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Diversions week of July 31, 2014

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 12:11 pm

Crafters Wanted Ashland Volunteer Fire Department is looking for crafters for a craft show Saturday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. $25 for 8×8 space. Please contact Audrey Roberts for more information at (804) 349-5629.   Crafters wanted for the 24th annual Short Pump Ruritan Club Craft Show Saturday, Oct. 25. It will be held at short Pump Middle School – 4701 Pouncey Tract Road. For information, call

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  • Dixie Power Trio kicks off summer concert series in Ashland

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 10:06 am

    The Dixie Power Trio is comprised of Zack Smith on cornet and accordion, Andy Kochenour on bass, Chuck Underwood on guitar, and Byron McWilliams on drums.

    The Bluemont Concert Series returns to the Town of Ashland for its 10th season of outdoor evening concerts featuring a variety of family-focused evening performances. The concerts’ venue is on the steps of Randolph-Macon’s Blackwell Auditorium. The season kicks off on Sunday, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. with the first of four concerts, featuring the band the Dixie Power Trio. The Dixie Power Trio delights audiences across the country with

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  • Local libraries hold Bat World program, Ice Cream socials

    Posted on July 25, 2014 at 10:38 am

    Summer Storytimes end on Friday, Aug. 1.  Fall Storytimes resume Monday, Sept. 8. All branch libraries will be closed Saturday, Aug. 30 and Monday, Sept. 1.   Ashland Branch Library Bat World Wednesday, Aug. 6, 11 a.m. Enter the fascinating world of bats! Learn about myths, bat habitats, and food preferences, and how they benefit us. Hear echolocation demonstrated using a bat detector on a live bat, too! Teen Movie

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