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Tuesday, June 18
Board meeting  (Board Meetings)
4:30 pm
Oakland Museum


Tuesday, June 18
Camille Committee  (Committee Meetings)
6:30 pm
Oakland Museum


Thursday, June 20
Virginia Board of Historic Resources: Norwood-Wingina Rural Historic District  (Other Organizations)
9:00 am
Florence Elston Inn and Conference Center (Rooms A&B) Sweet Briar College
The Norwood-Wingina Rural Historic District will be considered for listing on the Virginia Landmarks Register.


The Bluest Water: A  Hurricane Camille Story
Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 30
The Bluest Water: A Hurricane Camille Story  (Other Organizations)
7:30 pm
Thoresen Theatre, Randolph College
Matinees (2:00 p.m.) on June 23, 30
 
 


Sunday, June 23
Commemorating Camille: Critical Assistance  (Program)
2:00 pm
The Nelson Center, Lovingston, VA
Interviews and recognition of military helicopter pilots and others who provided assistance in the rescue and recovery following Camille.



Saturday, July 20
Lynn Coffey Book Signing  (Program)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Oakland Museum
Crazy Quilt – A patchwork of Yesteryear
by Lynn Coffey
 
The sixth book in the Backroads series by Lynn Coffey, Crazy Quilt is a patchwork of new and exciting offerings about the people and places dotting Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.
Crazy Quilt documents the history of two early log cabins and two post-Civil War churches as well as a plantation home dating back to the late 1700s.  It is filled with modern-day people preserving the old Appalachian customs, keeping them alive for the next generation.  An interview with an active centenarian as well as six unpublished “slice of life” vignettes by Lynn, complete the new book that is sure to please readers familiar with her writing.



The Bluest Water
Sunday, August 11
The Bluest Water  (Other Organizations)
Pharsalia, Tyro, Virginia


Sunday, August 18
Camille Commemoration  (Program)
2:00 pm
Nelson County High School
Commemoration of the victims of Camille in photos and music.



Sunday, October 13
History Day at Wintergreen  (Program)
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sponsored by Rockfish Valley Foundation.
 
More details to come.