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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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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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Virginia Fly Fishing Festival in Waynesboro

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 […]

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Beautiful Snow Day in Goshen!

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 […]

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A Puzzling Day at the Hummingbird Inn

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 […]

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AKC Agility Championships coming to Lexington

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 […]

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