Things to see and do...

Jan. 31, 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.

Jan. 31, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM : Fishing Workshop at Murrays Fly Shop in Edinburg, Va.

121 S. Main St. Catching Large Bass on Streamers. This two-hour workshop features slide show and discussion. 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.

Jan. 31, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM : Qigong Classes at the Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville, Va.

95 Chalmers Ct. Saturday Jan. 31, and every Saturday through Feb. 21. Program by Marisol Mayell, from 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. For all ages, any fitness level and health condition. Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing. Admission: $56 for all four sessions, $14 per class for pre-registered students, paid in advance, or $16 per session for walk-ins. For more information, call 540-955-2004 or visit www.barnsofrosehill.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.

Jan. 31, 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.

Jan. 31, 2015 at 1:30 PM : Oboe music concdert at James Madison University

Recital Hall, Forbes Center for the Performing Arts. Jacqueline Leclair. 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.

Jan. 31, 2015 at 2:00 PM : Theater performance at Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, Va.

10 S. Market St. The White Devil. Opening night performance. Admission: Pay-what-you will. 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.

Jan. 31, 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.

Jan. 31, 2015 at 6:00 PM : Health Center Art Auction Dinner at Washington and Lee University

Evans Dining Hall on campus. Virginia food, local artists: Lexington, Palette, Plate and Pleasure, the Rockbridge Area Health Center biennial fundraiser. 20 local artists, auction proceeds to benefit the Heath Center. Six-course meal featuring food and wine from local and regional producers. Doors open at 6 p.m. for registration, cocktails, and a silent auction. Black tie optional. Admission: $100 per person or $600 for a table of eight. For more information, visit www.rockahc.org.


Lenfest Hall, Washington & Lee University
100 Glasgow St.
Lexington, VA 24450
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Lenfest Hall is the $10.5 million, 50,000 square foot performing arts home of the Washington and Lee University Theater Department. The professional performing arts Lenfest Center provides for over 250 public performances each year.

Jan. 31, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM : Swedish Fire Festival at Barren Vinyards in Fishersville, Va.

Swedish fire torches line our winery driveway. Includes glass of wine to pair with Raclette cheese upstairs and dinner. Rreservations available for parties of eight or more. Swiss alpenhorn on newly-enclosed patio, dessert and dancing outdoors. Warm, seasonal outdoor dress. Ages 21 and older, no outside alcohol. Reservations required. Admission: $85. For more inforation, call 540-248-3300.


Barren Ridge Vineyards
984 Barren Ridge Rd.
Fishersville, VA 22939
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Barren Ridge Vineyards is a state-of-the-art winery owned by John and Shelby Higgs and is located on a former apple orchard in an old, converted apple barn whose original structure and wood beams have been preserved. Wines are available daily during complimentary tours and tastings.

Jan. 31, 2015 at 7:00 PM : Kwanzaa Celebration at Mary Baldwin College

Hunt Dining Hall, 218 Hunt Drive.


Mary Baldwin College
318 Prospect Street
Staunton, VA 24401
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Founded as Augusta Female Seminary in 1842, pioneering education of women. The oldest institution of higher education for women in the nation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Augusta Female Seminary was renamed Mary Baldwin Seminary in 1895 and became Mary Baldwin College in 1923.

Jan. 31, 2015 at 7:30 PM : Bluegrass music concert at Court Square Theater in Harrisonbuorg, Va.

Bill Yates and the Country Gentlemen Tribute. Featuring Bill Yates on vocals, Mike Phipps on the Charlie Waller sound-alike vocals, Rick Briggs on banjo and vocals, Larry Kirk on upright bass and vocals, and Mark Clifton on the resophonic guitar dobro and vocals. Tickets: $12-15. For more information, call 540-433-9189 or visit valleyarts.org.


Court Square Theater
61 Graham St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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Court Square Theater is located in the Arts and Cultural center of Harrisonburg, Virginia. The 250-seat Court Square Theater is operated by the Valley Arts Council, a non-profit group whose mission is to offer a wide range of live performances as well as an independent and foreign film series.

Jan. 31, 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
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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.

Jan. 31, 2015 from 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM : Haunted Pub Crawl in Winchester, Va.

Wednesday and Saturday from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., concludes on Jan. 31. Local haunts including 147 North, V2, The Half Note Lounge, Brewbakers, The Cajun Experience, Cork St. Tavern, and the Bright Box Theater. Reservations requested. Admission: $29.99 per person drinks not included. For more information, call 540-827-9948.


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. 1, 2015 at 10:00 AM : HIstorical exhibition at Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, W.Va.

The Freedmans Bureau, Educating the Newly Freed Slaves and the Prelude to Storer College historical exhibition. Backdrop to a full year of activities that will highlight Harpers Ferry role in the education of newly-freed slaves immediately after the Civil War. For more information, call 304-535-6298 or 304-535-6029 or visit www.nps.gov/hafe.


 

Feb. 1, 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.

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