Arts and Music Fair in Wytheville on August 27 | Entertainment


‘Round the Mountain Artisan Network has partnered with the City of Wytheville Department of Museums and The Crooked Road to create the Southwest Virginia Arts and Music Fair, taking place on Saturday, August 27.

The event, which is free, takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Willowbrook Homestead Museum, located at 1125 Tazewell St. in Wytheville.

The Southwest Virginia Arts and Music Fair will feature live historical demonstrations from blacksmiths, blacksmiths, gunsmiths, weavers and more. Artisans from ‘Round the Mountain and throughout the region will have craft art stalls set up. Attendees will also be able to enjoy music, sponsored by The Crooked Road, throughout the day, while refreshments will be available from various food trucks that will be close at hand.

Parking for the event is at the Wytheville Visitors Center, located adjacent to the museum property at 975 Tazewell St.

The event will be accepting applications from artisans and food vendors until August 20.

‘Round the Mountain is a non-profit organization established in 2005 to promote the region’s rich crafts and culture by assisting the craft community with marketing, education and entrepreneurial opportunities. Funding partners include the Virginia Department of Community and Housing Development, Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission, Virginia Commission for the Arts, and National Endowment for the Arts. ‘Round the Mountain serves the counties of Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise and Wythe and the cities of Bristol , Galax, Norton and Radford.

– Submitted by Friends of Southwest Virginia

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