Floyd Living Traditions Festival
August 26, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Handmade Music School is partnering with Floyd Center for the Arts to produce the 1st Annual Floyd Living Traditions Festival on August 26, 2023 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on the Floyd Center of the Arts campus. The festival showcases traditional Floyd County arts and will be your chance to witness the magic of basket making, quilting, spinning, weaving, instrument making, blacksmithing, woodworking, dance and music. Attendance is FREE.
We couldn’t be more excited to feature the work of local practitioners of traditional arts, young and old alike. These tradition bearers continue to tell the story of our shared past through their work! Highlights include:
- Collection of artifacts on display from of the Old Church Gallery
- Live music and dance
- Interpretive performances and presentations about our rich local artistic heritage
- Vendors showcasing and selling both traditional and contemporary art
- Hands-on kids activities
- Community Art Project encouraging all festival-goers to join in!
- Food vendors
The Living Traditions Festival is made possible by support from:
- The Mid Atlantic Arts’ Central Appalachia Living Traditions program – Visit Website
- Virginia Humanities – Visit Website
- Thomas & Wall Real Estate – Visit Website