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Welcome to Craig County

Your next Adventure is Just Around the Bend!

Visit May 18 for Spring on Main

A small town kind of day

May 18 at 10:00 AM

Craig County Ole Railroad 5K Fun Run

May 18 at 5:00 PM

Demolition Derby at the County Fairgrounds

Upcoming Events

Genealogy Library Opens @ Old Brick Hotel
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Craig County Historical Society’s Genealogy Library is stocked with local and family history, back issues of New Castle Records, New Castle High School Year books and cemetery records. Also offering copy machine, internet access and local citizens who know where to look for answers you need.

In addition, browse the Old Brick Hotel and three restored log cabins, located across the street from Craig County Courthouse.  Open every Friday afternoon until Thanksgiving.  Call or write to make an appointment for additional times.

5K Color Run April 27th @ Craig County Schools
Apr 27 @ 11:00 pm

There will be a 5k run. The route will follow a trail around the school and possibly Field of Dreams. More information will come soon.  April 27th is the date from 10-2. We will have a pre-run Zumba workout on the football field from 10-10:30. The run would begin at 11. We will have vendors set up and would like to get a couple of food vendors as well. We will have two different packages the first is $12 this will include

  • pair of sunglasses
  • 1 inspirational bracelet
  • 2 Temporary Tattoos
  • 1 Color Blaze Sticker

The $20 will include

  • 1 t-shirt
  • 1 pair of sunglasses
  • 1 inspirational bracelet
  • 1 Color Blaze sticker
  • 2 Assorted Temporary Tattoos

Craig County Ole Railroad Fun Run @ Craig County Field of Dreams
May 18 @ 10:00 am

Craig County Ole Railroad Fun Run

A 5K Fun Run for all ages, beginning at the Craig County Field of Dreams Sports Complex, following the abandoned C&O railroad bed, then along the Greenway & returning. Enjoy a “country experience” with scenic views of surrounding mountains, farmland and Craigs Creek.

Free t-shirt for the first 150 runners who sign up. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 girls/women and top 3 boys/men.

This event is sponsored by the Craig County Volunteer Rescue Squad and the Craig County Recreation & Conservation Association – Field of Dreams.

For registration –

Event information –


Directions:  When entering Craig County from Roanoke on Route 311 continue approximately 19 miles until you enter the Town of New Castle.  Make a right onto Route 615 and continue past the Craig County Schools on the right for approximately 1/2 mile.

Demolition Derby @ Craig County Fairgrounds
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Craig County Fall Festival @ Main Street, New Castle, Va.
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Demolition Derby @ Craig County Fairgrounds
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for Craig County Christmas Parade the first Saturday of December each year at 6:00 pm

Entries are free, meet at the Fairgrounds, 342 Kanawha Street before 5:30 pm day of event

Gates will be open at 4:00 pm

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