One of the most magical parts of the holidays is getting to see all the different Christmas lights. Some people make theirs really beautiful, and it is a joy to see. But where should you go if you want to see the most beautiful lights in town? Just head on... [read more]
Now that the holiday season has rolled around, you probably want to spend some more time in the kitchen baking. After all, there are so many amazing recipes out there, and you may have more time during the holidays than at any other point in the year. But, which kinds... [read more]
If you’re a family that prefers a fresh, live Christmas tree over an artificial one, you have a couple of options for purchasing your tree. While there’s plenty of pop-up tree shops at hardware stores, pharmacies, and grocery stores, the most fun way to get a Christmas tree is to... [read more]
Roanoke is ready to welcome the most wonderful time of year, and for 37 years, we’ve rung in the holidays with the Dickens of a Christmas festival downtown.
When and Where
This event will be held on the first three Fridays of December around downtown Roanoke. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m.... [read more]
Sometimes after a big life event or even a tough week, you just get the urge to go out and treat yourself to a nice meal. What better place to splurge on an evening of fine dining than our own local Frankie Rowland’s Steakhouse? With a menu that will make... [read more]
Each year the Salem community gathers around to partake in a cherished tradition: lighting the Salem Christmas tree. Come kick off the holiday season with us at the Salem Farmers Market on Friday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m. and see the town tree come to life!
Tree Lighting History
Believe it or... [read more]
Burgers are a beloved food worldwide for good reason: when done right the perfect toasted buns encapsulate juicy, flavorful meat and almost any toppings you can imagine! But finding the best burger in a city can be difficult when nearly every restaurant offers one. In Season Four of the hit... [read more]
Surely you remember the first time you heard the hauntingly beautiful notes of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas. This Christmas season you have the opportunity to see the album performed live right here in Roanoke! The 2019 holiday season marks 35 years of Mannheim’s signature dazzling, holiday magic, and you won’t want... [read more]
Get Your Holiday Shopping Done
No one wants to be scrambling around stores last-minute this holiday season. This year, do yourself a favor and check gifts off your list early at the Mistletoe Market. You’ll thank yourself later when you’re cozied up by the fire for the holidays and not making... [read more]
The Rail Yard Dawgs, a member of the Southern Professional Hockey League, have been exciting Roanoke audiences since 2016. Under the direction of head coach Dan Bremner, the Rail Yard Dawgs continue to strive for hockey glory and this season promises to be their greatest yet. Wouldn’t you love to... [read more]