All Parks and Recreation Basketball games are cancelled for Saturday, January 12, 2019.
Parks and Recreation held the annual Senior Christmas Social yesterday at the Bedford Moose Lodge. Seniors enjoyed bluegrass and Christmas music from the Blue Collar Boys, refreshments, door prizes, Christmas bingo and even a visit from Santa Claus himself!
The Bedford County Parks and Recreation Department offers various day and overnight trips throughout the year for Bedford County residents. The BCPRD has an 18 passenger bus and access to small passenger vans for transportation on county sponsored trips. The BCPRD also sponsors some overnight and day trips with the use of larger charter buses in partnership with travel agencies.
Thursday, August 8 – Great 611 Steak House
Cost is $5.00 per person per trip unless otherwise noted. Lunch will be on your own. All lunch trips depart the Westgate Shopping Center at 11:00 a.m. Your seat is confirmed when payment is received and seats are assigned in the order payment is received. For further information, please contact the Bedford County Parks and Recreation Department at (540) 586-7682.
Cheese Shop Trip
Thursday, August 15
Bedford County Parks & Recreation will sponsor a trip to the Cheese Shop in Stuarts Draft on Thursday, August 15. We will also visit the Little Debbie Outlet and the Shenandoah Farmers Market in Mt. Crawford. Lunch will be at the Wood Grill Restaurant. Cost per person is $25.00 which includes your transportation on the Parks & Rec bus and lunch at the Wood Grill. Call Bedford County Parks & Rec at 586-7682 for additional information or stop by our office at 1257 County Farm Rd. Payment must accompany registration. Bus will depart at 8:00 a.m. from the Westgate Shopping Center.
Historic Lynchburg Tour
Thursday, August 29
Join Bedford County Parks and Recreation as we tour historic sites in Lynchburg, VA. We will make a stop at the Lynchburg Museum where you will learn about the history and culture of Lynchburg and the surrounding area. We will also stop at Historic Sandusky where you will learn how they are preserving the history of the civil war and 19th century American life. In between we will stop for lunch in downtown lynchburg (on your own). Cost is $10.00 per participant. Bus will depart the Westgate shopping center at 9:30 a.m.
“The Man Who Moved A Mountain”
Join us on Saturday, September 7, as we travel to Floyd, VA and the Blue Ridge Parkway. We will focus on the four of the six historical rock churches built by the Rev. Bob Childress. Price per person is $10.00 and includes transportation on the County Recreation Bus, and tour of four historical rock churches. We will stop in Floyd, VA for lunch (on your own). For more information, or to register, please call 586-7682 or stop by the Recreation office at 1257 County Farm Rd. Bedford. Bus will depart the Westgate shopping center at 8:30 a.m.
Rock Churches of Blue Ridges Buffalo Mountain
Saturday, September 7
Virginia Dare Cruise
Tuesday, September 24th
Bedford County Parks and Recreation will sponsor a trip on the Virginia Dare Cruise on Tuesday, September 24. Come enjoy the beautiful fall scenery on Smith Mountain Lake while enjoying good food, drink and a festive atmosphere. The enclosed decks have large panoramic windows, so you won’t miss any of the lake’s interesting sights. Cost per person is $50.00 which includes transportation and food on the Virginia Dare. Call Bedford County Parks & Rec at 586-7682 for additional information or stop by our office at 1257 County Farm Rd. Payment must accompany registration. Bus will depart at 11:00 a.m. from the Westgate Shopping Center.
Green Valley Book Fair
Thursday, October 10
Join us on Thursday, October 10 as we travel to Mt. Crawford, VA. Located just south of Harrisonburg, Virginia, in the heart of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the Green Valley Book Fair is a discount book outlet store featuring over 500,000 new books at incredible bargain prices. Save 60% to 90% off retail on over 40,000 different titles in more than 60 different categories – including fiction, history, health and self-help, children’s books, religion, science, sports, cooking, gardening, crafts, art, reference, computer books, nature and outdoors, and more. We will also visit the Milmont Nursery and stop at the Cheese Shop in Stuarts Draft on the way home. Lunch will be at the ever popular Wood Grill. Price per person is $25.00 and includes transportation and lunch at the Wood Grill. Bus will leave the westgate shopping center at 8:00 a.m. Please call (540) 586-7682 to register. Seats are assigned when payment is received.