Roanoke County– Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is launching a new monthly EVENTS calendar next month.
By visit www.RoanokeCountyParks.com/Events, those who are interested can find a full list of community events, festivals, races and tournaments occurring in Roanoke County’s parks, athletic fields and recreation facilities during the year.
The department hosts a variety of annual events for residents and visitors including sports tournaments and races, festivals and community-oriented activities. Some of the county’s most popular events include Illuminights, Blue Ridge Kite Festival, Touch-A-Truck and Explore Park’s Adventure Saturday series.
Tournaments and races of notoriety include the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Cross Country Championships, as well as the Chance Crawford and International Softball Federation tournaments.
The department maintains 74 athletic fields within 59 park properties located throughout Roanoke County and hosts more than 69 sporting and special events each year. Given the high volume of activities throughout the county, the department said this new monthly calendar will provide convenient access to county events and promote enhanced usage in county park facilities.
The department said the new EVENTS calendar is a community outreach and marketing initiative designed to be comprehensive, user friendly and easy to access via the department website (www.RoanokeCountyParks.com/Events), social media and multiple distribution outlets located throughout the community.
-The New Castle Record