Happenings: The Only Roanoke Events Calendar You’ll Ever Need. Week of 2/16 to 2/23.

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

The view over the Franklin Road bridge as the sun set on Friday, Feb. 11, 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, Feb. 27 — Roanoke College International Film Festival. Screenings of the animal-themed movies are free, public and include English subtitles. For movies, times and locations, visit this link.
  • Through Tuesday, March 1 — Salem-Roanoke County Restaurant Week. Restaurants throughout the county and city offer special rates and dishes for lunches and dinners. For a full lineup of participating restaurants and menus, visit this link.

Wednesday, Feb. 16

  • 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. — Virtual seminar, New Year, New Behaviors: The Science Behind Dysfunctional Decision-Making, featuring professors Warren Bickel and Alexandra DiFeliceantonio hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC. For registration and access, 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.
  • 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: The Cryptics at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Thursday, Feb. 17

  • 3 p.m. — Western Virginia Water Authority meeting at 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/. ($)
  • 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Business and Public Affairs Speakers Series featuring Tim Davis, professor at the University of Virginia, on Resilient Leadership: Transformation Through Adversity, at The Shenandoah Club (24 Franklin Rd. SE, Roanoke). Open to members and guests; registration is limited. Contact: Tammy Epes at (540) 345-1576x221 or tammy@theshenandoahclub.com. For more information, visit this link.
  • 6 to 8 p.m. — Blippi the Musical at the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 6 to 8 p.m. — The Exchange: That’s What She Said, panelist of inspiring and powerful women hosted by Huddle Up Moms at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). For information, visit this link.
  • 6 to 8:30 p.m. — Live music: Jared Stout Trio at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). 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.
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Kendall Street Company at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Friday, Feb. 18

  • 10 a.m. — Virginia High School League State Wrestling Championships at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 to 11 p.m. — Line Dancing with Angela & Kamronn at Corned Beef and Co. Bar and Grill (107 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:05 p.m. — Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Cross That River, musical of Black cowboys settling the American West, at the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Night of alt-country, folk, rock ‘n roll and Americana with three local bands (Michael & The Pentecost / JE Feazell & The Dive Bar Stars / Black Mountain Revival) at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Acoustic guitarist Yasmin Williams in Fostek Hall at Jefferson Center (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 to 10 p.m. — Indie folk rock group Carbon Leaf performs at The Harvester Performance Center (450 Franklin St., Rocky Mount) For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: Gak! at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • Time TBD — Write Stuff! 6th annual festival: New plays by young playwrights presented at the Waldron Stage at Mill Mountain Theatre (1 Market Sq. SE, Roanoke). For updates and more information, visit this link.

Saturday, Feb. 19

  • 10 a.m. — Virginia High School League State Wrestling Championships at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem), finals beginning at 5 p.m. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Downtown Food & Cultural Tour, starting at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center (110 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). Tickets and more information at www.roanokefoodtours.com. ($)
  • 6 to 9 p.m. — Live music: Karlee Raye Band at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 6 to 9 p.m. — Stem & Steam, exclusive museum tour, wine tasting and painting experience at the Virginia Museum of Transportation (303 Norfolk Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 p.m. — Daniel Barksdale’s “Still Wearing Your Name,” the stage play in Fostek Hall at Jefferson Center (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 to 9 p.m. — Comedian, actor and host Bert Kreischer at the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:05 p.m. — Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Caitlin Krisko & The Broadcast and Abby Bryant & The Echoes at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Country musician Makenzie Phipps at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. — Late show: Comedian, actor and host Bert Kreischer at the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: The Wilson Springs Hotel at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • Time TBD — Write Stuff! 6th annual festival: New plays by young playwrights presented at the Waldron Stage at Mill Mountain Theatre (1 Market Sq. SE, Roanoke). For updates and more information, visit this link.

Sunday, Feb. 20

  • 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). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 3:05 p.m. — Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs vs. Pensacola Ice Flyers at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 4 to 5 p.m. — Concert by Winds of the Blue Ridge, featuring wind ensemble music by American composers, at William Fleming High School (3649 Ferncliff Ave. NW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Monday, Feb. 21

  • 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, Feb. 22

  • 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)
  • 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 hearing 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. ($)
  • 8 to 10 p.m. — Singer-songwriter Brett Dennen with alt-rock group The Heavy Hours at The Harvester Performance Center (450 Franklin St., Rocky Mount) For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 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, Feb. 23

  • 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. ($)
  • 6 p.m. — 5 Points Foundational Dinner, featuring performances from Zoë Nutt and The Blue Ridge Girls, presentation by Anderson Music Therapy, and food and drink by Blue Ridge Beverage and Blue Ridge Catering, at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell, featuring folk supergroup Bonny Light Horseman in Shaftman Performance Hall at Jefferson Center (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Hustle Souls at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.