Things to see and do...

Feb. 27, 2015 at 5:30 PM : Community running event in Harrisonburg, Va.

Run, Sweat and Beers, hosted by Three Brothers Brewing. Every fourth Friday of every month at 5:30 p.m. 1 mile, 3 mile, and 5 mile options, tasting room discounts.


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.

Feb. 27, 2015 at 7:00 PM : Comedy show at Bright Box Theater in Winchester, Va.

15 N. Loudoun St. Louis Ramey and Mike Aronin. One show on Feb 27, two shows on Feb. 28. VIP tickets: Choose your seat, order dinner 30 minutes before Door open to the general public. Available only for the Friday performance and early performance on Saturday.  For more information, call 540-665-2878 visit www.brightboxwinchester.com.


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.

Feb. 27, 2015 at 7:30 PM : Music and Dancing in Raphine, Va.

Clarks Ole Time Music Center, located at Clarks Lumber Co. Every Friday from 7:30-10 p.m. Admission: $8 per person, $15 per couple. For more information, call 540-377-2490.


Village of Raphine
2139 Raphine Rd
Raphine, VA 24472
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Raphine was named after James Edward Allen Gibbs who patented the first chain-stitch single-thread sewing machine and eventually began manufacturing commercial sewing machines. Nearby is the home of Cyrus McCormick, who invented the mechanical reaper in 1831.

Feb. 27, 2015 at 7:30 PM : Theater performance at Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, Va.

10 S. Market St. Every Man in His Humour. TalkBack discussion session follows performance. For more information, call 1-877-682-4236 or visit www.americanshakespearecenter.com.


The Blackfriars Playhouse - American Shakespeare Center
10 South Market Street
Staunton, VA 24401
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The Blackfriars Playhouse is the world’s only re-creation of a Shakespearean indoor theatre. The 300-seat theatre stages performances based on how Shakespeare's company originally performed plays at the original Shakespeare theatres. Performances are staged as a rotating repertory with the same actors in each of several concurrently-running plays.

Feb. 27, 2015 at 8:00 PM : Brass Band concert at James Madison University

Concert Hall, Forbes Center for the Performing Arts. JMU Brass Band. For more information, visit www.jmuforbescenter.com.


James Madison University
800 S. Main St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
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James Madison University is the only university in America named for U.S. President James Madison. Established in 1908, the university offers a broad range of the liberal arts programs. The university has been a coeducational institution since 1966.

Feb. 28, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM : Harrisonburg Winter Farmers Market in Harrisonburg, Va.

Downtown Harrisonburg, in the Turner Pavilion, 228. S. Liberty St. Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 540-476-3377.


Harrisonburg Farmers Market at Turner Pavilion
S. Liberty St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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The Harrisonburg Farmers Market is held Tuesdays and Saturdays, April through Thanksgiving, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the The Turner Pavilion on the Municipal Parking Lot, South Liberty Street. Providing access to locally-produced agricultural goods. Winter Market is held Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, January through March.

Feb. 28, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM : Civil War history program in Waynesboro, Va.

1219 Rockfish Road. East side of Hugh K. Cassell Elementary School. Follow signs. Battle of Waynesborough 150th Anniversary Civil War Reenactment. Feb. 28 and March 1. Living history daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Daily reenactment at 1 p.m. Bus transportation to battle site available hourly. For more information, call 540-943-3943 or visit WaynesboroHeritageFoundation.com.


Waynesboro Heritage Museum
420 West Main St.
Waynesboro, VA 22980
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The Waynesboro Heritage Museum, located in the downtown area of the city, features permanent galleries with exhibits about the history of Waynesboro. The museum includes a Postcard Gallery, a media room with continuous film screenings and a gift shop.

Feb. 28, 2015 at 9:00 AM : Letterboxing attraction at Hardesty-Higgins House in Harrsionburg, Va.

South Main St., downtown. HOUSEtorical: A collection of hidden boxes along a tour route, based on a 19th century English outdoor activity tradition, now a U.S. nationwide phenomenon. Harrisonburg tour includes several historic houses. FOr more information, visit www.visitharrisonburgva.com/visitors/hardesty-higgins-house.


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.

Feb. 28, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM : Fly Fishing Workshop at Murrays Fly Shop in Edinburg, Va.

121 S. Main St. Basic Fly Tying. Taught by Harry Murray. Two-hour workshop, materials not provided, optionally available for purchase.  You can purchase one of our basic fly tying kits, bring your own materials, or just watch as I tie the sample flies. Admission: $20 per person. For more information, visit /www.murraysflyshop.com/fly-fishing-workshops.


Murrays Fly Fishing Shop
121 S. Main Street
Edinburg, VA 22824
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Harry Murray is a native of Edinburg, Virginia,on the North Fork of the Shenandoah River.  He has published numerous articles in national fly fishing magazines and eight books.   His seminars at Murray's Fly Shop in Edinburg include fly fishing for trout and smallmouth bass, and fly tying.

Feb. 28, 2015 at 10:00 AM : Mosby Heritage Area Association Civil War history program in Waterford, Va.

John Wesley Church, Fairfax St. Divine was an area Civil War historian. Panel discussion discusses Divine's work and life and the historical booklet, John Divine's Civil War, which is based on interview tape transcriptions that were edited, illustrated, and given an introduction to Divine from fellow historians. No advance registrations. Tickets: $15 for members of the Mosby Heritage Area Association and $20 for non-members, available at the door.  For more information, call 540-687-6681 or visit www.mosbyheritagearea.org.


Mosby Heritage Area Association
1461 Atoka Road
Marshall, VA 20115
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The Mosby Heritage Area covers approximately 1,800 square miles of Virginia Piedmont. The mission is to educate about the history and advocate for the preservation of the extraordinary area historic, cultural and scenic resources.

Feb. 28, 2015 at 1:00 PM : Puppet theater performance in Martinsburg, W.Va.

412 W. King St.The Elves and the Shoemaker. Runs on Saturdays and Sundays through March 1 at 1 p.m. Tickets: $5 for 2 years and up. Balloons and animal crackers after the show, doors open 20 mins before the show. For more information, call 304-258-4074 or visit www.wondermentpuppets.com


Wonderment Puppets Theater
412 West King St.
Martinsburg, WV 25401
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Wonderment Puppets Theater opened in 2008 with live puppet theater, and as a place where children and parents can learn, be entertained and have fun, with hands-on puppet exhibits and a backstage tour after every show.

Feb. 28, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM : Adult art workshop at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Va.

901 Amherst St. Repurposed Lighting. Inspired by the exhibition, Second Time Around. Work with repurposed metal objects, led by educator and collector Bobbie Wilinski. Lighting hardware and all supplies included. Snow date: March 7. Register by Feb. 10. Museum member admission: $40, all others $45. For more information, call 540-662-1473, extention 240 or visit www.theMSV.org.


Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
901 Amherst St.
Winchester, VA 22801
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The regional Museum of the Shenandoah Valley interprets art, history, and culture. There's an eighteenth century house, six acres gardens, and a museum building designed by noted architect Michael Graves. A number of daily museum tours are offered open year-round; the house and gardens are open March through November.

Feb. 28, 2015 at 2:00 PM : Theater performance at Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, Va.

10 S. Market St. The Rover. For more information, call 1-877-682-4236 or visit www.americanshakespearecenter.com.


The Blackfriars Playhouse - American Shakespeare Center
10 South Market Street
Staunton, VA 24401
website   •   Map

The Blackfriars Playhouse is the world’s only re-creation of a Shakespearean indoor theatre. The 300-seat theatre stages performances based on how Shakespeare's company originally performed plays at the original Shakespeare theatres. Performances are staged as a rotating repertory with the same actors in each of several concurrently-running plays.

Feb. 28, 2015 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM : Wine Tasting in Natural Bridge, Va.

Red Fox Tavern at the Natural Bridge. Every Saturday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Virginia wines. Admission: $7.95 per person. For more information, call 540-458-3750.


Natural Bridge
Rt. 11
Natural Bridge, VA 24578
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Natural Bridge is a 20-story-high arch of solid rock, carved by nature. Cedar Creek Trail passes below it. History includes visits by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Civil War armies. Native American history is featured at an authentic Monacan village.

Feb. 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM : Theater performance at Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, Va.

10 S. Market St. The Taming of the Shrew. For more information, call 1-877-682-4236 or visit www.americanshakespearecenter.com.


The Blackfriars Playhouse - American Shakespeare Center
10 South Market Street
Staunton, VA 24401
website   •   Map

The Blackfriars Playhouse is the world’s only re-creation of a Shakespearean indoor theatre. The 300-seat theatre stages performances based on how Shakespeare's company originally performed plays at the original Shakespeare theatres. Performances are staged as a rotating repertory with the same actors in each of several concurrently-running plays.

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