Wednesday, Aug. 11
Brown Bag Book Club
The Radford Public Library’s Brown Bag Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month for a
book discussion from noon until 1 p.m. Participants may bring a lunch. This month the group is
discussing “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck.
West End Wednesdays
On the grounds of Glencoe Museum from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Featuring live music, food and merchandise
vendors, yoga and more.
Radford High School Boosters Golf Tournament
The 13th annual Radford High School Boosters Club golf tournament will be held at the Pete Dye River
Course at Virginia Tech. A shotgun start will begin at 1 p.m.; the format is captain’s choice. Proceeds
benefit all the athletic teams at Radford High School.
Saturday, Aug. 14:
Fourth Annual Swing for Scholarships Golf Tournament
At the Pete Dye River Course at Virginia Tech. The tournament benefits the “Carilion Cares for
Children” program providing tuition discounts at the Radford Early Learning Center for families with
financial need at Radford Child Development, Inc.
The tournament begins with shotgun start at 2 p.m. Captain’s Choice Foursomes are $300 per foursome if
paid online by Aug. 13 and $400 per foursome at the door, depending on availability. Prizes include a
$100,000 hole-in-one contest for 10 participants chosen by purchased raffle ticket, a 2021 vehicle from
Harvey’s in Radford for a hole-in-one, and awards for first-through-fourth-place teams and closest to the
pin. The day includes an awards dinner, gift bags, refreshments, raffle prizes, and mulligans. Register at
Mt. Tabor Ruritan Club Fish Fry
Mount Tabor Ruritan Club will hold its August Fish Fry from 5 to 7 p.m. at Slusser’s Chapel Picnic
Shelter, 1543 Mount Tabor Rd, Blacksburg. The meal will feature single servings of fish, fries and slaw,
homemade desserts, and beverages. The cost is $8 for adults and carry-outs and $5 for children under 12.
Children under 3 will eat free. Simple Gifts of the Blue Ridge will be playing some folk music. The fish
fry will be held rain or shine. Call or text 540-449-6178 for further information.
Monday, Aug. 16:
Intellectual Disabilities Agency Golf Tournament
“Swing Fore Persons with Intellectual Disabilities,” the 24th Annual Golf Classic at Blacksburg Country
Club, will tee off at 1 p.m. following lunch. For more information and to sign up, contact the Intellectual
Disabilities Agency at 381-0310 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, Aug. 21:
Eastmont Tomato Festival
This free outdoor festival features contests for tomato art and tomato recipes, as well as competitions for
biggest, ugliest, and best-tasting tomato. Participants can also don their best tomato-themed outfits to
compete in the ever-popular tomato pageant and belly up to become the tomato-eating champion.
Enjoy great food (including fried green tomatoes, BLTs, pizzas, tomato sandwiches and tomato biscuits),
live music, games, music, arts and crafts, and much more. At the Meadowbrook Community Center
courtyard, 267 Alleghany Spring Road, Shawsville, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. More
information is available at eastmontcf.com, facebook, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Aug. 28:
Dialogue on Race 2021 Summer Summit
From 4-5:30 p.m. at the Montgomery County Moose Lodge No. 1470, 115 Fairview Rd. NE,
Christiansburg. The theme is Student Voices: Reflections on Race and Racism in our Schools. Register at
Triwizard Tri-Mile Trail Race
At Bisset Park, at 9:30 a.m., a fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley. Register for
the race at www.lvnrv.org/potterinthepark. For more information, call (540) 382-7262 or send an “owl” to
email@example.com. Follow https://www.facebook.com/LVNRV/ for race updates.
Through Aug. 29:
Glencoe Mansion, Museum and Gallery exhibit “Mountain Rail Trails”
Glencoe Mansion, Museum and Gallery is showing its latest gallery exhibit, “Mountain Rail Trails,”
featuring photography by Dale R. Carlson of Bluemoonistic Images.
The exhibit dovetails nicely with the train observatory platform and exhibit found at the edge of the
grounds of Glencoe. Everyone is welcome to visit the museum with no admission charge. Glencoe is
located at 600 Unruh Dr. in Radford.
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam 2021
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam 2021 continues each Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. through September at
Market Square Park.
Simply Elemental Art Exhibit
The Simply Elemental art display in the Hahn Horticultural Garden (on the Virginia Tech campus) is on
display through Sept. 30.
Radford Farmers Market
The Radford Farmers Market will be held each Saturday through October 30 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in
the New River Valley Community Service parking lot (the Old Wade’s parking lot) on West Main Street
Christiansburg Farmers Market
The Christiansburg Farmers Market continues every Thursday through October at the Christiansburg
Recreation Center parking lot from 3 to 7 p.m.