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November
25

Gypsy Hill Park Aglow Through December

Start your family's holiday season with a visit to the 10th Annual Celebration of Holiday Lights at Staunton's Gypsy Hill Park.  Gypsy Hill Park will be filled with twinkling Christmas lights and more than 50 brightly colored holiday scenes even Clark Griswold would be proud of.

ODR Staunton Celebration of Holiday Lights


Join the expected thousands of Staunton residents and visitors as they tour Gypsy Hill Park's 214 acres to view the holiday displays created by individuals, families, organizations, local businesses and churches in and around the Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County area. This year's celebration takes place from Monday, November 23, 2015 through Friday, January 1, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. each evening. This is a free event, open to the public.

Team ODR Staunton Celebration


Old Dominion Realty's participation in the 2015 event is a "command performance" having taken part in previous years.  The Old Dominion Realty Team designed and created our holiday scene entitled, "I'll Be Home for Christmas." Special thanks to Debbie Fauber, Maria Ralston, Natalie Campbell, Krista Fields, Cathy Ward and their families who acted as Santa's helpers in organizing our presentation.

Remembering Your Loved Ones at Gypsy Hill Park

In celebration of loved one, a Veteran or "just because" you can place a lighted deer in Gypsy Hill Park's Field of Deer. During the 2014 Celebration of Lights, 124 deer were displayed by the pool at Gypsy Hill Park. 

Honoring the Military

See rows of sparkling, spiral Christmas trees placed to honor those in our military. Thelma Newman, chairperson and founder of the Celebration of Holiday Lights, invited anyone interested to bring their trees to the park to be placed in honor of someone currently serving or a veteran. 

Caroling, Cookies and Cocoa

On Saturday, December 19 be ready to "FA-LA-LA" from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Caroling in the Park.  Enjoy free hot chocolate and cookies from Staunton's Subway on North Augusta Street, complimentary photos with Santa from Queen City Photography, an outside community fire at the Gypsy Hill Park bandstand and singing by the Staunton Choral Society and Harrisonburg Harmonizers.

Free Wagon Rides

New to 2015, Staunton Parks and Recreation Department will be providing free wagon rides around Gypsy Hill Park during the afternoon of the Caroling in the Park event on December 19 for guests and visitors.

ODR Christmas Lights Signage
Joining the Staunton Community

Organized by a group of Staunton's community citizens, the Celebration of Holiday Lights combines the local beauty of Gypsy Hill Park with a time of the year when friends and families typically come together.  Staunton has a growing reputation as a tourist destination and the event is another way to bring people to the city and show the true community spirit of its locals. 


If living in an active, close-knit community is what you're looking for, contact the team of experienced REALTORS® at Old Dominion Realty to start your search for homes in Staunton, VA.

November
11

Harrisonburg Restaurants Offer Culinary Delights

Harrisonburg VA RestaurantsHarrisonburg's downtown has seen a true renaissance in recent years.  Its local Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance organization has worked hard to draw interest, business and events to the area. No longer is the downtown filled with vacant buildings and empty streets. Today, it is a vibrant area that is a true asset to the local community. Among those businesses and shops that have helped bring about the renaissance are a number of restaurants with a wide range of culinary delights.

Getting a Taste of the City

Throughout the streets of Downtown Harrisonburg, locals find a number of restaurants that make a visit to the area a culinary delight. Most of these restaurants are unique to Harrisonburg, and the city has built quite the reputation among foodies.

Harrisonburg VA dining

Whether you are in the mood for empanadas that have a fresh-from-the-Caribbean taste at Arepera Las Chamas, want to dig into an all-American burger at Jack Brown's or have a hankering for Indian American fusion at Indian American Cafe, you will find it among the eateries in the downtown area. Sometimes, the biggest problem diners face is choosing which restaurant to spend their time. Taste of Downtown, Harrisonburg's restaurant week, provides a solution.

 

Taste of Downtown

Taste of Downtown happens twice a year--once in March and once in November. The week-long event gives diners the chance to experience local flavors and support local businesses while enjoying special pricing on the signature dishes of their favorite local restaurants. Harrisonburg is hosting its 2015 Taste of Downtown Monday, November 9 through Sunday, November 15.


Head to Harrisonburg's culinary district for special pricing on the most creative and tasty offerings of local restaurants. Specials are available from breakfast through dinner and even dessert, so you can visit any time of day and enjoy the special pricing. Who knows, you just might come away from the event with a new favorite restaurant. If you are having trouble deciding what places to try, consider signing up for Rocktown Bites! Pub and Grub Tour, taking place November 14, which provides a sampling from several different restaurants and pubs.

Contact Old Dominion Realty
If you're considering making Harrisonburg, VA your home, contact Old Dominion Realty.  With our corporate offices in Harrisonburg, our team of experienced, local REALTORS® will help you find your dream home.  And, who knows, we might even be able to recommend a few of our favorite restaurants too.

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