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.

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.

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.

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.

Year in Review: Locals shine on national TV

Abby Major, 9, makes pasta at her Winchester home. Abby was a contestant on the Fox TV show "MasterChef Junior." Photo courtesy of Maggie Major.

December 25th, 2014

In a year that began with a ubiquitous, twerking Miley Cyrus and ended with the North Korean kerfuffle over “The Interview,” the entertainment world was full of surprises.

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.

Book reveals Middletown stories, photos


December 10th, 2014

MIDDLETOWN — A new book released next month reveals the history of Middletown, along with a collection of “never before seen” photographs.