Subject: Thai Pop-up Dinner, Candle Workshop and More

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Taste of Thai Pop-up Dinner Tickets On Sale Now 
 
Advance tickets are now on sale for the Thai themed pop-up dinner on March 21 at Chantilly Farm. 
Be transported for the evening and treat yourself to this very unique dining experience. 

The evening will offer a beautiful, delicious, and health conscious Thai Meal created by chef Ashleigh Ward, followed by belly-dance & modern dance performances. 

Guests will be seated community style, or have the option to purchase a private table for 8. Tickets are $25 per person with tables of 8 available for $175. Non-alcoholic beverages are included in the ticket price, however beer, wine and saktails will be available for purchase for those over 21. 

Tickets must be purchased in advance, so get yours while they last!

Interactive Workshop on February 1st Celebrates Old Appalachian Tradition of Imbolc

Brought to the Appalachian mountains from our Celtic roots, Imbolc is a time of reawakening. Celebrating the return of light, this season was filled with celebration and deep traditions. Candlemas, Birgrite, The Triple Goddess, Blessing of the Grains; our ancestors had many traditions to honor this time of year.

During this hands on workshop, Laurie will share her family's traditions and bring to light many of those that have been long forgotten. We’ll explore the tradition of candles, the Triple Goddess and the season of the Maiden. Using Mullein Leaves we’ll create candles similar to those of the Mountain Granny, known as Hags Tapers, and explore ways we can incorporate this season in our own home.

Class Cost $30.00
Children are welcome - free under 12
All supplies included.

Space is limited to 20 attendees. 
Tickets can be purchased by sending payment via PayPal to BearAlchemy@gmail.com.


Hike, Bike, Play...Stop By and Create Your Perfect Day 
at Chantilly Farm 

Chantilly Farm is so much more than a campground and events venue. Our gates are open year-round for individuals, couples, groups of friends or families to come out and spend the day enjoying the outdoor recreation amenities that we've developed with the help of some prettty awesome community partners! 

Whether you hike or mountain bike our extensive network of trails, play a round or two of disc golf, or simply pitch a tent and camp for the weekend, we look forward to your visit. 

Our 9-hole disc golf course is free to play for those that bring their own discs. Need discs? No problem. Our campstore is open on most days from 2pm-8pm and has discs available for rent or purchase. Corn hole boards are also available. Disc golf hours are from 10am until sunset and trails are open during daylight hours. 

We ask that all day guests sign in at the camp store office and park in the area marked 'Day Parking' immediately preceding the campground office/camp store. 

So, what are you waiting for? Come out and create your perfect day at Chantilly Farm!
Floyd Herb and Plant Fest to Take Place April 17-19

Join us as the Blue Ridge comes into full bloom for Floyd, Virginia’s first annual Plant & Herb Festival being hosted at Chantilly Farm on April 17-19, 2020. 

The grounds will be filled with a wonderful selection of locally grown plants of all types - herbs, perennials, annuals, native plants, vegetable starts, house plants, plus garden art & accessories, herbal & all-natural products, artisan crafts, healing arts and local foods.

More than a plant sale, the weekend will include hands on workshops, classes, booth demonstrations and a Forest Garden Demo. Fun for the whole family, the day will include activities for the little ones, a youth art exhibit and a garden wagon parade / decorating contest.

Renowned folklorist and naturalist, Doug Elliott will be leading a Wild Weeds and Woodslore Plant Walk at 10:00 AM on Saturday and will be on site throughout the day to answer questions while spreading his love of the natural history that surrounds us.

There’s always something yummy to eat in Floyd. At the Herb & Plant Festival there will be foraged food samplings, farm to table meals, baked goods and other great artisan foods. 

Join us in the Tea Lounge, brought to Herb Fest by Spiral Roots Sanctuary, the lounge will be open Friday through Saturday and offers a space to connect with community while sipping a cup of locally grown tea.

Come for the day, stay for the weekend. Floyd Herb & Plant Fest is proud to host Doug Elliot Friday evening April 17th, for a night of fireside stories, history and lore. A farm to table buffet style dinner will also be available; advance tickets are required. Other in-depth intensives are being offered Sunday, including Mushroom Log Inoculation with Michael Akers, Growing and Propagating Wild Ginseng with Chester Crain and Wild Food Foraging with Mel Kasting.

Sponsored by Frontier Coop, Red Moon Herbs, Seven Springs Farm and Sister of Mother Earth, I-Tal Acres and Bear Alchemy, the Floyd Herb and Plant Fest is open to the public and FREE for the whole family.

Interested in vending? Spaces are limited! Visit their website to for an application or email Laurie at FloydHerbFest@gmail.com.

Chantilly Farm Offers Flexible and Affordable Rental Options with Our Indoor Facility

Planning a reception, reunion, community event, retreat or any other festive occasion that leaves you needing a great indoor space? Come check out The Barn at Chantilly Farm and see why it may be the perfect space for your next function. Tables and chairs are included in all rentals and the space is complete with wi-fi, warming kitchen, climate controls and more. 

Registration for The Appalachian Journey Biking Event is SOLD OUT 

Riders from around the US and Canada will make the trek to Floyd for the big event on Saturday, April 11, 2020 and registration is officially sold out. Organizers have been impressed with the interest riders have shown in the event's inaugural year of being hosted in Floyd and the community has banded together to insure that visitors get a good taste of Blue Ridge mountain hospitality while they're here. 

A waitlist has been developed for those wishing to sign on in hopes of replacing cancelled registrants. Visit their website via the link below for more information.

While the event will be based at Chantilly Farm, participants are looking forward to spending time in our amazing downtown area as well as exploring the backroads of Floyd and beyond. 

So if you see them out and about, be sure to tell them how excited we are to be hosting them here in Floyd! 
Annual Gospel Jubilee Set for June 13

Slate Mountain Church will present their annual Gospel Jubilee at Chantilly Farm on Saturday June 13, 2020.

This one-day outdoor event will feature some of the most acclaimed touring groups in gospel music along with outdoor activities, great food, opportunities for camping and more.

FULL LINEUP OF MUSICAL PERFORMANCES COMING SOON!

*FREE ADMISSION*

Please bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating in the venue's gorgeous natural amphitheater. Popup shade tents will only be permitted on the outer edge of the amphitheater field so as not to impede the view of other guests.

Coolers are permitted, but please consider supporting the food vendors that will be available on-site that day.

RAIN OR SHINE

CAMPING INFORMATION: Book RV or tent camping online at chantillyfarm.com or call (540)808-4984 to learn more.

To learn more about volunteering for this event, contact organizer Jeff Dalton at (540)250-6825.

Cirque du Floyd Planned for August - Join Us in 
Planning and Further Developing This Truly Unique Community-Centered Event

Do you have a passion for the circus arts, a love of all things eccentric that make Floyd such a unique community? Then consider joining forces with Cirque du Floyd as a volunteer, sponsor, station coordinator or maybe even a performer! Whatever skill or interest level you have, we'd love to hear from you. 

Those interested in helping us take this incredible event to the next level can contact Dee Wallace at land@swva.net or call (540)808-4984. 
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