The weather has turned quite a bit warmer, which is welcome. I imagine most folks are ready for spring at this point.
There are three live music events this Saturday in Blue Ridge, and one for the birders.
The Natti Love Joys are playing in Blue Ridge on Saturday. Here’s the announcement.
“Live Music with The Natti Love Joys,The Last Stop, 25 Roberts Way, Blue Ridge
Bob Marley tribute show 2.20.2016! Starts at 9:30 pm. Come and enjoy our local Reggae Band tribute this legend! The Last Stop Bar and Grill, 706-946-2466″
Roxie Watson is returning to the Theater.
“Roxie Watson in Concert, Blue Ridge Community Theater, 2591 East First Street, Blue Ridge, across from the Swan Drive-In Sign
Live Music is Better Series is bringing back the Roxie Watson Band by popular demand. Check out their music at www.roxiewatson.com. Show time is at 7:30 p.m. Roxie Watson is a five-piece string band from Atlanta, Georgia that blends gorgeous vocal harmonies and stellar songs into live performances that will just as soon make you laugh as shed a tear. Their music combines elements of old country, rock-a-billy, bluegrass, gospel, and even a little touch of classic rock ‘n roll. Blue Ridge Community Theater. Purchase tickets online or call the box office. 706-632-9223″
For those with bigger budgets, there’s a fund-raiser at the Fightingtown Tavern with the Rollin’ Bones.
“Bringin’ the Blues to Blue Ridge, Fightingtown Tavern, Downtown Blue Ridge
5th Annual Event. Featuring The Rollin’ Bones. A music event benefiting “Snack in a Backpack.” Great Food, Fun, Auction, Door Prizes. Advanced tickets $50.00 for Main Dining and $40.00 for the deck. Tickets includes, Appetizers, Dinner, Dessert and Non-Alcoholic Drinks, Cash Bar is available. You may purchase tickets online. There will also be auction items. firstname.lastname@example.org , 706-633-8616 or 706-633-7697″
And, a birder event at Harvest on Main.
“Bird Trivia Seminar, Harvest on Main,Downtown Blue Ridge
Join us for a morning of bird fun & facts, where you’ll test your knowledge, find out those hotshot birders don’t know it all, and learn fun facts about common and uncommon birds. Bring your own team of 1 to 3 birders, or join a balanced team of novice to expert birders, and answer questions that range from simple to bizarre. Schoolmistress Sonja will try to keep it fun and fair. Harvest On Main Restaurant – Downtown Blue Ridge 9:00 to 10:00 AM Saturday, February 20th Breakfast Goodies, Seminar Survivor Coupons, Door Prizes
Blue Ridge Bird Seed Company, 706-258-2473″