Speaker Series


To purchase tickets, please make your selection below or call: 540.837.1856
or email: info@visitlongbranch.org

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Entire Speaker Series

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Speaker Series 2023


Stay informed with our popular and informative Speaker Series!

Our adventures in learning in 2023 will include topics such as environmental preservation, local history, architecture and sports as well as a presentation of poetry and short stories by local authors. Please join us as we continue to expand our horizons!

Here’s the Winter 2023 line-up:

  1. Sunday, February 19 : Dr. Russ McKelway "The Blue Ridge Wildlife Center: Progress and Promise".

  2. Sunday, February 26 : Wendell Hawken "A Modern American Poetry Sampler".

  3. Sunday, March 5 : Keith Patterson "90% Half True - A Collection of Short Stories".

  4. Sunday, March 12: Maral S. Kalbian "Clarke County, Virginia: History Through Architecture". (NEW 4PM TALK NOW AVAILABLE! Please call 540-837-1856 to confirm. Book signing afterwards.)

  5. Sunday, March 19: Len Shapiro "Tales From a Wandering Sports Writer".

  6. Sunday, March 26: October Greenfield "Piedmont Environmental Council's Virginia Grassland Bird Initiative".

  • All talks begin at 6:00 pm and last approximately one hour, including time for questions and comments from the audience.
  • Cash or check accepted at the door/please call the office in advance for reservations.
  • Refreshments served half hour prior.
  • Book signings take place after the talks.