The Southern Region
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The Southern region of Virginia still has the feel of its rich antebellum past where life was linked to the seasonal ebb and flow of agriculture. One can easily spend a week or more driving through the small communities that dot the area, each rich in American heritage and historical importance. Or take the fast lane and experience Virginia's Racing region. With six speedways and raceways, America's most popular spectator sport, NASCAR, takes front and center in Southern Virginia.
There is a lot to be learned in this area about the powerful civil rights movement that has evolved in this area along the Mason-Dixon. Visit some of the first integrated schools in America along rural routes in Southern Virginia.
There is rich Native American heritage in Southern Virginia, and parks like Occoneechee State Park are not only beautiful and abound with outdoor recreations, but the park also has a visitors center highlighting the living history of local Native Americans.
Events within the Southern region:
How to Make Almost Anything!
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Presented by The Fab Lab in Martinsville, VA, this class will allow you to experience the wonders of 3D printing. You will create something on a design software, then learn how to make it into a physical object using the 3D printer. The instructor, Matthew Wade, will walk you through the entire process so do not worry if you fear you will not know what to do with any portion of the session. Materials fee is $30 and the session cost is $95.
Mar 10, 2015 to May 05, 2015
5:30PM - 7PM
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