|Fundraiser to benefit the Ferrum Volunteer Rescue Squad|
Local crafters and vendors will be set up at the Blue Ridge Music Festival on Sept. 28. Raffle tickets will be sold for a handmade quilt, rag rug, oven stone and an inspiration case.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
The Blue Ridge Music Festival is set for Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Crossroads Ruritan Club.
The fundraiser for the Ferrum Volunteer Rescue Squad will be held from 12:30 to 7 p.m.
The event will feature music, dancing, food, crafts and raffles. New this year, weather permitting, will be a petting zoo and Outlaw Cruiser cars on display.
Local author Morris Stephenson will be signing his book, "A Night of Makin' Likker."
Performers, in order of appearance, include Glory Bound with Carl Scott; Blue Ridge Cloggers; Gills Creek Grass with Geneva Hodges; Too Young, Too Old with the Old Dominion Cloggers; Wildfire; Southern Breeze; and Gills Creek Grass.
The menu includes BBQ with slaw, hot dogs with chili and onions, pinto beans with cornbread, homemade desserts, cotton candy, snow cones, funnel cakes and fried apple pies.
Ferrum College sorority Delta Phi Epsilon will be selling baked goods.
Local crafters and vendors will be set up inside and under tents. Raffle tickets will be sold for a handmade quilt, rag rug, Pampered Chef oven stone and an inspiration case.
Admission at the gate is $6 per adult and $1 per child under 12. All profits go toward the purchase of rescue squad equipment.
Attendees can walk or ride a golf cart from the field parking to the dance floor. Attendees are asked to bring chairs.
The upper parking area is limited to performers, display cars and the handicapped.
For more information, call 540-493 2179. This is a Crooked Road affiliated festival.