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Rendezvous Encampment At Crab Orchard - More Info
May 23-May 27
3663 Crab Orchard Road
Tazewell, VA 24651
Phone: (276) 988-6755
You won't want to miss the 6th annual Primitive Rendezvous at the Historical Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park. Buckskinners will be there until 5 p.m. There will be woodworking, blacksmithing and much more. The encampment will be held on the weekend.
Come join all the fun and activity that is planned for the week .
Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for children.
Dr. Ralph Stanley’s Annual Memorial Weekend Bluegrass Festival - More Info
May 23-May 25
Rt. 643, Smith Ridge
Coeburn, VA 24230
Phone: (540) 395-6318
Annual Memorial Bluegrass Festival is a celebration of bluegrass music held at the homeplace of bluegrass legend and Grand Ole Opry honoree Dr. Ralph Stanley. See Ralph and his band, The Clinch Mountain Boys, perform all time favorites along with the likes of Ricky Skaggs, Rhonda Vincent, Gillian Welch and many more. Call for more information. $
Gathering in the Gap Music Festival - More Info
10 West First Street
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Phone: (276) 523-1322
Celebrate Southwest Virginia's rich tradition of old-time, bluegrass, blues and Americana music. Enjoy performances by regionally and nationally renowned musicians including John Carter Cash, Mountain Heart, Dale Jett and Hello Stranger, and Dave Eggar and Deoro with Amber Rubarth. Also enjoy instrument competitions, songwriting workshops and jam sessions. Crafters and vendors will be on-hand, and there will be an area just for the kids. Visit www.gatheringinthegapmusicfestival.com for a complete schedule of events, event fees and other information.
If Birds Could Fly - More Info
8426 U.S. Highway 421
Pennington Gap, VA 24277
Phone: (276) 546-3484
Legends 2 Restaurant/Cafe in Stone Creek is very proud to present "If Birds Could Fly" in concert! If Birds Could Fly is an
Appalachian folk band who brings a new take on Appalachian folk and classic Americana. They hail from Southwest Virginia and bring their roots of old country and ghostly melodies to a new and refreshing stage with a blend of many different genres, so that there is something everyone can enjoy when hearing If Birds Could Fly. From soothing guitar melodies to the vocal chills, this act promises to deliver a sound truly from their heart to those willing to listen. If Birds Could Fly is touring all over the United States this year, so we are particularly proud to have Legends 2 in Lee County, Virginia as one of their stops! Tickets for this show will go fast!! It will quite likely be a sold-out crowd.
Back of the Dragon Day: “The Awakening” - More Info
910 E. Fincastle Turnpike
North Tazewell, VA 24630
Phone: (276) 988-5726
Join us Saturday, June 1st as the Dragon awakes!
One of the main attractions this year is Monster Stunt Team as well as all major motorcycle and sports car companies showcasing their vehicles. The bike show will be put together by the Iron Titans Motorcycle Club. Please register between 9 a.m. and noon to participate. Registration Fee is $10. Trophies for the bike show will be presented at 3 p.m.
Vendors will be on hand to serve food and beverages. We will also have live bands playing throughout the day.