It is easy to talk to Ashland artist Jennifer Young--she is down-to-earth, relaxed and friendly. What you might not know is that she loves the challenge of painting in nature, also known as "en plain air." Her latest exhibit, "A Maine Experience," was the result of a 2-week adventure in Maine. As a guest artist, [...]
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Article - Richmond.com By DEBBIE TRUONG Richmond Times-Dispatch Nov 5, 2015 Lauren Thompson, a member of the Ashland Main Street Association, decorates a tree located along the train tracks for Light Up the Tracks. Debbie Truong/TIMES-DISPATCH Along the railroad tracks running through Ashland, decorators spent hours Thursday stringing colorful holiday lights along shrubbery and [...]
Article - Richmond.com - December 2, 2016 Location: Ashland, VA Update: Ashland "turns on" for the holidays with "Light Up the Tracks." TEXT: The town of Ashland is decking itself out for the holidays as "a mile-long holiday card for train travelers" -- and for everyone else, too for the second year in a row. Lights will [...]
http://wric.com/2016/12/07/ashlands-holiday-lights-give-back-to-train-passengers/ By Tracey Smith Published: December 7, 2016, 11:24 pm TEXT: ASHLAND, Va. (WRIC) — More than 60 trains pass through the town of Ashland every 24 hours. Now, during the holidays, there is even more for passengers to look at: 55,000 lights! The hope is that these lights will be more than just something pretty to look at. [...]
Ashland Train Day is chugging into town November 4. Don't miss Ashland Main Street's signature event! Train Day is an event for the whole family. Come visit us along the tracks for a day of fun and excitement. We have music, games, lots of model trains, children’s train rides, food, railroad related vendors, displays and [...]
When walking or driving through downtown Ashland, one of the shops guaranteed to catch your eye is Jezebel’s Boutique. Offering unique and eclectic clothing, jewelry and accessories that women travel from all over the metro area to buy. Jezebel’s has quickly become an Ashland institution in its 9 years of existence. Shop owner Vicki Hendrick [...]
From L to R: Lydia Delk, Jodie McDowell-Brill and John Anderson are seen here at the new studio space. All three are instructors at Piano Works Studios. Lydia graduated from R-MC in 2016 and has been with Piano Works for 3 years as a piano instructor. John Anderson is a recent graduate from Berklee [...]
Sweet Frog COTU! Keeping Cool Through the Years... It is interesting how some things come around. Such is the case with the building at 210 England Street, which now houses Sweet Frog Center of the Universe, the recipient of the Ashland Main Street Association’s latest “You’ve Been Noticed” Award. Back before refrigerators were common in [...]