Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What Is Democracy? reflects on a word we too often take for granted. Director Astra Taylor’s idiosyncratic, philosophical journey spans millennia and continents: from ancient Athens’ groundbreaking experiment in self-government to capitalism’s roots in medieval Italy; from modern-day Greece grappling with the financial collapse and[…]
We’ve got a “twist” on the average garden party waiting for you at Dream Rock Silo & Suites in Independence! On Saturday, August 3rd, you are invited to an informal, country-chic garden party with the Arts Council of the Twin Counties. Featuring the cool jazz of the Crooked Road Jazz Trio and delicious appetizers and[…]
June 14th 10 am – 11 am: Seed Bomb Lollipops June 21st 10 am – 11 am: Nature Crowns June 23rd 2 pm – 5 pm: Ice cream Social Fundraiser. Celebrate Dairy Month with our 3rd Annual Ice cream social fundraiser Sunday June 23 from 2-5pm. We close down Courthouse Street and serve ice Cream[…]
Regret to announce we have postponed the River Cleanup scheduled for this Saturday the 15th due to current river conditions. We have rescheduled this annual event to Saturday September 14th. -Keith Andrews Join the New River Conservation Club for a River Clean Up! 8am-1pm, 7107 Riverside Dr, Fries, VA 24330 Everyone Welcome! Teams, families, youth[…]
As the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Independence disbanded recently, they gave their remaining funds to a few local non-profits. The Free Market received a check for $750, a huge show of support for our mission. We are grateful for their generosity and will be thoughtful in how we use the funds they have entrusted to[…]
Join LandCare for a potluck dinner at Matthews Farm! Bring a dish to share and join us to learn more about Matthews Farm’s many programs and volunteer opportunities! 476 White Pine Rd, Galax, VA 24333-3532
U-pick black raspberries and blueberries, refreshments, hayrides and more! 3352 Battlefield Drive, Independence, VA 24348 276-773-2191 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Come to the Market and see what’s cooking today!. Learn how to cook fresh, local food. Samples are available and donations are appreciated.