When you live in the South, it’s either college football season or it isn’t. Nothing else matters. When it isn’t college football season, you try to get by with other sports, but it’s not the same. When it is college football season, you look forward to every game like a... [read more]
You don’t have to look too hard to find a good Thursday-night party this year. You just have to attend the Party at Elmwood every Thursday through Sept. 27 to enjoy live music, drinks, and tons of fun. The organizers mixed it up a little this year by including some... [read more]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]