REASONS TO STAY THAT EXTRA DAY
Center for the Arts
The Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech is creating a thriving creative community fueled by inspiration, where patrons have meaningful experiences, enjoying arts of the highest caliber in a wide variety of forms. We are at the threshold of a new era for the arts at Virginia Tech and surrounding communities. https://www.artscenter.vt.edu
The Virginia Tech campus, Lane Stadium and Cassell Coliseum are all within walking distance of less than one mile from the Inn.
Visit their website www.downtownblacksburg.com for information on local events such as Steppin’ Out , Farmers Market, Draper Mile Run, Art along the Alley.
Constructed in 1930, the Lyric is a blend of Art Deco and Spanish Colonial Revival. The Lyric now features film, live plays, dance, music and lectures. Visite their website www.thelyric.com for more information.
Named after the wife of Colonel William Preston, this plantation is also birthplace of two Virginia governors.
Alexander Black House
Alexander Black House & Cultural Center 204 Draper Rd, SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060 Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm http://www.blacksburghistory.org
Events in Blacksburg
Steppin’ Out features over 200 artists and crafts people from around the United States selling unique handcrafted items – jewelry, pottery, textiles, metal work, basketry, stained & fused glass, yard art, fine art, furniture, toys, artisan foods and so much more!
The New River Valley’s premier food, wine, and art festival was held on April each year. There are over 20 award-winning Virginia wineries sampling some of the greatest vino in the Commonwealth, wine pairing and cooking demonstrations throughout the day, handmade creations by local artists, culinary delights, and live music.
This year the festival welcomes back the best in craft brewers from the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond, offering another outstanding selection of ales, lagers, stouts, pilsners, ciders, and specialty beers. Delicious food, cooking and brewing demonstrations and live entertainment will compliment a great day of beer tasting.