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Huckleberry Hustle 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run "Getting Scary on the Huckleberry"

Date:  Saturday, October 29

Time:  9 a.m.
Location:  Christiansburg Parks and Recreation and Huckleberry Trail
Fee:  $20 if received or postmarked by October 16, 2015(Please send entry and check to Christiansburg High School, C/O Shane Guynn 100 Independence Blvd, Christiansburg, VA 24073) , $25 race day
Additional Information:  The Christiansburg Parks and Recreation is teaming up with the Christiansburg High School to put on this event.  No animals are permitted.  Strollers (baby jogger, etc) need to start at the back.  Race day registration begins at
7:30 a.m. at the Christiansburg Recreation Center and end promptly at 8:30 a.m.  We have multiple awards for the races including the most creative costume.  Huckleberry Hustle Registration Form          Course Map

Truck or Treat

Date:  Saturday, October 29
Time:  8 - 11 a.m.
Location:  Christiansburg Parks and Recreation Center
Fee:  FREE
Additional Information:  In conjunction with the Huckleberry Hustle 5k “Getting Scary on the Huckleberry” we will be having a Truck or Treat.  Trucks from Christiansburg Fire, Police, Rescue and Public Works will be here for kids and kids at heart to look at and touch.  

Lions Club Holiday Craft Show

Date: Saturday, December 3
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location:  Christiansburg Parks and Recreation Center
Fee:  Booths $50 Table Additional $5
Additional Information: If you interested in being a vendor contact the Lions Club of Christiansburg for a registration form.




December 3

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Christiansburg Recreation Center

Christiansburg’s 2016 Christmas Parade-“Toys, Trains and Candy Canes”

Registration Ends:  Friday, November 25 by 5 p.m., to be in the parade
All are welcome to attend the parade!!
Date: Friday, December 9
(In the case of inclement weather, the decision to reschedule the parade will be made at noon on Dec. 9)
Inclement Weather Date: Monday, December 12
Time: 7 p.m.
Location:  Main Street in Downtown Christiansburg
Parade Officials: Recreation Staff                                            Christmas Parade Registration Form


Rain Date



December 9

December 12

7 p.m.

Main Street Christiansburg

Calls from the North Pole

Ages:  8 and younger
Date: December 6 (December 8 if needed)
Time:  Starting at 5:30 p.m.
Additional Information:  Christiansburg Parks and Recreation Department has been in contact with the North Pole and everyone including Santa is extremely busy.  Santa has agreed to personally call children 8 years old and younger on December 6th starting at 5:30 p.m.  For Santa to call, you need to fill out a form located either at the Christiansburg Recreation Center and return it by Monday December 5th by 5 p.m.  Santa may need more time to call all the children so if you do not receive a call on December 6th, you will be called on December 8th.  Please keep the phone lines open.  Merry Christmas!!!!