Concert for Ukraine at Riverviews Artspace August 9th

Riverviews Artspace in downtown Lynchburg is hosting an exhibit called Sunflowers for Ukraine featuring the works of hundreds of area artists, all depicting sunflowers, the national flower of Ukraine.   Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Yevgeniy Dvegalyuk (Dove-gall-YUKE) who is of Ukrainian descent, is performing a free concert at Riverviews Tuesday night at 7:30.   All donations will […]

<strong>Free Night at the National D-Day Memorial</strong>

Memorial’s Annual “No Excuse Night” is August 13 Bedford, VA – The National D-Day Memorial will keep the gates open for an after-hours community event on Saturday, August 13, 2022, from 5PM – 8PM. “No Excuse Night” is a chance to experience the Memorial for the first time or see what’s new since your last […]

7th Annual Shrimpfest! Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Lynchburg

Shrimpfest is back, live and in-person and just 4 weeks away! Enjoy an all-you-can-eat dinner of fresh-caught shrimp, slaw, chips, non-alcoholic beverages and a cookie on Saturday, August 20 from 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Riverfront Park! Tickets are just $40 and proceeds support Service Leadership Programs and the building of Centennial Park Playground […]

Cake & Cocktails: Benefitting Bikers Against Child Abuse on July 30th

Join Sweet Indulgence Bakery, Tabby’s Bartending, and Purple Door Catering, along with our local BACA chapter on July 30th, 530pm at Timberlake Tavern. Each guest will receive a three entremets (mini cakes) flight paired with three cocktails provided by Tabby’s Bartending. Charcuterie options provided by Purple Door Catering will also be available! A silent auction […]

A Bedford County man is behind bars for allegedly pointing a gun at a sheriff’s deputy. It happened Tuesday night as the deputy investigated a domestic related disturbance in the 2000 block of Woodshire Drive in the Blue Ridge area. 42-year-old James Edward Lewis allegedly Lewis retrieved a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at the […]

Patriotic Pops concert at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, POSTPONED to July 10

ocal Independence Day festivities continue this weekend with an outdoor Patriotic Pops concert by the Lynchburg Symphony at Poplar Forest, Thomas Jefferson’s rural retreat in Bedford County. Mike Lewis is the symphony’s executive director:  Patriotic pops_20   The concert is SUNDAY at 7:30 and families are invited to bring a picnic and blankets or chairs.  […]

4th of July Weekend Events

Friday, July 1 4th of July Weekend Skating at FunQuest – Friday and Saturday from 12 PM – 9 PM; Sunday from 2 PM – 7 PM Fireworks on the Riverfront at Riverfront Park – Friday starting at dark (approximately 9:15 PM) Saturday, July 2 4th of July Weekend Skating at FunQuest – Friday and Saturday from 12 […]

Beard Center on Aging offers programs on brain health

The University of Lynchburg’s Beard Center on Aging is offering a program at the Forest Library from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, June 16. The library is located at 15583 Forest Rd. in Forest. The program, “Improving Our Brain Health As We Age,” is part of a series on brain health that the Beard Center is offering this […]