The following events are planned this weekend:

Patsy Cline house

The Patsy Cline Historic House has extended its season to be open on weekends from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 20 at 608 S. Kent St., Winchester. The house will be decorated as it was when she lived there in the late 1940s through the mid-1950s. Admission is $8, $7 for seniors 65 and older and free for active military with identification. Information: 540-662-5555 or visit

Abram’s Delight Museum

Abram’s Delight Museum, the oldest house in Winchester, whichwas built in 1754, will hold candlelight tours and an open house from 6-8 p.m. today and 3-7 p.m. Saturday at 1340 S. Pleasant Valley Road.

Although the house will be closed, guests are invited to walk the museum grounds and view holiday decorations created by local garden clubs. The 1780s log cabin will be open. Admission is free. Information: 540-662-6550.

Woodstock tree lighting

The Light Up Woodstock Christmas parade, scheduled for today, has been canceled. The lighting of the Christmas tree will be streamed on Facebook at 6:30 p.m. The link is

Discovery Museum

The Discovery Museum is bringing back its Free First Friday event with free admission from 5-7 p.m. today at 19 W. Cork St., Winchester. Masks are required. Tickets must be reserved in advance by calling 540-722-2020 or online at

Santa Sleigh’s 5K

Relay for Life of Shenandoah County will host its annual Santa Sleigh’s Cancer 5K Run and Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday at Shenvalee Golf Resort in New Market. Prizes awarded for tackiest Christmas outfit. Registration: 540-820-8805 or

New Market Christmas

The Town of New Market will celebrate Christmas on Saturday at its Open Market and with a ‘Tis the Season reverse parade.

• Businesses will hold open houses and artisan vendors will be at the Open Market from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the SunTrust parking lot. The new Merry and Bright lights and decorations of homes and businesses will be on display. Visitors will be able to participate in the Shop Local Passport Game, which allows visitors to put receipts from purchases from local businesses with their name and phone number in the container at the Chamber office, The Home Store or Valley Sports Connection to win gift certificates.

• The ‘Tis the Season reverse parade will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the town park. Instead of the parade rolling through downtown, all parade displays will be parked at the town park and spectators will be able to drive through the park to see the displays. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be attending.

Front Royal parade

The Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Christmas parade starting at 4 p.m. Saturday. Because of COVID-19, the parade route has been changed to prevent crowding in the Village Commons (Gazebo) area. The parade line-up begins at 3 p.m. on Stonewall Drive, then turns onto Commerce Avenue, then to 8th Street and disbanding at Bing Crosby Stadium. Information about the parade can be found at

Christmas in the Valley

The Shenandoah County Fairgrounds in Woodstock will host Christmas in the Valley, a drive-thru light show from 5-9 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays through Jan. 2.

Featured will be over 30 holiday light scenes, a carnival, food vendors, carnival games, Holiday Shopping Village, handmade holiday gifts, desserts, live music and more. The Promised Land Quartet will perform a Christmas show at 6:30 and 8 p.m. on Dec. 19.

Admission is free for the Christmas Village and carnival and $25 per carload (up to eight people) for the drive-thru park. Information, tickets:

Strasburg tree lighting

Strasburg Mayor Brandy Hawkins Boies will virtually light the town’s Christmas tree at 6 p.m. Saturday. Strasburg Poet Laureate Rich Follett will sing and recite an original poem. Visit for more information.

Follow the Star

Fellowship Bible Church will have its annual Follow the Star living Nativity drive-thru from 5-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 3217 Middle Road, Winchester. Admission is free. Inclement weather dates are Dec. 12 and 13. Information:

Shenandoah Conservatory

Shenandoah Conservatory will host a virtual musical revue through Dec. 31 featuring familiar songs by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, including music from The Sound of Music, Cinderella, Oklahoma! and The King and I. Tickets range from $18 to $42. Information, tickets: 540-665-4569,


The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will hold the following activities at 901 Amherst St., Winchester:

• Adult workshop on making holiday wreaths and greenery: 10 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., today. Call 540-662-1473, ext. 226 to register. Registration: $55 and $45 for MSV members.

• Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins: 4:30 p.m., Sunday. Movie about the celebrated political columnist from Texas. Registration: $8 and $5 for MSV members. Registration required by noon Sunday. Also shown at 4 p.m. Dec. 20 at Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville.

• Makerspace Holiday Activities: Make an Ornament: 4-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 22; noon-6 p.m., Sundays through Dec. 20. Registration not required. Admission is $10, $5 for children and $8 and $4 for MSV members. The holiday ornament kit is $5.

Information: 540-662-1473 or

Clear Brook Park

Clear Brook Park will have its annual Walking in a Winter Wonderland light show with displays and music along a paved path through Jan. 3. Showtimes are 5, 7 and 9 p.m. Admission is $5 and free for ages 0-2. Preregistration is required this year. Information, tickets:

Jim Barnett Park

A new light show in Jim Barnett Park, called Holiday Lane, is available to drive through from 5-8:30 p.m. daily through Dec. 20. Santa will also be on hand on weekends. The park is located at 1001 E. Cork St., Winchester.