Weekend Events: June 9

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


The Gardens at Night Series sponsored by the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will feature the Adrian Duke Project from 6 to 9 p.m. today at 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

There will also be activities for kids. Beer, wine and food will be available for purchase. Information: 888-556-5799 or http://www.themsv.org.


Gazebo Gatherings

The Gazebo Gatherings Summer Concert Series will be held at 7 p.m. today at the Gazebo in Front Royal.

Concerts, which are free, are presented by the Blue Ridge Arts Council in partnership with the County of Warren, Town of Front Royal and Virginia Commission for the Arts.


Beer festival

Forty breweries, special tasting events and live music will be featured at the Hop Blossom Craft Beer Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday on the Loudoun Street Mall in Winchester. Information: http://www.hopblossom.com.



Old Town Winchester’s summer classic movie night series returns at 8:30 p.m. Saturday with the showing of “American Graffiti” at the Taylor Pavillion. In case of rain, the movie will be shown at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church annex. Admission is free.


Bright Box

Bright Box Theater has announced the following artists will perform this weekend at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester:

  • Today: 8 p.m., The Fly Birds with The Brother Brothers. Tickets: $5 in advance and $8 at door.
  • Saturday: 8 p.m., Hambone Wilson Band. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at door.

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



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 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 http://www.theatreshenandoah.org.

Rouss Center

The Rouss Center for the Arts will present the murder mystery “The Butleress” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at 9357 N. Congress St., New Market.

Future performances will be held June 16-18 and 23-25 and will include dinner on Fridays and Saturdays and dessert on Sundays. The cost for dinner shows are $25 and $20 for dessert shows. Reservations are required.

Information, tickets: 540-705-0313 or email info@rousscenter.org.


The James Madison University’s Children’s Theatre Playshop Players will present the musical “Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale” at 7 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Forbes Center Studio Theatre in Harrisonburg.

Tickets are $10-$13. Information, tickets: 540-568-7000 or http://www.jmuforbescenter.com.



Cooter’s Garage Band will perform from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Best in Bluegrass will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Cooter’s Place, 4768 U.S. Highway 211 West, Luray. Admission is free. Information: 540-843-2515.



The Hypnagogic Experience with pregressive metal band Helgamite will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday sponsored by Performing Arts Luray at the Plaza in downtown Luray.

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



The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival will celebrate its 25th season with special performances Sunday through June 18 at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrsionburg.

  • Concerts will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. June 16 and 17 in EMU’s Lehman Auditorium. The June 17 concert will also feature the showing of the 1914 silent film “Cinderella.”
  • The Noon Chamber Music Series will be held at noon Monday through Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church. A $5 donation is requested.
  • A Leipzig service will be held at 10 a.m. June 18 in Lehman Auditorium.

Tickets are $27 for adults, $22 for seniors 65 and older and $15 for ages 22 and under. Information, tickets: 540-432-4582 or http://www.svbachfestival.org.