Weekend Events: July 14

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

Gardens at Night

The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will hold Gardens at Night featuring rock and roll classics by Another Level from 7 to 9 p.m. today at 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

Galleries, gardens and food stations will open at 6 p.m.

Those attending should bring chairs. Tickets are $10 or free for MSV members, children 12 and younger and military. Held rain or shine. Information: 540-662-1473 or  www.themsv.org.


The Pasture Palooza Music and Art Festival will be held today and Saturday in Berryville.

The weekend festival and camp-out includes live music, camping and food. Information: http://pasturepalooza.com. Tickets: http://www.pasture.eventbrite.com.

Evenings on Main

Glen Shelton will perform country music at the Evenings on Main concert from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Luray Greenway’s Ruffner Plaza. Admission is free.


The musical theatre showcase Broadway Classics and the American Songbook will be presented at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday in the Recital Hall at James Madison University’s Forbes Center in Harrisonburg.

Tickets are $12 for children and $20 for adults. Information:  www.jmuforbescenter.com.


Magic Lantern Theater will host a screening of the Woody Allen comedy “Cafe Society” (PG-13) beginning at dusk (about 8:30 p.m.) today at the James Charles Vineyard in Winchester.

Admission is $8 or $5 for Magic Lantern Theater members. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic. In case of rain, the showing will move under cover.

Information: 540-678-0963 or  www.magiclanterntheater.org.


Blues musician and vocalist Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton will perform at 8 p.m. today at Barns of Rose Hill, 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.

Concert Series

The Clarke County Band will perform as part of the Bluemont Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. today at the old Frederick County Courthouse, 20 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.

Admission is $5 per person, $4 for Bluemont Friends and senior citizens and $2 for children under 12. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the First Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Loudoun St. Information: 540-338-4640.


Shenandoah University’s McCormick Civil War Institute will commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the Battle of Cool Spring from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Shenandoah River Campus, 1400 Parker Lane, Bluemont.

Activities include walking tours at 12:30 and 3 p.m. and self-guided tours all day, living history demonstrations with Jonathan Noyalas, Shannon Moeck and Nicholas Picerno with camps open all day.

Admission is free. Information: www.su.edu/blog/2017/06/19/cool-spring-153.


Bowman Library in Stephens City will host the family film “Sing” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Those attending are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and blanket. Library teens will serve popcorn and lemonade. Information: 540-869-9000.


The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester will show the movie “Babe” at 11 a.m. Saturday in celebration of the National Sheepdog finals at Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown. Border Collie celebrities will be on the red carpet for photo opportunities. Tickets are $8.

‘Finding Dory’

Magic Lantern Theater will sponsor a showing of the G-rated movie “Finding Dory” at dusk Saturday at Clearbrook Park’s pool. Admission is $5. Information: 540-665-5678.

Open house

Bird Haven will hold an open house with exhibits, displays and stories about the Shenandoah Community Workers, who operated from the late 1920s to the early 1960s producing toys, puzzles, household items and furniture, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at 393 Bird Haven Way, Basye.

An oral history presentation will be held at 2:15 p.m. Admission is free. Information: 856-9114.

Little Theatre

Winchester Little Theatre will present “Into the Woods Jr.” at 2:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester.

Tickets are $9.99. Future performances will be July 18-22.

Information: 540-662-3331 or Valerie O’Keefe at 540-336-2357 or  www.wltonline.org.

Gazebo Gatherings

The American Legion Community Band will perform at the Gazebo Gatherings Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. Sunday 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.

Colonial Kids Day

Burwell-Morgan Mill will celebrate Colonial Kids Day with special activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 15 Tannery Lane, Millwood.

Admission is $5 per child. Information: 540-837-1799 or  www.burwellmorganmill.org.

Bright Box

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

• Today: 8 p.m., Ronstadt Brothers Y Los Tucsonenses with Juliana MacDowell. Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at door.

• Saturday: 8 p.m., NOCODA’s tribute to Led Zeppelin. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at door.

• Sunday: 2 and 6 p.m., Cutting Edge Dueling Pianos. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at door.

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

Footlights of Luray

Four one-act comedies written by local playwrights and performed by local actors will be held at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Trackside Theater, 32B E. Main St., Luray.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children. Information: 540-743-1099.


The Little Washington Theatre will show a screening of the documentary “Gerryrigged: Turing Democracy on its Head” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

A wine reception will be held from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. at Tula’s. Reservations are requested.

After the screening, Paul Smith, who will argue the gerrymandering case before the U.S. Supreme Court in the fall, will answer questions.

Information: 540-675-1253 or info@littlewashingtontheatre.com.


The Purcellville Wine and Food Festival will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday on the Fireman’s Field. Featured will be a showcase of wineries, breweries and ciders, food, live music and artisans. Information, tickets: http://purcellvillewineandfood.com.



Cooter’s Place will hold concerts and a cruise-in this weekend at 4768 U.S. Highway 211 West, Luray.

• Saturday: 1-3 p.m., Cooter’s Garage Band performs; 4-8 p.m., cruise in by Hot Rod Cruisers of Front Royal.

• Sunday: 2-4 p.m., Best in Bluegrass.

Information: 540-843-2515.