Wilson Downtown Gallery: Swartz Photography

The next featured local artist at Wilson Downtown Gallery (the office of The Harrisonburg Homes Team) is Swartz Photography. They'll be displaying stunning photos of our gorgeous Shenandoah Valley during July and August. Stop by during First Fridays on July 3 for a free artist reception and refreshments!

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Refreshing & Sweet: Bridgewater Staycation at Ashby Pool

Most people have driven past Ashby Recreation Area (ARA) -- known to many as "Ashby Pool" -- a thousand times without giving it a second thought. But I ask you to stop and consider the possibility of a sweet, refreshing spot for the whole family to hang out during the summer months. Tucked away off Mount Crawford Avenue in Bridgewater, drive up the private street and into a wide open space with peaceful countryside views adjacent to endless greenery. Behold, a fabulous little known members-only pool and recreation area that has been around for over fifty years.

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The Business of Food Conference

If you are currently in the food business or ever in the future plan to be, you have to know (really, it's a must!) about The Business of Food Conference that's scheduled for the end of June, brought to you by the Central Virginia and Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Centers. Here's the scoop...

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Area Parks: Oakdale Offers Something for Everyone in the Center of Bridgewater

Oakdale Park offers something for everyone. Fitness lovers can walk or jog on the loop and play soccer or ultimate frisbee in one of the many open spaces. If you want to enjoy a beautiful summer evening there are little league ball games almost every night of the week from April to June or open air concerts on the weekends. The two play sets offer fun for kids of all ages. Picnic shelters and open grassy spaces provide great party and group gathering areas. And the city-central location makes for easy access and enjoyment.

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