Places to Visit

Arts and Culture
Lyric Theatre
Visiting the Lyric Theatre for the first time is an unforgettable experience. If you're not awed by the original 1930 tapestries, the golden...
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Great Outdoors
Eastern Continental Divide Birding and Wildlife Trail
Beginning in the college town of Blacksburg, the Eastern Continental Divide Loop takes visitors northwest towards the West Virginia border. This loop...
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Huckleberry Trail
The Huckleberry Trail is an asphalt-paved bike/pedestrian path between Blacksburg and Christiansburg. The trail currently runs from the Blacksburg...
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Pandapas Pond Day Use Area
Pandapas Pond is a pastoral, eight-acre pond located just outside the town of Blacksburg. It sits on the Eastern Continental Divide and is surrounded...
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History and Heritage
Smithfield Plantation
Colonel William Preston, and his wife, Susanna Smith Preston came to the edge of the frontier in 1774 and settled what is today known as Smithfield,...
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Blacksburg Market Square Jam
The Market Square Jam is held at the Blacksburg downtown farmer's market where the notes echo down from the elegant and massive timber trusses...
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Blacksburg Square Dance
The Blacksburg Square Dance has been going for over 30 years in a town known for its strong connection between Old Time music and dance. You don...
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Handmade and Homegrown

Darcy Meeker
Flame gives my copper a simmering, iridescent patina that changes throughout the day. Detailed hand tooling twinkles over harmonious shapes and paint...
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Glencoe Museum & Gallery
Glencoe is the historic home of Civil War General Gabrial Warton and home of the Glencoe Museum and Gallery. Glencoe gives visitors a fascinating...
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Historic Smithfield Plantation
Smithfield was the home of Colonel William Preston & his wife Susanna Smith Preston & their 12 children. Guided tours of the 1774 home,...
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Kay Cook
Glass is not something I produce, it's something that  I recycle to make unique glass jewelry designs for both myself and my clients. Glass is...
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Michael LaRoche Pottery
Michael LaRoche has been working with clay making functional wares full-time since 2011. He also is one of the Instructors at the Y Pottery Studio in...
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The Maggie Gallery
Established in May 2018, The Maggie Gallery, or "The Maggie" for short, is an elegant new full-service art gallery, gift shop, and custom...
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Whitebarrel Winery
Purveyors of fine Virginia wine, we’re open to the public every day of the week. Whether you want to swing by and browse in our local shop, grab a...
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