The 41st annual Wise County, Va., Fall Fling will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 12 and 13. “Welcome Home” is the theme for the festival. Competitions taking place during the Fling include an essay contest, the Miss Wise Fall Fling Beauty, an art contest and digital photography contest, and a business decorating contest. The event also includes a Paint A Can event, a town wide yard sale, live music, and craft vendors. For more information, go to www.wisefallfling.com, or call 276-328-8184.