Quilts and music at Floyd Harvest Festival

The quilters worked inside the Floyd Country Store Friday as musicians Bernie Coveney, Chris Luster and Rob Neukirch played on stage during the fall Harvest Festival. Although rain dampened the spirits during the afternoon, the festival drew a large crowd during a morning breakfast and for most of the cool September day. Both the photo […]

Levon Helm rocks FloydFest 9

[slide] By the time rock and roll legend Levon Helm took the stage at FloydFest 9 Saturday night,  a nearly full moon hung over the Dreaming Creek stage and  it was obvious that the annual music event that bears Floyd’s name had become a legend of its own. FF founders Erica Johnson and Kris Hodges […]

FloydFest 9 is a mountain happening

[slide] FloydFest 9 kicked off Thursday amid the heat and humidity of the hills just inside Patrick County just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Now firmly established as part of the national festival scene, FloydFest is more than a four-day music event. It’s an instant community that brings another national spotlight on the area. The […]