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BEV not vulnerable to the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug

You have probably seen news references to the "Heartbleed" vulnerability that has effected many secure web sites and other SSL-encrypted services. We have carefully reviewed our systems, and BEV services are not and have never been vulnerable to Heartbleed. has some helpful information and a status list for frequently-used sites here:

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VT Horticulture Spring Fling: Talks, Tours, and Plant Sale

April 23, 2014 - April 26, 2014 time: Varies by day- see website location: Hahn Horticulture Garden
The VT Department of Horticulture including the Horticulture Club and the Hahn Horticulture Garden, with help from the Friends of the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library, bring you four fabulous days of gardening fun and education! Come for the Plant Sale Preview on Wednesday, Hort Club Plant Sale Thursday - Saturday, Gardening microTalks on Friday, and the Spring Fling Garden Tour on Saturday, featuring three of the most beautiful spring gardens in Blacksburg. Pick up your tickets at the Plant Sale. Held rain or shine, see for full details and pictures.

New River Stage presents "The Odd Couple" female version

April 25, 2014 - May 4, 2014 time: 2:30 PM, 6:30 PM, or 7:30 PM (depending on the performance)
     location: Warm Hearth Village Center
Unger and Madison are at it again! Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, in Neil Simon's hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version of The Odd Couple. Instead of the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit. The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela brothers. But the hilarity remains the same. Performance dates are April 25-27 and May 2-4. Both Saturday night performances are dinner theaters and will include a full catered meal before the show. All performances will take place at Warm Hearth's Village Center. Tickets for all performances can be purchased in advance online at

Blacksburg Farmer's Market

April 26, 2014 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 for lots more information.

VT International Street Fair

April 27, 2014 time: Afternoon location: College Ave., Downtown Blacksburg
The VT Council of International Student Organizations [CISO] and Cranwell International Center invite you to participate in the 2014 International Street Fair! Held on College Avenue in Downtown Blacksburg, the International Street Fair is one of the most colorful and bustling events of the spring semester at Virginia Tech. This event is a great opportunity for adults and children of all ages to come and learn about different countries. See:

Spring Bazaar at Price's Fork Elementary School

May 3, 2014 time: 9:00am-3:00pm location: Price's Fork Elementary School
On May 3rd the Price's Fork Elementary School PTA will have a Spring Vendor Bazaar. We have filled over 75 vendor booths and look forward to having you with us to shop at this special event. Hethwood Market will be selling breakfast and lunch. Massages by Body Balance Spa for donations to the school and door prizes/raffles all day! Website: Facebook Page:

The Blacksburg Square Dance

May 3, 2014 time: 8:00pm to 11:00pm location: Dance Barn at Homestead Farm
The NRV's community square dance and a ‘Crooked Road’ affiliated venue- with caller Phil Louer - music by ‘Indian Run String Band’ with fiddler Paul Herling – Appalachian roots music & dance at its best !! No partner or dance experience needed. Be sure to check full details on the dance page at

6th Annual Blacksburg Fork and Cork Festival

May 3, 2014 time: Noon to 6pm location: First and Main Shopping District
The Blacksburg Partnership announces the 6th annual Blacksburg Fork and Cork- a food, wine, and art festival to be held Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at the First and Main Shopping District. Attendees will enjoy wines from premier Virginia wineries and view the work of regional artists. Delicious food from local restaurants will be abundant, and multiple music groups will provide smooth tunes throughout the day. Proceeds from this event will benefit The Blacksburg Partnership, a non-profit organization working to enhance the quality of life in Blacksburg. For full details see or follow Fork and Cork at

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