Links to Local Treasures

Local Artists and Organizations that Support Them:

Ann Childress

Becky Guynn

Beth Hylton
Actress, community event organizer, non-profit advisor.

Bill and Maggie Anderson
Americana music duet with guitar and dobro – story songs, bluegrass, gospel, and recently written music in the acoustic tradition. Their credits are many, including their PBS broadcast of  “Song of the Mountains” and performances at various festivals across the globe. Bill also makes acoustic guitars and dobros.

Blue Ridge Fiberworks
Artisans and locally sourced custom yarns for retailers and designers.

Brandon Davis

Carroll County Historic Society
The Carroll County Historical Museum has displays of local history, people, places and things.

Cavalier Chamber Choir
In its short seven-year history under the direction of Chandra Harmon, this Carroll County High School chorus has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall as well as venues in Boston, Chicago and Orlando.

Cherry Orchard Theater
Outdoor theater, music, poetry, storytelling and more.

Donna Godwin
Multi-media artist.

Dori Freeman
Singer-songwriter, recording artist.

Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones
Erynn is an old-time fiddler living in Carroll County and is known internationally for her traditional music. She enjoys supporting local artists, for example, serving as the program director for the Blue Ridge Music Center some years ago. She and her husband Carl Jones love performing on stage together and they both have been very successful with teaching classes and workshops online.

Frank Levering
Playwright, author, orchardist.

Friends of Hillsville
Promoting, preserving, & enhancing Hillsville, Virginia.

Gibby Waitzkin
Paper artist using naturally dyed fibers.

Hillsville Events
Upcoming events for the town of Hillsville, Virginia.

Hillsville Tourism
Visitor information for Hillsville and Carroll County, Virginia.

Jared Boyd

Jeanette Roth
Textile Artist.

Jennifer Bunn
Textile Artist.

Jennifer Lane
Textile Artist.

Kim Jordan
Textile artist, certified life coach for creatives.

Loose Strings Band

Maillie York
Musician, fiddle.

Mountain Ways
Interesting events and experiences in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Scott Freeman
Accomplished musician and music teacher, now known to some as “Dori’s Dad” because of his daughter’s current success as a musician.

Sidna Allen Home
Historic home offering tours and cultural events in Fancy Gap, Virginia.

Southern Pride
Old time band.

Stu Shenk and the Fisher Peak Timber Rattlers
Stu first played the banjo in 1971, began fiddle the next year, and has been an active musician in the area’s old-time community ever since.

Trish Kilby Fore

Twin Counties Arts Council
Supporting the arts communities of Carroll and Grayson counties.

Vicky Town

Willard Gayheart
Singer Songwriter, illustrator, pencil artist.

Yvonne Hansen