It’s Bike Month!
Take advantage of the stunning scenery and mild May weather to get out for a bike ride near the Blue Ridge Parkway during National Bike Month. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or just getting started with your biking adventures, you’ll want to put these routes on your to-do list this month, as well as a couple cool spots to refuel after the ride in Waynesboro, Virginia.
The Routes Continue reading “3×3 Spectacular Bike Rides near the Blue Ridge Parkway + Great Refueling Spots in #WaynesboroVA”
The misty rain can’t dampen the spirits of the dozen giddy people poised to cross the street at Main and Arch. After all, we’re armed with umbrellas and irrepressible good spirits. We are a small group of strangers, preparing to set out on the first ever “Sip & Saunter,” a progressive dinner innovated by Parks and Rec to introduce residents to the unique restaurants in historic downtown Waynesboro. Our party is one of four that will, over the course of the evening, make its way on foot to five different restaurants, each with a sampling of distinctive cuisine.
Our docent, Kathy Johnson, leads us like a group of schoolchildren across the wet street. The vintage streetlights lining Main Street glow with a cheery brightness. A buzz of anticipation steals over us, and we chatter with each other in excited whispers. Already we can hear the music spilling from the first restaurant.
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Chilling winds, daunting obstacles and oozing sludge. Not the recipe you might expect for a popular foot race. Yet the Mad Anthony Mud Run, celebrating its fifth year, has drawn a steady increase of participants and been named “Best of the Blue Ridge” by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine for the second year in a row.
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