Now that we’ve had our fill of candy corn and trunk-or-treats, it’s time to focus on turkey, trimmings, and gatherings with friends and family. And since Smith Mountain Lake is perfectly situated between Franklin and Bedford Counties, there’s a seamless celebration of holiday festivities to explore. The season kicks off with the annual Franklin County… [read more]
Thanksgiving typically conjures up visions of turkey, trimmings, and a dessert table full of pumpkin pie. However, thanks to Rescue Mission Ministries of Roanoke, over 250 men, women, and children will continue to receive food, shelter, and clothing courtesy of the Drumstick Dash. Held annually on Thanksgiving Day, the Drumstick Dash encourages you to “move… [read more]
The Blue Ridge Folklife Festival, coordinated by the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum, is scheduled for Saturday, October 28th from 10am to 5pm. The annual event is held on the Ferrum College campus and features a variety of historic exhibits, demonstrations, and concerts inspired by the traditions of the region. Fan favorites include horse pulls,… [read more]
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