Happenings: The Only Roanoke Events Calendar You’ll Ever Need. Week of 11/9 to 11/16.

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

A view of the Mill Mountain Star. PHOTO COURTESY OF AARON SPICER. 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. 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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Wednesday, November 9

  • 4 p.m. — Mill Mountain Advisory Board meeting in Room 304 at the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building (215 Church Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 4 to 8:30 p.m. — West End Wednesdays at Golden Cactus Brewing (214 Fifth St SW, Roanoke). Featuring weekly music, makers, food, drinks, and plant sales, as well as the weekly Roanoke Old Time & Americana Jam from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • 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. ($)
  • 5:30 p.m. — Roanoke Neighborhood Advocates meeting in Room 309 at the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building (215 Church Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 6 to 9 p.m. — Views and Brews presented by Roanoke Mountain Adventures, starting at 806 Wasena Ave., Roanoke. This guided e-bike tour will lead you on a cycling adventure along the Roanoke River Greenway and up Mill Mountain, and through two of Roanoke’s loveliest neighborhoods. You’ll have the opportunity to stop at breweries and local eateries during your three hour tour. Equipment rental is included in the ticket price. For more information and to book your tour, visit this link. ($)
  • 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. — Live music: River Tramps at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 1st St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Thursday, November 10

  • 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Youth Athletics Review board meeting in Room 304 at the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building (215 Church Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 5:45 p.m. — History of Mill Mountain night hike, meeting at the Mill Mountain Star Trailhead (1209-1269 Riverland Rd. SE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link.)
  • 6 p.m. — Crank Sisters Night Riding Clinic 101 at Cardinal Bicycle’s Grandin Village location (1312 Winbourne St., Roanoke). Features night riding basics, a ride on the greenway, and a post-ride hangout. Visit this link for more information.
  • 6:30 p.m. — Stories for Change; in cahoots with Hoot and Holler: Our Stories Out Loud, Family Promise of Greater Roanoke storytellers will share their interpretations of “Home Reimagined.” Held in Fitzpatrick Hall at Jefferson Center (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience at Harvester Performance Center (450 Franklin St., Rocky Mount). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Mike Miz at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 1st St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Friday, November 11 (Veterans Day)

  • 5 to 10 a.m. — Veterans Day breakfast hosted by New Freedom Farm (6118 Lithia Rd., Buchanan).
  • 7:30 a.m. 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.
  • 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Stocked Market, an annual holiday shopping extravaganza hosted by the Junior League of Roanoke Valley, with a preview coffee from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Special Events Center at Berglund Center (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link.
  • 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — 2022 Volleyball Championship from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association at the Salem Civic Center Arena (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). Free admission.
  • 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Katy Guillen & the Drive at Big Lick Brewing Company (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 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. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — “Peter & Wendy” at Mill Mountain Theatre (20 Church Ave. SE, Roanoke). Local student performers will welcome audience members into a world full of mermaids, fairies, and pirates on the Waldron Stage for a performance that will mesmerize patrons of all ages. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) — Live music: Caitlin Krisko and The Broadcast, along with Fireside Collective at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Live music: Low Low Chariot at Rosie’s Gaming Emporium at Colonial Downs (1135 Vineyard Rd., Vinton). Free admission.
  • 8 to 11 p.m. — New Orleans BIg Easy Band at 2 Chill (312 2nd. St. SW, Roanoke). No cover.
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: Travers Brothership at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 1st St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Saturday, November 12

  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Holiday gift and craft show at Lord Botetourt High School (1435 Roanoke Rd., Daleville). For more information, visit this link.)
  • 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Stocked Market, an annual holiday shopping extravaganza hosted by the Junior League of Roanoke Valley at the Special Events Center at Berglund Center (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link.
  • 10 a.m. — Classic film series: North by Northwest at the Grandin Theatre (1310 Grandin Rd. SW, Roanoke). Free admission.
  • 11 a.m. — Veterans parade in downtown Roanoke. Come early and thank a veteran in person starting at 9:30 a.m. at the City Market Building. More information 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. ($)
  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Ice Bumper Cars at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd., Roanoke). Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Author Event: Saturday Signings with local authors featuring Jane Fenton and James WIlliam Gardner at Book No Further (112 Market St. SE, Roanoke). Visit this link for more information.
  • 1 p.m. — 2022 Football Championship from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association at the Salem Civic Center Arena (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 1 to 10 p.m. — Twin Creeks Brewing 6th anniversary party at 111 South Pollard St., Vinton.
  • 2 and 7:30 p.m. — “Peter & Wendy” at Mill Mountain Theatre (20 Church Ave. SE, Roanoke). Local student performers will welcome audience members into a world full of mermaids, fairies, and pirates on the Waldron Stage for a performance that will mesmerize patrons of all ages. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 2 to 4 p.m. — Author Event: Saturday Signings with local authors featuring Jim Sargent and Lynn Baringer at Book No Further (112 Market St. SE, Roanoke). Visit this link for more information.
  • 6 p.m. — 2022 Volleyball Championship from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association at the Salem Civic Center Arena (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). Free admission.
  • 6 to 9:30 p.m. — Retro Rail ’80’s Party with Fuzzy Logic at the Virginia Museum of Transportation (303 Norfolk Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link.
  • 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Ben DeHan (duo) at Big Lick Brewing Company (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 7:30 p.m. — “Āhuti,” Nrityagram Dance Ensemble and Chitrasena Dance Company performs at the Moss Arts Center (190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg). Tickets and information can be found at this link.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Roanoke Symphony Orchestra presents Virtuoso Strings in Shaftman Performance Hall at Jefferson Center (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke), featuring Bach, Elgar, Bartók and more. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) — Live music: Runaway Gin - A Tribute to Phish at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m.) — Live music: Africa Unplugged with Harvest Blaque at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 8 to 11 p.m. — Live music: Adam Marham at 2 Chill (312 2nd. St. SW, Roanoke). No cover.
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: Nice Couch at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 1st St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Sunday, November 13

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Stocked Market, an annual holiday shopping extravaganza hosted by the Junior League of Roanoke Valley at the Special Events Center at Berglund Center (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link.
  • Noon to 4 p.m. — Ice Bumper Cars at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd., Roanoke). Find more information and purchase your tickets at this link. ($)
  • 2 p.m. — Last performance of “Peter & Wendy” at Mill Mountain Theatre (20 Church Ave. SE, Roanoke). Local student performers will welcome audience members into a world full of mermaids, fairies, and pirates on the Waldron Stage for a performance that will mesmerize patrons of all ages. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 3 p.m. — Roanoke Symphony Orchestra presents Virtuoso Strings in Shaftman Performance Hall at Jefferson Center (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke), featuring Bach, Elgar, Bartók and more. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 5 p.m. — 5PTS Open Mic Coffey Jams at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). Find more information and register at this link.

Monday, November 14

  • 5:30 p.m. — Roanoke Valley Sports Club: Roanoke Railyard Dawgs hockey night at the Salem Civic Center Arena (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). Come out and enjoy hearing from members of Roanoke’s own hockey team and staff. Includes a catered dinner. 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.
  • 6:30 p.m. — Roanoke City School Board meeting at Patrick Henry High School (2012 Grandin Rd. SW, Roanoke).
  • 8 p.m. — Industry party for all those who work in restaurants and nightclubs, featuring Solacoustix at Leonore Restaurant (128 Campbell Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Tuesday, November 15

  • 3 p.m. — Fair Housing Board Education and Outreach Committee meeting in Room 308 at the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building (215 Church Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 3:30 p.m. — Roanoke Arts Commission meeting in the Economic Development Conference Room at 117 Church Ave. SW, Roanoke.
  • 4 p.m. — Fair Housing Board meeting in Room 309, North at the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building (215 Church Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 4 to 6 p.m. — Women of the Chamber networking social at The French Farmhouse (9 Church Ave. SE, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 6 p.m. — Fleet Feet Pub Run & Walk at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). Walk or run with the Fleet Feet family; 1, 3, and 5 mile routes are available, and participants can scale the distance or pace to their own needs. Check in at the Fleet Feet tent when you arrive. Visit this link for more details.
  • 7 p.m. — Hollins University Distinguished Speakers Series presents author Beth Macy. Registration required for non-Hollins attendees. For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 to 11 p.m. — Line Dancing with Angela & Kamronn at Corned Beef and Co. Bar and Grill (107 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: GOTE at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413  St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Wednesday, November 16

  • 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. ($)
  • 6 to 8:30 p.m. — Roanoke Old Time & Americana Jam at Golden Cactus Brewing (214 Fifth St SW, Roanoke).
  • 6 to 9 p.m. — Views and Brews presented by Roanoke Mountain Adventures, starting at 806 Wasena Ave., Roanoke. This guided e-bike tour will lead you on a cycling adventure along the Roanoke River Greenway and up Mill Mountain, and through two of Roanoke’s loveliest neighborhoods. You’ll have the opportunity to stop at breweries and local eateries during your three hour tour. Equipment rental is included in the ticket price. For more information and to book your tour, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 to 9 p.m. — Soul Sessions Wednesday Night Poetry Show at Ursula’s Cafe (511 Jefferson St., Roanoke). Featuring local poets and musicians.
  • 9:45 p.m. — Live music: Anthony Wayne Vibe at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413  St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.