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Community News

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Town of Fries E-Payment Service

Pay your Taxes and Utilities in-office or online with a debit or credit card!
Tax Credit Card Convenience Fee-- 2.5%
Tax Debit Card Convenience Fee--1.5%
Utilities Credit and Debit Card Convenience Fee--2.5%
**Minimum Fee is $2.95**
E-Check Flat Rate Fee--$1.50

Use the following link to  pay online:

Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express & E-Check Accepted


Thunder by the River Cruise In Schedule

October 7th

3pm until dark in the Fries Town Park
The Y Restoration Committee will be selling Hot Dogs and Hamburgers to benefit the Y Restoration Fund for installation of siding on the Fries Community Center Building.

May thru October


Save me a Place at Forest Lawn by Lorees Yerby

Saturday, September 30th

7:00 pm
All Tickets $6.00

The Fries Theatre

A Benefit Performance for the Fries Theatre
Production of The Arts Council of the Twin Counties 

& The Galax Foundation for Excellence in Education

New River Trail 50K/25K

(Boston Marathon Qualifier)
October 14th

For More Information Go to:


Grace Baptist Church Players
A Crickett County Blizzard Dinner Theatre

Saturday, November 18th
$10 Admission
Baked Spaghetti Dinner begins at 5:30pm
Show begins at 7:00pm

All proceeds will benefit the Y Restoration Fund to install siding on the Fries Community Center Building.


Christmas on the Mountain
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Contact the Fries Community Center at (276) 744-2531 for more information.


Thursday Night Jam Sessions

Fries Community Center  HISTORIC Theatre 
Every Thursday Night 
6:30 - 9pm.

Join us for an enjoyable evening of old-time and bluegrass music, food and fellowship!
For more information contact Karen Snyder at (276) 744-0158
Click on the link below for a sampling of the great music at the Fries Theatre and on the Crooked Road.

Mobile Food Pantry

Individuals & Families who need food assistance and reside in or near the Providence area are welcome to come and receive a box of food.

Please Bring: Form of Identification & A Sturdy Container

Where: The Old Providence Elementary School
1st Thursday of Every Month.

In Partnership with The United Company Foundation and Feeding America Southwest Virginia


For Sale Now in the Fries Town Hall
Historic Fries Theater

Fries Jam Session CD's
"Every Thursday evening in Fries, VA, local musicians and visitors come to listen and play old time traditional music. Recorded during the spring of 2011 the Thursday Night Jam Sessions brings together traditional fiddle tunes, folk songs, Anglo-Irish ballads and original compositions. Included in this CD are interviews from local musicians, Eddie Bond and Jesse Lovell."
Mountains and Music DVD's
Proceeds to benefit The Fries Recreation Center Restoration Fund

The proceeds from your purchase of the DVDs will go toward the repair and renovation of this 100 year old Recreation Building.  It was built by the owner of Washington Mills to meet the recreational and civic needs of their employees and their families everything under one roof.  This MAJESTIC  building houses the Historic Theater, Gym, Duck Pin Bowling, Library, Dining Room with Kitchen, Space for Offices and Swimming Pool. 


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