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ATTENTION VOTER: Important Information regarding Absentee Voting for the 2019 General Election Begins Friday


Public Notice:  Please take note that at the Board of Supervisors regular meeting on October 21, 2019 has been rescheduled for October 28, 2019, beginning at 7:00 pm; a work session beginning at 5:00 pm has been added that night as well.  Both meetings will be held in the Boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office, 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA.


Public Notice: Please take notice the Board of Supervisors has added a Worksession on October 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office, 122 E. Main Street, Bedford, VA for a presentation regarding the Smith Mountain Lake Center and a discussion regarding CAD RMS software.  (The Regular Meeting already scheduled for the same evening at 7:00 pm will still be held as well.)

Public Notice: Please take note the Board of Supervisors November 7, 2019 CIP work session with the School Board has been moved to November 14, 2019, beginning at 5:00 pm. This meeting will be held in the Ground Floor Meeting Room of the Bedford County Administration Building, 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA.

The entire list of Board meetings for the remainder of the year is as follows:

  • October            28th        Work session at 5:00 pm; Regular Meeting at 7:00 pm (both meetings will be in the Boardroom) (moved from 10/21)
  • November       14th      (Thursday) CIP Work Session with School Board– beginning at 5:00 pm (moved from 11/7)
  •                         25th       Regular Meeting

December        9th        Regular Meeting (Work Session 5:00 to 6:30 pm)

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Cancellations:

All Parks and Recreation Basketball games are cancelled for Saturday, January 12, 2019.

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Bedford County Parks & Recreation Trips Program

2019 TRIPS


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.

Lunch Trip
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”
Rock Churches of Blue Ridges Buffalo Mountain
Saturday, September 7

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.

 

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.