News & Stories

Community is at the core of what we do. On this page, you’ll find news alerts and stories about our Floyd Country Store world. From information about upcoming special events to interviews with local artists and artisans, these stories invite you into the magic of our community: past, present, and future.

Gold Tone instruments and logo

Gold Tone Instruments

The Floyd Country Store is now a proud retail partner of Gold Tone Instruments! Gold Tone’s mission is to inspire everyone to give a voice to their musical ideas through fretted instruments of the highest quality, offered at the fairest prices possible.

Holiday Pies

Holiday Desserts Now Available for Pre-Order

Holiday desserts are available for pickup and pre-order! Make all of your gatherings a breeze and pick up delicious, homemade desserts from the Floyd Country Store.

Floyd Country Store Gingerbread House by Shelley Clark 2022

Registration Now Open for The 2023 Gingerbread House Contest!

Registration is officially open for the 2023 Gingerbread House Contest! This year marks our fourth annual Gingerbread House Contest. Every year, the Gingerbread House Contest brings community members of all ages together to showcase their creativity in the spirit of the holidays. Gingerbread houses are displayed downtown during the month of December.

Harmonic Heritage: Ross Peacemaker CD Release Party Infographic: Ross sitting in a chair holding a guitar

Handmade Music School Presents Harmonic Heritage CD with Ross Peacemaker

The Handmade Music School was awarded a Community Impact grant from Virginia Commission for the Arts to produce a project called Harmonic Heritage: Recording Southwest Virginia’s Living Musical Traditions. Harmonic Heritage is a recording project preserving the voices of elders singing traditional Appalachian music in Floyd County, Virginia.

Kenney's Sauce

Retail Spotlight: Kenney’s Sauce

If you know, you know! Kenney’s Sauce is a customer favorite and a Floyd Country Store staple. This best-selling sauce is great on burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, and more! Kenney’s Sauce was invented by William Kenney, the owner of…

Special Events Summer & Fall 2023

Summer and Fall Special Event Schedule

Summer is nearing its end, and we have a wonderful lineup of shows to look forward to during the summer to fall transition. From The Blue Ridge Girls to The Kruger Brothers, we’re excited to showcase a variety of bands…

51st annual Bluegrass & Old Time Fiddlers Convention in Mount Airy, NC

Local Musicians Win Multiple Awards in Mt. Airy

This past weekend marked the 51st annual Bluegrass & Old Time Fiddlers Convention in Mount Airy, NC. Multiple young musicians who are a part of the Floyd Country Store and Handmade Music School community and the Floyd JAM program placed in several categories and took home ribbons. 

Honky Tonk Thursday / Small Town Summer Update

Honky Tonk Thursday Schedule Update

Small Town Summer season is finally here! Starting June 1, Honky Tonk Thursdays will switch to every other week (instead of weekly), and Small Town Summers will take place on the alternating Thursdays.

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