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June 2022

A Quick & Dirty Guide to the Biking Scene Near Philpott Lake

A Quick & Dirty Guide to the Biking Scene Near Philpott Lake

The area around Philpott Lake has become a hub for cyclists, who’ve discovered that the forested trails and quiet roads are another great way to explore this scenic section of Southwest Virginia.

Uptown First Friday Sponsored by Historical Society

Uptown First Friday Sponsored by Historical Society

Historical Society to Sponsor Uptown First Friday

The Secrets of the Smith

The Secrets of the Smith

By Brian Williams & VisitMartinsville 

Flag Day to be Celebrated

Flag Day to be Celebrated

Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at 2:00 P.M

Virginia Museum of Natural History's first-ever Wildlife Festival set for Saturday, June 18

Virginia Museum of Natural History's first-ever Wildlife Festival set for Saturday, June 18

Celebration of Earth's wildlife to feature a wide variety of live animals and specimens from the museum's scientific collections 

Blueways and the Blue Ridge: Why a Visit to Philpott Lake is a Must

Blueways and the Blue Ridge: Why a Visit to Philpott Lake is a Must

Cradled by the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge, Philpott Lake might just be the most spectacular body of water in Virginia. Located just northwest of the town of Martinsville, the 3,000-acre lake spreads into Franklin, Henry, and Patrick counties, framed by 7,000 acres of mixed hardwood forest. Besides the beautiful scenery, the lake is studded with nearly a dozen parks and recreation areas, offering an enticing buffet of Blue Ridge adventures.

Historical Society to Sponsor Uptown First Friday

Historical Society to Sponsor Uptown First Friday

The Martinsville-Henry County Historical Society will sponsor Uptown First Friday.

The Great Outdoors in MHC

The Great Outdoors in MHC

Explore the many ways to explore the great outdoors in Martinsville-Henry County