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BEV Customer Services Ending December 31, 2015

After over 20 years of service, The Blacksburg Electronic Village will stop providing its remaining customer services at the end of 2015. See What's happening, when, and why.

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Events

Up on the Roof!

July 30, 2015 time: 5:30-8pm location: Kent Square Parking Garage
The last Thursday of every month April-September, you'll find locals, grad students and professionals socializing Up on The Roof of the Kent Square Parking Garage, at Blacksburg's creative professionals mixer. Find more info at www.facebook.com/rooftopbburg.

Friday Night Outdoor Concert - Megan Jean & KFB

July 31, 2015 time: 7-7:30pm location: Henderson Lawn
The dynamic duo Megan Jean & KFB's performances have been called "gypsy-Americana", "avant-garde", and "vaudeville". They've described themselves as "a metal band, if it was 1927". Come out and conjure up your own adjectives for the winners of the 2012 Floyd Fest "Under the Radar Competition" when they perform at this year's final Friday Night Out Concert on July 31st at Henderson Lawn, weather permitting-- the rain site is the Old Dominion Ballroom in Squires Student Center. The Friday Night Outdoor Concerts are jointly sponsored by the Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts and the Town of Blacksburg, as part of the Summer Arts Festival 2015. For more information call 540-231-5921.

Kid's Circuits Class

August 1, 2015 time: 1:00pm-3:00pm location: Hacksburg
A fun introduction to circuits for kids! Children, with a guardian, are welcome to discover how circuits work by building their own felt creature with light up eyes to take home at the end of class. Basic sewing skills are a pre-requisite. For ages 8 and up, pre-registration is required for this two-hour class: https://eventbrite.com/event/17579105578/

Blacksburg Farmer's Market

August 1, 2015 time: 8am-2pm location: Blacksburg Market Square
The Blacksburg Farmer's Market happens every week in Blacksburg Market Square (Saturdays only January - March, Wednesdays and Saturdays April - December). Come see live music, sample fresh harvested produce, or spin a hula hoop in the sunshine. More than a market, it's a community gathering place, with a full calendar of entertainment and educational activities. See www.blacksburgfarmersmarket.com for lots more information.

Blacksburg Market Square Jam: Wednesdays, 8-10pm

August 5, 2015 time: 8-10pm location: Blacksburg Market Square
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam takes place on Wednesday evenings from 8-10 pm, June through September, in Market Square Park downtown on the corner of Draper Road and Roanoke Street. The Jam is an official Crooked Road affillated venue, and features traditional old time and bluegrass music. Presented by The Town of Blacksburg; see their Market Square Jam page for scheduled performers and more details.

35th Annual Steppin' Out

August 7, 2015 - August 8, 2015 time: Fri 10am-11pm, Sat 10am-10pm location: Steppin' Out Main Stage
Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. presents the 35th Annual Steppin' Out on August 7th and 8th, a street fair featuring three live performance stages, sidewalk clearance sales by local merchants, over 250 artists and crafts people from all over the United States, great food, and at 6:30pm on Friday the notoriously fast downhill Draper Mile footrace, which could be won this year in barely over 4 minutes. See www.blacksburgsteppinout.com for entertainment schedules, race registration, parking shuttle information, booth applications, volunteer opportunities, performer bios, a full list of the many community sponsors, and lots more.

Mount Tabor Ruritan Fish Fry & Music

August 8, 2015 time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm location: Slussers Chapel Picnic Shelter
The next Mt. Tabor Ruritan Fish Fry will be on Saturday, August 8th, featuring all-you-can-eat fish, fries, slaw, homemade desserts, beverages, and music by The Happy Hollow Stringband. This fundraiser for Ruritan Club's community service projects has been a local tradition for over 30 years, and is held rain or shine every second Saturday of the month from May through September. See www.fb.com/MtTaborRuritan for more details.

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