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Community Connection: Shenandoah Chapter Virginia Native Plant Society

The Shenandoah Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society is hosting a native plant swap on Saturday, October 15th in Bridgewater. The swap will run from 1-4 p.m. at Oakdale Park and is open to the public. Guests are invited to bring native plants, seeds and cuttings to share, and can pick up some plants you may have been wanting to add. There will be plants to take home even if you don’t have anything to swap.

More information is on their website vnps.org/shenandoah.

2022-09-28T13:03:23-04:00September 28th, 2022|

Culture Connection: September 26th – October 2nd

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center in Waynesboro presents their 51st Annual Fall Foliage Art Show October 8th and 9th, featuring 150 fine artists, local music, and refreshments.

In Charlottesville, the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education is offering their Virtual Gallery Exhibit, titled “Spring to Life”, for an extended period of time.

The 1708 Gallery in Richmond is currently displaying the multi-channel film exhibit of Leila Weefur, titled “Play Prey” through October 9th.

2022-09-19T11:45:18-04:00September 26th, 2022|

Beth Orton on World Cafe

Friday, September 23rd at 6pm

Beth Orton was driving when she found out she was dropped by her record label. She decided to take the reins, buy a beaten-up piano, and got to work on what would become her first self-produced record, Weather Alive. Nearly 25 years since the release of her debut album Trailer Park, Orton has a newfound sense of gratitude for life and the opportunity to make music. She joins host Stephen Kallao on the next World Cafe.

2022-09-19T13:41:17-04:00September 23rd, 2022|

Tim Heidecker on World Cafe

Thursday, September 22nd at 6pm

High school can be an awkward time…but all those new, exciting, and awkward experiences? They can be turned into great songs. Tim Heidecker talks about his latest album High School – a tender, funny, very pretty album that looks back at those days AND fast forwards to the present. Plus, you’ll hear live performances from Tim and his band, on the next World Cafe.

2022-09-23T11:01:01-04:00September 22nd, 2022|

Encore: Jorge Drexler on World Cafe

Wednesday, September 21st at 6pm

Jorge Drexler was the first Uruguayan to ever win an Oscar – an honor he received for the song he wrote for The Motorcycle Diaries. He also trained as a doctor before becoming a musician. The charming and poetic over-achiever performs a whimsical set of live songs and reflects on the many twists and turns his professional life has taken.

2022-09-22T10:36:20-04:00September 21st, 2022|

Muna on World Cafe

Tuesday, September 20th at 6pm

Muna was almost on the verge of breaking up, but then last year, the band released a song called “Silk Chiffon” that was quickly embraced by fans as an anthem of queer joy. On the next World Cafe, this tight-knit trio talks about what it means to write songs from a queer lens, plus they perform songs from their new self-titled album.

2022-09-21T13:09:30-04:00September 20th, 2022|

Adrian Quesada on World Cafe

Monday, September 19th at 6pm

Years ago, Adrian Quesada was driving in Austin when he stumbled upon a Peruvian band called Los Pasteles Verdes on the radio, and he got hooked on their psychedelic take on bolero music. The guitarist and producer for Black Pumas has finally released that solo project, appropriately called Boleros Psicodelicos. On the next World Cafe, find out what other Latin artists inspired Quesada, plus live performances from the album.

2022-09-22T10:36:12-04:00September 19th, 2022|

Community Connection: Wildrock Festival

Wildrock is a nonprofit promoting nature play for health and happiness. For the month of October, Wildrock is hosting a Nature Play Challenge that’s open to the public. There are printable sticker charts on their website with the area’s parks and nature spaces and challenge participants to visit as many as you can before Saturday, October 22nd when there will be a celebration down at the bog in Washington Park for a children’s play festival from 2-5pm. Nature is for everyone and you and your family are welcome to get outside and join!

More information is on their website wildrock.org.

2022-09-16T09:23:44-04:00September 16th, 2022|

Community Connection: Oakland School

Oakland School is located just outside of Charlottesville and 50 minutes from Richmond. For more than 70 years, Oakland School has helped thousands of children who learn differently, or struggle in a traditional classroom setting to achieve their potential, discover new pathways to achieving success. Small class sizes, individualized learning plans, daily one-to-one instruction, and proven multi-modal teaching methods – including their renowned equestrian program – are all hallmarks of an Oakland School education.

You are invited to join Oakland School for an Open House on October 28th at 10:00 am to learn more about how Oakland School – Winter Day program and Summer Day and Boarding camp – can make a difference in your child’s academic journey – and social-emotional development.

To register for the Open House, or for more information about Oakland School and Summer Camp, you can visit their website: oaklandschool.net.

2022-09-16T09:20:19-04:00September 16th, 2022|

Community Connection: Nelson FFA Bluegrass Benefit

The 15th Annual Nelson FFA Bluegrass Benefit will be held on Saturday, October 9th from 4:00 – 9:00 PM at the Nelson County Middle School Auditorium. Doors open at 3PM, and the event will feature live music from The Little Mountain Boys, Deep Blue Express, Country Proud and Rebecca Bryant. There will also be silent and live auctions, baked goods, BBQ, chili, hot dogs, drinks and concessions.

All proceeds will be used for trip expenses for students to attend and compete at the National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana at the end of October.

You can find more information by phone at 434-263-4817.

2022-09-16T09:16:49-04:00September 16th, 2022|