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Garth Newal Center Weekend Events

Have you ever wondered….. why one violin costs $10 million and another costs $100?  Or why a Stradivarius violin has come to symbolize the epitome of artistic craftsmanship?  Or how the unique construction of the cello results in its rich sound? If so, come to both Musical Icebreakers this weekend where all of these questions [...]

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Big Rigs in Lexington

Shell Rotella Big Rigs in Lexington VA

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Shenandoah Valley Outing from the Hummingbird Inn near Lexington VA

A short weekend outing from the Hummingbird Inn, nearer to Lexington VA than our destination…which was the Green Valley BOOK FAIR…and I do mean a fair for books. Held several times a year, just off I81 at Exit 240, this is an event not to be missed if you read..books…all subjects, current titles, paperback and [...]

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Lexington VA area happenings

Couple of things happening in the Lexington VA area this weekend, that might strike your fancy. First, the 20th Anniversary Local Colors Festival is Saturday, May 15, at Elmwood Park in Roanoake.  Ninety-four cultures and nations will be represented with activities for all.  Check it out  www.localcolors.com Next on the list is the New Market [...]

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Mother's Day in Lexington VA

What with Patty’s children all on the other coast, we thought it would be nice to spend the day with at a celebration for all mothers.  EarthArt.  Earthart – Mother’s Day 2010 Lexington VA  Held at Boxerwood Gardens   in Lexington VA, a pleasant Sunday drive into town from the Hummingbird Inn.    Spread out over 30 [...]

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Garden Club Weekend in Lexington VA

Spring is in the air and Lexington, VA is celebrating with their annual Historic Garden Week Tour of Robert E. Lee’s Neighborhood.  The Hummingbird Inn, a Lexington, VA area bed and breakfast, was a little out of the area to be included in the tour, but the grounds here in Goshen are really very pretty.  [...]

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