The Blue Ridge Land Conservancy will hold its 8th annual fall Conservation Celebration on Sunday, September 22nd from 4-7 pm at Braeloch in Vinton, Virginia. The Celebration recognizes the accomplishments of the Blue Ridge Land Conservancy and honors local environmental stewards. This year, we will honor Mrs. Lucy Ellett of Roanoke with the A. Victor Thomas Environmental Stewardship Award and Mr. Al Hammond of Roanoke County with the Land Saver Award.
This casual event will feature a local foods feast by Blue Ridge Catering, beer from Parkway Brewing in Salem, wine from Villa Appalaccia in Floyd County, and hard cider from Foggy Ridge Cider in Floyd and Carroll counties. Live music by the band Easy Pickins and a silent auction will provide entertainment throughout the evening. Items up for auction include a ride in a classic Rolls Royce to dinner at the Regency Room, a glider ride for two, a weekend at The Homestead, fine art, restaurant gift certificates, and more!
Admission is $55 per person until September 13 and includes all food and beverages. Tables for 8 people may be purchased for $400. Admission increases to $65 per person after September 13. Children 12 and under are free.