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  • 04/01/2016 - 03/31/2017

    Civil War Adventure Camp

    Petersburg City

    Live like a Civil War soldier at America's newest participatory experience! Recruits dress in Union or Confederate uniforms, sleep in recreated encampments, and eat Civil War era meals. As privates in…

    6125 Boydton Plank Road , Petersburg, Virginia 23803
    Petersburg City
  • 10/15/2016 - 04/28/2017

    2016-2017 ArtBank Concert Series

    Brunswick

    The ArtBank of Southside Virginia's twenty-seventh series  starts Saturday, October 15, 2016 with Quill Theatre, a theatrical performance that features a crazy, irreverent high-speed roller …

    2171 Lawrenceville-Plank Road , Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868
    Brunswick
  • 02/25/2017 - 02/25/2017

    IONA presented by The ArtBank

    Brunswick

    The ArtBank of Southside Virginia presents Pan Celtic music and song with the Mid Atlantic region’s own, IONA, on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Brunswick High School Auditorium, Lawrenceville, …

    2171 Lawrenceville-Plank Road , Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868
    Brunswick
  • 03/11/2017 - 03/11/2017

    The ArtBank presents Richmond Ballet II

    Brunswick

    Music and motion with accents of classical to contemporary dance comes to Lawrenceville with RICHMOND BALLET II on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Brunswick High School Auditorium.  …

    2171 Lawrenceville-Plank Road , Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868
    Brunswick
  • 03/17/2017 - 03/17/2017

    Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern St. Patrick's Day Party

    Mecklenburg

    Fri. March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day Party. 5-10pm.  Irish Food & Drink Specials . . . Green Beer, Authentic Irish Corn Beef Platter, and Chocolate Guinness Cake! Join us on our ne…

    801 Virginia ave , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 03/23/2017 - 03/23/2017

    Civil War Conversation- The Fourth of July and the Civil War

    Appomattox

    How did Americans celebrate their national anniversary when the country appeared to be falling apart? Join Virginia Tech’s Paul Quigley, Ph.D., to explore Civil War Americans' varied attitudes t…

    159 Horseshoe Rd , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 03/27/2017 - 03/27/2017

    Cooper's Landing Chef's Cooking Class - Topic: "Farm to Table Dining . . . Highlighting Ingredients from Local Farms"

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern Monday Night Evening Class & Small Bites. Topic: "Farm to Table Dining . . . Highlighting Ingredients from Local Farms!" Come join the Chefs for our tw…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 04/01/2017 - 04/01/2017

    Richmond Symphony Orchestra presented by The ArtBank

    Brunswick

    The ArtBank presents Richmond Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., Brunswick High School Auditorium, Lawrenceville, VA.  The evening's performance  features Britain's …

    2171 Lawrenceville-Plank Road , Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868
    Brunswick
  • 04/08/2017 - 04/08/2017

    Clarksville Lake Country Wine Festival

    Mecklenburg

    Join us on the BRIDGE for our 11 year celebration of the Lake Country Wine Festival in historic downtown Clarksville! We are thrilled to announce a NEW location to accommodate the growing crowds of on…

    105 Second Street , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 04/15/2017 - 04/15/2017

    Farmville Wine Festival

    Prince Edward

    Kick off Spring by spending a fabulous day in scenic, historic Downtown Farmville, a Virginia Main Street community. Meals on Wheels/Prince Edward County invites you to the Annual Farmville Wine Festi…

    517 North Main Street , Farmville, Virginia 23901
    Prince Edward
  • 04/16/2017 - 04/16/2017

    Easter Brunch & Easter Egg Hunt at Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern

    Mecklenburg

    Easter Brunch & Easter Egg Hunt at Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern. Join us for our Spring inspired Easter Brunch with an Easter Egg Hunt for the children along the grounds. The Easte…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 05/05/2017 - 05/05/2017

    Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial Naturalization Ceremony

    Charlotte

    The Patrick Henry National Memorial will host its annual Naturalization Ceremony on the beautiful grounds of Red Hill, Henry's last home and burial place. The Oath ceremony will begin at 11:00a.m. and…

    1250 Red Hill Road , Brookneal, Virginia 24528
    Charlotte
  • 05/06/2017 - 05/06/2017

    Heart of Virginia Festival

    Prince Edward

    This annual family-oriented event is a wonderful celebration of the arts, crafts, food, and culture of Southside Virginia. The first Saturday in May in Farmville has developed a reputation as the &ldq…

    Main and High Streets , Farmville, Virginia 23901
    Prince Edward
  • 05/08/2017 - 05/08/2017

    Cooper's Landing Mother's Day Cooking Class Homemade Pastas & the Delights of Italy

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern Monday Night Evening Class & Small Bites. Topic: "The Perfect Mother's Day Gift!  Homemade Pasta & the Delights of Italy!" Come join the Chefs…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 05/13/2017 - 05/13/2017

    Big Lake Flea Market

    Mecklenburg

    Spring into downtown, Clarksville on Saturday, May 13 for the BIG LAKE FLEA MARKET! The fun start starts at 8 am with a variety of vendors from thrifty finds, antiques, crafts, books, plants, strawber…

    105 Second Street , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 05/14/2017 - 05/14/2017

    Don't Forget Mom! Mother's Day Brunch at Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern

    Mecklenburg

    Don't Forget Mom! Mother's Day Brunch at Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern. Brunch 10am - 3pm. We will alsoopen Sunday evening for our Special Mother's Day Dinner Celebration from 5pm - 8pm…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 05/26/2017 - 05/26/2017

    Cooper’s Landing Inn & Traveler’s Tavern presents “Live Music Under the Stars"

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper’s Landing Inn & Traveler’s Tavern presents “Live Music Under the Stars” Friday nights through the Summer . . . Join us on the outside patio for live music, drink spe…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 06/01/2017 - 06/03/2017

    Wolfbane's Romeo and Juliet

    Appomattox

    Set amidst the fury and passion of the American Civil War, Wolfbane is proud to present this epic, original take on Shakespeare’s classic love story. Staged outside at Appomattox Court House Nat…

    , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 06/18/2017 - 06/18/2017

    Don't Forget Dad! Special Father's Day Brunch at Cooper's Landing

    Mecklenburg

    Don't Forget Dad! Special Father's Day Brunch at Cooper's Landing.  Bring Dad to Cooper's Landing for Brunch on Sunday June 18th where he can enjoy "manly" specials like Oysters Rockefellar, Eggs…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 06/19/2017 - 06/19/2017

    Cooper's Landing Cooking Class - Topic: "Patio Classics & Grilling" The Perfect Father's Day Gift!

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper's Landing Chef's Cooking Class - June 19th - Topic: "Patio Classics & Grilling" The Perfect Father's Day Gift!  Monday Night Evening Chef's Cooking Class & Small Bites! Cooper's La…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 06/24/2017 - 06/24/2017

    Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

    Dinwiddie

    Drive a Dragster! Ride in a 2-seater Dragster! Drag race Side-by-Side in a Camaro! Have you ever wanted to launch down a drag strip? Here's your chance! Join us on June 24, 2017 at Virginia Motorspor…

    8018 Boydton Plank Rd , North Dinwiddie , Virginia 23803
    Dinwiddie
  • 07/20/2017 - 07/22/2017

    Evil Dead: the Musical!

    Appomattox

    Wolfbane Productions, the professional, nonprofit theatre company based out of Appomattox, VA, in collaboration with the Williams Collision Center, is thrilled to announce the return of Evil…

    618 Country Club Rd , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 07/20/2017 - 07/22/2017

    Virginia Lake Festival

    Mecklenburg

    Come Celebrate our 40th year! Visit Clarksville's Annual Virginia Lake Festival. This free event has been named "One of the Top 20 Events" by the Southeast Tourism Society for many years. Children wil…

    105 Second Street , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 08/07/2017 - 08/07/2017

    Cooper's Landing Chef's Cooking Class - Topic: "Summer Entertaining & Shellfish . . . Scallops, Shrimp, Clams, Oysters, and More"

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper's Landing Chef's Cooking Class - Topic: "Summer Entertaining & Shellfish . . . Scallops, Shrimp, Clams, Oysters, and More."  Join us at the Pool for this class! Monday Night Evening Ch…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 08/19/2017 - 08/19/2017

    Feast in the Forest

    Appomattox

    Lords and Ladies, you are hereby invited to Wolfbane's 2017 Feast in the Forest! This renn-faire style evening in the Wolf's Wood is filled with live music, theatre, lavish fantasy costumes, dance, sp…

    618 Country Club Rd , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 09/07/2017 - 09/09/2017

    Wolfbane's The Rocky Horror Show

    Appomattox

    One fateful night, Brad Majors and his fiancée, Janet Weiss — a wholesome, well-behaved, utterly normal young couple in love — innocently set out to visit an old professor. Unfortun…

    618 Country Club Rd , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 09/09/2017 - 09/10/2017

    Blackstone Annual Arts And Crafts Festival

    Nottoway

    The 48th Annual Blackstone Arts and Crafts Festival sponsored by the Blackstone Chamber of Commerce is held in the historic museum district, just steps from our quaint downtown area, with numerous res…

    121 N Main Street , Blackstone, Virginia 23824
    Nottoway
  • 09/22/2017 - 09/22/2017

    Cooper's Landing Inn Summer Cocktail Party by the Pool

    Mecklenburg

    Summer Cocktail Party by the Pool. Mixology & Mingling - Summer Cocktail Dinner next to the Pool at Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern. Join us for 5 passed courses and 5 specialty cockt…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 09/25/2017 - 09/25/2017

    Cooper's Landing Chef's Cooking Class - Topic:"Get Ready for FALL with ALL Things Pumpkin"

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper's Landing Chef's Cooking Class - Topic:" Get ready for FALL with ALL Things Pumpkin." Monday Night Evening Chef's Cooking Class & Small Bites! Cooper's Landing is the perfect getaway for th…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 09/30/2017 - 09/30/2017

    South Boston Harvest Festival

    Halifax

    Bring the family and stay for the day. This festival has something for everyone, young and old alike. Crafters line the streets with handmade items from wreaths, to wooden chairs, to toys and more. Mu…

    432 Main Street , South Boston, Virginia 24592
    Halifax
  • 10/14/2017 - 10/15/2017

    Appomattox Oyster & Seafood Festival

    Appomattox

    The 1st Annual Appomattox Oyster & Seafood Festival is currently being planned…

    5747 River Ridge Rd , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
    Appomattox
  • 10/20/2017 - 10/20/2017

    Harvest Winemaker's Dinner at Cooper's Landing

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern presents their Harvest Winemaker's Dinner. Join us in the tavern for cocktails at 6:30 and dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m. The evening will consist of 5 pai…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 10/21/2017 - 10/21/2017

    Virginia State Karaoke Championship

    Halifax

    The Official Virginia Karaoke Championship is held in October each year in Virgilina, Va. Qualifiers for the state championship are selected at qualifying rounds on the 3rd ...Saturday in Feb, April,…

    8059 Florence Ave , Virgilina, Virginia 24598
    Halifax
  • 11/13/2017 - 11/13/2017

    Cooper's Landing Inn Cooking School Class - Holiday Entertaining & Decadent Desserts

    Mecklenburg

    Cooper's Landing Inn & Traveler's Tavern Monday Night Evening Class & Small Bites. Topic: Holiday Entertaining & Decadent Desserts! Come join the Chefs for our two-hour Monday night sessio…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 11/23/2017 - 11/23/2017

    Decadent Thanksgiving Feast at Cooper's Landing Inn

    Mecklenburg

    Thanksgiving at Cooper's Landing. Let us take the work out of this year's Holiday season... Join us for a decadent Thanksgiving Feast. We will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal with gourmet f…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 11/24/2017 - 11/24/2017

    Blackstone Grand Illumination & Holiday Open House

    Nottoway

    Blackstone Virginia's Grand Illumination and Holiday Open House begins at 6 p.m. on November 24, 2017 at Seay Park at the intersection of Church Street and Main Street, and continues all along the Mai…

    121 N. Main Street , Blackstone, Virginia 23824
    Nottoway
  • 12/02/2017 - 12/02/2017

    Brunch with Santa at Cooper's Landing Inn

    Mecklenburg

    A wonderful family event . . . we have decked the halls.  Bring the family for the 12th  Annual Brunch with Santa. You can cozy up to our 1830's woodstove or dine next to one of our 14 beaut…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 12/08/2017 - 12/08/2017

    Blackstone Virginia Christmas Parade

    Nottoway

    The Blackstone Virginia Christmas Parade (Second Friday in December) December 8, 2017 at 6 p.m., is an annual family event, during our winter holiday season.  The Parade route begins near Blacks…

    121 N. Main Street , Blackstone, Virginia 23824
    Nottoway
  • 12/31/2017 - 12/31/2017

    New Year's Eve Celebration at Cooper's Landing Inn

    Mecklenburg

    Ring in the New Year with a special celebration at Cooper’s Landing Inn & Traveler’s Tavern. There will be two seatings: 5pm & 9pm. Each seating will consist of a passed hors d'oeu…

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg
  • 01/01/2018 - 01/01/2018

    New Year's Day Bloody Mary Brunch

    Mecklenburg

    Join us New Year's Day for our Special Bloody Mary Brunch.  We will be serving your favorite comfort foods and specialty Bloody Mary's from 10am-3pm    Specialty Bloody Mary’s . …

    801 Virginia Avenue , Clarksville, Virginia 23927
    Mecklenburg