Through Saturday, Aug. 21:
Noise Alert I: Marching Virginians Band Camp
The Marching Virginians at Virginia Tech band camp is scheduled for the week. During the week, band
rehearsal will take place outdoors at The Marching Virginians Center, 821 Southgate Dr. (top of Chicken
Hill) from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Once classes begin on Aug. 23, the regular rehearsal time will be from 5:30
Friday, Aug. 20:
Family Game Night
At the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library, virtual at 5:30 p.m. Families will gather for a live,
interactive game night online, playing Jackbox Party Night games on family friendly settings. Email
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Saturday, Aug. 21:
Legacy Motown Revue
Join the crowd at Glencoe Mansion, Museum, and Gallery, 600 Unruh Dr., Radford, from 7 to 9 p.m. for
an evening of Motown music featuring the Legacy Motown Revue. Bring a chair or a blanket and join in
for this “Evening of Motown.” Food trucks, beer, and sweets will be part of the fun. The gates will open
at 6 p.m.
Eastmont Tomato Festival
The 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, and arts and crafts. The festival will be held at the Meadowbrook Community
Center courtyard, 267 Alleghany Spring Road, Shawsville from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. For more
information, contact eastmontcf.com, facebook, or email@example.com.
Noise Alert: Skipper to be Fired
Skipper, the Corps of Cadets cannon, will be fired three times as part of the New Cadet Parade on
Virginia Tech’s Drillfield. There will be three shots total: The first shot will be around 9:50 a.m., and the
final shot will take place around 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Dungeons and Dragons
Radford Public Library is offering both a virtual and an in-person one-shot session of library D&D this
month. To play virtually or for help creating a level-four adventurer, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Otherwise, feel free to just show up. All ages are welcome. Virtual via Discord at 4:30 p.m. In person on
Thursday, Aug. 26 at 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 23:
The New River Health District and the American Red Cross are teaming to host a blood drive from 10
a.m. until 4 p.m. at Blue Ridge Church, 1655 Roanoke St. in Christiansburg.
Thursday, Aug. 26:
Virtual Dungeons and Dragons
Radford Public Library is offering both a virtual and an in person one-shot session of Library D&D this
month. If you would like to play virtually, or need help creating your level four adventurer, email
email@example.com. Otherwise, feel free to just show up. All ages are welcome. Virtual via
Discord Saturday, Aug, 21 at 4:30 p.m. In person on Thursday, Aug. 26 at 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 28:
Dialogue on Race 2021 Summer Summit
From 4 to 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. This is a fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley. Register
for the Triwizard Tri-Mile Trail Race at www.lvnrv.org/potterinthepark. For more information, call (540)
382-7262 or send an “owl” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow https://www.facebook.com/LVNRV/ for race
Through Aug. 29:
Glencoe Mansion, Museum and Gallery exhibit “Mountain Rail Tales”
Glencoe Mansion, Museum and Gallery continues its exhibition of “Mountain Rail Tales,” 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 withno admission charge. Glencoe is
located at 600 Unruh Dr. in Radford.
Wednesday, Sept. 8:
Rent Relief Workshop
Virginia’s Rent Relief Program can provide funds to assist in paying rent, late fees, and other lease-related
costs back to April 2020 for those impacted by COVID-19. Learn about the requirements and get help
completing online applications at Blacksburg’s Rent Relief Workshop, at 7:30 p.m. at the Blacksburg
Montgomery Floyd Regional Library. For more information, call the library at 540-552-8246.
Brown Bag Book Club
At noon at the Radford Public Library. In September, the Brown Bag Book Club will be discussing Kate
Moore’s “Radium Girls.” Bring a lunch and make some new friends at the group’s casual book
discussion. In October, the brown baggers will be discussing the classic Halloween read “Frankenstein”
by Mary Shelley.
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 exhibit in the Hahn Horticultural Garden (on the Virginia Tech campus) is on
display through Sept. 30.
Radford Farmers Market
The Radford Farmers Market is 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 is held every Thursday through October at the Christiansburg
Recreation Center parking lot from 3 to 7 p.m.