Events & Contests

Events/Contests at the 39th Annual Wise County Fall Fling, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14-15, 2017.

Craft Festival, Demonstrations, and Antiques

The Wise Business Association will host the 39th Annual Wise County Famous Fall Fling in historic downtown Wise, Virginia, October 14-15, 2017.  The Fall Fling features bluegrass, country, and gospel music, and celebrates authentic Appalachian arts and crafts with well over 135 vendors. You will find wood, pottery, art, photography, candles, antiques, Native American crafts, traditional Appalachian crafts, gold panning, and much, much more. Also, on Saturday and Sunday visit with demonstrators Bill Dotten, Ganell Marshall, and Chuck Miller.  We will have demonstrations of wood carving, black smithing, basket making, and pottery throwing.

NCH Heart One Cardiac Rehab 5K Race and One Mile Fitness Walk  Saturday, Oct 14.

Register 8 AM, Race begins at 9 AM. L.F. Addington Middle School Gym. For more information, contact Steve at (276) 439-1452 or Lori at (276) 439-1236.


Anything Apples  Saturday, Oct 14.

Apple Pie and Apple Butter Contests. Bring items to be judged from 9:30–11:00 AM to the Courthouse Lawn next to the Inn at Wise. For more information, contact Emily Wells at (276) 328-6194.

Pet Contest  Saturday, Oct 14.

Contest will be at 2 PM at Christ Lutheran Church on Main St. For more information, contact Critter Sitters at (276)870-5357 or email

Kids’ Korner  Saturday – Sunday, Oct 14-15.

Free Firetruck Rides (Sat.) Free Magic Show (Sun.)
Free Books (Sat.)
Bungee Jumps & Swings Juggler
Duck Race Free Bike Raffle