Roanoke Valley Mineral & Gem Society Annual Show: The show will take place at the Salem Civic Center from 2-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 and 12-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. Admission for adults is $5 for all three days. Ages 14 and under get in free with a paying adult. Tickets will be sold at the door.
Creative Time presents Hew Locke: The virtual webinar will be presented by Roanoke College in partnership with Creative Time from 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops Spectacular: The event will be Dec. 2 from 7:30-10 p.m. at the Salem Civic Center. The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra chorus, guest choruses and Roanoke Valley Children’s Choir will perform with conductor David Stewart Wiley. Tickets can be found at: www.rso.com/packages-group-tickets/
Ridge View Bank City of Salem Christmas Parade: The parade will be Friday, Dec. 2 at 6:30 pm. For those who would like to enter the parade, the cost is $40 for nonprofits and $50 for others. After Nov. 11, the entry fee is $75 for all entries and the applications must be postmarked by Nov. 26 to participate. More information can be found at the Kiwanis Club of Salem’s website.
Salem Holiday Market: The market will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Craft and Vendor Show will have unique crafters, artists, and direct sell companies. Don’t buy that run of the mill gift from the mall. Come shop with us and buy that gift that the recipient will love because it is unique and you personally shop for them. Homemade crafts and local delicacies always make great gifts & shoppers searching for these perennial favorites can find wares from more than 70 regional sellers at this year’s Salem Holiday Market. Admission to the holiday market is free, but shoppers are encouraged to contribute to the food drive held at the event. The Salem/Roanoke County Food Bank is looking for nonperishable food items, such as peanut butter, boxed pasta, canned vegetables, and spaghetti sauce. Interested in becoming a vendor? Please email email@example.com for more info.
Christmas with the Salem Choral Society: The Salem Choral Society will present Christmas with the Salem Choral Society Sunday, Dec. 11 at 4 p.m. at Salem Presbyterian Church. While admission is free, donations will be accepted. More information can be found at www.salemchoralsociety.com.
Salem Gun & Knife Sale: The event will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 17 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 18. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children 12 and under with a paying adult. Saturday admission is good for both days. For more information, please visit www.cegunshows.com
DMV2Go: The service will be at the Salem Civic Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 19.
Stampede Championship Rodeo: The event will be at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6 and 7 and 2 p.m. Jan. 8. For 55 years, the Salem Championship Stampede Rodeo brings the perfect mix of sporting event and family entertainment. When the 2023 edition of the rodeo rides back into Salem, fans can expect more of the same non-stop excitement they have come to love. Additional information can be found at: https://www.salemciviccenter.com/Events/ArtMID/1693/ArticleID/2687/Stampede-Championship-Rodeo
- The Salem City Council will meet Nov. 28 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Salem City Hall Council Chambers at 114 N. Broad Street in Salem.
- The Salem City Council will meet Dec. 12 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Salem City Hall Council Chambers at 114 N. Broad Street in Salem.
- The Salem City School Board will meet from 7-9 p.m. Dec. 13.
- The Salem Planning Commission will meet Dec. 14 from 7-7:30 p.m. in the Salem City Hall Council Chambers at 114 N. Broad Street in Salem.