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May 28th, 2015

The Blue Ridge Arts Council will present Curtains Up! A Musical Theatre Tribute to Virginia C. “Ginna” Looney at 7 p.m. today at Warren County Middle School.

Vince Gill slated to headline Classic

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May 27th, 2015

The Winchester Educational Foundation announced that 20-time Grammy Award-winning country music star Vince Gill will headline the seventh annual Patsy Cline Classic on Sept. 11.

Weekend Events

May 22nd, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Newtown Heritage Festival
The Newtown Heritage

Weekend Events

May 15th, 2015

Fun in Front Royal
The Taste of the Town will open this year’s Wine and Craft Festival in Front Royal

Weekend Events

May 7th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Winchester Little Theater
“Cheaters,” a farcical

‘Small-town flavor’ to savor

Country music singer Lee Greenwood, the Firefighters Marshal for this year's Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, speaks during a media interview Friday. Rich Cooley/Daily

May 1st, 2015

Longtime singer-songwriter Lee Greenwood made his first ever trek to Winchester for the 88th Apple Blossom Festival as the Grand Marshall for the Firefighter’s Parade on Friday.

Shenandoah Apple Pie Baking Contest

Brandi Hammond, of Stephens City, rolls out her pie dough during  the Apple Pie Baking Contest held at Marker -Miller Orchards Farm Market and Bakery in Winchester on Thursday morning. There were 21 contestants in the adult and youth divisions competing. Jessica Story, of Stephens City,  won the adult division and Hannah Keri, 13, of Delaplane, won the youth divison. The contest was sponsored by BestCare Home Care. Rich Cooley/Daily

April 30th, 2015

There were 21 contestants in the adult and youth divisions of the annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Apple Pie Baking Contest held at Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market and Bakery in Winchester on Thursday morning. Jessica Story, of Stephens City, won the adult division and Hannah Keri, 13, of Delaplane, won the youth division. The contest was sponsored by BestCare Home Care. Rich Cooley/Daily

Young At Heart Luncheon

Bill Green, 79, of Strasburg gets a dance with Apple Blossom Queen designate Natasha Bure during the Young at Heart Luncheon held Thursday under the Sprint Tent in Winchester. Rich Cooley/Daily

April 30th, 2015

Attendees at Thursday’s The Willows at Meadow Branch Young at Heart Luncheon danced to the music provided by big-band orchestra, For Dancers Only, under the Sprint Tent in Winchester. The luncheon, part of the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, also featured a visit by Queen Shenandoah designate Natasha Bure. Photos by Rich Cooley/Daily

Weekend Events

April 30th, 2015

Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival
The following activities are being held during this year’s Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival:
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Let the fun begin

Kevin King, left, of Alexandria, and  Samantha Givans, right, of Arlington,  taste wine outside of the old Frederick County Courthouse on the Loudoun Street Mall during the United Bank Bloomin Wine Fest that started Friday afternoon. The Wine Fest continues today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with live entertainment throughout the day to kick off the start of the 88th Apple Blossom Festival, which runs through next weekend.   Rich Cooley/Daily

April 24th, 2015

The United Bank Bloomin Wine Fest kicked off the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival on Friday afternoon in Old Town Winchester. The Wine Fest continues today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with live entertainment throughout the day. Many more events will be held over the next week during the annual celebration. Rich Cooley/Daily

Weekend Events

April 23rd, 2015

The 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival kicks off this weekend with carnival rides, a wine festival, an oldies dance and orchard tours and cider tastings.

‘Blair Witch’ director visits Winchester

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April 16th, 2015

In the summer of 1999, a small fake documentary found-footage film called “The Blair Witch Project” took many moviegoers by storm, causing a nationwide phenomenon.

Weekend Events

Mary DeMott, of Gore, stands in front of a quilt that will be raffled off at the Northern Shenandoah Valley Quilt Show that opens this weekend at the Clarke County Parks and Recreation building, 225 Al Smith Circle, Berryville.  Courtesy photo

April 16th, 2015

The following events are scheduled this weekend:

Weekend Events

Theatre Shenandoah's new commemorative poster was  designed and painted by local artist Helen Jean Smith. 
Courtesy photo

April 9th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Theatre Shenandoah
“Oliver!,” the musical based

Weekend Events

April 2nd, 2015

The following events are scheduled for this weekend:

Hop Blossom Fest expanding for third year

Jay Byrne, from the Espresso Bar in Winchester, serves beer during the 2013 Hop Blossom in Winchester.  Courtesy photo

April 2nd, 2015

For the third year in a row, Old Town Winchester will play host to one of the region’s newest traditions and fundraisers — the Hop Blossom Craft Beer Festival.