Labor Day Weekend 2015 is upon is, the proclaimed last gasp of summer.
Floyd County High School students felt the heat of summer in school Friday and officials sent them home early. More heat is expected Friday and into the weekend, along with the possibility of thunderstorms.
But the weekend brings music, arts, flea markets, gun shows and more in a three-day bash for the masses.
Floyd’s Yoga Jam kicks off Friday at 5555 Indian Valley Road and runs through Sunday, September 6.
The annual Carroll County Gun Show and Flea Market brings thousands to the streets of Hillsville from Friday through Sunday.
The Floyd Artists Association hosts First Friday at their space in The Station on South Locust, 203 South Locust Street, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Floyd’s Artisan Market runs from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 pm. in the Community Market on 205 South Locust Street.
The Friday Night Jamboree kicks off at the Country Store at 206 South Locust Street with the Gospel Hour featuring Janet Turner and Friends at 6:30 p.m., followed by The Friday Night Old Time Band at 7:30 p.m. and 2 Young 2 Old at 9:00 p.m.
Musicians also play on the street up and down South Locust, weather permitting.
At Dogtown Roadhouse, Three State Famous takes the stage at 8:00 p.m. at 302 South Locust Street and plays until 11:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 5:
Yoga Jam continues at 5555 Indian Valley Road and The Carroll County Gun Show and Flea Market goes into its second day in Hillsville.
Floyd Farmers Market opens at the Community Market Pavilion at 205 South Locust Street at 9:00 a.m. and runs through 1:00 p.m.
Market at the Mountain is at the parking lot of Harvest Moon, 227 North Market Street, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
At Americana Afternoon at The Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street, The Martin Family Band takes the stage at noon, followed by Seph and TK at 1:00 p.m.
Mike Mitchell is on stage at Oddfellas Cantina on North Locust Street from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Highway South is on stage at Wildwood Farms Country Store at 2380 Floyd Highway South from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The Floyd Radio Show kicks off a new season at The Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street, at 7:00 p.m. and runs through 10:00 p.m.
Dogtown Roadhouse features the Jonathan Barker Band from 8:00 p.m. to 11:05 p.m. to 302 South Locust Street.
Sunday, September 6:
Day Three of the Carroll County Gun Show and Flea Market in Hillsville.
Yoga Jam continues at 5555 Indian Valley Road.
The Floyd Country Store hosts music jams for Old Time Traditionalists and Bluegrass fans from 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wildwood Farms General Store hosts a Music Jam from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 2380 Floyd Highway South.
Labor Day, Monday, September 7:
Yoga Jam at 5555 Indian Valley Road.
The Carroll County Gun Show and Flea Market, Hillsville.
Have a fun and safe Labor Day weekend.