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A Museum Piece

A Museum Piece

In addition to the Elk Run Mining Company, Harrisonburg is also home to The Museum of American Jewelry Design & Manufacturing, operated by Hugo Kohl.

Great Date Escapes: Neabsco Boardwalk

Great Date Escapes: Neabsco Boardwalk

This Prince William gem is a great outdoor adventure for couples and friends MAY 2022   Get away from it all, right in the middle of things. The Neabsco Creek Boardwalk is a brilliant place to pack a lunch, wander to the middle of a three-quarters of a mile...

Arwen’s Arrow

Arwen’s Arrow

Mounted archery program empowers youths and adults By Steven Johnson, Staff Writer Prince was not the first option, but when Arwen Adams laid eyes on the white-and-grey maned Gypsy Cob, she knew he was her heart horse. Adams had traveled with her family to Missouri...

A Life of Gaffs & Guitars

A Life of Gaffs & Guitars

CASTING a Line Rick Robbins is a custom fly rod maker and fly fisherman BARC Electric Cooperative member Rick Robbins of Lexington, Va., can’t remember a time when he failed to enjoy fishing. “There’s a photo of me fishing when I was four. I’m 76 now, so that’s 72...

Zooming into Music

Zooming into Music

Northern Virginia artist opens the door to competition for budding talents MARCH 2022 by Laura Emery, Staff Writer Like the graceful dancers that pirouette daily on the floors of the Virginia National Ballet studios in Manassas, Va., life sometimes requires a little...

Reflections of Light and Color

Reflections of Light and Color

Patricia Brennan’s artistic path didn’t run straight to the beautiful stained-glass windows she has been creating for years. Along the way, she tried her hand at various forms of art. “I was interested in learning how to make something that I could make a living from,” says Brennan.