February 23, 2017

Keeping Oral Tradition Alive

The Danville Public Library presents Keeping Oral Tradition Alive: A Storytelling Concert with Fred Motley. From 6-7 PM on February 23rd, join Mr. Motley for an evening of stories, rhymes, and songs from around the world with an extra dash of African American seasoning that celebrates families, community, history, and passing along wisdom.

January 19, 2017

Pittsylvania County 250th Kick-off

Celebrate the 250th anniversary of Pittsylvania County with music and a movie screening of The Crossing of the Dan at the Gretna Theatre on January 19th at 6:30pm.

February 2, 2017

Symposium for a Shared History

Held on the afternoon and evening of February 2nd at the River District Event Center (136 South Ridge Street, Danville), the Symposium for a Shared History encourages dialogue for developing a collective vision for the future of Dan River Region’s history.

January 15, 2017

MLK Sunday Supper

Join us for beer and conversation on Sunday January 15th at 3:30-5:00pm at 2 Witches Brewery. Our discussion will feature special guest Brendan Wolfe, managing editor at Encyclopedia Virginia, who will frame our conversation with an exploration of Danville’s history of fraught race relations and struggle for civil rights, beginning with the 1883 Danville Race Riot.