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The Alleghany Highlands knows how to have a good time.

There are events, festivals, sports competitions, art exhibitions and performances happening all year round. We celebrate our beautiful outdoor surroundings with grand events like the annual Fall Foliage Festival. Our competitive nature is on display as we host a triathlon, cycling competition and more. Of course, our thriving artistic, cultural and heritage communities host unique events throughout the year. Bookmark this Events page and check back often or sign up for our e-newsletter to ensure that you don’t miss out on any of the fun.

Art of Chocolate Festival 2020 Rescheduled

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/ArtofChocolateFestival2020

Saturday, September 26, 2020
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Clifton Forge

Alleghany
510 Main Street
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

This event has been rescheduled to September 26th from 11am to 3pm.   The same great festival just moved to September.  More info soon!  

Date/Hours:
Saturday, September 26, 2020(11:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

American Craft Week in Clifton Forge VA

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/AmericanCraftWeekinCliftonForgeVA

Friday, October 2, 2020 - Saturday, October 3, 2020
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Clifton Forge

Clifton Forge (city)
439 E. Ridgeway St.
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

Join us for demonstrations that show the creativity and the vibrancy of American handmade crafts! Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center schedule of demonstrations will be held from 1 pm to 3 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Basket making / Saturday, October 3rd - TBA / Sunday, October 4th - Wreath making / Monday, October 5th - Ornament making / Tuesday, October 6th - TBA / Wednesday, October 7th - Felting / Thursday, October 8th - Jeweled Christmas Tree / Friday, October 9th - Quilting. (October 10th & 11th the Shop will be open, however no demonstrations due to preparations for Annual Fall Festival) Please bring a donation of pet food for area humane agencies. Country Garden Florist schedule of demonstrations will be held from 3 pm to 5 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Bow making / Monday, October 5th - Silk Fall Centerpiece / Tuesday, October 6th - Silk Fall Swag / Wednesday, October 7th - Silk Christmas Wreath / Thursday, October 8th - Silk Christmas Garland / Friday, October 9th - Silk Christmas Centerpiece Livy's Closet schedule of demonstrations will be held from 10 am to 2 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Wreath making / Wednesday, October 7th - Fall Crafts 

Date/Hours:
Friday, October 2, 2020 - Saturday, October 3, 2020(10:00 AM - 4:30 PM)

Email:
ahartcraft@ntelos.net

American Craft Week in Clifton Forge VA

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/AmericanCraftWeekinCliftonForgeVA

Sunday, October 4, 2020
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Clifton Forge

Clifton Forge (city)
439 E. Ridgeway St.
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

Join us for demonstrations that show the creativity and the vibrancy of American handmade crafts! Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center schedule of demonstrations will be held from 1 pm to 3 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Basket making / Saturday, October 3rd - TBA / Sunday, October 4th - Wreath making / Monday, October 5th - Ornament making / Tuesday, October 6th - TBA / Wednesday, October 7th - Felting / Thursday, October 8th - Jeweled Christmas Tree / Friday, October 9th - Quilting. (October 10th & 11th the Shop will be open, however no demonstrations due to preparations for Annual Fall Festival) Please bring a donation of pet food for area humane agencies. Country Garden Florist schedule of demonstrations will be held from 3 pm to 5 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Bow making / Monday, October 5th - Silk Fall Centerpiece / Tuesday, October 6th - Silk Fall Swag / Wednesday, October 7th - Silk Christmas Wreath / Thursday, October 8th - Silk Christmas Garland / Friday, October 9th - Silk Christmas Centerpiece Livy's Closet schedule of demonstrations will be held from 10 am to 2 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Wreath making / Wednesday, October 7th - Fall Crafts 

Date/Hours:
Sunday, October 4, 2020(1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

Email:
ahartcraft@ntelos.net

American Craft Week in Clifton Forge VA

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/AmericanCraftWeekinCliftonForgeVA

Monday, October 5, 2020 - Saturday, October 10, 2020
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Clifton Forge

Clifton Forge (city)
439 E. Ridgeway St.
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

Join us for demonstrations that show the creativity and the vibrancy of American handmade crafts! Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center schedule of demonstrations will be held from 1 pm to 3 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Basket making / Saturday, October 3rd - TBA / Sunday, October 4th - Wreath making / Monday, October 5th - Ornament making / Tuesday, October 6th - TBA / Wednesday, October 7th - Felting / Thursday, October 8th - Jeweled Christmas Tree / Friday, October 9th - Quilting. (October 10th & 11th the Shop will be open, however no demonstrations due to preparations for Annual Fall Festival) Please bring a donation of pet food for area humane agencies. Country Garden Florist schedule of demonstrations will be held from 3 pm to 5 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Bow making / Monday, October 5th - Silk Fall Centerpiece / Tuesday, October 6th - Silk Fall Swag / Wednesday, October 7th - Silk Christmas Wreath / Thursday, October 8th - Silk Christmas Garland / Friday, October 9th - Silk Christmas Centerpiece Livy's Closet schedule of demonstrations will be held from 10 am to 2 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Wreath making / Wednesday, October 7th - Fall Crafts 

Date/Hours:
Monday, October 5, 2020 - Saturday, October 10, 2020(10:00 AM - 4:30 PM)

Email:
ahartcraft@ntelos.net

American Craft Week in Clifton Forge VA

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/AmericanCraftWeekinCliftonForgeVA

Sunday, October 11, 2020
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Clifton Forge

Clifton Forge (city)
439 E. Ridgeway St.
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

Join us for demonstrations that show the creativity and the vibrancy of American handmade crafts! Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center schedule of demonstrations will be held from 1 pm to 3 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Basket making / Saturday, October 3rd - TBA / Sunday, October 4th - Wreath making / Monday, October 5th - Ornament making / Tuesday, October 6th - TBA / Wednesday, October 7th - Felting / Thursday, October 8th - Jeweled Christmas Tree / Friday, October 9th - Quilting. (October 10th & 11th the Shop will be open, however no demonstrations due to preparations for Annual Fall Festival) Please bring a donation of pet food for area humane agencies. Country Garden Florist schedule of demonstrations will be held from 3 pm to 5 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Bow making / Monday, October 5th - Silk Fall Centerpiece / Tuesday, October 6th - Silk Fall Swag / Wednesday, October 7th - Silk Christmas Wreath / Thursday, October 8th - Silk Christmas Garland / Friday, October 9th - Silk Christmas Centerpiece Livy's Closet schedule of demonstrations will be held from 10 am to 2 pm daily as follows:Friday, October 2nd - Wreath making / Wednesday, October 7th - Fall Crafts 

Date/Hours:
Sunday, October 11, 2020(1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

Email:
ahartcraft@ntelos.net

Down Town Trick or Treating and Merchant Costume Contest

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/DownTownTrickorTreatingandMerchantCostumeContest

Saturday, October 31, 2020
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Clifton Forge

Alleghany
501 East Ridgeway Street
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

Visit Downtown Clifton Forge on Halloween from 1PM to 5PM!  Trick or Treat with down town merchants while also enjoying pumpkins hand painted by Clifton Middle School artists,store front decorations, fun costumes, CANDY and more...

Date/Hours:
Saturday, October 31, 2020(1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Email:
cfmainstreet@ntelos.net

Clifton Forge Town Tree Lighting

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/CliftonForgeTownTreeLighting

Friday, November 20, 2020
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Clifton Forge

Clifton Forge (city)
547 Main Street
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

  Friday, November 20 at 6PM we will begin our community celebrations in Clifton Forge with an official lighting of the Town Christmas Tree. Enjoy performances by Garlynda's Fancy Feet Dancers and Patsy's Ultimate Dance Explosion Cloggers! Then sing along to Jingle Bells and enjoy some refreshments. In the event of rain the ceremony will be held at 6pm on the 21st.

Date/Hours:
Friday, November 20, 2020(6:00 PM - 6:30 PM)

Email:
cfmainstreet@ntelos.net

Clifton Forge Christmas Parade-Merry and Bright

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/CliftonForgeChristmasParade

Friday, December 4, 2020
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Clifton Forge

Clifton Forge (city)
400 E Ridgeway Street
Clifton Forge , VA 24422

On Friday evening December 4th at the new time of 6:30PM Clifton Forge Main Street, Inc. invites you to be a participant or a spectator in our 2020 Christmas Parade. This year we have chosen , "Merry and Bright"' for our theme.As in past years, the parade will begin at the intersection of Ridgeway and Roxbury Streets and continue down Ridgeway Street through the historic district to the Clifton Forge Fire Station on D Street. Nice trophies will be given our for best religious float, best private and public vehicles, best marching unit, best dance entry, best clogging entry, most creative entry, best animal entry, best overall float, Starz award, and judges favorite. Call 862.2000 to enter.

Date/Hours:
Friday, December 4, 2020(6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)

Email:
cfmainstreet@ntelos.net

Ricky Tims Master Class Quilt Retreat

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/RickyTimsMasterClassQuiltRetreat

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - Saturday, February 20, 2021
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Clifton Forge

Alleghany
510 Main Street
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

The Ricky Tims Master Class Quilt Retreat offers a comprehensive quilt curriculum for all quilters. This customized event will teach, encourage, inspire, and will most certainly keep you entertained. Ricky demystifies seemingly complex concepts, and teaches mastery of unique techniques. The sessions cover improvisational patchwork, no-pins precision curved piecing, design guidelines, color theory, dyeing basics, and machine quilting tips that work for both domestic and long arm. You will learn beautiful outline appliqué and innovative piecing techniques—most of which don’t require a quarter-inch seam! Ricky’s goal is to change how you think when it comes to quilting. He will help you to reevaluate your quilting experience and give you the ability to define who you are as a quilter. The seminar will benefit all quilters—beginners or experienced—traditional or art. In addition to the methods and techniques being taught, there will be plenty of fun projects/patterns for you to consider. Thursday, February 18, 3:00pm to 7:00pm Includes a meet and greet and dinner. Friday, February 19, 8:30am to 8:00pm Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner and evening session. Saturday, February 20, 8:30am to 3:00pm Lectures with Ricky, Breakfast & Lunch. 3:30 to 6:30, Demos and Dinner, 7:00 to 9:00 Ricky Tims in Concert

Date/Hours:
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - Saturday, February 20, 2021(3:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

Ricky Tims in Concert

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/RickyTimsinConcert

Saturday, February 20, 2021
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Clifton Forge

Alleghany
510 Main Street
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

Spend a fun and entertaining evening of music and story-telling with award-winning musician and quilter, Ricky Tims. Ricky's hilarious and inspirational stories are punctuated with performances of his original piano compositions and arraignments accompanied by elaborate visual display. Ricky is known as a skilled entertainer, and his concerts are a must-see event. He always has a few surprises up his sleeves, so even if you’ve been to one of his concerts before, you can be sure you will hear something new each time you spend an evening with Ricky.

Date/Hours:
Saturday, February 20, 2021(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

Scott Miller & Friends

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/ScottMillerFriends

Friday, April 23, 2021
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Clifton Forge

Alleghany
The Historic Masonic Theatre
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

Scott Miller & FriendsSat., Sept. 19, 2020 at 7:30PMIn the John E. Hillert AuditoriumTickets: $30-$22, Boxes $45 Scott Miller was our headliner for our Grand Re-Opening Celebration in 2016, so he's like a member of the family. What better way to celebrate Heritage Day weekend than to have Scott back? This time, Scott is bringing along a few of his friends to join in the fun! Recently inducted to the East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame, fiery roots-rock singer/songwriter SCOTT MILLER returned to his native Virginia to tend the family farm while continuing to release and perform new music informed by that rural area, history, and Appalachia. “Miller combines the emotional honesty and intelligence of a singer/songwriter with the swagger and enthusiasm of a rock & roller… a gifted and eclectic solo artist.” (AllMusic.com) Recently on tour with Patty Griffin, Robbie Fulks, Paul Thorn, Robin & Linda Williams, and American Aquarium.

Date/Hours:
Friday, April 23, 2021(7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

Email:
masonictheatre@yahoo.com

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