Strawberry Festival Season

Community School Strawberry Festival held in Downtown Roanoke’s Elmwood Park will be May 3-4th.  Come out and support the school’s annual fundraiser and enjoy some delicious strawberry desserts.  There will also be games for the kids, entertainment, crafts

Earth Day

Earth Day in Roanoke will be celebrated on April 20th from 10-4 in Grandin Village. We went last year to this celebration and had a great time meeting the vendors and exploring the shops in Grandin. This

Let’s Go Fly a Kite

  Let’s Go Fly a Kite! Green Hill park is the location for the Blue Ridge Kite Festival on April 20th from 10 – 4. This event is put on by the Roanoke County and Salem Chamber

Roanoke City Market

Roanoke City Market opens Saturday April 6th for the season and there will be 40 stalls open. This year the Market is hosted by Haley Toyota which will include family days, demos, and other entertainment. The entertainment

A park for everyone!

  C. Darrell Shell Park that is part of Penn Forest elementary schools grounds happens to be one of the bests parks I have been to in Southwest Roanoke County. It is handicap accessible and has several play areas

Take me out to the ball game!

Spring is here and that means baseball season is in session. Salem Red Sox season starts April 12th at 7:05pm!  Get your tickets now for the season opener or buy season tickets for the family. They have a Kids

Homemade Orange Cleaner

  Recently my husband found a picture on Facebook of a jar filled with Orange peels and vinegar and labeled natural cleaner. We thought it was brilliant and decided to do it ourselves. First you need orange

Easter Egg Dyeing Fun

  Easter is just upon us and there are so many ways to dye Easter Eggs these days I just had to share. Most are from Pinterest sites I have tagged on our own Southwest VA Family

Fishburn Park

  Fishburn Park is a Roanoke city park however is very close to the Southwest Roanoke county line. We ventured their the other weekend and again this week and love it. They have walking trails that are

Geocaching in Roanoke!

  Geocaching is not just for adults but for the whole family. Geo – what? If you haven’t heard of this great family fun outdoor activity now is the time to get familiar. You can do this on trips