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Category: Lynchburg

23rd May 2019
new location downtown

New Stoney Badger Location

Many of our customers and social media followers already know that SBT is expanding and is opening a new location downtown Lynchburg. We are very excited for this chance to bring our original style to the downtown area.  The Badger has been serving Lynchburg for nearly a decade. Our unique style and set up has […]

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16th May 2019
Blue Ridge Parkway About

All About The Blue Ridge Parkway

Many resident of Lynchburg and surrounding areas know all about the Blue Ridge Parkway, how it got here and why it is here. But, many residents are newer to the area and may not have had the time to properly explore it. In this article we will go over some of its history and other […]

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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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23rd May 2018

June Musical Lineup at the Stoney Badger

Here at the Stoney Badger, we love music. We love it live. Our idea of a perfect night is sitting down with your best friends and enjoying a smooth cocktail and taking in some live musical sounds. We provide the party atmosphere and the only thing you need to do is show up. We have […]

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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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13th June 2013

Lets Rock 4 Autism!

We hear so much about Autism these days, it seems like there is always a story popping up in the news. For anyone looking to find out more about this prevalent condition or for those who would like to do what they can to help out, there is the annual Rock’n 4 Autism festival. It […]

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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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6th June 2013

June Shows at the Badger – Great Music, Great Bands

June is shaping up to be a great month for live music here at the Stoney Badger. In the first two weekends of June alone we have seven different acts! Things kick off tonight, Thursday, June 6th, with Eli Cook performing solo. He is a nationally renowned blues artist who pulls his influences from both […]

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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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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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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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