Boys and Girls Club “Big Game 5k” Feb. 12

Big Game Run/Walk 5k February 12, 2022 Start your “new” year off with some extra motivation to stay fit and support one of Lynchburg’s most dynamic non-profits. NEW COURSE – Percival’s Island Natural Area and Blackwater Creek Bikeway NEW DISTANCE – 5K (3.1 miles) NEW THEME – Formerly the Resolution Run, this year’s theme is “The Big Game” […]

UPDATE: Lynchburg MLK Day Celebration and Walk for Unity rescheduled for Feb. 19

UPDATE: The first Annual MLK Jr. Celebration and Walk for Unity which was scheduled for Monday morning in Lynchburg has been postponed to Saturday, February 19th.   Here is the information: The Lynchburg Area Youth Sports Initiative, the Lynchburg Chapter of the NAACP, and local partners have postponed the First Annual MLK Jr. Celebration and Walk […]

Lynchburg Symphony presents “Love and the LSO” Feb. 12

Looking for a WONDERFUL Christmas present that won’t require any wrapping and isn’t STUCK somewhere in the supply chain?    How about the gift of LOVE?     LOVE and the LSO, that is! Join the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra for a romantic night of dinner and dancing:  Saturday, February 12th,   at the elegant, historic Virginian Hotel downtown, with […]

Cyber Security Seminar Jan. 12

Are you following the best practices for Cyber Compliance?  Are you aware of what it takes to keep you data and your networks secure?  What are the top issues facing companies today in their bid to be both secure and compliant? Did you know that what you don’t know can hurt you?  On January 12, […]

Lynchburg Daily Bread welcomes donations in the new year

 The Daily Bread in Lynchburg has been serving hot meals to about 13-thousand people a month for the past few months.  Jennifer McCarthy with the Daily Bread says they would appreciate donations of sliced ham, mashed potatoes and cans of green beans for their Christmas Day dinner, and they’re also thinking ahead to the new year:  The website for more information is Lynchburgdailybread.com 

CASA of Central Virginia holds information sessions Jan. 6 and 15

Change a child’s story. When a child’s future hangs in the balance, we are there. We are the CASA movement. We are trained volunteers who step up to assist judges and serve our community’s most vulnerable children as court-appointed special advocates (CASA). Click here to find out more about upcoming information sessions on becoming a […]

Wreaths Across America Dec. 18th

Wreaths Across America ceremonies will take place this weekend to remember veterans buried at cemeteries across the nation.   Lynchburg’s Presbyterian Cemetery and Old City Cemetery are among 28-hundred cemeteries that place wreaths at the graves of American veterans of all wars. The Amherst Cemetery is participating as well.  The Wreaths Across America ceremonies begin at noon Saturday. 

Celebration of Lights returns to Riverside Park

Lynchburg’s annual Celebration of Lights returns to Riverside Park beginning Friday night.  It’s a drive-through light display, open nightly in December, from 5:00pm–9:00pm. The event is FREE to the public.   On December 3, pedestrians are invited to walk through the park.    Horse drawn carriages rides will be offered on December 10 and 11.  Here is the news release from Lynchburg Parks and Recreation: FOR IMMEDIATE […]

Jefferson Choral Society Presents “A Christmas Celebration” Dec. 4, 5

The Jefferson Choral Society presents a concert of classical, traditional, and popular Christmas music performed by Central Virginia’s oldest and largest adult choir on December 4 at 7:30 pm and December 5 at 4:00 pm at Timberlake United Methodist Church, 21649 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502.  For tickets visit Aylors Farm and Garden, Givens Books, […]