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Virginia Hot Glass Festival

  Clouds of steam rise as an artist uses a thick pad of wet newspaper to shape a ball of 2000-degree molten glass, glowing bright orange on the end of his blowpipe. He tips the opposite end to his mouth and blows into it. “Ooooooo,” murmurs the crowd, as a bubble appears in the middle […]

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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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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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Virginia Hot Glass

      One of our favorite annual events is coming up the 26 and 27 of April in Staunton.  It is the 12th Annual Virginia Hot Glass Festival at Sunspots Studio in Staunton.  Watch as artists work their magic in hot glass.  If you are looking for that unique gift, this is the event!.

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Living on the Edge

      There is a fascination about knives, and collecting them that I do not fully understand.  But i do appreciate the craftsmanship that goes into creating many of them.  And with that in mind, I wanted to remind you about the 24th Annual Shenandoah Knife Collectors Show coming to Harrisonburg on April 4-6. […]

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Catch Rainbow Trout!

We were at Sarah’s Burgers and Shakes ( home of THE best chocolate shakes along 42 )  the other day and picked up a flyer about Casta Line Trout Farms.  Located between the Hummingbird and Craigsville, this is for the angler of all ages that want to assure they go home with ‘ the big […]

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Monticello Wine Festival 2013

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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