CoronaVirus – Business & Event Updates

Our friendly community is definitely having a hard time emotionally with social distancing – SO not our Floyd Style.  BUT we are full of LOVE and concern  for our family and friends - and we are taking the coronavirus very seriously.   Floyd County, Town and businesses are following the CDC, VA Dept. of Health and the Governor’s office mandates and recommendations in relation to the coronavirus and business activities and public events.  These mandates and recommendations can change daily…

Major public events in Floyd County have been cancelled or postponed through March.  BUT LiveStream of some events ARE happening! check out below and more to follow...

We are working hard to keep our Calendar updated on VisitFloyd, but given the rapid changes, we suggest that you look at general updates below AND 

We suggest if you have questions regarding a business’s activities, you go to their Facebook pages, websites or call for most timely updates.   

Below are present-moment updates (subject to change)

  • FLOYD VISITOR CENTER  -  is CLOSED to walk-in public.  email checked daily: info@visitfloydva.com  OR call Tourism Office: 540-239-8509

 

  • RESTAURANTS & SPIRITS –  UPDATE: Starting midnight Tuesday, 3/24/20 - mandated ONLY offer take-out, curb-service OR delivery.
  • Below are phone numbers you can call ahead for daily updates    (For others not listed, check their websites/FB pages)  update on below- Blue Ridge Cafe now CLOSED.

  • EVENTS Cancelled and Postponed for now...

      • Floyd Country Store -  All regular events (Friday Night Jamboree, Acoustic Evenings, Americana Afternoons and Sunday Jams) cancelled through April (check out the new LiveStream options below!)
      • Dogtown Roadhouse - All music through April 4 being rescheduled
      • Buffalo Mountain BreweryNo music through March
      • Chateau Morrisette WineryWinery, restaurant, and all on-site events cancelled through March
      • Floyd Center for the ArtsClosed through March 29
      • June Bug Center Closed until the schools reopen
  • YOGA CLASSES Studio 221, Living Light Studio, Mary Brown’s, Floyd Fitness classes are cancelled through March with reassessing then.  (See below on-line now!)

 

  • RETAIL/LODGING BUSINESS UPDATES:
  • CLOSED to public: Bell Gallery, Hey Helen, Hotel Floyd, Woolly Jumpers Yarn, Floyd Fitness, Troika Gallery, Floyd Jewelry, Jeanie O'Neil Gallery, Phoenix Hardwoods 
  • OPEN Sampler:
  • Others check directly as subject to changes
  • AND some listed as closed have options for appointment only by call, virtual tours, or on-line sales. check their sites and we will have list of on-line options updated here soon.

 

  • GOOD NEWS!  Virtual Visit Floyd VA  - Floyd is renowned for our Creativity - And many businesses are working on offerings on-line and other cool ideas to stay connected!  
      • Virtual Visit Floyd VA –  Floyd Tourism is working on a page Virtual Visit Floyd VA –  sharing cool ways you can connect to Floyd businesses, products, and services – on-line events, suggested gift certificates, purchases on-line..
      • Floyd Country Store “We are working on keeping the music coming, to be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home. Stay tuned!”
      •                       Friday March 27 6:30pm- 8:30pm  Livestream The Friday Night Jamboree   Facebook link here!
      •                    Saturday, March 28  7:30pm- 9:30pm - Old Time LiveStream with Twin Creeks Stringband!  Link:!  facebook link here
      • Chantilly Farm - Campground with hiking trails and lots of space is OPEN!
      • Yoga Classes ON-LINE  - Thank you! Citizens Telephone Coop has made available:   "Thanks to local yoga teachers, Courtney Pace (Studio 221), Leia Jones, Mary Brown, and Shirleyann Burgess (Living Light Studio),
      •               You can do yoga with us on CCTV Channel 20. Classes air at 5 am and 2 pm weekdays and 5 am weekends.

                    For those of you who don't have Citizens cable,  Citizens created this YouTube playlist with all four classes, so you can join in, too."  U-tube link 

      • Remember - this IS temporary!

 

Take care of yourself and one another

Blessed Spring! 

 

**  Thank you Scott Smith for the uplifting Rainbow Floyd photo