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Friday, March 2, 2018

Garden tour planned

  Tickets are now available for the April 26 Martinsville-Henry County Garden Day “Art In Bloom,” a home and garden tour, plus more. The tour will highlight the Arts and Culture District of a city with history rooted in tobacco, textiles and furniture. Interpretive floral arrangements will be displayed at tour sites. “Imagine a work […]

Greenbrier Roots open mic series

Local artists pick a tune at the most recent Greenbrier Roots, a new series of coffeehouse-style open mic performances at the Pocahontas County Opera House. The next open mic will be Friday, April 21, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This event is free to the public. Acoustic instruments, poetry, singers, and dancers are all welcome […]

Opera House presents island music and children’s matinee

The Pocahontas County Opera House wraps up its April calendar with West Virginia steel drum band Steel Away on Saturay, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. and a special family matinee performance of The Secret Garden on Sunday, April 30 at 2 p.m. Steel Away is the main full band performance group from cb Studios in […]

Outdoor play returns to Radford with story of Mary Draper Ingles

On the last Sunday of every month this summer in the sunken garden at Nesselrod Bed and Breakfast, the story of Mary Draper Ingles will be retold as a historical outdoor drama with a working title of, “Mary Draper Ingles: A Heroine’s Journey.” In it, Mary Draper Ingles tells her story of strength and determination […]

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Steel Away – to the opera house

Saturday, April 22 • 7:30 p.m. • $10 Steel Away is the main full band performance group from cb Studios in Morgantown.  The all-female group was formed in 2007 as a class learning how to play steel drums.  The group is currently made up of 10 women, ranging in age from 25 to 70, and […]

GvTots to share some tunes

The GVTots will take the stage to share their hard work through song and speech. Greenbrier Valley Theatre Youth Education Program Showcases start on Apr. 11 at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. with the GVTots’ “Once Upon a Time…” The young students have been meeting once a week since January, and are ready to show […]

Lewis Theatre to show ‘1984’

  “The film ‘1984’ opens with clerk Winston Smith rewriting history. His task is to change obsolete government documents so that they reflect current reality. He methodically scratches out old headlines, obliterates the photographs of newly made ‘unpersons,’ and attends mass rallies at which the worship of Big Brother alternates with numbing reports of the […]

Carnegie Hall presents ‘States of Grace’ for On Screen/In Person film series

Carnegie Hall invites the public to “States of Grace,” the final installment of this season’s On Screen/In Person  film series at 7 p.m. on Monday, Apr. 10. There will be an informal reception preceding the film at 6:30 p.m. and a Q-and-A with filmmaker Mark Lipman immediately following the film. “States of Grace” captures the […]

Entertainment Calendar – April 7th, 2017

  April 8-16 Art Exhibits: Character in Light: Creating the Memorable from the Mundane by Chuck Almarez, Lobby Gallery; Image/Text by David Underwood, Museum Gallery; Creative Youth Art Exhibit, Old Stone Gallery; Carnegie Hall, March 3-April 28 Saturday, April 8 Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, downtown Lewisburg, 11 a.m. Nectar of the Gods: Yoga & Beer, GV […]

Greenbrier Artists Annual Exhibit in Carnegie Hall open now

  Greenbrier Artists are having their annual art exhibit at Carnegie Hall’s Old Stone Room from Mar. 31 to Apr. 26. Although there will be no reception this year due to a scheduling conflict, the show will feature all types of work painted by the members who work in watercolors, pastels, oils, acrylics, fabric and […]

Anti-bullying advocates to perform at Hill and Holler

The Change and the One Voice Project Anti-Bullying Tour will hold a performance on Saturday, Apr. 8, from 8-11 p.m. at Hill and Holler. This all-ages music show is a benefit to send young people on an anti-bullying tour of Horry and Georgetown counties in South Carolina during spring break. There is no cover charge. […]

Mad scientists stalk Lewisburg on Earth Day for scavenger hunt

  Where will you be on Earth Day in 2017? Many local residents will be at the “Everybody’s a Scientist Scavenger Hunt” in Lewisburg for an afternoon of fun, community, and education. The free family-friendly event will take place from 2-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 22, at the parking lot between the Lewisburg United Methodist Church […]

Carnegie Hall Guild to hold fundraiser and 10th Anniversary Celebration Tea

  The Carnegie Hall Guild will hold its 10th Anniversary Celebration Tea Party on Sunday afternoon, May 7, at the Elks Country Club in Lewisburg. The event will begin at 3 p.m. with a parade of tables, and conclude at 5 p.m. Unique, individually designed tables will be featured at this event. Guests will be […]

Lewisburg area farmers to host fundraiser on First Friday

Join the members of the Lewisburg Farmers Market for fun, food, music and a silent auction Friday, Apr. 7 from 5-8 p.m. at the Convention and Visitors Bureau in downtown Lewisburg. Music will be provided by the Strum Sum Band. Money raised from the silent auction supports several initiatives of the Lewisburg Farmers Market to […]

The Country Boys and Strictly Strings to perform at NRCC

The music of The Country Boys and Strictly Strings will be featured during New River Community College’s Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club Jamboree on Saturday. Music will begin at 6 p.m. in 117 Edwards Hall at NRCC in Dublin. The Country Boys have been playing traditional bluegrass and bluegrass gospel music throughout North Carolina and […]

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Alumni guest artists take a walk on the Wilde side

Radford University Department of Theatre and Cinema rounds out its Pridemore Series with a smash…a smashing production of “The Importance of Being Earnest,” that is. Oscar Wilde’s theatrical masterpiece of wit and frivolity lands on the Hayes Stage April 11 and plays through April 16. With gorgeous period costumes and lavish, Aesthetic Movement-inspired scenery, this […]

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Produce available for seniors

  Farm Fresh Market for Seniors (also known as the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program) is available through the Southern Area Agency on Aging. Eligible seniors may receive $40 worth of coupons that can be used to purchase locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and cut herbs at participating farmer’s markets. The number of participants is […]

American Pickers coming to Virginia

  The History channel show “American Pickers” plans to return to Virginia to film episodes in May. American Pickers is a documentary exploring the world of antique “picking.” The show follows hosts Mike and Frank as they hunt for sizeable, unique collections and the stories behind them. American Pickers is looking for leads in Virginia. […]

CATS coming to PHCC

Patrick Henry Community College’s performing troupe, the Patriot Players are feline fine. Tickets are now on sale for the Players’ next performance CATS: The Musical, directed by Kacy Crabtree. This Broadway hit based on T.S. Elliot’s lyrical poetry is coming to the Walker Student Center Theater April 21-23 and April 28-30. Friday and Saturday shows […]

N.C. genealogical society to hold spring swap meet

The Genealogical Society of Rockingham and Stokes Counties, N.C., will hold its annual Spring Swap Meeting on Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Francisco Community Building located at 7104 NC Highway 89W, Westfield, N.C. People bring their genealogy materials, photographs, scrapbooks and other findings to this event to “share and […]