It’s Friday, 5 pm. Now what?
We’ve got you covered. One of the biggest advantages of living in Martinsville-Henry County is that the great-things-to-do list keeps on growing. Discover art to enlighten. Exhibits to take in. Trails to explore. Thriving local theatre. Concerts to enjoy. And the food—a variety of cuisines to savor, including everything from national chains to local favorites.
Smith River Fest
Saturday, August 21, 2021
Run, paddle, cast and bike your way to fun at Smith River Fest! Held annually at the Smith River Sports Complex in Henry County, Virginia, this event is truly a celebration of all things associated with the Smith River and our great outdoors. Ride the river, learn to fly-fish, browse vendors and challenge yourself in the […]
Rooster Walk Reunion Music & Arts Festival
October 8-10, 2021
Rooster Walk Reunion set for this fall — October 8-10, 2021! For announcements, RSVP here to the official 2021 Facebook event and sign up for eblasts ➜ https://roosterwalk.com/newsletter-signup/ Tickets for the 2021 Rooster Walk Reunion will be on sale very soon at RoosterWalk.com.
Bassett HWY 57 Cruise-In
October 15, 2021
Bassett Hwy 57 Cruise-In in Downtown Bassett, VA. All makes and models welcome. 3:00pm-7:00pm Free Admission | Public Invited | Free Popcorn | Music | Food Court at Train Depot | 50/50 | Door prizes awarded every hour to cruise-in participants Visit the website for more details including registration forms, rules, and an event map. 2021 Cruise-In […]
Recreational opportunities abound in Martinsville-Henry County. Whether it’s the thrill of catching a record-setting trout in the Smith River or the tranquility of hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains, here you’re sure to find something that’s just your speed. Discover ways to play.
Around here, racing at all levels is a popular pastime in Martinsville-Henry County. But if you don’t have the need for speed, maybe you’d enjoy a whole other type of driving, like golf. There’s also plenty of other activities with a variety of paces, including canoeing, spectator sports such as baseball, soccer, lacrosse and more. Find your sport.
Home to a Smithsonian-affiliated natural history museum, community and college theatres, a first-class art museum and an emerging artisan center, Martinsville-Henry County offers an array of artistic and cultural experiences to enlighten and entertain. Explore the Arts.
Food and Drink
If you’re hungry, you live in the right place. From local favorites to national chains, you’ll find everything here from Mexican and Italian to Chinese and Japanese. Plus, Henry County is home to the famed Checkered Pig (a must-try), whose barbeque has been featured on the Food Network. Eat here.
Celebrating a special occasion? Getting together with friends after work? Entertaining out-of-town guests? The area is home to some great breweries and celebrated wineries serving a range of libations. Drink and be merry.
One of the best ways to get to know Martinsville-Henry County (or get reacquainted, for that matter) is to get involved. Whether it’s becoming an Ambassador for the area’s Visitor Center or taking advantage of one of the many volunteer opportunities, it’s a great way to meet new people as you give back to your community. For a listing of ways to get involved, click here.
King’s Grant gives the opportunity to become a part of one of Henry County’s largest families. They can help you enjoy a lifestyle full of new and exciting opportunities.
As a Life Plan Community, King’s Grant residents enjoy active and independent lifestyles, knowing that access to other levels of care is available should the need arise. This means you continue to be a part of the community you’ve grown to love.