Clifton Forge Shrine Club sponsors the 49th Fall Foliage Festival.
October 18-20, 2019
Each year October heralds the magnificent beauty and abundance of the Alleghany Highlands’ forest and mountains. We welcome you to scenic, busy and friendly Clifton Forge, Virginia to view the splendor of Autumn foliage and browse through the many exhibits and shows in downtown Clifton Forge.
Many types of crafts can be purchased such as handmade jewelry, wooden toys, quilts, Christmas ornaments, wood carvings, and leather goods. Typical tables at the flea market will contain a variety of antiques and collectibles: glassware, furniture, books, silverware, pottery, china, and other items to numerous to mention. The flea market, which lines the main streets of the town is one of the biggest drawing cards of the festival.
Local civic groups and organizations have a myriad of refreshments made on the premises, including fresh doughnuts, country ham sandwiches, roast beef sandwiches, home baked goods, hamburgers and hot-dogs.
Musical performances can be heard almost nonstop from such diverse types as gospel, country, blue grass, rock bands and local high school.
CFMS Downtown Market Fall Season Fall down under at the Historic Masonic Theatre First Thursday of each month with the 'Blues Jam'.
October 3, 2019 5PM to 8PM November 7, 2019 5PM to 8PM December 5, 2019 5PM to 8PM
Come enjoy the Market indoors at the Theatre's Thomas P. Dean/ Racey & Dean, Inc. Underground Lounge and Cafe. Join the Downtown Market Vendors and the Blues Jam the first Thursday of each month; shop local, pick up some homegrown and handmade goodies while you get your Blues Jam on.
Vendors will provide delicious foods, hand crafted gifts and creative artisans from the area. The Historic Masonic Theatre will have refreshments for sale and of course The Alleghany Highlands Blues Society will be sharing their talents. See you at the Market First Thursday's...
The Town of Clifton Forge, VA is nestled in the George Washington National Forest with majestic mountains, pristine rivers and streams.
Visiting Clifton Forge is easy with Interstate 64 exits at each end of town. AMTRAK provides connections to D.C., Chicago & New York. At the west end of Town is Dabney S. Lancaster Community College and on the east end scenic Douthat State Park.
Arts & Entertainment abound in our community. The Alleghany Highlands Arts & Craft Center, newly renovated Historic Masonic Theatre & Amphitheatre, and Clifton Forge School of the Arts offer classes, exhibits, live music, dance, movies, theatre and festivals.
Stay connected www.visitcliftonforge.com. Enjoy downtown shopping, one of many eateries and take in the C&O Railway Heritage Center. You will love the small town feel, friendly citizenry and strolling the community and The Historic District.
We invite you to visit. You may just decide to live here in CFVA.