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23rd Mountain Magic in Fall Bluegrass, Antiques & Crafts Festival Sat. In Buchanan

23rd Mountain Magic in Fall Bluegrass, Antiques & Craft Festival Sat. in Buchanan By Fincastle Herald – October 4, 2017 19 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Buchanan celebrates its 23rd annual Mountain Magic In Fall Bluegrass, Antiques and Crafts  more »

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Best Fall Color Spots in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Best Fall Color Spots in the Blue Ridge Mountains Everyone wants to know the best places to see the fall colors in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Every autumn, the fall foliage that can be found along the Blue Ridge Parkway  more »

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30 Fall Festivals & Events for 2017 in Virginia’s Blue Ridge

  30 Fall Festivals & Events for 2017 in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:00 AM by David Aldridge Fall colors, flavors, and festivals are an annual tradition in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia’s Blue Ridge! Your fall getaway  more »

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Youth Livestock Auction Highlight of County Fair on Buchanan Town Park

Youth Livestock Auction to Highlight 5th Annual Botetourt County Fair Fincastle Herald – July 26, 2017   The Fifth Annual Botetourt County Fair will be Friday and Saturday, Aug. 11 and 12 at the Buchanan Town Park on Lowe Street.  more »

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Botetourt County Fair Adds Livestock Auction & Draft Horse Pull on Buchanan Town Park

Botetourt County Fair Aug. 11-12 with newly added champion livestock auction and a draft… Fincastle Herald – July 19, 2017 Big things will be happening at the Buchanan Carnival Grounds on Lowe Street as the 2017 Botetourt County Fair gets  more »

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Buchanan Opens Life Jacket Stand

Buchanan opens life jacket stand Life jackets are free to use By Irisha Jones – Reporter Posted: 7:37 PM, May 26, 2017Updated: 7:37 PM, May 26, 2017 BUCHANAN, Va. – Boating is the way many people usually spend their time  more »

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10 Best Streets for a Stroll in Virginia’s Blue Ridge

10 Best Streets for a Stroll in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Thursday, April 6, 2017 8:00 AM by Casey L. Higgins There are quite a few pretty amazing neighborhoods, architecture, and gardens in Virginia’s Blue Ridge. Oh, if these sidewalks could talk,  more »

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Historical Society taking early orders for Civil War book

Historical Society taking early orders for Civil War book By Fincastle Herald – March 29, 2017 The Botetourt County Historical Society announced it is holding two book signings for its “Botetourt County & The War Between the States” in April.  more »

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Gauntlet competitor New Freedom Farm raises over $57,000 through Roanoke Valley Gives

Gauntlet competitor New Freedom Farm raises over $57,000 through Roanoke Valley Gives By Debbie Adams – March 29, 2017 This is the fifth in a series about the Gauntlet Business Program and Competition, which originated with The Advancement Foundation (TAF)  more »

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Travel & Leisure Magazine Travel & Leisure Magazine has just designated the Upper James River Trail as one of the best, easy outdoor adventures in the world

Jeffrey Greenberg/Virginia Tourism Corporation http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/adventure-travel/adventure-travel-newbie-vactions?xid=NL_JustIn121316#intro Upper James River Water Trail, Virginia, USA Glide down the James River in a kayak or canoe to get a different view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Beginners can take a guided trip with Twin  more »

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