April 18th, 2014 | Events, News |
Got skits? We do!
The excitement is building for Floyd County Skit Night—a great Floyd tradition that is being revived again this year by students at Blue Mountain School.
Skit Night gives you an opportunity to perform in front of a friendly audience. Talent is optional. You can perform whatever you want: rehearsed skits, improv, spoken word, poetry slams, singing, dancing, music, acrobatics, juggling, forensics, stand-up comedy—anything is possible, and that is the charm of Skit Night. So long as you walk off the stage feeling fulfilled, you have succeeded at Skit Night. [Read more »]
April 15th, 2014 | Events, News |
For more than three decades, composer/guitarist/singer/activist JIM SCOTT has made it his business to create and perform music that celebrates peace, justice and the earth. His songs, poetry and short stories address our common concerns with insight and gentle wit.
For all his varied professional background—including tenure with the Paul Winter Consort—it is Jim’s lyrical songs that remain his most memorable offering. He transforms his audience into an intimate gathering with a guitar skill and disarming presence that inspires and uplifts.
Quietly traversing the planet as a touring artist since 1965, JAMES DURST has performed for rapt audiences of every age in all 50 states and more than 200 cities in 45 countries, and most recently, numerous times in India and Israel. [Read more »]
March 11th, 2014 | Events, News |
Descendants of John King (1759-1843) will hold a family reunion at Claytor Lake in Dublin, Va., May 24, 2014. Many family members currently live in Floyd County.
Family members from Ohio to Florida to California will be represented at the reunion, which will in include a catered picnic and activities throughout the day. The reunion will take place at the Water’s Edge Marina Meeting Facility, 6620 Ben H. Bolen Dr., Dublin, VA 24084. [Read more »]