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August 2022

Fairy Stone State Park August 2022 Calendar of Events

Aug 1-31

FAIRY STONE HUNT - Visitor Center (Mondays-Thursdays@11:00 a.m.; Fridays-Saturdays @12:00 p.m. -- {except Saturday, August 21). (Sunday, August 7 @12:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 21 @ 12:00 p.m.). FAIRY STONE WORKSHOP - Shelter 3 (Friday, August 5 @ 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 12 @ 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 19 @ 2:00 p.m. and Friday, August 26 @ 2:00 p.m.). FAYERDALE - THE MISSING TOWN - Shelter 3 (Friday, August 5 @ 3:00 p.m., Friday, August 12 @ 3:00 p.m., Friday, August 19 @ 3:00 p.m., Friday, August 26 @ 3:00 p.m.). GOING BATTY - Beach Breezeway (Sunday, August 14 @ 8:00 p.m., Sunday, August 28 @ 8:00 p.m.). HIKING FOR THE BIRDS - Shelter 3 (Monday, August 1 @ 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 6 @ 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 13 @ 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 15 @ 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 27 @ 2:00 p.m., and Monday, August 29 @ 2:00 p.m.). LAKESHORE TRAIL HIKE - Amphitheater Trail Head (Tuesday, August 2 @ 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 3 @ 7:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 16 @ 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 17 @ 7:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 30 @ 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 31 @ 7:00 a.m.). MOONSHINE HOLLOW HIKE - Visitor Center (Friday, August 5 @ 10:00 a.m., Sunday, August 7 @ 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 12 @ 10:00 a.m., Sunday, August 14 @ 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 19 @ 10:00 a.m., Sunday, August 21 @ 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 26 @ 10:00 a.m. and Sunday, August 28 @ 10:00 a.m.). OPOSSUMS AND RACCOONS - Shelter 3 (Friday, August 5 @ 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 12 @ 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 19 @ 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 26 @ 8:00 p.m.). ROOSTING IN THE RAFTERS - Beach Breezeway (Friday, August 5 @ 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 12 @ 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 19 @ 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 26 @ 4:00 p.m.). ---- Junior Ranger Programming - C.S.I. CREEK SCENE INVESTIGATION - Shelter 3 (Monday, August 8 @ 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 14 @ 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 22 @ 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 28 @ 2:00 p.m.). FAIRY HOUSES AND GNOME HOMES - Shelter 3 (Sunday, August 7 @ 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 9 @ 2:00 p.m., Sunday, August 21 @ 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 23 @ 2:00 p.m.). MAGIC TREES - Beach Breezeway (Saturday, August 6 @ 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 13 @ 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 27 @ 2:00 p.m.). WHO MADE TRACKS WHILE YOU SLEPT? - Shelter 3 (Saturday, August 4 @ 3:00 p.m., Saturday, August 11 @ 3:00 p.m., Saturday, August 18 @ 3:00 p.m., and Saturday, August 25 @ 3:00 p.m.). Paddling Program - Cost $15 per canoe/$5 per personal boat. Life jackets required. CANOEING WITH GHOSTS - Beach Breezeway (Saturday, August 13 @ 8:00 p.m., Saturday, August 20 @ 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 27 @ 8:00 p.m.). SPILLWAY PADDLE - Beach Breezeway (Sunday, August 7 @ 4:00 p.m., Sunday, August 21 @ 4:00 p.m.). TOWN UNDER THE LAKE - Beach Breezeway (Sunday, August 14 @ 4:00 p.m., Sunday, August 28 @ 4:00 p.m.). For additional information please visit www.virginiastateparks.gov. or call 276-930-2424.
Fairy Stone State Park, 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club virtually hosts raffles monthly - See Details

Aug 1 - Dec 31

The Ararat Ruritan Club hosts virtual raffles on its Facebook page on the first of each month. Various items are raffled off at $10 or $20 per limited chance. There are 30-35 chances on each raffle. Prize values range from $150 to $400. For more information, follow the Ararat Ruritan Club on facebook, or contact the club via email at AraratRuritanClub@gmail.com or Kevin Smith via phone 276-229-6493.
Virtual Event

Fab Lab Community Classes Available at the P&HCC - Patrick County Site

Aug 1 - Nov 30

Classes Available at the Fab Lab - Introduction to Vinyl Cutting (August), learn to use the Laser Cutter (September), Introduction to 3D Printing (October), learn to use the Shop hot CNC Router (November). Pre-registration required. PH.AUGUSOFT.NET. Classes held at the Patrick County Fab Lab. The Fab Lab can also help you prototype parts or help fabricate older part replacements, make signs for your event and so much more.
P&HCC Fab Lab - Patrick County Site - Patrick County, VA - 276-656-5461

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Aug 12

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Palmetto Theatre of Walnut Cove Presents Harvey Hawks and the Country Ramblers

Aug 12

Friday, August 12 - 7:00 p.m. - Harvey Hawks and the Country Ramblers (country music, dancing, fun) no admission fee, contributions appreciated.
Palmetto Theatre, 329 N Main Street - Walnut Cove, NC 27052

Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Patrick County to host Free Workshop

Aug 13

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Fall vegetable gardening (Learning Garden). Kale for Thanksgiving or perhaps collards on New Year's Day? This workshop covers which vegetables to plant in August for fall and winter harvest. Explore techniques to extend the season such as raw tunnels and mini-hoop houses. Learn how to improve soil through the use of fall cover crops. Workshops are free with no advanced registration required. For more information: https//www.facebook.com/PatrickCountyMasterGardeners/
Learning Garden - 1208 Tudor Orchard Road - Stuart, VA

Fab Lab Family Days - Come and Join Us!

Aug 13

Join us for a fun, hands-on activity for the entire family in the Fab Lab! Each month we will have a featured activity to allow individuals and families the opportunity to learn fun and creative things you can do in the fab Lab. No experience or technical knowledge needed. 3D DOODLER PENS! In August, come experiment with our 3D Doodler Pens - pens that let you draw sculptures and create 3D designs with the ease of using a pen! Sat., August 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, $15, Patrick County Fab Lab. Sat., August 20, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $15, IDEA CENTER. Pre-Registration Required: 276-656-5461.
Patrick and Henry Community College - 276-656-5461

Stokes Arts and Taylor Vaden to present "Elvis Weekend"

Aug 13-14

Stokes County Arts Council and Taylor Vaden present "Elvis Weekend" beginning Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. FREE Admission on Saturday. Stories from fans, authentic memorabilia on display, live performance and more! On Sunday, August 14th at 3:00 p.m. The King's Music - based on the gospel music of Elvis. Tickets: $15/SCAC members and $20/general audience. For tickets or additional information: Tickets@stokesarts.org.
502 N Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 1-336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org
Email for more information.

Music at Villa Appalachia

Aug 13

Music at the Villa: Kristopher Hale We welcome back our friend, Kristopher Hale, to the Villa. A sought-after performer and instructor of pretty much every instrument, Kris is a virtuoso of the guitar and always brings an eclectic songbook to the Villa. Saturday, August 13, 2022, 1 PM until 4 PM.
Villa Appalaccia Winery - 752 Rock Castle Gorge - Floyd, VA

Stokes Arts presents Three Sisters Concert Series

Aug 14

Stokes Arts to present Taylor Vaden (details to be announced) at the Arts Place of Stokes on Sunday, August 14th (time to be announced). Tickets $20/$15 members.
502 N Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 1-336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org
Email for more information.

Feeding Southwest Virginia - Mobile Marketplace

Aug 18 - Dec 15

Feeding Southwest Virginia - Mobile Marketplace. Patrick County Disaster Relief Food Ministry, located at 264 Woodland Drive, Stuart, VA 24171. August 18 and September 22, then, every third Thursday of the month, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. We accept debit, credit, or SNAP/EBT as payment. For info, contact Molly Watkins. Phone: 540-342-3011, ext. 7046. Email: mwatkins@feedingswva.org. Our mission is to feed Southwest Virginia’s hungry through a network of partners and engage our region in the fight to end hunger. Learn more at feedingswva.org. A proud member of Feeding America and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks
264 Woodland Drive - Stuart, VA 24171

The Ararat Ruritan Club to host Blood Drive for the American Red Cross 

Aug 18

The Ararat Ruritan Club will host a Blood Drive for the American Red Cross on Thursday, August 18, 2022 from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm. The goal is to collect 18 units of blood. To reserve your time, please contact Kevin Smith via telephone 276-229-6493. Walk-ins are also welcome. The physical address for the blood drive is 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA 24053.
4711 Ararat Highway - Ararat, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Aug 19

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Music and Movie at Villa Appalachia

Aug 19

Wine-aversary Weekend: Movie Night at the Villa! Join us after hours for a whole evening of fun. Live music will kick off after the tasting room closes (~5:30). We'll offer a special menu of popcorn, hot dogs and nachos to pair with the feature, Under the Tuscan Sun. Movie will start around sunset (~8:30).
Villa Appalaccia Winery - 752 Rock Castle Gorge - Floyd, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club to host 2022 Jackpot Bingo

Aug 20

Every Third Saturday Night (6pm) - The Ararat Ruritan Club will host its monthly Jackpot Bingo on every third Saturday night at 6:00pm. Cost is $20 for 20 games, coveralls $5 each PLUS door prizes and concessions. Each game pays out $50 with the cover-all payout at $150 if not won within 56 draws. This month's jackpot is $1,400.00, if the coverall is won within 57 draws. Free coveralls will be given to players bringing new/unused items to donate to the Redemption House of Surry. Items accepted are basic clothing and general hygiene items. Doors open at 5:00 pm, with concessions which include hotdogs, chips, candy, soft drinks and bottled water. Exception: November and December 2022 schedule for Jackpot Bingo will be the second Saturday due to the holiday schedule.
The club building is located at 4711 Ararat Highwa - Ararat, VA 24053 - 276-251-1408

Stokes Arts presents Three Sisters Concert Series

Aug 20

The Stokes County Arts Council will host Steve Hartsoe at the Arts Place of Stokes on Saturday, August 20th, 6:00 p.m. Tickets $15/$10 members.
502 N Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 1-336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org
Email for more information.

Fab Lab Family Days - Come and Join Us!

Aug 20

Join us for a fun, hands-on activity for the entire family in the Fab Lab! Each month we will have a featured activity to allow individuals and families the opportunity to learn fun and creative things you can do in the fab Lab. No experience or technical knowledge needed. 3D DOODLER PENS! In August, come experiment with our 3D Doodler Pens - pens that let you draw sculptures and create 3D designs with the ease of using a pen! Sat., August 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, $15, Patrick County Fab Lab. Sat., August 20, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $15, IDEA CENTER. Pre-Registration Required: 276-656-5461.
Patrick and Henry Community College - 276-656-5461

Attention Artists: Rock Spring Artists Show Accepting Entries

Aug 20-23

The Reynolds Homestead, in partnership with Bull Mountain Arts, will be accepting submissions for the annual Rock Spring Art Show August 20-23. “We are excited to be able to host this important art event for our region and we encourage all area artists to submit original art,” said Julie Walters Steele, director of the Reynolds Homestead in Critz, Virginia. “We realize the important role art has played during the pandemic as a source of relaxation and reflection, and we look forward to seeing the art created by area residents during this time.” The Rock Spring Art Show is open to artists 18 years of age or older who reside in Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina as well as in Patrick, Henry, Franklin, Floyd or Carroll counties in Virginia . Any Patrick County native, or member of Bull Mountain Arts, regardless of residence, may enter. Entries must be the artist’s original work and completed in the past three years. The entry fee is $25 per artist; members of Bull Mountain Arts may enter for $20. Those interested in joining Bull Mountain Arts may do so when submitting art. Each artist is eligible to enter two works of art. Art may be submitted in the following categories: oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolor painting, drawing, and 2D mixed and 3D media. There is no restriction on size, however, two-dimensional art must be framed and wired for hanging. All 3D artwork must be freestanding or include its own display apparatus. Quilts should have a sleeve on the back for a hanging dowel to be inserted. Submissions of artwork will be accepted at the Reynolds Homestead as follows: Saturday, August 20 from 1-4 p.m.; Sunday, August 21 from 1-4 p.m.; Monday, August 22 from 9 a.m. -4 p.m., and Tuesday, August 23 from 9 a.m. 4 p.m.
Reynolds Homestead, 463 Homestead Lane - Critz, VA - 1-276-694-7181
Email for more information.

The Ararat Ruritan Club to host 2022 Jackpot Bingo

Aug 20

The Ararat Ruritan Club will have its monthly Jackpot Bingo on Saturday, August 20, 2022. Doors open at 5:00 pm and play begins at 6:00 pm. Coverall Jackpot for August is $500 if won within 53 draws. If won in 54 draws or more, the prize is $150.00. All 20 regular games payout $50. Concessions are available and include hotdogs, chips, candy, popcorn, nachos and soft drinks and water. The club's physical address is 4711 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA. For more information, contact Kevin Smith at 276-229-6493.
4711 Ararat Highway - Ararat, VA

Palmetto Theatre of Walnut Cove presents East of Memphis

Aug 20

Saturday, August 20 - 7:00 p.m. - East of Memphis - classic rock music. Tickets $10.00 at the door or you can purchase online at palmettowalnutcove.com.
Palmetto Theatre, 329 N Main Street - Walnut Cove, NC 27052

Meadows of Dan Folk Fair 

Aug 20

Meadows of Dan Folk Fair, Saturday, August 20, 2022 - Free Admission Events sponsored by Merchants throughout the community with mountain traditional themes. Days/­Hours Open: Sat 10am to 4:30pm Address: Various Locations, Meadows of Dan, VA 24120. Entertainment: 4 stages - Regional, Local. Music. Other Activities: Contests. Food Booths. Arts and Crafts Exhibitors. Show Director: Trinity Goad
- Meadows of Dan, VA

Spencer Penn Centre to host Sock Hop

Aug 21

The Spencer Penn Centre to host a Sock Hop, Sunday, August 21st, 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM with ever-popular DJ WHAT! spinning all genres of music. Admission $5.
475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA 24165 - 1-276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com
Email for more information.

Live Drawing Sessions at the Calliope Gallery

Aug 21 - Dec 18

Bull Mountain Arts will host Live Drawing Sessions, the 3rd Sunday of every month, 1 PM to 4 PM at Calliope Gallery, 410 Patrick Avenue, Stuart, Virginia. Model will be live and in street clothes or the occasional costume. $15 per session. No instruction given. Come and join us!
Calliope - Circus of the Arts - 410 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Aug 26

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Palmetto Theatre presents Michael Reno Harrell

Aug 27

The Palmetto Theatre presents Michael Reno Harrell (Americana/Storyteller), August 27th at 7:00 p.m. Tickets: $15.00 per person.
Palmetto Theatre, 329 N Main Street - Walnut Cove, NC 27052

Stokes Arts presents Three Sisters Concert Series

Aug 27

Stokes Arts to present The Old Ceremony, Laurelyn Dossett, at Hanging Rock State Park, 1790, Hanging Rock Park Road, Danbury, NC, on Saturday, August 27th, 6:00 p.m. Tickets: $25/$20 members.
Hanging Rock State Park - 1790 Hanging Rock Park R - Danbury, NC 27016 - 1-336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org
Email for more information.

Spencer Penn Centre to host Basic Canning Class

Aug 27

The Spencer Penn Centre will host basic canning class, Saturday, August 27th, 9:00 AM to Noon. $15 members/$20 non-members. *You must call the Centre to pre-register (this class is almost full).
475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA 24165 - 1-276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com
Email for more information.

Stanburn Winery to host Bull Mountain Arts Plein Air Event

Aug 27

Stanburn Winery will host a Bull Mountain Arts Plein Air event on Saturday, August 27th, noon to 4:00 p.m. Viewing of artists painting the vineyards and surrounding mountain views are free and open to the public. Additionally, there will be wine tasting at Stanburn Winery, which is open to the public, noon to 4:00 p.m. Bull Mountain Arts will have a tent on the grounds with paint kits for attendees that would like to paint. For additional information, please visit the Bull Mountain Arts Facebook page for directions and additional information.
Stanburn Winery - 158 Conner Drive - Stuart, VA 24171 - 276-694-7074

Spencer Penn Centre to host Barn Quilt Class

Aug 28

The Spencer Penn Centre will host a Barn Quilt class on Sunday, August 28th at 1:00 p.m. All supplies are provided. Registration deadline is Friday, August 19th. Pricing is based on size: 12" X 36" exterior $75. $24" X 24" exterior $65. 36" x 36" exterior $85. *You must call the centre to pre-register (this class is almost full).
475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA 24165 - 1-276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com
Email for more information.

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Aug 30

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in August

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-800-933-7275 or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.
State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairystone Lake Dr - Stuart, VA

September 2022

Patrick County presents 2022 Front Porch Fest

Sep 1-4

Labor Day weekend 2022 marks the 13th annual Front Porch Fest. This annual event is held on the Front Porch of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Patrick County, Virginia, and will take place Sept 1-4, 2022 at Spirithaven Farm, 677 Spirithaven Lane, Stuart, VA 24171. Front Porch Fest is a 4-day family-friendly music festival held in Stuart, VA featuring local, regional, and national touring acts. In addition to 30+ bands, Front Porch Fest features an array of children's activities, yoga, campsite jams, on-site camping, delicious craft brews and foods, and more! VIP ticketholders receive homemade meals, continental breakfasts, beer tickets (must be 21 to drink), and a swag bag to include: Front Porch Fest branded merchandise, FPF merch shack discounts, vendor coupons, and sponsor provided swag. The VIP lounge features special performances, free pour hours and free specialty food events. A VIP ticket includes premium VIP only camping (first come first serve) & standard parking. If you are interested in car camping or bringing an RV, those tickets must be purchased separately. VIP ticket sales end at 5PM on 8/31/22 if they do not sell out sooner. Price tiers: Have a little faith: $275 | Tier 1: $300 4 Day GA $130.00 +$9.54 Fee Select quantity: 4 Day GA price: $130.00 Sales end on Jun 10, 2022 General Admission tickets include access to the event for one person, Thursday-Sunday. Tent camping is included with ticket. Parking must be purchased separately via a Parking Pass, RV Pass, or a Car Camping Pass. Advanced (Online) Pricing: Tier 2: $130 (current) | Tier 3: $140 | Gate Price: $160. 4 Day GA (Child 12 and under) Free Select quantity: 4 Day GA (Child 12 and under) price: Free No charge for children 12 years and under, though children are required to have a ticket in their name. 276-692-7195 frontporchfest.com/
677 Spirithaven Lane - Stuart, VA

PURPLE Piano!! The One-Man Tribute to Prince!!! September 1st!!! presented by The Stokes County Arts Council

Sep 1

The Stokes County Arts Council to host "Purple Piano!! The One-Man Tribute to Prince!! on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at The Arts Place of Stokes, 502 N Main Street, Danbury, NC. The one-man tribute to Prince is presented by Marshall Charloff. General Admission is $30, Stokes Arts members is $25. To reserve tickets, call 336-593-8159 or visit www.stokesarts.org.
502 N Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 1-336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org
Email for more information.

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Sep 2

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Dominion Valley Park Labor Day Weekend

Sep 2-4

Dominion Valley Park, Stuart, Virginia Labor Day Weekend. Friday, September 2nd, 2022 through Sunday, September 4th, 2022. Performances by: Mark Bishop, The Churchmen, For His Glory, The Singing Cookes, The Harvesters Quartet, Guy Penrod, with special guest Comedian Mickey Bell. On Sunday, music by The SInging Cookes, message by Brother Ricky Rogers. For ticket information, contact Randy or Jeanie Clark at 276-694-4245 or email at dominionvalleypark@gmail.com. Admission: Friday $25 each, Saturday, $25 each or 2-Day Pass: $40.00 each. 8 and under free. Sunday Service free. Camping $20 for 30 amp; $35 for 50 amp hookups per night. This is an outside event, bring your lawn chair. Concessions available. Call 276-694-4245 for reservations.
415 Dominion Valley Lane Stuart, VA 24171

Fab Lab Family Days - Come and Join Us!

Sep 3

Join us for a fun, hands-on activity for the entire family in the Fab Lab! Each month we will have a featured activity to allow individuals and families the opportunity to learn fun and creative things you can do in the fab Lab. No experience or technical knowledge needed. CUSTOMIZE A NOTEBOOK USING THE LASER! In September, participants will be using the laser cutter to create a custom wooden notebook. Saturday, September 3, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, $15, Patrick County Fab Lab. Saturday, September 17, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $15, IDEA Center. Pre-Registration Required. 276-656-5461.
Patrick and Henry Community College

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Sep 9

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Miles 4 Vets - 7th Annual Golf Tournament

Sep 9

Southern Area Agency on Aging is having its annual fundraiser golf tournament next month. This fundraiser helps to fund our Miles 4 Vets program that provides transportation for veterans to Salem Virginia Medical Center and the Veteran's Outpatient Clinic in Danville. Come support our local veterans, Friday, September 9, 2022, at Forest Park Country Club. 11:00 AM registration/12 PM Shotgun Start. Captain's Choice. $55 per player or $220 per team. Includes cart, lunch, and beverages. Prizes Awarded. Contact Mandy Folman for more info at 276-632-6442 or mfolman@southernaaa.org. To sign up on link @ www.mile1.net. All proceeds directly support local veterans by providing free transportation to medical care.
Forest Park Country Club - Martinsville, VA

Spencer Penn Centre to host Music Night

Sep 9

The Spencer Penn Centre will host Music Night, Friday, September 9th with Gap Civil. Doors open at 5:00 PM, band starts at 6:15 PM. $5 donation admission. Concessions will be sold.
475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA 24165 - 1-276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com
Email for more information.

The Spencer Penn Centre to host Advanced Canning Class

Sep 10-24

Advanced Canning Class "Soups and Such" at the Spencer Penn Centre, Saturday, September 10th OR 24th, 9:00 AM to noon. $15 members/$20 non-members. *You must call the centre to pre-register.
475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA 24165 - 1-276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com
Email for more information.

48th Annual Stokes Stomp, Festival on the Dan

Sep 10

The Stokes County Arts Council proudly presents the 48th annual Stokes Stomp, Festival on the Dan, Saturday, September 10, 2022. More info forthcoming. Vendors interested in participating, contact the Stokes County Arts Council at 1-336-593-8159.
Moratock Park - Danbury, NC 27016 - 1-336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org
Email for more information.

Backdoor Market at The Hatteras Pearl

Sep 10

Fall Inspired Back Door Market! Save the Date! September 10! The Hatteras Pearl will be hosting a Backdoor Market on Saturday, September 10th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Everyone invited to join in on the fun -- find beautiful and specialty items for yourself or for holiday ideas.
109 N Main Street - Stuart, VA

68th Annual Patrick County Fair

Sep 13

We're Back! Your favorite fall fun week, the 68th annual Patrick County Fair, is back, bigger and better than ever. Come join us September 13-17 for a wonderful fun-filled week: rides, fair food, exhibits, the wild and woolly Demolition Derby, the new Figure 8 racing event and so much more. For our advertisers and exhibitors, the deadline to reserve your same booth is May 13, and for ads and all other booths, June 3. And if you need that perfect ad designed for your business, we have Sybil back with us to do just that. New business in Patrick County? A weeklong booth at the fair and an ad in the fair book is another great way to let everyone know you are here and open for business. Download our fair contract here. For more information call Patty at 276-694-7718, Paula at 276-694-0287, B or Anna at 276-694-4124, or Sybil at 512-718-0204. See you at the fair.
Rotary Field, 420 Woodland Drive - Stuart, VA

Piedmont Community Services Patrick County Resource Fair

Sep 15

Join us to learn about all the services Piedmont Community Services offers to Patrick County -- Which includes Access, Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse Services, School Based Services, Intellectual Disability Services, Prevention, Healthy Families, Infant and Parent Services. SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, September 15th, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Stuart Farmers' Market, 310 Patrick Avenue, (downtown Stuart). There will be games, food trucks, Piedmont Community Services resource stations, door prizes, music and so much more!
Stuart Farmers' Market - Stuart, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Sep 16

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club to host 2022 Jackpot Bingo

Sep 17

Every Third Saturday Night (6pm) - The Ararat Ruritan Club will host its monthly Jackpot Bingo on every third Saturday night at 6:00pm. Cost is $20 for 20 games, coveralls $5 each PLUS door prizes and concessions. Each game pays out $50 with the cover-all payout at $150 if not won within 56 draws. This month's jackpot is $1,400.00, if the coverall is won within 57 draws. Free coveralls will be given to players bringing new/unused items to donate to the Redemption House of Surry. Items accepted are basic clothing and general hygiene items. Doors open at 5:00 pm, with concessions which include hotdogs, chips, candy, soft drinks and bottled water. Exception: November and December 2022 schedule for Jackpot Bingo will be the second Saturday due to the holiday schedule.
The club building is located at 4711 Ararat Highwa - Ararat, VA 24053 - 276-251-1408

Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Patrick County to host Free Workshop

Sep 17

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Microclimates (Learning Garden). Feeling limited by the USDA zone map for our choice of plants? In this workshop, learn how to identify various types of microclimates within your garden and which plants thrive best in them. Workshops are free with no advanced registration required. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/PatrickCountyMasterGardeners/
Learning Garden - 1208 Tudor Orchard Road - Patrick Springs, VA

Fab Lab Family Days - Come and Join Us!

Sep 17

Join us for a fun, hands-on activity for the entire family in the Fab Lab! Each month we will have a featured activity to allow individuals and families the opportunity to learn fun and creative things you can do in the fab Lab. No experience or technical knowledge needed. CUSTOMIZE A NOTEBOOK USING THE LASER! In September, participants will be using the laser cutter to create a custom wooden notebook. Saturday, September 3, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, $15, Patrick County Fab Lab. Saturday, September 17, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $15, IDEA Center. Pre-Registration Required. 276-656-5461.
Patrick and Henry Community College

MHC is for Book Lovers

Sep 17

The Spencer Penn Centre will host "MHC is for Book Lovers" vendor event, September 17th, 11:00 Am to 5:00 PM.
475 Spencer-Penn Road - Spencer, VA 24165 - 1-276-957-5757 - www.thecentreatspencerpenn.com
Email for more information.

Stokes Arts presents Three Sisters Concert Series

Sep 18

Stokes Arts will host Anna Mertson at the Arts Place of Stokes on Sunday, September 18th, 3 p.m. Tickets $15/$10 members.
502 N Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 1-336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org
Email for more information.

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Sep 23

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

2022 Sunflower Maze at Doe Run Farm

Sep 24 - Nov 5

2022 Sunflower Maze at Doe Run Farm in Ararat, Virginia (16th Annual Sunflower Maze), scheduled for September 24th through November 5th (Sunday through Friday, 1:00 to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Activities include Sunflower Maze, Hayrides, 30' X 30' Jump Pad, Swings, Double Slide, Apple Launcher, Pumpkin Bowling, Corn Hole, and More! We have pumpkins, fall decorations, apples, maze t-shorts, apple pies, hot dogs, popcorn and more! Pick-your-own Sunflowers and Zinnias! Admission to our farm: 12 and up $10.00, 4-11 years $7.00, 3 years and under Free! (Admission includes Sunflower Maze, Hayride, Swings, Double Slide, 30' by 30' Jump Pad, Pumpkin Bowling, Corn Hole). Picnic tables are available. You are also welcomed to bring a picnic with your quilt and chairs. For group reservations and for more information contact: Buddy and Jeanie Puckett at 276-251-8287 or 276-730-4831. Website: doerunfarmvirginia.com Farm Location: 214 Marigol Lane, Ararat, VA 24053
214 Marigold Lane - Ararat, VA 24053 - 276-251-8287/276-730-4831

The Palmetto Theatre of Walnut Cove presents

Sep 25

The Palmetto Theatre of Walnut Cove will host "Whey Jennings" on September 25th at 4:00 PM. Doors open at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $30 per person.
Palmetto Theatre, 329 N Main Street - Walnut Cove, NC 27052

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Sep 27

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Sep 30

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in September

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-800-933-7275 or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.
State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairystone Lake Dr - Stuart, VA

October 2022

JEB Stuart Birthplace Preservation Trust Annual Civil War Encampment & Living History Weekend

Oct 1-2

Annual Civil War Encampment & Living History Weekend, October 1st and 2nd, 2022 at 1091 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA 24053. Opens at 9:00 AM. FREE Parking. Admission $8/person - 12 and under Free. Food and Specialty Vendors. Email: laurelhill@jebstuart.org or rshaynes59@yahoo.com. Call: 276-251-1833. Visit: www.jebstuart.org. www.facebook.com/JEB.Stuart.Trust. Walk back in time....Come join us....Experience the Simple Life -- Meet the Civil War Generals, Enjoy the Ladies Tea, Civil War Sutlers, String Band Music, Saturday Night Dance, Sunday Morning Church Services, Battle Scenes on Saturday and Sunday.
1091 Ararat Highway - Ararat, VA

Fab Lab Family Days - Come and Join Us!

Oct 1

Join us for a fun, hands-on activity for the entire family in the Fab Lab! Each month we will have a featured activity to allow individuals and families the opportunity to learn fun and creative things you can do in the fab Lab. No experience or technical knowledge needed. DIY STICKERS! In October, participants will be using the vinyl cutter to create unique, custom designed stickers! Saturday, October 1, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $15, Patrick County Fab Lab. Saturday, October 8, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $15, IDEA Center
Patrick and Henry Community College

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Oct 7

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Patrick County to host Free Workshop 

Oct 8

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Seed saving and seed exchange (Patrick County Library). Commercially packaged seeds can be expensive. During this workshop, learn how to properly gather, save, and store seeds. This workshop will cover the implications of cross pollination on seeds as well. A seed exchange will take place immediately after the workshop. Workshops are free with no advanced registration required. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/PatrickCountyMasterGardeners/
Patrick County Library-116 W Blue Ridge Street - Stuart, VA

Fab Lab Family Days - Come and Join Us!

Oct 8

Join us for a fun, hands-on activity for the entire family in the Fab Lab! Each month we will have a featured activity to allow individuals and families the opportunity to learn fun and creative things you can do in the fab Lab. No experience or technical knowledge needed. DIY STICKERS! In October, participants will be using the vinyl cutter to create unique, custom designed stickers! Saturday, October 1, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $15, Patrick County Fab Lab. Saturday, October 8, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $15, IDEA Center
Patrick and Henry Community College

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Oct 14

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club to host 2022 Jackpot Bingo

Oct 15

Every Third Saturday Night (6pm) - The Ararat Ruritan Club will host its monthly Jackpot Bingo on every third Saturday night at 6:00pm. Cost is $20 for 20 games, coveralls $5 each PLUS door prizes and concessions. Each game pays out $50 with the cover-all payout at $150 if not won within 56 draws. This month's jackpot is $1,400.00, if the coverall is won within 57 draws. Free coveralls will be given to players bringing new/unused items to donate to the Redemption House of Surry. Items accepted are basic clothing and general hygiene items. Doors open at 5:00 pm, with concessions which include hotdogs, chips, candy, soft drinks and bottled water. Exception: November and December 2022 schedule for Jackpot Bingo will be the second Saturday due to the holiday schedule.
The club building is located at 4711 Ararat Highwa - Ararat, VA 24053 - 276-251-1408

Stokes Arts presents Three Sisters Concert Series 

Oct 15

The Stokes County Arts Council will host Caleb Caudle at The Arts Place of Stokes, on Saturday, October 15, 2022, 7:00 p.m. Tickets $20/$15 members.
502 N Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 1-336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org
Email for more information.

Patrick County Music Association presents 20th Anniversary Opry Show

Oct 15

The Patrick County Music Association will host the 20th Anniversary Opry Show, Saturday, October 15, 2022. Special bands and lots of music. Mark Your Calendars! More information forthcoming!
Rotary Building, 420 Woodland Drive - Stuart, VA - 276-694-4245 - www.facebook.com/PCMAssn

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Oct 21

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Town of Stuart to host Apple Dumpling Festival

Oct 22

The Town of Stuart will host the Apple Dumpling Festival, Saturday, October 22nd, 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM, downtown Stuart. Outstanding artisans and more...Delicious foods plus fresh apples, apple pies and apple dumpling pastries. Persons interested in displaying or selling items must furnish their own equipment such as tents and tables. If electricity is needed for your setup, the festival committee must be contacted before the festival. For vendor information, please contact the Town of Stuart at 276-694-3811. Downtown Stuart - Stuart, VA - www.townofstuartva.com
Downtown Stuart - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3811

Apple Dumpling Festival 5K Run/Walk

Oct 22

Apple Dumpling Festival 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Dan River Basin Association, Saturday, October 22, 2022, 8:00 AM, Downtown Stuart, VA. Race benefits Dan River Basin Association's trail development & Enhancements in Patrick County. Registration: $25 until October 7th; $30 after October 7th and on Race Day. Packet pickup and Registration: Friday: 10 AM to 12 PM (October 21st, 2022), Chamber of Commerce Office, 334 Patric Avenue, Stuart, VA. Race Morning 7 AM to 7:45 AM. Race Begins at 8 AM.
Downtown Stuart - Stuart, VA

Hodge Podge! Annual Art Show 2022

Oct 22 - Nov 14

Bull Mountain Arts will host their annual Hodge Podge Art Show opening reception on Saturday, October 22, 2022, 10:00 AM until 4:00 p.m. The reception is being held in conjunction with the Town's Apple Dumpling Festival. Call for artists: If you are a Bull Mountain Arts member or would like to become a Bull Mountain Arts member and participate with this unique, one-of-a-kind, mixed media show, please contact the Bull Mountain Arts president at bullmountainartspc@gmail.com to receive an application or to join in membership in order to participate. There is no entry fee. This show will on display until November 11, 2022. Open hours from noon until 4:00 PM.
Calliope - Circus of the Arts - 410 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA 24171

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Oct 25

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Oct 28

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

2022 Stuart Spooktacular

Oct 31

Uptown Main Street in Stuart soon will be transformed into a vibrant, spooky, and most importantly, a safe community celebration suitable for all ages on Monday, October 31, as the Patrick County Young Professionals present the 7th annual Stuart Spooktacular. Superheroes, witches, and ghosts are invited to join the fun with trick or treating, The festivities kick off at 5:30 p.m., judging for the Table Decoration contest begin as well. This event could not be possible without the support from our community through businesses, individuals, civic groups, and others who volunteer to participate and hand out treats. Clark Gas & Oil, Patrick County Chamber of Commerce, Town of Stuart, and Patrick County Tourism are also vital partners who work to bring this event to life. Interested businesses, organizations, churches, or individuals who would like to set up a table/booth to hand out treats are invited to pre-register. Application Forms will be online and at the Patrick County Chamber Office at later date.
Uptown Stuart - Stuart, VA

November 2022

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Nov 4

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Fab Lab Family Days - Come and Join Us! 

Nov 5

Join us for a fun, hands-on activity for the entire family in the Fab Lab! Each month we will have a featured activity to allow individuals and families the opportunity to learn fun and creative things you can do in the fab Lab. No experience or technical knowledge needed. CUSTOMIZED T-SHIRTS. In November, create your own custom designed t-shirt using the vinyl cutter and heat press! Saturday, November 5, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, $15, Patrick County Fab Lab., Saturday, November 12, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $15, IDEA Center. Pre-Registration Required: 276-656-5461.
Patrick and Henry Community College

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Nov 11

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club to host 2022 Jackpot Bingo

Nov 12

Every Third Saturday Night (6pm) - The Ararat Ruritan Club will host its monthly Jackpot Bingo on every third Saturday night at 6:00pm. Cost is $20 for 20 games, coveralls $5 each PLUS door prizes and concessions. Each game pays out $50 with the cover-all payout at $150 if not won within 56 draws. This month's jackpot is $1,400.00, if the coverall is won within 57 draws. Free coveralls will be given to players bringing new/unused items to donate to the Redemption House of Surry. Items accepted are basic clothing and general hygiene items. Doors open at 5:00 pm, with concessions which include hotdogs, chips, candy, soft drinks and bottled water. Exception: November and December 2022 schedule for Jackpot Bingo will be the second Saturday due to the holiday schedule.
The club building is located at 4711 Ararat Highwa - Ararat, VA 24053 - 276-251-1408

Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Patrick County to host Free Workshop

Nov 12

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Growing and harvesting garlic (Learning Garden). Who doesn't like garlic for its flavor and health benefits? In this workshop, learn which varieties of garlic grew well locally, how and when to plant and harvest. Workshops are free with no advanced registration required. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/PatrickCountyMasterGardeners/
Learning Garden - 1208 Tudor Orchard Road - Patrick Springs, VA

Fab Lab Family Days - Come and Join Us! 

Nov 12

Join us for a fun, hands-on activity for the entire family in the Fab Lab! Each month we will have a featured activity to allow individuals and families the opportunity to learn fun and creative things you can do in the fab Lab. No experience or technical knowledge needed. CUSTOMIZED T-SHIRTS. In November, create your own custom designed t-shirt using the vinyl cutter and heat press! Saturday, November 5, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, $15, Patrick County Fab Lab., Saturday, November 12, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, $15, IDEA Center. Pre-Registration Required: 276-656-5461.
Patrick and Henry Community College

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Nov 18

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Meadows of Dan Christmas Parade

Nov 26

Meadows of Dan Christmas Parade, Saturday, November 26, 2022. SAVE THE DATE. More information forthcoming.
- Meadows of Dan, VA

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Nov 29

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

December 2022

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Dec 2

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

2022 Grand Illumination on Main Street 

Dec 2

GRAND ILLUMINATION 6:00 PM 9:00 PM The Grand Illumination of the Patrick County Courthouse Christmas Tree on Main Street is part of our annual Hometown Christmas celebration. One Family Productions partners with Patrick County Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Stuart, and Ayers-Kreh Christmas Tree Farm to bring this special evening to residents and visitors. Activities include live music, honored speakers, s'mores making, and shopping with Main Street businesses. We look forward to growing this event in the coming years.
Patrick County Courthouse on Main Street - Stuart, VA

Patrick County Christmas Parade

Dec 2-3

Patrick County Grand Illumination - Friday, December 2, 2022 (Courthouse); Patrick County Christmas Parade - Saturday, December 3, 2022 (Uptown Stuart/Downtown Stuart); Mistletoe Market (Farmers' Market - Chestnut Street and Patrick County Chamber of Commerce - 334 Patrick Avenue). SAVE THE DATE! More information forthcoming.
Uptown Stuart/Downtown Stuart - Stuart, VA

Mistletoe Market at the Stuart Farmers' Market

Dec 3

The Stuart Farmers' Market Mistletoe Market, a holiday tradition, Saturday, December 3rd, 10 AM to 1 PM. More information forthcoming.
Farmers Market, 302 Chestnut Street - Stuart, VA

Fab Lab Family Days - Come and Join Us! 

Dec 3

Join us for a fun, hands-on activity for the entire family in the Fab Lab! Each month we will have a featured activity to allow individuals and families the opportunity to learn fun and creative things you can do in the fab Lab. No experience or technical knowledge needed. DIY ORNAMENTS - In December, participants will be using the laser cutter to create unique, custom designed Christmas Ornaments! Sat., December 3, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, $15, Parick County Fab Lab & IDEA Center. Pre-Registration Required: 276-656-5461.
Patrick and Henry Community College

Bull Mountain Arts Christmas Pop-Up

Dec 3-10

Bull Mountain Arts to host BMA Christmas Pop-Up. Opening Saturday, December 3rd in conjunction with the Mistletoe Market, through Saturday, December 10th. Shop Bull Mountain artists' creative wares including paintings, jewelry, glass art and more at Calliope, Circus of the Arts. This will be a great time to find those one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers. See you there!
Calliope - Circus of the Arts - 410 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Dec 9

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

The Ararat Ruritan Club to host 2022 Jackpot Bingo

Dec 10

Every Third Saturday Night (6pm) - The Ararat Ruritan Club will host its monthly Jackpot Bingo on every third Saturday night at 6:00pm. Cost is $20 for 20 games, coveralls $5 each PLUS door prizes and concessions. Each game pays out $50 with the cover-all payout at $150 if not won within 56 draws. This month's jackpot is $1,400.00, if the coverall is won within 57 draws. Free coveralls will be given to players bringing new/unused items to donate to the Redemption House of Surry. Items accepted are basic clothing and general hygiene items. Doors open at 5:00 pm, with concessions which include hotdogs, chips, candy, soft drinks and bottled water. Exception: November and December 2022 schedule for Jackpot Bingo will be the second Saturday due to the holiday schedule.
The club building is located at 4711 Ararat Highwa - Ararat, VA 24053 - 276-251-1408

Second Annual Festival of Lights at DeHart Park

Dec 10-18

DeHart Park is proud to host Patrick County’s very own Festival of Lights Event! December 10th through December 18th. Sunday through Thursday, 6 PM to 8 PM and Friday and Saturday, 6 PM to 9 PM. When the sun goes down, the park will light up with festive holiday displays. Families and friends will enjoy this drive- thru Christmas event from the warmth of their own cars as they journey through the illuminated paths around DeHart Park. We are excited to be able to bring this wonderful event to you for a second year. What better way than to open up the event to local businesses, groups, and families to add their own personal displays! Own an insurance company? Think “Santa’s wrecked sleigh!” Work in a bakery? Think “Gingerbread Houses!” There are many local traditions and memories to be shared through these displays also.
DeHart Park - 212 Johnson Street - Stuart, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Dec 16

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Dec 23

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Willis Gap Community Center to host The Golden Oldies

Dec 27

The Willis Gap Community Center, Golden Oldies, (last Tuesday each month) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. with music at 7:00 p.m. of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, Inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs—chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water. Family-friendly. Dancing is permitted. 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: (276 251 8548) (276 251 5436).
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

Open Jam at Willis Gap Community Center

Dec 30

The Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam (every Friday night) at 144 The Hollow Road, Ararat, VA 24053, Affiliated Partner of The Crooked Road Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. A few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mabry Mill), a few miles from Meadows of Dan (Primland Auberge Resort), and a few miles from Mount Airy, NC (Mayberry) the Hometown of Andy Griffith. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and music at 7:00 p.m. with acoustic instruments. We are inviting all ages and skill levels. Fresh slaw/chili hotdogs, chips, candy, cakes, popcorn, sodas, coffee, and bottled water—southern hospitality at its best. Music, dancing, food, fellowship, and family-friendly—the 50/50 drawing around 8:30 p.m. Contact info: ( 276 251 8548), (276 251 5436). E-mail: marhill196648@yahoo.com
144 The Hollow Road - Ararat, VA

January 2023

Rent Relief Program

Normally occurs in January

The Virginia Rent Relief Program is available. For additional information or to apply, please call Virginia Legal Aid Society Rent Relief Hotline at 1-866-995-5595.

February 2023

Artist Craig Richards to host Painting Classes at The Arts Place 

Feb 1 - Dec 31

PAINT WITH CRAIG RICHARDS. Artist Craig Richards will host painting classes for anyone interested on Sundays, 2-4 PM, Studio Loft, The Arts Place of Stokes, Danbury, North Carolina. Class instruction is FREE. Text to reserve a spot (336) 655-4888.
502 N Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016

March 2023

Patrick County Library Upcoming Events/Programs

Mar 24 - Sep 1

PATRICK COUNTY LIBRARY UPCOMING EVENTS/PROGRAMS: CASTLE PARTY Last year our StoryTime Castle party was virtual due to the pandemic. This year we are hoping (and planning) for a more normal celebration on Saturday, April 30th. Contact us for more information as the time approaches. BOOKMOBILING WITH GAYLE WAGONER Gayle Wagoner is our new bookmobile coordinator! Tammy Cope left to become the branch manager of the Martinsville library in November (Congrats Tammy!) and Gayle took over the job of driving Miss Lady (our bookmobile has a name, of course) to our far flung patrons all over Patrick County. Gayle is especially loving her interactions with the kids at the primary and elementary schools! She already has tales to tell. STORYTIME WITH SAM Samantha (Sam) Edmondson is our new Children’s Programmer at the Patrick Library. Sam had been working with Gayle and Tammy on many children’s programs for the past few years. Sam also started and runs our Lego program. LIBRARY AND SEED GARDEN The Patrick County Master Gardeners are really making our library “bloom!” This spring they will begin planting in the newly created Educational Garden, located next to our entryway and their new Seed Library has already “taken root” in the building. LEGO CLUB: Mondays, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM. STORYTIME: Tuesdays, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (Runs September through May) SUMMER READING: Starts in June. LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: 2nd Thursday of the month, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. MYSTERY BOOK CLUB: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. OPEN ART STUDIO: 3rd Thursday of the month, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
116 W Blue Ridge Street - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3352

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in March

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-800-933-7275 or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.
State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairystone Lake Dr - Stuart, VA

April 2023

Patrick County Library Upcoming Events/Programs

Apr 30 - Aug 31

CASTLE PARTY Last year our StoryTime Castle party was virtual due to the pandemic. This year we are hoping (and planning) for a more normal celebration on Saturday, April 30th. Contact us for more information as the time approaches. BOOKMOBILING WITH GAYLE WAGONER Gayle Wagoner is our new bookmobile coordinator! Tammy Cope left to become the branch manager of the Martinsville library in November (Congrats Tammy!) and Gayle took over the job of driving Miss Lady (our bookmobile has a name, of course) to our far flung patrons all over Patrick County. Gayle is especially loving her interactions with the kids at the primary and elementary schools! She already has tales to tell. STORYTIME WITH SAM Samantha (Sam) Edmondson is our new Children’s Programmer at the Patrick Library. Sam had been working with Gayle and Tammy on many children’s programs for the past few years. Sam also started and runs our Lego program. LIBRARY AND SEED GARDEN The Patrick County Master Gardeners are really making our library “bloom!” This spring they will begin planting in the newly created Educational Garden, located next to our entryway and their new Seed Library has already “taken root” in the building. LEGO CLUB: Mondays, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM. STORYTIME: Tuesdays, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (Runs September through May). SUMMER READING: Starts in June. LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: 2nd Thursday of the month, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. MYSTERY BOOK CLUB: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. OPEN ART STUDIO: 3rd Thursday of the month, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.
116 W Blue Ridge Street - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3352

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in April

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-800-933-7275 or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.
State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairystone Lake Dr - Stuart, VA

May 2023

Pizza at the Villa: Starting in May 

May 1 - Dec 31

Weather Permitting and Holiday Schedule Observed - visit Villa Appalaccia website/Facebook for details - Music and Pizza at Villa Appalaccia. Beginning Sunday, May 1 (and continuing every Sunday), we'll again be serving up our famous wood-fired pizzas! Pizzas are available during our normal hours (12:00 PM until 4:30 PM) and are weather permitting so be sure to check the weather report! www.villaappalaccia.com. We've resumed our regular hours (Wed-Sun). Tastings are back!!! Regular music (Saturdays) and pizzas (Sundays). Follow our schedule on our event page. Read more.....
Villa Appalaccia WInery - 752 Rock Castle Gorge - Floyd, VA 24091 - 540-593-3100 - www.villaappalaccia.com

Season Opens for the Stuart Farmers Market

May 6 - Nov 30

Come Join Us at the Stuart Farmers' Market, Downtown Stuart, Fridays 8 AM to 12 PM (May through November). The Stuart Farmers' Market is a locally grown, producer only market. Stay up to date with all of our market offerings on Facebook.
Farmers Market, 302 Chestnut Street - Stuart, VA

DeHart Park 2022 Rates, Schedules, and Information

May 23 - Sep 30

Opening day for the pool is tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 23, 2022. Hours: Monday -Friday - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Saturday - 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Sunday - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Rates: See DeHart Park Facebook for rates/general admission and rates for private pool parties, swimming lessons and additional information. https://www.facebook.com/DeHartPark. Sponsored by Stuart Park and Recreation Association.
DeHart Park - 212 Johnson Street - Stuart, VA

Arts Block Street Market at the Stokes County Arts Council/The Arts Place

May 28 - Aug 27

Arts Block Street Market at the Stokes County Arts Council/The Arts Place every 2nd and 4th Saturdays, April through August 2022, 11:00 AM until 6:00 p.m. Live music 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM each event.
502 N Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 1-336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org
Email for more information.

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in May

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-800-933-7275 or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.
State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairystone Lake Dr - Stuart, VA

June 2023

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Jun 3 - Sep 30

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-800-933-7275 or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.
State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairystone Lake Dr - Stuart, VA

Arts Block Street Market at the Stokes County Arts Council-The Arts Place-Rocky's 

Jun 11 - Aug 27

Arts Block Street Markets - 2nd and 4th Saturdays, June through August, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Live Music 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
502 N Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016 - 1-336-593-8159 - www.stokesarts.org
Email for more information.

Paint Class with Craig Richards at The Arts Place

Jun 12 - Sep 25

Paint with Artist Craig Richards, Sundays 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Studio Loft, The Arts Place, 502 N Main Street, Danbury, NC 27016. FREE. Text to reserve a space (336) 655-4888.
502 N Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016

Fairy Stone State Park Presents Monday Market

Jun 13 - Sep 5

Fairy Stone State Park presents "Monday Market" -- Baked Goods, Fresh Produce, Food Vendors, Local Crafts and more. Every Monday, June 13 - September 5, 2022. Picnic Shelters 3 & 4. Food vendors accept cash only. Contact us at 276-930-2424. Location: 967 Fairystone Lake Drive, Stuart, VA 24171.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA

Geocaching at Fairy Stone State Park

Jun 13 - Dec 31

June 13 - December 31, 2022 (Mondays). Geocaching at Fairy Stone State Park, 967 Fairystone Lake Drive, Stuart, VA 24171. Hosted by: Fair Stone State Park.
Fairy Stone State Park, 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA 24171

Music on the Courtyard Concert Series

Jun 18 - Oct 30

Music on the Courtyard -- Concert hosted by Chateau Morrisette Winery, 291 Winery Road, SW, Floyd, VA 24091, (Saturdays and Sundays) June 18th through October 30th, 1:00 PM. Everyone welcome!
291 Winery Road, SW - Floyd, VA 24091

Stokes County Historical Society Summer Open House at the SCHS Museum of Regional History

Jun 25 - Aug 27

The Stokes County Historical Society will host Open House at the Stokes County Historical Museum of Regional History (The 1854 Wilson Fulton house) located at 403 Main Street, Danbury, NC. Free and open to the public. Dates: Saturday, June 25th (12:00 to 3:00 PM); Saturday, July 23rd (12:00 to 3:00 PM); and Saturday, August 27th (12:00 to 3:00 PM). No reservation required.
Wilson Fulton House, 403 Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016

July 2023

Stuart Farmers' Market 

Jul 1 - Aug 26

Come join us at the Stuart Farmers Market every Friday in July, 8 AM until 12 PM. July 29th: Patrick County Master Gardeners' Info booth will be available also. Open every Friday with locally grown fruits and vegetables, meats, baked items, eggs, crafts and more.
Farmers Market, 302 Chestnut Street - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3811

The Stokes County Arts Council presents an exhibit of original art by William Neagle

Jul 1 - Aug 15

The Stokes County Arts Council presents an exhibit of original art by William Neagle in The Apple Gallery located at 500 Main Street, Danbury, NC. Exhibit Dates: July 1-August 15, 2022. The viewing of this exhibit is free and open to the public. Read More...
Stokes County Arts Council Apple Gallery - Danbury, NC 27016 - 1-336-593-8159
Email for more information.

Monday Farmers Market at Fairy Stone State Park

Jul 4 - Sep 5

Market Mondays at Fairy Stone began in June and will continue each Monday through Labor Day. So far we have had: Squash, celery, onions, kale, collards, mixed lettuce, cabbage, cucumbers, popcorn, black walnuts, honey, baked breads and cookies, green beans, plants, beeswax candles, birdhouse gourds...coming soon... eggs, tomatoes and sweet corn. Local residents are encouraged to take advantage of Market Mondays as well beginning at 5:00 p.m. Come for a day of swimming and swing by the market when the beach closes at 6:00 p.m. Enjoy your shopping in a beautiful, green setting. Hale Creek meanders by the shelter area, and there is plenty of parking. Not all vendors accept credit cards or checks, so bring plenty of cash.
Fairy Stone State Park, 967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart, VA

Stokes County Historical Society Summer Open House 

Jul 23 - Aug 27

Stokes County Historical Society Summer Open House at the 1854 Wilson Fulton House, 403 Main Street, Danbury, NC, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, July 23, 2022 and Saturday, August 27, 2022. Free - Open to the public.
Stokes County Historical Society-403 Main Street - Danbury, NC 27016

Arts Block Street Markets in Danbury

Jul 30 - Aug 27

Arts Block Street Markets are the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, April through August 2022, 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM. Live Music, 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM.
The Arts Place of Stokes at 502 N. Main St. - Danbury, NC 27016 - 13365938159 - www.stokesarts.org
Email for more information.

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike

Normally occurs in July

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to host Moonshine Hollow Hike. Walk in the footsteps of moonshiners of decades gone by. Visit the remains of two old moonshine stills and learn about the very interesting, and sometimes tragic, history of our local moonshining activities -- Fridays, 10 a.m. at the State Park Visitor Center. Guests will meet an interpreter at the Visitor Center then drive to the hike location. This hike is over steep, uneven terrain and is difficult. High top shoes, long pants, insect spray and a walking stick are advised. 1-800-933-7275 or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.
State Park Visitor Center - 967 Fairystone Lake Dr - Stuart, VA