 Sunday, 15 October 2017 13:00:00 EST Every Sunday June through October, enjoy award-winning wines, breathtaking views from the Blue Ridge, and an eclectic array of musical artists performing on Chateau Morrisette's Winery Courtyard 1 - 4p. Featuring jazz every first Sunday. Admission is free; wine and light café fare available. We suggest bringing seating as the dance tent tables may fill up. Savor every last drop of the weekend! http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1414 Stuart Farmer's Market http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1414 Friday, 20 October 2017 08:00:00 EST Locally grown produce available. http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1356 Apple Dumpling Festival http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1356 Saturday, 21 October 2017 10:00:00 EST Stuart's annual Apple Dumpling Festival is held in the quaint, historic "Depot" area in downtown Stuart, Virginia where the Danville and Western Railroad once ran the hills and valleys hauling products and people across Southern Virginia. At the festival Stuart's annual Apple Dumpling Festival is held in the quaint, historic "Depot" area in downtown Stuart, Virginia where the Danville and Western Railroad once ran the hills and valleys hauling products and people across Southern Virginia. At the festival there will be local and well known bands performing at the Farmer's Market stage area. Numerous artisans line the streets with unique Southwest arts and crafts. Come hungry and enjoy the abundance of delicious food from apple pies and apple butter to Stuart's famous apple dumplings. Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1454 Pancake Days http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1454 Sunday, 22 October 2017 19:00:00 EST Annual Pancake Days, 3rd and 4th Sundays in October, 7:00am-7:00pm. All you can eat! Homemade buttermilk pancakes, buckwheat cakes, Sausage, Sausage Gravy, Coffee and Drink. All proceeds go to Meadows of Dan Ruritans, Meadows of Dan Volunteer Fire Department and Vesta Rescue Squad. Annual Pancake Days, 3rd and 4th Sundays in October, 7:00am-7:00pm. All you can eat! Homemade buttermilk pancakes, buckwheat cakes, Sausage, Sausage Gravy, Coffee and Drink. All proceeds go to Meadows of Dan Ruritans, Meadows of Dan Volunteer Fire Department and Vesta Rescue Squad. 2858 JEB Stuart Hwy Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1348 Sunday Sounds at Chateua Morrisette http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1348 Sunday, 22 October 2017 13:00:00 EST Every Sunday June through October, enjoy award-winning wines, breathtaking views from the Blue Ridge, and an eclectic array of musical artists performing on Chateau Morrisette's Winery Courtyard 1 - 4p. Featuring jazz every first Sunday. Admission is free; wine and light café fare available. We suggest bringing seating as the dance tent tables may fill up. Savor every last drop of the weekend! http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1415 Stuart Farmer's Market http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1415 Friday, 27 October 2017 08:00:00 EST Locally grown produce available. http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1277 Ararat Ruritans' Annual BBQ http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1277 Saturday, 28 October 2017 12:00:00 EST Ararat Ruritans, Ararat, VA.   The Ararat Ruritans hold this 30th Annual BBQ each year on the last Sat, 28th October, 12:00pm  6:00 pm.   Located a few miles from The Blue Ridge Parkway,   a few miles from (Mayberry) the hometown Ararat Ruritans, Ararat, VA.   The Ararat Ruritans hold this 30th Annual BBQ each year on the last Sat, 28th October, 12:00pm  6:00 pm.   Located a few miles from The Blue Ridge Parkway,   a few miles from (Mayberry) the hometown of Andy Griffith in Mount Airy, NC.   You will not want to miss this southern hospitality of  good food, BBQ Chicken, Slaw, Potatoes, Baked Beans, Rolls, and Drinks,   good fellowship, and raise funds for the Ruritans, which in turn helps out in the Community of Ararat.    The Ruritans  Host  Ararat Community  Watch  with the Patrick County Sheirff Dept.  Also  contributes  $500.00 each year to Scholarship Fund for a Senior  at Patrick County High School.     Donations to Ararat Volunteer Fire Dept, Ararat Volunteer Rescue Squad, Blue Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad, etc.  Also donations to needs in the Community.... All are invited to stop by, tourist, friends, neighbors, your guests, parents, grandparents, etc.    Eat in or take out!!! Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1349 Sunday Sounds at Chateua Morrisette http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1349 Sunday, 29 October 2017 13:00:00 EST Every Sunday June through October, enjoy award-winning wines, breathtaking views from the Blue Ridge, and an eclectic array of musical artists performing on Chateau Morrisette's Winery Courtyard 1 - 4p. Featuring jazz every first Sunday. Admission is free; wine and light café fare available. We suggest bringing seating as the dance tent tables may fill up. Savor every last drop of the weekend! http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1416 Stuart Farmer's Market http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1416 Friday, 03 November 2017 08:00:00 EST Locally grown produce available. http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1417 Stuart Farmer's Market http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1417 Friday, 10 November 2017 08:00:00 EST Locally grown produce available. http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1263 American Music at The Reynolds Homestead http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1263 Sunday, 12 November 2017 14:30:00 EST The American Music Concerts at The Reynolds Homestead will explore the roots of old-time, bluegrass, blues, jazz and gospel music…with artists from the wealth of talent in Patrick County as well as musicians from this region of Virginia and No The American Music Concerts at The Reynolds Homestead will explore the roots of old-time, bluegrass, blues, jazz and gospel music…with artists from the wealth of talent in Patrick County as well as musicians from this region of Virginia and North Carolina. These are all excellent examples of the heritage of music along The Crooked Road! These traditions have created a great wealth of musical material that is shared world-wide through its influence on contemporary musicians of many genre. January 8 - Youth Concert – Shadowgrass with Presley Barker February 12 - Gospel Concert - Celebrating Black History -  as always, free to the public!March 12 - Loose Strings Band (all ladies bluegrass from Galax) April 9 - Larry Sigmon and Martha Spencer (old-time and dance) May 27 - Music in Fairy Stone Park – Mac & Jenny Traynham, old-time duets -Shelter #2 -Free!July 1 - Music in Fairy Stone Park- Les Moore Trio, rhythm and blues at Shelter #2 -Free!August 12 - Music in Fairy Stone Park - Simple Gifts of the Blue Ridge - folk at Shelter #2 -Free!September 10 - Music on the Lawn - Johnny and Jeanette Williams- great bluegrass by national/local starsOctober 8 - Music at The Homestead - New Ballard Branch Bogtrotters ( Old-Time Music and Dance)November 12- Music at The Homestead - Acoustic Endeavors (Bluegrass with Tommy Morse) Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1418 Stuart Farmer's Market http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1418 Friday, 17 November 2017 08:00:00 EST Locally grown produce available. http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1419 Stuart Farmer's Market http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1419 Friday, 24 November 2017 08:00:00 EST Locally grown produce available. http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/931 Fireworks on the Fourth of July http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/931 Saturday, 04 July 2020 22:00:00 EST Located in beautiful Dehart Park in the Town of Stuart, this annual event draws thousands of spectators. Check out our new "LOVE" sign and overlook, our new walking trails and so much more!