May 05 2016

May 31- Mark Twain “Alive!” event

May 31- Mark Twain "Alive!" beginning at 6:30pm You will not want to miss this exciting event! Join the Giles County Historical Society for a evening with one of America's greatest humorists. Mark Twain breathes life into history and will leave a smile on your face. From Missouri in the 19th century to Virginia in the 21st century, Mark Twain's insights and humor...

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May 12-14th- AT PreGA*ME Event

  May 12-14th- AT PreGA*ME Event Calling Everyone Who Enjoys Hiking on the Appalachian Trail. Join us May 12 at the Pearisburg Community Market to celebrate hiking on the trail! Activities will be offered from 10:00am-8:30pm.     10:00am-4:00-pm: From Trail to RIVER-Canoeing, Kayaking and Tubing Get to know Giles County’s most scenic river in a tube, canoe, or kayak! Let us arrange your trip on the...

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Apr 28 2016

May 5- National Day of Prayer

May 5- National Day of Prayer   National Day of Prayer services for the public will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016, from 12-12:30pm on the courthouse lawn in Pearisburg.   ...

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Apr 28 2016

Giles County to be featured at the Moss Arts Center

May 19-July 3 Giles County to be featured at the Moss Arts Center Original article posted by Virginia Tech News: http://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/cfa-youngartists16.html    See the beautiful landscape of Giles County, Virginia, through the eyes of the county’s young artists during the new exhibition, “Young Artists: Home.” Presented by the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, the exhibition features a collection of elementary and middle...

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Apr 27 2016

Narrows Gift Shop Mother’s Day Special

Narrows Gift Shop Mother's Day Special NARROWS GIFT SHOP HAS A SPECIAL FOR ALL MOMS and LIKE-A-MOMS~   SURPRISE! "A Surprise for Mom” Drawing Register your Mom at Narrows Gift Shop for a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate to NGS. $1 donation to register. Multiple registrations allowed. Drawing to be held Friday, May 6. (And we'll throw in a Mother's Day card and phone call to let the...

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Pearisburg Festival in the Park

June 17th & 18th- Pearisburg Festival in the Park Come out the weekend of June 17th & 18th to the Pearisburg Festival in the Park. This year, we celebrate 32 years of this fun festival at the Pearisburg Community Center on Wenonah Avenue. We welcome the LOVE to Giles County! Come & have your picture taken!   There are rides & games for...

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Apr 17 2016

May 7- Spring Up Wolf Creek Bike Ride Event

May 7- Spring Up Wolf Creek Bike Ride Event Held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 in Narrows, VA Take your pick of approximately a 20 mile, 32 mile or a 42 mile round trip ride, or you can ride as much of the course that you want. Enjoy the Spring foliage and the serene ride along Wolf Creek nestled in the Alleghany...

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April 23, 2016- Sustainable Viticulture at JBR Vineyards

April 23, 2016- Sustainable Viticulture at JBR Vineyards 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. JBR Vineyards, 1251 Springdale Road (Not GPS-able. Go 1.8 miles up Springdale Road from Trigg. No facilities.)   Learn about sustainable viticulture practices Site selection Erosion control Water usage How to minimize use of pesticides Fertilizer usage Composting Animal control More See a working wine grape vineyard Observe planting techniques Other related topics: trellising, vine pruning, vine density Ask questions Here are driving directions to the vineyard: From I81...

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