Each year as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Virginia Tech, area kindergarten through 12th grade students are invited to participate in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. poster contest. In partnership with Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. the 2011 winning posters will be displayed Jan. 3 through Jan. 31 in six downtown locations: … Continue reading “What is Your Blueprint … How Will You Live Your Life?”
“Our aims are to make quality art events affordable, attractive and accessible to our members and to the public; and to encourage and support one another while fostering creativity and joyfully exploring the arts.” Promoting the arts in the New River Valley since 1950, the Blacksburg Regional Arts Association is a Virginia Museum of Fine … Continue reading The Gift of Art
Ranae Gillie, owner of Gillie's, is originally from Pennsylvania. After graduating from high school, she grew accustomed to traveling throughout the U.S. from Florida to Texas. She ended up in Denver, Colorado, where she obtained a degree in Accounting and Finance from Metropolitan State College. After meeting her husband, she moved to Blacksburg, Virginia to … Continue reading Spotlight: Gillie’s & Bollo’s
Get into the holiday spirit while supporting your local merchants- join us for our special holiday shopping nights in downtown Blacksburg. For unique and unusual gifts, eclectic dining choices and a variety of special activities there is no better place to go. The activities on Ladies' and Gents' Nights are not restricted to the venues … Continue reading It’s the most wonderful time of the year to be local!
The holiday season is right around the corner, and it is time to enjoy the designs of local businesses at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center’s Fashions for Evergreens 2010 display! Fashions for Evergreens has become a staple in the New River Valley as young and old, locals and visitors grace the … Continue reading Fashions for Evergreens