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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 lessons…


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

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APPALACHIAN SOUL WITH CATHERINE THE GREAT
Friday, June 29th, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Spot on Kirk
$10 in Advance | $12 Day of Show
Appalachian Soul returns to The Spot on Kirk bringing their signature sound with them; Americana from the mountains of Roanoke, Virginia,


Sunday Sounds at Chateau Morrisette
Sunday, July 1st, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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…

Americana Afternoons at The Floyd Country Store
Saturday, July 7th, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Floyd Country Store
Free

7/7/18, Americana Afternoon's 8th Year Anniversary Show!  David Simpkins & The KGB at 12:00, Mama Joy Rising at 1:00, and Maggie Blankenship…

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Blue Ridge Music Center 
Milepost 213 on the Blue Ridge Parkway
700 Foothills Road, Galax, VA 24333
(276) 236-5309 | www.BlueRidgeMusicCenter.org

 

Blue Ridge Music Center Announces Summer Concert Season

Performers for Roots of American Music series include Rhiannon Giddens, Steep Canyon Rangers, Kruger Brothers, Sierra Hull & more

(GALAX, VA) – The Blue Ridge Music Center’s summer Roots of American Music concert season will feature some of the best-known names in contemporary roots and Americana music including: the only female winner of The Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, Rhiannon Giddens; two-time Grammy Award-winners, the Steep Canyon Rangers; one of the most innovative traditional music ensembles in America today, the Kruger Brothers; and Sierra Hull, 2013 winner of the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation’s Bluegrass Star Award. The series begins on May 26 and features Saturday shows all summer before wrapping up with two fall indoor performances in October.

The dynamic season will highlight the interplay between the fertile mountain music traditions of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the influences of farther afield regional, national, and even international roots and folk music genres.

Distant influences come with Che Apalache’s mix of Argentine and mountain music traditions, The Revelers’ celebratory Louisiana sound, Front Country’s West Coast take on roots and indie folk, and Texas born-Brooklyn based Phoebe Hunt’s genre-defying, exotically rhythmic kaleidoscope of roots music from around the world.

The season wouldn’t be complete without performances by ambassadors of the regional traditional bluegrass and old-time music scene, including award-winning luthier and musician Wayne Henderson, the Jeff Little Trio, New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters, Riley Baugus, Mountain Park Old Time Band, and The Cabin Creek Boys.

Finally, many of the groups in this season’s lineup, including Amythyst Kiah & Her Chest of Glass, Bill and the Belles, Dori Freeman, ShadowGrass, Steep Canyon Rangers, The Barefoot Movement, Wild Ponies, and Zoe & Cloyd are ​taking mountain and roots music in new directions by ​fusing ​traditional ​bluegrass​ and​ string band​ sounds with contemporary​ folk, pop, and jazz. ​In doing so, t​he​se groups ​are spreading the music​al heritage ​of Appalachia to new audiences beyond the Blue Ridge Mountains and foothills​.

The Roots of American Music concert series at the Blue Ridge Music Center is held in the outdoor amphitheater. Concerts begin at 7 p.m., with gates opening at 5:45 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets and picnics are welcome, no alcohol please. Galax Smokehouse will be on hand serving barbecue, sides, and desserts.

In addition to the Saturday performances, the Blue Ridge Music Center will host:

·       Midday Mountain Music sessions daily from noon to 4 p.m. (free), featuring talented regional musicians: The Buck Mountain Band (Monday), Willard Gayheart & Scott Freeman (Tuesday); Vintage Acoustic featuring Bill & Maggie Anderson (Wednesday); Willard Gayheart & Scott Freeman (Thursday); Mountain Breeze (first Saturday of the month), Clarence & Bobbi Roberts (second Saturday), Sugarloaf Mountain Band (third Saturday), Ron Ireland (fourth Saturday), the schedule also includes two open jams, the Friday Bluegrass Jam and Sunday Old-Time Jam hosted by Stu Shenk & The Fisher Peak Timber Rattlers.


  Ticketed preconcert receptions to kick off performances by the Kruger Brothers (June 30) and Rhiannon Giddens (July 28)


Individual concert tickets and season passes are on sale at www.BlueRidgeMusicCenter.org or by calling (866) 308-2773, ext. 212.

The 2018 season is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, National Council for Traditional Arts, Virginia is for Lovers, Winston-Salem Journal, W.L.A. Trucking, Yadkin Arts Council, Galax Smokehouse, Triad City Beat, and Visit Winston-Salem.

The Visitor Center and Roots of American Music Museum at the Music Center are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the following days: Friday-Monday, May 4-7; Thursday-Monday, beginning May 10; and daily beginning May 24.

 

2018 Blue Ridge Music Center Season Schedule

The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming Concert: Past 20 years of Best All-Around Performers at the Galax Old Fiddlers’ Convention

Friday, June 15, 7 p.m.; $16.52 before May 31, $21.69 after May 31, $11.24 children ages 3-12

Each August for more than 80 years, the Galax Old Fiddlers’ Convention has hosted talented old-time and bluegrass music performers to compete for prize money and the distinction of being named the finest practitioner on particular instruments and styles. Of all the first-place winners on individual instruments, only one can claim the very highest honor each year, Best All-Around Performer. For the first time, The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming will bring these Best All-Around Performers together for a special concert to celebrate the legacy of the convention. In addition to individual performances, this who’s who list of traditional artists will perform as two stellar bands—one bluegrass and one old-time. The all-star lineup of musicians includes Eddie Bond, Richard Bowman, Jake Krack, Nate Leath, and Ivy Phillips on fiddle; Victor Furtado and Ivan Overstreet on banjo; Scott Fore and Wayne Henderson on guitar; Aaron Williams on mandolin; John Hollandsworth on autoharp; Victor Dowdy and Martha Spencer on bass; and Leslie Dunbar on vocals.

Kruger Brothers + Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones
Saturday, June 30, 7 p.m.; $20 advance, $25 day of show, $60 advance concert ticket with reception
Born and raised in Europe, brothers Jens and Uwe Kruger started singing and playing instruments at a young age and were exposed to diverse musical influences. The brothers were performing regularly by the time they were 11 and 12 years old, and in just a few years they began busking throughout eastern and western Europe. Several years later, the brothers teamed up with bass player Joel Landsberg, a native of New York City with an extensive musical upbringing in classical and jazz music, to form a trio that has been playing professionally since 1995. Together, they have established an incomparable sound, intertwining classical and folk music. Today the trio is based in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones are old-time musicians and inspired tunesmiths. Married in life and music, the couple’s playing and voices blend like two forks of the same river. Southern duets and soaring fiddle, guitar, mandolin, and banjo tunes comprise their diverse concert sets. While rooted in the traditional sounds of older players, this duo stays true to their own muse.

Wayne Henderson & Friends + Jeff Little Trio
Saturday, July 7, 7 p.m.; $15
A performance by Wayne Henderson goes beyond the music with hilarious and heartfelt stories about his life in Rugby, Virginia. His renown as a top-notch finger-picking guitarist and a skilled luthier are a great source of pride to his friends, family, and neighbors in Grayson County. He is a recipient of a 1995 National Heritage Award presented by the National Endowment for the Arts. His trusted partners on stage are singer, fiddler, and tunesmith, Helen White, and bassist Herb Key, who complement Henderson with their own rich musical experiences.

With few exceptions, the piano does not play a prominent role in Appalachian or Americana music, and is rarely the lead instrument. But the music of the Jeff Little Trio is an exception. Little’s distinctive two-handed style, heavily influenced by the mountain flat-picked guitar tradition, is breathtaking in its speed, precision, and clarity. His involvement with fiddle tunes, old-time country, and traditional blues dates back to his childhood in Boone, North Carolina, when he would regularly sit in with musicians at his family’s music shop. In 2014, Little was inducted into the Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame. Rounding out the trio are award-winning guitar and banjo player Steve Lewis and Josh Scott on bass.

Steep Canyon Rangers + New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters
Saturday, July 14, 7 p.m.; $25 advance, $30 day of show, $10 children ages 3-12
The Steep Canyon Rangers’ trajectory has taken them from college friends enjoying cabin jam sessions to a Grammy-winning group helping to define North Carolina’s sound. A bluegrass band at its core, the Steep Canyon Rangers’ music is as danceable as the most progressive, party-oriented string band. They are equally comfortable translating their songs for accompaniment by a full symphony and backing Steve Martin on stage. In 2016, the group welcomed new member Barrett Smith (bass) to the long-time lineup of Woody Platt (guitar, vocals), Graham Sharp (banjo, vocals), Mike Guggino (mandolin, vocals), Nicki Sanders (fiddle), and Mike Ashworth (cajón box kit).

In their 30 years together, the New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters have earned the top old-time band prize at the Galax Old Fiddlers’ Convention eight times. The Bogtrotters play in the traditional Appalachian string-band style, often for square dances around the region. Eddie Bond, the band’s fiddler, is also a fine vocalist, and he knows many of the old mountain ballads that date back to previous generations. Dennis Hall (guitar, vocals), John Ellis (banjo), Carolyn Beverly (mandolin), and Bonnie Bond (bass, vocals) complete the group.

A Show for Joe: Concert in honor of the late Joe Wilson

The Revelers + Mountain Park Old Time Band 
Saturday, July 21, 7 p.m.; $15
The Revelers brings together founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and The Pine Leaf Boys, two groups unquestionably at the vanguard of the Louisiana cultural renaissance. The six-member group combines Cajun, country, blues, and zydeco into a powerful tonic of roots music. In 2016, their release, Get Ready, was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category. As individuals, Blake Miller (accordion), Chas Justus (guitar), Daniel Coolik (fiddle), Glenn Fields (drums), Eric Frey (bass) and The Chris Miller, aka TCM, (saxophone) are in high demand. They have performed and recorded with Natalie Merchant, Linda Ronstadt, Preston Frank, Walter Mouton, Mamadou Diabaté, and Cedric Watson.

The moment the Mountain Park Old Time Band takes the stage, it’s your cue to claim a spot on the dance floor. This group of talented friends got together years ago to have a good time playing music, and you can tell the fun hasn’t ended. The five members are Roger Stamper on fiddle, Dr. Mark Handy on banjo, C.T. Janney, a great flatfoot dancer, on washboard, Johnny Gentry on guitar and dobro, and Nancy Gentry on bass.

An Evening with Rhiannon Giddens 
Saturday, July 28, 7 p.m.; $35 advance, $40 day of show, $20 children ages 3-12, $75 advance concert ticket with reception
Rhiannon Giddens is an American original, culling the music and lyrics of our nation’s past to point the way to a brighter future, with a voice that is emotionally fearless, unforgettably dexterous, and “a perpetually soulful marvel,” according to The New York Times. Raised amid the rich old-time traditions of North Carolina’s Piedmont region, Giddens pivoted from opera to American roots and rhythm and blues music, first as co-founder of the Grammy-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops and now as an acclaimed solo vocalist, banjoist, and fiddler. In 2016, she became the first woman to win the
 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass. She was awarded a Genius Grant by the MacArthur Foundation the following year.

Giddens’ latest album, Freedom Highway, is a sonically diverse, 200-year journey through the power of African-American songcraft. The struggles and successes showcased in this mixture of original and traditional works reverberate across generations. Drawing on slave narratives from the 1800s, the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, and contemporary African-American experiences, Giddens captures, in her words, “voices demanding to be heard, to impart the hard-earned wisdom of a tangled, difficult, complicated history.”

Che Apalache + The Cabin Creek Boys
Saturday, August 4, 7 p.m.; $10
Che Apalache is an international bluegrass and old-time music quartet based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The group is led by native North Carolina fiddler and frequent Galax Old Fiddlers’ Convention participant, Joe Troop. The group formed when Troop moved to Argentina in 2010. While patiently carving out a niche in the local music scene, he taught bluegrass and old-time music for a living. That’s how he met Pau Barjau (banjo), Franco Martino (guitar) and Martin Bobrik (mandolin), who went from his most dedicated students to bandmates.

Hailing from the mountains of Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina, The Cabin Creek Boys entertain audiences with old-time hoedown instrumentals, bluegrass songs, two-step numbers, and waltzes. The group is led by multi-instrumentalist husband and wife duo, Chris and Erika Testerman, with Jackson Cunningham on guitar, Trish Kilby Fore on banjo, and Jerry Steinberg on bass.

A Show for Joe: Concert in honor of the late Joe Wilson

The Ingramettes + Linda & David Lay 
Saturday, August 18, 7 p.m.; $15
Founded by the late, great matriarch Maggie Ingram, this phenomenal gospel group has endured for more than five decades. Now led by Maggie’s daughter, the Rev. Almeta Ingram-Miller, the group carries on the commanding, spirit-filled performances that demonstrate the extraordinary depth of talent in American gospel music. The Ingramettes are gospel icons in Virginia and have received numerous awards, including the prestigious Virginia Heritage Award in 2009. The Virginia Folklife Program’s production of Maggie Ingram and the Ingramettes: Live in Richmond received the Independent Music Awards fan’s choice honor for Gospel Album of the Year in 2012.

Vocalist Linda Lay spent her early childhood playing music with her father in a family band and many a Saturday night at the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia. After 15 years with the group Appalachian Trail, Linda formed Springfield Exit with her husband, David. She is recognized as a Master Artist in traditional singing by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, and has performed with singers across several genres of music, from country’s Vern Gosdin and Carl Jackson to Piedmont blues singer John Cephas. Raised in the tradition of Southern gospel, David nimbly switched from bass to guitar for the group, becoming a versatile rhythm player at ease with a wide range of musical styles.

Front Country + Martha Bassett Band
Saturday, August 25, 7 p.m.; $15
In a wood-paneled country dive bar in the shadow of the San Francisco skyline, Front Country forged a sound bent on merging the musical past with the future. The group fashioned its own take on roots music and indie folk, with a menagerie of musicians: a mandolinist with a degree in composition and classical guitar, a guitarist trained in rock and world music, a bassist equally versed in jazz and newgrass, a violinist with technique that could seamlessly hop between honky-tonk and electropop, and a multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter with grit and soul. The result lies somewhere between indie folk and Americana, in a nether region they’ve come to embrace as their own.

Martha Bassett has been making music in North Carolina and beyond for more than 20 years. With nine albums under her belt, she transcends genre in her artistry and spirit. Classically trained, Bassett is blessed with a crystalline tone and sultry delivery. Her performances are known for their emotional honesty and visceral impact, making everyone in the room feel she’s singing directly to them. Her musical inspiration moves effortlessly through swing, jazz, folk, country, and rock, guaranteeing playful variety at her live shows. Mixing originals with choice covers, she navigates sexy torch songs, rip-your-heart-out ballads, and slinky groove tunes with ease. Her band is rounded out with Sarah Howell (piano, percussion, vocals), Fiona Burdette (mandolin, cello, vocals), Alex Mckinney (dobro), Russell Kelly (electric guitar), and Pat Lawrence (bass).

Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers + Zoe & Cloyd
Saturday, September 1, 7 p.m.; $10
An accomplished Americana instrumentalist with foundations in jazz and swing music, Phoebe Hunt puts a global spin on American folk music. The Texas-born Brooklynite recorded her new album,Shanti’s Shadow, on the heels of a meditation-filled musical retreat in India. The album title hints at the otherworldly music within, with Hunt merging her Appalachian-style fiddle chops with Texas twang, Indian ragas, gypsy jazz, unfamiliar time signatures, and the free-spirited fun of a jam band leader. Hunt certainly doesn’t neglect her roots, but she doesn’t wallow in the dirt of her influences, either.

Zoe & Cloyd spring from deep roots in American music. Founding members of the acclaimed Americana trio, Red June, and long-time veterans of the Asheville, North Carolina, music scene, Natalya Zoe Weinstein and John Cloyd Miller released their second full-length album, Eyes Brand New, in 2017. Highlighting their emotive songwriting and signature harmonies, this new recording finds the duo returning to a full band sound with Kevin Kehrberg on bass, and special appearances from Will Straughan of Red June on dobro and Jens Kruger of the Kruger Brothers on banjo. Eyes Brand Newshowcases the breadth of their collective musical spirit, seamlessly combining original folk, country, old-time and bluegrass with sincerity and zeal.

Riley Baugus
Saturday, October 6, 5 p.m.; $20, $10 children ages 3-12 (indoor show, limited seating)
Hailed as one of the bearers of traditional Southern mountain music, Riley Baugus is helping to forge American roots music into the next generation, whether he is building banjos, playing in the studio, or out on tour. His handcrafted Civil War-era banjos and voice were featured on the Cold Mountainsoundtrack. He joined Willie Nelson for his Country Music album and tour. And headed to the studio to play on Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’ Grammy-winning album, Raising Sand. When he is not building banjos or teaching others how to play them, Baugus can be found on the road with the Dirk Powell Band and Kirk Sutphin. He is also a frequent guest player with Polecat Creek and Tim O’Brien.

The Barefoot Movement
Saturday, October 20, 5 p.m.; $20, $10 children ages 3-12 (indoor show, limited seating)
The Barefoot Movement has been heralded by CMT Edge as “one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene.” With two full length albums, an EP of traditional music, several cross-country tours, and appearances at some of the top bluegrass festivals under their belt, big things are expected of this young bluegrass quartet. They received a 2014 Momentum Award, naming them up-and-coming bluegrass Band of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association.

 

About the Blue Ridge Music Center

The Blue Ridge Music Center, milepost 213, celebrates the music and musicians of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1985 as part of the Blue Ridge Parkway, 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. In the summer, its beautiful outdoor amphitheater comes alive through a vibrant and diverse concert series. The Music Center also offers scenic trails for the novice and seasoned hiker, educational programs and the interactive Roots of American Music Museum. The Visitor Center and Roots of American Music Museum at the Music Center are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday- Monday, May 4-21, and daily beginning May 24 through October. Admission is free. Midday Mountain Music performances are offered free from noon to 4 p.m. daily. For more information, visit www.BlueRidgeMusicCenter.org.

 

About the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, under a cooperative agreement with the National Park Service and U.S. Department of the Interior, is the primary fundraising partner and a trusted steward of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Since 2013, the Foundation has supported musical programming at the Blue Ridge Music Center to help preserve the cultural heritage of the Mountains. For more information, visit www.brpfoundation.org.
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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!

Schedules


Venue

Floyd Country Store

206 S. Locust St.
Floyd, VA 24091
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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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Roanoke Valley Shag Club Shag and Line Dancing
Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Billy's Barn
Free
Basic and advance shag dance lessons with music by Association of Beach and Shag Club DJ Jerry English and free lessons by Grand National Shag Champions…

Coiled Baskets with Teri Hoover
Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
St. Michael's Lutheran Church
Visitor fee $5 plus kit fee
Join Local artist, Teri Hoover and learn the history of coiled baskets and then create one of your own on your sewing machine.

Vinton Fourth of July Celebration Vinton War Memorial Grounds
Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Vinton Memorial Grounds
Entertainment by Fuzzy Logic, children's activities, patriotic program, festival foods, live music. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. Free admission…

Party in Elmwood
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Elmwood Park
$5.00
The Best Beach Party in the Valley is in Elmwood Park every Thursday night, 5:30pm to 8:30pm!

Super Doppler at Abingdon's Thursday Jams
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Super Doppler at Abingdon's Thursday Jams
Free
For fans of: Charles Bradley, Antibalas, The Beatles...

65th Buchanan Community Calendar
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 — all day
Town of Buchanan
Free admission
Visit townofbuchanan.com for a complete schedule, ride specials and entertainment.

The Price We Paid: Salem and the Great War
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Salem Museum
Free
The Salem Museum announces the opening of its newest feature exhibit, The Price We Paid: Salem and the Great War on Saturday, June 16. …

Christiansburg Farmers' Market
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hickok Street NW
Free to attend
The Christiansburg Farmers’ Market is back for its fourth season, and it’s better than ever! Stop by on Thursday evenings for fresh local produce…

Catawba Valley Farmers Market
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Catawba Community Center
Free

31st Annual Salem Fair
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Salem Civic Center
Free admission
For information on rides, special ride passes and entertainment, visit salemfair.com.


Party in Elmwood
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Elmwood Park
$5.00
The Best Beach Party in the Valley is in Elmwood Park every Thursday night, 5:30pm to 8:30pm!


Fishburn Youth Mountain Biking Race
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Fishburn Park, Lower Park Shelter
Free
Roanoke Parks and Recreation is teaming up with East Coasters Bike Shop to present Roanoke’s sixth annual FREE mountain biking race series. …


Super Doppler at Abingdon's Thursday Jams
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Super Doppler at Abingdon's Thursday Jams
Free
For fans of: Charles Bradley, Antibalas, The Beatles

Planetarium Show: "Seeing! A Photon's Journey"
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Radford University Planetarium
Free
"Seeing!" follows the journey of a single photon as it is produced in a distant star, before traveling across the vast expanse of space…

The American Legion, Harvey-Howe-Carper Post 30
Thursday, July 5th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Post Home
Monthly meeting

65th Buchanan Community Calendar
Friday, July 6th, 2018 — all day
Town of Buchanan
Free admission
Visit townofbuchanan.com for a complete schedule, ride specials and entertainment.

Pulaski County Friends of the Library Book Sale
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Book Sale Store
Free to attend; prices vary
We are calling this two-day mid-summer sale a “children’s book bonanza,” as the Pulaski County Friends of the Library

The Price We Paid: Salem and the Great War
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Salem Museum
Free
The Salem Museum announces the opening of its newest feature exhibit, The Price We Paid: Salem and the Great War on Saturday, June 16. This No…


Hang 10 Fridays
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Splash Valley Water Park
8.00-10.00
Every Friday, we’re open extended hours so you can swim ‘till dark! Splash Valley is open until 10pm on Friday nights from June 29-July 27 wit…
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Intro to Charcoal
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Taubman Museum of Art
$25.00
Register Now

Kids' Craft Class
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm
Eagle Rock Library
Free
Join Miss Kathryn every Friday for arts and crafts.  
Books/Talks

Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Warm Hearth Village Center
Free
Conducted by trained facilitators, this group is a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to develop a support…

31st Annual Salem Fair
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Salem Civic Center
Free admission
For information on rides, special ride passes and entertainment, visit salemfair.com.

Art by Night at Gallery 202
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gallery 202
Free
Meet the artists, see their studios with artworks in progress and sign up for art classes. Artists include Terry Lyon, Diane Patton, others…


Art by Night: Let's Dance Band
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Taubman Museum of Art
Free
We are so excited to invite you to an evening of music and dancing with Let's Dance Band! This special night is a part of Art By Night, …


Paint your Pet
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Taubman Museum of Art
$50.00
Register Now


The Market Gallery July 2018 Featured Artists Show Opening Reception on ArtByNight
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Market Gallery
Free


Beginner Dance Workshop
Friday, July 6th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sapphire Ballroom
$9/Individual, $15/Couple

Have you been watching other people dance and thinking how much fun it looks? Here's your opportunity to try partner dancing..



Outdoor Exploration Camp- July 16-20
Monday, July 16th, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mill Mountain Discovery Center
$175
(8-10) Explore the outdoors through hands-on nature activities and fun-filled outdoor recreation. …
rsvp required

The Art of Printmaking: Ages 8-11
Monday, July 16th, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Taubman Museum of Art
Early Bird Member Child $140 - Early Bird Child $165
Register Now

The Price We Paid: Salem and the Great War
Monday, July 16th, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Salem Museum
Free
The Salem Museum announces the opening of its newest feature exhibit, The Price We Paid: Salem and the Great War on Saturday. …

Music Adventure Camp and/or Vacation Bible School!
Monday, July 16th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Raleigh Court UMC
$50
July 16-20, 2018 1:00 – 5:00 PM

Masa Monday
Monday, July 16th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tabula Rasa on Glade
$16 adults, $8 kids under 10
Masa Monday is our weekly community-based meal showcasing old-world cooking techniques with locally-sourced corn, produce, and meats.

Chicken Francaise
Monday, July 16th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Green Ridge Recreation Center
$37.00
Spice up your chicken dish! Learn Chef Dominic’s Chicken Francaise recipe over baked wild rice pilaf and wow your friends and family …

Vacation Bible School Raleigh Court United Methodist Church
Monday, July 16th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Raleigh Court United Methodist Church
Free
Join us for a week of crafts, music, games, and Christian fellowship.  VBS is for children 3 years to 5th grade.  July 15-19. Time 5:30-8:00, …


Women's Beginner Mountain Biking
Monday, July 16th, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Carvins Cove Natural Reserve–Bennett Springs
$15
(18+, 14+ with an adult)This women's specific program will start with what to check on your bike before the ride  …
Books/Talks

Mental Health Support Groups
Monday, July 16th, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Free
One support group for persons with a mental illness, and a second for families and friends of persons with mental illness -…
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Monday Night Guest Speaker Series: Rick Cleveland
Monday, July 16th, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Waldron Stage, Mill Mountain Theatre
Free
Each Monday night from June 25 - July 23, the Playwright's Lab at Hollins University presents a talk by a prominent working professionals …
Arts

The Art of Printmaking: Ages 8-11
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Taubman Museum of Art
Early Bird Member Child $140 - Early Bird Child $165
Register Now


The Price We Paid: Salem and the Great War
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Salem Museum
Free

The Salem Museum announces the opening of its newest feature exhibit, The Price We Paid: Salem and the Great War on Saturday, June 16. …
Extras

Where in the World?!?
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mill Mountain Zoo
$15/$20
Travel the world using the animals at Mill Mountain Zoo!  Child and caregiver will follow clues on a scavenger hunt around the zoo …
Music

Music Adventure Camp and/or Vacation Bible School!
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Raleigh Court UMC
$50
July 16-20, 2018 1:00 – 5:00 PM


Bedford Farmers Market Tuesday
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bedford Farmers Market
Free
This Tuesday evening market is a great place to pick up local foods on your way home from work.

Teen Book Club
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Eagle Rock Library
Free

Looking for interested teens to start a new Book Club at the Eagle Rock Library.  Join us for our first meeting …
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Vacation Bible School Raleigh Court United Methodist Church July 15-19
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Raleigh Court United Methodist Church
Free

Join us for a week of crafts, music, games, and Christian fellowship.  VBS is for children 3 years to 5th grade.  July 15-19. Time 5:30-8:00, …
Dances
free
Roanoke Valley Shag Club Shag and Line Dancing
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Billy's Barn
Free

Basic and advance shag dance lessons with music by Association of Beach and Shag Club DJ Jerry English and free lessons …
Books/Talks

Author Event: Mary Carter Bishop "Don't You Ever"
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Book No Further
Free

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Mary Carter Bishop releases her memoir of family and the consequences of secrets with a reading,more…
Business

Real Estate Investors Meeting
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Logan's Roadhouse
Free
If you're interested in Real Estate Investing come out and join us.

Marine Corps League
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 21
No cost to attend
The Marine Corps League meets the third Tuesday of the month for a regular business meeting. The FOP lodge is located across from Pat Cup Stadium…

Bisset Park Concert Series
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bisset Park
Free
Grab a chair and/or a blanket and head on down to the gazebo at Bisset Park for a beautiful, relaxing evening of great entertainment. …


Organ Recital
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Christ Episcopal Church
Free
Duke organ scholar Jacob Montgomery plays an all-French program.


The Art of Bookmaking: Ages 10-14
Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Taubman Museum of Art
Early Bird Member Child $140 - Early Bird Child $165
Register Now

K-9s in Flight Frisbee Dogs
Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tweetsie Railroad
$0 for kids ages 0-2; $30 for kids ages 3-12; $45 for adults 13+
These incredible dogs have delighted audiences nationwide at halftime shows on television. Don’t miss them live at Tweetsie Railroad!


The Comedy Lab
Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Shishka
Free
Aspiring humorists can put their name on the list to get stage time to work on their act in front of an audience. Performances are not limited…


Hamilton Wade 949 United Daughters of the Confederacy monthly meeting will be held at 9 am at Golden Corral in Christiansburg.

Animal Enrichment Fun!
Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mill Mountain Zoo
$15/$20
A lot goes into taking good care of the animals at the zoo.  Besides feeding and cleaning, keepers also need to find creative ways to entertain the animals…



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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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MEADOWS OF DAN JAM

Bring musical instruments or join in to sing—or just bring a chair for music each Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. on the Poor Farmer’s Market stage in Meadows of Dan. Call Zeb Hicks at (276) 952-2670 for information.

 

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MEAL, MINISTRY AND FOOD BANK

Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church has a meal, ministry and a food bank Wednesday nights at the church. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., the meal begins at 6 p.m., and the food bank is open after the service (approximately at 7:30 p.m.). Van rides are available for to Wednesday evening and Sunday morning services. Call (276) 694-6357 for information.

 

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COMPANIONS SUPPORT GROUP

Companions, a grief, loss and survivors of suicide support group, will meet on the second Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. at Piedmont Community Services Group Room, 22280 Jeb Stuart Hwy., Stuart. For information, call Patricia Crissman at (276) 694-4361.

 

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CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLISTS ASSOCIATION MEETING

The Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA) will meet on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Honduras Coffee Shop in Stuart. Call Terry at (276) 692-5740 for information.

 

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COMMUNITY BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP

A community bereavement support group will be held on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at Stuart United Methodist Church. (Enter through the red door at the back of the church.) The purpose of the group is to offer support in a relaxing atmosphere to those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Call Susan Foster at (276) 694-4416 or Becki Turner at (276) 694-3238 for more information.

 

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SUPPORT GROUP

Southside Survivor Response Center (formerly Citizens Against Family Violence) currently has support groups in Ararat, Stuart, and Woolwine. These are women’s encouragement, hope and direction support groups for women who have experienced domestic and/or sexual assault. For times and locations, call Sandy at (276) 692-5504 or check the website calendar at www.SSRCenter.org..

 

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SIT AND BE FIT EXERCISE CLASS

Sit and Be Fit, an exercise class taught by Sharon Mason, meets each Friday from 11 a.m. to noon in the meeting room of the Patrick County Library. Call the library at 694-3352 for information.

 

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APPLE BUTTER SALE

Stuart Baptist Church has apple butter for sale at the church from 10 a.m. to noon at the church office at 108 W. Blue Ridge St., Stuart.

 

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GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH

The Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4751 N.C. 14, just south of Eden, N.C., is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Professional consultants are on hand to help people trace their roots for free through a number of genealogical sites. Call (336) 623-7154 or (336) 623-1797 for information/appointment.

 

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MEADOWS OF DAN ADDICTIONS RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP

The Meadows of Dan Addictions Recovery Support Group meets each Monday night at Mayberry Presbyterian Church, 1127 Mayberry Church Rd., at 7 p.m. Meetings include prayer, fellowship, sharing, networking, and the 12-Step Program to assist with a journey of healing and recovery. For information, contact facilitator Felecia Shelor at (540) 593-3062 or fshelor@swva.net.

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BLUE RIDGE MUSIC CENTER


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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
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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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