Patrick County Chamber of Commerce, Stuart, Virginia
Patrick County - Stuart, Virginia - Blue Ridge Mountains
 
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Scheduled Events

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April 2017

Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon  

Apr 26

Cost after April 14th: $99  Join us for great food, networking, professional development, door prizes, special recognitions, and more! Keynote Speaker: Sima Clark Torian   Sima Clark Torian, Certified Life and Relationship Coach, Singles' Strategist, Author and Motivational Speaker, is a native of Martinsville and the CEO and founder of Butterfly Moments with Sima, LLC., where her life's purpose is to equip all women with the life skills to cultivate healthy relationships with themselves as well as with others by focusing on building a positive self-image. Sima also has a degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia and a Coaching Certification by TGCCP, LLC.   This luncheon is a great way to acknowledge the work these wonderful people do each day.  Plus we shower them with tokens of appreciation from community partners.   Held at PHCC, Frith Exhibit Hall
Patrick Henry Community College - Martinsville, Va - 276-656-0260

Chamber After Hours 

Apr 27

Please join us for April after hours! Chamber of commerce after hours and meet your providers open house. Thursday April, 27th from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Open to the public
Woodland Drive - Stuart, VA

Annual Spring Open House and Wine Sale

Apr 29-30

Annual Spring Open House and Wine Sale, April 29 – 30, 2017, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. New this year, enjoy courtesy tractor tours of the vineyard during spring open house weekend. Visitors will be treated to complimentary hors d’oeuvres and wine tastings, live music and 20 percent off bottles and 30 percent off cases of wine.
Chateau Morrisette

May 2017

Discovery Lunches

May 4 - Jul 6

Discovery Lunches, May 4, June 1 and July 6, 2017, noon – 2 p.m. Discover the sumptuous flavors of world cuisine with Discovery Lunches in collaboration with Away to Go travel and featuring presentations from Uniworld River Cruises, SeaDreams Travel and others. Prix fixe mutli-course meals have menus inspired by Africa, Eastern Europe and more. Reservations and pre-payment are required.
Chateau Morrisette

Strawberry Festival

May 20

Crafters and Food Vendors call 276-694-3811 for registration information. Saturday May 20, 2017
Uptown Stuart 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Stuart, VA - 276-694-3811

Music in the Park

May 27

May 27, Saturday Music in the Park – Fairy Stone State Park Concert – Mac and Jenny Traynham  -               Mac and his musical partner/wife Jenny were inspired by the Original Carter Family and by the many brother duets who recorded commercially in the 1930’s, to master a regional style of old-time country duet singing. Free concert at 7PM, Shelter #2.   Parking fee of $5/vehicle applies.
Fairy Stone State Park

Annual Winemaker’s Dinner

May 28

Annual Winemaker’s Dinner, May 28, 2017, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The winery’s annual Winemaker’s Dinner at The Restaurant at Chateau Morrisette is hosted by special guest, Winemaker and Enologist Brian Smyth, who will discuss wine pairings and new wines in development. The event includes a delicious prix fixe, multi-course meal with hand-selected wine pairings. Reservations are required.
Chateau Morrisette

June 2017

Summer Theater Camp- Kids College

Jun 5-9

Summer Theater Camp Do you love to perform?  Come create, perform and discover your love for the theater with the Patriots Players in this one-week summer drama camp. Campers will put on their own production at the conclusion of camp. No prior theater experience required. June 5-9 Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Cost: $75 Location: Patrick Henry Community College
Patrick Henry Community College - Martinsville, Va - 276-656-5461

Engineering for Girls - Kids College

Jun 5-8

An engineering summer camp for girls to explore science, engineering and math through the art of making! Armed with an understanding of math and science, a bit of engineering know how, and boundless creativity, nothing is impossible. Girls explore the creative process and craft items that have form and function. Learn new computer tools to make creative ideas into actual designs and then use the Martinsville Fab Lab to build a final product. June 5-8 Age: Rising 6th-7th graders Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Cost: $60, snack included Location: New College Institute Contact: Steve Keyser 276-403-5612 or skeyser@newcollegeinstitute.org  
New College Institute - Martinsville, Va - 276-403-5612
Email for more information.

Stuart Beach Music Festival

Jun 8-10

Wayside Park  - Stuart Va  - (336) 337-7031  - www.stuartbeachmusic.com/ Hot Fun in the Summertime presents the 35th Annual Music Festival in Stuart, VA at Wayside Park on June 8th-10th, 2017. Plan to come camp, dance, shop and play corn hole and enjoy original beach music and rhythm & blues. Food & beverage is available for purchase along with handmade arts & crafts. BEST TIME YOU'LL HAVE, TILL NEXT YEAR Admission Fee: Thursday Night $15 Adv and $20 Gate, Friday Night $20 Adv or $25 Gate, Saturday $30 Adv or $35 Gate. Thursday, Friday & Saturday Combo – $45 Adv $55 Gate
Wayside Park - Stuart, VA - (336) 337-7031

Crooked Road Homecoming

Jun 11

1 PM - 4PM - Crooked Road Homecoming: Whitetop Mountain, June 11, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. During this special free Sunday Sounds concert in the winery courtyard, Chateau Morrisette Winery joins the Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming by hosting the Whitetop Mountain Band, the internationally-known ambassadors of Appalachian string music.
Chateau Morrisette

Mini-Maker Camp

Jun 12-16

Mini-Maker Camp Do you like to make things?  Come create something fun in the Fab Lab! During this exciting, hands-on camp, you can build and race your own brushbot, learn how to solder an LED circuit board, and design your own t-shirt. Campers will be able to take home their creations at the end of camp! June 12-16 Time: 1:00-4:00 pm Cost: $75 Location: Dalton IDEA Center
Dalton IDEA Center - 276-656-5461

Spanish Adventures Camp - Kids College

Jun 12

"Hablas Espanol?" Spanish Adventures Camp    NEW! Do you like to travel?  Vamonos!  Let's go on a Spanish Adventure! Come explore the language and culture of Latin America through art, food, music, and speaking en Espanol! No previous Spanish necessary. June 12-16 Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Cost: $75 Location: Patrick Henry Community College
Patrick Henry Community College - Martinsville, Va - 276-656-5461

Engineering for Boys - Kids College

Jun 12-15

Explore different types of engineering through hands-on, team-based design projects. Rising 6th and 7th grade boys learn, that armed with an understanding of math and science, a bit of engineering know-how, and boundless creativity, nothing is impossible. Boys work with engineering faculty from NCI's Academy for Engineering and Technology to explore the engineering design process and to take these ideas beyond the abstract into real life. June 12-15 Age: Rising 6th & 7th Graders Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Cost: $60, snack included Location: New College Institute Contact: Steve Keyser 276-403-5612 or skeyser@newcollegeinstitute.org
New College Institute - Martinsville, Va - 276-403-5612

Wise Up! Philosophy Camp - Kids College

Jun 19-23

Do you question everything? Have you been described as a deep thinker? Then this camp is for you!  Expand your brain's abilities while exploring philosophical questions like - What is the meaning of life?  What is the difference between opinion and knowledge?  What is love?  Discuss and reflect on these questions and more during this fun, creative camp. June 19-23 Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Cost: $75 Location: Patrick Henry Community College
Patrick Henry Community College - Martinsville, Va

Coding Camp - Kids College

Jun 19-22

Technology is everywhere at the heart of it lies computer programming, strange words in what look like a foreign language, on a computer screen that give life to so many things around us. Use Arduino microcontrollers to explore how computer programming can be used to manipulate things like lights, switches, sensors, and motors. June 19-22 Age: Rising 6th & 7th Graders Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Cost: $60, snack included Location: New College Institute Contact: Steve Keyser 276-403-5612 or skeyser@newcollegeinstitute.org  
New College Institute - Martinsville, Va - 276-403-5612

July 2017

Music in the Park

Jul 1

July 1, Saturday  - Music in the Park - at Fairy Stone State Park - Les Moore Trio – great rhythm and blues!  Les Moore, Topp Greene and Little Bill Greene – Come out and feel it, see it, hear it and dance to it!  Free concert at 7PM, Shelter #2.  $5/vehicle parking fee applies.
Fairy Stone State Park

The Black Dog Americana Music Festival

Jul 8

Noon to 5PM - The Black Dog Americana Music Festival, July 8, 2017, noon to 5 p.m. Enjoy Beth McKee’s stirring New Orleans rhythm and blues and the riveting brass sounds of Austin soul ensemble Mingo Fishtrap at the Nancy Morrisette Festival Field. During the event, purchase wine or beer, food, art and crafts. Purchase advance discounted tickets online or at regular price at the gate. Admission includes all day wine tastings and entertainment; parking is free.
Chateau Morrisette

Wayside BlueGrass Festival 2017

Jul 12-15

Click on link for lineup!!!
Wayside Park - Stuart - 276-692-4149 - www.waysidepark.com

Kibler Valley River Run

Jul 29

July 29, 2017, Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on Kibler Valley Rd. in Claudville, VA. Race starts at 12:00 Noon. Entry fee of $25.  Kibler Valley Road - Claudville, VA 276-694-7190 30 Plus categories of competition.  Concessions available.
Kibler Valley - Claudville, Va - 276-694-7190 -  /www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=red%20bank%20ruri
Email for more information.

August 2017

Music in the Park

Aug 12

August 12, Saturday  Music in the Park - at Fairy Stone State Park - Simple Gifts of the Blue Ridge This New River Valley of Virginia area folk group performs traditional American, British, and Irish folk music, with some world music and original compositions thrown in. Free concert at 7PM, Shelter #2.  $5/vehicle parking fee applies.
Fairy Stone State Park

 The Black Dog Beach Music Festival 

Aug 12

Noon to 5PM -  The Black Dog Beach Music Festival, August 12, 2017, noon to 5 p.m. Featuring The Entertainers with performances from Steve Owens and Summertime and the Dancing Chicken Band, the annual beach music festival is held at the Nancy Morrisette Festival Field. This Blue Ridge Mountain favorite features wine, beer and food for sale and arts and craft vendors. Purchase advance discounted tickets online or for regular price at the gate.
Chateau Morrisette

Annual Peach Festival  

Aug 18

August 18th, begins at 4pm at Wayside Park in Stuart, VA. The Virginia State Peach Festival began in 1988 to recognize and promote the peach harvest of Patrick County. The Peach Festival events feature: music concerts, fresh local peaches, craft fair, historical demonstrations, and food vendors, and much more! There is no Admission Charge and Camping is avaliable. Food vendors on site. Peach orchards represented. Peach desserts, peach ice cream, peach flavored drinks. Free parking. Local barbeque available.
Wayside Park - Stuart, VA

September 2017

Patrick County Agricultural Fair

Sep 19-23

Rotary Field  - Stuart, VA  - 276-694-4211 or 276-694-4400  Sept 19-23, 2017 Gates Open - Monday-Friday at 5:00 p.m; Saturday at 1:00 p.m. $4.00 Adults (13 and up) $1.00 Kids (6 to 13) Under 6 - Free Contact Address: Stuart Rotary Club PO Box 562 Stuart, VA 24171
Rotary Field - Stuart, VA - 276-694-4211

October 2017

26th Annual Civil War Reenactment and Living History

Oct 7-8

The JEB Stuart Birthplace Trust announces the 26th Annual Civil War Encampment and Living History weekend for October 7-8, 2017, at Laurel Hill in Ararat, VA.  Address: Laurel Hill, 1091 Ararat Highway, Ararat, VA Time:  Opens at 9:00am-4:30pm Admission: $8.00 per person, children 12 and under free, Parking: Free Telephone: 276-251-1833 Web site: www.jebstuart.org E-mail: laurelhill@jebstuart.org The Birthplace Trust will sell gift items such as books, prints, mugs, T-shirts and much more.  We will sell a new commemorative T-Shirt (26th anniversary).  Authentic Civil War sutlers will be on hand with food and merchandise.  Sutlers and concessionaires including Southern Traditions fried pies, Windy Hill Orchards local produced apple cider, old time blacksmith demonstrations, North State Haberdashery military goods,  Mad Hatter children’s toys, Patrick County Historical Society, Pennington Treasures, JEB Stuart Camp 1598 SCV, Stuart Wharton Camp, Weaver’s Guild, Possum Hollow clothing and quilts, Ararat Rescue Squad concessions, KJ Concessions and authentic Southern Barbeque by Two Brothers. Other special events include Black Rose Memorial after the battle, Ladies Tea, Saturday night dance, Candlelight Tour, and Sunday morning church service directed by Rev. Allen Farley, Civil War Chaplain.
Laurel Hill - Ararat, Virginia - 276-251-1833 - www.jebstuart.org
Email for more information.

Apple Dumpling Festival 

Oct 21

Saturday October 21, 2017 Downtown Stuart, 10 am to 4 pm.
Downtown - Stuart, VA

Corporate Gold Club

Mountain Rose Inn

SamCo Construction

Stanburn Winery

Whitlow Excavating

Angels Above Design

RIver Community Bank

Brian Jessup, CPA

Virginia Workforce Centers

Carter Bank & Trust

Primland Resort

Outdoor Entertainment

Mountain Valley Hospice

Clark Gas & Oil