Patrick County Chamber of Commerce, Stuart, Virginia
Patrick County - Stuart, Virginia - Blue Ridge Mountains
 
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June 2018

Summer Reading at the Library

Jun 19 - Jul 25

Summer Reading Kickoff - Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:00 - 12:00 Noon. There will be reading activities, crafts, games and much more. June 20, 2018 "On A Camping Trip" - Preschool Storytime. June 24/25 "Space/Rockets" - Preschool/School Age. July 4th week - No Story time program. July 10/11 "Earth Day/On the Range" - Preschool/School Age. July 17/18 "Fishing" - Preschool & School Age. July 24/25 Finale: "Fun/Games/Prizes" - Preschool and School Age. Call "Miss" Annie for more information - 276-694-3352
Blue Ridge Regional Library - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3352

Exploring Alcohol Inks~ Creative Arts Center

Jun 19

6 PM to 8 PM - Exploring Alcohol Inks Tuesday, June 19, 6:00-8:00 p.m. $30 Instructor Cindy Howe will lead you through this fun way to use colors in painting. Alcohol inks lend themselves to different surfaces such as glass and metals, as well as some papers. The brightness of the colors means that a small bottle of ink will go a long way. Learn how to use the inks, control your color, mix colors, and explore different surfaces. All materials are included in the cost of the class. Great for ages 16+. All are located at our new Creative Arts Center at 334 Patrick Avenue in Stuart (look for our sign!). Use the registration form attached to sign up today! Pre-registration and payment are due before classes begin. You can also call and register with a credit card. All classes are suitable for ages 16 and up, so consider giving your teen at home a fun art class to participate in!
- 276-694-7181

Dinner and Movie~ Reynolds Homestead

Jun 21

6 PM Dinner, Movie at 7 PM - Mark your calendars for the third Thursday of each month (except December) to come out to the Reynolds Homestead for a home-cooked meal and a movie! Only $14 per person and reservations are required. One of your favorite programs is back, thanks to the sponsorship of Outreach and International Affairs at Virginia Tech. As before, we will be offering a variety of feature-length films and a full dinner, all for only $14 per person! Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call 276-694-7181 to save your spot! June 21 – “Sully” (2016) PG-13 – 96 mins: The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight’s passengers and crew.
463 Homestead Dr - Critz, VA - 276-694-7181

Tai Chi Classes at Creative Arts Center 

Jun 21

8 AM to 9 AM - Start Your Summer Mornings Off Right at the Creative Arts Center! Sharon Mason will instruct a Tai Chi class on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:00-9:00 a.m. at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Avenue, Stuart, VA. The benefits of this centuries-old practice include improving balance and stability, enhancing relaxation and inner calm, improving cognitive function, increasing flexibility, strengthening muscles, and more! The cost of the 6-week (12 sessions) class is $50, or you may pay-as-you-go for $5 per session. There is a minimum registration of 5 sessions ($25) for pay-as-you-go. Call the Reynolds Homestead today to register by phone at 276-694-7181, or bring the attached registration form to the first class. Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing and good shoes for balance.
334 Patrick Avenue - Stuart - 276-694-7181

PCYP Par 3 Scramble and Cookout

Jun 21

Thursday, 6 PM, Gordon Trent Golf Course - Come out for a fun Par 3 Scramble with Cookout to follow. Entry is $20/player or $80/team (4 players per team). We're playing best ball from each shot on nine holes so it should be a quick, fun round of golf. We'll have prizes for the top three teams and closest to the pin on one of the holes. Cost for golfers includes a dinner plate at the Cookout. RSVP and register your team with team members by contacting PCYP or Gordon Trent: - Use our Facebook Event page or message us - Gordon Trent at 276-694-3805 - PCYP at 276-694-2455 - pcyoungpros@gmail.com. If you're not a golfer but still like food, then we'd still love to have you for our cookout! Plates are $10/person for those not golfing, and we'll have some lawn and yard games for fun. Dinner will be available starting at 7 PM. Please RSVP to 276-694-3805 or 276-694-2455 or pcyoungpros@gmail.com. We will reschedule the event if there is rain. Look for updates closer to the event.
2160 Golf Course Road - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3805

Reynolds Homestead Creative Arts

Jun 22

Friday, June 22, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Bring a beautiful look to your walls with this fun project. Instructor Lisa Martin will lead this class in creating a one-of-a-kind art project that is beautiful as well as fun to do. You will create a 24 X 20 project that you'll be proud to hang in your home. All materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own special buttons to use. Ages 16+. Limited to 12 participants. Register by calling the Reynolds Homestead at 276-694-7181. Fee is $25 for the class. Class to be held at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Avenue, Stuart, VA
334 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA - 276-694-7181

Floyd Fandango Festival 

Jun 22-24

Meadows of Dan, 11:00 AM - Midnight - Live music, outdoor adventure, craft beer, wine, cider, tastings, farm-to-table meal, camping, family-fun on tap for sixth edition of festival — now in FloydFest’s Beer & Wine Garden!
Milepost 170 Blue Ridge Parkway - Floyd VA - atwproductions.com/event/floyd-fandango-6/

Stanburn Stompin' Saturday

Jun 23

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Stanburn Stompin' Saturday, 6 PM to 10PM. Enjoy fun, food, live bands. Tickets are $10 in advance (online in the tasting room, at Honduras Coffee Shop in Stuart). $15 at the gate. Food available for purchase. Ages 12-20 & Designated Drivers $5. Rain or Shine. Bring Lawn Chair for seating. Southern Remedy performance.
158 Conner Drive - Stuart, VA - 276-694-7074

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette

Jun 24 - Oct 28

Sunday, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Winery Courtyard - Every Sunday June through October, enjoy award-winning wines, breathtaking views from the Blue Ridge, and an eclectic array of musical artists. Jazz every first Sunday. Sunday Sounds admission is free; wine and light café far available. We suggest bringing seating as the dance tent tables sometimes fill up Savor every last drop of the weekend with us! See the full Sunday Sounds performer lineup: http://www.thedogs.com/Events/Sunday-Sounds-2018
287 Winery Road - Courtyard - Floyd VA - https://www.thedogs.com/Events/Sunday-Sounds-2018

Fairy Stone State Park MONDAY MARKET

Jun 25

Monday Market 5 PM to 7 PM & Music - Levi Cooper (gospel) 5 PM to 6 PM - Fairy Stone State Park. Fresh local produce, crafts, music, and Hylton's BBQ Truck. Rain or Shine at the Allied Picnic Area - Shelters 3 & 4. Free parking (stop at pay booth for your FREE Market Pass). Children's Games & Activities. Bring your lawn chair and stay for supper. Most vendors accept Cash Only. For more info call 276-930-2424.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424 - www.virginiastateparks.gov

Tai Chi Classes at Creative Arts Center 

Jun 26

8 AM to 9 AM - Start Your Summer Mornings Off Right at the Creative Arts Center! Sharon Mason will instruct a Tai Chi class on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:00-9:00 a.m. at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Avenue, Stuart, VA. The benefits of this centuries-old practice include improving balance and stability, enhancing relaxation and inner calm, improving cognitive function, increasing flexibility, strengthening muscles, and more! The cost of the 6-week (12 sessions) class is $50, or you may pay-as-you-go for $5 per session. There is a minimum registration of 5 sessions ($25) for pay-as-you-go. Call the Reynolds Homestead today to register by phone at 276-694-7181, or bring the attached registration form to the first class. Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing and good shoes for balance.
334 Patrick Avenue - Stuart - 276-694-7181

Stuart Farmers' Market

Jun 26 - Sep 25

Every Tuesday, June through September, 3 PM to 6 PM - Locally grown fruits and vegetables. Homemade baked items, fresh coffee and teas, along with great crafts. Come join the fun. Special Mistletoe Market on the first Saturday of December (December 1, 2018) 10 AM to 1 PM. All local handmade for the holidays -- decorations, gifts, food and much more.
Chestnut Street - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3811

Begining Weaving Class 4 week course at Creative Arts Center 

Jun 26

5:30 to 9:30 PM - Our beginning weaving class was so popular we’re offering it again! Join instructor Celie Cassady for a 4-week course on learning to weave and create a beautiful scarf! The cost is $100 per person; class is on Tuesdays, beginning June 26, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at the Creative Arts Center. You can call the Reynolds Homestead at 276-694-7181 to register by phone. Only 3 spots available!
334 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA - 276-694-7181

Patrick County Branch Library Summer Programs

Jun 26

Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - GREAT CONVERSATIONS
116 Blue Ridge Street - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3352

Patrick County Branch Library Summer Programs

Jun 26

Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - LA LECHE LEAGUE
116 Blue Ridge Street - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3352

Patrick County Branch Library Summer Programs

Jun 27

Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - BRIDGE
116 Blue Ridge Street - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3352

Tai Chi Classes at Creative Arts Center 

Jun 28

8 AM to 9 AM - Start Your Summer Mornings Off Right at the Creative Arts Center! Sharon Mason will instruct a Tai Chi class on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:00-9:00 a.m. at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Avenue, Stuart, VA. The benefits of this centuries-old practice include improving balance and stability, enhancing relaxation and inner calm, improving cognitive function, increasing flexibility, strengthening muscles, and more! The cost of the 6-week (12 sessions) class is $50, or you may pay-as-you-go for $5 per session. There is a minimum registration of 5 sessions ($25) for pay-as-you-go. Call the Reynolds Homestead today to register by phone at 276-694-7181, or bring the attached registration form to the first class. Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing and good shoes for balance.
334 Patrick Avenue - Stuart - 276-694-7181

Mountain Home Masonic Lodge #263 July 4th Fundraiser

Jun 29

Mountain Home Masonic Lodge #263 is taking orders for whole Boston butts to be cooked and sold on Friday, June 29th at their lodge @111 Buena Vista Avenue in Stuart. Cost is $30 per cooked whole butt. Place your order by contacting one of the following: Benny Baliles 694-3476, Chad Corns 692-8652, Jim Litten 694-2449, Jack Williams 694-5300, and JW Young 692-6625. Let us take care of your holiday cooking needs.
Masonic Lodge @111 Buena Vista Avenue - Stuart, VA - 276-694-2449

Poor Farmers Farm - Bluegrass Music

Normally occurs in June

Bluegrass music every Saturday, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on the Front Porch Bluegrass Stage - May through August.
Poor Farmers Farm - Meadows of Dan, VA - 276-952-2560
Email for more information.

Willis Gap Community Center Open JAM!!! 

Normally occurs in June

Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam Every Friday, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

July 2018

Fairy Stone State Park MONDAY MARKET

Jul 2

Monday Market 5 PM to 7 PM and Music Clayton Chittum (old time bluegrass, gosepl) 5 PM to 6 PM - Fairy Stone State Park. Fresh local produce, crafts, music, and Hylton's BBQ Truck. Rain or Shine at the Allied Picnic Area - Shelters 3 & 4. Free parking (stop at pay booth for your FREE Market Pass). Children's Games & Activities. Bring your lawn chair and stay for supper. Most vendors accept Cash Only. For more info call 276-930-2424.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424 - www.virginiastateparks.gov

Tai Chi Classes at Creative Arts Center 

Jul 3

8 AM to 9 AM - Start Your Summer Mornings Off Right at the Creative Arts Center! Sharon Mason will instruct a Tai Chi class on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:00-9:00 a.m. at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Avenue, Stuart, VA. The benefits of this centuries-old practice include improving balance and stability, enhancing relaxation and inner calm, improving cognitive function, increasing flexibility, strengthening muscles, and more! The cost of the 6-week (12 sessions) class is $50, or you may pay-as-you-go for $5 per session. There is a minimum registration of 5 sessions ($25) for pay-as-you-go. Call the Reynolds Homestead today to register by phone at 276-694-7181, or bring the attached registration form to the first class. Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing and good shoes for balance.
334 Patrick Avenue - Stuart - 276-694-7181

July 4th Celebration! DeHart Park Stuart

Jul 4

9 AM to Fireworks - 4th in the Park Celebration on Fourth of July at DeHart Park in Stuart. Sponsored by Stuart Park and Recreation Association, the event also includes games, food, swimming and pool games, music in the Pavilion and fireworks. The event will end with a huge fireworks display (starting at approximate 9:30 p.m. -- Fireworks Display -- BIGGER, LONGER AND BRIGHTER FOR 2018). For further information call Stuart Park and Recreation at 276-694-3917
212 Wood Brothers Drive - Stuart, VA

July 4th Bluegrass and Old Time Music Competition

Jul 4

Wednesday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM - 4th of July Bluegrass and Oldtime Music Competition. 10 am to 4 pm, If rain, competition held indoors. Vesta Community Center, Community Drive, Between Vesta Supply and Vesta Post Office, Off route 58 4 miles east of Blue Ridge Parkway. Bring your lawn chairs for seating. Competition Categories: Banjo, Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin, Bands, Vocals, and Flat Footing (3 levels – children, teens, and adults), Individuals 1st place - $15, second $10, third place $5, Bands 1st Place -$50, second $30, third place $20. Everyone welcomed to compete! Opening ceremonies by the Patrick County VFW Post 8467. Games for the children. Food for Purchase: Hotdogs, BBQ sandwiches, homemade lemonade, bottled water, soft drinks and desserts. Quilt Show by the Mountain Top Quilters (buy a chance for a drawing to win a quilt).
Vesta Community Center

Blue Ridge Elementary School Firecracker 5K Run/Walk

Jul 4

BRES Firecracker 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Blue Ridge Elementary School on July 4, 2018 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Age Divisions, Entry Fees, Race Day Info, Beneficiaries, and Awards. Registration information and fees may be obtained by contacting Stacey Shepherd at Stacey.shepherd@patrick.k12.va.us.
5135 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, Virginia
Email for more information.

Tai Chi Classes at Creative Arts Center 

Jul 5

8 AM to 9 AM - Start Your Summer Mornings Off Right at the Creative Arts Center! Sharon Mason will instruct a Tai Chi class on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:00-9:00 a.m. at the Creative Arts Center, 334 Patrick Avenue, Stuart, VA. The benefits of this centuries-old practice include improving balance and stability, enhancing relaxation and inner calm, improving cognitive function, increasing flexibility, strengthening muscles, and more! The cost of the 6-week (12 sessions) class is $50, or you may pay-as-you-go for $5 per session. There is a minimum registration of 5 sessions ($25) for pay-as-you-go. Call the Reynolds Homestead today to register by phone at 276-694-7181, or bring the attached registration form to the first class. Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing and good shoes for balance.
334 Patrick Avenue - Stuart - 276-694-7181

First Friday Summer Jam Series

Jul 6 - Aug 3

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Stuart Farmer's Market - A collaborative effort between Patrick County Tourism, WHEO radio, and One Family Productions has resulted in the creation of a "First Friday Summer Jam Series" musical event that will be held at the Stuart Farmer's market on the first Friday of the month this July and August. The "First Friday Summer Jam Series" is scheduled for Friday, July 6 at 6:30 p.m. with music by Dangermuffin and Will Easter. This event will continue throughout the summer and feature a different high-caliber band each month. Admission to the First Friday event is just $5 per person. Those aged 12 and under get in free, so be sure to bring your family and lawn chairs for a special musical evening at the Farmer's Market in downtown Stuart. To supplement the musical entertainment, food, beer, wine, soft drinks and water will be available for purchase at a nominal cost. The July event features great food from Bootleg BBQ, wine by Stanburn Winery, and a beer selection by Blue Ridge Beverage featuring domestic and craft beers as well as ciders. This collaborative effort includes sponsorship or event assistance by several organizations within the community, including the Town of Stuart, Uptown Suites, Virginia Tech/Reynolds Homestead, Schneider & Williams, P. C., Attorneys-At-Law, with sponsorship of the musical entertainment by Lawless Turf & Landscape and Rogers Realty & Auction Company. If your business is interested in working with Patrick County Tourism, WHEO and One Family Productions for future sponsorship assistance, please contact Patti Dalton at 694-3114.
320 Chestnut Street - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3114

Fairy Stone State Park MONDAY MARKET

Jul 9

Monday Market - 5 PM - 7 PM and Music F.A.R.M. T.E.A.M (eclectic) 5 PM to 6 PM - Fairy Stone State Park. Fresh local produce, crafts, music, and Hylton's BBQ Truck. Rain or Shine at the Allied Picnic Area - Shelters 3 & 4. Free parking (stop at pay booth for your FREE Market Pass). Children's Games & Activities. Bring your lawn chair and stay for supper. Most vendors accept Cash Only. For more info call 276-930-2424.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424 - www.virginiastateparks.gov

Painting with Grace at the Creative Arts Center

Jul 13

Friday, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Join local artist and art teacher Grace Helms for a monthly "Painting with Grace" class. Following her lead, each participant will create a 12" x 16" painting chosen specifically for the season. Everyone is invited to bring their favorite appetizers, and enjoy fun, fellowship and art together! $30 per person, all materials included. These are alcohol-free events. For ages 10 and up. Registration and payment due before class begins. 276-694-7181
334 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA - 276-694-7181

The Black Dog Country Music Festival at Chateau Morrisette

Jul 14

Saturday, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Morrisette Festival Field - Enjoy select red and white flights, all our wines available by the bottle or glass, festival foods, and an afternoon of fun contemporary country music! Featuring local classic country revivalists Crawford and Power, modern vintage legacy holders Little Feather, and Texas singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Hudson Moore. Tickets and Info: https://www.thedogs.com/Shop-Wine/Store/Event-Tickets
3641 Black Ridge Road, Morrisette Festival Field - Floyd, VA - https://www.thedogs.com/Shop-Wine/Store/Event-Tick

Fairy Stone State Park MONDAY MARKET

Jul 16

Monday Market 5 PM to 7 PM & Music Levi Cooper (old time, gospel) 5 PM to 6 PM - Fairy Stone State Park. Fresh local produce, crafts, music, and Hylton's BBQ Truck. Rain or Shine at the Allied Picnic Area - Shelters 3 & 4. Free parking (stop at pay booth for your FREE Market Pass). Children's Games & Activities. Bring your lawn chair and stay for supper. Most vendors accept Cash Only. For more info call 276-930-2424.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424 - www.virginiastateparks.gov

Wayside Bluegrass Festival 2018

Jul 18-20

Click on link for lineup!!!
Wayside Park - Stuart - 276-692-4149 - www.waysidepark.com

Farm Bureau Open House

Jul 20

12 PM to 2 PM - Join the Farm Bureau Team for their open house The public is invited to visit, enjoy a hot dog, chips and drink and to learn more about the Farm Bureau services and Agriculture. Door Prizes will be given away.
305 South Main st - Stuart, VA - 276-694-7108

Fairy Stone State Park MONDAY MARKET

Jul 23

Monday Market 5 PM to 7 PM and Music Fred Weber (variety) 5 PM to 6 PM - Fairy Stone State Park. Fresh local produce, crafts, music, and Hylton's BBQ Truck. Rain or Shine at the Allied Picnic Area - Shelters 3 & 4. Free parking (stop at pay booth for your FREE Market Pass). Children's Games & Activities. Bring your lawn chair and stay for supper. Most vendors accept Cash Only. For more info call 276-930-2424.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424 - www.virginiastateparks.gov

FLOYDFEST 18~ Wild

Jul 25-29

Southeast’s premier summer outdoor music festival, taking place Wednesday to Sunday, July 25 to 29, 2018, at Milepost 170.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd, Va. Foster The People, The Infamous Stringdusters, Antibalas, Hiss Golden Messenger, The Steel Wheels, Devon Gilfillian, Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys, and 2017 FloydFest On-the-Rise Competition winner, South Hill Banks, and runner-up, Dharma Bombs, round out Across-the-Way Productions’ initial artist announcement for the 18th annual event. Early-bird tickets for FloydFest 18~Wild ARE AVAILABLE NOW via the brand-new www.floydfest.com.
894 Rock Castle Gorge Road - Floyd, VA

Kibler Valley River Run

Jul 28

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on Kibler Valley Rd. in Claudville. Race starts at 12:00 Noon. Entry fee of $25.
Kibler Valley - Claudville - 276-694-7190

Fairy Stone State Park MONDAY MARKET

Jul 30

Monday Market 5 PM to 7 PM & Music Sophia Meggs (old time & gospel) 5 PM to 6 PM - Fairy Stone State Park. Fresh local produce, crafts, music, and Hylton's BBQ Truck. Rain or Shine at the Allied Picnic Area - Shelters 3 & 4. Free parking (stop at pay booth for your FREE Market Pass). Children's Games & Activities. Bring your lawn chair and stay for supper. Most vendors accept Cash Only. For more info call 276-930-2424.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424 - www.virginiastateparks.gov

Poor Farmers Farm - Bluegrass Music

Normally occurs in July

Bluegrass music every Saturday, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on the Front Porch Bluegrass Stage - May through August.
Poor Farmers Farm - Meadows of Dan, VA - 276-952-2560
Email for more information.

Willis Gap Community Center Open JAM!!! 

Normally occurs in July

Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam, Every Friday, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Willis Gap Community Center

August 2018

Fairy Stone State Park MONDAY MARKET

Aug 6

Monday Market 5 PM to 7 PM and Music Clayton Chittum (old time, bluegrass, gospel) 5 PM to 6 PM - Fairy Stone State Park. Fresh local produce, crafts, music, and Hylton's BBQ Truck. Rain or Shine at the Allied Picnic Area - Shelters 3 & 4. Free parking (stop at pay booth for your FREE Market Pass). Children's Games & Activities. Bring your lawn chair and stay for supper. Most vendors accept Cash Only. For more info call 276-930-2424.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424 - www.virginiastateparks.gov

Painting with Grace at the Creative Arts Center

Aug 10

Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Join local artist and art teacher Grace Helms for a monthly "Painting with Grace" class. Following her lead, each participant will create a 12" x 16" painting chosen specifically for the season. Everyone is invited to bring their favorite appetizers, and enjoy fun, fellowship and art together! $30 per person, all materials included. These are alcohol-free events. For ages 10 and up. Registration and payment due before class begins. 276-694-7181
334 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA - 276-694-7181

The Black Dog Beach Music Festival at Chateau Morrisette

Aug 11

Saturday, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Morrisette Festival Field - Enjoy select red and white flights, all our wines available by the bottle or glass, festival foods, and a full afternoon of beach music! The Fantastic Shakers open, with featured artists Carolina beach music legends the Embers. Tickets and Info: https//www.thedogs.com/Shop-Wine/Store/Event-Tickets
3641 Black Ridge Road SW - Floyd, VA - https://www.thedogs.com/Shop-Wine/Store/Event-Tick

Fairy Stone State Park MONDAY MARKET

Aug 13

Monday Market 5 PM to 7 PM and Music F.A.R.M. T.E.A.M. (eclectic) 5 PM to 6 PM - Fairy Stone State Park. Fresh local produce, crafts, music, and Hylton's BBQ Truck. Rain or Shine at the Allied Picnic Area - Shelters 3 & 4. Free parking (stop at pay booth for your FREE Market Pass). Children's Games & Activities. Bring your lawn chair and stay for supper. Most vendors accept Cash Only. For more info call 276-930-2424.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424 - www.virginiastateparks.gov

Annual Virginia State Peach Festival  

Aug 17

4:30 PM - 10:00 PM - The Virginia State Peach Festival began in 1988 to recognize and promote the peach harvest of Patrick County. The Peach Festival events feature: music concerts, fresh local peaches, contests including best peach cobbler, peach pit spitting (new in 2018), art and craft vendors, historical demonstrations, food vendors, and much more! Join us at DeHart Park August 17th! There is no Admission Charge and Camping is avaliable. Parking fee $5 per car. Food vendors on site. Peach orchards represented. Peach desserts, peach ice cream, peach flavored drinks. Local barbeque available.
DeHart Park, 212 Wood Brothers Drive - Stuart, VA - 276-694-6012

Patrick County Music Association Monthly Jam

Aug 18

Patrick County Music Association
Rotary Field - Stuart, VA

Fairy Stone State Park MONDAY MARKET

Aug 20

Monday Market 5 PM to 7 PM and Music StephenNico Duo (variety) 5 PM to 6 PM - Fairy Stone State Park. Fresh local produce, crafts, music, and Hylton's BBQ Truck. Rain or Shine at the Allied Picnic Area - Shelters 3 & 4. Free parking (stop at pay booth for your FREE Market Pass). Children's Games & Activities. Bring your lawn chair and stay for supper. Most vendors accept Cash Only. For more info call 276-930-2424.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424 - www.virginiastateparks.gov

Fairy Stone State Park MONDAY MARKET

Aug 27

Monday Market - 5 PM to 7 PM - Fairy Stone State Park. Fresh local produce, crafts, music, and Hylton's BBQ Truck. Rain or Shine at the Allied Picnic Area - Shelters 3 & 4. Free parking (stop at pay booth for your FREE Market Pass). Children's Games & Activities. Bring your lawn chair and stay for supper. Most vendors accept Cash Only. For more info call 276-930-2424.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424 - www.virginiastateparks.gov

Front Porch Fest

Aug 30 - Sep 2

Front Porch Fest
677 Spirithaven Lane - Stuart, VA

Labor Day Weekend Gospel Singing at Dominion Valley Park

Aug 31

Friday, August 31st, Saturday, September 1st: 5:30 PM to 10 PM, Sunday, September 2nd: 10:30 AM to 12 PM - Featuring: The Singing Cookes, The Talleys, The Harvesters Quartet. Bring lawn chairs. Singings are outside. Shelters are available in case of rain. Restrooms are available. Playground for children. Camping $20.00 per day. Children under 12 FREE. Call for reservations 276-694-4245. Dominion Valley Park, Stuart - 276-694-4245.
692 Dominion Valley Lane - Stuart, VA - 276-694-4245 - www.dominionvalleyllc.com
Email for more information.

Labor Day Weekend Gospel Music Event

Aug 31 - Sep 2

Labor Day Weekend Gospel Music Event
Dominion Valley Park - Stuart, VA

Poor Farmers Farm - Bluegrass Music

Normally occurs in August

Bluegrass music every Saturday, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on the Front Porch Bluegrass Stage - May through August.
Poor Farmers Farm - Meadows of Dan, VA - 276-952-2560
Email for more information.

September 2018

Fairy Stone State Park MONDAY MARKET

Sep 3

Monday Market 5 PM to 7 PM and Music F.A.R.M. T.E.A.M. (eclectic) 5 PM to 6 PM - Fairy Stone State Park. Fresh local produce, crafts, music, and Hylton's BBQ Truck. Rain or Shine at the Allied Picnic Area - Shelters 3 & 4. Free parking (stop at pay booth for your FREE Market Pass). Children's Games & Activities. Bring your lawn chair and stay for supper. Most vendors accept Cash Only. For more info call 276-930-2424.
967 Fairystone Lake Drive - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424 - www.virginiastateparks.gov

Painting with Grace at the Creative Arts Center

Sep 14

Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Join local artist and art teacher Grace Helms for a monthly "Painting with Grace" class. Following her lead, each participant will create a 12" x 16" painting chosen specifically for the season. Everyone is invited to bring their favorite appetizers, and enjoy fun, fellowship and art together! $30 per person, all materials included. These are alcohol-free events. For ages 10 and up. Registration and payment due before class begins. 276-694-7181
334 Patrick Avenue - Stuart, VA - 276-694-7181

Harvest with the Dogs at Chateau Morrisette

Sep 15-16

Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Vineyard and Cellar - Learn about the grape harvest, hands on! Get an overview of Chateau Morrisette's viticulture with our vineyard master, savor a picnic lunch with wine in the vineyard, get a feel for vine clippers and grape lug in a 45-minute harvest session, and learn about the steps from harvest to cellar with our Winemaker. Sessions Saturday morning and afternoon and Sunday afternoon. Tickets and Info: https://www.thedogs.com/Shop-Wine/Store/Event-Tickets
287 Winery Road, Vineyard and Cellar - Floyd, VA - www.thedogs.com/Shop-Wine/Store/Event-Tickets

Virginia Faery Festival

Sep 21-23

Come to the Virginia Faery Festival and experience the childlike delight in folklore and fairy tales as you never have before. The festival features a fairy themed marketplace of talented artists from around the country displaying unique wares to tickle the fancy of adults and children alike, as well as entertainment for the whole family and special guests providing demonstrations and educational information about the environment and environmental conservation (by special request of the faeries). Come for a day or stay for the weekend. There are plenty of stories and frolic to be had.
677 Spirithaven Lane - Stuart, VA - www.spirithavenevents.com/events.html

Chateau Morrisette~ Beer, Wine, and Brats

Sep 29


287 Winery Road - Floyd, VA - 540-593-2865 - www.thedogs.com

Patrick County Agricultural Fair

Normally occurs in September

Sept 19-23, 2017 Gates Open - Monday-Friday at 5:00 p.m; Saturday at 1:00 p.m. $4.00 Adults (13 and up) $1.00 Kids (6 to 13) Under 6 - Free
Rotary Field - Stuart, VA - 276-694-4211 or 276-694-4400

Poor Farmers Farm - Bluegrass Music

Normally occurs in September

Bluegrass music every Saturday, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on the Front Porch Bluegrass Stage - May through August.
Poor Farmers Farm - Meadows of Dan, VA - 276-952-2560
Email for more information.

Labor Day at Chateau Morrisette

Normally occurs in September

Our restaurant will be serving lunch on Monday, September 5 from 11 am until 2 pm. The Winery and Gift Shop will be open from 10 am until 5 pm and tours will be held that day at 11 am, 1 and 3 pm.
Chateau Morrisette - Meadows of Dan, Virginia - 540-593-2865 - www.the dogs.com

Old Timers Band & Bluegrass Competition

Normally occurs in September


Wayside Park - Stuart, VA - 276-694-7718 or 276-694-7247 - www.waysidepark.com
Email for more information.

Front Porch Fest

Normally occurs in September

The festival is produced by a group of family, friends and funsters inspired by the idea that life is enriched by art, with music at its soul.
Spirit Haven Farm - Stuart Va - (276) 692-7195 - www.frontporchfest.com
Email for more information.

Sunflower Maze

Normally occurs in September

Sunflower Maze, Hay Ride, Pumpkin Bowling, Jump Pad, Corn Hole, Swings, Apple Launcher, & more! Pumpkins, Apples, Corn Shucks, Straw, Gourds, Maze T-Shirts, Fresh Popcorn, Apple Pies, Snacks & Drinks! Pick Your Own Sunflowers!
Doe Run Farm - Ararat, VA - 276-251-8287

American Music Series Concert~ Reynolds Homestead

Normally occurs in September

On Sunday, September 10, Johnny and Jeanette Williams will perform their high-energy style of bluegrass music at the Reynolds Homestead at 2:30 PM. The American Music Series invites folks to enjoy a concert on the lawn of the historic home. Bring a picnic and blanket or your favorite chair to Reynolds Homestead, 463 Homestead Lane, Critz, VA 24082. Tickets will be sold at the door, $8 for adults, 15 and under are free…or to reserve tickets, call 276-694-7181. Since her debut solo release in 1994, regional musician Jeanette Williams has quietly become one of the most successful and celebrated women in bluegrass music. Her partner Johnny Williams is an award winning singer, songwriter and an excellent guitarist. He has been named Virginia State Champion Male Vocalist. We thank Valley Star Credit Union, Friends of The Reynolds Homestead and Patrick County Tourism for their generous support. For more information visit Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/americanmusicseries

October 2018

Civil War Encampment & Reenactment - Annual

Oct 6-7

9 AM to 4:30 PM - Time: 9:00am-4:30 daily Description: Annual Civil War Encampment and Living History at Laurel Hill, birthplace of Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart. Activities include music, food vendors, sutlers, guest speakers, battle scenes, Saturday night dance and Candlelight Tour, Ladies Fashion Show, Sunday Church Service. Admission $8 per person, 12-under free, free parking. This is a family friendly event.
Laurel Hill - Ararat, VA - 276-251-1833 - www.jebstuart.org
Email for more information.

Flashpoint

Oct 12

Flashepoint 2017 will have ground-breaking workshops, an amazing music lineup, superb flow arts vendors, dazzling performances, panel discussions about their community, performance-centric classes and group discussions to hone on-stage abilities, and more.
677 Spirithaven lane - Stuart, VA - www.spirithavenevents.com/events.html

17th Annual Apple Dumpling Festival

Oct 20

10 AM to 4 PM - Enjoy Fall and the changing of the leaves along with the Apple Harvest. Food, Orchards, Craft vendors and more.
Downtown Stuart - 276-694-3811

53rd Annual Meadows of Dan Pancake Days

Oct 21

7 AM to 7 PM - Annual Pancake days on the 3rd and 4th Sundays of October. 7 AM to 7 PM. Featuring an all-you-can-eat menu of plain pancakes, buckwheat pancakes, sausage, gravy and all the fixins'. Prices:  $10.00 per Adult             $5.00 per child - 6 - 12 years old             Children under 6 are free To Go orders welcome. Freshly Ground Sausage, season just right, available for sale. Proceeds benefit a variety of community causes and organizations including: Local Fire Department, Local Rescue Squad, Local Schools, Food Drives, Other Community Needs. Bring the entire family for a not-to-be-missed event and become part of the tradition
2858 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, Va - www.meadowsofdan-ruritan.org/Meadows_of_Dan_Rurita

53rd Annual Meadows of Dan Pancake Days

Oct 28

7 AM to 7 PM - Annual Pancake days on the 3rd and 4th Sundays of October. 7 AM to 7 PM. Featuring an all-you-can-eat menu of plain pancakes, buckwheat pancakes, sausage, gravy and all the fixins'. Prices:  $10.00 per Adult             $5.00 per child - 6 - 12 years old             Children under 6 are free To Go orders welcome. Freshly Ground Sausage, season just right, available for sale. Proceeds benefit a variety of community causes and organizations including: Local Fire Department, Local Rescue Squad, Local Schools, Food Drives, Other Community Needs. Bring the entire family for a not-to-be-missed event and become part of the tradition
2858 JEB Stuart Hwy - Meadows of Dan, Va - www.meadowsofdan-ruritan.org/Meadows_of_Dan_Rurita

Woolwine Octoberfest

Normally occurs in October

Annual Octoberfest at the Volunteer Fire Department
9912 Woolwine Hwy - Woolwine, VA - 276-930-2100

Voter Education and Candidate Forum

Normally occurs in October

Patrick County Young Professional cordially invite you to come and participate in our inaugural Voter Education & Candidate Forum. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 6:30PM and will be held in the Virginia Motorsports Museum and Hall of Fame’s Auditorium, located at 212 Wood Brothers Drive, Stuart, Virginia 24171. The Patrick County Young Professionals seek to engage our local community in the voting process. In hosting this event, we hope to educate community members in the voting process, to register anyone who is not yet registered to vote, and to connect voters to their candidates both on the local and state levels. Our registrar will be on hand with absentee ballots and our new voting machines. Please come support your community and learn about your candidates. For more information about our event feel free to send questions to pcyoungpros@gmail.com or check out our Facebook at Patrick County Young Professionals.
212 Wood Brothers Drive - Stuart, VA
Email for more information.

Ararat Ruritan BBQ

Normally occurs in October

30th Annual BBQ Festival.
4711 Ararat Hwy - Ararat, VA

Woolwine October Festival

Normally occurs in October


Woolwine Vol. Fire Department - Woolwine, VA - 276-930-2949 - www.woolwinefire.com
Email for more information.

Celebration of Pride Day

Normally occurs in October

The Patrick County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed the third Saturday of October of each year as "Celebration of Pride Day" throughout the county. Come join in the fun as this event unfolds at the beautiful John D. Hooker Field on the campus of PCHS
Patrick County High School - Stuart - 276-694-7137

BBQ Butt Sale

Normally occurs in October

Mountain Home Masonic Lodge in Stuart is having a Whole Cooked BBQ Butt Sale October 6th at the Lodge, 111 Buena Vista Avenue. Whole cooked butts are $30 each. Must order in advance and pick up around noon Oct. 6. Contact Jim Litten 694-2449; Jack Williams 694-5300; Benny Baliles 694-3476; J. W. Young 692-6625; Darrell Cockerham 251-5716 or any Mason. The Lodge will also be selling BBQ butts, BBQ sandwiches and drinks at the Apple Dumpling Festival October 21 in downtown Stuart.
111 Buena Vista Avenue - Stuart VA - 276-694-2449

National Alzheimer's Association Support Group

Normally occurs in October

The Landmark Center. A light lunch will be served.
227 Landmark Dr - Stuart VA - 276-694-3050

4th Annual Stuart Spooktacular 

Normally occurs in October

Come enjoy a safe event with fun for the whole family! Everyone is invited to the free community celebration! Trick or Treat - Inflatables - Games & Prizes - Giant Movie Screen - Table Decoration Contest - Photo Booth 5:30 - 8 tick or treating and fun along main street 5:30 - 8 Games, inflatables, and giant movies screen playing Halloween cartoons 6:30 Costume contest-pets, children & adults @ runway in front of Mattie B's 7 Mattie B's lip sync contest @ runway in front of Mattie B's
Uptown Stuart - Stuart VA - 276-694-6014 - www.patrickchamber.com
Email for more information.

PC Senior Health Fair

Normally occurs in October

Free Admission Entertainment Free Samples and Prizes Free Health Screenings Refreshments will be served.
420 Woodland Drive - Stuart VA

Operation Homefront

Normally occurs in October

The Landmark Center, Stuart VA. Casual meetings to connect, recognize, and support our local heroes.
227 Landmark Dr - Stuart VA - 276-694-3050

Pastoral Appreciation Luncheon

Normally occurs in October

Appreciation luncheon for area Pastors.
227 Landmark Dr - Stuart VA - 276-694-3050

Apple Dumpling Festival

Normally occurs in October

16th Annual Apple Dumpling Festival, Downtown Stuart. Start the day off with the 5K race at 8 AM. Contact Wayne at 540-570-3511. Festival starts at 10 AM and runs to 4 PM. Music, inflatables, food and crafts.
Downtown Stuart - Stuart VA - 276-694-3811 - www.townfostuartva.com

Annual Ararat Ruritan BBQ Dinner

Normally occurs in October

October 28 BBQ Chicken Dinner, slaw, baked beans, rolls and drink 12-6pm Eat in or Take Out $8.00 Call the Ruritan Building at 276-251-1408
Ararat Ruritan Bldg - Ararat, VA - 276-251-5436

November 2018

Chateau Morrisette~ Holiday Tree Lighting 

Nov 24


287 Winery Road - Floyd, VA - 540-593-2865 - www.thedogs.com

Patrick County Music Association Proudly Presents OPEN JAM!

Normally occurs in November

Line up subject to change. All pickers welcome. For more information please contact Denny Alley at 276-694-4232. Upland Express, Chris Dodson, Country Boys, Tenbrooke, Masters Five, Brian Fain, Spiritualaires.
The John D. Hooker Memorial Building Rotary Field - Stuart - 276-694-4232 - www.patrickcountymusic.com

Community Shred Day

Normally occurs in November

Bring those old files to have them shredded at the H&R Block location in Stuart. Shredder on site that day.
301 S Main Street - Stuart VA - 276-694-7242

Holiday Bazaar Fair

Normally occurs in November

Holiday Bazaar benefiting The Patrick County Alzheimer's group LLC. Food, gifts, cosmetics, jewelry, Hand sewn and Hand painted items Scentsy candles, crocheted items, wood art, and More.
420 Woodland Drive - Stuart, VA - 276694-5273

Veteran's Ball

Normally occurs in November

All veterans are cordially invited to be our guest for a fun filled afternoon of music, dancing and refreshments. Wear your Sunday best as we honor and thank you for your courage and commitment! You may bring a guest, but space is limited so RSVP by calling 276-403-4764 Presented by Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care. Event held at Spencer Penn Centre
475 Spencer Penn Road - Spencer, VA - 276-403-4764

Meadows of Dan Christmas Parade-Tree Lighting-Meadows of Dan

Normally occurs in November

Annual Christmas Parade and tree lighting ceremony , on Business 58, Jeb Stuart Highway. Parade starts at Mountain Made Ice. Santa will be on hand.
U. S. Route 58 Business-Next door to Visitor Cente - Meadows of Dan - 276-694-2001
Email for more information.

Veteran's Day Parade

Normally occurs in November

Come celebrate OUR Veteran's at the annual Veteran's Day Parade. Parade route travels along the Blue Ridge Street and down Main Street.
100 Main Street - Stuart, VA - 276-930-2117

December 2018

Mistletoe Market

Dec 1

Saturday, 10 AM to 1 PM - Come join us for a great market to purchase gifts, baked items, decorations and much more. Everything is handmade by our vendors. Hot apple cider available for purchase while you shop. Stay for the annual Christmas Parade at 2pm. Check out the Stuart Farmers market facebook page for all the great vendors who will be participating.
320 Chestnut Street - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3811

Chateau Morrisette~ Holiday Open House

Dec 1-2


287 Winery Road - Floyd, VA - 540-593-2865 - www.thedogs.com

Chateau Morrisette~ Black Dog Christmas Weekend

Dec 8-9


287 Winery Road - Floyd, VA - 540-593-2865 - www.thedogs.com

New Year's Eve Celebration~ Fairy Stone State Park

Normally occurs in December

Dance to the sounds of a local DJ at Fayerdale Hall. $15 per person includes party favors and refreshments. Punch available for the midnight toast or bring your own beverage. Beer or wine only please. You can pay at the door, but pre-registration is preferred. To pre-register, call 276-930-2424. Cabins are available, with a two-night minimum. This event is not recommended for children.
Fairy Stone State Park - Stuart VA - 276-930-2424

Patrick County's Annual Christmas Parade

Normally occurs in December

We encourage businesses, non-profits, educational groups and individuals to participate in the local Christmas Parade.
Main Street - Stuart Va - 276-692-7195
Email for more information.

Grand Illumination 

Normally occurs in December

Join Us on Main street for Holiday Shopping. Shops will be open until 7. Tree lighting on the Courthouse lawn at 6pm. Caroling provided by local churches. even a visit by Santa. New this year is the Patrick County Passport. Pick up your passport at the lighting and visit the shops that night to obtain a stamp. Visit all the great events on Saturday before the parade for a stamp and turn in at the Chamber office for door prizes.
100 Main Street - Stuart, VA - 276-694-6012

January 2019

February 2019

Two Stroke Painting~ Creative Arts Center

Normally occurs in February


334 Patrick Avenue - Stuart VA

March 2019

Willis Gap Community Center Open JAM!!!

Mar 1-1

Willis Gap Comm Ctr. OPEN JAM every Friday Night. 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 144 The Hollow Road Ararat, VA 24053
- Ararat, Virginia - 276-251-9906

Easter at Chateau Morrisette

Normally occurs in March

Easter Service 10-11:00 am. The Winery and Restaurant invite you to share Easter Sunday with us. The Winery will be open from 11 am until 5 pm; the Restaurant will be serving brunch from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Reservations requested.
Chateau Morrisette - Meadows of Dan, Virginia - 540-593-2865 - www.the dogs.com

11th Annual Master Your Garden Symposium

Normally occurs in March

Knowledgeable Gardening Speakers, Gardening Vendors, Food, Fun and Time spent with Friends. Check in begins at 8:30 AM, classes start at 9 AM
463 Homestead Dr - Critz, VA - 276-694-3341

Painting with Grace at the Creative Arts Center

Normally occurs in March

Join Local artist and art teach Grace Helms for a monthly "Painting with Grace" class. Following her lead, each participant will create a 12' x 16' painting chosen specifically for the season. Everyone is invited to bring their favorite appetizers, and enjoy the fun, fellowship and art together. $30 per person, all materials included. Register and pay for all four, only $25 per class. Save $20. These are alcohol-free events. For ages 10 and up. To register for any or all the of Grace's classes, please contact the Reynolds Homestead at 276-694-7181. Classes are held at the Creative Arts Center 334 Patrick Avenue, Stuart

April 2019

5th Annual Wine & Food Festival

Normally occurs in April

5th Annual Town of Stuart Food and Wine Festival **Location change**~ Memorial Building at Rotary Field the First Saturday in April. Slusher Street with rain location at in the memorial building Chateau Morrisette Westwind Winery Stanburn Mt. Vale Food and inflatables for the kids $10 wine tasting fee Phonic 45 will be providing Music
420 Woodland Drive - 276-694-3811

May 2019

Stuart Farmers' Market

May 4 - Nov 30

Every Friday, May through November, 8 AM to 1 PM - Locally grown fruits and vegetables. Homemade baked items, fresh coffee and teas, along with great crafts. A special program will be featured each week. Follow facebook for additional information. Come join the fun. Special Mistletoe Market on the first Saturday of December (December 1st, 2018) 10 AM to 1 PM. All local handmade for the holidays -- decorations, gifts, food and much more.
Chestnut Street - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3811

Poor Farmers Farm - Bluegrass Music

May 5 - Aug 25

Bluegrass music every Saturday, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on the Front Porch Bluegrass Stage - May through August.
Poor Farmers Farm - Meadows of Dan, VA - 276-952-2560
Email for more information.

Annual Chantilly Farm Bluegrasss and Barbeque Festival

Normally occurs in May


2697 Franklin Pike - Floyd, Va