The Woodgrove Outlander

Loudoun County Meets Bonnie Scotland

Scottish games being played at the festival

Written by Carrie Nichols

October 4, 2017

Grey rain fell from the sky as if to replicate the atmosphere of Scotland. On September 2nd-3rd people of Scottish heritage, and people without, gathered on the rolling green hills of Great Meadow, Virginia. Forty-two clans and societies were represented, ranging from the Fraser clan to the Scottish...

Mardi Gras, A Party to Remember

2017 Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, LA.

Written by Sarah Murtaugh and River Stone

March 28, 2017

The festivities of Mardi Gras are familiar around the world, but there’s more to this holiday than sparkly beads and outlandish masks. The celebration of Mardi Gras dates back to the 17th and 18th centuries in Medieval Europe. Originally a celebration of the coming Spring and fertility, this Roman...

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