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The Third Battle of Winchester, the largest and arguably most important battle fought in the Shenandoah Valley, returns to the town 150 years later in the form of Civil War reenactors, memorial ceremonies and educational tours and lectures this weekend.
Two years ago, the Masters family of Frederick County had a major wake up call. Since that day, mornings have never been the same.
An event in Downtown Front Royal this weekend will offer a little bite of everything.
NEW MARKET -- For a great-tasting pumpkin latte, look no further than the Jackson Corner Cafe.
FRONT ROYAL -- Coffee isn't only for closers anymore.
STRASBURG -- As an author, Glenna Loving is familiar with bringing her characters to life.
The Quota Club's 14th annual Kitchen Kapers event will allow participants to admire five local homes while giving to a local charity.
A special event in Stephens City this weekend is bringing the Civil War to the silver screen.
Middletown will close a portion of U.S. 11 this Saturday for its fourth annual car and truck show.
Two festivals tomorrow will give visitors an international exposure to German and Latino cultures, while another event farther east will educate guests on wine culture.
When the Edinburg Ole Time Festival was voted best annual festival in Shenandoah County by readers last year, it came as no shock to festival organizers, including Gloria Boone.
NEW MARKET -- Apple season has once again returned.
The seventh annual Virginia Air Show returns to the Front Royal-Warren County Airport on Saturday, and will offer a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity for certain car owners, according to event organizers.
After the resounding success of last year's inaugural Skyline Indie Film Fest, organizers were left with the task of replicating that success and meeting heightened expectations.
As the population of our white-tailed neighbors continues to rise, some homeowners may have noticed damage to their gardens and bite-sized chomps taken out of their flowers and tomatoes.
Woodstock author Chastity Harris gave in to the voices 3 1/2 years ago when they became too loud to ignore.
• First Friday -- Special gallery events, musicians playing in restaurants and cafes, and many shops open later. Information: 667-5166.
This Sunday, the Shenandoah County Tourism office will present Gardens, Galleries and Grapes, an all-day countywide event that will stretch from Strasburg south to New Market.
A look at fall foliage on Skyline Drive. Photos by Rich Cooley
The spirits of Wayside Inn were active on Saturday, to the delight of paranormal investigators who met there to learn more about the inn's hauntings as well as a chance to work with Dustin Pari of SyFy's "Ghost Hunters" and "Ghost Hunters International."
Trent Williams likes pandas, playing football, riding his bicycle, and other activities typical for 6-year-old boys. But Trent faces a long road to recovery in his fight against an aggressive form of brain cancer.
For many people, singing at the White House is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Singing there for the third time, then, must mean a charmed existence for a choir of local teens.
Thanks to an array of healthy turkey alternatives, a traditional Thanksgiving feast no longer has to be a famine for people who do not eat meat.
CROSS JUNCTION -- Hundreds of small, square boxes are stacked on shelves in a storage room at Timber Ridge School. More boxes sit on a shelf in Troy Newbraugh's office at the school.
WOODSTOCK -- Cecilaine and Steve Hecker have quite a story or two to tell every holiday season. Their Christmas stories are not what others might expect; they often change from year to year and they are not family stories.
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