“What is Your Blueprint … How Will You Live Your Life?”

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?”


The Gift of Art

“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


It’s the most wonderful time of the year to be local!

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!

First Friday Gallery Openings

Looking for something eye catching this Friday? Check out a couple gallery openings in downtown Blacksburg! The art of Jane Lillian Vance and her students Community Arts Information Office 149 College Avenue The art of Donald Sunshine- media watercolor Mish Mish Gallery 5:00-7:00pm 125 N. Main Street ***Both exhibits will run through the month of October.