Weekend Events

November 20th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
The Edinburg VFW Post 2447

Holiday events to benefit nonprofits

November 20th, 2015

It’s truly the eve of the holiday season when events that celebrate both Thanksgiving and Christmas occur on the same weekend.

Weekend Events

November 13th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Apple Crawl
Aids Response Effort will

Author takes setting cues from Belle Grove

Douglas Malcolm's visit to Belle Grove in Middletown helped spur him on to write his first novel about antebellum plantation life and slavery, "The Virginia Valley." Photo courtesy of Don Wright

November 12th, 2015

Belle Grove’s manor house and grounds proved to furnish an image and inspiration for Pittsburg native Douglas Malcolm in regards to his newly released debut book, “The Virginia Valley.”

Narrator dives into recording audiobooks

Andy Flathers records an audio book in his apartment on King Street in Strasburg.   Rich Cooley/Daily

November 8th, 2015

After his first venture into the world of narrating audiobooks, Strasburg resident Andy “Leander” Flathers is waiting on the return in sales but has already seen plenty of prospective new projects.

Weekend Events

November 6th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
First Friday concert
The Bowman Shannon

Belle Grove quilt comes home for exhibit

November 5th, 2015

At this year’s Antiques Appraisal and Traditional Crafts Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Belle Grove Plantation will also play host to a plethora of quilts from around the Shenandoah Valley.

International hybrid sound hits Berryville

Central Matuto members Clay Ross, left,  and Rob Curto , third from right, will be performing in a quartet at the Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville on Saturday. Courtesy photo

November 5th, 2015

Audiences of the Matuto concert at the Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville on Saturday will be able to jam along to some Brazilian rhythms with American folk flair.

Woodstock theater goes digital

Shawn Garman, manager of the Community Theatre in Woodstock, checks the new digital projection and sound system that was recently installed. Their first digital movie is scheduled to be shown tonight.   Rich Cooley/Daily

November 5th, 2015

When watching Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies” at the Woodstock Community Theatre, moviegoers will notice greater depth of sound and a brighter image. The film will be the first to run on the theater’s first digital projector, which was installed earlier this week in the largest 350-seat room.

November plays mix in comedy

November 5th, 2015

Area stage productions this month will keep audiences invested in some serious drama with a few good laughs to go along.

A nice night in forecast for trick-or-treaters

October 30th, 2015

The National Weather Service is calling for a dry, partially cloudy Halloween on Saturday, with a high around 60 during the day and a low in the mid to upper 40s.

Weekend Events

October 30th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Harvest Gathering
Dennis Banks, cofounder of

Actor reaps success of feature film

David Maloney is filmed playing Francis Mellon in "Men Go To Battle," which will be shown at the Virginia Film Festival on Nov. 5. Photo courtesy of Tim Morton

October 29th, 2015

Strasburg native David Maloney will be visiting and speaking at film festivals in Charlottesville and Los Angeles after the successes and recognition of one of his latest acting ventures.

Town prepares for zombie onslaught

Rick Dutrow, of Stephens City, leads several dozen zombies across Commerce Avenue in Front Royal  during last year's Zombie Walk.  This year's Zombie Walk starts at Bing Crosby Stadium at 6 p.m. Saturday and will proceed down Warren and Chester streets toward the town commons.   Rich Cooley/Daily file

October 22nd, 2015

The streets of Front Royal will be singing with the groans of the undead during the third annual Front Royal Zombie Walk on Saturday.

Strasburg tour explores ‘grave history’

Strasburg Mayor Tim Taylor stands in Riverview Cemetery off South Holliday Street in town. The town is sponsoring a graveyard tours on Saturday. Rich Cooley/Daily file

October 22nd, 2015

Those walking along on a Strasburg Graveyard Tour will get better acquainted with the unsettling and at times eerie history of those buried underneath the town’s headstones.