For more events and details please check out our Calendar of events
For Information about Sustainable Activities & Events visit our GREEN LIVING page
For information about Sustainability Week and the Susan Garrison Fundraiser please visit:
PRETTY IN PINK- OCTOBER 9
Downtown Blacksburg Fundraiser for Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation 5th Annual Blacksburg Event!
Thursday October 9th
PRETTY IN PINK HAPPY HOUR- 5:30pm-8:30pm
Join us in the Kent Square lobby for drinks, food, and music to help raise funds and awareness for the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation
$15 donation to the VBCF gets you 2 drink tickets
$5 tickets with student ID
Dr. Carla Finkielstein, Board Member of VBCF and Associate Professor at Virginia Tech, will share how research in Blacksburg is working to eradicate Breast Cancer.
Carilion Clinic will have information available about breast health, mammography, and enrollment in Every Women's Life.
DJ Kerri Taylor with Music for the Tata's
Silent Auction organized by the Blacksburg Junior Women's Club
PINK Margaritas from Cabo Fish Taco
Pink Cupcakes with Gemstones and chance to win a diamond sponsored by Next Door Bake Shop and Kent Jewelers
Blacksburg High School Photography Student's taking paparazzi photos
Dr. Steve Jacobs- Get your eyes examined during the month of October and $1 will be donated to VBCF
Pretty in Pink at Eucalyptus!
Dr. Harry McCoy MD, Oncologist and Dr. Heather Brooks also with Blue Ridge Cancer Care, will be at available at Eucalyptus Thursday, October 9th, between 5:30-7:30pm to answer any questions you have concerning breast cancer or other issues of interest!
AND....Stop in for your free chair massage between 5:00-6:00pm ~ any donations for chair massage go to the Breast Cancer Foundation!
BUY & EAT DOWNTOWN- ALL DAY to support VBCF! Participating Downtown Merchants will be donating a % of their proceeds for the day - look for the PINK ribbon!
Campus Automotive- October 9th, we'll offer a 10% discount to any customer who comes in wearing pink!! Pink ribbon breast cancer awareness car magnets free to our customers beginning October 9th, and will have them available while supplies last.
Main Street Inn-10% of room sales for that evening will go to VBCF
Uncommonly Gifted-10% of sales go to VCBF
Fringe Benefit- 10%of sales go to VCBF
Matrix Gallery- 20% of sales to VCBF
Social House- 15% of food sales to anyone who wears pink will be donated to VBCF
Frosty Parrot -10%of sales go to VCBF
Bollo’s-10%of sales go to VCBF
Gillie’s-10%of sales go to VCBF
Auction Donations from:
In Balance Yoga
Downtown Blacksburg, Inc
Dr. Steve Jacobs OD
Pointe West Management
P. Buckley Moss Gallery
Holzman Alumni Center
Eucalyptus Massage Therapy
Filamina Jewelry, LLC
Sponsors: Kent Jewelers, Next Door Bake Shop, Downtown Blacksburg Inc.Blacksburg Blacksburg Junior Women's Club
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Details coming soon so watch this space!
COMMUNITY EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Hahn Horticulture Garden
Saturday September 20, 2014. 10:00 a.m. (1 ½-2hrs)
Embellishing Your Leaf with Paints with Rachel Yungman
Limited to 20 participants, must pre-register
Fee includes instruction and supplies to finish one leaf
$15 Friends of the Garden members/$20 general public
To register, please contact Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-639-2233.
Blacksburg Farmers Market hours
September Events at the Blacksburg Farmers Market
Wed. Sept. 17 - Sustainability Fair with Sustainable Blacksburg
Sat. Sept. 20 - Apple Tasting Event, music by the Blacks Twig Pickers
Market hours: Wed, 2 - 7 pm; Sat, 8am - 2pm
For more information and upcoming activities visit: http://www.blacksburgfarmersmarket.com/
Seek Education, Explore DiScover - SEEDS®Discovery Learning for Everyone
Founded in 1995
107 Wharton St. SE
PO Box 824
Blacksburg VA 24063-0824
YMCA Thrift Store
Sundays-The Thrift Shop will be open 12-5pm for shopping as well as dropping off items at the dock.
The YMCA at Virginia Tech hours for reception of Thrift Store donations are as follows:
Monday through Saturday…..9 AM until 6 PM.
Sunday………………… ….12 PM until 4 PM.
For specific information on Downtown Blacksburg Events please contact:
Laureen Blakemore, Director