The Big Stone Gap Christmas Parade is coming up Thursday December 1st at 6pm! Come out and enjoy the parade or, better yet, participate with a float or entry! There is a prize for 1st 2nd, and 3rd place floats! Call us at 276-523-2303 for entry details!                                                                                                              Greenbelt in Lights starts soon! We are looking for people, businesses, and groups to set up displays! Call us and enter today!                                                                                                                                                               It’s Autumn in the mountains! Come and enjoy one of the most beautiful places on earth! Fall Foliage, Festivals, Music Venues, Restaurants, Breweries, Football, and Fun! Visit us in Big Stone Gap for the time of your life!                                                                                                                                                                            A Town Permit is no longer required to access Big Cherry! Get out and visit today!

WiseJAMS Music Program – Southwest Virginia Museum

WiseJAMS Music Program – Southwest Virginia Museum

WiseJAMS Music Program – Southwest Virginia Museum

Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park to Host WiseJAMS Music Program

Big Stone Gap, VA. The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park is excited to announce the fall semester of the WiseJAMS music program. WiseJAMS seeks to preserve our important Appalachian mountain music heritage by offering low-cost classes in fiddle, old time banjo and guitar to small groups of students in after-school settings.

Classes will begin on Thursday, September 8 and will run through Thursday, December 8 for the 2022 fall session. Classes will be held at the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park on Thursdays from 3:45 – 5:45 p.m. and will serve students in grades 3-8. Youth who participate in this program are required to attend all weekly classes. During the classes, students will receive an after school snack and a 90- minute instructional session.

For more information about the WiseJAMS music program, please call the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park at 276-523-1322.

The award-winning Virginia State Parks are managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

For more information about Virginia State Parks’ activities and amenities or to make reservations in one of the more than 1,800 campsites or 300 climate-controlled cabins, call the Virginia State Parks Reservation Center at 800-933-PARK or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.