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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Mountains of Music Homecoming 2019 logo
Nov 18 2018

The Crooked Road Opens Cultural Event Applications for the 2019 Mountains of Music Homecoming

The Crooked Road Opens Cultural Event Applications for the 2019 Mountains of Music Homecoming Nine Extraordinary Days of Concerts and Cultural Events Along The Crooked Road   Abingdon, VA:   The Crooked Road has opened the application period for Cultural Events for the 5th  annual Mountains of Music Homecoming, June 7-15, 2019.  Cultural and civic organizations, colleges, churches, businesses, and individuals are encouraged to submit applications...

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Nov 16 2018

Nov 17 | Community Film Project Volunteer Information Session

Community Film Project Volunteer Information Session   Last chance to get in this season on our Community Film Project! We welcome all interested volunteers to attend our Saturday, Nov 17th training at 9am at Castle Rock Golf Club, at the 19th Hole. Come learn all about the project, get all the details you need, and learn how you can be part of...

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Oct 26 | Community Film Screening Night

Giles Community Film Screening Night   Giles County is known for its beautiful landscape in the Appalachian area, as well as its unforgettable attractions. If it were to be adventures hikes to remarkable waterfalls, delicious food at original restaurants, or community activities that bring people together, Giles has it! As for the residents of the area, there are many creative artists that...

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Motorcross man at Kairos Wilderness Resort
Sep 16 2018

Oct 19-21 | The New River 500 Event Returns at Kairos

[caption id="attachment_25302" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo by: Sam Dean[/caption] The New River 500 Event Returns at Kairos in Giles County, Virginia   Giles County, VA- The New River 500 will be held October 19-21 at Kairos Resort in Giles County, Virginia and encompass over 500 kilometers of riding. This event is an all-inclusive dual sport adventurer’s dream. A multiple day opportunity to ride, socialize,...

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Aug 23 2018

Governor Northam Unveils Newest LOVEwork

Governor Northam Unveils Newest LOVEwork in Giles County Sculpture features 3,500 painted rocks by children across the county [caption id="attachment_25999" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Governor Ralph Northam in Pearisburg, Aug 21, 2018[/caption] PEARISBURG—On Tuesday, August 21 Governor Ralph Northam unveiled the newest LOVEwork on Main Street in Pearisburg. The Governor was joined by Rita McClenny, president and CEO of Virginia Tourism Corporation, members of the...

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Group mud net MAR 2017
Aug 22 2018

Tailgating Atmosphere at Muddy ACCE Race

Sept 15 | Tailgating Atmosphere at Muddy ACCE Race   If you head out to enjoy a football event this fall, you will likely see game-goers tailgating the event before the anticipated kickoff. The Muddy ACCE Race event has a friendly tailgating energy to it before, during, and after the race for participants and spectators! Plus free parking!   Held along the banks of...

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promotion piece announcing LOVE sculpture
Aug 09 2018

Aug 21 | LOVE Sculpture Unveiling

‘LOVE’ Sculpture Completed in Pearisburg   Giles County, VA- The story begins during the 2017 Giles Summer Feeding Program. The story continues through the 2017-2018 school year. The story is about to make its permanent mark on the landscape of Giles County. On August 21 at 2pm a brand new LOVE sculpture will be unveiled in Pearisburg with special guests and a...

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Jul 31 2018

Pembroke receives RALLY Grant

Town of Pembroke receives Rally Grant   If you happen to drive by the Pembroke Town Hall you can’t help but notice the new art display on the front of the building. It was made possible by the RALLY Southwest Virginia Grant. Several local Pembroke residents were involved in pulling it all together.     The drift wood in the fishing hole and the canoe...

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Jul 25 2018

Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern

Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern   The Giles County Film Office has a new face, intern Justin Smith. Smith, from Eggleston, is a recent graduate student from Radford University that studied English and Cinematic Arts. When attending Radford, he was able to double his classes and graduate on time when finally deciding to study the fundamentals of filmmaking halfway through his...

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