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  • Virginia Craft Beer & Wine Festival

    The second annual Virginia Craft Beer and Wine Festival will be held Saturday, September 12, from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. in the nTelos Pavilion Plaza and will exclusively feature some of the finest selections of craft breweries and wineries, all handpicked and selected from the state of Virginia. Tickets include unlimited sampling, a commemorative festival glass and live entertainment featuring Mike Proffitt with Dana Silvercloud. Local breweries include: O’Connor Brewing Company, Smartmouth Brewing Company, Back Bay Brewing Company, Young Veterans Brewing Company, St. George Brewing Company, Larry’s Lemonade, Ale Works Brewing Company, Legend Brewing Company, Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company, Bold Rock Hard Cider, Starr Hill Brewing Company & Center of the Universe. Local Wineries include: Williamsburg Winery, Barboursville Winery, Horton Winery, Lake Anna Winery, Prince Michel Winery, Rapidan Winery & Trump Winery. Enter now to win a pair of tickets!

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  • Need help?

    Need help?

    Need help with your subscription, Pilot VIP, online access or anything else related to The Virginian-Pilot? Get answers and more help by calling 446-9000 or 800-446-2005. You can also email

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  • Sign-in procedure

    You'll notice that the normal sign-in box is no longer in the upper right-hand corner. When you go to click on a contest, you'll be greeted with a box to sign in. Your old user name and password will not work. New registration is required. You will need to click on "Need User Name & Password?". You can also do this at You will need to enter two pieces of information to locate your account, your email address, and password. (Please note that it requests your house number, not your street.) If you receive a message that you already have an account set up, you have managed your Pilot account online before. No additional set up is needed. Simply use your existing user name and password.

    Once registered, hit the sign-in button and enter your email and password from then on. We know this is a bit of a pain right now, but it will make things easier in the long run. If you run into any trouble, please contact us at or (800) 446-2005 with questions.

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