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Pete’s Pick: Shop Small This Holiday Season

My favorite thing about this time of year is that everyone seems to slow down just a little bit. The holiday season is a great time to stop, reflect, and truly appreciate the people that […]

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Roanoke Outside Shop Small Gift Guide

What’s on your holiday wish list this year? Roanoke Region retailers share some of their favorite gifts to give (and get).

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It’s Consignment Season at Roanoke Mountain Adventures + 5 Questions with James Revercomb

The change of seasons is the ideal time to purge old gear you don’t need anymore … and stock up on a few new items. The Roanoke Mountain Adventures outdoor gear consignment shop is open.

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Pete’s Pick: Pledge to #RunBlueRidge Early and Get a Discount

Winter may be right around the corner, but it’s not too early to start thinking about a spring race.

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Contest Alert: Showcase Your Artwork on Roanoke Storm Drains

Want to make storm drains in the city a little more colorful? The Roanoke Stormwater Utility and the Roanoke Arts Commission are hosting a storm drain inlet art contest.

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It’s Star City Half and Drumstick Dash Week

The week leading into Thanksgiving means something special to runners in the Roanoke Region. Two long-time races are happening in the next week.

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Calling All Hikers, Bikers, and Equestrians for a Trail Work Day

There’s no better way to give back and support the great trail system in the Roanoke Region than to participate in a trail work day.

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Pete’s Pick: The Best Way to See Fall Colors is From a Boat

This is the weekend where people will be driving around the region with the same goal in mind – to check out the amazing fall colors. Consider another perspective. The best way to see fall […]

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Climbing Competition Open to All Skill Levels

The River Rock is hosting a weekend of competitive climbing starting with USA Climbing Collegiate and Youth competitions and finishing with a non-sanctioned event for everyone with the Big Lick Showdown.

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Crooked Trails Hiking Series Kicks Off This Month

A new hiking series will help you explore six different trail systems in Franklin County this fall.

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