Make plans to bring the family to the longest-running folklife festival in western Virginia on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Blue Ridge Folklife Festival is held rain or shine, at the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum on the Ferrum College campus, 20 Museum Drive, Ferrum. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children (ages 6 – 14), and $5 for senior citizens (55 and over). Children 5 years old and younger are admitted free.
Always the fourth Saturday in October, the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival features authentic regional folk music, craftspeople, draft horse and dog handlers, car builders, tractor restorers, country cooks, moonshine tale tellers and much more! Called “thoroughly authentic” by The New York Times, the festival is coordinated by the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum at Ferrum College and is a major venue on the Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail.
Order advance tickets by calling (540) 365-4412. Visit here to learn more, view a schedule of events and ticket packages, or register a car for the car show: https://www.ferrum.edu/blue-ridge-folklife-festival/.