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Pete’s Pick: Go to a Summer Concert

There’s nothing like listening to live music in the great outdoors. (That’s what I’ll be doing all weekend at FloydFest; stop by the Roanoke Outside tent and say hello.)

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Get Ready to Get a Taste of Deschutes

This is the announcement you’ve been waiting for. Deschutes Street Pub beer tokens and swag are on sale now for the event in downtown Roanoke on Aug. 27.

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Project Healing Waters Hosts Smallmouth Bass Tournament on the Roanoke River

A new fishing tournament in September will promote fly fishing and support veterans.

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What is Vitamin N?

Richard Louv has been advocating for children to spend more time outside for more than a decade. This year, he released a guidebook for the whole family to lead lives rich in nature, or “Vitamin […]

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What is The LEAP Kitchen?

The Kitchen is a shared commercial kitchen and food business incubator that recently opened in Downtown Roanoke.

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Virginia Tech Researchers Itching to Learn About Poison Ivy on the Appalachian Trail

John Jelesko was hiking along the Appalachian Trail when he saw his quarry — one which other hikers would think of as their nemesis.

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Appalachian Trail Shelter and Campsite Reopen with Bear-Resistant Food Storage Boxes

How do you get 355-pound bear-resistant food storage boxes into remote Appalachian Trail shelters? Ask the Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club!

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Pete’s Pick: Let’s Go for a Swim

The Lake Moomaw 1 Mile Open Water Swim is back on Aug. 6, and it’s not too late to get in on the action.

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Pete’s Pick: Learn to Climb at the River Rock Open House

Not sure what the climbing gym is all about? Want to add a new adventure to your fitness routine?

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7 Summer Adventures in Your Backyard

There’s something about the heat that makes us to stay indoors during the summer. However, the Roanoke Region offers a variety of outdoor escapades that are worth exploring on your sunny days off.

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