First Battle of Kernstown Commemorative Walking Tour

Learn about the Civil War’s First Battle of Kernstown (March 23, 1862) during this walking tour that takes place at the Kernstown Battlefield on the Pritchard-Grim Farm and the MSV’s Rose Hill Park. Led by author and historian Gary Ecelbarger, the walk begins at 9 a.m. at the Kernstown Battlefield, breaks for lunch at 11:30 a.m., then reconvenes at Rose Hill Park at 1 p.m.

Free. Registration not required. Presented in partnership with the Kernstown Battlefield Association. Pritchard-Grim Farm: 610 Battle Park Drive, Winchester; Rose Hill Park: 1871 Jones Road, Winchester.

Gary Ecelbarger is the author of numerous nineteenth-century non-fiction works including The Day Dixie Died: The Battle of Atlanta, and “We are in for it!”: The First Battle of Kernstown. He has also published biographies of Civil War generals “Black Jack” Logan and Frederick W. Lander, as well as military histories of the Shenandoah Valley campaign. Ecelbarger is a leading authority of the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley and has been consulted frequently for historical interpretations of Civil War battlefields in the Valley. Gary Ecelbarger is also a Lincoln scholar and divides his research and touring time between the Rockies and Revolutionary War sites.

In Touch with the Other Side

Readings by Kelly, at 1pm and 7pm

Kelly Schloer is a Master Medium, Author, Sacred Channel, Animal Communicator, Motivational Speaker, and Spiritual Coach.
Have you lost a loved one? Would you like a chance to connect with them again? Kelly is a Renowned Medium that can help you connect with loved ones that have crossed over.

Kelly will be hosting a group reading with a limited number of reserved front of the house seats are available.

Doors open at 12:30pm for the 1pm reading.
Doors open at 6:30pm for the 7pm reading.

Still and video photography along with audio recording may be used for Kelly’s social media pages. As for all large groups there is no guarantee of a reading.

Winchester Little Theatre: La Fin du Silence

Mar 6, 2020 – Mar 21, 2020
Written by Michael Walker
Directed by Sara Gomez

Simone spent her orphaned childhood in a convent. On a day trip to the circus, she was kidnapped by three men. Now, twenty years later, an intriguing magazine tempts her to break her silence, publishing her story in three parts. What will be revealed in the third and final installment?

Show Dates & Tickets:
Wednesday March 4 at 8PM: Special Wine & Cheese Preview!
Friday March 6 at 8PM
Saturday March 7 at 8PM
Sunday March 8 at 2PM
Thursday March 12 at 8PM
Friday March 13 at 8PM
Saturday March 14 at 2PM
Saturday March 14 at 8PM
Sunday March 15 at 2PM
Thursday March 19 at 8PM
Friday March 20 at 8PM
Saturday March 21 at 8PM

Agritourism Information Session

In partnership with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, the Winchester-Frederick County Tourism Office will be hosting an informational session to educate farmers and landowners in Winchester and Frederick County as to what exactly “agritourism” is.

Our panels of experts and peers will discuss how agritourism may be able to provide a sustainable source of income to supplement those revenues from regular farming activities.

Attendees are welcome to bring any and all questions, and will be provided answers by agritourism experts from throughout the Commonwealth as well as by their peers who have already begun different types of agritourism on their farms.

MSV Day: Free Admission

Celebrate the new MSV exhibition Things Come Apart during this special free-admission day at the MSV!

MSV Day activities are free to all.

 

 

Bright Box Divas Drag Show

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8 – Valentine’s Day Theme!

Bright Box Theater, VanHook Productions, LLC, and Kaleidoscope Comedy are proud to present Bright Box DIVAS featuring Shi-Queeta-Lee and her All-Star Cast of Celebrity Female Impersonators!

Female impersonation at it’s very best, “Bright Box Divas” is a 90 minute revue of the world’s top legends. Enter the magical world of illusion as your favorite divas dazzle right before your eyes. These glitzy, glamorous, and carefully duplicated performances will leave you amazed, intrigued, and completely blown away!

Creator, director, and cast member Shi-Queeta-Lee has been seen on NBC’s America’s Got Talent season 4, ABC’s Ugly Betty, reality shows DCTV’s Drag City: DC, BBC America, MTV’s Made and TvOne’s R&B Divas.

$20 adv / $25 door / $30 VIP

EARLY SHOW at 7pm (SOLD OUT)
LATE SHOW at 10:30pm
This show is ages 18+.

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Week

Following the path of least resistance is often an easier, simpler choice. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. showed us what it means to choose the more difficult path and to stand up for justice – even when it seems impossible. Dr. King’s example of activism through the civil rights movement is one of the most well-known in history. His resilience has inspired generations of activists to keep pushing for change and rely on their own ability to overcome obstacles.

How has Dr. King’s work inspired you?

Join Shenandoah University as we explore examples of resistance and activism throughout history and how resilience has made change possible.

Campus and community members are invited to participate in a week of free lectures, conversations, and interactive events that will allow us to discover our own inner activists through learning together and serving others.

More information and Schedule of Events

Honoring the Legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King

Robin Packard, Minister Barbara Davis, Gwen Walker and Vice Mayor John Hill honor the two drum majors of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, by looking at these lives that helped to shape and change the lives of so many people, not only in the United States, but around the world.

Refreshments will be served after the program.

The Nutcracker

Please join us for the annual production of THE NUTCRACKER, a Winchester Holiday Tradition Since 1982!

Tickets are reserved seating. You are able to select your seats using an interactive seating chart. If you have a special seating request or need help selecting seats, please call 540-665-0343. Tickets may also be purchased by cash or check at the studio, 20 West Cork Street, Winchester, Virginia Monday-Thursday 4:00-8:00 pm or by appointment.

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Shenandoah Potters Guild Holiday Show

Local potters (members of the Shenandoah Potters Guild) will have their pottery available for sale the 23rd annual pottery show and sale. There will be a huge assortment of handmade pottery by local artisans from the Shenandoah Valley and surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. Featuring beautifully hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind ceramics signed by local artisans. Add a touch of style to your home décor or kitchen with high-fire stoneware available for purchase. Perfect for holiday gift giving.

MC/VISA/AMEX/DISC

INDOORS. Rain or Shine!

Both days, 10am-4pm.

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