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Special Events

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Suite Surrender - The Lincoln Theatre

Sat, Nov 18, 2017 7:00 pm

Presented by The Royal Oak Players. It's 1942, and two of Hollywood's biggest divas have descended upon the luxurious Palm Beach Royale Hotel -- assistants, luggage, and legendary feud with one another in tow. Everything seems to be in order for their wartime performance...that is, until they are somehow assigned to the same suite. Mistaken identities, overblown egos, double entendres, and a lap dog named Mr. Boodles round out this hilarious riot of a love note to the classic farces of the 30s and 40s. $15 adults/ $10 students .


2017 Winter Wonderland

Museum of the Middle Appalachians

Fri, Nov 24, 2017 through Jan 3, 2018

Christmas is coming fast and it is time for the annual Winter Wonderland at the Museum of the Middle Appalachians in Saltville. In addition to trees, holiday themed wreaths can be displayed. The Winter Wonderland will also feature a nativity, carolers, snowmen, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, a Christmas village, and other traditional displays to create a festive and fun holiday experience for everyone. Mon - Sat, 10:00 - 4:00.


Marion Christmas Market

Fri, Dec 1st, 3pm - 8pm

Sat, Dec 2nd, 10am - 7pm

Sun, Dec 3rd, 12pm - 5pm

Marion Downtown has partnered with the Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts to host an outdoor AND indoor market, stretching vendors who set up at the authentic outdoor market, through Iron Street Mall, to the Henderson School where we will be inviting folks to also set up inside the school. For more information, please call (276)783-4190 or email


MSHS FFA Ag Winterfest

Marion Senior High School Green House

Sat, Dec 2, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Students have been working hard crafting wreaths, painting signs, assembling pallet trees and growing poinsettias.  All wreaths are made from scratch including the hand-tied bows. All pallets are cut, painted by students and come with lights ready to plug in for the holidays! Students potted up poinsettias on the 2nd day of class and have been growing ever since! We encourage you to bring little ones to enjoy painting a free ornament and visiting with Santa! If you cannot attend on December 2nd, please come by the greenhouse the following week. Call the greenhouse 276-783-4731 or email for more info.


Christmas Along the Crooked Road - The Lincoln Theatre

Sat, Dec 2, 2017 7:00 pm

The Kiwanis Club of Marion presents its Annual Christmas fundraiser show with Musicians from all along The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail. Featuring Gerald Anderson, Jimmy Edmonds, Wayne Henderson, Steve Lewis, Jeff Little, Spencer Strickland, and Helen White, This performance is certain to be a bluegrass Christmas celebration sure to get you in the holiday spirit! Tickets may be purchased for $15 from members of The Kiwanis Club of Marion or at the Lincoln Box Office at 276-783-6092.


Dailey & Vincent Spirit of Christmas Tour

The Lincoln Theatre

Sun, Dec 3, 2017 7:00 pm

They're called the "Rockstars of Bluegrass" and performed last time at the Lincoln to a sold-out house! We're pleased to welcome Dailey & Vincent back to Marion for their Christmas Spectacular, The Spirit of Christmas Tour! Don't miss this all-around entertaining evening, great for the entire family! Tickets for $35.

Craft & Vendor Showcase

Holston Hills Country Club

Sat, Dec 9, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Shop unique gift items for Christmas while supporting a good cause! The Craft and Vendor Showcase is a fundraiser for Imagination Library of Smyth County. There will also be baked goods for sale. For vendor information, please click HERE.


Song of the Mountains - The Lincoln Theatre

Sat, Dec 9, 2017 7:00 pm

The December of Song of the Mountains featuring Seldom Scene, Kruger Brothers, and Jesse Alexander. $25 Reserved.


Wilson Fairchild Brings Christmas Cheer to The Lincoln Theatre


Marion, VA: The Town of Marion is pleased to welcome back the country music duo, Wilson Fairchild, for a Christmas Show at the historic Lincoln Theatre on Saturday, December 16th at 7pm.


Tickets are $25 reserved seating.


"It's a full band show with nothing but Christmas music," says Langdon Reed about the upcoming show in downtown  Marion, VA. "We'll sing everything from an old Christmas hymn to 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.'"


The show is in keeping with their family-fun approach to entertaining using their signature humor and storytelling style. It's the perfect gift for friends and family!


Wilson Fairchild is made up of Wil and Langdon Reed from the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The duo, also referred to as "the Reid Boys," have been writing, performing and playing music together their entire lives. With influences such as The Statler Brothers or Ricky Skaggs, their passion and drive for country music is inspiring.


Along with their outstanding harmony, which is an inherent trademark from their fathers, Harold and Don Reid, members of the Statler Brothers, Wil and Langdon are prolific songwriters who have had over 30 songs published and recorded. They can also play many different instruments, which makes an impressive portfolio and contributes to their unique style.


Join them for a special one-night only event at the beautiful Lincoln Theatre. Tickets can be purchased by contacting The Lincoln Theatre Box Office at (276)783-6092 or by visiting





Annual Events

January - Woolly Mammoth Day


March - Whitetop Mtn. Maple Festival


April - Dec ArtWalk


April - Aug Taste of the Town


Spring - Mountain Dew Triathlon


May - Marion Memorial Day Weekend Celebration


May - Whitetop Ramp Festival


May - September Marion Broad Street



June - Bike Smyth County/Family Fish

and Fun Day


June - July Marion Summer Concert Series


July - Marion 4th of July Celebration


July - Chilhowie’s Christmas in July


July - Little Salty Birthday Celebration


July - Hungry Mother Arts and Crafts Festival


July/Aug - Rich Valley Fair & Horse Show


August - War Between the States Battle Reenactment


September - Saltville Labor Day Celebration


September - Smyth County Patriot’s Day



September - Chilhowie Apple Festival


October - Civil War Troops Memorial Service


October - Halloween Madness


October - Saltville BBQ Festival


October - Whitetop Sorghum & Molasses Festival


December - Marion Kaleidoscope Christmas Parade and Marion Christmas Market

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