Earth Day celebrations are taking place this weekend along with loads of other fun filled activities! Take advantage of the lovely spring weather and spend some time together! ENJOY!

 

Friday – April 26, 2019

2019 Annual Plant Sale

Looking for a great place to find some plants to add to your garden?? The VT Horticulture Club and Hahn Horticulture Garden are hosting their annual plant sale starting Friday and will go through Saturday until 3 PM!

Time: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Cost: Free Admission – Plants for Sale

Location: Washington Street Greenhouses and Hahn Horticulture Garden at Virginia Tech

For more information, visit: http://www.hort.vt.edu/hhg/  

VT Fitness Park Grand Opening

Join VT Rec Sports for free food, t-shirts, lawn games and demonstrations for the grand opening of the new fitness park.

Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Cost: Free

Location: Virginia Tech – Prairie Quad

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/VirginiaTechRecSports/

This event is free and open to everyone.

Feet on the Street: Outdoor Music & Square Dancing

Looking for a little dancing in the streets?? Come to downtown Christiansburg and enjoy some food trucks, live music and dancing.

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Cost: Free

Location: Downtown Christiansburg – Hickok Street

All dances are taught by caller and no experience or partner is necessary.

For more information, visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/815093182180640/

 

Saturday – April 27, 2019

2019 Christiansburg – Blacksburg Rotary Club Spring Blood Screening

A public service to New River Valley residents, the fasting blood test screens over 30 different markers including cholesterol, glucose, and red blood indices at a significantly reduced cost of $40.00. Blood test results are sent to participants and their physician of choice.

Time: 6:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Cost: $40.00

Location: LewisGale Hospital Montgomery

Pre-register for the blood screening at http://www.rotary7570.org/blood or call 540-951-8988.

Walk-in registration is accepted the day of the blood screening.

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/ChristiansburgBlacksburgRotary

2019 Semi Annual Repair Cafe and Earth Day Celebration

Have a few items that could use some repair?? Bring up to 3 small items by the NRV Habitat for Humanity ReStore for assessment and repair by volunteers. Offering sewing, plant re-potting, knife and tool sharpening, IT support, small furniture repair and small electronics repair.

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Cost: Free

Location: Habitat for Humanity ReStore

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/266847157601890/

2019 Mudbass Classic Fishing Tournament

Got a new fishing rod? Break it in at the 36th Annual Mudbass Fishing Tournament, hosted by the VT Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Rods, reels and bait will be provided and entry prizes will be awarded.

Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Cost: Free

Location: Blacksburg Duck Pond.

Note: Participants age 16 or older need a valid VA fishing license.

For more information, visit: https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2019/04/cnre-mudbass-tournament.html

The Fly Fishing Film Tour

Enjoy a night of fishing films and camaraderie to benefit local conservation work and youth education programs in the NRV! Hosted by the NRV Chapter of Trout Unlimited with raffles and cash bar! Prizes include but not limited to: Orvis Fly Fishing Rod & Reel, Thomas and Thomas Avanti Rod, Simms Fishing Pack, Yeti Cooler, Ross Reel

Time: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Cost: $20.00

Location: Frank Theaters CineBowl & Grille

Tickets are $20.00 per person and are available online and will be available on-site provided tickets are still left. To purchase online: https://flyfilmtour.myeventscenter.com/event/Blacksburg-Va-32664

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/300459310643864/

2019 Rollin’ on the River Food Truck Rodeo

Come out and enjoy a day of live music and all your favorite food trucks, don’t forget your chair or blanket to relax on the lawn!

Time: 11:00 AM -6:00 PM

Cost: Free

Location: Bissett Park – Radford

Event & Music Schedule:

• 11:00 AM: Food Truck Rodeo opens

• 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Dirt Road Breakdown

• 12:45-2:00 PM: Abigail Belcher

• 2:15-3:45 PM: Ryan Greer

• 4:00-6:00 PM: Space Monkey

Join us in Bisset Park along the banks of the New River in Radford, Virginia for the 2nd Annual Rollin’ on the River Food Truck Rodeo. There will be over 25 food trucks with live music, activities for children, and a day full of fun for everyone!

Two ATM’s will be available on site.

For more information, visit: or https://www.facebook.com/events/343776846462132/

Sunday – April 28, 2019

2019 Planting Festival

Enjoy live music, local artisan and craft vendors, kids zone, food trucks, tastings from local wineries and breweries in a family friendly atmosphere.

Time: 12:00 – 6:00 PM

Cost: Admission: Free

Tasting Ticket: $15.00

Location: WhiteBarrel Winery – Christiansburg

The event is dog friendly.

For more information, visit: http://whitebarrel.com/event/9th-annual-planting-festival/ or https://www.facebook.com/whitebarrelwinery or call 540-382-7619.

2019 Spring Open House

Celebrate Spring on the Blue Ridge with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and tastings!

Time: 11:00 – 4:00 PM

Cost: Free

Venue: Chateau Morrisette

The finale of the Spring Wine Sale with 20% off bottles and 30% off cases.

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/ch.morrisette

Cars for Cancer NRV Spring 2019 Car Show

If you’re looking for a reason to show off your car, how about one for a good cause?? Enter the Cars for Cancer Car Show! Awards will be given out in a variety of categories and goody bags will be given to car show entrants on a first come, first serve basis. All of the proceeds will benefit the Montgomery County Relay For Life.

Time: 12:00 – 4:00 PM

Cost:

Spectators: Free

Vehicle Entry into Car Show: $10.00

Location: NAPA Auto Parts – Christiansburg

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/CarsForCancerNRV

2019 Animals and Agriculture

Celebrate Earth Day with a fun , family friendly event at Beliveau Estate Winery! This event will include many animals including a petting zoo, wildlife talks, vineyard and lavender talks, and many more activities.

Time: 12:00 – 5:00 PM

Cost: Free

Venue: Beliveau Estate Winery – Blacksburg

The finale of the Spring Wine Sale with 20% off bottles and 30% off cases.

For more information, visit: http://www.beliveauestate.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/BeliveauEstateWinery or call 540-961-0505.

2019 Annual International Street Fair

This year’s event will be kick started with a grand opening, called “Procession of Nations”. At their booths, members from student organizations representing 40 countries will discuss about their missions, cultural background, and display handicrafts, textiles, and pre-wrapped food products. There will also be live performances of traditional music, children’s activities, international food trucks (Note: student organizations no longer sell non-wrapped traditional food) and dancers from around the world sharing their culture with you.

Time: 12:00 – 5:00 PM

Cost: Free

Venue: Squires Student Center Parking Lot

This event is rain or shine, no pets please.


For more information, visit: http://international.vt.edu/interculturalinitiatives/international_street_fair.html