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Celebrate May on Two Wheels—Your Guide to Bike Month in the Region

What was once seen as a childhood mode of transportation, bikes are having a moment (you know this if you’ve tried to purchase one in the last two years). The weather is warmer, gas is […]

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Best Weekend of the Year

Our favorite weekend of the year is this weekend – the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon and Freedom First Down by Downtown music festival. This is our time to shine as a community. Thousands of […]

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10 More Projects Earn Project Outside Grants

Project Outside is distributing an additional $50,000 in grant funding to 10 projects throughout the Roanoke Region thanks to donations from corporate partners and individuals.

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Star City Sustainable Society Series Lectures

Clean Valley Council’s Star City Sustainability Society Series lectures will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month, beginning January 27, 2022, and running through June 23, 2022. These free lectures will feature different […]

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5 Questions with Pro Cyclist Kerry Werner About His New Venture

Roanoke newcomers and pro cyclists Kerry and Emily Werner moved here in the summer of 2020 and immediately fell in love with the access to high-quality, diverse, and plentiful trails, roads, and hikes that the Roanoke Region has to offer. Learn more about their new venture VBR Adventures.

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Winter Mountain Biking is Fun, But Treat Trails With Care

This winter weather hasn’t deterred brave riders from getting on their bikes and hitting the trails. (Even cold weather makes for fun riding in the Mountain Bike Capital of the East Coast.)

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10 Reasons to Take a Winter Hike

The air might be cool, but winter is the perfect time for a hike. There is something magical about snow in the trees, icicles on the rocks, and the solitude of a winter hike. But […]

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The History of McAfee Knob

Ever wonder about the history of McAfee Knob?  Grab a cup of coffee, get comfy, and spend 30 minutes with Diana Christopulos, the uber Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club volunteer. From the Totero tribe and namesake […]

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RNUTS Trail Running Series Now Has Seven Races

The Mountain Junkies Roanoke Non Ultra Trail Series, or RNUTS, is truly one of the best running challenges in the Roanoke Region. It is a series of now seven trail races, and you can choose […]

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Ride Solutions Holiday Lights Tour

Head to Grandin Village on Wednesday, December 8 at 5:30pm for the 5th Annual Ride Solutions Holiday Lights Tour, a bike ride to view some of the best holiday lights Roanoke has to offer! The […]

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