Winter Adventures Around Roanoke

Roanoke winter
When you live in Roanoke, your next outdoor adventure is always just a short drive away. Those adventures are even more fun in the winter time. Whether you want to go skiing at Mountain Lake or ice skating at the Berglund Center Coliseum, you have plenty of things to do... [read more]

Elmwood On Ice

Elmwood on Ice
What comes to mind when you think of the holidays? Hot chocolate, Christmas trees, and Santa Claus? Those are all good answers, but you need to add one more thing to the list. Ice skating. When the holiday season rolls around, that means it’s time for Elmwood on Ice at... [read more]

Roanoke Ballet Theatre’s ‘The Nutcracker’

roanoke nutcracker
Is Christmas really complete without seeing “The Nutcracker?” This ballet is a holiday tradition, so be sure to catch it when it comes to Roanoke. The Roanoke Ballet Theatre will perform “The Nutcracker” at the Jefferson Center at 7 p.m., on Dec. 14 and 2 p.m. on Dec. 15. Tickets... [read more]

Sing Along With The Roanoke Valley Children’s Choir

Roanoke Valley Children's Choir
Dickens of a Christmas is one of the most popular events in Roanoke. It takes place the first three Fridays of Dec., and each Friday has something special. This year, the Roanoke Valley Children’s Choir Carol Sing-A-Long will be on the second Friday. Come to the Taubman Museum of Art... [read more]

Kane Brown At The Berglund Center Coliseum

Kane Brown
It’s rare when someone skyrockets to fame as quickly as Kane Brown. The country singer is only 25 years old and has already broken a pretty major record. He held the No. 1 spot on all five of the main country charts at the same time. That had never been... [read more]

Fashions For Evergreens At The Hotel Roanoke

Fashions for Evergreens
Beautiful trees for a good cause? That’s what Fashions for Evergreens is all about. Each year, The Hotel Roanoke hosts this event from Thanksgiving Day to New Year’s Day. Local businesses and organizations professionally decorate trees and display them at the hotel. You are welcome to stop by the hotel,... [read more]

Dickens Of A Christmas

Dickens of a Christmas
The smell of roasted chestnuts. The sound of horseshoes clomping on the ground. The laughter in the air. It must be The Roanoke Times Dickens of a Christmas! This event will kick off on Dec. 7, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Then, it will be on Dec. 14 and... [read more]

Plan Ahead – These Are the Top Toys of the Holiday Season!

Toys
Remember last year, when you spent the days leading up to Christmas trying to score the “it” toy of the year? If you did manage to get it, you probably paid a premium price. Avoid that this year by getting the scoop on the hottest toys of the Christmas season.... [read more]

Holiday Car Buying Guide

Holiday Car Buying Guide
It’s the holiday season in Roanoke, and you know what that means. It won’t be long before you see newly purchased vehicles pulling into the O. Winston Link Museum or Hollywood’s Restaurant and Bakery. Instead of being jealous of those new vehicles, get one for yourself. Check out these ideas... [read more]

Make Plans To Attend The Salem Crafty Christmas

Salem Crafty Christmas
Last year, you couldn’t wait to attend Salem Crafty Christmas, so you were disappointed when it was canceled due to weather. You might have missed it last year, but it’s coming back on Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Head to the Salem Farmers Market to visit booths... [read more]