Tag: Waynesboro Heritage Museum


Upcoming events at the Waynesboro Heritage Museum

Stonewall Brigade Band Exhibit with reception and recital 7:00 p.m. October 3, 2014. Waynesboro Heritage Museum, 420 W. Main Street (downtown), Waynesboro, VA.

Waynesboro in the Civil War lecture at WTA’s Gateway

The last in the series of Historic lectures will focus on Waynesboro’s role in the Civil War. The speaker is Richard G. Williams, civil war historian and writer.

Book signing at the Waynesboro Heritage Museum

Swannanoa Palace: A Pictorial History-Its Past and People-100 Years, by Victoria Airisun Wonderli.


Presentation on Gen. Jubal Early at WTA’s Gateway

The Confederate general who fought and lost the Battle of Waynesboro will be the topic for Ted Hughes’ first-person presentation of Old Jube on Tuesday, November 20 at WTA’s Gateway. The program will begin at 7 pm and the doors to doors open at 6:30.

Museum exhibit features African-American inventors

In recognition of Black History Month a new display located at the Waynesboro Heritage Museum, sponsored by the Waynesboro Area Learning Tree, explores the many fascinating inventions of African-Americans. Make a trip down to the museum at 420 W. Main St. to learn about some of these important contributions that have enriched our lives and […]

Heritage Museum selected for statewide project

The Waynesboro Heritage Museum has been selected to participate in a statewide project designed to help improve care of collections for museums, libraries and archives.  The Waynesboro Heritage Museum is one of 10 institutions in Virginia selected to participate in the project, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Museums, the Library of Virginia, and the […]

Special Christmas in River City ‘Children’s Hour’

   Staff Report News Tips: freepress2@ntelos.net The December “Children’s Hour” will expand to a two-day program as part of Christmas in River City Celebration on Friday, Dec. 18, and Saturday, Dec. 19, in Downtown Waynesboro. The Friday program features Sophia Cliffe in a series of tales about hope, peace and goodwill. Ian Henry will present […]

November ‘Children’s Hour’ a double feature

Staff Report The November “Children’s Hour” features the storytelling of Sophia Cliffe and Bonnie Weber at the Waynesboro Heritage Museum on Friday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Sophia Cliffe’s stories for November revolve around food. An Appalachian adventure with a hungry bear and other colorful characters is sure to make you smile as will the […]

3rd Fridays announces Nov. 20 lineup

Staff Report Downtown Waynesboro is Alive with 3rd Fridays again Friday night, Nov. 20. Downtown’s monthly night of dining, shopping, art and entertainment will begin at 5 p.m. “The River City Radio Hour” will have performances at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Christian Fellowship Cafe and Music Hall, located at 329 […]

Watters headlines ‘Children’s Hour’

The Wayne Theatre Alliance and the Waynesboro Heritage Museum presents the third “Children’s Hour” on Friday at 6:30 p.m. The featured performer will be Eve Watters. The program is ideal for school-age children and adults. Eve Watters enchants audiences of all ages with an amazing mixture of music and stories from around the world. With […]

‘Children’s Hour’ features storyteller Susan Clark

The Wayne Theatre Alliance and the Waynesboro Heritage Museum present the second “Children’s Hour” on Friday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. The featured performer will be Shenandoah Storyteller Susan Clark, with “Trickster Tales.” The program is ideal for school age children and adults. 

Heritage Foundation seeks volunteers

The Waynesboro Heritage Foundation, Inc. is seeking volunteers to help us do small jobs at our museums. At the Plumb House Museum we could use help with sourcing a destination of pine needles, raking and bagging needles for use in museum gardens. Bags will be furnished. We also need help with weeding and readying the […]

Trying to reason the Museum money crunch

As a show-me-the-money business guy, I’m having a hard time on the issue involving funding for the Waynesboro Heritage Foundation, because this one isn’t one where you’re going to get a lot tangible out of return-on-investment analysis. Vice Mayor Frank Lucente is rarely right, but he is on a key point on this – that […]