Ravenwood Faire

Ravenwood Faire is hosting its 2020 “Year of the Plague” event at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. We aim to recreate an environment of the late Medieval through high Renaissance period. Founded in 2017 from Winchester Virginia, our interests cover the period from the early Middle Ages through the Renaissance. Event will be held rain or shine.

Local beer, cider, and mead

Come one, Come all! Children 6 and under are free.

Tickets are $20.00 for adults and $15 for children 7-15.

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Virtual Performance: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

By the Brothers Grimm
Adapted by Jack Neary
Directed by Sara Gomez

The third in Jack Neary’s “Misdirected Theatre” series of plays for audiences young and old alike. A sparkling combination of comedy, suspense and magic brings the classic story to life. A treat for families…and actors!

Online release date Wednesday, June 24th
Runs through July 11th
Tickets $5
The link for a particular day becomes active at 12:01 AM You may watch anytime during that day.
A new ticket is required for each date.

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Kite Flying Festival

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

FREE – A one-of-a-kind family event for all to enjoy! Bring the family to Sherando Park to take in the bright colors and fun that comes along with kite flying. Enjoy vendors, food and door prizes! A fantastic family day at the park!

Contact Frederick County Parks & Recreation for more information.

(540) 665-5678

Live Music with Bryan Stutzman

Join us at Broken Window for a night with Bryan Stutzman! Singer and Guitarist Bryan will have you singing along with familiar tunes spanning generations. Bring the whole family down for pints, games, and popcorn. Show starts at 7pm

National Park Service Star Gazing Party

Photo: Viewing through a Shenandoah Astronomical Society Member Telescope (NPS/Buddy Secor)

Join the National Park Service with the Shenandoah Astronomical Society for 3 FREE Star Parties

As part of the National Park Service’s “Find Your Park” campaign, these programs encourage visitors to explore Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park in a variety of ways and to discover the night sky in a quiet and peaceful setting.

April 13th at 7:30 p.m.
August 10th at 8:00 p.m. (Perseid Meteor Shower)
October 26th at 6:00 p.m.

Each program will include a short introduction by a park ranger, followed by an astronomical related program given by a member of the SAS. Visitors are welcomed to bring their own telescopes, or use the ones that will be provided by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society.

The star parties will be held at the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation Thoburn Redoubt tract.

Directions to the site:

1. Just south of Middletown, from U.S. Route 11, turn left onto Water Plant Road. Proceed 1 mile to the intersection with Long Meadow Road.
2. Turn right onto Long Meadow Road. Proceed 0.1 mile.
3. Turn right onto Bowman’s Mill Road. Proceed 1.4 miles to Thoburn Redoubt.
4. The Thoburn Tract is marked by a Civil War Trails sign and some Waysides. Turn right into the property.

Olde Towne Halloween Faire

New Halloween event this year! Old Town businesses will be hosting games and treats starting at 4pm. Each participating shop will have a decorated storefront and a game of their own, such as mummy bowling and witches’ hat ring toss. After trick-or-treating, the faire will conclude with the movie “Hocus Pocus” at 7pm in the Taylor Pavilion.

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Halloween Costume Contest and Trunk or Treat

It’s our annual Halloween Trunk or Treat & Costume Contest. Held on two Saturdays in October (Saturday, October 19th & 26th). Magic shows by Kevin Owens, face painting, games, and costume contest for children, teens, adults and pets. Trunk or treating before movies! Movies will include Maleficent 2 and The Addams Family plus horror movies on Screen 2 (to be determined and announced closer to event dates). This event is our most popular event of the season and is held over two Saturday’s to manage crowd size. Tickets will be published closer to the event. Movies will follow after Trunk or Treat.

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6th Annual Parks and Pets Extravaganza

Join Frederick County Parks and Recreation for their 6th annual Parks and Pets Extravaganza on Saturday, October 5th from 10am-3pm. At their new location, Clearbrook Park, expect all kinds of activities for you and your pet including:

-Silent auction with proceeds benefiting the Frederick County Esther Boyd Animal Shelter

-Demos by the Frederick County Fire and Rescue and Frederick County Sheriff’s Office

-An assortment of food vendors

-Vendors for all your pets’ needs

-Honor Guard

-Halloween Pet Costume Parade

-And new this year: Dock Diving at the Clearbrook Pool!

This event is free to all and is family/pet friendly!