Get Smart

These days, going on vacation doesn’t always have to mean vegging out. If you’d prefer to expand your brain a bit while visiting us at Alpine Hideaway, you will be pleasantly surprised to know that nearby William & Lee University and other venues have frequent offerings for the cerebral traveler. Here’s what’s up next on the academic calendar:

April 27: “Four Keys to Erradicate Worry.” Tasha Walsh, 7pm in the Piovono Room at the Rockbridge Regional Library. Call 540-463-4324 for more information.

April 28: “Alzheimer’s Disease: Models, Mechanisms, Targets and Theraputics.”Dr. Donald M. Price, 4:45pm, Elrod Commons at Washington & Lee University. 540-458-5000.

April 29: “Gems from the Friedman Collection.” Col. Rose Mary Sheldon, 12pm. Marshall Foundation, Virginia Military Institute. 540-463-7103.

“The Early Years of Photography: the Daguerrotype, the Tintype & the Stereo View.” Tom Greenslade, 4:30pm. William & Lee University Science Center Room A214. 540-458-8872.

April 30: Free guided walking tour of historic downtown Lexington. 3pm, Lexington Visitor Center. 540-463-3777.

Paxton House Historical Society Program: “The Great Depression Visits Buena Vista.” 7pm, Maury River Senior Center. 540-261-7474.

May 1: Art on the Green. 10am-4pm, Hopkins Green. 540-464-5687.

Cheers on your educational travels!

Bill and Eileen Hoernlein Your Hosts

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