Changes you can expect for Vinton’s Dogwood Festival this weekend due to weather

VINTON, Va. – While Vinton’s Dogwood Festival is still set to happen this weekend, there were some changes made to the schedule due to the weather forecast.

If you were planning on attending the festival, here are some changes you can expect to see:

Friday

  • The Friday Night Concert will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Five Dollar Shake and Mended Fences will take the stage. Fuzzy Logic will no longer be performing.

Saturday

  • The Saturday Outdoor Movie Night was postponed to a later date that’s to be determined
  • The Crowning of Miss Vinton Dogwood Festival and the presentation of the Dogwood Court will now be held inside of the Vinton Municipal Building Town Council Chamber. Only immediate family will be able to participate in this event
  • The Fun With Fitness entertainment will no longer be held at the Vinton Farmer’s Market Stage and the Vinton Municipal Building Stage will no longer take place
  • Brass Five, Island Trio and the William Byrd Jazz Band will perform at the Vinton Farmer’s Market Stage during the day

Despite the changes, there are still some events that will remain as planned:

  • The Craft Show, Business Showcase, free Kids’ Zone and festival foods will be held at regular locations
  • “Blooming Again” walk-by and drive-by decoration is still set to happen through Sunday
  • The Vinton History Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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