WELCOME TO FRANKLIN COUNTY, one of Virginia’s fastest growing counties comprised of communities that continue to value their farms, forests, waters, and cultural heritage. You can discover and choose from a diverse selection of attractions, from outdoor adventures like boating, camping and hiking, to cultural and historic experiences such as visiting the Blue Ridge Institute at Ferrum College or catching one of the many local musical performances. We hope you get a chance to enjoy the many scenic corners of our community where every side road opens up new vistas, views, and quiet moments for those tired of crowds, long lines, and clutter.



Harvester Performance Center hosts Peaches & Herb: Soul/pop duo, Peaches and Herb, will perform with Groova Scape at Harvester Performance Center on Friday, December 26 at 8 p.m.

Over an illustrious career that has spanned close to four decades, Peaches & Herb have established themselves as an international household name READ MORE >>>

Harvester Performance Center Hosts The Floorboards, Allen Thompson Band, and Monster Atlantic: The Floorboards are an Appalachian roots rock ensemble hailing from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

The band marries rock & roll and country roots with the sights and sounds of southern mountain towns. Jake and George shake the leaves from the trees. Bob wails like a steam whistle cutting through the pines. Chris coaxes stringed cries from the hills and hollers. Matt tells the story. READ MORE >>>

Santa & the Alpacas at Smith Mountain Lake Farm Alpacas: Santa has Alpacas! Come to the farm and see Santa, and meet his famous Alpacas! Please being a non-perishable food donation to help others in our area. Every child will get a free treat! READ MORE >>>

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