May 4 | 6th Annual BrewRidge Music & Craft Beer Festival
11:30 am to 7:00 pm. Celebrate “Local Brews & Local Blues” The festival fosters an intimate and family-friendly atmosphere where you can meet the brewers and sample craft beers from Virginia-exclusive breweries. Enjoy local musical talent with Indian Run Stringband, The Boatmen, The Black Twig Pickers and The Jugbusters. The event is rain or shine, held on the grassy lawn and gazebo (bring your chair or blanket!) or inside Mary’s Barn with a great dance floor and acoustics. All proceeds benefit the Mountain Lake Conservancy. Tickets are available in advance through the website at a discounted price and also the day-of. Please visit the website for more details. Special lodging packages available with the Mountain Lake Lodge!
May 11 | Storytelling with Charles Lytton
10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Glen Alton
May 12 | Mother’s Day Brunch at The Bank Food and Drink
11:30 am - 3:00 pm. Reservations available now for seating starting at 11:30am.
May 26 | Mountains of Misery Bike Race
Mountains of Misery 2013 is a challenging bike ride for dedicated road cyclists through the heart of southwest Virginia. The annual timed event features century (100+ mi) and double-metric century (200 km/124+ mi) options—both ending in a tough, four-mile 12%–16% graded climb to the finish. The 16th Annual Mountains
of Misery is scheduled for Sunday, May 26, 2013.
Registration is sold out but volunteers are welcomed! Join at the finish line to cheer on the racers. Visit the race website link for more information or East Coasters Bike Shop in Blacksburg with any questions at (540) 951-2369