February 2023 Issue

In February, we’re celebrating the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts’ 50th anniversary, exploring the wonders of  Virginia Beach’s “off-season,” and identifying 29 Virginia originals from the tune “Taps” to ice cream cones. In Middleburg, discover the secret love-letter affair that happened at the Welbourne estate, and get the scoop on how Lynnhaven launched our oyster obsession. Read about Statler Brother Don Reid’s story of music and laughter as well as the science of circadian medicine—understanding the body’s natural rhythms—and one Virginia Tech teacher’s attempt to make Virginia the sixth Bluze Zone. We’ve also included Ted Lasso’s biscuit recipe, an interview with Stephanie Stuckey (as they revive the classic roadside oasis), and why we love Junior League Cookbooks. And lastly, in our special wedding section, discover the trends we love and ten incredible wedding couples’ spectacular Big Day celebrations.

Getting Your Hands Dirty

Master Naturalists support Virginia’s nature and beauty. Cindy Andrews has documented bumblebees, counted dragonfly larvae, and built nest boxes for the small falcons known as kestrels. “We had a successful brood of two baby kestrels. It was magic,” she notes. A certified Virginia Master Naturalist, Andrews says it’s all about “getting your […]
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Group Exhibition: Spiraling

Reynolds Gallery
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Sweat

Keegan Theatre