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Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 6 p.m.

Fred Carter: Primitive Things of Toil and Love Aug 03

William King Museum of Art / Fred Carter: Primitive Things of Toil and Love

Fred Carter: Primitive Things of Toil and Love Opening Reception: August 3, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. July 28 – January 14, 2018 Born in Duffield, Virginia in 1911, Fred Carter did not begin making art until his fifties when a foot injury left him temporarily homebound. A man of deep conviction, Carter spent the next 30 years of his life giving form to his beliefs in stonework, poetry, short stories, painting, and, of course, woodcarving. He displayed many of his works in his Cumberland Museum, the door of which was adorned with the simple message, “Primitive Things of Toil and Love.”... Continue

Saturday, August 5th, 2017 2PM

Fairview Cruise In Aug 05

Fairview Cruise In

The Fairview Foundation presents its annual car show featuring all makes and models of classic, custom and muscle cars, trucks, rat rods, imports, motorcycles, and tractors. The cruise in will be held on the historic grounds of the Fairview Homestead - 908 Hillman Highway, Abingdon, VA.... Continue

Friday, August 11th, 2017 02:30 PM

Forest Site Assessment & Planning Aug 11

Appalachian Sustainable Development / Forest Site Assessment & Planning

This ​intermediate ​-to ​- ​advanced ​level ​training ​is ​designed ​for ​growers ​who ​understand ​the ​basics ​of ​forest ​farming ​and ​are ​ready ​to ​get ​to ​work ​and ​take ​their ​operations ​to ​the ​next ​level. ​The ​multi-day ​workshop ​will ​give ​growers ​of ​forest ​botanicals ​like ​ginseng, ​goldenseal, ​black ​cohosh ​and ​more ​an ​opportunity ​to ​gain ​practical, ​hands-on ​experience ​with ​the ​technical ​aspects ​of ​individualized ​planning, ​growing, ​and ​planting. ​Attendees ​will ​hone ​their ​plant ​identification ​skills, ​learn ​propagation ​methods ​in ​a ​hands-on ​environment, ​and ​prepare ​voucher ​specimens. ​They ​will ​gain ​important ​background ​knowledge ​on ​federal ​regulations ​and ​learn ​how ​to ​estimate ​plant ​populations... Continue

Saturday, August 12th, 2017 03:30 PM

An Evening Under The Stars With Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers Aug 12

Appalachian Sustainable Development / An Evening Under The Stars With Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers

Enjoy an indoor VIP reception complete with open beer/wine bar & hors d'oeuvres prepared with local Appalachian ingredients. Then move out back for a "knock-your-socks" off concert with Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers & special guest Dori Freeman! Space is limited. All proceeds benefit ASD.... Continue

Saturday, August 26th, 2017 1 p.m.

Living History: Life in colonial backcountry Aug 26

Living History: Life in colonial backcountry

LIVING HISTORY AT THE ABINGDON MUSTER GROUNDS Find Your Trail! Find Your Ancestor! Hear ye! Hear ye! Overmountain Men and their families will come to life at the Abingdon Muster Grounds, August 26, 2017 from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. This event will highlight the importance of the Washington County, Virginia militia and the Revolutionary War Battle of Kings Mountain, 1780. There will be demonstrations related to life in backcountry Virginia during colonial times. This event has activities for the whole family! Join the Overmountain Victory Trail Association, Blacks Fort Chapter-DAR, and General William Campbell Chapter-SAR as we bring history to life. Certified by the... Continue

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 10:00 AM

Main Street Busker Fest September 2nd Abingdon VA Sep 02

Abingdon Music Experience / Main Street Busker Fest September 2nd Abingdon VA

Weird and wonderful street performers will fill downtown Abingdon for the 3rd Annual Main Street Busker Fest on Saturday, September 2nd from 12-5. We've lined up acts from all over the region & country, including several new circus acts, to thrill your senses. From fire-eaters to magicians, contortionists, mimes, one-man bands and everything in between, there won't be a corner of the Main Street that will disappoint. The festival is FREE! Enjoy a weekend in our beautiful town, voted by USA Today as one of the Top 10 Towns in the South. There is something for all ages! The Imagination Station,... Continue

Saturday, October 14th, 2017 1:00 p.m.

8th Annual Chestnut Restoration Celebration in Meadowview, VA Oct 14

8th Annual Chestnut Restoration Celebration in Meadowview, VA

The 8th Annual Chestnut Restoration Celebration will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017, 1:00-5:00PM at the Glenn C. Price Research Laboratory in Meadowview, Virginia. “The Celebration provides a rare opportunity to see the expansion of resources at the Research Farm where blight resistant trees are being developed in order to restore the American chestnut to our forests” said Stan Tucker, president of SWVA Restoration Branch. Learn about restoration efforts while taking a hayride through the orchard or listening to talks on genomics selection methods. Sample fresh roasted chestnuts and foods made with chestnuts, taste freshly pressed... Continue

Saturday, October 13th, 2018 10:30 a.m.

Ms.Shelia Arnold - Professional Story Teller Oct 13

Ms.Shelia Arnold - Professional Story Teller

Washington County School Nutrition Association is hosting Ms. Shelia Arnold - Professional Storyteller Saturday October 8, 2016 10:30 -12:30 Abingdon High School Auditorium Cost: Students Free - Adults $10.00... Continue

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