Things to see and do...

May. 3, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM : Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, Va.

More than thirty events citywide, continuing through May 3. Band competitions, dances, parades, a 10K Race, the Coronation of Queen Shenandoah, Firefighters events, and celebrity appearances. Family-friendly. For more informatoin, visit www.thebloom.com.


Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival
135 North Cameron St.
Winchester, VA 22601
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A series of more than thirty events including band competitions, dances, parades, circus, a 10K Race, the Coronation of Queen Shenandoah, Firefighters' events, and celebrities, The Bloom draws more than 250,000 visitors each April.

May. 3, 2015 at 9:00 AM : Weekend-In-The-Park, Adventure shows at Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, Va.

Outside of and behind the War Memorial Building, featuring the Robbie Limon Band. Adventure Show at area on top of the hill between the Childrens Funday and the Car Show, featuring the Subaru Leave No trace Team and the LL Bean Bootmobile. For more information, visit www.TheBloom.com.


Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival
135 North Cameron St.
Winchester, VA 22601
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A series of more than thirty events including band competitions, dances, parades, circus, a 10K Race, the Coronation of Queen Shenandoah, Firefighters' events, and celebrities, The Bloom draws more than 250,000 visitors each April.

May. 7, 2015 at 12:00 PM : Monthly book discussion at Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville, Va.

95 Chalmers Ct. Brown Bags with Books, hosted by Clarke County Library that meets at Barns of Rose Hill. First Thursday of each month at 12 p.m. Bring a packed lunch and join in the discussion. For more information, call 540 955-5144 or visit handleyregional.org.


Barns of Rose Hill
64 Chalmers Ct.
Berryville, VA 22611
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The Barns of Rose Hill are two early 20th-Century dairy barns that were part of a farm estate donated to the Town of Berryville in 1964 and was established as a four-acre park to serve as a central focus of community activities, including culture and the arts events.

May. 8, 2015 at 8:00 PM : Historic district paranormal tours in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Haunted History And Legends Tours. Walk through old town and visit a former hospital, a theater, graveyard, an old hotel and the former childhood home of Confederate spy Belle Boyd. Tours run every Saturday night from April through November, starting at 8 p.m. in April and May, 9 p.m. in June, July, and August. 7 p.m. in September, October and November. Adult entertainment for ages of 13 and older. Reservations required: $12 per person. For more information, call 304-261-7470.


Caperton Train Station
229 East Martin St.
Martinsburg, WV 25401
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Located on the mainline of the CSX Railroad, the Caperton Train Station is a restored 1848-1876 railroad hotel with a modern train station addition. In 1863, the hotel nearby B&O Roundhouses and shops were destroyed by Confederate General Stonewall Jackson during the Civil War. It was also the site of the first national labor strike.

May. 9, 2015 at 9:00 AM : Apple Blossom Antique Car Show in Winchester, Va.

Jim Barnett Park, 1001 E. Cork St. Over 500 vehicles. 1913 band organ and Moxie horse car. Family-friendly. Hosted by the Shenandoah Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America. Free admission. for more information, visit www.winchesterva.gov/parks.


City of Winchester, Va.
1001 East Cork St.
Winchester, VA 22601
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Winchester is home of the annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, drawing approximately 250,000 visitors to the area. There are parks, a historic downtown walking mall and centuries-old architecture.  The city has an extensive Civil War history, changing hands many times during the War.

May. 9, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM : Festival of Spring in Luray, Va.

Main St. and Ruffner Plaza. 11th annual event. Arts and crafts, live music, wine-tastings, family activities. Food available.


Luray Downtown Initiative
47-A West Main Street
Luray, VA 22835
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Luray offers recreational activities, major attractions, and cultural history, and a registered National Historic District, where festivals, performing arts, paved walking trails, museums and monuments are accessible year round. Century-old buildings house antique, boutique, and outdoor stores. Restaurants are located walking distance of accommodations.

May. 9, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM : Rockbridge County Relay for Life event in Lexington, Va.

Rockbridge County High School, 143 Greenhouse Road. Fundraiser for American Cancer Society. For more information, call 540-460-1901.


Lexington, Virginia
106 East Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450
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Lexington, Virginia is the home of the Virginia Military Institute and Washington & Lee University. The historic downtown area is one of the places where you can feel like you are stepping back into the past, yet the atmosphere as an exciting cosmopolitan edge. It's the home of the legendary Civil War General, "Stonewall" Jackson, and Robert Lee is buried at the University bearing his name. The Virginia Horse Center is a huge indoor complex featuring events and pageants from across the U.S. It's all just minutes from the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, at the southern junction of Interstates 81 and 64.

May. 16, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM : Virginia Wine and Craft Festival in Front Royal, Va.

Historic downtown area. 29th annual event. Wine tastings from 21 Virginia wineries, over 100 vendors, artists and crafters. Family-friendly, youth activities. Food available. Live rock and bluegrass music. Tickets available locally and online. Free general admission, $25 in advance, $30 at the gate for wine-tasting. For more information, call 540-635-3185 or visit www.wineandcraftfestival.com.


Front Royal Visitors Center
414 East Main Street
Front Royal, VA 22630
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Front Royal is a little more than an hour's drive from the Washington D.C. metro area, is the northern gateway to Shenandoah National Park and has been officially named the Canoe Capital of Virginia. The two main forks of the Shenandoah River meet here.

May. 16, 2015 at 2:00 PM : Downtown Restaurant festival in Harrisonburg, Va.

Rocktown Bites restaurant tours begin at 2 p.m at the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center and last approximately 2.5 hours. Six unique independent restaurants, food shops and local businesses. Sample food, drink including craft beer and Virginia wines.


Downtown Harrisonburg, Va.
212 S Main St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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Downtown Harrisonburg is located on historic Route 11 (South Main Street). Stop by the Visitor's Center at the historic Hardesty-Higgins House at 212 South Main Street for more information. There's parking in the rear of the building on Bruce Street.

May. 17, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM : Rock the Bridge festival in Lexington, Va.

Nelson Street Bridge. One-day open-air music, food and arts festival. Family-friendly, food available. Beer tasting. High-energy rock show. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at door. For more information, call 540-319-4181.


Lexington, Virginia
106 East Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450
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Lexington, Virginia is the home of the Virginia Military Institute and Washington & Lee University. The historic downtown area is one of the places where you can feel like you are stepping back into the past, yet the atmosphere as an exciting cosmopolitan edge. It's the home of the legendary Civil War General, "Stonewall" Jackson, and Robert Lee is buried at the University bearing his name. The Virginia Horse Center is a huge indoor complex featuring events and pageants from across the U.S. It's all just minutes from the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, at the southern junction of Interstates 81 and 64.

May. 18, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM : Museum of American Jewelry Design and Manufacturing in Harrisonburg, Va.

Ice House at 217 South Liberty St. Opened this year. Antique hand engraved hubs, dies and rolls, largest collection of jewelry hubs, large manufacturing machines and tools. Browse retail store while watching artisans work in shop. Showroom open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Workshop open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 540-574-4306 or visit hugohol.com.


Downtown Harrisonburg, Va.
212 S Main St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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Downtown Harrisonburg is located on historic Route 11 (South Main Street). Stop by the Visitor's Center at the historic Hardesty-Higgins House at 212 South Main Street for more information. There's parking in the rear of the building on Bruce Street.

May. 22, 2015 at 5:30 PM : Bike, Run, Sweat and Beers biking event in Harrisonburg, Va.

Brothers Craft Brewing. 2nd annual event. Casual, 10-mile ride around the city begins at 5:30 p.m., arrive early to register. All registered riders 21 and older receive a $1 discount on an after-ride beer.


 

May. 23, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM : Valley Fest at Massanutten Resort in McGaheysville, Va.

4620 Massanutten Drive. 15th annual event. Wines, ciders and microbrews, live entertainment, foods and artisans. Sponsored by the Harrisonburg Rockingham Chamber of Commerce. Rain or shine. Tasting tickets: $25 advance, $30 day-of, includes a souvenir glass and unlimited sampling. Designated driver/underage tickets: $10. For more information, visit www.valleyfestbeerandwine.com.


Massanutten Resort
1822 Resort Drive
McGaheysville, VA 22840
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Massanutten Resort offers skiing and snowboarding and a new Business Center with free wi-fi. The new Spa at Massanutten features a wide range of amenities, products and services. Massanutten Resort is also home to a year-round indoor water park.

May. 29, 2015 at 7:30 PM : Play performance at Theatre Shenandoah in Edinburg, Va.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare abridged.  37 plays in 97 minutes performed by three actors. Fridays and Saturdays, May 29-30, June 5-6 at 7:30 p.m., May 31 and June 7 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets available locally and online: $15 foradults, $12 for seniors and youth. For more information call 540-984-3972 or visit www.theatreshenandoah.org.


Town of Edinburg, Virginia
101 Town Hall Avenue
Edinburg, VA 22824
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Edinburg was first settled in the late 18th century by Germans and Swiss and incorporated in 1852. Its original name referred to the Garden of Eden. It's mill was built in 1848, now a museum, escaped being burned during the Civil War. It boasts lovely Victorian homes with distinctive architectural features.

Jun. 4, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM : July 4th activities at Massanutten Resort in McGaheysville, Va.

Summer Jam 2014. Live music fireworks, food, beer and wine, youth activities. Rain or shine, rain location: Ski Lodge. Festival chairs, blankets, and camp chairs with built-in, non-obstructing shade awnings, abd ine unopened, sealed bottle of water allowed in. No pop-up tents or umbrellas, or food, drinks, drugs, pets, or weapons. No alcohol in Lodge. Beer and wine ticket sales end at 9:30 p.m. servings end at 9:45 p.m. of any kind. Food and beverage served not included in ticket price. Other fees may apply. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Ages 6 and under admitted free.


Massanutten Resort
1822 Resort Drive
McGaheysville, VA 22840
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Massanutten Resort offers skiing and snowboarding and a new Business Center with free wi-fi. The new Spa at Massanutten features a wide range of amenities, products and services. Massanutten Resort is also home to a year-round indoor water park.
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