Annual Raise the Roof Barbecue and Craft Fair
From 4-7 p.m., All-you-can-eat barbecue dinner of pulled pork, chicken, burg or hot dogs; home-made coleslaw, baked beans, macaroni and potato salads, desserrt and drink. Eat in or take-out. Adults are $10 and kids (5-12) 5$.
For more information, call 540-552-8737.
Back & Forth Community Conversations
Tues. Aug. 21
The Oaks Victorian Inn
At 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 21, The Oaks Victorian Inn (311 E. Main St) is hosting “Health and Tourism” part of the Back & Forth series of community conversations.
The series examines how our history informs current community development within the Town of Christiansburg. Join the conversation as we discuss the Town’s past, present and future through a variety of topics.
Participants in the conversations will include: The Oaks Victorian Inn, Yellow Sulphur Springs, Montgomery County Tourism and Christiansburg Aquatic Center. For friends and exercise, Up & At ’Em Bowling League calls for seniors 50 and beyond as season begins Aug 22
The Up & At-Em bowling league new fall season
NRV Super Bowl
The new Fall to Spring Bowling Season is just beginning.
“We begin the bowling season the following on Wednesday 22 August at 1 p.m. at NRV Super Bowl (75 Arbor Drive, Christiansburg).
“Don’t sit at home being bored wishing you had something to do,” League president Don Melia wrote in an announcement. “If it is fun you want or a little exercise, making new friends or catching up with some past ones, come and enjoy bowling with us. “
Free western square dance lesson with the New River Squares
Monday, Aug. 27
Come enjoy an Open House and free Western square dance lesson offered by the New River Squares at 7 p.m. on Aug. 27 at Memorial Baptist Church ( 995 Peppers Ferry Rd. Pulaski, 24301). Try this great fun exercise for free at the Square Dance Open House, then sign up for the series of Monday evening classes (6:30- 7:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 10 at the church). There is a small fee for the classes. If you have questions or wish more information please contact Sharon Eifried at email@example.com or 540-353-7337.
The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Support Group
The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Support Group for the New River Valley will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 11, in the New River Room (on the main level) of the Carilion New River Valley Medical Center. This support group is designed to help IBD patients and their caregivers as an outlet for discussion, education and support. Contact Lisa Chrisman at 540-505-8337.
Potter in the Park Run/Walk, costumes and quidditch
Sept. 1 9 ¾ o’clock (9:45 a.m.)
Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley is hosting its Potter in the Park event on Sept. 1, the first day of Hogwarts. The run or walk Triwizard Tri-Mile Trail Race begins at 9 ¾ o’clock (9:45 a.m.) at Nellie’s Cave Park in Blacksburg.
The event will feature a costume contest, quidditch demonstrations, “house” prizes, and other fun for muggles and wizards alike. Register by today, Aug. 15, and receive a free T-shirt.
Visit www.lvnrv.org or call (540) 382-7262, or send “an owl” to firstname.lastname@example.org
Montgomery Museum Heritage Days
Call for Silent Auction items
If you have a service, talent, gift item, gift basket, etc. that can be auctioned, we’d love to add you to our list of donors. This is always a fun part of our Heritage Day and the more items/services we can auction, the more fun we’ll have and the more money the Museum will raise. Items can be dropped off at the Museum. Also, if you are willing to solicit businesses or acquaintances for donations to our Silent Auction, we would be grateful. For more information, contact Sue Farrar (Executive Director) at email@example.com or call her at 540.382.5644.
Double SNAP/EBT at the Christiansburg Farmers’ Market
Hickock Street on Thursday evenings from 3-7 p.m.
The Town of Christiansburg and Community Housing Partners have partnered to fund the SNAP-matching program. Farmers and families both benefit when you use SNAP. Spend $20 to buy tokens at the Farmers’ Market Manager’s booth and choose $40 of fresh farmers’ market goods including vegetable seedlings to grow your own garden.