Win tickets to see the smash hit musical Mamma Mia at the Roanoke Civic Center. Two winners will each receive four tickets!
Sunday, September 29, 2013
Green Hill Medieval Faire & Highland Games
Twelfth annual event with re-enactment of medieval times with historic figures, entertainment, eccentric characters, jousting, swordplay, music, handcrafted arts and crafts, vendors, merchants, food and drink. The Masquerade Ball Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Roanoke County’s Green Hill Park, 2501 Parkside Drive, Salem
Cost: Free if in medieval dress, $5 in plain clothes, free for children under 5.
2013 Fall Home Show
The 18th annual Fall Home Show with more than 80 exhibitors and vendors displaying and selling the latest in home-related products and services. Dr. Lori, appraiser on Discovery channel’s “Auction Kings” show, will appear and offer free antique appraisals as part of her shows.
When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Salem Civic Center, 1001 Boulevard, Salem
Cost: $6 adults, 18 and under free
American Shakespeare Center’s Touring Production of 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'
Shakespeare’s portrait of domestic life in Elizabeth’s England. Tickets available at 6 p.m.
When: 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Where: Hollins Theatre, Hollins University, 8004 Quadrangle Lane, Roanoke
Cost: $10, free to current Hollins students, faculty and staff
A physician, pharmacist, pastor, patient and physical therapist will discuss working together for a specific challenging case. Students will see the interdisciplinary nature of medical practice today and the range of allied health professions in which they might choose to work.
When: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Colket Center Wortmann Ballroom, Roanoke College, 221 College Lane, Salem
Explore some of the secrets of Roanoke with Nelson Harris, author of “Hidden History of Roanoke.” Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance.
Where: History Museum of Western Virginia, 1 Market Square, Roanoke
Cost: $10 for museum members, $15 for nonmembers
Gain insight on healthy eating, safe dieting and proper nutrition,
When: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Green Ridge Recreation Center, 7415 Wood Haven Road, Roanoke
Cave Spring Rescue Squad Chicken BBQ
Annual fundraiser of BBQ chicken, green beans, cole slaw and a roll. Drive through or eat in. All proceeds to fund new equipment, supplies, training and apparatus.
When: 4 to 7 p.m.
Where: 3206 Valley Forge Ave., Roanoke
Cost: $8 per meal
Contact: 772-2943, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mountain Spirits Festival
Celebration of Appalachian Heritage and the cultural life of Franklin County with local artists, writers and musicians and food vendors.
When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Downtown Rocky Mount, 320 Franklin St., Rocky Mount
Roanoke Zombie 5K
Avoid obstacles and zombies in a 5K run to raise funds for Special Olympics Virginia. Participate as either a runner or zombie.
When: Green Hill Park, 2501 Parkside Drive, Salem
Where: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: $30 individual, $108 per team before Sept. 30; $40 individual, $150 per team day of run; $25 as zombie
Weather JournalNext system: Possible ice/snow Sat.