The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
Rich Follett will perform at 7 p.m. today at the Gazebo in Front Royal. His appearance is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Arts Council. Weather updates for concerts can be found at www.facebook.com/BlueRidgeArts.
Cross Roads Fest
Prime will perform at the Cross Roads Fest from 6:30-9 p.m. today at Rebel Park in New Market. There will be food available as well as a beer and a wine garden. Admission is free. Information: 540-740-3432 or visit www.NewMarketVirginia.com.
Front Porch Fridays
Fringe Benefits will perform from 7-9 p.m. today at Strasburg Square as part of the Town of Strasburg’s music series Front Porch Fridays.
Rouss Center for the Performing Arts will present “Tuesdays with Morrie” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at 9357 N. Congress St., New Market.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students and free for children under 3. Tickets, information: 540-705-0313, 888-341-7313 or www.rousscenter.org.
History at Sunset
Belle Grove Plantation, south of Middletown, will present a History at Sunset program from 6-8 p.m. today on the complicated road to freedom for Emmanuel Jackson. Information: 540-869-2028 or www.bellegrove.org.
ShencoCares will host a family Fun Fest for Christ starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds in Woodstock.
Featured will be a Skyline Street Car Show, Touch-a-Truck, job fair, rides, games, prizes, food and nonprofit organizations and businesses to share and give back to the community. The Casting Crowns will perform at 7:30 p.m. Food and activities will also be available to purchase.
The Toms Brook Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual lawn party Saturday beginning with the parade line-up starting at 5:30 p.m. on the north end of town. The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Registration to participate in the parade is encouraged, but not required. Information: Peewee Bowers at 540-481-0210, Jaynelle Walker at 540-325-4835 or https://tinyurl.com/y3wh2d8e.
The Virginia Museum of the Civil War in New Market will host a free lawn party to celebrate Jacob Bushong’s birthday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Activities will include living historians, dancing, games, music and more for the entire family.
Admission to the museum and farm is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors 65 and older, $6 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. Information: 866-515-1864 or https://tinyurl.com/y7woc57c.
The Shenandoah Film Collaborative will show the animated movie “Ernest & Celestine” from 8:45-10 p.m. Saturday at Strasburg Square.
The film features the voices of Forest Whitaker, Mackenzie Foy, Lauren Bacall, Paul Giamatti, William H. Macy, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman and Jeffrey Wright. Information: 412-228-0715 or www.strasburgfilm.com.
The Bright Box Theater will host Kid Dy-no-mite from the hit TV show “Good Times.” Jimmy “JJ” Walker will perform standup comedy at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Bright Box, 15 N. Loudoun St. Tickets are $20-$25.
Bowman Library in Stephens City will host its final summer outdoor movie for adults with the showing of “Stand by Me” at 8:30 p.m. today.
Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. In case of rain, the movie will move indoors. Information: 540-662-9041 or visit www.handleyregional.org/adults.
Clarke County Fair
The Clarke County Fair wraps up Saturday at the Ruritan Fairgrounds in Berryville. In addition to carnival rides and foods, highlights include Dragon MotorSports Truck & Tractor Pull at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, a Professional Bull Riding & Rodeo at 8 p.m. Friday and platinum-selling recording artist Clay Walker in concert at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $7 for adults and $2 for youngsters ages 5-15, with preschool students being admitted for free.
The Magic Lantern Theater, in collaboration with Frederick County Parks & Recreation, will offer a free indoor make-up screening of the 1975 Steven Spielberg classic thriller “Jaws” at 7 p.m. Saturday at Evendale Elementary School, 220 Rosa Lane, Winchester.
There will be bleacher seating or bring a blanket. Information: 540-665-5678 or 540-678-0963 or visit www.magiclanterntheater.org.
Kernstown Battlefield will participate in the Civil War Weekend in the Shenandoah Valley Saturday and Sunday.
Activities will include a Civil War-era living history program in front of the Pritchard House with Co. D of the 2nd Maryland Infantry. Tours will also be available of the battlefield, 1854 Pritchard House, Museum and Artillery Annex. The park is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 202-302-9129 or visit www.kernstownbattle.org.
American Warrior Initiative, PurposeFULL Paws and Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. will host Dog Days of Summer from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Appleland Sports Center in Stephens City to raise money to donate a service dog to a veteran in need.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for children 11 and under. Each ticket includes one meal and a round of mini-golf or a medium bucket of balls. Information: https://tinyurl.com/y6nyvrxy.
The Stephens City Moose Lodge will host a cash party Saturday to benefit the Blue Ridge Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship at 414 Double Church Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $20 each for a chance to win $1,500. Proceeds will provide scholarships for students with special needs and funds to help care for the therapy horses and ponies. Tickets, information: 540-869-4692 or 540-533-277
The Winchester Greek Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Greek Orthodox Church, 1700 Amherst St., Winchester.
Featured will be Greek cuisine, music, dancing and retail vendors. Information: www.dormition.va.goarch.org/greek-festival.
Performing Arts Luray will host the following programs this weekend:
• Evenings on Main: 7-9 p.m., today featuring Everyday People.
• “Wizard of Oz:” 7:30-9:30 p.m., today, Saturday and Aug. 24 and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday at 1 E. Main St. Tickets are $15 in advance and $17 at the door for adults and $8 or $9 for youth under 18.
Information, tickets: 540-743-3311 or www.performingartsluray.org.
Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane will hold the following activities this weekend:
• Beekeepers from the Northern Shenandoah Valley will be on hand to celebrate National Honeybee Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
• Save the Monarch Butterfly Initiative will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sept. 30 at the Visitor Center. Visitors will be able to see the transformation from caterpillar to butterfly.
Activities are free although a $10 parking fee is charged. Information: 540-592-3556 or visit SkyMeadows@dcr.virginia.gov.
Page Valley Fair
The annual Page Valley Fair will be held Monday through Saturday at the fairgrounds in Luray.