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Adventures in the New River Valley: Blacksburg Holiday Market

by Desi Sowers

Head to downtown Blacksburg this Saturday November 18th 9:00 AM-2:00 PM for the Holiday Market at Market Square Park.

The first Holiday Market of the season is going to be a great one! Put a dent in that Christmas list with handmade local art, pottery and so much more! Shop locally for handmade gifts and goods in addition to our regular fare.

Information and photo provided by the Blacksburg Farmers Market

Virginia Tech's Japanese Cultural Association will be hosting our annual Fall Matsuri (Festival) on November 11th, 2017 from 12pm-4pm!

Join them on the Graduate Lafe Center lawn and Squires area for food, games, booths and performances.  This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.   The Japanese Cultural Associates welcomes members of the local Montgomery County and surrounding areas to come out and experience Maturi. 

Photo and information provided by the Japanese Cultural Association 

Blacksburg VA Home Sales September 2017

by Desi Sowers

Blacksburg VA Home Sales August 2017

by Desi Sowers

Adventures in the New River Valley: Virginia Tech Corps Day

by Desi Sowers

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be in the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets?  This Saturday September 16th from 11AM-3PM you can have the opportunity to experience  life as a Cadet at Virginia Tech Corps Day

Among the planned activities are pull-up and push-up competition stations, drill practice featuring marching and singing cadences, tactical face painting, dress like a cadet and a chance to race through the Corps of Cadets obstacle course! For kids, there will also be a miniature O-Course.

The Grillfield Food Truck will also be on site for food purchases.

So come on out, bring your friends, and get to know the Corps of Cadets!

Information and photo from Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets

Blacksburg VA Home Sales July 2017

by Desi Sowers

Visit Gourmet Pantry in Blacksburg, a premiere cooking school for specialty cooking classes.  The off demonstrations and hands-on classes for every skill level.  The classes are taught by enthusiastic chef/instructors that draw from a variety of culinary arts backgrounds. 

The upcoming classes include:

            1. Fresh Mexican-August 26th 6:00-8:30 PM

            2. Tailgating!-September 13th 6:00-8:30 PM

            3. Vegetarian Cooking-September 20th 6:00-8:30 PM

            4. Sichuan Cuisine-September 27th 6:00-8:30 PM

Register online at Gourmet Pantry

Spend some time this fall working on your cooking skills at Gourmet Pantry in Blacksburg.

Information and photo provided from Gourmet Pantry

New River Valley VA Real Estate For Sale: 2115 Brooksfield Rd

by Desi Sowers
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Vroommmm, homes are selling so fast, don’t get left behind and miss out on this wonderful opportunity in Blacksburg VA. Low maintenance vinyl exterior, walkout basement with storage, workshop and laundry, extra-large parking area to accommodate multiple cars, boat, RV, or guests, easy care flooring including tiled wet areas are just a few of the perks at 2115 Brookfield. A flowing main level floor plan with living, dining and a spacious kitchen for functional everyday living. Huge master suite with a supersized bathroom including a spa tub and walk in shower. Two additional bedrooms plus a full bath. Apple tree, peach tree and grapevine plus a fenced back yard. All you have to do is pack your bags.

 You don’t have to just visit; you can live here and enjoy Virginia’s growing economy and vacation-like lifestyle! With easy access to I-81 you can appreciate a prime example of why New River Valley VA is such a desired place to live and play. This Blacksburg VA home is just steps to shopping, nightlife, VA Tech and recreational activities.

Desi Sowers has distinguished herself as a leader in the New River Valley real estate market. Desi assists buyers looking for New River Valley real estate for sale and aggressively markets New River Valley homes for sale. 

Desi brings with her a keen eye for the details of buying or selling a New River Valley home and seemingly boundless determination and energy, which is why her clients benefit from her unique brand of real estate service. Rooted in Tradition, Focused on the Future – Desi Sowers will help make the most of your New River Valley real estate experience. Give her a call today, 540-320-1328, and discover the difference she can make during your family's move.


Mellow Mushroom presents Kids Night Back to School Bash on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Mellow Mushroom Blacksburg is putting on a special Kids Night Back to School Bash. Every Sunday night we offer 99 cent slices plus a drink and free balloon fun, face painting and glitter tattoos with Jean Lewis of Lib's Lab Entertainment.

For our Back to School Bash, they will have even more surprises including a photo booth and rock painting sponsored by NRV Macaroni Kid.

This event is perfect for the whole family!




Tuesday, July 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Christiansburg for vendors, local bands, a kids' area, Touch a Truck, your favorite Christiansburg Farmers' Market regulars and much more!

But the party's not over once we leave Main Street! Come on out to the Christiansburg High School stadium that evening for your favorite fireworks show. The stadium opens at 8:30 p.m., with fireworks starting around 9:15.

The rain date for fireworks is Wednesday, July 5, at 9:15 p.m.


The Town of Blacksburg and the Mount Tabor Ruritan Club present the 31st Annual 4th of July Parade on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in downtown Blacksburg, VA starting at 2:00 pm.

Enjoy floats, bicycles, wagons, marchers, walkers, antique and classic cars, race cars, horses, fire engines, scouts, bands, sports teams and more in the 31st Annual Blacksburg 4th of July Parade. The parade route begins at the old Blacksburg Middle School property and continues along Main Street ending at Alumni Mall near Virginia Tech's Drillfield.

The parade starts at 2:00 pm and the line-up begins at 1:30 pm.

Beginning at 6:00 pm, the Blacksburg Parks & Recreation Department will have their annual celebration with fireworks and live music at Blacksburg Municipal Park.

Smithfield Plantation Blacksburg

Smithfield Plantation presents their 2017 Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 10 am until 2 pm.

Enjoy the most American holiday at the most historic site in the area!

Activities include:

• Cannon Firing on the Hour

• Apple Pie Baking Contest

• Reading of the Fincastle Resolution and Declaration of Independence

• House Tours available for regular admission

• Living History Camp

• Blacksmith Demonstrations

• Colonial Dancing

and much more!

Admission to the outside activities is free. House tours are regular admission price.


The City of Radford presents their 2017 "Spirit of America" July 4th Celebration on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Bisset Park.

Enjoy a full day of live music, kids activities and attractions including a inflatables, climbing wall and more, food and craft vendors and of course great fireworks to close the event!

Schedule of Events:

• 2:00-8:00 pm - Rides and Games

• 2:00-3:00 pm - Gravel Road (Bluegrass)

• 3:15-4:15 pm - Glen Shelton (Popular Country)

• 4:30-5:30 pm - The Castaways (Beach Music)

• 5:30-5:45 pm - Opening Ceremonies with Mayor Bruce Brown and National Anthem sung by Glen Shelton followed by Patriotic Readings from Dr. Dick Harshberger

• 5:45-6:15 pm - K-9 Exhibition by Radford City Police Department

• 6:30-7:30 pm - David Frizzell (Country)

• 7:45-9:15 pm - Jimmy Fortune (Country)

• 10:00 pm - Fireworks sponsored by Third Security

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