Tomato Festival

Join us for Richard’s Fruit Market’s first ever Tomato Festival!

Come enjoy a day at the farm with live music, great farm food, barrel train rides, pick-your-own flowers, wine and craft beer tasting, and of course, lots of tomatoes!

Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival

The 2020 Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival will be held at the Frederick County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairground Rd., Clear Brook, VA.
The festival has always been family (and pet) friendly!

BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR OR BLANKET (please, no ice chests)

WHAT’S NEW THIS YEAR…MILITARY/VETERANS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ARE FREE!

Age 10 and under are always FREE! Gate admission includes free inflatables, live music, apple pie eating contest, artisans and vendors, free apple, samples, and classic car and hot rod show!

CRAFTSMEN & VENDORS…Local and Regional Artisans and Vendors throughout the grounds and two (2) open-air buildings.

KIDZONE AREA with INFLATABLES AND PONY RIDES…always popular, always fun! An area just for the kids with a Giant Slide and Obstacle Course. Nearby handwashing station for use before and after play.

CLASSIC CAR & HOT ROD SHOW…Enjoy a great collection of antique vehicles in a festive atmos-phere, Saturday at 11am.

TAP & CORK AREA (HARD CIDERS & CRAFT BEERS)…Local Brew masters will be joining the festival! Must be 21 and over with ID required. Tasting fee extra. Live entertainment nearby makes this a can’t miss attraction!

APPLE PIE EATING CONTEST HOSTED BY WEST OAKS FARM MARKET…What would an apple harvest festival be without the popular apple pie eating contest? Center stage, Sunday at 1pm!

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT… Continuous entertainment featuring Jimmy Lee, Wayne Lee Ray Band, Bryan Stutzman, Gary Smallwood and others TBA…all family friendly.

FOOD CONCESSIONS… Plenty of EVERYTHING APPLE…Apple Pie, Apple Dumplings, BBQ, Crab Cakes, Turkey Legs, Burgers, Ice Cream, Kettle Corn, Lemonade and all your festival favorites!

ADMISSION IS DISCOUNTED WITH $1.00 OFF COUPONS THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY…We flood the area HANDY MART stores with $1.00 off admission coupons! Admission includes all activities except Tap & Cork, Pony Rides and is $10 or less! Age 10 and under are FREE!

IT’S FOR A GOOD CAUSE…Giving back to the community just feels good. Be a part of something big and contribute to this event by exhibiting and/or attending. All proceeds for the event go to local non-profits. Over $1 Million Dollars has been given over the life of this event…so thank you!

Friday Fish Fry Celebration

This year’s Fish Fry will be a drive-through event!

The Fish Crew is proud and eager to bring the now World Famous Concern Hotline Friday Fish Fry to your plate! Fresh Hand Battered Fried Fish, Red Beans and Rice w/ Andouille, Creamy Cole Slaw, Cornbread, Fresh Baked Cookie, Sodas, and Water!

Pizza is available for you land lubbers.

Advance ticket sales $15

Day of event ticket $20

This event supports Concern Hotline. Concern Hotline is a free 24/7/365 anonymous information & referral, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention hotline serving the Northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

Daylily Daze Plant Sale

Join us for our 7th Annual Daylily Daze plant sale fundraiser!

This year we are celebrating raising money for Healthy Families.

*JULY 11, 9-12, 12-3
*Free daylily with every $10 or more donation!

This year you will need a free ticket number to attend. This will keep our event so that we can all social distance and be as safe as possible. Please message us to get your number. www.facebook.com/diggingdaylilies

If you would like to join the fun and volunteer please let us know!

 

Live Music and Food Trucks at Marker-Miller

Visit the market for for scenic views, fresh produce, or delicious treats like Apple Cider Donuts, Strawberry slushees, Peach slushees, fresh made fudge, and hand dipped ice cream.

Mark Clay will be performing from 1:00-3:00 in the picnic pavilion and Blue Ridge Bar-B-Q Co. LLC and 3Fires Oven will be at the market serving food.

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

Fandemonium

Daleks and Jedi and Wizards, Oh My! Favorite fandoms come to life with costumed characters, hands-on science-based activities, and plenty of pop culture magic for everyone. Dress to represent your favorite fandom or superhero and join in the family-friendly fun!

Father-Daughter Ball

Join Aladdin and Jasmine for an evening of enchantment!

Dinner, dessert, and gift bag included.

This year two meal options are being provided for adults and youth:
Braised Beef Short Ribs, or Chicken Picatta with Lemon Caper Sauce.
Please indicate your meal preference in the notes of your order. A child-friendly meal will be provided for the Child Ticket.

Door prizes and professional photos will add to the fun.

Proceeds to benefit Bright Futures-Frederick/Winchester.

More information and purchase tickets

www.facebook.com/SnowflakeBallWinchester

Pop Up Planetarium

Star gazers, future astronomers and astronauts, and night owls alike, the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum is coming back to Blandy with their portable, Star Lab pop-up planetarium!
Inside the planetarium we’ll view the night sky, learning about the constellation stories and mythology of many different cultures.
After enjoying the show inside, we’ll head outside to look at the moon and starts through telescopes and keep our hands warm with mugs of hot chocolate.

For all starry eyed ages six and up.
Presented in partnership with the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum.

Sign up today at: blandy.virginia.edu