Tag: Downtown Waynesboro

A mixed-use parking garage for Downtown Waynesboro?

Standing in Downtown Waynesboro can give one the impression that you are in a town somewhere in the Wild West.


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Main Street bridge in Waynesboro closing Wednesday for repairs

Part of Main Street (Route 340) in downtown Waynesboro will close Wednesday for a bridge replacement.


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Street closures in Downtown Waynesboro this weekend with Fall Foliage Festival

Beginning 3 pm on Friday to 8 pm on Sunday, several streets in Downtown Waynesboro will be closed for the 44th annual Fall Foliage Festival.


Virginia Fall Foliage Festival Art Show on tap for weekend in Downtown Waynesboro

The ever popular 44th Virginia Fall Foliage Festival Art Show will be held this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, in Downtown Waynesboro. And good news: the weather looks like it will cooperate, with sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-60s both days.


City of Waynesboro to begin improvements at Constitution Park

The City of Waynesboro is set to begin improvements at Constitution Park beginning Monday, June 1. Specific improvements include brick sidewalk pavers at the Main Street entry to the park, a handicap ramp, improved concrete steps and handrail, street crosswalk and extensive landscaping.


Video: Wayne Theatre Alliance announces final phase of renovation effort

The Wayne Theatre Alliance announced on Wednesday that it has secured funding to proceed with the final phase of the effort to renovate the 89-year-old Downtown Waynesboro landmark. Video from Augusta Free Press with comments from executive director Clair Myers, WTA board member John Curry, Waynesboro City Councilman Tim Williams and Waynesboro city manager Mike Hamp.


Partnership to begin final renovation of Wayne Theatre

The I’s have been dotted, the t’s crossed, and the final phase of the restoration of the Wayne Theatre is set to begin.


Street closures in Downtown Waynesboro for Halloween event

From 3-6 p.m. on Friday, October 31, the following downtown streets will be closed for Trick or Treat in Downtown Waynesboro hosted by Waynesboro Kiwanis Club, sponsored by Waynesboro Downtown Development, Inc.


Wayne Theatre Friday fundraiser canceled

The Wayne Theatre-sponsored Boogie Kings/Scott Helmer fundraising performance at Constitution Park in Downtown Waynesboro scheduled for Friday evening has been canceled.


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Street closures in Waynesboro for Fall Foliage Festival

Beginning 3:30 pm on Friday, October 10 to 8:00 pm on Sunday, October 12, the following streets in Downtown Waynesboro will be closed for the 43rd annual Fall Foliage Festival.


Augusta Free Press produces informational video for Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc.

Augusta Free Press has produced an informational video for Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc. promoting a WDDI effort to locate an informational kiosk in the heart of the downtown business district.


Downtown Waynesboro kiosk effort limping along

The effort to crowdfund a new information kiosk to promote business and events in Downtown Waynesboro is limping along in the direction of its goal: at $710 raised as of Tuesday afternoon, with a $5,000 goal.


Wayne Theatre fundraising effort still $257K short

The Wayne Theatre Alliance is still working at closing another funding gap that has stalled work on the renovation of the Downtown Waynesboro landmark.


Waynesboro Cultural Commission asking for public input

The purpose of the Waynesboro Cultural Commission is to support the arts and culture in Waynesboro. One of the worst things a group can do is commit time and energy to something simply because “we’ve always done it.”


WDDI launching crowdfunding effort to place kiosk downtown

Waynesboro’s Main Street organization, WDDI, is tapping into a new fundraising source to jumpstart a project to locate an information kiosk in the heart of Downtown Waynesboro.


Virginia Museum of Natural History, City of Waynesboro ready to take next step on interpretive facility plans

The Virginia Museum of Natural History and the City of Waynesboro announced today that they have successfully raised $50,000 to fund the development of a master plan for a proposed natural science interpretive facility in Downtown Waynesboro.


Virginia Museum of Natural History, City of Waynesboro to announce milestone for proposed natural history interpretive center

Representatives from the Virginia Museum of Natural History and the City of Waynesboro will announce a completed milestone for a proposed natural history interpretive center to be located in Downtown Waynesboro.


Hamner Theater featured this weekend at WTA’s Gateway in Waynesboro

WTA’s Gateway and the Hamner Theater join forces once again to present “Lovers and Other (Familiar) Strangers”. The performances are scheduled for 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, May 9 – 10 at 329 West Main Street in Downtown Waynesboro.


Music, theatre and show biz at the Richard Adams Variety Show

Music, theatre and show biz will tap off the Friday, May 2nd Richard Adams Variety Show at 7:30 pm at WTA’s Gateway, 329 West Main in Downtown Waynesboro.


Construction halted on Wayne Theatre: Issues with loan

Construction on the renovation of the Wayne Theatre has been halted, with the Wayne Theatre Alliance, which is leading the $7 million-plus project to rebuild the Downtown Waynesboro landmark citing an issue with closing on a construction loan as being the key reason.


WrestleMania 30 viewing party at Jake’s Bar and Grill in Waynesboro

Watch WrestleMania 30 live this Sunday at Jake’s Bar and Grill in Downtown Waynesboro. Tickets available at Jake’s for this closed event.


Gabby Haze to perform Saturday at WTA’s Gateway

The popular musical group Gabby Haze returns to WTA’s Gateway on Saturday, April 5 with their mix of musical genres. After their first appearance in December of 2011, the fans keep asking for them to return.


Bluegrass Night at WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway presents an evening devoted exclusively to traditional bluegrass music on Friday, March 28. Back by popular demand is Blue Mountain Sunrise. The performance will begin at 8 pm at 329 West Main in Downtown Waynesboro.


Drama added to Downtown Waynesboro DUI arrest

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Waynesboro man on multiple charges after a hit and run accident in Downtown over the weekend.


Bluegrass, Singers and Writers at Richard Adams Variety Show

As always Richard Adams has gathered an eclectic array of talent for his March Variety Show. Bluegrass and old-time music from Bourbon Barrel Congress, singer/songwriter Jake Sweet, actress/writer Rosemarie Harper with Lauren Ernst, and Collin Wheeler, the puppet man.