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Friday, September 30, 2011

Free Weekend Events in the New River Valley

Highlanders Festival 2011

Saturday, October 1

Day begins with a pancake breakfast and parade on Main street.  Moffett Field will be alive with clan gatherings, more than 50 diverse crafts, sheep herding demonstrations, children’s activities, and music grounded in the rich heritage of both the Scots-Irish and the Appalachian region.
Where:  Farmers Market on Main in Radford for breakfast and  parade on Main. Festival is on the Radford U campus.
When: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Who: All welcome
How: Just show up!
Cost: Free!
 
 
Radford Highlanders Mens Soccer Game
 
Saturday, Oct. 1
When:  2pm
Where: Dedmon Center-Cupp Stadium
Who:  All welcome
Cost:  Free!
 

Blacksburg Nature Center Drop In

Saturday, October 1

 Stop by and explore the center filled with hands on activites, animals, and more.
Where:  Blacksburg Price House Nature Center. 107 Wharton Street, SE, Blacksburg
When: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Who: All welcome
How: Just show up!
Cost: Free!
For more info: discover@seedguys.org or call 540-552-3914
 

Floyd Arts & Crafts Festival

Saturday, October 1 through Sunday, October 2

The Annual Floyd County Arts and Crafts Festival is a two-day event which takes place on the campus of Floyd County High School in Floyd, Virginia. This year the event will be held on October 1-2, 2011. The festival is open on Saturday from 9:00 A. M. to 5:00 P. M. and on Sunday from 12:00 noon to 5:00 P. M.  
Where: Floyd County High School in Floyd, Virginia.
When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Who: All welcome
How:  Show up.
Cost: Free admission
 
 
 
 

Home Depot Kids Workshop

Saturday, October 1

The Home Depot's Kids Workshops offer useful projects including the creation of toolboxes, fire trucks and mail organizers, as well as more educational projects, such as a window birdhouse, bughouse or Declaration of Independence frame kit.The workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, while at the same time helping to instill a sense of accomplishment. Additionally, this fun time allows for quality one-on-one time between adults and children.  
Where: Home Depot in Christiansburg
When: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Who: Children ages 5-12
How: Register in advance
Cost: free!
 

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