Upcoming events at The Glebe
Call us at 866-376-8990 to reserve your spot for one of these exciting events.
10th Anniversary Celebration and Gathering
Thursday, October 1st 1:00 PM
Dr. Ben Burks, Executive Director of The Glebe, will share and celebrate the story of our amazing community as well as our vision for the future. The Honorable Terry Austin, Member of the Virginia House of Delegates, will speak about the role of The Glebe in Botetourt County. Seasonal refreshments will be served and tours will be available immediately following the program.
The Real Christopher Columbus
Monday, October 12th, 2:00 PM
Presented by Dr. Ed Lynch
We’ve all heard the story of how Columbus “sailed the ocean blue” and discovered America. But much of what we have been told simply is not true. In this presentation, we’ll look at the real story behind one of the most remarkable feats in human history, and see that in this case, the truth truly is stranger than fiction.
Creating a More Modern Virginia — Looking Back Across Our Own Lifetimes
(Part 3 of 3, Virginia History Glebe Scholar Series)
Tuesday, November 10th, 10:30 AM
Presented by Peter Wallenstein
Dr. Peter Wallenstein, an award winning professor of history at Virginia Tech and author of Cradle of America: A History of Virginia, presents Creating a More Modern Virginia — Looking Back Across Our Own Lifetimes.
Irving Berlin, a Patriotic Tribute
Friday, November 13th, 3:00 PM
Presented by Patty Carver
Widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history, Irving Berlin’s compositions form a large part of The Great American Songbook. From Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Always, and There’s No Business Like Show Business, to This Is the Army, Oh How I Hate To Get Up In the Morning, and God Bless America, Irving Berlin has written some of the most popular American music of all time.
The Aircraft Carrier, A Brief History
Monday, December 7th, 10:30 AM
Presented by Tom Copenhaver
On a day when many of us remember the loss of life and devastation resulting from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, retired U.S. Navy Captain Tom Copenhaver shares a brief history of the aircraft carrier with a focus on the modern super carrier.
A Bouknight & Wiley Family Christmas
Saturday, December 12th, 3:00 PM
Maestro David Stewart Wiley of the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and rising string stars Mara and Misha Wiley join beloved vocalists Philip and Tara Bouknight for a program of holiday favorites, sure to put you in the Christmas spirit.