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Heritage Day, vaudeville start weekend

This photo of the William Wood Glass family was taken on the front porch of Winchester's Glen Burnie House in 1895. 
The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley is hosting a free genealogy event  Saturday.  Photo  Courtesy: Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.

January 23rd, 2015

The weekend offers a chance to research your family tree as well as exchange the seeds of a tree, at events scheduled throughout the area.

Penguins, Sparrow highlight weekend

January 16th, 2015

The Bowman Library invites kids and their families to dress in black and white for Penguin Appreciation Day this Saturday.

Home is where the hearty is

Krista Jackson-Foster, owner of North Mountain Vineyard and Winery in Maurertown, sets down a bowl of soup at the winery's Soup Saturday event last weekend. Sitting at the table are Jackson-Foster's husband, Brad, and All Things Virginia owner Vicki Ruckman. Ryan Cornell/Daily

January 13th, 2015

MAURERTOWN — There might not be any meal more evocative of home and family than a piping hot bowl of soup.

College student carves path for young artists

Frederick County resident Hana Malone, 18, holds an example of her hubcap art at The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester. The youngest artist ever to exhibit her work in the museum's Art in the Halls series, she has displayed her hubcap art in the show "Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art."  Courtesy photo

January 8th, 2015

Hana Malone was on vacation one time when someone gave her slate from a historic church. It might have ended up in a landfill, but in her hands it became a work of art.

Movies, music are hot options to cold

January 8th, 2015

As Jack Frost has moved into the region and Christmas trees have moved out of homes, the weekend offers a variety of events to escape the winter cold.

Society to show Civil War film

January 8th, 2015

A movie about the Battle of New Market is the feature presentation at the New Market Historical Society’s annual dinner this month.

‘Talent!’ auditions begin this month

January 8th, 2015

As the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival looms in the horizon, three upcoming rounds of auditions aim to pick out the best of the bloom.

Interesting year for area residents

Sen Soan of Edinburg uses sandpaper to rub the side of this duck he carved.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 2nd, 2015

Whether it was a list of four local doughnuts to try out or a list of what area mayors ate for breakfast, the lifestyle pages in 2014 were full of lively characters, compelling stories and often made you hungry.

Spirited plays take center stage

January 1st, 2015

When novelist Franklin Woolsey suffers a stroke mid-sentence while dictating his latest novel, his typist, Myra, continues to type out his words even after he’s dead.

Winter wonderlands

December 19th, 2014

NEW MARKET — Although Joe and Linda Whetzel might not have the same string of cars lining Woods Chapel Road to view their Christmas lights as in previous years, the New Market couple sure haven’t stopped trying.

Rogers to perform at Handley

The Sixth Annual Patsy Cline Classic will feature country music star Kenn Rogers on stage at Handley High School on March 7.

December 18th, 2014

WINCHESTER — Country singer Kenny Rogers has been chosen to headline the sixth annual Patsy Cline Classic.

Bountiful sweet treats

Laureen Unger holds a plate of her gluten-free granola bars inside Laureen's Bakery and Cafe in Edinburg.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 16th, 2014

EDINBURG — One local treat could change everything you thought you knew about granola bars.

Hoppy holidays

Tim Arndt drinks a barrel-aged kilt  clasher. Courtesy photo

December 16th, 2014

Searching for a beer to match the Christmas cheer?