Welcome to the City: Central VA

Welcome to Central VA, Camels!

With the help of Campbell alumni across the state, we curated regional guides based on recommendations from local alumni. Join a regional network to get involved with your community while staying connected to your alma mater. Keep a look out for the hyperlinked suggestions; these are Orange Owned businesses, which means they are owned by Campbell alumni.

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Food and restaurants

Flyin’ Pig (Midlothian, VA)

Casa Del Barco (Richmond, VA)

Cast Plates and Pints (Roanoke, VA)

Buzz and Ned’s Real Barbecue (Richmond, VA)

Mama Cucina’s (Glen Allen, VA)

Joe’s Inn (Richmond, VA)

The Tavern (Richmond, VA)

Peter Chang’s China Bistro (Short Pump, VA)

Ruth’s Chris (Midlothian, VA)

The River and Rail (Roanoke, VA)

Buckhead’s (Richmond, VA)

The Tobacco Company (Richmond, VA)

Lemaire (Richmond, VA)

L’Opossum (Richmond, VA)

Duck Donuts

Baker’s Crust

Westhampton Bakery

Country Style Donuts

Gelati Celesti

Lifestyle and health

Carilion Clinic Family Medicine – Colonial

Bon Secours Medical Group Primary Care

Virginia Family Dentistry

Beauty Bar (Roanoke, VA)

Coco Howell (Midlothian, VA)

Gold’s Gym (Richmond, VA)

ACAC Fitness

American Family Fitness (Midlothian, VA)

Swift Creek Baptist Church

Parkway Church

Grove Church

Woodlawn Methodist

Huguenot Road Baptist

Warren Shelton Law Firm*

Meridian Financial Partners*

Pearson Hall, Inc.*

Taylor Hoffman Financial Services*

Mission Realty (Sarah Hutchinson)

David Knickerbocker

Mark Johnson (ERA)

Cabell Childress Group

Activities, shopping and recreation

Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs Hockey

Flying Squirrels Baseball

Washington Commanders Football

Elmwood Park (Roanoke, VA)

Pocahontas State Park

James River Park

Maymont Park

Hollywood Cemetery

Shamrock Festival (Roanoke, VA)

Local Colors (Roanoke, VA)

Go Fest (Roanoke, VA)

Dominion Energy Riverrock music festival (Richmond, VA)

The Freckled Flower Farm*

Blue Ridge Marathon

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts