Visit Patrick County Events http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org Visit Patrick County Events Sat, 25 Mar 2017 05:20:01 EST HD CMS en daily 1 http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1276 Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1276 Friday, 31 March 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/1281 Annual Stuart Wine & Food Festival http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1281 Saturday, 01 April 2017 15:00:00 EST The 4th Annual Stuart Wine & Food Festival will be held at the Stuart Rotary Building on Woodland Drive.  MT Vale Vineyards, Stanburn Winery, West Wind Farm & Chateau Morrisette will be there to offer $10.00 tastings. The 4-H Shooter's Club w The 4th Annual Stuart Wine & Food Festival will be held at the Stuart Rotary Building on Woodland Drive.  MT Vale Vineyards, Stanburn Winery, West Wind Farm & Chateau Morrisette will be there to offer $10.00 tastings. The 4-H Shooter's Club will be offering hamburgers & hot dogs, chicken, ribs & BBQ by Joe Hylton, and The Alzheimers Group will be selling cheese. Rain or Shine Read more... http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1279 4th Annual Stuart Wine & Food Festival http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1279 Saturday, 01 April 2017 15:10:00 EST http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1257 American Music at The Reynolds Homestead http://www.visitpatrickcounty.org/events/details/ID/1257 Sunday, 09 April 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/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/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/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/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/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/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/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/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/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/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!