Event: Annual Dinner & Silent Auction
When: Thursday, May 24
Where: Hollins University
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Information: Contact the Chamber at 473-8280 or reply to this email for more information regarding sponsorships, silent auction donations and reservations. Special entertainment this year will be the LBHS and JRHS All Star Chorus. Deadline is May 21.
Event: Botetourt County Wine Trail Concert Series featuring “Beggars Circus”
When: Saturday, May 19
Where: Fincastle Vineyard & Winery
Time: 5 pm to 8 pm
Cost: $10 per person or $8 if you bring your Fincastle glass
Information: Food vendor on site. For more info: www.fincastlewine.com, (540) 591-9000
Event: The Grapes of Wrath
When: Friday, May 18 & Saturday, May 19
Where: Buchanan Theatre
Time: 7:30 pm
Admission: $5 adults, $2 children 12 & under
Information: 2012 drama/romance
Event: The Downing Brothers Band (Gathering Room)
When: Saturday, May 19
Where: Pomegranate Restaurant
Time: 8 pm to 11:30 pm
Information: 540-966-6052; www.pomegranateva.com
Event: Barrel Tasting
When: Sunday, May 20
Where: Virginia Mountain Vineyards
Time: 12pm – 5pm
Cost: $7 per person
Information: Music by “Rag Tops”. www.vmvines.com, (540) 473-2979
Event: Benefit Ride for John and JoAnn Dester
Date: Sunday, May 20
Trail Ride Location: Lithia Rd, Buchanan, VA
Ride: 1pm to 4pm, late lunch provided.
Fee: Members $15; Non-members $25 (includes 1 year membership)
Registration is required. Deadline is May 17, 2012. To register and for directions, contact: Debbie Mooty at 540-312-8393.
Greenfield Education & Training Center Upcoming Events
American Red Cross Blood Drive
You have the power to make a difference in someone’s life. Donate blood at the Greenfield Center in Daleville on Thursday, May 24 from Noon – 6pm. It’s easy to volunteer to donate blood, call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or sign-up online at www.redcrossblood.org.
Please call the Greenfield Center at 540.966.3984 with any questions about the DMV2GO bus or the Blood Drive.
Senior Scholars Thrive at The Glebe
The Glebe at Daleville continues its commitment to active retirement and lifelong learning by offering half-day seminars led by professionals in their respective fields. All programs begin at 10:00 a.m. and run through 1:00 p.m., followed by lunch which is included in the $25 program fee. All seminars are open to the public.
Red State, Blue State: The Presidential Electoral Process, the second program, presents the original intent of the founding fathers as to the presidential electoral process and how that process is influenced by socio-economic issues. Taught by Hollins University’s Chair of Political Science, Dr. Jong Oh Ra, this seminar will be held on Friday, May 18, 2012.
Seating is limited. Registration is by telephone or email, and must be pre-paid by check or cash. Two participants enrolling together pay a discounted rate of $40 per couple per program. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m. on the day of each program. To register, call or email The Glebe Scholar program at (540) 591-2111 or email at GlebeActs@vbh.org.