Calendar Of Events

Thursday, April 29

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Vaccinate Virginia virtual town hall event for Lexington and Rockbridge County, streaming on the city of Lexington’s Facebook page; email questions to or call 462-3700.

Saturday, May 1

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. ‒ East4West Spring Festival, featuring a flea market, concessions, children’s activities, homemade cake auction, steer raffle, cornhole tournament and live entertainment, Lexington Baptist Church Pavilion, 75 Old Farm Road, Lexington.

1:30 and 3 p.m. – Spring open-air concert, Rockbridge Symphony, free, Hopkins Green, Lexington.

Saturday, May 8

9 a.m. to noon - Annual plant sale sponsored by Rockbridge County Council of Garden Clubs, Hopkins Green; masks required.

11 a.m. – Virtual plant clinic, “Plant Planning, Purchasing, Planting: It’s that time!” by Rockbridge Area Master Gardeners; register for Zoom talk at www.

Tuesday, May 11

5:30 p.m. – Virtual artist talk, Ken Gonzales-Day, whose photography exhibit “Profiled” is on display at W&L’s Staniar Gallery; links to the talk and show will be posted on the gallery’s website.

Ongoing Events


9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Food pantry, Stone Church of the Brethren, 2164 Forest Ave., Buena Vista; call 261-6946 to make appointment to pick up food; pantry open same hours Tuesday through Friday.

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – RARA food pantry, drive-thru model, 350 Spotswood Drive, Lexington.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Bridge To Hope Pantry, drive-thru model, 2155 Sycamore Ave., Buena Vista.


10 a.m. to noon – Buena Vista Food Bank, 1533 Sycamore Ave.

2 to 3 p.m. – Gospel Way pantry, drivethru model, 109 Henry St., Lexington.


8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Lexington Farmers Market, McCrums parking lot.

8-9 a.m. - Glasgow-Natural Bridge Men’s Prayer Breakfast, every other Wednesday at Faith Baptist Church, 15 Faith Baptist Circle, Arnolds Valley Road, Natural Bridge Station, open to all and non-denominational, breakfast will be served; for more information, call Lannie Ballard at 291-2538.

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – RARA food pantry, drive-thru model.


9 to 1 p.m. – (every third Thursday) Natural Bridge/Glasgow food pantry.

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – RARA food pantry, drive-thru model.


9 to 11 a.m. (first, second and fourth Saturdays) - Natural Bridge/Glasgow pantry, 735 McCullough St., Glasgow. 9 to noon – (first and third Saturdays Community Closet at Christ Episcopal Church, 2262 Walnut Ave., Buena Vista, masks required; call 461-1299 for more information.

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