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Daylight saving time 2019 in Virginia will begin at 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 10th. Please plan accordingly and set your clocks ahead one hour before going to sleep Saturday night.
The music of Bluegrass Kinsmen and The Crooked Road Ramblers will be featured during New River Community College’s Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club Jamboree on Saturday, March 9. Music will begin at 6 p.m. in 117 Edwards Hall at NRCC in Dublin. Ebby, The Bluegrass Kinsmen band leader, sings harmony and plays banjo and is […]
“There’s no place like home.” Many Americans understand what Dorothy means when she says those words in The Wizard of Oz. We certainly do in Southwest Virginia, which is a fine place to live, work, and raise a family. Southwest Virginians are ready to work in the economy of the 21st century. Part of this […]
Want to learn more about the Town of Blacksburg? Are you a new resident, retiree, or just someone who wants to get involved in the community? Maybe you have aspirations to run for office or serve on one of the town’s many citizen advisory committees. Sign up for this fun nine-week course, get to know […]
Pulaski County is… What does that mean to you? Beauty, Farms, Work? You may have seen photographs of industry, scenic views, and local residents, but what is your personal connection to Pulaski County, including the Towns of Dublin and Pulaski? The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley encourages you to photograph and enter […]
A course for those interested in entering the contracting field will be offered on Saturday, March 16, at New River Community College in Dublin. This eight-hour Building Contractor’s Licensing course is recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation’s Board for Contractors. Topics of instruction include laws relating to the Board […]
The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley kicks off its 41st year with a new program, Second Saturdays Art Café! With an activity for kids aged 4-10 from 11:00 am to 12 noon, and another endeavor for older kids and adults in the afternoon, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. This is sure […]
The Floyd Country Store presents Free Appraisal Day with Farmer Auctions on Thursday, March 7, 2019. It’s time to learn more about your hidden treasures! Professional appraisers from Farmer Auctions will be at The Floyd Country Store on Thursday from 3-6pm to review a wide variety of your items – everything from furniture, artwork, sterling […]
The Floyd Contra Dance hosts their March Contra Dance on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at The Floyd Center for the Arts second floor. Schedule: • 6:30 pm: Beginners Workshop • 7:00-10:00 pm: Contra Dance Balancing Act will provide music with Warren Doyle calling the dance. Arrive early for the beginners workshop at 6:30 pm. In […]
The New River Valley Home Builders Association presents the 2019 Home Expo starting on Friday, March 8, 2019 through Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Christiansburg Recreation Center. 2019 Home Expo Hours: • Friday, March 8th from 4:00-8:00 pm • Saturday, March 9th from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm • Sunday, March 10th from 12:00-5:00 […]
The Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum presents a Fat Tuesday Celebration as part of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Enjoy New Orleans style food, Mardi Gras throws, music, a Mardi Gras Parade and much more! Laissez les bons temps rouler! (Let the Good Times Roll) […]
Grace Episcopal Church presents the 115th Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 pm. The supper will include pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and water. Gluten free pancakes, sugar free syrup and vegetarian sausage will also be available by request. The supper is free however donations will be accepted and are […]
Blacksburg native Anya Hinkle returns for a special concert at the Alexander Black House and Cultural Center on Thursday, March 7th at 7 PM with her Asheville, NC-based band Tellico. With vivid original storytelling, vibrant musicianship and arresting honesty, Asheville NC’s Tellico explores the beauty of songcraft through the lens of the Appalachian string band […]
Floyd County Blues hosted by CC Coates Band and Stephen Wolf. Featuring The CC Coates Band and Arkenstone. Saturday, March 9th from 8 PM – 11 PM Dogtown Roadhouse 302 S Locust St. Floyd, Virginia 24091
Vittles for Vets promotes helping veterans who have fallen on hard times by giving them a “hand up.” The word “vittles” is most often used in the South. It is a Southern variation of the word victuals, and it means “food” or “nourishment.” Qualifying veterans receive a $50 food gift card each week. The card […]
New River Community College will offer several one-day workshops on Microsoft Office computer programs in March and April. “Word: Part 2” will teach students to organize content using tables and charts, customize formats using styles and themes, and insert content using Quick Parts. The course will cover templates, building blocks, footnotes, indexes and mail merge. […]
Fins Summer Camp Registration packets now available! Registration begins March 11th, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $85 residents, $110 guests. Rising 1st-4th graders June 10-14 “Super Heroes” June 17-21 “Under the Sea” June 24-27 “Around the World” July 1-5 (no camp July 4) “Stars and Stripes” July 8-11 “Amazing Race” July 15-18 “Build It!” July 22-24 “Music […]
Tickets for the 11th annual Blacksburg Fork & Cork, the NRV’s premier food, wine and art festival, are on sale now. Pick them up at either Blacksburg Kroger location or purchase online. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the gate for a full day of wine tasting and fun. Premium tickets will be […]