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Friday, July 28th, 2017 (10 days, Aug 1 to Dec 31)

69th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival Jul 28

Virginia Highlands Festival / 69th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival

"Kick up your heels!" at the 69th annual Virginia Highlands Festival! Anchored by our award-winning Juried Arts & Crafts Show on the Barter Green and a nationally renowned outdoor Antiques Market on the grounds of the Virginia Highlands Community College, the Festival offers an array of arts and culture activities for the whole family! Numerous live concerts, dance shows, circus arts performances, youth activities, outdoor adventures, local history tours and lectures, fine art and photography competitions, and writing workshops are all designed to set your fun meter to overload! You deserve a summer vacation, too. So pack up the kids... Continue
Running 10 days from August 1st to December 31st.

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, October 28th, 2017 10:00 AM

Halloween Play Day/fun Show Oct 28

Magna Vista Farm / Halloween Play Day/fun Show

October 28 (saturday) starting at 10:00. I will post the class list for this show closer to the date. The cost for this event is a flat fee of $30. Enter as many classes and fun events as you like! They will be judged, with ribbons for the winners. The classes will be easy and fun, and the whole thing will take place in our arena.... Continue

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