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Sep 25 2017

Muddy ACCE Race 2017 Receives Donation of $411,000

Giles County Muddy ACCE Race 2017 Receives Donation of $411,000   This past Saturday, the 2017 Giles County Muddy ACCE Race was declared a resounding success. The Muddy ACCE Race (MAR), which is only in its’ second year, is the principal fund raising event for the Giles County ACCE Program (Access to Community College Education). Saturday, MAR raised a significant amount of...

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‘Round the Mountain Announces New Juried Artisans

'Round the Mountain Announces New Juried Artisans Abingdon, Va. - 'Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Network has announced results from the September 12, 2017 jury session. A total of 11 artisans from throughout Southwest Virginia were accepted in 'Round the Mountain's most recent session. Those artisans include: Jamee Gillespie (Chilhowie, VA), Jessica Bier (Pound, VA), Nancy Brooks (Tazewell, VA), Mark Cox (Floyd,...

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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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Sep 01 2017

Motorcycle Adventures in Southwest Virginia

Sturgis, South Dakota, is what pops into most people’s minds when they think of motorcycle adventures. While this rip roaring party of a motorcycle rally is perhaps the most iconic, it hardly speaks for the lot of ‘em—there are a variety of places and ways to embark on a motorcycle adventure across our grand country. If you’re on the hunt for...

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Aug 10 2017

Register Today for the Muddy ACCE Race

Sept 16 | Register Today for the Muddy ACCE Race   The 2017 Muddy ACCE Race is drawing near! The event promises something for everyone, from family fun to the fiercest competitors. Register as a team or an individual participant today for the September 16th event at www.muddyaccerace.com. The Glen Lyn Town Park in Giles County, Virginia will be transformed into a 5K...

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Aug 01 2017

Hollow and Home: A History of Self and Place

Hollow and Home: A History of Self and Place Fred Carlisle's book, "Hollow and Home: A History of Self and Place", set to be released August 1,2017, explores the ways the primary places in our lives shape the individuals we become and how vibrant, supportive communities can form in unexpected places. "Clover Hollow and Newport did far more than simply accept me," Carlisle...

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Tailgating Atmosphere at Muddy ACCE Race

Tailgating Atmosphere at Muddy ACCE Race   If you head out to enjoy a football event this fall, you will likely see game-goers tailgating the event before the anticipated kickoff. The Muddy ACCE Race event has a friendly tailgating energy to it before, during, and after the race for participants and spectators! Plus free parking!   Held along the banks of the New River...

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Local Mud Run Boasts Family Friendly Atmosphere

Local Mud Run Boasts Family Friendly Atmosphere When people think of a mud run, they may not typically think of a family outing. The Muddy ACCE Race is a fun, exciting event for the entire family to enjoy! Families can run the race together, split up so the children can run in our Youth Mud Pit, cheer on their loved ones,...

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September 16-Art on the Lawn

September 16-Art on the Lawn Dear patron of the arts,       In Virginia Living Magazine's "BEST OF" issue, released in June, Art on the Lawn was named the BEST ART EVENT in its Southwestern Virginia region.  This is the 6th year in a row that Art on the Lawn has placed in its TOP THREE.  The success of Art on the Lawn is due in part to people...

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July is National Hotdog Month

July is National Hot Dog Month   Who knew that July is National Hot Dog Month? We certainly didn't for awhile, but now we do and we're letting everyone know! Whether you like naked dogs, chili dogs, or more condiments on your hot dog than actual hot dog, you'll be happy to know that Giles County has more places to satisfy your hot...

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