Upcoming Events 2014

  • August 1 - 3: Coal/Railroad Days

    August 1-3 - Coal/Railroad Days - Downtown Appalachia – This unique event features a variety of activities including a parade, tricycle race, old-west robbery reenactment, magicians, clogging and mountain music.  Contact: 276-565-3900

  • Aug 30 - Sept 1: Guest River Rally

    August 30 – September 1 - Guest River Rally Festival - Main Street, Coeburn - Annual event featuring dancing, music, arts, crafts, food, games, exhibits, and other activities - Contact: Town of Coeburn, 276-395-3323

  • Aug 31: Papa Joe Smiddy Festival

    August 31 - 12th Annual Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival -- Natural Tunnel State Park Amphitheater, Sunday @ 5:00 PM

  • Sept 4 - 6: Ralph Stanley Labor Day

    September 4-6 - Ralph Stanley’s Labor Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival, Contact Phone: (276) 219-3474, Email: thestanleyagency@hotmail.com

  • Sept 6: Doc Boggs Festival

    September  6 – 46th Annual Dock Boggs Festival, Country Cabin II (Appalachian Traditions Village), 6034 Kent Junction Road,  Norton, VA 24273 - Phone: (276) 431-3338 Phone: (276) 679-0961

  • Sept 27: Big Stone Celtic 2014

    September 27 - Big Stone Celtic 2014 - Downtown Big Stone Gap, VA - An annual celebration of the music & culture of the seven Celtic Nations and their influence on this region.  For more information, go to www.bigstoneceltic.com or call (276) 523-5097

  • Sept 27: High Knob Naturalist Rally

    September 27 - 8th Annual High Knob Naturalist Rally - Bark Camp Lake.  Educational hikes, workshops, and activities highlighting the unique ecology of the High Knob region. This event is organized by The Clinch Coalition and is free and open to the entire  family. For the second year, a 5k Trail Run will take place before the rally on the lakeshore trail. More information is available online at www.highknobnaturalist.org or contact clinchcoalition@gmail.com

  • Oct 4: Harvest & Festival Grape Stomp

    October 4 - Harvest and Festival Grape Stomp - MountainRose Vineyards, 10439 North Reservoir Road - Hayrides through the vineyard, enjoy lunch", and stomp grapes - Contact: MountainRose Vineyards, 276-328-2013

  • Oct 11 - 12: Wise Co Famous Fall Fling

    October 11 & 12 – 36th Annual Wise County Famous Fall Fling -  Courthouse Mall, Wise VA

  • Oct 17 - 19: MECC Home Crafts Days

    October 17 - 19 - MECC Home Crafts Days - Mountain Empire Community College, Big Stone Gap – 43rd annual event featuring traditional Appalachian crafts, demonstrations, story-telling, music, square dancing, and food - Contact: Office of Continuing Education, Mountain Empire Community College, 276-523-2400, Ext. 464

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