Happening This Weekend

Friday, June 12th:

Historical Summertime Treasure/Scavenger Hunt: Self-guided historical treasure/scavenger hunts for the whole family. Purchase your tour map with clues at the Old Town General Store (106 S. Loudoun Street) on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Tours for ages 12 and under are $9.99. Tours for ages 13 and up are $12.50.  Family 4-pack of tour maps is $29.99.

WBG 2nd Friday Game Night: Join the Winchester Book Gallery for a great night of fun for all ages. All kinds of games and all kinds of folks. Bring your friends, bring your kids, bring your kids’ friends, bring your friends’ kids…

Guided Civil War Walking TourExperience the Civil War as a civilian in Old Town Winchester! Learn about the citizens and the events that took place in Winchester during that stirring period of time. 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.

LIVE MUSIC @ EL CENTRO: TOM SULLIVAN: Live music and great Mexican food from 7pm to 10pm.

Robbie Limon LIVE in The Half Note Lounge: Robbie Limon performs in the George Washington Hotel’s Half Note Lounge from 8pm to 10pm.

Pasture Palooza Pre-Party: DJ Williams Projekt w/ Dalton Dash: DJ Williams Projekt originated in Richmond, Virginia and was formed by frontman DJ Williams, guitarist for the critically acclaimed group, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe. Heavily jazz and funk influenced, the Projekt does its fair share of jamming while incorporating a tasty mixture of keys, sax, and trumpet. Be ready to boogie down! Dalton Dash is a soul-folk quintet that originally met in the mountains of Appalachia. Their eclectic taste allows them to play shows that range from bluegrass to hard hitting rock and roll sets all the way to jazz funk and delta blues. Tickets and more info at www.brightboxtheater.com.

DJ Skyhigh at Brewbaker’s: Come dance the night away at Brewbaker’s in our pub area to DJ Skyhigh! No cover charge! Must be 21+ to enter after 10 pm.

 

Saturday, June 13th:

Historical Summertime Treasure/Scavenger Hunt: Self-guided historical treasure/scavenger hunts for the whole family. Purchase your tour map with clues at the Old Town General Store (106 S. Loudoun Street) on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Tours for ages 12 and under are $9.99. Tours for ages 13 and up are $12.50.  Family 4-pack of tour maps is $29.99.

Hop Blossom Craft Beer FestivalWhether you love craft beer or are new to cool brews, the third annual Hop Blossom Craft Beer Festival will not disappoint. On Saturday, June 13, Old Town Winchester will be filled with craft brewers from all over the country sampling out the best in American craft beer.

Old Town Farmers Market: The Old Town Farmers Market returns on Saturday from 9am to 1pm at the Taylor Pavilion with over a dozen local vendors! The goal of the Old Town Farmers Market is to provide fresh, local food and agriculture products directly from farmers and producers to residents, while creating an enjoyable atmosphere that contributes to a prosperous downtown and promotes a sense of community in Old Town Winchester. Each week will also feature live music at 11 a.m. This week’s musical guest will be Someone to Ride the River WithSomeone To Ride the River With is a Winchester based folk duo. The rhythmic sounds of clawhammer banjo and melodic sweetness of guitar set the background for beautiful vocal harmonies in this intimate group.

Historical Cemetery Tours: Come join us as we take you on a journey through the past at two historical cemeteries tucked away in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. The tours begin at Winchester National Cemetery and continue at Stonewall Cemetery. You have the option of touring one or both cemeteries. $8.00 per person for one tour, $15.00 for both.

Winchester Sprint Family Safety Day: Educate children on safety by interacting with Winchester Fire and Police Departments, fingerprinting, McGruff the crime Dog, facepainting and frozen lemonade. enter to win for a bike, safety helmet and elbow/knee pads (one boy/one girl given away)

Emerging Civil War Series Panel Event: Chris Mackowski, Dan Davis, Phill Greenwalt, & Ed Alexander: Local authors Chris Mackowski, Dan Davis, Phill Greenwalt, and Ed Alexander will be presenting and signing copies of their newly released books at the Winchester Book Gallery from 5pm to 7pm.

Jimmy Lee LIVE in The Half Note Lounge: Jimmy Lee performs in the George Washington Hotel’s Half Note Lounge from 8pm to 10pm.

Haunted Pub Crawl: Ghost Tours Old Town Winchester Virginia presents a Haunted Pub Crawl every Wednesday and Saturday night. Visit local haunts including 147 North, V2, The Half Note Lounge, Brewbaker’s, The Cajun Experience, Cork Street Tavern, and the Bright Box Theater. The cost is 29.99 per person and does not include drinks. For more information and reservations, call 540-827-9948.

Classic Movie Night at the Taylor Pavilion: Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy a classic movie under the stars in Old Town Winchester this Summer! On the second Saturday evening of each month, Old Town Winchester will screen a series of classic movies at the Taylor Pavilion. Presented by Magic Lantern Theater, the family-friendly films are shown FREE of charge. The film for June is Casablanca.

Sunday, June 14th:

Historical Summertime Treasure/Scavenger Hunt: Self-guided historical treasure/scavenger hunts for the whole family. Purchase your tour map with clues at the Old Town General Store (106 S. Loudoun Street) on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Tours for ages 12 and under are $9.99. Tours for ages 13 and up are $12.50.  Family 4-pack of tour maps is $29.99.

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