Happenings: The Only Roanoke Events Calendar You’ll Ever Need. Week of 1/12 to 1/19.

We scoured 17 disparate community calendars (yes, 17) so you didn’t have to.

We scoured 17 disparate community calendars (yes, 17) so you didn’t have to. Want to know when the next City Council meeting takes place? Curious about what there’s to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. We list events chronologically. Want to see different formatting/information? Let us know! This weekly listing is accessible to non-subscribers. Especially with pandemic uncertainty, we strongly encourage folks to contact the venue directly to learn of any last minute changes or cancellations.

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Ongoing

  • Through Jan. 30: Elmwood on Ice presented by WDBJ7 at Elmwood Park (706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). Closed Christmas Day. For more information and exceptions to hours below, visit this link. ($) 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 4 to 10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; noon to 7 p.m. Sunday

Wednesday, Jan. 12

  • 1 p.m. — Roanoke City Board of Zoning Appeals meeting. Contact Tina Carr at (540) 853-1330 or tina.carr@roanokeva.gov for electronic meeting information.
  • 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. — Yoga at the Taubman Museum of Art. For more information, visit www.taubmanmuseum.org/calendar or contact info@taubmanmuseum.org or (540) 342-5760. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Mountain Walrus at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). The Hustle Souls show originally scheduled for this date has been rescheduled for Feb. 23.For more information, visit this link.

Thursday, Jan. 13

  • 7:30 to 9 a.m. — Coffee & Contacts networking event for members of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce, presented by Tech Squared at Buff City Soap (2235 Colonial Ave. SW, Roanoke). Information and registration can be found at this link.
  • 5 p.m. — Roanoke City Architectural Review Board meeting. Contact Tina Carr at (540) 853-1330 or tina.carr@roanokeva.gov for electronic meeting information.
  • 7 p.m. — Country Club Night at Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). More information at www.sidewindersaloon.com.
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Travis Reigh at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Friday, Jan. 14

  • 1 to 4 p.m. — Wellness rodeo, featuring free community services, healthy foods, acupuncture and the Girl Scout's mobile STEM lab, at 708 5th St. SW, Roanoke.
  • 6:10 p.m. — Live music: Chad Nickell and The Loose Change at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 p.m. — Tri-State Arenacross 2022 Indoor Championship Series at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem), featuring professional and amateur motocross riders competing for cash prizes. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 to 11 p.m. — Line Dancing with Angela & Kamronn at Corned Beef and Co. Bar and Grill (107 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Live music: Jocelyn & Chris, featuring new rock revival, at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). Tickets and more information at www.thespotonkirk.org. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: Eric Wayne Band at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Saturday, Jan. 15

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Downtown Food & Cultural Tour, starting at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center (106 Shenandoah Ave.) Tickets and more information at www.roanokefoodtours.com. ($)
  • Noon to 4 p.m. — Household hazardous waste collection event provided by the Roanoke Valley Resource Authorityat Tinker Creek Transfer Station (1020 Hollins Rd. NE, Roanoke). Registration is required online at this link.
  • 1 p.m. — 2022 Virginia International Pageant crowning at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center (110 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 2 to 3 p.m. — Author talk: Local author Mary Ellen Campagna discusses her new young adult novel “UNA: Queen of Trouble” at the Christiansburg Library (125 Sheltman St., Christiansburg) . For more information, visit this link.
  • 6 to 9 p.m. — Square One rap battle at The Milk Parlor (211 Draper Rd. NW, Blacksburg). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 p.m. — Tri-State Arenacross 2022 Indoor Championship Series at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem), featuring professional and amateur motocross riders competing for cash prizes. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 p.m. — Comedian Leanne Morgan’s Big Panty Tour comes to the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:05 p.m. — Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs vs. Fayetteville Marksmen at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — 2022 Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem), featuring bull riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, barrel racing, mutton busting and more. For information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Americana artist Dori Freeman and her band live at The Floyd Country Store (206 S. Locust St., Floyd). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Comedy at The Spot with Rob Ruthenberg and Melissa Douty at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). Tickets and more information at www.thespotonkirk.org. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: Cinémathèque at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Sunday, Jan. 16

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — The Dog Bowl Market at Black Dog Salvage (902 13th St. SW, Roanoke), featuring vendors, live music, food and wine. For more information, visit this link.
  • 1 to 5 p.m. — The Greater Virginia Bridal Show at the Berglund Special Events Center (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). Roanoke’s premier bridal show hosted by Virginia Bride Magazine with vendors, catering samples, fashion show and more. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 3:05 p.m. — Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs vs. Fayetteville Marksmen at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 4 to 6 p.m. — Fresh floral crown workshop hosted by Green Designs, LLC (2907 Brambleton Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 4 to 7 p.m. — DIY Let’s Party Creatively at Twisted Track Brewpub (523 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). Different activities, from paints to succulents to crafts, each week. For more information, visit this link. ($)

Monday, Jan. 17

  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Coat drive for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, organized by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Beta Chi Omega chapter. Collecting new and gently used coats for men, women and children. Hats, scarves and gloves also welcomed at 501 11th St. NW, Roanoke, beside Hamlar and Curtis Funeral Home parking lot. For more information, visit this link.
  • Noon — Dream Bowl 2022, a College Football All-Star Showcase of the best FCS, D-II and D-III players from across the country, at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • Noon to 2:30 p.m. — 3rd Annual MLK Jazz Brunch, presented by The New River and Roanoke Valleys Diverse Professionals Network, featuring community building, food, fun and jazzy-R&B stylings of the Soulacoustix band, at the Taubman Museum of Art (110 Salem Ave. SE, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 2 to 5 p.m. — Public skate at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. — Free Yoga for the People at the main Roanoke Public Library (706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke.) More information can be found at this link.

Tuesday, Jan. 18

  • 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. — Free Yoga for the People at the main Roanoke Public Library (706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke.) More information can be found at this link.
  • 2 p.m. — Roanoke City Council regular agenda meeting at City Council chambers in the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building (215 Church Ave. SW, Roanoke)
  • 3 to 5 p.m. — Free COVID-19 drive-thru testing by the Virginia Department of Health, no appointment necessary, at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). For more information, visit this link.
  • 3:30 p.m. — Roanoke Arts Commission meeting at the City of Roanoke Department of Economic Development office (117 Church Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 4 p.m. — Fair Housing Board meeting, Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building (215 Church Ave. SW, Room #309 North, Roanoke). Contact: (540) 853-5681.
  • 6 p.m. — Line Dance Night at Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). More information at www.sidewindersaloon.com.
  • 7 p.m. — Roanoke City Council public hearings meeting at City Council chambers in the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building (215 Church Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 7 to 11 p.m. — Line Dancing with Angela & Kamronn at Corned Beef and Co. Bar and Grill (107 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Seph Custer and The Flatbreaks at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

  • 1 p.m. — Roanoke City Board of Zoning Appeals meeting. Contact Tina Carr at (540) 853-1330 or tina.carr@roanokeva.gov for electronic meeting information.
  • 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. — Yoga at the Taubman Museum of Art. For more information, visit www.taubmanmuseum.org/calendar or contact info@taubmanmuseum.org or (540) 342-5760. ($)
  • 6 p.m. — 5 Points Foundational Dinner, featuring performance by Zoe Nutt and presentation by Anderson Music Therapy with food and drink from Blue Ridge Beverage and Blue Ridge Catering, at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Pressing Strings at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.