• Area Happenings,  Bella Outdoors

    Cirque du Floyd

    On August 16-17, local and regional performance artists will converge at Chantilly Farm in Floyd County for the third annual Cirque du Floyd. The two-day event showcases some of the most talented regional circus artists ranging from jugglers and hoopers, to acrobats and magicians. Stage performers, buskers, musicians and interactive schtick will be enjoyed by patrons throughout the weekend...

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    Jazz in July… in Salem!

    Summer is in full swing. And that means one of our annual summer music traditions: Jazz in July at Longwood Park in Salem. Bring your chairs, a blanket and a picnic for some of the area's best Jazz music!

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    Jefferson Center Rocks

    Continuing with its mission to enrich the community, Jefferson Center is pleased to present its 2019-2020 Performance Season. The curated season consists of world-touring artists, GRAMMY® award winners, and musicians who’ve influenced the musical landscape of today.

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    An “Energetic” Day at Floyd Energy Fest

    Floyd Energy Fest is an all-day event (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) with speakers, exhibits, vendors, workshops, and great food. Hear experts present fascinating information on solarizing your home, using energy efficient systems, geothermal heating and cooling and how the climate is affecting our local ecology and community.

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    Your Perfect Day Awaits

    Bent Oaks Manor is a historic treasure nestled in the heart of the Roanoke Valley. Its romantic beginnings date back to 1910, when it was built as one of five Boxley family homes in the area. This particular estate was built as a wedding present for one of their sons and his new bride. Although it has changed hands several times over the years since, many of the historical touches have been preserved and await new generations of families who seek the space for their most important memories.

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    Back to Basics: The Good Living School

    With an ever growing focus on living more sustainably while reducing our consumption and waste an upcoming local event is offering instructionals on how to provide some basic needs right in our own backyards. The urgent call for global climate action leaves many of us asking, what can we do to lessen our impact on Mother Earth?

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    Komen on the Creeper

    Ready to go above and beyond a 5K? Take the next step in the fight against breast cancer along the Creeper Trail in Abingdon. Over 30 years ago, Nancy Brinker began a national organization in honor of her late sister who lost her battle to breast cancer, Susan G. Komen. With a goal to end breast cancer forever, the Susan G. Komen organization has raised over two billion dollars to date and started many programs to inform women about the effects of breast cancer and the importance of mammograms.  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and on October 27th, the Virginia Blue Ridge affiliate of Susan G. Komen is hosting Komen on…