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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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17 Picnic Locations for 2017

17 Picnic Locations to enjoy in Giles County in '17   Need something new to do with the family? As summer arrives, take a day to go out and enjoy a picnic together. A picnic would also be a great way to spend time with friends or to have a date. All your picnic necessities can be conveniently found locally at independently...

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Apr 28 & May 5- Newport Cares Free Lunch Fridays

Newport Cares Free Lunch Fridays   Newport Cares Free Lunch Fridays is coming to the Newport Community Center April 28th and May 5th.  Individuals and groups will be needed to help prepare and deliver lunches for the needy and elderly of the community.   A free lunch will be served at the Newport Community Center each Friday from 11:30 a.m.—1:00 p.m. with lunch deliveries...

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Valentine’s Day Instagram Sweepstakes

Valentine's Day Instagram Sweepstakes Click HERE to learn more about Virginia Tourism Valentine's Day Instagram Sweepstakes.   Don't forget we have a LOVEWorks in Newport visible from Rt. 42, Blue Grass Trail....

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Giles County Anti-Pipeline Public Forum

Where: Doe Creek Farm, 412 Doe Creek Farm Rd., Pembroke When: Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 7-9 PM Opposed to a high pressure 42 inch gas pipeline routed through Giles County? Dismayed that a federal agency can grant eminent domain to a private corporation to ride rough shod through the heart of our county and take private lands? Aware of the Draft Environmental...

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Aug 12 & 13 – The Newport Agricultural Fair

August 12 & 13 - The Newport Agricultural Fair The 81st Newport Agricultural Fair will be happening on August 12th and 13th this year! Built on traditions, the Newport Fair is Virginia’s oldest Agricultural Fair – celebrating life the way it was, and blending a touch of the past with our present while teaching others for the future. All through the...

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LoCo Arts Summer Camp Registration Open!

LoCo Arts Summer Camp Registration is Open This year LoCo (Local Community) Arts has a great assortment of summer camps for children and youth of all ages. Scholarships are available for most offerings. Camp offerings are listed below, or click here for details. Contact 540-544-3907 or tacie@loco-arts.org to learn more. You can register a child using the form below or online. LoCo Arts 2016 Summer Camp Registration Upcoming camp.. Appalachian...

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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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Apr 04 2016

2016 Henry Reed Memorial Fiddlers Convention

2016 Henry Reed Memorial Fiddlers Convention The Fourteenth Annual Henry Reed Memorial Fiddlers Convention will be held at the Newport Recreation Center in Newport, VA on June 10-11, 2016. This festival honors the life and music of local old-time fiddler Henry Reed and is proud to have grown into it's fourteenth year! The Henry Reed Memorial Fiddlers Convention is an official...

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