The Polar Festival is coming up Feb 4th starting at 10am! Polar run and Plunge and Chilly Chili Cook off! Dont miss out!                                                                                                                                            Mardi Grad in the Mountains is coming up Feb 18th at Good Times! Come celebrate New Orleans style with Ron Short and the Possum Playboys starting at 7pm!                                                                                                                                                        Join us this Winter in Big Stone Gap for breathtaking scenery, great food, amazing music, and shopping! Give us a try, you won’t regret visiting our Winter Wonderland!                                                                                                                                                                           A Town Permit is no longer required to access Big Cherry! Get out and visit today!

GATHERING IN THE GAP

GATHERING IN THE GAP INFORMATION

Location:

10 West First Street
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Date:

May 27, 2023

Description

“Gathering in the Gap” is a music festival to celebrate the rich tradition of old-time and bluegrass music found in Southwest Virginia. Activities include competitions, jams, and performances by local and regionally known musicians. The day’s events will culminate in a main-stage concert by various professional performers. Gathering in the Gap is located in the beautiful mountains of Southwest Virginia in the town of Big Stone Gap. All events take place on and around the grounds of the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park.

Enjoy local crafts sales and other beautiful retail items as well as a BEER GARDEN set up by Moon Dog/7 Dogs Brew Pub and the Town of Big Stone Gap where you can have wonder craft beers from one of our newest restaurants as well as Wine from Mountain Rose Vineyard. Food Trucks will be available to feed you wonderful flavors to keep you going!

In addition to the featured Main Stage performances, “Gathering in the Gap” will include an annual songwriting competition, musical competitions, music jams, a children’s area, and the “Stitch in Time” Quilt Show. Antique, food and craft vendors will also be on hand. For additional information and a full schedule of events, please visit the festival website at www.gatheringinthegap.org, “like” the festival page on Facebook, or call the Museum at 276-523-1322.

Website

http://www.gatheringinthegap.org/

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