Local Events

Historical Foundation Tour Features Greenway Court
The Lynchburg Historical Foundation invites you to enjoy a tour of six homes on Sunday, September 23 from 1-5 p.m. in the neighborhood of Greenway Court. Off Boonsboro Road just past Trents Ferry Road, the area was developed in the late 1920s through the 1930s. Once considered “the real country,” this area features many Williamsburg cottage-style homes. Homes on the tour include:

Tickets are $20 and are available through lynchburgtickets.com, the Lynchburg Visitor Information Center, or on the day of the tour at tents on the corner of Boonsboro Road and Greenway Court. For more information, call the foundation office at (434) 528-5353.

 

Renowned Designer to Visit The Columns
Simon Chang, one of Canada’s top fashion designers whose creations regularly appear in fashion magazines, is coming to town this fall. On September 28 and 29, the designer will visit The Columns in Forest to showcase his upcoming collection. Each season, he releases a womenswear collection of some 300 pieces, along with licensed products ranging from eyeglasses and swimwear to paint. Local businesswoman Debra McCabe, owner of The Columns, and Simon have been colleagues for a number of years, sharing a mutual respect for fashion and entrepreneurship. He invited Debra to Montreal last fall to see the operation of his business and to exchange ideas; during that trip, Debra and Simon decided to host an event together in Forest featuring a fashion show and trunk show.

A reception and fashion show will be held at The Columns on Friday, September 28. On Saturday, September 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Columns will host a meet and greet with Simon as well as a trunk show featuring selections available for purchase exclusively at this event. For more information about the event, contact The Columns at (434) 525-7501. To learn more about Simon Chang Concepts, Inc., visit www.simonchang.com.

 

Ghost Walk Delights with Historic Haunts
Enjoy an evening strolling Historic Downtown Main Street with a guide that will inform and entertain you with stories of the haunts of days gone by. The walks will start at the City Market, and will be held on the evenings of October 25, 26 and 27 (no rain dates). Tickets will go on sale at 6 p.m. each night at the site on a first-come, first-served basis; space is limited in walks. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 11 years and younger. Reservations are available for groups of 10 or more. Sponsored by Whitten Funeral Home, this event benefits Lynch’s Landing and the Lynchburg Historical Foundation. For more information or to make a group reservation, call the foundation office at (434) 528-5353.

 

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