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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 2020

January 2020 (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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 2020

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

 February 1- The Gap Partnership Presents "The Polar Plunge" 5k obstacle race. Get the details here   thegappartnership.org/products/copy-of-2020-polar-bear-pre-registration-price-good-through-jan-21st

 

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March 2020

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

 March 26-  Quarterly Chamber Board Meeting- Location TBA-11:30 lunch 12 Meeting starts. Please RSVP to the Chamber.

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April 2020

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

 

 4 April - 66th 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. The theme this year is "Murder on the Chamber Express."

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

TBA - 24rd Annual Community Spring Swing - Lonesome Pine Country Club - Please Call the UVa-Wise Alumni Office for all the details 276-328-0128

 

25 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

 

 

  

23 April - April Chamber Board Meeting  - Lcation TBA—11:30 a.m. Lunch—12 p.m. meeting start—Please RSVP to the Chamber

 

May 2020

 

 

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

May 16- Fit Farmer 12k Trail Run 9 am. at The Flag Rock Area Trails.                                                            Register at www.fitfarmertrailrun.wordpress.com

May 28- Regular Monthly Meeting -Location TBA- Lunch 11:30, 12 meeting starts. Please RSVP to the Chamber. Forward Wise County Graduation.

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June 2020

 

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 - 6:00 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

June13-20 Best Friend Festival. Visit www.facebook.com/bestfriendsfestival for more information.

 

 June 13- Kid's Fishing Day. 8:30-11am at the Norton Reservoir. Open to kids 12 and under. (Part of BFF)

June 14- Woodbooger Chase Triathalon 10am advanced and 2pm beginner. (Part of BFF)

 June 20- High Knob Music Festival at High Knob Recreation Area.

July 2020

 

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 - 6:00 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

 July 3- Independence Day Celebration 7-10 pm downtown Norton.

 

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August 2020

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 - 6:00 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

 

  August 15- High Knob Outdoor Festival. Downtown Norton/Flag Rock receation Area/High Knob.

 August 27- Regular Monthly Chamber Meeting-Location TBA- 11:30 lunch 12 meeting begins.

 

 

 

 

 

September 2020

 

 

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 - 6:00 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

 

 September 24- Chamber Quarterly Monthly Meeting- Location TBA- Lunch 11:30 meeting starts at 12.

 

 

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October 2020

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 - 6:00 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.

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

3 October- Woodbooger Fest 6-10 pm. See www.woodboogerfest.com

17-18 October- Cloudsplitter 100. See www.cloudsplitter100.com

17 October- Halloween Bash in the Park-Norton City Park TBA

22 October-Chamber Monthly Board Meeting-Location TBA- 11:30 lunch 12 Meeting begins.

 

 

 

 

  

November 2020

 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

 

 

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December 2020

 

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

 

3 December- Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. Location TBA

 

 

 

The 2020 Christmas Parade schedule for Wise County and the City of Norton is as follows:

TBA 

Big Stone Gap - December  Contact Town of Big Stone Gap at 276-523-0115

Coeburn - December  Contact Gail Kiser at 276-393-2900

St. Paul - December  Contact St. Paul Kiwanis at 276-762-5297

Wise - December  Contact Wise Kiwanis at 276-275-9770

Appalachia - December  Contact Travis Anderson at 276-565-3900

Norton City -December  Contact Marty Hagy at 276-679-0192

Pound - December  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.