Pulaski Happenings

August 1, 2014

YMCA SWIM CLUB

SPLASH into summer by joining the new YMCA Swim Club

The YMCA is excited to announce the beginning of their brand new Gators & Sharks Swim Club! The club will serve swimmers with skill levels from beginner to experienced team swimmers between the ages of 6-17 and you do not have to be a current Y member to try-out. This program is designed as a stepping stone for all those who desire to pursue a future in swimming at the high school, collegiate or professional level. Every swimmer will be taught the values of respect and sportsmanship through the club.

The first session will begin June 1st and last until August 31st with Gators swimming Mondays 6-7 p.m. and Saturdays 8-9 a.m. Sharks will take the water Mondays 5:30-7 p.m., Thursdays 5:30-7 p.m. and Saturdays 8- 9:30 a.m. For pricing and further information come see us at the Y today!

 

Date: August 1, 2014

JACKSON PARK CONCERT SERIES

Jackson Park Concert Series 2014

Date: August 1, 2014

CLASSIC MOTION PICTURES AT PULASKI THEATRE

Friday, August 1st – First Friday Classic Movie – “Blazing Saddles”
This 1974 Mel Brooks Comedy stars Gene Wilder, Cleavon Little, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn and is rated R.

Doors open at 6:30pm.
The movie begins at 7pm.
Admission is $5.

The Ultimate Western Spoof. A town where everyone seems to be named Johnson is in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, Hedley Lemar (Korman), a politically connected nasty person, sends in his henchmen to make the town unlivable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor. Hedley convinces him to send the town the first Black sheriff in the west. Bart is a sophisticated urbanite who will have some difficulty winning over the townspeople.

 

Friday, September 5th – First Friday Classic Movie – “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest”
This 1975 Drama stars Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, and Michael Berryman and is rated R.

Doors open at 6:30pm.
The movie starts at 7pm.
Admission is $5.

McMurphy (Nicholson) has a criminal past and has once again gotten himself into trouble with the law. To escape labor duties in prison, McMurphy pleads insanity and is sent to a mental ward. Once here, McMurphy both endures and stands witness to the abuse and degradation of the oppressive Nurse Ratched (Fletcher), who gains superiority and power through the flaws of the other inmates. McMurphy and the other inmates band together to make a rebellious stance against the atrocious Nurse.

 

Friday, October 3rd – First Friday Classic Movie – “The Sting”
Starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford, and Robert Shaw in this 1973 Comedy Crime Drama rated PG.

Doors open at 6:30pm.
The movie starts at 7pm.
Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and under.

In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.

 

Check out http://www.pulaskitheatre.org/ for more details plus other  events at the Pulaski Theatre.

Pulaski Theatre
14 West Main Street
Pulaski, VA  24301
(540) 994-9555

Date: August 1, 2014

WINE DOWN FRIDAYS AT THE MERC

Come enjoy live music, appetizers and our chef’s inspired choice of entrees.  We also feature a large selection of Virginia wines and craft beer.  A great place to unwind on a Friday night.

5:00pm till 9:00pm.

 

The Draper Mercantile and Trading Company
3054 Greenbriar Road (Va. Route 658)
Draper, VA 24324
540-994-5659

Date: August 1, 2014

August 2, 2014

HILLBILLY OPRY

Call ahead to confirm as this event may not occur on some Saturdays !!!

Hours: 7:30pm to 10:30pm.
Admission: Fee Charged
Handicap Accessible

The Hillbilly Opry features music played by local bluegrass and old-time bands.  A small admission fee is charged.  There is a café on the grounds and camping with hookups is available.

Contact: Mike McGuire at 540-674-5561;   Hillbilly Opry @ facebook.com

Location: McGuire’s Family Campground

4925 State Park Road
Dublin, VA  24084
 
From Interstate 81, take Exit 101 onto State Park Road (Va. Route 660) toward Claytor Lake State Park. You will come to McGuire’s Family Campground.
Date: August 2, 2014

2014 PULASKI TOWN “CRUISE IN” (COMPLETE SCHEDULE)

The Town of Pulaski will again this year be hosting the antique and classic car, truck, and motorcycle Cruise Ins on May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2 and September 6.

On May 3, June 7, July 5, and September 6 the event will be held on Main Street from 4-8 p.m.

On August 2 the event will be held at the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum at 51 Commerce Street.

On May 3, the Magic Moments Band will be performing.  Food Vendors and Door Prizes available.

On June 7, the Breeze Brothers will be performing.  Food Vendors and Door Prizes available.

On July 5, the Traditions will be performing.  Food Vendors and Door Prizes available.

 

Contact: 540-994-8627

Website: Event Website http://pulaskitown.org

Location: Downtown Pulaski

Date: August 2, 2014

PULASKI FLEA MARKET

Every Saturday April to October.

8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Commerce Street in the downtown Pulaski Plaza area next to Jackson Park.

Call 540-994-1117 for more information.

Date: August 2, 2014

August 3, 2014

PULASKI MARINERS BASEBALL AT CALFEE PARK

Watch the Pulaski Mariners go up against a competing Appalachian League team today at historic Calfee Park of Pulaski  (See Event Website for details).

Scheduled game times are 7 p.m. except 4 p.m. on July 4th.

NOTICE: All schedules are subject to change without notice and are also subject to variations due to weather.

Tickets:  General Admission: $5;  Reserved Seating: $7;  Season Pass: $125  ($30, $40 and $60 books available).

Concessions provided.

Contact: 540-980-1070.

Website: Event Website
http://pulaskimariners.net

Location: Calfee Park of Pulaski

700 South Washington Avenue (U.S. Route 11)
Pulaski,VA 24301
From Exit 94 off of Interstate 81, proceed north on Va. Route 99 to U.S. Route 11 (Washington Avenue) in downtown Pulaski. Turn left and proceed south on U.S. Route 11 for approximately 1 mile to the ballpark at 700 South Washington Avenue.
From Exit 89 off of Interstate 81, proceed north on U.S. Route 11 for approximately 5 miles over Draper Mountain to the ballpark at 700 South Washington Avenue.
Date: August 3, 2014

August 4, 2014

PULASKI MARINERS BASEBALL AT CALFEE PARK

Watch the Pulaski Mariners go up against a competing Appalachian League team today at historic Calfee Park of Pulaski  (See Event Website for details).

Scheduled game times are 7 p.m. except 4 p.m. on July 4th.

NOTICE: All schedules are subject to change without notice and are also subject to variations due to weather.

Tickets:  General Admission: $5;  Reserved Seating: $7;  Season Pass: $125  ($30, $40 and $60 books available).

Concessions provided.

Contact: 540-980-1070.

Website: Event Website
http://pulaskimariners.net

Location: Calfee Park of Pulaski

700 South Washington Avenue (U.S. Route 11)
Pulaski,VA 24301
From Exit 94 off of Interstate 81, proceed north on Va. Route 99 to U.S. Route 11 (Washington Avenue) in downtown Pulaski. Turn left and proceed south on U.S. Route 11 for approximately 1 mile to the ballpark at 700 South Washington Avenue.
From Exit 89 off of Interstate 81, proceed north on U.S. Route 11 for approximately 5 miles over Draper Mountain to the ballpark at 700 South Washington Avenue.
Date: August 4, 2014

August 5, 2014

PULASKI MARINERS BASEBALL AT CALFEE PARK

Watch the Pulaski Mariners go up against a competing Appalachian League team today at historic Calfee Park of Pulaski  (See Event Website for details).

Scheduled game times are 7 p.m. except 4 p.m. on July 4th.

NOTICE: All schedules are subject to change without notice and are also subject to variations due to weather.

Tickets:  General Admission: $5;  Reserved Seating: $7;  Season Pass: $125  ($30, $40 and $60 books available).

Concessions provided.

Contact: 540-980-1070.

Website: Event Website
http://pulaskimariners.net

Location: Calfee Park of Pulaski

700 South Washington Avenue (U.S. Route 11)
Pulaski,VA 24301
From Exit 94 off of Interstate 81, proceed north on Va. Route 99 to U.S. Route 11 (Washington Avenue) in downtown Pulaski. Turn left and proceed south on U.S. Route 11 for approximately 1 mile to the ballpark at 700 South Washington Avenue.
From Exit 89 off of Interstate 81, proceed north on U.S. Route 11 for approximately 5 miles over Draper Mountain to the ballpark at 700 South Washington Avenue.
Date: August 5, 2014
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