Festivals and Events in Southside Virginia
April - May - June 2010
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Saturday, April 10, 2010
Lake Country Wine Festival -
Enjoy a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Virginia's only lakeside town at the 4th annual Lake Country Wine Festival! 15 Wineries from across the Commonwealth will be serving up samples of their finest wines from noon until 5 pm. Location is in Front of Century 21 on the Lake - 412 Virginia Avenue. Tickets are $20 per person; $25 at the gate. Event for those 21 years of age and over only. Live music, specialty artists, raffles and drawings. Cheers from Lake Country--hope you will join us for this wonderful gathering. For more info, call the Clarksville Lake Country Chamber of Commerce at 434-374-2436.
April 17th 1 - 4:00 pm
Friends of Philpott's 4th Environmental Educational ExpoSaturday -
Philpott Lake Visitor's Center in Bassett, VA. The Expo kicks off Earth Week and increases the educational impact of
Earth Day with educational preparation, learning, and activities from area non-profits, government agencies and some
By participating you encourage youth and adults to make a difference in their schools, homes,
communities and personal lives!
The event is great for the whole family. This years theme: Be Water and Energy
Admission is free. Food, drinks and plant sale will be available for purchase from Friends of Philpott, Inc.
For more information:
Henry County Director: Linda Drage (276) 681-6805 firstname.lastname@example.org
Midway Volunteer Fire Department Bluegrass Festival -
Hagars Mountain Boys, Lawson Creek Grass Band, Johnathan Dillon
Bluegrass Five, Home Grown Bluegrass, Hi Grass, Nowhere Bound
Bring your lawn chairs, some bleachers are available. dont forget a big appetite, concessions will be served. parking is free.
Gates Open at 11:00am. Music Starts at 1:00 pm
Adults - $10.00, Children under 12 - $5.00, All kids under 5 FREE!!
At the Midway Mud Bog field. Located on hwy 58, 9 miles east from 501 & 58 intersection from South Boston, VA.
More information: 434-738-3175.
Download Flyer (134k PDF)
Registration Deadline for Venture Ourdoors Halifax County - April 30, 2010
Friday, April 23, 2010, 6:30 PM
with Doug and Telisha Williams -
Shining Star Farm
Tickets go on sale February 20, 2010.
April 24-25th, 2010
CENTURY 21 On The Lake Open House -
Nearly 30 homes in or near Clarksville open for viewing!
For more information:
CENTURY 21 On The Lake
412 Virginia Ave
Clarksville, VA 23927
Click to View Open House Listings
April 24th, 2010
Halifax Earth Day Extravaganza -
The Halifax Improvement Council, the Town of Halifax and the Convergence Art Guild will present "Halifax Earth Day
Extravaganza" at the Halifax Farmers Market in historic Halifax, Virginia on Saturday, April 24, 2010 from 10am-4pm.
8am will be a Community Walk / Fun Run.
From 10:00 - 4:00 The Day will continue with The Convergence Art Guild creating a masterpiece from recycled materials found within our
community. Local musicians and food vendors will entertain crowds while they meander through demonstrations from
local, Earth-friendly organizations and displays from our area farmers and small businesses.
Experts will be on hand to inform the public of how and where to recycle common household items. Hands on activities for children will be
available. Posters from the "Dare to be Clean, Dare to be Green" poster contest will be on display and the contest
winners will be announced.
The day is sure to be fun, educational and inspiring to all who attend!
For more information call 434.476.2297
or visit the website http://www.halifaxearthday.com
South Hill Chamber of Commerce Annual Beef Festival. -
The event will be held at Centennial Park again this year in downtown South Hill on April 28th, but just after the Festival you can head up the hill and enjoy an Affair on the Square event featuring R and B Band Liquid Pleasure. You can come out and enjoy food, beverages, DJ Shep Moss and more from 5- 6:30 p.m. and then dance from 6:30 9:30 on the upper field.
Liquid Pleasure will play from 6:30 9:30 on the Upper Field and complimentary Beverages will be served 4:30 6:00 PM, Food Served from 4:30 7:00 PM.
1 Ticket Covers Both Events!
Tickets are $25.00 in Advance thru Friday April 16th. Tickets increase to $30.00 each ~ April 19th -28th.
The menu includes Beef Kabobs, beef bar-b-que, chili, with Brians homemade Cole slaw and potato salad, baked beans and complimentary beverages.
Call or stop by the South Hill Chamber of Commerce at 447-4547
or 20l S. Mecklenburg Avenue.
Friday, April 30, 2010
62nd Pittsylvania Caswell County Junior Livestock Show & Sale -
The show is a non-profitable community organization that encourages the youth in our community to learn leadership, citizenship, and life skills.
Help support our youth and contribute to the development of our program.
Show 10 AM - Sale 7 PM
Full Concessions All Day
Danville Pittsylvania County Fairgrounds
Milton Highway (Rt. 62) Ringgold, VA
April 30th, May 1st & 2nd
Halifax County Virginia
Heritage & Antique Machinery Festival 2010 -
Halifax County Fairgrounds Hwy 360-E
South Boston, Virginia
Exhibitors Welcome !
Antique tractors and machinery, tools
Quarter Scale Tractor Pull
Antiques, Crafts, Flea Market, Parts
Hot Car Burn Out
Machinery and Craft Demonstrations
Food all day on the grounds & Homemade Ice Cream
Admission $5.00 per day
No Alcohol allowed on the grounds
No Pets, Please
For more information: www.halifaxcountyheritagefestival.org
e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Contacts- 434-572-6879 , 434-349-3349, 434-572-2476
Halifax Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners Plant Sale
Starting at 7:30am on the 'green' in front of the FSA building in the Town of Halifax.
The Master Gardeners generally have everything from veggies, herbs, perennials, annuals, as well as shrubs and trees.
The Halifax County Master Gardeners annual sale helps to pay for all the public programming that they do during the year, along with scholarships for youth to go to 4-H Camp each summer.
Virginia Cooperative Extension
171 Main Street
P.O. Box 757
Halifax, VA 24558-0757
May 7th 10-12 noon
Card-Making & Embossing Class with "Creative Lady" Donna
St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Petals of Promise team continues their "Learning for a Cure" classes to benefit Relay for Life.
Card-Making & Embossing Class with "Creative Lady" Donna
Ratcliff. It will be held May 7th 10-12 noon at St. Timothy's Parish Hall.
To register call Mary at 374-0346. All classes will be held at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church Parish Hall.
May 8 - 8 am-3 pm
Big Lake Flea Market, Downtown Clarksville. -
Variety bargain shopping includes antiques, crafts, flowers,
spring decorations & fleas! Live auction, too. 8 am-3 pm.
Call 434-374-2436 or 1-800-557-5582
May 8 - 10:00 AM
Native American Heritage Festival -
Gates open at 10:00 AM, Grand Entry 12:00 Noon at Occoneechee State
Park in Clarksville, VA.
For more information call 434-374-2210.
Saturday, May 08, 2010 (10:00 AM-3:00 PM)
Noland Village Days/21st annual Noland Country Fair Day -
On May 8, 2010, the 21st annual Noland Country Fair Day will be held in the Village of Noland at Providence, in Halifax
County. The festival is held at the intersection of Morton's Ferry, Cole's Ferry and Lake Conner Roads. As always,
there will be antique machinery, classic vehicles, arts and crafts, and the wonderful Brunswick stew made outside in
the ole' black pot along with homemade desserts.
The time is 10 AM to 3 PM. All vendors are welcomed to come set
up displays early and sell their wares at no charge. A reservation is not necessary although it is recommended that
you call 434-454-2210 to register and have a spot reserved.
All proceeds from this event are used for the upkeep and
maintenance of Historic Halifax Church, the oldest Presbyterian Church in Halifax County.
Noland Village is a restoration of an early crossroads community near Clover, VA. Come enjoy a day with Brunswick
stew, country music, crafts, antique furniture, antique farm machinery, plant and herb sales, and a house tour.
Crafters, artisans, woodworkers, antique dealers, old machinery and antique car collectors are cordially invited to
attend. Historic Halifax Church and other buildings will be on tour.
Region: Southern Virginia
Locality: Halifax County
5020 Morton's Ferry Road
Nathalie, VA 24577
Home of Director: (434) 454-2210
(434)454.6962. - (434)454-6673
Download Noland Village Brochure (124k PDF)
Download Noland Day 2010 Flyer (800k PDF)
May 8 - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Annual SpringFest -
Arts & Crafts, Food & Fun. Sponsored by South Hill Revitalization
Committee. Call 434-447-4547 for more information.
May 9 - All Day
Mothers Day -
May 15 - 16
Jazz by the Lake -
Presented by Occoneechee State Park from 4:00 PM until dark. While you relax
and enjoy the beauty of Buggs Island Lake, a variety of professional and student
musicians bring you the smooth sounds of jazz.
Contact the park at 434-374-2210 for more information.
EAA Fly-In -
15 May 2010 - All Day
Tuck Airport Halifax/South Boston
May 15 -
Relay For Life, for the American Cancer Society -
Centennial Park in South Hill, 12:00 Noon.
434-447-4391 for more information.
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May 15 - 16 -
South Hill Ruritan Club's Antique Car & Tractor Show -
Held at Dixie Warehouse,
just off Country Lane in South Hill, VA.
Over 200 units of farm equipment, cars and more have signed up to display so far and more are expected. Food will be available on site and there will be vendors of all types.
Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.
Call 434-917-9119 or 434-447-4212 for more information.
May 22, 2010 At 08:00 AM
Motorsports Academy Car Show -
Come Out For A Fun Day!!!!
Halifax County Middle School
Tuck Dillard Stadium
Date: Saturday, May 22, 2010 At 08:00 AM
Contact Info: Brian Seate
HCMS Motorsports Academy (434)572-4100
May 29th, 2010
South Boston Faith Fest 2010 -
Halifax County High Football Stadium, South Boston, Virginia
Faith Fest 10 will be held on Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at the Halifax County High Football Stadium from 12 noon until
9:00 pm. The organizers are preparing for a non-denominational day of family, fellowship, and Christian music in the
bandstand performed by local bands and musical groups.
There will be lots of free activities, music, entertainment, concessions, & fellowship throughout the day! The evening
will be capped-off with a FREE concert featuring Rush of Fools, one of Christian music's top rated bands in the nation.
May 31 - All Day
Memorial Day -
May 31 -
Memorial Day Observance at Mecklenburg Co. Veterans Memorial Monument -
Ceremony, 11 am; BBQ to follow.
Memorializing men & women who died for their country.
(434) 372-3466, (434) 374-8442 or (434) 374-4664.
May 31 -
Memorial Day Program in South Hill at the Veterans Memorial Park -
starting at 11:00 AM.
June 3 -
Affair on the Square -
Market Square Parking Lot in South Hill, featuring Leggz Band, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
June 5 & 6
4th Annual Lake Country Soccer Splash Tournament -
Clarksville. U8 to U16 age group teams participating at the J. H. Yancey Soccer Complex on Noblin Farm Road,
starts at 8 am each day. For more information
June 9 - 20th
Anniversary of the Chamber in the Depot -
3rd Annual "Ducks on the Dan" -
June 12, 2010, 3rd Annual Ducks on the Dan Derby Duck Race, in Downtown South Boston
There will be a family fun day with music, food, kids games, and activities in Constitution Square Downtown from 11 am until 5 pm.
The Duck Drop is at 3 pm. You do not have to be present to win. Come have fun and dance to Disco Duck with Quacky, our mascot!
To adopt a duck, see a list of prizes, get directions, or for more information, call
The Quackline at 1-877-80-QUACK or 434-575-6246
or visit http://www.ducksonthedan.com
June 20 - All Day
Fathers Day -
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