Events

The Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Tourism hosts activities all year long and promotes local and regional events that benefit the businesses and citizens of the region. To submit an event, either click on the link or please contact the chamber office at 540-962-2178.

The Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Tourism hosts and co-sponsors a wide variety of events throughout the year, including networking opportunities, educational events and ribbon cuttings. The Chamber also supports major festivals, concerts and sporting events designed to enhance the quality of life in the region and attract visitors.

Event Series The Gauntlet Classes

The Gauntlet Classes

DSLCC

Classes for The Gauntlet starts February 5, 2019 for 10 weeks every Tuesday night. Want to start your business or expand please let us know. Over $200,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded at the Gauntlet Awards Ceremony at the Vinton Memorial on May 16, 2019. Something you don't want to miss! For more…

Event Series Basketball

Basketball

The Alleghany Highlands YMCA is hosting Fall Youth Basketball for 4-5 year-olds. Starting September 16, 2019 and ending November 8, 2019. Members - $50 Non Members - $65 Registrations must be filled-out and paid by September 15, 2019 Call 540-962-9622, register online at http://alleghanyhighlandsymca.org, or stop by the Alleghany Highlands YMCA front desk to get…

$50 – $65
Event Series “My Last Picture Show-Maybe”

“My Last Picture Show-Maybe”

Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center 439 E Ridgeway St., Clifton Forge, VA

This exhibit features some 30+ pieces of Anna Wentworth. One question that I am sometimes asked by those who do not know me is how I  got started.  When I was 4 or so I decided my mother's books needed illustrations so I drew them-in all her books! I had thought that this would be “my last picture show,”…

Event Series Women’s Bible Study

Women’s Bible Study

Alleghany Highlands YMCA 101 YMCA Way, Covington, VA

Join us for "FIGHT BACK WITH JOY, A NEW BIBLE STUDY BY MARGARET FEINBERG". 6 SESSION WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY LED BY JESSICA FREEMAN BEGINNING FEB. 5TH WHEN: TUESDAYS | 9:15-10:45 WHERE: THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS YMCA | 101 YMCA WAY, COVINGTON VA, 24422 FREE CHILD CARE PROVIDED, FREE TO THE COMMUNITY FIGHT WITH JOY - CELEBRATE…

Event Series 48th Annual Fall Festival Exhibit

48th Annual Fall Festival Exhibit

Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center 439 E Ridgeway St., Clifton Forge, VA

The Annual Clifton Forge Fall Festival also brings the “48th Annual Fall Festival Art Exhibit”  which begins October 18th thru November 15th during our normal business hours.  Enjoy the Art Exhibit, then pick your favorite for the “People’s Choice Award”! Also during the town’s Fall Festival, we will have the annual “Attic Treasures Back Room Sale” here at the Alleghany Highlands Arts…

Library Display Features Jefferson High School History

Clifton Forge Public Library 535 Church St, Clifton Forge, VA, United States

The Clifton Forge Public Library is pleased to feature its Black History Month exhibit, “Celebrating the History of Jefferson High School.” In the late 1800s, the opening of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad system brought an influx of black laborers to the Clifton Forge area.  This necessitated the opening of a public school for the black students.…

Event Series Impossible Weave Exhibit

Impossible Weave Exhibit

Introducing artist Cathryn Hankla, the Impossible Weave is an exhibit showcases artworks varying from quaint landscapes, organic abstractions, to precise geometric representations. Hankla's formal study of the visual arts includes photography, filmmaking, design, papermaking, drawing and painting. Her paintings in oil experiment with pattern and color, often relying on combinations of shapes, drawn lines, and…

Free

Gallery Reception for Impossible Weave

Join us Saturday, March 2nd from 2-4:30pm for the Impossible Weave reception in our gallery, where you will have the chance to meet artist Cathryn Hankla. There will be light hors d’oeuvres and distinctive paintings. This reception is free and open to all who are interested. This exhibit will be on display in our gallery…

Free

CFMS Annual Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in VA

Historic Masonic Theatre 510 Main St, Clifton Forge, VA

Join us March 17th at 5:00pm for our Annual Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade in VA. We will begin at Church Street at the Garden next to the Clifton Forge School of the Arts. The sound of bagpipes will then accompany us across the street to the Masonic Amphitheatre for our always exciting "Ugliest Knees"…

Wreath Making with Buddy

Join Buddy Carter on March 19th, at 1pm to 4pm for a chance to learn how to make your own decorative flower wreath. Participants are expected to bring their OWN wreath base: Styrofoam, grapevine, straw, etc... When signing up you MUST indicate 3 colors you intend to use as the primary colors in your wreath.…

$45