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VA christiansburg's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of christiansburg..
christiansburg, VA Residents: Your Future Cats Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around christiansburg..
Here’s how you can own a piece of FloydFest’s history
FLOYD, Va. – Hey, FloydFest fans! You can now own a piece of FloydFest’s history. Floydfest’s Dreaming Creek Main Stage, built in 2004, was taken down in the summer of 2023, surpassing its expected lifespan of lasting until FloydFest 2022. Across-the-Way Productions salvaged pieces of the stage...
Blacksburg Resident's Hummingbird Photo Grabs 'Picture of the Day' Honor
A stunning hummingbird photograph, taken by Blacksburg resident Patricia Downs has gained attention as 'Picture of The Day' on September 27, 2023. The photograph is notable for its prominent colors and sharp details, showcasing the beauty of nature.
Dr Pepper soft drink may have been named for Dr. Charles Pepper of Christiansburg, Virginia
Dr Pepper is the oldest soft drink in the United States. It was created, manufactured, and sold by pharmacist Charles Alderton in 1885 from Morrison's Old Corner Drugstore in Waco Texas. The store owner Wade Morrison is believed to have named the product in honor of Dr. Charles Pepper, a Christiansburg, Virginia pharmacist whom Morrison worked for as a young pharmacy clerk.
October Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Report by Captain Chad Green
October is here and the fall fishing is coming quick. Get out on the water when you can and enjoy the sunrises and sunsets. Practice catch and release as much as possible to preserve our great fisheries out there. As always, just make one more Last Cast as it could be the next trophy fish.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Cats Today in christiansburg, VA
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near christiansburg.
5K & FUN RUN 2023!
Our third annual 5K & FUN RUN ‘23 will be held this year on September 30th. Our 5K & Fun Run is a sponsored event to support the Wonder Universe. All proceeds will go to holding the event and operational costs of the museum. This event will take place...
Virginia Tech Hokies Football: Big Show and No Go - Where are the Horses?
The animal science division of a large agricultural university held a major press conference for several equine publications. Dr. Fizz Phazz was standing behind the podium behind a spray of several microphones. He was announcing major progress on a new experimental program to convert old newspaper, and various other waste products into cheap horse feed.
SustainFloyd Foundation Seeking Seasonal Manager for Local Floyd Farmers Market
The SustainFloyd Foundation, a Virginia-based environmental non-profit, is hiring a manager for the Floyd Farmers Market. The manager will oversee the Farmers Market operations and advocate for vendors, customers, sponsors, and the Foundation. The Floyd Farmers Market committee will provide guidance. The role is seasonal, requiring more work from April to November, but tasks are spread throughout the year. It averages 15-20 hours weekly, with a balance of on-site and remote work. The hourly wage ranges from $18-20, based on experience.
Professional photographer presents on Cityscapes
Members of the Radford Photo Club will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 27, On at 6 p.m. at the Radford Public Library for a program about Cityscapes presented by Michele Borgarelli, an international award-winning photographer and a club member. Borgarelli’s photography journey started when he received an Agfamatic 100 for his...
10/5-8: Sculptors Conference
The 45th Annual Tri State Sculptors Association Conference will be hosted at the Floyd Center for the Arts, October 5-8. Register to join the conference and engage with sculptors of varying medium, listen to lectures, watch demos, and check out the artwork being installed!. The keynote speaker for this year...
Weekly Update: A Note From Your Publisher 09.28.2023
Happy Thursday, welcome to this weekly edition of A Note From Your Publisher! We have been getting tagged in quite a few Facebook posts when people question how to find events. THANK YOU! It means a lot to us that you appreciate our work behind the scene of Macaroni KID NRV. If there is ever anything we can do better or suggestions you may have feel free to reply to our weekly newsletter and let us know.
Fly-In at the New River Valley Airport
Pulaski County is excited to announce a brand new community event coming to the New River Valley Airport on October 7, 2023; the 2023 Fall Fly-In. This free event is open to the public from 10am to 4pm. In the past, the airport has hosted fly-ins for pilots and their...
Experience Authentic Mexico in Blacksburg: 4 Unmissable Dishes
In this article, we explore four delightful Mexican dishes available in Blacksburg. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
St. Albans Sanatorium haunted attraction opens Friday
RADFORD, Va. (WDBJ) - St. Alban’s Sanatorium is excited to welcome people back for another year of scares. The haunted attraction begins the 2023 season Friday night. It’s open Fridays and Saturdays through October. This year’s theme is “Slayhouse Crazed Circus.”. Tickets are available online or...
2023 Fall Festivals & Events, Pumpkin Patches, & Apple Orchards
Thanks to our Fall Festivals & Events Guide sponsor Sinkland Farms Pumpkin Festival! The support of our sponsors allows us to continue to offer Macaroni KID New River Valley at no cost to you! Please support local businesses like Sinkland Farms whenever you can!. Check out all the fantastic fall...
Moss Arts Center in Blacksburg announces 2023-2024 season performances
The Moss Arts Center in Blacksburg celebrates its 10th anniversary with a season of vibrant voices and fresh perspectives from around the world. From legendary performers, classical favorites and family-friendly cirque to jazz and global music and innovative dance and theatre works, the upcoming season includes some familiar faces from seasons past as well as an array of new artists.
A Culinary Journey: 5 Must-Try Japanese Dishes in Blacksburg
In this article, we're exploring five delectable Japanese dishes available in Blacksburg. Have you had the chance to sample any of these culinary delights? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Hokie BugFest Welcomes Bug Lovers for the 13th Year On October 7th
The whole family is invited to enjoy the 13th annual Hokie BugFest! This FREE event celebrates the science of entomology with activities for all ages!. The Hokie BugFest is back LIVE, after a few years of hosting virtually, on October 7th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Squires Student Center in Blacksburg, Va. Hokie BugFest gives you plenty of room to spread out and places to sit and relax between visiting exciting exhibits. Hokie BugFest partners with the Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research to provide a S.A.F.E. (supporting autism-friendly environments) pre-opening from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. This is intended for those with mobility or sensory impairments or other special needs.