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Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife

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  • Celebrate fall at folklife festival

    Celebrate fall at folklife festival
    A person could learn a lot from a guy like Eustace Conway, noted naturalist and star of The History Channel's "Mountain Men." How to build things using simple hand tools, for example, or how to cook food over a campfire without burning it to a crisp.
  • A woodworker's last hurrah

    A woodworker's last hurrah
    YORK COUNTY — An electric scroll saw has been Hugh Kalns' friend for decades. The machine helped him achieve a degree of fame in eastern Virginia's crafting community. Delicate, lace-like carvings of angels, kittens, Christmas wreathes, even...

    Guide: Fall craft fairs on the Peninsula

    Guide: Fall craft fairs on the Peninsula
    From well-known brands like Pampered Chef to the neighborhood mom who designs little girls’ hairbows, there is no better place to find homegrown businesses than a local craft fair. And the Peninsula is the place to shop. There are dozens of shows...

    UPDATED Fall festival guide: Hampton Roads autumn celebrations

    UPDATED Fall festival guide: Hampton Roads autumn celebrations
    Outdoor festivals return to Hampton Roads with a vengeance when autumn leaves start to fall. You'll find a celebration for most every inclination. Seafood, peanuts, sophisticated sculpture, homey crafts, Egyptian culture, indie music, gospel — all...

    The Hunts, playing a free show in Hampton on Sunday, are making big strides

    The Hunts, playing a free show in Hampton on Sunday, are making big strides
    The Hunts, seven talented musical siblings from Chesapeake, have come a long way since they were putting smiles on people's faces at the Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife as the Hunt Family Fiddlers. Now a full-fledged acoustic folk-pop act -- with...