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Tourism Tuesday: Virginia Air Show & Appaloosa Music Festival

23 August 2016

We were joined at Bowling Green Country Club for our LIVE broadcast of Tourism Tuesday by Tim Smith, Front Royal Visitor Center manager and his guests Paul Hutchins from the Virginia Air Show along with Jim & Dan, organizers of the Appaloosa Music Festival.air show graphic

The Virginia Air Show marks it’s 9th year when it kicks off on Saturday, August 27 from 10am – 6pm. This year will feature a barnstorming wing walking extravaganza – biplanes to war birds; gliders to exotic aircraft – and a car show – Ford Mustangs to Classic Cars and everything in between.  Returning this year are the Bealton Flying Circus, Bill Finigin and his Pitts Special, Scott Francis and his MXS, the ever popular Hobby Hangar Radio Controlled aircraft, gliders, gyrocopters, and more. This year will once again feature a FREE kids play area with three devices including a pirate ship, slide, and 4 in 1 moon bounce plus face painting and balloon animals. There will be a beer garden at mid field with six varieties of beer to choose from in addition to multiple food, sponsor, and vendors booths.

For more information, visit their website: http://www.virginiaairshow.com/


Appaloosa Music FestivalThe Appaloosa Festival will be held at Skyline Ranch Resort, nestled among the beautiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail. This family-friendly festival offers on-site camping, with children under 13 attending free, and discounts for active duty military, and veterans. Featuring musical performances from 40+ local, national and international musicians playing genres such as bluegrass, Americana, folk and country.

The kid’s area will feature workshops for young musicians, hosted by Appaloosa headliners; Scythian will be performing their kids album “Cake for Dinner” on the children’s stage; Little Hill Trio, and Hey’Thoven will be hosting a “Princess and Pirates” sing-along; arts and crafts, and games, games, games galore at the Kids Zone; plus, kid-friendly meals will be available at the Appaloosa Cafe.


For a complete schedule including music lineups, ticking and accommodations, visit their website: http://www.appaloosafestival.com/


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