By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages
491 Garbers Church Road, Harrisonburg, Virginia, United Stateshttp://www.bythesideoftheroad.com+1 540 801 0430
Tourism & Chamber Websites
Harrisonburg Tourism and Visitor Services
212 South Main Streethttp://www.harrisonburgtourism.com(540) 432-8935From music and arts to bikes and bakeries, Harrisonburg always has something going on. Try your art a la carte as your stroll through downtown or experience one of our local museums and historic places and Civil War Trails. Spend some time shopping or find a local eatery to please your palate, we invite you to plan your adventure.
Shenandoah Valley Travel Association
277 West Old Cross Roadhttp://www.visitshenandoah.org/Home.aspx(540) 740-3132See the autumn colors along the Blue Ridge Mountains, visit the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail, and take time to stroll downtown.
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce
800 Country Club Roadhttp://www.hrchamber.org(540) 434-3862We are 1 of the 5 largest Chambers of Commerce along the I-81 corridor, and the largest business organization in the Shenandoah Valley. Through leadership, advocacy, networking, and promotion, we offer the tools to help your business succeed and grow.
Wineries, Breweries, Cidery
Three Brothers Brewery
800 N. MAIN ST. HARRISONBURG, VA 22802www.threebrosbrew.comFrom the Three Brothers Website: Born and raised just a short drive from the brewery we are thrilled to be able to set up shop here at home. The brothers of Three Brothers Brewing consist of Adam (oldest), Jason (middle), and Tyler (youngest). We operate with the goal to brew quality and unique craft beer utilizing and supporting our local community and home. We are blessed to have the support of family in the area. Some by blood, and many friends we consider family from the amazing relationships we’ve had the pleasure to build over the years. With the support of this family we have been able to pursue this dream. Thanks for all that have and will support us in the future! The brewery is a completely renovated soda bottling plant that suited our needs perfectly. Production started in December of 2012 and the first batch rolled out to local restaurants and bars just prior to the New Year.
Three Notch'd Brewing Company
241 East Market Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801http://threenotchdbrewing.com434-961-0959A Charlottesville Brewing Company who just opened their second location in downtown Harrisonburg... just minutes from By the Side of the Road!
4828 Spring Creek Roadhttp://www.bluestonevineyard.com(540) 828-0099Curt and Jackie Hartman have lived west of Bridgewater on the hill above Jordan Stretch since 1995. With their friends Phil and Lois Kreider (Misty Ray Winery), they began planting grapes on the hill in 2003 to make wine for personal use. In 2007 they decided to make the vineyard a business and with advice from the researchers at Virginia Tech they laid out the vineyard, tested the soils, and chose the grapes to plant.
Old Hill Cider
17768 Honeyville Road Timberville, VA 22853www.oldhillcider.com(540) 896-7582Delicious and natural, familiar and flavorful, the American tradition of hard cider is back in the Shenandoah Valley courtesy of Old Hill Cider, and it’s better than ever. Based in Timberville, Old Hill Cider is the Shenandoah Valley’s first such cidery. Using carefully selected apples of heirloom cider-specific varieties, their artisan hard cider is made from 100% apple juice. The added benefit of hard cider being gluten-free is attracting new fans as well.
Cave Ridge Vineyard
1476 Conicville Roadhttp://www.caveridge.com(540) 477-2585
Wolf Gap Vineyard & Winery
123 Stout Roadhttp://www.wolfgapvineyard.com(540) 984-3306Can you believe it? We are well into our fifth year selling wines in our wine tasting complex that overlooks the Allegheny mountains and Wolf Gap, a geographical feature in that mountain chain. With this in mind, we created a video with some highlights of our vineyard and winery.
Cross Keys Vineyard
6011 E Timber Ridge Rd, Mt Crawford, VA 22841www.crosskeysvineyards.com540-234-0505
History, Heritage, Museums
Virginia Quilt Museum
301 South Main Streethttp://www.vaquiltmuseum.org(540) 433-3818Located in a beautiful 1856 home, the Museum, established in 1995, features a permanent collection of nearly 300 quilts, several rotating exhibits each year, a Civil War Gallery telling the stories of "The Women Who Stayed Behind," antique and toy sewing machines, and a fascinating Museum Store. Families, guilds and all types of groups are welcome to spend as long as you wish on a self-guided visit. Group tours are available by request.
Explore More Discovery Museum
150 North Main Streethttp://www.virginia.org/Listings/Museums/ExploreMoreDiscoveryMuseum(540) 442-8900Experience the Explore More Discovery Museum formerly known as the Harrisonburg Children's Museum. A new and expanded location in historic downtown offers exciting exhibits designed to engage young minds through interactive and multi-sensory learning experiences. Exhibits include the Discovery Tree, Art Smart, Construction Zone, Friendly City Medical Center, TV Studio, Virginia Theater, Super Service Auto Center, Down on the Farm, CK's Kitchen and the Merck Science Lab. The museum also offers special programs and workshops, SOL-guided field trips, and birthday parties. The museum is open with free admission on the First Friday of the month from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Visit the website for seasonal hours and special events. www.iexploremore.com
Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center
1921 Heritage Center Wayhttp://www.vbmhc.org(540) 438-1275The CrossRoads (Valley Brethren-Mennonite) Heritage Center features exhibits and a video on the settling of the Shenandoah Valley by the Brethren and Mennonites – in pioneer days, Civil War times, and in early 1900 school and mission work in the mountains of western Virginia and located within walking distance of By the Side of the Road!
Theater & The Arts
American Shakespeare Center
13 West Beverley Streethttp://www.bbbard.com(540) 885-5588Welcome to our web site, visiting Shakespeare Festivals and Professional Theatres is becoming more popular than ever. So here is a handy helper, Your Guide to Bed, Breakfast and the Bard ("the Bard Guide")! Regional professional theatreprovides opportunities for theatre aficionados in every corner of the world. Like playwrights that followed him, we use Shakespeare (the Bard) for our inspiration. We have compiled a list of professional theatre festivals and acting companies that offer a wide range of theatrical experiences and have added bed and breakfast accommodations convenient to their venues, that provide the perfect lodging selections to complement your experience. The Innkeepers are happy to help plan your trip, using their B&B as a base.
Arts Council of the Valley
311 South Main Streethttp://www.vaquiltmuseum.org(540) 801-8779Located in a beautiful 1856 home, the Museum, established in 1995, features a permanent collection of nearly 300 quilts, several rotating exhibits each year, a Civil War Gallery telling the stories of "The Women Who Stayed Behind," antique and toy sewing machines, and a fascinating Museum Store. Families, guilds and all types of groups are welcome to spend as long as you wish on a self-guided visit. Group tours are available by request.
Court Square Theater
61 Graham Streethttp://www.courtsquaretheater.com(540) 433-9189Court Square Theater seats up to 260 guests in a comfortable stadium auditorium with unobstructed sight lines. It also offers special amenities such as digital sound and projection.
10 South Market Streethttp://www.americanshakespearecenter.com(540) 885-5588The American Shakespeare Center recovers the joys and accessibility of Shakespeare's theatre, language, and humanity by exploring the English Renaissance stage and its practices through performance and education.
Massanutten River Adventures
1850 Meadow Vista Lanehttp://www.canoe4u.com(540) 289-4066Explore the beautiful Shenandoah River. Just minutes to Harrisonburg, Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive. Only 2 hours from DC, Trips daily from Massanutten.
Shenandoah River Adventures
415 Long Avenuehttp://frontroyalcanoe.com(540) 478-5032Welcome to Front Royal Canoe & Kayak offering self-guided canoe, kayak, raft, and tube trips on the South Fork of the legendary Shenandoah River. Our trips are perfect for the individual, family, or group float trips over novice to intermediate class water. No matter which trip you choose, once you arrive at our office, all the equipment and your shuttle service to the river is provided.
Corgan's Publick House
865 Port Republic Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801www.corganspublickhouse.com540-564-2674Come out for Lunch, Dinner, or Late Night at Corgans’ Publick House. Pub Quiz every Wednesday night from 9pm to 11pm, Live Music several nights a week, Wing Night on Mondays and Pint Night on Thursdays! Cozy up to the bar with a Guinness, grab a Irish Booth, known as a snug, for a group dinner, or snag a table by the fireplace. Enjoy Irish Nachos, Welsh Rarebit, Guiness Stew, Burgers, Reubens, Cottage Pie, Fish n Chips and more! Full Bar and lots of Brews on Tap. Good Irish Fun in the neighborhood!
153 South Main Streethttp://www.clementinecafe.com(540) 801-8881Clementine is... ...located in the historic district of downtown Harrisonburg, VA in the building which formerly housed the Strand Theater. We are proud to be independently and locally owned and to be part of an emerging downtown community.
Local Chop & Grill House
56 West Gay Streethttp://www.localchops.com(540) 801-0505Massive wooden door, old bricks and rustic beams of Harrisonburg’s old City Produce Exchange building, the perfect setting for a memorable dining experience at Local Chop & Grill House. Bring your friends and savor the atmosphere, food and drink that set us apart from other restaurants. Our menu features fresh, hand-selected, LOCAL and seasonal foods prepared with a progressive flair by Chef Ryan Zale. Casual and fun, Local Chop & Grill House brings you world-class dining with a decidedly LOCAL flavor.
Joshua Wilton House
412 South Main Streethttp://joshuawilton.com(540) 434-4464Joshua Wilton House offers guests an oasis of quiet charm and gracious living in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. In an elegantly restored Victorian home, Joshua Wilton House occupies a corner in the historic “Old Town” district of Harrisonburg, Virginia.
815 East Market Streethttp://www.litalia-restaurant.com/default.aspx?pageid=1(540) 433-0961We hope your experience will be memorable. Please sit back, relax and allow us to serve you a sampling of innovative, authentic Italian cuisine.
Beyond Restaurant & Lounge
50 West Water Streethttp://restaurantbeyond.com(540) 432-0105
Taste of Thai
917 South High Streethttp://www.taste-of-thai.com(540) 801-8878Our beautiful dining room and friendly service staff are here to pamper you and your guests. Begin with our large selection of Appetizers or try one of our traditional homade Thai Soups. There is something to satisfy every palate! Taste of Thai is able to fulfill all your private function needs: 2 different room vary in size to accommodate any specifications. In one of our room we offer a Flat Screen TV with DVD and a laptop connection. Whether it is a formal function (i.e. Wedding, Baptism, Communion, Confirmation, Graduation, etc) or a casual get together for a small group, Taste of Thai suits all. Please call to make reservations.
Blue Stone Inn
9107 North Valley Pikehttp://www.bluestoneinnrestaurant.com(540) 434-0535Located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, the Blue Stone Inn is a small dinner only restaurant. We offer choice steaks and fresh seafood, and many of our entrees are specialties of the house.
Jack Brown's Burger & Beer Joint
80 South Main Streetwww.jackbrownsjoint.com540-433-5225
Billy Jack's Wing & Draft Shack
92 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801www.billyjacksshack.com540-433-1793Wings, fried donuts, sliders, extensive beer menu -- sports bar with a lot of character located downtown... another local favorite.
Bella Luna Wood-Fired Pizza
80 West Water Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801www.bellalunawoodfired.com540-433-1366
70 West Water Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801http://www.jamescarterweb.com/clients/cubanburger/menu(540) 812-6970
Capital Ale House
41-A Court Square, Harrisonburg, VA 22801http://capitalalehouse.com/harrisonburg540-564-ALES
Harrisonburg Farmers Market
228 South Liberty Streethttp://harrisonburgfarmersmarket.com(540) 476-3377The Harrisonburg Farmers Market mission is to provide the public with easy access to fresh, nutritious, locally produced agricultural goods, and crafts of the highest quality, to assist local and regional farmers and other producers to directly market their products to the local customer base, and to support environmental stewardship and community well-being.
Unique Valley Shopping
Dayton Farmers Market
3105 John Wayland Highwayhttp://daytonfarmersmarket.com(540) 879-3801Discover Something New at The Shops at Dayton Farmers Market. With 20 stores to choose from, you’re bound to find something exciting, something delicious, something unique and something memorable.
Shenandoah Heritage Market
121 Carpenter Lanehttp://www.shenandoahmarket.net(540) 433-3929Sample some Old Fashioned Valley Goodness at the area’s largest Country Market. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of water gardens and park benches while you wander through 20+ locally owned and operated shops. Come enjoy a taste of the past.
Oasis Fine Art & Craft
103 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801http://oasisfineartandcraft.org540-442-8188Harrisonburg Virginia’s premiere artist cooperative is part of the city’s Arts & Cultural District! At OASIS Fine Art & Craft, experience creativity in gloriously diverse forms. You always buy local at the gallery, because works are nearly all by Shenandoah Valley region artists and artisans. Learn from friendly artists or volunteers who staff the gallery–we welcome your questions. Enjoy works by 40 outstanding artists exhibiting at any time. Be our guest at one of our exciting events – one-person shows, theme shows, free live concerts, classes and more.
Heritage Oaks Golf Course
680 Garbers Church Roadhttp://www.harrisonburgva.gov/heritage-oaks-home(540) 442-6502Heritage Oaks Golf Course is a challenging and scenic course for golfers of all abilities. Owned by the City of Harrisonburg and designed by William Love, Heritage Oaks offers a wide variety of holes including links-style holes as well as traditional, tree-lined holes. Golfers of all abilities will enjoy playing this par 70 course as it offers four sets of tees on each hole with overall distances ranging from 4500 yards to 6325 yards. Best of the Valley, again! Heritage Oaks was voted Best of the Valley for 2011 by the Daily News Record and Rocktown Weekly readers. Heritage Oaks has previously been named Best of the Valley in 2008 and 2009.
Packsaddle Ridge Golf Club
3067 Pack Saddle Trailhttp://www.packsaddle.net(540) 269-8188Packsaddle Ridge Golf Club is a public 18 hole golf course located in the Heart of the Shenandoah Valley and is one of America"s most spectacular new golf courses. Packsaddle Ridge Golf Club in Keezletown, Virginia, located close to Massanutten Resort and the City of Harrisonburg, will challenge all types of golfers and overload your senses with natural beauty.
Lakeview Golf Club
4101 Shen Lake Drivehttp://www.lakeviewgolf.net(540) 434-8937Lakeview Golf Club in Harrisonburg, VA offers 36-holes of golf in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Our service-friendly atmosphere and well-maintained facility foster enjoyment of the game at any level. We invite you to join us for play.
Hiking & Fishing, Bicycling
Mossy Creek Fly Fishing
1790 East Market Street #92http://www.mossycreekflyfishing.com(540) 434-2444Virginia Fly Fishing Shop and Guide Services Come experience the best fly fishing Virginia has to offer! Our fly shop is located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley only minutes away from spring creek brown trout on the famous Mossy Creek. We are also surrounded by wild brook trout in the freestone mountain streams of The George Washington National Forest and Shenandoah National Park. We fish for Smallmouth bass, musky, and carp on the Shenandoah and James Rivers. Our shop also manages many stretches of private trophy trout water on local spring creeks and rivers. Private and corporate fly fishing lessons and clinics are available at our schools in Harrisonburg or Wintergreen Resort, Virginia.
Shenadoah Bicycle Company
135 South Main Streethttp://www.shenandoahbicycle.com(540) 437-9000Carbon. Carbon. Carbon. Full-suspension mountain bikes. Rad light road bikes. We’ve just become an Ibis dealer! These affordably priced mountain crushers are light, strong and full of play. Come check them out!
Horseback Riding, Caverns
5 Grand Caverns Blvdhttp://grandcaverns.com/v.php?pg=15(540) 249-5705Grand Caverns was discovered in 1804 by Bernard (Barnette) Weyer while trying to retrieve one of his traps. Weyers Cave opened for tours in 1806, making it the oldest continually operating show cave in the U.S. The caverns were also called the Grottoes of the Shenandoah until named Grand Caverns in 1926.Grand Caverns was declared a National Natural Landmark in 1973. In 1974 the caverns and surrounding acreage was gifted to the Upper Valley Regional Park Authority by its then owner Gladys Kellow and became known as Grand Caverns Regional Park. On October 1, 2009, the Town of Grottoes took possession of its namesake caverns, and consequently, the UVRPA will dissolve.
Keezlenutten Farm LLC
3442 Keezlenutten Lanehttp://www.keezlenutten.com(540) 269-2227Keezlenutten Farm, LLC offers hunter/jumper lessons for all levels of riders, from beginner to advanced. We believe that riding is great for everyone, whether you are doing it just for fun or strive to compete.
101 Cave Hill Roadhttp://www.luraycaverns.com(540) 743-6551Take a spin through time—400 million years worth, to be exact—to discover the amazing history of these unearthly caverns. Learn how both the caverns and the Blue Ridge Mountains came into existence. Relive the first discovery of the caverns and how their appeal drew people to Luray even before people could drive there. Discover how the caverns have become a part of pop culture, then plan your trip and discover the wonder of Luray Caverns for yourself.
Endless Caverns LLC
1804 Endless Caverns Roadhttp://www.morganrvresorts.com/omkara/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&layout=item&id=151&Itemid=35(540) 896-2283Located at the foot of the Massanutten Mountain range, Endless Caverns Recreation Destination is a nature lover's dream.Our shaded resort offers breathtaking views of Mother Nature's artwork above ground as well as below...explore the rustic beauty of our below ground adventure as you enjoy a guided tour of our magnificient cave. Our below ground adventure has been thrilling visitors since 1879 as one of America's true underground treasures.
Blue Ridge Balloon Co
540 South Boston Roadhttp://www.blueridgeballoon.com(434) 589-6213Enjoy a Balloon Ride Over Scenic Charlottesville VA, located in the heart of beautiful Central Virginia. We are just a Short trip from Richmond VA and Washington DC.
Becky Bartells, CMT
https://www.facebook.com/BeckyBartellsCMT540-607-0932Becky will come to By the Side of the Road and give En-Suite Massages. Call for rates and service options.
The Beauty Spa
510 East Market Streethttp://www.beautyspaonline.com(540) 564-1925Take your first step inside the Beauty Spa and you’ll soon discover the difference that makes us a memorable destination. The elegant old world atmosphere, the uplifting aromas and the friendly, knowledgeable staff will greet you to create an experience that will nourish and delight.
Tangle's Day Spa
2040 Deyerle Avenue #110http://www.tanglesdayspa.net(540) 432-5544You deserve to be pampered - and Tangles Day Spa is the perfect destination for relaxation. Enjoy a full or half day of soothing services to calm and rejuvenate your body.
380 East Market Streethttp://www.thestudiohairsalon.comThe Studio is not only a hair salon and day spa featuring the most current techniques in hair care and body treatments, butt also a learning environment for new service providers. We are a teaching salon that offers carear paths to young individuals who want to learn from the best hair stylists, estheticians, massage therapists, and nail technicians.
Solace Therapeutic Massage
850 West Market Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801www.solaceharrisonburg.com540-560-8766Solace is synonymous with comfort, consolation and relief. The word embodies what regular massage and bodywork can offer: an improved quality of life, relief from stress and pain, and an overall sense of well-being. All appointments at Solace Therapeutic Massage in Harrisonburg are with owner Erin Hartman, a facial reflexologist and massage therapist licensed through the Virginia Board of Nursing. Erin practices a unique Native American stone massage rooted in the Shamanic Inyan Mani (stone walker) tradition.
Bluestone Massage & Bodywork
850 West Market Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801http://www.mybluestonemassage.com540-746-4772Mark N. Evans, CMT is the owner of Bluestone Massage & Bodywork, LLC. He is a Certified Massage Therapist through the Virginia State Board of Nursing. Mark is also a member of The Hands On Trade Association.
Horsedrawn Carriage Rides
489 Tall Oaks Drivehttp://www.classiccarriageva.com/cc/Home.html(540) 421-9231Classic Carriage is in the business of providing horse drawn carriage and wagon rides. As the owner, Matt and his wife, Stacie and Terry Burkhalter, founder, have over 27 years of combined experience and the knowledge necessary to insure your carriage ride will be a carefree experience. Since 2000, in its first ten years, Classic Carriage has participated in over 450 events. Classic Carriage is fully insured and a proud member of Valley Wedding and Event Professionals.
Green Valley Book Fair
2192 Green Valley Lanehttp://www.gvbookfair.com(540) 434-0309Located just south of Harrisonburg, Virginia, in the heart of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the Green Valley Book Fair is a discount book outlet store featuring over 500,000 new books at incredible bargain prices. Save up to 90% off retail on over 30,000 different titles in more than 60 different categories - including fiction, history, health and self-help, children's books, religion, science, sports, cooking, home and garden, crafts, art, reference, nature and outdoors, and more.
The Heritage Museum, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society
382 High Streethttp://www.heritagecenter.com(540) 879-2616The Harrisonburg - Rockingham Historical Society has been the primary source of historical preservation and education for over 100 years in the central Shenandoah Valley.
Mennonite Relief Center
6011 Rawley Pikehttp://www.vareliefsale.com/VRS-Web/DesktopDefault.aspx(540) 867-0086
Shenandoah Valley Wine & Jazz Festival
1290 Richmond Avenue, Staunton, VA 24401http://shenandoahvalleywinetrail.com/festival.htmEvent will be held on June 29, 2013 at the American Frontier Culture Museum. 9+ Shenandoah Valley Wineries, a tour of the Museum and a souvenir wine glass. Rain or shine and $20 admission.
The Barn at Aspen Grove
12426 Rockingham Pikehttp://thebarnataspengrove.com/Home_Page_F53B.html(540) 209-1934Fresh and rare in the Shenandoah Valley, The Barn at Aspen Grove Is the most unique wedding and event venue in the area. We provide a peaceful, natural charm not found elsewhere. While The Barn is modern and beautiful it is also reasonably priced. We offer flexibility not often found at event venues. If you are searching for elegant yet rustic ambiance for your special event, look no further, you will find it here.
Cross Keys Barn
921 Cross Keys Rd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801, USAwww.crosskeysbarn.com540-820-1744Weddings, Reunions, Parties, Meetings
Harrisonburg Animal Hospital
1611 North Liberty Streethttp://www.hahpets.com(540) 434-6331Here at Harrisonburg Animal Hospital, we are committed to your pet’s health. Since 1997, Dr. Richard (Terry) Jessen, and his staff, have excelled in compassionate veterinary care, and we are proud to be the only American Animal Hospital Association accredited hospital in the Harrisonburg area.
711 Acorn Drivehttp://allphasek9.com(540) 433-1964At All Phase K9 we offer boarding in a unique, low stress environment with separate areas for working dogs and family dogs. We also have privacy paneled runs for any dogs who are aggressive towards other animals. This setup has proven successful in eliminating the majority of nervous behavior exhibited by dogs in boarding situations.
Wayworn Pet Resort
3066 Bloomer Springs Road, McGaheysville, VA 22840https://www.facebook.com/WaywornPetResort540-560-8629Pet care located about 25 minutes from our Inn
White Oak Lavender Farm
5060 Newcomer Lanehttp://www.whiteoaklavender.com(540) 421-6345White Oak Lavender Farm is a family owned farm in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. We grow many varieties of lavender and offer "U-Pick" for the flowers buds during the summer and fall bloom seasons. We make lovely soap, lotions, creams, and aromatherapy products for your purchase. We are excited to be developing our farm for the enjoyment of our guests. You can come to enjoy our farm store and our many friendly animals in the petting area year round. We have several wonderful places set aside for you to sit and relax while you enjoy the countryside and beautiful mountain views.
Nan Rothwell Pottery
221 Pottery Lanehttp://www.nanrothwellpottery.com(434) 263-4023My pots are made to be used — to enhance the rituals of preparing and eating food, to hold flowers, to light a corner for reading. Making functional work connects me to the age-old tradition of artist craftsmen who make beautiful objects for daily use.
Lucas Roasting Company, LLC
461 Lindsay Avenuehttp://www.lucasroasting.com(540) 896-2729You see, coffee isn’t just a crop, it’s a community of passionate people…from the coffee farmers to the roasters to the baristas to the home consumers…and we’re working hard to make sure we’re supporting great, responsible coffee-growing communities world-wide so you can know that you have, too, no matter where you purchase our coffee!