The 37th annual Steppin' Out is just a few days away, and will take place on Friday Aug 4 & Saturday August 5. Here are a few highlights to help you get the most enjoyment from the festival. Be sure to visit the LOVEwork on the lawn of the Alexander Black House and share your … Continue reading Bringing the Love to Steppin’ Out again!
Downtown Blacksburg, Inc is proud to present our Business Member of the Month for February 2017-The Lyric Theatre! The Lyric Theatre has a long and rich history in Blacksburg. It was first opened in 1909 on Main Street, near what is now the Hokie House. As motion pictures increased in popularity, the theatre continued to … Continue reading THE LYRIC – DBI BUSINESS MEMBER OF THE MONTH
Downtown Blacksburg Inc. is proud to present our non-profit Member of the Month for November 2016 - Downtown Events! Downtown Events, Inc. is a non-profit, all-volunteer run organization that produces Blacksburg’s largest monthly mixer, Up on the Roof. Originally, the event was geared toward young and creative professionals. Up on the Roof has just completed … Continue reading Downtown Events – DBI Non-Profit Member of the Month
Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. is proud to present our Non-Profit Member of the Month for April 2016-The University Club Genesis of the University Club Condensed Version of Original Work by Harry D. Temple - May 31, 1993 In the fall of 1925, three young faculty members, Daniel Cromer Heitshu, Ralph Harper Chestnut, and James Godkin, discussed their … Continue reading The University Club-DBI Non-Profit Member of the Month
Downtown Blacksburg, Inc is proud to present our Business Member of the Month for March 2016-Positive Radio Group Positive Radio Group is locally owned and operated by the Baker family, who are native to Blacksburg. Our staff: Paul VanWagoner Came to Blacksburg in January of 2016. Prior to coming to Virginia Paul was the Morning host … Continue reading Positive Radio- DBI Business Member of the Month
Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. is proud to present our Non-Profit Member of the Month for December 2015 the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech The Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech is the university's professional presenting organization, bringing everything from classical and contemporary music to live theatre and dance to Blacksburg. The Center for … Continue reading The Center for the Arts- DBI Non-Profit Member of the Month
Join us downtown for a variety of family fun filled events throughout the summer. Updated: June 6, 2015 And here's a little sweetener from the Town of Blacksburg! During these events, metered parking will be FREE in the downtown area: Saturday, June 20 - Summer Solstice Fest Saturday, July 11 - Summertime Small Business Saturday July … Continue reading Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. presents A summer full of fun- the ultimate “staycation”!
Join in the fun as the town celebrates the Winter Lights Festival, with the annual lighting of the tree, parade, and Farmer's Market happenings. TubaChristmas will make this the best holiday celebration ever! Dr. Andrew Putnam will be our guest conductor. Bring your tubas, euphoniums and all of your friends to downtown Blacksburg on … Continue reading Tuba, Tuba, Tuba!
This year Puxantawny Phil did not see his shadow-much to the relief of the winter-weary. On Wednesday, February 2nd, the world’s most famous groundhog predicted an early spring. Although we are already seeing sunshine and warmer temperatures, let’s face it, we are still in the throes of winter in Southwest Virginia, with spring seemingly still a long way … Continue reading Music for a Wintry Afternoon
ATTENTION ALL TUBA AND EUPHONIUM PLAYERS All ages and ability levels! TubaChristmas is coming to Blacksburg to join in the holiday festivities, the Winter Lights Festival. Join in the fun as downtown Blacksburg celebrates with the annual lighting of the tree, parade, Holiday Market and more. TubaChristmas will make this the best holiday celebration ever! … Continue reading Calling All Tuba Players!