Weekend events happening in Wytheville

There’s a concert at the historic Millwald Theatre on Fri. and crafts and music on Sat.
Published: Dec. 8, 2022 at 7:00 PM EST
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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 a concert on Fri. Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
There will be a concert on Fri. Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m.(Millwald Theatre Facebook)

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.

There will be a concert on Fri. Dec. 9
There will be a concert on Fri. Dec. 9(Millwald Theatre Facebook page)

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.

The event will be held at The Homestead Museum on Sat. Dec. 10.
The event will be held at The Homestead Museum on Sat. Dec. 10.(Homestead Museum)