Franklin County

The Crooked Road BBQ Competition

Join us for The First Annual Crooked Road BBQ Competition. With backyard, professional, and restaurant divisions and judges, you’re in for a smoky-sweet treat! Want to showcase your amazing BBQ…

Music at the Museum

Monday Night Jam! Did you know we are a major venue on The Crooked Road: Virginia‚Äôs Heritage Music Trail? And every Monday at 7:00, you can join us for an…

Exhibit in Progress

Researching, designing, and installing an exhibit is a HUGE undertaking. As one of the few museums in the Commonwealth that still produce their own exhibits from beginning to end, we…

50th Blue Ridge Folklife Festival

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…

Blue Ridge Folklife Festival

For 49 years on the fourth Saturday of October, the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival has brought together a host of musicians, moonshiners, craftspeople, cooks, motorheads, mule jumpers, horse pullers, coon…