The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
The Instigators will perform at the Woodstock Riley Outdoor Concert Series from 7 to 9 p.m. today at W.O. Riley Park in Woodstock. Food sold. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Free admission.
Rich Follett will perform at the Gazebo Gatherings at 7 p.m. today at the Gazebo on Village Commons in Front Royal.
Gardens at Night
The Soul Expressions Band will open the outdoor summer concert series at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley from 6 to 9 p.m. today at 901 Amherst St., Winchester.
Admission is $10 or free for MSV members, active duty military personnel and their families and children 12 and younger. Information: 540-662-1473 or www.themsv.org.
Guided Civil War walking tours of Winchester, Stephens City or Middletown will be held today and Saturday. Information: 540-542-1326 or www.visitwinchesterva.com/events.
Concert for Women
The Phoenix Project, which provides services to those affected by domestic violence in Front Royal-Warren County, will sponsor “Concert for Women” at noon Saturday at Skyline Ranch Resort, 751 Mountain Road, Front Royal.
Scheduled to appear are the bands Grace 101, The Band-Changed, Dubby White, the Kingdom Blues Band, Jay Powell, Demyze, Digital Collapse and Finding Dimes featuring Kristin Itnyre. Proceeds will help the goal of establishing a women’s shelter in Warren County. Information: www.facebook.com/concertforwomen.
The Browntown bluegrass jam session will be held today from 7 to 10 p.m. at the community center. Information: Bill Dykes at 540-635-4513 or Gay Snell at 540-636-7816 or www.browntowncommunity.com.
The Employee FUN Committee of Frederick County government employees will hold its annual county vs. city charity basketball game at 6 p.m. Saturday at Handley High School.
Tickets are $5 in advance or $6 at the door. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Winchester, Frederick and Clarke counties. Information: www.fcva.us/hoopsforkids.
Theatre at Washington
The celebrated composer Laurence Juber, former guitarist for Paul McCartney’s Wings, will give a solo concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Theatre at Washington, 291 Gay St., Washington.
Tickets are $25 or $10 for children under 18. Information: 540-675-1253 or www.theatrewashingtonva.com.
Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will hold a welcome campfire at the amphitheatre from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free although parking ranges from $3 to $4. Information: 540-592-3556.
Craft Beer Week
Sixteen area eateries are participating in a premier series of craft beer-oriented events Saturday through June 17 in Winchester leading up to the Hop Blossom Craft Beer Festival from noon to 6 p.m. on June 18 in Old Town Winchester. Information: 540-409-5252 or www.winchestercraftbeerweek.com.
Barns at Rose Hill
The Barns at Rose Hill has announced the following events will take place this weekend at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.
- Today: 7:30 p.m. poetry and prose open mic night. Free admission.
- Saturday: 5-7 p.m., opening reception for the exhibit Place and Grace in partnership with Picture Farmer Films. Free admission. Proceeds benefit the completion of “Saving Place, Saving Grace,” a documentary film about Holy Cross Abbey in Berryville.
- Saturday: 8 p.m., bluegrass concert featuring Joe and Sam Herrmann, David McLaughlin and Marshall Wilborn. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door or free for ages 12 and younger.
Information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.org.
Bright Box Theater has announced the following concerts will be held this weekend at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.
- Today: 8 p.m., Still Hand String Band and The Plate Scrapers. Tickets: $10.
- Saturday (upstairs): 9 p.m., Sean K. Preston with Jeremy Cowgill. Tickets: $8.
- Saturday (downstairs): Threesound, Burning Dirty and Tim Cintron. Tickets: $5.
Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.
The annual Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival will hold the first of three concerts at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Eastern Mennonite University’s Lehman Auditorium, 1191 Park Road, Harrisonburg.
The Noon Chamber Music Series takes place daily at noon from Sunday through June 18 at the First Presbyterian Church in Harrisonburg. Admission is free. Details: emu.edu/bach/schedule/noon.
Tickets for the concerts, which are $27 for adults, $22 for seniors and $5 for ages 22 and younger, can be purchased by calling 540-432-4582 or online at www.emu.edu/box-office.
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