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Blue Ridge PBS is “On the Road Again” showcasing unique and interesting attractions and destinations that are just a short drive away.

If you’re looking for something to do, we’ll have some great ideas for you.

Lynchburg Museum

Join us as we visit historic Lynchburg and the Lynchburg Museum. See the history that has helped build the Hill City.

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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, Staunton, VA

Join us on a historical trip to the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library. We will learn about Wilson’s presidency. The good and the bad. 

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Sunspots Glassblowing, Staunton, VA

Travel up to Staunton with us as we visit Sunspots Glassblowing. Not only will you learn about the history but also the beauty of glassblowing. 

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Pinball Museum

Join us as we get a little retro and visit Roanoke’s own Pinball Museum located in Center in the Square. Learn about the history and excitement of pinball.

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Bower Center for the Arts

Bedford, VA, is known for its impressive history and art scene. Come along as we visit Bower Center for the Arts.

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Museum of the Middle Appalachians, Saltville

Travel down to Saltville with us as we discover a town known for its salt deposits, but also a museum that covers history of the town all the way back to prehistoric times.

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Tank Museum, Danville, VA

Visit the one-of-a-kind Tank Museum located in Danville, VA. Relive history from all time periods and wars.

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Frontier Culture Museum, Staunton, VA

Revisit all different time periods of early America as we head to the Frontier Culture Museum in this episode of On the Road Again.

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Blue Ridge PBS is On the Road Again at The Academy Center of the Arts. The Academy is Greater Lynchburg’s center for arts, culture, and community building. Each year, they engage tens of thousands of Central Virginians through stage events, arts education, facilities rentals, outreach, and galleries exhibits.

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Blue Ridge PBS is On the Road Again to Staunton in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley to visit the American Shakespeare Center. This classical theatre is intimate in scale and epic in imagination—creating vital, sophisticated, and accessible seasons built around a company of versatile actors performing in repertory all year round. They are a center for shared discovery by audiences, scholars, and artists of Shakespeare, his contemporaries, and classics old and new.

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Join us as we travel the Amherst Virginia to visit the Monacan Museum where we will learn about their history and traditions. 

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A visit to the historic homeplace of American attorney, politician, orator, and founding father, Patrick Henry. 

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On this episode of “On the Road Again” we visit a hidden gem in the Roanoke Valley. The Crystal Spring Steam Pump is a historic steam pump engine built in 1905, and supplied Roanoke residents with cool spring water from the Crystal Spring. The pump operated continuously until 1957, and today, it is recognized as a very important part of the city’s history. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Get more information: History Museum of Western Virginia -


We are On the Road Again, and if you are a camera collector or enthusiast, you need to plan a visit to the Camera Heritage Museum in Staunton. Get more information:, email to or call (540) 886-8535.


ON THE ROAD AGAIN is in Montgomery County meeting up with the New River Valley Mushroom Club. Members of this unique club forage for wild mushrooms for culinary and scientific purposes, and some do it just for fun! See what this club is all about and why fungi is such a necessary element in our ecosystem. Facebook: New River Valley Mushroom Club or email Rebecca Rader at

Harmony Farm Animal Sanctuary

ON THE ROAD AGAIN heads to Botetourt County for a visit to Harmony Farm Sanctuary, a sanctuary specifically designed for farm animals that have been abandoned or surrendered by their owners. Goats, pigs, horses and sheep, are just a few of the breeds that have found a safe and happy life at Harmony Farm. The sanctuary is operated by Angels of Assisi. Get more information at

Railroad Relic Garden

Blue Ridge PBS is ON THE ROAD AGAIN and this time, we’re in Lynchburg, Virginia visiting a Railroad Relic Garden. Aubrey Wiley is a life-long railroad buff, and he’s collected more than 50 vintage railroad relics, including signal lights, markers, structures, phone boxes and signs. Join us as we take a look at these unique pieces and hear from the collector himself. Get more information at or