Weekend Events

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

Museum
The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum will celebrate its anniversary will special activities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 19 W. Cork St., Winchester.

Activities include the unveiling of the newest exhibit, Pollinator Plaza, a cake contest, costumed characters, a magician, live music, face painting and more.

Reduced admission will be $8 per person and free for museum members. Information: 540-662-1473 or www.themsv.org.

Concerts
The Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester has announced the following upcoming programs:
• Today-Sunday: 8 p.m., today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” performed at Glaize Studio Theatre. Tickets: $12.
• Today: 8 p.m., the Arts Chorale of Winchester will present a special concert by the American Boy Choir in Armstrong Concert Hall. Admission is by donation with a suggested amount of $20 per adult. Children 12 and younger admitted free.
• Saturday: 5:30 p.m., Flute Ensemble will present its spring concert in Goodson Chapel Recital Hall. Free.
• Sunday: 3 p.m., Conservatory (SU)PERcussion Ensemble will present its spring concert in Armstrong Concert Hall. Free.
• Sunday: 3 p.m., Conservatory Jazz Ensemble will perform at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema at Kernstown Commons. Tickets: $25. Benefits the ensemble tour of the Northwest United States.
Information: 540-665-4569 or boxoffice@su.edu.

Equine show
The Skyline Riders 4-H Club will sponsor a Spring Equine Extravaganza from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Front Royal.

There will be demonstrations featuring Norwegian Fjords, driving, gem mining, bridleless riding, medieval games, mounted shooting and Friesians, as well as vendors, food and more. Rain date is April 23. Admission is free. Information: Debbie Garrett at 540-422-1625 or Kelly Wright at 540-305-7466 or email springequine@gmail.com.

MSV
The Shenandoah Singers a cappella group will give a free performance from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester. Information: 540-662-1473 or www.themsv.org.

Trivia
The Shenandoah County Historical Society and County Library will host a trivia night at 5 p.m. Sunday at Woodstock Brewhouse. Trivia will focus on local history, WWI and WWII as part of the county’s commemoration of the anniversaries of those wars during Heritage Day on Saturday at the Historic Courthouse.

Bright Box
Bright Box Theater has announced the following concerts will be held at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester:
• Today: 8 p.m., Paul Pfau and Hey Monea with Grant Stinnett. Tickets: $12-$15.
• Sunday: 2 and 6 p.m., dueling pianos. Tickets: $10-$15.
Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.

MACROCK
The annual MACROCK Festival will be held at several venues today and Saturday in downtown Harrisonburg.

The following bands will perform: Elysia Crampton, Alex Cameron, DJ Haram, Free Cake for Every Creature, Soul Glo, Street Sects, Haybaby, TRNSGNDR/VHS, Kal Marks, Shellshag, SIRE, Empty Vessels and many more. Information: 540-433-9189 or macrockva@gmail.com.

Highland Games
The Kernstown Battlefield Association and Clan Adrenalin will host Backyard Highland Games from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the battlefield.

The competition will benefit Warrior 360, a veteran- sponsored group that supports veterans with everything from medical care to housing needs. A contingent of wounded warriors will also be competing. Refreshments sold. Bring your own chairs.
Information: 540-869-2896 or www.kernstownbattle.org.

Sky Meadows
Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will host a variety of activities for spring break, Saturday through April 23:
• Mount Bleak House tours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday and April 15-16 and 22-23.
• Explorer Outpost: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday and April 15 and 23.
• Meet the Beekeepers: 1-3 p.m., April 16.
• Astronomy for Everyone: 7:30-11 p.m., April 22.
Admission is free although parking ranges from $3 to $4. Information: 540-592-3556.

‘Evita’
Theatre Shenandoah in Edinburg will present the musical “Evita” at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets, which are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students, are available at the Edinburg Mill, by calling 984-3972 or online at www.theatreshenandoah.org.

ShenArts
The Shenandoah Arts Council will sponsor a wearable art fashion and runway show at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at 811 S. Loudoun St., Winchester. Tickets are $15. Information: www.shenarts.org.

Fundraiser
The Blue Ridge Therapeutic Riding Center will host a Paint with Kate fundraiser from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Winchester. The painting theme will be “Spring Daisies.”

Cost is $40 with a portion donated to the Riding Center for spring session scholarships. The class is open to adults and children 12 and older. No art experience necessary. Registration: 540-533-2777, brcthinc@hotmail.com or www.paintwithkate.org.

Barns

The Barns of Rose Hill has announced the following activities will be held Saturday at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville:
• 6-7 p.m., opening reception for jewelry artisan Rachel Rogers-Rodgers. Free.
• 8 p.m., concert by Bumper Jacksons. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at door or free for ages 12-younger.
Information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.com.

PAL
The Knuckle Dusters will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Performing Arts Luray, 1 E. Main St., Luray.

Tickets range from $8 to $15. Information, tickets: 540-743-1133 or www.performingartsluray.org.

Home & Garden show

The Shenandoah Valley Builders Association will hold its annual Home and Garden Show Saturday and Sunday at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds in Harrisonburg.

Featured will be food trucks, do-it-yourself sessions, classic car show, kid zone, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals adoption center, plant sale, beer/wine garden and live concert.

Admission is free. Information: 540-860-1281.

 

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