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Old-time mountain music at its best will entertain the whole family at Humpback Rocks

Old-time mountain music at its best will entertain the whole family at Humpback Rocks

[ 0 ] July 15, 2009

The group Rough But Natural will entertain the whole family at this re-created Appalachian mountain farm on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Free Event Date: Sunday 16th of August 2009 02:00 PM Location/Address: Milepost 5.8, Blue Ridge Parkway Contact Telephone Please call (540)943-4716 for more information This post was submitted by Jackie Heath.

Area Fire & Rescue Squads Practice Mountain Rescues : 7.9.09

Area Fire & Rescue Squads Practice Mountain Rescues : 7.9.09

[ 2 ] July 9, 2009

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia Thankfully it was only a practice run, but it was practice that often gets put to use. Thanks to our Paul Purpura for grabbing these photos! Several area rescue squads along with Wintergreen F&R and The Virginia State Police practiced their techniques earlier this week at 20 Minute Cliffs […]

Blue Ridge Parkway Launches Official 75th Anniversary Web Site : 7.1.09

Blue Ridge Parkway Launches Official 75th Anniversary Web Site : 7.1.09

[ 0 ] July 1, 2009

Asheville, NC Blue Ridge Parkway 75, Inc., the organization tasked with planning and producing the various projects related to the Parkway’s 75th Anniversary in 2010, has launched the official 75th Anniversary Web site – blueridgeparkway75.org. The Blue Ridge Parkway’s vision for the Anniversary is to engage local communities and the nation in efforts to sustain […]

Summer Music @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm Along The Blue Ridge Parkway : 6.29.09

Summer Music @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm Along The Blue Ridge Parkway : 6.29.09

[ 0 ] June 29, 2009

Humpback Rocks Nelson/Augusta County, Virginia As June winds down and the hotter days of July get ready to set in, the music series is underway at Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It’s always cool and comfortable up there! Our Paul Purpura made the journey up onto the parkway this past weekend […]

Patriotic Music @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm : Sunday 5th of July 2009 12:00 PM

Patriotic Music @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm : Sunday 5th of July 2009 12:00 PM

[ 0 ] June 11, 2009

Sunnyside with Carol Phillips provides old-time sound with autoharp music,free Event Date: Sunday 5th of July 2009 12:00 PM Location/Address: Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm, Blue Ridge Parkway, Milepost 5.8 Contact Telephone Please call (540)943-4716 for more information This post was submitted by Jackie Heath.

Bluegrass & Old Time Musical Event @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm : July 12th 2009

Bluegrass & Old Time Musical Event @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm : July 12th 2009

[ 0 ] June 11, 2009

Deja Moo will perform old-time mountain and bluegrass music. Free Event Date: Sunday 12th of July 2009 02:00 PM Location/Address: Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm, Blue Ridge Parkway, Milepost 5.8 Contact Telephone Please call (540)943-4716 for more information This post was submitted by Jackie Heath.

Helicopter Spraying On Mountain @ Wintergreen : 5.21.09

Helicopter Spraying On Mountain @ Wintergreen : 5.21.09

[ 3 ] May 21, 2009

Wintergreen Mountain Nelson County, Virginia Folks living up on the mountains near Wintergreen Resort and the Blue Ridge Parkway awoke this morning to the sound of a helicopter flying around. Our “on the spot” Mountain Photographer, Paul Purpura grabbed this shot as the chopper was flying over near The Mountain Inn. Graphic courtesy of Virginia […]

Frost Threat Diminishes Overnight In Nelson : Potential Remains Monday Night : Updated 10 PM EDT 5.17.09

Frost Threat Diminishes Overnight In Nelson : Potential Remains Monday Night : Updated 10 PM EDT 5.17.09

[ 0 ] May 17, 2009

Nelson County, Virginia After a a good soaking overnight Saturday, skies are very slowly becoming partly cloudy over Nelson and parts of Central Virginia. A previously issued frost advisory that included counties along and west of the Blue Ridge Parkway has been cut back to the west removing those counties immediately west of the BRP. […]

Ann Strober Grabs Perfect Shot Of Thunderstorms Approaching Tuesday Afternoon : 4.21.09

Ann Strober Grabs Perfect Shot Of Thunderstorms Approaching Tuesday Afternoon : 4.21.09

[ 1 ] April 21, 2009

Nellysford/Greenfield Nelson County, Virginia Much of the day Tuesday was partly sunny, but late in the day a brief and narrow line of thunderstorms moved across the northern sections of Nelson County. Ann Strober perfectly nailed this shot of the approaching storms as they moved into the Rockfish Valley from the west over The Blue […]

Winter Weather Advisory (Expired) : Nelson Public Schools Closed 2.18.09

Winter Weather Advisory (Expired) : Nelson Public Schools Closed 2.18.09

[ 1 ] February 17, 2009

Updated: 8:08 AM EST 2.18.09 As a result of mixed winter precipitation falling, Nelson Public Schools have now been closed for Wednesday 2.18.09. Updated: 6:45 AM EST 2.18.09 The freezing rain will be a problem mainly in the higher elevations where the temperatures were in the upper 20’s around daybreak. Most valley locations were above […]

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