The Buzz May 24-27: Dragonfly performing at Friday Cheers in Lynchburg, Hill City Cemetery's Memorial Day Service, and Memorial Day weekend at National D-Day Memorial.
The party with the purpose is back in Lynchburg. Come out to the first Friday Cheers event at Riverfront Park May 17. Gates are open 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and there will be live music all night. Bring your
Buzzing: Tickets on sale for Joe Bonamassa's concert in Roanoke, Jenny Reynolds and Cherry Hill at The Ellington in Lynchburg, Pop Evil at Phase 2, and the SML Rockin' Brews & BBQs event in Moneta.
The Buzz: The Deanie Blues Band at the Ellington, Phase 2 concerts & the Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest Craft Beer Tasting.
The Buzz: Dragonfly performs at The Ellington, Randolph College's Annual Spring Dance Concert, Liberty University's Annual Ice Show, and the Roanoke Spring Home Show.
Easter is finally here, and you know what that means: egg hunts! There are two of them going on in Lynchburg on Saturday, March 30.
The Buzz: The Lew Taylor Quartet at The Ellington, The Living Cross play, Easter egg hunt in Salem and JF's SoccerFest.
From blues to beach music, this weekend is packed with great performances.
The Buzz: The Tommy C. Band at The Ellington, a showcase at the Dance Theater of Lynchburg, a princess and superhero party at the Academy of Fines Arts, and race day in Danville.
Here's a look at the packed weekend of events for March 1-3.
The Buzz: The Gathering of Goddesses at Amazement Square, Freddy Cole in concert, the BopCats in Concert and the MystiCon convention in Roanoke.
The Buzz: Work Release in concert at the Ellington in Lynchburg, the heavy metal band Sevendust at Phase 2, Train Lovers' Weekend at the Roanoke Museum of Transportation, and the Chocolate Showcase at the Lynchburg Community Market.
The Buzz: Ralph Stanley II at a Bluegrass concert, the Shrine Circus in Roanoke, kids day at Tanglewood Mall and Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra's concert in Lynchburg.
The Buzz: Kids Winter Carnival at the Salem Civic Center, Kids Night at Point of Honor, and Roanoke Restaurant Week.
The Buzz: The Legacy in concert at the Roanoke Civic Center, the Roanoke Valley Gun Show, the Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Salem Civic Center, and the "Twelve Dates of Christmas" play at the Renaissance Theater in Lynchburg.
The Buzz: The Almost Brothers Band featuring Lauren Smyk at Phase 2, The House Band at Oakwood Country Club in Lynchburg, and The Jamie McLean Band at Blue 5 in Roanoke.
The Buzz: Wreaths Across America Ceremony in Lynchburg, Flames of Remembrance at the National DDay Memorial, tree lighting ceremony in Danville, and the Deanie Blues Band at The Ellington.
The Christmas festivities continue in our area this weekend with a holiday concert by Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra, a children's festival at Amazement Square, and storytelling with the Grinch.
The Buzz: Holiday Traditions in downtown Lynchburg with free carriage rides, the Mistletoe Market, the Christmas Classic 5K in Bedford and area Christmas parades.
The Buzz: Small Business Saturday, "Gossip" play at VUL and "Hitchcock" premieres in theaters.
The Buzz: Rescue Mission in Roanoke hosting the Drumstick Dash, the Holiday Bash at the Roanoke Civic Center, and a cooking demonstration from the Monocan Indian Village at the Natural Bridge.
The Buzz: "The Storm is Passing Over" at VUL, the Spencers' "Theater of Illusion" at E.C. Glass High School, and tickets on sale for the Nutcracker in Roanoke.
The Buzz: Downtown Diva Crawl in Lynchburg, the Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival at Poplar Forest and tickets on sale for Sesame Street Live in Salem.
The Buzz: Beatles tribute band The Return performs in Danville, The Little Town Players' "The Homecoming," and the Edens Edge concert at Phase 2.
The Buzz: Miranda Lambert tickets on sale, the Mark Miller Band at the Ellington, and ways to help Sandy victims at local restaurants.
The Buzz: The Annual Pancake Jamboree in Lynchburg, the Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival in Brookneal, and the Green Living & Energy Expo in Roanoke.
The Buzz: Halloween ball at Amazement Square in Lynchburg, Trick or Treating at Martinsville and Vinton, and tickets on sale for Tinsley Ellis' concert at The Ellington.
Buzzing: The Harvest Festival at the Lynchburg Community Market, The House Band in concert, the 16th Annual Chili Cook-Off at the Sedalia Center, and the Southbound Jamboree Halloween Festival in Rustburg.
Buzz: The Ghosts of Historic Lynchburg tours, the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival in Ferrum, and Martinsville Speedway's Tums Fast Relief 500.
The Buzz: The 2nd Annual Lynchburg Zombie Walk, a benefit for 5-year-old Nathan Norman fighting cancer, and Union Street Theater's Red Carpet Gala.
The Buzz: The Fall Family Fun Fest at DeVault Family Vineyards, the 2nd Annual Hokie Bugfest, and tickets to see comedian Lisa Lampanelli go on sale.
The Buzz: Scaremare in Lynchburg, the 2nd Annual Poplar Forest 5K and Children's Fun Run, the Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival, and the Craftsmen's Fall Classic Arts and Crafts Festival in Roanoke.
The Buzz: Bret Michaels performing at Phase 2 in Lynchburg, Bedford's CenterFest, Roanoke's Harvest Festival, and the 3rd Annual Diamond Dash in Roanoke.
The Buzz: E.C. Glass HS presents "The Fox on the Fairway," the funny stage play "Gossip," and the Virginia Ten Miler races.
Buzzing in Town: The Bluegrass and Old Time Country Jamboree, the Gun & Knife Traders Show at the Salem Civic Center, and the Pierce Street Harlem Renaissance Festival in Lynchburg.
The Buzz: "Crimes of the Heart" at Renaissance Theater, "Into the Woods" at Tower Theater, United Way fundraiser and The Skip Castro band at The Ellington.
If you love everything Greek, you should come out to Roanoke this weekend! The 7th Annual Roanoke Greek Festival will have all of your Greek favorites. September 14-16 you can enjoy traditional Greek food,
The Buzz: Wing Fling, Ellington Fridays, the Lynchburg Beer & Wine Festival, and the Lynchburg Art Festival.
The Buzz: The Riverflick Film Series in Lynchburg, the Hot Air Balloon Classic at SML, and Olde Salem Days festival.
The Buzz: Party band in downtown Roanoke, get!downtown street festival in Lynchburg, Day in the Park in Lynchburg, and Shrimp & Wine Festival at Sans Soucy Vineyards.
The Buzz Labor Day weekend: Free skiing in Lynchburg, wine fest in Amherst Co., and Labor Day Parade in Roanoke.
Buzzing: Comedian Ralphie May in Roanoke, The Floyd Yoga Jam, and apple tasting at Peaks of Otter.
The Buzz:Guns N' Hoses in Lynchburg, the 2012 Virginia Craft Brewers Festival in Nelson County, and the Roanoke Wing Fest.
The Buzz: A country band performs at Party in the Park in Roanoke, Buckcherry band on stage at Phase 2, and the Beach Bash at Smith Mountain Lake.
The Buzz: The Roanoke Valley Gun Show, Virginia Mountain Vineyard's Summer Celebration, and tractor pull benefit.
The Buzz: Old Crow Medicine Show at the Salem Civic Center, the Bluegrass and Old Time Country Jamboree Concert, and the 2012 Bedford County Family Farm Tour.
The Buzz: The Fat Daddy Band performing at Blue Ridge Vineyard, LoCash Cowboys at Phase 2, and "Charade" playing outside Amazement Square.
The Buzz: Last Friday Cheers event in Lynchburg, NatureFest 2012 at Peaks of Otter, and the MicroFestivus Craft Beer Festival in Roanoke.
The fourth annual Campbell County Heritage Festival is Saturday, August 4. Come out to Campbell High/Middle School to learn about the area's rich history.There will be demonstrations, crafters, animal
The Buzz: The Craig Woolard Band in Roanoke, the Virginia Mountain Peach Festival, and fruit and wine tasting at Peaks of Otter Winery.
We have some great outdoor festivals and events going on this weekend. And if you want stay cool, you don't want to miss these. Lynchburg's first ever James River Splash and Dash is this Saturday, July
The Buzz: The musical festival Floydfest is on July 26-29, Dragonfly performing at Friday Cheers, and Filter & Fuel are playing at Phase 2.
The Buzz: "The Ministers of Soul" at the Ellington, the White Party at Sans Soucy Vineyard, and The Missoula Children's Theatre presents "The Pied Piper."
The Buzz: "The Dark Knight Rises" premieres, Friday Cheers presents The House Band, a car wash fundraiser, and Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Days.
Buzz: Horse & Hound Wine Festival in Bedford, the Riverflick Film Series presents "Rocky," and community day at Snowflex.
Buzz: Endstation Theater presents 'Macbeth,' the Craig Woodlard Band at Friday Cheers, Gretchen Wilson at Phase 2, and the Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival.
Independence Day is here, and at least for these events you don't need any electricity.
The Buzz: Free music at the Lynchburg Community Market, the grand opening of Lynchburg's dog park, concert at DeVault Vineyards, and Celebrate America.
Buzz: The "The Marvelous Wonderettes" musical, the Key West Band playing at Friday Cheers, the 2012 Miss Virginia Pageant, and the Covington Cork and Pork Festival.
The Buzz: Out of Spite plays at Friday Cheers, Lynchburg Restaurant Week kicks off, and the Summer Solstice Wine Festival in Amherst.
The Buzz: Roanoke Valley Horse Show, Endstation Theatre's new play, country music concert in Nelson County, and the Lynchburg Historical Foundation's 40th Anniversary Gala.
It's a great weekend to be outdoors! Check out Friday Cheers in Lynchburg, the Flag Day Wine Festival, the Father's Day celebration at Peaks of Otter Winery, and Bark in the Park in Danville.
Buzzing This Week: Thirsty Thursdays in Lynchburg, Antique Farm Days, the James River Batteau Festival, and a 5K and Youth Run.
The Buzz: Blues band at The Ellington, RiverFlick Film Festival at Amazement Square, and live mountain music at Peaks of Otter Amphitheater.
The Buzz: The 68th anniversary of D-Day, gardening in the shade in Poplar Forest, and Endstation Theater presents "The Comedy of Errors."
Reporter: Claudia Rupcich *****Update: Friday Cheers in Lynchburg has been canceled on June 1. ***** It's week three of Friday Cheers in Lynchburg, and if the rain holds out on Friday, it should be another
The Buzz: Uncle Billy's Day Festival in Altavista, Bluegrass Benefit concert in Madison Heights, and the Truck and Tractor Pull.
The Buzz: Relay for Life in Lynchburg, free donuts for National Donut Day and a tribute performance to Queen in Salem.
The Buzz: The Moonlight Serenade at the National D-Day Memorial, Memorial Day celebrations in Lynchburg, stargazing at Poplar Forest, and the opening of Splash Water Valley Park in Roanoke.
Hey there, there are a lot of things going on this week you and your family can enjoy. And if you're near Danville—you can have a good time while making someone's dream come true. Gary Sinise and his
The Buzz: Gary Sinise & his band's benefit concert, Roanoke's Festival in the Park, Jazz Fest at Blue Ridge Vineyards, and free skiing at Snowflex in Lynchburg.
Hey there. It's going to be a sunny and warm weekend, and you can enjoy that weather at some great outdoor festivals this weekend. It's one Danville's most popular events, and this year it's even better.
Hey there. It's going to be a sunny and warm weekend, and you can enjoy that weather at some great outdoor festivals this weekend.
The Buzz: Friday Cheers in Lynchburg, Alan Jackson in concert, Fincastle Vineyard & Winery Concert and the comedy "The Nerd" on stage in Bedford.
Buzz May 11-13: The Mayor's Ride kicks off Lynchburg Bike Week, Conversations with Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton at Poplar Forest, Lynchburg Hillcats' "Swing for a Cure," and the Danville Area Youth Athletic Games.
The Buzz: Performance by the Dance Theatre of Lynchburg, the 17th Annual Antique Rose Festival, Mother's Day Weekend at Peaks of Otter Winery, and the Roanoke Rail Fest in Roanoke.
Buzzing May 4-6: "Hello Dolly" on stage in Lynchburg, the Junior League's Kentucky Derby Party, John Primer Blues Band in Ellington, and WWE Smackdown in Roanoke.
The Buzz: Go out to Cici's Pizza to raise money for Special Olympics Virginia, get an Architectural Restoration Talk and Tour at Poplar Forest, Enjoy Trent Tomlinson in concert at Phase 2, and bring the family to the Strawberry Festival in Roanoke.
Reporter: Claudia Rupcich We should get some nice weather this weekend, and you can soak it up at the Annual Vinton Dogwood Festival. The event kicked off this week and will go until Sunday in downtown
The Buzz: Annual Vinton Dogwood Festival, Arbor Day at the Museum of Confederacy in Appomattox, and the Junior League's Ducky Dash and Derby in Lynchburg.
Check out the coolest toys a grown up could want at the Big Boys Toys Car Show this Saturday, April 28. Come out to the Riverfront Festival Park in downtown Lynchburg from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. You'll see
The Buzz: The Big Boys Toys Car Show in Lynchburg, the Riverfront Challenge and the Truckers United Against Cancer Parade in Nelson County.
The Buzz: Your last chance to buy tickets for Blue Man Group in Roanoke, "Down by Downtown" festival in Roanoke, the "Movies Memories" concert by the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra, and Garden Day in Lynchburg.
The Buzz: French film festival in Lynchburg, the "Second Chance Prom" at Phase 2, Salem Red Sox home games, and the Blue Ridge Kite Festival in Salem.
Buzzing this weekend: The 13th Annual CASA Heart and Sole Shoe Market in Lynchburg, Ellington Fridays, Rare Form performs in Phase 2, and Danville's Science Center kicks off butterfly season.
This weekend you have an opportunity to see all 12 Civil War Trail sites in Lynchburg. Lewis Black will be in Roanoke, the band REHAB is performing at Phase 2, and a 5K race at Peaks of Otter winery raises money for cancer.
With two bands and two plays this weekend is all about the great performances on stage.
Phil Vassar performing in Lynchburg, the Lynchburg Hillcats kick off the 2012 season and Easter egg hunts for the family.
What's Buzzing: Pictures with the Easter Bunny, Roanoke's "Eggstravaganza," Blossom to Bottle at Peaks of Otter Winery, and Battle of the Brews at Catalano's in Lynchburg.
"Beauty and the Beast" and "Annie" hit the stage at local school theaters, The Museum of the Confederacy has its grand opening, and "The Moody Blues" perform at the Salem Civic Center.