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Oakland Museum Opens for the Season

Oakland Museum Opens for the Season

[ 0 ] March 25, 2014

Oakland Museum Opens for the Season. Open Saturday 10AM to 4PM and Sunday 1PM to 4PM. Exhibits include The Camille Room: The 1969 disaster in the wake of Hurricane Camille, The Best Hope: History of Nelson County Public Schools, and Cuttin’ on the Lights: Rural electrification in the late 1930s. 434-263-8400.

Wild Ink: The Art of the Trail

Wild Ink: The Art of the Trail

[ 0 ] March 6, 2014

A morning of contemplative walking and nature-inspired writing/drawing on the scenic Rockfish Valley Loop Trail. Experience the intersection of three awareness practices: mindfulness, walking, and creative expression in writing or drawing. Each practice enriches the others; the focus of this walk will be awakening the five senses. No writing or drawing experience necessary. Best for […]

Nelson Museum Of Rural History:  BRLM Columnist & October Featured Story Part of National Museum Day

Nelson Museum Of Rural History: BRLM Columnist & October Featured Story Part of National Museum Day

[ 0 ] September 29, 2013

Arrington Nelson County, VA Nelson’s Museum of Rural History celebrated National Museum Day this past Saturday – September 28, 2013. For that one day admission was free to the museum highlighting the rich history of Nelson County. BRLM columnist Lynn Coffey was on hand autographing her 4th book recently released, Appalachian Heart. If you haven’t […]

Oakland Museum Antique Appraisal Event

Oakland Museum Antique Appraisal Event

[ 0 ] August 31, 2013

Contacts: Woody Greenberg, greenberg@lynchburg.edu 263-5940, 841-5509 Samantha Embrey, Samantha@sembrey.net 277-8180 Bob Carter, robertcart@gmail.com 263-4056 For Immediate Release Antique Roadshow Appraiser to Headline Oakland Museum Event “Antiques Roadshow” guest appraiser Ken Farmer will be on hand for Oakland – Nelson County’s Museum of Rural History’s Antique Appraisal Day fund raiser to be held Saturday, Oct. 5 […]

A Stroll Down Tornado Alley : Faber, VA Native Helps Relief In Oklahoma

A Stroll Down Tornado Alley : Faber, VA Native Helps Relief In Oklahoma

[ 0 ] July 21, 2013

Moore, Oklahoma Story By Jon Goff – Nelson County, VA Editors Note: Jon Goff, a teacher at North Branch School and resident of Faber, VA recently helped with cleanup efforts in Moore, Oklahoma where a devastating tornado hit back in May. Jon worked with a Virginia Beach division of Operation Blessing. Upon arrival he was […]

Coffee Concert I - 2013 Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy

Coffee Concert I – 2013 Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and Academy

[ 0 ] June 10, 2013

Six pianists AND lots of coffee! Tracy Cowden, piano Juan Carlos Fernández-Nieto, piano Lori Piitz, piano Gabriella Ryan, piano Larry Alan Smith, piano Paulo Steinberg, piano Bohuslav Martinu: “Tanec loutek” (“Dance of the Puppets”) from Loutky (Puppets), H. 137 (1924) – Book I Francis Poulenc: “Bal fantôme” from Eight Nocturnes, FP 56 (1929-38) Frederic Rzewski: […]

Thomas Jefferson Soil & Water Conservation Dist Holds Field Day Near Nellysford

Thomas Jefferson Soil & Water Conservation Dist Holds Field Day Near Nellysford

[ 0 ] May 23, 2012

Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Between rain showers and thunderstorms people got the chance to participate Tuesday afternoon in the annual Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District Field Day held on Glenthorne Loop just south of Nellysford. The event gave folks the chance to learn about: mitigation banking, stream restoration, watershed studies, native landscaping, […]

42 Years Ago. The Skies Opened Up. Then Silence.

42 Years Ago. The Skies Opened Up. Then Silence.

[ 1 ] August 19, 2011

South Of Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Back in 2008 Peter and Betsy Agelasto of Elk Hill made sure there was a permanent marker put up to remember the dozens of people that died here in Nelson. Hurricane Camille was their fate. Camille was one of the 10 most devastating hurricanes in history. Each year The […]

Saunders Brothers Show Off Amerciana Farm Equipment : 8.11.10

Saunders Brothers Show Off Amerciana Farm Equipment : 8.11.10

[ 0 ] August 11, 2010

Piney River Nelson County, Virginia If you ever wondered what farming looked liked decades ago, even back to the 1800’s you still have the chance! Saunders Brothers in Piney River is showing off a display of early Americana farm equipment through August 14th. The event has been designated by the Blue Ridge Parkway as an […]

Oakland Re-Opens Today : March 27, 2010

Oakland Re-Opens Today : March 27, 2010

[ 0 ] March 27, 2010

Oakland Re-Opens March 27 Oakland – Nelson County’s Museum of Rural History, will reopen Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a new version of a slide shown at the Camille Remembrance in August, 2009, marking the 40th anniversary of Hurricane Camille, showing in the Camille Resource Center exhibit room. Oakland will […]

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