Activities in Roanoke

One, Two, or Three Years of Online Guitar or Bass Lessons from Dangerous Guitar (Up to 91% Off)

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

$134.55 $18

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Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Downtown

A two-hour walking tour covers Roanoke's most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

$50 $25

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Cookbook-Making Software with 5 or 10 Optional Cookbooks from The Great Family Cookbook Project (Up to 83% Off)

The Great Family Cookbook Project

Online Deal

The software compiles family recipes, photos, and stories and transforms them into full-color cookbooks with custom layouts and covers

$99.95 $19.99

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at the Berglund Center on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7 p.m. (40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Berglund Center

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$72.80 $44

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Admission for Two or Four to O. Winston Link Museum or History Museum of Western Virginia (Up to 52% Off)

History Museum of Western Virginia

Multiple Locations

Two museums explore 10,000 years of Native American heritage via ancient artifacts, and more recent locomotive history through photographs

$15 $8

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10 or 20 Children's or Adult Martial-Arts Classes with Uniform at Lindamood's Martial Arts Center (85% Off)

Lindamoods Martial Arts Center

Roanoke

Students kick and punch their way through classes in Korean tae kwon do, kickboxing, and Brazilian jujitsu

$235 $35

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$30 for $120 Worth of Kickboxing Lessons — Oma Training Center

Optimum Martial Arts

Vinton

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$120 $30

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One Month Adult, Child, or Family Membership to Elliott's Family Karate Academy (Up to 65% Off)

Elliott's Family Karate Academy

Cave Spring

Students of all ages learn self-defense and discipline with a month of karate lessons

$150 $59

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While stationed on Long Island to conduct secret war research for the U.S. government during World War II, O. Winston Link started snapping photographs of the Long Island Railroad tracks behind his lab. Eager to capture large-scale railroad pictures at night, he built his own customized flash equipment. After the war, Link harnessed that creative curiosity by spending five years photographing the Norfolk and Western Railway, the last large steam-powered American railroad. From his 20 trips to the railway's tracks in four states, Link collected 2,400 pictures.

His work didn't garner attention until the 1980s, when he published his first collection of railroad photos in the lauded book Steam, Steel & Stars. The West Virginia Historical Society continues to preserve his legacy with the O. Winston Link Museum, which showcases Link's Norfolk and Western project while filling in its historical context. Throughout seven galleries, patrons hear the sounds of bustling locomotive engines, adjust the lighting of an interactive diorama's photograph, and ogle Link's original photographic equipment, including flashbulbs, power boxes, and super power boxes. The museum underscores its edifying galleries with a plentitude of tours, workshops, and ongoing photography programs.

101 Shenandoah Ave NE
Roanoke,
VA
US

Perched on the banks of Smith Mountain Lake, Bridgewater Marina & Boat Rental launches and lends a variety of lake skimmers to pleasure-seeking pontooners. Peruse and patrol the waters for the elusive Bigfin from atop a four-stroke pontoon boat, whose flat deck area gives a surface for chips and dip and heated canasta competitions. Hedonists, meanwhile, can crank hydroplaning into high gear with a runabout ski-boat rental that?when brought up to speed?can quickly dry hair still soaked with Gatorade from last night's solitaire victory. Bridgewater gives pilots a free safety and instructional orientation before launching them onto the lake, and allows boaters to upgrade one-hour rentals to two hours, or even full days, for an extra fee.

16410 Booker T Washington Hwy
Moneta,
VA
US

great instructors, beautiful studio -- everyone is welcome, from beginners to experienced yogis, come take a class!

112 Kirk Ave SW
Roanoke,
VA
US

Aquatic Adventures’ staff of lifelong instructors and competitive swimmers transforms young fins into formidable flippers over the course of a month. Group lessons are divided into six class levels. Green guppies can wet their feet in the Seal program, which acquaints them with basic swimming skills in the shallower depths, and Walrus-level classes build on the basics to foster independence in swimmers who are comfortable putting their faces in the water, floating, and socializing with trout. Freestyle, backstrokes, and breath control constitute the Ice Fish curriculum, before the Macaroni Penguin program prepares youngsters for endurance swimming with longer distance practice and deep-water-diving skills. Children already privy to the secrets of the deep can enroll in advanced Polar Bear clinics that aim to further refine their skills through a focus on competitive swimming strokes and salmon hunting.

2005 Electric Rd
Roanoke,
VA
US

As a center for the visual arts, we encourage a free exchange between the making of art, the display of art and the interpretation of art. Our programs endeavor to explore creativity from inspiration to presentation with the goal of engaging and intriguing our audiences.

110 Salem Ave SE
Roanoke,
VA
US

Both the Lynchburg and Roanoke locations have year round batting cages, 36 holes of championship miniature golf, the best gameroom around with the largest prize center in the area. The Lynchburg facility has go-karts and bumper boats.

6801 Peters Creek Rd
Roanoke,
VA
US