Happenings: The Only Roanoke Events Calendar You’ll Ever Need. Week of 2/23 to 3/2.

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

A Norfolk Southern train passes through Roanoke. PHOTO COURTESY OF ANDREW DOLCH. 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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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. 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.

Thursday, Feb. 24

  • 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. — LFA Kids Consignment sale event at the Berglund Special Events Center (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). VIP ticket holders this day. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Women of the Chamber networking luncheon series, featuring Alice Louise Kassens, Roanoke College economics professor, on The Great Resignation, in the Colket Campus Center ballroom at Roanoke College (221 College Ln., Salem). For information and registration, visit this link. ($)
  • Starting at 1 p.m. — Old Dominion Athletic Conference: men’s and women’s basketball tournament at Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). Men’s quarterfinals at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 6:30 to 8 p.m. — “Under the Sea” air plant terrarium project at Well Hung Vineyard (402 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 p.m. — Country Club Night at Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). More information at www.sidewindersaloon.com.
  • 7 to 9 p.m. — Rock the Notch’: Charissa Joy at Three Notch’d Craft Kitchen & Brewery (24 Campbell Ave. SE, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7:30 p.m. — “The Cake,” a play about a North Carolina baker and devout Christian asked to bake a wedding cake for an LGBTQ couple, at the Trinkle Main Stage of Mill Mountain Theatre (1 Market Sq. SE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — “The Children’s Hour,” a play about two women unjustly accused of homosexual activity by a student in 1930s New England, at Olin Theater at Roanoke College (221 College Ln., Salem). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 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. 25

  • 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. — LFA Kids Consignment sale event at the Berglund Special Events Center (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Business and Public Affairs Speakers Series featuring Jason Bingham with Trane Technology, on Break the Rules: Blowing Up Leadership Norms, 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.
  • Starting at 1 p.m. — Old Dominion Athletic Conference: men’s and women’s basketball tournament at Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). Women’s quarterfinals at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 6 to 9 p.m. — Live music: Leonard Blush & The Camelcas at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 p.m. — “Apologies,” a play about teenage suicide, presented by the Virginia Children’s Theatre program VCT4TEENS, in the Fishburn Auditorium at North Cross School (4254 Colonial Ave., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 to 11 p.m. — Line Dancing with Angela & Kamronn at Corned Beef and Co. Bar and Grill (107 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. —Russian Ballet Theatre presents Swan Lake in Shaftman Performance Hall in Jefferson Center (541 Luck Ave., Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — “The Cake,” a play about a North Carolina baker and devout Christian asked to bake a wedding cake for an LGBTQ couple, at the Trinkle Main Stage of Mill Mountain Theatre (1 Market Sq. SE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — “The Children’s Hour,” a play about two women unjustly accused of homosexual activity by a student in 1930s New England, at Olin Theater at Roanoke College (221 College Ln., Salem). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: The Mantras at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Saturday, Feb. 26

  • 9 a.m. — 18th-annual Explore Your Limits 5K and 10K at Explore Park (56 Roanoke River Parkway Rd., MP 115 off the Blue Ridge Parkway). For more information on route and for registration, visit this link.
  • 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. — LFA Kids Consignment sale event at the Berglund Special Events Center (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 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.
  • Starting at 1 p.m. — Old Dominion Athletic Conference: men’s and women’s basketball tournament at Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). Men’s semifinals (1 p.m. and 3 p.m.) and women’s semifinals (6 p.m. and 8 p.m.) For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 2 p.m. — “The Cake,” a play about a North Carolina baker and devout Christian asked to bake a wedding cake for an LGBTQ couple, at the Trinkle Main Stage of Mill Mountain Theatre (1 Market Sq. SE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Beads & Bling!: It’s a Mardi Gras Thing! presented by the Rotary Club of Roanoke-Downtown at St. John's Episcopal Church (1 Mountain Ave. SW, Roanoke). Cajun food, live music, raffle and auction. For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Billingsley at Big Lick Brewing Co. (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 p.m. — “Apologies,” a play about teenage suicide, presented by the Virginia Children’s Theatre program VCT4TEENS, in the Fishburn Auditorium at North Cross School (4254 Colonial Ave., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 7:30 p.m. — “The Cake,” a play about a North Carolina baker and devout Christian asked to bake a wedding cake for an LGBTQ couple, at the Trinkle Main Stage of Mill Mountain Theatre (1 Market Sq. SE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — “The Children’s Hour,” a play about two women unjustly accused of homosexual activity by a student in 1930s New England, at Olin Theater at Roanoke College (221 College Ln., Salem). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. — Live music: Mojo & Mesko at 2 Chill Restaurant (312 2nd St. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 8 p.m. — Comedian and actor Katt Williams brings his “World War III” tour to the Berglund Center Coliseum. (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: The Mantras at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Sunday, Feb. 27

  • 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. — LFA Kids Consignment sale event at the Berglund Special Events Center (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • Noon to 2 p.m. — Rock the Notch’ Brunch: Steele Y Dan at Three Notch’d Craft Kitchen & Brewery (24 Campbell Ave. SE, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • Noon to 2:30 p.m. — 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. ($)
  • Starting at 1 p.m. — Old Dominion Athletic Conference: men’s and women’s basketball tournament at Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd, Salem). Men’s championship (1 p.m.) and women’s championship (3:30 p.m.) For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 1 to 3 p.m. — Fierce Films Festival presented by Mill Mountain Zoo at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 2 p.m. — “The Cake,” a play about a North Carolina baker and devout Christian asked to bake a wedding cake for an LGBTQ couple, at the Trinkle Main Stage of Mill Mountain Theatre (1 Market Sq. SE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 4 to 6 p.m. — Starry constellation acrylic paint party at Twisted Track Brewpub (523 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 to 10 p.m. — Downtown Diva’s Drag Show at Shishka Mediterranean Grill and Hookah Bar (114 Campbell Ave. SE, Roanoke). For tickets and information, visit this link. ($)

Monday, Feb. 28

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