The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:
Shenandoah Valley Runners will hold a March Madness 5K from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sherando High School in Stephens City.
Registration, which begins at 8:30 a.m., is $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Information: Ed Grainger at 540-868-0794, email firstname.lastname@example.org. or www.svrunners.org.
Silverdain, a fast-paced sword fighting and medieval combat group, will hold a tournament from 12:30 to 5 p.m. March 12 at Hillandale Park in Harrisonburg.
Admission is free or $2 for each participant. Information: 540-383-5914.