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Hanover’s Perspective

Holiday Happenings in Hanover – 2019

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From small community events to historic holiday traditions, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday season in Hanover. Here is a list of holiday events not to be missed: Winterfest – Kings Dominion See Winterfest Calendar for dates/times. Admission fees apply. Holiday traditions come to life at Kings Dominion’s WinterFest. Friends and families are treated to an ultimate holiday event… View Article

Three Tips for Conducting a Fun Visit to Ashland Train Day – 2019

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Now in its 17th year, what began as a short children’s program at the Ashland Library has grown into an all-day festival. Ashland Train Day is packed with music, games, lots of model trains, children’s train rides, food, railroad-related vendors, displays, Touch-a-Truck, Cinder and Tender Bear mascots and so much more. Best of all, Train Day is free to attend! But before… View Article

SON Metal Fab Hosts Annual Manufacturing Day

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What does the Virginia Historical Society, Department of Homeland Security, John Deere, Chicagoland Speedway and American Eagle Outfitters have in common? They all use components fabricated by SON Metal Fab (SON), a family-owned and operated custom sheet metal fabricator, welding and machine shop located in Hanover County. Among the company’s many diversified projects, SON fabricates metal parts used in field operations tables… View Article

Green Top’s 3rd Annual Outdoor Expo | Oct. 5-6, 2019

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When Cecil Hopkins founded Green Top Service in 1947 at a small gas station on Route 1 just north of Richmond, he had no idea that he was laying the foundation for what would become the largest independent hunting and fishing retailer on the east coast. Over the past 72 years, Green Top has developed an extremely loyal following. Before the start… View Article

Pumpkins, Fall Fun and Haunts in Hanover County – 2019

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It’s no secret that fall makes us crazy for pumpkins! Since we are conveniently located within 30 miles of downtown Richmond, you won’t need to drive far to find fun autumn activities and the perfect pumpkin for carving.  Gather family and friends and head to the pumpkin patch! For the thrill seekers, Ashland Berry Farm, Hanover Vegetable Farm, and of course, Kings… View Article

Dominion Energy Innovation Center to Host Open House

Dominion Energy Innovation Center's Open House on September 12 from 4-6pm

The Dominion Energy Innovation Center (DEIC) is opening its doors on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM to highlight the center’s exciting new programs and membership offerings. Earlier this year, the center came under the new direction of Adam Sledd with Ian Ragland managing programming and outreach efforts. Located just 20 minutes north of Richmond in the heart of… View Article