Angels Rest view AT Pearisburg
Jun 19 2018

Appalachian Trail – Kimberling Creek to Narrows

Appalachian Trail – Kimberling Creek to Narrows Originally posted to Virginia Trail Guide. Read HERE. Follow Adam & Christine along the Appalachian Trail through parts of Giles County. See their full album of pictures HERE. ---   We decided to celebrate Christine’s birthday by completing a section of the Appalachian Trail over a few days.  I had a couple of surprises for her along the way which...

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public art in Pearisburg
Apr 11 2018

Pearisburg Day Trip

SUGGESTED ITINERARY | PEARISBURG DAY TRIP   Morning- Enjoy breakfast at Friends and Family Restaurant. Pearisburg is the county seat and as such there are many things to do and enjoy in this community.   For the rest of your morning delight in shopping and strolling the historic downtown. Pearis Mercantile is a premier gift shop in the region. Located just across the street from the Visitors Center (203 N....

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Landscape picture of Giles Community Garden
Jan 18 2018

2017 Giles Community Garden Report

2017 Giles Community Garden Report A Partnership of Christ Episcopal Church & The Giles Breakfast Lions Club The 2017 season, our third full year, is best summed up in one word: Growth.   This growth took place in the garden, program, grants, gifts and partnerships. We enter 2018 with great hopes for the future of the Giles Community Garden. All these blessings will be reported...

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Giles Comprehensive Plan Update

2017 Comprehensive Plan Update | Open House Dec 13   December 13, 5pm-6:30pm at the Giles County Administration Office   Giles County will hold a public open house to receive citizen’s comments for the 2017 Comprehensive Plan update. County staff and New River Valley Regional Commission staff will be available to explain the proposed changes. After receiving public feedback, the County Planning Commission will...

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Holiday lights on tree
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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Fishing at The Narrows Town Park
Oct 24 2017

Bicycling, Mountain Biking, & More in Giles

Bicycling, Mountain Biking, & More in Giles   Tucked in Southwest Virginia with easy access from major cities and interstates, Giles County, Virginia bodes well for your cycling destination. The rural county with a population of just under 17,000 people, has 37 miles of the New River Water Trail, 62 miles of the Appalachian Trail, 92 square miles of Jefferson National Forest,...

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Pearisburg Head Start Enrollment Availability

Pearisburg Head Start Enrollment Availability Pearisburg Head Start currently has openings for 3 and 4 year old preschoolers. Call 540-921-2355 to arrange a time to complete an application to attend this high quality preschool.   Learn more on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HeadStartNRCA/      ...

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Apple Crunch
Oct 06 2017

Farm to School Week Celebrated

Farm to School Week Celebrated To celebrate Farm to School Week, Giles County Public Schools hosted an apple crunching event on Wednesday, October 4.  Third grade students at Macy McClaugherty School participated in "Crunch Heard Round the Commonwealth" by eating an apple donated by a local orchard (Doe Creek Farms). Students formed the shape of an apple, while the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent,...

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Sep 29 2017

A Full Day Planned for Pearisburg, Virginia | Come to Town

A Full Day Planned for Pearisburg, Virginia | Come to Town   Giles County, VA- We often talk about ways to welcome visitors to our communities. In our county seat of Pearisburg one day will host a variety of events and activities that comes about as close as possible to ringing true for ‘there’s something for everyone.’ On October 14 beginning in...

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Events for the rest of September in Giles County

Events for the rest of September in Giles County Find information on our Events Calendar or click on our Events tab on Facebook.   SEP 21 Fri 4:30-8:30 PM Pearisburg Community Market | Music at the Market   SEP 22 Fri 6:30 PM The Palisades Restaurant | American Roots   SEP 23 Sat 10 AM Cornerstone Pentecostal Holiness Church | Exercise Your Faith 5k Run-Walk   SEP 23 Sat...

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