DOWNTOWN LOYALTY CARDS
1. Collect your loyalty card at participating locations.
2. Visit 10 different participating Downtown Blacksburg merchants and make a minimum purchase of $5.
3. Have each merchant add their stamp to your loyalty card.
4. When your card is full you are eligible to receive your choice of a $5 Gift Certificate from one of the participating businesses!
Redeem rewards at the DBI Office, (CAIO, 149 College Ave, next to the Lyric) Email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a time.
Alexander Black House
Cabo Fish Taco
Cafe de Bangkok
Clay Corner Inn
Downtown Blacksburg Inc.- website store
High Peak Sportswear
John's Camera's & Records
P. Buckley Moss Gallery
polished by claire v
The Artful Lawyer Gallery Store
Y.M.C.A Thrift Store
... Check back regularly for more participating businesses!
PRETTY IN PINK- OCTOBER 22
Downtown Blacksburg Fundraiser for Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation 6th Annual Blacksburg Event!
Thursday October 22
Pink Cupcakes with Gemstones and chance to win a diamond sponsored by Next Door Bake Shop & Kent Jewelers
BUY & EAT DOWNTOWN- ALL DAY to support VBCF! Participating Downtown Merchants will be donating a % of their proceeds for the day - look for the PINK ribbon!
Pink Happy Hour- at Cabo Fish Taco- 5:30-8:30pm
Featuring pink drinks, food and fun while we continue to raise awareness and funds for the VCBF.
SHOP FOR THE CAUSE
Uncommonly Gifted-10% of sales go to VCBF
Matrix Gallery- 20% of sales to VCBF
Mad Dog- 10% of sales go to VCBF
t.r.collection- 20% of sales go to VCBF
Fringe Benefit- 10% of sales go to VCBF
Polished by Claire v- 10% of sales go to VCBF
Main Street Inn-10% of room sales for that evening will go to VBCF
DINE FOR THE CAUSE
Social House- 15% of food sales to anyone who wears pink will be donated to VBCF
Mellow Mushroom - 10% of food sales to VBCF to anyone wearing pink
The Black Hen- 10% of food sales go to VCBF
Gillie’s- 20% of sales go to VCBF
Bollo’s- 20% of sales go to VCBF
Wicked Taco- 10% of sales go to VCBF
Dr. Steve Jacobs- Get your eyes examined during the month of October and $1 will be donated to VBCF
Basket Raffle Prizes from:
DBI- Downtown Blacksburg Gift Certificates
Polished by Claire v
The Orange Bandana
The Lyric Theatre
More to follow- please check back regularly for updates!
DOWNTOWN HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS!
Saturday October 31, 1-4pm
Featuring downtown Trick or Treat, Costume Contest at the Lyric,fun-filled activities on College Avenue with Blacksburg Police Department, Virginia Tech Student Government Association and more!
1:00-3:00pm Trick or Treating at participating downtown businesses
3:00- 3:30pm Costume Contest at the Lyric
Children’s Costume Contest:
4 age groups: 0-3, 4-6, 7-9, &10-12.
The contest will take place on the stage in The Lyric Theatre and all participants will receive a Halloween goodie bag from Downtown Blacksburg, Inc.
Other Halloween Events Downtown
Haunted House at Creekmore Law Firm- Oct 31
Baptist Church Trunk Or Treat- 4-6pm
New Life Christian Fellowship is hosting a Fall Festival at 130 Jackson Street, NW. There will be fun for all ages and games for the kids including Bean Bag Tic-tac-toe, Halloween Picture Bingo, and Ghoulie Bowling. We’ll have a cookie decorating station, food, and a Halloween Photo Booth. We’ll also have a Pumpkin Carving Contest – free pumpkins for carving while supplies last! Come on out! 1-4pm
Moss Arts Center Halloween Activities
Tech-or-Treat- Thursday, October 29, 2015, 5-8 PM
Cube and Grand Lobby
This hauntingly memorable event for children features Halloween fun-themed technologies developed by students and faculty at the university from a variety of disciplines. This event shows children the amazingly creative output that happens at the nexus of science, engineering, art, and design.
Co-presented by the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology and the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech
Bram Stoker’s Dracula- Friday, October 30, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Adapted by Charles Morey
L.A. Theatre Works
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Susan Albert Loewenberg, producing director
Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre, Street and Davis Performance Hall
$20-$45, $10 students with ID and children 18 and under
Blacksburg High School Homecoming Parade
The Homecoming Parade, "Bruins on Broadway", will be on Wednesday, October 21st starting at 6:00 pm Parade Begins: Eheart Street (the old Middle School location), Parade Ends: at the Virginia Tech Alumni Hall location.
Friends of the Farmers Market
October 11- Vintage & Antique Market
The Blacksburg Vintage Market takes place the second Sunday of the month April through November, 10am to 5pm, in downtown Blacksburg at Market Square Park (rain date is the 4th Sunday of the month). Vendors offer a variety of vintage and antique goods including clothing, jewelry, records, books, housewares and upcycled goods. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Farmer's Market.
October 17, 2015
Celebrating all things rooted! Live music from the Hippy Holller Band!
November 14, 2015
This year the Blacksburg Farmers Market will be offering even more choices for your holiday shopping needs at our November Holiday Market!
Join us from 9am-2pm!
Every Wednesday, at 9:30pm
Top of the Stairs
FOR THE KIDS
Hokie Bug Fest
The fifth annual Hokie BugFest features glow-in-the-dark arthropods, a flea Circus, a spooky Spiders' Lair, a bug zoo, and dozens of exhibits. David George Gordon, a renowned bug chef from Seattle, will be preparing insect delicacies. Bug enthusiasts can admire a giant bird-eater tarantula, meet the HokieBird, and learn all about bed bugs. This is a fun and educational event for the entire family. Go to Hokiebugfest.org or visit our Facebook page for more information.
October 17, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
At the Inn at Virginia Tech (Latham Ballroom)
Contact: Mike Weaver (email@example.com) || phone: 540-231-6543 || website: http://www.hokiebugfest.org || Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hokiebugfest
For specific information on Downtown Blacksburg Events please contact:
Laureen Blakemore, Director