Happening This Weekend

Come to Old Town Winchester this weekend to take part in a record breaking attempt and enjoy local food, music, and entertainment!

Charles Broadway Rouss Day ThumbCharles Broadway Rouss Day: This Saturday we celebrate the birthday of Charles Broadway Rouss, whose contributions to the Winchester community are still felt by citizens even over a century after his death.  To remember his work, there will be a panel discussion on the man himself and the founding of the Winchester Hospital at 11am at the Old Hospital.  At 1pm, a wreath will be laid on his monument at Mount Hebron Cemetery.  Read more.

Big Kiss The Big Kiss Event:  Set for February 11th, the Big Kiss has couples come downtown in an attempt for Winchester to break the record for most people kissing simultaneously. Last year’s Big Kiss broke Virginia’s former record.  The smooching happens at 2pm, but come early as the event will have free blood pressure checks courtesy of Shenandoah University Physician Assistant and Nursing students, music compliments of 98.3 KISS FM, and a donation raffle after the smooching. For every dollar donated to the American Heart Association, you will receive three raffle tickets for prizes donated by Old Town Merchants. Read more.

Murphy Beverage Co.Wine Tasting: Murphy’s Beverage Co. will be having a wine tasting on Saturday, February 11th from 1-5pm.  The event will be featuring the wines of Bravo Wine Cellar, a distributor from Harrisonburg that specializes in the wines of Italy and Spain.


Live Music Schedule:

-Friday, February 10th

  • DJ Freedom Ortiz @ Brewbaker’s Restaurant – 10pm to 1:30am
  • Story for Hire @ Sweet Caroline’s – 9:30pm
  • Shag @ Piccadilly Public House – 9pm to 1am
  • Terry Oates @ The George Washington Hotel – 8pm

-Saturday, February 11th

  • Lagerhead @ Brewbaker’s Restaurant – 10pm to 1:30am
  • DJ Calibur@ Sweet Caroline’s – 8pm
  • Moondog Medicine Show @ Piccadilly Public House – 9pm to 1am
  • Terry Oates @ The George Washington Hotel – 8pm
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