The 38th Annual Ashland Railroad Run

Go to programs and click on "The 38th Annual Ashland Railroad Run" for more information.    

By | March 9th, 2016|Home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ashland Railroad Run 2016!

Join us for the 38th running of the rails on April 30, 2016 starting at 8AM!  Go to for information and registration. Come race the rail at one of Central Virginia's longest established road races! This certified 10k race is a favorite spring ritual among runners from across the Commonwealth and beyond! This is our [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|Home, Railroad Run, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome to the Center!

For more than 45 years, the Hanover Arts & Activities Center has been committed to being the "Center" of the "Center of the Universe," as the town of Ashland is affectionately called.  Located on the railroad tracks that run through the heart of Ashland, Virginia, the Center is dedicated to the enrichment of our community through cultural, educational and [...]

By | July 1st, 2015|Home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hanover Arts & Activities Center Presents: Ashland Railroad Run 2015 & Green Fair!

  Registration is now open for the 37th Ashland Railroad Run BE GREEN! Register online at Register by April 10, 2015 to be guaranteed a technical shirt Online registration closes Thursday at midnight on April 16, 2015 Race Day Saturday, April 18 2015 8:00 a.m. - 5k Race & Fun Walk 8:15 a.m. - [...]

By | March 2nd, 2015|Events, Forms, Home, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weddings and Receptions – Album 1 – Bob Schnell Photography

By | October 20th, 2010|Gallery, Uncategorized, Weddings & Receptions|0 Comments

Weddings and Receptions – Album 2

By | October 20th, 2010|Gallery, Uncategorized, Weddings & Receptions|0 Comments

Weddings and Receptions – Album 3

By | October 20th, 2010|Gallery, Uncategorized, Weddings & Receptions|1 Comment

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By | December 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

2017 Ashland Musical Variety Show – “Ashland Loves a Parade!” SIGN-UP FORM

Drum Roll please!   Here is the ONLINE SIGN UP FORM for the 2017 Ashland Musical Variety Show.  Make sure to hit "SUBMIT" after you fill out the form.  You should receive a message saying that your form has been submitted and that a rehearsal schedule will be mailed to you. [gravityform id="10" title="true" description="true"]

By | December 23rd, 2016|Ashland Musical Variety Show, Home, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holidays at Hanover Arts & Activities Center

We have SO many opportunities for enjoying the holiday season this year at Hanover Arts & Activities Center.   Join us Saturday, December 3, 2016 for Light Up the Tracks where Ashland transforms into a mile long Christmas Card.  Featuring singing by the Community Chorus, a visit from Santa and more! The festivities begin at [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Home, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments


The Center is gearing up for some fun this fall and holiday season.  Check out all of the great programs below in partnership with all of our favorite Ashland Institutions. Join us for some spooooooky fun on Halloween night!  Trick or Treat on the tracks and stop by to hear some Halloween entertainment by the [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Events, Home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Off the Rails Craft Beer Festival: September 24, 2016 1PM-7PM

By | August 8th, 2016|Home, Off the Rails Craft Beer Festival, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Camp Ashland by Ashland Museum at The Center August 1-5!

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By | July 26th, 2016|Home, Uncategorized|0 Comments


Join us for an old fashioned party honoring the USA and the Declaration of Independence! Featuring a walking parade, apple pie baking contest, patriotic pet contest, old fashioned lawn games, food, Hanover Idols and the Hanover Concert Band. Don't miss our very special Parade Marshall this year!              

By | June 21st, 2016|Home, July 4th Celebration, July 4th Celebration, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Financial Aid Form for Summer Theatre Programs

Financial Aid Request 2016 PDF

By | May 17th, 2016|Childrens Theater Camp, The Center Players, Uncategorized|0 Comments