Happenings: The Only Roanoke Events Calendar You’ll Ever Need. Week of 3/23 to 3/30.

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

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, April 3 — Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design exhibit at the Taubman Museum of Art (110 Salem Ave., Roanoke). This exhibit features over 60 costumes, plus sketches and ephemera from Ruth E. Carter’s career as a costume designer for the silver screen, including stunning examples of costume design from movies such as Black Panther, Coming 2 America, and Malcolm X. Visit this link for more information. ($)
  • Through Saturday, April 9 — The Other Side of the Mountain: Life in the Catawba Valley at The Salem Museum (801 E. Main St., Salem). This exhibit is based on the book Echoes from Catawba by Rev. Ted Carroll, and explores everyday life from the time the Native Americans first settled the area through the installation of modern-day institutions. Visit this link for hours and details.

Wednesday, March 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 to 8 p.m. — Live music: Roanoke Old Time & Americana Jam at Golden Cactus Brewing (214 Fifth St SW, Roanoke). Featuring weekly music. For more information, visit this link.
  • 6 p.m. — BUZZ Premier Party featuring Roanoke Arts Pop! at The Grandin Theatre (1310 Grandin Rd., Roanoke). Community watch party highlighting the Roanoke Valley’s arts and cultural organizations that collaborated for the March 3-4 Roanoke Arts Pop! event. For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 to 9 p.m. — Soul Sessions Wednesday Night Poetry Show at Verses (114 A Kirk Ave., Roanoke). Featuring local poets and musicians. For more information, visit this link.
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Mystik Fool at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Thursday, March 24

  • 6 p.m. — Star City Sustainability Society Series Lecture: Driving Down Emissions presented by Andrea Garland, Director of RIDE Solutions in the Community Room at Humble Hustle (601 11th St. NW, Suite 102, Roanoke). Visit this link for more information and to register.
  • 6 p.m. — Crank Sisters Social Ride with Cardinal Bicycle. Meet at 1312 Winborne St., Roanoke). Any individual with a female or non-binary gender identity can ride along on a sub-10 mile, no-drop social ride. For more information, see this link.
  • 7 p.m. — Harlem Globetrotters World Tour at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). The Globetrotters are bouncing into town with their jaw-dropping Spread Game featuring a fully-modernized show full of ankle-breaking moves and rim-rattling dunks. Visit this link for more information and to purchase tickets. ($)
  • 7 p.m. — Live music: William Seymore is Rockin’ the Notch at Three Notch’d Brewing Company (24 Campbell Ave., Roanoke). Visit this link for more information.
  • 7 p.m. — Country Club Night at Sidewinders Steakhouse and Saloon (16 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke). More information at www.sidewindersaloon.com.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Live music: Jaded Ravens at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). A husband and wife duo from Nashville, TN, Halle Jade and Kelly Ravin are touted as a modern-day Johnny and June. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — “Moon Over Buffalo” presented by Attic Productions (7490 Roanoke Rd,. Troutville). A middle-aged couple looks for their big break at a rundown theatre in this laugh-a-minute comedy. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Chontadelia at Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech (190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg). A seven-member band from Colombia, Chontadelia features marimba-driven funk. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — “Advancing Women’s Access to Justice in Post-Conflict Societies” by Dr. Leila Hanafi presented by Roanoke College Fowler Public Affairs Lecture Series at Roanoke College’s Colket Center, Wortmann Ballroom (305 Campus Ln., Salem). Visit this link for more information.
  • 8 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30) — Live Music: Consider the Source – Acoustic Electric Tour with Root Lock at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). Consider the Source is a sci-fi fusion band, blending sounds from around the world. Find more information at this link. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Sun Dried Vibes at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.

Friday, March 25

  • 2 to 6 p.m. — 50th Anniversary Spring Home Show hosted by the Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd., Salem). Check out the vendors and make plans for your spring home improvements. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 6 to 9 p.m. — Live music: Blue Mule at Big Lick Brewing Company (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 7:05 p.m. — Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs vs. Huntsville Havoc, featuring Baseball Night, at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For more information and to purchase tickets, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — “Moon Over Buffalo” presented by Attic Productions (7490 Roanoke Rd,. Troutville). A middle-aged couple looks for their big break at a rundown theatre in this laugh-a-minute comedy. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Walker Hayes: The Fancy Like Tour with Special Guest Mackenzie Porter at the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For more information and to purchase tickets, see this link.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Stand Up Comedy with Open Mic hosted by L.A. Josh Preston at Verses (114 A Kirk Ave., Roanoke). Performances by Eric Brown, Richard "Juice" Adkins, Jake Snyder, The Gemini Goddess, Tony Rodriguez, and Antonio Washington. See this link for more information. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Sam Fribush at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Saturday, March 26

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — 50th Anniversary Spring Home Show hosted by the Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd., Salem). Check out the vendors and make plans for your spring home improvements. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 10 a.m. — “Grand Hotel” Grandin Theatre 90th Anniversary Screening at the Grandin Theatre (1310 Grandin Rd., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Spring Fling at Mill Mountain Zoo (Mill Mountain Spur, Roanoke). Enjoy activities related to gardening and birding while welcoming spring at the zoo. For more information, see this link. ($)
  • Noon to 4 p.m. — Spring Skate hosted by PLAY Roanoke at Wasena Park (1119 Wiley Dr. SW, Roanoke). Bring your wheels– skates, skateboards, scooters, and blades– Roanoke City is rolling into spring with this fantastic community event. Features the Highnoon Skateboarding Tournament, Skateboarding and Skating Group Lessons, a Greenway Group Skate session, and a vendor garden. For more information, visit this link.
  • 1 p.m. — BWI: Black Women InspiHER Brunch at Hampton Inn & Suites Roanoke– Downtown (27 Church Ave. SE, Roanoke). Gather for an inspiring afternoon of networking, guest speakers, and bottomless mimosas. Visit this link for more information. ($)
  • 2:30 p.m. — “Moon Over Buffalo” presented by Attic Productions (7490 Roanoke Rd,. Troutville). A middle-aged couple looks for their big break at a rundown theatre in this laugh-a-minute comedy. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 6 to 9 p.m. — Live music: Orange Culture at Big Lick Brewing Company (409 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke).
  • 7:05 p.m. — Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs vs. Huntsville Havoc, at the Berglund Center Coliseum (710 Williamson Rd. NE, Roanoke). For more information and to purchase tickets, visit this link. ($)
  • 7:30 p.m. — Live music: Phat Laces at 5 Points Music Sanctuary (1217 Maple Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 8 p.m. — Eli Young Band at The Harvester Performance Center (450 Franklin St., Rocky Mount). For more information and to purchase tickets, check out this link. ($)
  • 10 p.m. — Live music: Five Dollar Shake at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link. ($)

Sunday, March 27

  • 9 a.m. (Race briefing at 8:45) — Muddy Squirrel Spring Scamper at Camp Bethel (328 Bethel Rd, Fincastle). This mass start navigation event is new for 2022! It features 10-12 navigation control points covering 6-8 miles. Participants have 3 hours to find as many points as possible. Registration includes a hot lunch and a branded glass mug per team member. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. — Acoustic Brunch with Steele Y Dan at Well Hung Vinyard (402 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke). See this link for more information.
  • Noon to 6 p.m. — Twisted Bazaar at Twisted Track Brewpub (523 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.
  • Noon to 5 p.m. — 50th Anniversary Spring Home Show hosted by the Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association at the Salem Civic Center (1001 Roanoke Blvd., Salem). Check out the vendors and make plans for your spring home improvements. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 12:45 p.m. — Roanoke’s Sunday Drag Brunch with Chef T from Hell’s Kitchen at The Park (615 Salem Ave. SW, Roanoke). Visit this link for more information. ($)
  • 2:30 p.m. — “Moon Over Buffalo” presented by Attic Productions (7490 Roanoke Rd,. Troutville). A middle-aged couple looks for their big break at a rundown theatre in this laugh-a-minute comedy. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 7 p.m. — Roanoke’s Downtown Diva’s Drag Show at Shishka Mediterranean Grill and Hookah Bar (114 Campbell Ave. SE, Roanoke). Dancing, drinks, hookahs, and queens. For more information, see this link.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Live Music: Grammy-nominated Ari Hest at The Spot on Kirk (22 Kirk Ave. SW, Roanoke). For more information and to purchase tickets, visit this link. ($)

Monday, March 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.
  • 6:30 p.m. — Salem City Council Meeting in the Salem Civic Center Community Room (1001 Roanoke Blvd., Salem).

Tuesday, March 29

  • 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.
  • 7 to 11 p.m. — Line Dancing with Angela & Kamronn at Corned Beef and Co. Bard 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 30

  • 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. ($)
  • 6 to 8 p.m. — Live music: Roanoke Old Time & Americana Jam at Golden Cactus Brewing (214 Fifth St SW, Roanoke). Featuring weekly music. For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 p.m. — For the Love of Hip-Hop Concert featuring Tall Black Guy and Ozay Moore presented by Mind of Mosma Design and Roanoke Public Libraries Foundation at the Grandin Theatre (1310 Grandin Rd., Roanoke). Also featuring Stimulator Jones, Deray, Ta Ye the Truth, Ann Artist, Najee Koncept, and G.I. Wonder. For more information, visit this link.
  • 7 to 9 p.m. — Soul Sessions Wednesday Night Poetry Show at Verses (114 A Kirk Ave., Roanoke). Featuring local poets and musicians. For more information, visit this link.
  • 7:30 p.m. — “Moon Over Buffalo” presented by Attic Productions (7490 Roanoke Rd,. Troutville). A middle-aged couple looks for their big break at a rundown theatre in this laugh-a-minute comedy. For more information, visit this link. ($)
  • 9:30 p.m. — Live music: Ben Trout Band at Martin’s Downtown Bar and Grill (413 First St., Roanoke). For more information, visit this link.