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Tag: "2017"

Wintergreen Resort Opens For 2017-2018 Ski Season

Wintergreen Resort Opens For 2017-2018 Ski Season

[ 0 ] December 17, 2017

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Over the past week conditions have been just right for the crews at Wintergreen Resort to make snow, and they’ve been making plenty of it! On Friday of last week they had a soft opening, but the official 2017-2018 season officially kicked off over the weekend. Here’s to a great […]

Nelson : Santa Makes Annual Appearance At Stoney Creek Tree Lightning (Video)

Nelson : Santa Makes Annual Appearance At Stoney Creek Tree Lightning (Video)

[ 1 ] December 7, 2017

Stoney Creek / Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Santa Claus arrived in style for his annual visit this this past Wednesday evening at Stoney Creek. It’s become a yearly tradition for the tree lighting outside Stoney Creek Bar & Grill along with Santa’s arrival on a real firetruck from Wintergreen Fire & Rescue. Above in the […]

Arrington : Blue Mountain Barrel House Annual Concealed Darkness Release Party - Saturday : December 2nd,

Arrington : Blue Mountain Barrel House Annual Concealed Darkness Release Party – Saturday : December 2nd,

[ 0 ] November 20, 2017

Arrington Nelson County, VA The Blue Mountain Barrel House annual release party for Concealed Darkness will be held Saturday, December 2nd, 10am – 8pm at our facility in Arrington, VA. (note: this is NOT at the Afton-location Blue Mountain!) 2017 Concealed Darkness and its variants will be available for purchase from 10am until they are […]

Nelson BOS : Harvey Re-Elected : Rutherford Pushes Out Hale : Reed Wins Central District

Nelson BOS : Harvey Re-Elected : Rutherford Pushes Out Hale : Reed Wins Central District

[ 0 ] November 7, 2017

Nelson County, Virginia While eyes across the State of Virginia were on the governor’s race, locally in Nelson where BRL is based, people were watching three Board of Supervisors races. Nelson voters sent longtime North District Supervisor Tommy Harvey back for another four year term. In the East District, newcomer Jesse Rutherford beat incumbent Allen […]

Solar Eclipse August 2017 In The History Books!

Solar Eclipse August 2017 In The History Books!

[ 0 ] August 21, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge If you missed your chance at seeing the eclipse on Monday, not to worry, you will have another opportunity in 7 years. The next total solar eclipse will be on April 8, 2024. Though you will have to travel out of the Mid Atlantic to get a really good look. Conditions […]

Five Years Ago Today : DERECHO!

Five Years Ago Today : DERECHO!

[ 0 ] June 29, 2017

The post below is our original coverage when the Derecho hit Nelson County and most of Virginia on June 29, 2012. One we will never forget! Here’s to a better 2017 and 4th of July! Nelson County, VA Below is an outstanding animated satellite image of the damaging derecho thunderstorm complex as it moved out […]

Amherst : Summer 2017 Kicks Off With Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival

Amherst : Summer 2017 Kicks Off With Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival

[ 0 ] June 25, 2017

Amherst County, Virginia The start of summer always coincides with the annual Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival held at Lazy Days Winery in Amherst. We’ve been telling you about this neat event since the beginning back in 2009. This past weekend’s event had perfect weather as the backdrop for another successful festival! Even more photos […]

And They're Off! : 2017 James River Batteau Festival Gets Underway

And They’re Off! : 2017 James River Batteau Festival Gets Underway

[ 0 ] June 17, 2017

Near Percival’s Island The 32nd Annual James River Batteau Festival got underway Saturday morning. We’ve been covering the event for years. The festival runs through June 24th as they wind their way down the James River ending up at Maiden’s Landing on June 24th! More about the festival here from their official website.

Nellysford : Basic Necessities Celebrates 20 Years This Friday - June 9 , 2017

Nellysford : Basic Necessities Celebrates 20 Years This Friday – June 9 , 2017

[ 0 ] June 8, 2017

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia The year was 1997, that’s when Basic Necessities in Nellysford began! Twenty years later they are having an anniversary to celebrate two decades. It begins at 2PM this Friday – June 9, 2017. Come celebrate 20 years! Plus a very special treat, Sally Rose will stop by and perform! Wine, light […]

Band Fair 2017 Held This Past Weekend At Cardinal Point To Benefit North Branch School

Band Fair 2017 Held This Past Weekend At Cardinal Point To Benefit North Branch School

[ 0 ] May 24, 2017

Afton Nelson County, Virginia When May of each year rolls around, you know it’s Band Fair time! It’s the annual fundraising event held at Cardinal Point Vineyards & Winery to benefit North Branch School. Above click on our Facebook album to see more photos Jenn took at the event. In spite of the never ending […]

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