Archive for April 2012

Houston Fest 2012

HoustonFest 2012 is scheduled for  May 4&5, 2012 at Felts Park in Galax, Virginia. Bands including Blue  Highway, Sierra Hull & Highway 101, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, and the  VW Boys will be performing. Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder will Headline at HoustonFest 2012. Ongoing Bluegrass  and Old-Time music will grace the 3 stages. Showcases will be hosted by Mr. Jon  Lohman and Camp Houston will be in full swing. Regional luthiers will  demonstrate their craft.
A very special feature of HoustonFest 2012 will  be a live auction featuring handmade instruments. Bidders will have the  opportunity to buy a Wayne Henderson Guitar, Jimmy Edmonds Fiddle, Anderson – Strickland Mandolin, and a Steve Huber Heritage Banjo. The auction will be  conducted by Mr. Ken Farmer who is a noted auctioneer and appears on PBS Antique  Roadshow. There will also be a silent auction featuring many items that  spectators and participants will want to bid on.
Details about the  auction, lineup additions, and special events for HoustonFest 2012 will be  forthcoming. Go to the HoustonFest website www.HoustonFestGalax.com or call  276-236-9908 for more information.

Virginia is for Lovers

There is room for love to bloom at Blue Ridge Manor Bed & Breakfast that spans 37 woodland acres in Cana with two picturesque trails and two stocked fish ponds. The hilltop home sits amid the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains and boasts down-home hospitality with hearty country breakfasts and a clean, modern setting. Dave and Darlene Juliana offer elopement packages and cater to small weddings, anniversary celebrations and romantic getaways.