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Nov 09 2017

Giles Holiday Events & Festivities

Giles Holiday Events & Festivities   The following is a list of community activities happening throughout December, this holiday season: December 1-3 | Christmas with the Johnstons at the Giles County Historical Society December 1 - 5:30-8:30pm -Enjoy the beauty of the Andrew Johnston House by candlelight -Bonfire in front yard with hot apple cider served to visitors -Enjoy fresh, homemade treats in Mrs. Johnston's Kitchen -Museum &...

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Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back for Second Year

Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back for Second Year Giles County, VA- Chances are you’ve hiked and taken a picture at Cascade Falls in Pembroke, Virginia. Many of you have also enjoyed a meal at The Palisades Restaurant in the Village of Eggleston. The entire month of May you are encouraged to ‘Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard’ and to participate...

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Jun 23 2016

June 30 – The Story of Giant Caverns

June 30 - The Story of Giant Caverns The Giant Caverns in Narrows, Va has been an interesting story millions of years in the making. Now the Giles County Historical Society will start telling it. All are invited to the opening of their newest exhibit "The Story of Giant Caverns". The evening of history and refreshments will be on Thursday, June...

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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 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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