June 16- Pearisburg Community Market Events

June 16- Pearisburg Community Market Events Join the Pearisburg Community Market for their celebration during the Mountains of Music Homecoming on Thursday, June 16. Join them from 5:30-8:30PM on the lawn of the Pearisburg Community Center on Wenonah Ave. ...

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May 16 2016

May 21- Pearisburg Community Market  announces new free program for kids ages 5-12!

May 21- Pearisburg Community Market  announces new free program for kids ages 5-12! FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT DIANNE DINGER @ 540-921-0340 or Email Matthew Bowman @ marketmgr@pearisburg.org The Pearisburg Community Market is offering a new free program for kid’s ages 5-12 called the Sprouts Market Club. Opening on May 21,  the market's youngest patrons will learn about local foods, gardening and more through their...

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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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Apr 28 2016

May 5- National Day of Prayer

May 5- National Day of Prayer   National Day of Prayer services for the public will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016, from 12-12:30pm on the courthouse lawn in Pearisburg.   ...

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Pearisburg Festival in the Park

June 17th & 18th- Pearisburg Festival in the Park Come out the weekend of June 17th & 18th to the Pearisburg Festival in the Park. This year, we celebrate 32 years of this fun festival at the Pearisburg Community Center on Wenonah Avenue. We welcome the LOVE to Giles County! Come & have your picture taken!   There are rides & games for...

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April 28-Free Marketing Workshop for Local Food Producers and Artisans "Every customer who walks by your market booth represents money gained or lost. Just as you harvest your farm products, you harvest your customers. Come learn about winning direct marketing strategies that you can implement this year for maximized profits, " states Dr. Theresa Nartea, Marketing & Agribusiness Assistant Professor and Extension...

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Apr 09 2016

Free Marketing Workshop for Local Food Producers and Artisans on April 28

April 21-How to Grow Food Products For Sale Local growers and producers are invited to a free workshop on growing produce for direct sales on April 21,  9 to noon, at the Giles Lifesaving and Rescue Squad Building in Pearisburg. Speaker Allen Straw, Area Specialist in horticulture, small fruit and specialty crops will provide the latest information on new production management techniques and possibilities of marketing crops in...

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Apr 07 2016

Green Market in Pembroke Celebrates 25 Years

Green Market in Pembroke Celebrates 25 Years Ron Holdren is a third generation farmer and a Giles County native, from Newport.  He has not always been a farmer.  While attending Giles High School, Holdren was in 4-H and FFA.  During his senior year, he was selected as a Virginia 4-H All Star.  In 1991, he and his wife Lisa started their...

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