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Thursday, July 18, 2013
12th Annual Virginia Southern Gospel Jubilee
Friday: The Singing Cookes, the Cooke Brothers, Heirline, Brian Burchfield and others. Saturday: The Legendary Easter Brothers, The Easter Family, The Cupps, the POC Choir and more. Friday, 6 to 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista. www.vasoutherngospeljubilee.com.
First and Third Fridays on Franklin
Proceeds help benefit local charities. Music by Southern Culture on the Skids. 21 and up. 5 p.m. $5; drink tickets, $4. Railside Plaza, downtown Roanoke. www.firstfridaysroanoke.com.
Kegs & Corks
Featuring tastings from nine Virginia microbreweries and five local vineyards, as well as live music, food and vendors. There will also be a homebrewing competition. Noon to 6 p.m. Tastings, $25 to $35; non-tasting ticket, $10. Apocalypse Ale Works & Pints O' Plenty, Forest. www.bedfordareachamber.com.
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