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Grayson County Covid-19 Helpline: 276-200-4654

Schedule Modifications & Cancellations


  • 1908 Courthouse — Building is closed to the public and all activities cancelled until further notice; Visitor Center brochures are located on front porch during business hours
  • Allegheny Quilters Guild Show — Sparta July 10 is cancelled
  • Arts & Cultural Council of the Twin Counties —  * “The Savannah Sipping Society” (Spring Play) at the Rex in Galax  scheduled for June 11-14 has been postponed until Spring or Fall 2021  * “The Hobbit” A Wandflower Theatre Production Carol Waddell/Galax Theater Guild Stage (outdoors) proceeding as planned
  • Blue Ridge Music Center — “Malpass Bros & Corn Potato String Band” July 11 is cancelled; “Ley Line & Shay Martin Lovette” July 18 is cancelled; “Bill & The Belles” July 25 is cancelled
  • Blue Ridge Parkway — Check website before travel; some picnic areas and restrooms are reopened;
  • Chestnut Creek School of the Arts —  In person classes to resume June 10
  • Elk Creek Dragway — Racing schedule resumed; spectators welcome!
  • Fall Festival @ Grayson Highlands — September 26 & 27 is scheduled to proceed, but check before travel.
  • Friends of SWVA — Cultural Center and Marketplace closed to the public; all meetings and venue rentals have been cancelled
  • Fries Farmers Market — Delayed until further notice
  • Fries Festival by the River — September 19 is cancelled
  • Fries Fiddlers Convention — Cancelled for 2020
  • Fries JAMS — Thursday night JAM cancelled until further notice
  • Galax Old Fiddlers Convention — August 3-9 is cancelled for 2020.
  • Goodwill Grange #959 — Reopens July 6 with same hours and rules as the Grant Computer Center (below); books & DVDs available for no charge; extended wifi still available in the parking lot.
  • Grant Computer Center — Now open with limited hours; 11-5 Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday; no public restroom; please wear a mask.
  • Grayson County Ag Fair — August 7 & 8 has been cancelled this year due to concerns about social distancing during Coronavirus; however, the Youth Livestock Show scheduled for Friday Night (August 7) and Saturday Morning (August 8) IS PROCEEDING AS SCHEDULED.
  • Grayson County Recreational Park — , Pool opens July 1; Monday – Saturday 12-6, Sunday 1-6; No pool parties; 125 person limit; No chairs/tables provided; screening before entry; social distancing enforced; 12 & under must be accompanied by adult.
  • Grayson Highlands State Park — Blue Ridge Relay September 11 & 12 WILL proceed
  • Independence Farmers Market — now operating on-line;Cooking Day on September 4th cancelled; August 7 Grand Opening is cancelled; Wellness Day July 10 is cancelled; Berry Festival July 17 is cancelled; Tomato Festival August 7 is cancelled; Christmas in August August 2 is cancelled
  • Independence VFW Bingo — Resumes June 11
  • Matthews Living History Farm — Museum reopens June 19 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Tuesday through Saturday; historical buildings will not be open to the public; Tuesday night jam and potluck will resume on Tuesdays @ 6:00 PM on July 7 but check for confirmation before traveling; “Reading on the Front Porch” cancelled for the season; Timeline Living History Event August 22 is cancelled; S
  • New River Bell Ensemble — Practices and concerts cancelled until further notice
  • Smoke on the Mountain BBQ Festival/Competition — Scheduled for July 17 & 18 has been cancelled.
  • Wythe-Grayson Regional Library System — Closed until further notice; Book drops are open; no fines until reopening