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Art auction aims to benefit EMU, campus community through hosting visiting artists

Painting, collages, and photography will be offered at a silent art auction hosted by the visual and communication arts department at EMU.


VDOT advertising for construction bids on Route 29 improvement project

The first project in the Route 29 Solutions package advanced toward construction Monday. VDOT advertised for construction bids to improve the Route 29/250 interchange in Charlottesville.


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Art for Gifts opens at Staunton Augusta Art Center on Nov. 14

The Big Elf is checking his list right about now, so ’tis the season for the Staunton Augusta Art Center Art for Gifts!


Farm-raised fall decorations can be good business

When fall colors and mountain vistas beckon to visitors, it can make for a magical and profitable combination for farmers. Agritourism can add as much as $24,000 to a farm’s bottom line in a year.


Parenting Now symposium features author Marietta McCarty

Author and philosopher Marietta McCarty joins Carrie Contey PhD in the Parenting Now symposium series.


Author Bruce Holsinger to read from thriller at W&L

Author and scholar Bruce Holsinger, professor of English at the University of Virginia, will give a Glasgow reading at Washington and Lee University on Monday.


SCC urges knowing your stuff when it comes to homeowners insurance

When it comes to homeowners insurance, consumers generally consider the value of their home, but many fail to consider all of their valuable possessions inside.


Harrisonburg artist Ragan McManus to exhibit work at Bridgewater College

Harrisonburg, Va., artist Ragan McManus will exhibit, “Days of Wine and Roses,” in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery at Bridgewater College Oct. 20 – Nov. 19.


Gov. McAuliffe, Body by Jake team up on school fitness program

Fitness took center stage Friday as Governor Terry McAuliffe, First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, Jake Steinfeld of Body by Jake and students from Hungtington Middle School cut the ribbon on their brand new state-of-the-art Live Positively Fitness Center.


John Grisham and the child porn defense SEO, PR nightmare

You never want your name in the Google era to be in a headline with the words child porn. Whatever possessed bestselling author John Grisham to broach the topic in an interview with a British newspaper, the resulting crapstorm of publicity for Grisham will linger for some time.


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JMU Time and Place Calendar: Oct. 17-26

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs. For the dates Oct. 17-26, 2014.


Bridgewater College prof Scott Jost to share oral histories of apple growers

Scott Jost, associate professor of art at Bridgewater College, will read from the oral histories of apple growers who live and work in the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge regions of Virginia at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.


Stone Brewing Co. to establish operation in Richmond

Stone Brewing Co., the 10th largest craft brewer in the United States, will, pending city approvals next week, invest $74 million to construct a production brewery, packaging hall, destination restaurant, gardens, retail store and administrative offices in the City of Richmond.


Eastern Mennonite University Calendar of Events

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va.


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JMU Calendar of Events: Oct. 10-19

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs.


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Next step in UVA rebuilding process: Learning how to win

UVA had a commanding 24-3 lead at the half Saturday night against Pitt. Scott Stadium was buzzing. A blowout win over an ACC rival was in the making. The Cavs had the ball to start the second half. Build on the strong second quarter showing with a successful first drive, put some more points on the board, and the game was over.


Boys & Girls Club Gallery Show Fundraiser Oct. 9

Do you like to get fancy on Thursdays? Well, we do. We are pleased to announce that on Thursday, October 9th, 2014, the Boys & Girls Club of Waynesboro, Staunton, & Augusta County will be hosting a “Gallery Show” fundraiser at 302 E. Main Street in Waynesboro from 7:30-9:30pm.


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JMU Calendar of Events: Oct. 3-12

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs. For the dates Oct. 3-12, 2014.


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Explore More Discovery Museum events: October 2014

Events on the schedule in October 2014 at Explore More Discovery Museum in Harrisonburg, Va.


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Soldier honors his ancestor for 150th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park is pleased to announce the donation of a reprint of the historic painting “The Battle of Cedar Creek” by Julian Scott.


Arts Block Party to take over Downtown Lexington

A celebration of the arts in Lexington will take place Friday, October 3rd from 5 to 7:30pm with the Arts of Lexington Block Party.


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Staunton Augusta Art Center offers new color class

The Staunton Augusta Art Center welcomes Staunton newcomer, veteran art professor, and studio artist Diane Banks.


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JMU Calendar of Events: October 2014

October 2014 Calendar of Events at James Madison University.


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How apples shaped the Valley: A talk by author Scott Jost

Author Scott Jost will describe the history of the apple industry in the Valley through oral histories and photographs in an October 2, program sponsored by the Augusta County Historical Society.


Love your heart, test your hearing

Hearing Healthcare of Virginia and the Better Hearing Institute are working to raise awareness of the link between hearing loss and cardiovascular disease in advance of World Heart Day on September 29.


Bridgewater College Arts and Events: October 2014

Bridgewater College upcoming events: October 2014.


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Life in Flux opens at Staunton Augusta Art Center on Friday

The Staunton Augusta Art Center announces a new exhibit, Life in Flux, ceramic wall reliefs by Scott Supraner.


Ten-day village building convergence rocks small town Sebastopol

Participants in the ambitious ten-day Sebastopol Village Building Convergence (VBC) painted murals on streets in this small Northern California town and filled the Grange Hall, the Permaculture Skills Center.


Charlottesville artist Isabelle Abbot to exhibit work at Bridgewater College

Charlottesville, Va., artist Isabelle Abbot will exhibit paintings from the central Virginia Piedmont in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery at Bridgewater College Sept. 22 – Oct. 15.


Lyrical paintings featured in Staniar Gallery exhibit

Washington and Lee University’s Staniar Gallery is pleased to open its 2014-2015 year with “Conversing With Time,”


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Popular on-site chain saw sculptor returning to State Fair

Ben Risney of Masters of the Chainsaw, a popular State Fair of Virginia attraction, will effortlessly turn logs into unique replicas of bears, penguins, flowers, lighthouses or whatever fires up his imagination.


Artistic productions desired for EMU’s huge centennial party

For Eastern Mennonite University’s 100th anniversary in 2017, EMU’s centennial planning committee is soliciting ideas and proposals for special productions of music, theater and the visual arts.


Staunton Augusta Art Center exhibition closes on Saturday

Your last chance to view Light Coming Through, paintings by Staunton’s own Robert Stuart is this Saturday, September 20th.


Fishburne Military School expands class offerings with art, philosophy

Fishburne Military School is taking a step back into the classics in the face of the push in contemporary education on test scores.


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Augusta Health Open House set for Sept. 24

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Augusta Health will host an Open House of areas not usuallyopen to the public on Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 3-7 p.m.


Upcoming EMU events

Below is a listing of the next three weeks of EMU related events. Please contact me if you have questions or need more information.


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JMU Time and Place: Sept. 19-24

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs.


Exhibit of paintings by Philip Geiger opens at W&L Sept. 15

“Inside/Outside,” paintings by artist and teacher Philip Geiger, will be on display at the McCarthy Gallery in Holekamp Hall at Washington and Lee University from Sept. 15 to Dec. 15.


Lauren Ross named inaugural curator of VCU Institute for Contemporary Art

Virginia Commonwealth University announced it has appointed Lauren Ross as curator of the new Institute for Contemporary Art, opening in 2016.


Staunton Makerspace provides space, inspiration

Makerspace. It is a community workspace designed to allow those who tinker, program, invent, build, code, problem solve, and so much more, have the space and equipment needed to dream big and then turn those dreams into reality. And we now have one right here in Staunton.


Work out for the Richmond Raiders and be part of the 2015 team

The Richmond Raiders professional indoor football team will hold open tryouts for the 2015 season on Saturday, October 18th at their brand new practice and training facility, Sports Reality.


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JMU Calendar of Events: Sept. 12-21

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs. For the dates Sept. 12-21, 2014.


Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg.