News


Virginia Harness Racing to Return to Oak Ridge

Sep 14, 2015

Harness racing will return to Virginia this October for a four day pari-mutuel meet at the beautiful Oak Ridge Estate in Nelson County. Located just off Route 29 in Arrington, halfway between Charlottesville and Lynchburg, Oak Ridge last played host to pacers and trotters back in 2001.

All the action is sponsored by the Virginia Equine Alliance (VEA) and will be contested over a one mile…


Lockn' winds down with day of sunshine and jams

Sep 13, 2015

Attendees of Lockn’ Music Festival were drawn out of their tents by sunshine Sunday following several days of rain that left the Oak Ridge Farm covered with a thick red mud.

The break in the weather gave volunteers time to spread hay in areas surrounding the stages, which resembled mud pits by the end of Saturday night’s performances.

People crowded into the Blue Ridge Bowl…


Crews Gearing Up for the Third Lockn' Festival

Sep 02, 2015

http://www.newsadvance.com/nelson_county_times/news/crews-gearing-up-for-third-lockn-festival/article_d888407a-5197-11e5-8005-ff8a68f2df7e.html

Crews are pouring in for the third Lockn’ Music Festival, set for Sept. 10 through 13 at the…


Completing A Dream: Track Prepares For Its Opening

Sep 24, 2001

Original press release from 2001 track opening.