*The Alexander Black House & Cultural Center will be closed for continued restoration July 14th and will reopen on Tuesday, August 4th. The BMCF offices will be located at the St. Luke & Odd Fellows Hall*
Exhibit: Gibby Waitzkin’s “Continuum of Being”
(August 4th-September 18th, Alexander Black House & Cultural Center, Free)
Friday, August 7th Reception: “Continuum of Being” 5:00-7:00pm- Join local fiber artist and papermaker Gibby Waitzkin as she speaks on her work “Continuum of Being”. Refreshments will be provided. (Free, Alexander Black House & Cultural Center)
Thursday, September 20th, 6:00 pm Historic Lecture Series: Join the BMCF, Historic Smithfield and others at our August lecture at Historic Vicker Switch field in Christiansburg! We will learn about the community that used to thrive in the area as well as host a softball fundraiser tournament. Beer and concessions will be available for purchase as you watch a friendly tournament between museums.
Saturday, Augutst 22nd Taste of Papermaking Workshop with Gibby Waitzkin- Join Gibby for a demonstration and activity on papermaking by making your own bookmark. Time TBD (Alexander Black House & Cultural Center)
Saturday, August 29th 11:00-5:00pm: New Town Festivals “Blues, Brews & BBQ” (St. Luke & Odd Fellows Hall, $5 suggested donation)
Exhibit: Gibby Waitzkin‘s “Continuum of Being”
(through September 18th, Alexander Black House & Cultural Center, Free)
Thursday, September 10th – Brown Bag Lunch & Memories: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
(Free, Alexander Black House & Cultural Center)
Thursday, September 17th – Historic Lecture Series: 6:30 pm. Site visit to Kentland Farms to learn about this historic plantation and it’s current use as VA Tech’s college farm.
Saturday, September 17th - 3rd Annual Alexander Black Tie Gala: To be held at the Alexander Black House & Cultural Center this year. Call 540-558-0746 to be on the mailing list to receive an invitation, reserve your table, or purchase tickets.
Wednesday, September 30th- Read Between the Wines: Steger Award Join us at the Alexander Black House & Cultural Center as the 2015 Steger Poetry Prize is awarded
Save The Date!
October 5th – Blacksburg Cultural Golf Classic at The Blacksburg Country Club