Subject: Energy Fest This Weekend, Auto Fair the Following Weekend

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SUMMER CAMPING SPECIAL 
COMING UP THIS WEEKEND
Floyd Energy Fest Happening This Saturday

Two Floyd County non-profit organizations, SustainFloyd and Apple Ridge Farm, will present the Second Annual Floyd Energy Fest at Chantilly Farm this coming Saturday, July 14 from 10am until 5pm.

Admission: $5 per person, $10 per family

Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the event from Bootleg BBQ, Plenty and Cocoa Mia. We'll even have Red Rooster coffee available. 

The event strives to be an interactive and informative experience for all ages, so bring the entire family.

Attendees will enjoy learning more about the many ways alternative energy benefits our local, regional and global community, while getting the opportunity to engage with local vendors and service providers in the alternative energy sector.

Workshops are scheduled throughout the day for those interested in gaining a more in-depth knowledge of certain topics. Areas of interest may include off-grid classrooms, solar homes, energy conservation and efficiency, electric cars, renewable power including wind and solar, sustainable agriculture and forestry, green products, weatherization, energy auditing and much more.

One especially interesting feature of the Energy Fair will be a guided bus tour of Apple Ridge Farm in Floyd County, showcasing its new EBase USA: Blue Ridge. This is an off-grid, solar and wind-powered classroom, housed in a fully remodeled 1917 railway boxcar donated by the National Railway Historical Society and renovated through a community volunteer program with international corporation AkzoNobel.Tours will commence at 11:30am and 2pm. 

There are only five such EBases (Educational Bases) in the world…one in Antarctica, three in India and one in the United States (at Apple Ridge Farm in Floyd County). A sixth EBase off-grid classroom is under construction in Mexico. Sir Robert Swan, a polar explorer and environmentalist, started the global EBase movement.

A kids zone will feature a variety of fun, alternative-energy related games for kids of all ages. 

SustainFloyd and Apple Ridge Farm hope everyone will mark their calendars for Saturday, July 14 and plan on spending the day at beautiful Chantilly Farm learning how families can save energy, save money and help preserve and protect our natural environment.
Healthy Floyd 5K Run/Walk Takes Place the Morning of the Energy Fest This Coming Saturday

2018 HEALTHY FLOYD 5K RUN/WALK
July 14th at Chantilly Farm, Floyd, VA
Race Begins Promptly at 8:15 a.m.

Click Here to Register:
https://connect.clickandpledge.com/w/Form/c23c6d2c-0bd4-4928-b940-0c1ca585e8d8

Healthy Floyd is a local non-profit that promotes a culture of health and wellness by offering diverse opportunities encouraging all members of our community to live a positive, healthy lifestyle.

Programs include Floyd Moves, Preschool Produce deliveries & lessons, Tasting Tuesdays, Walk a Mile with Healthy Floyd, Sugar Smarts Education, Healthy Learning Gardens, 95210 Activities, Floyd Moves It!, and the Healthy Floyd 5K.


Participants are encouraged to stay around to take part in the Floyd Energy Fest. (separate admission fee required)
Floyd Auto Fair & Vintage Swap Meet Coming Up July 20-22

Chantilly Farm is the place to be on the weekend of July 20-22, 2018 for the annual Floyd Auto Fair & Vintage Swap Meet.

Presented by Chasing SS Cars, the event will feature a judged car show on Saturday and lots of classic car fun throughout the weekend including unique vendors, food, camping and more. 

Cadillac Ranch will play music on the main stage between 11am and 4pm on Saturday. 

The huge vintage parts swap hosts vendors from around region with tools, parts, memorabilia, antiques and lots more. If you're a gearhead or simply love to look to browse unique collections of all things car related, then this show is for you.

Hours for the Floyd Auto Fair & Vintage Swap Meet are as follows:


Friday, July 20, 8:00am-5:00pm  ($5 admission)

Saturday, July 21, 8:00am-5:00pm  ($7 admission)

Sunday, July 22, 8:00am-2:00pm  (No admission, very few vendors left on-site)


So make plans to attend one of the region's hottest classic car events on July 20-22. 

Questions? Email erik.herdman@yahoo.com or call (540)577-9672.



Become a Friend of Chantilly...Volunteers Needed 
for Upcoming Events

Our Friends of Chantilly volunteer program is a great way to help out at events, make new friends, and get great perks for volunteering. Volunteers can receive free admission to events, discounts on merchandise, opportunities for free camping and more. Simply fill out our short volunteer form by clicking below and we'll be in touch. 
Floyd Livestock & County Fair Coming September 8 

In celebration of Floyd County’s rich agricultural heritage, the Floyd Livestock & County Fair will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at beautiful Chantilly Farm in Floyd, Virginia.

The theme for 2018 will be “Farming: Past, Present and Future”.

Now in its twelveth year, the event offers a wide variety of opportunities for all ages to participate and exhibit their wares and talents. The weekend will include exhibits, livestock shows, agricultural olympics, music, heritage crafts, demonstrations, games and much more!

RV and tent camping is available throughout the weekend. Reservations can be made online at www.chantillyfarm.com or call (540)808-4984 for more information.

To learn more about individual components of this year's fair, visit the Floyd Livestock & County Fair's website at: www.floydvafair.com

MISS FLOYD COUNTY FAIR PAGEANT ENTRIES DUE SOON

More information on the pageant as well as links to pageant entry applications can be found by clicking below. This year's top winner receives a $250.00 scholarship! 
Advance Ticket Buyers Get Free Primitive Tent Camping 

Not only will attendees save big by purchasing their tickets in advance, but you'll also have the opportunity to primitive tent camp for free on the weekend of August 17-18 as the hills come alive with the dazzling sights and sounds of Cirque du Floyd. 

Tons of amazing performances, buskers, live music, great food, a beer/wine garden and so more await. So, what are you waiting for? Bring the entire family for a weekend of fun that you won't soon forget! One ticket gets you into both days of programming.
Call or Email About Facility Rentals at Chantilly Farm 

Are you or someone you know planning a wedding, reunion, community event or other function? If a venue is on your list of needs, then Chantilly Farm may be just the place you're looking for. In addition to very affordable rental prices, we offer a wide variety of amenities that are hard to find at many other venues. Rentals are available for both the 4,000 square foot indoor barn facility, as well as many of the outdoor areas at Chantilly Farm. Email jason@chantillyfarm.com or call (540)353-5898 to schedule a tour. Big or small, we'd love to host your next event! 
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