Celebrating Presidents’ Day, Washington’s Birthday at Mount Vernon

February 20, 2024

Mount Vernon will celebrate our first president, George Washington, on Feb. 22, (which would have been his 292nd birthday) with free admission. The day will begin at 9:30 a.m. with […]

Holidays at the Omni Homestead Resort 

December 15, 2023

By Trish Foxwell Hot Springs, Virginia. A new era has arrived at the historic Omni Homestead Resort & Spa. Nestled in one of the most scenic corners of the Allegheny […]

Deal to Move Caps, Wizards Strikes Blow to Mayor’s Downtown Plans

December 14, 2023

A dueling set of press conferences on either side of the Potomac yesterday – one from Potomac Yard, Alexandria, featuring Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) with Ted Leonsis, owner of […]

In Country: Charlottesville, Barboursville Vineyards Nominated for Wine Star Awards

October 11, 2023

Virginia wine country has garnered yet another accolade to add to their long list of honors and awards. Barboursville Vineyards has been nominated for American Winery of the Year in […]

Charlottesville: For Foodies & Lovers

February 8, 2023

In the coming months, as the cold subsides and leaves start to go green, take a weekend trip to Charlottesville, Virginia, about a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Washington, D.C., to find […]

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 […]

In-Country: Richmond Getaway Guide

October 6, 2022

For your next getaway weekend, take an under two-hour drive down I-95 to explore a city where centuries of history meet an up-and-coming art and buzzworthy food scene — the […]

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 […]

Catoctin Creek’s Balsamic Berry Old Fashioned

March 10, 2022

Whiskey and Virginia have been intertwined since the arrival of the first European settlers to the region. In 1607, colonists in Jamestown, Virginia, began distilling rye whisky. Our founding father, […]