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These are the blog entries for the selected month.


A Very TheatreWorks Christmas!

Wednesday November 30, 2016

ThatreWorks Community Players are hosting a very special Christmas production on December 15 and 16th. 


Martinsville-Henry County Garden Day 2017

Tuesday November 29, 2016

Art in Bloom 


PHCC is Ready to Jazz up the Holiday Season

Tuesday November 29, 2016

Holiday Concert 


GEICO To Sponsor Restart Zone at Martinsville Speedway

Tuesday November 29, 2016

Racing returns to Martinsville soon 



Martinsville Speedway to Hold Christmas Toy Drive December 10

Monday November 28, 2016

To benefit Grace Network 


Mipso Coming to Rives Theatre

Wednesday November 16, 2016

Don't miss Mipso this Friday night at the Rives Theatre.


Celebrate the Holidays with Piedmont Arts' Annual Holiday Pops Concert

Monday November 14, 2016
Celebrate the Holidays with Piedmont Arts' Annual Holiday Pops Concert

Broadway star Joy Lynn Jacobs returns to On Stage with Roanoke Symphony


VMNH Youth Curator Camp Coming Soon

Wednesday November 9, 2016
VMNH Youth Curator Camp Coming Soon

Youth Curator Camp for ages 6-12 is Saturday, December 10!


Martinsville Speedway Already Planning Historic 2017

Wednesday November 9, 2016

Lights, Night Racing and the 70th Anniversary are all on tap for the only track remaining from NASCAR’s original schedule.


35 Soccer Teams Set to Visit Martinsville

Wednesday November 9, 2016
35 Soccer Teams Set to Visit Martinsville

SRSC hosts Piedmont Shootout Soccer Tournament November 12-13


“Matthew Henson: The first man at ninety degrees north latitude”

Monday November 7, 2016

Presented by Dr. Joe Keiper, executive director of the Virginia Museum of Natural History


Piedmont Arts Family Day Celebrates Indian “Festival of Lights”

Thursday November 3, 2016
Piedmont Arts Family Day Celebrates Indian “Festival of Lights”

Families are invited to attend Piedmont Arts’ India Family Day on Saturday, November 12 from 10:30 am – 1 pm at the museum.

India Family Day is a free community event open to all ages that celebrates the Indian festival Diwali, also known as the festival of lights. 

One of the major festivals of Hinduism, Diwali spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair. Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and windows and around temples and other buildings in the communities and countries where it is observed. The festival preparations and rituals typically extend over a five-day period, but the main festival night of Diwali coincides with the darkest, new moon night between mid-October and mid-November.
 
“We are really excited to share the Diwali festival with our community,” said Education Coordinator Becki Williams Vasquez. "It’s the largest festival celebrated throughout India and a time when people share good wishes with each other. We want to share those good wishes in our community, as well.”

During India Family Day, kids can enjoy free Indian snacks, music and themed crafts, including:
• 3D Elephant Cutouts
• 3D Architecture Cutouts
• Rangoli Coloring Sheets (artwork to bring good luck)
• Create a Paper Diya (oil lamp)

India Family Day will also feature a kids’ fashion show of traditional Indian garments and dancing starting at 11:30 am, as well as door prizes for kids and adults.
 
To learn more about Diwali and Piedmont Arts’ free India Family Day, visit PiedmontArts.org.
 
Piedmont Arts is a nonprofit art museum in Martinsville, Virginia that inspires and engages the diverse Martinsville-Henry County community and surrounding areas through visual arts, performing arts and arts education. Piedmont Arts is a statewide partner of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Piedmont Arts programming is partially supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Learn more at PiedmontArts.org.


Colorful Quilts and Fiber Arts Coming to Piedmont Arts

Wednesday November 2, 2016

10th biennial quilt exhibit


Mary Poppins cast to sing and serve at Wild Magnolia

Tuesday November 1, 2016

Come enjoy a unique dining experience Thursday, November 10.