first_img View Comments Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright’s latest play Camp David is aiming to arrive on Broadway in the 2016/2017 season. Prior to its Great White Way run, Camp David, directed by Molly Smith, will play The Old Globe in San Diego from May 13, 2016 through June 19.The play follows the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Carter persuaded Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day.Camp David had its world premiere at Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage in 2014, starring Hallie Foote, Khaled Nabawy, Ron Rifkin and Richard Thomas.last_img


first_imgVisitors become fellow adventurers and familiar neighbors in Waynesboro, VA, where sharing the remarkable surroundings and good-natured local spirit has come naturally for centuries. Located at the gateway to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park and the Appalachian Trail, Waynesboro has a long tradition of warm welcomes and rich cultural amenities to offer travelers. Designated an Appalachian Trail Community, and with the South River running right through its town center, Waynesboro’s convenient location is just the beginning of its enduring charm. From its Civil War history to its incredible fly fishing opportunities, visitors will find plenty to do.Where Outdoor Opportunities Abound1. Paddle the Waynesboro Water Trail, a gentle four-mile stretch of the South River that winds right through downtown.Riverfest, Saturday Apri. 30, 2015. (Photo by Norm Shafer).2. Hike the Appalachian Trail at the easy-to-access Rockfish Gap, just four miles from Waynesboro.3. Ascend Humpback Rocks, one of the area’s most popular hikes, and earn a payoff view of the Shenandoah Valley.4. Stroll the Greenway, a flat, paved path for walkers and cyclists along the South River and just a stone’s throw from downtown.5. Fly fish the South River for trophy-sized trout and find out why it attracts anglers from all over the country.Fly fishing festival, in Waynesboro, Va. Saturday Apri. 23, 2015. (Photo by Norm Shafer).Where Arts Thrive 1. Catch a show at the Wayne Theatre, Waynesboro’s historic vaudeville-era theater that is now a state-of-the-art performance venue. The Wayne captures national acts like Robin and Linda Williams, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Wilson Fairchild, and even America’s Got Talent performers. Waynesboro Fall Foliage Art show and festival, Sunday Oct. 9, 2016. (Photo by Norm Shafer).2. Experience crowd-pleasing festivals, such as the Fall Foliage Art Show, drawing hundreds of diverse artists, or the Virginia Chili, Blues n’ Brews Festival, highlighting the region’s best chili and blues music.3. Kick back on a picnic blanket at one of the many outdoor concerts performed throughout the summer.4. Tour the impressive art galleries of Shenandoah Valley Art Center and the P. Buckley Moss Gallery, both showcasing local talent.Where Craft Breweries Flourish1. Basic City Beer Co occupies part of Waynesboro’s old brass foundry and serves up cold draft beer and live music. Grab a bite at an onsite food truck and kick back in the outdoor dining or hammock area.2. Seven Arrows Brewing takes its inspiration from a Native American blessing. Its crafted beers pair perfectly with the menu of Nobos, a newly opened restaurant right in the brewery. 3. Stable Craft Brewing is housed on a working horse farm. Visitors can pet the horses, inspect the homegrown hops, or relax on the patio with any of the delicious brews and food made in-house.4. Discover 10 more nearby breweries on the Shenandoah Beerwerks Trail.The natural beauty of the Blue Ridge melds with the art and culture of a thriving community. You’ve found your perfect destination: Waynesboro, Where Good Nature Comes Naturally!last_img read more


first_imgMorgan Peltier is the Program Coordinator and Children’s Librarian for the Fort St. John Public Library. She says the event requires everyone to use their imagination while bringing the entire family together.“What it is, is an opportunity for us to have a really fun creativity building event that is great for the whole family,” she explains. “By the whole family I really do mean that because in our competition today we have everything a mom and her five year old son to a four year old boy, his parents and grandparents making up a team.”Peltier adds that the competition has always been a part of Fort St. John Loves Families week while making children exercise a number of important skills.- Advertisement -“The first year Fort St. John did the week was three years ago and we were looking for different events to put in the week and this is what we decided to do,” she says. “It’s just a wonderful tie in because it really is a very open ended, very creative, and very engaging activity. Lego is great at building literacy skills and verbal communication. Of course it’s a wonderful tool to use as a young child because it helps develop your fine motor skills.”Families took part in a number of challenges with the Lego including building flights of stairs, Lego glasses, and a turkey dinner.last_img read more