Happenings: The Only Roanoke Events Calendar You’ll Ever Need. Week of 1/26 to 2/2.

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

A view of Mill Mountain and Carilion Clinic on a snowy Jan. 17, 2021. 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 Sunday, Jan. 30: Elmwood on Ice presented by WDBJ7 at Elmwood Park (706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). 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. 26

  • Noon to 3 p.m. — Market @ the Museum. Sweet Potatoes … Beyond the Marshmallow Mash! Fresh produce from local farmers and activities focused on kitchen chemistry at the Science Museum of Western Virginia (1 Market Sq., Roanoke) in partnership with Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension. More information at https://smwv.org/visit/events/. ($)
  • 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. — Yoga at the Taubman Museum of Art. For more information, visit www.taubmanmuseum.org/calendar or contact info@taubmanmuseum.org or (540) 342-5760. ($)
  • 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.

Thursday, Jan. 27

  • Noon to 8 p.m. — Art exhibition opening: “What Photography Is” at the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University (8009 Fishburn Dr., Roanoke). Museum is open by appointment. For more information, visit this link.
  • 5 to 7 p.m. — Opening reception of Namwon Choi: "The Shape of Distance" and Shin-il Kim: "In Between Five Colors" at the Moss Arts Center (190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 p.m. — Country Club Night at Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). More information at www.sidewindersaloon.com.
  • 7 to 8 p.m. — BIG LIT monthly reading series featuring Annie Woodford, Catherine The Great, Erika Joyner and Tramere Poems at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7:05 p.m. — Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs vs. Macon Mayhem at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)

Friday, Jan. 28

  • 2 p.m. — Artist talk: Namwon Choi and Shin-il Kim at the Moss Arts Center (190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg). In-person and livestream. For more information, visit this link.
  • 6 to 8 p.m. — Opening reception “On Jupiter” and “Here and Now” at OPlin Hall Galleries at Roanoke College (240 High St., Salem). For more 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. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — 5 Point Music Sanctuary’s 5th Anniversary featuring the band Dead Reckoning at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Live music: Andrew Winn and Brian Mesko at 2 Chill Restaurant (312 2nd St. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: Lady Couch at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Saturday, Jan. 29

  • 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Maximum Cheer and Dance Virginia Mashup at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Introduction to caving, from Roanoke Parks and Recreation. Registration ends Thursday. Explore hidden passages, admire beautiful cave formations, experience total darkness, and see a whole new world … in a different light. Location TBD. For registration and more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 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. ($)
  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Virginia Made Saturday, featuring products from local artisans, makers and small businesses at Rendezvous event space in The French Farmhouse (9 Church Ave. SE, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 2 to 4 p.m. — A Night With The Stars Showcase, presented by Mish Moves Dance Company at Mill Mountain Theatre (1 Market St. SE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 6 p.m. — Guns and Hoses Hockey 2022 at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke) benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 6 p.m. — Rescheduled new date: 3rd Annual MLK Jazz Brunch, presented by The New River and Roanoke Valleys Diverse Professionals Network, featuring community building, food, fun and jazzy-R&B stylings of the Soulacoustix band, at the Taubman Museum of Art (110 Salem Ave. SE, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 6 to 9 p.m. — Battle of the DJs, hosted by PLAY Roanoke, at Eureka Park Recreation Center (1529 Carroll Ave. NW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 6 to 10 p.m. — Blue Jean Ball at Beliveau Farm Winery (3899 Eakin Farm Rd., Blacksburg). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Country rock bands The Pink Stones + Teddy & The Rough Riders at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Virginia Electric, Garage Americana & Rock n Roll, and Omegawolfe at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). Tickets and more information at www.thespotonkirk.org. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: Crobar Cane at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Sunday, Jan. 30

  • 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Maximum Cheer and Dance Virginia Mashup at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • Noon to 2:30 p.m. — Roanoke’s Sunday Drag Brunch with Chef T from Hell’s Kitchen at The Park Dance Club (615 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 2 p.m. — Warm glow vertical tasting at Beliveau Farm Winery (3899 Eakin Farm Rd., Blacksburg). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 to 10 p.m. — Downtown Divas Drag Show at Shishka Mediterranean Grill and Hookah Bar (114 Campbell Ave. SE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)

Monday, Jan. 31

  • 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. — Live Irish music session at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 p.m. — Jersey Boys - The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons musical at the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)

Tuesday, Feb. 1

  • 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.
  • 6 p.m. — Line Dance Night at Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). More information at www.sidewindersaloon.com.
  • 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 & The Flatbreaks at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Wednesday, Feb. 2

  • 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: Drifting Roots at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.