Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 54

By SU CLAUSON-WICKER

;; Our favorite must-see
places, to-do events, best-of
experiences in and around
the Shenandoah Valley of
western Virginia and eastern
West Virginia. Items grouped
loosely into increasing activity
levels. See = relaxed. Do = some
walking/standing required. Play
= option for longer activity.

;; *Time of year key: Spring (Sp)
Summer (Su) Fall (F) Winter (W)
Year-round (YR)

SEE
;; Skyline Drive through

Shenandoah National Park

(Front Royal to Waynesboro) Cruise

along the mountaintop looking
for bear and pulling off at some
of 70 overlooks for vistas of the
valley. YR Visitskylinedrive.org
;; American Celebration

on Parade (Shenandoah Caverns,
VA) Enjoy a parade without the
crowd. See floats for inaugural
parades, Rose Bowl festivities
and more, including a collection
of vintage animated window
displays and the caverns. YR
shenandoahcaverns.com
;; Gen. Adam Stephen

House (Martinsburg, WV)

Descend into a secret tunnel
under the 1778 home of a
Revolutionary War general and
town founder. July-Sept & Dec
facebook.com/adamstephenhouse
;; Virginia Beer Museum
(Front Royal, VA) Focusing on
Virginia's beer history and
its 300+ craft breweries, this
museum also serves libations.
YR virginiabeermuseum.com
54

BLUERIDGECOUNTRY.COM

ABOVE: American Celebration on Parade is at Shenandoah Caverns, Virginia.
UPPER RIGHT: Dinosaur Land is a quirky attraction at White Post, Virginia. (March - Dec.
dinosaurland.com)
LOWER RIGHT: Virginia Safari Park, at Natural Bridge, Virginia, is a drive-through zoo.

;; Burwell-Morgan Mill
(Millwood, VA) Built in the late
1782, this gristmill still uses
a mahogany waterwheel and
authentic grindstones for its
grinding. Freshly ground flours,
corn meal and grits with no
additives for sale. May -Nov.
burwellmorganmill.org
;; West Virginia Glass

Outlet (Martinsburg, WV), is like a
museum except every piece of
handmade West Virginia glass
is for sale. Collection includes
pieces from 25 studios and
factories. YR facebook.com/
WestVirginiaGlassOutlet
;; Family Drive-in Theatre
(Stephens City, VA) Operating
under the stars since 1956,
this classic two-screen drivein theater plays '50s music
between shows. March-Nov.
thefamilydriveintheatre.com

;; Virginia Quilt Museum
(Harrisonburg, VA) Virginia's
official quilt museum features
modern and traditional quilts,
some made from surprising
non-fabric materials. YR
vaquiltmuseum.org
;; American Shakespeare
Center (Staunton, VA) Experience
a Shakespeare Play in his
kind of theatre at Staunton's
Blackfriars Playhouse. The
shows play in the world's
only re-creation of the
bard's indoor theatre as well
as under the stars on the
grounds of Blackburn Inn. YR
americanshakespearecenter.com
;; Brownsburg Museum
(Lexington, VA) One of Virginia's
best little museums kicks
off a new long-term exhibit,
"Cradle to Coffin: Remembering
the Country Store." YR
brownsburgva.wordpress.com/
online-store

;; Virginia Military Institute
Museum (Lexington, VA) The VMI
museum displays all manner of
artifacts of VMI life - including
the stuffed hide of Stonewall
Jackson's beloved steed;
the world-class collection of
muskets, pistols, rifles and
more has become the main
attraction. YR vmi.edu/museumsand-archives/vmi-museum
;; Virginia Safari Park (Natural
Bridge, VA) See and interact
with hundreds of animals at
Virginia's only drive-thru zoo.
March-Nov. virginiasafaripark.
com
;; Wonderment Puppet
Theatre (Martinsburg, WV) Funloving Joe Santoro bewitches
with his whimsical, original
puppet theatre. Private
shows can also be arranged.
wondermentpuppets.wixsite.com/
mysite-1/home


http://www.BLUERIDGECOUNTRY.COM

Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020

Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - Cover1
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - Cover2
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 3
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 4
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 5
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 6
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 7
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 8
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 9
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 10
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 11
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 12
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 13
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 14
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 15
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 16
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 17
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 18
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 19
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 20
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 21
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 22
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 23
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 24
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 25
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 26
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 27
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 28
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 29
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 30
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 31
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 32
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 33
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 34
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 35
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 36
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 37
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 38
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 39
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 40
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 41
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 42
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 43
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 44
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 45
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 46
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 47
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 48
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 49
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 50
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 51
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 52
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 53
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 54
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 55
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 56
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 57
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 58
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 59
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 60
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 61
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 62
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 63
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 64
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 65
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - 66
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - Cover3
Blue Ridge Country September/October 2020 - Cover4
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2021_0506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2021_0304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2021_0102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2020_11_12
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2020_0910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2020_0708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2020_0506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2020_0304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2020_0102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2019_1112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2019_0910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2019_0708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2019_0506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2019_0304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2019_0102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2018_1112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2018_0910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2018_0708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2018_0506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2018_0304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2018_0102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2017_1112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2017_0910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2017_0708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2017_0506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_2017_0304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20170102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_201612
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20160910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20160708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20160506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20160304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20160102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20151112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20150910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20150708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20150506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20150304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20150102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20141112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20140910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20140708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20140506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20140304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20140102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20131112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20130910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/brc_20130708
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com