Happenings: The Only Roanoke Events Calendar You’ll Ever Need. Week of 1/25 to 2/1.

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

The Wells Fargo Tower and storefronts downtown. PHOTO BY HENRI GENDREAU. Want to see your photo in our Happenings events calendar? Send us your best recognizably-Roanoke shots to editor@roanokerambler.com.

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. 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 March 12 — Winter Weekends on Saturdays and Sundays at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest. Visit this link for more information.
  • Through April 23 — “A Marriage of Art and Math – Artwork Inspired by Dual Platonic Solids” featuring artwork by Mark A. Reynolds presented in part by the City of Roanoke through the Roanoke Arts Commission at Hollins University’s Eleanor D. Wilson Museum (8009 Fishburn Dr., Roanoke). Find more information, including museum hours, at this link.
  • Through May 6 — “The Railroad and the Art of Place,” a photography exhibit featuring the work of David Kahler at the O. Winston Link Museum (101 Shenandoah Ave. NE, Roanoke). Throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s, Daid Kahler photographed trains along the Pocahontas Division of the Norfolk Southern Railway to explore his own aesthetic of “place.” Find more information at this link. ($)
  • Through May 6 “The Art of Place” featuring work by Susan Egbert, Angie Patton Poe, Nan Mahone Wellborn, and Brett LaGue at the O. Winston Link Museum (101 Shenandoah Ave. NE, Roanoke). This exhibit captures idyllic scenes and the natural beauty of the greater Roanoke region. Find more information at this link. ($)

Wednesday, January 25

  • 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. — Shuttle to Snowshoe with Roanoke Mountain Adventures. The shuttle leaves from their Roanoke shop (806 Wasena Ave., Roanoke) at 6:30 a.m. and does not include food or gear rental. Participants must be age 18 or older or 8 and up with an adult. Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 11 a.m. to Noon — Zumba with Andrea Burney at the Williamson Road Branch Public Library (3837 Williamson Rd. NW, Roanoke). Visit this link for more information.
  • Noon to 1 p.m. — Lunchtime Talk: “Getting it Together: Understanding Multicultural Communication” presented by Jordan B. Wescott, MS, NCC at the Roanoke Higher Educational Center, room 411 (108 N Jefferson St., Roanoke). Find more information at this link.
  • 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. — Yoga at the Taubman Museum of Art (110 Salem Ave., Roanoke). For more information, visit www.taubmanmuseum.org/calendar or contact info@taubmanmuseum.org or (540) 342-5760. ($)
  • 6:30 p.m. — Brew-HA-HA open mic at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). Find more information at this link.
  • 7 to 9 p.m. — Soul Sessions Wednesday Night Poetry Show at Ursula’s Cafe (511 Jefferson St., Roanoke). Featuring local poets and musicians.
  • 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6) — Live music: Palmyra at The Grandin Theatre (1310 Grandin Rd. SW, Roanoke). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 8 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30) — Live music: Falco & Book Play Jerry Garcia at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW., Roanoke). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Ben Trout Band at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413  St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Thursday, January 26

  • 8 to 9 a.m. — CVABC Coffee Talk hosted by Building Beloved Communities at the Grandin Co-Lab (1327 Grandin Rd., Roanoke). Find more information at this link.
  • 7 to 10 p.m. — R&B Karaoke at 2 Chill Restaurant (312 2nd St. SW, Roanoke). Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — “The Dragon Butcher” presented by the 2023 Hollins-Mill Mountain Winter Festival of New Works at Hollins University’s theatre (7916 Williamson Rd., Roanoke). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Joey’s Van at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413  St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Friday, January 27

  • 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.
  • 9 a.m. — Friday Coffee Club Ride starting at Sweet Donkey Coffee (2108 Broadway Ave., Roanoke). Meet local road cyclists at this weekly coffee club ride.
  • 5:30 to 9 p.m. — Freeze Your Glass Off Friday at Mountain Lake Lodge (115 Hotel Circle, Pembroke). Features live music, a themed buffet, and drink specials. Visit this link for more information and to make a reservation. ($)
  • 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Nick Dittmeier & The Sawdusters at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 7 p.m. — Concert for the Human Family with Kory Caudill + Wordsmith at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center (110 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). Merging music with storytelling, Kory and Wordsmith invite concertgoers into an exploration of Beloved Community and the power of racial reconciliation through relationship. Find more information at this link.
  • 7 p.m. — Line Dancing with Ashton at Corned Beef & Co. (107 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). Find more information at this link.
  • 7:30 p.m. — “The Dragon Butcher” presented by the 2023 Hollins-Mill Mountain Winter Festival of New Works at Hollins University’s theatre (7916 Williamson Rd., Roanoke). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Live music: Cash Unchained: The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute at the Harvester Performance Center (450 Franklin St., Rocky Mount). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 8 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30) — Live music: Crawford & Power with Will Overman at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW., Roanoke). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Of the Oceans with Survived by No One, Absorbed in Perception at The Coffee Pot (2902 Brambleton Ave., Roanoke).
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: The Snozzberries at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 1st St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Saturday, January 28

  • 8:40 a.m. — 3rd Annual Forever 5 & 10 Mile Trail Races at Day Creek Day Use Area (Camp Jaycee Rd., Blue Ridge). Find more information and register at this link. ($)
  • 11 a.m. — Downtown Roanoke food and cultural tour, starting at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center (110 Shenandoah Ave. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • Noon to 10 p.m. — 10 Year Anniversary Party at Parkway Brewing Company (739 Kessler Mill Rd., Salem). Featuring live music and food trucks all day long. A shuttle will run to additional parking areas along Kessler Mill Rd. For more information, visit this link.
  • 1 to 3 p.m. — Introductory Camera Class at the History Museum of Western Virginia (101 Shenandoah Ave. NE, Roanoke). Find more information and register at this link. ($)
  • 6 p.m. — Guns and Hoses Hockey Game at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd., Roanoke) to benefit Carilion Childrens’ Hematology & Oncology Clinic. Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Live music: The Rarely Available at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 7 and 9 p.m. — Live jazz: Goldings / Bernstein / Stewart Trio at the Jefferson Center’s Fostek Performance Hall (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke). Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 7 to 10 p.m. — Blue Jean Ball at Beliveau Farm Winery (3899 Eakin Farm Rd., Blacksburg). Features music from DJ Pat. Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — “The Dragon Butcher” presented by the 2023 Hollins-Mill Mountain Winter Festival of New Works at Hollins University’s theatre (7916 Williamson Rd., Roanoke). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 8 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30) — Live music: The Dead Reckoning— 5 PTS 6th Anniversary Party at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW., Roanoke). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: The Mighty Good Times at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 1st St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Sunday, January 29

  • Noon to 3 p.m. — Public Ice Skating at Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd., Roanoke). Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 1 to 4 p.m. — International Wine Festival at the Taubman Museum of Art (110 Salem Ave., Roanoke). Find more information at this link. ($)
  • 2 p.m. — “The Dragon Butcher” presented by the 2023 Hollins-Mill Mountain Winter Festival of New Works at Hollins University’s theatre (7916 Williamson Rd., Roanoke). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 2 to 5 p.m. — “Snowed In” Murder Mystery at Twisted Track Brewpub (523 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). Visit this link for more information and to purchase advance tickets. ($)
  • 3 to 6 p.m. — Star City Cruise E-Bike Tour presented by Roanoke Mountain Adventures (806 Wasena Ave., Roanoke). This 13 mile tour will highlight tons of cool Roanoke sights and shops. Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 4 to 7 p.m. — Live music: Lenny Marcus & Friends at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 6 to 8:30 p.m. — Pinball Tournament with Weird Al at the Roanoke Pinball Museum (1 Market Sq., Roanoke). This tournament will include the museum’s brand new Weird Al pinball machine. Find more information, including how to register, at this link. ($)
  • 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6) — Downtown Divas Drag Show at Shishka Mediterranean Grill & Hookah Bar (114 Campbell Ave. SE, Roanoke). Celebrate four years of Downtown Divas with Jezzi, Amazon, Holly, & Amia. This is a 21+ event. Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Live Music: Neko Case at the Jefferson Center’s Shaftman Performance Hall (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke). Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)

Monday, January 30

  • 11 a.m. to Noon — Zumba with Andrea Burney at the Gainsboro Branch Public Library (15 Patton Ave. NW, Roanoke). Visit this link for more information.
  • 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 to 9 p.m. — Golden Cactus Pub Run starting at Golden Cactus Brewing (214 5th St. SW, Roanoke). Find more information at this link.
  • 6 to 9 p.m. — Live music: Irish Jam Band at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke).

Tuesday, January 31

  • 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. — L’eroica (Roanoke’s Friendliest Group Road Ride) starting at Cardinal Bicycle’s Grandin Village Location (1312 Winbourne St., Roanoke). All levels of cyclists are welcome. If you’re new to group road riding please feel welcome to let an experienced rider know so they can give you some guidance and tips! The “seasoned” riders enjoy and look forward to bringing new riders in! Visit this link for more information.
  • 6 p.m. — Fleet Feet Pub Run & Walk at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). Walk or run with the Fleet Feet family; 1, 3, and 5 mile routes are available, and participants can scale the distance or pace to their own needs. Check in at the Fleet Feet tent when you arrive. Visit this link for more details.
  • 6 p.m. to Midnight — Line Dance Night at Sidewinders Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). Visit this link for more information.
  • 6:20 p.m. — Pub Run presented by The Original Pub Run starting at The Village Grill (1802 Memorial Ave., Roanoke). Courses are suggested for multiple speeds and/or distances. Meet, run/jog/walk, then drink and eat. Find more information at this link.
  • 7:30 p.m.. — Live jazz: An Evening with Fred Hersch and Esperanza Spalding at the Jefferson Center’s Shaftman Performance Hall (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke). Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Live music: Lucero with Justin Wells at the Harvester Performance Center (450 Franklin St., Rocky Mount). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: JSB Variety Show featuring Jared Stout and special guests at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413  St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Wednesday, February 1

  • 11 a.m. to Noon — Zumba with Andrea Burney at the Williamson Road Branch Public Library (3837 Williamson Rd. NW, Roanoke). Visit this link for more information.
  • 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. — Yoga at the Taubman Museum of Art (110 Salem Ave., Roanoke).  For more information, visit www.taubmanmuseum.org/calendar or contact info@taubmanmuseum.org or (540) 342-5760. ($)
  • 6:30 p.m. — Foundational Dinner at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW., Roanoke). Features live music, cocktails, and delicious food. Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 7 p.m. — Special showing: “Boomerang– 30th Anniversary” as part of Grandin Theatre’s Black History Month Celebration (1310 Grandin Rd., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 to 9 p.m. — Soul Sessions Wednesday Night Poetry Show at Ursula’s Cafe (511 Jefferson St., Roanoke). Featuring local poets and musicians. 9:30 p.m. — Karaoke Night at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413  St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.