Archive for May, 2013

130 Jackson Improved By Local Arts Initiative

Posted: 31st May 2013 by 130jackson in Local Interests

Local artists have been painting murals all across downtown Blacksburg.  The initiative behind this is both a beautifying project as well as anti-graffiti.  130 Jackson has been subject to being tagged a number of times, which makes the effort to beautify the town that much more exciting and personal.  The current project has given the […]

Downtown Blacksburg, Inc

Posted: 29th May 2013 by 130jackson in Party

One of the groups 130 Jackson has had the privilege of working with is Downtown Blacksburg, Inc.  According to its website, DBI is an association of merchants, property owners, and downtown advocates whose mission is to sustain a dynamic, vital, and diverse community through marketing, events, economic development, and leadership. We are excited to host […]

Happy Memorial Day

Posted: 27th May 2013 by 130jackson in Uncategorized

Below is an excerpt from Wikipedia concerning today’s holiday: Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday which occurs every year on the final Monday of May. Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it originated […]

New Life

Posted: 24th May 2013 by 130jackson in Religious

In 2009, 130 Jackson was opened to the public.  The venue is leased and operated by New Life Christian Fellowship.  NLCF’s community congregation, New Life, meets every Sunday during the year at 10am in the venue.  If you’re looking for a local church, check out New Life’s website for more information. This week, New Life […]

We’re On Facebook!

Posted: 23rd May 2013 by 130jackson in Uncategorized

130 Jackson is on Facebook!  Take a few minutes to check us out there.  Also, feel free to “Like” us, too! There are pictures of some of our latest events, local art, and venue layouts.  We will use our page to keep you posted on upcoming public events and share interesting facts and events around […]