Guided Civil War Walking Tour of Stephens City

Civil War walking tours of historic Stephens City are conducted at 10:30 a.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, beginning in June and ending in October. Tours are led by staff of the Newtown History Center. This tour focuses on the impact of the Civil War on the town. Learn about various civilian and military activities in and around Stephens City between 1861 and 1865.

Admission: $5/person (all ages 6+)

Reservations are required.

Please call the Newtown History Center at 540-869-1700.

Tours begin at the Newtown History Center, located at 5408 Main Street.

June 25th
July 23rd
August 27th
September 24th
October 22nd

Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival

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…always popular, always fun!
An area just for the kids with a Giant Slide, Kids Castle and Obstacle Course. Susie The Clown doing balloon art for the kids on Saturday. 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 and hot rods in a festive atmosphere, Saturday at 10:30am. Trophies, Hourly Prizes, 50/50 Drawing and nearby Music.

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!

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, Paul Moschetto, Jimmy Lee, Cramer & Ivy, 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
Visit the area HANDY MART stores for $1.00 off admission coupons! Admission includes all activities except adult beverages.
General admission: $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!

Guided Civil War Walking Tour of Stephens City

Civil War walking tours of historic Stephens City are conducted at 10:30 a.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, beginning in June and ending in October. Tours are led by staff of the Newtown History Center. This tour focuses on the impact of the Civil War on the town. Learn about various civilian and military activities in and around Stephens City between 1861 and 1865.

Admission: $5/person (all ages 6+)

Reservations are required.

Please call the Newtown History Center at 540-869-1700.

Tours begin at the Newtown History Center, located at 5408 Main Street.

June 25th
July 23rd
August 27th
September 24th
October 22nd

Guided Civil War Walking Tour of Stephens City

Civil War walking tours of historic Stephens City are conducted at 10:30 a.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, beginning in June and ending in October. Tours are led by staff of the Newtown History Center. This tour focuses on the impact of the Civil War on the town. Learn about various civilian and military activities in and around Stephens City between 1861 and 1865.

Admission: $5/person (all ages 6+)

Reservations are required.

Please call the Newtown History Center at 540-869-1700.

Tours begin at the Newtown History Center, located at 5408 Main Street.

June 25th
July 23rd
August 27th
September 24th
October 22nd

Guided Civil War Walking Tour of Stephens City

Civil War walking tours of historic Stephens City are conducted at 10:30 a.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, beginning in June and ending in October. Tours are led by staff of the Newtown History Center. This tour focuses on the impact of the Civil War on the town. Learn about various civilian and military activities in and around Stephens City between 1861 and 1865.

Admission: $5/person (all ages 6+)

Reservations are required.

Please call the Newtown History Center at 540-869-1700.

Tours begin at the Newtown History Center, located at 5408 Main Street.

June 25th
July 23rd
August 27th
September 24th
October 22nd

Gardens at Night: Soul Expressions

Dance under the stars to Motown, funk, and today’s hits with Soul Expressions. Food, beer, wine, and hard cider will be available for purchase at the shows and the gardens and galleries will be open.

Tickets will be available for purchase online for MSV Members beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 2. Tickets sales open to all others at 9 a.m. on May 9. Member tickets are only $5, so join the MSV today!

Tickets are presale only and will not be available at the gate. All attendees, including children, must have a ticket. MSV members, active military & individual retired veterans: $5 per person; ages 12 & under $1; all others: $15 per person (includes concert, gallery, and garden admission). Seating begins at 5:30 p.m. Gardens, galleries, and food/drink stations open at 6 p.m.; the music goes from 7 to 9 p.m. Bring a chair. No outside food/drink. Rain/shine. No refunds. Tickets are not transferable between concerts. Sponsored by Navy Federal Credit Union and Shenandoah Country Q102.

More information and tickets

GardenFest

Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Assocation will hold GardenFest on June 4, 2022 at Belle Grove Plantation. The gate opens at 8 a.m. sharp and the event takes place until 2 p.m. They will have plants for sale (all $5 each!), vendors, the Master Gardener information booth, Second Hand Rose (rummage sale), children’s activities, raffle items, and garden tool sharpening.

Admission and parking are free. Tours of Belle Grove’s historic Manor House will be $5 for visitors 12 and older and offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Master Gardeners will also give free guided tours of Belle Grove’s Teaching Garden.

The highlight of GardenFest is the VCE Master Gardeners’ Plant Sale. This annual fundraiser supports the educational programs offered by the Master Gardeners throughout the year. The plant sale area will be doubled so there is ample space to safely shop. All plants will be priced at $5 and a list of plants for sale will be shared at Facebook.com/NSVMGA. Click here for more information for those and former years’ plants. Cash and credit cards are accepted. The plant sale is a great place to find Shenandoah Valley & Virginia native plants, plants for beneficial pollinators, unique trees and shrubs, as well as vegetables and herbs. Garden wagons will be available to transport purchased plants to vehicles and Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions about plants and gardening.

Visit nsvmga.org and or like NSVMGA on Facebook for further details and updates.

Guided History Walking Tour of Old Town Winchester

Experience 275 years of history on this guided walking tour! Learn about the citizens that lived here and the pivotal events that made Winchester the place it is today. These tours are given by experienced and knowledgeable guides that enjoy sharing their love of local history.

Make your reservation by calling 540-542-1326.

Cost: $10, payable to the guide.

Meet at 2 N. Cameron Street (the corner of Cameron and Boscawen Street, Winchester, Virginia)

Tours are offered May – October
1st and 3rd Fridays at 6pm
2nd and 4th Sundays at 4pm

More tours are available. See: https://visitwinchesterva.com/guided-tours/

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 35th 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!

Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Championships
We are excited to announce that the 2022 Loudoun Street Mile will serve as the National Championship Race!

Collegiate Running Association (CRA) Road Mile Championship
The top 3 collegians will be recognized as the CRA winners. This is open to anyone who has taken at least one college class (even on-line) in the first half of 2021.

Awarded to top 3 in each age group: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49 for men and women; 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70-79 & 80+ for men; 50-59, 60-69 & 70+ for women.

www.loudounstreetmile.com

Strawberry Festival

Come out for West Oaks Farm Market’s Strawberry Festival! Fun for the whole family.

If you are a strawberry lover, you DO NOT want to miss out!

Pick-your-own Strawberries
LIVE MUSIC
Tractor Bounce House
Food Vendors
Hayrides

More details to come.

Strawberry wine, hard cider, and more!
Delicious strawberry treats!

It will be a strawberry filled day, mark your calendar now!