Grand Caverns Heritage Day Celebrates Shenandoah Valley History

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Grand Caverns is a National Natural Landmark located in Grottoes, Virginia. As America’s oldest show cave, Grand Caverns went through a series of different names and owners until finally, in 2009, the town of Grottoes “took possession of this glorious … Continue reading

Women of Ireland at the John Paul Jones Arena

There is something ethereal about the instrumental strains of Celtic music and the soothing lilt of Irish voices. Throw in the rhythmic taps of Iris step dancing, and it’s an instant transportation to the rolling hills and coastal mountains of … Continue reading

Visit Staunton, Virginia’s Appalachian Piecework

In a time of technology, fast food, and instant gratification, sometimes traditional craftsmanship is overlooked and underappreciated. If you’re one of those people who value the meticulous labor that goes into handmade crafts, then you are certain to enjoy a … Continue reading

Monticello’s 7th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival

It’s difficult to believe that July has departed and August has arrived. Though it’s technically still summer, the recent cooler temperatures hint of fall and all the beautiful celebration that the season brings. One upcoming festival, the 7th Annual Heritage … Continue reading