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This Holiday Season support your local non-profits by registering your Amazon account with the Western Virginia Foundation for the Arts and Sciences. Please take a minute to register at Its free to register and Amazon will donate .5% with every purchase you make.

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Children of Eden


This holiday season at Mill Mountain Theatre, bring the family to enjoy a Stephen Schwartz musical of epic proportions. CHILDREN OF EDEN runs December 3-21, 2014 on the Trinkle Main Stage. Tickets at 540.342.5740 or at

Turtle Tickle

Turtle Tickle


Do turtles tickle? Do turtles have jazz hands? Or is this a game of “I’m not touching you!” The turtles at center have been playing this game for a while and we finally got it on video.Turns out that slider turtles attract mates by the male tickling the females face with his long front nails. Who knew?