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The Con of the Mountain Clifton Forge, VA this Friday September 30 & Saturday, October 1

Dressed like a dragon with nowhere to go? Step onstage for the coolest Cosplay competition in town! Join the incredible Matt Correll from State of the Nerd, as he Emcees our second cosplay contest! Also, there will be several cosplay panels throughout the weekend lead by professional cosplayers. So if you’re looking for tips, tricks and […]

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‘BEANS’ and ‘Rail Tales’

BEANS is the C&O Railway Heritage Community lunch.  This past Friday BEANS returned, September 16 for a lunch and social. Members of the C&O Historical Society, retired C&O employees, and area train buffs gathered at the C&O Heritage Center pavilion.  Brandy Dudley representative of the Historical Society was on hand with other employees providing leadership and hospitality. […]

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Alleghany Highlands Arts Council 2016 – 2017 ‘Performing Arts Series’ and More.

What an exciting season!  The Art Councils ‘Performing Arts Series’ begins August 25, 2016 when Greenbrier Valley Theatre presents Pump Boys at Curfman Hall. The Alleghany Highlands Arts Council has been serving the region since 1953.  Our community can take great pride in the performing arts events  which are presented to it’s residents and visitors.  This year […]

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TripAdvisors Certificate of Excellence, The Red Lantern Inn, Clifton Forge, VA

Alleghany Highland’s Red Lantern Inn earns TripAdvisors certificate of excellence.  JoAnn Carter Henson, owner of The Red Lantern Inn shares thanks for the past six years of the Inn being open and excitement for the future.  Enjoy words from the regions favorite Innkeeper and recent TripAdvisor reviews from visitors. Six years ago the owner of […]

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Ceremony For Laying Cornerstone Historic Masonic Theatre

Historic Masonic Theatre 510 Main Street, Clifton Forge, VA. The Ceremony For Laying Cornerstone was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 2PM. The original Masonic Hall and Opera House, commissioned by Low Moor Masonic Lodge Number 166 and built in high Victorian style in 1905, has undergone a multi million dollar renovation. To celebrate the […]

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What’s Your Story? “Remembering the Masonic Theatre, Stories from your Neighbors”

A fabulous story telling event.  A video of many of the story tellers during their interviews was edited and shown to the 150-200 persons in attendance .  Some of the memories were funny, some were poignant, but all were interesting. The “What’s Your Story” Committee has been gathering stories about the Masonic Theatre for the […]

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