Folk Fair set for this weekend in Meadows of Dan

August 14, 2017 - accent chair

MEADOWS OF DAN – Bring a chair for a music, an ardour for a food and some spending income for a singular handmade equipment found during a Meadows of Dan Folk Fair holding place this Saturday.

Held in and with a Virginia State Peach Festival, Meadows of Dan Community Association President Trinity Goad pronounced a satisfactory started as a approach to continue a pink thesis into a weekend any year.

“There’s usually one famous pink festival in Virginia and it’s a one that takes place in Stuart a day before [the folk fair],” Goad said. “Thirteen years ago we teamed adult with a Patrick County Chamber of Commerce to have a peach-themed weekend. We’re gripping a pink thesis alive with pink goods, like pink ice cream.”

However, a day during a folk satisfactory isn’t usually clinging to a fruit that grows in a orchards of a surrounding area. In fact, there’s a far-reaching accumulation of activities holding place via a day.

One of a highlights of a satisfactory is a fish grill during Meadows of Dan Elementary School.

“It’s flattering delicious,” Goad said. “A lot of people come out usually for a fish fry.”

A fundraiser for a school, Goad pronounced a income lifted mostly goes to assistance unite margin outing expenses.

There will also be a accumulation of performances for people to locate on Saturday – and acknowledgment is giveaway to any show.

The initial eventuality to hear some tunes will start during a Meadows of Dan Community Center during 10 a.m. where eventuality organizers will open a building to anyone with an instrument.

“This is a interesting partial – this is a initial time we’ve ever had a jam session,” Goad said. “Our thought is that internal people will uncover adult with their instruments and everybody will play a few songs together.”

Next adult will be a noontime opening by Peter and Christina Holland, a directors of internal organisation Once Upon A Blue Ridge. The Hollands will perform “Brementown Musicians,” a family-friendly play about 4 aged animals who follow their dreams to turn famous musicians.

“Adults and children will both adore this performance,” Goad said. “It’s usually an hour prolonged and a building is air-conditioned.”

Three bands will also take a stage.

The Country Boys will perform during a Meadows Mercantile from 2 to 4 p.m.

“They do a lot of gospel and nation gospel,” Goad said.

Next adult will be Downhill Slide, who will perform during a Poor Farmer’s Market from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

“Downhill Slide does some nation and some stone and roll,” Goad said. “They’re upbeat. They play a dancing music.”

Also during a Poor Farmer’s Market, Southern Remedy will perform from 7 to 9 p.m.

“Southern Remedy, of course, does stone and roll,” Goad said.

Goad speedy those looking brazen to a song to move a chair with them to any performance.

Along with music, a accumulation of vendors will be offered products via a day.

Up for grabs will be domestic jewelry, homemade soap, candles, kitchen towels, hair bows, stained glass, wreathes, embellished jars, decals, shirts and other crafts. There will also be member offered code name items, like Thirty-one, Scentsy, Paparazzi, doTerra Oils and Posh.

Authors Tom Perry and Sandra Warren will also be in attendance, as good as member from a Patrick County Historical Society.

Along with a fish grill during a internal facile school, there will be copiousness of culinary options accessible via a uptown area, including equipment from Shan’s Kettlecorn, lemonade, low boiled Oreos, pig skins, baked goods, hotdogs by a Vesta Community Center, pink cobbler by a Meadows of Dan Baptist Church, homemade ice cream and a yogurt bar.

The Royall family will also be on site creation pink butter – a aged fashioned way.

For those seeking a potion of wine, a Stanburn Winery will be during a eventuality for tastings and sales.

A special open residence eventuality will take place during Concord Primitive Baptist Church, that is over 100 years old, from 4 to 6 p.m.

“Everything in a church is done out of chestnut, that we don’t have here anymore,” Goad said.

Refreshments will be accessible during a open residence event.

Throughout a day, Goad estimates between 1,000 and 2,000 people could join in on a festivities, including tasty food, handmade crafts, live performances and inflatables for a kids, pleasantness of Outdoor Entertainment Children’s World.

The eventuality will start during a Meadows of Dan Community Center, located during 2858 Jeb Stuart Hwy. in Meadows of Dan, during 10 a.m. on Saturday.

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