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Volume 26, Number 4 — April 2019

Virginia Highlands Festival seeks volunteers

The Kimbrells serve as Virginia Highlands Festival volunteers.
The Kimbrells serve as Virginia Highlands Festival volunteers.
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June 17, 2013

ABINGDON, Va. — The 65th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival is looking for enthusiastic, fun-loving volunteers to work this year's events Aug. 2-11. Volunteers are needed to assist in all areas of the festival, from the information desk and youth tent to performances and shuttle stops.

As a nonprofit, the festival relies on the support of more than 100 volunteers each year to help direct visitors, work entrances to events and promote an atmosphere of joy and fun. Volunteers can get involved in the local community while enjoying the benefits of seeing festival performances free of charge and meeting world-class artists.

To sign up for this opportunity, fill out a registration form on the festival's website, or call 276-623-5266. Potential volunteers with questions can email

The Kimbrells in action during the festival.