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Hanover Recognizes Legacy Businesses & 2021 Marc Weiss Award Recipient at Business Appreciation Event

The 2021 Hanover County Business Appreciation event, hosted by the Hanover County Department of Economic Development in partnership with Hanover Chamber of Commerce, was held on September 30, 2021 under James River Cellars Winery’s recently enhanced outdoor pavilion.  This year’s event, sponsored by Owens & Minor with additional sponsorship of the County’s 300th birthday events by Dominion Energy, continued to include recognition… View Article

Fun-Filled Fall in Hanover County – 2021

Fall Fun in Hanover County

Between pumpkin picking, hayrides and visiting corn mazes, there are plenty of ways for you and your family to stay busy this autumn in Hanover County.  These activities for adults and kids alike make the most of autumn and all that comes with it—the crisp air, cozy atmosphere, fall foods and beverages and much more! For the chill and thrill seekers, Ashland… View Article

Green Top Outdoor Expo is Fun for the Entire Family

2021 Green Top Outdoor Expo

What began as a 70th anniversary celebration for Green Top staff and loyal customers in 2017, swiftly became a “must-attend” event for outdoor enthusiasts from across the region. The Green Top Outdoor Expo is the largest outdoor retailer show in Virginia. This free family-friendly event features hundreds of sporting-life vendors, product demos, and exhibits plus industry expert meet & greets, great food,… View Article

Kings Dominion To Debut New Roller Coaster “Tumbili” and More in 2022

Kings Dominion is renaming and upgrading the Safari Village area of the park and introducing a new roller coaster in 2022. The new area, Jungle X-Pedition, is set to an exotic archeological dig site and research facility, where explorers can visit the base camp for a bite to eat at a new signature restaurant and shop at an immersive retail location. Around the… View Article

Produce Stands, Farms & Open Air Markets are Stocked with Seasonal Offerings in Hanover County

Virginia’s farmers’ markets are now open throughout the state and people are thronging to them to satisfy their hunger for local agricultural products.  In Hanover County, the popular Ashland Farmers Market has been operating for many years, and the Montpelier Center Farmers Market is now in its fourth year.  According to 2018 data provided by the Virginia Farmers Market Association, vendors at… View Article

Summer 2021 Happenings in Hanover County

There is always something fun to do in Hanover County! Start planning now by marking your calendars with these upcoming events. Hanover County Parks and Recreation  – Tomato Month in Hanover  Be part of the traditional Hanover Tomato celebration! This year’s celebration is extended throughout the entire month of July with numerous events, including virtual and in-person, to be held at various locations in… View Article