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Ashland Chalk Walk returns May 2

Posted on April 15, 2015 at 11:56 am

The Ashland Main Street Association is calling for artists of all ages to claim their squares of concrete canvas at the 2015 Ashland Chalk Walk. The sixth annual celebration of temporal fine art will be held Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the plaza of the Ashland Branch Library. The goal of the Chalk Walk is to raise awareness of the Ashland Cultural Arts District by

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  • K-9 Heroes Day featuring Pooch Pursuit April 18

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 10:05 am

    K-9 Heroes Pooch Pursuit

    Start the morning off with the Pooch Pursuit 5K/1-mile walk fun run. The start time is 9 a.m., with all registered participants receiving a human and dog-friendly treat bag. Immediately following the pursuit, the K-9 Heroes Day kicks off at 10 a.m. This free event, open to the public, honors our K-9 Veterans.

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  • Diversions, week of April 16, 2015

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 9:51 am

    Art Is On Fire

    The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education 18th annual Celebration of the Arts – Art Is On Fire! featuring the second annual South-Atlantic Juried Exhibition taking place Saturday, April 25 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

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  • Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale presents spring concerts in May

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 9:58 am

    The Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale is looking forward to two performances of its 2015 spring concert, featuring the Duruflé Requiem, Four Motets on Gregorian themes, and Shenandoah, an American folk song arranged by the late James Erb. Artistic Director David Sinden will conduct the Chorale, and concert organist Daniel Stipe will accompany as well as perform. The Ashland performance will take place Sunday, May 10, at 3 p.m., at Duncan

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  • Beaverdam Wine Festival more than the title beverage

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 9:53 am

    This year's Beaverdam Wine Festival is April 11. (H-P file photo by Nick Liberante)

    By PAIGE BAXTER H-P Staff Writer   With a variety of activities, besides drinking wine, ranging from horse-drawn carriage rides in the center of Beaverdam to a classic car show with more than 20 vehicles, organizers of the annual Beaverdam Wine Festival hope the event will cater to anyone’s interests. On April 11, citizens can go to “downtown” Beaverdam to see for themselves while helping preserve the area’s heritage. Proceeds

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  • Snow White, Super Dwarves to save world at Ashland Theater

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 10:51 am

    Louise Keeton as Snow White with a super-heroic twist.

    By DANIEL SHERRIER H-P Editor   When the forces of evil threaten the United States, only Snow White and her friends can save the day in a new children’s musical set to debut in the Ashland Theater April 11. “Snow White and the Super Dwarves” is the latest production from the local Whistle Stop Theatre Company and the group’s first to be performed in the Ashland Theater along Route 54.

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  • Ruritans hold annual Easter Egg Hunt

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 9:40 am

    The Clay Springs Ruritan Club will sponsor its annual community-wide Easter Egg Hunt at Slash Christian Church, 11353 Mount Hermon Road, in Ashland, Saturday, April 4, at 10 a.m. (weather permitting). Children 1 to 12 years of age are welcome to come and join in the fun. Prizes will be awarded.

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