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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Roanoke County Annual Christmas Tree Lighting - Monday, Dec. 7

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Roanoke County officials will celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with a virtual, ceremonial Christmas Tree lighting on Monday, December 7, at 6:00 p.m. Roanoke County Board of Supervisors Chairman David F. Radford will lead the ceremony and lig...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Animals in Winter at Explore Park Saturday, December 12

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Join a Park Naturalist in reading some of her favorite children’s books about animals in winter. After reading, we will retell a story using local animals to make our own Virginia versions. Each book will have its own activity station where part...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Illuminights Artisan Market Features Items from 50 Local Artisans

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Start your Christmas shopping early at the Illuminights Artisan Market at the Explore Park Visitor Center. The market features unique, hand crafted Christmas items from 50 local and regional artisans. Artisan Market Hours: November 20 – 24, 11:0...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

ILLUMINIGHTS REMINDER: Event Delayed until November 25th

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ILLUMINIGHTS REMINDER: Due to the Governor’s Executive Order 67, and guidance from the Virginia Department of Health, Roanoke County’s signature holiday event, Illuminights, will operate at a limited capacity beginning Wednesday, November 25 through Satur...
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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Illuminights Delayed Start - Wednesday, November 25

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Due to the Governor’s Executive Order 67, and guidance from the Virginia Department of Health, Roanoke County’s signature holiday event, Illuminights, will operate at a limited capacity beginning Wednesday, November 25 through Saturday, January 2. Individ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Rec Life Brochure Available with Winter 2021 Programs

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Roanoke County's winter 2021 recreation program lineup is now available, in a printed brochure format called RecLife. Copies are now available at Green Ridge Recreation Center, Brambleton Recreation Center and Explore Park. Each brochure features a fold o...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Illuminights Tickets Now On Sale

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Illuminights tickets are on sale now! Due to COVID-19 precautions, only advance tickets will be sold for the event (no walk-ups), with assigned arrival times. Tickets can be purchased in the following ways:

  • Online (preferred): Visit ExplorePark.org/Illumin...
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