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Chamber and Tourism Events                                                    October 1, 2012

Tourism Tuesday

October 2, 12:30 pm, WZRV-FM 'The River

Join Pam Flasch and her guest, Barb Polin of SoLace Studios, the Shenandoah Valley's Number One Gift Shop, according to Virginia Living Magazine! Barb is working with VTC to 'Share the Love' with Elkton's business community. 

 

Page County Events Panel

October 3, 10 am, Chamber Boardroom

One member of any organization is invited to help us 'plan smarter' for the coming year. Work with other groups to ensure the greatest success for meetings, seminars, fundraisers and other events! Reserve a seat with Pam Flasch. 

 

Business Networking Lunch

October 11, Noon, Chamber Boardroom 
Larry Baker, with LFCC Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education to learn what they can do for you and your business! Members: $10 w/reservations, $15 without; non-members $15 with, $20 without. Contact Susan Betcher to reserve a seat!
 

Hub Zone 'Boot Camp'

October 18, 2 pm, Warehouse Art Gallery

Learn more about federal Hub Zones and state Enterprise Zones, and how your business may be eligible. Yes! YOUR business! Reserve a seat with Susan Betcher. 

 

Annual Tourism Meeting

October 18, 5 pm, Chamber Boardroom

Tourism members are invited to this brief annual meeting to vote on tourism council members for FY 2012-2013. 

 

Business After Hours/United Way Kick-off

October 18, 5:30 to 7 pm, Warehouse Art Gallery

This special annual event is even more special -- it's the debut of Emily DeBenedetto as the new executive director of the United Way of Page County. Find out what Emily and her team of dedicated volunteers have planned -- and how you can help! 

 

Page County Events Panel meets October 3 calendar events  

Do you represent an organization in Page County? Bring your calendar of events to the Chamber, and help us 'plan smart' for the upcoming year! This annual meeting allows us to set dates for fundraisers, meetings, festivals and events so that each group can maximize its success. One member per organization may join us at 10 am October 3 at the Chamber. Contact Pam Flasch to reserve your space.

Chamber & Tourism News
See photos from Thursday's Business After HoursL-PCCC visitor logo

Many thanks to Shenandoah Woods for a beautiful and FUN Business After Hours. See photos of our evening at this stunning new venue here on our website or here on facebook.  

 

We are grateful for Eleanor Ames for her assistance with the new website

Eleanor has made some terrific improvements to our new website, making it more user-friendly, and providing us with technical guidance! Thanks, El!  

 

Have vacancies for Columbus Day? Call to let us know!

We love to keep your accommodations FULL!!! Contact us if you have openings for this 'Leaf Season' favorite! E-mail Priscilla Montcalm.  

 
 

Can you offer a door prize for the Annual Banquet? Contact Priscilla

Please let Priscilla Montcalm know if you have a door prize for the annual banquet. Any item -- large or small -- is appreciated!

 

Annual Banquet sponsorship forms, invites and nominations online soon!

See the chamber website later this week for information on the Annual Banquet, including nomination forms for awards, sponsorship details and more! 

      

Get your tickets SOON! Celebrate our 'Past, Present and Future' November 1
Join us for a very special 'Past, Present & Future' celebration at the Mimslyn Inn! We'll start the evening with a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new hospital, then move to the banquet, where we'll remember Luray's rich history and recognize our leaders of today! Keep watching for more information. If you'd like to be a sponsor, contact Susan Betcher.
 

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Community News

Page County Public Schools host 'Rachel's Challenge' Anti-Bullying event

PCPS will hold an anti-bullying event tonight at Page County Middle School at 6:30 pm. Rachel, first victim of the Columbine shootings, serves as an example for anti-bullying.   

Reserve your space today for the 86th Annual Banquet header banquet  

This year's banquet is a celebration of past, present and future, as we begin the evening November 1 with a 4 pm groundbreaking at the new Valley Health Page Memorial Hospital. The banquet begins at 6:15 pm at the historic Mimslyn Inn, where we'll remember the Luray Bicentennial, and honor present-day leaders from all over the county. Click on the banquet icon for information on sponsorship, reservations and awards! 

Community Events

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Click here for the full online calendar of events

Classic vehicle Cruise In October 5, 6 to 9 pm, Front Street in Shenandoah

PAL Party on the Plaza:
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October 5, 6 to 9 pm, PAL Plaza, 1 E Main, sponsor: Hawksbill Bicycles

 

Luray/Page Farmers Market Final Day!

October 6, 9 am to 1 pm, Allegheny Parking Lot by Hawksbill Greenway 

 

Page County Heritage Festival

October 6 and 7, 10 am to 5 pm, Page Valley Fairgrounds; crafts, food, exhibits and more!

 

Massanutten Resort Fall Festival

October 13, 11 am to 5 pm, Massanutten Resort 

 

Music under the Arbor: Acoustic Thunder

October 13, 4 to 6 pm, Wisteria Farm & Vineyard

 

PAL Players: The Real Inspector Hound Dinner or Dessert Theater 

October 19, 20, 26, 27, 6 pm and October 21, 28, 1:30 pm; PAL Center for the Performing Arts   

 

Terror Trail at Big Gem Park

October 19, 7 to 11 pm, Town of Shenandoah  

Media Blast Package is back - new and improved-only $200!

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Promote your business the way Page Marketing Solutions has, with the Media Blast Package. Your ad - and coupon - HERE are only part of a month-long media campaign focused on YOUR business! Contact Pam to learn more.

Ongoing Events 

Luray Page Farmers Market, Saturdays through October 6, 9 am to 1 pm; Mechanic Street Bridge parking lot; fresh foods, entertainment, arts and crafts! 

 

Warehouse Art Gallery in Luray 15 Campbell St; 540-742-3620;  Beautiful oil paintings by new Warehouse artist Alison McCauley, new turned bowls by Pete Johnson, stained glass by Dick Mazziotti, and paintings by Keeler Chapman. Mon to Fri: Noon to 5 pm; Sat: 11 am to 5 pm; Sun: Noon to 5 pm. Also by chance or appointment: 742-3620.  

 

Uncle Buck's Restaurant has LIVE music/DJ four nights each week: Wednesday - Acoustic Thunder; Thursday - Open Mic/Karaoke with B.B. Wolf; Friday - DJ Kib; Saturday - featured bands. Other specials include All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti for $8 Wednesdays; Happy Hour Monday through Friday 4 to 7 pm with drink specials and half-price appetizers. Located at 42 E. Main in Luray: 743-2323 

   

Artisans Grill LIVE regional acoustic music  every Sunday from 7 to 9 pm at 2 East Main Street in Luray! Mark T. performs October 7.  

   

The Mimslyn Inn's 'Speakeasy' offers LIVE music three nights a week

Sundays: Valley Vibe; Thursdays: Acoustic Thunder; Fridays: different artists each week. Enjoy dinner and drink specials. Valley Vibe plays on the front porch each first Friday of the month! The Speakeasy open 4 pm to 9 pm Monday through Wednesday; 4 pm to 11 pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Click here to find out more.  

 

The Mimslyn Inn hosts weekly Wine Dinners Fridays and Saturdays. Reserve a table in Circa '31 or the Speakeasy: 743-5105. Dinner $35; with pairings, additional $15.

 

LIVE Music every night at 9 pm at Skyland Resort and Big Meadows Lodge: Check out the calendar of entertainment here.

 

Massanutten Resort has a variety of ongoing events daily. See them online here.

 

Wisteria Farm & Vineyard's Tasting Room is open through December 23 from noon to 6 pm every Thursday through Monday. See them online for more information on events.

 

Shenandoah Kitchen at Victorian Inn serves dinner Wednesday through Saturday from 5 to 9:30 pm; weekend Sangria brunch, and nightly happy hour from 5 to7 pm. Call for reservations at 540-860-4229.

  

Daily Wine Tasting at Rainbow Hill

Mondays through Saturdays 11 am to 7 pm, Sundays until 6 pm; Hwy 211 West in Luray (Two miles from Luray Caverns). Click here for more details. 743-6009.

 

Luray Fitness Center has ongoing yoga and Zumba classes for only $5/class.

Click here for a full class schedule or call 743- TRIM.

 

Shenandoah Moon has ongoing classes, free instant lessons: Shop Wednesdays through Sundays or by chance or appointment.  Click here for more information or call 743-5810.   

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