Top 10 Things To Do Before Summer Ends

Top 10 Things To Do Before Summer Ends Even though summer is coming to an end, there’s still several sunny days left for some summer fun! The time is NOW to find an adventure here in Giles County before the school bells start ringing and the colors of the leaves start changing. There is an abundance of fun activities that you...

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Backyard Tourist Spotlight on GearHead Moto Tours

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on GearHead Moto Tours Today we take a ride on the adventurous side with GearHead Moto Tours, the new motorcycle touring company based in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia. GearHead Junction & GearHead Moto Tours are owned and operated by Terry Rafferty. GearHead has been operated now for a little over 2 years!   GearHead Moto Tours’s primary purpose is to...

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Pearisburg Community Market

Pearisburg Community Market Join the Pearisburg Community Market on July 26th for some yummy food, shopping, and great entertainment from the Panjammers! The Market opens at 5:30 p.m and the Panjammers will start the free, outdoor concert at 6:00p.m. The food will be provided by the Giles Lions Breakfast Club and will have a tropical feel! So bring the family out...

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Backyard Tourist Spotlight on the Inn at Riverbend

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on the Inn at Riverbend                Overlooking the New River from its perch just outside of Pearisburg in Giles County, Virginia, the Inn at Riverbend welcomes guests near and far. Owners, Jeanne Jeffers and John Dush have been greeting guests to the Inn since purchasing it a few years ago. The Inn...

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Parent’s Night Out

Parent's Night Out To All Local Businesses/Organizations: For the last several years, Giles County Public Schools had an event called Parent's Night Out. During this event, they had informational booths which were facilitated by GCPS staff. These booths highlighted many programs offered such as Ag Land Lab, guidance, ACCE program, and assistance with completing free/reduced meal applications. This year's event will be...

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Pembroke Completes RALLY Southwest Virginia Project

Pembroke Completes RALLY Southwest Virginia Project Giles County, VA- RALLY Southwest Virginia is building community leadership capacity and reinforcing collaborative communities across the region of Southwest Virginia. The region consisting of 19 counties from Giles to the far southwest counties in Virginia, has embraced this program and others to find creative outlets for suppressed economies and the revitalization for downtown areas.   The...

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Backyard Tourist Spotlight on Castle Rock Golf & Recreation

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on Castle Rock Golf & Recreation Castle Rock Golf & Recreation is located at 900 Castle Rock Drive in Pembroke, Giles County, Virginia. They have been open since the mid 1960’s and serving the public ever since, and the operations are managed by Adam Harman.   Castle Rock Golf & Recreation strives to ensure your whole family can find enjoyment...

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18 Picnic Locations For 2018

18 Picnic Locations For 2018 Need something new to do with the family? As summer continues, take a day to go out & enjoy a picnic together. A picnic would also be a great way to spend time with friends or to have a date. All your picnic necessities can be conveniently found locally at independently owned grocery stores, Grants or...

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Jul 03 2018

Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month

Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month July 2018 This month you will see information about various businesses, attractions, organizations, and events for Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month. The Giles County Tourism Committee created this idea and included it in the 2017-2018 marketing plan. The group recognized that there are unique and special businesses here in Giles that residents might...

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