The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:


The Luray International and Sprint triathlons will be held Aug. 17-18 at Lake Arrowhead, 265 Lake Arrowhead Road, Luray.

Registration packets will be available from 3:30-7 p.m. Aug. 16 at Appalachian Outfitters, 2 W. Main St., and from 6-7:30 a.m. Aug. 17 at Lake Arrowhead. Registration is $141. Prizes awarded.

Volunteers are needed and can sign up by contacting Eise Stine-Dolinar at or visit Information, registration: