Weekend Events

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

Gardens at Night
The Fabulous Hubcaps will perform rock-n-roll oldies at the Gardens at Night program from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.  Admission is $10 or free for MSV members and children 12 and under. Information: 540-662-1473 or www.themsv.org.

Concert Series
Circa Blue will perform bluegrass music at 7:30 p.m. today at the old Frederick County Courthouse, 20 N. Loudoun St., Winchester,  as part of the Bluemont Concert Series. Admission is $5 per person, $4 for Bluemont Friends and senior citizens and $2 for children younger than 12. In case of bad weather the concert will be moved to the First Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Loudoun St., Winchester. Information: 540-338-4640.

Gazebo Gatherings
Rich Follett will perform at the Gazebo Gatherings presented by the Blue Ridge Arts Council at 7 p.m. today at the Gazebo on Village Commons in downtown Front Royal.

Bluegrass jam
A bluegrass jam session will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. today at the Browntown Community Center. Musicians are invited to bring their instruments (acoustic instruments only). Information: Bill Dykes, 540-635-4513.
Family film
Bowman Library in Stephens City will host a free family film and picnic at 1 p.m. Saturday. The G-rated movie “Cars” will be shown. Those attending are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and blanket. Library teens will be serving popcorn and lemonade. Information: 540-622-9041.

Battlefield series
The Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park in Middletown will offer a special Battlefield Series program on select Saturday’s through October.

At 2 p.m. Saturday, the program will be “Battling in the Streets”and will feature Ranger Jeff Driscoll exploring the critical part Middletown played in the Battle of Cedar Creek both during the morning Confederate assault and afternoon Union counterattack.   For this session, participants will meet at the Visitor Contact Center in Middletown and car caravan to various locations on the battlefield. Information: 540-869-3051 or www.nps.gov.

‘Rear Window’ 
The Magic Lantern Theater will host a free screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1952 thriller “Rear Window” beginning at dusk  Saturday at Taylor Pavilion in downtown Winchester. Bring a lawn chair. In case of rain, the showing will be moved to Handley Library. Information: 540-678-0963 or www.magiclanterntheater.org.

‘Jungle Book’
A family friendly theater presentation of “The Jungle Book” will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester. Tickets are $5 or free for ages 12 and younger. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Information: 888-556-5799.

Farmers market
Chef Tony Tringale of Tony T’s Apple Farm & Kitchen will demonstrate making an Italian frittata at the Front Royal Farmers Market at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Gazebo.

Bright Box
Bright Box Theater has announced the following groups will perform this weekend at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester:

• Today: 8 p.m., Springfield Exit. Tickets: $10.
• Saturday: 7 and 10 p.m., DIVAS Drag Show. Tickets: $20 and $30.
Information: 540-665-2878 or www.brightboxwinchester.com.

Thundergun will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Plaza in downtown Luray. The performance is sponsored by the Performing Arts Center of Luray. Tickets range from $8 to $15. Information, tickets: 540-743-1133 or www.performingartsluray.org.


The James Madison University Children’s Theatre Playshop Players will present “Rumplestiltskin” at the Studio Theatre at JMU’s Forbes Center.  Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. today, 11 a.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Tickets range from $10 to $13. Future performances will be held July 14-17. Information: 540-568-7000 (box office) or www.jmuforbescenter.com.

A beer and wine festival will be held from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Park in Broadway. Featured will be crafts, cornhole, music by Randy Black and Soul Dressing with the Young Old Man Band and highlights from local music students.

Admission is $10, which includes a glass, $5 for nondrinkers and free for children. Information: 540-896-4992 or www.broadwayhometownpartnership.org.

Barns of Rose Hill
Guitarist and composer Hiroya Tsukamoto will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Children 12 and under admitted free. Information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.org.