Weekend Events

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

Stanley homecoming
The Town of Stanley will hold its annual homecoming today and Saturday at the Ed Good Memorial Park.

Featured each evening will be a carnival, food and live entertainment. The homecoming parade featuring the newly crowned Miss Virginia will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. An awards ceremony with fireworks will follow the parade at 9:30 p.m.

Bluegrass festival
The Bishop’s Jubilee and Bluegrass Festival will be held today through Sunday at Shrine Mont in Orkney Springs.

Weekend activities begin at 3:30 p.m. and include a walk/run, family funfest and bluegrass festival featuring Many Nights Ahead and Dry Mill Road.

Gates open at 1 p.m. Tickets are $10 or free for children 12 and younger. Call to reserve a barbecue dinner or bring your own picnic. Information: 856-2141 or www.shrinemont.com/jubilee.

Children’s Theatre
The James Madison University Children’s Theatre Playshop Players will present “Go, Dog. Go!” by P.D. Eastman and adapted by Allison Gregory and Steven Dietz this weekend at the Studio Theatre in Harrisonburg.

Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. today and 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets, information: 540-568-7000.