Archives: August 2017

September 2017 Sunset Concert Series

September 2017 Sunset Concert Series on the Point in Lake of the Woods Featuring Norm Allen- By Pat Licata REALTOR®
This will be the 5th concert in the Sunset Concert Series at the Point, featuring Norm Allen! He plays regularly at Fairways.
The 5th concert in the Sunset Concert Series at the Point, will be on Friday, September 15th from 7-9PM at Clubhouse Point.
The event is FREE and 100% funded by sponsors who are also LOW residents! Sponsors include: The Licata Group REALTORS®, Lakeside Title and Escrow, Design Craft Homes, Townsend Home Health and Hospice Care, Inspired Electrical, Locust Grove Veterinary Clinic, LOW True Value Hardware, and JK Carpets.
For more information, contact Pat Licata at 540.735.7998.
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Annual Fine Arts, Crafts & Photography Show & Sale

Join Lake of the Woods Community on Saturday, September 16 from 10am to 6pm at The Lake of the Woods Community Center (110 Sweetbriar Park Rd) in Locust Grove, for the 35th year of the annual Art Photography and Craft Show and Sale.
The Lake of the Woods Visual Arts Council hosts and sponsors each years show in September. LOWVAC is a non-profit group made up of volunteer fellow residents artists who plan this event annually. Jan Moore is the current Chairman of LOWVAC.
This year will honor past leaders & include some items from past shows. Hugh Norton, a photographer for the army and Ellie Baughman, a water-colorist, were co-chair members from 1985-1989 and still live in LOW and will have a special display for each of them, highlighting some of their work.
Deadline to participate (showcase or sell your art) at this event is September 9th.  Entry forms are located in the foyer, lower level of the Holocomb building and at the Community Center.
During this day & time, there will also be a wine tasting festival!
Can’t make it to Saturday’s Art show? The fun continues!
While the wine festival will end on Saturday, the LOWVAC Art sale/show will continue on Sunday, September 17th from 10am – 4pm at the Community Center!
Check the LOW Calendar for the complete list of all upcoming Lake of the Woods events!

First Wine Tasting Festival at Lake of the Woods!

ATTENTION all 21 and over residents at Lake of the Woods!! There will be the first-ever Wine Tasting Festival held at Lake of the Woods to celebrate LOW’s 50th year anniversary!!
Join the fun: Sunday, September 17th at the Lion’s Pavilion at Sweebriar Park from 12pm to 4pm.
You will be able to taste all the various flavors of Virginia wines in our region and even local foods !! There will be about 5 or 6 wineries in attendance and you can taste your wine with a sandwich, a salad, or another delicious item from Randy Cooper’s food truck: Zobirds.
This event is held simultaneous with the Lake of the Woods Visual Arts Council Art show.
This general event is free to attend, open to Lake of the Woods residents & their guests; wineries may charge tasting fees and you must be 21+ to sample.
Come celebrate LOW’s 50th year anniversary!
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Pat's Strawberry Hill Listing was Featured in Free-Lance Star!

One of Pat Licata‘s properties was most recently featured in the Free-Lance Star!
The 27512 Strawberry Hill Rd home dates back to 1905 and has so much history; we encourage everyone to read about it in their article!
For listing information on this property check it out here!
Thank you Fredericksburg Free Lance Star for taking the time to come out to Orange County and review our very special listing.

112 Harrison Cir, Lake of the Woods VA – Under Contract

Wonderful weekend, vacation or retirement waterfront home in a quiet cove for ultimate lake enjoyment! Private lot w/ impeccable landscaping, outdoor space, & grassy areas. Expansive deck for wildlife watching & lake viewing. You will love the Lake of the Woods lifestyle: jump in the pool, dip in the lake, play a round of golf, take a horse ride, or dine at the Clubhouse. Ask about furniture!

542 Harrison Circle, Lake of the Woods VA

The stunning architecture of this stately waterfront boasting 115 ft of shoreline will wow you! Located in a serene area of the lake with gourmet kitchen, an incredible outdoor living space and sunroom with swim-in-place pool and hot tub, you’ll relax the days away. Enjoy the Lake of the Woods lifestyle: clubhouse, walking trails, equestrian center, golf course, fitness center, and much more!
Enjoy the lake of the Woods lifestyle: jump in the pool, play a round of golf, trail ride from the stables, savor a meal at the clubhouse overlooking pristine lake,  and much more!
Contact Pat Licata to  view this today!

Orange County Street Festival!

Come check out this free festival in historic downtown Orange, Virginia!!
The Orange Street Festival is brought to you by the Orange County Chamber of Commerce and this will be their 42nd year organizing this event.
Saturday, September 9th from 9 AM – 6 PM. There will be vendors, live music, and even children’s activities.
It is open to all ages and 100% free to attend. Vendors will have a range of local artwork, crafts, jewelry and even some specialty food and drinks.
Bring a chair to enjoy the music at the park since there is limited seating. There are park benches but they tend to fill up very quickly.
Live entertainment begins at 2pm featuring the David Bradley Duo and at 4pm the Mid Life Crisis Band of Charlottesville will perform.
Their will be a beer garden for the adults (sponsored by Design Craft Homes). For the children, there will be a variety of activities that include free face painting, free arts and crafts, inflatable slides, and more, so come check it out!
For more information, the full list of vendors attending, view the sponsors, or have any questions, visit Orange. If you’re interested in being a vendor at this event, visit Orange. Vendor pricing for non-food booth (10X20 space) is $125. Non-food half size booth (10X10) is $95. Single item (novelty) Food space is $145 and non-profit food booth is $145.

Mary Washington Hospital Ranks #2 in Washington metro area

Did you need another reason to love and move to Virginia?
Our very own, Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia was regionally ranked #2 Best Regional Hospital in the Washington metro area! Coming in at #1 was MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Following Mary Washington at 3 was Inova Fairfax Hospital.
According to U.S. News, Mary Washington received the highest rating possible in 6 Adult Procedures/Conditions. These procedures and conditions are as follows: Heart failure, colon cancer surgery, chronic obtrusive pulmonary disease, hip replacement, knee replacement, and lung cancer surgery.
Mary Washington was also ranked #6 in the Best Regional Hospitals in Virginia.
US News evaluates data on 5,000 hospitals in adult specialties, adult procedures and conditions and pediatric specialties.