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Wilson Downtown Gallery: INTERstate

We are delighted to welcome Mallory Burrell, Chris Cohen, and Danielle Heckman to the Wilson Downtown Gallery for February and March! These first and second year MFA candidates from the School of Art, Design, and Art History have combined various mediums and themes to create INTERstate. Please join us for the First Fridays artist reception Friday March 2nd from 5-8pm.

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JMU’s Lifelong Learning Institute Celebrates 20 Years

Have you always enjoyed learning new things, taking special field trips, reading up on new topics, meeting new friends, and creating things with your own two hands? James Madison University's Outreach & Engagement department has been providing all of the above to local adults for the past 20 years. If you fall into this category, you may want to check out JMU's Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI)!

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14 Best Places in Harrisonburg to Host a Child’s Birthday Party

Kids of all ages enjoy living in the Harrisonburg area. Who wouldn't? There are so many exciting happenings in this blissful Valley we call home, with new fun events and places popping up every year geared just toward the younger generation. And, you know, every kid has a birthday. Here is a list of our favorite places in Harrisonburg to host a super fun child's birthday party!

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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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The Adventurer’s Guide to Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg and Rockingham County are home to a wealth of outdoor adventures -- bicycling, hiking, annual events that get your heart pumping, boating, golfing, camping, and much more. Our local area has received many accolades for boasting a convenient location to several thrilling attractions and get-aways in the Shenandoah Valley. Here's a guide to get you started on your own outdoor adventures... go on, get outside!

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JMU Exhibit Shows How Harrisonburg was Affected by Urban Renewal Project in 1960s

Photographs were discovered at the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority documenting which buildings were destroyed in an Urban Renewal Project during the 1960s. These photographs are now part of an exhibit entitled What Was Lost: Urban Renewal in 1960s Harrisonburg that James Madison University’s Institute for Visual Studies created. In...

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