Learn More About The Capital Of The Blue Ridge

Capital Of The Blue Ridge
If you’re from Roanoke, you’ve likely heard it referred to as the “Capital of the Blue Ridge” from time to time, but you might not know why. It’s largely because it’s the crossroads for commerce for the entire region. Roanoke essentially put the area on the map, and it continues... [read more]

Let Your Pup Play At A Local Dog Park

Dog Park
Is your dog a bundle of energy? He is bouncing off the walls, and you know he needs exercise. He can get that and more at a local dog park. He’ll get to run and play as much as he wants, and he can even interact with other dogs. Get... [read more]

See What’s Up At On The Rise

On The Rise
Getting bored with your lunch and snack choices? Mix things up with a trip to On the Rise Bread Company. The staff makes everything fresh each day, so you can expect delicious sandwiches and baked goods here. You can even get a beer, wine, and coffee here. Be sure to... [read more]

Historic Roanoke City Market

Historic Roanoke City Market
Do you love fresh produce, supporting the local community, and mingling with residents? Then the Historic Roanoke City Market is perfect for you. Most farmers’ markets are only open a single day of the week, but this one is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.... [read more]

Travis Tritt At The Berglund Center

Travis Tritt
Your favorite country star is coming to Roanoke. Grab tickets for Travis Tritt and the Marshall Tucker Band. Tritt will be hitting the Berglund Center Coliseum on April 14, and tickets range from $39.50–$65. You know Tritt’s songs, but how much do you know about the man behind the music? Get... [read more]

Carvins Cove Natural Reserve

Carvins Cove Natural Reserve
At 12,700 acres, Carvins Cove Natural Reserve is the second biggest municipal park in the United States, and it’s located right in your backyard. This park has everything you enjoy in the great outdoors, including hiking, boating, and fishing, plus some amazing views. If you want to spend some time... [read more]

Roanoke Region Brews

Roanoke Breweries
Craft beer is all the rage in the Roanoke Region. You can grab a craft beer at more than 50 spots in the area, so you never have to go without when you live here. The question is, where should you go? How about checking out one of the award-winning... [read more]

Support Local Art At The Fierce Films Festival

Fierce Films Festival
You’ve likely been to a film festival or two over the years, but you’ve never been to one like the Fierce Films Festival. The second-annual festival will be on March 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Spot on Kirk. Nonmember tickets are $15 for adults and $12... [read more]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patricks Day Parade
  Save the date. It’s almost time for one of the biggest events of the year. It’s the Freedom First St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Shamrock Festival, and it’ll be in downtown Roanoke on March 16. The festivities will kick off at 10 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. Get the... [read more]