When the temperature finally starts to drop, you may want to start doing activities that get you into the spirit of the season. Wondering what to do? Try ice skating in Roanoke. Not only is it something that the entire family can do together, but it’s a great way to... [read more]
Every holiday season, you probably enjoy revisiting your favorite holiday stories and performances. And if you love ballet, then “The Nutcracker” is probably at the top of your list. Therefore, you’re going to want to make sure that it’s a performance you see at this time of year. That’s exactly... [read more]
Do you want to get out and celebrate the holidays in your community? After all, it’s a time to get together and spend time with people that you may not get to see as much throughout the rest of the year. If that’s something you’re interested in, then you should... [read more]
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
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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]