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September 7, 2012

COMMUNITY NEWS

Friday, September 7, 2012

  • Birthday Sale (4pm – 7pm) @ Mr. Bill’s Wine Cellar, beer and wine samples! For more info – www.mrbillswinecellar.com  
  • NRV SkyFest Airshow (5pm – 11pm) @ NRV Airport – Dublin, VA  For more info – www.nrvairshow.com  
  • First Fridays @ Five (5pm – 8pm) @ SunTrust Plaza – Franklin Road, For more information visit www.firstfridaysroanoke.com
  • Free Weekly Beer Tasting (5pm – 8pm) @ Wine Gourmet
  • Dancing Under the Stars (8pm – 11pm) @ Vahalla Vineyards, Bring a picnic, grab some wine and listen to music under the stars. Reservations required - www.valhallawines.com  
  • No Shame Theatre (10pm – 12pm) @ Mill Mountain Theatre, An open forum for audiences, writers and performers of all kinds. For more info - http://www.noshame.org/roanoke/index.htm  

Saturday, September 8, 2012

  • Community Arboretum Day at Virginia Western, 9 a.m. to noon, A family event. Join us for Educational Garden Tours, Visit the new City Garden and enjoy refreshments. Bring the children and allow them to explore the children's garden and the maze. This event is hosted by Roanoke Master Gardeners in Cooperation with the Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Community Arboretum.
  • Birthday Sale (4pm – 7pm) @ Mr. Bill’s Wine Cellar For more info – www.mrbillswinecellar.com  
  • Spectacular Saturdays at the Taubman@ Taubman Museum Free admittance to the museum and more. For more info – www.taubmanmuseum.org
  • Physicians on Foot (8:30am) @ Roanoke River Greenway Numerous Carilion Clinic physicians are lacing up their walking shoes alongside the public in the "Physicians on Foot" weekly walking program. For info - www.carilionclinic.org/walking  
  • NRV SkyFest Airshow (9am – 5pm) @ NRV Airport – Dublin, VA, For more info – www.nrvairshow.com  
  • Olde Salem Days (10am – 5pm) @ Downtown Salem, Featuring over 400 artists, crafters and classic car exhibitors, numerous food vendors and live entertainment.
  • City Market Saturdays (11am – 2:30pm) @ Downtown Roanoke, For more info - www.downtownroanoke.org,  
  • Squealing Black Dog Wine & Swine Festival (11am – 5pm) @ Chateau Morrisette, Spend a smoky day with guest pit masters, their sauce competitions, live music, wine tasting, vendors and more! For more info – www.thedogs.com  
  • 18th Annual Rockbridge Wine Festival (12pm – 5pm) @ Theater at Lime Kiln – Lexington, VA, For more info – www.lexrockchamber.com,  
  • Free Weekly Wine Tasting (12pm – 5pm) @ Wine Gourmet
  • Bluegrass (6pm – 10pm) @ Salem Farmers’ Market, Come bring your instrument, chair and get ready for some parking lot picking. Acoustic instruments only. For more info - http://bluegrass-in-roanoke.com/  
  • 2nd Saturday Mingle at the Market (7pm – 10pm) @ Vinton Farmer’s Market, Summer Concert Series @ the Vinton’s Farmers Market. For more info – www.vintonchamber.com  
  • Lazy Man Dub Band (10pm – 12am) @ Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill, Lazy Man Dub Band rocks the Martin's Downtown stage with a free show to help you enjoy your weekend!

Sunday, September 9, 2012

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 – 7 p.m., Penn Forest Christian Church, 3028 Penn Forest Blvd. SW. Call 1-800-Red Cross for an appointment
  • Blue Ridge Veterans 5K Race and Fun Run (9am – 12pm) @ Wasena Park, Race proceeds benefit the Tunnel to Towers Foundation to build Patrick County Marine J.B. Kerns a smart home. For more info – http://www.blueridgeveteranscelebration.com/1/5k_run_walk.php  
  • NRV SkyFest Airshow (9am – 5pm) @ NRV Airport – Dublin, VA, For more info – www.nrvairshow.com  

Upcoming:

  • A Better Understanding: Autism Awareness Training, Sunday, October 7, 1-5 p.m., Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Rescue Squad. Contact Leah Coffman (857-6678 or lcoffman@virginiawestern.edu) for more information.