Weekend events happening in Wytheville
There’s a concert at the historic Millwald Theatre on Fri. and crafts and music on Sat.
WYTHEVILLE, Va (WVVA) - There are several events happening this weekend in Wytheville. This includes the historic Millwald Theatre opening up to the public. The theatre first opened in 1928, and now, nearly a century later, its doors are opening once again.
Friday: Live music and grand opening of The Millwald Theatre
The Millwald Theatre’s Executive Director Jeff Potts said it took about $5 million and months of restoration to get the theatre ready. Now, on Fri. Dec. 9., the historic Millwald Theatre will return to its former glory and will officially re-open. There will be a live concert for the grand opening event.
There will be live music featuring “Scott Fore with Wayne Henderson and Friends.” Fore is a two time national flatpicking champion and Henderson is a recipient of the national heritage award.
The theatre can seat 500 people, and there are some tickets left. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. on Fri. Dec. 9. Tickets are $25. Go here to learn more.
Saturday: ‘A Candy Cane Christmas at The Homestead.’
On Sat. Dec. 10, there will be a free event at The Homestead Museum.
Schedule of events: 10 a.m.-noon: Figgy Pudding Band with Santa Claus
noon-2 p.m. family craft and ornament making event
noon-2 p.m. open hearth cooking demonstration with refreshments.
There will be a special visit from The Belsnickle, a Christmas figure from traditional German folklore
For more on upcoming events, go here.
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