Botetourt County Parks and Recreation sends out this weekly update:
PLEASE NOTE: Anyone who has not turned in their Football equipment please return to the Department of Parks & Recreation or call our office at (540) 473-8326 and we will make arrangements for you to turn in the equipment to the Maintenance Building, next to Botetourt Sports Complex in Troutville.
GREAT BEGINNINGS BASKETBALL with Ed Green starts this Sunday, November 11, 2012, and continues every Sunday thru December 9, 2012. Clinic starts at 4PM and ends at 5PM for children Ages 4 to 7. Price is $65.00 per child payable to Ed Green. To register call Ed at 387-9516.
WRESTLING CLINIC at James River, December 1, 2012, from 9AM to 12PM, Ages 5 to 13. Cost $15.00.
FARKLE FUN TOURNAMENT
DECEMBER 8, 2012, FINCASTLE COMMUNITY CENTER
For Ages 8 and Older
Registration from 9AM to 9:30AM with Games starting at 9:30AM
Register Online or at the Event.
The object of the game is to score points by rolling combinations of dice, until one player scores over the game score. There is, however, a bit of strategy and a bit of luck to this game so come and give it a “throw of the dice”!!!
Learn to Paint with Rheta Craft – Bob Ross Style on November 30, 2012 at Buchanan Library, from 9AM to 2PM. Register online or call Botetourt Parks & Recreation for information.
On the Road with Ernie Dale
Well, Everyone, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us. Time sure does fly! Before things get hectic, take a look at the trips below and see if you may want to “stop the world” for one day and take yourself or your family and enjoy a day of Christmas festivities with Ernie Dale of Roanoke Tours on one of his day trips offered this season.
If you find any of the following trips interesting, please give us a call here at Botetourt Parks & Recreation or sign up on line at www.botetourt.org/recreation. You may also call Ernie at (540) 366-2888 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that when calling in to register, payment is required via Visa, Mastercard or American Express. SEATS ON THE BUS ARE ASSIGNED IN ORDER THAT PAYMENT IS MADE.
SONG OF THE MOUNTAINS, December 15, 2012: Roanoke Tours will be traveling to the Lincoln Theater in Marion, Va for the live recording of the award winning PBS Series, Song of the Mountains. This play showcases the best talents in Bluegrass and old-time music. There will be a variety of artists performing, including Seldom Scene.
Prior to the show, the group will dine “on your own” at Macado’s in Marion. Price: $69.00 per person, includes Motorcoach Transportation and tickets to Song of the Mountains.
CHRISTMAS AT BILTMORE ESTATES & CHRISTMAS IN PIGEON FORGE Saturday – Sunday, November 17 & 18, 2012. Price: $239.00 per person for double occupancy. Price includes Round Trip bus transportation, Hardee’s Biscuit and juice at departure, Live bear exhibit at Three Bears General Store, ticket to a show, one night’s lodging, admission to Biltmore’s Christmas Tour, admission to Biltmore Winery and a Tour Host.
CHRISTMAS WITH ELVIS Saturday, December 1, 2012. Price is $79.00 per person. Price includes Round Trip bus transportation, visit to Bob Timberlake Gallery and other attractions, matinee ticket to Christmas with Elvis and Tour Host.
CHRISTMAS AT THE GREENBRIER & HOMESTEAD Sunday, December 2, 2012. Price is $69.00 per person. Price includes Round Trip bus transportation, lunch at the Court Street Restaurant, visits to the Homestead and Greenbrier Resorts, picture stop at Falling Springs Fall, picture stop at Humpback Covered Bridge and a Tour Host.
A CHRISTMAS STORY AT THE BARTER THEATER & SPEEDWAY IN LIGHTS AT THE BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY Saturday, December 8, 2012. Price is $79.00 per person. Price includes Round Trip bus transportation, matinee ticket to a Christmas Story at the Barter Theater, admission to Speedway in Lights and a tour Host.
CHRISTMAS AT BILTMORE ESTATES AND GARDENS Sunday, December 16, 2012. Price per person: $99.00. Price incudes Round Trip bus transportation, Early start breakfast on bus, admission to Biltmore Estates Christmas Tour and Biltmore Winery, Tour Host.