Big Weekend at The Lincoln Theatre
Where: Main Street in Historic Downtown Marion, Virginia
When: October 17 – 19
An amazing weekend-long lineup of entertainment is set for October 17, 18 and 19 at the famous Lincoln Theatre in Historic Downtown Marion. It all begins Friday, October 17at 8:00 p.m. with The David Mayfield Parade with special guest, A Great Disaster. Scott Helmer and special guest, Wise Old River take the stage on Saturday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. On Sunday, October 19, Andy Gross' Mind Boggling Variety Show is featured at a 3:00 p.m. matinee. For ticket prices and more information visit www.thelincoln.org.
Mountains of Music Homecoming
Where: 19 Counties in Southwestern Virginia
When: June 12 – 20, 2015
Mountains of Music Homecoming, a first-ever event sponsored by The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Music Trail, will spotlight the traditional music, cultural and natural assets in communities throughout the region. The inaugural nine-day event, set for June 12-20, 2015, will stretch as far as the counties of Giles, Montgomery, Patrick and Franklin and wind back to the Cumberland Gap. Mountains of Music Homecoming will offer residents in nineteen counties, four cities and more than 50 towns the opportunity to spotlight and share the resources that make them special. For more information, visit www.mtnsofmusic.com.
Barter Theatre’s October Plays
Where: Abingdon, Virginia
When: The Entire Month of October
Barter Theatre welcomes autumn with an amazing lineup of plays and events. On the playbill are Driving Miss Daisy; My Fair Lady; Wash, Rinse, Spin Dry; Anne of Green Gables, and Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles. And that’s not all. See a complete list of all of Barter offerings along with curtain times at: www.bartertheatre.com.
The Carter Family: Lives and Legacies
Where: Birthplace of Country Music Museum, Bristol Tennessee/Virginia
When: Now through February 28, 2015
The Birthplace of Country Music Museum presents its first special exhibit, The Carter Family: Lives and Legacies. The original Carter Family took familiar songs – hymns and gospel songs, Appalachian ballads, music from the rural work camps and urban factories – and made them their own. Alive with feeling, the songs touched upon personal and private joys and pain. This unique exhibit reflect the voices of the Carter family and runs through February 28.
For further information, visit www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org.