Building Trust, Showing Up, and Creating ‘Beloved Communities’ with Dr. Claude Steele: The event will take place on Monday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Olin Hall Theater at Roanoke College. Dr. Claude M. Steele is a social psychologist and an emeritus professor at Stanford University. He is well-known for his work on stereotype threat and its application to minority student academic performance. His book, “Whistling Vivaldi and Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us,” summarizes years of research on these topics. Steele will speak on how we can build successfully diverse colleges and universities where people feel they can contribute from their backgrounds and identities without discrimination. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-trust-showing-up-and-creating-beloved-communities-tickets-660445178307
DMV2Go: DMV2Go will be at the Salem Civic Center from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sept. 18.
The Importance of Judicial Independence: An Evening with James C. Duff: The event will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wortmann Ballroom in the Colket Center at Roanoke College. Duff is executive director of the Supreme Court Historical Society. He was director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts from 2006 to 2011 and again from 2015 to 2021, when he also served as secretary of the Judicial Conference of the United States. In between those two periods of service, he was president and chief executive officer of the Newseum and Freedom Forum (2011-2014). Duff is former chairman of the Supreme Court Fellows Commission and has been an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University for 16 years, teaching constitutional law and civil liberties. He was previously managing partner of the Washington law firm of Baker Donelson PC. This event is free and open to the public. To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-importance-of-judicial-independence-an-evening-with-james-c-duff-tickets-676757057577
Star-B-Q: One of the most respected new artists in country music is headed to Salem to headline the 2023 Star-B-Q concert at the Salem Farmers Market, according to the city of Salem. Dalton Dover will become the latest up-and-coming recording artist to play the annual fall concert on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Southwest Virginia’s Travis Reigh will open the show.
Touch-A-Truck: Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism will hold a Touch-A-Truck event at Green Hill Park on Sept. 23 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
77th Annual Union Revival: The Shiloh Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Salem will be sponsoring their 77th Annual Union Revival Tuesday, Sept. 26–Thursday, Sept. 28. Shiloh Baptist Church located at 2011 South Market Street will serve as the host church. The services will be in person and will be streamed live on Shiloh’s Facebook page and available on their conference call line (434) 300-4249. Services will begin each evening at 7 p.m. The guest evangelist will be the Reverend Tyler Preston, Pastor of the Hill Street Baptist Church, Roanoke, VA. Pastor Adrian E. Dowell and Pastor Melton W. Johnson invite you to worship with us.
Achieving Olympic Gold: The Kristin Armstrong Story of Commitment, Perseverance, and Transcendence: The event will be on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Cregger Arena at Roanoke College. “Join us for an unforgettable evening with three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Kristin Armstrong, a world champion cyclist, coach, mother and entrepreneur,” the college said. “We invite you to hear the inspiring words of a remarkable athlete and role model.” This event is free and open to the public. Register by going to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-kristin-armstrong-tickets-663782500327
Ghost Walk: East Hill Cemetery: The Salem Museum’s Ghost Walk is set to return on Oct. 5-7. Tours will leave the museum every 15 minutes from 6-8 p.m. A sign language interpreter will join the 6 p.m. tour each evening. “East Hill Cemetery comes alive after dark just once a year for the Ghost Walk, a family-friendly event,” the museum said. “Tour the historic graveyard and meet notable characters from Salem’s past.” Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students of any age and free for children age 3 and younger. Tickets can be found online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ghost-walk-east-hill-cemetery-2023-tickets-708771212777?aff=erelexpmlt
DMV2Go: DMV2Go will be at the Salem Civic Center from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Oct. 30
PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure”: The event will be at the Salem Civic Center Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. and Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $42.
Do Values Matter?: The event will be on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wortmann Ballroom in the Colket Center. Join the Center for Policy, Ethics, and Law for an evening with Mark Quiner. Mark Quiner is an experienced group facilitator with over 40 years of experience. He currently serves as director of NCSL’s Center for Ethics in Government, whose mission is to restore trust and confidence in representative government by promoting responsible behavior in legislatures and educating the public on the importance of the legislative process.
Previously, Quiner was the acting director of the Wyoming Legislative Service Office, where he served for 26 years. Following law school at the University of Wyoming, he worked for Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice C. Stuart Brown, then served as the state’s assistant attorney general. This event is free and open to the public. To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/do-values-matter-tickets-675428884977
Theory of a Deadman and Skillet: The bands will perform at the Salem Civic Center on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $40.50.
DMV2Go: DMV2Go will be at the Salem Civic Center from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Nov. 27.
Mannheim Steamroller: Chip Davis, founder and creator of Mannheim Steamroller, will celebrate over 35 Years of his annual Christmas concert tour during a Sunday, Dec. 3 performance at 7 p.m. at the Salem Civic Center. It is the longest running concert tour in the entertainment industry. Tickets can be found at the Salem Civic Center Box Office or online at Ticketmaster.com.
DMV2Go: DMV2Go will be at the Salem Civic Center from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Dec. 18.
Riley Green & Tracy Lawrence: Riley Green, the Academy of Country Music’s new male artist of the year in 2020, is set to make his first appearance at the Salem Civic Center. Green will be joined by Tracy Lawrence and opening act Ella Langley when he hits the arena’s historic stage on March 7, 2024. Tickets can be purchased at the Salem Civic Center Box Office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and online anytime at www.ticketmaster.com
The Salem City Council will meet on Monday, Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m.
The Salem City Council will meet on Monday, Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m.
The Salem City School Board will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m.
The Salem City Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.
The Salem City Council will meet on Monday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m.
The Salem City Council will meet on Monday, Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m.
The Salem City School Board will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m.
The Salem City Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.
The Salem City Council will meet on Monday, Nov. 27 at 6:30 p.m.
The Salem City Council will meet on Monday, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m.
The Salem City School Board will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m.
The Salem City Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.