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Category: Entertainment

9th May 2019
things to do May 2019 Lynchburg

Upcoming Events in Lynchburg Virginia

In this article we will discuss some of the upcoming happenings in our beautiful city. There is much to do and see here and May is the perfect month to do it.  Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies A musical legendary piece, considered by many to be the best of its kind. Follies by musical theatre […]

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21st May 2018

2018 Summer Events in Lynchburg Virginia

A town like Lynchburg really comes alive in the summer. The warm weather and longer daylight hours result in all types of activities and mingling opportunities. Here are just a few things to do this summer in Lynchburg Virginia: Virginia Commonwealth Games It’s the 27th year of this event. It is held in July and […]

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17th June 2013

Up, Up, and Away at the Fourth of July Balloon Rally

Fourth of July drums up thoughts of cookouts, family, and fireworks and just 45 miles north, in Lexington, Virginia, the Fourth of July also means hot air balloons. This year marks the 17th annual Rotary BB&T Fourth of July Balloon Rally. The event is being held at the Virginia Military Institute Parade Ground in Lexington […]

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16th June 2013

Lions, Tigers, and Bears at the Natural Bridge Zoo

Lions, tigers, and bears – oh my! All of them and more can be found at Natural Bridge Zoo. People of all ages enjoy getting closer to nature and what better way to do so than visiting one of the most beautiful places in Virginia and seeing some of the world’s most majestic animals up […]

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11th June 2013

Rounding out June – Bands at the Badger

As we wrote about previously, June is a great month for music at the Stoney Badger Tavern. We have nine talented and fun bands lined up for the last two weekends of June and hope to see you at the shows! Kicking off the second half of the month at the Badger is Mercy Creek […]

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10th June 2013

Celebrating the Summer Solstice with Lazy Days Winery

The Summer Solstice and the first day of summer is on June 21st this year. The day of the solstice marks the longest of the year and this year is extra special with a full moon occurring that night. What better way to celebrate the cosmos than with a wine festival! The 5th Annual Virginia […]

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9th June 2013

Lynchburg’s Public Gardens: Peace, Beauty, and the Great Outdoors

One of the best things about spring and summer is the revitalization of everything growing around us. From the greenery of trees, bushes, and grass to the bloom of flowers of all kinds, it is a refreshing site after the grey humdrum of winter. And just time for Spring/Summer, a new website and brochure were  […]

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5th June 2013

Lynchburg’s Beauty in Art

If you are looking for something different to do this summer when the kids are out of school, check out The Academy of Fine Arts located on Main Street in downtown Lynchburg in the historic Academy of Music Theatre. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm and Saturday’s from 10am to […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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