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   Floyd County, New River Valley, Roanoke Valley and
SWVA area Events and Notices



Floyd Auto Fair & Vintage Swap Meet

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Chantilly Farm
$6-7
http://www.chasingsscars.com

Mark your calendar's for the Floyd Auto Fair and Vintage Swap Meet, presented by Chasing SS Cars! 

WHEN: Friday, Saturday, Sunday / June 2-4 , 2017 

WHERE: Chantilly Farm, 2697 Franklin Pike, Floyd, Virginia

ADMISSION: Friday- $6.00 Saturday- $7.00 Sunday- Free

Vendor spots for the swap meet are available for $30 for a 15' x 20' space. Please call Erik Herdman at (540)789-7898 to reserve your space. 

Come in your classic cruise-in car and admission is only $5 per person and you can park with the show cars! Car show registration is only an additional $10.00
 and trophies will be given in a variety of categories! 

Bring the entire family, kids 12 and under are admitted free and there's truly something for everyone! Our vintage swap meet is one of the region's largest and features classic and
 modern parts, project cars, tools, vintage memorabilia, vintage signs and so much more. 

Back by popular demand, the Cadillac Ranch band will be performing on Saturday! 

Great food and drink will be available for purchase throughout the weekend. 

RV and tent camping is available, please contact the Chantilly Farm camping office at (540)808-4984 or
visit www.chantillyfarm.com/wp/camping to make your reservation today.

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Friday Night Jamboree at The Floyd Country Store

Floyd Country Store
$5
http://www.floydcountrystore.com

Every Friday night year-round! Starts at 6:30 p.m. with gospel music. Dance begins at 7:30 p.m. with old-time string bands.
 Old-time dance lesson every third Friday of the month at 5:00 p.m. 

See our website for all events!

Schedules

  • Starting Friday, October 17th, 2014, repeats every week on Friday until Friday, October 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Venue

Floyd Country Store

206 S. Locust St.
Floyd, VA 24091


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MUSIC EVENTS
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American Made: John McCutcheon

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Garth Newel Music Center
Concert Only: Adult $25; Student (13-18) $10; 12 & Under FREE -- Concert & Picnic: Adult $43; Student (13-18) $27; 12 & Under $10

Garth Newel Music Center in Hot Springs, VA presents an American Made concert with acclaimed folksinger and songwriter John McCutcheon.  Optio¦

Music
contributed family friendly seniors accessible date night

Old World Echos

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Ferrum College, Sale Theatre
$12 in advance; $15 at the door

The Crooked Road's "Mountains of Music Homecoming" kicks off with a concert at Ferrum College's Sale Theatre featuring outstanding interpreter¦

Music
contributed

Music on the Lawn

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Christiansburg Library
Free

Christiansburg Library and Friends of the Library are happy to announce the return of our free concert series. Each month one talented local band will play a concert on our lawn after hours.

Music
contributed family friendly accessible all ages

Dale Ann Bradley Band at The Floyd Country Store

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Floyd Country Store
$12 / $15

6/10/17, 7:30 pm - Dale Ann Bradley Band - Bluegrass Music Concert

Arts
contributed free family friendly all ages

Heritage Winds: Air Force Woodwind Quintet

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County Of Roanoke
Free

)  Roanoke County Parks, Recreation & Tourism is proud to present a concert performance by Heritage Winds on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 7:3¦

Music
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages budget date night

2017 Summer Chamber Music Series: In the Time of War

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Moss Arts Center
Free

Juxtaposing 1940s compositions from Sergei Prokofiev and John Ireland

Food
contributed 21 and over

Botetourt Wine Trail Concert Series

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Virginia Mountain Vineyards
$10,8,5.00

Join us for our annual Wine Trail Concert featuring "True Cadence" for your music enjoyment. Rain or shine under the tent. Food vendor on site

Music
contributed family friendly seniors accessible budget date night

Bob Sima Consciousness in Concert

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Chestnut Creek School of the Arts
$10-$30.00

Maryland based Independent Singer-Songwriter Bob Sima performs a genre of music all his own. Sometimes upbeat, sometimes quiet and soothing, a¦

Music
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages budget date night

2017 Summer Chamber Music Series: A Celebration of Robert Schumann

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Moss Arts Center
Free

Featuring the composerâ„¢s piano trio and quintet

Music
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages budget

2017 Summer Chamber Music Series: From Classical to Folklore

“
Moss Arts Center
Free

Including works of Franz Schubert, Charles Loeffler, and Antonín Dvorák

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages budget

2017 Summer Chamber Music Series: Sounds of Strings

“
Moss Arts Center
Free

Featuring works by Luigi Boccherini, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Arts
contributed family friendly date night

1776, the Concert Musical

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Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Prices vary

 1776, the Concert Musical

Arts
contributed family friendly date night

1776, the Concert Musical

“
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Prices vary

 1776, the Concert Musical

Music
contributed

Music on the Lawn

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Christiansburg Library
Free
Christiansburg Library and Friends of the Library are happy to announce the return of our free concert series.Each month one talented local band will play a concert on our lawn after hours.

Party in Elmwood

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Elmwood Park
$5.00

Get ready to groove and shag at Party in Elmwood for the 2017 season! Roanoke™s favorite beach music dance party is in Elmwood Park every Thur¦

Music
contributed family friendly accessible all ages

Friday Night Jamboree at The Floyd Country Store

Floyd Country Store
$5

Every Friday night year-round! Starts at 6:30 p.m. with gospel music. Dance begins at 7:30 p.m. with old-time string bands. Old-time dance les¦

Extras
contributed

First Annual Draper Days

Draper Mercantile
Free to attend

Spend a day at the Draper Mercantile Village Shoppes! Special events include a baker's bake-off and bike tours along the New River Trail, plus¦

Food
contributed free family friendly for kids all ages budget

Radford Farmers Market

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Radford Farmers Market
Free

Join us Saturdays at the Radford Farmers Market in Downtown Radford! Offering local home grown produce, meats, baked goods, coffee, hand craft¦

Food
contributed family friendly accessible date night

Grapes and Grains Festival

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The Point at Mariners Landing Resort, Smith Mountain Lake
Prices vary

MARINERS LANDING RESORT PRESENTSGRAPES & GRAINS FESTIVALCelebration of Virginia Wines, Craft Beers and CidersThe Pointe at Mariners Landin¦

Food
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors accessible 18 and over 21 and over all ages budget date night

Chicken & Hott Sauce: A Family Soul Food Event

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Roanoke Public Libraries- Main Library
Free

We're about to throw down! Bring your family and friends out as we enjoy oh-so-tasty soul food along with the wonderful sounds of Roanoke's ow¦

Music
contributed free accessible

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette Winery Courtyard

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Chateau Morrisette Winery
Free

Every Sunday June through October, enjoy award-winning wines, breathtaking views from the Blue Ridge, and an eclectic array of musical artists¦

Music
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

Sunday Music Jams at The Floyd Country Store

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Floyd Country Store
Free

Every Sunday, open jams - Old Time Music at 1:30 pm and Bluegrass at 4:00 pm 

Music
contributed free

Open Mic Night at Dogtown Roadhouse

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Dogtown Roadhouse
Free

Come share your musical talent or come to listen!  A revolving series of hosts welcome you to this weekly event in one of Southwest Virginia's¦

Dances
contributed budget date night

Beginner WEST COAST SWING II class (6 week series) w/ Bonny Branch Movement Arts

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Greene Memorial United Methodist Church - downstairs
$48/series or $10/class ($5 with student ID)

Come join us to learn, or refine your basics, in West Coast Swing! It's the state dance of California and it's danced all over the world! Come¦

Extras
contributed family friendly all ages budget

Party in Elmwood

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Elmwood Park
$5.00

Get ready to groove and shag at Party in Elmwood for the 2017 season! Roanoke™s favorite beach music dance party is in Elmwood Park every Thur¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

Floyd Artisan Trail June Tour

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Throughout Floyd County
Free

The Floyd Artisan Trail is an annual event held throughout the beautiful mountains of Floyd County, VA. The event features a tour of numerous ¦

Calendar
contributed family friendly seniors all ages

Body Mind Spirit Fest 2017

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Unity of Roanoke Valley
$5.00

The Body Mind Spirit Fest is a 2 day celebration of life! Offering inspiring opportunities for personal growth, empowerment and self-improvement.

Music
contributed family friendly accessible all ages

Friday Night Jamboree at The Floyd Country Store

Floyd Country Store
$5

Every Friday night year-round! Starts at 6:30 p.m. with gospel music. Dance begins at 7:30 p.m. with old-time string bands. Old-time dance les¦

Food
contributed free family friendly for kids all ages budget

Radford Farmers Market

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Radford Farmers Market
Free

Join us Saturdays at the Radford Farmers Market in Downtown Radford! Offering local home grown produce, meats, baked goods, coffee, hand craft¦

Extras
contributed family friendly all ages

Body Mind Spirit Fest

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Unity of Roanoke Valley
$5.00

The Body Mind Spirit Fest is a 2 day celebration of life! Offering inspiring opportunities for personal growth, empowerment and self-improvement.

Extras
contributed free family friendly all ages

Artisan Saturdays

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Explore Park
Free

Roanoke County's Exlplore Park, milepost 115 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, will once again host Artisan Saturday, the first in a three series eve¦

Calendar
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

Floyd Artisan Trail June Tour

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Throughout Floyd County
Free

The Floyd Artisan Trail is an annual event held throughout the beautiful mountains of Floyd County, VA. The event features a tour of numerous ¦

Music
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

Americana Afternoons at The Floyd Country Store

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Floyd Country Store
Free

6/10/17 - 12:00 Ron Ireland - 1:00 Cat & Clint - 2:00 Mac Traynham

Calendar
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

3rd Annual Court Days Event Focuses on Local Music, Heritage

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Rocky Mount Farmers' Market at Citizens Square
Free

Franklin County Court Days is a modern revival of a time when local people traveled to Rocky Mount for the day to conduct business and sociali¦

Music
contributed

Music on the Lawn

“
Christiansburg Library
Free

Christiansburg Library and Friends of the Library are happy to announce the return of our free concert series. Each month one talented local b¦

Music
contributed family friendly accessible all ages

Dale Ann Bradley Band at The Floyd Country Store

“
Floyd Country Store
$12 / $15

6/10/17, 7:30 pm - Dale Ann Bradley Band - Bluegrass Music Concert

Music
contributed free accessible

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette Winery Courtyard

“
Chateau Morrisette Winery
Free

Every Sunday June through October, enjoy award-winning wines, breathtaking views from the Blue Ridge, and an eclectic array of musical artists¦

Music
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

Sunday Music Jams at The Floyd Country Store

“
Floyd Country Store
Free

Every Sunday, open jams - Old Time Music at 1:30 pm and Bluegrass at 4:00 pm 

Music
contributed free

Open Mic Night at Dogtown Roadhouse

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Dogtown Roadhouse
Free

Come share your musical talent or come to listen!  A revolving series of hosts welcome you to this weekly event ¦




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Floyd County Historical Society Museum
540-745-FCHS(3247)

http://floydhistoricalsociety.org


 


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  AROUND the REGION
CENTRAL-WESTERN-SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA
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"Alison Pack: Metal Delicious"

Taubman Museum of Art
Free

Alison Pack: Metal Delicious

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

"Romare Bearden: Pictures of America"

Taubman Museum of Art
Free

Romare Bearden: Pictures of America

Extras
contributed for teens 18 and over

Mountain Biking-Trail Ride Essentials (13+)

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Explore Park
$42

Leave the asphalt behind and let us get you in gear for the trails. Learn the basics of mountain biking with an International Mountain Bike As¦

Extras
contributed 18 and over

Never Stop Moving

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Brambleton Center
$53

Begin your morning with this low impact fitness class, designed to blend standing and seated exercises to improve endurance, strength and bala¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

"Homeward Bound"

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media by¦

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library

Forest Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 21-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Arts
contributed family friendly for kids accessible budget

Young at Art

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Taubman Museum of Art
Children covered by family memberships free; General public $5 per child, adult chaperones free

Discover new ways of introducing art to your pre-school age child (2-5 years old) by participating in the Taubman Museum of Art's Young at Art¦

Arts
contributed free rsvp required all ages

Poached from Pinterest

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Eagle Rock Library
Free

Join us each month as we create something new we have found while scouring our favorite on-line guilty pleasure Pinterest.  

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Books 4 Fun @ Big Island Library

Big Island Library
Free

This summer we™re Reading by Design with Books 4 Fun! Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, st¦

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library

Montvale Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Extras
contributed free

Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library

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Stewartsville Library
Free

Learn to play chess and improve your skills at the library! All player levels welcome. Ages 6+

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library

Forest Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 21-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Arts
contributed free

Art Exhibition: 2017 Women Working with Clay Symposium

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Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center
Free

In conjunction with Hollins University's Women Working with Clay Symposium, the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum presents an exhibition of work by the¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly seniors accessible rsvp required budget

Community Arts Fusion at the Taubman Museum of Art

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is partnering with the Alzheimer™s Association, Central and Western Virginia Chapter, to offer docent-led discussion¦

Books/Talks
free

Vinton Book Club

“
Vinton Library
Free

Featuring "Travels with Charlie" by John Steinbeck.

Books/Talks
contributed 18 and over

Sites for Book Lovers

“
Vinton Library
$20

Learn to use Goodreads to find new books, rate and organize your favorites and talk to your favorite authors.

Open Houses
contributed free

Open House - Roanoke Higher Education Center

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Roanoke Higher Education Center
Free

Roanoke Higher Education Center “ Open House

Books/Talks
free

Teen Book Club

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Glenvar Branch Library
Free

Discuss anime and comic books.

Books/Talks
contributed all ages free

Chronic Disease Self Management Workshop

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Tri-Area Community Health Center
Free

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop----Sign up now for free six week workshop for Adults of all ages to be held at Tri-Area Community Hea¦

Extras
contributed

TOPS Meeting: Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Blacksburg United Methodist Church Annex
$32 per year national dues, plus 75 cents per week local dues

All are welcome to join the local chapter of TOPS, a nonprofit weight-loss support group that helps participants make small, steady changes fo¦

Extras
contributed 18 and over

Low Impact Aerobics

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Brambleton Center
$53

Improve your stamina and cardiovascular health while strengthening and toning your upper and lower body muscles! Low impact aerobics is great ¦

Extras
contributed family friendly all ages budget

Party in Elmwood

“
Elmwood Park
$5.00

Get ready to groove and shag at Party in Elmwood for the 2017 season! Roanoke™s favorite beach music dance party is in Elmwood Park every Thur¦

Food
free

Relish

“
Vinton Library
Free

A group for people that like to cook and eat. For those ages 18 and older. Call to register.

Music
contributed

Pulaski's Old-Time Jamboree

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Pulaski Senior Center
No cover

All are welcome at this open jam session for musicians, singers and folks who just want to listen. Snacks, coffee and soft drinks are availabl¦

Music
contributed

Narrows Old-Time Jam

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MacArthur Inn
No cover

Come on out to this Crooked Road affiliate to listen to the music and maybe even have a meal. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. Musicians eat for red¦


Nature Art

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Explore Park
$5.00

When you take the time to look carefully, you will see the sculptural elegance in a simple stick or the delicacy of an insect nibbled leaf. Ta¦

Books/Talks

Bedford Library Spring Book Sale

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Bedford Central Library
Free to attend

Included in the selection are current fiction and non-fiction best sellers, classics, cookbooks, children's books, puzzles, DVDs, romance nove¦

Extras

Artisan Fair at Sedalia

“
The Sedalia Center
$5 at the gate

Featuring potters, painters, blacksmiths, quilters, woodworkers and  a multitude of other artisans along with local farms with fresh fruit, ve¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages budget

59th Annual Sidewalk Art Show

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Taubman Museum of Art
Free

Returning for its 59th year, the Sidewalk Art Show is one of southwest Virginia's most anticipated summer traditions!Hosted by the Taubman Mus¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

"Homeward Bound"

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media by¦

Extras
free

Veterans Memorial Day at the Franklin County Courthouse

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Franklin County Historical Society
Free

Honor local casualties of all wars and military operations. Emphasis will be placed on the Civil War. The event features men and women in 1770¦

Books/Talks
contributed free all ages

Shabbat Worship

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Hope Of Israel Congregation
Free

Shabbat Gathering

Food
contributed free seniors accessible 18 and over rsvp required budget

Will it Waffle @ Forest Library

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Forest Library
Free

What happens when a cinnamon roll is cooked with a waffle iron? Is it still a cinnamon roll?  Or is it a cinnamon roffle?  And what about stuf¦

Extras
contributed family friendly rsvp required all ages

Roller Skating Lessons

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Firehouse Sk8 'n Play
$65/5 weeks

Led by instructor Susan Geary, the 5-week program will teach basic roller skating skills, including forward skating, stopping, falling down, g¦

Food
contributed family friendly accessible date night

Grapes and Grains Festival

“
The Point at Mariners Landing Resort, Smith Mountain Lake
Prices vary

MARINERS LANDING RESORT PRESENTSGRAPES & GRAINS FESTIVALCelebration of Virginia Wines, Craft Beers and CidersThe Pointe at Mariners Landin¦

Music
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

Americana Afternoons at The Floyd Country Store

“
Floyd Country Store
Free

6/3/17 - 12:00 Will May - 12:45 Chico - 2:00 Flirting With Chemicals

Music
contributed free family friendly seniors

Third Annual Gospel Sing

“
St. Luke & Odd Fellows Hall
Free

Join us for an afternoon of singing, dancing, and fellowship at the St. Luke & Odd Fellows Hall. Local groups and soloists will perform th¦

Food

9th Annual Wine Festival at Virginia Tech

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Holtzman Alumni Center
Prices vary

The festival will feature local wineries including White Barrel, Mountain Rose, Stanburn Winery, and Old Hill Cider. Food and specialty items ¦

Arts
contributed free

Art Exhibition: 2017 Women Working with Clay Symposium

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Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center
Free

In conjunction with Hollins University's Women Working with Clay Symposium, the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum presents an exhibition of work by the¦

Open Houses

Open House 1245 Graves Harbor TRL 225, Huddleston, VA 24104

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Food
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors accessible 18 and over 21 and over all ages budget date night

Chicken & Hott Sauce: A Family Soul Food Event

“
Roanoke Public Libraries- Main Library
Free

We're about to throw down! Bring your family and friends out as we enjoy oh-so-tasty soul food along with the wonderful sounds of Roanoke's ow¦

Music
contributed free all ages

LIVE Music with Steve Guidus!

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Waller's
Free

From classic rock to blues

Music
free

Roanoke Valley Dulcimers

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Vinton Library
Free

Share songs, techniques and learn the history of the instrument. Beginners are welcome.

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids accessible all ages budget

Roanoke Rampage Tailgate Party

“
William Fleming High School
Free

Join us for a FREE family-friendly tailgate party 3-6pm prior to Roanoke Rampage last home game of the season!  Vendors, food trucks, bouncy h¦

Food
contributed seniors 21 and over rsvp required date night

Step Into Mystery & Oddf3llows present a Murder Mystery Evening, Saturday, June 3, 2017, 6:00 PM

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Oddf3llows
$35

Unlike traditional murder mystery events that use actors, Step into Mystery events offer a truly unique experience at which guests enter anoth¦

Music
contributed family friendly

Roanoke Fiddle and Banjo Show

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WOODMEN OF THE WORLD BUILDING
$7.00

TRADITIONAL MUSIC FEATURING ::  DEW SOUTH---BLUE CONNECTIONS---BUCK CANNON AND ATTA BOYS---OPEN MIC AT 5:30

Music
contributed family friendly seniors accessible all ages date night

Chris Spradling at India Garden

“
India Garden Restaurant
No cover

Singer/songwriter performing a wide range of musical styles from standards to originals on guitar and piano

Music
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors accessible all ages

Bluegrass Jammin on the Market

“
The Salem Farmers Market
Free

Good old parking lot bluegrass picking.If you play, bring your instrument (acoustic only) and a good chair, or if you are just a listener come¦

Music
contributed all ages date night

American Made: John McCutcheon

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Garth Newel Music Center
Concert Only: Adult $25; Student (13-18) $10; 12 & Under FREE -- Concert & Picnic: Adult $43; Student (13-18) $27; 12 & Under $10

Garth Newel Music Center in Hot Springs, VA presents an American Made concert with acclaimed folksinger and songwriter John McCutcheon.  Optio¦

Music
contributed free

Uncle Buck

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Three Li'l Pigs BBQ
Free

Oldies, Variety.


"Homeward Bound"

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Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media by¦

Extras
contributed family friendly

Fatherâ„¢s Day at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

“
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
See Below

Fatherâ„¢s Day at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

Music
contributed free accessible

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette Winery Courtyard

“
Chateau Morrisette Winery
Free

Every Sunday June through October, enjoy award-winning wines, breathtaking views from the Blue Ridge, and an eclectic array of musical artists¦

Music
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

Sunday Music Jams at The Floyd Country Store

“
Floyd Country Store
Free

Every Sunday, open jams - Old Time Music at 1:30 pm and Bluegrass at 4:00 pm 

Music
contributed free all ages

LIVE Music with Marie Anderson!

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Waller's
Free

Top 40 pop, rock, country, oldies, blues and originals!

Extras
contributed 18 and over all ages

Father's Day Pun Hike

“
Explore Park
$5.00

Is your refrigerator running? If so, then you might want to catch it! Invite Yoda out for dinner at your own risk. You will have to pay for hi¦

Calendar
contributed

Ellis Life Guard Training

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Green Ridge Recreation Center
$200

Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent¦

Calendar
contributed

Ellis Life Guard Training

“
Green Ridge Recreation Center
$200

Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent¦

Music
contributed free

Open Mic Night at Dogtown Roadhouse

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Dogtown Roadhouse
Free

Come share your musical talent or come to listen!  A revolving series of hosts welcome you to this weekly event in one of Southwest Virginia's¦

Books/Talks
contributed

Circle of Moms Postpartum

“
The Dwelling Place
Not available

Join us when you can to discuss the transition of becoming of mother, going back to work, transitioning to becoming a stay-at-home mom, loss o¦

Extras
contributed free

Blacksburg Meditation Group

“
Free

The Blacksburg Meditation Group meets every Sunday evening at the Center for Creative Change, 205 Washington St. Please use the rear entrance ¦

Books/Talks
contributed free

Blacksburg Meditation Group

“
Free

The format is informal and usually involves an hour of silent meditation, including time for sitting and walking. We then invite members of th¦

Arts
contributed family friendly for teens accessible rsvp required budget

Explore Engineering Pre-College Course for High School Girls

Sweet Briar College
$700

Explore Engineering is a series of immersive engineering design courses for high school sophomore, junior, and senior girls offered by Sweet B¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible budget date night

Art Exhibition: "Nature of Being", new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb

16 West Marketplace
Free

Fleda A. Ring Artworks is proud to present Å“Nature of Being, new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb. 

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

"Homeward Bound"

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media by¦

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library

Forest Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-21 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library

Big Island Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids

Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library

Stewartsville Library
Free

This summer weâ„¢re Reading by Design with Books 4 Fun! Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta/SML Library

Moneta/SML Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library

Forest Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 21-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Outdoors
contributed free family friendly seniors accessible 18 and over 21 and over all ages

Roanoke Public Libraries Walking Club

“
Main Library
Free

Bring out those walking shoes and Fit bits, and join us during lunch for conversation, laughter, and a nice walk around Downtown Roanoke!


Art Exhibition: "Nature of Being", new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb

16 West Marketplace
Free

Fleda A. Ring Artworks is proud to present Å“Nature of Being, new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb. 

Books/Talks
contributed

New Foundation Program Study Class

“
Dharmapala Kadampa Buddhist Center
$65 month

New Foundation Program Study Class begins February 19th, studying the text "Meaningful to Behold, Becoming a Friend of the World" by Geshe Kel¦

Outdoors
contributed 18 and over

Phenology-Nature Journaling

“
Explore Park
$5.00

Nature changes day to day in a series of events that cycle through the seaons of the year. By obvsering and journaling events in nature you ca¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

"Homeward Bound"

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media by¦

Music
contributed free accessible

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette Winery Courtyard

“
Chateau Morrisette Winery
Free

Every Sunday June through October, enjoy award-winning wines, breathtaking views from the Blue Ridge, and an eclectic array of musical artists¦

Music
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

Sunday Music Jams at The Floyd Country Store

“
Floyd Country Store
Free

Every Sunday, open jams - Old Time Music at 1:30 pm and Bluegrass at 4:00 pm 

Music
contributed free all ages

LIVE Music with Jason Ring!

“
Waller's
Free

 The award winning one man show - musical styles include a mixture of blues, bluegrass, jazz and ragtime.

Music
contributed free

Open Mic Night at Dogtown Roadhouse

“
Dogtown Roadhouse
Free

Come share your musical talent or come to listen!  A revolving series of hosts welcome you to this weekly event in one of Southwest Virginia's¦

Extras
contributed free

Blacksburg Meditation Group

“
Free

The Blacksburg Meditation Group meets every Sunday evening at the Center for Creative Change, 205 Washington St. Please use the rear entrance ¦

Books/Talks
contributed free

Blacksburg Meditation Group

“
Free

The format is informal and usually involves an hour of silent meditation, including time for sitting and walking. We then invite members of th¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible budget date night

Art Exhibition: "Nature of Being", new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb

16 West Marketplace
Free

Fleda A. Ring Artworks is proud to present Å“Nature of Being, new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb. 

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

"Homeward Bound"

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media by¦

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library

Forest Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-21 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library

Big Island Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids

Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library

Stewartsville Library
Free

This summer we™re Reading by Design with Books 4 Fun! Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, st¦

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta/SML Library

Moneta/SML Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library

Forest Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 21-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Outdoors
contributed free family friendly seniors accessible 18 and over 21 and over all ages

Roanoke Public Libraries Walking Club

“
Main Library
Free

Bring out those walking shoes and Fit bits, and join us during lunch for conversation, laughter, and a nice walk around Downtown Roanoke! We w¦

Outdoors
contributed family friendly all ages budget

Yoga at the Taubman

“
Taubman Museum of Art

Come refresh & Renew in our gorgeous atrium space.

Calendar
contributed free family friendly all ages

Family Movie "Moana" @ Forest Library

“
Forest Library
Free

As part of the Summer Reading Program, call or visit the library to register ahead for our family movies! We are watching Moana on the big scr¦

Extras
contributed 18 and over

Advanced Pottery

“
Brambleton Center
$225

The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio  to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electr¦

Books/Talks
contributed free for kids

Storytime with Miss Jaime

“
Eagle Rock Library
Free

Join Miss Jaime at the Eagle Rock Library each week for stories, songs, instruments and interactive story boards as we explore the world of books.

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly seniors accessible all ages

Medicare Educational Workshop

“
Salem Library
Free

MEDICARE WORKSHOP:   If you have questions about Medicare, Humana can help.  We are holding a Medicare Educational Workshop where you can ask ¦

Wilderness Road Chorus Rehearsals

Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
Free to visitors

All lovers of women's barbershop quartet-style singing are invited to attend the Wilderness Road Chorus rehearsals. Come to harmonize with us ¦

Business
contributed free 18 and over

Christiansburg Toastmasters - Twice Per Month Meetings

“
Blacksburg Church of Christ
Free

Communication. Leadership. Confidence.


Yoga on the Roof!

“
Center In The Square
By Donation

Yoga on the Roof!

Books/Talks
contributed

New Foundation Program Study Class

“
Dharmapala Kadampa Buddhist Center
$65 month

New Foundation Program Study Class begins February 19th, studying the text "Meaningful to Behold, Becoming a Friend of the World" by Geshe Kel¦

Outdoors
contributed for kids

Summer Camp: Zookeeper 101

“
Mill Mountain Zoo
$160/$180

Mill Mountain Zoo™s popular summer camps are a terrific way to introduce your child to the animal kingdom or to foster an existing interest in¦

Extras
contributed for teens 18 and over

Mountain Biking-Trail Ride Essentials (13+)

“
Explore Park
$42

Leave the asphalt behind and let us get you in gear for the trails. Learn the basics of mountain biking with an International Mountain Bike As¦

Extras
contributed 18 and over

Handbuilding in Clay

“
Brambleton Center
$225

Pottery can be created without the use of a potter's wheel. You can create beautiful pots and clay forms by hand using simple tools, slabs of ¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

"Homeward Bound"

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media by¦

Arts
contributed 18 and over free

Quilty Pleasures & the Knit Wits

“
Eagle Rock Library
Free

Whether experienced or a novice, come enjoy the company of other quilters and knitters.  Bring a project of your own or work on the group-led ¦

Arts
contributed free accessible all ages

From These Woods

“
Moss Arts Center
Free

All galleriesFreeExploring the dynamic relationship between humanity, the natural world, and the creative impulse, this exhibition features ha¦

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids accessible

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Bedford Library

Bedford Central Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library

Forest Library
Free

This summer we™re Reading by Design with Books 4 Fun! Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, st¦

Calendar
contributed free family friendly for kids

LEGO® Club & Read to a Dog @ Moneta/SML Library

“
Moneta/SML Library
Free

Build with LEGOs® and meet new friends at the library between 10:30 and 12! Use our LEGOs® or bring your own. Take a break at 11AM to increase¦

Food
contributed

Blacksburg Farmers Market

“
Free to attend

Fresh produce, baked goods, seasonal fruit, meats, artisanal crafts and more, plus live music weekly. A great place to hang out on a Wednesday¦

Arts
contributed family friendly for kids accessible budget

Artful Journeys at the Taubman Museum of Art

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Children covered under Museum memberships: $5; General public $8 per child

Do you homeschool your children or are you looking for an after-school program? Evoke your K-8th grade child's creative curiosity by working w¦

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens accessible

Wacky Wednesday: Marble Maze @ Bedford Library

Bedford Central Library
Free

Come to the library for Wacky Wednesday! This Summer Reading Program, we are Reading by Design, so join us for a number of themed activities o¦

Extras
contributed

Cycle for Beginners

“
Green Ridge Recreation Center
$50

When you think of indoor cycling, do you think, œThey go too fast; œI can™t keep up; œCycling is uncomfortable!; œIt™s too intense for me?¦

Dances
contributed free

Dance 4 Fun Roanoke

“
Billy's Barn
Free

Carolina Shag, West Coast, East Coast, Ballroom & Line Dancing with ABSCDJ's Jim Skinner & Doug Woodson. Lessons every week plus Frida¦

Music
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

Roanoke Old Time Jam

“
Roanoke City Market Building
Free

Weekly gathering of oldtime stringband musicians and fans in a family friendly venue.Bring an acoustic instrument and play along, slip on your¦

Dances
contributed budget date night

West Coast Swing Dance Class

“
Greene Memorial United Methodist Church
$10/class

Join us for a fun WEST COAST SWING dance class. Come every Wednesday to learn how to dance the State Dance of California that's sweeping the w¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible budget date night

Art Exhibition: "Nature of Being", new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb

16 West Marketplace
Free

Fleda A. Ring Artworks is proud to present Å“Nature of Being, new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb. 

Outdoors
contributed for kids

Summer Camp: Zookeeper 101

“
Mill Mountain Zoo
$160/$180

Mill Mountain Zoo™s popular summer camps are a terrific way to introduce your child to the animal kingdom or to foster an existing interest in¦

Arts
contributed free accessible all ages

From These Woods

“
Moss Arts Center
Free

All galleriesFreeExploring the dynamic relationship between humanity, the natural world, and the creative impulse, this exhibition features ha¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

"Homeward Bound"

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media by¦

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library

Forest Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 21-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Arts
contributed family friendly for kids accessible budget

Young at Art

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Children covered by family memberships free; General public $5 per child, adult chaperones free

Discover new ways of introducing art to your pre-school age child (2-5 years old) by participating in the Taubman Museum of Art's Young at Art¦

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Mother Goose on the Loose @ Montvale Library

Montvale Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.


Buchanan Community Carnival

“
Buchanan Town Park

Buchanan Community Carnival

Music
contributed free

Open Mic Night at Dogtown Roadhouse

“
Dogtown Roadhouse
Free

Come share your musical talent or come to listen!  A revolving series of hosts welcome you to this weekly event in one of Southwest Virginia's¦

Extras
contributed free

Blacksburg Meditation Group

“
Free

The Blacksburg Meditation Group meets every Sunday evening at the Center for Creative Change, 205 Washington St. Please use the rear entrance ¦

Books/Talks
contributed free

Blacksburg Meditation Group

“
Free

The format is informal and usually involves an hour of silent meditation, including time for sitting and walking. We then invite members of th¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible budget date night

Art Exhibition: "Nature of Being", new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb

16 West Marketplace
Free

Fleda A. Ring Artworks is proud to present Å“Nature of Being, new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb. 

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

"Homeward Bound"

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media by¦

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library

Forest Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-21 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids

Books 4 Fun @ Stewartsville Library

Stewartsville Library
Free

This summer we™re Reading by Design with Books 4 Fun! Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, st¦

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Big Island Library

Big Island Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Moneta/SML Library

Moneta/SML Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library

Forest Library
Free

A lapsit program for babies ages 21-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Outdoors
contributed free family friendly seniors accessible 18 and over 21 and over all ages

Roanoke Public Libraries Walking Club

“
Main Library
Free

Bring out those walking shoes and Fit bits, and join us during lunch for conversation, laughter, and a nice walk around Downtown Roanoke! We w¦

Outdoors
contributed family friendly all ages budget

Yoga at the Taubman

“
Taubman Museum of Art

Come refresh & Renew in our gorgeous atrium space.

Calendar
contributed free family friendly for kids

Monday Makers: Hama Bead Crafting @ Forest Library

“
Forest Library
Free

Call or visit the library to register for this Summer Reading Program crafting event!  At this event, kids 5+ can design their own creations w¦

Books/Talks
contributed free for kids

Storytime with Miss Jaime

“
Eagle Rock Library
Free

Join Miss Jaime at the Eagle Rock Library each week for stories, songs, instruments and interactive story boards as we explore the world of books.

Extras
contributed family friendly

Buchanan Community Carnival

“
Buchanan Town Park

Buchanan Community Carnival

Arts
all ages contributed

Star Quilters of Roanoke

“
Christ Lutheran Church

MissionPromote fellowship and interchange of ideas among those engaged or interested in the art and craft of quiltingStimulate interest in the¦

Music
contributed

Wilderness Road Chorus Rehearsals

Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
Free to visitors

All lovers of women's barbershop quartet-style singing are invited to attend the Wilderness Road Chorus rehearsals. Come to harmonize with us ¦

Music
contributed family friendly all ages free

Radford Fiddle and Banjo Jam

“
River City Grill
Free

Local musicians gather to play bluegrass music every week in Radford at River City Grill.

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible budget date night

Art Exhibition: "Nature of Being", new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb

16 West Marketplace
Free

Fleda A. Ring Artworks is proud to present Å“Nature of Being, new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb. 

Outdoors
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

Free Yoga for the People

“
Elmwood Park Stage / Downtown Roanoke Library
Free

Our Mission:As a public health and better living initiative, we offer the people of the Roanoke Valley a one-hour yoga class, twice a week¦

Runs/Races
contributed family friendly for kids

36th Annual Shawsville 5K

“
Shawsville Middle School
$25 by July 1

July 4th Celebration.  5K race, 1 mile fun run in Shawsville, VA.  Special fastest family competition (3 people from same family).  Fast loop ¦

Extras
contributed family friendly for kids all ages

Independence Day Celebration at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

“
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
See Below

Independence Day Celebration

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

"Homeward Bound"

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media ¦

Books/Talks
contributed free for kids

Wee Reads

“
Eagle Rock Library
Free

Bring your infants ages 0-2 years of age and join Miss Jaime each week for stories, songs, instruments and interactive story boards.


From These Woods

“
Moss Arts Center
Free

All galleriesFreeExploring the dynamic relationship between humanity, the natural world, and the creative impulse¦

Books/Talks
free

Celtic Circle

Christ Lutheran Church
Free

An independent book group studying Celtic spirituality and history of Celtic countries.

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids accessible

Books 4 Fun @ Bedford Library

Bedford Central Library
Free

This summer we™re Reading by Design with Books 4 Fun! Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, more¦

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Books 4 Fun @ Montvale Library

Montvale Library
Free

This summer we™re Reading by Design with Books 4 Fun! Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, more¦

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Books 4 Fun @ Forest Library

Forest Library
Free

This summer we™re Reading by Design with Books 4 Fun! Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, more¦

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids

Books 4 Fun @ Moneta/SML Library

Moneta/SML Library
Free

This summer we™re Reading by Design with Books 4 Fun! Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, more¦

Holidays
contributed

Buchanan 4th of July Barbeque

“
Buchanan Town Park
$8.00

Summer time and Carnival are synonymous with good food and great times. Buchanan invites you to rediscover one of Buchanan™s longstanding tradition¦

Books/Talks
contributed free for kids

Toddler Storytime

“
Eagle Rock Library
Free

Join Miss Jaime each week for stories, songs, instruments, interactive story boards and crafts as we explore the world of books.

Music
contributed free all ages

LIVE Music with Alma Hesson!

“
Waller's
Free

Acoustic rock, folk, country and originals!

Food
contributed free family friendly seniors all ages budget

West End Farmers Market

“
West End Farmers Market
Free

The West End Farmers Market serves the West End and beyond with fresh, local foods produced within 100 miles of Roanoke. Stop by for fresh fruits, & more¦

Food
contributed

The Marketplace

“
Free to attend

A foodie's paradise with local farm-fresh food, local produce and meat vendors, handmade artisan items and more. Shop, eat, live local ¦

Holidays
contributed free family friendly

Buchanan 4th of July Parade

“
Downtown Buchanan
Free

Buchanan invites you to be part of this year™s 64th Fourth of July Parade. Line up for the parade starts at 4pm ¦

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids seniors accessible all ages

Vinton Fourth of July Celebration

“
Vinton War Memorial Grounds
Free

Entertainment by Fuzzy Logic, children's activities, patriotic program, festival foods, live music. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. Free admission.

Dances
free

Roanoke Valley Shag Club Shag and Line Dancing

“
Billy's Barn
Free

Shag and line dance lessons with music by Association of Beach and Shag Club DJ Jerry English and free lessons by Grand National Shag Champion¦

Books/Talks
contributed 18 and over rsvp required

Lean Startup Class Offered at RAMP!

“
Gill Memorial Building
$999

Lean Startup for Startups and Corporations Course “ starts June 6, 2017, from 6 pm to 8 pm at the RAMP building (located at 709 S. Jefferson St¦

Business
contributed free

Real Estate Investors Meeting

“
Jersey Lily's Roadhouse
Free

If you're interested in Real Estate Investing come out and join us.

Extras
contributed family friendly

Buchanan Community Carnival

“
Buchanan Town Park

Buchanan Community Carnival

Extras
contributed

VFW Bingo

“
VFW Post 5311
No entry fee, but Bingo sheets must be purchased to play

VFW Post 5311 has bingo Tuesday nights. Nightly payouts of over $1,000, plus special Blackout game. Food and homemade desserts available ¦

Books/Talks
contributed

Support Group for Families of Loved Ones with Mental Illness

LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery, Board Room
Free

This group provides an environment where we can discuss the issues facing loved ones and families. In monthly meetings, participants share the¦

Books/Talks
contributed free

Hacksburg Open Work Session

“
Hacksburg
Free

Every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. we have our weekly meeting, open to the public, followed by our work session, also open to the public. Everyone is invited¦

Arts
contributed

Art Classes at Art Pannonia

Art Pannonia
$35/month for junior classes (under 12); $45/month for advanced classes (12 and over)

Offered Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, with several class times available each day.

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible budget date night

Art Exhibition: "Nature of Being", new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb

16 West Marketplace
Free

Fleda A. Ring Artworks is proud to present Å“Nature of Being, new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb. 

Extras
contributed family friendly budget

Yoga on the Roof!

“
Center In The Square
By Donation

Yoga on the Roof!

Books/Talks
contributed free

Roanoke County Genealogy Club Meeting

“
South County Public Library
Free

We share ideas about how to do genealogical research. You are encouraged to come prepared to talk about research you are doing and share any t¦

Arts
contributed free family friendly accessible all ages

"Homeward Bound"

“
Taubman Museum of Art
Free

The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce its first juried triennial Homeward Bound, a major exhibition presenting work in all media ¦


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RECURRING:


Sunday Brunch Food & Cultural Tour
Starting June 29, 2014
Address: 32 Market Square, Roanoke, VA 24011
Venue: Roanoke City Market Building
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday

Sunday Music Jam at The Floyd Country Store
Starting September 28, 2014
Location: The Floyd Country Store
Address: 206 South Locust Street, Floyd, VA 24091
Venue: The Floyd Country Store
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday

Every Sunday from 2:00 “ 4:00 pm, The Floyd Country Store hosts a music jam lead by a local Old-Time or Bluegrass band. First and third Sundays are Old-Time jams and second and fourth Sundays are Bluegrass jams. Most Sundays there is also a beginner jam upstairs to help those who are just discovering the joys of jamming. Acoustic musicians of all levels and music lovers are invited to come and play. This is dedicated to the sharing of the musical tradition and stories of this area.
 

Fleet Feet Tuesday Night Pub Run - Wasena City Tap Room & Grill
Starting August 12, 2014
Location: Wasena City Tap Room and Grill
Address: 806 Wasena Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24015
Venue: Wasena City Tap Room and Grill
Recurrence: Recurring every 2 weeks on Tuesday

The Fleet Feet Sports Pub Runs take place on Tuesday evenings at 6pm. Runs alternate weekly between Fork in the City and the Wasena City Tap Room. The Pub Runs will include a three and five mile route. Pub Runs will be followed by food and beverage specials. Please note that there is an overflow parking lot for us to use for the Pub Runs at Wasena City Tap Room. The overflow parking is a paved lot on 8th Street, half a block south of the River House and has a playground located at the¦ 
 

Real Estate Investors Of Virginia (Real Estate Investment Training)
Starting March 17, 2015
Location: Frank's Italian Restaurant
Address: 5933 Williamson Rd, Roanoke, VA 24012
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday

Real Estate Investors of Virginia is a group that's focus is on training for landlords, flippers, wholesalers, etc to wisely invest in real estate. The 1st month of meetings is free so you can get to know everyone and see it's value to your investment education. 
 
 
West End Community Market
Starting October 7, 2014
Location: West End Community Center
Address: 1223 Patterson Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24016
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday

West End Center for Youth on the corner of Patterson Ave. and 13th Street SW 100% fresh and local, pasture raised meats, rainbow trout, organic fruit & produce, cut flowers, artisan baked goods, cheeses, prepared foods, and much . SNAP-EBT benefits accepted and doubled. Year round rain or shine   

 
(X)po Wednesdays
Starting November 19, 2014
Address: 1327 Grandin Road SW, Roanoke, VA 24015
Venue: Grandin CoLab
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday

"(X)po Wednesdays" Every Wednesday from 5-7 pm. Free and open to the public. Every week, CoLab will host a casual event aimed at continuing the conversations started at and around (X)po. We guarantee a relaxed atmosphere and an enriching conversation every week, but need you to bring the personality! These evening sessions will showcase local people talking about their ideas, experiences and interests with the goal of sparking a discussion. (X)po Wednesdays are open to the public¦ 
 

Afternoon Arts “ Every Thursday, 4-5pm
Starting March 20, 2014
Location: Jacksonville Center
Address: 220 Parkway Lane South, Floyd, VA 24091
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday

Afternoon Arts “ Every Thursday, 4-5pm    This arts class is for children Pre-K to 7th grade and is divided into two age groups. Each week a new arts experience is given to the children. This is a drop in class, no preregistration is required. Each class is $3 or 4 for $10. This class happens every Thursday as long as The Jax is open.   
    
 
Friday Night Jamboree
Starting September 26, 2014
Location: The Floyd Country Store
Address: 206 South Locust Street, Floyd, VA 24091
Venue: The Floyd Country Store
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

The Floyd Country Store has become a traditional gathering place on Friday nights for musicians, dancers, and visitors from all over the world. The first hour is gospel music, followed by two dance bands. Itâ„¢s a great time for the whole family, and youâ„¢re likely to see kids from six to ninety-six out on our hardwood dance floor. The Jamboree happens every Friday night, rain or shine, all year round. Tickets are $5.00 at the door. Seating is limited, so if a seat is important to you¦ 
 

Saturday Americana Afternoon
Starting September 27, 2014
Location: The Floyd Country Store
Address: 206 South Locust Street, Floyd, VA 24091
Venue: The Floyd Country Store
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday

Join us every Saturday at noon for music and lunch at The Floyd Country Store. The music is varied, but has the common thread of traditional acoustic Americana music. Some of it is indigenous bluegrass or the music of contemporary singer-songwriters. You might hear the blues or some of the Celtic or African sounds that underpin our American folk traditions. Between 12:00pm and 1:30pm we have a scheduled performer, followed by an opportunity to step up for open mic.
 



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TUESDAY, MAY 30

WIRED RECOVERY: peer run recovery center that offers support for anyone dealing with substance abuse and mental health issues; provides certified peer recovery specialists, certified WRAP facilitator, one-on-one peer counseling and WRAP classes; for information call Jackie Scales at (276) 340-5221 or Jeff Roher at (276) 352-8902 or email wiredrecoverypc@gmail.com; 9 a.m. to noon, Stuart United Methodist Church, 108 E. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31

WANT TO BABYSIT?: taught by Carol Haynes, Franklin County Extension agent; includes lunch and snack; learn to care for children ages 2-10, learn activities to entertain kids, safety measures, basic recipe choices and make a first aid kit; $40 for members, $45 for non-members, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre, Spencer.

FREE MEAL/FOOD DISTRIBUTION: church van available to pick up people on Wednesday and on Sunday mornings, to ride call the church at 694-6357; doors open at 5:30 p.m., meal at 6 p.m., food bank ministry open Mon., Wed. and Fri. from 3 to 5 p.m.; Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 1

SPENCER PENN PHOTO CLUB MEETING: first meeting free, yearly membership $12; learn new photo techniques, 6:30 p.m., Spencer-Penn Centre.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 2

BINGO: prizes include gift baskets and gift cards; $25 for 20 games, coverall and two door prize tickets; hot dogs, chips, desserts and drinks will be sold; all proceeds go to send youth of New Beginnings Baptist and Peters Creek Baptist Churches to summer camp; doors open at 6 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m., John D. Hooker Building, Rotary Field, Stuart.

BLOOD DRIVE: sponsored by Blackberry Baptist Church, 1 to 6 p.m., Sanville Community Building, 3451 Stone Dairy Road, Bassett.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 3

HOT DOG SUPPER: includes baked beans, chips, desserts and drinks; donations accepted; Concord United Methodist Church, 1497 Concord Church Rd., Stuart.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: œLifeway™s Galactic Starveyors, for ages 3-18, Bible study, crafts, music and games; lunch provided; change will be collected to benefit God™s Pit Crew; pre-register online at blackberrybaptist.org; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Blackberry Baptist Church, 3241 Stones Dairy Rd., Bassett.

BINGO: sponsored by the Meadows of Dan Womenâ„¢s Club, raffle drawings, food available, doors open at 5 p.m., games start at 6 p.m., Meadows of Dan Community Building, 2858 JEB Stuart Hwy., Stuart.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: for nursery-youth, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pleasant View Baptist Church.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 4

WORSHIP RALLY/PICNIC: change will be collected to benefit Godâ„¢s Pit Crew; van rides available, call the church at 629-2662; pre-register online at blackberrybaptist.org; worship at 11 a.m., picnic at 4:30 p.m., Blackberry Baptist Church, 3241 Stones Dairy Rd., Bassett.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 5

FLOYD QUILT GUILD MEETING: program on œSeeing What the Judge Sees presented by Lisa Alley, a quilt judge from North Carolina; guest fee of $5 for non-members, 10 a.m., Floyd Center for the Arts, 220 Parkway Lane, Floyd.

PATRICK COUNTY MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION MEETING: all pastors and church leaders are invited, 10:30 a.m., basement conference room, Pioneer Memorial Hospital.

PATRICK COUNTY ALZHEIMERâ„¢S GROUP LLC MEETING: guest speaker: Dr. Frank Falbo, the new doctor at Pioneer Family Medical, 7 p.m., Alzheimerâ„¢s office, in the basement of Hillâ„¢s Tax Service.

 

MONDAY-FRIDAY, JUNE 5-JUNE 9

BLUE RIDGE BAPTIST CAMP MEETING: with Bro. Ken Bowman, moderator: Bro. Tommy Nichols; special singing each night by the Camp Meeting Choir and others; for information call (336) 789-0824; 2049 Caudle Dr., Mount Airy, N.C., follow signs from Hwy. 52 traffic light at Mayberry Waterworks.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 9

SPAGHETTI SUPPER: menu: spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, homemade desserts and drink; vegetarian sauce available (ask for it); adult plates: $8; childrenâ„¢s plates (under 12): $3.50 extra desserts: $1.50; eat in or take out; 50/50 raffle; all proceeds go to help maintain the property; 4 to 7 p.m., Dobyns Community Center, 1195 Rye Cove Creek Rd., Stuart, one mile north of Dobyns Rd.

SUPPORT GROUP FOR RELEASED INMATES MEETING: released inmates and the interested public invited to attend, 6 p.m., community room, Patrick Henry Community College, Stuart.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 10

ANGIEâ„¢S ALZHEIMERâ„¢S RIDE FOR A CURE: sponsored by the Patrick County Alzheimerâ„¢s Association; ride to Big Walker Mountain; lunch held at the mountain; $15 per bike and $5 per passenger; cars and trucks also welcome; entertainment by the Davis Bradley Duo from 2 to 4 p.m. and Tom Fugate from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., registration at 10 a.m. at Hillâ„¢s Tax Service on Buena Vista Ave., Stuart, kickstands up at 11 a.m.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 11

HYLTON FAMILY REUNION: for descendants of Benjamin and Martha Boyd Hylton, bring a covered dish, meal begins at 1 p.m., Wildlife Building, Charity Hwy., Woolwine.

 

MONDAY-FRIDAY, JUNE 12-JUNE 16

BLUE RIDGE BAPTIST CAMP MEETING: with Bro. James Knox; moderator: Bro. Tommy Nichols; special singing each night by the Camp Meeting Choir and others; for information call (336) 789-0824; 2049 Caudle Dr., Mount Airy, N.C., follow signs from Hwy. 52 traffic light at Mayberry Waterworks.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 15

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: for the Hill-Clark reunion at Fairy Stone State Park, speaker will be Nancy Tolson; call Marquita Hill at (480) 925-5785 or email hillclarkreunion@gmail.com.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 16

BRIGHTER DAYS CHILDRENâ„¢S CAMP: free camp for children in rising kindergarten through 12th grade who have suffered a loss; campers learn that they are not alone in their feelings of sadness and anxiety about the ways their lives have changed; they also learn that mourning the loss of a loved one is not a process of forgetting but a way of remembering with less pain; activities for each age group are developed and led by professional bereavement counselors and trained volunteers; includes swimming; lunch and snacks provided; sponsored by Mountain Valley Hospice; call (888) 789-2922 or go to mtnvalleyhospice.org for information; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., DeHart Park, 212 Wood Brothers Drive, Stuart.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 17

VIRGINIA COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL: free admission, variety of live music; mule and horse drawn wagon rides, 5K run, historical presentations; artisan, craft and food vendors; duck race in river; entertainment for children; hosted by Woolwine residents, Woolwine Volunteer Fire Department and Smith River Rescue Squad; for vendor spaces or information call (276) 930-2670 or visit the Virginia Covered Bridge Festival Facebook page or www.visitpatrickcounty.org; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., near Jacks Creek Covered Bridge and at the site of the former Bob White Covered Bridge at Woolwine.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

FLOYD HOUSE AND GARDEN TOUR: of five county homes, presented by the Floyd Center of the Arts; for information call (540) 745-2784, email info@floydartscenter.org or visit www.FloydArt Center.org.

SHALL WE DANCE?: fund-raiser to benefit the Patrick County Alzheimerâ„¢s Group, dance performances include disco, swing, foxtrot, country and more; presented by local community members; tickets are $10 per person, RSVP by June 19, email: LaNota.Dance@yahoo.com; 7 to 9 p.m., Star Theatre, Stuart.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

HILL FAMILY REUNION: bring a covered dish; drinks and paper products provided, call Nannette Hill Petersen at 694-6680 for information; eat at noon, Peters Creek Community Building, Dry Pond.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28

DMV MOBILE UNIT VISIT: apply for or renew ID cards and driverâ„¢s licenses; reinstate driving privileges, get copy of driving record, vehicle titles, license plates, decals, customer and vehicle transcripts, hunting and fishing licenses and temporary boat registrations; apply for Virginia birth certificates, obtain E-Z Pass transponders, update addresses and more; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Patrick Henry Community College, Stuart.

 

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BOOKMOBILE

SCHEDULE

Tuesday, May 30: 2-3:15 p.m., Woolwine”Rt. 40 and Charity Hwy.; 3:30-4:15 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church; 4:35-4:50 p.m., Robert™s Market, Rt. 57.

Monday, June 12: 2 to 2:55 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-4:50 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.

Tuesday, June 13: 2-3:15 p.m., Woolwine”Rt. 40 and Charity Hwy.; 3:30-4:15 p.m., Charity Primitive Baptist Church; 4:35-4:50 p.m., Robert™s Market, Rt. 57.

Wednesday, June 14:10:30-11:30 a.m., Ararat Fellowship Church; 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Leeâ„¢s Greenery, Doe Run Church Rd.; 12:45-1:30 p.m., Willis Gap Community Building; 1:45-2:15 p.m., Blue Mountain Petroleum Station; 2:30-2:55 p.m., Ararat Fellowship Church; 3:10-3:25 p.m., Mountain View Pentecostal Church; 3:30-4:30 p.m., across from Claudville Post Office; 4:35-4:45 p.m., Trinity Christian School.

Thursday, June 15:12:15-12:30 a.m. Wildwood Acres, off St. Rd. 694, 1-2 p.m., Hardin Reynolds Memorial School; 2 to 3:30 p.m., Patrick Henry Fire Station; 3:45-4:45 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church.

 

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PCHS CLASS OF 1987

REUNION INFORMATION

NEEDED

Patrick County High Schoolâ„¢s class of 1987 will hold its 30th reunion this year. Classmates who have not received information about the reunion should send any contact information (mailing and/or email address) to pchsclassof87@embarqmail.com or go to the Patrick County High School Class of 1987 Facebook page.

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Blue Ridge Music Center
700 Foothills Road
Galax, Virginia 24333
Milepost 213 - Blue Ridge Parkway
# 276 - 236 - 5309
www.BlueRidgeMusicCenter.org

 Events:

Please visit our website for more detailed information about the season schedule, including bios, images, web links and videos of the performers. 

 

The Blue Ridge Music Center is located at Milepost 213 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, just north of Mount Airy, NC and just south of Galax, VA. 

Concerts are held in the outdoor amphitheater at the base of Fisher Peak, one of the most gorgeous concert settings in the country. 

For Evening Concerts at the Music Center:
* FREE Parking
* Kids 12 and under are FREE
* Patrons are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets
* Patrons are welcome to bring their own picnic basket (NO ALCOHOL please!)
* The Galax Smokehouse will be present on concert nights, serving their BBQ plus incredible sides. 

The Blue Ridge Music Center (BRMC) is operated by The National Park Service, and the Music Center's programming is coordinated through a partnership with The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation. 

The Blue Ridge Music Center is a major venue of The Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trails and a partner venue of the Blue Ridge Music Trail of North Carolina.

 
The Blue Ridge parkway Foundation

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, under a cooperative agreement with the National Park Service and the U.S. Department of the Interior, is the primary private fundraising organization for the Blue Ridge Parkway.  As the primary fundraiser and trusted steward of the Blue Ridge Parkway, The Foundation is forever committed to preserving the past, enhancing the present, and safeguarding the future of Americaâ„¢s Favorite Journey®.


Richard Emmett
Blue Ridge Music Center (BRMC)
Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation (BRPF)
717 S. Marshall Street - 105 B
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
www.BlueRidgeMusicCenter.org
www.brpfoundation.org
# 866-308-2773 x 213 (BRPF Winston-Salem office)
# 276-236-5309 x 112 (Music Center office)


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About the Blue Ridge Music Center
The Blue Ridge Music Center celebrates the music and musicians of the Blue Ridge. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1985, the site includes an outdoor amphitheater and indoor interpretive center used to highlight an important strand of American musical culture, which is still alive and thriving in the region. The site is operated through a partnership between the National Park Service and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation. In the summer, its beautiful outdoor amphitheater comes alive through a vibrant and diverse concert series featuring artists like Cash and Leventhal, The Kruger Brothers, The Primitive Quartet, and John Dee Holeman. Many of these concerts include activities for the whole family such as flatfoot dance lessons and instrument petting zoos. The Music Center also offers scenic trails for the novice and seasoned hiker, educational programs and the interactive Roots of American Music museum. The center and museum are open 10:00 am-5:00 pm daily May-October. Admission to Visitor's Center and the Roots of American Music museum is free. Mid-day Mountain Music is offered free every day in the Blue Ridge Music Center breezeway from 12-4 pm.


About the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation
The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, under a cooperative agreement with the National Park Service and the U.S. Department of the Interior, is the primary fundraiser and trusted steward of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Foundation is forever committed to preserving the past, enhancing the present, and safeguarding the future of America's Favorite Journey®. We are proud to serve and support this extraordinary environment that connects the spirit of countless people through a twisting ribbon of mountain road. We are a strong defender of the Parkway, funding needed projects that enhance and protect the natural, cultural, historic, and recreational qualities that make the Blue Ridge Parkway an American treasure. Find out more at www.brpfoundation.org <http://www.brpfoundation.org> .
 
 
700 Foothills Road
Galax, Virginia 24333
Milepost 213 - Blue Ridge Parkway
# 276 - 236 - 5309
www.BlueRidgeMusicCenter.org





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HIKING CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS
Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club
  • According to the club's website, the Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club (RATC) is dedicated to preserving and improving the Appalachian Trail in southwest Virginia. The RATC is responsible for 113 miles, or about 5 percent, of the Appalachian Trail's 2,170 miles. In addition, volunteers shoulder the upkeep for 17 permanent shelters along the southwest Virginia stretch. The club is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2010 and sponsors hikes of varying difficulty nearly every week, including day hikes, camping trips and backpacking trail hikes. The RATC is an affiliate of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.


    Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club P.O. Box 12282 Roanoke, VA 24024-2282
    547-387-9723
  • Outdoor Club at Virginia Tech (OCVT)

  • Virginia Tech students as well as members of the Blacksburg, Virginia community comprise the membership of this active club. The club is responsible for maintaining a 30 mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail in southwest Virginia. In addition to regularly scheduled hikes, the club sponsors kayaking, biking and other outdoor activities. The website states that "due the wide variety of interest within the club, there is opportunity for novices to learn new skills or improve existing ones."


    Outdoor Club at Virginia Tech PO Box 538 Blacksburg, VA 24061  outdoor.org.vt.edu/

  • Tennessee Eastman Hiking & Canoeing Club

  • Originally formed within the Eastman Kodak Company in Kingsport, Tennessee, the Club is now open to anyone. As of 2010, non-employees pay $10 annually instead of the $5 fee for employees and retirees. The club schedules numerous hikes into the nearby southwest Virginia mountains each year, as well as sponsoring canoeing and kayaking events on nearby whitewater rivers.


    Tennessee Eastman Hiking & Canoeing Club  Building 310, Eastman Road Kingsport, TN 37663
    423-229-3771    tehcc.org/
  • Mount Rogers Appalachian Trail Club

  • The Mount Rogers Appalachian Club, formed more than fifty years ago, maintains nearly 60 miles of the Appalachian Trail in southwest Virginia. Much of the club's activities center around work hikes for trail maintenance, but the event calendar also lists recreational hikes and social events. The Mount Rogers club makes its headquarters in tiny Damascus, Virginia. Damascus is situated near the southwestern corner of the state and just minutes from the Appalachian Trail.


    Mount Rogers Appalachian Trail Club P.O. Box 789  Damascus, VA 24236-0789 - 276-475-3065
    mratc.pbworks.com/





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