Entertainment

Weekend Events

July 24th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Steam/gas show
The Shenandoah Valley Steam

Frederick County fair mingles fun, responsibilty

July 24th, 2015

A massive undertaking with complex logistics and a goal of fun and responsibility will occur this month on the 41 acres owned by the Frederick County Fairgrounds and Stonewall Ruritan Club along Martinsburg Pike in Clearbrook.

Festival offers debut performance

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra Pops conductor Luke Frazier leads a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Valley Campaign with "A Civil War Portrait" at the 2014 Shenandoah Valley Music Festival. Photo courtesy of Peggy Easterly/Image Grafix

July 24th, 2015

The Rat Pack legacy lives long past the group’s heyday in the well-known songs of performers like Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr., but the ladies will get their own tribute at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival today.

New and old fare return

July 23rd, 2015

In addition to the standard fare of livestock shows, demolition derby and truck and tractor pull, the Frederick County Fair will host some new and returning attractions this year.

Kernstown opts for lawn party over battle

July 23rd, 2015

Rather than the typical show of uniformed troops and gunfire, reenactors and attendees at the 151st commemoration of the Second Battle of Kernstown will enjoy a day of picnicking, tours and period games.

Indie film shoots in Woodstock

Lisa Mikitarian, writer/producer, right, checks a video monitor as sound mixer Lentrell McEachern, of Los Angeles, center, and actor Tony Villa, left, prepare to shoot a scene in the movie "Spent" on the second floor of Phlopsey's Boutique for Vintage Divas in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/Daily

July 22nd, 2015

Writer and director Lisa Mikitarian is leading a diverse array of cast and crew for her upcoming debut indie film “Spent.”

Banjo legends perform at Orkney Springs

July 17th, 2015

Folk, bluegrass and lots of banjo plucking will resonate at Orkney Springs for the Hot Strings and Cool Breezes Roots MiniFest Saturday evening as part of the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival.

’90s groups hit rock festival

Shenandoah Valley Music Festival in Orkney Springs at dusk.

July 17th, 2015

The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival will be starting the summer off today with a night full of nostalgic hits audiences can sing and jam to.

Weekend Events

July 17th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Blues festival
The Winchester Blues House

Summer music festival slated to kick off this Friday

July 12th, 2015

Shenandoah Valley Music Festival will start the summer off at Orkney Springs with some flashback favorites from the ‘90s this Friday and continue through the summer weekends with something for everybody.

Weekend Events

July 9th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Woodstock ROCS
The Burnt Orange Band

Fourth of July fireworks and festivities

July 2nd, 2015

For Independence Day, families can catch various parades, performances and pool parties around the area — and don’t forget the firework shows.

Weekend Events

July 2nd, 2015

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

Book explores ‘scandalous’ topic

Philip Bigler,  a retired James Madison University professor and the 1998 National Teacher of the Year, stands beside portraits of Dolley Madison and her son, John Payne Todd, in the basement of his home in Quicksburg.  Bigler has written a book on Todd.  Rich Cooley/Daily

June 29th, 2015

Nationally recognized educator and scholar Philip Bigler has expanded a mere footnote of American history in his new book, “Scandalous Son: The Elusive Search for Dolley Madison’s Son, John Payne Todd.”

Weekend Events

June 26th, 2015

Gazebo Gatherings
The Blue Ridge Arts Council will hold its Gazebo Gatherings concert series today from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Summer tunes come to Taylor Pavilion

June 19th, 2015

Friday Night Live will return to Old Town Winchester today for a beach-themed evening of food, drink and live music performances: a prelude to the first official day of summer.

Weekend Events

June 19th, 2015

Vintage Woodstock Festival
The annual Vintage Woodstock Festival, with music by Souled Out,  will be held from 6-10 p.m. today