Bumpin’ Uglies Live at the Drive-In

Bumpin’ Uglies is stoked to be bringing you another drive in concert!

This time around we are in Winchester, VA at The Family Drive In with our buddies, Higher Education, kicking off the night.
Doors 6PM
Show 7PM
Pricing per car – 4 patrons max per vehicle
$80 GA
$110 VIP – preferred parking

Bumpin’ Uglies plays lyrically driven Ska/Punk/Reggae.

COVID guidelines can be found at: http://www.thefamilydriveintheatre.com/

Battle of Cedar Creek Commemoration

There will be a variety of events in Middletown this weekend to commemorate the 156th Anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek Reenactment weekend.

Saturday at 1pm, there will be a ceremony with speeches from Middletown Mayor Charles Harbaugh IV, Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation President Gary Rinkerman, as well as several town residents. It will also include music and roses and wreaths will be laid in respect to fallen Union and Confederate soldiers.

Saturday at 11, 1 and 3pm, we will have artillery demonstrations at the Veterans Memorial and again Sunday at 1pm.

Saturday night luminaries will be lit to honor the 964 fallen soldiers of the north and south on Main Street at 7pm. Special thanks to those that volunteered to help light the luminaries and Miller’s Ace Hardware for sponsoring!

Belle Grove Plantation will hold house tours on Saturday. Tours are limited to 10 guests and tour tickets are sold on a first-come, first served basis. Guests may view a Civil War weapons and flag display hosted by the Civil War Dance Foundation, a Pennsylvania based reenactment group. There will also be a free Civil War Signaling program on the front lawn at 11am and 1pm. No preregistration required, but please be prepared to social distance.

Burgers, Blues, and Brews Festival

Ten Ten Twenty Twenty!!! 10-10-2020!!! 12:00 PM.

Burgers, Brews and Blues Festival. Its time to enjoy the great outdoors and beautiful location of West Oaks Farm Market! Plenty of activities for all ages and great food, great drinks and great music. $10/Car $5/Bike. Music starts at 1 PM with “Off the Cuff”.

This event is co-hosted by Mojo Mothership and West Oaks Farm Market. Come enjoy a great day of music, food and fun. Load everybody up, save money and have a blast!

Pumpkin Patch and Photos

Please join us for a pick your own pumpkin festival!
We have beautiful pumpkins in various sizes ranging from ½ pound miniatures to 50 pound giants! We will accept credit/ debit $3 minimum.

We will offer pick-your-own as well as pre-picked pumpkins.

We’ve partnered with Jaime Lyn Photography to offer our guests an opportunity to capture family photos! (3) images for $25 (Cash only)

Fall Greek Takeout Event

The Winchester Greek Festival may have been canceled, but you can still bring home your favorite Greek Dishes like Gyro, Pork Souvlaki, Spanakopita, Greek Salad, and your favorite deserts like baklava and more!

Pre-order on September 26th starting at 8:00am.
(540) 667-1416

Root to Table Culinary Series

The 2019 Root to Table Culinary Series wraps up with Chef Erik Foxx-Nettnin of Magnolias at the Mill throwing a fabulous fun event inspired by the art of Virginia Barbacoa. From ice carvings being cut right in front of you to your main course cooked outdoors barbacoa style on an open fire pit, the Night of Fire and Ice is a unique and perfect end to the 2019 Root to Table Culinary Series. This event will also feature a specially brewed beer from Adroit Theory Brewing for the evening as well as a one-off whiskey straight from Catoctin Creek Distillery.

This is a food experience you do not want to miss. Join our restaurant owners, farmers, food artisans and of course, our passionate food friends for an exciting event. The dinner will end with a dessert station and wonderful bluegrass music. The view is spectacular, be prepared for an amazing sunset!


Greeter – Oysters, Smoked Virginia Trout and Rillettes, Local Cured Meats and Locksley Cheeses, Huckleberry Wine Jam, Char Crackers, Pickled Things, West Oak Mostarda

Station 1
Hearth Charred Chicken Thigh, Catch Onion Jus, Preserved Hot Peppers, Soft Boiled Egg (Apple Stuffed and wrapped with Spring House Bacon)

Station 2
Sapling Roasted White Sturgeon Oscar, Blue Crab, Pot Greens, Hollandaise

Station 3
Gathered Field Salad, Chervil, Pepper Grass, Wild Mint, Spring Onions, Watercress, Preserved Tomato, Pestle Dressing, Crusted Bread

Served Family Style
Beef, Pork, Lamb (main course)
Virginia Lamb, Whiskey Bavette, Porchetta, Root Vegetable Soubise, Bordelaise

Dessert Collaboration of 4 talented pastry chefs

Special Beverage Features include: Fire and Ice Special Brew by Adroit Theory Brewing

One off Whiskey for Magnolias at the Mill by Catoctin Creek Distillery

Cash Bar

Winchester Brew Works Chili Cook-Off

Think your chili is the best around? We’ll be the judge of that.

A chili cookoff to benefit the Winchester Area NAACP Youth Fund
Sponsored by: Team With Nate

Four Prizes will be awarded:
1) Judge’s Award For Best Chili in Winchester Professional Chefs: based on votes from our very prestigious and hand-selected chili judges. Champion gets $50 donated in name of winner to Winchester Area NAACP, lots of town pride, a sweet trophy and other surprises!

2) Judge’s Award for Best Chili in Winchester Amateur Chefs: Same as Professional!

3) People’s Choice Award Professional Chefs: based on votes from the public. Champion gets $50 donation in name of winner to Winchester Area NAACP, town pride, a sweet trophy and other surprises!

4) People’s Choice Award Amateur Chef: Same as Professional!

LIKE EATING CHILI BUT NOT COMPETING? We got you. ALL entries (professional and amateur) will be available to the public for judging. A suggested donation for participating in the People’s Choice judging is $10. Bowls of chili (from professional entries ONLY) will be available for a suggested donation of $5.


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VA Cider Week: Cider Making Workshop

Craft your own hard cider under the tutelage of Winchester Ciderworks’ cidermeister, Stephen Schuurman!

During the workshop you will go through small batch processing. Participants will learn about pressing, commercial yeasts, natural fermentations, and additions to cider for added flavors.

Participants will take home two gallons of their own creations to ferment at home. One gallon with a commercial yeast added, and a second gallon to ferment naturally.

Tickets are limited and priced to sell, get yours today!



VA Cider Week: Bonfire in the Orchard

We will be kicking off Virginia Cider Week with a bonfire in our orchard. Hang out with friends, or snuggle up to someone special under the stars.

Live music and food trucks will round out this special evening.