Something To Do from 6-29-2018

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Twin County Cinema III, Galax, (276) 236-7469, www.southeastcinemas.com.

• Hereditary (R)

• Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (PG-13)

• Incredibles 2 (PG)


Blue Ridge Backroads Live, Rex Theater, downtown Galax: Events are every Friday at 7 p.m. Shows are $5 unless otherwise marked. Performers and events are: June 29, Mountain Park Old Time Band; July 6, White Top Mountain Band; July 13, Crooked Road Ramblers; July 20, no show — Smoke On The Mountain; July 27, Creekside Grass; Aug. 3, Tune Town Old Time Band: Aug. 10, no show — Fiddlers’ Convention; Aug. 17, Second Chance Bluegrass; Aug. 24, Stevie Barr & Highway 58; Aug. 31, Adam McPeak & Mountain Thunder. 238-8130, (888) 217-8823 or 236-0329 or www.rextheatergalax.com.

Historic Fries Theater, Fries: The Crooked Road music jam session featuring old-time music is Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. Concessions will be sold. Upcoming performers are: Aug. 3, Gap Civil; Aug. 31, Five Mile Mountain Road.

The Alleghany Jubilee, 25 North Main Street, Sparta, N.C.: Doors open at 6 p.m. and dances are 7-10 p.m. Every Tuesday, 7 p.m., The Rise and Shine Band. Line dancing lessons at 6 p.m. on Mondays. Admission $5 on Tuesdays and $6 on Saturdays and age 12 and younger, free. Performers include June 30, Mountain Park; July 7, Gap Civil; July 14, Mountain Park; July 21, closed for Alleghany Fiddlers’; July 28, Tune Town. Light concessions available. (336) 657-1441, (336) 407-2603 or (336) 200-4949 for recorded schedule information, www.facebook.com/AlleghanyJubilee or www.alleghanyjubilee.com.

Floyd Country Store, Floyd: Sunday music jams held every week — 1:30 with old-time and 4 p.m. with bluegrass. Free admission. Americana Afternoons, old-time dance lesson, the third Friday of every month, 5-6 p.m. Weekend activities include: The Friday Night Jamboree, 6:30-10:30 will feature The Reece Family Gospel at 6:30, Floyd Feed & Seed at 7:30 and Long Point String Band at 9. Cost $5. Also, Heart of the Child Music Education is every Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Cost: $10/$12; Baby Beats from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. and Joy Jammers from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Americana Afternoons on June 30, from noon to 3 p.m. is free and will feature Cocobolo at noon, Allen Watkins Band at 1 and Will May at 2:15. Also at 7:30 p.m. there will be an old time dance with the Whitetop Mountain Band. On July 1, there will be free music jams: 1:30-3:30 p.m., will feature the old-time music jam with Earl White and 4-6 p.m. will feature a free bluegrass music jam with Jeff Levy.

Lambsburg Community Center: Friday Night Jams, 7-10 p.m. featuring bluegrass, old-time, gospel and country musicians. The Crooked Road Venue offers walking trail, playground for children, and more. Musicians needed. Also, food, music and fellowship available. (336) 648-2078.

Grayson Highlands General Store, Rugby: Rugby Jam will take place on the third Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. The store features hand scooped ice cream, full cafe and deli, organic groceries and more. Bring a chair and instrument if you would like to join in the jam. The store is on U.S. 58.

Blue Ridge Music Center: The Blue Ridge Music Center, milepost 213 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Week of June 29: Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Roots of American Music Museum. Mid-Day Mountain Music: live music, noon-4 p.m. daily on the covered breezeway. Sundays: old-time jam with Stu Shenk and friends; Mondays: Buck Mountain Band; Tuesdays: Scott Freeman and Willard Gayheart; Fridays: bluegrass jam; Saturdays: First Saturday, Mountain Breeze Band; second Saturday, Clarence and Bobbi Roberts, third Saturday, Sugarloaf Mountain Band and fourth Saturday, Ron Ireland. Museum and Mid-Day Mountain Music events are free. Concerts are at 7 p.m. in the outdoor amphitheater. They are June 30, Kruger Brothers and Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones, $15 in advance and $25 day of show; July 7, Wayne Henderson & Friends and The Jeff Little Trio, $15; July 14, Steep Canyon Rangers and New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters, $25 in advance and $30 day of show with $10 for ages 3-12; July 21, The Revelers and Mountain Park Old-Time Band, $15; July 28, an evening with Rhiannon Giddens, $35 in advance and $40 day of show with $20 for ages 3-12; Aug. 4, Che Apalache and the Cabin Creek Boys, $10; Aug. 18, The Ingramettes and Linda and David Lay, $15; Aug. 25, Front Country and Martha Bassett Band, $15; Sept. 1, Phoebe Hunt and the Gatherers and Zoe and Cloyd, $10. Saturdays at 5 p.m. at the indoor theater (limited seating) will be Oct. 5, Riley Baugus, $20 adults and $10 for ages 3-12; Oct. 20, The Barefoot Movement, $20 adults, $10 for ages 3-12. For tickets or information: BlueRidgeMusicCenter.org or call (866) 308-2773, ext. 212.


Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1600 Chapman Road, Wytheville: July 9, 6:30 p.m., a vegetarian supper club and cooking school. Also learn about various topics on health such as “Simple Meals You Can Make in 30 Minutes.” A health DVD will be shown. Event is free. (276) 228-4704.

Grover King VFW, Hillsville: July 4, Independence Day featuring parade, food, festivities and fireworks.

Willis: July 13-15, Replenish Ministries, Inc. will host its fourth annual Replenish Festival in Willis at 5433 Indian Valley Road. It will highlight music faith and family performers. Friday evening and Sunday morning events are free. Admission charged on Saturday. Details at www.replenishfest.com.

The Oracle Institute, Independence: A Spirituality and Singing Salon will take place the second Friday of each month. (276) 773-3308 or www.TheOracleInstitute.org.

New River Wildlife Club building: Trade Days and Flea Market is held the first Saturday of every month, 8 a.m.-noon. Tables are $5 inside and out. Take U.S. 58 West out of Galax to 94 North to 274 Riverside Drive. Building is on the right. 236-7649.

Radford: Performance dates for the Mary Draper Ingles outdoor historical drama are July 13-15 and 27-29. For ticket prices and information: www.nesselrod.com or (540) 999-1755. The amphitheater is off exit 108 off I-81.

Alleghany Quilters Guild: The 22nd annual Quilting in the Mountains show in July. sproulbeth@yahoo.com for an entry form. The show will be held July 13-14, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Emerson Black Building, Alleghany Fairgrounds, Virginia 21, N, Sparta, N.C. Free admission and parking. Events include viewer judging and voting on quilts, silent auction with quilted items and gift baskets; fund raising quilt raffle, guild shop and vendors, quilts of valor and featured artist.

Shows, Exhibits

Surry Arts Council, Mount Airy, N.C.: Ongoing programs include Andy Griffith Museum & Siamese Twins Exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, and 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Sundays. Admission $3. Old-Time Music Heritage Hall at the Earle Theatre, open Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, 1:30-4 p.m. and Sunday, 1-3:30 p.m. Admission $3. Free weekly jam sessions every Thursday, 7-9:30 p.m.; weekly jam sessions every Saturday, 9-11 a.m. $5 (includes Merry-Go-Round); Merry-Go-Round, every Saturday, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free family movies on third Thursdays at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Earle Theatre. Admission free. Five dollar movies at the Earle Theatre on Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9 p.m., Sundays at 4 and 7 p.m. and Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. (336) 786-2222. For a schedule of events, times and cost call (336) 710-0139; (336) 786-7998 or (800) 286-6193 or www.surryarts.org.

Chestnut Creek School of the Arts: Tours of school available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information and tuition call 236-3500 or www.chestnutcreekarts.org. Featured events are Plein Air Day at Fant Farm, July 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; open jewelry studio with Amanda Bolen, fourth Tuesday of each month, 6-8 p.m.; open sewing studio and stuffed with love, fourth Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.; and open glass studio with ron Davis, Wednesdays, 5-8 p.m. Classes are: Jewelry: wire wrapped pendant with Amanda Bolen, July 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; making silver jewelry with metal clay with Zoe Nelson, July 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and July 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; setting stones and glass in silver metal clay with Zoe Nelson, Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sept. 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Music: flatfooting at the Blue Ridge Music Center, July 9, Aug. 13 and Sept. 10, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Fiber Arts: upcycle CRE8: Trash to Treasure with Amy Jackson, July 11, 10 a.m.-noon and 12:30-2:30 p.m.; macrame with Daniel Garner, July 12, 10 a.m.-noon and 12::30-2:30 p.m.; game board with Debbie Reeder, 10 a.m.-noon and 12:30-2:30 p.m.; mindful art with Beth Spillman, July 25, 10 a.m.-noon and 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Other: Qi Gong/Gentle Yoga, through June 27, 6-7 p.m.; Qi Gong/Gentle Yoga, Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., July 11, 18, 25 and Aug. 1, 8, 15; Herringbone chair cain caning with Michael Dees, July 14, 9:30-4 p.m.; intro to yoga with Alysse Baker, July 11, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Pottery: Give clay a whirl with Ann Childress, July 9, 16, 5:30-8:30 p.m. and July 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Wood: cutting boards and butcher blocks with Christina Boy, July 14-15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; finger joint spice rack with Mike Johnson, July 21, 28, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or July 29, 1-3:30 p.m. Chestnut Creek Wood Studio at 107 West Oldtown St.; Building/Gallery, open to the public, noon-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; safety class, first Tuesdays, 5:30 -8 p.m.; open studio, Wednesdays, 5-8 p.m. New classes are updated at www.chestnutcreekarts.org. Chestnut Creek Pottery Studio, 110 Oldtown Street: Open studios, Mondays, 9-11:30 a.m.; Tuesdays, 2-4:30 p.m. and Fridays 5:30-8 p.m.

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