Archive for July 28, 2012

76th Annual August 8 – 13, 2011 World’s oldest and largest Old Fiddlers’ Convention.

It’s that time of year again when the sweet sound of music resonates throughout the hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Galax, VA.  The 76th Annual week long performances and competition starts today at Felts Park.  After a fun day in the park we, suggest a short stay at the  Blue Ridge Manor Bed and Break j  We even direct you to the shortcuts to avoid travel.   Just ask!



Important Dates & Schedule Of Events

  • Thursday, July 15, 2011 – Registration Deadline – All registration forms must be postmarked by this date.

  • Sunday, August 7, 2011, 7:00 AM – Felts Park Campground Opens.  (No walk in campers until 4:00 PM).

  • Monday, August 8, 2011, 2:30 – 4:30 PM – Registration for Fiddlers’ Youth Competition

  • Monday, August 8, 2011, 5:30 PM – Fiddlers’ Youth Competition

  • Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 6:00 PM – Old Time Fiddle, Dobro, and Mandolin Competitions

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 6:00 PM – Bluegrass Fiddle, Dulcimer, and Bluegrass Banjo Competitions

  • Thursday, August 11, 2011, 6:00 PM – Clawhammer Banjo, Autoharp, and Guitar Competitions

  • Friday, August 12, 2011, 6:00 PM – Old Time Band and Bluegrass Band Competitions

  • Saturday, August 13, 2011, 12:00 PM – Folk Song and Flatfoot Dance Competitions

  • Saturday, August 13, 2011, 6:00 PM – Bluegrass Band and Old Time Band Competitions

  • Sunday, August 14, 2011, Early AM hours – Winners Announced

  • Sunday, August 14, 2011 – 11:00 AM – All campers and vendors must be out of the park.  See ya next year!

Anniversary/Birthday Package

How about doing something really special and memorable for your next anniversary? Come celebrate your special day with a relaxing and romantic weekend getaway to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Southwest Virginia. You’ll enjoy two nights of relaxing accommodations and two great country breakfasts. We’ll then spoil you with dinner for two at one of our fantastic local restaurants, your choice of a lovely bouquet of fresh flowers from  or a decadent cake for two, and a bottle of wine of your choice from one of our award-winning local wineries.

Please call for more information.