Weekend Events

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


The American Legion Community Band will perform at 7 p.m. today at the Gazebo on Main Street in Front Royal sponsored by the Blue Ridge Arts Council. Admission is free. Bring lawn chair. Information: www.alcband.org.


Relay for Life of Shenandoah County will hold Carnival for a Cure from 6 p.m. today through 6 a.m. Saturday at the Massanutten Military Academy track in Woodstock.

A luminaria ceremony will be held at 9 p.m. Activities include live music, Mr. Relay competition, lip sync battle, food and more. The group has a goal to walk 4,630 laps during the event. Information: 540-434-3360 ext. 3 or visit www.relayforlife.org/shenandoahva.


Theatre Shenandoah in Edinburg will present Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple,” a play about two mismatched roommates, at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors/youth. Future performances will be held June 9-11 and 16-18. Tickets on June 18 will be discounted to $10 for all dads.

Tickets are available at the Edinburg Mill, by calling 984-3972 or online at www.theatreshenandoah.org.

Bright Box

The following performances will be held at Bright Box Theater this weekend at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester:

• Today: 8 p.m., Yarn with Mink’s Miracle Medicine. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at door.

• Saturday: 9 p.m., Crowded Streets, the Dave Matthews Band experience. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at door.

Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.


The following activities will be held this weekend in Luray:

• Today: 7 p.m., The Nighthawks will perform at the Evenings on Main Concert at Luray Greenway’s Ruffner Plaza.

• Saturday: 1-3 p.m., free concert by Cooter’s Garage Band at Cooter’s Place, 4768 U.S. Highway 211 West.

• Sunday: 2-4 p.m., Best in Bluegrass free concert at Cooter’s Place.

Information: www.luraypage.chambermaster.com/events.


The Main Street Singers featuring the Main Street Kids will perform sponsored by Performing Arts Luray at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Plaza, 1 E. Main St., Luray.

Tickets range from $8 to $15. Information, tickets: 540-743-1133 or www.performingartsluray.org.

Tractor show

The annual Massanutten Antique Tractor and Gasoline Engine Club show will be held today through Sunday at the Conicville Volunteer Fire Department.

Featured will be displays of tractors, equipment and engines, handcrafted blacksmith items, crafts, flea market and children’s fair. An antique tractor pull will begin at 2 p.m.

Information: 540-233-2744.


The Barns of Rose Hill has announced the following performances will be held this weekend at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville:

• Saturday: 8 p.m., Mink’s Miracle Medicine and Space Canoe. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at door, free for 12 and younger.

• Sunday: 8 p.m., Will Lee, Danny Knicely and John Flower. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at door, free for 12 and younger.

Information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.com.


The second annual WATTS (Winchester Area Temporary Thermal Shelter) Food Truck and Music Jamboree will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at OakCrest Realty’s parking lot, 126 N. Kent St., Winchester.

Featured will be food from five food trucks, craft beer and fine wine and a KidZone sponsored by Braddock Street United Methodist Church with games, face painting, balloon animals, magicians and more.

The Plank Stompers and Neal Lucas & The Freezer Burn will perform.

Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Information: www.wattsshelter.org.


The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will hold the following programs Saturday at 901 Amherst St., Winchester:

• Exhibition opening for “Art and the Animal:” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $10 or free for MSV members.

• Summer Soiree: 7:30-10:30 p.m., celebrating the opening of the exhibit. Featuring music by Moto Moto Marimba Band and F.U.S.E., cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres. Tickets: $50 or $40 for MSV members. Animal-inspired attire.

Information: 540-662-1473 or www.themsv.org.

Sky Meadows

Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will hold the following programs Saturday celebrating National Trails/Clean the Bay days:

• Hike: 10 a.m.-noon, featuring the grand opening of George’s Overlook celebrating the legendary trailblazer who created Sky Meadows’ first hiking trails. Meet a ranger at the Backcountry Trailhead at 10 a.m.

• Clean the Bay Day: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., stop by the Explorer Outpost to learn how we can all keep water clean and the Bay healthy. Attendees can grab a plastic bag and gloves to pick up trash along their hike.

Admission is free although parking ranges from $3 to $4. Information: 540-592-3556.

Blandy Farm

The State Arboretum at Blandy Farm in Boyce will present a program on the do’s and don’ts of wildlife rescue from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

The cost is $12 or $10 for members; $25 or $20 for families. Registration required by calling 540-837-1758 or visit www.blandy.virginia.edu.

McCutcheon performs

Folksinger John McCutcheon will perform from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Sunday sponsored by the Arts Council of the Valley at the Court Square Theater in Harrisonburg.

Tickets are $21 in advance or $25 at the door. Information:

540-801-8779, 540-433-9289 or www.valleyarts.org.

Long Branch

Long Branch Plantation in Millwood will hold the following programs on Sunday:

• Blue Ridge Wildlife Center baby shower: noon-3 p.m. A list of items can be found at www.visitlongbranch.org.

• Speaker series: 6 p.m., featuring Charlsie Cantey, who invented the roving horseback reporter for Triple Crown events. Tickets: $25.

Information: 540-837-1856.