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Boydton Day offers fun for all Oct. 29 / September 28, 2016

An art show, antique tractors, cars and fire trucks, a quilt show and music to please everyone. That’s just a few of the activities that will delight folks at the 40th annual Boydton Day on Saturday, Oct 29.

The agenda for the day includes a parade at 10 a.m., craft demonstrations and vendors of all kinds from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and live music from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Clarksville Artisan Guild will hold an exhibit of their work at the Boyd Tavern, accompanied by a quilt show. Antique tractors, cars and fire trucks will line the streets Boydton and you can vote for your favorite to ensure they go home with the People’s Choice award.

For music lovers, Quiet Storm, Sanctified Power, Forte Jazz, Tap it Out and Alvin Hayes will entertain on the stage at the PATHs portico.

In addition, Carter’s School of Music in Clarksville will showcase their beginners and advanced students, throughout the day.

Coats, hats, gloves and socks will be collected in containers around the courthouse square. Items collected will be distributed to local elementary schools.

“The Common Thread That Binds Us All Together” is the theme for the weekend. A Vesper Service at the Old Presbyterian Meeting House is set for 7 p.m. on Friday, and a Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. at the Boydton Volunteer Fire Department Bingo Hall has been planned. All events are free and open to the public.

Vendors can still apply for exhibit space. Applications are available at Boydton Town Hall or on line at

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