Category Archives: Roanoke

2014 SW Virginia Boat Show

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Get Your Bacon On At BaconFest in Downtown Roanoke

BaconFest VA Mmmm…. Pineapple Bacon Lovers cupcakes, Chipolte Agave BBQ and Bacon with Blue Cheese Slaw,  Chicken Fried Bacon Cubes,  Chocolate Covered Bacon Bites,  Mini Donuts with Maple Frosting topped with Bacon,  Bacon Quesadillas, Bourbon Chocolate Bacon cupcakes,  Bacon, Egg … Continue reading

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Miss Smith Mountain Lake, Nicole Wimmer, Competes for Miss Virginia

Three Franklin County women will vie for the title of Miss Virginia during the 2013 Miss Virginia Scholarship Pageant. The pageant will be broadcast live Saturday, June 29 from the Roanoke Performing Arts Theater. The reigning Miss Virginia 2012, Rosemary Willis, … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Kite Festival on April 20th

The 15th Annual Blue Ridge Kite Festival Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 10 AM 4 PM at Green Hill Park. Free Admission • Free Parking It’s a day of outdoor family fun with free children’s t-shirts and kites (while supplies … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Marathon is April 20th

Local runners have crafted one of the most challenging and beautiful marathons on the east coast, the Blue Ridge Marathon. In 2010 the full marathon course included 3,076 feet of total elevation gain and 6,140 feet of total elevation change, but … Continue reading

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Roanoke’s St. Paddy’s Day Parade and Shamrock Festival

McDonald’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Schedule – March 16, 2013 – 10am-5pm The Parade kicks off at 11am and will run from Jefferson Street to Campbell Avenue and end at Williamson Road. Shamrock Festival Schedule The Shamrock Festival will be … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Shamrock Festival in Roanoke

Downtown Roanoke, Inc. and McDonalds are partnering to provide the biggest and best St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the region! Featuring old favorites and exciting new additions, this year is sure to be a hit for families all over the … Continue reading

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Southwest VA Boat Show This Weekend

Date: February 22, 2013 Time: 1:00 AM – 7:00 PM For more than 30 years, The Southwest Virginia Boat Dealers Association has hosted this Boat Show, and is proud to host the 2013 Boat Show at the Roanoke Civic Center on February 22 … Continue reading

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Massage Classes Offered to the Public

The Lifestream Center in Roanoke is offering 2 massage classes to the public on Saturday’s in February: Basic Foot Massage for the Layperson Saturday, February 9, 1:00- 3:00 The Lifestream Center Registration after 2/1/2013: $20 per person, $35 per couple, non-refundable … Continue reading

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Roanoke Wing Fest

Come enjoy the best wings Southwest Virginia has to offer.  Saturday August 25th, 2012, Roanoke Virginia becomes the wing capitol of the east coast (exluding Buffalo, NY of course).  Sample wings from a bunch of local restaurants and pick your … Continue reading

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