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Greens, Eggs Ham Festival

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 12:00
Come and celebrate this Dr. Seuss inspired event. Event will feature an assortment of fresh greens, pastured eggs, a variety of delicious meats and musical entertainment featuring Smartmouth.

SEEDS Family Saturday

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 12:00
www.seedskids.org SEEDS has a host of engaging activities and programs coming up this week. Come explore and play, use your senses, do crafts, read and tell stories, and learn about the living world around you. Explore Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - noon, Explore outside and indoors. After...

Blacksburg Farmers Market

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:00
The Blacksburg Farmers Market offers local foods, crafts, flowers, music, and more in the heart of downtown Blacksburg! Come support your local farmers and artists and enjoy the benefits of a strengthened community, healthy living, and support for responsible business practices. For more...

College Avenue Takeover

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 21:00
Spend the evening on College Avenue in downtown Blacksburg.nbsp;In the heart of town, you’ll experience outdoor dining, music from local band Train Wreck, and specials from downtown merchants, courtesy of Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. With College Avenue closed to traffic and the sun setting, you can...

SEEDS Play Date Friday

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:00
www.seedskids.org SEEDS has a host of engaging activities and programs coming up this week. Come explore and play, use your senses, do crafts, read and tell stories, and learn about the living world around you. Explore Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - noon, Explore outside and indoors. After...

BT Detour Sat 4/25/15

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 03:00
Due to the closure of Spring Road the Hokie Express will not service Spring Road on Saturday morning (4/25).nbsp; The route will travel along Washington Street, serving all stops that are passed. Due to anticipated traffic congestion after the game, the Hokie Express will begin afternoon...

Blacksburg Transit Hosts Public Input Sessions

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 03:00
Blacksburg Transit, a department of the Town of Blacksburg, will hold two public listening sessions for bus route and service changes that will begin in late May 2015, as well as the bus stop accessibility/safety study. The listening sessions will be held: Tuesday, April 28,...

Corps of Cadets Change of Command Parade to be held May 2 on Drillfield

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:00
pJoin the Corps of Cadets to honor the graduating Class of 2015 and recognize the Class of 2016 as they take over leadership of the Corps./p

Dr. Michael Erskine named director of Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:00
pThe center's director since 2013, Dr. Michael D. Erskine will begin his new position April 25./p

May 1 forum to focus on 'The Public University in the 21st Century'

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:00
pPresident Timothy D. Sands will participate in the forum to address the challenges of a public university and the needs of the wider public./p

Video: Winning idea emerges in student entrepreneurship challenge

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech student teams recently presented while vying for their share of $30,000 in prize money in the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals./p

Warm Hearth Village Old-Time Jam

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 22:00
All old-time musicians are encouraged to come out and join in. The residents really enjoy and appreciate everyone who comes out and plays. Directions to Warm Hearth can be found at www.retire.org/directions.html. The full schedule for the rest of the fall/winter/spring is...

BT Detour: Friday 4/24/15

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 03:00
On April 24th, 2015, the Relay for Life will close the north side of the Drillfield between McBryde and Davidson Hall. Because of the closure several Blacksburg Transit routes will be detoured beginning at 5:15 p.m. and last through the end of service, Friday night.nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;...

Economic impact of Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center estimated to be $616 million since 1995

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe economic impact of the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center in 2014 alone was $40 million. Additionally, the hotel and conference center has generated more than $36 million in taxes since reopening./p

Home football games bring $69 million impact, 300 jobs to region

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pVirginia Tech football's economic impact tripled in the 15 years since the last study was done, according to the analysis.#160;/p

Julie Petruska wins inaugural Virginia Tech Award for Safety Excellence

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe award recognizes members of the university community whose safety efforts or initiatives have resulted in a safer work environment or substantially helped to eliminate or minimize loss or injury./p

Procter Gamble joins with Virginia Tech in strategic innovation partnership

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe agreement allows Virginia Tech researchers to forge relationships and projects with Procter #38; Gamble quickly since the underlying contractual work is already completed.#160;/p

Second executive vice president and provost candidate, Thanassis Rikakis, to speak on campus

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pRikakis currently serves as vice provost for design, arts and technology at Carnegie Mellon University.#160;The candidate forum, at 2:30 p.m. in Assembly Hall at the Holtzman Alumni Center and will be followed by a reception in the Assembly Hall and adjacent foyer./p

Undergraduates present research on tuberculosis in traveling exhibit

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00
pThe first presentation is Friday at#160;University of Virginia followed by Saturday at the Science Museum of Western Virginia in Roanoke./p

Solarize Montgomery kick-off

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 20:30
The Solarize Montgomery launch and kick-off event is just two days away, Wednesday, April 22. The Town of Blacksburg is partnering with the Town of Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Community Housing Partners, VA Sun, and the New River Valley Planning District Commission to bring back this very...