FRIES, VIRGINIA

Community News


  We are always looking for new information. Give us a call or e-mail anytime, or just stop by. Our doors are always open.
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Upcoming Events at the Fries Theatre      

Every Tuesday Night 6--7:30pm--Line Dancing Classes
Every Thursday Night: 6--9pm-
-Jam Session

April 20th: 7pm--Buck Mountain Band
May 4th: 7pm--New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters
June 15th  7pm  Mountain Highway 
June 14th: 6pm--Super Jam- a Crooked Road Mountains of Music Event
August 3rd: 7pm--Gap Civil Old Time Band

Call (276) 744-2531 for more information.

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Y Renovation Committee Upcoming Fundraisers

 Gospel Singing 
Featuring:
Preachers Choir, Amy Vaughan & Common Ground

April 28, 2018
7pm
Fries Middle Schoo



June 30th: Serving food for the Fries High School Sports Convention
July 29th: Chicken Quarter Sale by Big Mo's BBQ at the Rock the River Festival  1:00 pm -- 6:00 pm
October 6th: 
Serving Food for Cruise--In  3:00 pm until dark 

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Annual Henry Whitter Festival

Saturday, May 19, 2018
8:30am--5:00pm
Fries Town Park

Sponsored by the Fries Community Center.
Call (276) 744-2531 for more information.

             
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Fries Farmers Market

Sunday 1pm----4pm
May 12th, 2018 thru October 7th, 2018
FRIES TOWN PARK


Call (276) 1104 for more information.

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Fries Cruise-In  2018 Schedule

May 26th
June 9th
July 14th
August 11th
September 8th
October 6th

All held in the Fries Town Park from 3pm until dark.

Call (276) 233-1104 for more information.

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Go With The Flow Brew Fest

Sponsored by Creek Bottom Brews
& The Fries Community Center
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Noon--6pm
Fries Town Park
Call (276) 744-2531 for more information.


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July 4th Parade


Wednesday, July 4th at Noon.
Celebration in the ballpark following parade.
Sponsored by the
Fries Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad
Go to www.friesfire.com for more information.

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Grayson Landcare's Rock the River Festival

Sunday, July 29, 2018
1pm--6pm
Fries Town Park


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Fries Annual Fiddlers Convention

August 17th & 18th, 2018
Competitions begin at 7pm on Friday.
Youth Competition begins at 3pm on Saturday.
Adult Competition begins at 5pm on Saturday.
Fries Ball Park

Sponsored by the Fries Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad
Go to www.friesfire.com for more information.


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Festival by the River

Saturday, September 15, 2018
8:30am--5:00pm
Fries Town Park

Sponsored by the Fries Community Center.
Call (276) 744-2531 for more information.


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New River Trail 25k/50k 

Saturday, October 13, 2018

For more information go to www.runningmtngoat.com


Fries Tourism also needs volunteers to help with serving food for the runners and families.  Contact (276) 233-1104 for more information.

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Christmas on the Mountain

Saturday, December 8, 2018
8:30am--4:00pm
Fries Community Center Dining Room and Gym

Call (276) 744-2531 for more information.


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Fries Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 8, 2018
6pm

Sponsored by the Fries Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad

Go to www.friesfire.com for more information.


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The Fries Cemetery Committee is trying to raise funds for some much needed maintenance work at the Fries Cemetery.
If you would like to make a donation, please mail to:

Fries Cemetery Committee
PO Box 974

Fries, VA 24330

For Questions or Concerns, contact Jerry McCormick at
(276) 744-3223
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Thursday Night Jam Sessions

Fries Community Center  HISTORIC Theatre 
Every Thursday Night 
6:30 - 9pm.


Join us for an enjoyable evening of old-time and bluegrass music, food and fellowship!
For more information contact Karen Snyder at (276) 744-0158
Click on the link below for a sampling of the great music at the Fries Theatre and on the Crooked Road.
http://www.gadling.com/2012/11/06/the-music-of-virginias-crooked-road/
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Mobile Food Pantry

What:
Individuals & Families who need food assistance and reside in or near the Providence area are welcome to come and receive a box of food.

Please Bring: Form of Identification & A Sturdy Container

Where: The Old Providence Elementary School
When:
1st Thursday of Every Month.
5:00pm--7:00pm

In Partnership with The United Company Foundation and Feeding America Southwest Virginia

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For Sale Now in the Fries Town Hall
Historic Fries Theater


Fries Jam Session CD's
$5.00
"Every Thursday evening in Fries, VA, local musicians and visitors come to listen and play old time traditional music. Recorded during the spring of 2011 the Thursday Night Jam Sessions brings together traditional fiddle tunes, folk songs, Anglo-Irish ballads and original compositions. Included in this CD are interviews from local musicians, Eddie Bond and Jesse Lovell."
&
Mountains and Music DVD's
$5.00
Proceeds to benefit The Fries Recreation Center Restoration Fund

The proceeds from your purchase of the DVDs will go toward the repair and renovation of this 100 year old Recreation Building.  It was built by the owner of Washington Mills to meet the recreational and civic needs of their employees and their families everything under one roof.  This MAJESTIC  building houses the Historic Theater, Gym, Duck Pin Bowling, Library, Dining Room with Kitchen, Space for Offices and Swimming Pool. 

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