Welcome to Ashland,

The Center of the Universe!

The mission of the Ashland Main Street Association is to preserve, enhance, and promote downtown Ashland through cooperative efforts among local businesses, community organizations, Randolph-Macon College & the Town.

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Exciting events in Ashland!   Saturday 8/27  3pm Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory  will be showing at the Ashland Theater. There is still time to read the book ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’.  Pick up your copy at Bell Book & Candle!  There will be a chat about that too.   Bluemont Season this Sunday 7pm features the Martinsburg Jazz Combo.

Enjoy all these TOP WEEKEND EVENTS:

Aug 27 Sat  3pm  Movie:  Summer Book & Movie Club  showing ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’  
*** There is still time to read the book – ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’.  Get your copy at the Library or Bell, Book & Candle!
Ashland Theater (205 England St)

Aug 27  Sat Patrick Henry Half Marathon
Starts at R-MC

Aug 28 Sun 7pm Bluemont Concert Series with  Martinsburg Jazz Combo
R-MC By The Fountain

Also recommended…

Monique’s Crepes – (100 N. Railroad Ave – Parking Lot of AC&T) Every Monday enjoy wonderful crepes and Ashland’s first hip cool food truck!
The Caboose Market Cafe  (108 S. Railroad Ave)  Wine Tastings every Friday 5-8 pm! Wed Specials!  Open  M-Th:  7am-7pm, Fri 7am-10pm Sat 8:30am-10pm
COTU Brewing Co. (11293 Air Park Rd) Craft Beer & great music every weekend.
Ashland Coffee & Tea (100 N. Railroad Ave) has music and various entertainment all during the week.  Click here for their monthly calendar.
Iron Horse Restaurant (100 S. Railroad Ave) has great music every weekend and fantastic food including Sunday brunch & new supper menu.
Sweet Frog Center of the Universe (210 England St) offers Corn Hole on the Patio! Open seven days a week.  Noon – 9pm  Fri & Sat Noon – 10pm.
Newfound Gathering Place & Eatery (113 S. Railroad Ave) Open Thurs & Fri 11am-8pm Sat & Sun 9am-8pm  Specializing in great atmosphere and great EATS too!
Jake’s Place (511 Thompson St ) Heated outdoor patio includes music entertainment every Friday and Saturday.  Southern Comfortable Food is fantastic!
England Street Tavern (407 England St) Dancing, corn hole, pool & great food and music too.  Happy Hour 3-7pm every day!  Texas Hold Um on Tuesdays!
Ashland (VA) Museum (105 Hanover Ave) Open Sat 10am-2pm & Sun 1-3pm
Ashland Library (201 S. Railroad Ave)  Open late Mon-Thur (10am-9pm) Fri & Sat (10am-6pm) The plaza outside is a great place to gather.
Gallery Flux (307B & 302 England St) Open Tues-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 11am-4pm and Sun 12-4pm
Hickory Creek Antiques (427 England St) Open 7 Days a Week!  Mon-Wed & Fri & Sat 10am-6pm, Thurs 10am-7pm and Sun 12-6pm.  Homemade refreshments on the weekends!
Ashland Theater (205 England St)  shows most weekends – operating in Pop Up Mode to serve the community!
Ashland Farmers Market (121 Thompson St.) Open 9am-12pm every Sat. mornings (May-Nov)
Carter Park Pool (1112 Maple St) Have fun in the sun and enjoy their playground and basketball courts too. 

SHOPDINESTAY   Experience Ashland VA – Center of the Universe!

TOP WEEKEND EVENTS is updated each Tuesday and GET CENTERED, our town newsletter is published the first Thursday of each month.  

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CALENDAR FOR  2016 EVENTS – Click HERE to plan ahead!  

Click HERE to see the latest monthly newsletter of GET CENTERED.

Visit our website www.MainStreetAshland.org for more information.

Main Street meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of the month.  There is a public comment session held at each meeting.  All are welcome.

Next Main Street Meeting: August 23, 2016 Tues at 5:30pm at Ashland Coffee and Tea.  Public comments are welcome at each meeting.

Send your news to MainStreetAshland@gmail.com.