The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:


Splash dash

The Strasburg Splash Dash will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Town Park.

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. An awards ceremony will begin at 9:15 a.m.

Registration is $10 for youth and $12 for adults in advance and $15 on race day. Proceeds benefit Cub Scout Pack 28 and Lydia’s Clothes Closet Inc. Register online at

Car show

A free antique and modified car show coordinated by the Shenandoah Region Antique Automobile Club of America will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

There will be children’s activities and a Model T Ford will be assembled. Food sold. Information: 540-662-1473.

Night catfishing

The Town of Luray will offer night catfishing until midnight July 28 at Lake Arrowhead in Luray. Fishing permits are required for ages 16 and older. Information: Parks and Recreation Department, 540-743-6475.

Steam pageant

The annual Pageant of Steam will be held July 28-30 at the Ruritan-Clarke County showgrounds in Berryville. Featured will be steam engines, sawmill, wheat threshing, antique trucks, flea markets, blacksmith, antique tractor pull, parade, food and music. Free admission. Information: 540-514-5854 or visit

Car show

The Jack Evans annual car show will be held from noon to 4 p.m. July 29 at 125 S. Royal Ave., Front Royal. Featured will be antique, classic and performance vehicles old and new. Live music, concessions.

Luray Triathlon

A Luray Triathlon pre-race clinic will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 29 at Lake Arrowhead in Luray. Information:

Baseball tournament

The Baseball Nation state tournament will be held starting at 9 a.m. July 30 at the Ralph H. Dean Recreation Park in Luray. Information: