Thursday, Sept. 23:
Noise Alert: VT Alerts Testing
Virginia Tech will conduct a full-scale test of its VT Alerts emergency notification system on Thursday,
Sept. 23 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. During the test, there will be outdoor sirens with annunciators on the
Blacksburg campus. For more information, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/notices/adm-evergreens/ops-
Eastern Divide Brewing Co. Christmas Store Fundraiser
From 3 to 9 p.m., Eastern Divide Brewing Company will donate $1 to the Montgomery County Christmas
Store for every pint, flight, or soda sold.
From 5 to 7 p.m. a silent Auction will be held. Bring a new pack of children’s socks or underwear to stock
the shelves of the Christmas Store and be entered to win a door prize. Go to www.mcchristmasstore.org
for more information.
What Isn’t Remembered
At the Radford Public Library from 7 to 8 p.m. Kristina Gorcheva-Newberry, winner of the 2021
Raz/Shumaker Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, is a Russian-Armenian émigré who moved to the
U.S. in 1995 after witnessing perestroika and the collapse of the Soviet Empire. She graduated from both
Radford and Hollins universities. She has published over 50 stories and has received eight Pushcart
Dungeons & Dragons: Level 5 (In-person)
D&D One-Shots at the Radford Public Library. The shadowy city of Radishford has been plagued by
mysterious birds, but it’s all reaching a pinnacle with level 5: The Carrion King. Email
email@example.com to join either in person or virtually session (via Discord) at 4:30 p.m.
At the Blacksburg Library at 5:30 p.m. This is an English Learning program for families. Parents will
learn and practice English and learn how to read with their children. Children ages 3-8 will do fun
education activities. Siblings are welcome and homework help will be available. Families will be
provided free dinner. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 540-382-7262, or email Anne Abbott at
Saturday, Sept. 25:
At the Blacksburg Library at 1 p.m. Welcome, teens and tweens. Learn how to make galaxy jars. All
supplies will be provided. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Candle Making Workshop
At the Blacksburg Library at 3 p.m. Celebrate fall with cozy homemade scented candles. All supplies will
be provided. Registration is requested. Call the library for more details and to register.
Thursday, Oct. 7:
American Legion meeting
American Legion, Harvey-Howe-Carper Post 30 will meet at 7 p.m. at the VFW Post Home in Radford.
For further information, call 250-2283 or 239-9864.
Tuesday, Oct. 12:
Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting
The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Stuart Horse Artillery Camp 1784, will meet at 7 p.m. at Aly’s Family
Italian Restaurant at 3204 Riner Rd. Members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) are
invited to this meeting. For further information, call 320-4315 or 239-9864.
Wednesday, Oct. 20:
Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RFAAP) Community Meeting
The (RFAAP) Community Meeting has been rescheduled to Wed., Oct. 20, 2021, at 6 p.m. at the
Christiansburg Library. The rescheduling of this meeting will allow RFAAP to provide the most current
updates on environmental and modernization projects. Broadcast on Facebook Live from the Radford
Army Ammunition Plant Facebook page.
These meetings are open to the public and are an opportunity to learn about RFAAP Modernization and
Environmental Projects. The public can reach out with questions, or to conduct research on their own
through several resources, including: Facebook:
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam 2021
The last two weeks of Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam 2021 will be held today, Sept. 22, and next
Wednesday, Sept. 29 at Market Square Park from 7 to 9 p.m.
Simply Elemental Art Exhibit
The Simply Elemental art exhibit in the Hahn Horticultural Garden (on the Virginia Tech campus) is on
display through Sept. 30.
All month at the Blacksburg Library.
Craft kits are available all month long. Each week the library will offer a new craft for kids to take home.
Interactive Movie Kits
All month at the Christiansburg Library and the Meadowbrook Public Library.
The kits contain popcorn and props for four individuals to make movie night interactive. The movie is not
included and supplies are limited.
All month at the Meadowbrook Public Library
Drop by the Meadowbrook Public Library for Take and Make Craft Kits. Available at the library or with
curbside pickup. They are free but supplies are limited.
Radford Farmers Market
The Radford Farmers Market continues each Saturday through Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the New
River Valley Community Service parking lot (the Old Wade’s parking lot) on West Main Street
Christiansburg Farmers Market
The Christiansburg Farmers Market continues every Thursday through Oct. 28 from 3 to 7 p.m. in the
Christiansburg Recreation Center.
Passports at Radford Public Library
Radford Public Library is a Passport Acceptance Office. Call (540) 731-3621 to set up an appointment
time. Those planning overseas travel should get their passports as early as possible as the wait list is
currently 18 weeks.