Hounds compete in a coon dog water race. Thousands attended the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival at Ferrum College on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. (photo by Pat Jarrett)
Published October 24, 2017
This is, without question, one of the very finest folklife festivals in the country! The Blue Ridge Folk Festival returns to Ferrum College Saturday, October 28th, and it’s is as authentic as it gets. Where else can you take in real horse pulls, mule jumping contests, coon dog contests, traditional crafts, country foods, Blue Ridge roots music, moonshiner stills & storytelling, kid’s folk games, custom & vintage Cars, sheep herding demos, threshing & baling demos, vintage tractors & engines, and more at one place and one day?
VPM to broadcast new and past favorite performances from the Virginia Folklife Stage on TV This two-part television program, created specifically for the 2020 festival, features new performances from some …
October 10–11, 2020 | VPM: Virginia's Home for Public Media