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Gear Review: Polar Shorts – Warm Shorts for Cool Weather

SMH. That’s how my first impression started off when we were asked to review a pair of polar fleece shorts from new local start up brand, Polar Shorts. I thought “fleece shorts…that makes no sense.” […]

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Top 8 Reasons to Donate During Roanoke Valley Gives

March 14 marks the largest day of giving in the Roanoke Region, with hundreds of nonprofits and thousands of citizens participating in Roanoke Valley Gives. We hope you’ll share some of your support with the […]

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Pete’s Pick: Roanoke Valley Gives is March 14

Roanoke Valley Gives is March 14. We’d like you to consider a gift to Roanoke Outside this year to support some of our community projects.

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St. Patrick’s Shenanigans at the Shamrock Showdown

There was this biker from the ‘Noke, Who rode around town dressed like a silly bloke.

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Try an “Open” Adventure

Navigate on foot, by bike, or both en route to a team win with the Muddy Squirrel Navigation “Open 6” Adventure.

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Down by Downtown Lowers Ticket Prices Thanks to Support from Wells Fargo

ROANOKE, Va. (March 6, 2018) – The Down by Downtown Music Festival features two firsts in 2018. National touring act moe. is coming to Roanoke for the first time and a grant from the Wells […]

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Go Green (in Nature) for St. Patrick’s Day

Consider a different kind of St. Patrick’s Day celebration this year and get green in nature.

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You’re Invited to Join the Roanoke Riverkeepers

Do you love being outside? Are you fascinated by nature? Are you concerned about the health of your local watershed? Consider becoming a volunteer stream monitor.

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Join Us for a Beer; Enter to Win a SUP

Who wants to win a SUP?

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Pete’s Pick: Help Shape the Future of P&R

You can help shape the future of parks and recreation in Roanoke by voicing your input on the master plan. Meetings are coming up on March 5 and 6 to develop the city’s vision for […]

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