Jul 27 2017

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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Jul 14 2017

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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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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