French and Indian War Weekend

Join us for a weekend of living history at the French and Indian War Weekend!

18th Century Colonial Encampments

Drilling and Musket Presentations

Two Battle/Skirmishes

Historical Interpretation of Colonial Forces in the French and Indian War

Tours of Abram’s Delight, Winchester’s oldest home

Free admission

Tomato Festival

Join us for Richard’s Fruit Market’s second 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!

Free admission.

Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival

The 2021 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)

Gate admission includes Free Inflatables, Live Music, Apple Pie Eating Contest, Apple Pie Judging Contest, Artisans and Vendors, Canine Challenge Course, 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, PONY RIDES and FACE PAINTING…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.

CANINE INTERACTIVE CHALLENGE COURSE…on Sunday. Sponsored by Blue Ridge Dog Training Club. This course will engage the canine mind and provide exercise for all breeds, sizes and ages!

CLASSIC CAR & HOT ROD SHOW…Enjoy a great collection of antique vehicles in a festive atmosphere, Saturday at 10:30am.

TAP & CORK (HARD CIDERS & CRAFT BEERS)…Must be 21 and over with ID required. Live entertainment nearby makes this a can’t miss attraction!

APPLE PIE EATING CONTEST HOSTED BY WHITE HOUSE/NATIONAL FRUIT…What would an apple harvest festival be without the popular apple pie eating contest? Center stage, Sunday at 3pm!

APPLE PIE BAKING/JUDGING CONTEST…Saturday at Noon. Anyone can enter! 1st prize is $100, 2nd prize $50. See details and how to enter at www.winchesterappleharvest.com.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT… Continuous entertainment featuring Mojo Mothership, Rob Talton, Jimmy Lee, Wayne Lee Ray Band, and others TBA…all family friendly.

FOOD CONCESSIONS… Plenty of EVERYTHING APPLE…Apple Pie, Apple Dumplings, Ice Cream, 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, including the Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center and the area HANDY MART stores. Admission includes all activities except adult beverages and Pony Rides. General admission is only $10! Age 10 and under are FREE! MILITARY/VETERANS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ARE FREE!

IT’S FOR A GREAT CAUSE…Giving back to the community just feels good. Be a part of some-thing big and contribute to this event by exhibiting and/or attending. All proceeds for the event go to local non-profits. Over $1.2 Million Dollars has been given over the life of this event…so thank you!

Youth Development Center Open House

This is a free event , open to the community, with food, music, and activities. Meet and get to know our Director and Staff, tour the facility and learn about the services and programs offered at the Youth Development Center.

www.myydc.org

Marker-Miller Peach Festival

Peach cobbler, peach pie, peach turnovers, peach ice cream, fresh peaches GALORE!!!! Enjoy music from 1-3 P.M while sitting on the front porch or in the picnic pavilion.

Blue Ridge Bar-B-Que and 3 Fires Oven Pizza will be serving food.

www.markermillerorchards.com

 

Frederick County Fair

5 days of fun! The Frederick County Fair has carnival rides, food, a demolition derby, monster trucks, go-kart racing, a truck and tractor pull, pageants, livestock show, petting zoo, live music, and so much more!

DAILY ADMISSIONS (Free Parking)

Fair Tuesday through Fair Saturday:

Adults (12 and older) – $7.00 Ages 6 to 11 – $3.00 5 & Under – Free

$20.00 weekly – Adult $10.00 weekly – Children

Weekly tickets available at Main Gate all week.

Tuesday Night- Monster Trucks
Wednesday Night- Truck and Tractor Pulls
Thursday Night- Truck and Tractor Pulls
Friday Night- Demolition Derby
Saturday Night- Demolition Derby

Stonewall Ruritain will be serving chicken dinners each night starting at 6:00 pm till sold out.

frederickcountyfair.com

Daylily Daze Plant Sale

Come join us for our 8th Annual fundraiser that will benefit the The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank!

FREE admission with fun for the whole family.
FREE pre-dug Daylily with any $10 or more donation!
Wayne Lee Ray will be playing at noon!
Petting Zoo
Food and drinks for purchase by Sodexo
Beer and Wine available for purchase

If you would like to volunteer and be a part of this wonderful event please message us!
We are looking forward to seeing you and supporting The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank!

Live Theatre: The Big Snore

Sleeping Beauty awaits her Prince Charming as looney anchorman Rick Flick tries to keep his viewers up to date on the state of the sleeping princess. The race is on to find that magical kiss in this fast-paced, clever adaptation of a classic love story brought into the world of television newscasting. All ages will laugh out loud!

Show Dates & Tickets: winchesterlittletheatre.org/production/the-big-snore

Patriotic Celebration

Come join us in celebrating the official start of a new season and our independence. Peaches and garden vegetables will be available in the farm market along with a large assortment of baked goods. Blue Ridge Bar-B-Que will be selling food all day. Enjoy a stroll around the farm or a scenic wagon ride and the kids can enjoy the playground or hop on the cow train. Five of a Kind will be performing from 1:00-4:00. Don’t forget the strawberry or peach slushees, hand dipped ice cream and fresh made fudge.

www.markermillerorchards.com

 

Loudoun Street Mile

Celebrate Memorial Day by running in the Loudoun Street Mile! This event consists of a mile run, a fitness walk, and a tot trot.

This 34th annual edition of the Loudoun Street Mile traverses Loudoun Street in Historic Old Town Winchester, Virginia. This year’s race will again serve as the Collegiate Running Association Championship race. Prize money will be awarded!

COVID-19 UPDATE: Please note that we made many changes to last year’s race in order to comply with COVID regulations. We will do the same this year in an effort to insure another safe event. Please see website for additional information.

www.loudounstreetmile.com