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Agriculture to star in new holiday light show

The Illuminate Light Show & Santa’s Village, which will open Nov. 14 and run through Jan. 3, 2015, is a holiday light display created with nearly a million LED lights and set to music.


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.


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Playwright and actor Ted Swartz brings music, comedy and storytelling to conversation about sexuality, faith and family

Three is a magic number, says veteran actor and playwright Ted Swartz. “That’s true in baseball, theater and comedy,” he says. “I generally listen when things come in threes.”


Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va.


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Ebola: What we’re doing right

Based on the media reports on Ebola as it relates to the two people who have contracted the deadly virus inside the United States, you’d think that the government is bungling us into a pandemic, or worse.


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Thompson Square and Chase Rice Performing at 2014 ACC FanFest

Multi-platinum national recording duo Thompson Square and country music star Chase Rice will perform at the 2014 ACC FanFest presented by AT&T, game officials announced.


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City of Charlottesville seeks tree for Grand Illumination

The City of Charlottesville is asking for the donation of a large tree for Grand Illumination, the City’s annual holiday celebration. The tree should be an evergreen approximately 25 feet tall and have access for removal which will be handled by City staff.


EMU coach Jason Lewkowicz pursues excellence to the glory of God with his track and cross country athletes

It was, he’ll tell you, something of a crazy decision to come to Eastern Mennonite University. Jason Lewkowicz and his family were settled and happy in Hannibal, Missouri, where he’d spent three years building the first track and field program at Hannibal-LaGrange University.


Pump’tober Fest at Sunspots Pavilion in Staunton

Sunspots Studios in Staunton will host a day of pumpkin-themed activities. Saturday, October 11th from noon to 6pm in the new Sunspots Pavilion in downtown Staunton.


Mary Baldwin College Events: Oct.8-18

Events at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va.


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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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.


Mary Baldwin College Events: Oct. 1-10

Upcoming events, theatre productions and lectures at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va.


Emma Leigh inks deal with Lee Cherry Entertainment

Emma Leigh and Lee Cherry Entertainment have made a deal to promote and service “Daddy’s Gonna Kill Him” the new single from the Virginia-based country artist to Global Radio.


WWE apologizes for Russian flag incident

Interesting move today from WWE, which issued an apology for an angle on this week’s Monday Night Raw in which Big Show ripped down a Russian flag flying over the ring to further his beef with Rusev.


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Douthat State Park Apple Day and Arts and Crafts Fair set for Oct. 11

Fall has arrived so why not come out to Douthat State Park to kick-off the season at Apple Day: A Celebration of Appalachian Heritage Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the beach complex.


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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JMU Calendar of Events: October 2014

October 2014 Calendar of Events at James Madison University.


Million Dollar Tour to benefit Wayne Theatre

Country singing star Scott Helmer will pause his Million Dollar Tour across America for a benefit for the Wayne Theatre. The goal of the Friday, October 17 benefit performance is $5000 to support the work of the Alliance.


Every stitch tells a story: Quilters at Mary Baldwin College

Mary Baldwin College opens its 2014-2015 theatre season with the musical Quilters by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek.


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Cyrus McCormick’s Farm Mill Day set for Oct. 4

The Virginia Tech Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Research and Extension Center invite the public to the annual Cyrus McCormick’s Farm Mill Day Saturday, October 4 from 9am to 4pm.


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Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival starts Sept. 25

The City of Buena Vista, Virginia invites Bluegrass music lovers to join them for the 14th annual Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival to be held September 25-27 at Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista.


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Free screening to benefit Augusta Dog Adoptions

The Shenandoah Valley District of the Virginia Production Alliance proudly announces the free screening of our short film to benefit the all-volunteer rescue group Augusta Dog Adoptions.


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State Fair of Virginia local music lineup

The charismatic Peppas of VCU and the inaugural Latin Music Festival are two of many highlights that will grace the Taste The Local stage at the Triple Crown Amphitheater during the 2014 State Fair of Virginia.


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Black Tie & Boots guests will ‘Mingle at The Meadow’ Sept. 26

Black Tie & Boots, the State Fair of Virginia’s opening-night benefit gala, will return to the fair this year after a two-year hiatus.


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.


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.


Richmond Raiders 2015 season tickets on sale

Season tickets for the Richmond Raiders’ 2015 season are now on sale, the team announced today.


Ellis Paul comes to Court Square Theater on Friday

Ellis Paul is one of those gifted singer/songwriters. Though some may refer to him as a folksinger, he is more, for lack of a better word, a singular storyteller.


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TBSC’s Turkey & Tunes a success

On September 6, Timberville Broadway Senior Center held the first ever Turkey & Tunes fundraising dinner. TBSC is happy to report that the evening was a success! The best part of the evening was the amazing Turkey Bar-B-Que dinner.


Oscar-nominated Amir Windowm to speak at Bridgewater College

Amir Windom, Oscar-nominated and Grammy Award-winning record executive, will speak Tuesday, Sept.16, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.


McAuliffe proclaims September as Virginia Music Heritage Month

Governor Terry McAuliffe acknowledged Virginia’s contribution to music history and innovation around the world by declaring September as Virginia Music Heritage Month.


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.