Entertainment and Events for Sept. 18 Edition


Daleville Summer Concert Series

  • Fuzzy Logic on September 21 from 5-9 p.m. at the Daleville Town Center. Admission is $5 and children under the age of 12 get in for free. Adult beverages may be purchased for $5. Food will be provided by Pomegranate Restaurant, Fork in the Road Food Truck, and The Kettle Cooker Express. All proceeds support Botetourt area non-profit organizations.
  • The British Invasion Experience on October 5 from 5-9 p.m. at the Daleville Town Center. Admission is $5 and children under the age of 12 get in for free. The British Invasion Experience pays tribute not just to one act but an entire genre that changed the face of music, from The Beatles to the The Who, from The Hollies to Led Zeppelin. Inspired by these music icons, the members of The British Invasion Experience are dedicated to engaging their audiences as they flashback to the British groups of the ’60s era. All proceeds support Botetourt area non-profit organizations.

Fincastle Mennonite School Fall Festival September 28

The Fincastle Mennonite School will hold its annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. The school is located at 247 Wheatland Road, Buchanan.

Being made on site will be barbecue chicken, fried pies, donuts and apple cider. Also available to purchase will be chicken dinners, baked goods, drinks, crafts and homemade cards. The chicken dinners are $8 and consist of a barbecued chicken leg quarter, calico beans, cole slaw and homemade dinner roll.

The school students will sing at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Lauderdale Community House, which the school occupies, will be open to walk through. A slide show of the history and current use will play continuously.

Poker run, pork chop dinners to benefit Botetourt children

September 28 is the big day for Toys 4 Bot-E-Tots Annual Poker Run and Pork Chop Dinners at the VFW on US 220. Pork Chops are prepared by Lord Botetourt’s FFA. Registration for the poker run begins at 9 a.m. There is a $15 registration fee. First bike is out at 10 a.m., last bike in at 1 p.m. Pork chop dinners are $10, serving time is 11-2.  There will be a limited number sold at the door. To pre-order contact Matt Ward or Nellie Ward. There will be a bake sale and a door raffle. Grand prize for door raffle is a handmade quilt.  There will be numerous second place prizes.  Tickets for raffle are $1 each or 6 for $5.  All monies raised will support the Angels program for children in Botetourt County.

Buchanan Dates To Remember

  • Third Friday Block Party & Cruise In – Pack Main Street on Friday, Sept. 20 during Buchanan’s last Block Party & Cruise In of the year. Explore dozens of antique autos lining Main Street. Take advantage of extended hours offered by several Buchanan shops and restaurants. Enjoy a night on the town including a free concert on Main Street as Barefoot West Band entertains crowds from center stage next to Town Hall.

Program on pruning shrubs, trees at Buchanan Library

Are you stumped by how and when to prune your shrubs and trees?  Do you wonder if you can do this yourself?  Barbara Leach, a Roanoke Master Gardener, will be at the Buchanan Library on Friday, Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. to explain the timing and techniques of pruning. Everyone is invited to this free program. The Buchanan Library is located at  19795 Main Street; 928-3005. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Buchanan Library.

Book and bake sales at Fincastle Library

The Friends of the Fincastle Library will be holding their annual book and bake sale on the following dates:

Thursday, September 27 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Friday, September 28 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, September 29 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Shop for great deals on books, movies, music, baked goods, and more. Most items will be priced between 50 cents and$1. All proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Fincastle Library. Donations, baked goods, and volunteers are needed.  Let a library staff member know if you are available to help. For more information, call the Fincastle Library at 928-2700.

Historical Society Founders Day Dinner October 25

The Botetourt County Historical Society will hold its 13th annual Founders Day Dinner on Friday, Oct. 25. It begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Fincastle United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 137 S. Church Street in Fincastle.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Peter Coogan, a professor at Hollins University, whose topic will be “October 1944: A World at War.” Coogan teaches American foreign relations, the history of international relations, revolution and war in Vietnam and modern American political history. He has conducted numerous seminars and published articles on British and American national security policy in the 20th century.

Tickets are $30 per person and are available to the Botetourt Historical Museum, from Historical Society board members, at Digital Image Printing in Daleville or by mail: P.O. Box 468, Fincastle. For more information, call 473-8391.

Used Book Sale coming up in Buchanan

The Friends of the Buchanan Library will be holding their Used Book Sale, Friday, October 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday, October 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the basement of the Buchanan Library. There are hundreds of hardbacks for $1 and paperbacks priced at 50 cents for sale.  Choose from fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, craft books, and children’s books.  VHSs, DVDs, and CDs will be offered for $1 per bag. The basement of the library may be accessed from the Buchanan Library main entrance or from the rear entrance off of Lowe Street. The library is accepting donations of used books for the sale (no textbooks, medical books, encyclopedias, out of date computer books, or magazines). All proceeds from the Used Book Sale will help fund the children’s and adult programs and special projects at the Buchanan Library. The library is located at 19795 Main Street, phone 928-3005.

Botetourt GOP Ham Dinner October 12

The 53rd annual Botetourt County Republican Ham dinner will be held Saturday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Daleville. Tickets are $25 and may be obtained by call Donald Helms at 550-397-1796.

Drawing for P. Buckley Moss print October 17

Buckley Moss has donated a framed print of “Roanoke Landmarks” to the Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs. The drawing is October 17 and tickets may be purchased by call Pattie or Melva at the Council of Garden Clubs, 343-4519.

Proceeds will benefit the Blue Star Memorial Marker to be dedicated on November 7 near the Mill Mountain Star and Moss Children’s Foundation.

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