Upcoming Cool Happenings

Check out upcoming Cool happenings and Offerings

Sampling of opportunities below.   For more information about below and FULL list of events, go to events calendar




Mayfaire at the Floyd Center for the Arts

On Saturday and Sunday May 4 and 5, 2019, the Center’s grounds will be transformed into an old-time town square, complete with an artisan market, food vendors, live music, artisan demos, maypole dances, kids’ activities and more, for our 2nd Annual Mayfaire!


16Hands Spring Studio Tour  – Sat & Sun May 4 & 5


 Floyd Farmer’s Market opens Saturday, May 4  – and continues on Saturdays through November

at the Floyd Community Market Pavilion


at Dogtown Roadhouse, Saturday, May 4 

Salsa danced class at 8:30 – SOLAZO starts at 9 pm.
Solazo, on tour from South America, will perform original and traditional Latin music for Dogtown’s Cinco de Mayo dance party


Floyd Radio Show – opens Saturday, May 4-  and continues – 1st Saturdays of the month through September

at the Floyd Country Store


Mother’s Day Tea at Fiddlesticks Farmhouse

Check that Reservations are available for 12:30 on Friday May 10 and at 12:30 and 3 pm on Saturday May 11.

Tickets are $25 per person for a vast array of traditional tea sandwiches, sweets, tea and punch in an elegant setting.

If needed (or just wanted!), lovely and affordable lodging is available on-site at Fiddlesticks Farmhouse.

A perfect Mother’s Day gift or simply a special celebration for friends. Please message or call Joyce at 540-585-1145 or 770-447-4482.



 Friday, May 10  –  Opening Art Receptions 

Sarah McCarthy and Amy Hart at Troika Gallery

           at Troika Contemporary Craft Gallery 

            and at Hotel Floyd –

Featuring 3 local artists: Wall Artist, Aili Wang; Wood Sculptor, Henri DeHahn; and Jewelry Artist, Pamela Moore.



A Tribute to Floyd County Churches

May 11 : 10:00 am12:00 pm

at the Floyd County Historical Society Museum

The Floyd County Historical Society has dedicated 2019 as a year to pay tribute to the historical churches of Floyd County. In recognition of the foundational role early churches have and continue to play in the building and shaping of Floyd County the Historical Society Museum will dedicate this years’ exhibit to the churches built and organized between 1795 and 1950.



9th Annual Chantilly Farm Bluegrass & BBQ Festival –   May 24 & 25

On Memorial Day weekend in 2019, bluegrass fans from around the region will gather at beautiful Chantilly Farm in Floyd, Virginia to celebrate the coming of summer with some of the biggest bands in bluegrass, old-time and mountain music.




Music workshops

The Handmade Music School  is dedicated to teaching old time, bluegrass and traditional music and dances from Floyd County, Virginia and throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains.

  • April 27:  Back-up Guitar Workshop with John Schwab

  • May 4 – Vocal Duets Workshop with Frank and Allie Lee

  • May 18 – Old Time Bass Workshop with Stephanie Wolf



Yoga, Exercise, Dance & Health

Yoga and exercise with numerous Floyd teachers at diverse locations are offered near every day of the week!
check out our events calendar for details.


Craft & Fine Art

The Floyd Center for the Arts has numerous craft and art classes not listed below or on our events page, find them on the art center’s website www.floydartcenter.org  
  • Updates regularly posted.