The 2017 Blue Ridge Folklife Festival Is Coming

Real Roots Galore!  Saturday, October 28th


Horse Pulls, Mule Jumping Contests, Coon Dog Contests, Traditional Crafts, Country Foods, Blue Ridge Roots Music, Moonshiner Still & Storytelling, Kid’s Folk Games, Custom & Vintage Cars, Sheep Herding Demos, Threshing & Baling Demos, Vintage Tractors & Engines, Log Skidding Contests Plus:

  • Champion Slingshot Shooting

  • “A Buffet of Banjo Styles” Workshop

  • “The Music of the Carter Family Lives On” Workshop

  • “The Songs I Learned at Home” Balladry Workshop

  • “African American Gospel in the Blue Ridge” Showcase

Hours:  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Rain or Shine.  Free Parking. 

Tickets:  Adults–$10; Senior Citizens 60 and Up–$5; Children 5 to 15–$5; Children Under 5–Free. 

Advance Tickets or Information:  540-365-4412 (Weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

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