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Mar 31, 2017 - Apr 29, 2017
Quality arts and craft booths, arts in action, performing arts, culinary arts demonstrations and tastings, and a children's creation station.
Apr 1, 2017 12:00 AM
The Eastern Mining Collectors Association is a group dedicated to the preservation and understanding of America’s rich mining heritage through collection and preservation of mining artifacts. Mining artifacts collectors from all around the countr...
The Hell Climb 10K+ is a 6.5-mile hillclimb from the base of Mountain Lake in Giles County Virginia to the cool clear air at the summit. Runners will ascend more than 1,800 feet as they follow Mountain Lake Road.
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Mar 28, 2017 - May 14, 2017
"Inspired | Work by 32 Artists from Penland's Resident Artist and Core Fellowship Programs" will highlight the depth and range of contemporary craft across a variety of media. Featured artists include furniture designer Vivian Beer, ceramic artis...
Art & Exhibitions
Apr 1, 2017 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Celebrate the opening of Trout Season with this family tournament! This long-running event is open to all ages and requires no pre-registration. Bring your biggest catch of the day to the Derby Headquarters to enter for prizes.
Kids & Family
Apr 1, 2017 - Apr 2, 2017
Apr 1, 2017 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
A Civil War symposium featuring commanders who inspired, astonished, and bewildered! Presented by the Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation. Speakers include Rick Wolfe, Hunter Lesser, Scott Patchan, and Dr. Billy Joe Peyton. Cost--$30 Student Pri...
Mar 25, 2017 - Apr 1, 2017
Join Norris Dam State Park and TVA staff for guided hikes along the cool Clinch River, one of the most diverse pathways of wildflower concentrations in the region. Hikes will begin at 10am and 1pm at the River Bluff trailhead and 2pm at the Lower...
Apr 4, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
From its debut concert, captured live on the 2013 release entitled ASWAN, it was clear that the Nile Project was something completely new. National Public Radio named the recording one of five “Must Hear International Albums.” Fast forward a few ...
Concerts & Live Music
Apr 5, 2017 - May 19, 2017
Apr 7, 2017 - Apr 8, 2017
A unique theater-like experience celebrating music history in the area.
The purpose of the Blue Ridge Writers’ Conference is to educate, inform and inspire writers. During this conference writers will network with fellow writers, expand their markets and learn to hone their skills in various break out sessions. The 2...
Apr 7, 2017 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Asheville artist Andrea Kulish will be at Grovewood Gallery on Friday, April 7 from 11am – 4pm demonstrating the ancient art of pysanky, a Ukrainian craft and tradition that involves a wax-resistant method in designing and decorating Easter eggs....
Apr 7, 2017 - Apr 9, 2017
The New River 500, brought to you by Kairos, Tangent Outfitters, GearHead Moto Tours, Go Race, Inc., Loud N Clear and The Palisades Restaurant is a first of its kind in Southwest Virginia! The New River 500 will be held April 7-9th in Giles Count...
Apr 8, 2017 12:00 AM
More information coming soon! For more details, please visit: http://www.gilesmountainwinery.com/
Food & Drink
Apr 8, 2017 12:00 AM - midnight
Come savor the smell and taste of fresh-grown herbs! Craftsmen, vendors and musicians will entertain both days.
Apr 8, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
In recognition of Arbor Day, Marble Springs will host a Tree Planting Celebration on April 8th starting at 10:00 am. Participants will first learn how to properly plant and label saplings to meet arboretum qualifications as set by the Tennessee U...
Apr 8, 2017 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The walkable, picturesque downtown of Lewisburg, WV becomes even more inviting during its annual chocolate festival. Downtown shops and eateries, along with professional confection makers and local non-profits offer individual chocolate samples f...
Festivals & Fairs
Apr 8, 2017 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Native American music, dancing, craft, storyteller and food-along the banks of the beautiful New River in Radford, VA!
MC: Lowery Begay
Host Drum: Warrior Path
Gates open at 11 am, Grand Entry at noon
$500 luck of t...
Apr 12, 2017 - Apr 16, 2017
Apr 13, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Radio Bristol Presents: Farm & Fun Time, a live radio show at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum on Thursday, April13, at 7:00 p.m. with guest performances by The Malpass Brothers and The Price Sisters. Hosted by Kris Truelsen and featuring m...
Apr 14, 2017 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Local and national carvers and artists exhibit their work. Awards are given in various carving categories, art and photography. Special awards are given for best carving display and best art display. There is also a Children’s Choice Award giv...
Apr 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Apr 15, 2017 - Apr 16, 2017
The 49th annual Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship Regatta (SIRA) is a two day men’s and women’s collegiate competitive regatta that will take place on April 15-16th, 2017. SIRA’s will be hosted by Oak Ridge Rowing Associati...
Apr 15, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Come at 10:30 am to make a hat (Dogwood Crafters on Webster Street) – or bring your own. Get your face painted!. Meet the Easter Bunny. Egg hunts begin on Webster Street, every half hour by age group beginning at 10:00 am. Registration begins at ...
Apr 15, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Visions of Nature, an exhibition featuring 10 new acrylic paintings from Santa Fe-based artist Brad Stroman, opens at Grovewood Gallery on Saturday, April 15, 2017. An opening reception, with the artist in attendance, will take place from 2 – 5pm...
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