Community News & Events: May 23

May 22nd, 2017

• A card shower is planned for Nellie Tusing, who will celebrate her birthday Tuesday. Cards can be sent

Wine, craft fest draws crowd to Front Royal

May 21st, 2017

FRONT ROYAL — Crowds were bustling and wine was flowing as people from all over the country converged downtown to take part in the 31st annual Wine and Craft Festival.


May 19th, 2017

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Strasburg will celebrate its 148th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker

School Lunch Menu

May 19th, 2017

This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for May 22-26:
Breakfast: French toast, fruit, juice.
Lunch K-5: Sloppy

Community News & Events: May 20

May 19th, 2017

The Strasburg FFA chapter will hold a Paint Nite from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the agriculture department

Community News & Events: May 19

May 18th, 2017

A card shower is planned for Polly N. Gilbert, who will celebrate her 92nd birthday May 23. Cards can

Weekend Events

May 18th, 2017

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Chow down
Luray Downtown Initiative will

Community News & Events: May 18

May 17th, 2017

Chester Ramey will present a program, “Civil War Semaritans: the Zeiler Family of New Market, Virginia,” at 3 p.m.

Community News & Events: May 17

May 16th, 2017

Nicole Hutzell, a 2013 graduate of Warren County High School, graduated with great honors, earning a bachelor’s degree in biology

Livestock Report

May 16th, 2017

Farmers Livestock
May 16
Cattle (504 head)
Steers (104 head)
M&L 1, 300-400 lbs., $179.00; 400-500 lbs., $160.00-173.00;

Community News & Events: May 16

May 15th, 2017

• A card shower is planned for Shirley Spitler, who will celebrate her 79th birthday May 19. Cards can

New Strasburg Mural Completed

May 15th, 2017

Artist Erik Burke, of Reno, Nevada stands in front of the mural he created on the side of 238 E. King St. in Strasburg. Strasburg High School student Alexa Haltermann assisted him in the mural project, which was sponsored by Staufferstadt Arts. The mural features an aerial view of a river with its numerous tributaries and a portrait of great grandparents with a baby, painted in gray. Burke’s works can be seen in Korea, Italy, Norway and Reno. Courtesy photo

Arbor Day Celebration

May 15th, 2017

Amber Dennison reads to Scarlet Alexander, the daughter of Bob and Margaret Alexander of New Market, as part of the Town of New Market and New Market Area Library’s Arbor Day celebration on April 29 at the library. The theme was Johnny Appleseed.
Guest speaker was Jamie Williams from Turkey Knob Orchards. Mayor Doug Bradley read a proclamation, Town Manager Mike Ritchie talked about the history of Arbor Day and library volunteer Cathy Stuter shared a book on famous trees in Virginia. Photo courtesy of Karen Whetzel

Mayfest kicks off summer season

May 15th, 2017

The 35th annual Mayfest will bring a weekend of festivities to downtown Strasburg with new events for all ages.

Festival takes over downtown Front Royal

May 15th, 2017

The 31st annual Virginia Wine and Craft Festival will take place Saturday in downtown Front Royal with shopping, music, vendors and wine tastings.