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Events Calendar

Superabundance Art Exhibit
Feb
13
Nov
22
History/Heritage | Arts & Crafts

Superabundance Art Exhibit

A new exhibit exploring the legacy of Laura Lu Copenhaver and Rosemont Industries is coming to William King Museum of Art in Abingdon, VA. Superabundance opens in WKMA’s Price-Strongwell Cultural Heritage Gallery on February 13, 2020. This exhibition celebrates the life of Laura Lu Copenhaver, dedicated educator, entrepreneur, and regional humanitarian of Marion, Virginia. By establishing Rosemont Industries, a craft cooperative that bolstered the local economy for almost 100 yea…

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Abingdon Vineyards Picnic Music Series
Jun
13
Oct
31
Music | Family Fun | Performances | Wine/Beer

Abingdon Vineyards Picnic Music Series

Live music at Abingdon Vineyards every Saturday from 3-6pm! $5 per adult, all ages welcome. Bring a picnic blanket!  6/13 - James Meadows 6/20 - Steel Cookin' Band 6/27 - The Dimestore Cowboys 7/4 - Fourth of July Party: Ron Short & the Possum Playboys 7/11- The Blue Ridge Girls 7/18 - Wolf Hills Jazz 7/25 - Billy Crawford Band 8/1 - Ragged Sally 8/8 - Ron Addison & The Tomcats 8/15 - Pointer Brothers 8/…

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Photomerge 2 OZ Moonlite Drive In Barter Theatre
Jul
14
Nov
11
Music | Performances

Barter Theatre at the Moonlite Drive-In

Barter together, six feet apart. We know you are looking for things to do with your family, so we have put together a season of family friendly entertainment performed by the Barter Players. Enjoy a live performance from the comfort and safety of your vehicle. Get the sound through your car’s radio, watch the actors live on stage and simulcast on the big screen. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show!

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Exhibition: Transforming Politics: Art Made by Women
Aug
20
Dec
27
Family Fun | History/Heritage | Arts & Crafts | LGBT Friendly

Exhibition: Transforming Politics: Art Made by Women

Transforming Politics: Art Made by WomenAugust 20, December 27, 2020As we celebrate the centennial of women’s suffrage, we celebrate a women-led movement that sparked a transformation of politics around the world. The suffragettes used their artistic skills, creativity and resourcefulness in order to make history and, although some political affairs have changed, the passionate interests of women have not. Women continue to make their voices h…

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Reimagined ~ Watercolor paintings by Shauna Henard Slaughter
Oct
10
Nov
30
Arts & Crafts

Reimagined ~ Watercolor paintings by Shauna Henard Slaughter

The Gallery @ Barr Photographics announces the fall installment of the Corner Gallery’s 2020 exhibition series with a debut exhibit of watercolor paintings entitled “Reimagined” by a Rogersville, Tennessee, emerging artist, Shauna Henard Slaughter. Shauna reveals in her artist’s statement, “Inspiration arises from seeing the beauty in all the landscapes of my East Tennessee home as well as throughout the world. The majestic animals of the west, vibrant col…

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Halloween at the Moonlite Drive-In
Oct
30-31
Family Fun | Performances | Holidays | Fall

Halloween at the Moonlite Drive-In

Barter Theatre celebrates Halloween at the Moonlite Drive-In!  Friday October 30 and Saturday October 31, arrive early to the show and enjoy a pre-show celebration, featuring reverse trick-or-treating (candy will be delivered to each spot), a costume contest before each performance, decorations, halloween music, and bring-your-own jack-o'lantern.  Each night will be a double header - come to either show, or both!  6:45pm The Legend of Sleepy Holl…

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Zach McNabb and the Tennessee Esquires
Oct
31
Music | Family Fun | Performances | Holidays | Wine/Beer | Fall

Zach McNabb and the Tennessee Esquires

Zach McNabb and the Tennessee Esquires Live at the Old Mill Oct. 31, 7-10pm Zach McNabb and the Tennessee Esquires are one of the Tri-cities few, if not only, 1950's Rockabilly bands. Based out of Johnson City Tennessee, they are made up of Zach McNabb (vocals and rhythm guitar), Willie Vance (lead guitar) and Caleb McNabb (double bass and fiddle), creating a great 1950's style trio. This group has a great vintage look and an exciting toe-tapping sound. Inspired by the musi…

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WKMA photos with santa
Nov
07
Family Fun | Holidays | Winter

Photos with Santa

Visit William King Museum of Art for socially distant photos with Santa on Saturday, November 7, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bring your own camera. Appointments are required. Appointments are made in intervals of 30 minutes. Please note that children will not be sitting on Santa’s lap and Covid 19 guidelines will be in place. Sponsored by: Powell Valley National Bank

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Wolf Hills Brewing logo
Nov
20
Music

Joshua Eadie & The Common Wealth at Wolf Hills Brewing Co

Come on out for a free show at Wolf Hills Brewing from Joshua Eadie and the Common Wealth!Joshua Eadie and the Common Wealth are a folk trio from the greater Richmond area. Growing up in Montpelier on classic country and folk music, Joshua performed solo and in several bands around the River City until he met banjo player and future …

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The Farmer & the Chef Bloody Mary Brunch
Nov
22

The Farmer & the Chef Bloody Mary Brunch

Chef Charles Parker and Farmer Tracy McGlothlin offer a Bloody Mary Sunday Brunch Series this fall at Abingdon Vineyards in Abingdon, Virginia. Gather with us and enjoy fine dining and fine conversation! All you can eat buffet (masks and gloves required). The Brunch will also include a Mimosa Bar and a Bloody Mary Bar where you will enjoy Bloody Marys featuring Highlands Farms Organic Heirloom Tomatoes. Dining will be held inside at Abingdon Vineyards and outside, weather…

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Abingdon Farmers Market dried apples credit Jason Barnette
Nov
27
Dec
20
Family Fun | Holidays | Winter | Arts & Crafts | Culinary

Holiday Farmers Market

New in 2020, the Abingdon Farmers Market offers an extended Holiday Market!November 27 to December 20, open Fridays and Saturdays 10am until 5pm; Sundays noon until 5pmSome of the available items will be: produce, meats, baked goods, wreaths, hats, scarves, jewelry, paintings, soaps, coffee, cards, herbs, wine, eggs, fudge, jams and jellies, and canned goods. The Abingdon Farmers Market is a place for local farmers, artisans and food producers to sell their…

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Wolf Hills Brewing logo
Nov
28
Music

Folk Soul Revival Returns to Wolf Hills Brewing

Join us for the return of local Americana legends Folk Soul Revival.Tickets: wolf-hills-brewing-co.ticketleap.com/folk-soul-revival-wolf-hills-2020

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Southwest Virginia Holiday Market
Nov
28
Family Fun | Holidays | Winter | Arts & Crafts | LGBT Friendly | Fall

Southwest Virginia Holiday Market

Join 'Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Network and the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace on Small Business Saturday for our Annual Holiday Market! Children's activities, local food, live artisan demonstrations, and fun for the whole family!

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Dec
12
History/Heritage | Holidays | Winter | Culinary | LGBT Friendly | Workshops/Classes

Let's Jam! Sauerkraut

The practice of canning, or preserving foods, has been around for millenia. Our ancestors were quick to realize that they had to come up with ways to extend the life of their foods, especially through the harsh winters. In the past 200-300 years, canning became increasingly popular (and needed) in “the South”. People were blessed with bountiful harvests throughout the Spring, Summer, and Fall months, and due to poverty and poor living conditions, they would preserve their extra me…

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The Farmer & the Chef Bloody Mary Brunch
Dec
20

The Farmer & the Chef Bloody Mary Brunch

Chef Charles Parker and Farmer Tracy McGlothlin offer a Bloody Mary Sunday Brunch Series this fall at Abingdon Vineyards in Abingdon, Virginia. Gather with us and enjoy fine dining and fine conversation! All you can eat buffet (masks and gloves required). The Brunch will also include a Mimosa Bar and a Bloody Mary Bar where you will enjoy Bloody Marys featuring Highlands Farms Organic Heirloom Tomatoes. Dining will be held inside at Abingdon Vineyards and outside, weather…

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Apr
17
Workshops/Classes

Highlands Writers Fair

Area writers will participate in the second annual Highlands Writers Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Washington County Public Library and the Virginia Highlands Festival. The day celebrating local stories and books will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Washington County Public Library in Abingdon. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes a book fair and a series of workshops that focus on reading, writing and publishing. The fair is free and ope…

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20120728 Virginia Highlands Festival Jb378
Jul
30
Aug
08
Family Fun | History/Heritage | Arts & Crafts | Festivals | Antique Shows/Flea Markets

The Virginia Highlands Festival

10 Days of Arts, Music, Food & Fun!  Come celebrate the Virginia Highlands Festival in historic Abingdon, VA. Named "Best Art Event" in the region by readers of Virginia Living magazine, the Festival offers activities and entertainment for the whole family. Anchored by an antiques market and an award-winning juried arts and crafts show, the Festival includes live music, historical re-enactments, fine art and photography competitions, performances, creati…

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