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The Scene June 11

Apple Ridge Farms Party on Franklin and 3rd Annual High Heel Race

June 13 at 5:00PM

On Franklin Road near Suntrust

Featuring music by the Ministers of Soul, beer and BBQ will be sold on site! The Best High Heels will win prizes, and it will all benefit Apple Ridge Farm's Send a Kid To Camp! Men and Women can both come out to race in high heels. It’s fun for everyone and all for a great cause. For more information or to register for the race, please visit www.appleridge.org.

2013 Virginia Blues and Jazz Festival

June 13 through June 15

Garth Newel Music Center

Enjoy three great days of music on the side of Warm Springs Mountain. Friday, enjoy an intimate evening of jazz in the concert hall with songwriter and jazz vocalist Rene Marie. Saturday, bring your blanket and chair for the outdoor festival on the lawn featuring The Bert Carlson Quartet, Nikki Hill, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and Joe Louis Walker. Sunday, enjoy a jazz brunch with hot club of Detroit featuring special guest Cyrille Aimee. For more information, please visit www.garthnewel.org.

Science Museum of Western Virginia Butterfly Ball and King Tut Exhibit Opening

June 14

Science Museum of Western Virginia

On June 14, the Science Museum debuts two spectacular events for our region: THE BUTTERFLY BALL and TUTANKHAMUM: “Wonderful Things from the Pharaoh’s Tomb.” Featuring 124 replicas of the Pharaoh’s legendary treasures, this popular traveling exhibit will be our signature attraction through Jan. 4, 2015. Experience both by attending The Butterfly Ball! Admission is $125/person. Proceeds benefit the Science Museum. For more information, please call (540)342-5710 or visit www.smwv.org.

4th Annual Wine Trail of Botetourt County Summer Concert Series: The Rarely Available Band

June 15

Virginia Mountain Vineyards

The Wine Trail of Botetourt County presents the Fourth Annual Summer Concert Series with three family-friendly, outdoor concerts. This year will feature all three wineries at each venue, allowing for more variety and the ability to sample the entire Wine Trail of Botetourt County at one location. Botetourt County’s first micro-brewery, Flying Mouse Brewery, will also be included throughout the series. Bring your chairs and blankets, but most importantly, bring yourselves out to these great events happening in the beautiful Alleghany and Blue Ridge Mountains of Botetourt County.  June 15 and August 9 concerts will have tickets available on the day of the show at each winery concert location only. Seating is limited so get there early. Food will be available on site. No outside alcoholic beverages allowed per ABC regulations. For more information, please visit www.botetourtwinetrail.com.

Roanoke Valley Horse Show

June 16 through June 21

Salem Civic Center

The Roanoke Valley Horse Show is a non-profit volunteer organization that seeks to improve our Valley through its annual $13 million economic impact, and by donating the profits to health and human service organizations in our region. Proceeds are also directed to equine, environmental and conservancy causes. The Roanoke Valley Horse Show was established in 1972 by the Roanoke Valley Horsemen's Association. It has since become the longest running professional sporting event in the Roanoke Valley and one of the top horse shows in the nation. Rated the highest level of competition in horse shows (AA) by the United States Equestrian Federation, the show awards more than $250,000 in total cash and prizes. The Roanoke Valley Horse Show has been honored with the United States Equestrian Federation’s designation as a USEF Heritage Competition, the highest honor currently held by any Federation horse show. Every year, the RVHS features Hunter, Jumper, Racking, Roadster, Saddlebred,  & Western Divisions; Barrel Races, Children's Stick Horse Classic, Jack Russell Terrier Races, and the $50,000 Grand Prix. For more information, please visit www.roanokevalleyhorseshow.com.

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