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Monthly Archives: June 2012

EVERY SUNDAY AT MABRY MILL!

Visit the famous Blue Ridge Parkway attraction Mabry Mill at Milepost 176 (near Meadows of Dan, VA) any Sunday through October for traditional music and Flatfooting – 2-4pm- and mill demonstrations by rangers 11am, 1pm & 3pm. Rangers will also explain the mill “workings” on Fridays and Saturdays, same times. Don’t miss the fabulous blueberry pancakes in the restaurant!

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL GATHERING AT THE MUSIC CENTER

Hailing from Xenia, Ohio, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblersbring their superb harmony vocals and musicianship to the Blue Ridge Music Center, Milepost 213 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Also the Snyder family sings sweet gospel songs and plays bluegrass tunes at barn-burner speeds. Saturday, June 23, 7pm-$10/$8 students and seniors. Questons? 276.236.5309, ext 112 or BlueRidgeMusic Center.org

GOLF AT OLDE MILL FOR $40

Celebrate Olde Mill’s 40th Anniversary with greens fees and cart for only $40. Unlimited all -day play and cart rental for any day through Labor Day 2012. Located in Laurel Fork, VA, Olde Mill is recognized as one of the best mountain golf courses in the Eastern U.S. Tee times are filling up fast, so call 276.398.2211 to secure your tee time today!

FIRST ANNUAL OLDE MILL 5K RUN

Register for the 1st ANNUAL OLDE MILL 5K FUN RUN!  All proceeds go to the Laurel Fork Volunteer Fire Department, Laurel Fork, VA and Relay for Life (American Cancer Society). $15 in advance/$20 Day of Race/$10 for 1 mile kid’s only run. Register at www.active.com or contact Olde Mill at 1.800.753.5005 or www.oldemill.net . Olde Mill is located at 2258 Stone Mountain Rd., Laurel Fork, VA 24352

PEACH BOTTOM FARM FIDDLE &STRINGS CAMP

The Peach Bottom Farm Fiddle & Strings Camp June 12-15  provides a rare opportunity to experience Appalachia, its music and heritage at the pastoral setting of Peach Bottom Farm, Independence, VA . Intensive, intimate and fun-filled teaching five hours each day with locally and internationally known knowledgeable and notable instructors. Styles taught include Appalachian, Old-time, Bluegrass, Canadian, Irish, Scottish, Swing, and Contest-style. All ages and abilities welcome. Registration required. For more infomation, call 276.773.2181, e-mail peachbottomfarm@yahoo.com or see www.peachbottomfarm.com

KIDS MUSIC CAMP AT CHESNUT CREEK

Register your child for the KIDS MUSIC CAMP WITH ANNA ROBERTS-GEVALT at the Chesnut Creek School   Arts, 100 N. Main St., Galax, VA.  Children will explore music, rythm, movement and storytelling. Anna plays fiddle and banjo and dances. She is known for her show with Elizabeth LaPrelle featuring puppets and crankies (scrolling storyboards inspiredd by ballads and oral histories), accompanied by songs and tunes. The camp is from Monday, June 18 to Friday, June 22, 9:00 am-Noon for children ages 9 to 12. Tuition $50. Call 276.236.3500.

GALAX FARMERS’ MARKET

The Galax Farmers’ Market will be open June through October on North Main St., downtown galax. Hours are Thursday – Saturday, 8 ma- 1 pm. Check it out!

GALAX FARMERS’ MARKET

The Galax Farmers’ Market will be open June through October on North Main St., downtown galax. Hours are Thursday – Saturday, 8 ma- 1 pm. Check it out!