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Community Events Schedule for 2019

 

This regular Community Event Calendar will be updated often, so please check back frequently!

 January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August 
September  |  October  |  November
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January 2019

January 2019 (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact:  276-796-5188

January (Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

January (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

6 January—The Gap Partnership is hosting a Polar Plunge in Big Stone Gap - Visit the link for all the details HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 2019

February (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact:   276-796-5188

February (Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

February (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

February (Every Wednesday Night) Big Stone Gap Visitors Center hosts a Jam session at 7 p.m. Please call 276-523-2303

 

 

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March 2019

March (Every Monday) Big Stone Gap Visitors Center - Golden Agers at 5:30 p.m. Please call 276-523-2303

March (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact:  276-796-5188

March (Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

March (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

March (Every Wednesday Night) Big Stone Gap Visitors Center hosts a Jam session at 7 p.m. Please call 276-523-2303

 

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April 2019

April (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact:  276-796-5188

April (Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

April (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

April (Every Wednesday Night) Big Stone Gap Visitors Center hosts a Jam session at 7 p.m. Please call 276-523-2303

 

 7 April - 64th Annual Gala/Silent Auction - This Annual event will benefit the Wise County/City of Norton Chamber of Commerce - Tickets are $60 and Table Sponsors are available  Please call the Chamber to make reservation at 276-679-0961

 
20 April - Marsh Regional Blood Center Annual Golf Tournament - Warriors Path Golf Course - Please call the chamber office at 276-679-0961 for an application 

20 April - 23rd Annual Community Spring Swing - Lonesome Pine Country Club - Please Call the UVa-Wise Alumni Office for all the details 276-328-0128

 

21 April Great American Clean Up—Each town will host a clean up for their area -

                 Big Stone Gap—10 a.m. until 2 p.m. #BSGgoesgreen at Bullitt park  Contact Tammy 276-523-2303

                 Clean your files day—Shredder available at the Magic Mart Parking lot Norton

                 Coeburn Clean up week - No large heavy items call the town for more info 276-395-3323

                 Town of Wise - 9 a.m. until 2 pm.—Registration at Big Glades Community Square

                 City of Norton—9 a.m. - until 1 p.m. meet at the chamber parking lot –276-679-0754

                 Appalachia—Contact  Brian Falin 275-9955

21 April—City of Norton Geocoaching - 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Flag rock Shelter #2—276-679-0754 for  more info 

 

  

26 April - April Chamber Board Meeting  - Prime Sirloin, Norton—11:30 a.m. Lunch—12 p.m. meeting start—Please RSVP to the Chamber

 

 28 April - City of Norton -Basic Wilderiness Survival Class -9 a.m. 5 p.m. - Flag Rock Recreation Area, Shelter No. 2 -$75 per person - Ages 13 and up Call 276-679-0754 to register 


May 2019

 

 

May (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact: 276-796-5188

May (Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

May (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

May (Every Saturday) - Big Stone Gap Farmers Market - Shawnee Avenue, Big Stone Gap - 8:00 a.m. - 12 noon

May (Every Wednesday & Saturday) - Clinch River Farmers Market - 4th Street, St. Paul - 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays

May (Every Thursday ) - Wise Farmers Market  -  Town Municipal Parking Lot - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Contact: Laura Mullins, 276-328-6013

 

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June 2019

 

June (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact:  276-796-5188

June (Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

June (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

June (Every Saturday) - Big Stone Gap Farmers Market - Shawnee Avenue, Big Stone Gap - 8:00 a.m. - 12 noon

June (Every Tuesday) - Norton Friends & Farmers Market - All-Indoors Farmer Market Building adjacent to the Chamber building and behind the Pop-in Gas Station, Norton - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

June (Every Wednesday & Saturday) - Clinch River Farmers Market - 4th Street, St. Paul - 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays

June (Every Thursday ) - Wise Farmers Market  - The Glades - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Contact: Laura Mullins, 276-328-6013

 

 

July 2019

July - Mines to Wines and Other Things Fine All Month Long - MountainRose Vineyards, 10439 North Reservoir Road - Month-long celebration with the music of local artists including "open Mic" night on Fridays at 7:00 p.m. - Contact: MountainRose Vineyards, 276-328-2013

 

July - Appalachia Cultural Arts Center hosts Open Mic Night on Main street in Appalachia -Sign up at 6 p.m. and perform at 6:30 p.m. - Great music, entertaiment and Free - Donations are welcome

July (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact:  276-796-5188

July (Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

July (Every Saturday) - Big Stone Gap Farmers Market - at the Parking Lot on Wood Avenue across from Miners Park, Big Stone Gap - 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon

 July (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

July (Every Wednesday & Saturday) - Clinch River Farmers Market - 4th Street, St. Paul - 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays

July (Every Tuesday) - (Every Tuesday) - Norton Friends & Farmers Market - All-Indoors Farmer Market Building adjacent to the Chamber building and behind the Pop-in Gas Station, Norton - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Contact: Carmen, 276-679-0412

July (Every Thursday ) - Wise Farmers Market  - The Glades - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Contact: Laura Mullins, 276-328-6013

July (Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) - The Trail of the Lonesome Pine - 51st Season - June Tolliver Playhouse, Clinton Avenue, Big Stone Gap - 8:00 p.m. - An outdoor musical drama of a proud mountain people held Thurs., Fri., and Sat. nights - Pre-show starts at 7:15 p.m., Production starts at 8:00 p.m. - Contact: Lonesome Pine Arts & Crafts, Inc., 276-523-1235 or 800-362-0149

 

 

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August 2019

August - Appalachia Cultural Arts Center hosts Open Mic Night on Main street in Appalachia -Sign up at 6 p.m. and perform at 6:30 p.m. - Great music, entertaimnet and Free - Donations are welcome

August (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact:  276-796-5188

August (Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

August (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

August (Every Saturday) - Big Stone Gap Farmers Market - at the Parking Lot on Wood Avenue across from Miners Park, Big Stone Gap - 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon

 August (Every Wednesday & Saturday) - Clinch River Farmers Market - 4th Street, St. Paul - 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays

August (Every Tuesday) - (Every Tuesday) - Norton Friends & Farmers Market - All-Indoors Farmer Market Building adjacent to the Chamber building and behind the Pop-in Gas Station, Norton - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Carmen, 276-679-0412

August (Every Thursday ) - Wise Farmers Market  - The Glades - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Contact: Laura Mullins, 276-328-6013

August (Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) - The Trail of the Lonesome Pine - 50th Season - June Tolliver Playhouse, Clinton Avenue, Big Stone Gap - 8:00 p.m. - An outdoor musical drama of a proud mountain people held Thurs., Fri., and Sat. nights - Pre-show starts at 7:15 p.m., Production starts at 8:00 p.m. - Contact: Lonesome Pine Arts & Crafts, Inc., 276-523-1235 or 800-362-0149

 

 

 

 

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September 2019

 

 

September - Appalachia Cultural Arts Center hosts Open Mic Night on Main street in Appalachia -Sign up at 6 p.m. and perform at 6:30 p.m. - Great music, entertaiment and Free - Donations are welcome

September (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact: 276-796-5188

September (Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

September (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

September (Every Saturday) - Big Stone Gap Farmers Market - at the Parking Lot on Wood Avenue across from Miners Park, Big Stone Gap - 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon

 September (Every Wednesday & Saturday) - Clinch River Farmers Market - 4th Street, St. Paul - 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays

September (Every Tuesday) - (Every Tuesday) - Norton Friends & Farmers Market - All-Indoors Farmer Market Building adjacent to the Chamber building and behind the Pop-in Gas Station, Norton - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Contact: Carmen -276-679-0412

September (Every Thursday ) - Wise Farmers Market - The Glades - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Contact: Laura Mullins, 276-328-6013

 

 

 

 

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October 2019

October - Appalachia Cultural Arts Center hosts Open Mic Night on Main street in Appalachia -Sign up at 6 p.m. and perform at 6:30 p.m. - Great music, entertaiment and Free - Donations are welcome

October (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact:  276-796-5188

October (Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

October (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

October (Every Saturday) - Big Stone Gap Farmers Market - Shawnee Avenue, Big Stone Gap - 8:00 a.m. - 12 noon

October (Every Wednesday & Saturday) - Clinch River Farmers Market - 4th Street, St. Paul - 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays

October (Every Tuesday) - (Every Tuesday) - Norton Friends & Farmers Market - All-Indoors Farmer Market Building adjacent to the Chamber building and behind the Pop-in Gas Station, Norton - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.- Contact: Carmen, 276-679-0412

October (Every Thursday ) - Wise Farmers Market - Town Municipal Parking Lot - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Contact: Laura Mullins, 276-328-6013

(Every Tuesday) At The Pub & Taproom at The Inn At Wise coaches radio show with drink specials.

(Every Wednesday) Trivia Night in the Pub & Taproom at The Inn At Wise.

5 October - Stone Mountain Adventures - Haunted Ghost Tours - 7 p.m. Call 276-207-7024 for more information

12-13 October -Wise Fall Fling - fun filled weekend with vendors, food and crafts Contact 276-328-8184 for more details

16 October- Stay Southwest Meeting- 6-8 pm at Ina+Forbes in St. Paul. Great way to meet active members in our community.

17 October- In Home Care's 7th Annual Pink Party 6-8pm at the David J. Prior Convocation Center at UVA Wise.

for more information call 276-328-9340.

18-20 October- Home Craft Days at Mountain Empire Community College

19 October - Town of Big Stone Gap - Boo & Brews Spooktacular  - Cookoff, Costume Contest, Inflatables and much more - Tickets $5  - Call 276-523-2303

19 October- 1st Annual Fall Ring Classic Baseball Tournament. Registration and information Brett.Richards @Sykes.com

19 October- Wise County Solar Tour- At 12 pm at Mountain Empire Community College. RSVP at swvasolar.org/solar-tours

19 October- Halloween Bash in the Park-Norton City Park 4pm

24 October- Wise County/City of Norton Chamber of Commerse Board Meeting will be at The Inn At Wise at 11:30 in the ballroom.

26 October- Red Fox Festival at 8404 Main Street in Pound at the Historical Society 12-7 pm.

29 October-Pro-Art's El Dia de Los Muertos celebration with the Latin Ballet of Virginia at 7:30 at J.W. Adams Combined School in Pound. Tickets for adults are $10 and all students are free.

29 October-Mountain Empire Community College Trunk or Treat at the old Appalachia Elementary School. 5-9pm

31 October - Mountain Rose Vineyard Halloween Murder Mystery 6pm. Tickets are $40 Call 276-328-2013.

31 October- Trick or Treat Schedule: Norton City (5:30-8:30pm), Big Stone Gap (5-8pm), St. Paul (Trunk or Treat 5-7 pm on 4th Ave), Wise (There is no set schedule. Check with Local businesses and churches).

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November 2019

 November- Appalachia Cultural Arts Center hosts Open Mic Night on Main street in Appalachia -Sign up at 6 p.m. and perform at 6:30 p.m. - Great music, entertainment and Free - Donations are welcome

November (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact:  276-796-5188

November (Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

November (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

 1-3 November- UVA Wise Homecoming. Register today at www.uvawise.edu/homecoming

2 November- 2019 Specialty Crop and Products Conference at the Scott Co Career and Technical Center. Cost is $15 per person ($20 ) couples. Register by November 1st at (276)-452-2772.

3 November- Virginia Master Cattlemen's Program offered by Virginia Tech & Virginia Cooperative Extension. For more information please contact Amy Byington at (276)546-2057.

9 November- Veteran's Day Parade starting at Bullit Park at 11 am.

11 November- Sergeant York: The Play. At Lee Theatre at 7pm. Tickets are $10. Veterans and students are free.

14 November- Land Access & Absentee Ownership a Community Conversation presented by The New Economy Network of Southwest Virginia. Will take place at the Appalachia Town Hall at 6pm. For more information or to RSVP contact Tyler Hughes at tyler@appvoices.org or 276-207-8686.

16-17 November- Holiday Craft Show at Carnes Gym. Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 1pm-5pm. Call 276-523-2303 for additional information.

22 November-Legislative Breakfast at the Holston Hills Community Golf Course in Marion Va. Cost is $25 to register email info@wisecountychamber.org. Register by November 15th.

 26 November- United Way Celebrity Bagging For Backpacks Unite from 10am-6pm. If you are a local celebrity volunteer and want to sign up email volunteer@unitedwayswva.org.

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December 2019

 

December (Every Weekend) - The Town of Big Stone Gap will offer rides on the Greenbelt in Lights 

December (Every Thursday Night) - Pick'n in the Pound - Town Hall, Pound - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Live music, jam sessions, dancing, etc. - Contact: 276-796-5188

December(Every Friday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Lays Hardware Center for the Arts, Coeburn - 7:00 - 10:30 p.m. - Live music, dancing, as well as arts and crafts displays - Contact: Town of Coeburn, info@layshardware.com or www.layshardware.com

December (Every Saturday Night) - Traditional and Bluegrass Music - Country Cabin II, Norton - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Live music, dancing, etc. - Contact: Nancy Jones, 276-431-3338

December (Every Saturday Night) - Southwest Virginia Museum's 17th Annual  Festival of Trees - Big Stone Gap, VA - Admission $4 for Adults, $2 for Children ages 6-12, Under 6 Free - Contact - 276-523-1322

December - Camp Bethel In lights - Drive through the lights at Camp Bethel in Wise - 9050 Camp Bethel Road, Wise -276/328-6867 - Admission is $5 per car $10 Trucks and $25 Buses 

5 December- Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. Location TBA

8 December - Big Stone Gap - Whoville Saturday - Go out and enjoy a great day of events in Miners Park - 276-523-2303

 

 

The 2019 Christmas Parade schedule for Wise County and the City of Norton is as follows:

 

Big Stone Gap - December 5 (Thursday) - 6 p.m. Contact Town of Big Stone Gap at 276-523-0115

Coeburn - December 6 (Friday) -6:30 p.m. Contact Gail Kiser at 276-393-2900

St. Paul - December 6 (Saturday) - 5 p.m. Contact St. Paul Kiwanis at 276-762-5297

Wise - December 7 (Saturday) - 2 p.m. Contact Wise Kiwanis at 276-275-9770

Appalachia - December 7 (Saturday) - 6 p.m. Contact Travis Anderson at 276-565-3900

Norton City -December 8 (Sunday) - 6 p.m. Contact Marty Hagy at 276-679-0192

Pound - December 8 (Sunday) - 2 p.m. Contact George Dean at 276-796-5188 

 

 

The suggested theme for the 2019 Christmas parades is “12 Days of Christmas”!

Open to lots of fun ideas!

 

 

  Be creative, be fun, and use your own ideas to decorate a float, store fronts and more.

 

All local churches and other organizations are urged to prepare floats and participate in as many parades as possible to make each town's celebration a fun-filled event.