Community bulletin board — calendar of events

Posted: May 9, 2013

Events

Today

Bright Box shows

Circus Mutt and Banana Express will perform at 8 p.m. today at the Bright Box Theatre, 15 N. Loudoun St.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more information, go to brightboxwinchester.com.

Barns concert

The Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville, will have a concert by Elizabeth LaPrelle and Anna Roberts-Gevalt at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

For more information, contact 540-955-2004 or go to barnsofrosehill.org.

Flower sale

Stephens City United Methodist Church is selling 12-inch hanging baskets for Mother’s Day from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, and from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday for $20 at the church on Main Street.

Friday

WLT show opens

Winchester Little Theatre’s production of “You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running” will open Friday with performances Saturday and Sunday and May 16 to 19 and 23 to 25. Tickets are $18.75 for adults, $16.75 for seniors and $14.50 for students.

Contact the box office at 540-662-3331 or boxoffice@wltonline.org. For more information, go to wltonline.org.

Yamomanem concert

The Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville, will have a concert by Yamomanem at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

For more information, contact 540-955-2004 or go to barnsofrosehill.org.

W.A.M.

W.A.M., Winchester Art Market, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Dharma Yoga Studio, 142 N. Loudoun St., with local artwork and crafts for sale and live music by James Thompkins.

A portion of sales will benefit this month’s charity, the Henry and William Evans Home for Children.

Visit winchesterartmarket.com or call at 540-212-8623.

National Public  Gardens Day

The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will celebrate National Public Gardens Day with free admission to Glen Burnie Gardens and the museum galleries from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

Free admission continues with the museum’s Galleries at Night from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 540-662-1473, ext. 235, or go to themsv.org.

Saturday

Vintage baseball

Long Branch Historic House and Farm, 830 Long Branch Lane, Millwood, will hold a doubleheader of vintage baseball games from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5 per carload.

For more information, call 540-837-1856 or go to historiclongbranch.com.

Blandy Garden Fair

The Foundation of the State Arboretum of Virginia will host its 24th annual Blandy Garden Fair from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 400 Blandy Farm Lane, Boyce. Admission is $10 per car, and all activities inside are free.

For more information, call 540-837-1758 or go to blandy.virginia.edu.

Of Ale and History  Beer Festival

Belle Grove Plantation’s “Of Ale and History” Beer Festival will be held Saturday at the house, 336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown. Gates open at 11 a.m. and the beer tasting and music are from noon to 6 p.m.

Beer drinker tickets are $25 the day of the event and $20 in advance. Advance tickets are available online at bellegrove.org, at any Shenandoah Valley Handy Mart, at Belle Grove, and by calling Belle Grove at 540-869-2028. Designated driver tickets are $10 in advance and at the gate. Advance tickets will be available through midnight Friday.

Bake sale

Relay for Life team, Thunder Against Cancer, will have a Mother’s Day bake sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Dollar Tree, U.S. 522 north.

Donations may be made and lumanaria bags purchased.

Canine Carnival

A Canine Carnival will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Sherando Park in Stephens City.

Demonstrations by fire and rescue, ATF, Blue Ridge Dog Training Club, Evelyn and Monroe Williams’ sheep herding, and Frederick County Sheriff’s Office.

There will be pet item and food vendors as well as a silent auction.

Yard sale

Relay for Life Team of Hope will have a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 142 Linden Drive, Winchester.

Horse show

Northern District 4-H & Open Qualifying Horse Show will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Frederick County Fairgrounds and is hosted by the Golden Horseshoe 4-H Club. Call 540-877-4935 or 540-336-9291.

Barbecue fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 46 will have a barbecue fundraiser from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 2732 Martinsburg Pike, Stephenson.

Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Pork barbecue will be prepared by Jordan Springs Market.

Proceeds will benefit fees for summer camp.

Bake sale

Louise’s Angels Relay for Life team will have a bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Kmart on Pleasant Valley Road in Winchester.

Plant, bake sale

North Mountain Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 186 Rosenberger Lane, will have its annual Mother’s Day Plant and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the fire hall.

‘Somewhere’

Magic Lantern Theater will show “Somewhere” at 2 p.m. Saturday at Handley Library, 100 W. Piccadilly St.

Admission is free and open to the public. Donations accepted. The film is rated R.

The film will also be shown at 7:30 p.m. May 16 at the Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court. Tickets are $5.

For more information, call 540-678-0963 or go to magiclanterntheater.org.

Antique car show

The 55th Annual Apple Blossom Antique Car Show, Flea Market, and Car Corral, presented by the Shenandoah Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America, will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Jim Barnett Park, Winchester.

There is no admission charge. Visit sraaca.com.

Sunday

Acting workshop

The Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville, will have an acting workshop for teens ages 13 to 17 with Sarah Douglas from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $80.

For more information, contact 540-955-2004 or go to barnsofrosehill.org.

Monday

Matt O’Ree concert

The Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville, will have a concert by Matt O’Ree at 8 p.m. Monday. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

For more information, contact 540-955-2004 or go to barnsofrosehill.org.

Trivia/Taco Night

Trivia/Taco Night will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at American Legion Post 21, 1730 Berryville Pike, Winchester, with happy hour prices in effect during the entire event. All ages may attend. Call 540-662-9501.

Piano recital

Silvan Negrutiu will present a piano recital at 7 p.m Tuesday at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.

Negrutiu has just completed his doctor of musical arts in piano performance degree at Shenandoah University.

This performance will precede his debut recital at the Kennedy Center.

The galleries will be open from 4 to 9 p.m. and the café will serve dinner, tea, and dessert from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Tickets will be available beginning at 4 p.m. It is free to members, ages 12 and under, and SU students and faculty (with ID); all others, $5.

Wednesday

Lunch and Learn

The last installment of Preservation of Historic Winchester’s “Lunch and Learn” series will begin at noon Wednesday in the basement bar of Lewis-Jones Knitting Mill at 126 N. Kent St. The topic will be “How to Utilize State and Federal Historic Tax Credits” by John Willingham. Admission is free and open to the public.

Contact 540-667-3577 or phwi@verizon.net.

Library Friends  annual meeting

Dr. Richard Guy Wilson, architectural historian and Commonwealth professor in architectural history at the University of Virginia, will speak at the Friends of Handley Regional Library’s annual meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium of Handley Library.

The topic is “The Handley Library and the American Renaissance in Architecture and Art” in honor of the library’s 100th anniversary. A reception and book signing will follow.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Fishtank Ensemble

The Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville, will have a concert by Fishtank Ensemble at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.

For more information, contact 540-955-2004 or go to barnsofrosehill.org.

North-South Skirmish

The North-South Skirmish Association will hold its 127th National Competition from Wednesday to May 19 at Fort Shenandoah in Winchester. The event will include several days of competitions and skirmishes. It is free and open to the public.

For more information, go to n-ssa.org.

Upcoming

Winchester  International Festival

The Winchester International Festival will have an afternoon of food of all kinds from noon to 3 p.m. May 19 in the lower parking lot of Sona Restaurant, 2900 Valley Ave.

Admission is $15 for adults and free for children 12 and under at the gate. Proceeds benefit the Henry and William Evans Home for Children and the Arc of Virginia.

For more information, 540-662-9299.

Bus trip

The Friends of Handley Regional Library will sponsor a bus trip Sept. 21 to Washington, D.C., for the 13th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival on the Mall. The cost is $25.

For more information about the trip, contact Chrissie Beck at 540-667-6792 or Barbara Dickinson at 540-662-6046, ext. 31.

For more information about the festival, go to loc.gov/bookfest.

Douglass Park  Family Day

Food and small business vendors are needed for Douglass Park Family Day, a community event in Winchester, from noon to 8 p.m. Aug. 4.

Space is limited. Call 540-313-4753.

Ongoing

Art exhibit

“The Pieper-Ridgway Duo” art exhibit is on display in the Lawrence Gallery at Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury through June 14. For more information, contact Kitty Zuckerman at 540-665-5915.

‘Faraway Places’ exhibit

“Faraway Places: Travel-inspired Art” runs through May 18 at the Fire House Gallery, 23 E. Main St., Berryville. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 540-955-4001 or go to firehousegalleryandshop.com.

Art at the Mill

Art at the Mill will run through Sunday at Burwell-Morgan Mill, 15 Tannery Lane, Millwood.

The show is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays through Fridays.

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and free for students.

For more information, call 540-955-2600 or go to clarkehistory.org.

Art exhibit

“Skin of Bark,” an exhibit of photographs by Beverly Pearce, will be on display through May 31 at the Duvall Designs Furniture and Art Gallery, 2053 Millwood Road, Millwood.

For more information, contact Jon Duvall at 540-336-9632 or j@jonduvall.com.

‘Blandy at the Barns’

“Blandy at the Barns” continues through June 29 at the Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact 540-955-2004 or go to barnsofrosehill.org.

Art in the Halls

The Art in the Halls program in the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, at 901 Amherst St., features John Burns’s oil paintings in Glaize Hall through June 16 and Julie Read’s exhibit “The Africa Series” in Lewis Hall through July 14. For more information, call the museum at 540-662-1473, ext. 225, or visit themsv.org.

SAC members show

The Shenandoah Arts Council, 811 S. Loudoun St., members show, “Our Winter’s Work,” continues through May 18. Admission is free and open to the public. Gallery’s hours are from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. Call 540-722-2020 or go to shenarts.org.

Moveable Feasts

“Moveable Feasts: Entertaining at Glen Burnie” exhibit continues into 2014 at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St.

Museum admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and youth, and free for members and children 12 and under. Call 540-662-1473, ext. 235, or visit themsv.org.