To celebrate 50 years of County Sales in Floyd, The Handmade Music School and County Sales is offering a Traditional Brother-Style and Bluegrass Duet Singing Workshop with Jeremy & Corrina Stephens at the Floyd Country Store on Saturday, August 5, 2023 at 3:00 pm. Registration is free with a suggested donation of $20 to Handmade Music School and County Sales.
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.
Have you always wanted to learn an instrument? Join the Handmade Music School for a group banjo, fiddle and guitar class series with Mac Traynham, Jamie Collins, and Sophie Moeckel! This class meets from 6:30-8:00 PM once a week for four weeks on Monday evenings beginning November 6th. The cost is $90 for 4 weeks.
The Handmade Music School presents Limberjack Decorating & Dancing with Linda Ray at the Floyd Country Store on Saturday, November 18th, 2023 from 3:00-5:00pm. Cost is $45 and includes limberjack. This workshop is a fabulous chance to dress, paint and decorate your own special doll, and then learn how to make them dance to the music.
Support the Handmade Music School in cultivating and strengthening community through music and dance this #Giving Tuesday. Join us at The Floyd Country Store on Tuesday, November 28th, from 5:00-7:00 PM for an evening of musical celebration with all proceeds benefiting youth programming. Have a meal at The Floyd Country Store cafe and enjoy live and live-streamed performances, raffles, ice cream, and more from Handmade Music School students, teachers, and staff.