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Welcome to Virginia’s Western Highlands, where mountain views and old-fashioned charm can be found around every bend in the road.

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This four-county region is a land of contrasts. It’s home to unspoiled vistas that have barely changed in centuries as well as a world-class resort frequented by celebrities and presidents. Old-fashioned Americana lives on in charming small towns that offer a sophisticated artistic and cultural scene enjoyed by residents and visitors alike.

Take your time and wander the many back roads and scenic byways. Discover a favorite picnic spot or a secluded fishing hole. The more you explore, the more you’ll fall in love with Virginia’s Western Highlands.

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Upcoming Events
  • Warm Springs
    Toddler Time
    Monday, February 20, 2017
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    Locality:
    Bath County
    96 Courthouse Hill Rd
    Warm Springs, VA 24484

    Toddler Time is Monday morning beginning at 10:30 AM. Children ages 18 months to 4 years and their caregivers will enjoy a story time, songs, activities, and crafts. A small snack is provided as well.

    Date:
    Monday, February 20, 2017(10:30 AM

    Telephone:
    540-839-7286

    Email:
    slindsay@rrlib.net

    Website:
    http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/ToddlerTime

  • Warm Springs
    Teen Group
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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    Locality:
    Bath County
    96 Courthouse Hill Rd
    Warm Springs, VA 24484

    Teens in grades 5 – 12 are invited to the library each Tuesday after school. Games, books, and activities are a part of each week’s events. Volunteer opportunities are also available.  A snack is provided. For information about bus transportation to the library, contact the Bath branch.

    Date:
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017(4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

    Telephone:
    540-839-7286

    Email:
    slindsay@rrlib.net

    Website:
    http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/TeenGroup

  • Warm Springs
    Toddler Time
    Monday, February 27, 2017
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    Locality:
    Bath County
    96 Courthouse Hill Rd
    Warm Springs, VA 24484

    Toddler Time is Monday morning beginning at 10:30 AM. Children ages 18 months to 4 years and their caregivers will enjoy a story time, songs, activities, and crafts. A small snack is provided as well.

    Date:
    Monday, February 27, 2017(10:30 AM

    Telephone:
    540-839-7286

    Email:
    slindsay@rrlib.net

    Website:
    http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/ToddlerTime

  • Warm Springs
    Teen Group
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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    Locality:
    Bath County
    96 Courthouse Hill Rd
    Warm Springs, VA 24484

    Teens in grades 5 – 12 are invited to the library each Tuesday after school. Games, books, and activities are a part of each week’s events. Volunteer opportunities are also available.  A snack is provided. For information about bus transportation to the library, contact the Bath branch.

    Date:
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017(4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

    Telephone:
    540-839-7286

    Email:
    slindsay@rrlib.net

    Website:
    http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/TeenGroup

  • Warm Springs
    Decades Dance
    Friday, March 3, 2017
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    Locality:
    Bath County
    46 Old Dairy Road
    Warm Springs, VA 24484

    The County of Bath Chamber of Commerce is hosting a "Decades Dance" at The Dairy Barn in Warm Springs from 7-10pm on March 3rd.  Come dressed in your best semi-formal wear from your favorite era! This event is open to the public, 18 and older! Admission is $10 per person. Music by DJ Willie and food will be available for purchase from The Little Cheerful. Alcohol will be available for purchase.  You must be 21 or older to purchase alcohol.  ID is required.  For more information call Emily Plecker at 540-839-5409.

    Date:
    Friday, March 3, 2017(7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

    Telephone:
    504-839-5409

    Email:
    executivedirector@countyofbathchamber.org

    Website:
    http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/DecadesDance

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