This Weekend: Aug. 25

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

Bluemont Concert Series

The Martinsburg Jazz Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. today at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

Admission is $5 per person, $4 for Bluemont Friends and senior citizens and $2 for children under 12.

Information: 540-338-4640.

Bright Box

Bright Box Comedy will celebrate its four-year anniversary with three shows featuring the Legendary Wid and Tracy Locke at 8 p.m. today and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.

Tickets range from $15 to $20. Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.

History at Sunset

Ranger James Horn will examine the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign and Battle of Cedar Creek through the letters written by Union and Confederate soldiers at 6 p.m. today at Cedar Creek National Historic Park, Thoburn Redoubt property, in Middletown.

Those attending should meet at the 8th Vermont monument, 8739 Valley Pike, Middletown.

Information: 540-869-3051 or visit www.nps.gov/cebe.


The annual Sing Me High Music Festival will be held today and Saturday at the Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center, 1921 Heritage Center Way, Harrisonburg.

Featured will be music by the Walking Roots Band, Southern Grace and more. Festivities include a pie auction, children’s games, food trucks, corn-hole, quilt and guitar raffle, storytelling and more.

Tickets range from $10 to $25. Information: 540-438-1275 or www.singmehigh.com.

Movie, picnic

Bowman Library in Stephens City will host a family film and picnic featuring the movie “Planes” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Those attending are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and blanket. Library teens will be serving popcorn and lemonade. The movie is free. Information: 540-869-9000.

Barns of Rose Hill

Barns of Rose Hill has scheduled the following activities Saturday at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville:

• Virginia Textile Artists exhibit: noon-3 p.m. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 23 featuring the works of five artists. An opening reception will be held Sept. 2. Free admission.

• Coffeehouse: 1-3 p.m., showing the play “Almost, Maine” by John Cariana. Refreshments. A donation of $8 per person is suggested.

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


Berryville Main Street will host a summer’s end cruise-in featuring over 200 cars and motorcycles from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday on Main Street.

There will also be a raffle for a Mini Green Egg tailgate grill. Information: 540-955-4001 or email manager@berryvillemainstreet.org.


The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will hold a reception opening the exhibit “Under the Appalachian Sky” featuring works by Barry Vance from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

Tickets are $20 or free for Museum members. Cash bar.

Registration, information: 540-662-1473 or www.themsv.org.


The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum will hold its annual fund-raising carnival from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at 19 W. Cork St., Winchester.

Featured will be food and beverages, live performers and music, a costume contest with prizes, auction and raffles.

Tickets: $85 per person. Information: 540-722-2020.


The Arts Council of the Valley will sponsor a concert featuring Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice from 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday at Court Square Theater in Harrisonburg.

Tickets are $16 in advance or $18 at the door. Information: 540-801-8779, 540-433-9189 or www.valleyarts.org.