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Patriotic Quilt Raffle and Quilting Book

Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas 21 East Main Street, Brevard, NC

“Soldier’s Pride” is the name quilter Karen Dever gave to the the patriotic handmade quilt she has generously donated as a fund-raiser raffle for The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas. Raffle tickets are now on sale at the museum for $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00. Also, Dever’s book, Soldier’s Pride & More is for sale (a limited supply) at the museum for $20. Dever is a resident of Moorestown, N.J., and will be in Brevard June 14 at 11am to present a free program on quilting. She is a frequent speaker on quilting and has published quilt patterns in “McCalls,” “For the Love of Quilting,” and “Quilter’s Newsletter.”

Summer Sale at Montfair Resort Farm

Montfair Resort Farm 2500 Bezaleel Dr., Crozet, VA

Montfair Resort Farm offers comfortable accommodations surrounded by nature with plenty of room for kids to run, plus a multi-night discount!

15% Military Discount at Montfair Resort Farm

Montfair Resort Farm 2500 Bezaleel Dr., Crozet, VA

Clean comfortable lakeside cottages with air conditioning and Wi-Fi. Enjoy fishing, onsite canoes and bikes for guest use. Beautiful nature trails for walks, birding, hiking and biking. Call 434-823-5202 or book online today! A 15% military discount on vacation cottage stays at Montfair Resort Farm is available for all military members, active and retired. Enter […]

Theater Premieres in Banner Elk, NC

Banner Elk 185 Azalea Cir SE, Banner Elk, NC

For its 13th summer season, Ensemble Stage brings four premieres to Hahn Auditorium at the Historic Banner Elk School. The professional theater company performs a world premiere, an international premiere and two regional premieres.
“Usually places like Chicago, New York, Miami and San Francisco get world premieres,” says Gary Smith, artistic director for Ensemble Stage. “It’s really cool that our 99-seat professional theater in a small mountain town in North Carolina is doing this type of show.”

Salem Fair

Salem VA 1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem, VA

It’s almost time for the return of the Salem Fair - the largest fair in Virginia and a beloved annual summer tradition in Virginia’s Blue Ridge! The fair has been recognized as one of the top 100 fairs and expositions in the country.
The 2022 Salem Fair takes place June 29 through July 10 at the Salem Civic Center, offering two weeks of fun and entertainment.

No entry fee

2022 USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships – Road Race

Botetourt Sports Complex 160 Preston Parkway, Troutville, VA

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge, the County of Botetourt and the City of Roanoke are thrilled to be the host communities for this national cycling championship Road Race where participants start as a group at the same time and cover the same distance. Fans are encouraged to join us to catch the action live and cheer on the athletes at the start finish line of the 2022 USA Cycling Road Amateur National Championships.

Free
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Wine Down Fridays at Ecco Adesso

Ecco Adesso Vineyards 340 Ecco Adesso Lane, Fairfield, VA

Join us for our Wine Down Fridays at Ecco Adesso Vineyards! What better way is there to kick off the weekend after a long work week than with a glass of delicious wine! Watch the sunset, enjoy the gorgeous mountain views, and relax. Light fare is available for purchase with our “create your own picnic basket to go” in main tasting room. We have baked baguettes, artisan cheeses, olives, jam, charcuterie, chips, & crackers. Have fun choosing the perfect wine from our extensive selection of VA & European wines, ciders, sparkling, & wine cocktails!

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Friday Night Jamboree

The Floyd Country Store 206 S. Locust St., Floyd, VA

Join us at the Floyd Country Store every Friday Night at 6:30pm for live music at the Friday Night Jamboree.

$8

2022 USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships – Criterium

Downtown Roanoke Campbell Ave., Jefferson St., Market Square, Roanoke, VA

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge, the County of Botetourt and the City of Roanoke are thrilled to be the host communities for this national cycling championship.
A criterium or “crit” is a lapped bicycle race on a closed circuit set in cities. Fans are encouraged to join us to catch the action live and cheer on the athletes all along the downtown Roanoke criterium race course.

Free
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See Art in the Heart of Banner Elk at Four Summer Shows

Banner Elk 185 Azalea Cir SE, Banner Elk, NC

Four times this summer, Art on the Greene brings original artwork in a variety of media to the green at the Historic Banner Elk School. Located in the center of this small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the shows create an idyllic setting for meeting artists, admiring their work and shopping for handmade pieces.
The two-day shows take place on the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend May 28-29; July Fourth weekend, July 2-3; the first weekend of August, Aug. 6-7; and Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-4.

Free
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Big Walker Lookout Crafts, Authors & Free Live Music

Big Walker Lookout 8711 Stoney Fork Rd, Wytheville, VA

Virginia's oldest privately owned scenic attraction, Big Walker Lookout & BW Country Store has been owned and operated by the same family for over 75 years. It features more than 25 local artisans, crafters, and musicians that demonstrate their talents each weekend from May through October. Local authors do book signings and have books for sale all summer long.

Free