Events Buzzing Week of July 30

One of the south's most popular bands is in our area this weekend, and if you love to dance to great beach and soul music you don't want to miss this. The Craig Woolard Band is performing Thursday, August 2 at Elmwood Park in Roanoke. The band is great live and always gets people on their feet. They also sing Motown, R&B, classic rock and some country music. That's 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. and tickets are $6. Get more information here.{}

Roanoke is also hosting the Virginia Mountain Peach Festival this weekend. Come out for tasty peach desserts, local craft vendors and live music. There will also be kid games and a petting zoo! The festival will run August 2-4 at Elmwood Park. That's 10 am..-7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Speaking of peaches - Peaks of Otter Winery is also bringing out its fruit. This weekend you can sample peaches, nectarines and apples they use to make some of its wine. Of course there will also be wine tasting. You can even bring a picnic out there and go say hi to their farm animals. That's Friday through Sunday for the next couple of weekends.