Upcoming Events

Alexander Black House & Cultural Center, 204 Draper Rd. SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060 Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm

St. Luke & Odd Fellows Hall , 203 Gilbert St. , Blacksburg, VA 24060 Thursdays & Fridays 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm

                                                          AUGUST

 Art Exhibit: Gibby Waitzkin’s “Continuum of Being”
(August 4th-September 18th, Alexander Black House & Cultural Center, Free)

Friday, August 7th – Reception: “Elements of the Continuum of Being” 5:00-7:00 pm 
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, August 20th – Historic Lecture Series: 6:00 pm
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 fundraising tournament.
Beer and concessions will be available for purchase as you watch a friendly tournament between museums.

Saturday, August 22nd – Workshop: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm 
A Taste of Papermaking
Workshop with Gibby Waitzkin – Join Gibby for a demonstration and activity on papermaking. Get your hands wet making your own bookmark. (Alexander Black House & Cultural Center) 

Saturday, August 29th – Music Festival: 11:00 – 5:00 pm
New Town Festival presents 
 “Blues, Brews & BBQ” (St. Luke & Odd Fellows Hall, $5 suggested donation)


 September

Art Exhibit: Gibby Waitzkin‘s “Elements of the 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. 
Join us at Kentland Farms to learn about this historic plantation and it’s current use as VA Tech’s college farm.

Saturday, September 19th - 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.

Art Exhibit: Historic Architecture & Rust
(through October, Alexander Black House & Cultural Center, Free)

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 


October

Art Exhibit: Historic Architecture & Rust
(Alexander Black House & Cultural Center, Free)

Monday, October 5th – Blacksburg Cultural Golf Classic at The Blacksburg Country Club
Purchase your tickets now!

Thursday, September 8th – Brow Bag Lunch & Memories: 11:30am – 2:oopm
(Alexander Black House & Cultural Center, Free)

Thursday, September 15th – Historic Lecture Series: 6:30pm