The dam at Fries
The dam at Fries

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

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!

AUDITIONS

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)

Auditions   Dates

Monday, October 5th, 7pm-9pm

Tuesday, October 6th, 7pm-9pm

Audition Location:  Rex Theatre in Galax

PERFORMANCE  DATES

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.

FREE!

BUTTS,  BEANS  &  BBQ!    LIVE MUSIC!    KIDS ACTIVITIES!   BRING  ALONG  A  CHAIR!

  STARTING  AT  10:30am

COMMING SOON!

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: 

Joe Wilson

RIDING THE NEW RIVER TRAIN
RIDING THE NEW RIVER TRAIN

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

Foster Falls

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 COMMUNITY CENTER

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:  growfries@friesva.com  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.

Email:  growfries@friesva.com

Call:  Kit Marshall (276) 237-5430

BLOOD DRIVE

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

WALK-INS  WELCOMED

 

                                                                                    Example of Local Craftsman workmanship        

Handmade by RAVIN (Bohemian Bliss)/Restless
Handmade by RAVIN (Bohemian Bliss)/Restless

Our festivals offer a terrific selection of food, craft and other vendors.  If you would like to serve as a vendor for any of our festivals click here to download the vendor packet

IF YOU NEED A PLACE TO STAY CHECK OUT OUR HOMES, COTTAGES, CABINS AND OUR RV PARK   LODGING AT IT FINEST FOR ALL TASTE