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Burke’s Garden Fall Festival - More Info
6988 Burke's Garden Road
Burke's Garden, VA 24651
Phone: (276) 472-2346
This annual event has been held since 1987. Come and celebrate our agricultural heritage and high quality products such as homemade food , home-grown produce, handmade crafts and hands-on farm demonstrations in the beautiful valley of Burke's Garden. This festival will appeal to anyone who appreciates farm living and all it has to offer.
Contact us for vendor information. Mailing address: 7322 Burke's Garden Road, Burke's Garden, VA 24651
Clinch River Mandolin Festival & Competition - More Info
16622 East Riverside Drive
St. Paul, VA 24283
Phone: (276) 393-6599
This event is brought to you by the folks who present the famed Clinch River Days Festival – the Town of St. Paul and the St. Paul Tomorrow organization so you know you’re in for a spectacular time!
Sit back, relax and enjoy the sweet sounds of the Mandolin. Whether you join the jam, take a lesson, enter the Competition or enjoy the foot-stomping, award-winning performance of Grammy nominated Grasstowne, come celebrate a full day of musical fun in the mountains on the banks of the scenic Clinch River.
Stringed instrument workshops for beginners-intermediate-advanced players, Shaped Note Singing and jams throughout the day in addition to the Competition – judged by famed Alan Bibey. After the judging, the Grasstowne Concert begins!
Food/craft vendors will be on site and a Wine & Beer Garden for adults from 2-10 pm. Kids, the park has been completely renovated with a great playground and the Clinch River Skateboard Park is open.
Registration for the competition/workshops begins at 10am. Plan to spend the entire day enjoying world-class pickin’ and grinnin’ at the Clinch River Mandolin Festival. This is a rain or shine, family-friendly event for all ages! For activity/registration details and complete event schedule, visit the website at www.ClinchRiverMandolinFestival.com.
Bush Mill Days - More Info
Twin Springs Road
Nickelsville, VA 24271
Phone: (276) 386-6521
Come and visit the recently-restored Bush Mill and pick up a bag or two of fresh ground corn meal. In addition, the Nickelsville Ruritan Club will be making apple butter and serving soup beans and cornbread, made with the freshly-ground cornmeal. Music, craft vendors and historical display.
Peeled Chestnut Mountain Pumpkin Festival - More Info
Pocahontas, VA 24635
Phone: (276) 945-2377
Peeled Chestnut Mountain Pumpkin Festival is being held at Laurel Meadows Park. The festival is sponsored by American Legion Post 14 and Pocahontas Lions Club. Come out and enjoy all the activities lined up for this one day event. There will be Hot Dogs, Fried Bologna Sandwiches, Biscuits and Gravy, A Cruz-In Car Show, Face Painting, Apple Butter, Homemade Candy, Bluegrass Music and much more.
Please park in designated areas. No Alcohol allowed.
Wise County Famous Fall Fling - More Info
200 Main Street
Wise, VA 24293
Phone: (276) 328-6842
Annual Wise County Famous Fall Fling
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.