The Upperville Colt and Horse Show Gallops Into Its 171st Anniversary

June 13, 2024

By Hailey Wharram and Forbes Dudley From June 3 through June 9, Mars Equestrian hosted the 171st annual Upperville Colt and Horse Show in Upperville, Virginia. Created in 1853, UCHS is […]

In Country: Hallmark Movie-Like Towns Near D.C.  

November 8, 2023

Sure, they’re formulaic, almost like a Mad Lib: big city [woman or man] meets small town [woman or man] because of [situation] and, after some stumbles, romance ensues. Hallmark holiday […]

In-Country: A Guide to Christmas in Middleburg

November 9, 2022

Middleburg, Virginia is an ideal setting for the holiday season. Its picturesque streets are lovely this time of year, filled with twinkling lights, holiday shoppers and carolers. Sometimes, it’s hard […]

Weekend Round Up, Oct. 20 – 23

October 20, 2022

Another jam-packed weekend is ahead of us! There’s plenty to do, including a fall harvest festival at Mount Vernon, The Gay Men’s Chorus fetes Judy Garland, the annual Smithsonian Craft2Wear […]

1000 Miglia Warm Up USA in Middleburg, VA

August 9, 2022

The Most Beautiful Auto Race in the World Announces U.S. Dates 1000 Miglia Warm Up USA Returns to Middleburg, Virginia region October 19-22 with entries now open MIDDLEBURG, Va., July […]

Women Leaders: Elizabeth Von Hassell, Director, National Sporting Museum

May 2, 2022

ELIZABETH VON HASSELL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL SPORTING LIBRARY & MUSEUM  Our spring arts preview featured 20 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to amplify their voices in our […]

In Country Calendar: April 13, 2022 Issue

April 13, 2022

Spring has officially sprung in our In Country section! Here are some events in the Virginia countryside this month. Saturday April 16 Easter Bunny Experience at Salamander Resort & Spa […]

Middleburg Weekend Checklist  

March 9, 2022

Where to Stay  The Salamander Resort and Spa. At 500 N. Pendleton St., Middleburg, VA 20117. A 5-star luxury hotel just 40 miles outside D.C., taking relaxation seriously and offering […]


September 17, 2021

67th ANNUAL VIRGINIA FALL RACES WILL RUN SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2021 Featuring the National Sporting Library & Museum Cup and the new Magalen O. Bryant Memorial, as well as the […]

Town of Middleburg to Host Oktoberfest Celebration on September 18

August 13, 2021

Town of Middleburg to Host Oktoberfest Celebration on September 18 Family-friendly event returns with food, games and more!  What: The town of Middleburg will host its second Oktoberfest celebration on […]