Friday Night Live
Old Town Winchester will have live music, food and drink vendors and family friendly entertainment from 5 to 11 p.m. today. Information: 540-535-3660.
The Winchester Trolley will tour historic Civil War sites with a guide from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today.
The cost is $5. Registration is required by calling 540-662-4946.
The Town of New Market, Shentel and Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce will host a free movie night featuring the film “Peanuts” at 8:45 p.m. today at the New Market Community Park.
Those attending should bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Rain date is 7 p.m. Aug. 26.
The Greek Orthodox Church will hold a Greek Festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday at 1700 Amherst St., Winchester.
The event will feature food, desserts, live music, dance, vendors, children’s activities, games and prizes.
Bowman Library in Stephens City will host a family film and picnic at 1 p.m. Saturday showing the PG-rated film “Air Bud.”
Bring a picnic lunch and blanket. Library teens will be serving popcorn and lemonade. The movie is free. Information: 540-622-9041.
Vinyl Tracks will perform at 7 p.m. today at the Gazebo Gatherings Summer Concert Series at the gazebo on Village Commons in Front Royal.
Concerts, which are free, are presented by the Blue Ridge Arts Council in partnership with the County of Warren, Town of Front Royal and Virginia Commission for the Arts.
The Magic Lantern Theater, in collaboration with Frederick County Parks and Recreation, will host two free movie screenings this weekend:
• Today: dusk (about 8:30 p.m.), “Love & Mercy” about Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, at Veramar Vineyards, Berryville.
• Saturday: dusk (about 8:30 p.m., “Inside Out,” a PG-rated animated film, at Clearbrook Park.
Bring your own chairs and picnic dinner. Information: 540-678-0963 or www.magiclanterntheater.org.
The Virginia Museum of the Civil War in New Market will hold a lawn party celebrating the 1850s birthday of Jacob Bushong from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Bushong farmhouse.
Historians will be on hand and there will be food, dancing, games and music. The event is free with paid admission to the museum, which is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors 65 and older and $6 for children ages 6-12. Admission is free for children 5 and younger. Information: www.vmi.edu/newmarket.
Bluegrass & BBQ
The Barns of Rose Hill will hold its Bluegrass & BBQ series featuring music by Town Mountain at 8 p.m. Saturday at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.
Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door or free for children 12 and younger. Information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.org.
Rhythm & Brews
Long Branch Plantation in Millwood will hold a Rhythm & Brews Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Featured will be over 40 beers, local food vendors and live music by Reckless Island Acoustic, The Merge and Cazhmiers. Admission is $20 online or $25 at the gate. Must be 21 to attend. Information: 540-837-1856 or www.visitlongbranch.org.
Matuto will perform Appalachian Brazilian music at the Bluemont Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. today at the old Frederick County Courthouse, 20 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.
Admission is $5 per person, $4 for Bluemont Friends and senior citizens and $2 for children under 12.
In case of bad weather the concert will be moved to the First Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Loudoun St. Information: 540-338-4640.
Musical fun with Leroy Hyson will be featured at the Kids ROCS outdoor concert series from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at W.O. Riley Park in Woodstock.
Little Big Band will perform music by Frank Sinatra and others like him from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Taylor Pavilion on the Old Town Mall.
Carriage rides will be offered, picking up in front of the Courthouse, from noon to 3:30 p.m. An Old Town Hospitality Association member will share historical points of interest along the way. The cost is $7 per person.
In case of rain, the event will be postponed. Information: Dario Savarese at 540-722-8700 or Jennifer Bell at 540-535-3660 or visit www.EnjoyOTW.com.
Bright Box Theater has announced the following performances will be held this weekend at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester:
• Today: 7 p.m., Orange Sunshine: A Trip to Woodstock. Tickets: $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
• Saturday: 7 p.m., Gallows Bound with Daycare Swindlers and Matthew “Mule” McKinley will perform Appalachian folk-punk/bluegrass music. Tickets: $10.
• Sunday: 5 p.m., Stage Coach Theatre Company will present “Scared To Death,” a murder mystery dinner theater. Tickets: $25.
Information: 540-665-2878 or visit www.brightboxwinchester.com.
Larrick’s Tavern at The Wayside Inn in Middletown will have the following music this weekend:
• Today: 7 p.m., bluegrass jam session.
• Saturday: 7 p.m., Allen Boyd & Friends.
• Sunday: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., harpist Allen Dec.
All shows are free. Information: 540-869-1797.
Evenings on Main
The Every Day People Band will perform soul and funk music at the Evenings on Main concert sponsored by Luray Parks and Rec at 7 p.m. today at Ruffner Plaza on the Luray Greenway. Information: www.townofluray.com.
Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will celebrate National Honeybee Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the historic area.
Beekeepers Doug and Ramona Morris and the Beekeepers of Northern Shenandoah will perform a honey extraction and talk about beekeeping, honeybees and the art of apiculture.
Information: 540-592-3556 or visit www.dcr.virginia.gov.
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