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Holidays on Main Street Kicks Off The Holiday Parade

Friday, December 3, 2010

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Holidays on Main Street, the annual holiday festival in Harrisonburg returns this year, on the same day as the annual Holiday Parade. On Friday, December 3rd, Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance invites the community to Court Square beginning at 4:00pm for free carriage rides, hot cocoa, wandering carolers, food vendors, and more. Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus […]

Blogger Organizes Conservative Meet-Up

Sunday, November 28, 2010


Joshua Huffman, the blogger behind The Virginia Conservative is organizing a meeting for “fiscal, social and constitutional” conservatives in Harrisonburg on Thursday, December 2.

Harrisonburg Hosts 8mm Film Festival

Friday, November 12, 2010


Harrisonburg Hosts 8mm Film Festival

Coming soon to a theater near you (Court Square, in fact), it’s cinema painted in the grainy, shaky palate of your parents’ home movies. The format is Super 8. The festival is Super Gr8 and Harrisonburg is about to become the home of the first event of its kind. The idea for a local 8mm film […]

Bain, Vanke Debate Without Goodlatte

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

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Bain, Vanke Debate Without Goodlatte

Republican incumbent Rep. Bob Goodlatte was noticeably absent from a debate between 6th Congressional District candidates Tuesday evening in Harrisonburg. Libertarian Party candidate Stuart Bain and Modern Whig Party candidate Jeff Vanke delivered their (sometimes enigmatic) remarks on a myriad of issues in front of an audience of about two hundred at Memorial Hall.

Locally-Produced ‘Beardo’ Premiering at VA Film Fest

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

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“Beardo the Movie,” a documentary about the World Beard and Moustache Championships, has been accepted to screen at the 23rd Annual Virginia Film Festival. This screening will be the world premiere of “Beardo the Movie.”

Block Party in the ‘Burg Preps For Sixth Year

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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The sixth annual Block Party in the ‘Burg is set for Friday, October 1st in downtown Harrisonburg. The student-focused event aims to encourage students to venture beyond the boarders of campus. The event begins on Court Square at 4:00pm on Friday

International Festival Open Thread

Saturday, September 25, 2010


As we gear up for one of the city’s coolest annual happenings, hburgnews invites you to interact with our community online and in person too.  Your comments on the International Festival are welcome in this thread, along with your tweets (tagged #hburgnews so they automatically appear in the box on our main page) and your […]

Performing Arts Center Announces Community Open Houses

Friday, September 24, 2010

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JMU’s new Forbes Center for the Performing Arts is hosting free open house tours and events for the Harrisonburg community on Sunday, Sept. 26, from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hburgnews to Debut Bumper Stickers

Friday, September 24, 2010


Hburgnews to Debut Bumper Stickers

Looking for a way to share with the world your love for the best little news source in Harrisonburg? will be debuting our new line of bumper stickers at the Harrisonburg International Festival on Saturday, September 25. At the tent in the business networking section of the festival we’ll have 100 brand spanking new, […]

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    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.