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Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 02:00 PM (10 days, Jul 22 to Aug 12)

The Cottage Jul 22

Barter Theatre / The Cottage

*Please Note; This show contains some content that may not be suitable for younger viewers. Patrons are asked to consider potential adult content when purchasing tickets for this production. “It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.” – Noel Coward By Sandy Rustin The true meanings of fate, identity and marriage are called into question as a surprising, hilarious web of secrets unravels in this potentially (not quite) murderous romantic comedy. Director's Notes What if you woke up one day and everyone decided to tell the truth about everything? No more little deceits.... Continue
Running 10 days from July 22nd to August 12th.

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 02:00 PM (11 days, Jul 22 to Aug 13)

Leaving Iowa Jul 22

Barter Theatre / Leaving Iowa

“A comedy about family vacations.” By Tim Clue and Spike Manton The spark behind Leaving Iowa comes from being children of parents from the now dubbed “greatest generation.” The story is a toast to their idealism and character and a little roast of their undying dedication to the classic family road trip. More specifically, it is the story of Don Browning, a middle-aged writer, who returns home and decides to finally take his father’s ashes to his childhood home, as requested. But when Don discovers Grandma’s house is now a grocery store, he begins traveling across Iowa searching for a... Continue
Running 11 days from July 22nd to August 13th.

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 10:00 AM (14 days, Jul 22 to Aug 5)

The Neverending Story Jul 22

Barter Theatre / The Neverending Story

Adapted from the novel by Michael Ende by David S. Craig This thrilling tale begins with Bastian, a lonely boy who discovers a curious book—The Neverending Story. As he begins to read, a huge adventure surges to life, full of fascinating creatures, heroes, dragons, danger and excitement. As Bastian is drawn in deeper and deeper, he realizes that only he can save his new friends in the book, and in doing so, he finds his destiny.... Continue
Running 14 days from July 22nd to August 5th.

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 08:00 PM (16 days, Jul 22 to Aug 12)

The Savannah Sipping Society Jul 22

Barter Theatre / The Savannah Sipping Society

From the authors of "The Dixie Swim Club" and "The Red Velvet Cake War" By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten A laugh-a-minute comedy about four Southern women, all needing to escape their day-to-day routines, drawn together by fate—and an impromptu happy hour. Randa, a perfectionist and workaholic; Dot, still reeling from her husband’s recent demise; earthy and boisterous Marlafaye, a good ol’ Texas gal; and new to town, Jinx, a spunky fireball, offers her services as a life coach for these women. Hilarious misadventures and the occasional liquid refreshment lead the ladies to discover lasting friendships and a... Continue
Running 16 days from July 22nd to August 12th.

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 08:00 PM (17 days, Jul 22 to Aug 12)

Footloose: the Musical Jul 22

Barter Theatre / Footloose: the Musical

Stage Adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie; Based on the Original Screenplay by Dean Pitchford Music by Tom Snow, Lyrics by Dean Pitchford; Additional Music by Eric Carmen, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins and Jim Steinman One of the most explosive movie musicals to burst onto the stage in recent memory! The soundtrack reached #1 on the Billboard charts with top 40 rock score, it is a story of rebellious teens and the families who learn to listen to and guide them with warm and loving hearts. Based on a true story; features the hit songs: “Footloose,” “Somebody’s Eyes,” “Holding... Continue
Running 17 days from July 22nd to August 12th.

Thursday, July 27th, 2017 10:00 AM

Water Bath Canning 101 Jul 27

Appalachian Sustainable Development / Water Bath Canning 101

This is your opportunity to learn the basics of water bath canning. This class will cover the food items that are safe to can at home using the water bath method, teach safe canning procedures and give each attendee hands-on canning experience. The registration fee, ($20) includes instructional handouts, canning recipe resources, and each attendee will take home a jar of what we can in class. *Preregistration is required - call 276-223-6040 or email sandyst@vt.edu... Continue

Friday, July 28th, 2017 (10 days, Aug 1 to Dec 31)

69th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival Jul 28

Virginia Highlands Festival / 69th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival

"Kick up your heels!" at the 69th annual Virginia Highlands Festival! Anchored by our award-winning Juried Arts & Crafts Show on the Barter Green and a nationally renowned outdoor Antiques Market on the grounds of the Virginia Highlands Community College, the Festival offers an array of arts and culture activities for the whole family! Numerous live concerts, dance shows, circus arts performances, youth activities, outdoor adventures, local history tours and lectures, fine art and photography competitions, and writing workshops are all designed to set your fun meter to overload! You deserve a summer vacation, too. So pack up the kids... Continue
Running 10 days from August 1st to December 31st.

Saturday, July 29th, 2017 02:00 PM

Reiki Infused Practice With Maggie Fuller Jul 29

Whitetop Yoga / Reiki Infused Practice With Maggie Fuller

We all hurt. It doesn't matter how or why, whether it's physical, or it dwells deeper. But there's good news: we all can heal. In this restorative, mediative practice, we will dive inward, on a journey of self-exploration. Utilizing energy and intention, we will cultivate a force strong enough to heal all wounds... Love: limitless, unconditional love. We will learn to let go, and let love. Maggie will assist with gentle hands on adjustments as well as healing energy (Reiki). We'll begin with gentle movements and a restorative practice, then we'll transition into a yoga nidra with guided meditation. Saturday,... Continue

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