Fairs & Festivals
Team offers advice, rules to fair exhibitors
August 30, 2015
Most kids who show animals at the Shenandoah County Fair have enough to contend with between finishing and taking care of their animals, but members of the 4-H FFA Youth Representative team have extra responsibilities.
Injury causes shift in fair programming
August 28, 2015
One of the most anticipated musical performances at Shenandoah County Fair this year has been canceled.
Shenandoah County Fair kicks off today
August 28, 2015
Nine days of fair fun and food await those attending the 98th annual Shenandoah County Fair starting today, and fair manager Tom Eshelman said that attendees will be able to enjoy some new musical performances and even get their own stint in the spotlight this year.
Workshops offer a window into livestock business
August 27, 2015
Certification for youth livestock participants is growing in the state of Virginia.
Woodstock to co-host next Bike Virginia
August 21, 2015
Next summer, the town of Woodstock will be one of two localities in the Shenandoah Valley to host the 2016 Bike Virginia Tour.
Best of beards at Warren County Fair
August 6, 2015
Competitors for the beard and mustache contest lined up on stage at the Warren County Fair’s Wonder Building Thursday evening to show off their whiskers and win prizes.
Fair vendors add spicy twist to French fries
July 30, 2015
STEPHENSON – After attendees of the Frederick County Fair see the truck and tractor pull or the new skid steer rodeo, they may go for a classic choice of French fry finger food.
Preparing for the fair: Changes for pageant
July 12, 2015
Girls and young women from Shenandoah County soon will have a chance to wear a pageant crown and sash representing the Shenandoah County Fair.
Swinging into Mayfest
May 15, 2015
Kiera Miller, 5, of Strasburg rides the swings during the Mayfest Carnival on Friday evening on the Strasburg Town Lot.
Weekend offers festivals, entertainment
May 14, 2015
The summer event season is now in full swing in the Northern Shenandoah Valley.
This weekend, the towns of Strasburg
‘Small-town flavor’ to savor
May 1, 2015
Longtime singer-songwriter Lee Greenwood made his first ever trek to Winchester for the 88th Apple Blossom Festival as the Grand Marshall for the Firefighter’s Parade on Friday.
May 1, 2015
May 1, 2015
Young At Heart Luncheon
April 30, 2015
Attendees at Thursday’s The Willows at Meadow Branch Young at Heart Luncheon danced to the music provided by big-band orchestra, For Dancers Only, under the Sprint Tent in Winchester. The luncheon, part of the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, also featured a visit by Queen Shenandoah designate Natasha Bure. Photos by Rich Cooley/Daily
Speaker offers advice on corporate culture
April 29, 2015
The chief human resources officer for Edward Jones explained to an audience at the Valley Health: Business at the Bloom luncheon Wednesday why the investment firm has consistently ranked among Fortune magazine’s best places to work.
Kevin Jonas named festival grand marshal
April 14, 2015
The grand marshal for the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival might have a familiar ring to it for millennials: Kevin Jonas.
Easter is on its way
April 3, 2015
Apple Blossom Festival names Bure as queen
March 25, 2015
Natasha Bure will be Queen Shenandoah LLXXXVIII for this year’s Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, which will be held April 24-May 3 in Winchester.
A taste of Irish spring
March 8, 2015
Fresh in the midst of a bitterly cold winter, residents and out-of-town visitors received a small taste of Ireland at the Irish Spring Festival in Front Royal on Saturday.
Alliance to unveil new marketing apps
January 9, 2015
POPA has an ambitious marketing plan for the areas surrounding Front Royal.