New River
May 16 2016

Our view: Giles remakes itself into a tourism destination

Our view: Giles remakes itself into a tourism destination Originally published in Sunday, May 15, 2016 Roanoke Times Posted: Sunday, May 15, 2016 2:15 am The Roanoke Times Question: What locality in Southwest Virginia has shown the biggest increase in tourism spending within its borders? Answer: Giles County. If you’re asking yourself, “What’s in Giles County?,” then read on, because what Giles County has done to...

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1st Annual Resident Fundraising Carnival at Heritage Hall

May 21- 1st Annual Resident Fund Fundraising Carnival 1st Annual Resident Fund Fundraising Carnival being held on May 21st from 10am till 4pm at Heritage Hall Rich Creek.  Proceeds will go to the Residents Fund for outings and Christmas presents. They are planning to have vendors, music, food, a petting zoo, games.    ...

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Newport Community Center front of building
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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storefront of The Palisades in Giles
May 12 2016

June 2- Music at the Palisades

June 2- Music at the Palisades Giles County's ACCE (Access to Community Education) program is hosting a fundraising event! The event will take place at the Palisades Restaurant (168 Village Street, Eggleston, VA 24086) on June 2nd from 6-9pm. Proceeds will benefit the Giles County Access to Community College program at New River Community College. Guests will be treated to music by Latitude featuring...

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May 12 2016

May 30- Memorial Day Parade & Cruise-in in Narrows

May 30- Memorial Day Parade in Narrows All are invited to Narrows on Monday, May 30th for the Memorial Day Parade. The event will start at 3pm and the course will lead right through downtown. For more information, please contact Cindy Dowdy at 726-2551.   Visitors can also enjoy the annual Memorial Day Cruise-in! Keith Williams is the event organizer. Visit their Facebook page...

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May 10 2016

May 29- Lewis & Clark Circus in Narrows

May 29- Lewis & Clark Circus in Narrows Lewis and Clark circus is returning to Narrows with fun for the whole family. There will be two afternoon shows, the first at 3:30pm and again at 6pm. All proceeds help support the Narrows Parks and Recreation Department. Organizer's Name Wayne Gautier Contact E-mail wgautier80@yahoo.com Phone Number (540) 726-2961...

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May 09 2016

May 20 Homemade & Homegrown at Narrows Farmers Market

May 20 Homemade & Homegrown at Narrows Farmers Market 3rd Fridays at the Market events return for 2016 at the Narrows Farmers Market! Come and join us at the farmers market on May 20! We will have multiple vendors that evening including: crafts, metal and fabric art, quilting’s, local winery JBR Vineyard & Winery. plus Creole That food truck! ring the whole...

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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 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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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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