Alleghany Room Rejuvenation

It all started in the Alleghany Bath.  And came full circle when we completed the Alleghany Room Rejuvenation.  And just in time too.  We start the Franklin Room Tub Replacement next week. Like the other rooms we have been working on this Winter, the Alleghany Room was, in a word, kinda old.    Ok, that […]

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New Tub in the Alleghany Room

The first project for the winter at the Hummingbird was to be a new tub in the Alleghany Room.  And a project it was. We were in New Orleans for the PAII Convention in January, and one of the vendors was Purewater Baths.  They make these very nice whirlpool tubs that have advanced the art […]

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Robinson Room – Rejuvenation #2

  If you are like us, once started it is hard to stop….and so we forged ahead with Robinson Room – Rejuvenation 2! This project, was supposed to be the Robinson Room Hallway only…..and just the wood and trim.  HA!   Soon it expanded to the bedroom….with two colors no less.  And then the lamps […]

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Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival

  Press Release from the Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival   2015 Virginia Fly Fishing Festival  Fly anglers from across the country will celebrate the 15th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival on April 11-12, 2015. Held on the banks of the South River in Waynesboro, the Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival is […]

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Room Rejuvenation

It has been 6 years since we took ownership of the Hummingbird Inn, and the time had come for a room rejuvenation. For those of you who have been guests at the Inn, and especially for those of you who have stayed with your pets, you are familiar with the Teter-Wood room, our downstairs accommodation. […]

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Alpaca or llama? What is the difference?

It is bound to come up in any social setting.  The unanswered question, what is it, an alpaca or llama?  And if you are having difficulty answering this question, then you should be at the 21st Virginia Classic Llama and Alpaca Show, to be held in Lexington, Virginia,  at the Virginia Horse Center on March […]

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Battle of Waynesboro

    It may not have been a major engagement, but the Battle of Waynesboro was the last battle in the Shenandoah Valley. Remembering that day March 2, 1865, the City of Waynesboro is holding their annual Battle of Waynesboro Re-enactment Feb 28 – Mar 1. And its original participants were both famous and infamous.  […]

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Western Virginia Sports Show

The Western Virginia Sports Show, at Augusta Expoland, Fishersville, February 20-22,  features more celebrity guests than ever before as sportsman and outdoor TV programming are becoming more popular every season with many new shows and celebrities to inform, educate and entertain. The common theme of these programs is to responsibly go enjoy the great outdoors […]

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VMI Full Dress Cadet Parade

If you have never seen the VMI Full Dress Cadet Parade, you need to add it to your things to do in 2015.  Starting on Friday, February 6, and for most Fridays in February and April( see the complete schedule here ) , you can witness a spectacle seen only in a few places.  Starting […]

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Farm Trail thru Shenandoah Valley

It seems that more and more of us are looking to buy at the source…..and that is especially true for our food.  And guest of the Hummingbird Inn are always asking for places where they can buy vegetables and fruits, meats and other farm products.  And now we have a resource.  Fields of Gold, the […]

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