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June 2018

Star City Motor Madness: Car and Truck Show

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Downtown Roanoke, VA 24011 United States
Free

Car and truck show with 400 vehicles expected from antiques to hot rods to motorcycles! Show held on Jefferson St. between Campbell Ave. and Elm Ave., on Franklin Road between Jefferson St. and Williamson Road and at Elmwood Park.

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Star City Motor Madness After Party

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
$5

Enjoy live music by "Touch of Class" featuring Jerome Claytor. See Posts. They play the best of Motown, Rhythm and Blues, Shag, and Dance music. Food will be provided by "Don Ho's On the Go". See Posts. A Beer Garden will be on site and there will also be a Pin-up Contest. To register for the pin-up contest send an email to: events@vmt.org Contest judging at 7pm with prizes to the top 3.All Are Welcome, Entrants and Public Alike. Bring a folding…

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Preschool Summer Camp – Terrific Transportation!–JUNE SESSION FULL!

June 25 @ 10:00 am - June 29 @ 12:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL! Please join us for the July sessions! Join us for a summer of transportation filled fun! The Virginia Museum of Transportation is pleased to offer Terrific Transportation! for preschool aged students. This camp will offer a variety of educational, hands-on activities within our museum galleries. Terrific Transportation! runs June 25 - 29, 2018. Programming lasts from 10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. Cost per student is $80 for members, $90 for non-members. Click here to register We're…

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July 2018

Car-B-Que

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

Cruise-in by the Tracks in the Rail Yard of the Virginia Museum of Transportation. If you bring a car, free admission for you! $5 admission for all others. Complete access to tour Museum. In the Rail Yard: Cars, Music, 50/50 Raffle, Don Ho's On The Go BBQ, and more! Next event: August 24.   Special thanks to our sponsor

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Preschool Summer Camp – Roads, Rails & Runways – CAMP FULL

July 30 @ 10:00 am - August 3 @ 12:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

CAMP FULL Join us for a summer of transportation filled fun! The Virginia Museum of Transportation is pleased to offer Roads, Rails & Runways for preschool aged students. This camp will offer a variety of educational, hands-on activities within our museum galleries. Roads, Rails & Runways runs July 30 - August 3, 2018. Programming lasts from 10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. Cost per student is $80 for members, $90 for non-members.  

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August 2018

Grandparents Appreciation Day

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

Celebrate Grandparent’s Day at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.  We have offerings for lovers of all things air, road and rails. Free admission for Grandparents and children under three.  Gifts for the first 250 kids compliments of AARP Free ice cream from 11am - 2pm or while supply lasts Cactus Joe train rides Vintage diesel train rides by the Roanoke Chapter of the NRHS  (additional $3 per person) Corn hole Photo booth by Taylored Images Face painting Little Critters Traveling Petting Zoo (11am 4pm)…

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Car-B-Que

August 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

Cruise-in by the Tracks in the Rail Yard of the Virginia Museum of Transportation.  If you bring a car, free admission for you plus one passenger. $5 admission for all others. Cars, live music by Dave Porter, 50/50 raffle, Master Sergeant's BBQ food truck, beer and wine garden, and more!   To hear a preview of Dave Porter, visit https://www.daveporterband.com/videos You can also check out Dave at http://facebook.com/daveporterband and http://instagram.com/daveporterband/           Thank you to our sponsor for making this…

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Five-Year Anniversary Celebration of Wings Over Virginia Aviation Gallery

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

Come join us to celebrate the five-Year anniversary of the Wings Over Virginia Aviation Gallery! With special guest Dr. Peter L. Jakab, the chief curator of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Special thanks to our sponsor for this event: Whenever your travel plans call for flight, check Roanoke Regional Airport first.  

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September 2018

2nd Annual Racin’ and Roddin’: Celebrating the Life of Curtis Turner

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

Come see the classic racing automobiles including dragsters, NASCAR and more at our invitational car show in the rail yard.  Some of your favorites from last year along with new cars from long ago along with rising stars! In front of the museum will be a tribute to NASCAR legend, Curtis Turner - meet special guests who raced alongside Turner, see their cars and get their autographs!  Special opportunity to view the movie about Turner's life and additional footage of interviews about Turner.…

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Porsche 912 East Cost Rendezvous

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States

See 35 envy-inspiring Porsche 912s at the Virginia Museum of Transportation! This event has been postponed due to Hurricane Florence. Stay tuned for a new date!  We are proud to welcome the 2018 Porsche 912 Rendezvous owners and enthusiasts from around the East Coast to the Virginia Museum of Transportation! On Saturday, September 15, 2018, approximately 35 Porsches will be parked in front of the museum from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. The Rendezvous is being hosted by the 912 Registry, an international classic car club…

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