Saturday, Sept. 25:
At the Blacksburg Library at 1 p.m. Teens and tweens, join in learning 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 at 540-552-8246 more details and to register.
Monday, Sept. 27:
At the Christiansburg Library; at 10 a.m. Ages 0-2 will share stories, rhymes, music and movement and
develop early literacy skills and a love of reading.
Talking About Books: Shadow of the Wind
At the Blacksburg Library at 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 28:
Blacksburg Town Council Meeting
The agenda for the Blacksburg Town Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 6:30 p.m. in
the Roger E. Hedgepeth Chambers can be found at
Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club: By Force Alone
At the Blacksburg Library at 6:30 p.m.
Wellness Book Club: Braving the Wilderness
At the Christiansburg Library at 6:30 p.m. To be discussed this month is “Braving the Wilderness” by
Brené Brown. Pre-register with the Town of Christiansburg Recreation Department at 540-382-2349.
Wednesday, Sept. 29:
For ages 2 and 3 at the Blacksburg Library at 10 a.m. A change to share stories, rhymes, music, and
movement and to develop early literacy skills and encourage a love of reading.
At the Blacksburg Library at 11 a.m. for ages 3-5.
Teen Book Club: Fablehaven
At the Meadowbrook Public Library at 4 p.m. Each month the teen book club reads a different book and
meets on the last Wednesday of every month to chat about it. This month the club is reading “Stardust” by
Neil Gaiman. Join in at: https:// www.gotomeet.me/MFRL/programs. Email email@example.com for more
Saturday, Oct. 2:
Tony L. Huddleston Trout Rodeo
This event will test your child’s fishing ability. More than 300 fish will be stocked in the local Izaak
Walton pond for this rodeo. Each kid will be allowed to catch up to four fish in the allotted two-hour time
frame. Goodie bags and T-shirts will be given to the first 100 pre-registered participants. A hot dog lunch
will be provided as well. The event will also feature giveaways and potential raffles. Check-in begins at
noon; fishing starts at 2 p.m. All information is subject to change based on COVID-19 restrictions. Call
540-382-2349 before Oct. 1 to pre-register. The event is free for ages 4-15.
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.
Saturday, Oct. 9:
Radford Highlanders Festival 2021
The festival will feature the famed heavyweight games, sheepherding, live entertainment, food, vendors,
and festivities for all ages. Held on the campus of Radford University, the festival is a partnership
between Radford University and the City of Radford and is open to the general public with free
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 the 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 to 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:
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam 2021
The final Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam of the season will be held Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 7 to 9
p.m. at Market Square Park.
Simply Elemental Art Exhibit
The Simply Elemental art display in the Hahn Horticultural Garden (on the Virginia Tech campus) will be
on display through Sept. 30.
All month at the Blacksburg Library.
Each week will feature a new craft for kids to take home.
Interactive Movie Kits
All month at the Christiansburg Library and the Meadowbrook Public Library.
Each kit contains popcorn and props for four individuals to participate 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. They are available at the library
or with curbside pickup. They are free but supplies are limited.
Through Oct. 1:
Noise Alerts: Propulsion Testing
Testing coordinated by the Virginia Tech Advanced Propulsion and Power Lab will continue through
Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. near the northwest end of the Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive
Airport. For more information, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/notices/adm-evergreens/police-
Radford Farmers Market
The Radford Farmers Market continues each Saturday through Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. until 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 October at the Christiansburg
Recreation Center parking lot from 3 to 7 p.m.
Get your passport at the Radford Public Library
The Radford Public Library is a Passport Acceptance Office. Call (540) 731-3621 to set up an
appointment time. Those overseas travel should be aware how important it is to get a passport as early as
possible because the current wait list is 18 weeks.