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» 23rd annual Graves’ Mountain Festival of Music with welcome at 12:40 p.m., U.S. Navy Band Country Current at 12:50 p.m., Jeff Brown and Still Lonesome at 2 p.m., Joe Mullins and Radio Ramblers at 3 p.m., Jessica Weaver and Silver Linings at 4 p.m., Junior Sisk and Ramblers’ Choice at 5 p.m., Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver at 6:20 p.m., Junior Sisk and Joe Mullins at 7:40 p.m. and Doyle Lawson, JD Crowe and Paul Williams at 9 p.m., Graves’ Mountain Lodge in Syria, (540) 923-4231, $35, three-day ticket $105.

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Thursday 05/28/2015
Activities for May 28 through June 3
Posted: May 28, 2015

» Art Guild of Greene hosts Brigadier General (Ret) Anthony J. Tata speaking about his new book, “Foreign and Domestic,” from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday during the Strawberry Festival at Court Square in Stanardsville. 996-9048.

Wednesday 05/27/2015
Mountain Cove Music Festival serves music with food and wine Saturday in Lovingston
Posted: May 27, 2015

On Saturday, the Mountain Cove Music Festival will fill the glen of Mountain Cove Winery in Arrington with music, food and the winery’s signature vintages. Families are invited to enjoy the music of three of Charlottesville’s favorites — Eli Cook, Sarah White, and Vaden Cox and Friends.

Best Bets for Wednesday, May 27
Posted: May 27, 2015

» Miss Tess and the Talkbacks with The Judy Chops, 8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m., the Southern Cafe and Music Hall, 1-800-594-8499, $10, $8 advance, general admission standing room.

Announcements for May 27 through June 2
Posted: May 27, 2015

» American Red Cross offers blood drives from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. June 3 and 4 at the Red Cross office at 1105 Rose Hill Drive. 979-7143.

Hilde Lee: Pork chop recipe shows why cooks have counted on mustard throughout history
Posted: May 27, 2015

This past weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, traditionally has been the opening of the summer barbecue season. The grill has been cleaned, the salad recipes have been brought forth and there are enough paper plates to last for several cookouts. The mustard jar once again has gained a prominent place at the table.

Tuesday 05/26/2015
'Salad Days' documentary dives into Washington's punk scene Friday on Paramount's screen
Posted: May 26, 2015

Rumbling simplicity began echoing out of the nation’s capitol during the late ’70s as independently produced punk bands like Bad Brains and Slickee Boys started dispatching a unique strain of the music. While the importance of those ensembles can’t be minimized, it would be a clutch of teenagers just a few years later that would establish an enduring subculture.

Best Bets for Tuesday, May 26
Posted: May 26, 2015

» Red and the Romantics, 7:30-11 p.m., Durty Nelly’s Pub, 295-1278, no cover.

Best Bets for Thursday, June 4
Posted: May 26, 2015

» Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, 9 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., the Southern Cafe and Music Hall, 1-800-594-TIXX (8499), $12, $10 advance, general admission standing room.

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