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Community News & Events: Sept. 23

Shower A card shower is planned for Harry and Anna Morris, who will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary Wednesday. Cards can be sent to 1390 Brook Creek Road, Toms Brook 22660. Battlefield The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation will host a weekend of programs today through Sunday ...

Leaf peeping in the valley

The Virginia Department of Forestry predicts the best time to view fall leaves will be Oct. 10-20 when trees in the Northern Shenandoah Valley and mountain ridge regions reach peak color. Claire Comer, interpretive specialist with the Shenandoah National Park, said temperatures and moisture ...

Wedding

Rowe-Bradley Amberley Rena Rowe and Daron Allen Bradley were married Sept. 4 at the home of her parents in Front Royal. The bride is the daughter of Russell and Paula Rowe, of Front Royal. The groom is the son of Mickey and Mitzy Bradley, of Front Royal. The Rev. Ronald Dickerson ...

Food on the move: Valley sees rise in food trucks

Over the past few years, food trucks have taken a front row seat on rural streets across America, offering a wide selection of traditional favorites from barbecued meats, hot dogs and hamburgers to some non-traditional offerings such as Korean barbecue, Mexican food and seafood. Nationwide, ...

Sheepdog finals return to belle grove plantation

MIDDLETOWN – The 2017 National Sheepdog Finals begin at Belle Grove Plantation at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Over 200 competitors from across the United States and Canada have earned the right to step on the finals field through their successes  at local sheepdog trails. The event will begin with ...

Community News & Events

Card shower A card shower is planned for Sue Sigler, who will celebrate her birthday today. Cards can be mailed to P.O. Box 13, Mount Jackson, Virginia  22842-0013. Dinner Today is the deadline to reserve a seat for a pork tenderloin dinner sponsored by the Strasburg High School FFA chapter ...

Wedding

Hudgins-Davis Kristin "Krissy" Hudgins and Bryan Davis were married June 3 at Belgravia Manor in Edinburg. The bride is the daughter of Robin Hardy, of Moorefield, West Virginia, and the late Thadius “Buddy” Hudgins IV. The groom is the son of Anna Davis, of Woodstock, and Richard Davis, ...

School News

The children of Alan and Sueann Fox, of Front Royal, are excelling at school this year. Alyson Fox, a 2013 graduate of Warren County High School, is a freshmen veterinarian student. Her parents attended her white-coat ceremony, where she received a white coat and a stethoscope in recognition ...

Community News & Events: Sept. 22

Shower A card shower is planned for Sue Sigler, who will celebrate her birthday Friday. Cards can be mailed to P.O. Box 13, Mount Jackson, Virginia  22842-0013. Party The Area 13 Special Olympics annual cash party, Battle of the Jerseys, will be held Saturday at the Greenwood Fire Hall and ...

Dogs celebrate end of summer with pool party

WINCHESTER -- It was a doggie day at Jim Barnett’s pool on Sunday. Dogs of all sizes, shapes and breeds came to end summer with a splash at the Fourth Annual All Paws on Deck Canine Swim. Hannah Stewart, aquatics coordinator for  Winchester Parks and Recreation and this year’s ...

Community News & Events: Sept. 20

Film Handley Library will host a showing of the family film “LEGO Batman Movie” at noon Saturday. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch. Popcorn and lemonade will be available. Information: www.handleyregional.org. Pig roast Saumsville Christian Church in Maurertown will hold ...

Celebrate New Market’s heritage on Saturday

NEW MARKET –  Celebrate New Market’s Heritage Day with a mix of old and new on Saturday. Event organizer Amy Proctor said, “Heritage Day was started a number of years ago with the idea of celebrating where we come from.” For Proctor, Heritage Day is more than an event, it’s ...

Gardening programs offered a library

Master Gardener Sari Karp presented the program "From Monticello to Your Backyard: Growing Your Own Historical Garden" on Sept. 2 at the New Market Area Library. The program is part of a series of collaborations between the master gardeners of the Northern Shenandoah Valley and the ...

Civil War ball returns to battlefield

WINCHESTER – The Kernstown Battlefield Association kindly requests the pleasure of your company at its second annual Civil War Ball at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $25 a person and the event is open to all ages. Ball organizer Susan Golden is extremely proud of the event. “Most people ...

Public Meetings: Sept. 18-22

The following public meetings are scheduled: Shenandoah County • The Water Resources Advisory Committee meets at 5 p.m. Monday at the county landfill, 349 Landfill Road, Edinburg. • The Tourism Council meets at noon Tuesday in the Woodstock Café and Shoppes, 117 S. Main St. • The ...

Community News & Events: Sept. 18

Audition The Schultz Theatre and School of Performing Arts will hold auditions for its November performance of “Nunsense” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium at J. Frank Hillyard Middle School, 226 Hawks Hill Drive, Broadway. The female cast and their ...

Cosplayers converge on Samicon

FRONT ROYAL – Samicon returned to Samuels Public Library on Saturday, bringing with it a parade of bright and colorful cosplayers. This year’s theme was “Read Long and Prosper,” a pun on “live long and prosper” from the Star Trek TV show. Event organizer Kitti McKean said ...

Community New & Events

Bingo The Strasburg Fire Department will host Quarter Bingo September 16 at the fire hall. Doors open at 5 p.m. and Bingo starts at 6 p.m. Club The Winchester Area Newcomers Club, a social club for women, will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Opequon Presbyterian Church in Kernstown. The ...

Events

Lutheran The Rev. Brad Hales of Reformation Lutheran Church in Culpeper will be the guest speaker at the homecoming service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at St. James Lutheran Church at Hudson Cross Roads. Lunch will follow. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish to share. Baptist First ...