Upfront July/August 2018


Mark Your Calendars July/August

Don’t let the heat keep you on the couch this summer! Check out these active events in the Hill City that will get your blood pumping.

Down Dog at the Water Dog
July 28 & Aug. 25, 11:30 – 12:30 p.m.

A workout doesn’t sound so bad when it’s accompanied by a tasty craft beer! The Water Dog is partnering with Yoga Goodness Studio for these fun, refreshing yoga sessions. One brew of your choice is included with your $12 admission. Love beer but aren’t sure about yoga? This class is perfect for beginners and is offered monthly through the end of the year. Register at yogagoodnesslynchburg.com.

The Great Cardboard Boat Race
Aug. 11, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Put your design and engineering expertise to the test with this fun event for all ages at Miller Park Pool. The challenge is to paddle your vessel to the finish line—but don’t be intimidated by failure. There’s also the Titanic Award for the “Most Dramatic Sinking.” Cost is $10/boat. Register by August 9 at lynchburgparksandrec.org.

Love. Pets. Match. Tennis Tournament
Aug. 31 – Sept. 2

Practice your serve and perfect your backhand—then show off your skills at Oakwood Country Club for a good cause. Proceeds from this weekend-long event will benefit the pets at the Lynchburg Humane Society. For registration and sponsorship information, visit lynchburghumane.org to learn more.

Find more events in our Calendar on page 136!

Local Openings & Closings

Hello! to new bakery truck, Where the Sweet Things Are.

Hello! to a brick and mortar location of Mama Crockett’s Cider Donuts, opening soon on Fifth Street.

Hello! to Eden and Vine, a floral and gift shop on Forest Road.

Goodbye to the Patriotic Peacock boutique/art studio on Main Street.

Hello! to Harry’s Bakery and Catering on Jefferson Street.

Hello! to a new location of Joe Bean’s in Altavista.

Goodbye to T&E Catering’s Campbell Avenue location.
(But hello! to a new location very soon.)

Hello! to Skyline Rooftop Bar, William and Henry Steakhouse, and Marigold Coffee and Wine Bar, all under the roof of the new Virginian Hotel.

Goodbye to Altus Chocolate on Main Street.


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