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Mary Draper Ingles

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Welcome to Radford, Virginia

Surrounded on three sides by the New River, Radford is the New River City. Home to Radford University and a short drive to VA Tech and New River Community College, Radford is centrally located off I-81 between exits 109 and 105 and has easy access to the entire New River Valley.

Our charming City offers a hometown feel with plenty of things to do.  We invite you to ‘find it in Radford’!


  • Crooked Road Affiliated Venue, Fiddle & Banjo Jam

    River City Grill
    Monday, March 19
    7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Join us every Monday evening beginning at 7PM!  Bring an instrument and join in the jam session or sit back and enjoy live bluegrass and mountain music.  Full menu and...


Whitebarrel Winery

Unwind with distinctive wines and delicious culinary creations at the beautiful Whitebarrel Winery. Whitebarrel hosts live music on Friday evenings and an array of weekly events. Visit their website for more info.


2 weeks ago

Radford Visitors Center

This could be you!

Audition Announcement
Walk to Freedom: The Mary Draper Ingles Story
By Kathleen Harshberger and Wesley Young
In 1755, Mary Draper Ingles was captured during a Native American raid at Draper’s Meadow near
what is now Blacksburg, Virginia. After being taken to present-day Ohio, Mary made a daring
escape, and followed the river hundreds of miles to return home to her family in Virginia. Walk to
Freedom: The Mary Draper Ingles Story tells the story of Mary’s strength, and her determination
to reunite with her family in the New River Valley.
WHEN Friday, April 20th at 6:00 pm. Callbacks will be held the following afternoon,
Saturday April 21st at 1:00 pm, by invitation only.
WHERE Radford University, Porterfield Hall, 801 East Main St., Radford, Virginia 24142
• A headshot and resume, if you have one.
• Your conflicts and availability beginning May 20th, and for the
performance dates listed below.
• Please wear clothes that you can move in, and sturdy shoes – no flip-flops,
heels, hats, big jewelry.
• Readings will be from the script.
4-8 adult performers to play a variety of roles, and 2 young performers under the
age of 10 to play children. Almost all actors will double and perform in more than
one role. Experience with outdoor drama preferred. Rehearsals will begin in late
May for performances June 22nd-24th, July 13th-15th, and July 27th-29th. All
performers will be paid.
Rehearsals will begin in May.
Additional pickup rehearsals may be scheduled between performances.
Performers must be available for all performances dates.
Questions? E-mail, Phone: (540) 831-5141
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2 weeks ago

Radford Visitors Center

It's official...Mary Draper Ingles outdoor drama series auditions are announced! ... See MoreSee Less

Its official...Mary Draper Ingles outdoor drama series auditions are announced!Image attachment

3 weeks ago

Radford Visitors Center

Spring in the NRV...hope to see you soon!

New River 500Apr 20, 6:00pmKairos Wilderness ResortThe New River 500, is back; brought to you by Kairos, Tangent Outfitters, GearHead Moto Tours, Go Race, Inc., and Loud N Clear Car Audio and Customs. The New River 500 will be held April 21 & 22 in Giles County, Virginia and encompasses over 500 kilometers of dual-sport riding. Depending on route and lunch destinations (if desired), riders can experience between 150-160 miles per day during your weekend. This event is an all-inclusive on or off-road adventurer’s dream. A multiple day opportunity to ride, socialize, and participate in on and off-road courses. Bring your bike, ATV, or UTV and experience riding through the mountains of the New River Valley. Come for the riding, stay for the fellowship, and enjoy world-class destination dining, all at the New River 500.
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New River 500

3 weeks ago

Radford Visitors Center

Join us at the Rollin' on the River Food Truck Rodeo on April 28th in Bisset Park! Good food...and t-shirts are on the menu!!Drumroll please...congratulations to Seth McDuffie who is our logo contest winner! Thank you, Seth!

Thank you to everyone who entered the contest! We received many great designs from all over Radford! There is so much talent in our city!
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Join us at the Rollin on the River Food Truck Rodeo on April 28th in Bisset Park!  Good food...and t-shirts are on the menu!!

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