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SML Antique and Classic Boat Society Holds Spring Show

The Smith Mountain Lake Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society recently held its spring boat show at the Bridgewater Plaza Docks.Visitors took advantage of this opportunity to...

Explore Park To Host ‘The Great American Campout’

Whether you’re new to camping or a seasoned pro, everyone is invited to take part...

Ray Judd’s Music in The Park to Be Held at Smith Mountain Lake State Park

Smith Mountain Lake State Park will welcome Moneta-based band Common Ground to the beach pavilion...

“If I Could Talk to the Animals” Mill Mountain to Host Inaugural Dr. Zoolittle Day

Have you ever wanted to be a veterinarian? Do you want to learn more about...

VBR TWENTY24 Jennifer Valente Officially Named to the Paris 2024 USA Olympic Team

Virginia's Blue Ridge has announced that Jennifer Valente has officially been named to the 2024...

Journalist Chronicles Regional Ghost Stories

Joe Tennis loves history.  He also holds a special affection for Virginia and its folklore.  A writer for the “Bristol Herald Courier” and a...

Theatre 101 at Virginia Tech Opens in Green, Grand Style

The arts at Virginia Tech have a new space. The environmentally friendly Theatre 101 building will hold its grand opening with a full slate...

“Paint for Preservation” is a Novel Fundraiser for Historical Society

The Historical Society of Western Virginia is taking a novel approach to fundraising with “Paint for Preservation,” on Saturday, November 7, wherein ten local...

Finalists Chosen for Pedestrian Bridge Art Project

A citizen selection panel has chosen four finalists in the search for an artist or artist team to design a work of public art...

First Run for the Arts Draws a Hardy Few

A handful of runners and walkers, 20 perhaps, participated in the first ever “Run for the Arts” on Saturday Oct. 17, a downtown 3-mile...

Roanoke Ballet Theatre Student Headed To The Big Time

It was a toy – a stuffed ballerina bunny doll – that in part helped turn Claire Kiser into a dancer.  “All my friends...