Volunteer Now for Summerfest 2017!

March 28, 2017

By John Becker In 1983, MASH ended an 11-year, 251-episode TV run, Vanessa Williams became the first African-American crowned Miss America and McDonald’s introduced the Chicken McNugget. Did you know ‘83 was also the year a group of Virginia-Highland merchants – led by late Atkins Park owner Warren Bruno – got together and threw a block party…

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It’s Time to Summerfest!

June 2, 2015

Who’s ready for some Summerfest? The 32nd edition of VaHi’s summertime celebration of art, music and food is just days away. Here’s the 411 on this year’s event: Friday It all gets kicked-off Friday June 5 with resident-only events, starting with the Community Parade (this year’s theme is “Rock Stars and Divas”) which kicks off…

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A Thank You for Summerfest 2014

July 16, 2014

By: Jack White, VHCA President On behalf of Virginia-Highland Civic Association, I’d like to personally thank this year’s Summerfest leadership team, volunteers, artists, vendors and sponsors for serving up another outstanding festival. I can’t tell you how many positive comments I heard from attendees, exhibitors and residents that the 2014 edition was one of the…

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Summerfest 2014 Photos

June 12, 2014

Anyone enjoy Summerfest this past weekend? We sure did, and by all accounts it was another successful festival. Here are links to a few Google albums with photos from this year’s festival we thought you might enjoy viewing. Thanks to Lola Carlisle for contributing to this collection. We didn’t get to take as many pictures…

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Preview: 2014 Summerfest Store Merchandise

June 2, 2014

Just to get you a little more in the mood for Summerfest – which, if you didn’t know, is this weekend – we thought we’d give you a glimpse at some of what will be for sale at this year’s Summerfest Store. In addition to the Men’s and Ladies Summerfest t-shirts featuring the 2014 logo,…

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