The following events are planned this weekend:

Heritage Day

The Shenandoah County Historical Society and Shenandoah County Library will host a virtual Heritage Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Speakers include John Adamson at 10 a.m., who will talk about historic barns; Bev Butterfield at 11 a.m. on vintage recipes and eating patterns; Marquetta Mitchell at noon on Queen Street and Sunset Hill schools; Meg Trott and Hank Zimmerman at 1 p.m. on unearthing the history of Fort Valley manganese mining; and Mariama Dryak at 2 p.m. on Woodstock reservoirs.

The program will be broadcast via Zoom and live via Facebook @SCHSVA. To receive a Zoom link email Information:

Kernstown Battlefield

Kernstown Battlefield Docents Mike Cannane and Larry Turner will give a tour of the battlefield property from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at 610 Battle Park Drive, Winchester. Those attending should meet at the Visitor Center.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, preregistration is required by calling 540-450-3785, emailing or visiting

National Parks

National Park Week will be celebrated Saturday with free admission. Information: 800-933-7275.

Restaurant Week

New Market will celebrate Delish Restaurant Week through Sunday. Each participating restaurant will be highlighted throughout the week on social media with live interviews on Facebook, along with specials throughout the week.

Visitors may tag their favorite restaurant or leave a good review or take a photo eating at your favorite restaurant for a chance to win a prize.

Bingo cards have been created with tasks for participants to accomplish. Accomplish tasks to get a bingo and turn your card into the Town Office or Southern Kitchen, along with correlating receipts for a chance to win one of five $25 gift cards from a local restaurant.

Bingo cards are available at the Town Office, Southern Kitchen or Jackson’s Corner Café or at

Library exhibit

The Shenandoah County Library is hosting the exhibit “Agents of Change: Female Activism in Virginia from Women’s Suffrage to Today” through April 24 at 514 Stoney Creek Blvd., Edinburg.

This exhibit, sponsored by the Virginia Museum of History & Culture and the statewide Women’s Suffrage Centennial, highlights the impact of several women who brought about positive change in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Information: 540-984-8200 or visit

Shenandoah Conservatory

Shenandoah Conservatory will host the following virtual performances:

• Nightwalkers: through Monday featuring members of the Sigma Rho Delta Dance Fraternity. Tickets $8-$20.

• Live(stream) at Lunch the Bass Ensemble: 12:30-1 p.m., today, free.

• Van Buren Winds online performance: 7 p.m., today, free.

Information, tickets: 540-665-4569,

Rockwell exhibit

An exhibit featuring dozens of original works and hundreds of vintage Saturday Evening Post covers by Norman Rockwell will be on display through Aug. 8 at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

Admission is free on Wednesdays. Admission other days is $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and youth ages 13 to 18 and free for children 12 and younger.

Information: 540-662-1473 or

Long Branch

The Galleries at Long Branch present “Arrival Spring,” an exhibit of contemporary art by Peggy Duvall, Julie miles, Winslow McCagg and Alicia Lewis Saturday through May 9 at 830 Long Branch Lane, Boyce. Information: 540 837-1856 or visit


Winchester Little Theatre will present virtual performances of “Arsenic and Old Lace,” a farce by Joseph Kesselring, today through Monday. Tickets are $5. Information: 540-662-3331 or Valerie O’Keefe at 540-336-2357 or

Barns at Rose Hill

Jason Queen, a native of Clarke County, will give a free reading from his novel “My Life Was Mercy Creek,” a coming-of-age story of a boy growing up in Virginia during the Great Depression, from 7-8 p.m. Saturday at Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. Information: 540-955-2004 or