Posted: March 15, 2013



“Godspell Jr.”
Apple Creative Theater’s performances of “Godspell Jr.” will be held at 7:30 p.m. today at  St. Paul’s-on-the-Hill Episcopal Church,  east of Winchester.
 Tickets cost  $6. Call 540-664-1089.

“Shamrock the Arts”
The Shenandoah Arts Council will “Shamrock the Arts” with a performance of The Whitlocks from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today in The Cellar at OakCrest Cos. in Winchester.
Tickets cost $25. Call 540-667-5166.

Bistro concert
The Irish band Celtic Marc will play  at 7:30 p.m. today in the Bistro at Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury.
The cost is $10 at the door.  Call  540- 665-0156.

Barns concert
The Barns of Rose Hill will present a concert featuring The Angostura Liberals, opening for Chris McMurtry at 8 p.m. today.
Tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
Call 540-955-2004.

Indoor yard, bake sale

Fairview Lutheran Church, Gore, will hold an indoor yard and bake sale today and Saturday, beginning at 8 a.m.



LFCC Spring Show
Lord Fairfax Community College’s Spring Show will begin at 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m.  Sunday in the William H. McCoy Theatre of  the Alson Smith Building on the Middletown campus.
Tickets cost $2 for adults and $1 for children 10 and younger. To reserve tickets, contact 540-868-7240 or
A preshow event will begin 90 minutes before each performance in the Corron Conference Center. Free ice cream, hand- and face- painting and cake and candy walks are planned. Concessions will be sold.

Poker party
Preservation  of Historic Winchester  will hold a  St. Patty’s Day Poker Party from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday in the Grim-Moore House at 510 S. Loudoun St.
Chips will cost $20. All proceeds will benefit PHW;  no cash prizes will be offered.
Call 540-667-3577.

French and Indian War Foundation celebration
The French and Indian War Foundation will host “Celebrating our Scots-Irish Heritage” at 6 p.m. Saturday in The George Washington Hotel at 103 E. Piccadilly St. in Winchester.
Tickets cost $65.  Call 540-665-2046.

Headley House tour
An Empty House Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday in Head-ley House at Long Green (498 Long Green Lane).
The admission fee is $5 per person. The house and gardens will be redone for a designer showcase in September.
Call 540-313-9268.

Little League dinner
The Clarke County Little League will hold a dinner  from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the  Blue Ridge Fire Hall.
The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children  6 to 10, and free for ages 5 and under.
The proceeds will go toward    lights on baseball fields at the Clarke County Parks and Recreation Department.
Call Charles Wright at 540-550-6100.

Barns concert
The Barns of Rose Hill at 95 Chalmers Court in Berryville will present a concert featuring On the Bus, a Grateful Dead tribute band, and Moogatu at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
Call 540-955-2004.

Russian Pancake Day
The Collage Club will hold a Russian Pancake Day (Maslenitsa) from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the children’s room at Handley Regional Library in Winchester.
The entertainment will include Russian dancing and music. The event is free and open to the public.

Fellowship dinner
Kernstown United Methodist Church will hold a community fellowship dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
A free-will offering will be taken.
Call 540-667-7298.

Ceremonial concert
The Metropolitan Women’s Choir and a special cast will present a ceremonial concert for the proposed Korean War Memorial in Jim Barnett Park at 6 p.m. Saturday in Braddock Street United Methodist Church.
Admission is free.
Call  540-532-6802 or 540-667-3999.

Aspiring Writers Workshop
Writing coach David Hazard will offer an Aspiring Writers Workshop Saturday in the Benham Room of Handley Library at  100 W. Piccadilly St. in Winchester.
A session for young writers is planned from 10 a.m. to noon and another for adult writers will be held from 1 to 4 p.m.
The cost is free, but registration is limited. Contact 540-662-6046, ext. 31.

Coin show
The Winchester Coin Club will sponsor a coin show from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Washington Room of the Hampton Inn at 1204 Berryville Ave. in Winchester.

Bluemont Country Dance
A Bluemont Country Dance featuring The 8th of January will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday at Hillsboro Old Stone School.
Tickets cost $10 for adults or $7 for seniors, students and Bluemont members.
Call  540-955-8186.

Stephens City Hop-In
The Stephens City Hop-In will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Newtown Commons.
The event includes an Easter egg hunt, games, face-painting, a visit from the Easter bunny and refreshments — all for children in the third grade and younger.
The hunt for preschoolers and kindergartners will begin at 2:15 p.m.;  for older children, the hunt will start at 2:45.

Easter celebration
The Apple Blossom Mall will hold its Easter Celebration  from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the J.C. Penney court.
Call 540-665-0202.

Film showing
“Moonrise Kingdom” will be shown at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Handley Library auditorium in Winchester and at 7:30 p.m.  March 21    at the Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville.
The film  is rated PG-13 and runs for  an hour and 34 minutes. The showing  is free at Handley and costs $5 at the Barns.

Pancake breakfast
A pancake breakfast will be held  from 8  to 11 a.m. Saturday at Little Mountain United Methodist Church on Cedar Grove Road in Frederick County.
A free-will donation will be taken.
Call 540-667-0473 or 540-667-6786.

Prepper expo
The 2013 Berryville Prepper Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at John Enders Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company.
Donations will be accepted at the door.

Spaghetti dinner
Louise’s Angels will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday  in the Congregational Christian Fellowship Church at 2908 Middle Road.
The cost is $10 for  adults and $5 for children under 10.

Pancake breakfast
A pancake breakfast will be held from 7 to 11 a.m.  Saturday at Macedonia United Methodist Church in Stephens City.
The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 3 to 12 and free for those 2 and under.
The proceeds will benefit the  preschool scholarship fund.

Winchester Musica Viva
Winchester Musica Viva will celebrate the 100th anniversary of composer Benjamin Britten’s birth with  concerts at 8 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winchester.
Tickets cost  $15. Students with identification and children under 10 will be admitted free.


St. Patrick’s Day celebration
The Barns of Rose Hill will hold a St. Patrick’s Day celebration — featuring Winchester Celtic Circle, Melissa Dunning and Fiddlin’ Dave and Morgan — at 3 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Call 540-955-2004.

“What’s Green at Blandy?”
Blandy Experimental Farm  will offer  “What’s Green at Blandy?” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, featuring a tour of the gardens and grounds to view a spring display of wild flowers and flowering trees.
The cost is $10 ($8 for  members) and $20 for a family.   To register, call 540-837-1758,  ext. 0.

Basket bingo
Longaberger basket bingo to benefit the Round Hill Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the fire hall.
The cost is $25 at the door or $20 in advance.
Call 540-327-6820 or 540-877-1402.


Caring Bunny
Caring Bunny will hop into the Apple Blossom Mall in Winchester for children with special needs and their families from 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday in the J.C. Penney court.
Participants should enter the mall through the food court. Call 540-665-0202.

Winchester Pipes and Drums pub tour
The 10th Annual Pub Tour  of  City of Winchester Pipes and Drums will be held  from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at five Winchester restaurants: Buffalo Wild Wings, Cork Street Tavern, Union Jack Pub, Brewbakers and Piccadilly’s Public House.
Donations will benefit the band. Visit


WLT production
Winchester Little Theatre’s “The Gazebo” continues today through Sunday and  March 21-23  at the playhouse, 315 W. Boscawen St.

Pottery exhibit
The Shenandoah Arts Council, 811 S. Loudoun St., will open  “Nursery Rhymes With Clay,” a  pottery exhibit Tuesday by the Shenandoah Pottery Guild that will run through the end of March.
A free reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Contact 540-667-5166.

Youth Art Month
The Youth Art Month exhibit runs through March 30 at Shenandoah Arts Council, 811 S. Loudoun St. Admission is free and open to the public.
The gallery is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and by appointment. Call 540-667-5166 or visit

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

Barns of Rose Hill exhibits
The Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville, has two  exhibits on display through April 27. Timothy Cuffe Jr.’s “Preserving the Essence of Nature … Through the Lens” is a photography exhibit in the downstairs gallery.
 Anne M. Cropper’s sculpture installation, “Thoroughfare,” is upstairs.
For more information, call 540-955-2004 or go to

Cross stitch exhibit
“The Art of Cross Stitch” exhibit  is on display at the Virginia National Bank, 186 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.
Admission is free and open to the public during bank hours. Contact Nina Vassallo at

Art in the Halls
The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley’s Art in the Halls program  features the artwork of Michael Timothy Davis of Shepherdstown, W.Va., through April 7.
Museum admission is not required to view the display.

Art exhibit
Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury is displaying  an exhibit of artwork by resident Fred Zimmer through April 6 in the Lawrence Gallery.

Wayside production
Wayside Theatre’s production of  “Smoke on the Mountain: Homecoming” continues through Sunday at the playhouse in Middletown. Call 540-869-1776.