Thomas Jefferson wrote, in 1818, that “in nothing have the habits of the palate more decisive influence than in our relish of wines.” Come celebrate Jefferson’s passion for wine during the Monticello Wine Festival 2013! On Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 6pm – 9pm, you can be part of an unforgettable evening on the West [...]
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Want to get started in fly fishing but don’t know where to begin? For both men and women, the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival is the ideal place to get your feet wet in the sport. And it is happening this weekend, April 20-21, in Waynesboro on the banks of the South River. The 13th annual Virginia [...]
Every April, things heat up in Staunton, with the annual Hot Glass Festival at Sunspots. If you have never been, it is worth the trip to see artisans at work in one of the most unique media around….glass. Make your plans now. Staunton is just a short drive from the Hummingbird Inn.
Always excited when the places around get recognized for good things! The Smithsonian list of Small Towns to Visit in 2013, Read the article here And really, Lexington is a Small Town to visit any year!!
When we took over the Hummingbird Inn, almost five years ago now, we also got the existing website, which had just been updated. But that was five years ago, and in tech time, that is a lifetime. So we took on the challenge, and updated it again. New look, new color scheme…..more contemporary and [...]
Get yourself to the Highland Maple Festival, March 12-13 and 19-20, just down the road a bit from the Hummingbird Inn in Goshen, VA.
Couldn’t let the day go by without sharing the beautiful winter wonderland we have outside the Hummingbird Inn… It’s been such a mild winter, this was quite a treat… Only have 4 or 5 inches, but I don’t think it will last long – its just not that cold! Wish you were here to [...]
So there we were with an empty table at the Hummingbird Inn, and guests who were just dying to do…..JIGSAW PUZZLES!! Started out with great enthusiasm, which for Innkeeper Dan lasted about 10 minutes. The rest of the puzzlers, Dee and Teresa and Innkeeper Patty ( not in this picture ) worked thru the night and the [...]
For all you dog lovers out there…the 2011 AKC National Agility Championships is coming to Lexingtion April 1-3. And you can volunteer!! Be a volunteer and stay at the Hummingbird, a Lexington VA area bed and breakfast and take $25 off the nightly rate. Stay at the Hummingbird and just attend this great event, and [...]
Another New Year! Hope you all had a wonderful Holiday! We closed the Inn for most of December and visited with family and friends in California! It was so nice to getaway… but always nicer to come home! So….for 2011…have you made good resolutions to be more organized, more productive, exercise more??? Well, we can help [...]
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