Community bulletin board: calendar of events
Posted: November 1, 2012
Masquerade Party at the Bright Box will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. today at the Bright Box Theatre, 15 N. Loudoun St.
People may wear costumes, masks or regular clothes. The evening will include music, dancing, food, a costume contest and tours of the new theater space. Tickets are $25 at the door.
Proceeds benefit the Winchester Main Street Foundation. Call Village Square at 540-667-8961 or Kimberly’s at 540-662-2195.
“The Botany of Desire,” based on Michael Pollan’s book, will be shown from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today in the Blandy Experimental Farm Library.
There is no admission charge, but donations will be accepted at the door. Call 540-837-1758, ext. 224.Friday
Winchester Little Theatre’s production of “Ravenscroft” will be held Friday to Sunday and Nov. 8 to 11 and 15 to 17 at the theater, 315 W. Boscawen St.
Contact 540-662-3331 or email@example.com.
Latin jazz concert
Shenandoah Arts Council will end Latino Heritage Month with a concert by Tierre Firme at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bright Box Theatre, 15 N. Loudoun St. Tickets are $5 general admission at the door, $3 for arts council members, and $1 for Shenandoah University students with ID.
For more information, call 540-667-5166 or go to shenarts.org.
Preservation of Historic Winchester will have Memberfest from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Eugene B. Smith Gallery, 25 N. Loudoun St., Winchester.
This free event features music by Bob Larson, a reception, door prizes and slide show of “Vanished Winchester.”
Art Market at Dharma Yoga Studio will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday as part of First Friday in downtown Winchester.
Local artists will exhibit work.
The Virginia Gourd Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Richard’s Fruit Market, 6410 Middle Road, Middletown.
The festival will include classes on different gourd projects, a live auction, and displays by gourd growers, suppliers and artists.
Admission is free, but there is a fee for the classes. For more information or to register for classes, contact Janice Kiehl at 540-364-1182 or firstname.lastname@example.org or go to americangourdsociety.org/Virginia/festival.html.
Men on a Mission Mocktail event
The Men on a Mission Mocktail event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Loudoun St. Men on 33 teams will prepare samples of different dishes that guests may taste.
Proceeds benefit the Winchester Rescue Mission.
Tickets are available at First Presbyterian during business hours or by calling Stacey Iden at 540-550-4576.
Kiwanis Club of Winchester will have Pancake Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the War Memorial Building in Jim Barnett Park.
Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 for adults and $3 for children under 7 at the door. Part of the proceeds will benefit Fremont Street Nursery.
Tickets can be purchased at NW Works, McCarthy Tire, Impressions Plus, Les Veach’s Sate Farm office, Fremont Street Nursery, Country Store, Stephens City Barber Shop, Stonewall Mini Storage, Westervelt Studio and Peoples Cleaners.
Clarke County Heritage Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Burwell-Morgan Mill, 15 Tannery Lane, Millwood. The event will include Revolutionary War re-enactors, music and demonstrations by colonial craftsmen.
Admission is free. Call 540-955-2600 or go to clarkehistory.org.
Fairview Lutheran Church will have a bake sale at 7 a.m. Saturday at Belk at the Apple Blossom Mall during the Belk Charity Shopping Day, which will begin at 6 a.m. Homemade apple butter will be available.
Laissez Foure, a quartet playing jazz from the ’30s and ’40s will perform Saturday at the Barns of Rose Hill.
Tickets are $10 in advance. Visit barnsofrosehill.org.
Ham, turkey supper
Hites Chapel United Methodist Church, 150 Chapel Road, Middletown, will have its annual ham and turkey supper at 4 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Carry-outs available.
Footin’ for Animals walk/run
The fourth annual Footin’ for Animals 5K and 10K walk/run to benefit the Briggs Animal Adoption Center takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Blandy Experimental Farm in Boyce.
Registration is $30 and begins at 8:30 a.m. Call 304-724-6558 or visit baacs.org.
Veterans and family members will have a fellowship breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Golden Corral in Winchester. Call Chaplain Paul Campbell at 540-869-7019.
Chili, soup dinner
A chili and soup dinner will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at Back Creek Ruritan in Mountain Falls to benefit the Mount View United Methodist Church. A freewill offering will be taken.
Frederick County Professional Fire Fighters will host its second cornhole tournament Saturday. Check-in and registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Middletown Fire and Rescue. Email email@example.com.
Wine Festival, antiques weekend
Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown will host the Belle Grove Wine Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Visitors may sample wines from six Virginia wineries. Wine tasting tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the gate.
The Antiques Appraisal and Traditional Crafts Fair will be held in conjunction with the wine event. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. General admission is $10 and $5 for children under 12, and members of Belle Grove and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Appraisals are $10 per item or three items for $25, in addition to festival admission.
For more information, call 540-869-2028 or go to bellegrove.org.
Ghost and spirit talk
Researcher and author John E.L. Tenney will speak on “Hauntings, Ghosts and Spirits” from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Holiday Inn Gateway at 333 Front Royal Pike. Tickets cost $25 and may be purchased at the door. Call 540-336-4530 or visit johntenney.eventbrite.com.Sunday
Round Hill Community Fire and Rescue will have a basket bingo for Longerberger products beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday.
The cost is $20 per person in advance and $25 at the door. Food will be available for sale. For tickets, call Karl Littman at 540-327-6820 or Victor Riggleman at 540-877-1402.Wednesday
Widows and widowers luncheon
A Dutch-treat luncheon for widows and widowers will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at LongHorn Steakhouse in Winchester. Call 540-667-1751.
“A Separation” will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 10 in the Handley Library auditorium, 100 W. Piccadilly St., Winchester, and at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.
Winner of the 2012 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, it is in Farsi with English subtitles. It is rated PG-13.
Free admission to the library showings with donations accepted.
Admission at the Barns is $5 with wine, beer, sodas, coffee, popcorn available (free popcorn for MLT
and Barns members!).
Crums United Methodist Church will have a bazaar from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at John H. Enders Fire and Rescue social hall, 9 S. Buckmarsh St., Berryville. Lunch begins at 11 a.m. Handmade crafts and baked goods featured. Call 540-955-1852.
Calvary Church of the Brethren will have a bazaar from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the church fellowship hall, 578 Front Royal Pike, Winchester. There will be more than 20 area crafters displaying handmade crafts including jewelry, pottery, wooden products, quilts and more. A Christmas and church room will feature baked goods, plants and books. Lunch and dinner will be served.
Agape Outreach Ministries will have a bazaar from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 30 S. Braddock St., Winchester. Home businesses may participate. The bazaar will feature jewelry, Avon products, soaps, perfumes, oils, candles, handbags, books and more. Call 540-450-8868.
Grace Bible Fellowship in Clear Brook will have a bazaar Friday and Saturday. Christmas decorations, clothing, dishes, baked goods and miscellaneous items featured. Call 540-662-1040.
Women of the MooseChapter 1367, Winchester, will have a bazaar from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Winchester Moose Family Center, 215 E. Cork St., Winchester. Door prizes featured and refreshments sold. Call 540-667-8865.
Crums United Methodist Church will have a bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, 2832 Crums Church Road, Berryville. Free coffee or hot chocolate will be given to shoppers at craft bazaar.
Woodmen of the World, 109 Boundary Lane, Winchester, will have a bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Door prize drawings will be held every half hour.
Bethany Hill Baptist Church, U.S. 522 north of Winchester, will have a bazaar Saturday starting at 9 a.m. Homemade cakes, pies, cookies, vegetable soup, breads featured, as well as Christmas items and decorations.
Reynolds Store Volunteer Fire and Rescuewill have a bazaar Saturday at the fire hall, 8391 Frederick Pike. Bake sale, jewelry, wood crafts, home interior, crocheted items and other crafts featured.
Reliance United Methodist Church Women will have a bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1571 Reliance Road. Wooden items, Christmas ornaments, Valley postcards, books and jewelry are featured. Lunch available.
Blue Ridge Fire and Rescue will have a bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the fire hall, 131 Retreat Road, Bluemont. Quilted handbags, Chainmaille Jewelry, soy candles, handpainted wood and metal items, wooden bowls and pens, crafts and more. Quilt raffle will be held and lunch sold.
Angela’s Angels team for Avon Walk for Breast Cancer will have a bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church, Middletown. Breakfast and lunch available. Contact Michelle at 540-336-0497 or firstname.lastname@example.org to rent a table.Ongoing
Fabulous Fibers for All, fiber arts exhibit continues at Berryville Main Street’s Fire House Gallery through Nov. 10. Weaving, knitting, spinning demonstrations are held Saturday and Sunday.
Call 540 955-4001 or visit firehousegalleryandshop.com.
Wayside Theatre’s production of the mystery “Wait Until Dark” continues through Saturday at the playhouse in Middletown. Call 540-869-1776.
“Waging War,” the second half of the special exhibition “An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia,” will continue through Dec. 2 in the Changing Gallery at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley at 901 Amherst St. in Winchester.
Gallery admission is $8 ($6 for seniors and youth) and free from 10 a.m. to noon each Wednesday.
Call 540-662-1473 or visit shenandoahmuseum.org.
‘The Bold and Romantic James’
Artist Geraldine Kiefer’s “The Bold and Romantic James: Picturesque Setting, Hometown Story” is on display until Dec. 14 at the Shenandoah University Gallery in the Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center at 1400 S. Pleasant Valley Road.
“Explorations,” a photographic exhibit by John P. Lewis, will be on display through Nov. 21 at the Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. Admission is free. For more information, call 540-955-2004 or go to barnsofrosehill.org.