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In Lynchburg, events are synonymous with community. Spend a warm Friday evening with us outdoors to the tune of live music, get immersed in Central Virginia’s culture with Kaleidoscope or take to the waters with our well-known Bateau Festival. We guarantee you will walk away feeling both welcomed and entertained.

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Wed

Jul

23

Location:
Booker T Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T. Washington Highway
Hardy VA 24101
Contact:
540-721-2094
Website:
Wednesday, July 23 & Saturday, July 26 - 11am - 11:30am
Do you have what it takes to be a person of good character? Can you be the next Booker T. Washington? Come out to learn about the different character traits Washington admired and participate in team building activities to strengthen those skills.

The limit per program is 25 children. So sign your child up soon!

Junior Ranger programs will be held every Wednesday and Saturday through the month of July at Booker T. Washington National Monument. There is no registration fee but pre-registration is required. All programs will begin promptly at 10am and will engage children ages 6-12 in an array of activities that will allow them to discover the significance of Booker T. Washington and introduce them to the mission of the National Park Service.
Wed

Jul

23

Location:
Lynchburg Community Market
1219 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-455-4485
Green Market Wednesday, producers-only farmers market. Stop by for some fresh vegetables, fruit, etc.
Wed

Jul

23

Location:
Calvin Falwell Field
3176 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-528-1144
Head out to Calvin Falwell Field as The Lynchburg HillCats take to the field for some good ole baseball. Bring the family and meet your friends. Food is available. The Lynchburg HillCats are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Thu

Jul

24

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
A chocolate tour designed especially for kids! We’ll talk about how chocolate is made, where it comes from, and explore the differences in dark, milk, and white chocolate through an interactive tasting. We’ve opened this event for individual families and does not require being a part of a group. Privately scheduled group tours are available upon request.

Time: 10-11am
Cost: $5pp, age 6+
Reservations required. Contact (434) 847-2970.
www.CaoArtisanChocolates.com
Thu

Jul

24

Location:
The Museum of the confederacy-Appomattox
159 Horseshoe Rd.
Appomattox VA
Contact:
434-352-5791
Website:
The stories of Richmond women during the Civil War range from daring spies and devoted nurses to star-crossed lovers and captivating socialites. Learn about Rose O\'Neal Greenhow, who drowned off the Cape Fear River; Elizabeth Van Lew, the Richmonder who helped Union soldiers escape from the Libby Prison: Mary Chesnut, diarist and neighbor of Jefferson Davis; Hetty Cary, the belle of the South; Buck Preston, the beauty from South Carolina; and more. Join Kelly Hancock, Manager of Education and Programs at the Museum of the Confederacy-Richmond for this lecture. Register online, or contact Josie Butler for more information.
Thu

Jul

24

Location:
Calvin Falwell Field
3176 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-528-1144
Head out to Calvin Falwell Field as The Lynchburg HillCats take to the field for some good ole baseball. Bring the family and meet your friends. Food is available. The Lynchburg HillCats are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Thu

Jul

24

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-528-3256
Presented by Endstation Theatre Company & The Academy of Fine Arts

Featuring the music of Patsy Cline
Written by Ted Swindley
Based on a True Story
Directed by Chad Larabee
Musical Direction by Phillip Kershner

Additional Show Dates and Time:
July 24- 26 & July 31-Aug. 2, 7:30pm
July 27 & Aug. 3, 2:00pm
Fri

Jul

25

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Fri

Jul

25

Location:
Avoca Museum
1514
Altavista VA 24517
Contact:
434-369-1076
Altavista TGIF at Avoca
Held the 4th Friday starting in May thru August.
Bring your TGIF attitudes, your friends and join us for a season of fun-filled Friday nights at Altavista\'s beautiful Avoca Museum. Live Music, Food, Beverages.
Kids are welcome!
Fri

Jul

25

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-528-3256
Presented by Endstation Theatre Company & The Academy of Fine Arts

Featuring the music of Patsy Cline
Written by Ted Swindley
Based on a True Story
Directed by Chad Larabee
Musical Direction by Phillip Kershner

Additional Show Dates and Time:
July 24- 26 & July 31-Aug. 2, 7:30pm
July 27 & Aug. 3, 2:00pm
Sat

Jul

26

Location:
Old City Cemetery Gate House
401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-847-1465
Casual guided walking tours highlight history and horticulture on the grounds every Saturday morning.
Sat

Jul

26

Location:
Booker T Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T. Washington Highway
Hardy VA 24101
Contact:
540-721-2094
Website:
Wednesday, July 23 & Saturday, July 26 - 11am - 11:30am
Do you have what it takes to be a person of good character? Can you be the next Booker T. Washington? Come out to learn about the different character traits Washington admired and participate in team building activities to strengthen those skills.

The limit per program is 25 children. So sign your child up soon!

Junior Ranger programs will be held every Wednesday and Saturday through the month of July at Booker T. Washington National Monument. There is no registration fee but pre-registration is required. All programs will begin promptly at 10am and will engage children ages 6-12 in an array of activities that will allow them to discover the significance of Booker T. Washington and introduce them to the mission of the National Park Service.
Sat

Jul

26

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
This free reading is a special time for little Chocolatiers! Join us as we read through “Sweet Coco”, a book written just for kids about making yummy chocolate. We’ll journey with a little girl named Coco on her chocolate adventure and at the end, we’ll share a little sweet treat of our own!

Time: 11am-11:30am
Cost: FREE!
www.CaoArtisanChocolates.com
Sat

Jul

26

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Sat

Jul

26

Location:
Sans Soucy Vineyards
1517 Mt. Calvary Rd.
Brookneal VA 24528
Contact:
434-376-9463
Join us for Live Music on the patio with Pizza available for purchase.
Sat

Jul

26

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
A one hour exploration into the world of cacao and fine chocolates! We will discuss cocoa origins, history, harvest, process, and ingredients of fine chocolates. Learn how we make our chocolate and experience the distinctive flavor profiles of single origin chocolate through our exclusive 12-varity tasting. Reservations required. $7 pp
Sat

Jul

26

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-528-3256
Presented by Endstation Theatre Company & The Academy of Fine Arts

Featuring the music of Patsy Cline
Written by Ted Swindley
Based on a True Story
Directed by Chad Larabee
Musical Direction by Phillip Kershner

Additional Show Dates and Time:
July 24- 26 & July 31-Aug. 2, 7:30pm
July 27 & Aug. 3, 2:00pm
Sun

Jul

27

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Sun

Jul

27

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-528-3256
Presented by Endstation Theatre Company & The Academy of Fine Arts

Featuring the music of Patsy Cline
Written by Ted Swindley
Based on a True Story
Directed by Chad Larabee
Musical Direction by Phillip Kershner

Additional Show Dates and Time:
July 24- 26 & July 31-Aug. 2, 7:30pm
July 27 & Aug. 3, 2:00pm
Sun

Jul

27

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
Join us for a unique experience as we pair our single origin chocolates with locally roasted single origin coffees! Enjoy a discussion on single origin coffee as we feature two locally roasted single origins brews. Next we will pair different single origin chocolates to discover how the pairing influences the flavor profiles we notice in tasting!

$12. Per person, $20 per couple.
Reservations required. Contact (434) 847-2970.
Tue

Jul

29

Location:
Calvin Falwell Field
3176 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-528-1144
Head out to Calvin Falwell Field as The Lynchburg HillCats take to the field for some good ole baseball. Bring the family and meet your friends. Food is available. The Lynchburg HillCats are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Wed

Jul

30

Location:
Lynchburg Community Market
1219 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-455-4485
Green Market Wednesday, producers-only farmers market. Stop by for some fresh vegetables, fruit, etc.
Wed

Jul

30

Location:
Calvin Falwell Field
3176 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-528-1144
Head out to Calvin Falwell Field as The Lynchburg HillCats take to the field for some good ole baseball. Bring the family and meet your friends. Food is available. The Lynchburg HillCats are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Thu

Jul

31

Location:
Calvin Falwell Field
3176 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-528-1144
Head out to Calvin Falwell Field as The Lynchburg HillCats take to the field for some good ole baseball. Bring the family and meet your friends. Food is available. The Lynchburg HillCats are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Thu

Jul

31

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-528-3256
Presented by Endstation Theatre Company & The Academy of Fine Arts

Featuring the music of Patsy Cline
Written by Ted Swindley
Based on a True Story
Directed by Chad Larabee
Musical Direction by Phillip Kershner

Additional Show Dates and Time:
July 24- 26 & July 31-Aug. 2, 7:30pm
July 27 & Aug. 3, 2:00pm
Fri

Aug

01

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Fri

Aug

01

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-528-3256
Presented by Endstation Theatre Company & The Academy of Fine Arts

Featuring the music of Patsy Cline
Written by Ted Swindley
Based on a True Story
Directed by Chad Larabee
Musical Direction by Phillip Kershner

Additional Show Dates and Time:
July 24- 26 & July 31-Aug. 2, 7:30pm
July 27 & Aug. 3, 2:00pm
Sat

Aug

02

Location:
Old City Cemetery Gate House
401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-847-1465
Casual guided walking tours highlight history and horticulture on the grounds every Saturday morning.
Sat

Aug

02

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Sat

Aug

02

Location:
Sans Soucy Vineyards
1571 Mount Calvary Road
Brookneal VA 24528
Contact:
434-376-9463
Sans Soucy Vineyards presents Art in the Vineyard with Pastor Dave Edinger. Participants will receive step-by-step instructions "Ala Prima Style" to create a painting with their own personal touch. Canvas, paints, and brushes are all provided. Uncork your creativity and take your own masterpiece home!

$30 prepaid by reservation only!
August 2, 2014 2-5pm

Net proceeds will go to the Boy Scout Unit 181 at Brookneal United Methodist Church.

For more information call 434-376-9463
Wine and Sangria will be available for purchase.
Sat

Aug

02

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
A one hour exploration into the world of cacao and fine chocolates! We will discuss cocoa origins, history, harvest, process, and ingredients of fine chocolates. Learn how we make our chocolate and experience the distinctive flavor profiles of single origin chocolate through our exclusive 12-varity tasting. Reservations required. $7 pp
Sat

Aug

02

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-528-3256
Presented by Endstation Theatre Company & The Academy of Fine Arts

Featuring the music of Patsy Cline
Written by Ted Swindley
Based on a True Story
Directed by Chad Larabee
Musical Direction by Phillip Kershner

Additional Show Dates and Time:
July 24- 26 & July 31-Aug. 2, 7:30pm
July 27 & Aug. 3, 2:00pm
Sun

Aug

03

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Sun

Aug

03

Location:
Presbyterian Cemetery
907 Bailey Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-845-0551
The historic Presbyterian Cemetery located adjacent to the Diamond Hill District on Grace Street will be offering guided tours starting on Sunday, June 1 at 1pm. The charge is $5.00 for persons over the age of 12. The tour lasts approximately one hour. Tours will be conducted the first Sunday of every month through October.
Sun

Aug

03

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-528-3256
Presented by Endstation Theatre Company & The Academy of Fine Arts

Featuring the music of Patsy Cline
Written by Ted Swindley
Based on a True Story
Directed by Chad Larabee
Musical Direction by Phillip Kershner

Additional Show Dates and Time:
July 24- 26 & July 31-Aug. 2, 7:30pm
July 27 & Aug. 3, 2:00pm
Wed

Aug

06

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
Immerse yourself in chocolate truffle making through this unique class! Experience a chocolate tasting, making ganache centers, and handcrafting your own truffles. to take home! Feel free to bring a glass of wine to pair with your truffles as we learn and laugh. Space is limited and reservations are required. Private truffle making classes are available upon request.

Cost: $55
Reservations required. Contact (434) 847-2970.
Fri

Aug

08

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Fri

Aug

08

Location:
Calvin Falwell Field
3176 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-528-1144
Head out to Calvin Falwell Field as The Lynchburg HillCats take to the field for some good ole baseball. Bring the family and meet your friends. Food is available. The Lynchburg HillCats are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Fri

Aug

08

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
Join us for a unique experience as we pair our single origin chocolates with locally roasted single origin coffees! Enjoy a discussion on single origin coffee as we feature two locally roasted single origins brews. Next we will pair different single origin chocolates to discover how the pairing influences the flavor profiles we notice in tasting!

$12. Per person, $20 per couple.
Reservations required. Contact (434) 847-2970.
Sat

Aug

09

Location:
Boonsboro Ruritan Club
1065 Coffee Road
Lynchburg VA 24503
Contact:
434-821-2174
Website:
Blue Ridge Chapter, National Railway Historical Society 36th Annual LYNCHBURG RAIL DAY 2014 Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at BOONSBORO RURITAN CLUB
1065 Coffee Road Lynchburg, Va. 24503

Admission: $6/person, Family admission: $10. Children 12/under free w/paying adult

TRAIN EXHIBITS, SLIDE SHOW, AND OPERATING MODEL LAYOUTS ON DISPLAY, DOOR PRIZES, AND FRESHLY PREPARED FOOD/BEVERAGES AVAILABLE

BARGAIN MART includes Model train items and Railroad Memorabilia with Vendors from around the Region; Sales tables available to the general public, advance registration/payment required.

8 foot tables: $33.00 each, 6 foot tables: $25.00 each, Table Size Subject To Availability

"WHITE ELEPHANT” TABLE available to train show attendees, the Blue Ridge Chapter N.R.H.S. will sell your model trains and Railroad Memorabilia for a 20% commission, MAKE MONEY WHILE YOU BROWSE THE SHOW.

RAILROAD MODEL/PHOTOGRAPHY CONTESTS OPEN TO PUBLIC

Notice: All Email Inquiries Please Write “LRD 2014” Question” In the Email Subject Box

Model & Photo Contest Information: Contact Jean Raas (434-384-0798) jraas1@verizon.net

For more train show information and to rent Vendor Tables contact:

Barry Moorefield (434-821-2174-before 9 p.m.) rockdalefarm@live.com, John Tanner (434-525-1318) flytrains@yahoo.com, Norris Deyerle (434-237-4912) railcow@msn.com

Blue Ridge Chapter, N.R.H.S., P.O. Box 11731, Lynchburg, Va. 24506-1731
Sat

Aug

09

Location:
Old City Cemetery Gate House
401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-847-1465
Casual guided walking tours highlight history and horticulture on the grounds every Saturday morning.
Sat

Aug

09

Location:
The National Civil War Chaplains Museum
1971 University Blve.
Lynchburg VA 24502
Contact:
434-582-2087
Website:
The National Civil War Chaplains Museum is pleased to announce its grand reopening at its new site next to the Visitors Center on the campus of Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.

The museum will open its doors from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The new site features a number of new exhibits and enhancements which will provide visitors with an insightful overview of the role of Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish chaplains and that of religion during the Civil War. In addition, the museum addresses the role of the US Christian Commission in the war. A special dedication of the new Jewish exhibit will be held. Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish chaplains, along with a Christian Commission delegate, will be on hand to talk with the public about their service to the soldiers of the Confederate and Union armies. Period music will be provided by the well-known group, Riddle on the Harp. Also, refreshments will be provided. Directions to the National Civil War Chaplains Museum can be found at http://www.liberty.edu/index.cfm?PID=452. For more info, call 434-582-2087 or visit Chaplainsmuseum.org.
Sat

Aug

09

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
This free reading is a special time for little Chocolatiers! Join us as we read through “Sweet Coco”, a book written just for kids about making yummy chocolate. We’ll journey with a little girl named Coco on her chocolate adventure and at the end, we’ll share a little sweet treat of our own!

Time: 11am-11:30am
Cost: FREE!
www.CaoArtisanChocolates.com
Sat

Aug

09

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Sat

Aug

09

Location:
Sans soucy Vineyards
1571 Mt. Calvary Rd.
Brookneal VA 24528
Contact:
434-376-9463
Join us for a fun filled afternoon with lots of Sangria, Wine, Games, Cigars and Live Music! Admission $6/pp
Sat

Aug

09

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
A one hour exploration into the world of cacao and fine chocolates! We will discuss cocoa origins, history, harvest, process, and ingredients of fine chocolates. Learn how we make our chocolate and experience the distinctive flavor profiles of single origin chocolate through our exclusive 12-varity tasting. Reservations required. $7 pp
Sat

Aug

09

Location:
Calvin Falwell Field
3176 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-528-1144
Head out to Calvin Falwell Field as The Lynchburg HillCats take to the field for some good ole baseball. Bring the family and meet your friends. Food is available. The Lynchburg HillCats are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Sun

Aug

10

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Sun

Aug

10

Location:
Old City Cemetery Chapel
401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-847-1465
Free and informal music performance in the Bicentennial Chapel.
Sun

Aug

10

Location:
Calvin Falwell Field
3176 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-528-1144
Head out to Calvin Falwell Field as The Lynchburg HillCats take to the field for some good ole baseball. Bring the family and meet your friends. Food is available. The Lynchburg HillCats are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Tue

Aug

12

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
This free reading is a special time for little Chocolatiers! Join us as we read through “Sweet Coco”, a book written just for kids about making yummy chocolate. We’ll journey with a little girl named Coco on her chocolate adventure and at the end, we’ll share a little sweet treat of our own!

Time: 11am-11:30am
Cost: FREE!
www.CaoArtisanChocolates.com
Wed

Aug

13

Location:
The Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox
159 Horseshoe Rd.
Appomattox VA
Contact:
434-352-5791
Every second Wednesday of the month, the Museum of the Confederacy and the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park are partnering to bring the Civil War Sesquicentennial to Appomattox. Each month, a knowledgeable speaker will lead a discussion on a topic or event\'s 150th anniversary. The talks take place at the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox.

Join Chris Calkins of Sailor\'s Creek State Battlefield Park (and formerly of Petersburg National Battlefield) for this lunchtime talk.

Admission is free, but does not include entrance to the Museum\'s exhibits.
Thu

Aug

14

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
Immerse yourself in chocolate truffle making through this unique class! Experience a chocolate tasting, making ganache centers, and handcrafting your own truffles. to take home! Feel free to bring a glass of wine to pair with your truffles as we learn and laugh. Space is limited and reservations are required. Private truffle making classes are available upon request.

Cost: $55
Reservations required. Contact (434) 847-2970.
Fri

Aug

15

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Sat

Aug

16

Location:
Old City Cemetery Gate House
401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-847-1465
Casual guided walking tours highlight history and horticulture on the grounds every Saturday morning.
Sat

Aug

16

Location:
Johnsons Orchard and Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Plan on coming to the 2014 Bedford County Family Farm Tour, a FREE family-oriented event. In celebration of agriculture past and present, this year’s tour will highlight agriculture practices.
You will enjoy food samples and informative demonstrations. You are invited to bring a picnic lunch and a camera, but please leave your pets at home. Lunch and locally produced foods will be available for purchase.
For more information on the Bedford County Family Farm Tour, email scbaker@vt.edu or call the Bedford Extension Office at 540-586-7675
Sat

Aug

16

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
A chocolate tour designed especially for kids! We’ll talk about how chocolate is made, where it comes from, and explore the differences in dark, milk, and white chocolate through an interactive tasting. We’ve opened this event for individual families and does not require being a part of a group. Privately scheduled group tours are available upon request.

Time: 10-11am
Cost: $5pp, age 6+
Reservations required. Contact (434) 847-2970.
www.CaoArtisanChocolates.com
Sat

Aug

16

Location:
Academy of Fine arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-528-3256
Academy Children\'s Theatre is a two-week long children\'s theatre camp that begins with an open group audition and culminates in two public performances. Students ages 8-12 are cast in a popular family musical that you will love!

*Camp registrants will audition for parts Saturday, Aug. 2 9:30am - 12pm

August 4 - 15, 9:30am - 12:30pm, Monday - Friday
Shows: August 16 at 10:30am & 1:30pm
Camp Cost: $225
Sat

Aug

16

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Sat

Aug

16

Location:
Academy of Fine arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-528-3256
Academy Children\'s Theatre is a two-week long children\'s theatre camp that begins with an open group audition and culminates in two public performances. Students ages 8-12 are cast in a popular family musical that you will love!

*Camp registrants will audition for parts Saturday, Aug. 2 9:30am - 12pm

August 4 - 15, 9:30am - 12:30pm, Monday - Friday
Shows: August 16 at 10:30am & 1:30pm
Camp Cost: $225
Sat

Aug

16

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
A one hour exploration into the world of cacao and fine chocolates! We will discuss cocoa origins, history, harvest, process, and ingredients of fine chocolates. Learn how we make our chocolate and experience the distinctive flavor profiles of single origin chocolate through our exclusive 12-varity tasting. Reservations required. $7 pp
Sun

Aug

17

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Sample peaches, nectarines and apples that we make into wine. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy our pavilion. Purchase a bottle of wine and enjoy it while walking out through the orchards and vineyard. Families will enjoy our farm animals. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Also, Picnic and Visit The National D-Day Memorial, Bedford Museum and Poplar Forest.
Sun

Aug

17

Location:
Presbyterian Cemetery
907 Bailey Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-845-0551
The historic Presbyterian Cemetery located adjacent to the Diamond Hill District on Grace Street will be offering guided Civil War tours starting on Sunday, July 20 at 3pm. The charge is $5 for persons over the age of 12. The tour lasts approximately one hour. Tours will be conducted the third Sunday of every month through October starting at the cemetery office.

Cemetery Hours: Approximately Dawn-Dusk
Tue

Aug

19

Location:
Calvin Falwell Field
3176 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-528-1144
Head out to Calvin Falwell Field as The Lynchburg HillCats take to the field for some good ole baseball. Bring the family and meet your friends. Food is available. The Lynchburg HillCats are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Wed

Aug

20

Location:
Cao Artisan Chocolates
908 Main St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-847-2970
Website:
This free reading is a special time for little Chocolatiers! Join us as we read through “Sweet Coco”, a book written just for kids about making yummy chocolate. We’ll journey with a little girl named Coco on her chocolate adventure and at the end, we’ll share a little sweet treat of our own!

Time: 11am-11:30am
Cost: FREE!
www.CaoArtisanChocolates.com
Wed

Aug

20

Location:
Calvin Falwell Field
3176 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-528-1144
Head out to Calvin Falwell Field as The Lynchburg HillCats take to the field for some good ole baseball. Bring the family and meet your friends. Food is available. The Lynchburg HillCats are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Thu

Aug

21

Location:
Calvin Falwell Field
3176 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
434-528-1144
Head out to Calvin Falwell Field as The Lynchburg HillCats take to the field for some good ole baseball. Bring the family and meet your friends. Food is available. The Lynchburg HillCats are a Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.

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