Nature Play Date – Heritage Park

Help us kick off the  Town of Blacksburg’s annual Sustainability Week with a play gathering at the Nature Play Space in Heritage Park.  Experience the joys of free-play with other children in nature.  Free, no registration required. Date:  September 17th Time: 1-3pm Location: Nature Play Space at Heritage Park 2300 Glade Road Blacksburg, VA

Outdoor Family Class – Opossums and Birds

9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Heritage Park—2300 Glade Road Ages 3 – 8+ and their families Join Master Naturalist and avid birder, Bill Opengeri, for an engaging exploration of opossums and birds at the Nature Play Space. You may have heard that birds are descendants of the dinosaurs, but did you know opossums have connections to … Read more

FarmFest with live music by Swampcandy

Join us for FarmFest at Glade Road Growing featuring live music with Swampcandy. Beer from Rising Silo Brewery, local wines, ice cream and food will be available for purchase from Tabula Rasa on Glade. Menu from Tabula Rasa on Glade: Sausage link on sourdough bun with sauerkraut ….$12 Grilled summer vegetables with feta and polenta … Read more

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival 2017

Image of poster for Banff film festival.

See the world’s best mountain films at the Banff Centre’s Mountain Film Festival World Tour on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the Lyric Theater. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets at or Walkabout Outfitter for $15 each.

Lifelong Learning Class Takes a Trip into History

Image of original home of Mary and William Ingles

Imagine living on the land your family has owned and farmed continuously since the 1700’s. Lewis Ingles “Bud” Jeffries doesn’t have to. Bud is a direct descendent of Mary Draper and William Ingles, who settled the land in the late 1750’s. His property and another across the river owned by his cousins who are also … Read more