Visit Patrick County Events http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org Visit Patrick County Events Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:20:01 EST HD CMS en daily 1 http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1291 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1291 Friday, 28 April 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/1292 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1292 Friday, 05 May 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/1293 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1293 Friday, 12 May 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/1294 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1294 Friday, 19 May 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/975 Strawberry Festival http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/975 Saturday, 20 May 2017 10:00:00 EST Our annual Strawberry Festival is held the 3rd Saturday in May, and offers handmade arts and crafts, all kinds of baked items made from strawberries, live music, kids fun, and fresh strawberries from local farmers.  Read more... Our annual Strawberry Festival is held the 3rd Saturday in May, and offers handmade arts and crafts, all kinds of baked items made from strawberries, live music, kids fun, and fresh strawberries from local farmers.  Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1295 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1295 Friday, 26 May 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/1258 American Music at The Reynolds Homestead http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1258 Saturday, 27 May 2017 19:00:00 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/1296 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1296 Friday, 02 June 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/1283 Hot Fun in the Sun Music Festival http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1283 Thursday, 08 June 2017 16:00:00 EST Hot Fun in the Summertime presents the 35th Annual Music Festival in Stuart, VA at Wayside Park on June 8th-10th, 2016. Plan to come camp, dance, shop and play corn hole and enjoy original beach music and rhythm & blues. Food & beverage is availab Hot Fun in the Summertime presents the 35th Annual Music Festival in Stuart, VA at Wayside Park on June 8th-10th, 2016. Plan to come camp, dance, shop and play corn hole and enjoy original beach music and rhythm & blues. Food & beverage is available for purchase along with handmade arts & crafts.  Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1284 Hot Fun in the Sun Music Festival http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1284 Friday, 09 June 2017 16:00:00 EST Hot Fun in the Summertime presents the 35th Annual Music Festival in Stuart, VA at Wayside Park on June 8th-10th, 2016. Plan to come camp, dance, shop and play corn hole and enjoy original beach music and rhythm & blues. Food & beverage is availab Hot Fun in the Summertime presents the 35th Annual Music Festival in Stuart, VA at Wayside Park on June 8th-10th, 2016. Plan to come camp, dance, shop and play corn hole and enjoy original beach music and rhythm & blues. Food & beverage is available for purchase along with handmade arts & crafts.  Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1297 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1297 Friday, 09 June 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/1285 Hot Fun in the Sun Music Festival http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1285 Saturday, 10 June 2017 10:00:00 EST Hot Fun in the Summertime presents the 35th Annual Music Festival in Stuart, VA at Wayside Park on June 8th-10th, 2016. Plan to come camp, dance, shop and play corn hole and enjoy original beach music and rhythm & blues. Food & beverage is availab Hot Fun in the Summertime presents the 35th Annual Music Festival in Stuart, VA at Wayside Park on June 8th-10th, 2016. Plan to come camp, dance, shop and play corn hole and enjoy original beach music and rhythm & blues. Food & beverage is available for purchase along with handmade arts & crafts.  Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1286 Mountains of Music Homecoming 2017: The Crooked Road Guitar Masters with Wayne Henderson, Will Jones, Brandon Davis http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1286 Saturday, 10 June 2017 19:00:00 EST This concert features three of Southwest Virginia’s finest guitar pickers. Legendary guitarist Wayne Henderson, is a renowned luthier from Grayson County, Virginia. Having made over 650 guitars, his instruments are legendary–sought after over This concert features three of Southwest Virginia’s finest guitar pickers. Legendary guitarist Wayne Henderson, is a renowned luthier from Grayson County, Virginia. Having made over 650 guitars, his instruments are legendary–sought after over the years by the likes of Eric Clapton and Doc Watson.  Henderson’s own finger-style guitar playing is likewise widely admired. He has won first place 13 times at the Galax Fiddlers’ Convention guitar competition, performed at Carnegie Hall, and was honored with the National Endowment for the Arts’ National Heritage Fellowship.    Will Jones was a talented guitarist from a young age, receiving accolades at junior guitar competitions, including at the Galax Fiddlers Convention and the Alleghany County Fiddler’s Convention and  is regarded as among the leading younger guitarists in Southwest Virginia. Brandon Davis started playing guitar at a young age.  He has won the prestigious Wayne Henderson, the South Carolina State Guitar Championship and the Doc Watson Guitar Championship. This concert is part of the Crooked Road’s 3rd Annual Mountains of Music Homecoming which runs June 9- June 17. Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1287 Mountains of Music Homecoming 2017: The Feastival at Primland:- Appalachian Elegance http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1287 Tuesday, 13 June 2017 17:30:00 EST Spectacular is the only word to describe a Homecoming Feastival at Primland Resort. Come enjoy Appalachian haute cuisine in a historic hunting preserve, where we’ll celebrate Appalachia’s cutting edge cuisine—and its music, of Spectacular is the only word to describe a Homecoming Feastival at Primland Resort. Come enjoy Appalachian haute cuisine in a historic hunting preserve, where we’ll celebrate Appalachia’s cutting edge cuisine—and its music, of course.   After cocktails outdoors, guests will enjoy a sumptuous meal at the Stables Saloon, a charming dining space in the old stables of the original property. Dinner, prepared by Executive Chef Ernest Bledsoe, will feature game and fish dishes, locally-sourced produce, and the resort’s famous “pig candy.”   The forest-to-table meal will include ingredients foraged from the mountainsides such as ramps or morel mushrooms, blackberries, or spring onions. Featured speaker, renowned food writer, Ronni Lundy, will entertain and enlighten us with stories of mouth-watering mountain victuals (pronounced “vittles” and the title of her recent book, Victuals) and tell us how Appalachian food has become one the country’s most celebrated regional cuisines.  Guests will also hear from ‘Round the Mountain juried artisan, Ann Childress, about the handcrafted remembrance she created for each guest to take home. Capping off this evening of cutting edge Appalachian creativity is a concert by singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah.  Like Primland, Amythyst honors old musical traditions but in the most innovative ways.   Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1298 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1298 Friday, 16 June 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/1299 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1299 Friday, 23 June 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/1300 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1300 Friday, 30 June 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/1259 American Music at The Reynolds Homestead http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1259 Saturday, 01 July 2017 19:00:00 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/1301 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1301 Friday, 07 July 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/1280 Wayside Bluegrass Festival http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1280 Wednesday, 12 July 2017 EST Owners Danny and Patty Hazelwood bring a variety of events to the Blue Ridge Mountains via Wayside Park. Don't miss the Wayside Bluegrass Festival. Sit back and enjoy the music of several renowned bluegrass bands. Camp out for the weekend and enjoy the fu Owners Danny and Patty Hazelwood bring a variety of events to the Blue Ridge Mountains via Wayside Park. Don't miss the Wayside Bluegrass Festival. Sit back and enjoy the music of several renowned bluegrass bands. Camp out for the weekend and enjoy the fun! Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1302 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1302 Friday, 14 July 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/1303 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1303 Friday, 21 July 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/1304 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1304 Friday, 28 July 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/1305 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1305 Friday, 04 August 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/1306 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1306 Friday, 11 August 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/1260 American Music at The Reynolds Homestead http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1260 Saturday, 12 August 2017 19:00:00 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/1307 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1307 Friday, 18 August 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/1308 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1308 Friday, 25 August 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/1288 Front Porch Fest http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1288 Friday, 01 September 2017 EST The festival is produced by a group of family, friends and funsters inspired by the idea that life is enriched by art, with music at its soul. Lovers of music come together in an intimate outdoor setting where the distinction between artist and audience i The festival is produced by a group of family, friends and funsters inspired by the idea that life is enriched by art, with music at its soul. Lovers of music come together in an intimate outdoor setting where the distinction between artist and audience is blurred. Local, regional and national musicians showcase their talent on three stages with no overlapping sets so that you never have to miss a beat. Front Porch Fest is a family friendly event, so bring the kids! They can groove to the tunes while doing arts & crafts in the Children’s Area. There is an Awareness Village, which provides information on different causes that are important to the area. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to camp with us! There is both field and woods camping on site, with food and merchandise vendors to help make your weekend more enjoyable. Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1309 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1309 Friday, 01 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/1310 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1310 Friday, 08 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/1261 American Music at The Reynolds Homestead http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1261 Sunday, 10 September 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/1311 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1311 Friday, 15 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/1282 Patrick County Agricultural Fair http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1282 Tuesday, 19 September 2017 17:30:00 EST Come and enjoy our annual Patrick County Agricultural Fair. Great entertainment nightly, Miss Patrick County Fair Beauty Pageant, Four Wheeler Mud Bogging, Rodeo, Demolition Derby, Parade of Breeds Horse Show, agricultural exhibits, youth livestock shows, Come and enjoy our annual Patrick County Agricultural Fair. Great entertainment nightly, Miss Patrick County Fair Beauty Pageant, Four Wheeler Mud Bogging, Rodeo, Demolition Derby, Parade of Breeds Horse Show, agricultural exhibits, youth livestock shows, midway rides and games, exhibit building, and more! Read more... 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/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/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/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/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/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/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!