Jun 06 2016

Riverside communities can thrive even more from waterways

Riverside communities can thrive even more from waterways Originally posted by WDBJ7 on June 3, 2016 GILES CO., Va. (WDBJ7) River business is booming in many of our hometowns. But it takes the right flow to benefit big. As people there know, it only takes a river to draw a crowd in the summer time. But it takes the right businesses to benefit nearby towns. "People are generally...

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Jun 06 2016

June 6- National Outdoors Month Kickoff & Unveiling of New River Water Trail Signs

National Outdoors Month Kickoff & Unveiling of New River Water Trail Signs On June 6th at 1pm at the Rich Creek Boat Landing (Eastbound Route 460) Giles County will help kick off National Outdoors Month! All are invited to stop in for a brief gathering to see the new signage of the new River Water Trail. The New River Water Trail connects...

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May 17 2016

June 11th & 18th- Giles Mountain Vineyard & Winery Summer Solstice Celebration

June 11th & 18th- Giles Mountain Vineyard & Winery Summer Solstice Celebration Join them at the Giles Mountain Vineyard & Winery on June 11th & 18th for their Summer Solstice Celebration. Guests are welcome from 11AM-5PM for wine and food pairing, vineyard tours, music, and spectacular scenery.  $20 person. Please call 540-267-4125 for more information or to make a reservation.   Address: 290...

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May 16 2016

June 11 & 12- Giles Mountain Vineyard & Winery Tastings and Tours

June 11 & 18- Giles Mountain Vineyard & Winery Tastings and Tours Saturday, June 11, 2016 & Saturday, June 18, 2016 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM FREE Giles Mountain Vineyard and Winery is an estate winery providing lovingly crafted wines that reflect our dedication to community, sustainability, and our beautiful mountainous region. Our wines capture the unique mountainous limestone and shale soils on which...

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May 16 2016

May 21- Pearisburg Community Market  announces new free program for kids ages 5-12!

May 21- Pearisburg Community Market  announces new free program for kids ages 5-12! FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT DIANNE DINGER @ 540-921-0340 or Email Matthew Bowman @ marketmgr@pearisburg.org The Pearisburg Community Market is offering a new free program for kid’s ages 5-12 called the Sprouts Market Club. Opening on May 21,  the market's youngest patrons will learn about local foods, gardening and more through their...

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May 16 2016

Our view: Giles remakes itself into a tourism destination

Our view: Giles remakes itself into a tourism destination Originally published in Sunday, May 15, 2016 Roanoke Times Posted: Sunday, May 15, 2016 2:15 am The Roanoke Times Question: What locality in Southwest Virginia has shown the biggest increase in tourism spending within its borders? Answer: Giles County. If you’re asking yourself, “What’s in Giles County?,” then read on, because what Giles County has done to...

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1st Annual Resident Fundraising Carnival at Heritage Hall

May 21- 1st Annual Resident Fund Fundraising Carnival 1st Annual Resident Fund Fundraising Carnival being held on May 21st from 10am till 4pm at Heritage Hall Rich Creek.  Proceeds will go to the Residents Fund for outings and Christmas presents. They are planning to have vendors, music, food, a petting zoo, games.    ...

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May 13 2016

May 21- Newport Recreation Center Open House & Pig Roast

May 21- Newport Recreation Center Open House & Pig Roast Giles County, VA- Just off Route 460, 8 miles west of Blacksburg there sits the charming, historic, Village of Newport. While the Village is home to few; many enjoy using Route 42 as a bicycle route, stopping to see the century-old Sinking Creek Covered Bridge, or visiting the oldest continuous fair...

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May 12 2016

June 2- Music at the Palisades

June 2- Music at the Palisades Giles County's ACCE (Access to Community Education) program is hosting a fundraising event! The event will take place at the Palisades Restaurant (168 Village Street, Eggleston, VA 24086) on June 2nd from 6-9pm. Proceeds will benefit the Giles County Access to Community College program at New River Community College. Guests will be treated to music by Latitude featuring...

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