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Welcome to the 3rd Annual First Bank Tinsel Trail! We invite you to experience the magic of beautifully decorated trees, specially designed by local businesses and organizations. Opening night is Friday, December 2nd at 5:30 pm in historic downtown Fincastle. Step back in time and walk the Tinsel Trail to… Read More
Welcome to the 3rd Annual First Bank Tinsel Trail! We invite you to experience the magic of beautifully decorated trees, specially designed by local businesses and organizations. Opening night is Friday, December 2nd at 5:30 pm in historic downtown Fincastle. Step back in time and walk the Tinsel Trail to… Read More
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 213: Blue Ridge Music Center The Blue Ridge Music Center is a state-of-the-art performing arts facility built to preserve and promote the historic music of Virginia and the Blue Ridge. The Blue Ridge region has produced more old-time and bluegrass musicians per capita than any other. Read More
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 217.5: Cumberland Knob Located near the Virginia state line, Cumberland Knob is the site where construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began in 1935. It was the first recreation area opened to the public and remains a favorite destination for both locals and visitors. The mixture of lush… Read More
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 238.5 – 241: Doughton Park Visitor Information Station and Park Store, and Brinegar Cabin Renew your senses amid this landscape of open meadows. Doughton Park is one of the best places along the Blue Ridge Parkway to view white-tailed deer, raccoons, red and grey foxes, and… Read More
United Way of Roanoke Valley and The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center are pleased to announce Fashions for Evergreen 2022, featuring more than 25 trees throughout the historic property. Come celebrate the season, assist neighbors in need and build a better community together. This event is free and open to… Read More
The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation will host a free 30-minute webinar at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, with photographer J. Scott Graham, who will discuss the best ways to enjoy fall color along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Graham will share tips for finding and photographing fall color and discuss his… Read More
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 5.8 – 9.3: Humpback Rocks At the northern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia, Humpback Rocks is perhaps the best representation of the varied combination of natural and cultural resources anywhere along the Parkway corridor. History of Humpback Rocks The prominent rock outcrop was a landmark… Read More
Explore Park’s Winter Walk of Lights Brighten your nights and explore your holiday spirit through a dazzling world of over 650,000 lights at Illuminights Winter Walk of Lights. Travel down our half-mile wooded path while taking in the sights and sounds of the season. Visitors will experience 50,000 new lights,… Read More
Explore Park’s Winter Walk of Lights Brighten your nights and explore your holiday spirit through a dazzling world of over 650,000 lights at Illuminights Winter Walk of Lights. Travel down our half-mile wooded path while taking in the sights and sounds of the season. Visitors will experience 50,000 new lights,… Read More