Congressional candidate Morgan Griffith and former Sen. George Allen will visit Blacksburg this weekend as Griffith continues on the campaign trail.
Griffith is the Republican candidate for the 9th Congressional district and is running against an incumbent Democrat, Rep. Rick Boucher.
Griffith has served in the Virginia General Assembly since 1994.
The candidate will speak at the 12th annual Montgomery County Republican Party Obenshain-Dalton Dinner Friday night, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m.
The event will be held at Custom Catering at the intersection of North Main Street and Patrick Henry Drive.
Allen is the keynote speaker for the dinner. State Sen. Mark Obenshain will also speak.
Other local members of the state Republican Party, including Del. Dave Nutter, will also be in attendance.
On Saturday, Griffith plans to tailgate before Virginia Tech’s first home football game of the season against James Madison University.