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Wintry Weather Hits Central Virginia Blue Ridge Area

Wintry Weather Hits Central Virginia Blue Ridge Area

[ 0 ] December 26, 2012

Nelson County & The Virginia Blue Ridge As Tommy forecasted in his daily audio weather, a nasty mix of freezing rain, sleet, and some snow hit a large part of the Central Virginia area from as far south as Roanoke north toward the DC area. In the immediate area of Nelson County and the BRP, [...]

Photo By Ann Strober : ©2011 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Ann Strober perfectly nailed the fall beauty that's showing up in and near Nelson County. This is the Raven's Roost outcrop along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

More Fall Beauty In & Near Nelson

[ 0 ] October 19, 2011

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson / Augusta County, Virginia In the just because we like it column, here’s a beauty of a shot Ann Strober grabbed up on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Ravens Roost (elevation 3200′) in the past day or so. Look at the tremendous fall colors and the beautiful shot! Fall colors in [...]

Photo By NCL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : This view from Wintergreen Resort looking down one of the slopes and at other mountains shows the fall colors are nearing peak in Nelson County, Virginia.

Fall Colors Going Full Blast In Nelson County, VA Mountains

[ 0 ] October 17, 2011

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Though we’ve yet to see a killing frost here in Nelson County so far, the beautiful fall colors are nearing peak in the mountains at places like Wintergreen Resort, Love and Montebello. NCL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura grabbed the shot above this past weekend up around 3600 feet at the resort. [...]

Anthony VanPelt, Dawn Miller, Dale Wenger, Rick Hensley  and Jim Gallaher of the bluegrass group, Loose Gravel will perform this coming Sunday - August 21st at 2PM to 4PM at Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Loose Gravel (Bluegrass) @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm This Sunday

[ 1 ] August 15, 2011

Blue Ridge Parkway Summer’s not over by any stretch, but it won’t be much longer before the temps get chilly up on the Blue Ridge Parkway of Nelson County. There’s still plenty of time to enjoy some outdoor hiking and entertainment up there before the days turn cold and snowy! Here before you know it! [...]

Photo By Paul Purpura : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylfe.com : A view WNW from Raven's Roost Overlook along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The mountain on the left is Torrey Ridge. Click on photo to enlarge.

I Can See For Miles & Miles : 9.6.10

[ 0 ] September 6, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway What a beautiful weekend it’s been! This post goes in the just because we can file. Our Paul Purpura grabbed this stunning photo Sunday afternoon along the Blue Ridge Parkway at Raven’s Roost Overlook. Once the clouds from Hurricane Earl cleared out Friday night, we have been left with severe clear skies [...]

The Blue Ridge Parkway is now totally open for the first time in months. Winter weather has pretty much kept the parkway closed since December 19, 2009.

Blue Ridge Parkway Reopens After Months of Winter Weather Closure : 3.17.10

[ 0 ] March 17, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia For the first time in months, all of The Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia is now open. The December 19th blizzard shut the parkway down for weeks. It briefly opened for a few days then another series of storms kept it closed in Nelson until Tuesday of this week [...]

Photos By Paul Purpura : ©www.nelsoncountylife.com : Folks enjoyed a sunny Saturday at Humpback Rocks Pioneer Village along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Beautiful Weekend High Up At Pioneer Village : 9.21.09

[ 0 ] September 21, 2009

Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm Nelson County, Virginia The first half of the final weekend of summer was sunny and pleasant. That made for a perfect day of bluegrass music high up at Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm. Our Paul Purpura stopped by the Pioneer Village there to listen to the Frog Pond Pickers. Paul tells us [...]

Modern Bluegrass Musical Event @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm : July 19th 2009

Modern Bluegrass Musical Event @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm : July 19th 2009

[ 0 ] June 11, 2009

Better Than Nothing will perform modern bluegrass music. Free Event Date: Sunday 19th of July 2009 2:00 PM Location/Address: Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm, Blue Ridge Parkway, Milepost 5.8 Contact Telephone Please call (540)943-4716 for more information This post was submitted by Jackie Heath. Tweet This Post

Old & New Bluegrass Musical Event @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm : July 26th 2009

Old & New Bluegrass Musical Event @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm : July 26th 2009

[ 0 ] June 11, 2009

Grassy Ridge, featuring Pam Ward, will perform old and new bluegrass. Free Event Date: Sunday 26th of July 2009 2:00 PM Location/Address: Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm, Blue Ridge Parkway, Milepost 5.8 Contact Telephone Please call (540)943-4716 for more information This post was submitted by Jackie Heath. Tweet This Post

Mountaintop Jam Session @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm : July 11th 2009

Mountaintop Jam Session @ Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm : July 11th 2009

[ 0 ] June 11, 2009

Mountaintop Jam Session every 2nd and 4th Saturday for all ages, all levels. Drop in during the four -hour session. Free Event Date: Saturday 11th of July 2009 12:00 PM Location/Address: Humpback Rocks Mountain Farm, Blue Ridge Parkway, Milepost 5.8 Contact Telephone Please call (540)943-4716 for more information This post was submitted by Jackie Heath. [...]

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