Events in and near the Town of Damascus
Announcements for Damascus residents and groups
conducting fund-raisers and other civic activities.
To have your civic, non-profit event listed here contact
the webmaster or write to the Town Clerk at
PO Box 576, Damascus VA 24236.
(This page is for events taking place in the area between Alvarado and Whitetop,
or within a short distance of Damascus, Virginia.)
For local notices related to town business click on this line.
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Damascus Events and Festivals
1st Annual LAUREL CREEK CLASSIC - $10,000 TROUT CONTEST
September 20, 2014 - One Day Fishing for Prizes and Money!
ONE TROUT IS WORTH $10,000!!!!
$40 Entry Fee
*Virginia Fishing License Required*
*No Trout Stamp Required*
Start Time: Daylight - End Time: 6:00 PM
Damascus Fire Department
Register at Hooked
605 E. 5th Street, Damascus, VA 24236
9th Annual Veterans Memorial Cruise-In
October 4, Food City Shopping Center
Entry Fee $ 12.00,
includes 2 tickets for grand prize
Organized by Discover Damascus Club
and Veterans Memorial Committee
Sponsored by Food City, and area businesses.
Registration 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Awards @ 3:00 PM
Food, Music, Door Prizes, 50/50
For More Info phone 276-475-5112 or 423-384-1886
The Townwide Yard Sale takes place the Saturday before Mother's Day
Trails Days is in May, the Weekend after Mother's Day
July 4th Celebration takes place in the late afternoon and evening of July 3
The Iron Mountain 50-mile Trail Run: Tentative date, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
Some events in neighboring communities
(This section is for events within a short drive of Damascus and which feature activities related to
Whitetop Mountain Maple Festival:
Last weekend in March
Whitetop Mountain Ramp Festival:
Third Sunday in May
Highlands Fall Festival: Last weekend in September
Whitetop Mountain Molasses Festival:
Second Sunday in October
2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month
6:30 p.m. - Town Hall
Neighborhood Watch meeting
Last Thursday of every month at 7 pm at the Town Hall.
Call 475-3341 for information.
Funds are currently being raised by the VFW, the American Legion,
and the local
volunteer group Discover Damascus
to establish a Veterans Memorial for the town.
The location, which is being cleared now,
is on property along Beaverdam Creek
next to the town park.
Contributions may be made at Town Hall, or at the Bank of Damascus.