http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Craft CMS http://buildwithcraft.com/ https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/rss Lexington Virginia Events 15 admin@lexingtonvirginia.com Copyright %2021 Fri, 14 May 2021 08:40:25 -0400 VMI Parade https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/vmi-parade vmi-parade Starts: Saturday, November 3, 2018 10:30 am

Ends: Friday, September 7, 2018 05:00 pm

Location: Virginia Military Institute
Parade
Lexington, VA 24550

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Website: https://www.vmi.edu/about/calendar/

Details: The VMI Corps of Cadets march in full parade most Friday afternoons and some Saturday mornings when VMI is in session. Parades are open to the public.

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Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:45:00
"THE LOST BATTALION" WWI Film Series https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/the-lost-battalion the-lost-battalion Starts: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 07:00 pm

Ends: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 09:00 pm

Location: Gillis Theater
Center for Leadership and Ethics, VMI 500 Anderson Dr.
Lexington, GA 24450

Phone: (540) 464-1058

Website: https://rockbridgehistory.org/

Details: FREE. The third screening of Rockbridge Historical Society's WWI Film Series, presents the dramatic, gritty representation of the United States' Meuse-Argonne Campaign, in THE LOST BATTALION. "500 U.S. Soldiers, Trapped 5 Days Behind Enemy Lines. The Germans Gave Them Two Options: Surrender. Or Die. They chose a Third." Facing extraordinary odds, and in the terror of a mechanized, crushing, unforgiving Great War, 'The Lost Battalion' survived the incinerating thickets of France's Argonne Forest. And their courage turned the tide to help win World War I. The 90-minute film (Rated TV-14) will be preceded by a half hour's remarks from Director for VMI Center of Leadership and Ethics, Col. David Gray, and VMI Museum System Executive Director Keith Gibson. In supporting RHS' commitments to local histories, no less than the Institute's long and distinct legacy, their expertise will highlight the service and sacrifice of VMI alumni, staff, and soldiers on the Western Front. They're also uniquely prepared to address all those sustaining if often overlooked logistical challenges in engineering the stateside training sites and systems, and war effort at large. Before and after the film, you can browse artifacts brought to the event from RHS’ WWI exhibit, including research profiles prepared by current VMI cadets. Plenty of accessible parking behind Gillis Theater, in the Center for Leadership and Ethics, on the southern end of the VMI Parade Ground. For more, see RHS Facebook

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Wed, 10 Apr 2019 19:00:00
Rescue 13 Haunted House https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/rescue-13-haunted-house rescue-13-haunted-house Starts: Saturday, October 31, 2020 07:00 pm

Ends: Saturday, October 31, 2020 09:00 pm

Location: Rescue 13 Haunted House
9835 Maury River Road
Goshen, VA

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Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/270162614326222/

Details: Come by on Halloween night to the carnival field for our annual Halloween House if you dare. It is only $1 per person per walk through. The physical address is 9835 Maury River Road Goshen, VA. Please abide by social distancing standards if able. Thank you for your support to an all volunteer rescue squad!Hosted by Goshen First Aid Crew

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Sat, 31 Oct 2020 19:00:00
Grand Opening - Flowers & Things at Sycamore Lane https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/grand-opening-flowers-things-at-sycamore-lane grand-opening-flowers-things-at-sycamore-lane Starts: Friday, November 6, 2020 12:00 am

Ends: Sunday, November 8, 2020 12:00 am

Location: Flowers & Things at Sycamore Lane
2265 Beech Avenue
Buena Vista, VA 24416

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Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/2135183533281176

Details: Join us as we open the doors to our new store. Home decor items fill the shelves, thoughtful gift ideas are easy to grab, and of course we have all the flower arrangements and services you'll ever need.See you there!

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Fri, 06 Nov 2020 00:00:00
Season of Gratitude - Presented by The Rockbridge Ballet https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/season-of-gratitude-presented-by-the-rockbridge-ballet season-of-gratitude-presented-by-the-rockbridge-ballet Starts: Thursday, November 12, 2020 06:00 pm

Ends: Friday, November 13, 2020 09:00 pm

Location: Hull's Drive-IN
2367 N. Lee Highway
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone:

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/678555782781437/

Details: The Rockbridge Ballet presents a video performance of "Season of Gratitude" including excerpts from The Seasons with music by Vivaldi and original choreography by our talented artistic staff. Thursday, November 12 Friday, November 13 Gates open at 6:00. Performance movie begins at 7:00. Hull's Drive-In 2367 N. Lee Highway Lexington, VA 24450 $35/ Car. Tickets available at rockbridgeballet.org and TheStudio for Dance and the Arts

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Fri, 13 Nov 2020 18:00:00
Jingle Bell Carriage Rides https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/jingle-bell-carriage-rides jingle-bell-carriage-rides Starts: Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:00 pm

Ends: Saturday, November 28, 2020 03:00 pm

Location: Lexington Carriage Company
Carriage House 130 S. Randolph St.
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone: 540-463-5647

Website: http://www.lexcarriage.com/

Details: The perfect way to kick off your holidays! Come and celebrate Small Business Saturday with us by taking a short carriage ride – jingle bells and all! – around Lexington's business district to check out the decorations and get into the spirit of the season! Rides will last approximately 10-15 minutes. Cost is $5/person. Today's rides depart from our carriage house on Randolph Street, NOT from our hitching post across from the Visitor Center. We are also asking for donations of non-perishable foods and other items to benefit local families in need. (A list of needed goods will be provided, when available)

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Sat, 28 Nov 2020 12:00:00
Virginia Arcadia: The Natural Bridge in American Art https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/virginia-arcadia-the-natural-bridge-in-american-art virginia-arcadia-the-natural-bridge-in-american-art Starts: Saturday, February 6, 2021 12:00 am

Ends: Sunday, August 1, 2021 12:00 am

Location: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd.
Richmond, VA 23220

Phone: 804.340.1400

Website: https://www.vmfa.museum/exhibitions/exhibitions/virginia-arcadia-natural-bridge-american-art/

Details: FEBRUARY 6, 2021 – AUGUST 1, 2021 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents Virginia Arcadia: The Natural Bridge in American Art. Explore the artistic legacy of an iconic natural wonder. Depicted and celebrated for centuries, the Natural Bridge is the Shenandoah Valley’s breathtaking centerpiece—a towering, primeval witness to human history and timeless muse. The free exhibition examines its image in paintings, prints, decorative arts, photography and more. Featured artists include Frederic Church, David Johnson, Edward Hicks, and many others. Virginia Arcadia: The Natural Bridge in American Art examines one of the most frequently depicted sites in American 19th-century landscape painting. It was one of the most frequently depicted and described American natural attractions of the 19th century, likely only surpassed by Niagara Falls. Natural Bridge prompts both aesthetic and scientific contemplation and has figured prominently in discussions of western expansion, slavery, tourism, and ecological conservation. While the rock formation is more than 400 million years old, the earliest published references to the natural wonder involve historical figures such as Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. The Natural Bridge is a site for mythmaking—the creation of American foundational lore that continues to this day. Its historical importance notwithstanding, the Natural Bridge has escaped serious scholarly contemplation and art historical examination. Situated in the Shenandoah Valley, within the evocatively named Rockbridge County, the Natural Bridge formed gradually as the waters of Cedar Creek caused erosion, resulting in an arched formation measuring 215 feet high and 90 feet wide. In 1774 Thomas Jefferson purchased the site from King George III as part of a 150-acre tract of land. The land remained in the Jefferson family for seven years after his death in 1826. The arch quickly became one of the most reproduced and easily recognizable natural wonders. Artist-explorers such as Joshua Shaw (1776–1860) and Jacob Caleb Ward (1809–1891), whose works are featured in this exhibition, found in the formation a scene of picturesque beauty. For artists and authors, it became a recurring device with which to underscore the beauty of the American landscape. Influenced by British theories of the sublime and the picturesque, painters Frederic Church (1826–1900), and David Johnson (1827–1908) repeatedly sought out the landmark, which they also positioned as an icon in natural history. Self-taught artists such as Edward Hicks (1780–1849) and Caleb Boyle (fl. 1800–22) claimed the Bridge to be a uniquely American icon with mythic foundation and divine inspiration. Along with landmark paintings by Church and Johnson, Virginia Arcadia contains important depictions of the Bridge by Hicks, Boyle, and unidentified decorative artists. Even after tourism to the site soared in popularity beginning in the 1840s, depictions retain a pastoral sensibility and harmonious meeting of nature and civilization. After the Civil War, a demand for even grander wilderness found in the western landscapes of Yellowstone and Yosemite led to a steep decline in the Bridges depictions and cultural currency. The 21st century has seen rekindled interest in the subject. In September of 2016, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that a 1,500-acre tract of land surrounding the Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County would be designated as the Commonwealth’s newest state park. Citing that the “historical and geographical significance of Natural Bridge is beyond question,” the creation of a Natural Bridge State Park is the realization of Jefferson’s long-delayed vision. ------------------------------------- The exhibit's featured piece of Decorative Arts is the Rockbridge Historical Society's loan of its unique 'Natural Bridge Painted Fancy Chair,' (c.1820s) once owned by local 19th-century poet, diarist, and educational advocate Margaret Junkin Preston. ------------------------------------- The News-Gazette article: Virginia Arcadia and Natural Bridge Rockbridge Treasures Wilson N G March 17 2021

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Sat, 06 Feb 2021 00:00:00
Environment Virginia Symposium https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/environment-virginia-symposium environment-virginia-symposium Starts: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:00 am

Ends: Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:00 am

Location: Virtual

Phone:

Website: https://www.vmi.edu/about/conferences/eva/register/

Details: The symposium, which in the past has been held at VMI, will be virtual for 2021. The 31st Annual Environment Virginia Symposium is the Commonwealth’s premier environmental conference which brings together environmental professionals throughout Virginia from all sectors: government, non-profits, academia, and industry. Their joint efforts create better results for our environment for our state and region. As many as 600 environmental professionals normally attend from all over Virginia and every sector of the environmental industry. Past attendees and newcomers alike enjoy a mutual exchange of ideas, best practices, and strategies. By bringing this conference online for 2021, we expect even more people from across the region and country to be able to participate. The conference will include about thirty sessions with topics ranging from climate resilience to environmental justice. There will also be notable speakers, workshops, events, and networking opportunities. To register go to https://www.vmi.edu/about/conf... .

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Tue, 23 Mar 2021 00:00:00
Hull's Community Markets https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/hulls-community-markets hulls-community-markets Starts: Saturday, April 24, 2021 08:00 am

Ends: Saturday, September 25, 2021 01:00 pm

Location: Hull's Drive-In
2367 N. Lee Highway
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone: 8045439346

Website: https://hullsdrivein.com/events/community-market/

Details: Crafters, vendors, artists, bakers, farmers, collectors & yard salers wanted for monthly Community Markets @ Hull's Drive-In. The 4th Saturday of each month beginning in April. $20 per vendor space which will help support the Land Purchase Fund account. Markets are open to the public and FREE to attend!

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Sat, 25 Sep 2021 08:00:00
Jason Hostetter at Great Valley Farm Brewery & Winery https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/jason-hostetter-at-great-valley-farm-brewery-winery jason-hostetter-at-great-valley-farm-brewery-winery Starts: Sunday, April 25, 2021 02:30 pm

Ends: Friday, June 25, 2021 05:30 pm

Location: Great Valley Farm Brewery & Winery
60 Great Valley Farm Lane
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

Phone:

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1586363481564517/

Details: Local favorite Jason Hostetter will be performing at Great Valley Farm Brewery & Winery starting at 4:30 p.m. Sit back with your favorite GVF beverage and enjoy the tunes.

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Fri, 25 Jun 2021 16:30:00
Glasgow Farmers' Market - May Day at the Market https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/glasgow-farmers-market-may-day-at-the-market glasgow-farmers-market-may-day-at-the-market Starts: Saturday, May 1, 2021 09:00 am

Ends: Saturday, May 1, 2021 03:00 pm

Location:
10th and Kanawha Streets
Glasgow, VA 24555

Phone: (540) 570-0919

Website: https://www.facebook.com/glasgowfarmersmarket/

Details: MAY DAY at the MARKET 9am – 3pm 10th and Kanawha St | Glasgow, VA 24555 Baked GoodsLocal Arts and CraftsPrize Wheel for KidsGift Basket Give AwayBIZZEE B'S BBQBLUE RIDGE CIDER DOUGHNUTSOthers to be determined Regular Market Days & Hours (May through October) FRIDAYS 10am - 2pmSATURDAYS 9am –1pm MASKS and SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED

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Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00
WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY PRESENTS: Senior Recital: Carissa Petzold ’21, clarinet https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/washington-and-lee-university-presents-senior-recital-carissa-petzold-21-clarinet washington-and-lee-university-presents-senior-recital-carissa-petzold-21-clarinet Starts: Saturday, May 1, 2021 08:00 pm

Ends: Saturday, May 1, 2021 09:30 pm

Location: Via LIVESTREAM

Phone: 540-458-8000

Website: https://my.wlu.edu/lenfest-center

Details: Senior Recital: Carissa Petzold ’21, clarinetSaturday, May 1, 2021 at 8 p.m. Recital will be streamed at https://livestream.com/wlu Carissa Petzold, a senior double music and economics major from Raleigh, North Carolina, will perform an expansive variety of clarinet works, with portrayals of the instrument ranging from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's seminal introduction of the clarinet to the musical stage, through Johannes Brahms' drawn-out explorations of its beauty, to Igor Stravinsky's inspired demonstrations of its versatility.

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Sat, 01 May 2021 20:00:00
Mamma Mia! & Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/mamma-mia-mamma-mia-here-we-go-again mamma-mia-mamma-mia-here-we-go-again Starts: Friday, May 7, 2021 08:30 pm

Ends: Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:00 pm

Location: Hull's Drive-In Theatre
2367 N Lee Hwy.
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone: 540-463-3777

Website: https://hullsdriveinticketing.square.site

Details: Mother's Day Weekend @ Hull's! Gates open @ 6:30, Movie starts @ 8:30 Only $20 for the whole family & BOTH movies! Come celebrate MOM at the Drive-In!!

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Sat, 08 May 2021 20:30:00
Trail Run & Family Fun Run with LIVE MUSIC https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/trail-run-family-fun-run-with-live-music trail-run-family-fun-run-with-live-music Starts: Friday, May 7, 2021 05:00 pm

Ends: Friday, May 7, 2021 07:00 pm

Location: Glen Maury Park Double Decker
101 Maury Park Dr.
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Phone: 5402617321

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1349267908802552

Details: Join us for a Trail Run & Family Fun Run and live music by Light Year! On May 7th, we will be hosting both a 5k Trail Run and a 1.5 mile Fun Run (walk or run) as part of the Glen Maury Outdoor Series beginning and ending at the Double Decker pavilion. The runs will feature staggered start times to prevent the large gathering of people at the beginning and end, as well as requiring masks to be worn when not running. Open to runners/walkers of all ages and abilities. Be advised that the trail run will have a higher difficulty level. The runs will be FREE to all participants and will have a free concert and food available for purchase at the end! Register today at www.buenavistava.org/gmp-run-registration/. Registrations will also be accepted in person the day of the event. Event planned and hosted with volunteers from W&L and SVU.

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Fri, 07 May 2021 17:00:00
North Rockbridge Mom's Love Language Trail https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/north-rockbridge-moms-love-language-trail north-rockbridge-moms-love-language-trail Starts: Saturday, May 8, 2021 09:00 am

Ends: Saturday, May 8, 2021 06:00 pm

Location: North Rockbridge County

Phone: 540-784-9349

Website: https://www.facebook.com/North-Rockbridge-Trail-112274933788747

Details: Bring Mom and drive the back roads of North Rockbridge County. There are at least 26 stops on the Trail Map that Mom might enjoy - shops, farms, greenhouses, restaurants, historic sites and museums! Stay in one of our B&B's or cabins and make a weekend of it. Maps will be available at participating venues.

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Sat, 08 May 2021 09:00:00
Annual Plant Sale https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/annual-plant-sale annual-plant-sale Starts: Saturday, May 8, 2021 09:00 am

Ends: Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:00 pm

Location: Hopkins Green

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Website:

Details: Lexington's signature Plant Sale will take place on Saturday, May 8, at Hopkins Green from 9 a.m. to noon. Rain or shine, Rockbridge County's 6 garden clubs will join together to offer a good selection of annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, shrubs, potted plants, small trees, and more. Several area Master Gardeners will also be on hand to offer advice for growing the plants on display, all of which come from the gardens of local residents. Masks are required. The annual event, sponsored by the Rockbridge County Council of Garden Clubs, helps fund the city's hanging baskets that line Main Street each spring and summer as well as other civic causes. Plant sale handout

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Sat, 08 May 2021 09:00:00
WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY PRESENTS: Faculty Recital: "Anima e Grazia" Julia Goudimova, cello & Anna Billias, piano https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/washington-and-lee-university-presents-faculty-recital-anima-e-grazia-julia-goudimova-cello-anna-billias-piano washington-and-lee-university-presents-faculty-recital-anima-e-grazia-julia-goudimova-cello-anna-billias-piano Starts: Sunday, May 9, 2021 03:00 pm

Ends: Sunday, May 9, 2021 05:00 pm

Location: Via LIVESTREAM

Phone: 540-458-8000

Website: https://my.wlu.edu/lenfest-center

Details: Faculty Recital: "Anima e Grazia"Julia Goudimova, cello & Anna Billias, pianoSunday, May 9, 2021 at 3 p.m. No tickets are required.Performance will be streamed at https://livestream.com/wlu The duet, "Anima e Grazia", offers a special Mother's Day present featuring the "Cello Sonata No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 32", by Camille Saint-Saens. The program will also include other heartwarming romantic selections of French composers.

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Sun, 09 May 2021 15:00:00
Hull's Drive-In Theatre Double Feature https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/hulls-drive-in-theatre-double-feature-saturday hulls-drive-in-theatre-double-feature-saturday Starts: Saturday, April 24, 2021 06:00 pm

Ends: Saturday, April 24, 2021 11:00 pm

Location: Hull's Drive-In Theatre
2367 N Lee Highway
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone: 540-463-3777

Website: https://hullsdrivein.com

Details: Double features every Friday & Saturday night! Sundays too, from Memorial Day to Labor Day.Friday & Saturday nights - Gates open @ 6:00 pm, Movie starts @ 20 minutes after sunset. Movies play rain or shine! 2021 FEATURES COMING SOON! (Check website for dates)Godzilla VS KongTom & JerryLord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingLord of the Rings: The Two TowersLord of the Rings: The Return of the King2021: A Space OdysseyBlack WidowThe Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do ItCruellaE9Jungle CruiseMinions: The Rise of GruMortal KombatNo Time to DiePeter Rabbit 2: The RunawayRaya: The Last DragonThe Croods: A New AgeThe Little ThingsThe MarksmanTop Gun: Maverick

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Sat, 24 Apr 2021 18:00:00
Hull's Drive-In Theatre Double Feature https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/hulls-drive-in-theatre-double-feature-friday hulls-drive-in-theatre-double-feature-friday Starts: Friday, April 23, 2021 06:00 pm

Ends: Friday, April 23, 2021 11:00 pm

Location: Hull's Drive-In Theatre
2367 N Lee Highway
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone: 540-463-3777

Website: https://hullsdrivein.com

Details: Double features every Friday & Saturday night! Sundays too, from Memorial Day to Labor Day.Friday & Saturday nights - Gates open @ 6:00 pm, Movie starts @ 20 minutes after sunset. Movies play rain or shine!2021 FEATURES COMING SOON! (Check website for dates)Godzilla VS KongTom & JerryLord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingLord of the Rings: The Two TowersLord of the Rings: The Return of the King2021: A Space OdysseyBlack WidowThe Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do ItCruellaE9Jungle CruiseMinions: The Rise of GruMortal KombatNo Time to DiePeter Rabbit 2: The RunawayRaya: The Last DragonThe Croods: A New AgeThe Little ThingsThe MarksmanTop Gun: Maverick

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Fri, 23 Apr 2021 18:00:00
Friday Wine Tastings at Home! https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/weekly-wine-tasting weekly-wine-tasting Starts: Friday, August 21, 2015 04:30 pm

Ends: Friday, August 21, 2015 06:30 pm

Location: Washington Street Purveyors
9 East Washington St.
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone: (540) 464-9463

Website: https://www.facebook.com/wspurveyors/

Details: If you have loved Washington Street Purveyors Friday wine tastings, rejoice! You can still participate in this tradition even during COVID-19.Call 540-464-9463 to place your order for this week's wines, tasting notes, bread from Newtown Baking, and cheeses. Pickups are available Fridays before 5. If you're Lexington, delivery is free from 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays.Each Friday's wine tasting bundle for your at-home enjoyment is $60 plus tax.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:30:00
Washington and Lee University presents: Senior Recital: Robert Masi ’21, piano https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/washington-and-lee-university-presents-senior-recital-robert-masi-21-piano washington-and-lee-university-presents-senior-recital-robert-masi-21-piano Starts: Saturday, May 15, 2021 08:00 pm

Ends: Saturday, May 15, 2021 10:00 pm

Location: Via LIVESTREAM

Phone: 540-458-8000

Website: https://my.wlu.edu/lenfest-center

Details: Senior Recital: Robert Masi ’21, pianoSaturday, May 15, 2021 at 8 p.m. Tickets are not required. PERFORMANCE WILL BE STREAMED at https://livestream.com/wlu Robert Masi, a music major with a performance concentration, is from Fairfax, Virginia. His senior recital will feature solo piano masterworks such as Chopin's "Polonaise, in A-flat Major", "Heroique, Op. 53", Beethoven's "Sonata No. 21 Waldstein" and works by J.S. Bach, Maurice Ravel and more.

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Sat, 15 May 2021 20:00:00
Kids to Parks Day https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/kids-to-parks-day kids-to-parks-day Starts: Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:00 am

Ends: Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:00 am

Location: Natural Bridge State Park
6477 S. Lee Highway
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

Phone:

Website: https://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/park-event-info?id=NB210041-00

Details: Natural Bridge State Park is excited to announce our official 2021 kick-off of the Rockbridge Ranger program. Becoming a Rockbridge Ranger means you'll become familiar with some of the exciting things to do in Rockbridge County. You'll also learn why it's important to stay healthy and protect our natural and cultural resources. Come to the Natural Bridge Visitor Center to collect your Field Journal to begin your journey. This program is destined for children ages 5-12 years old. Once you finish your journal and bring it to Natural Bridge State Park, you will be sworn in as a Rockbridge Ranger and earn your Rockbridge Ranger Patch.

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Sat, 15 May 2021 00:00:00
Growler Grab Day https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/weekly-growler-grab-day weekly-growler-grab-day Starts: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 11:30 am

Ends: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:00 pm

Location: Devils Backbone Outpost Tap Room & Kitchen
50 Northwind Lane
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone: (540) 462-6200

Website: http://dbbrewingcompany.com/locations/outpost/

Details: Stop in and fill ‘er up! Each Wednesday at the Outpost, we offer special 64 oz. growler fills. If you don’t have a growler we have you covered. You may purchase a Devils Backbone growler, fill it and be on your way to your next adventure.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:30:00
Growler Fill Specials https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/growler-fill-specials growler-fill-specials Starts: Thursday, January 12, 2017 12:00 pm

Ends: Thursday, January 12, 2017 07:00 pm

Location: Great Valley Farm Brewery
60 Great Valley Ln
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

Phone: 540-521-6163

Website: http://www.greatvalleyfarmbrewery.com

Details: Get a special price on Growler Fills every Thursday at Great Valley Farm Brewery!

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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:00:00
Washington and Lee University presents: Aerial Dance https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/wlu-presents-aerial-dance wlu-presents-aerial-dance Starts: Thursday, May 20, 2021 02:30 pm

Ends: Friday, May 21, 2021 04:30 pm

Location: Via Livestream https://livestream.com/wlu

Phone: 540-458-8000

Website: https://my.wlu.edu/lenfest-center

Details: Aerial DanceThursday, May 20, 2021 at 2:30 p.m.Friday, May 21, 2021 at 2:30 p.m.Wilson Hall Exterior Wall The general public can view the performance live online from Wilson Hall Exterior Wall at https://livestream.com/wlu. Aerial Dance is open to members of the W&L community only. To be admitted, audience members will be required to check-in, have their temperature recorded and provide proof of daily attestation. Masking and social distancing protocols will be enforced. Under the artistic direction of Jenefer Davies, W&L is one of the first colleges in the country to offer aerial dance as an academic discipline and is a leader in avant-garde dance techniques. In this breathtaking performance under the clouds, exuberant dancers explore movement 40 feet above the ground as the culmination of their spring term study.

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Thu, 20 May 2021 14:30:00
Camping 101 at Glen Maury Park https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/camping-101-at-glen-maury-park camping-101-at-glen-maury-park Starts: Friday, May 21, 2021 05:00 pm

Ends: Friday, May 21, 2021 07:30 pm

Location: Glen Maury Park
101 Maury River Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Phone:

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1665136640353273

Details: Join us at the Glen Maury Park skate rink for demonstrations on how to set up and take down tents, build/start a fire, tie knots, wilderness first aid, and more!! FREE to participate and open to boys and girls of all ages! BSA Scouts Troop 29 and Troop 92 will also be recruiting boys and girls, 5th grade and older, to join their troop! Join us to learn more! Each demonstration will be done at a separate station, allowing for social distancing and smaller groups. All in attendance MUST wear a mask and gloves are encouraged! Hand sanitizer will be made readily available throughout the event.

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Fri, 21 May 2021 17:00:00
Washington and Lee University: Graduation Recital: Chad Thomas ’21, piano https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/washington-and-lee-university-graduation-recital-chad-thomas-21-piano washington-and-lee-university-graduation-recital-chad-thomas-21-piano Starts: Sunday, May 23, 2021 03:00 pm

Ends: Sunday, May 23, 2021 05:00 pm

Location: Via LIVESTREAM

Phone: 540-458-8000

Website: https://my.wlu.edu/lenfest-center

Details: Graduation Recital: Chad Thomas ’21, pianoSunday, May 23, 2021 at 3 p.m.No tickets are required. Performance will be streamed at https://livestream.com/wlu Chad Thomas '21, a senior mathematics and philosophy double major from Wiesbaden, Germany, will present a piano recital featuring works by Chopin, George Gershwin's monumental work, Rhapsody in Blue, and others.

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Sun, 23 May 2021 15:00:00
Washington and Lee University Presents: UNIVERSITY SINGERS COMMENCEMENT CONCERT https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/washington-and-lee-university-presents-university-singers-commencement-concert washington-and-lee-university-presents-university-singers-commencement-concert Starts: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 08:00 pm

Ends: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:00 pm

Location: Via LIVESTREAM

Phone: 540-458-8000

Website: https://my.wlu.edu/lenfest-center

Details: UNIVERSITY SINGERS COMMENCEMENT CONCERTTuesday, May 25, 2021 at 8 p.m.No tickets are required. PERFORMANCE WILL BE STREAMED at https://livestream.com/wlu Join the University Singers under the direction of Shane Lynch for one final concert performance of the year featuring favorite works from throughout the 2020-21 season selected by the seniors. This annual tradition is designed for parents and family of the graduating students, but is also open to the public. Musical styles presented run the gamut of big band jazz, with some funk and pop thrown in for good measure. Dancing has been known to spontaneously break out during this concert, so be prepared to have your feet moving.

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Tue, 25 May 2021 20:00:00
WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY PRESENTS: Demmanuel Gonzalez & Caleb Peña, Graduation Recital https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/washington-and-lee-university-presents-demmanuel-gonzalez-caleb-peña-graduation-recital washington-and-lee-university-presents-demmanuel-gonzalez-caleb-peña-graduation-recital Starts: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 03:00 pm

Ends: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 05:00 pm

Location: PERFORMANCE WILL BE STREAMED

Phone: 540-458-8000

Website: https://my.wlu.edu/lenfest-center

Details: Demmanuel Gonzalez & Caleb Peña, Graduation Recital Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm PERFORMANCE WILL BE STREAMED: https://livestream.com/wlu Demmanuel Gonzalez ’21, a senior from Clifton, New Jersey and Caleb Peña ’21, a senior from Saint Cloud, Florida, are both pursuing majors in music with minors in education. They will present a recital, from showcasing Scarlatti & Bach played on a harpsichord, to piano works by Beethoven, Gottschalk and others. They will conclude their program with an exciting piece for 2 pianos by Granados.

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Tue, 25 May 2021 15:00:00
Friday's in the Park with Vinyl Nation https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/fridays-in-the-park-vinyl-nation fridays-in-the-park-vinyl-nation Starts: Friday, May 28, 2021 06:30 pm

Ends: Friday, May 28, 2021 09:30 pm

Location: Multi-Purpose Pavilion
Glen Maury Park 101 Maury Park Dr
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Phone: 540-261-7321

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/151349656892124

Details: Join us for our FIRST Fridays in the Park of 2021, featuring Vinyl Nation (formerly known as 7 Mile Ford)!Friday, May 28 at the Multi-purpose Pavilion from 6:30-9:30pm.Admission is $5Concessions and beverages available for sale. Cash only! Event organizer will mandate additional COVID-19 safety measures in accordance with state and local regulations at the time of the event.

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Fri, 28 May 2021 18:30:00
Rock the Bricks! https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/rock-the-bricks rock-the-bricks Starts: Saturday, May 29, 2021 10:00 am

Ends: Saturday, May 29, 2021 04:00 pm

Location: Hopkins Green

Phone: 540-319-4181

Website: https://www.mainstreetlexington.org/events.html

Details: This year, we’re celebrating the outdoors at Hopkins Green! Purchase authentic Lexington bricks & birdhouses by local artists; enjoy music and more!

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Sat, 29 May 2021 10:00:00
Bike Packing 101 https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/bike-packing-101 bike-packing-101 Starts: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:00 am

Ends: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:00 am

Location: Walkabout Outfitter
21 S. Main Street
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone:

Website: https://www.walkaboutoutfitter.com/pages/events

Details: Walkabout Outfitter has teamed up with Red Newt Bikes for this exciting beginner bike-packing class designed to show you what a packed-out bike looks like. What kind of gear do I need? Where do I put it all my gear? How do I attach items to my bike? This class is perfect for someone who isn't quite sure how to pack their bike or what gear is needed for a successful overnight adventure. Come join us in store and meet the experts for an in-person instruction. Bring all your questions. If you happen to have a folding chair, bring that along as well since seating will be limited. Be Calm. Bike-pack On.

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Wed, 02 Jun 2021 00:00:00
Chessie Trail Bikepacking with Red Newt https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/chessie-trail-bikepacking-to-glen-maury-park chessie-trail-bikepacking-to-glen-maury-park Starts: Saturday, June 5, 2021 12:00 am

Ends: Saturday, June 5, 2021 12:00 am

Location: Red Newt Bikes
314 S. Main Street
Lexington, VA 24450

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Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/173351994634606

Details: Join us for a beginners bikepacking event! EXACT TIMES TBA! We'll start at Red Newt Bikes in Lexington, Virginia and head to the Chessie Trail, a rail trail that connects Buena Vista to Lexington. We'll ride the 7 mile trail, then switch over the the River Walk trail in Buena Vista to get to our destination, Glen Maury Park. Red Newt is partnering with Walkabout Outfitter, who will demonstrate some cooking and camping gear. We will set up camp by the river for the night, and ride back Sunday morning. The ride is mostly on rail trails, it's a wide, flat, mulch, packed dirt and gravel surfaced trail. There will be short sections on paved roads. There will be a joint bikepacking demonstration on Wednesday, June 2 at Walkabout Outfitter at 6:30 pm, so if you aren't sure how to pack your bike or what gear you need, come to the demonstration!

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Sat, 05 Jun 2021 00:00:00
Rockin' the Gorge https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/rockin-the-gorge-music-events rockin-the-gorge-music-events Starts: Saturday, June 5, 2021 06:00 pm

Ends: Saturday, September 4, 2021 08:00 pm

Location: Large Pavilion
515 9th Street
Glasgow, VA 24555

Phone: (540) 258-2246

Website:

Details: Rockin' the Gorge live music concerts will be held in Glasgow at the Large Pavilion.June 5th - Jason Hostetter @ 6 PMJuly 17th - Silver Spurs @ 6PMAugust 14th - SJ and Sweet Fire @ 6PMSept. 4th - Little Marvin and the Martians @ 6 pmAdmission is free. Location: 515 9th Street, Glasgow, VA 24555

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Sat, 04 Sep 2021 18:00:00
Fridays in the Park feat. Southpaw https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/fridays-in-the-park-feat-southpaw fridays-in-the-park-feat-southpaw Starts: Friday, June 11, 2021 06:30 pm

Ends: Friday, June 11, 2021 09:30 pm

Location: Glen Maury Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion
101 Maury River Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Phone:

Website: https://www.facebook.com/glenmauryparkbv/events/

Details: Join us for our SECOND Fridays in the Park of 2021, featuring Southpaw! Admission is $5 - concessions and beverages available for sale. Cash only! Event organizer will mandate additional COVID-19 safety measures in accordance with state and local regulations at the time of the event.

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Fri, 11 Jun 2021 18:30:00
Palate, Plate & Pleasure - A Virtual Cooking Journey With Chef George Huger https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/palate-plate-pleasure-a-virtual-cooking-journey-with-chef-george-huger palate-plate-pleasure-a-virtual-cooking-journey-with-chef-george-huger Starts: Saturday, June 12, 2021 06:00 pm

Ends: Saturday, June 12, 2021 08:00 pm

Location: VIRTUAL

Phone: (540) 461-3500

Website: https://www.rockahc.org/cooking/

Details: Join the Rockbridge Area Health Center and the Southern Inn Restaurant to Celebrate a Great Cause! Palate, Plate & Pleasure: A Virtual Cooking Journey with Chef George Huger Proceeds will support health care services for our low-income neighbors. Watch Chef George via Zoom prepare a delicious 4-course gourmet meal while you relax and enjoy each course with perfectly paired wines. $400 for 2 diners $720 for 4 diners Each ticket price includes four fully prepared courses, ready to heat and serve, AND includes three bottles of carefully selected wines. Click here for detailed wine descriptions. Additional wine may be purchased. Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:00pm Food and wine pick-up from 2pm – 4pm at Southern Inn Restaurant. RSVP by June 5th. For more information, contact Janet Beebe, jbeebe@rockahc.org or (540) 461-3500. Sponsored by CornerStone Bank, Charles W. Barger & Son, and Bank of the James

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Sat, 12 Jun 2021 18:00:00
The Lone Bellow https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/the-lone-bellow the-lone-bellow Starts: Saturday, June 19, 2021 07:30 pm

Ends: Saturday, June 19, 2021 10:00 pm

Location: Lime Kiln Theater
607 Borden Rd
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone:

Website: http://www.limekilntheater.org

Details: The Lone BellowOpener: Vivian Leva & Riley CalcagnoTickets are $40 in advance or $45 at the door.Show starts at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm. ---------------------------------------------------- “I want it to bring comfort,” The Lone Bellow guitarist Brian Elmquist says. “But it’s not all hard conversations. There’s a lot of light and some dancing that needs to happen.” Brian is reflecting on Half Moon Light, the band’s highly anticipated new album.Half Moon Light is an artistic triumph worked toward for years, earned not by individual posturing, but by collective determination and natural growth. With earthy three-part harmonies and songwriting as provocative as it is honest, the trio made up of Brian, lead vocalist Zach Williams, and multi-instrumentalist Kanene Donehey Pipkin creates sparks that make a stranger’s life matter or bring our sense of childlike wonder roaring back. On Half Moon Light, The Lone Bellow mix light and dark to muster a complex ode to memory, a call for hope, and an exercise in empathy. Anchored in the acoustic storytelling that first so endeared the band to fans and critics, Half Moon Light also takes more chances, experimenting with textures and instrumental fillips to create a full-bodied music experience. The result is The Lone Bellow’s most sophisticated work to date. Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno’s self-titled record is old-soul roots music to its core. Though both just out of college, the duo’s musical talents extend far beyond their years. Produced by GRAMMY-winning Cajun roots heavyweight Joel Savoy at his Louisiana studio, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno (released March 12, 2021 on Free Dirt Records) is not some soulless collection of songs imitating previous masters of American music. Rather, the pair has responded to one of the darkest eras in American history with an album of stunning breadth and originality.With mass protests, fires raging near their current home in the Pacific Northwest, and no prospect of touring anytime soon, it’s an aptly biting, bittersweet group of songs for an uncertain time. Yet, Leva and Calcagno balance this with a sense of optimism—a notion that at our most vulnerable we might emerge better humans because of it all, perhaps beginning with our own intimate relationships. The eleven tracks elegantly reprise the deep threads of old-time and classic country present throughout Leva’s debut album—she did grow up in rural Appalachia outside Lexington, Virginia, the daughter of celebrated old-time musicians, after all. However, the pair fluidly meld this traditional backbone with fresh iconic melodies, expanded production, and the tightly wound vocal harmonies of indie folk. It’s an artistic statement made from this moment but built to last.

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Sat, 19 Jun 2021 19:30:00
Gravista - Gravel Bicycle Race https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/gravista-gravel-bicycle-race gravista-gravel-bicycle-race Starts: Saturday, June 26, 2021 09:00 am

Ends: Saturday, June 26, 2021 12:00 pm

Location: Glen Maury Park - Buena Vista, Virginia
101 Maury River Road
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Phone: 540-261-7321

Website: https://ridegravista.com/

Details: Join us on June 26th for a bicycle ride that traverses up and around the Blue Ridge Mountains on Forest Service Roads starting and finishing at Glen Maury Park. The bicycle event has two distances, 30 and 60 miles. The race will start at 9 A.M. with a kids race at 12 P.M. Registration for the bike race is available on https://www.bikereg.com/gravista. Registration for the kids race will be at the registration table and is free.

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Sat, 26 Jun 2021 09:00:00
North Rockbridge Americana Trail https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/north-rockbridge-americana-trail-1 north-rockbridge-americana-trail-1 Starts: Thursday, July 1, 2021 10:00 am

Ends: Thursday, July 1, 2021 06:00 pm

Location: North Rockbridge County

Phone: 540-784-9349

Website:

Details: Experience Americana at it's best! Travel the back roads of North Rockbridge County—and the Villages of Raphine, Fairfield, Brownsburg, Vesuvius, Rockbridge Baths—located happily between Lexington and Staunton, Virginia. Minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, waterfalls and hiking trails! Visit farms, nurseries, greenhouses, vineyards, brewery, historic sites and museums, and shops full of antiques and quilting supplies! Spend some time in one of our amazing B&B's or cabins in Rockbridge County! Grab lunch at one of the restaurants or food trucks - and find a picnic table found along the trail to relax. Stroll the streets of historic villages and towns and attend the Hot Air Balloon festival in Lexington. Small Town America awaits you and the North Rockbridge Trail welcomes you with fresh air and amazing views in 2021! Times vary business to business. Trail maps available!

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Thu, 01 Jul 2021 10:00:00
4th Annual Balloons Over Rockbridge Hot Air Balloon Festival https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/4th-annual-balloons-over-rockbridge-hot-air-balloon-festival 4th-annual-balloons-over-rockbridge-hot-air-balloon-festival Starts: Friday, July 2, 2021 02:00 pm

Ends: Saturday, July 3, 2021 09:30 pm

Location: Oak Hill Property, Virginia Horse Center
487 Maury River Rd.
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone: (540) 348-2797

Website: https://www.balloonsoverrockbridge.com/

Details: Plans are well underway for the fourth annual Balloons Over Rockbridge Festival on July 2nd and 3rd at the Oak Hill Property of the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington. Following the cancellation of BOR 2020 due to Covid, the Board of Directors is more enthusiastic than ever to get the event underway. FRIDAY, JULY 2 Friday afternoon and evening there will be music and food in addition to the piloted flights and tethered rides. Music by Hoss & Boss will entertain from 4-7pm and the group Rewind will highlight the evening entertainment from 7:30-9:30pm. SATURDAY, JULY 3 Saturday is planned as a full day of music, food, games, vendors, crafters as well as piloted flights and tethered rides. The local running group, Team RWB Lexington will be hosting a 5K to support local veterans. There will be a local brewery and winery setting up tents as well as food vendors. Live music by Keith Bryant from 2:30-4:30, South Ridge from 5-8pm and JoJo and MoJo from 7:30-9:30 will entertain all. The Ed McDaniel Memorial Balloon Glow will close out the evening after dark. Download 2021 Schedule ADMISSIONAdmission to attend the festival is free of charge. Each year, the event will bring awareness and raise funds for a different local charity or community organization. This year's event will support Cats Unlimited, Rockbridge Animal Alliance, Street Ransom, and Team RWB. SCHEDULE A PILOTED FLIGHTFor more information, to donate or schedule a piloted flight visit the website www.balloonsoverrockbridge.com, Facebook@ Balloons Over Rockbridge-VA or send an email to flyballoons@yahoo.com.

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Sat, 03 Jul 2021 14:00:00
North Rockbridge Americana Trail https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/north-rockbridge-americana-trail-2 north-rockbridge-americana-trail-2 Starts: Friday, July 2, 2021 10:00 am

Ends: Friday, July 2, 2021 06:00 pm

Location: North Rockbridge County

Phone: 540-784-9349

Website:

Details: Experience Americana at it's best! Travel the back roads of North Rockbridge County—and the Villages of Raphine, Fairfield, Brownsburg, Vesuvius, Rockbridge Baths—located happily between Lexington and Staunton, Virginia. Minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, waterfalls and hiking trails! Visit farms, nurseries, greenhouses, vineyards, brewery, historic sites and museums, and shops full of antiques and quilting supplies! Spend some time in one of our amazing B&B's or cabins in Rockbridge County! Grab lunch at one of the restaurants or food trucks - and find a picnic table found along the trail to relax. Stroll the streets of historic villages and towns and attend the Hot Air Balloon festival in Lexington. Small Town America awaits you and the North Rockbridge Trail welcomes you with fresh air and amazing views in 2021! Times vary business to business. Trail maps available!

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Fri, 02 Jul 2021 10:00:00
The Seldom Scene https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/the-seldom-scene the-seldom-scene Starts: Friday, July 2, 2021 08:00 pm

Ends: Friday, July 2, 2021 10:00 pm

Location: Lime Kiln Theater
607 Borden Rd
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone:

Website: http://www.LimeKilnTheater.org

Details: Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door.Show starts at 8:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. --------------------------------------------------- Since forming nearly 50 years ago, The Seldom Scene has brought both freewheeling joy and immaculate musicianship to their inventive take on bluegrass, offering up spirited interpretations of songs from limitless genres. On their new album Changes, the band sharpens their focus to a highly specific body of work: songs first recorded in the 1960s and very early ’70s, rooted in the archetypal storytelling of classic singer-songwriters. And in taking on the music of iconic artists like Bob Dylan and Townes Van Zandt, The Seldom Scene perform a sort of subtle magic: transforming the most stripped-bare songs into harmony-rich and elaborately arranged compositions, while wholly sustaining the charmed simplicity of each piece.Lifted from a soul-stirring version of Phil Ochs’s most celebrated love song, the title to Changes also reflects a major shift for the band: following the 2016 retirement of banjo player Ben Eldridge, it’s the first Seldom Scene album that doesn’t feature a founding member. “I suppose it’s a gutsy move to keep this going without a single original member left,” Connell admits. “But we’ve all been doing this for a quarter-century now, so if anybody can carry that mantle, it’s us.”On Changes, The Seldom Scene more than proves itself up to task, gracing every song with breathtaking instrumental interplay and heavenly three-part harmonies. Co-produced by the band and Rounder Records co-founder Ken Irwin, the album also spotlights The Seldom Scene’s sheer ingenuity as song arrangers, with even the most starkly composed tracks taking on wondrously intricate textures and tones.

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Fri, 02 Jul 2021 20:00:00
North Rockbridge Americana Trail https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/north-rockbridge-americana-trail-3 north-rockbridge-americana-trail-3 Starts: Saturday, July 3, 2021 10:00 am

Ends: Saturday, July 3, 2021 06:00 pm

Location: North Rockbridge County

Phone: 540-784-9349

Website:

Details: Experience Americana at it's best! Travel the back roads of North Rockbridge County—and the Villages of Raphine, Fairfield, Brownsburg, Vesuvius, Rockbridge Baths—located happily between Lexington and Staunton, Virginia. Minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, waterfalls and hiking trails! Visit farms, nurseries, greenhouses, vineyards, brewery, historic sites and museums, and shops full of antiques and quilting supplies! Spend some time in one of our amazing B&B's or cabins in Rockbridge County! Grab lunch at one of the restaurants or food trucks - and find a picnic table found along the trail to relax. Stroll the streets of historic villages and towns and attend the Hot Air Balloon festival in Lexington. Small Town America awaits you and the North Rockbridge Trail welcomes you with fresh air and amazing views in 2021! Times vary business to business. Trail maps available!

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Sat, 03 Jul 2021 10:00:00
July 4th Fireworks and Community Celebration https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/july-4th-fireworks-and-community-celebration july-4th-fireworks-and-community-celebration Starts: Sunday, July 4, 2021 07:00 pm

Ends: Sunday, July 4, 2021 11:00 pm

Location: Glen Maury Park
101 Maury Park Dr.
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Phone: 540-261-7321

Website: https://www.buenavistava.org

Details: The regional July 4th Celebration will take place at Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista. There will be a Concert/Dance featuring the Dundies beginning at 7:00 PM and ending at 11:00 PM at the Grand Stage Pavilion by the Caboose. Tickets at the gate. The Fireworks will begin at dark (9:30 PM) and Master Displays promises this years show will be bigger and better than ever before with a variety of fireworks that have never been displayed in Rockbridge County. Fireworks can be viewed at Vista Links Golf Course, Camden Field, and Glen Maury Park. Free program. Rockbridge area Annual Fireworks Celebration brought to you by the City of Buena Vista in partnership with the Rotary Club Lexington Lunch and the Buena Vista Rotary Club.

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Sun, 04 Jul 2021 19:00:00
Darrell Scott's Electrifying Trio https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/darrell-scotts-electrifying-trio darrell-scotts-electrifying-trio Starts: Saturday, July 17, 2021 08:00 pm

Ends: Saturday, July 17, 2021 10:00 pm

Location: Lime Kiln Theater
607 Borden Rd
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone:

Website: http://www.limekilntheater.org

Details: Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door.Show starts at 8:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. ----------------------------------------------------- Multi-Instrumentalist and Singer-Songwriter Darrell Scott mines and cultivates the everyday moment, taking the rote, menial, mundane, and allowing it to be surreal, ever poignant, and candidly honest, lilting, blooming, and resonating. The words he fosters allow us to make sense of the world, what is at stake here, and our place in it. And ultimately, Darrell knows the sole truth of life is that love is all that matters, that we don’t always get it right, but that’s the instinctive and requisite circuitous allure of things, why we forever chase it, and why it is held sacred.Darrell Scott comes from a musical family with a father who had him smitten with guitars by the age of 4, alongside a brother who played Jerry Reed style as well. From there, things only ramped up with literature and poetry endeavors while a student at Tufts University, along with playing his way through life. This would never change.​After recently touring with Robert Plant and the Zac Brown Band (2 years with each), and producing albums for Malcolm Holcomb and Guy Clark and being named “songwriter of the year” for both ASCAP and NSAI, these days find him roaming his Tennessee wilderness acreage hiking along the small river, creating delicious meals with food raised on his property and playing music. He often leads songwriting workshops to help people tell their own truths with their stories, and is as busy as always writing, producing, performing, and just plain fully immersing himself in life.

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Sat, 17 Jul 2021 20:00:00
Fridays in the Park feat. Party Crashers https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/fridays-in-the-park-feat-party-crashers fridays-in-the-park-feat-party-crashers Starts: Friday, July 23, 2021 06:30 pm

Ends: Friday, July 23, 2021 09:30 pm

Location: Glen Maury Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion
101 Maury River Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Phone:

Website: https://www.facebook.com/glenmauryparkbv/events/

Details: Join us for our THIRD Fridays in the Park of 2021, featuring Party Crashers! Admission is $5 - concessions and beverages available for sale. Cash only! Event organizer will mandate additional COVID-19 safety measures in accordance with state and local regulations at the time of the event.

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Fri, 23 Jul 2021 18:30:00
Beach Music Friday feat. The Entertainers https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/beach-music-friday-feat-the-entertainers beach-music-friday-feat-the-entertainers Starts: Friday, July 30, 2021 06:30 pm

Ends: Friday, July 30, 2021 09:30 pm

Location: Glen Maury Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion
101 Maury River Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Phone:

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/885006172060139

Details: Join us Friday, July 30th for Beach Music Friday. Help us kick off our Beach Music Festival with the Entertainers Band! $7 admission, cash only. Event organizer will mandate additional COVID-19 safety measures in accordance with state and local regulations at the time of the event.

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Fri, 30 Jul 2021 18:30:00
Beach Music Festival https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/beach-music-festival beach-music-festival Starts: Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:00 pm

Ends: Saturday, July 31, 2021 09:00 pm

Location: Multi-Purpose Pavilion
Glen Maury Park 101 Maury River Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Phone:

Website: http://www.beachmusicfestival.net/

Details: Join us for the 22nd annual Beach Music Festival to enjoy a night of music, dancing, food, and drinks! Concerts will begin at 12:00 noon featuring The Entertainers Band, Blackwater, and Band of Oz. Gates will open at 11:00 A.M. $25/person for all 3 bands. Stay tuned for more details!

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Sat, 31 Jul 2021 12:00:00
Fridays in the Park feat. Rewind https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/fridays-in-the-park-feat-rewind fridays-in-the-park-feat-rewind Starts: Friday, August 13, 2021 06:30 pm

Ends: Friday, August 13, 2021 09:30 pm

Location: Glen Maury Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion
101 Maury River Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Phone:

Website: https://www.facebook.com/glenmauryparkbv/events/

Details: Join us for our FINAL Fridays in the Park of 2021, featuring Rewind! Admission is $5 - concessions and beverages available for sale. Cash only! Event organizer will mandate additional COVID-19 safety measures in accordance with state and local regulations at the time of the event.

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Fri, 13 Aug 2021 18:30:00
Rockbridge Pie Festival https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/rockbridge-pie-festival rockbridge-pie-festival Starts: Saturday, September 4, 2021 09:00 am

Ends: Saturday, September 4, 2021 04:00 pm

Location: Rockbridge Aquatics Center
194 Wallace St
Lexington , VA 24450

Phone: (540) 464-3663

Website: http://www.rockbridgepiefestival.org/

Details: Save the date for the 11th Annual Rockbridge Pie Festival on Saturday, September 4 2021! The Rockbridge Pie Festival came into being when a group of Rockbridge Aquatics Center supporters were looking for a fundraising event that would be enjoyable for the community. All proceeds from this event will be used to support The Rockbridge Aquatics Center and its programs.

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Sat, 04 Sep 2021 09:00:00
50th Labor Day Fest https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/50th-labor-day-fest 50th-labor-day-fest Starts: Monday, September 6, 2021 09:00 am

Ends: Monday, September 6, 2021 09:00 pm

Location: Glen Maury Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion
101 Maury River Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416

Phone:

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/155175006483360

Details: Join us Monday, September 6th for our 50th Labor Day Fest! Festivities kick-off at 9:00 A.M. with a parade and tons of fun for the whole family. Stay tuned for a full schedule of events! Event organizer will mandate additional COVID-19 safety measures in accordance with state and local regulations at the time of the event.

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Mon, 06 Sep 2021 09:00:00
TEDxLexVA https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/tedxlexva tedxlexva Starts: Friday, September 24, 2021 09:00 am

Ends: Friday, September 24, 2021 05:00 pm

Location: Virginia Military Institute Center for Leadership & Ethics

Lexington, VA 24450

Phone: (540) 464-7740

Website:

Details: A TEDx event is where live TED-like talks and videos are shared. TEDxLexVA will come to Virginia Military Institute's Center for Leadership & Ethics. Event time and details coming soon!

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Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:00
Annual Run of the Mill 5K https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/annual-run-of-the-mill-5k annual-run-of-the-mill-5k Starts: Saturday, September 25, 2021 08:30 am

Ends: Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 pm

Location:
31 Academy Alley
Brownsburg, VA 24415

Phone: 540-348-1400

Website: https://brownsburgva.wordpress.com/run-of-the-mill/ 

Details: Join us on Saturday, September 25, 2021 for the Brownsburg Community Association’s Third Annual Run of the Mill 5K, a point-to-point road race, jog or walk from historic Brownsburg to historic Wade’s Mill. The Run of the Mill follows a point-to-point course over slightly hilly tarmac terrain through beautiful farmland, crossing several creeks, cheered on by local cows, sheep and residents and finishing at Wade’s Mill.It is a fun day for all and proceeds contribute to the Brownsburg Community Association’s support for student scholarships, first responders and community projects.REGISTRATION Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. at Asbury Church in Brownsburg. The Race starts at 10 a.m. $21 (online) / $20 (by mail) Pre-Registration includes a “Run of the Mill” t-shirt, swag bag and goodies. Runners can pre-register by following this link: https://forms.gle/Cym15EkjHVNnzXpe8 All ages, abilities and canine companions on leash are welcome!Age groups: <10 | 10-15 | 16-20 | 21-30 | 31-40 | 41-50 | 51-60 | 61-70 | 71+The top three female and male finishers receive prizes. All finishers receive medals!Awards and activities at the Finish Line. A shuttle bus will return runners to Brownsburg from Wade’s Mill.DIRECTIONS Directions: Exit 200 off of I-81. Go west on Sterrett Road until you arrive in Brownsburg. Registration is at Asbury Unite Methodist Church, 31 Academy Alley, Brownsburg, VA 24415Questions? Email john@wadesmill.com

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Sat, 25 Sep 2021 08:30:00
14th Annual Rockbridge Bull & Oyster Fest https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/14th-annual-rockbridge-bull-oyster-fest 14th-annual-rockbridge-bull-oyster-fest Starts: Saturday, October 2, 2021 01:00 pm

Ends: Saturday, October 2, 2021 05:00 pm

Location: Virginia Horse Center
487 Maury River Road
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone:

Website: http://rockahc.org/wp/event/14th-annual-rockbridge-bull-and-oyster-festival/

Details: The Bull & Oyster Fest has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 2nd, 2021, from 1-5PM at Virginia Horse Center. Join us at the Virginia Horse Center for an afternoon of oysters, BBQ, live music by Gary Ruley & Mule Train, games and more! The Southern Inn in partnership with Sysco of Virginia will provide the Oysters and delicious BBQ for all to enjoy! All proceeds from the event benefit Rockbridge Area Health Center whose mission is to promote and provide access to comprehensive, high-quality, and affordable health care to improve the health and well-being of our community. Rockbridge Area Health Center served over 6500 patients in 2019 and had almost 25,000 patient visits. Tickets are $50 in advance and $55 at the door. Children between the ages of five and twelve are $20. Admission includes oysters, barbeque, live entertainment and one beverage ticket. Questions? Contact Craig Vinecombe at 464-8700, ext. 7118 or cvinecombe@rockahc.org. (Here is our Facebook event as well)https://www.facebook.com/events/2208119985979738/

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Sat, 02 Oct 2021 13:00:00
Wade's Mill Annual Apple Butter Festival https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/wades-mill-annual-apple-butter-festival wades-mill-annual-apple-butter-festival Starts: Saturday, October 16, 2021 10:00 am

Ends: Saturday, October 16, 2021 04:00 pm

Location: Wade's Mill
55 Kennedy-Wades Mill Loop
Raphine, VA 24472

Phone: (540) 348-1400

Website: http://www.wadesmill.com

Details: 25th Annual Apple Butter Festival, 10am - 4pm on Saturday, October 16, 2021. We'll be making apple butter the old-fashioned way, slow simmered in a 130+ year old copper pot over an open fire. Take a turn stirring with the long-handled wooden paddle and take home a fresh jar. Explore Wade’s Mill’s three floors of historic milling equipment and museum displays to learn about the history and tradition of grist milling in the Shenandoah Valley. Our 100% natural, stone-ground flours, grits, cornmeals and mixes will be available in the Mill Shop. Enjoy demonstrations and handmade crafts by local artisans including blacksmithing, broom making, alpaca wool products, pottery, stained glass, lavender products, rocks and gems, jewelry, wood turning and more. Music by The New Corner Grocery and Bluegrass Band Fresh Wade’s Mill bread baked in our outdoor oven Demonstrations by local artisans and crafts people Demonstrations from the Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit Rocks Money Pit award winning BBQ The Raphine Volunteer Fire Company’s famous BBQ chicken Authentic chuck wagon fruit cobblers cooked in a Dutch oven over an open fire Wine from Rockbridge Vineyard Cider from Halycon Days Cider Company Local food products including apples, chestnuts, fresh bread and natural pet treats Free admission and parking. Interstate 81/64 Exit 205. 4 miles west on Raphine Road/Route 606. Looking to extend your fall outing on TWO WHEELS? Bring your road bike and check out the following rides:Fields of Gold Farm Trail Loop: Visit Wade's Mill, Mountain View Farm Cheese and Rockbridge Vineyard while enjoying the countryside. Appalachian Loop: A five mile loop starting and ending at Rockbridge Vineyard with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Sat, 16 Oct 2021 10:00:00
2021 Chessie Trail Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K, & Marathon Relay https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/2021-chessie-trail-marathon-half-marathon-5k-marathon-relay 2021-chessie-trail-marathon-half-marathon-5k-marathon-relay Starts: Saturday, October 30, 2021 08:00 am

Ends: Saturday, October 30, 2021 03:00 pm

Location: Chessie Trail @ McKethan Park

Phone: (540) 261-4306

Website: http://runthechessie.org

Details: 2021 Chessie Trail Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K, & Marathon Relay October 30, 2021 Run The Chessie! Run America’s most beautiful rail trail! The seven-mile Chessie Trail, situated at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley, parallels the scenic Maury River and connects historic Lexington, Virginia, with the boom-town community of Buena Vista. The smooth, flat, gravel and grass trail runs along the former Chesapeake and Ohio rail line and parts of the earlier James and Kanawha Canal towpath. You’ll run through an ever-changing landscape along the wild Maury River, through farmland and leafy canopies at their peak of fall color, past ruins of massive stone locks and dams. View wildlife from fish and ducks to rabbits, wild turkeys, river otters, and even bald eagles (if you are lucky), feel the cool moist air as you pass small caves, and enjoy the serenity of a breeze rustling through a bamboo forest. This year the Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K are back in-person and for the first time we will be running a Marathon Relay! In the spirit of the weekend, all runners racing in their Halloween costumes are eligible to receive a free vintage t-shirt and prizes will be awarded for best costumes. Runners setting overall course records will receive a $25 cash prize. We expect that remnants of COVID19 will still be with us in the fall. We will be taking precautions to protect all of our runners and volunteers such as a staggered start and self-serve aid stations, social distancing, and masks when not running, as required by regulations and guidelines at the time of the race. All registrants will be kept fully informed of necessary precautions. Marathon runners will get to see the whole trail twice. You will be amazed at how the landscape changes as the sun comes over the cliffs transforming the narrow valley and the sparkling river at its bottom. Spectators will agree that this is the best marathon course ever as they cheer on their loved ones five times without ever having to leave the park-like setting of the start/finish area. And while we certainly hope this doesn’t happen, if you have to change your marathon run to a half marathon or ¾ marathon, you won’t have to worry about hitchhiking back to your car. Ideal for the first-time marathoner! Half Marathon runners will see nearly all of the trail as they head east towards Buena Vista, loop back to the starting line on the way to Lexington, and then loop back down to the finish line. 5 K runners will head towards Lexington, running along remote sections of the Maury River through forests and fields, and at the base of towering limestone cliffs. When the river bends into a double horseshoe, they will loop back for a slightly downhill finish. Marathon Relay runners will follow the same course as the Marathon. There will be four legs to the relay of approximately 7.8m, 5.3m, 7.8m, and 5.3m. Runners may run more than one leg for their team. Each team will be issued a standard aluminum relay baton, which they will be required to carry on their bodies for the entire race. All exchanges will take place at the start/finish area. Teams are encouraged to decorate their baton with their team colors, logo, etc. The winning team in each division will be awarded a trophy and the batons from all the other teams in their division (which they may give back if they are feeling magnanimous). Winners will be determined by first across the finish line (not chip time). There will be three divisions, all female, all male, and mixed female/male. Relay team captains will be required to pay the registration fee for the team and set up a team name and password so that other team members may enter their information on the registration website. Walkers are welcome in both the Half Marathon and 5K. Full Marathon registration includes a custom embroidered finisher’s hat, complimentary brew from Lexington’s own Southern Inn (except students & minors), long sleeve tech t-shirt, race sticker, custom medals for all finishers, awards to top overall finishers and age group winners, and post-race pizza, snacks, and beverage. Half Marathon registration includes a complimentary brew from Lexington’s own Southern Inn (except students & minors), long sleeve tech t-shirt, race sticker, custom medals for all finishers, awards to top overall finishers and age group winners, and post-race pizza, snacks, and beverage. 5K runners will receive a tech t-shirt, race sticker, medals to top overall finishers and age group winners, and snacks and beverage following the race. Marathon Relay registration includes a complimentary brew from Lexington’s own Southern Inn (except students & minors), long sleeve tech t-shirt, race sticker, custom medals for all team members, trophies for the winners of each division, and post-race pizza, snacks, and beverage. There is plenty of free parking near the start and plenty of other activities to make a weekend of it in the most beautiful part of Virginia! Registration for each race is limited to the first 300, so register now to ensure your spot. Virtual Option: There will be a Virtual Option for the Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K races. Runners may run their Virtual Race on a course of their choosing, any time from October 1 to October 30, and may self-report their times. Amenities for the virtual races will include t-shirt, medal, race sticker, printable bib, finisher certificate and posted results for the Marathon and Half Marathon races. Amenities for the 5K race include t-shirt, race sticker and printable bib, finisher certificate, and posted results. Amenities will be mailed to the participant. Virtual runners will not be eligible for awards. Registration: Registrations and payment will only be accepted online at https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Lexington/RunTheChessie. Student registrations do not include beer. Students will be required to show proof of current enrollment at packet pick up. Registration will be cut off on October 29, 7 p.m. ET and there will be no race day registration. We cannot guarantee t-shirt availability for late registrants. Registrants may transfer to a different race up to September 30, 2021. Transfers will require a small fee from runsignup.com plus any difference for transferring to a more expensive race. We are sorry that we cannot make refunds for any reason. Runners may defer their registration to a future race, up to 30 days before the race (email race director). After 30 days before the race we can not make any deferals. Marathon Relay team captains will be required to pay the entire registration fee for the team (up to 4 members) and set up a team name and password so that other team members may enter their information on the registration website. Full Marathon Registration: Student (student ID required) $35 Super Early Discount 1/1/21 – 5/30/21 $55 Early 5/31/21 – 7/30/21 $60 On-Time 7/31/21 – 9/30/21 $65 Late 10/1/21 – 10/29/21 $80 Virtual Option 1/1/21--10/29/21 $55 Half Marathon Registration: Student (student ID required) $25 Super Early Discount 1/1/21 – 5/30/21 $45 Early Discount 5/31/21 – 7/30/21 $50 On-Time 7/31/21 – 9/30/21 $55 Late 10/1/21 – 10/29/21 $65 Virtual Option 1/1/21--10/29/21 $45 5K Registrations: Student (student ID required) $20 Super Early Discount 1/1/21 – 5/30/21 $25 Early Discount 5/31/21 – 7/30/21 $28 On-Time 7/31/21 – 9/30/21 $30 Late 10/1/21 – 10/29/21 $35 Virtual Option 1/1/21-10/29/21 $25 Marathon Relay Registration: Super Early Discount 1/1/21 – 5/30/21 $100 Early Discount 5/31/21 – 7/30/21 $120 On-Time 7/31/21 – 9/30/21 $140 Late 10/1/21 – 10/29/21 $160 Amenities: Full Marathon: • Custom long-sleeve tech race t-shirt. • Complimentary brew from Lexington’s own Southern Inn (except students and minors). • Free parking near start/finish line. • Chip timing. • Custom medals for all finishers. • Custom embroidered race hat for all finishers. • Free race sticker. • Drop bag table at start for personal belongings. • Aid/drink stations thoughout the course. • Awards to top 2 overall finishers (each sex) and winners of 12 age groups. • Post race party with pizza, snacks, and beverage. • Results posted online. Half Marathon: • Custom long-sleeve tech race t-shirt. • Complimentary brew from Lexington’s own Southern Inn (except students and minors). • Free parking near start/finish line. • Chip timing. • Custom medals for all finishers. • Free race sticker. • Drop bag table at start for personal belongings. • Aid/drink stations thoughout the course. • Awards to top 3 overall finishers (each sex) and winners of 12 age groups. • Post race party with pizza, snacks, and beverage. • Results posted online. 5K: • Custom tech race t-shirt. • Free race sticker. • Free parking near start/finish line. • Chip timing. • Drop bag table at start for personal belongings. • Aid/drink stations thoughout the course. • Awards to top 2 overall finishers (each sex) and winners of 12 age groups. • Post race party with snacks, and beverage. • Results posted online. Marathon Relay: • Custom long-sleeve tech race t-shirt. • Complimentary brew from Lexington’s own Southern Inn (except students and minors). • Free parking near start/finish line. • Chip timing. • Custom medals for all finishers. • Free race sticker. • Drop bag table at start for personal belongings. • Aid/drink stations thoughout the course. • Trophies to top teams in 3 divisions. • Post race party with pizza, snacks, and beverage. • Results posted online. Awards & Age Groups: Custom medals will be given to all finishers of the Marathon, and Half Marathon, and all Marathon Relay team members. Awards will be presented as soon as results are available. The top two male and female finishers of the Marathon and 5K will receive gift certificates. The top three male and female finishers of the Half Marathon, will also received gift certificates. Marathon Relay winning teams in each division will receive a trophy. Age group winners in the Marathon and 5K will receive medals. In the Half Marathon the top three in each age group will receive medals. Age groups male and female: 12 and under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79, 80 and over. We regret that we cannot mail unclaimed awards, please stay for the ceremony or check after your race, if you want your award. Packet Pick-Up: All registrants may pick up their packets, Friday, 10/29/21 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Walkabout Outfitters, 21 S. Main St., Lexington, VA 24450. You may pick up someone else’s packet, with their permission, a copy of their ID, and a signed waiver. Packets may also be picked up prior to the race near the starting line, Saturday, 10/30/21, 6:30-7:00 a.m. Participants will be required to show ID and sign a waiver to receive their packet and students must have current student ID. Course Description & Map: The trail follows a very gentle grade throughout. The surface is smooth gravel and grass, usually about 10 feet wide. Overhanging trees may drop branches and nuts, adjoining cliffs may drop rocks, there are still a couple of sections where livestock may be dropping things, there are a couple of small springs which may be seeping, and very rarely there may be a small root in the trail. So you will want to keep your eyes on the trail at all times, and watch where you step for many reasons. Full Marathon Course: Start time 8 a.m. The course starts and ends at the midpoint of the Chessie Trail. It consists of an out and back loop east towards Buena Vista, and then an out and back loop west towards Lexington. The full route will be completed twice. Half Marathon Course: Start time 8 a.m. The course starts and ends at the midpoint of the Chessie Trail. It consists of an out and back loop east towards Buena Vista, and then an out and back loop west towards Lexington. The race will start and finish on the Chessie Trail at the McKethan Park/I-81 overpass. From McKethan Park the course will go approximately 4 miles towards Buena Vista. Just before the Buena Vista trailhead, the course will turn around and retrace the trail 6.55 miles towards Lexington. It will pass the starting line and continue until reaching the Lexington trailhead and then looping back about 2.5 miles back to the finish line at McKethan Park. 5K Course: Start time 8:30 a.m. Race will start and finish on the Trail at McKethan Park/I-81 overpass. From McKethan Park the course will go towards Lexington, 2.5 K, then turn around near the middle of the two horseshoe bends, and proceed back to the finish line at McKethan Park. Marathon Relay Course: Start time 8 a.m. Same course as the Full Marathon. All exchanges will take place at the start/finish line. Aid/drink stations will be set up at the start/finish, all turn-around points, and at Old Sheppard Road. Porta-potties will be set up at the start/finish, Old Sheppard Road, Buena Vista turnaround and the Lexington turnaround. Click here for map. (map link) Course Rules: No strollers or pets. Ear buds are permitted, but are discouraged for safety reasons. Stay to the right when encountering oncoming runners. Walkers are welcome in the 5K and Half Marathon races. Spectators: Spectators may park at McKethan Park for free, and walk a short distance down to the trail and the start/finish line. There are very few access points to the trail and none with good parking. So the best choice for spectators is to remain at the start/finish line. The full and half marathon runners will come back by the start line 7.8 miles into the race. The start/finish area is beneath an I-81 overpass, so spectators may stay out of the sun/rain, if they so choose. Results: Results will be posted at runroanoke.com and runthechessie.org Refunds & Transfers: Registrants may transfer to a different race up to September 30, 2021. Transfers will require a small fee from runsignup.com plus any difference for transferring to a more expensive race. We are sorry that we cannot make refunds for any reason. Runners may defer their registration to a future race, up to 30 days before the race (email race director). Volunteer: Sign up to volunteer for race support! Volunteers will be expected to be available from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. or from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For their efforts, volunteers will receive a custom “Race Crew” t-shirt, and join in the post race pizza party. Contact Eric Sheffield at runthechessie@gmail.com for more information or to sign up. Area Lodging: There are many hotels and B&Bs in the Lexington, Rockbridge, Buena Vista area. Usually there is plenty of capacity, but depending on events at the area colleges and the Virginia Horse Center, they can fill up. So don’t delay in making your reservations. https://lexingtonvirginia.com/directory/lodging Race-Day Info: Average race day temperatures are perfect for endurance running with a low of 39° and high of 64°. Parking at McKethan Park will open at 6:30 a.m. Look for signs from Old Buena Vista Road. Packet pick up will be available from 6:30 – 7:30 at the second pavilion across from the baseball field. If you do not pick up your packet on Friday night at Walkabout Outfitters, you will need to do so before heading down to the race start/finish. After this, then you can proceed down to the parking area and head down to the start/finish. There are bathroom facilities at the pavilion 2/packet pickup area. If you do collect your packet on Friday, there is no need to stop at the pavilion. A bag drop area for personal belongings will also be set up near the starting line and you must have your bib number to drop and pick up your bag. Porta-potties will also be available near the starting line. Snacks and beverages for the runners will be set up near the start/finish line. The Full Marathon, Half Marathon, and Marathon Relay will start at 8:00 a.m., and the 5K will start at 8:30 a.m. Awards will be presented as results become available. All race support functions will cease operation at 3 p.m.. For best results your bib number should be worn on your front, at chest height. Please do not try to access McKethan Park except on race day. The park is the property of VMI and is not open to the public without a permit. Drop Bags: A drop bag area will be set up near the starting line. Runners must have their bib number present when checking bags in and out. Do not put valuables such as money or electronics in your drop bag. We will make every effort to see that your belongings are safely returned to you, but can not take responsibility for the loss or damage of any valuables.

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Sat, 30 Oct 2021 08:00:00
Freedom Food Festival https://lexingtonvirginia.com/events/freedom-food-festival freedom-food-festival Starts: Sunday, July 3, 2022 05:30 pm

Ends: Sunday, July 3, 2022 10:00 pm

Location: Downtown Lexington
Main Street
Lexington , VA 24450

Phone:

Website: http://www.freedomfoodfestival.com

Details: SAVE the DATE for the 2022 FREEDOM FOOD FESTIVAL! The Freedom Food Festival Steering Committee is pleased to announce plans to move forward with the festival in 2022. Save the Date for the evening of Sunday, July 3, 2022 and we'll see you on Main Street in downtown Lexington! Check this page for festival updates.

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