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
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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]
Are you ready to lose yourself in the excitement of great rock music? Then come out to see the great Alice Cooper. He is not known as the architect of shock rock for nothing. Alice Cooper is a completely dedicated artist who spends around half of the year touring on... [read more]
The Star City Half Marathon & 10k is sponsored by the Star City Striders, a Roanoke group whose mission is to promote walking, jogging, and running for fitness, fun, and competition. Both races will provide challenges as well as healthy enjoyment. The autumn chill of November is the perfect weather... [read more]
It’s not every day that you get to go to the most exciting party in town, but there’s a party coming up that you certainly don’t want to miss. It’s called the Olde Salem Brewing Bash, and it’s every beer lover’s dream come true. This party is all about the... [read more]