Boat landing in Giles County, Virginia
Jun 11 2018

Improving New River access points in Giles County | WDBJ7

Improving New River access points in Giles County GILES COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) The New River is a popular spot for people in Giles County. Now, officials are taking steps to make it easier for boats to come and go. "I love the outdoors, I really love being on the water," Randy Fuqua said, admiring the scene around him.   Fuqua and Austin Cunningham took a...

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Feb 13 2018

Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation & Friends Of Southwest Virginia Release 2017 Annual Report

Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation & Friends Of Southwest Virginia Release 2017 Annual Report   ABINGDON, VA – The Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation and the Friends of Southwest Virginia have released their 2017 Annual Report which outlines the regional economic impact of the tourism economy and spotlights economic, community and tourism development initiatives, regional marketing and branding and updates to Heartwood: Southwest...

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Aug 12 2016

Aug 18 – Chicago Blues Night

August 18 - Chicago Blues Night "The Blues" is the theme for the August 18 Pearisburg River Sculpture Walking Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Farmers markets are public gathering places where community members are provided with a location to meet friends and family and engage in civic activities. With this in mind, Thursday, August 18, the Pearisburg Community Market venue has been scheduled...

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Jul 26 2016

Sept 17- New River Water Trail Poker Float

September 17- New River Water Trail Poker Float Giles County is hosting the first New River Water Trail Poker Float! Ever heard of a Poker Run? Well, this event is the same amount of fun with just a bit more water. Whether you are a pro in the water or are just starting to get your feet wet, our Poker Float is the...

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Jun 28 2016

August 27- Fall into the New

August 27- Fall into the New ReNew the New will be holding its annual cleanup day on Saturday, August 27th. Exciting developments this year include a move in location. The City of Radford, and counties of Giles , Pulaski, and Montgomery are partnering together for this New River Valley regional project. Registration will begin at 8:30 A.M. at field of Glencoe Museum in...

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May 06 2016

July 15- Float N’ Fork a Twilight River Raft Trip & Dinner

July 15- Twilight River Raft Trip & Dinner   Tangent Outfitters, New River's Edge, the Farm Table and the Pearisburg Farm to Fork program are teaming up to offer a guided raft float trip on the scenic New River Water Trail, followed by a farm to table dinner on the river! Start off with a scenic float trip down the New River...

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May 12-14th- AT PreGA*ME Event

  May 12-14th- AT PreGA*ME Event Calling Everyone Who Enjoys Hiking on the Appalachian Trail. Join us May 12 at the Pearisburg Community Market to celebrate hiking on the trail! Activities will be offered from 10:00am-8:30pm.     10:00am-4:00-pm: From Trail to RIVER-Canoeing, Kayaking and Tubing Get to know Giles County’s most scenic river in a tube, canoe, or kayak! Let us arrange your trip on the...

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