Duck Race and Music Meeting

The tenth annual duck race will take place this Saturday, June 13th in Big Stone Gap. Everyone is welcome to attend and watch the ducks race at 2:00 at Frog Level Park in Big Stone Gap. Each duck is $5 and the proceeds will go to MEOC for the fuel assistance program and to the Big Stone Gap Heritage Hall residents’ Christmas fund.
Venders are welcome to set up at Frog Level Park, and should call 276-523-3000 for more information. The first place prize for the winning duck is $1000, 2nd place will get $500, 3rd place will receive $250, 4th place receives $150, 5th place is $100, and 6th through 10th places will each receive $50 prizes. Anyone wishing to purchase duck tickets can call 276-523-3000.

Also this weekend, the Lee County Music Meeting will take place June 12-14 and will include country, gospel, Celtic, and bluegrass music. Musicians are welcome to come and play along on Saturday. In addition to the music, there will be a 5K run/walk, quilt show, demonstrators, farm tours, local crafts, and handmade soaps and lotions.
The event will begin at Wilderness Road State Park at 9 a.m. on Friday with a quilt show, demonstrators, and a 3 band concert.
Saturday Cumberland Bowl Park will host a Pick and Prowl event starting at 10 a.m.
Sunday the Lee Theater will host a Crooked Road Sponsored concert at 2 p.m. For more information on these events call 276-346-4629 or visit

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