Rooster Walk 4
It's time to head to the Blue Ridge Mountains for a fun weekend of music, art and the outdoors! Rooster Walk Music & Arts Festival is back for their fourth year and is bringing lots of new excitement to the four-day long event.
Nestled among mountains, rolling pastures and streams you'll enjoy quality entertainment on two stages and fun activities for all ages. Camping is available on site or you can stay at the Quality-Dutch Inn and take advantage of the free shuttle service. Shuttles also pick up passengers at Wild Magnolia.
Thursday, May 24th- Gary Sinise & His Lt. Dan Band- Tickets to just this show are $25 and 100% of proceeds benefit wounded warrior Cpl. J.B. Kerns. (Rooster Walk VIP ticket holders get in free.) All tickets sold for the original March concert will be honored.
Friday, May 25th- Live performances by Levi's Gene Pool, Tobacco Apache, Barefoot West, Relacksachian, Lizzy Ross, Farm Vegas and The Mantras.
Saturday, May 26th- Live performances by the Boys & Girls Club of the Blue Ridge Steel Drum Band, M'city Jazz, John Garris Trio, Anatomy of Frank, Common Foundation, Sarah Siskind, William Walter & Co., Sanctum Sully, Pimps of Joytime, Space Capone and Kings of Belmont.
- 10 a.m. Yoga- Start your day off with yoga in the mountains! Join Elizabeth Walsh, a local instructor, who will lead you through a set of mental and physical stretches guaranteed to relax your soul.
- 11 a.m. What is a Soul?- This question leads Oscar down an unexpected path with wonderful, sometimes bizarre, encounters. Join author Laura Schmitt as she reads her newly published children's book which follows the main character's unexpected adventure in search of the truth.
- 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Kid's Corner- Activities include: Tie Dye Table, Rock Painting for flower gardens, Volleyball, Jungle Gym and a Big Bubble Pool. (Although Kid's Corner staff will be available for general questions and emergencies, we do not have a babysitting service. Please keep a close eye on your children.)
- 1:30 p.m. Tae Kwon Do Demonstration- perfect for kids of all ages! Master Harold Gravely will be leading a group in a demonstration that will show you "the way of the hand and foot". Don't miss the board-breaking finale!
- 2:30 p.m. "It Don't Matter" by The Shed- A group of local students who love dancing, singing, drumming, and stepping! Come check them out for their first performance and if you stick around they will be hosting a jam session that can be joined by anyone!
- 3:30 p.m. Nature Walk- Join Nature Freaks, a group that loves outdoors and sharing their knowledge. Come walk with them as they do a group-lead hike through the beautiful Blue Mountain venue and surrounding forest!
- 4:30 p.m. Bubble Time: We will be playing with bubbles and the rest is a secret. Great for young and old!
- 6:00 p.m. Guitar Workshop- Join Justin Johnson, a touring artist with a blues background. Come check him out as he shares his secrets!
Sunday, May 27th- It's "Locals Appreciation Day" and Sunday only tickets are just $10! Enjoy live performances by Bear Mtn. Picnic, Montana Young, Poverty Level, After Jack, Clinton Gregory, Sanctum Sully, Josh Shilling with members of Mountain Heart, Barrelhouse, Town Mountain, Gravity Project and Former Champions. Also on Sunday, enjoy the music while you tackle the hills in the Tuff Strutter 5K Trail Run.
- 10:00 a.m. Yoga- Start your day off with yoga in the mountains! Join Elizabeth Walsh, a local instructor, who will lead you through a set of mental and physical stretches guaranteed to relax your soul.
- 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Kid's Corner- Activities include: Tie Dye Table, Rock Painting for flower gardens, Volleyball, Jungle Gym, Big Bubble Pool. (Although Kid's Corner staff will be av
available for general questions and emergencies, we do not have a babysitting service. Please keep a close eye on your children.)
- 11:30 a.m. Jack Tales- Enjoy entertaining and educational plays that include traditional music and stories of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The show has delighted young and old with its fast-paced action, energetic actors, innovative staging, and foot-stomping music. R. Rex Stephenson, the writer/director for the company, combines the art of traditional storytelling with theatre to create unique story theatre. The group has performed in a multitude of venues across more than forty states since its debut in December 1975.
- 12:30 p.m. Children's Sing-Along w/ Lindsey LaMon
- 1:15 p.m. Bluegrass Workshop w/ John Garris- Garris has been playing since he was old enough to hold the guitar and will open up the wide world of his musicianship with "just a G ".
- 5:00 p.m. Joe Washrag Memorial Duck Race- Step 1: Buy your duck before 5pm on Sunday ($5 /duck). Step 2: Label your duck. Step 3: Watch as your duck races down the torrential creek waters to victory! Step 4: Accept your prize. All those who are within the first 12 to finish will receive prizes!