• Featured

    Anne Vaughan Designs

    Anne Vaughan Designs offers unique and affordable jewelry pieces to customers in over 300 stores across the nation. Their bracelets, necklaces, and earrings are created by artisan makers in the Blue Ridge Mountains. These memorable designs may travel far and wide, but the heart of the work remains rooted in the Roanoke and New River Valley! The venture began nearly fifteen years ago, when a brave mother chose to pursue her dreams...

  • 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...

  • Area Happenings

    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.

  • Bella Outdoors

    Yes, Virginia, Use a Travel Agent!

    When planning a trip, American travelers log an average of 140 visits to travel sites before booking a vacation, according to Expedia Group. And many of those abandon their planning altogether because of the grunt work and uncertainty. Once you’re caught in the “I’ll plan it later” trap, six months have passed, and you’ve left vacation days on the table.

  • Area Happenings,  Bella Outdoors

    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.