First Friday: On the First Friday of every month, Old Town Winchester plays host to artists with special gallery events, musicians playing in restaurants and cafes, and many of our shops stay open late. It is a great time to stroll our historic streets and a great place to meet new and favorite friends. Every month is something a little different. First Fridays is sponsored by the Old Town Winchester Business Association, Shenandoah Arts Council, Virginia Commission of the Arts and the Old Town Development Board. Check out the First Fridays in Old Town Winchester Facebook Page.
Guided Civil War Walking Tour: Experience the Civil War as a civilian in Old Town Winchester on Friday, October 4th with a special guided walking tour! Learn about the citizens and the events that took place in Winchester during that stirring period of time. The tour begins at 6pm. Make your reservation by calling 540-542-1326, and meet your guide at 2 N. Cameron Street. $5.00 per person, payable to your guide. Read more.
32nd Annual Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley Walk-a-thon: The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley will be holding their 32nd annual Walk-a-thon on Saturday, October 5 on the Old Town Winchester Pedestrian Mall. This year the event will have special Guest Hattie Cheek of TV3 on hand. Registration begins at 8:45 and kick off at 9:30 on the Walking Mall. Contact Niki or Cheryl for more info at (540)665-0461.
3rd Annual Old Town Winchester Strolling Bridal Show: If you’re planning a wedding in the Winchester area, then plan to attend the 3rd annual Old Town Winchester Strolling Bridal Show presented by Blue Jay Events. This unique bridal event will be held Sunday, October 6th, 2013 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm on the downtown walking mall. Brides will be able to register with Blue Jay Events between 9:30am-11:30am, and then stroll the walking mall, meeting wonderful wedding professionals of every type. There will be plenty of door prizes from local businesses and chances to win FREE swag by each professional, Workshops for your upcoming wedding, A Bridal Fashion Show, and to wrap up the night a Reception and Dinner. Read more.
Live Music Schedule:
-Friday, October 4th
- DJ Freedom Ortiz @ Brewbaker’s Restaurant – 9pm to 1:30am
- Dominic Valentine @ Piccadilly’s Pubilc House – 9pm to 1:30am
- The Reflex @ Sweet Caroline’s – 9:30pm
-Saturday, October 5th
- DJ Calibur @ Sweet Caroline’s – 8pm
- William Walter Duo @ Brewbaker’s Restaurant – 9pm to 1:30am
- Souled Out @ Piccadilly’s Pubilc House – 9pm to 1:30am