These are the events for the selected month.

Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas

December 1, 2017 thru December 1, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM


  • 5:30 PM  "Biggest Little Parade"
  • 5:45 PM   Christmas Tree Lighting
  • 6:00 PM   The North Pole (at Train Depot)
  • 6:00 PM   The Friday Night Dance Band (at Farmers Market)
  • 6:00 PM   Raise the Barre Dancers (at Franklin Glass)
  • 6:00 PM   Downtown Music
  • 6:00 PM   Horse & Buggy Rides at The Early Inn

                           ADMISSION IS FREE TO ALL ACTIVITIES



Call: 540-420-8391



Holiday Remembrance

December 2, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM

High Street Cemetery, High Street, Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
(540) 483-1890

A known 25 graves will be marked with holiday greenery gleaned from Franklin County and fashioned into grave sprays by members of Jubal Early Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy. Descendants and others interested in local patriotism are invited. Following the formal program, we invite everyone to visit the veterans' final resting places - and take a look at other graves which hold many other movers and shakers of our town and county.

Planning Commission Meeting

December 5, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

Planning Commission Meeting 

Town Council Meeting

December 11, 2017 thru December 11, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Town Council Meeting starts at 7:00pm.

12th Annual Johnny CASA 5K & 5 Miler Family Fun Run-Walk

December 16, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM

Registration $25-$75
Historic Rocky Mount, 300 South Main St, Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

This family-oriented, Superhero themed race offers a course that challenges our hard core
distance runners. Short distance runners have complimented the design of the 5K course.
Walkers will still be able to enjoy the scenic vistas of historic Rocky Mount. Come dressed
in your favorite superhero costume! The race begins on South Main Street and ends back
at the Southern VA Child Advocacy Center with tours and refreshments!