Wise County Famous Fall Fling - More Info

Oct 12

200 Main Street
Wise, VA 24293

Website: www.wisefallfling.com
Phone: (276) 328-6842
E-mail: wisefallfling@ymail.com

Annual Wise County Famous Fall Fling

ARTS...CRAFTS...FOOD...MUSIC

Nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, and on the Crooked Road, Virginia's Heritage Music Trail, Wise is "the place to be" during the second weekend each October.

Held downtown and on the lawn of the historic courthouse while fall color is at its peak, the event features over 150 vendors selling crafts, food, jewelry, and more, while live traditional music ranging from banjos to bagpipes is played. 

The Fall Fling also features essay, photo and art contests, a chili cook-off and a 5 K race.

Appalachian Heritage Fall Festival - More Info

Oct 18

4th Avenue and Market Square
St. Paul, VA 24283

Website: www.stpaulva.org
Phone: (276) 762-5297

The annual Fall Festival in St. Paul is a variety of family-friendly activities and entertainment to celebrate fall in our treasured Appalachian Mountains. The main drag downtown becomes alive with good old-fashioned fun for young and old. Squaredance lessons, hay rides and a miniature train,  a variety of farmers, artisans, crafters, and more demonstrating how-to's.

There will be apple butter making and tasting, cornmeal grinding, candle making, quilting demos, pumpkin decorating, blacksmithing, jewelery making, wood carving and more. Learn medicinal uses for native plants and animal tracking.  Play a game of cornhole or take a cupcake walk. Eat some soup beans and cornbread while enjoying some "Jacktales" or good old mountain music. Visit a civil war encampment and check out coal mining in the old days. Visit with our farmers, check out the fresh produce and taste local honey.   Spend some time celebrating days gone by... see you there!

Dungannon Christmas Parade and Holiday Fest - More Info

Nov 23

344 Phoenix Street
Dungannon, VA 24245

Website: www.ddcinc.org/ChristmasParade.htm
Phone: (276) 467-2306

Enjoy the holiday season during this much-anticipated seasonal parade. Dungannon's 2014 Christmas Parade and Holiday Fest will be held on November 23rd. The parade will be followed by pictures with Santa at the Dungannon School. This event offers a unique shopping experience with the craftmen area stocked with a variety of holiday gift items that has become a destination for many shoppers in the region.

Jubilee in the Breaks - More Info

May 23-May 25

State Route 80
Breaks, VA 24607

Website: www.jubileeinthebreaks.com
Phone: (606) 437-0116
E-mail: garychaney@suddenlink.net

This is a 3-day gospel music event. Concessions available. We feature some of the finest in southern and bluegrass gospel music. Admission is free, love offerings are taken daily. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy.The park offers motels, cabins, campgrounds, scenic overlooks, pools, picnic areas, paddleboats, convention center and museum, Make your plans to attend.

The Breaks Interstate Park is the perfect family vacation destination. See the beauty that has been created to become the Grand Canyon of the South. Visit the website for more information.

Clinch River Days Festival - More Info

May 28-May 30

16645 Riverside Drive
St. Paul, VA 24283

Website: www.clinchriverfestival.com
Phone: (276) 762-5544

Every year the town of St. Paul comes alive with the flavors of the region during Clinch River Days. Highlights: river and railroad lore and history; photography; symphony and bluegrass; carnival rides and games; educational wetlands; nature walks, mussel walks, birding walks, & canoeing; live music; car shows; contests; and samplings from local vineyards and craft breweries. Celebrate a scenic river that is home to rare & endangered fresh water mussels & more varieties of fish than any river in Virginia. One of Virginia's newest designated bird and wildlife regions. Schedule a canoe trip, take in a fishing demonstration, or hike on the eight miles of maintained trails along the Clinch River. Nearby is Lake Estonoa, a nationally acclaimed student-based wetlands and outdoor educational center. Many new events and activities have been added to this year's offering - there's something for everyone at the Clinch River Festival!

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