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The Supreme Macaroni Company

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Big Stone Gap

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Planned Events


Monday, October 1, 11 am & 7:00 pm

In a small town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, self-proclaimed spinster Ave Maria Mulligan finds her life shaken up and forever changed after learning a long-buried family secret.  Written and directed by Adriana Trigiani.  Purchase tickets for $7 online or at the door.  Food may be purchased. 
Shown at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.


Saturday, October 6, all day

Take a one-day trip to New York City and have a walking tour of the setting of The Supreme Macaroni Factory.   $150 per person. Contact Winchester Parks and Rec for reservations or call 540 662-4946 and use activity code 627415-14.


Thursday, October 11, 7 pm

With instant best sellers on Publishers Weekly and other national lists, Adriana Trigiani is “a comedy writer with a heart of gold,” said The New York Times. A Virginia native, Ms. Trigiani will speak at the George Washington Hotel on Thursday, Oct. 11. Free program.

About the Author

Adriana Trigiani

Adriana Trigiani is beloved by millions of readers around the world for her bestselling novels, including her latest, All the Stars in the Heavens, the instant bestseller of The New York Times, Barnes & Noble, Publishers WeeklyUSA Today, and Indie Booksellers nationwide. She wrote the blockbuster The Shoemaker’s Wife, the Big Stone Gap series, the Valentine trilogy and Lucia, Lucia.  Trigiani’s themes of love and work, emphasis upon craftsmanship and family life have brought her legions of fans who call themselves Adri-addicts (a term coined by book maven Robin Kall). Their devotion has made Adriana one of “the reigning queens of women’s fiction” (USA Today).

The New York Times calls her books “tiramisu for the soul.” Her books have been translated in 36 countries around the world. Adriana has toured many of the countries, including South Africa, with annual visits to the United Kingdom.

Adriana wrote and directed the film adaptation of her debut novel Big Stone Gap, produced by the Academy Award winning producer Donna Gigliotti, shot entirely on location in her hometown, with an all star cast including: Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson, Whoopi Goldberg, John Benjamin Hickey, Anthony LaPaglia, Jenna Elfman, Jane Krakowski, Judith Ivey, Mary Pat Gleason, Dagmara Dominczyk, Mary Testa, Paul Wilson, Chris Sarandon, Jasmine Guy, and introducing Erika Coleman and Bridget Gabbe, with music by John Leventhal, and songs performed by his lovely wife, Rosanne Cash.  Glorious local talent perform on the soundtrack and act in the movie, sharing their gifts beyond the peaks of the Appalachian mountains. The soundtrack is now available on iTunes and in stores.

Programs and Sponsors

Past One Book One Community Selections:

  • 2003 Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam
  • 2004 Seabiscuit by Laura Hillebrand
  • 2005 Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon
  • 2006 Wish You Well by David Baldacci
  • 2007 On Agate Hill by Lee Smith
  • 2008 This I Believe, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman
  • 2009 See You in a Hundred Years by Logan Ward
  • 2010 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • 2011 The Devil Amongst the Lawyers by Sharyn McCrumb
  • 2012 For Cause and Comrades by James McPherson
  • 2013 O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
  • 2014 Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel
  • 2015 The End of Night by Paul Bogard
  • 2016 Factory Man by Beth Macy
  • 2017 Dishing Up Virginia by Patrick Evans-Hylton

Community Partners and Sponsors of One Book One Community:

  • Handley Regional Library
  • Shenandoah University
  • Lord Fairfax Community College
  • Literacy Volunteers – Winchester Area
  • Winchester Public Schools
  • Frederick County Public Schools
  • Clarke County Public Schools
  • Friends of the Handley Regional Library 
  • Berryville Graphics
  • The Winchester Star
  • Piccadilly Printing
  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
  • Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
  • Winchester Book Gallery
  • Magic Lantern Theater
  • Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum
  • The George Washington Hotel
  • Winchester Parks and Recreation
  • Blandy Experimental Farm