Blue Ridge Institute

For 38 years the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival has brought together musicians and moonshiners, craftspeople and cooks, hot rodders and horse handlers, and much more in a celebration of the Blue Ridge lifestyle on the campus of Ferrum College.

Saturday, October 22, 2011
10 am – 5 pm

Admission: Adults $10 • Youngsters (6-15) $5 • Seniors (60+) $5

37 Annual Blue Ridge Folklife Festival

The festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children and senior citizens. For advance ticket orders, call 540-365-4412. Parking is free

Blue Ridge Folklife Festival highlights the authentic regional musicians who have played Southwest Virginia’s music nearly all of their lives. Three music stages running continuously throughout the day.

Old Time Crafts
Nearly 50 artisans will be demonstrating old-time hand skills from tatting and basket making to blacksmithing and dough tray carving.

Antique Iron

Working Animal Competitions

Blue Ridge Foods This is the place for country foods such as ham biscuits, black pot chicken, funnel cakes, and fried apple pies—no hamburgers and hot dogs here.

Children Games Children can spend hours playing many of the games that entertained earlier generations.

20 Museum Drive
Nearby Floyd County
(540) 365-4416

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