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Tag: "2016"

Devils Backbone Brewing Celebrates 8 Year Anniversary

Devils Backbone Brewing Celebrates 8 Year Anniversary

[ 0 ] November 20, 2016

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Eight years ago in November 2008 Devils Backbone Brewing opened their doors for business. Even long before the building started we showed you the tanks coming over from Japan in this post. This past Saturday night – November 19, 2016 many of the original crew and founders celebrated the 8th anniversary […]

Snowmaking Begins At Wintergreen

Snowmaking Begins At Wintergreen

[ 0 ] November 20, 2016

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia With the winds howling and temps dropping like a rock the snow fans at Wintergreen Resort have kicked in and snowmaking has started. While the slopes are a very long way from being ready, this was the official first step. If conditions work in their favor, Wintergreen could open the […]

Rockfish River Elementary School Holds Annual Event To Honor & Remember Veterans

Rockfish River Elementary School Holds Annual Event To Honor & Remember Veterans

[ 0 ] November 11, 2016

Afton Nelson County, Virginia In what’s become a long standing annual event, Rockfish River Elementary School held its annual Veteran’s Day remembrance this past Friday – November 11, 2016. We’ve been telling you about the time honored tradition since this first web story back in 2007. Thank you to veterans past and present for your […]

Virginia Craft Brewers Festival 2016 : (With Video)

Virginia Craft Brewers Festival 2016 : (With Video)

[ 0 ] August 21, 2016

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia More than 70 breweries descended upon the grounds at Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows in Nelson County this past weekend to take part in the 5th annual Virginia Craft Brewers Festival. It was a perfect Saturday for the event with the weather cooperating! See you next year!

Wintergreen : 11th Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Festival Is Tomorrow! (Saturday - August 13th)

Wintergreen : 11th Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Festival Is Tomorrow! (Saturday – August 13th)

[ 0 ] August 12, 2016

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia For over a decade we’ve telling you about the annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Festival held each summer in August. The event is put on by Wintergreen Performing Arts and will again be emceed this year by Blue Ridge Life Magazine’s Tommy Stafford. Think this marks Tommy’s 10th year! Head […]

4th Of July 2016 - A Soggy One

4th Of July 2016 – A Soggy One

[ 1 ] July 5, 2016

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Unfortunately the 4th of July weekend only had one really good day, Saturday. Both Sunday and Monday were more or less stormy and rainy. The upside to the weekend was Saturday. The weather cooperated fully for the annual Sk8 Nelson fundraiser at RVCC. Over in Lovingston, the story was pretty much […]

So Long Winter : Wintergreen Says Farewell To Ski Season With Annual Splash & Dash

So Long Winter : Wintergreen Says Farewell To Ski Season With Annual Splash & Dash

[ 0 ] March 20, 2016

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Spring arrived early Sunday morning at 12:30 EDT, just in time for the folks at Wintergreen Resort to close out the ski season with their annual Splash & Dash (known as Pond Skimming to the veterans). The event is held each year around this time as a fun way to […]

Spring Forward This Weekend Saturday Night Before Bed : Daylight Saving Time Begins 2AM Sunday

Spring Forward This Weekend Saturday Night Before Bed : Daylight Saving Time Begins 2AM Sunday

[ 0 ] March 9, 2016

Central Virginia Blue Ridge With the warmer temps arriving thoughts are turning to longer days. Just in time! Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday – March 13th at 2AM. But for those of us that party until that hour, your best bet is to move your clock ahead one hour before turning in on Saturday […]

Central Virginia Digging Out : Many Schools Still Closed

Central Virginia Digging Out : Many Schools Still Closed

[ 0 ] January 24, 2016

Central Virginia Blue Ridge For the first time since the heavy snow fell across the area on Friday and Saturday, the sunshine came out on Sunday. That allowed people to begin digging out. Great progress was being made on area roadways by Sunday. Though many roads were still snow packed, folks were able to start […]

Heavy Snowfall Hits The Blue Ridge Area

Heavy Snowfall Hits The Blue Ridge Area

[ 0 ] January 22, 2016

Central Virginia Blue Ridge By late morning Friday snow started falling over most of Central Virginia with many roads covered across the area. Winds also added a mix of blowing snow in. Gusty winds blow snow in Roseland of Nelson County on Friday afternoon just before dark. Posted by Blue Ridge Life Magazine on Friday, January […]

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