Arts, Culture, and History

Arts, Music, Film and Theater

For those who love to browse the unique shops of small towns looking for something different to take home to remember the trip, our sidewalks are lined with art, music, antiques, clothing and decor shops.

Downtown Blacksburg Virginia offers a large variety of one-of-a-kind shops that appeal to organic, natural and green conscience lover as well as the Virginia Tech Hokie fan, perfect for exploring during weekend getaways.

Look for the “Round the Mountain” and “Crooked Road” signs in various shops and restaurants to view local art and hear the sounds of our talented local musicians as they often play live.

Regional Art Centers

  • Heartwood – Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Gateway
  • Tamarack – The best of West Virginia

Historical and Cultural

The Andrew Johnston house, being built in 1829, is believed to be the oldest brick home in Giles County and houses The Giles County Historical Society.

Historic Smithfield Plantation on Virginia Tech Campus is open for tours by costumed interpreters.

Step back nearly 800 years in time and visit the Wolf Creek Indian Village and Museum in Bastian, Virginia.

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