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Haunted Staunton

Oct 20, 2022 / Lauren Hartog

Staunton is known for its beautiful, historic Victorian architecture, but buildings that old come steeped in history…and quite possibly ghosts! Halloween is fast approaching, and it’s time to finalize your spooky plans. More

Grab a Selfie in Front of The Murals of Staunton

Sep 15, 2022 / madden

You can’t beat the Shenandoah Valley for its natural beauty, but many of its towns are introducing man-made scenery to the landscape. If you’ve spent any time in downtown Staunton recently, you’ll have noticed the murals brightening up walls and sides of buildings. More

Staunton’s Hispanic-American-Owned Businesses

Sep 08, 2022 / madden

Have you been craving authentic global cuisine like Peruvian charbroiled chicken, Uruguayan empanadas, or Salvadoran pupusas? How about burrito bowls and fried plantains? You’re in luck: Staunton has restaurants specializing in these flavors and more. More

Staunton Road Trip: One Last Hurrah Before Summer Ends

/ madden

It might not feel like fall yet, but with many schools starting soon, we know that summer is on its way out. Are you looking for a final, fun trip to take with the family before the leaves start changing, and before soccer and football gobble up all your Saturdays? More

Must-See and Do in the Beverley Historic District

Apr 28, 2022 / madden

Downtown Staunton contains many examples of Virginia’s finest Victorian architecture. Most of the buildings in the Beverley Historic District date from the 1870s to the 1920s. In fact, this small, walkable district was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1981. More

Wool Week 2022 at the Frontier Culture Museum

Apr 21, 2022 / madden

Have you ever wondered what people from the past did when they wanted to update their wardrobes? Today, we go to the store or even order our outfits online, but the process was much more involved for our ancestors and the early settlers of the Shenandoah Valley. More

Experience BaroqueFest in Staunton, VA

Mar 31, 2022 / madden

Photos by Leslie Kipp The Staunton Music Festival’s 10-day summer concert series brings over 80 world-class chamber musicians to town every August to showcase 600 years of music. But did you know that SMF brings almost 40 concerts to town each year, including “intimate” concerts in the spring and fall that are “often focusing on specific repertoire, from Baroque to Modern.”  This spring’s offering is BaroqueFest a “three-day immersion in the very best music from the 17th and 18th centuries.” Baroque is known for the birth of the orchestra and common-practice tonality, in which a piece of music is composed in a specific key. More