Community bulletin board — calendar of events

Posted: September 5, 2013



Yard sale

Louise’s Angels Relay for Life Yard Sale will be held today and Friday, starting at 8 a.m., at 201 Cedarmeade Ave. in Winchester.


“Almost, Maine”

Winchester Little Theatre’s production of “Almost, Maine” will open Friday and continue Saturday and Sunday and Sept. 12-15 and 19-21 in the theater at 315 W. Boscawen St.

For more information, call the box office at 540-662-3331 or visit

First Friday

First Friday will be celebrated from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the EBS Gallery on the Loudoun Street Mall in Winchester, as well as at other downtown locations.

Sept. 11 concert

The Clarke County Community Band will perform its annual Sept. 11 Remembrance Concert at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Rose Hill Park in Berryville.

The event is free and open to the public.

Barns concert

The Barns of Rose Hill will present The Hot Seats at 8 p.m. Friday at 95 Chalmers Court, Berry-ville.

The group plays stringband music. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

Email or visit

Winchester Art Market

The Winchester Art Market will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Dharma Studio on the Loudoun Street Mall in Winchester.

Local and regional vendors will offer art and other handmade items, such as clothing and jewelry.

Twenty percent of the proceeds will go to the charity of the month.


Downtown Tailgate

DowntownTailgate will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. on Friday and noon to 8 p.m. Saturday in downtown Winchester.

Admission costs $5 per day. A wine- or beer-tasting package costs $5.

For more information, contact 540-722-8700 or visit

Patsy Cline movies

The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley and Magic Lantern Theater will present the Patsy Cline biographic/performance films “The Real Patsy Cline” and “Patsy Cline: Sweet Dreams Still” Friday at the MSV.

The galleries will be open from 6 to 8:30 p.m.; the outdoor showing of the movies will begin at 8 p.m. Wine, beer, and movie snacks will be available for purchase. Patrons should bring a chair.

Admission (including the films and gallery admission) costs $5 for MSV and Magic Lantern members, is free to children 12 and under, and $10 for others.

Fish Fry Celebration

Concern Hotline’s 14th annual Friday Fish Fry Celebration will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at Grove’s Winchester Harley-Davidson, 140 Independence Drive, Winchester.

Admission is $20 and free for children 10 and under. Contact 540-536-1630.


Belle Grove Wine Festival

The third annual Belle Grove Wine Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 336 Belle Grove Road near Middletown.

Wine-tasting tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the gate and cover all activities. The admission fee is $10 for non-drinkers; children 5 and under are free.

Call 540-869-2028 or visi

“Lincolns of Virginia”

Dr. Phillip Stone will speak about “The Lincolns of Virginia” at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Handley Library auditorium in Winchester during a meeting of the Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society and the Friends of the Handley Library.

Abraham Lincoln had roots in the Shenandoah Valley, and this history is commemorated by the Lincoln Society of Virginia.

The talk is free and open to the public.


A NASCAR Nationwide Series Show Car will be on display from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Jim Stutzman Chevrolet-Cadillac at 2700 Valley Ave in Winchester.

The event is free and open to the public. Visit

Winchester Showhouse and Gardens

The Winchester Showhouse and Gardens 2013 will open Saturday and continue through Sept. 29.

Admission is $20 and benefits the Blue Ridge Hospice. Call 540-313-9268 or visit

Lineberg/Cooper reunion

The annual Marion (Pete) and Lela Cooper Lineberg reunion will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Olive United Methodist Church in Hayfield.

Bring a covered dish. Call Diana at 540-858-3245.


The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals of Winchester-Frederick County’s eighth annual PawFest will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the shelter, 115 Featherbed Lane, Winchester.

Admission is free, but a fee is charged for some activities. Friendly pets are welcome.

Contact 540-662-8616 or go to

Boyce reunion

Descendants of Rosa and Irvin Boyce will hold a reunion at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Pleasant Shelter on Wardensville Grade.

Bring a covered dish. Contact Virginia Long at 540-877-1282.

Benefit lunch

Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, 1619 Cedar Grove Road, Winchester, will serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

A freewill offering will be taken. Call 540-667-7365.

Cash party

The Shenandoah Valley Mavericks 12U girls’ travel softball team will hold a cash party Saturday at the Best Western Lee-Jackson, Winchester.

The doors will open at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Contact 540-535-6094 for tickets.

Exploring the Night Sky

Exploring the Night Sky by Telescope, presented by the Shenandoah Astronomical Society, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Blandy Experimental Farm Parkfield Learning Center and Grounds, Boyce.

Members of the Shenandoah Astronomical Society will provide a brief indoor introduction to the night sky and then search the sky by telescope for stars, constellations, planets and more.

The cost is $8 for FOSA members, $10 for adults, and $20 for families.

Visit or call 540-837-1758, ext. 224, for reservations.

Veterans’ meeting

All veterans are invited to the monthly meeting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Golden Corral, 120 Costello Drive, Winchester.

Spouses and other family members may attend. Call Jim Alexander at 540-539-0934.


Ritter reunion

The Ritter reunion will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at 2458 Wardensville Grade.

Bring a covered dish. Call 540-877-1809.

Spaghetti dinner

The Gore Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company will hold a spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday at the fire hall (eat in or take out).

The cost is $8 for adults, $3 for children and free for those under 6.

Woodshedders  and Woody Pines

The Woodshedders and Woody Pines will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Bright Box, 15 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.

Tickets cost $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 540-665-2878.

Pitcock reunion

The Pitcock reunion will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Calvary Church of the Brethren shelter at 578 Front Royal Pike.

Bring a dish to share. Contact 540-667-4951.


Nurses’ luncheon

Nurses who graduated from the Winchester Memorial Hospital Training School or have retired after employment at the hospital will meet for a Dutch-treat luncheon at 11 a.m. Monday at the Golden Corral east of Winchester.

Contact 540-667-7953.


Responsible Dog  Owners Day

The Blue Ridge Dog Training Club and Shawnee Kennel Club will hold an AKC Responsible Dog Owners Day from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Sportsplex, 221 Commonwealth Court, Winchester.

Contact 540-662-1664 or 540-295-1409.


Shrimp Feast

Lord Fairfax Community College will hold a Shrimp Feast fundraiser from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Middletown campus.

The meal will be catered by Bonnie Blue, and bluegrass music will be presented by Bud’s Collective.

For tickets, call 540-868-4089 or visit Proceeds will benefit the LFCC Foundation for scholarships and other programs.

Craft show

Crafters are needed for the Oct. 12 Fall Craft Show at Stephens City United Methodist Church.

Rental spaces cost $25. Contact the church office at 540-869-2348 for an application or email

Golf tournament

CLEAN will hold a golf tournament Sept. 27 at Rock Harbor Golf Club in Winchester.

Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. Contact Leslie Stewart at 540-722-3589 or


“Becoming Patsy Cline”

“Becoming Patsy Cline,” an exhibit featuring the legendary country singer, will continue through Feb. 2 at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst St., Winchester.

Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and youths 13 to 18, and free for members and children 12 and under.

Call 540-662-1473, ext. 235, or visit

Membership show

The Shenandoah Arts Council, 811 S. Loudoun St., Winchester, will continue its annual fall membership show through Sept. 28.

The event is free and open to the public.

A free artist reception and celebration of the council’s 35th anniversary will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

For more information, contact 540-667-5166 or visit

“Wide Open Spaces”

Duvall Designs Gallery at 2053 Millwood Road in Millwood is presenting the exhibit “Wide Open Spaces,” featuring painter Donna Clark.

A free artist reception and celebration of the gallery’s first anniversary will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Contact 540-336-9631 or or or visit