MARSHALL, Mich. -- Select Registry has added Hillbrook Inn, a bed and breakfast in Charles Town, W.Va., to its portfolio of celebrated inns.
"Of the 20,000 inns in North America, only 330 have earned this prestigious designation," said Select Registry Executive Director Will Carlson.
Hillbrook Inn is a European-style country inn surrounded by streams, ponds and gardens on property once owned by George Washington. The inn contains six guestrooms in the main house and four cottage suites; there is a restaurant, tavern and spa.
Two other Select Registry inns in West Virginia are North Fork Mountain Inn, in Cabins, and Thomas Shepherd Inn, in Shepherdstown.
For the locations of other Select Registry inns in North America, visit www.selectregistry.com.
Summer jazz weekend
WESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia jazz musicians will be showcased in a series of performances Aug. 23-25 at several venues in Weston and nearby Stonewall Resort.
Sets at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. will be performed on Aug. 23 at three downtown venues.
On Aug. 24, free classes and lectures are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A free 5 p.m. concert will take place on the patio at Stonewall, followed by dinner and jazz performances in the resort ballroom at a price of $55.
Lectures on the history of jazz and master classes are set for the morning on Aug. 25 at Stonewall.
Some of the performers for the Summer Jazz Weekend are the Jenny Wilson Trio, Seth Maynard Trio, Adam Loudin Quintet, Chuck Redd, Rachel Franks, Will Scruggs and C.C. Booker III.
Great Ladies Tribute Band will perform from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 25 in the Bridgeport Conference Center at Charles Pointe.
For more information, email wvjazzsoci...@aol.com.