Weekend Events

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

Car meet
Over 500 antique to newer-year vehicles will be featured at the 59th Apple Blossom Car Meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today and 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Jim Barnett Park in Winchester.

A traditional Hudson car show and flea market will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at Skyline Caverns.  Information: www.cbc.hetclub.org or abmeet@huskyclub.com.

The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will celebrate National Public Gardens Day with free admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

Guided garden walks will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., HIIT Like a Girl workout in the gardens at 11:30 a.m. and a free ‘Roses 101’ garden talk at 3:30 p.m.  Information: 540-662-1473 or www.themsv.org.


Garden fair
The State Arboretum at Blandy Farm in Boyce will hold a garden fair from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (rain or shine).
Admission is $15 per carload. Proceeds benefit the Arboretum Foundation. Information: 540-837-1758 or www.blandy.virginia.edu.


Art at Mill
Spring Art at the Mill will be held from noon to 5 p.m. today and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Burwell-Morgan Mill in Millwood. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and free for ages 12 and younger. Information: 540-837-1799.


Family fun day

A family fun day will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Gazebo in Front Royal.

There will be food, live entertainment, a judged car show, craft vendors, Boy Scouts raffle, bounces, face painting and more. Information: 540-450-7939 or www.facebook.com/events/904306636367053.

Safety Day
The Woodstock Police Department will hold its annual Community Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at W.W. Robinson Elementary School, 1231 Susan Ave., Woodstock. There will be games, prizes, bike rodeo, bounce houses, food and more.


Tea, program
A Mother’s Day tea and overview of the 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign will be held Sunday at the Kernstown Battlefield, 610 Battle Park Drive, Winchester, near Creekside Station.

• The tea will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Artillery Annex. Gen. Stonewall Jackson and his physician, Dr. Hunter H. McGuire, along with members of the Gettsyburg Unit of Civil War Historical Impressions will be attending.
Those attending are encouraged to wear period or business casual attire.
• A ranger from the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Park Service will present an overview of the 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign at 1 p.m. Tours of the Pritchard House and the battlefield will be given throughout the day. The ‘1862 in a Box’ presentation is given the second Sunday of each month through October.

Tickets for the tea are $10 per person and free for children under 5. Tickets are available in advance at the Visitor’s Center or by calling 202-302-9129. Information: www.kernstownbattle.org.


Masterworks Chorus will present an afternoon of inspirational music for Mom at 3 p.m. Saturday at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Woodstock and 3 p.m. Sunday at Reformation Lutheran Church in New Market.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for ages 12 to 18. Information: 856-9010 or www.masterworkschorus.net.


A bluegrass festival featuring Flatt Lonesome will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Millwood Station Banquet Hall, 252 Costello Drive, Winchester.

There will also be a silent auction, 50/50 raffles and the winner of the Husqvarna mower raffle will be announced. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Proceeds benefit Millwood Station Fire and Rescue 21. Information, tickets: Tammy Funkhouser at 540-336-3652 or Sharon Whipkey at 540-533-3150.


The Winchester Little Theatre will present “You Can’t Take It With You” by George Kaufman at 2 p.m. Sunday at 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester.

Tickets: $15.50 to $19.75. Future performances will be held May 17-21 and May 25-27.  Information: 540-662-3331, Valerie O’Keefe at 540-336-2357 or www.wltonline.org.


Sela Theatre Project will present an original work by local students titled “Does Anybody Hear Her” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday at 30 E. 8th St., Front Royal.

Admission is by donation. The play is rated PG-13 for strong language, social issues and topics.

In conjunction with the production, Selah Theatre Project is collecting backpacks, hygiene products, activity books, blankets and stuffed animals for teens in the Embrace Treatment Foster Care Program. Items can be dropped off at the office weekdays this month from 4 to 9 p.m.

Information: 540-686-5185 or www.selahtheatreproject.org. Further information about Embrace Treatment Foster Care is available at www.embracetfc.com.


Bright Box
Bright Box Theater has announced the following shows will be held this weekend at 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester:
• Today: 8 p.m., Folk Soul Revival with Lydia Sylvia Martin. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at door.
• Saturday: 7 and 10 p.m., Divas Drag Show. Tickets: $20-$30.
Information: 540-665-2878, www.brightboxwinchester.com.


Barns of Rose Hill has announced the following concerts will be held this weekend at 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville:
• Saturday: 8 p.m., Charm City Junction and Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at door, for for ages 12 and under.
• Sunday: 4 p.m., Loudoun Youth Guitars. Tickets: $5.
Information: 540-955-2004 or www.barnsofrosehill.com.


Food truck rally
Some of the area’s food trucks will be at the Lucy Simms Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 620 Simms Ave., Harrisonburg. Information: 540-437-9213.

The annual Festival of Spring along Main Street will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Luray (rain or shine).

There will be children’s activities, live music and entertainment, food, a canine thrill show, Jerry Brown “The Monkey Man” featuring Django the monkey, two duck races and pony rides at Cliffside Pocket Park. Information: 540-843-0770.

Performing Arts Luray will hold a Festival of Spring beer garden from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday on the Plaza in downtown Luray.
Information: 540-743-1133 or www.performingartsluray.org.