Weekend Events: July 21

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

Music Festival

The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival will celebrate its Wayback Weekend with two special nights of 1960s and 1970s music at Shrine Mont in Orkney Springs.

• Today: 8 p.m., an evening with Arlo Guthrie. Tickets range from $10 to $47.

• Saturday: 8 p.m., the Piedmont Symphony Orchestra will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and release of the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” Tickets: $10 to $36.

Tickets, information: 459-3396 or visit www.musicfest.org.

Gazebo Gatherings

The rock band River Driven will perform at the Gazebo Gatherings Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. today at the Gazebo in Front Royal.

The concert series is presented by the Blue Ridge Arts Council and sponsored in partnership with the County of Warren, the Town of Front Royal and the Virginia Commission for the Arts


The Robbie Limon Band will perform at the Friday Night Live event from 5 to 11 p.m. today at the Taylor Pavilion on Winchester’s Old Town Mall.

Opening the concert will be acoustic guitarist Phil Kominski, a founding member of the Washington, D.C., rock band Lloyd Dobler Effect.

There will also be a beer and wine garden with proceeds benefiting Big Brother Big Sisters of Northwest Virginia.

A new activity this year is a 1970s-themed costume contest

Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the gate. Tickets are being sold at the Old Town General Store, Espresso Bar & Café, Abija Blue, Prime Lending and both Apple Federal Credit Union branches in Winchester.

Information: Dario Savarese at 540-722-8700 or 540-533-3660 or email Dario@fullcirclem.com.


Shenandoah Conservatory will perform “Hairspray” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre, 620 Millwood Ave., Winchester.

Future performances will be held July 26-30. Tickets are $36. Tickets, information: 540-665-4569.

Glen Burnie Day

A free antique and modified car show coordinated by the Shenandoah Region Antique Automobile Club of America will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

There will also be children’s activities and a Model T Ford will be assembled. Food sold. Information: 540-662-1473.


The Kernstown Battlefield Association will commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the Second Battle of Kernstown Saturday and Sunday with walking tours of the battlefield and tours of the 1854 Pritchard House, museum and artillery annex at 3050 Saratoga Drive, Winchester. Information: www.kernstownbattle.org.


The Barns of Rose Hill will have two concerts and an exhibit this weekend at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.

• Today: 8 p.m., Keith Harrington & Friends will perform joined by Gina Byrd, Terry Scheafer, Donnie Gray and Jon Rose. The concert will be followed by a screening of the documentary “Keith’s Blues: My Life with Parkinson’s.” Tickts are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Children 12 and younger admitted free.

• Sunday: 4-6 p.m., guitarist and composer Hiroya Tsukamoto will perform. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at door, free for ages 12 and younger.

• A free exhibit of paintings by local artist Keith Patterson will be on display through July 29.

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

Bright Box

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

• Today: 8 p.m., The Nighthawks. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at door.

• Saturday: 9 p.m., Black Masaia with Bronsen and the Expedition. Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at door.

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


The Town of Luray will host a free outdoor movie night featuring “Finding Dory” from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Ralph H. Dean Recreation Park, 625 Sixth St., Luray.

Those attending should bring a blanket or lawn chair. Free popcorn and drink per person. Additional food sold. Information: 540-743-3915.

Evenings on Main

Clarence “The Blues Man” Turner will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. today as part of Evenings on Main at Luray Greenway’s Ruffner Plaza. Free admission.

Pride Festival

The Shenandoah Valley Pride Festival, an event celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday on Court Square in downtown Harrisonburg. Information: 540-578-0399.

Sky Meadows

Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will present the program “Astronomy for Everyone”from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

The evening will begin with a half-hour Junior Astronomer program for ages 5 to 12 led by volunteer Ambassadors of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, followed by a half-hour multimedia presentation on the latest in the United States’ space research and 15-20 minute ‘sky tour’ by a volunteer Star Guide.

The remainder of the program will be looking at deep space objects through telescopes provided by volunteers.

Entrance gates will close at 9:30 p.m. Information: 540-592-3556. Admission is free although parking is $5.

Blandy Farm

The State Arboretum at Blandy Farm in Boyce will present the program “The Hidden Beauty of Moths” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Reservations are encouraged by calling 540-837-1758 or visit www.blandy.virginia.edu.