Thursday, April 15, 2021
WINCHESTER — Poor Ariel. What’s a middle schooler to do when her older sister gloats about being a princess for the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival? Overlooked by her status-seeking mother and dreamy father, Ariel devises a crazy plan to shake up the Festival’s Grand Feature Parade and ste…
WINCHESTER — Ask any mother-to-be and they’ll tell you preparing for a new baby is expensive. Most expectant mothers are given a baby shower so that their friends and family can help gather all the things they need.
New musical ‘BLooM!’
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
WINCHESTER — Nothing may be more satisfying than serving your family a meal made from fruits and vegetables you grew in your own garden. But not all of us have the time or energy to tend a garden or the know-how to keep the bugs and critters away.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Those looking for some gardening inspiration this year might want to check out the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association’s first-ever Gardening in the Valley Tour this June.
Hawthorne Garden Club
Saturday, April 10, 2021
WINCHESTER — Bradford pear trees are pretty at this time of year, but area gardening experts are asking that people reconsider planting or even keeping them.
Friday, April 09, 2021
WINCHESTER — Since COVID-19 has forced a lot of people to work from home over the past year, it’s become a necessity for many families to transform their living rooms into offices, said local interior designer Brenda Miller.
WINCHESTER —Shenandoah Conservatory will hold its annual Jazzathon on Saturday.
Garden lovers will be glad to hear that two popular garden fairs will return this year after being canceled in 2020 because of the coronvirus pandemic. Blandy’s Garden Fair will be held May 8 and 9, but in a new location and GardenFest, held at Belle Grove Plantation, will take place June 5.
BERRYVILLE — We’ve been gardening at home alone all year, but now it’s time to get out and delight in the beauty of other people’s gardens.
Thursday, April 08, 2021
STEPHENS CITY —Handley Regional Library System and the Friends of the Handley Regional Library System are holding another “Expect the Unexpected” Friends Used Book Sale at Bowman Library.
Berryville Yard Sale
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
WINCHESTER — The 94th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival continues to add events to the upcoming celebration. The Festival recently announced that tickets are now on sale to the BB&T now Truist Men’s Commonwealth Luncheon. The Festival also announced plans for a virtual fun run as well as…
WINCHESTER — Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury continues to seek out partnerships that strengthen its mission and the community.
WINCHESTER — The Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society had to close its five museums for nearly four months of its seven-month season in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
WINCHESTER — Hundreds of American flags will stand tall Memorial Day weekend on the lawn in front of Handley High School as a tribute to local heroes.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Kiwanis Club of Old Town
Monday, April 05, 2021
Saturday, April 03, 2021
WINCHESTER — Cissie Graham Lynch, daughter of evangelist Franklin Graham and the granddaughter of Billy Graham, will be the keynote speaker for the 94th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival’s Prayer Lunch, festival organizers announced Friday.
Friday, April 02, 2021
Faith Fellowship Church
Thursday, April 01, 2021
WINCHESTER — One of Broadway’s longest-running shows will be performed live on stage for Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre’s upcoming season.
Winchester Horseshoe Club
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
STEPHENS CITY — How many quilts can you make in two days?
WINCHESTER — Jim Metzner, producer of the “Pulse of the Planet” radio series and podcasts, will be at Winchester Book Gallery at 2 p.m. April 18 to read and sign copies of his debut novel “Sacred Mounds.”
Beekeepers of the Northern Shenandoah
Monday, March 29, 2021
Friday, March 26, 2021
WINCHESTER — Volunteers with the 94th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival continue to add events to this year’s festival, which will take place from April 23 to May 2.
Emmanuel United Methodist Church
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Preceptor Zeta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Shannon Kathryn Flanagan of Frederick County graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on Dec. 6. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Friday, March 19, 2021
FRONT ROYAL — Shenandoah National Park has experienced many things, but a pandemic wasn’t one of them until 2020.
WINCHESTER — Valley Health will hold a virtual Community Wellness Festival for eight days starting Saturday, offering a full schedule of online health and fitness programs on various topics.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
BOYCE — The Long Branch Speaker Series begins Sunday and runs through May 9.
WINCHESTER — Live performances are returning to the Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre stage.
WINCHESTER — The SVWC Foundation staff and their events committee are hosting a virtual auction to raise money for the Fellowship Fund. The Fellowship Fund was established to provide confidential financial assistance to residents who find themselves in need of support, despite careful planni…
When writer-director Joe Duca needed a place to set his sophomore film about a young girl living in rural Virginia, he knew the perfect place.
Belle Grove opens for tours
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
KERNSTOWN — What if there were a restaurant where you could order a big bowl of steaming hot pho and then follow that up with a slab of New York-style cheesecake? And what if your dining companion could start their meal with fresh spring rolls and then order the Italian specialty chicken mar…
WINCHESTER — The Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church will hold its annual Easter Bake Sale and Greek Take-Out on March 27.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
WINCHESTER — A Handley High School sophomore was elevated to Eagle Scout after completing a project to beautify the roof of the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum.
Winchester Frederick Clarke Republican Women’s Club
Star staff report
Monday, March 15, 2021
Saturday, March 13, 2021
The following students at Adm. Richard E. Byrd Middle School were named to the All-A Honor Roll for the second quarter of the 2020-2021 school year.
WINCHESTER — Like everyone responsible for getting dinner on the table, Karen Stevens often stands in front of her pantry and fridge hoping to be inspired by the mishmash of ingredients she finds there.
Friday, March 12, 2021
WINCHESTER — As more people get vaccinated against COVID-19 and the number of cases drops, it may be time to think about scheduling the self-care appointments you put off.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
WINCHESTER — Exhibits of the realistic and colorful artwork created by magazine illustrators are always popular at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.