Concerts, gun show to help close out 2014

Close out 2014 on a high note with a handful of concerts, shows and other events scheduled this weekend.

Southeastern Gun and Knife Show — An assortment of firearms, ranging from rare and collectible Civil War weaponry to modern hunting and shooting products, will be on display at the Body Renew Fitness and Family Sports Center. // 221 Commonwealth Court, Winchester; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; $5-$8

Chamomile and Whiskey — This energetic Nelson County band rocks out at Cristina’s Cafe. // 219 W. King St., Strasburg; 7 p.m. Saturday; $7

Bright Box Comedy Night — Comedians Jim Medrinos and Johnny Watson perform stand-up at the Bright Box Theatre. // 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester; 8:30 p.m. Friday, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday; $15-$18

Library Story Time — The Samuels Public Library invites families to gather for exciting stories. // 330 E. Criser Road, Front Royal; 11-11:45 a.m. Saturday; Free

ML Flenner — The indie-folk-pop musician from Inwood, West Virginia, performs a mix of covers and originals at the Winchester Book Gallery. // 185 N. Loudoun St., Winchester; 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Free

In the mood for a daytrip? Check out these ideas:

“The Interview” in Ashburn — Although Winchester’s Alamo Drafthouse wasn’t able to squeeze in a screening of the controversial comedy, “The Interview,” Ashburn’s One Loudoun Movie Theater has showings all weekend long. // 20575 Easthampton Plaza, Ashburn; Friday to Sunday; 571-293-6808 // Distance from Woodstock: 77 miles

Woodrow Wilson Birthday Celebration in Staunton — Celebrate the birthday of America’s 28th president with tours of his birthplace, decorated for the occasion, and crafts and refreshments. // 20 N. Coalter St., Staunton; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; $2 // Distance from Woodstock: 65 miles

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