Upcoming Events

Alexander Black House & Cultural Center 204 Draper Rd, SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060 Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm
St. Luke & Odd Fellows Hall
203 Gilbert St, Blacksburg, VA 24060 Thursday & Friday 2:00pm –  5:00pm



Art Exhibit: Architectural Artifacts to Art
‘This Old House’s Rust Repurposed’ by Diane Relf

(Free, on display through October, Alexander Black House & Cultural Center)


Thursday, October 8th – 11:30 am – 1:oo pm
Brow Bag Lunch & Memories
Join us for an open discussion with memories and photos about living in Blacksburg from past and present. Bring your lunch and best stories to share.

(Free, Alexander Black House & Cultural Center)


Thursday, October 15th – 6:30 pm
Historic Lecture Series – Meet at the Old German Bapist Church, also know as he Johnsville Meetinghouse. We will discuss  the history of the Tunkers and the Meetinghouse, built in 1874.  

(Free, Historic Smithfield Plantation Co-Sponsor)


Thursday, October 22 – 5:30 pm
Artist Lecture – 
Architectural Artifacts to Art
‘This Old House’s Rust Repurposed’ by Diane Relf
Slide show, lecture and discussion of individual gallery display pieces

(Free, Alexander Black House & Cultural Center)




Art Exhibit: Vietnam Combat Art
39 original of art (reproductions for public viewing) from the Army Art and Vietnam Combat Art Programs. 


Wednesday, November 11th – 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Veternas Day Art Reception,
Army Art Museum Speaker

(Free, light refreshments at the Alexander Black House & Cultural Center)





Alexander Black House Dresses for Christmas

See the House in all it’s Christmas decoration glory as we celebrate Christmas all month long. Come in and celebrate with us! The Gift Shop is a great place to find unique and locally inspired Christmas gifts.


Saturday, December 5th ~ Day long event
‘Harps in the House’ Harpists from across Southwest Virginia will be sharing music thoughout the day. Students, instructors and professionals will be playing.