Entertainment

Weekend Events: Jan. 19

The following are some of the area events that will be happening this weekend: Music The Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court in Berryville, will present “The Music of Simon and Garfunkel” performed by Swearingen & Kelli at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at ...

‘Fandemonium’ returns to museum

WINCHESTER – Children and adults will be able to celebrate their favorite fandoms this evening at the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum’s second annual “Fandemonium.” Participants will enjoy activities throughout the museum related to their favorite fandoms including "Dr. Who," "Star ...

Hoyle Garber photo viewing party is Saturday

The Mount Jackson Museum and the Shenandoah County Library will  hosting  “Through the Lens of Hoyle Garber: A Photograph  Viewing Party” at the Mount Jackson Town Hall on Saturday. Zach Hottel, archivist for the Shenandoah County Library System, said this event is not only rich in ...

Weekend Events: Jan. 13

The following are some of the area events that will be happening this weekend: Alamo Drafthouse The Alamo Drafthouse, 181 Kernstown Commons Boulevard in Winchester along with the Shenandoah Valley Equine Rescue Network are presenting “Back to the Future Part III” at 11 a.m. Saturday. ...

Running series continues with poker theme

FRONT ROYAL – Shenandoah Valley Runners invites runners of all ages to their “Poker Run 5 Miler” at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Bowling Green Country Club South Clubhouse. Vern Heavner, president of Shenandoah Valley Runners, said this weekend’s race is part of their winter series. “Each ...

Filmmakers to discuss making of their film ‘An Outrage’

WINCHESTER – In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Shenandoah University and the Alamo Drafthouse Theater will host screenings of the award-winning documentary film "An Outrage" on Monday. The screenings will feature a question and answer session with the directors, who are on a 22-state ...

This Weekend

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend: Annual Potter Festival The Annual Potter Festival in Strasburg will present its Hogwarts Holiday Fest at Hangouts Grill, 35 Brandy Court in Strasburg on Sunday at 7 p.m. Muggles, witches and wizards alike are invited to ...

Big plans on tap in 2018 for Shenandoah Arts Council

WINCHESTER – Ann Jarboe, the new arts administrator of the Shenandoah Arts Council has big plans for the artists of the Shenandoah Valley and beyond in the upcoming new year. Standing in the main gallery on South Loudon Street, surrounded by a collection of local artists' work, Jarboe smiled ...

Film shown at Skyline Indie Fest now streaming online

When filmmaker Kristin Catalano showcased her feature-length documentary “Clarence” at the 2016 Skyline Indie Film Fest she had no idea it would be picked up a year later by Indican Pictures or that it would be streamed on 14 different streaming platforms including Amazon, iTunes and ...

Year in Review: Lots of fun things to see, do in 2017

This past year was full of milestones for arts and entertainment in the Northern Shenandoah Valley. The year began with comic book fans descending on the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley for a traveling exhibition, “Superheroes and Superstars: The Works of Alex Ross.” Fans of all ages ...

This Weekend

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend. ‘A Christmas Carol’ Theatre Shenandoah will present Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” at 9 p.m. Sunday at 107 Center St., Edinburg. Tickets for this New Year's Eve performance and gala are $25 per ...

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at First Night Winchester

WINCHESTER – Experience the excitement of ringing in the New Year with friends, live music and non-alcoholic fun on Sunday with events for the whole family at the 31st First Night Winchester. A nod to the visual and performing arts, Christine Germeyer, executive director of First Night ...

Knights of Columbus pack over 40 gift baskets for the needy

WOODSTOCK – The Knights of Columbus in Woodstock provided over 40 Christmas meals to those in need throughout  Shenandoah County on Thursday and Friday. Tom Drinkwater, the Knights' Food Basket Chairman, described a greet need in the community. “To be able to provide a holiday gift basket ...

Locals share importance of portraying Santa at Christmas

Wayne Sealock of Front Royal stumbled into becoming a professional Santa Claus after a bit of trouble as a junior in high school. “I went to the military high school here in town,” Sealock said. “Instead of marching for five hours straight with a rifle, I dressed up as Santa Claus for ...

This Weekend: Dec. 22

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend: Winter WonderJAM Bright Box Theater, 15 N. Loudoun St., will present Winter WonderJAM with Treesound, We the People and On The I Friday at 8 p.m. Doors, bar and kitchen open at 7 p.m. No admission required. This is a ...

Christmas star shines bright for town residents

FRONT ROYAL – Residents know the holiday season is upon them when a bright star shines in the sky at the southern end of town. More than 50 years have passed since the star first went up in the Front Royal Plaza. Ronald Rossi, 92, a longtime resident of Front Royal, is known as the “man ...

Give a gift from Belle Grove

Give the gift of history this holiday season. From the amateur to the professional, curate the perfect holiday gift by shopping at a local museum gift store or gallery. Kristen Laise, executive director of Belle Grove in Middletown, encourages locals and visitors alike to support Belle Grove's ...

Turning something old into something new this Christmas

Everyone loves a new piece of furniture, whether it’s gently used or brand new. For Monica Chaney and Angela Williams, owners of Rustic Reply in Winchester, they breathe fresh life into used furniture, providing customers with creative gift ideas while helping them decorate their homes and ...

Local consignment shop offers all things Christmas

Nothing is more exciting than finding that perfect, hand-picked holiday gift for every loved one on that Christmas gift list. But sometimes shopping for people who have different personalities and tastes can be challenging. Sarah Bowling, owner of ETC Consignments in Winchester has a solution: ...

Save money, save lives at local SPCA thrift shop

Those looking for the perfect way to give back to the animal community this holiday only need to look to one place in Winchester, and that’s the SPCA Thrift Store at 2225 Valley Ave. Heather Rogers, the newest store manager of the  store, believes in giving back to the four-legged ...