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Blue Ridge PBS is “On the Road Again” showcasing unique and interesting attractions and destinations that are just a short drive away.

If you’re looking for something to do, we’ll have some great ideas for you.

Bower Center for the Arts

Bedford, VA, is known for its impressive history and art scene. Come along as we visit Bower Center for the Arts.

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Museum of the Middle Appalachians, Saltville

Travel down to Saltville with us as we discover a town known for its salt deposits, but also a museum that covers history of the town all the way back to prehistoric times.

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Tank Museum, Danville, VA

Visit the one-of-a-kind Tank Museum located in Danville, VA. Relive history from all time periods and wars.

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Frontier Culture Museum, Staunton, VA

Revisit all different time periods of early America as we head to the Frontier Culture Museum in this episode of On the Road Again.

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ACADEMY CENTER OF THE ARTS, Lynchburg, VA

Blue Ridge PBS is On the Road Again at The Academy Center of the Arts. The Academy is Greater Lynchburg’s center for arts, culture, and community building. Each year, they engage tens of thousands of Central Virginians through stage events, arts education, facilities rentals, outreach, and galleries exhibits.

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AMERICAN SHAKESPEARE CENTER, Staunton, VA

Blue Ridge PBS is On the Road Again to Staunton in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley to visit the American Shakespeare Center. This classical theatre is intimate in scale and epic in imagination—creating vital, sophisticated, and accessible seasons built around a company of versatile actors performing in repertory all year round. They are a center for shared discovery by audiences, scholars, and artists of Shakespeare, his contemporaries, and classics old and new.

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MONACAN INDIAN MUSEUM, Amherst, VA

Join us as we travel the Amherst Virginia to visit the Monacan Museum where we will learn about their history and traditions. 

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RED HILL PATRICK HENRY NATIONAL MEMORIAL, Brookneal, VA

A visit to the historic homeplace of American attorney, politician, orator, and founding father, Patrick Henry. 

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CRYSTAL SPRING STEAM PUMP, Roanoke, VA

On this episode of “On the Road Again” we visit a hidden gem in the Roanoke Valley. The Crystal Spring Steam Pump is a historic steam pump engine built in 1905, and supplied Roanoke residents with cool spring water from the Crystal Spring. The pump operated continuously until 1957, and today, it is recognized as a very important part of the city’s history. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Get more information: History Museum of Western Virginia - RoanokeHistory.org

CAMERA HERITAGE MUSEUM, Staunton, VA

We are On the Road Again, and if you are a camera collector or enthusiast, you need to plan a visit to the Camera Heritage Museum in Staunton. Get more information: CameraHeritageMuseum.com, email to info@CameraHeritageMuseum.com or call (540) 886-8535.

NRV MUSHROOM CLUB

ON THE ROAD AGAIN is in Montgomery County meeting up with the New River Valley Mushroom Club. Members of this unique club forage for wild mushrooms for culinary and scientific purposes, and some do it just for fun! See what this club is all about and why fungi is such a necessary element in our ecosystem. Facebook: New River Valley Mushroom Club or email Rebecca Rader at rebeccahrader@hotmail.com

Harmony Farm Animal Sanctuary

ON THE ROAD AGAIN heads to Botetourt County for a visit to Harmony Farm Sanctuary, a sanctuary specifically designed for farm animals that have been abandoned or surrendered by their owners. Goats, pigs, horses and sheep, are just a few of the breeds that have found a safe and happy life at Harmony Farm. The sanctuary is operated by Angels of Assisi. Get more information at AngelsOfAssisi.org

Railroad Relic Garden

Blue Ridge PBS is ON THE ROAD AGAIN and this time, we’re in Lynchburg, Virginia visiting a Railroad Relic Garden. Aubrey Wiley is a life-long railroad buff, and he’s collected more than 50 vintage railroad relics, including signal lights, markers, structures, phone boxes and signs. Join us as we take a look at these unique pieces and hear from the collector himself. Get more information at aubreywileyrailroadrelicgarden.blogspot.com or vgnry43@aol.com