For more events and details please check out our Calendar of events
For Information about Sustainable Activities & Events visit our GREEN LIVING page
For information about Sustainability Week and the Susan Garrison Fundraiser please visit:
PRETTY IN PINK
Downtown Blacksburg Fundraiser for Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation 6th Annual Blacksburg Event!
Thursday October 9th
PRETTY IN PINK HAPPY HOUR- 5:30pm-8:30pm...
Join us in the Kent Square lobby for drinks, food, and music to help raise funds and awareness for the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation
$15 donation to the VBCF gets you 2 drink tickets
$5 tickets with student ID
Pink Cupcakes with Gemstones and chance to win a diamond sponsored by Next Door Bake Shop and Kent Jewelers
Blacksburg High School Photography Student's taking paparazzi photos
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!
More details coming soon.
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Details coming soon so watch this space!
COMMUNITY EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Hahn Horticulture Garden
Saturday September 6, 2014. 10:00 a.m. (1 ½-2hrs)
Sand-casted Leaf Workshop with Rachel Yungman
This talented craftswoman will teach you how to make a beautiful sand-casted leaf for your garden, to hang on a wall, turn into a birdbath, etc. Rachel’s leaves are amazing! Have fun creating your own!
$35 Friends of the Garden members/$45 general public (materials included)
Workshop limited to 20 participants; must pre-register
Saturday September 20, 2014. 10:00 a.m. (1 ½-2hrs)
Embellishing Your Leaf with Paints with Rachel Yungman
Limited to 20 participants, must pre-register
Fee includes instruction and supplies to finish one leaf
$15 Friends of the Garden members/$20 general public
To register, please contact Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-639-2233.
Blacksburg Farmers Market hours
September Events at the Blacksburg Farmers Market
Sat. Sept. 6 - Garlic Festival, music by Kat Mills
Wed. Sept. 10 - Mingle at the Market, music by The Band: Concord;
wine from Beliveau Winery, beer from Parkway Brewery, 5 - 7 pm
Sun. Sept. 14 - Vintage and Antique Market, 10am - 4pm
Wed. Sept. 17 - Sustainability Fair with Sustainable Blacksburg
Sat. Sept. 20 - Apple Tasting Event, music by the Blacks Twig Pickers
Market hours: Wed, 2 - 7 pm; Sat, 8am - 2pm
For more information and upcoming activities visit: http://www.blacksburgfarmersmarket.com/
Seek Education, Explore DiScover - SEEDS®Discovery Learning for Everyone
Founded in 1995
107 Wharton St. SE
PO Box 824
Blacksburg VA 24063-0824
YMCA Thrift Store
Sundays-The Thrift Shop will be open 12-5pm for shopping as well as dropping off items at the dock.
The YMCA at Virginia Tech hours for reception of Thrift Store donations are as follows:
Monday through Saturday…..9 AM until 6 PM.
Sunday………………… ….12 PM until 4 PM.
For specific information on Downtown Blacksburg Events please contact:
Laureen Blakemore, Director