Guided Tour at Peaceful Fields Animal Sanctuary

Join our monthly vegan sanctuary tour, meet the rescued residents, hear their stories, and learn about our mission of saving lives!

This is a great introduction to the Sanctuary’s mission and, most importantly, to our many rescued residents who call PFS home. The tour begins promptly at 1PM so please arrive a little beforehand. Dress for being outdoors – we recommend a change of closed-toe shoes or boots that you don’t mind getting dirty.

Children age six and over are welcome. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Parking is in the front yard.


With the purchase and use of this ticket you, or anyone who uses the ticket purchased on their behalf, agrees to abide by our waiver of liability. Click here to read our waiver.
Tickets may not be resold. Please contact us in order to transfer ticket holders or if you can no longer make it and wish to release the tickets.
Attendees are capped at 50 and are encouraged to get a ticket ahead of time. Online ticketing closes one hour before the event. Limited tickets may be available at the door, if they don’t sell out beforehand. Bring a printed copy of your ticket(s) or have it ready on your phone when you arrive.
Masks are required.
Social distancing during the tour is encouraged.
PFS has an on-site vegan policy: any snacks or food you bring on-site needs to be plant based/vegan.

Event is rain or shine! In the event of severe inclement weather, we will contact ticket holders ahead of time.

More Information and Tickets

Holiday Open House at Willow Moon Farm

We are so excited to announce our ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE here on the farm on December 18th from 10am – 3pm!
What can you expect?

Our apothecary building open- where we will have all of our products and items that we offer displayed for you to shop, ask questions and talk with Sara (owner) about the farm. You can expect to see our unique skincare products, soy candles, goats milk soaps, herbal remedies, Certified Naturally Grown eggs, canned goods, dried herbs and much more. All items are made/produced here on the farm from scratch!

Whisked Sugar Bakeshoppe will be set up with a variety of baked goods- cakes, cupcakes, cookies & hot cocoa bombs! All handmade and locally made here in Gore.
1 free raffle ticket to each family that will have a chance to win a gift basket full of our products and an item from our featured baker.
Farm tours where you can visit our livestock and get all of the goat snuggles.
Hot cocoa bar
Christmas music
We hope you will visit us to see our farm and see how much we have expanded this past year!
We look forward to seeing you and spreading holiday cheer!

Holiday House Tours

Join us for Preservation of Historic Winchester’s Annual Holiday House Tours!

We welcome you back to the 45th annual tour with three spectacular homes that have never been part of the tour before.

Plan an afternoon of holiday festivities at 25 West Piccadilly Street, 321 South Stewart Street, and 814 South Washington Street to see these recently-renovated architectural gems. Visit the houses on your own in any order for guided tours of these spectacularly-decorated buildings.

PHW will be following CDC guidelines at the time of the tour. Come prepared with face masks!

Tickets will go on sale starting November 15 at Kimberly’s. Winchester Book Gallery, Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center, and the Bough & Dough Shop at the Hexagon House.

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Eugene Smith Gallery Holiday Open House

Join us for a Holiday Open House at Eugene B. Smith Gallery.

Shop for holiday gifts at the gallery while enjoying the vocal stylings of Tracey Wygal!

She will be performing the music of Patsy Cline in honor of Eugene’s 2021 Christmas image, which features Patsy’s former home. The image is featured on a Christmas ornament as well.

“The Gift” is in the gallery now!
Friday, December 3rd 6-9pm

Holiday Tours at Belle Grove

Belle Grove Plantation will be decorated for the holidays!

In the historic Manor House, there will be a 12-foot Christmas tree in the Parlor and area Garden Clubs will adorn each room inspired by “Timeless Tales & Verse” and featuring holiday themed literature from the years of Belle Grove’s history.

Belle Grove will be open for touring December 3 – December 30, 2021

Guided Tours: Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (last tour 3:15 p.m.) and Sundays, 1-5 p.m. (last tour 4:15 p.m.) (On Friday, December 3, Belle Grove will not open until 2 p.m.)

Christmas by Candlelight (self-guided tours and live music): Friday and Saturdays 4-8 p.m.

Live Music Schedule
Friday, December 3, 6-8 p.m. Allen Dec, The Happy Harper
Saturday, December 4, 6-8 p.m. Elizabeth Dalton (flute) & Jason Perry (guitar)
Friday, December 10, 6-8 p.m. Deborah Balcom, Vocalist
Saturday, December 11, 6-8 p.m. Deborah Balcom, Vocalist
Friday, December 17, 6-8 p.m. Allen Dec, The Happy Harper
Saturday, December 18, 6-8 p.m. Shenandoah Strings Trio

Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

The Museum Shop is open during all touring hours and it is the perfect place to find a unique and locally made gift!

Call (540) 869-2028 for more information.

Christmas Open House

Please join us for our Christmas Open House! Friday, Dec 14th from 12-5 pm. Stop by and have some holiday cheer with us and sample our delicious treats! Bring a non-perishable food item for our food drive for a very, very needy family that we are helping this year. All donations are appreciated.