Happening This Weekend

Friday, June 26th:

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. Daniel Morgan, George Washington, and James Wood left gold and silver coins throughout Old Town Winchester. Visit Old Town locations to find the gold and silver coins and collect your treats and treasures (one treat per location, per tour map). Turn in your tour map when you’re done and receive a prize! Also, enter to win free ghost tour tickets. New tours available the first Saturday of each month. 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.

LIVE MUSIC @ EL CENTRO: JEFF FUSS: Jeff Fuss performs at El Centro from 6pm to 9pm.

Bluemont Summer Concert Series: The Bluemont Summer Concert Series is returning to the steps of the Old Court House in the heart of Old Town Winchester for 2015. This week kicks of the season with a performance by the Dixie Power Trio! While there are no advance ticket sales, requested admission for the events is $5 per person, $4 for Bluemont Friends & Seniors, and $2 for kids under 12. Bluemont is also raising money to support their year-round projects in our local schools, nursing homes, and summer evenings. To find out about donating or volunteering for the festival, visit the Bluemont website.

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

Bright Box COMEDY: Brett Leake and Mark Matusof: Bright Box Theater and Kaleidoscope Comedy continue to bring you the funniest stand up comedians in the business! For the month of June Bright Box features the hilarious talents of Brett Leake and Mark Matusof. Doors at 7:30pm (7pm for VIP seating), show at 8:30pm.
Bright Box is general admission. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Arrive early to choose your favorite seat and to grab a bite to eat.

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 27th:

Historical Summertime Treasure/Scavenger HuntSelf-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. Daniel Morgan, George Washington, and James Wood left gold and silver coins throughout Old Town Winchester. Visit Old Town locations to find the gold and silver coins and collect your treats and treasures (one treat per location, per tour map). Turn in your tour map when you’re done and receive a prize! Also, enter to win free ghost tour tickets. New tours available the first Saturday of each month. 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.

Old Town Farmers Market: The City of Winchester’s Old Town Farmers Market will run Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., May 16 through October 31. There will be 13 regular vendors on a weekly basis and three vendors who will attend on a rotating basis. The vendors will offer a wide variety of items for sale including in-season fruits, vegetables, artisan breads, cookies, cheese, grass fed beef, gluten free bread, cured meats, jam, eggs, honey and many other items (produce and items for sale may vary each week). All items are grown or produced within a 60-mile radius of Winchester.  This week’s musical guest will be Annie Stokes. Annie Stokes is an indie-folk musician from Virginia. Raised in the nation’s capital on an eclectic mixture of musical theater, bluegrass, and classic Americana, her music is a fusion of city sounds and country soul. Although playing guitar only began as a hobby, soon her hometown was buzzing about “that girl who sounds like Jewel.”

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 tours. For reservations, contact 540-827-9948.

Book Signing: Andrew Jarvis – The Strait: The Winchester Book  Gallery will host a book signing with Andrew Jarvis from 11am to 1pm.

Shenandoah University Summer Fest: POSTPONED.

Bright Box COMEDY: Brett Leake and Mark Matusof – TWO SHOWS!!: Bright Box Theater and Kaleidoscope Comedy continue to bring you the funniest stand up comedians in the business! For the month of June Bright Box features the hilarious talents of Brett Leake and Mark Matusof. Early show – Doors at 6:30pm, show at 7:30pm.  Late show – Doors at 9:30pm, show at 10pm.VIP seating also available for the Early Show.
Bright Box is general admission. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Arrive early to choose your favorite seat and to grab a bite to eat. Tickets and more details at www.brightboxtheater.com.

Jimmy Lee LIVE in The Half Note Lounge: Jimmy Lee performs at 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.

Sunday, June 28th:

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. Daniel Morgan, George Washington, and James Wood left gold and silver coins throughout Old Town Winchester. Visit Old Town locations to find the gold and silver coins and collect your treats and treasures (one treat per location, per tour map). Turn in your tour map when you’re done and receive a prize! Also, enter to win free ghost tour tickets. New tours available the first Saturday of each month. 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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