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Planning Commission Meeting

October 3, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

Planning Commission Meeting 

Town Council Meeting

October 9, 2017 thru October 9, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Town Council Meeting starts at 7:00pm.

Kids Fishing Derby

October 14, 2017 thru October 14, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 PM

Ages 15 and under
Free to enter
Trophies awarded for heaviest fish
Waid Recreation Area, 701 Waid Park Rd, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 0

53rd Annual Franklin County Lord's Acre Sale

October 21, 2017 thru October 21, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Franklin County High School - Parking Lot
700 Tanyard Road

Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Carolyn Saul
(540) 352-8856

 Multiple area churches gather for this yearly fundraiser selling handmade crafts, quilts, homemade baked goods, apple butter, jelly, fresh garden vegetables, arts, furniture, fried apple pies and and much more.

Ghosts! Murder & Mayhem

October 28, 2017
Time: 12:00 AM

Show Tickets OR Daylight Tour: $15
Show & Daylight Tour: $25

Daylight Tour:
10:00 a.m.
High Street Cemetery, High St, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

6:30 p.m.
American Legion Building, 565 Diamond Ave, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

(540) 483-1890

Spirits of another kind. Learn about ghostly sightings at sites in the Town of Rocky Mount - interesting murders - more. See who is still around in one form or another these many years later. Find out what's under Rocky Mount's streets and what that has to do with ghostin'. True stories about real happenings.



Blue Ridge Folklife Festival

October 28, 2017 thru October 28, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Real Roots 4th Saturday in October

Ages 5 & Under & Ferrum Students: Free
Ages 6-14 & 55+: $5
General: $10
Ferrum College
20 Museum Drive
Ferrum, Virginia 24088

Looking for real roots? With three music stages, two dozen country foods, over fifty craftspeople, dozens of vintage farm tractors, hundreds of custom cars, draft horse pulling and log skidding contests, mule jumping contests, coon dog treeing and water race competitions, sheep herding demos, plowing demos, threshing and baling demos, and old-time children’s games, Ferrum College’s Blue Ridge Folklife Festival celebrates western Virginia’s folkways and rural life like no other event.