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September 2021

Sunflowers at The Homestead Farm

September Festivals

September brings old favorites, including the Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival and a few new festivals - Sunflower Festival, Shenandoah Wine and Music Festival, and BBQ & Brews!

BBQ & Brews

The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival is hosting the very first BBQ & Brews event on September 4. Enjoy local BBQ, food trucks, live music and tailgating games while sampling craft beer and bourbon from 1:00 to 9:00 pm.

Backyard grill masters will compete for a chance to win awards and prizes in the Victory Industrial Construction, LLC Amateur BBQ Competition.

Weekends in Old Town Winchester

Old Town Winchester is the place to be on weekends, where there is always something new to explore! Take a leisurely stroll, enjoy the outdoor music performances, shop the boutiques, and dine alfresco. Kids will love the splash pad, toy stores, and getting ice cream!

Patsy Cline Historic House Reopening

and Labor Day Weekend Block Party

Historic House Tours

The Patsy Cline Historic House will now be open limited hours for tours!

Friday, Saturday and Monday, 10am to 4pm

Sunday, 1pm to 4pm

Tours are offered on a first-come basis. If the house is at capacity, please just have a seat on the porch glider until the next tour starts. Masks are required.

Block Party

The annual Patsy Cline Block Party will be held Saturday, September 4, from 10am-4pm. The event is an old-fashioned block party with live music, vendors and food concession in front of Patsy's house at 608 South Kent Street.

There will be an unveiling of the house's National Historic Landmark plaque at 11am. Enjoy musical performances by regional entertainers from 10am to 4pm. Abbreviated tours of the house will be available for a reduced cost of $5.

Park at the Visitors Center, 1400 Pleasant Valley Road, Winchester, and ride the free trolley to the event!

Upcoming Events

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September 4

Patsy Cline Music Festival

Patsy Cline Historic House

September 5

Shenandoah Valley Wine & Music Festival

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

September 10

Gardens at Night

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

September 10-25


Winchester Little Theatre

September 18

Tomato Festival

Richard's Fruit Market

September 18-19

Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival

Frederick County Fairgrounds

September 24


Old Town Winchester

September 25

Sunflower Festival

The Homestead Farm

September 25-26

French and Indian War Weekend

Abram's Delight Museum

Fun in Fairfax:

18 Fantastic Local Breweries and Restaurants in Winchester VA

The folks from Fun in Fairfax share some of their favorite spots to eat and drink in Winchester. Check it out!

A Modern Twist

Official Visitors Guide

Start planning your next trip to Winchester/Frederick County.



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