The Crooked Road BBQ Competition

The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum 20 Museum Drive, Ferrum, VA

Join us for The 1st Crooked Road BBQ Competition. With both backyard and professional divisions and KCBS registered judges, you're in for a smoky-sweet treat! Check back here for more information as the event approaches.

Blue Ridge Herblore Gathering

Ferrum College 215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, VA

The 4th annual Blue Ridge Herblore Gathering will be held at Ferrum College for new, intermediate, and advanced level herbalists. Attendees may choose from a selection of classes, participate in a herbal identification walk, and enjoy a roundtable of speakers who will share their expertise on how to incorporate the benefits of herbalism in a…

50th Blue Ridge Folklife Festival

Ferrum College 215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, VA

For half a century, on the fourth Saturday of October, the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival has presented musicians, moonshiners, craftspeople, cooks, motorheads, mule jumpers, horse pullers, coon dog racers, antique tractor buffs, and old-time gamers for a celebration of the rich heritage and traditions of the region. Our festival participants are the real thing, sharing…