St. Paul Feastival Celebrates Mountains of Music Homecoming and Looks Toward the Future with Delicious Innovation

On Saturday, June 17, the St. Paul, Virginia, will celebrate its history and renaissance with an evening Feastival, one of three extraordinary Southwest Virginia events that promise to serve up signature fare and a cultural feast during the Crooked Road’s 2017 Mountains of Music Homecoming.  The evening will commence with local pints at St Paul’s Sugar Hill Brewery, followed by…

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Short on Days: 10 Fantastic Things to Do in Castlewood & St. Paul Virginia

With rich history and nature’s beauty all around, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy while visiting Castlewood and St. Paul Virginia. Early pioneers, like Daniel Boone, made their homes in Castlewood while exploring new territory across the Cumberland Gap, and robber barons of the Gilded Age like, Jay Gould and the Vanderbilts, came seeking opportunities in timber,…

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The Western Front’s Travis Milton to Speak at the Great Winter Soup Cook Off on February 11

The Southwest Virginia Higher Ed Center is pleased to announce that Travis Milton will be a guest speaker during the 4th Annual Great Winter Soup Cook off on February 11, 2017. Hailing from rural Southwestern Virginia, Travis Milton spent his childhood in a true Appalachian kitchen, learning the proper method for shucking beans, preserving produce through canning, and planting gardens…

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