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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Jun 24 2017

July 15-Mountain Lake Biological Station Open House

July 15-Mountain Lake Biological Station Open House Mountain Lake Biological Station will hold its annual open house on July 15th from 1:30-5:00pm.This family-friend event is a unique opportunity to meet MLBS biologists, explore historic facilities and hiking trails, learn first hand about Station research, and understand how this research advances science and benefits the natural world. Come experience open labs, exhibits,...

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Jun 23 2017

July 1-Fireworks Celebration

July 1-Fireworks Celebration Come out to Mountain Lake Lodge on July 1 for our Fireworks Celebration! Sit back, relax and enjoy a fireworks show like no other, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Before the show, starting at 5:3opm, is live music by Eric Gress and an outdoor all you can eat buffet! See you there!...

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Jun 23 2017

July 17- Bridge Closing

July 17- Bridge Closing (Rte. 730) In order to make necessary bridge repairs, Rte. 730 in Giles County will be closed to thru traffic beginning the morning of July 17 at 8:00am till late afternoon of August 17. The section to be closed is 0.85 miles from Route 622 and 1.25 Miles from Route 663. If you have any questions, you may...

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Camp, Fish, Float, Ride: Enjoy the Two Virginias! Kairos Resort Opening July 1.

Camp, Fish, Float, Ride: Enjoy the Two Virginias! Kairos Resort Opening July 1.   [caption id="attachment_24457" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo by Sam Dean from Kairos Wilderness Resort.[/caption] Giles County, VA - Mercer County, WV - The newest tourism destination in the two Virginias  is opening to guests on July 1, 2017.   Kairos Wilderness Resort, is a 1,500 acre mountain-top property located in both Giles County, Virginia...

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Jun 29- Be in Business Workshop

Be in Business Workshop Open to Public   Giles County, VA- The third in a quarterly series of educational and free workshops is happening Thursday, June 29, 2017. The “Be in Business” workshop, presented by the Small Business Development Center and Mr. Bart Smith will be held at the 19th Hole at Castle Rock in Pembroke.   This workshop is geared to small and...

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Festival in The Park Celebrates its 33rd Year

Pearisburg Festival in The Park Celebrates its 33rd Year   Giles County, VA- Up till now, for 32 years, guests have merged onto the Pearisburg Community Center front lawn and surrounding ball fields to enjoy the annual Festival in the Park. That’s not entirely true, the event started as ‘Festival Around Town’ and has since grown into what you have seen the...

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Summer Food Program 2017

2017 FREE Summer Food Program! Your child (through age 18) can receive a FREE nutritious lunch during the summer months regardless of your income. Narrows High School & Macy McClaugherty School will be the host sites for this program.   Lunch will be served between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm on the following dates (subject to change): June 12-16 June 19-23 June 26-30 (CLOSED July 3-July...

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Castle Rock Golf & Recreation

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on Castle Rock Golf & Recreation   Castle Rock Golf & Recreation is located at 900 Castle Rock Drive in Pembroke, Giles County, Virginia. They have been open since the mid 1960’s and serving the public ever since, and the operations are managed by Adam Harman.   Castle Rock Golf & Recreation strives to ensure your whole family can find enjoyment...

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New River Eye Care

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on New River Eye Care   New River Eye Care located at 700 Wenonah Ave in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia has been in business since 2004. It is owned and operated by Dr. Brad Lane and Dr. Chris Hansen.   The goal of New River Eye Care is to ensure that you will be enthusiastically pleased with your eye care and...

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