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December 2nd, 2017


Come visit with the vendors and start your Christmas Shopping
Have a country breakfast;   A soup and sandwich lunch.
End the "Perfect Day" by watching the Fries Christmas Parade
(Sponsored by Fries Volunteer Fire Department}
Parade starts at 6:00PM
Warm up!  Sample the "Goodies" at the Fries  Fire Department
following the Parade
YUM !  YUM !      " PURR -- FECT"


Fries Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 2nd

Lineup begins at 5:00pm
"Small Town Country Christmas"

All Churches and Members of the Community are Invited to Enter

Refreshments will be served following the parade at the 
Fries Fire and Rescue Station


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

May thru October


New River Trail 50K/25K

(Boston Marathon Qualifier)
October 14th

For More Information Go to:


Grace Baptist Church Players
A Crickett County Blizzard Dinner Theatre

Saturday, November 18th
$10 Admission
Baked Spaghetti Dinner begins at 5:30pm
Show begins at 7:00pm

All proceeds will benefit the Y Restoration Fund to install siding on the Fries Community Center Building.


Christmas on the Mountain
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Contact the Fries Community Center at (276) 744-2531 for more information.


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.

Mobile Food Pantry

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
1st Thursday of Every Month.

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


For Sale Now in the Fries Town Hall
Historic Fries Theater

Fries Jam Session CD's
"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
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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