Newport Community Center front of building
Dec 04 2018

Dec 8 | Newport Village Christmas Market Held Saturday

Newport Village Christmas Market Held Saturday, December 8   Newport, VA – Make plans to attend the first Newport Village Christmas Market on Saturday, December 8 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.!   The Christmas Market will take place at the Newport Community Center, 434 Blue Grass Trail, in Newport. Shop artisan and handmade gifts throughout the day and don’t miss a donation-based holiday...

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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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Local Mud Run Boasts Family Friendly Atmosphere

Local Mud Run Boasts Family Friendly Atmosphere When people think of a mud run, they may not typically think of a family outing. The Muddy ACCE Race is a fun, exciting event for the entire family to enjoy! Families can run the race together, split up so the children can run in our Youth Mud Pit, cheer on their loved ones,...

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Muddy ACCE Race Event is Fun!

ACCE March Column Muddy ACCE Race Event is Fun!   Giles County- The unseasonably warm weather has students looking forward to summer and the school years beyond. Access to Community College Education program students look forward to their next year in the program, and seniors in high school are making big decisions about their future. The Access to Community College program in Giles...

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Apr 22- VIRGINIA’S OUTDOOR LOVERS EXPO

  VIRGINIA’S OUTDOOR LOVERS EXPO The 2017 Virginia’s Outdoor Lovers Expo to be held April 22nd at Bisset Park in Radford, Virginia. From our friends at the New River Valley Regional Commission. Radford, VA – The Virginia’s Outdoor Lovers Expo is coming to the New River Valley, April 22nd. This free, family-friendly event will be held at Bisset Park in Radford from 10:00am to...

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June 16- Pearisburg Community Market Events

June 16- Pearisburg Community Market Events Join the Pearisburg Community Market for their celebration during the Mountains of Music Homecoming on Thursday, June 16. Join them from 5:30-8:30PM on the lawn of the Pearisburg Community Center on Wenonah Ave. ...

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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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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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