Enter to Win: Great Brews & Views Giveaway

March 17, 2017

This month, we’re giving away a “Great Brews & Views” getaway in Lexington and Rockbridge counties, Virginia. The giveaway includes: An overnight stay and breakfast for two at the Natural Bridge Hotel and Conference Center 2 […]


Blue Ridge Mountains memorable fishing location

March 17, 2017

Long known for an abundance of scenic beauty and a variety of outdoor recreation, Southwest Virginia also offers a memorable angling experience for fishing enthusiasts of all ages. Showcasing 18 premier fishing locations in a […]


County of Bath, Virginia offers fishing opportunities

March 17, 2017

Nestled in Virginia’s Western Highlands, the County of Bath is home to outstanding recreation and fishing in the George Washington National Forest, Douthat State Park, Lake Moomaw, Dominion Back Creek, and the Cowpasture and Jackson […]


Chocolate lovers unite for annual festival

February 3, 2017

Do you love chocolate? Then you won’t want to miss The Chocolate Lovers Festival this weekend in Fairafax, Va. Set for February 3 through 5, the festival was developed in 1992 as a joint effort of the […]

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Shakespeare in Staunton, VA

January 6, 2017

Jan. 13-15, 21, 22, 26-28 The Merchant of Venice;   Jan. 19, 20, 28, 29 Coriolanus. At the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, VA. The perfect place for Shakespeare modeled after the original theater in England. Make […]

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On the Radio: Rappahannock represents

November 5, 2016

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: Tour the artists’ studios of Rappahannock County, Virginia today and […]


Tour and taste in Orange County

October 29, 2016

Orange County’s rolling hills hold lots of history. Montpelier, the home of James and Dolley Madison, brings the Colonial past to life. And there are plenty of reminders of the Civil War, as well as […]


Wine and ‘shine in Smyth and Wythe counties

October 22, 2016

The hollows of Smyth and Wythe counties of Southwest Virginia were legendary for the making of illicit brews. Now this region, about five hours south of Washington, D.C., is fermenting and distilling legal beverages and […]