September 10, 2021 Update from LOVEOrangeVirginia

Hello, foodies -- here's some more news you can use!

Your response to the announcement of Spoon and Spindle has been terrific -- thank you! So much so, that they urge you to make a reservation for one of the seatings for the "soft opening" on Saturday, September 18 or Sunday, September 19 as they won't be able to accommodate walk-ins. Click here to claim your day and time!

They're back, and better than ever! Forked on Main, that is! Today was the first day back in operation after the long, slow days of the pandemic, and they are ready to serve you with the delicious, sophisticated offerings they did before having to take the COVID pause. Make your reservation ASAP!

Orange is brimming with wonderful dining choices at a variety of price points. And you can't go wrong with any of them! Remember -- Keep it local, Keep it Orange!




I can't even begin to tell you how excited I am about this "only in Orange" event. Every day I marvel at the extreme amount of creative talent in this town (and county) -- it's truly astonishing! Small. Rural. Virginia. Town. Is. HUGE. Creative. Force. of. Nature!!!


James Madison's Montpelier celebrates Constitution Day, September 18 -- house tours, garden and archaeology tours, a food truck, live music, Mr. Madison onsite, a sale in the Museum Shop, and more! Click here to learn more about this wonderful annual event!


You may recall that we just completed our Retail Study, a partnership effort with Orange County Economic Development, and that process provided a wealth of great info, as well as suggested action steps to enable thoughtful economic growth for businesses -- and emerging entrepreneurs -- here in Orange. Here's another terrific opportunity to get tips, tricks and important info to expand or start your retail operation.


Jobs, jobs and more jobs! Learn how you can make our workforce stronger by attending this terrific hiring event! Put your skills to work for the Orange're hired!


We're not out of the woods yet, so...