Fall 2021 Leaf Report – Week 2

Fall 2021 Leaf Report – Week 2

After a dry summer, I wasn’t sure if the leaves were really going to perform this fall. But the September rains must have juiced them up because this year’s color isn’t disappointing! The green seems to be staying on the trees a little longer in some...
Fall 2021 Leaf Report – Week 1

Fall 2021 Leaf Report – Week 1

It’s that time of year again! My favorite time of year actually. Next to Christmas, of course. The air is crisp and fresh, and cozy fog is laying on the mountains that are turning from lush greens to rustic, autumnal shades. Last year, we (along with helpful...
Five Fall Memories from a Highland County Childhood

Five Fall Memories from a Highland County Childhood

Is it just me, or does Fall uniquely evoke a sense of childhood nostalgia?  The first days of school bundled up in your new (or new-to-you) winter coat. Cattle trailers moving here and there on the roads like busy worker ants. Apple butter and pumpkins. The sights and...
Updated Leaf Report – Week of October 12

Updated Leaf Report – Week of October 12

Our Highland County fans, who live outside our area, always love (and ask for) leaf updates throughout the Fall. Well… here you go! While our leaves usually peak around mid-October (depending on the year, of course), Fall 2020 is showing some phenomenal color,...
CONFIRMED! Info on the 2020 Hands & Harvest Festival

CONFIRMED! Info on the 2020 Hands & Harvest Festival

Highland County, Virginia’s annual Hands & Harvest Festival returns with a twist! Held from Thursday, October 8th through Sunday, October 11th, this year’s festival offers a unique hybrid of both virtual and in-person offerings. Virtual Options The festival...