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Category: Virginia

17th May 2013

Local History: Poplar Forest

If you are looking for a nice day trip to take with the family or are just a history or architecture buff, look no further than Poplar Forest, Thomas Jefferson’s villa retreat. Located just ten miles outside of Lynchburg, it is the perfect way to spend the day learning more about one of America’s founding […]

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16th May 2013

Farmer’s Market in Lynchburg Virginia

Did you know Lynchburg’s Community Market is the third oldest farmer’s market in the United States? It was started in 1783 making this year its 230th! While the market is open year round, now that the weather is heating up it is time to check it out if you haven’t already as seasonal fruits and […]

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15th May 2013

Lynchburg Virginia Local Breweries

Buy local – this mantra seems to be popping up all over the place these days. Over at the Stoney Badger we try to do our part by carrying beers produced at local Virginia breweries. From the Devils Backbone Brewing Company, located in Roseland, Virginia, you can find a few of their brews at the […]

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14th May 2013

Local Lynchburg History: Fort Early

Memorial Day is just around the corner. The holiday, originally known as Decoration Day, was created to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who lost their lives during the American Civil War. Memorial Day has since grown to encompass all Americans who have given their lives for the country in war. It is the perfect […]

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12th May 2013

Lynchburg Friday Cheers is Here Again!

Our favorite summer long festival is starting up again soon; Friday Cheers makes its debut this week on Friday, May 17th.  Last years opening weekend brought out over 4,000 locals! Friday Cheers is “the party with a purpose” held every Friday beginning in May and continuing through July 19th. This event is held at Riverfront […]

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11th May 2013

Beers at Stoney Badger

We live in a world full of overwhelming choices: white or wheat bread, soup or salad, or maybe pale ale or stout? Ordering a beer has become a extensive process – do you want it on tap or in the bottle, light or full calorie, a microbrew or mainstream variety. Beer is the third most […]

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4th May 2013

2013 Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival

Summer is quickly approaching and with it comes annual summer festivals of all kinds; music, wine, and theatre to name a few. This summer the Endstation Theatre Company will be hosting its annual Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival. This year’s festival begins May 31st and lasts through July 21st. The Endstation Theatre Company was founded […]

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2nd May 2013

The 4th Annual Derby Day Soiree

Ladies get your big hats ready! The 4th Annual Derby Day Soiree presented by the Junior League of Lynchburg is coming to town Saturday May 4th, 2013. It is being held at the Oakwood Country Club on Rivermont Ave from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. Tickets include dinner, drinks, dancing, entertainment, and auctions. Ticket prices range from […]

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28th April 2013

Visit the Blue Ridge Mountains

Spring has finally sprung and if you’re anything like me, you will be itching to enjoy the outdoors as much as possible. One way to get your fill is to stop on by the Stoney Badger Tavern to enjoy some good food and drink on our huge deck. The Badger’s Big Deck Thursday’s are also […]

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12th April 2013

Lynchburg Virginia’s Sister Cities

Some things you may already know about Lynchburg, Virginia: it was first settled in 1757 and was named after its founder John Lynch.  Lynch started a ferry service and was responsible for the first bridge across the river, replacing his ferry service. Lynchburg served as the capitol of Virginia for five days in 1865 and […]

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