Edgar A. Long Book Launch

Edgar A. Long served as principal for the Christiansburg Institute from 1906 to 1923. The Christiansburg Institute was the first Black secondary school in Southwest Virginia. Although its 100-year history …

September 29, 2021 | 6PM | Christiansburg

The Earth Remembers

This Public Works Virginia production uses a pageantry style of puppets, movement, and music to present The Earth Remembers. Learn the story of the Tidewater area from a diverse perspective …

August 13–15, 2021 | Norfolk

Walter Reed’s Birthday Celebration

The Fairfield Foundation is hosting an open house, public archaeology dig, and community organization exhibits to celebrate the 170th anniversary of Walter Reed’s birth (September 13, 1851) at his birthplace …

September 11, 2021 | Gloucester, VA

Africa Ideas Summit

Each summer, the Presidential Precinct hosts a cohort of 25 of the brightest young leaders from across the African continent for the Mandela Washington Fellowship. Three fellows will be elected …

July 29, 2021 | 11AM | Online

Hillbilly Hustle

Join author Wesley Browne at the Buchanan County Public Library for a discussion of his debut 2020 novel Hillbilly Hustle.

September 30, 2021 | 6PM | Grundy, VA

Juneteenth Family History Fair

Can family and community history really help heal a nation? Virginia Humanities grantee Richmond Hill thinks so. Learning about how the past impacts the present brings us closer to understanding …

June 18–20, 2021 | Richmond, VA

The Banyan Tree of the Americas: Music Evolution in the African Diaspora

Semilla Cultural is proud to announce “The Banyan Tree of the Americas: Music Evolution in the African Diaspora”: Take a journey through the resilient and entangled roots of our ancestors. …

August 28 – October 3, 2021 | Fredericksburg, Virginia

Partners in Philanthropy

Join us for a series of webinars intended to expose and educate the public to the significance of partnerships between the Rosenwald and Jeanes Funds, Dr. Booker T. Washington and …

December 16, 2021

The Virginia Lewis & Clark Trail: Why, How, Where?

On Wednesday, August 11 at 7pm, Peggy Crosson, President of the Virginia Lewis & Clark Legacy Trail, will speak on Botetourt County’s connection to the Lewis & Clark exploration of …

August 11, 2021 | 7PM | Roanoke, VA