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26th May 2013

Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra

While Lynchburg is known as a great spot to explore the outdoors with the Blue Ridge Mountains and Natural Bridge nearby, it is also a place to find a little culture. The Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra has been performing for 30 years, bringing beautiful music to our city. Last year the LSO introduced a new way […]

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23rd May 2013

The Monacans and Lynchburg Virginia

Lynchburg has quite the place in American history, but have you ever wondered what was here before Lynchburg was first settled in 1757? Americans Indians populated what is now known as Virginia and control of the Virginia Colony was ceded by the Iroquois in early 1718 and became official with the signing of the Treaty […]

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22nd May 2013

James River Batteau Festival

One of the best things about summer is the endless number of things to do. One of the more unique summertime events that can be found in Lynchburg is the James River Batteau Festival beginning on June 15th and lasting through June 22nd. This year marks the festival’s 28th run. Lynchburg is hosting a launch […]

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21st May 2013

Lynchburg Landmark: Old City Cemetery

With its deep rooted connection to the beginnings of what we now call the United States, Lynchburg has some very unique historical landmarks. Of these, Old City Cemetery is especially interesting. It is the oldest public cemetery in Virginia still in use. A non-denominational chapel was built in 2006 to commemorate the 200 year anniversary […]

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19th May 2013

Upcoming Live Music at Stoney Badger

For those of you who enjoy live music, Stoney Badger Tavern has some great bands lined up in the coming weeks. With music styling ranging from heavy metal to folky mountain music, our eclectic lineup truly has something for everyone! Starting off the next couple weeks of shows at Stoney Badger is Big Leg Emma. […]

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17th May 2013

Local History: Poplar Forest

If you are looking for a nice day trip to take with the family or are just a history or architecture buff, look no further than Poplar Forest, Thomas Jefferson’s villa retreat. Located just ten miles outside of Lynchburg, it is the perfect way to spend the day learning more about one of America’s founding […]

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16th May 2013

Farmer’s Market in Lynchburg Virginia

Did you know Lynchburg’s Community Market is the third oldest farmer’s market in the United States? It was started in 1783 making this year its 230th! While the market is open year round, now that the weather is heating up it is time to check it out if you haven’t already as seasonal fruits and […]

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15th May 2013

Lynchburg Virginia Local Breweries

Buy local – this mantra seems to be popping up all over the place these days. Over at the Stoney Badger we try to do our part by carrying beers produced at local Virginia breweries. From the Devils Backbone Brewing Company, located in Roseland, Virginia, you can find a few of their brews at the […]

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14th May 2013

Local Lynchburg History: Fort Early

Memorial Day is just around the corner. The holiday, originally known as Decoration Day, was created to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who lost their lives during the American Civil War. Memorial Day has since grown to encompass all Americans who have given their lives for the country in war. It is the perfect […]

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12th May 2013

Lynchburg Friday Cheers is Here Again!

Our favorite summer long festival is starting up again soon; Friday Cheers makes its debut this week on Friday, May 17th.  Last years opening weekend brought out over 4,000 locals! Friday Cheers is “the party with a purpose” held every Friday beginning in May and continuing through July 19th. This event is held at Riverfront […]

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11th May 2013

Beers at Stoney Badger

We live in a world full of overwhelming choices: white or wheat bread, soup or salad, or maybe pale ale or stout? Ordering a beer has become a extensive process – do you want it on tap or in the bottle, light or full calorie, a microbrew or mainstream variety. Beer is the third most […]

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9th May 2013

Stoney Badger Music: Steal The Prize

If you are looking to hear great music played by some extremely talented musicians come on down to the Stoney Badger. One of our regular guests is Steal The Prize. Steal the Prize, a four member group, have played together since 2006. They released their first album, ‘I Want to Talk to God’ in 2009 and their […]

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8th May 2013

Mercy Creek at Stoney Badger

Called one of the best kept secrets on the Virginia music scene, Mercy Creek will be playing at the Stoney Badger Tavern at 9pm on Thursday, June 20th. If you haven’t seen Mercy Creek play previously at the Badger now is the time to make it out for their performance. Mercy Creek is a folk […]

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4th May 2013

2013 Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival

Summer is quickly approaching and with it comes annual summer festivals of all kinds; music, wine, and theatre to name a few. This summer the Endstation Theatre Company will be hosting its annual Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival. This year’s festival begins May 31st and lasts through July 21st. The Endstation Theatre Company was founded […]

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2nd May 2013

The 4th Annual Derby Day Soiree

Ladies get your big hats ready! The 4th Annual Derby Day Soiree presented by the Junior League of Lynchburg is coming to town Saturday May 4th, 2013. It is being held at the Oakwood Country Club on Rivermont Ave from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. Tickets include dinner, drinks, dancing, entertainment, and auctions. Ticket prices range from […]

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28th April 2013

Visit the Blue Ridge Mountains

Spring has finally sprung and if you’re anything like me, you will be itching to enjoy the outdoors as much as possible. One way to get your fill is to stop on by the Stoney Badger Tavern to enjoy some good food and drink on our huge deck. The Badger’s Big Deck Thursday’s are also […]

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27th April 2013

Enjoy Hillcats Baseball This Summer

Take me out to the ballgame, take me out to the crowd! Baseball season has started and that means our local minor league team, the Lynchburg Hillcats, have begun playing and will be defending their 2012 championship title. Current standings have the Hillcats at six wins, five losses. This puts our local guys just one […]

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26th April 2013

Do You Like Poker? So Do We.

Did you know the Stoney Badger Tavern has Poker Tournaments even Monday and Tuesday nights at 7 and 9pm! By signing up at worldtavernpoker.com to obtain an entry form, you will also have a chance to win a seat at the World Series of Poker (WSOP). Forty-one seats are given away each year by World […]

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16th April 2013

Stoney Badger Best of Lynchburg Winners

The Lynchburg Menu’s 2013 Best of Lynchburg winners were recently announced and the The Stoney Badger Tavern is happy to announce we were voted Gold for “Best for Watching the Big Game” and “Best Live Entertainment.” We would like to thank all of our patrons who voted for us! The vote for the Best of […]

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12th April 2013

Buffalo Wings at Stoney Badger Tavern

As the hot summer approaches, cool down with a beverage at The Stoney Badger Tavern and heat right back up again with our wings! We offer something for everyone from heat levels ranging from A Touch of Heat (available in a variety of seasonings: mild, teriyaki, grilled parmesan caesar, grilled ranch, brown sugar bourbon, and […]

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12th April 2013

Lynchburg Virginia’s Sister Cities

Some things you may already know about Lynchburg, Virginia: it was first settled in 1757 and was named after its founder John Lynch.  Lynch started a ferry service and was responsible for the first bridge across the river, replacing his ferry service. Lynchburg served as the capitol of Virginia for five days in 1865 and […]

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