As another winter storm is impacting the Denver area, Central Virginia will enjoy a nearly perfect weather weekend, according to the Weather Channel.
That's good news for those with outdoor plans this weekend. Following an overnight low in the 30s, Saturday's high will be 60 with lots of sunshine.
Sunday will be cloudy with highs in the low 60s after an overnight low temperature around 40. The parks and farmer's markets in our area will be busy places this weekend.
It will also be perfect weather for yard sales taking place on Saturday. In Lynchburg, Holy Cross Regional School on Langhorne Road and Boonsboro Ruritan Club on Coffee Road both have yard sales starting at 7 a.m.
The Forest Farmers Market will hold their winter market on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. The Lynchburg Community Market will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Runners will be out in Goode on Saturday for the What Goes Down Must Come Up 4-Miler event. The 4-miler will start at 8:50 a.m. for the predict your time event.
United Athletics will have running teams at this event, with much warmer temperatures than at the Resolution Run in early February when they last participated.
Come on out and show support for Team Trinity, decked out with shamrocks for St. Patrick's Day. Trinity, who was paralyzed from the neck down in an automobile accident as a toddler, is a Tomahawk Elementary student. Trinity will be powered today by her school nurse and running partner, Susan Anderson.
Baseball signups are taking place in various locations across the Mid-Atlantic this weekend for Little League and Dixie Youth teams.
Miller Park will be a hotbed of action once baseball season begins. Until then, the park offers playgrounds, picnic areas and walking paths. Once summer arrives, Miller Park Pool will open.
Before practices consume every weekend, hit the parks with a picnic lunch this weekend. Peaks View Park features tennis courts, playgrounds, a disc golf course, fitness course, walking trails, ball fields, mountain bike trails and more.
Riverside Park has become very popular since the addition of the Play Core playground. The train-themed playground is Lynchburg's first universal design playground, designed for kids of all ages and abilities to enjoy.
The Alpine Trail is also a popular feature of Riverside Park, along with the walking trails and the outdoor transportation museum. Soon, the Sprayground area will reopen for the season, offering water fun for kids of all ages.
Walkers, runners and cyclists will find their way to the Blackwater Creek Bikeway and Percival's Island Natural Area this weekend.
The time change to Daylight Savings Time this weekend means an hour less sleep on Saturday night but an hour more daylight on Sunday.
There's no reason to stay indoors this weekend, some come on out and enjoy all that Central Virginia has to offer.