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For Music Related Events visit:
Hey there street performers
- we are hosting our annual ArtCrawl with Scavenger Hunt on June 7, 5-8pm. It will be a wonderful opportunity for you to set up in the Sidewalk Stage designated areas to entertain the participants. And don't forget to put out the Tip Jar!
CASH MOBS ARE BACK!
Please join us for the next Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. Cash Mob.Remember the rules:
Meet 3 new people
Support local businesses
Downtown Cash Mob dates for 2013June 27
September 25- with Micah's Backpacks
October 24- with the YMCA
Matrix Gallery is bursting full of great handcrafted gifts for June weddings and summer travel gifts. Beautiful pottery & wood serving pieces, puzzle boxes & more...new items arriving weekly. Come visit soon!
Art Crawl with Scavenger Hunt
Friday June 7, 5-8pm
Details to follow soon
Dr. Steve Jacobs, O.D
is holding a "Spring in the Valley" photo contest through. Visit the FaceBook page (www.facebook.com/stevejacobsod). First prize is $50 in-office credit.
Eucalyptus Massage Studio & GalleryYou won't want to miss the fine art photography of Jan Downs and sculptures of Tristan Cloyd in our gallery-the show ends May 30th!
Gallery Hours Monday-Friday, 12:30-5:30pm
Sound Massage Fridays in May! Add a sound massage to any session for $20-Sound Practitioner BreAnna Martin places singing bowls on your back and plays them in sequences for anxiety relief & relaxation-Everyone's talking about it!
And don't forget our wonderful Mother's Day & Graduate Specials Gift Certificates Online - Happy Spring!
First Friday Art Walks
Take a self-guided Tour of all of the Gallery Spaces in Blacksburg
anytime you like but on the following First Fridays participating
Galleries will remain open until 8pm.
Friday June 7
Friday October 4
Friday December 6
Gallery Guide & Art Walk brochures available in downtown stores, the Virginia Tech Visitor's Center and participating galleries. It can also be downloaded here as a pdf
The Creekmore Lawfirm and
The Artful Lawyer, A Fine Gallery Inc. presents
the "Whet your Palette 2013" series!
Whet Your PaletteThe Artful Lawyer, A Fine Gallery Inc. (housed at The Creekmore Law Firm), 318 N. Main Street, Blacksburg
We will feature the work of:
Carly Burke, Mountain Light Jewelry
Jessica Lloyd, Worth a Shot Gallery
Nancy Norton, Very Mixed Media, BRAA
Martha Olson, Recycled Paper, BRAA
Isaac Preston, Recycled Wire
Diane Relf, Rust and Recycled Art, BRAA
Peter Sforza, Satellite Art
Harding Avenue Elementary Students, Recycled Arts Project
Jennifer Cease, Bicycle Bags (fundraiser for the Police Unity Tour Fund)
Exhibit will run through July 10.
The Artful Lawyer, Fine Art Gallery
318 N. Main St.Blacksburg VA
24060540.443.9350 (voice and fax)
Blacksburg Farmers Market
Saturday 10am - 2 pm
June 12- Mingle at the Market
June 22- Solstice Chef
July 10- Mingle at the Market
July 20- Breakfast at the Market
August 14- Tomato Tasting
August 25- Farm Tour
September 7 -Garlic Festival
September 18- Mingle at the Market
September 28- Apple Tasting
October 9- Mingle at the Market
October 26- Squash Bash
November 16- Holiday Market
December 14- Holiday Market
Friends of the Farmers Market are seeking vendors of Vintage and Antique goods.Interested?
Contact Kathryn Albright at email@example.com or
Ellen Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org
For complete listing of Lyric films & special events visit:
NB: Nightly film screening showtimes are 7:00 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. except where indicated. Matinee film screening showtimes are 3:00 p.m. on Sundays and 10:00 a.m. on Mondays. Ticket prices are $6/general public & $5/members for weekend evening film screenings, $5/general public & $4/members for weeknight evening film screenings, and $5/general public & $4/members for all matinee film screenings.
NONPROFIT/COMMUNITY MEMBER EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
MOVIES ON THE LAWN- Presented by the Blacksburg Museum & Cultural Foundation
Thomas Connor House Lawn. 104 Draper Rd
Admission and popcorn are FREE
Bring a blanket or chair and purchase some dinner from a local food vendor prior to the Movie.
Movie starts at dark. Rain date Saturday.
For details call 540-558-0746
Sponsored by The Town of Blacksburg, The National Bank of Blacksburg, First Bank of Virginia, Real Life Dental Care, The Blacksburg Partnership, Dr. Steve Jacobs, Stellar One Bank, First Bank & Trust Co, Rocky Acres, Plott & French Financial Advisors, Christian Insurance Agency, Starshine Events and The Lyric Theatre.
June 14- The Odd Life of Timothy Green
July 12- Paranorman
August 9- Zookeeper
Blacksburg Rescue Squad
Please join us for our annual open house Saturday June 15th from 1pm until 5pm.
There will be a demonstration showing how a victim is removed from a car damaged in an accident using the jaws of life. A real car will be used. There will also be tours of the ambulances and crash trucks. Bring the kids,have a bite to eat and meet members of your local volunteer rescue.
For more details visit: http://www.blacksburgrescue.org/events
Blacksburg Rescue Squad are offering a Community CPR class on June 16th from 1-5pmHeartsaver CPR AED (Adult, Child, Infant):
Heartsaver CPR AED certification (Adult, child, Infant) – NOT for medical/healthcare workers, valid for 2 years
Recommended $20 donation to cover card and book
Register by emailing David English by June 9th
Collective Influence Exhibit by the art group Blue PomegranateJoni Pienkowski, Allison Keys, Jennifer Hand, Mary Moore, Sandy Kennedy, Wonjung Jung
Art Exhibit: June 1 – August 11, 2013
Reception for the artists: June 7, 2013 5 – 7 p.m. free and open to the public
2nd Floor Squires Student Center, Virginia Tech
We are a group of friends that has gradually formed over the years. We are all artists: painters, potters and children’s book illustrators. We aim to weave art naturally and creatively into our lives and we strive to look beyond the usual in our work, our lives, and our spirituality. We gather together once a month to share our art, thoughts, ideas, and food. We sustain each other, lift each other up, and encourage each other in our endeavors.
University ClubWORLDLY WINE TASTINGS
with Keith Roberts of Vintage Cellar.... continue on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.
May's Tasting will feature the Wines of Greece.
Tuesday May 21
As always, hors d'oeuvres will be served to compliment the tasting. A very relaxed, fun evening for all..... wine enthusiasts and novices alike, are sure to enjoy!
Tasters: 20.00 each Please RSVP to: UClub Manager
Leslie Whiting email@example.com or 231-3872
SATURDAY, JUNE 1st......PATIO PARTY w/3 MINUTE LOVIN BAND.......6:00pm- 10:00pm
START YOUR SUMMER OUT RIGHT............TIME TO PARTY ON THE UCLUB PATIO
Enjoy a picnic dinner, drinks (beer & wine) and the fabulous dance tunes of 3 Minute Lovin.
**Advance Paid Reservations Required No Later Than: Wednesday, May 29th
* This is an " Over 21 Event" Tickets just $25.00 (all inclusive)
Contact: UClub Manager, Leslie Whiting 231-3872 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Visa & Mastercard Accepted*1st of 3 in a Summer Series of PATIO PARTIES @ the UNIVERSITY CLUB.....
SATURDAY, JUNE 8th..........UNIVERSITY CLUB YARD SALE............8:00AM - NOON
Large, Multi-Family Yard Sale with a fabulous variety and selections of:
Furniture Books Household items Clothing Linens
Tools Jewelry Glassware Trinkets ......and much more!!
**This is a Rain or Shine event!
SATURDAY, JUNE 8th..... VT VOCAL ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL GRAND OPENING RECEPTION......
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hosted at the University Club on VT campus, within easy walking distance to the performance.
Enjoy lovely Hor's D'oeuvres, catered by; Mikie's 7th Catering, along with your choice of wine or beer.
The perfect way to compliment a wonderful evening with the vocal and musical Arts in our community!
**Advance Paid Reservations Required by: Wednesday, June 5th
Reception Tickets - $15.00 each
Contact: UClub Manager, Leslie Whiting- 231-3872 or email@example.com
Visa & Mastercard Accepted
Up on The Roof
is Blacksburg Premier Creative Professional's mixer. We meet on the last Thursday of every month (April through Sept) on the rooftop of the Kent Square parking lot from 5:30-8pm - it is a happy hour networking social. The event was originally designed to bring fun locals, grad students and professionals together for the purposes of socializing and enjoying our downtown venues. Food (happy hour samples), beer and vodka mixers are available with a $5 donation! Reusable cups are $1. Blacksburg is a great place to be! Downtown Events Inc., the non-profit that produces of Up on the Roof, is first and foremost a social organization with a mission to connect newcomers, locals and creative professionals in Blacksburg. Come and join us! Be Local. Be Social.
The Up on the Roof planning committee reserves the right to remove any attendee from the premises if they are deemed disruptive or a safety hazard. Please no pets. MUST be 21 with a valid ID to get in; this is a professional's mixer so children or anyone underage are not permitted as per our ABC agreement.
The next Up on the Roof is back on Thursday May 30! Live Music brought to you by Blacksburg Live Music, Next Door Bake Shop, Cafe de Bangkok, and Social House.
Please consider bringing cans of food to help support our non-profit sponsor for our May 30th event - The Giving Tree is a local food pantry serving all who come seeking food. We currently assist over 325 families/ 1,600 individuals a month and we are growing. 100% Volunteer staffed, 100% Supported by donations, 100% Local. www.thegivingtreefoodpantry.orgUp on the Roof is May 30th, June 27th, July 25th, August 29th and Sept. 26th.
COMMUNITY ARTS INFORMATION OFFICE GALLERY
The gallery is located at 149 College Avenue in downtown Blacksburg.
Showing through May- Work by Local High School AP Art students
Ruritan Club Fish Fry Season
Mount Tabor Ruritan Club will hold its June Fish Fry on Saturday, June 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Slusser's Chapel Picnic Shelter, 1543 Mount Tabor Rd, Blacksburg. All-you-can-eat fish, fries and slaw; Homemade desserts; and beverages. Adults-$8, children under 12-$4, carry-outs-$8. The Panjammers Steel Drum Orchestra will be playing. Held rain or shine. Call 540-449-6178 for further information.
On the Web at www.mttaborruritan.org/fishFry/fishfry.htm
and on Facebook at www.fb.com/MtTaborRuritan
Mount Tabor Ruritan Club has been doing this every summer for over 30 years during the second Saturday of May through September. Our club is celebrating 48 years of Community Service to the Blacksburg area. All net proceeds from these fish fry's go back to the local area in community service projects.
NRV ROLLER GIRLSCome support your local NRV All Stars (http://nrvrollergirls.com/) as they skate against the Charlotte Roller Girls (http://charlotterollergirls.com/) on June 8, 2013. Doors open at 5:30 PM, bout starts at 6:00 PM. We hope to see you there!
Presale: Adult-$6.00, Child-$3.00
Door: Adult-$8.00, Child-$5.00
Children 4 and under are free
SEEDS- Blacksburg Nature CenterThe Price House is located at 107 Wharton Street, SE. Park in the driveway on Wharton Street, and within two short blocks on Clay Street at Spout Spring parking strip, and Church Street in the public parking lot. Admission is free; donations are welcome. Fun for all ages.
Mondays: (by apt. for class trips)
Tuesdays: 9am – 12pm
Wednesdays: (by apt. for class trips)
Thursdays: 2pm – 5pm
Fridays: 9am – 1pm
Saturdays: 9am – 1pm
Visit our website for open hours and event details http://ow.ly/kbCNy
YMCA Thrift Store
Every Tuesday Regular Clothing 50% off
Every Wednesday is Wacky Wednesday, you have to come and visit the store to see what is on sale that day. Great deals!
Sundays-The Thrift Shop will be open 12-5pm for shopping as well as dropping off items at the dock.
Activities at Hahn Horticultural Center
Art in the Garden
A new program featuring the work of local artists on display inside the Peggy Lee Hahn Garden Pavilion.
Currently: "Altered Paper" by Martha A. Olson. More information here.
Lunchtime Learning - Free Garden Walks and Talks
Held on various Wednesdays (not every Wed.). All start promptly at 12:00 noon and run from 30 minutes to one hour. Meet at the Peggy Lee Hahn Garden Pavilion. No registration required. Parking passes available at Pavilion for Visitors only. F/S must park in designated F/S spaces.
Blacksburg Newcomers Club
General Meetings start at 9:00am on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, September - May, at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church (600 Prices Fork Rd.)Our organization is open to all residents of the New River Valley, whether you are new to the area or not. Making new friends and becoming part of the community is what we are all about. Please be our guest at our monthly meeting to learn more about this great organization.
Blacksburg Contra Dance Group
Dances are on the third Saturday night of the month from 8pm to 11pm with a lesson at 7:30pm and in the YMCA Dance Room unless otherwise noted. Admission $8 (after 10pm, free) Children 10 and under get in for half price.
Southwest Virginia Social Dance Society (SVSDS)-Shop, Dine & Dance every First Friday
Receive $2 off regular admission with a receipt from ANY DBI member business.
Every Friday – free dance lesson from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dancing follows at 8:30 p.m. First dance session free, and then $5.00 for members and $7.00 for non-members. Held at the YMCA Event Room.
For specific information on Downtown Blacksburg Events please contact:
Laureen Blakemore, Director