Big Stone Gap Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting.  December 2nd at 6pm! Sign up now to be in the parade!  Food Truck & Live Music from Jim Ann Country in Miners Park at 7pm!                                                The Christmas Craft & Vendor Show, December 4th & 5th at Town Hall in Carnes Gym. Foot Trucks, Christmas Decorations, Gifts and more! Don’t miss out!                                                                                Greenbelt in Lights officially starts  November 26th – January 2nd                            Greenbelt in Lights Rides are on December 4th, 11th, 18th, 23rd, 30th. Christmas Market, food and hot drink vendors, and pictures with Santa Clause at Visitor Center 4th, 11th, and 18th.                                                     A Town Permit is no longer required to access Big Cherry! Get out and visit today!

LONESOME PINE SCHOOL & HERITAGE CENTER

LONESOME PINE SCHOOL & HERITAGE INFORMATION

Location:

511 Clinton Ave., Big Stone Gap, Va.

Phone number:

(276) 523-1111

Days and hours of operation:

April-October
Thursday-Saturday from 1-5 p.m.

Admission:

Free

Description:

This museum was conceived as a place to preserve the history of our area with a focus on the schools of Wise County. In 2002, the June Tolliver House provided Garnett Gilliam, a local teacher and historian, two rooms to display his collection of photographs, yearbooks, and other artifacts. As others made donations to the collection it was soon evident that additional space was needed. A committee was formed and James Maurice Fraley, an ardent supporter, chaired a fundraising campaign to build a place to preserve our heritage. In September of 2006, the Lonesome Pine Arts and Crafts Association offered a house that was being used as storage for the Lonesome Pine Drama as a potential site for the expansion. Remodeling began and the center was opened in May of 2007.

Website:

http://lpshc.org/

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