Welcome to the Fries Festivals and Events Website!
The Town of Fries would like to welcome you to our festivals and events. Our festivals are located on the scenic New River at Riverside Park in downtown Fries.
If you would like to learn more about the Town of Fries click here.
If you are interested in the Fries Fiddlers' Convention please visit their website. That is an event hosted by the Fries Fire Department.
2015 Fries, VA Festival Dates
- May 9th - Henry Whitter Festival
- First Annual NROA Fall Bass Fishing Tournament October 3rd 6:00am--5:00pm
- Fries MUSIC JAM Catch the Fun
- July 4th - Independence Day
- August 14th -15th - Fries Fiddlers' Convention
- October 3 - Festival by the River
- October 17th - New River Trail Races
- December 5th - Christmas on the Mountain
Festival by River Cancelled No Rain Date
Hope all stay safe. I Look forward to seeing every one at Christmas On the Mountain December 5th, 2015
and all of our Festivals/Events in 2016
The Holiday Classic - Live & On-Stage!
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE LIVE ON STAGE
A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry
We're looking for 15 ACTORS (up to 10 men & 5 women)
Monday, October 5th, 7pm-9pm
Tuesday, October 6th, 7pm-9pm
Audition Location: Rex Theatre in Galax
December 10th 1908 Courthouse in Independence
December 11th Fries Historic Theatre in Fries
December 12th & 13th Rex Theatre in Galax
Call the Arts Council of the Twin Counties at 276-238-1217 for more information
BLUE RIDGE FELLOWSHIP
PRESENTS! SEPTEMBER 27, FRIES TOWN PARK, FIREHOUSE DR.
BUTTS, BEANS & BBQ! LIVE MUSIC! KIDS ACTIVITIES! BRING ALONG A CHAIR!
STARTING AT 10:30am
Information Center/Gift Shop
October 1, 2015
A Journey to Fries, Virginia - Video
Thank you, Joe Wilson, for coming to Fries, sitting at a table in the Corner Cafe, Here the concept for the Crooked Road was conceived.
A Part of the National Endowment for the Arts, Historian, and a lover of Old Time and Bluegrass Music
In Honor and Remembrance 0f:
TAKING THE TRAIN AT NEW RIVER TRAIL STATE PARK
September 10,2015 and September 17, 2015
From Foster Falls to Cliffview Access and shuttled back to
One car is Wheel Chair Accessible
$25/per person ($20 for groups of four or more)
FEE: Includes train ride, shuttle, brochures and a boxed lunch
REGISTER: Call the Park Office (276)699-6778
Fries Community Center Renovating Committee
FRIES "RECREATION" CENTER RESTORATION
Mountains and Music CDs
For Sale $5.00
The proceeds from your purchase of CDs
will go toward the repair and renovation
of this 100 year old Recreational Building. It was built by the owner of
Washington Mills to meet the recreational and civic needs
of their employees and their families under one roof.
The building houses the Historic Theater,
Meeting Room and Kitchen,Library, Space for Offices and Swimming Pool
HULA HOOP EXERCISE CLASS
TUESDAY AUGUST 4,2015 5:30pm - 6:30pm
ON THE BANKS OF NEW RIVER
FRIES TOWN PARK, FIREHOUSE DRIVE
For More Information Call: (276) 233-1104 or (276) 744-2851
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Inquire At The Caboose in The Fries Town Park
FRIES THEATER RENOVATION
Sending out a request for Special Quilts
Quilts that have a meaning to you as an individual citizen of Fries
A Quilt placed in Memory of a Special Fries Person
OR a Quilt with a story that you would like to share with everyone.
Your Quilts would be framed and perserved; with a plaque beneath each one,
to tell the Story or in Memory of Whomever,
placed on the walls of the FRIES THEATER for all that enters to enjoy.
Call: Kit Marshall (276) 237-5430
SPONSORED BY FRIES BAPTIST CHURCH and GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH
September 24, 2015 1:00pm - 6:00pm
At Grace Baptist Church
Call: Junior Anderson to schedule an appointment
(276) 744 - 2798
Example of Local Craftsman workmanship