All Things Local

Throughout its history, the Shenandoah Valley has celebrated its strong agricultural tradition.  In 1748 George Washington, then a young surveyor, wrote in his diary that he found the land to be “exceeding Rich and Fertile.”  Ongoing research reveals that thousands of...

Top 9 Things to Do When You’re Stuck Inside

Harrisonburg and the surrounding area is a destination with world-class scenery, a wonderland for sports enthusiasts of all kinds:  bikers, hikers, anglers, and others find their groove here in the great out-of-doors. The average rainfall for Harrisonburg is 36.41”...

Perfect Summer Getaway

Summer vacations are a break from the hassles of daily life and from the same old routines. And once you’ve found your perfect vacation spot, you don’t want to spend hours waiting in line or finding that everyone else in the world has found your special get-away....

Foodies, Families and Festivals

March in the Shenandoah Valley is sometimes a tease, as variable temperatures might bring drifts of spring blossoms or snowflakes in the same week. Snowdrops were blooming right on schedule in early February at the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum, and a few daffodils...