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A Very American Celebration

A Very American Celebration

When it first opened, American Celebration on Parade offered only self-guided tours. Present-day visitors, however, will find themselves treated to a delightful, 45-minute guided tour of the vast warehouse and its colorful contents.

Making The Cut

Making The Cut

Mercer’s passion for rocks and gemstones began as a child. He says one of his earliest memories is taking an empty chocolate candy box that his father gave his mother for Valentine’s Day, and filling it instead with colorful rocks found in his Cape Cod, Mass., hometown.

Clear Sailing

Clear Sailing

If a wave could talk, it would sound like Stoney Whitelock, a low, lilting rumble giving voice to the treasures and flotsam it collected on its inbound journey, cresting with power and force, and hoping to catch the listener in its undertow for another compelling performance.

Stock Car Passion

Stock Car Passion

The rumbling of unbridled horsepower, the pungent smell of high-octane fuel and burning rubber, neck-snapping speeds tempered with laser-focused control. These are all key elements of late model stock car racing and the passion so many feel for it.

Great Date Escapes: Goochland Drive-In

Great Date Escapes: Goochland Drive-In

It’s not often that the operator of a drive-in theater refers to himself as chief executive dreamer. But listen to John Heidel talk about his passion for the Goochland Drive-In Theater, you’ll understand where he is coming from.

Great Date Escapes: Tantivy Farm

Great Date Escapes: Tantivy Farm

It is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. on Sundays. The farm holds special events throughout the season, such as lavender wreath-making and wand-making, decoupage and making a needle-felted spring nest.

Great Date Escapes: Old Rag Mountain

Great Date Escapes: Old Rag Mountain

Climb to the top of this historic peak MAY 2022   Sometimes, the most time-tested is still the best, and that’s the case with Old Rag Mountain, a hike for friends, companions and loved ones for generations. Note important changes for 2022, though: Due to the...

Great Date Escapes: Savage Neck Dunes

Great Date Escapes: Savage Neck Dunes

Tucked away on the Virginia Eastern Shore is some dramatic scenery MAY 2022   If you like the sand between your toes, if you like strolling along a quiet beach, if you like an untouched natural backdrop, Savage Neck Dunes has you covered. There are a couple of...