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You Won’t Party Like This Again Until 2024

The sun will be about 90 percent obscured for a few minutes on Aug. 21 during the solar eclipse in the Roanoke Region. Weather permitting, the sky will darken during this time as the moon […]

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2 Reasons to Try Climbing

Have you wanted to try rock climbing but struggled to find just the right opportunity? Then you are in luck. There are two chances to try climbing coming up.

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Pete’s Pick: Hike for Hospice

If you need an excuse for a hike, then register for an outing you can feel good about. Hike for Hospice is Sunday, Sept. 10 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at Explore Park and proceeds benefit Good […]

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Sign Up to Sea Kayak on Philpott Lake

No kayak, no problem! Go kayaking on Philpott Lake with a certified instructor and experience the wildlife and solitude of Philpott Lake’s great coves while learning how to paddle.

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Let’s Keep the Top Town Title

How does Roanoke only have 3 percent of the vote so far? Blue Ridge Outdoors has launched its annual Top Town contest and Roanoke needs your votes. (You can vote daily.)

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Pete’s Pick: Tinker Creek Cleanup

Let’s keep our blueways looking great. Join Roanoke Stormwater, Deschutes Brewery, and Mountain State Overland for the second annual Tinker Creek Volunteer Cleanup on Saturday, Aug. 19.

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Cave Spring Sophomore Wins National Triathlon Championship

The second time is twice the charm for Parker Albright, a sophomore at Cave Spring High School. She won a 2017 USA Triathlon Youth & Junior National Championship for a second year in the Youth […]

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How to View the Solar Eclipse in the Roanoke Region

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or out in the woods (we won’t judge!), you’ve probably seen all the buzz about the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Here’s everything you need to know about […]

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Pete’s Pick: Lake Moomaw Open Water Swim

The Lake Moomaw 1 Mile Open Water Swim is back on Saturday, Aug. 5, and it’s not too late to get in on the action (or just make plans to cheer on swimmers).

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Ride 100 Miles (or Less) for a Good Cause

The Star City Gran Fondo presented by Business Solutions, Inc. is back for a second year on Saturday, Aug. 19.  

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