5:30-7:00 - Call the chamber to RSVP
Outdoor Entertainment - Spencer, VA - 276-694-6012
Willis Gap Community Center Open JAM!!!
Willis Gap Comm Ctr OPEN JAM every Friday Night
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
144 The Hollow Road
Ararat, VA 24053
- Ararat, Virginia - 276-251-9906
Primland Golf Packages
Buy now and save! Available through March 31st.
12 rounds of golf for $1800 or 8 rounds of golf for $1200
Call the golf shop to purchase your packages 276-222-3827
Primland - Meadows of Dan, Va - 276-222-3827
4th Annual Stuart Wine & Food Festival
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
Rotary Field - 276-694-3811
Short-Term Training Programs
Upcoming WCG Programs include:
Registered Medication Aide (RMA) - Starts March 6th
Full price: $668.52, WCG price: $222.84
Certified Billing and Coding Specialist w/ Microsoft Office - Starts March 6th
Full price: $3,430.99, WCG price: $1,143.66
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) - Starts March 13th
Full price: $4,500, WCG price: $1,500
Electrical Groundsman Training - Starts April 3rd
Full price: $3,600, WCG price: $1,200
Phlebotomy Technician - Starts June 20th
Full price: $1,884, WCG price: $628
The new Workforce Credential Grant (WCG) will help pay tuition costs for select workforce training programs for Virginia residents. Students only pay 30% of the total cost.
How it works:
1. You pay 1/3 of the tuition when you register.
2. The Commonwealth of Virginia pays 1/3 when you complete the class.
3. The final 1/3 is paid by the Commonwealth of Virginia when you
earn the credential.
Other financial assistance may be available to help pay for your portion.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: 276-656-0260
Patrick Henry Community College - Martinsville, Va - 276-656-0260
Larry Sigmon and Martha Spencer Concert
Sunday, April 9th, 2017 2:30 PM
The Reynolds Homestead American Music Series is presenting Larry Sigmon and Martha Spencer… in The Unique Sound of the Mountains… on Sunday, April 9th at 2:30 PM. Tickets will be sold at the door, $8 for adults, 15 and under are free…or to reserve tickets, call 276-694-7181.
Martha Spencer - of the popular White Top Mountain Band - encouraged Larry Sigmon to play some tunes, joining him on bass and playing Barbara Poole’s signature spirited double-slap style, the “Unique Sound was reborn!
Refreshments will be served….and dancing is encouraged! We thank Valley Star Credit Union, Friends of The Reynolds Homestead and Patrick County Tourism for their support.
For more information contact: The Reynolds Homestead, 463 Homestead Dr., Critz, VA, 24082
Reynolds Homestead - Critz, Va - 276-694-7181
Motorcycle Basic Rider Course
Learn to ride a motorcycle and be prepared for state licensing. The Basic Rider Course provides classroom and actual motorcycle operator training in controlled range conditions. Riders learn basic operation skills: effective braking, cornering, obstacle avoidance, and safe street-riding strategies. Student Handbook and Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Motorcycle Operator Manual are provided. Motorcycles are provided or participants can use their own.
June 30-July 2
Friday 6:00-9:30 PM
Sat/Sun 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Spaces fill quickly!
Click here to register or 276-656-5461
Patrick Henry Community College - Martinsville, Va - 276-656-5461
Crafters and Food Vendors call 276-694-3811 for registration information.
Saturday May 20, 2017
Uptown Stuart 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3811
Music in the Park
May 27, Saturday Music in the Park – Fairy Stone State Park Concert – Mac and Jenny Traynham - Mac and his musical partner/wife Jenny were inspired by the Original Carter Family and by the many brother duets who recorded commercially in the 1930’s, to master a regional style of old-time country duet singing. Free concert at 7PM, Shelter #2. Parking fee of $5/vehicle applies.
July 1, Saturday - Music in the Park - at Fairy Stone State Park - Les Moore Trio – great rhythm and blues! Les Moore, Topp Greene and Little Bill Greene – Come out and feel it, see it, hear it and dance to it! Free concert at 7PM, Shelter #2. $5/vehicle parking fee applies.
August 12, Saturday Music in the Park - at Fairy Stone State Park - Simple Gifts of the Blue Ridge
This New River Valley of Virginia area folk group performs traditional American, British, and Irish folk music, with some world music and original compositions thrown in. Free concert at 7PM, Shelter #2. $5/vehicle parking fee applies.
Fairy Stone State Park
Stuart Beach Music Festival
Wayside Park - Stuart Va - (336) 337-7031 - www.stuartbeachmusic.com/
Hot Fun in the Summertime presents the 35th Annual Music Festival in Stuart, VA at Wayside Park on June 8th-10th, 2017.
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.
BEST TIME YOU'LL HAVE, TILL NEXT YEAR
Admission Fee: Thursday Night $15 Adv and $20 Gate, Friday Night $20 Adv or $25 Gate, Saturday $30 Adv or $35 Gate. Thursday, Friday & Saturday Combo – $45 Adv $55 Gate
Wayside Park - Stuart, VA - (336) 337-7031
Kibler Valley River Run
July 29, 2017, Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on Kibler Valley Rd. in Claudville, VA. Race starts at 12:00 Noon. Entry fee of $25.
Kibler Valley Road - Claudville, VA 276-694-7190
30 Plus categories of competition. Concessions available.
Kibler Valley - Claudville, Va - 276-694-7190 - /www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=red%20bank%20ruri Email for more information.
Patrick County Agricultural Fair
Rotary Field - Stuart, VA - 276-694-4211 or 276-694-4400
Sept 19-23, 2017 Gates Open - Monday-Friday at 5:00 p.m; Saturday at 1:00 p.m. $4.00 Adults (13 and up) $1.00 Kids (6 to 13) Under 6 - Free
Contact Address: Stuart Rotary Club
PO Box 562
Stuart, VA 24171
Rotary Field - Stuart, VA - 276-694-4211
26th Annual Civil War Reenactment and Living History
The JEB Stuart Birthplace Trust announces the 26th Annual Civil War Encampment and Living History weekend for October 7-8, 2017, at Laurel Hill in Ararat, VA.
Address: Laurel Hill, 1091 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA
Time: Opens at 9:00am-4:30pm
Admission: $8.00 per person, children 12 and under free, Parking: Free
Web site: www.jebstuart.org
The Birthplace Trust will sell gift items such as books, prints, mugs, T-shirts and much more. We will sell a new commemorative T-Shirt (26th anniversary). Authentic Civil War sutlers will be on hand with food and merchandise. Sutlers and concessionaires including Southern Traditions fried pies, Windy Hill Orchards local produced apple cider, old time blacksmith demonstrations, North State Haberdashery military goods, Mad Hatter children’s toys, Patrick County Historical Society, Pennington Treasures, JEB Stuart Camp 1598 SCV, Stuart Wharton Camp, Weaver’s Guild, Possum Hollow clothing and quilts, Ararat Rescue Squad concessions, KJ Concessions and authentic Southern Barbeque by Two Brothers.
Other special events include Black Rose Memorial after the battle, Ladies Tea, Saturday night dance, Candlelight Tour, and Sunday morning church service directed by Rev. Allen Farley, Civil War Chaplain.
Laurel Hill - Ararat, Virginia - 276-251-1833 - www.jebstuart.org Email for more information.
Apple Dumpling Festival
Saturday October 21, 2017 Downtown Stuart, 10 am to 4 pm.
Downtown - Stuart, VA