Tuesday, July 19, 2016


Fall is just around the corner and Cooperative Living readers are ready to explore all the great events this state has to offer!
Get your event in front of 510,00 homes and businesses in Virginia ... advertise in Cooperative Living's Fall Festivals Guide and take advantage of some amazing rates just for events!


Our 2016 Fall Festivals Guide will run in our September issue and will feature events from all across the state. Special sizes, like the one above, are starting at just $325.

Deadline to reserve space is August 1. 

To take advantage of these amazing prices and to get your event noticed, contact Amanda today to get more information.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016


Photo Courtesy of Erin Coleman, Prince William County Fair

Don’t let the long days of summer pass you by without checking out these upcoming fairs and festivals. There’s something for every age and interest!

June 25   Shenandoah Wine & Jazz Festival

July 4   17th Annual Port Royal Independence Day Celebration

July 13-16   Caroline County Agricultural Fair

July 14-16   Virginia Lake Festival

July 16   Wings and Wheels Air & Car Show

July 22-24   29th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival

July 23   Victoria Virginia's Celebration of National Day of the Cowboy

August 12-20   Prince William County Fair

August 15-20   Rockingham County Fair

August 27   Belle Grove Plantation Wine Fest

Monday, March 7, 2016


Cooperative Living readers love to attend events!
In fact, a reader survey conducted by an independent research firm has confirmed that more than 1 in 10 of Cooperative Living’s 1.25 million readers have attended events they read about in their electric-cooperative magazine.

You can get your event in front of 1.25 million Virginians and have your best attendance yet ...
Advertise in our Summer Fairs, Festivals and Travel Guide.

Running in our June issue, the 2016 Summer Festivals & Events Guide will feature
and help promote events from all around Virginia.
Special ad sizes, like the one above, are available starting at just $325.
The deadline is April 15, 2016 to reserve space, so don't wait. To take advantage of these special rates, contact Amanda today to get more information and to get your event in  
Cooperative Living magazine!

Monday, October 26, 2015


Photo courtesy of Victoria’s Christmas Parade & Small Town Christmas, Dec. 11-12

Hankering for an old-fashioned flavor to your holidays? Or, are you thinking of starting a new tradition? Here are some great options to consider!

On Nov. 22, swing by downtown Culpeper for its annual holiday Open House. Festivities begin at 12 noon and run all afternoon, with a community tree-lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m.

When you begin tackling your holiday shopping list, consider Virginia-made products that support local businesses. Located at the Farmhouse Atelier in Woodstock, “All Things Virginia” can help you assemble custom gift baskets, personalized ornaments and handmade signs. The large selection of Virginia-made products includes wine and cider as well as handmade pottery and other arts and crafts.

Those wanting time to reflect on the deeper meaning of the season can take a personal retreat at Holy Cross Abbey House in Berryville. This is where Trappist monks are living out monastic vows that date back to the sixth century, and you’ll join them in observing the rule of silence while enjoying the garden and worship services. Before you leave, swing by the Abbey’s gift shop and bring home some of their famous homemade fruitcakes and creamed honey — or you can order their wares online, with just the click of a mouse.

Add some freshness to your holiday decorations with festive poinsettias, fresh wreathes and seasonal arrangements from Strange’s Garden Centers, whether you swing by one of their four locations or place an order online.

For the more adventurous gift-givers, consider booking an adventure to the “last frontier.” Your Man Tours, Alaska’s largest independent tour operator, is offering an early-booking discount on its 12-day Grand Alaskan cruise that departs from May through September. 
www.ymtvacations.com  Mention promo code CF09460

Friday, August 28, 2015


As days grow shorter, evening breezes become tinged with a welcome coolness and harvests are gathered in across the Commonwealth, pack up your family and friends to check out these entertaining and exciting events located across co-op land!

September 11-12   208 Sale Trail

September 18-20   Field Day of the Past

 September 19   SOVA Agricultural Experience

September 24-27   Virginia Peanut Festival: (434) 637-1739 or (434) 634-9441

September 26   Coyner Springs Kite Fly

October 10 (Rain date Oct. 11)   Fairfax Fall Festival

October 24   23rd Annual Between the Waters Bike Tour

November 14   Holiday Spirits Festival

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