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Visit the Beautiful Shenandoah Valley

The name Shenandoah is said to have come from a Native American expression for "Beautiful Daughter of the Stars." The Valley was first settled by German and then Scotch Irish immigrants. The Shenandoah Valley was known as the bread basket of the Confederacy during the Civil War and was seen as a back door for Confederate raids to the north. You can visit many of the historical battlefields and learn all about this part of our history.

Today the peaceful Shenandoah Valley is a seasonal delight. This area of Virginia is really a year-round wonderland, with magnificent summer and winter experiences. Be sure to check out the many events and festivals held in communities up and down the entire Valley.

The Shenandoah Valley is also home to a variety of impressive natural phenomenon like magnificent caverns and towering mountain ranges. Our Valley also has its fair share of culture. There are many museums and historical sites, from the antebellum era to the frontiersman, from the Civil War to Woodrow Wilson's Presidential Library and Museum.

There is also wealth of talented artists in the Shenandoah Valley region. Their work is displayed in local and community galleries and open studios. The Valley's vineyards have grown and flourished. They invite our many visitors to taste the bounty of their harvests.

For more information about points of interest in the Shenandoah Valley, we invite you to visit these web sites:

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Events within the Shenandoah Valley region:

Big Lick Wine & Swine Festival

Event City: Roanoke
Event Details:
A celebration of Historic Grandin Village eateries and their favorite pork dishes and local/regional/international wineries in one fantastic event!Three different ticket options: prices vary!
Event Dates:
Sep 06, 2014 to Sep 06, 2014

Event Time:
12pm-6pm

Event Contact Phone:
(540) 777-1790

Event Web Site:
http://historicgrandinvillage.com/index.php/news-events/

Toast the Weekend w/ Everyday People

Event City: Bridgewater
Event Details:
Kick off your weekend right! Enjoy some great music by Everyday People and either bring a picnic or purchase food from local gourmet food trucks, Mama's Caboose and Flavor Savor BBQ! $10 cover includes wine glass!
Event Dates:
Sep 12, 2014 to Sep 12, 2014

Event Time:
6:30pm- 9:30pm

Event Contact Phone:
(540) 828-0099

Event Web Site:
http://www.bluestonevineyard.com/

Good Times, Tastes, & Traditions

Event City: Staunton
Event Details:
The Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce will be creating a fun-filled weekend for the entire family. Join in as all five countries, America, England, Germany, Ireland and West Africa, come alive with musical entertainment, wine and beer tastings, artists and crafters, ethnic food, new feature - Agritourism - "Farming In The Valley, children's activities and much, much more! A festival you will not want to miss!
Event Dates:
Sep 20, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014

Event Time:
11am-6pm Saturday 12

Event Contact Phone:
(540) 324-1133

Event Web Site:
http://www.goodtimesaugusta.com/