An evening of original and standard jazz works exploring Holt’s journey as an artist—from djembe drumming as a toddler to becoming a distinguished jazz bassist traveling around the world and performing with many of today’s jazz elites. Corcoran Holt
General Information Rich in history, this 1,864-acre park has scenic views, woodlands and the rolling pastures of a historic farm that captures the colonial through post-Civil War life of the Crooked Run Valley. Nature and history programs are offered year-round. Hiking, picnicking, fishing and primitive hike-in camping for families and groups are favorite activities in this peaceful getaway on the eastern side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park has 10.5 miles of bridle trails, 24 miles of hiking trails, 9 miles of bike trials and Appalachian Trail access. Hours 8 a.m. – dusk. Location The park is less than two miles south of Paris, Va., via U.S. Route 50 to Route 17 South; or seven miles north of I-66, Exit 23 on Route 17 North. The park’s main entrance is on State Route 710. Its address is 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA 20144-0710. Latitude, 38.988703. Longitude, -77.968913. Drive Time: Northern Virginia, 45 minutes to one hour; D.C., over one hour; Richmond, two hours; Tidewater/ Norfolk/ Virginia Beach, three hours; Roanoke, two and a half hours Park Size 1,860 acres.
About Us Welcome to the Empower Adventures website. We are excited to share our offerings and experiences with you! We strive to over-deliver on our promise to provide you with an exceptional adventure experience. From weekend excursions with family and friends to corporate outings with co-workers and fellow professionals; we work to deliver a special brand of adventure to our guests. The Empower Adventures brand promises friendly AND exceptional customer service, exciting AND safe experiences, a fun AND professional atmosphere. The 80-acre nature preserve, perfectly situated on the majestic grounds of Salamander Resort & Spa is the perfect setting for our facility. We have designed our Tree Top Zip Tour and other adventures to be perfectly suited for adults, families and groups and goes nicely with the authentic and historic setting of Middleburg and the refined yet relaxed resort atmosphere of Salamander Resort & Spa. There is no need to be a resort guest to enjoy this beautiful campus. Come for the day or just part of the day and enjoy the grounds and luxurious amenities of the Resort before and after your Empower Adventures experience! Thank you for your interest in Empower Adventures – we look forward to welcoming […]
Start your advent in Middleburg! On the first Saturday in December the community becomes a Christmas experience like no other – Christmas in Middleburg. Middleburg is the perfect setting for evoking the Christmas spirit – tree lighting, a Christmas parade, shopping, caroling, and so much more. Give peace to the body, mind, and soul. Stay at one of the picturesque inns or the incomparable Salamander Resort and Spa. Relax in the countryside without missing a moment of the Christmas magic. Over 10,000 visitors make Christmas in Middleburg a family tradition. A New Jersey visitor fondly recalls “the Christmas feeling you can only get in Middleburg”. Join one of the most fun filled family festivals of the year in Middleburg with activities, special events, great eats, the famous Middleburg Hunt Review, a mile-long Christmas parade, and a Wine Crawl at the end of the day. Come share our joy with us! Begin your Christmas season in peace and love so that maybe we’ll all find ourselves saying, “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens, Ebenezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol