Happenings: The Only Roanoke Events Calendar You’ll Ever Need. Week of 1/19 to 1/26.

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

The Mill Mountain Star as seen in the evening on Christmas Day 2020. PHOTO BY HENRI GENDREAU FOR THE ROANOKE RAMBLER

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. ($) 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 4 to 10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; noon to 7 p.m. Sunday
  • From Jan. 21 through Jan. 30: Roanoke Restaurant Week for lunch and dinner deals. Check out full line-up at RoanokeRestaurantWeek.com. ($)

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.

Thursday, Jan. 20

  • 3 p.m. — Western Virginia Water Authority meeting (601 S. Jefferson St. SW, Roanoke).
  • 5:30 to 7 p.m. — Night Howls at the Mill Mountain Zoo. Bundle up and bring friends to hear wolves howl, owls hoot and big cats call. For tickets and information visit www.mmzoo.org/experiences/events/. ($)
  • 7 p.m. — Country Club Night at Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). More information at www.sidewindersaloon.com.
  • 7:30 p.m. —  Red NOT Chili Peppers, tribute to the ultimate funk rock quartet, at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Will Easter & The Nomads at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Friday, Jan. 21

  • 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. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Live music: Houston-based rapper, songwriter and record producer Heroux presents In The Clouds at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). Tickets and more information at www.thespotonkirk.org. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: Mad Iguanas at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Saturday, Jan. 22

  • 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. — 22nd Annual Virginia Biological Farming Conference at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center (110 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Salem Gun & Knife Sale at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Downtown Food & Cultural Tour, starting at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center (110 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). Tickets and more information at www.roanokefoodtours.com. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Live music: Central Virginia’s, blue-collared quartet, Four Thirty Four, as well as Gaffer Project and Artusha at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). Tickets and more information at www.thespotonkirk.org. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: The Might Good Times at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Sunday, Jan. 23

  • 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. — 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. — 22nd Annual Virginia Biological Farming Conference at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center (110 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Salem Gun & Knife Sale at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 6 p.m. — Skyye’s The Limit drag show, as well as rescheduled 2021 Rising Star Finale at The Park Dance Club (615 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Mandolinist Sam Bush with an unrivaled band of players including George Meyer (fiddle), Mike Marshall (mandolin), and Edgar Meyer (bass) in Shaftman Performance Hall at Jefferson Center (541 Luck Ave., Suite 221, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)

Monday, Jan. 24

  • 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. — 22nd Annual Virginia Biological Farming Conference at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center (110 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). For more 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.
  • 6:30 p.m. — Youth Services Citizen Board at the Gainsboro branch of Roanoke Public Libraries (15 Patton Ave. NW, Roanoke). Contact Angie O'Brien at angela.obrien@roanokeva.gov for meeting information.

Tuesday, Jan. 25

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 6 p.m. — Line Dance Night at Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). More information at www.sidewindersaloon.com.
  • 7 to 9 p.m. — Scooby-Doo! and The Lost City of Gold, a live musical stage spectacular at the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 to 11 p.m. — Line Dancing with Angela & Kamronn at Corned Beef and Co. Bar and Grill (107 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: GOTE at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Wednesday, Jan. 26

  • 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. ($)
  • 7 p.m. — Niko Moon live at Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). More information at www.sidewindersaloon.com. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: The Grass Puppies at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.