Category: Family Fun Activities

The Dos And Don’ts Of Carving A Pumpkin

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Whether you’re carving a jack-o’-lantern for Halloween or decorating a gourd for the fall season, there’s plenty of room for creativity, but there are also some helpful do’s and don’ts to keep in mind. Consider these expert tips when preparing to carve your next pumpkin. Perfect isn’t Necessary When you’re looking for... [read more]

Pick The Perfect Pumpkin For Carving This Fall

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Autumn has arrived, and before long, you’ll see your friends and neighbors setting out jack-o’-lanterns for Halloween. If you want to carve your own grinning gourd this fall, it all starts with finding the right pumpkin. Follow these steps to bring home a winner. Different Varieties As you explore a pumpkin patch,... [read more]

Take A Drive On The Blue Ridge Parkway

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The beautiful and magnificent Blue Ridge Parkway is 470 miles of recreational highway linking Shenandoah to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Blue Ridge Parkway is a scenic drive through the heart and soul of Virginia and North Carolina.  History The Blue Ridge Parkway was conceived as part of Roosevelt’s New Deal... [read more]

It’s A Beautiful Day For ‘Daniel Tiger Live!’

Daniel Tiger Live
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor to see Daniel Tiger Live! at the Berglund Center! See Daniel Tiger and all of his friends on stage sharing stories of friendship and new experiences. There will be music, dancing, laughter, and plenty of “grr-ific” surprises! 'Daniel... [read more]

Choose And Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

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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]

Enjoy The Lights In Salem, VA

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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 Believe it or... [read more]

35th Anniversary Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

mannheim steamroller christmas
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]

Check Out Neveplast Tubing At Liberty Snowflex

You may think that tubing is only something you can do in the snow or something you can do when you go to a river in the summertime. But when you head out to the Neveplast Tubing at the Liberty Snowflex in Lynchburg, you can enjoy year-round tubing that you’re... [read more]

‘Let’s Go To The Movies’ At The Mill Mountain Theatre

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If you’re like most people, you love all types of music. But there’s something about songs you hear in movies that just stick in your head more than any other type of tune. When music is combined with an amazing story and film, it’s hard not to love the end... [read more]

Skateboard Camp In Lynchburg, VA

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There’s something about skateboarding that makes it so much more exciting than other sports. Not only can you get really creative with your moves, but it takes a huge amount of skill to be able to skateboard properly. And if you have a young skateboarder in your life, you probably... [read more]