Weekend Events

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


Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Shentel will host a free movie night featuring the animated movie “Sing” at dusk (around 8:30 p.m.) today at W.O. Riley Park in Woodstock.

Those attending should bring blankets and/or chairs. Free popcorn and drinks provided.

Gazebo Gatherings

The Blue Ridge Arts Council will sponsor a concert by the American Legion Community Band at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Gazebo in Front Royal. Information: 540-635-9909 or  www.blueridgearts.org.


James Madison University’s Children’s Theatre Playshop Players will present Rudyard Kipling’s “Just So Stories” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Forbes Center Studio Theatre in Harrisonburg.

Future performances will be held July 8-9. The production includes audience participation and hands-on activities. Tickets are $10-$13. Information, tickets: 540-568-7000 or visit  www.jmuforbescenter.com.

Schultz Theatre

The Schultz Theatre at J. Frank Hillyard Middle School will present “Red, White and Tuna” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at 26 Hawks Hill Drive, Broadway.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students and seniors. Parental guidance is suggested for mild language.

Additional performances will be held July 7-9.

Information, tickets: 540-896-9600 or  www.schultztheatre.com.


Shenandoah University will present the musical “Oklahoma” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre, 1460 University Drive, Winchester.

Tickets range from $18 to $36. Information: 540-665-4569.

Arts Council

Arts Council of the Valley will show the following movies this holiday weekend at Court Square Theater In Harrisonburg:

“Beatriz at Dinner:” today through Thursday. Tickets: $9.50 for adults, $8.50 for seniors and students and $8 for matinees.

“Shrek:” 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., Tuesday. Tickets: $5 and free for children under 3.

Information, tickets: 540-801-8779, 540-433-9189 or visit  www.valleyarts.org.

Bright Box

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

• Today: 8 p.m., Mojo Mothership with Fast Eddie & Dave the Hippie Man. Tickets: $8 in advance; $10 at door.

• Saturday: 7 and 9:30 p.m., Back to the 80’s murder mystery comedy show. Tickets: $20-$25.

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


Barns of Rose Hill will hold a reception to open an exhibit by Keith Patterson followed by blues music by his band, The Cosmic Harvest Band, from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.

Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door and free for children 12 and younger. Information: 540-955-2004 or  www.barnsofrosehill.com.