BOCO BBQ And Country Music Fest Returns

BOCO
The South does a lot of things right, but two stand out. The south is home to the best country music and barbecue in the world, and you can celebrate both at the BOCO BBQ and Country Music Fest at the Daleville Town Center on Aug. 25. The festivities will kick... [read more]

Go For Gold At The Granite Games Throwdown

Granite Games Throwdown
You have a passion for weightlifting, and you’ve always wanted to compete. There’s just been one thing in your way: Your fear of taking the stage all by yourself. Avoid that fear by participating in the Granite Games Throwdown on Aug. 18 at Brickhouse CrossFit in Roanoke You’ll compete on a three-person... [read more]

The B-52s Come To Roanoke’s Elmwood Park

B-52s
They introduced you to the “Love Shack,” and they taught you how to “Roam.” They’re also the reason you put the words “Rock” and “Lobster” together. Yep, it’s the B-52s, and the beloved band is taking part in the 2018 Budweiser Summer Series at Elmwood Park. The B-52s will take... [read more]

Bring The Entire Family To Thunder Valley

Thunder Valley
Are you ready for the thunder? Your entire family is sure to have a wild time at Thunder Valley in Salem. This entertainment center has everything your crew could want when looking for a good time. You can swing for the fences in the batting cases, fly around the track... [read more]

What’s Happening In Roanoke: Roanoke Wing Fest

Roanoke Wingfest
Do you love wings? Yes? Prove it by going to Roanoke Wing Fest 2018 at Dr. Pepper Park at the Bridges on Aug. 25. The festival runs from noon to 7 p.m., and general admission tickets are just $5 in advance. You can upgrade to a VIP skybox ticket for... [read more]

Sunset On Sharp Top Hike This Month

Sharp Top Hike
It’s time to dust off those hiking boots and take them out for a spin. The Roanoke Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Sunset on Sharp Top Hike, and you are invited to attend. This hike will take place on Aug. 25 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., and... [read more]

Enjoy A Day At The Taubman Museum Of Art

Art Museum
The Taubman Museum of Art provides a mix of arts and culture, along with a nice dose of outdoor fun. It’s right in the middle of the bustling city and close to restaurants, shops, and art galleries. Even with so much do to around the museum you will find yourself... [read more]

Rock Out To Elvis At Mini Graceland In Roanoke

Elvis Presley
What if you could visit Graceland right here in Roanoke? You can, but it’s a wee bit smaller. Mini Graceland is located at 605 Riverland Road SE in Roanoke, and it serves as a miniature replica of the famed home. Get the details on this interesting attraction. From Humble Beginnings Back in the... [read more]

Explore Jefferson’s Personal Retreat At Poplar Forest

Vintage Books
When you live in Virginia, you don’t just read about history: you can experience it by visiting the countless landmarks. Poplar Forest is one such landmark. Thomas Jefferson designed this gorgeous plantation and used it as his personal retreat. The plantation house has undergone a historical restoration on the inside... [read more]

Plan A Family Trip To These Fun Roanoke Spots

Family
Are you in the mood for some family fun? It’s easy to have a blast with the family when you live in Roanoke. This city is full of family-friendly activities that range from escape rooms to miniature golf. Get the details on your best options, and make plans today. Deciphered Love puzzles?... [read more]