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MUSIC EVENTS
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FloydFest 17 - Freedom

Starts at $85
Five days of music and mountains, including outdoor adventures, varied vendors, brews and chews, healing arts, children's activities

Narrows Old-Time Jam

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 a r…


Pulaski's Old-Time Jamboree

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 available…


Americana Afternoons at The Floyd Country Store

Floyd Country Store
Free

8/12/17 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm - "Songwriters in the Round" hosted by Britt Mistele with David Simpkins, Greg Trafidlo, Mike Pearrell & others…

Music
contributed

Black Dog Beach Music Festival

Chateau Morrisette Festival Field
$20 advance; $30 gate

The Black Dog Beach Music Festival welcomes you with Chateau Morrisette wine tastings and sales by the glass or bottle; beers on tap..

Music
contributed free all ages

LIVE Music with Tommy Cox!

Waller's
Free

Blues, Classic Rock and Jam!


Simply Elemental Exhibition

Hahn Horticulture Garden
Free

Visit our webpage for more information: http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/elemental/2017/index.html

Arts
contributed family friendly all ages budget

The Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017

The Floyd Center for the Arts & Throughout Floyd County
Varies

The Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017 is a new and exciting event that grew from the success of 2016’s Floyd Plein Air Crush weekend. Expanding to…

Food

Pancake Breakfast

Ruritan Catholic Church
Donations encouraged

A pancake breakfast will be provided by the crew of Barnyard Catering and is followed by a program and business meeting for the Moneta Ruritan Club.

Food
contributed family friendly for kids all ages budget free

Radford Farmers Market

Radford Farmers Market
Free

Offering local home grown produce, meats, baked goods, coffee, hand crafts and more! On-site breakfast available, live music every Saturday. F…

Food
contributed free family friendly seniors all ages budget

Grandin Village Farmers Market

Grandin Village Farmers Market
Free

The Grandin Village Farmers Market happens every Saturday behind the CoLab, late April-October from 8:00-12:00. Find some of Roanoke's finest …

Food
contributed family friendly all ages

Breakfast with the Animals

Mill Mountain Zoo
Prices vary

Join us at the Mill Mountain Zoo every 3rd Saturday, May-October for a unique opportunity to have breakfast with the animals.  Guests will be …

Calendar
contributed free all ages

Picker's Paradise

Shabby Love Picker's Paradise
Free

Open air market with vendors from near & far selling all things vintage, salvaged, reclaimed, upcycled & handmade. FREE admission. Ven…

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids accessible all ages budget

Star City Cruisers Car Show

Salem VA Medical Center
Free

The Star City Cruisers will be sponsoring their 27th Annual Car, Truck and Cycle Show at Salem V.A. Medical Center on August 19, 2017 from 9am…

Arts
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

P. Buckley Moss Exhibition Showing at the MOarts Gallery in July and August

MOarts Gallery in Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library
Free

 Dressed in bright purple with a jaunty scarf, shining silver hair swept across her brow and a warm and friendly grin, artist P. Buckley Moss …

Extras
free

Saturday Morning Cartoons

Vinton Library
Free

The cartoon schedule is as follows: Aug. 5, "The Jetsons;" Aug. 12, "Thundercats;" Aug. 19, "Looney Toons;" Aug. 26, "Duck Tales."

Arts
contributed free all ages

From These Woods Exhibition

Moss Arts Center
Free

All galleriesFree

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids

LEGO® Club @ Big Island Library

Big Island Library
Free

Join us at the Big Island Library for LEGO® Club! A time to build what your imagination sees OR accept the challenge of the month. We hope to …

Business
contributed

Center in the Square Nurse Recruitment Event

Center in the Square

If you are a RN or LPN we invite you to relax and refresh at the Center in the Square Rooftop for a Centra Nurse Recruitment event! Enjoy the …

Calendar
contributed free family friendly for kids

Storytime: Nothing Rhymes with Orange

Barnes & Noble
Free

We all know nothing rhymes with orange, but how does that make Orange feel? Left out, of course! But when Apple notices how Orange is feeling,…

Calendar
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens

Micah's Backpack at The Lyric

The Lyric Theatre
Free

Did you know that we have hundreds of kids that are hungry in the New River Valley over the summer?  Join the Rotary Club of Blacksburg and Mi…

Extras
contributed

Draper United Methodist Church Cruise-In Madness

Draper United Methodist Church
Free

Join us for this celebration of America's passion for the automobile and the love of cruising. Antique, classic, custom and special-interest a…

Arts
contributed family friendly accessible rsvp required all ages budget

Castaways Workshop with Artist Paul Villinski

Taubman Museum of Art
$20 | $18 Members

Join the Taubman Museum of Art for “Castaways,” an interactive community project that continues acclaimed New York-based sculptor and exhibiti…

Music
contributed free all ages

LIVE Music with Matthew Howard!

Waller's
Free

Acoustic blend of rock, pop, country and today's hits!

Arts
contributed 18 and over free

Shakespeare in the Vines

Virginia Mountain Vineyards
Free

A Midsummer's Night Dream, produced, directed and performed by a new local Botetourt theatrical group. Pack a picnic and enjoy the comedy with…

Arts

Cirque Du Floyd

Chantilly Farm
Advance: $15 for ages 4-12; $25 for 13 and older; free for kids younger than 3; Gate: $18-$35

Featuring a one-hour performance from Imaginaerial, an internationally acclaimed acrobatic cirque troop based in New York City. StoryUp, an ae…

Extras
free

Fish Fry

Emmaus United Methodist Church
Free

Fish, hush puppies, sides and desserts will be available. Donations will benefit the many missions of the church.

Calendar
contributed family friendly all ages date night

Keyboard Kaleidoscope I: The Memory Palace

Garth Newel Music Center
Concert Only: Adult $25; Student (13-18) $10; 12 & Under FREE -- Concert & Dinner: Add $59

Garth Newel Music Center in Hot Springs, VA presents Keyboard Kaleidoscope: Memory Palace featuring pianists Jeannette Fang, Brian Keng-Lun

Extras
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

Pit Stop Cruise In Presented By Advance Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts Corporate Office
Free

Advance Auto Parts will host it's monthly Pit-Stop Cruise-In. Bring the family out to this free event where you can enjoy classic and modern vehicles…

Arts
contributed 18 and over free

Shakespeare in the Vines

Virginia Mountain Vineyards
Free
A Midsummer's Night Dream, produced, directed and performed by a new local Botetourt theatrical group. Pack a picnic and enjoy the comedy

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 and enjoy…

Music
contributed free

Uptown Trio

Three Li'l Pigs BBQ
Free

70's Soul and Blues  Live music on our deck.

Music
contributed free

Uptown Trio

Three Li'l Pigs BBQ
Free

70's Soul and Classics


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


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…


Pulaski's Old-Time Jamboree

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 available…





Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette

Chateau Morrisette Winery
Free to attend

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

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 18 and over

Swing Dance Social

Green Ridge
$5

Looking for something new and fun to do on Friday nights? Join Swing Roanoke for our swing dance social! No partner is required and we hold an…

Music
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors all ages date night

Third Street Coffeehouse

Trinity United Methodist Church
Free

Third Street Coffeehouse, open since 1987, is a volunteer-run, non-profit venue located in the log cabin basement room of Trinity United Metho…

Music
free

Christian Singing Open Mic Service

Bread of Heaven Ministries
Free

The event, which began last year, features different guests each week. Open mic participants can sing or present spoken-word poetry.

Dances
contributed family friendly all ages budget date night

Friday Night Beginner Dance Workshop

Sapphire Ballroom
$9 individual /$15 couple

Grab some friends (or come on your own) and head to Sapphire Ballroom's Cheaper-Than-A-Movie beginner dance workshop. Learn two dances, and ge…

Music
contributed

Music at The Barn

The Barn
$4 suggested donation

The Barn is open every Friday night for country, bluegrass, rock'n'roll music and dancing. Pickers and singers are welcome. Snacks, coffee and…

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...

Country/Western Music & Dance

New London Ruritan Club

Falling River BAnd.  Admission: $10-ages 13 yrs. & up; $3-ages 3-12 yrs. Non smoking facility. Proper dress coded enforced. No drugs or al…

Music
contributed family friendly accessible all ages

Old Time Country Dance at The Floyd Country Store

Floyd Country Store
$5.00

The Classics

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 The Classics, a concert featuring The Parker Quartet performing the works of Mendelssohn,…


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…


Radford Fiddle and Banjo Jam

River City Grill
Free

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


Narrows Old-Time Jam

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 hal…


Pulaski's Old-Time Jamboree

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 available…

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette

Chateau Morrisette Winery
Free to attend

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 Mike & Angie!

Waller's
Free... Unique blend of rock, pop and originals!

Radford Fiddle and Banjo Jam

River City Grill
Free

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





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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 lesson every third Friday of the month at 5:00 p.m. 

See our website for all events!

Upcoming dates

  • Fri, Jun 30 @ 6:30 pm
  • Fri, Jul 7 @ 6:30 pm
  • Fri, Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm

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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Floyd Artisan Market

Floyd Market Pavilion
Free

The Floyd Artisan Market features local and regional artisans, selling handmade arts and crafts! On any given Friday (late May through late Oct…



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

http://floydhistoricalsociety.org


 

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MIXED EVENTS LISTINGS
FOR CENTRAL-WESTERN-SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA

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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 “Nature of Being”, new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb. 

Music

FloydFest 17 - Freedom

Across-the-Way Productions
Starts at $85

Five days of music and mountains, including outdoor adventures, varied vendors, brews and chews, healing arts, children's activities and a lin…



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…

Books/Talks
free

Fourth Thursday Book Club

South County Library
Free

Featuring "The King's Grave" by Phillipa Langley.

Arts
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

P. Buckley Moss Exhibition Showing at the MOarts Gallery in July and August

MOarts Gallery in Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library
Free

 Dressed in bright purple with a jaunty scarf, shining silver hair swept across her brow and a warm and friendly grin, artist P. Buckley Moss …

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…

Extras
contributed free

Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library

Stewartsville Library
Free

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

Food
contributed

Food Truck Thursdays at VTCRC

Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center
Varies

Lunch to go! Schedule available at www.vtcrc.com/resources/food-truck-thursday.

Arts
contributed free family friendly

"From Shore To Mountains"

Grandin Theatre Gallery
Free

A collection of oil paintings by Margie Lucas depicting the colorful hues of the shore, to the captured light from our surrounding Blue Ridge …

Calendar
contributed free

Job Fair

Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Roanoke Jobs Campus
Free

The Budd Group is hiring general cleaners, site supervisors and day porters. Apply at www.buddgroup.com. Come prepared for on-site interviews.

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…

Extras
contributed

Christiansburg Bridge Group

New River Valley Mall Food Court
Free

Duplicate and contract bridge (no party bridge), plus practice games. Beginners welcome, as well as more experienced players. You can come ear…

Arts
free

Art Fun with Miss Patty

Vinton Library
Free

Use recyclables from around the house to make a piece of art.

Arts
free

Design Time

South County Library
Free

Explore different types of design. Hands on activities include food, robots, art and more.

Extras
free

Wacky Science

Glenvar Library
Free

Egg drop. For rising 3rd through 5th graders.

Food
contributed free family friendly seniors accessible all ages budget

Catawba Valley Farmers Market

Catawba Community Center
Free

Come to the Catawba Valley Farmers Market each Thursday (rain or shine) for fresh produce, fruits, meats, herbs, eggs, honey, baked goods, can…

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 …

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…

Books/Talks
free

Seniors Staying Safe with AVOID

The Feinour Center - Adult Medical Day Care
Free

Deputy Scott Young of the Roanoke County Sheriff's Office will present a program called AVOID - awareness, verbalize, overcome, identify and detect…

Arts
contributed

DIY: Decor for Your Home and Entertaining

Taubman Museum of Art
$200 | $160 Members

Let’s face it, we love Pinterest for its never-ending and wonderful ideas, but sometimes we end up doing more of a “Pinterest Fail” …

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly

Foster Parent Information Session

Foster Care office
Free

Are you or someone you know called to help serve children in need of a loving and caring home? Please join HopeTree Foster Care in Salem to le…

Music
contributed

Narrows Old-Time Jam

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.

Music
contributed

Pulaski's Old-Time Jamboree

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 available…

Arts
contributed family friendly for teens 18 and over

Paint Your Pet

Brambleton Center
$29

Paint a portrait of your beloved furry family member. What? I'm not an artist!  Fear not- our artists pre-sketch your pet on the canvas for you…


Living with Lyme

Vinton Library
Free

Learn about positive action and Lyme Disease. Discuss treatments, medical and political stances and what you can do.

Music
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors all ages date night

Third Street Coffeehouse

Trinity United Methodist Church
Free

Third Street Coffeehouse, open since 1987, is a volunteer-run, non-profit venue located in the log cabin basement room of Trinity United Metho…

Arts
contributed family friendly

"Kiss Me Kate"

D. Geraldine Lawson Performing Arts Center
$15.00

Kiss Me Kate: This show with music & lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Sam & Bella Spiewak has been called a Love Letter to the theatr…

Arts
free

Final Presentation Showcase: Viewpoints

Hollins University
Free

A presentation of the playwright's lab at Hollins University.

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 “Nature of Being”, new works by artist and maker Christopher Cobb. 

Music

FloydFest 17 - Freedom

Across-the-Way Productions
Starts at $85

Five days of music and mountains, including outdoor adventures, varied vendors, brews and chews, healing arts, children's activities and a lin…

Outdoors
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

Free Yoga for the People

Summers - Elmwood Park Stage / Winters - 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…

Arts
contributed for kids

Art Gone Wild

Mill Mountain Zoo
$15/$20

Does your child like animals?  Does your child also like art?  Why not combine the two together?!?  This 2 hour class will give children the o…

Books/Talks
contributed free

Lecture: Art Director Laurent Linn

Niederer Auditorium, Wetherill Visual Arts Center
Free

Linn is art director at Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, where he works on picture books as well as middle-grade and teen novels.…

Arts
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

P. Buckley Moss Exhibition Showing at the MOarts Gallery in July and August

MOarts Gallery in Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library
Free

 Dressed in bright purple with a jaunty scarf, shining silver hair swept across her brow and a warm and friendly grin, artist P. Buckley Moss …

Arts
contributed family friendly for kids accessible budget

Strolling Into Art

Taubman Museum of Art
$5 per child, members free

For Families with Pre-Toddlers (23 months and younger)

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids

Fun Filled Friday @ Stewartsville Library

Stewartsville Library
Free

Fun Filled Friday mornings at the Stewartsville Library for children ages 0 – 36 months and one of their favorite grown-ups. Visit the library…

Extras
contributed

Jazz and Rib Feast

Jackson Park
Free to attend; cash only for all vendors

The Fine Arts Center of the New River Valley is sponsoring this day of great ribs and nonstop jazz by Plunky Branch, Billy Crawford and more. …

Arts
contributed free family friendly

"From Shore To Mountains"

Grandin Theatre Gallery
Free

A collection of oil paintings by Margie Lucas depicting the colorful hues of the shore, to the captured light from our surrounding Blue Ridge …

Arts
contributed

Collage

Taubman Museum of Art
$25 | $20 Members

This isn’t your typical collage workshop (you know what we’re talking about—magazines, glue sticks…boring!). In this class, you’ll learn how to…

Extras
contributed

Blood Drive at the Library

Jessie Peterman Memorial Library
Free

Come give the gift of life as Virginia Blood Services sets up in our community room. It's easy to do, almost painless and so very important!

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

Christmas in July Sale

Free

Christmas in July Sale

Extras
contributed accessible all ages

Duplicate Bridge+Lessons+Lunch!

Blacksburg Recreation Center
$5

Two Duplicate Bridge games, 0-99 master points and open game.  Complimentary lunch at Noon. 

Arts
contributed free for kids

Kids' Craft Class

Eagle Rock Library
Free

Join Miss Kathryn every Friday for arts and crafts.  

Outdoors
free

Obstacle Course

Mt. Pleasant Library
Free

Work together and compete.

Calendar
contributed free family friendly all ages budget date night

Floyd Artisan Market

Floyd Market Pavilion
Free

The Floyd Artisan Market features local and regional artisans, selling handmade arts and crafts! On any given Friday (late May through late Oct…

Music
contributed free family friendly

Acoustic Reset & Salem Guitars-For-Vets

Whitebarrel Winery
Free

Acoustic Reset and guest artists - the Salem Guitars-For-Vets - features acoustic and mellow electric guitars offering soft pop, folk, and more

Music
contributed

Leslie Brooks at India Garden

India Garden
No cover; tips for musicians are suggested

Singer/songwriter performing solo with guitar, playing jazz, blues and popular favorites.

Music
contributed free 21 and over

TGIF at Virginia Mountain Vineyards

Virginia Mountain Vineyards
Free

Wisit Virginia Mountain Vineyards on the patio Friday, July 28, 2017 from 6-9:00 PM to hear the soft piano rock sounds of "High Note".Buford's…

Music
contributed family friendly for kids seniors accessible 21 and over all ages date night sponsored

EventZone's Party in the Park - The TAMS

Vinton Farmers' Market
$6

Now IN VINTON, new dance floor and new day... now on Friday nights


Registration Deadline Today: Wedding Planning Class

Christiansburg Recreation Center
$35 Christiansburg residents, $55 nonresidents

Christiansburg Parks and Recreation is offering a class on “How To Plan & Direct Your Wedding.” This two-part class will be held on Thursd…

Arts
contributed free

Simply Elemental Exhibition

Hahn Horticulture Garden
Free

Visit our webpage for more information: http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/elemental/2017/index.html

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens 18 and over 21 and over all ages

Appalachian Laser Tag Festival

Caldwell Fields
Free

Come to the fourth annual Appalachian Laser Tag Festival! Hosted by the Laser Club at Virginia Tech (LCaT), this event provides fun for all an…

Gardening
contributed free

Visit the Gardens of Elissa Steeves

Hahn Horticulture Garden
Free

Thursday, August 10, 2017  

Calendar
contributed

Fashion Show Fundraiser and brunch

Margaret S. Andrews
$23.00

Giving Back Society is presenting a Fashion Show/Brunch at Hidden Valley Country Club,2500 Romar Rd. Salem, Va on, Thursday, August 10, @ 9:30…

Arts
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

P. Buckley Moss Exhibition Showing at the MOarts Gallery in July and August

MOarts Gallery in Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library
Free

 Dressed in bright purple with a jaunty scarf, shining silver hair swept across her brow and a warm and friendly grin, artist P. Buckley Moss …

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…

Extras
contributed free

Chess Club @ Stewartsville Library

Stewartsville Library
Free

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

Food
contributed

Food Truck Thursdays at VTCRC

Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center
Varies

Lunch to go! Schedule available at www.vtcrc.com/resources/food-truck-thursday.

Extras
contributed

Christiansburg Bridge Group

New River Valley Mall Food Court
Free

Duplicate and contract bridge (no party bridge), plus practice games. Beginners welcome, as well as more experienced players. You can come ear…

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…

Food
contributed free family friendly seniors accessible all ages budget

Catawba Valley Farmers Market

Catawba Community Center
Free

Come to the Catawba Valley Farmers Market each Thursday (rain or shine) for fresh produce, fruits, meats, herbs, eggs, honey, baked goods, can…

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids accessible

LEGO® Club & Tales with Ty @ Bedford Library

Bedford Library
Free

Come and join kids from 5 and up as we play with LEGOS®. Take on the challenge of the month or just use your imagination to build whatever you…

Business
contributed free accessible rsvp required

Business Links

TrustPoint Insurance
Free

Join Us This Thursday, August 10 for Business Links At Trustpoint Insurance. Unwind after work withfellow RRHBA members at our next Business L…

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

August Celebration at Rockwood

Rockwood Manor
$35 advance, $40 at the door

Join the Wilderness Road Regional Museum for our August Celebration at Rockwood. The evening will include heavy hors d’oeuvres, homemade desse…

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…

Music
contributed

Narrows Old-Time Jam

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 a r…

Music
contributed

Pulaski's Old-Time Jamboree

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…

Books/Talks
contributed free

Foster Parent Information Session

McCabe Memorial Baptist Church
Free

Are you or someone you know called to help serve children in need of a loving and caring home? Please join HopeTree Foster Care in Martinsvill…

Music
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors all ages date night

Third Street Coffeehouse

Trinity United Methodist Church
Free

Third Street Coffeehouse, open since 1987, is a volunteer-run, non-profit venue located in the log cabin basement room of Trinity United Metho…

Arts
contributed family friendly

"Kiss Me Kate"

D. Geraldine Lawson Performing Arts Center

Kiss Me Kate: This show with music & lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Sam & Bella Spiewak has been called a Love Letter to the theatre…

Arts
contributed free

Simply Elemental Exhibition

Hahn Horticulture Garden
Free

Visit our webpage for more information: http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/elemental/2017/index.html

Extras
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens 18 and over 21 and over all ages

Appalachian Laser Tag Festival

Caldwell Fields
Free

Come to the fourth annual Appalachian Laser Tag Festival! Hosted by the Laser Club at Virginia Tech (LCaT), this event provides fun for all …

Outdoors
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

Free Yoga for the People

Summers - Elmwood Park Stage / Winters - 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


Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette

Chateau Morrisette Winery
Free to attend

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



Free Yoga for the People

Summers - Elmwood Park Stage / Winters - 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, in…

Arts
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

P. Buckley Moss Exhibition Showing at the MOarts Gallery in July and August

MOarts Gallery in Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library
Free

 Dressed in bright purple with a jaunty scarf, shining silver hair swept across her brow and a warm and friendly grin, artist P. Buckley Moss …

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 as we expl…

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.

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 fru…

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 at The …

Extras
contributed free for kids for teens

4th Tuesday T(w)een Time @ Big Island Library

Big Island Library
Free

Hang out at the Big Island Library from 4:30 to 6:30 and play Xbox 360 Kinect and some card and board games, all while consuming junk food. Fo…

Extras
contributed 18 and over

Fundamental Pilates

Brambleton Center
$56

A system of body weight exercises that strengthens and stretches the body and improves tone and posture. This class focuses on breathing and f…

Outdoors
contributed rsvp required

Roots and Rocks Mountain Biking

Carvins Cove Bennett Springs Parking Lot
$6

(18+, 14+ with an adult) Smooth trails are fun, but technical rocky and rooty trails can provide quite the adventure! Gain the skills you need…

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…

Extras
contributed 18 and over

Adobe Photshop Lightroom

South County Library
$20

Let us show you how to make the best of this photo editing program created by Adobe Systems. Topics include: creating an intense sky and beaut…

Books/Talks
contributed

Christiansburg Lions Club Meeting

Amelia's
Membership

Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays. Starts with dinner, followed by club business and/or program. Anyone may come to a meeting to find out more.

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

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 for p…

Books/Talks
all ages family friendly contributed

Roanoke Valley NORML Meeting

El Rodeo Restaurant

Meeting of people working to change marijuana laws in Virginia

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 …

Arts
contributed free

Simply Elemental Exhibition

Hahn Horticulture Garden
Free

Visit our webpage for more information: http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/elemental/2017/index.html

Extras
contributed family friendly budget

Yoga on the Roof!

Center In The Square
By Donation

Yoga on the Roof!

Calendar
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors 18 and over 21 and over all ages budget

YToss

Cassel Coliseum
Free

Don't haul bulky items from home, or pay full-price...buy them at YToss instead!

Arts
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

P. Buckley Moss Exhibition Showing at the MOarts Gallery in July and August

MOarts Gallery in Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library
Free

 Dressed in bright purple with a jaunty scarf, shining silver hair swept across her brow and a warm and friendly grin, artist P. Buckley Moss …

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 …

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly for kids budget

Weekday Storytimes

Barnes & Noble
Free

Join us every week for Storytime and activities hand-selected by our expert booksellers! No reservations required! 

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…

Extras
contributed all ages

Duplicate Bridge

Blacksburg Recreation Center
$5

Keep mentally sharp by playing duplicate bridge and have fun at the same time.  How do you beat that?



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…

Outdoors
contributed free family friendly rsvp required

Trail Work at Carvins Cove

Carvins Cove Bennett Springs Parking Lot
Free

(18+, 14+ with an adult) Join fellow trail enthusiasts—hikers, bikers, and equestrians—to maintain and build new trail at Carvins Cove. These …

Extras
contributed 18 and over

Cycle for Beginners

Brambleton Center
$25

When you think of indoor cycling, do you think, “They go too fast”; “I can’t keep up”; “Cycling is uncomfortable!”; “It’s too intense for me”?…

Arts
contributed

Drawing With All the Things

Taubman Museum of Art
$150 | $120 Members

Oodles of doodles galore!

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…

Arts
contributed free

Simply Elemental Exhibition

Hahn Horticulture Garden
Free

Visit our webpage for more information: http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/elemental/2017/index.html

Calendar
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors 18 and over 21 and over all ages budget

YToss

Cassell Coliseum
Free

Don't haul bulky items from home, or pay full-price...buy them at YToss instead!

Arts
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

P. Buckley Moss Exhibition Showing at the MOarts Gallery in July and August

MOarts Gallery in Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library
Free

 Dressed in bright purple with a jaunty scarf, shining silver hair swept across her brow and a warm and friendly grin, artist P. Buckley Moss …

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…

Food
contributed

Food Truck Thursdays at VTCRC

Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center
Varies

Lunch to go! Schedule available at www.vtcrc.com/resources/food-truck-thursday.

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…

Extras
contributed

Christiansburg Bridge Group

New River Valley Mall Food Court
Free

Duplicate and contract bridge (no party bridge), plus practice games. Beginners welcome, as well as more experienced players. You can come ear…

Food
contributed free family friendly seniors accessible all ages budget

Catawba Valley Farmers Market

Catawba Community Center
Free

Come to the Catawba Valley Farmers Market each Thursday (rain or shine) for fresh produce, fruits, meats, herbs, eggs, honey, baked goods, can…

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 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…

Arts
contributed

Adult Class Series: Ceramics

Taubman Museum of Art
$150 | $120 Members

Join us for an introductory class exploring the world of ceramics!

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly

Foster Parent Information Session

Foster Care office
Free

Are you or someone you know called to help serve children in need of a loving and caring home? Please join HopeTree Foster Care in Salem to le…

Music
contributed

Narrows Old-Time Jam

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 a r…

Music
contributed

Pulaski's Old-Time Jamboree

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…

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly all ages

STAR STRUCK: Seeing the Creator in the Wonders of our Cosmos

St. John Lutheran Church
Free

Dr. David Bradstreet, Chair of the Astronomy and Physics Department and Director of the David H. Bradstreet Observatory and Julie Fowler Plane…

Music
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors all ages date night

Third Street Coffeehouse

Trinity United Methodist Church
Free

Third Street Coffeehouse, open since 1987, is a volunteer-run, non-profit venue located in the log cabin basement room of Trinity United Methodist Church…

Arts
contributed free

Simply Elemental Exhibition

Hahn Horticulture Garden
Free

Visit our webpage for more information: http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/elemental/2017/index.html

Outdoors
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

Free Yoga for the People

Summers - Elmwood Park Stage / Winters - 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

Arts
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

P. Buckley Moss Exhibition Showing at the MOarts Gallery in July and August

MOarts Gallery in Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library
Free

 Dressed in bright purple with a jaunty scarf, shining silver hair swept across her brow and a warm and friendly grin, artist P. Buckley Moss …



From These Woods Exhibition

Moss Arts Center
Free

All galleriesFree

Food
contributed accessible date night

Foggy Ridge Cider Summer Soups & Music

Foggy Ridge Cider
$7 tastings

Cool down your Labor Day weekend with a selection of chilled summer soups.  Adam Markham plays his acoustical favorites …

Music
contributed free all ages

LIVE Music with Tommy Cox!

Waller's
Free

Blues, Classic Rock and Jam!

Calendar
contributed family friendly all ages date night

Castles in the Air

Garth Newel Music Center
Concert Only: Adult $25; Student (13-18) $10; 12 & Under FREE -- Concert & Dinner: Add $59

Garth Newel Music Center in Hot Springs, VA presents Castles in the Air, a concert featuring the Garth Newel Piano Quartet with Juliette Kang,…

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…

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

FAMILY-STYLE BARN DANCE

Camp Bethel
$5/person $25/family

A family-friendly Barn Dance with New River Bound providing the music and Scott Sarver providing the dance calling and instruction. 

Arts
contributed free

Simply Elemental Exhibition

Hahn Horticulture Garden
Free

Visit our webpage for more information: http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/elemental/2017/index.html

Books/Talks
contributed free seniors all ages

Coffee & Conversation

Sugar and Slice
Free

For those who have lost a loved one, these gatherings provide an opportunity to enjoy coffee while chatting with others who are walking a similar path…

Music
contributed accessible

Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette

Chateau Morrisette Winery
Free to attend

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

Arts
contributed for kids

Kids Pottery (Ages 7-17)

Brambleton Center
$159

Let your child experience the excitement of working in clay as Professional Potter, Rebecca McKeever, brings out their creative side. The stud…

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 Willy Nilly!

Waller's
Free

Folky rock jam!

Calendar
contributed family friendly all ages

Happily Ever After

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 the season finale of the 2017 Summer Festival, Happily Ever After…

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 …

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. 


Simply Elemental Exhibition

Hahn Horticulture Garden
Free

Visit our webpage for more information: http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/elemental/2017/index.html

Runs/Races
all ages family friendly contributed

Labor of Love

Reserve Avenue Field
$15-$25

Join in the Eighth Annual Labor of Love to benefit St. Francis House and Commonwealth Catholic Charities on Monday, September 5, 2016!  

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!

Outdoors
contributed family friendly all ages budget

Yoga at the Taubman

Taubman Museum of Art

Come refresh & Renew in our gorgeous atrium space.

Extras
contributed accessible all ages

Duplicate Bridge

Blacksburg Recreation Center
$5

New program! Two Duplicate Bridge games, 0-99 master points and open game.  Join us for duplicate bridge and a few laughs! 

Calendar
contributed free all ages

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

Carilion Giles Community Hospital - Cascades Room
Free

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop----Sign up now for free six week workshop for Adults of all ages to be held in the Cascades Room @ Carillion…

Music
contributed free all ages

LIVE Music with Steve and Robin!

Waller's
Free

Rock and Roll, Pop, Blues and Motown!

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 seniors 18 and over budget

Monday Night Bingo

Roanoke Moose Family Center 284

Roanoke Moose Family Center 284 invites the community to join us in a weekly Bingo game.

Floyd Artisan Market

Floyd Market Pavilion
Free

The Floyd Artisan Market features local and regional artisans, selling handmade arts and crafts! On any given Friday (late May through late Oct…

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 lessons…

Outdoors
contributed free family friendly accessible

Bird Safe and Bird Friendly

Unitarian Universalist Church
Free

Earth Friendly Friday presents guest speaker Maureen Eiger, Director of Help Wild Birds, Roanoke’s only nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation organization…

Music
contributed free family friendly for kids for teens seniors all ages date night

Third Street Coffeehouse

Trinity United Methodist Church
Free

Third Street Coffeehouse, open since 1987, is a volunteer-run, non-profit venue located in the log cabin basement room of Trinity United Methodist Church…

Music
contributed

Music at The Barn

The Barn
$4 suggested donation

The Barn is open every Friday night for country, bluegrass, rock'n'roll music and dancing. Pickers and singers are welcome. Snacks, coffee and…

Music
free

Christian Singing Open Mic Service

Bread of Heaven Ministries
Free

The event, which began last year, features different guests each week. Open mic participants can sing or present spoken-word poetry.

Arts
contributed free

No Shame Theatre

The Cave
Free

Do you sing, act, write, hum really well, dance, play an instrument, or something even more interesting? Can it be done in 5 minutes or less? …

Arts
contributed free

Simply Elemental Exhibition

Hahn Horticulture Garden
Free

Visit our webpage for more information: http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/elemental/2017/index.html

Food
contributed family friendly for kids all ages budget free

Radford Farmers Market

Radford Farmers Market
Free

Offering local home grown produce, meats, baked goods, coffee, hand crafts and more! On-site breakfast available, live music every Saturday. …

Food
contributed free family friendly seniors all ages budget

Grandin Village Farmers Market

Grandin Village Farmers Market
Free

The Grandin Village Farmers Market happens every Saturday behind the CoLab, late April-October from 8:00-12:00.  …

Runs/Races
contributed family friendly all ages

Run 4 Their Lives Roanoke in Partnership with Straight Street

Straight Street Ministries
$24.00

Run 4 Their Lives is a Freedom 4/24 event that raises awareness and funds to bring sexually exploited women and children into freedom.

Calendar
contributed family friendly all ages

5k Race and FREE Kid's Fun Run

Roanoke River Greenway, Wasana Park
$25 for Early Registration, $30 for Regular Registration

5k Run, and the proceeds from the race will help fund the construction and renovation of elementary school classrooms in the Greer Education ...

Books/Talks
contributed free

Medicare Educational Workshop

Christiansburg Recreation Center
Free

When can I enroll in Medicare?  What are my Medicare options?  How do I know if I'm eligible?  What do Medicare Parts A, B, C and D cover? 

Extras
contributed free family friendly all ages budget

Saturday Morning Movies

Eagle Rock Library
Free

Join us each month as we watch a new release DVD.  This month's movie is "The Secret Life of Pets."

Books/Talks
contributed free family friendly accessible

Medicare Decisions Made Easy

The Brambleton Center
Free

You have questions. We have answers.  If you have questions about Medicare, Humana can help.  We are holding a Medicare Educational Workshop...

Books/Talks
contributed free seniors rsvp required all ages budget

Computer Classes

Eagle Rock Library
Free

Need help navigating through the basics of computers?  Join us as we help guide you on your computer journey. Have questions?  Bring them  …

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 free all ages

Eastern Divide

Three Li'l Pigs BBQ
Free

Great Bluegrass from Craig County.  Live music on our deck.





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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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FRIDAY, JULY 28

STUART FARMERS’ MARKET: fresh fruit and produce, bread, meat, eggs, tea, coffee and more; information from Master Gardeners on drought resistant plants; market bag raffle; 8 a.m. to noon, downtown Stuart.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 29

SINGING: 6 p.m., Hills Grove Baptist Church, Claudville.

KIBLER VALLEY RIVER RUN: 35th year, entry fee: $25 per person; camping: $20 per night; sponsored by the Red Bank Ruritan Club, no pets except for service animals, no alcohol allowed on premises; for information contact Roger Gammons at rogerngammons@gmail.com or (276) 251-7190 or (276) 251-7112; registration begins at 8:30 a.m., from Stuart, take Rt. 8 south, turn on Rt. 103, at Claudville turn on Rt. 773 (Ararat Hwy.), turn right on Kibler Valley Rd., go approximately 4.2 miles on right.

STEP CAR SHOW: $15 entry fee, for muscle cars, street rods, classics and trucks; trophies awarded; food available, 50/50 raffle, children’s activities, door prizes; free admission to the public; proceeds benefit STEP, Patrick County High School parking lot, 215 Cougar Lane, Stuart.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT: America’s night out against crime; sponsored by the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office, cookout with hot dogs, chips and drinks, swimming at the pool, live music at the gazebo; 6 to 9 p.m., DeHart Park, Stuart.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4

BLOOD DRIVE: 1 to 6 p.m., Blackberry Baptist Church, 3241 Stone Dairy Rd., Bassett.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

COUNTRY STYLE BREAKFAST: menu: scrambled eggs, sausage, gravy, biscuits, stewed apples, pancakes, bacon, coffee and orange juice; proceeds help to support mission work, 7 to 10 a.m., Providence United Methodist Church, Providence Drive, Patrick Springs.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

MOPS COMMUNITY FUN DAY: sponsored by the Creasey’s Chapel MOPS group and community businesses, donations accepted, outside fun from 4 to 6 p.m., movie inside at 6:30 p.m., Rotary Building, Stuart.

 

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, AUGUST 11-12

YARD SALE: proceeds go to the church building fund; biscuits, coffee, sodas and water available both days; Sat. only, bake sale, hot dogs, barbecue and chips for sale; yard sale and biscuit sale open at 8 a.m., Sat. lunch begins at 10:30 a.m., Providence United Methodist Church, Patrick Springs.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

OUTDOOR CONCERT: featuring Simple Gifts of the Blue Ridge, sponsored by the Reynolds Homestead, free admission but $5 parking fee at the gate, 7 p.m., Shelter #2, Fairy Stone State Park.

AFTER VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: theme: “Getting S’more of Jesus,” for ages 2-12, lunch and snacks will be served; registration begins at 8:45 a.m., Bible school from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sunday night program and cookout at 6 p.m., Minnie’s Chapel Wesleyan Church, Stuart.

 

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BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE

Monday, July 24: 2 to 2:55 p.m., BB&T Bank, Meadows of Dan; 3-4:50 p.m., Meadows of Dan Baptist Church.

Tuesday, July 25: 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, July 26:10:30-11:30 a.m., Ararat Fellowship Church; 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lee’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, July 27:12:15-12:30 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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COUNTRY BREAKFAST

Providence United Methodist Church will hold a country breakfast on the first Saturday of each month from 7 to 11 a.m. Donations benefit the church building fund. Eat in or take out.

 

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R U READY 2 GO 2 COLLEGE?

The EOC program assists high school seniors and adults with every step. See Ms. Alderson at the Patrick Henry Community College Stuart site or call (276) 694-8778 for an appointment for free services.

 

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YOUTH PROGRAM RESTRUCTURED

New opportunities are available for spiritual education and activities for fun and community involvement for children ages 2-18. Nursery is available for ages 0-1 during Sunday school and worship service; Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., Sunday night service with Bible study, crafts, and community service projects for ages 6-16 at 6:30 p.m. at Patrick Springs Christian Church. Visit www.patsprings.org or www.facebook.com/patrickspringschristian/ for information.

 

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LIBRARY ACTIVITIES

The following groups meet at the Patrick County Branch Library: Sit and Be Fit class meets each Friday from 11 a.m. to noon. Yoga classes meet Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. Genealogy class meets Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Color Pencil Open Studio meets the first Thursday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. The Writer’s Block, a new writing group, meets the second and fourth Thursdays from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m.

 

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PATRICK COUNTY FRIENDS OF TENNIS

Patrick County Friends of Tennis will meet at the DeHart Park courts in Stuart on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m. for play. Drop by or contact Sharon Smith at (757) 635-6922 or (276) 694-2489 or sks1365@gmail.com for information.

 

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