Weekend Events for Oct. 23
The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
The third annual Zombie Walk will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday starting at Bing Crosby Stadium and finishing at the Town Commons in Front Royal.
Costumes encouraged. Musician Mark Clay will perform.
Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected to benefit C-Cap and the Warren County Humane Society.
The Strasburg Chamber of Commerce will host Oktoberfest Strasburg-Style from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday on North Holliday Street.
Activities include arts and crafts and business vendors, live music, children’s activities, food and a beer/wine garden.
Information: 465-3187 or www.strasburgvachamber.com.
The Loudoun Street Mall will get spooky on Saturday with a full day of Halloween fun. Information: 540-535-3660.
The Leesburg Hauntings Walking Tour allows visitors to tour the haunted homes and businesses of Leesburg today and Saturday from 6 to 9:30 p.m. starting at the Leesburg Town Hall, 25 W. Market St.
Information: 703-725-8167 or www.loudounmuseum.org.
Berryville Main Street will hold family friendly guided downtown walking historic ghost tours from 7 to 11 p.m. today and Sunday.
From 7 to 8:30 p.m. tour haunted businesses and the Grace Episcopal Church graveyard. Fee is $15 for adults or $10 for children under 8.
From 9 to 11 p.m. tour haunted businesses and Grace Episcopal Church graveyard with history and ghost stories plus information about paranormal techniques and equipment. The fee is $18 for adults or $10 for children under 8.
Tours are limited to 25 participants. Information: 540-955-4001, email firstname.lastname@example.org or www.berryvillemainstreet.org.
The Schultz Theatre will present “Frankenstein,” based on Mary Shelley’s book, at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday and again Oct. 30-Nov. 1 at 9357 N. Congress St., New Market.
Tickets are $13 for adults and $11 for students and seniors
Information: 740-9119 or www.schultztheatre.com.
Long Branch Plantation in Boyce will host special nighttime tours of the 1811 plantation house at 8 p.m. today.
Guests will be taken on a guided tour of the home by candlelight while their tour guide explains how people in the 19th century understood and experienced death. Guides will discuss superstitions, death rituals and how people spoke and wrote about death. Real life stories taken from the Long Branch archives will provide a backdrop for many of the topics.
Attendance is limited. Registration, information: 540-837-1856.
Preservation of Historic Winchester will sponsor an evening of 1920s jazz, finger foods, wine and homebrew beers from 6 to 10 p.m. today at Below the Fringe, 137 S. Loudoun St., Winchester.
Tales of Winchester’s time as a “dry” town will be told during intermissions.
The cost is free to current PHW members or $30 for singles or $55 for couples, which includes a one-year membership. The first 50 guests will receive a souvenir mason jar. Dress is casual cocktail or flapper attire. Information: 540-667-3577 or www.phwi.org.
The comedy of Chris Rich and Marcus Brown with host Irwin Loring will be featured this weekend at Bright Box Theater, 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.
Shows will be held at 8 p.m. today and 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets are $15 for general admission or $20 for VIP. Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.
Selah Theater Project will present “All I Really Need to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten,” based on Robert Fulghum’s best-selling books, at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at 30 E. 8th St., Front Royal.
Tickets are $12 for adults or $10 for students. Information: 540-686-5185.
The young Winchester-based rock band “Threesound” will present a special acoustic concert from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Stephen’s Restaurant and Jazz Cafe, 440 N. Kent St., Winchester.
Admission is $5.
The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will present a program on the geological beginning and formation of the Shenandoah Valley and how its features influence life in the valley today from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at 901 Amherst St., Winchester.
Registration is required by today. The cost is free for MSV members and $10 for nonmembers. Information: 540-662-1473 or themsv.org.
Fall Farm Days
Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will celebrate Fall Farm Days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Featured will be live music, food, pick your own pumpkins, live portrayals of the history of Mount Bleak House, see cavalrymen and horses, hear corn grinding, taste pumpkin soup made over the hearth and see demonstrations of Civil War photography.
Admission is free although parking ranges from $3 to $4.
Information: 540-592-3556 or email@example.com.
The Tenebrae Choir, based in England, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at James Madison University’s Concert Hall in Forbes Center, Harrisonburg.
The group creates an atmosphere of spiritual and musical reflection, where Medieval chant and Renaissance works are interspersed with contemporary compositions along with acoustics, dramatic lighting and movement.
Tickets are $43 to $45. Information, tickets: 540-568-7000 or www.jmuforbescenter.com.
Bluegrass & barbecue
The Hillbilly Gypsies, a West Virginia native string band, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.
Barbecue will be sold starting at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Children 12 and younger are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
Information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.org.
Spirits of Manassas
Stroll through the streets of Old Town Manassas by lantern light with a costumed interpreter and hear some haunting but true stories about the town’s past from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday starting at the Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St.
Advance tickets are recommended. Tickets are $15 or $7.50 for ages 12 and younger.
Information: 703-368-1873, 703-257-8453 or www.manassasmuseum.org.
Art in the Foothills, a juried art show and sale, will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness, which helps military members, veterans and their families deal with combat-related stress, at 18370 Bluemont Village Lane, Bluemont.
An artists’ reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Admission is free. Information: 540-554-2727 or www.bouldercrestretreat.org.
‘Sound of Music’
As part of the Washington West Film Festival, a 50th anniversary screening of “The Sound of Music” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna.
Magic Lantern Theater
The Magic Lantern Theater will show the film “I’ll See You In My Dreams” starring Blyth Danner at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.
The movie, about a widow who discovers that life can begin anew at any age, is rated PG.
Tickets are $8 or $5 for MLT/MSV/Barns members. Children 12 and younger are admitted free.
Information: 540-678-0963 or firstname.lastname@example.org.