Can’t Miss Summer 2018 Events in the New River Valley

Have you ever looked back over your summer and thought that you wasted it? Ever scroll through Instagram wishing you knew about the cool events your friends frequent? Don’t spend this fall regretting your summer! Here are some of the coolest events in the New River Valley that will transform your summer into something to remember.

Bradley Steele (Rock)
Thursday, June 21st
Due South BBQ, Christiansburg
6 – 8 PM

Due South is one of the best barbeque places in the New River Valley. If you have not tasted their Carolina style, there is no better time to go than while Bradley Steele is there. What is better than eating pulled pork with your friends listening to live music?

Date Night Fridays with Music from Luke Williams and Joey Ballard
Friday, June 22nd
Beliveau Estate Winery, Blacksburg
6:30 – 9 pm

If you are looking for a special night for that special someone look no further. Enjoy a glass of wine and gourmet food with your significant other at one of Southern Virginia’s best wineries. Don’t spend another date night at the same restaurant!

2018 Summer Beer Festival at Virginia Tech
Saturday, June 23rd
Holtzman Alumni Center, Blacksburg
11 – 5 pm

Come enjoy a beer with live music. This national event will host local and national breweries. This festival will be the one to remember. Bring your friends and enjoy local food with your favorite new beers.

Beginner Dance Workshop: Waltz and Merengue
Friday, June 29th
Sapphire Ballroom & Dance Center, Christiansburg
7 – 8:30 PM

Come broaden your horizons at Sapphire Ballroom. Don’t put off learning to dance another summer. This event will help you learn the basics of Waltz and Merengue from a knowledgeable Sapphire instructor. Singles, couples and groups are all welcome!

Blacksburg Vintage Market
Sunday, July 8th
Market Square Park, Blacksburg
10 – 5 pm

The Market Square will host vendors selling vintage vinyl, clothing, jewelry and other antiques. This is the ultimate thrift shop outside for a day. Find your next good deal!

2018 Black Dog Country Music Festival
Saturday, July 14th
Nancy Morrisette Field, Floyd
11 – 5 pm

Come enjoy country music from Hudson Moore, Little Feather & Crawford, and Power with wine tastings from Chateau Morrisette.

Yoga on Tap
Saturday, July 21st
Rising Silo Farm Brewery, Blacksburg
10:45 – 12 PM

This yoga class is a beginner-friendly once a month summer series held on the Taproom Patio. Enjoy an outdoor session under the shelter of the barn followed by a refreshing craft beer or fermented beverage.

2018 Wildwood Park Summer Nature Series
Thursday, July 26th
Wildlife Park, Radford
7:30 – 8:30 PM

What happens when birds are injured and need help? They come to us! Hear stories about rehabilitating wild birds and why knowing how they live and behave matters. Live educational animals will be present.