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September 2014

August 31, 2014 This is the September newsletter coming to you one day early as we’ll be closed Monday, September 1, for the Labor Day holiday.  Hope you’re enjoying the long weekend! In case you didn’t know, the Bluemont Fair…

August 2014

August 1, 2014 Ever wonder about the phrase “dog days of summer?”  Even though it’s been blessedly cool this week, it is that time of year.  Turns out the phrase comes from the association of this time of year with…

July 2014

July 1, 2014 Happy Independence Day!  We’ll be closed on Friday, July 4th, to celebrate, but will re-open on Saturday, the 5th.  If you don’t have holiday plans, check out the Purcellville parade beginning at 12:30 from Emerick Elementary to…

June 2014

June 1, 2014 We have several recent acquisitions this month that we’re pretty excited about.  The most impressive is a set of six bird’s eye maple chairs.  These were recently restored, to include getting new caned seats. They turned out…

May 2014

May 1, 2014 To celebrate Bob’s birthday yesterday, we went to Williamsburg to see an exhibit called A Rich and Varied Culture:  The Material World of the Early South.  Through December 2015, this wide-ranging new exhibition celebrates the remarkable objects…