Teepee constructed to welcome native cultures
October 8th, 2015
BERRYVILLE – Those headed into Berryville for the upcoming harvest and cultural festival The Gathering will be greeted by a 24-foot tall teepee that organizers finished setting up this week at a corner of Clermont Farm.
Museum exhibit to showcase finery in film
October 1st, 2015
WINCHESTER – Cascades of fabric and complex embroidery deck period film costumes displayed in the “Cut! Costume and the Cinema” exhibit opening this weekend at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.
Ghost hunters investigate spirits at Wayside Inn
September 29th, 2015
Ghost hunters with years of experience in pursuit of the paranormal will explore supernatural phenomena at the 218-year old Wayside Inn during a public investigation hosted by Spirit Watch Enterprises on Saturday.
1953 team reunites for baseball exhibit opening
September 24th, 2015
FRONT ROYAL – When the Front Royal Little League team returned from its loss to Birmingham during the 1953 World Series semi-final game, the players were still greeted back home with cheering crowds and a parade.
All set to show
August 27th, 2015
Young livestock exhibitors and their families in Shenandoah have been gearing up for their big moment at the 98th Shenandoah County Fair’s 4-H and FFA shows.
Pilots return from bucket list flight
August 12th, 2015
After a landmark two-week bucket list flight around the country, pilots John Billings and Nevin Showman are taking some time to record their stories and memories before returning to flying volunteer Angel Flight missions.
Fresh Air vacation: Woodstock couple hosts city kids
August 9th, 2015
When Kamonni Hamilton and Berry Russell got off a bus in Harrisonburg on Monday, they knew they were in for a week of outdoor fun and adventure.
Veteran receives long-delayed medals
July 8th, 2015
WINCHESTER — More than 70 years after earning his Bronze Star Medal as a U.S. Army sergeant, 92-year-old Front Royal veteran Jack Rickel finally received it in a ceremony along with other awards marking his service during World War II.
Pet of the week: Young Luna has the energy of a puppy
April 21st, 2015
For a 1-year-old pit-mix breed, Luna still might be a younger puppy at heart.
Tomato season adds variety to area salads
March 28th, 2015
Vegetable gardening doesn’t get much easier than growing tomatoes. Scientifically a fruit, it’s America’s favorite vegetable. But, without the right conditions, tomatoes are also easy to kill.
Local chef wins network cook-off show
March 11th, 2015
WINCHESTER—When some folks get their 15 minutes in the spotlight, they’ll do anything to make it a half an hour. Meghan Cooper is not those of folks.
Middle East expert to lecture on region
February 20th, 2015
The Middle East and the Arabic language weren’t in fashion when Bert Englehardt of Winchester entered Georgetown University in the early 1950s.
Fairest of them all
February 10th, 2015
WOODSTOCK—Tom Eshelman is a “fair geek.”
Art reception, Chocolate Escape on tap
February 6th, 2015
We might be in for six more weeks of winter, though it appears that this weekend isn’t one of them.
Film festival lineup revealed
February 5th, 2015
WINCHESTER — Film Club 3.0 Founder Andy Gyurisin admits it can be a challenge meeting heightened expectations following last October’s Lost Weekend film festival, though the next series of films comes close to raising the bar, if not matching it.
The fab pho
February 3rd, 2015
WINCHESTER — If you thought you had to travel inside the Beltway to grab a decent bowl of pho — the Vietnamese soup on every foodie’s radar — think again.
Contest slated to find the next Patsy Cline
February 2nd, 2015
A singing contest in April aims to find the next Patsy Cline.
Belle Grove to kick off 2015 season
February 2nd, 2015
The Belle Grove Plantation hosts its annual cocktail party next weekend, kicking off this year’s “Hite of Excellence Extraordinary Series of Sumptuous Feasts.”
A full course education
February 1st, 2015
STRASBURG — As recent Strasburg graduate Tyler Peer knows, there can never be too many cooks in the kitchen.
Family friendly events fill Super Bowl weekend
January 29th, 2015
Although much of the weekend will be spent preparing for Sunday’s big game, people can “run out the clock” until kickoff at some of these area events and celebrations.