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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.

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Census Registration @ the Alleghany Highlands Regional Library

March 2 - April 1
Alleghany Highlands Regional Library, 406 Riverside St.
Covington, VA 24426
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Complete the 10-question 2020 Census questionnaire online during the month of March at the Alleghany Highlands Regional Library. The staff will designate one computer for use by residents to complete the questionnaire. No library card is necessary. Additional information may be found online at www.census.gov.

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Library Features Boy Scouts Troop 2 Collection

March 11 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm
Clifton Forge Public Library, 535 Church St
Clifton Forge, VA 24422 United States
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The Clifton Forge Public Library is pleased to showcase Clifton Forge’s Boy Scouts in its “Troop 2” display.  Featured is memorabilia from the private collection of LeeAnna Tyler. Ms. Tyler and her husband, Todd, have been leaders with the Boy Scouts for over 25 years.  They began the year their oldest son, Tony Angell, started…

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9:00 am

Department of Social Service Outreach

March 17 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Free

Job Service Assistance

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10:00 am

“Layered Life” by Jane Winders Frank

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 10, 2020

Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center, 439 E Ridgeway St.
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
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On display in the gallery will be award-winning artist Jane Winders Frank’s wonderful mixed media. In her visual art, she uses more than one medium or materials including cloth, paper, wood, and found objects. Admission is free! Come enjoy this show in our newly renovated space!

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No Place Like Home – Linda Atkinson- GALLERY CLOSED, OPEN DATE TBA

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center, 439 E Ridgeway St.
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
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A free exhibit of carved & painted sculpture, Wood constructions, mixed media, and collage. Linda Atkinson is a visual artist and native of Roanoke, Virginia. Linda's work has been in many galleries since 1972.  She has taught studio art in multiple colleges. Linda is also an art consultant and fine art appraiser and maintains an…

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5:00 pm

Virginia’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 17 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

BEGORRAH ! A WEE PARADE IS PLANNED ST PATRICK’S DAY - CLIFTON FORGE, VA. Clifton Forge is hosting The Shortest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in the Alleghany Highlands, March 17. Get your best green outfit ready and assemble at 5PM, rain or shine, at Bannon’s Irish Inn at 411 E. Ridgeway Street. We will eat…

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6:00 pm

Local Author Kenneth F. Conklin to be at Clifton Forge Public Library

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Clifton Forge Public Library, 535 Church St
Clifton Forge, VA 24422 United States
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The public is cordially invited to spend an evening with local writer Kenneth F. Conklin.  The author of “Norvel,” Mr. Conklin will present an overview on the remarkable life of Botetourt County native, Norvel Lee. Tuskegee Airman, heavyweight boxer with the newly integrated D.C. Golden Gloves, member of the U.S. Olympic team, and Howard University…

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6:30 pm

Teen STEAM @ the Alleghany Highlands Regional Library

March 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alleghany Highlands Regional Library, 406 Riverside St.
Covington, VA 24426
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Teens are invited to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math topics by creating binary code keychains.

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