There's a new coffee shop in town and we couldn't be more excited to welcome Grant Serrels (manager/head barista) to the corner of E. Market and Main St right on Court Square. Although compact in size, Just Love Coffee & Tea offers a wide variety of choices including lattes, macchiatos, hot chocolate, and London fogs. They keep it local and use Chestnut Ridge Coffee Roasters as their source for coffee beans, another new face to the coffee scene in the Burg...oh! and don't forget their selection of hot teas.
Happy Summer 2019 all! Days at the pool, dripping ice cream cones, concerts...ahhh, the joys of summer. It's all fun and games until you've run out of activities to keep your kids entertained and active. Well—we are here to help! We've compiled some fun ideas to do with kids during the summer in and around Harrisonburg
Urgie's Bar has officially opened their doors in the Carriage House at 245 E. Water Street! It's tucked back behind Urban Exchange, but is just a stone's throw to downtown. The interior is cozy and inviting, and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Founded and owned by two brothers from Philadelphia, Tommy and Steven Urglavitch had a dream to open a neighborhood bar that offered a comfortable and inviting vibe for everyone to come hangout, get a drink, and enjoy some authentic Philly cheesesteaks.
The Rocktown Beer & Music Festival is coming up in April! Tim Brady, Founder and General Manager of Pale Fire Brewing, is a guest on the blog to share more about the event and offer a special discount to Harrisonblog readers! Learn more about the festival and artists >>>
Freedom Freeze Italian Ice has moved into the old Dream Cone location right on Court Square in downtown Harrisonburg. Owned and operated by the same people as Freedom Funnel Cakes, this establishment is Veteran owned and operated and serves Gino's authentic Italian Ice from Brooklyn, New York. Vegan Friends rejoice! Their Italian Ices are 100% vegan! Want something a bit creamier of a treat? They also serve Garber's traditional ice cream! The owner and Marine Corp veteran Mel Shtanko was kind enough to share some more about the newest frozen treat in town!
It's time to start planning for your summer! With the warmer weather, we're dreaming of summer festivals and time by the water. We've scouted out some of the best summer activities in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham area to keep you entertained all summer long! Read on for just a taste of some of our favorite area summer events and music festivals! Mark you calendars and buy your tickets now - these events tend to fill up quickly!