Tag: Stone Soup

Marietta McCarty: One indie bookstore

Around the country I’ve traveled, thriving on talks at indie bookstores from Seattle to Portland to Boston to New York to Little Rock to Greensboro and throughout Virginia. One shop stands way out. No place won my heart like Stone Soup Books and Café in Waynesboro, VA. Housed in a 120-year-old formerly abandoned home, Stone Soup embodies the spirit of independently owned bookstores.


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What’s the scoop, Waynesboro?

Orbital Grill set to open soon in Waynesboro. Five Guys is open for business. Aldi grocery chain coming soon. Stone Soup set to close. What else is coming soon?


For sale: Stone Soup Books and Cafe

Absent a buyer, Stone Soup Books and Café is set to close its doors at the end of the year. Owner Mary Katherine Froelich cites the changing nature of the book industry, with increasing market share going to Amazon.com for hardcovers and paperbacks and the rise of e-books, as the key factor.


Stone Soup hosts Augusta County Alliance pipeline presentation

Stone Soup Books and Cafe invites the community to come learn about the proposed Dominion gas pipeline and have a chance to discuss the issues relating to it.


What About Love? Author Marietta McCarty at Stone Soup this weekend

Renowned author Marietta McCarty is teaming up with Stone Soup Books in Waynesboro for lunch, laughter, and philosophizing in the charming atmosphere of this cafe/bookshop.


Give War and Peace a Chance author Andrew D. Kaufman at Stone Soup Books Sept. 4

Join author Andrew D. Kaufman at Stone Soup Books in Waynesboro on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. for a reading and discussion of his latest book “Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times.”


Give War and Peace a Chance focus of talk at Stone Soup Books

Join author Andrew D. Kaufman on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. for a reading and discussion of his latest book “Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times.” Kaufman recently appeared on the syndicated talk show “Katie” to discuss his book and the Books behind Bars program.


Stone Soup on the Menu at Staunton Senior Center

The cold weather recently put everyone at Staunton Senior Center in the mood for soup.


Exhibit featuring works by local artist opens at Stone Soup

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   An exhibit by local artist Cortney Skinner, “Off the Walls,” debuted at Stone Soup Books and Cafe in Downtown Waynesboro over the weekend.


Waynesboro: Bill and Lorain Harouf at Stone Soup

Staff Report Bill and Lorain Harouf will perform folk-music favorites at Stone Soup Books and Cafe in Downtown Waynesboro Friday night. The show runs from 6-8:30 p.m. There is no cover charge, but space is limited, and it is recommended that you call for seating availability. Call 540.943.0084 or access Stone Soup online at www.stonesoupbooks.net.