Happening This Weekend

Friday, February 19th:

Valentine Themed Historical Scavenger Hunts: Self-guided historical scavenger hunts for the whole family. The theme this month is Valentines and there are 3 different hunts offered this month. Purchase your tour map with clues at the Old Town General Store (106 S. Loudoun Street) during regular business hours.

  • Family Friendly “Sweets and Treats” Scavenger Hunt is kid friendly and you will visit Old Town locations to collect treats and treasures along the way (one treat per location, per tour map). Turn in your tour map when you’re done and receive a special surprise gift! Tours are $9.99 per person.
  • Teen/Adult “Hearts of Love” Photo Scavenger Hunt is designed for families with older children and adults. Hunt your way through Old Town Winchester between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and receive a unique prize and souvenir pin when you turn in your completed map. Tours are $12.99 per person.
  • Outdoor Adult “History, Love, Chocolate and Roses” Photo Scavenger Hunt is perfect for adults who want to hunt their way through Old Town Winchester any time of day or night. Discover the history and mysteries of Old Town! Follow the clues and take a picture of your finds to unlock the code to your own history and mystery gift. Complete details provided on your tour map. Tours are $19.99 per person.

A Savory Taste of Winchester: Culinary Food and Wine Tours:  Visit popular Old Town restaurants during this culinary tour hosted by Northern Virginia Tours. Six different tastings will be included on each tour. Each tour is designed to provide a generous lunch or dinner experience. Additional beverages may be purchased separately. The tour departs from the lobby of the George Washington Hotel at 11 a.m. In between tasting, learn about Old Town Winchester’s history dating back to the 1600’s. Adult tickets are $49.95 each (13 years and up), Youth tickets are $32.50 each (8-12 years), and Child tickets are $12.50 each (7 years and under). Group rates available. Call 540-827-9948 reservations. Reservations required by 8 p.m. the day prior to the tour. Please advise of any food allergies when making your reservation.

Read Across America: The Winchester Book Gallery is thrilled to be a part of the 2016 Read Across America program with Frederick County Schools. We have all the authors’ books available for preorder today and we’ll be at the event on February 19th with more! Stop in, give us a call or send us an email to get your order in today!

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, February 20th:

Valentine Themed Historical Scavenger Hunts: Self-guided historical scavenger hunts for the whole family. The theme this month is Valentines and there are 3 different hunts offered this month. Purchase your tour map with clues at the Old Town General Store (106 S. Loudoun Street) during regular business hours.

  • Family Friendly “Sweets and Treats” Scavenger Hunt is kid friendly and you will visit Old Town locations to collect treats and treasures along the way (one treat per location, per tour map). Turn in your tour map when you’re done and receive a special surprise gift! Tours are $9.99 per person.
  • Teen/Adult “Hearts of Love” Photo Scavenger Hunt is designed for families with older children and adults. Hunt your way through Old Town Winchester between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and receive a unique prize and souvenir pin when you turn in your completed map. Tours are $12.99 per person.
  • Outdoor Adult “History, Love, Chocolate and Roses” Photo Scavenger Hunt is perfect for adults who want to hunt their way through Old Town Winchester any time of day or night. Discover the history and mysteries of Old Town! Follow the clues and take a picture of your finds to unlock the code to your own history and mystery gift. Complete details provided on your tour map. Tours are $19.99 per person.

Historical Cemetery Tours: Come join us from 11am to 1pm 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.

A Savory Taste of Winchester: Culinary Food and Wine Tours: Visit popular Old Town restaurants during this culinary tour hosted by Northern Virginia Tours. Six different tastings will be included on each tour. Each tour is designed to provide a generous lunch or dinner experience. Additional beverages may be purchased separately. The tour departs from the lobby of the George Washington Hotel at 11 a.m. In between tasting, learn about Old Town Winchester’s history dating back to the 1600’s. Adult tickets are $49.95 each (13 years and up), Youth tickets are $32.50 each (8-12 years), and Child tickets are $12.50 each (7 years and under). Group rates available. Call 540-827-9948 reservations. Reservations required by 8 p.m. the day prior to the tour. Please advise of any food allergies when making your reservation.

HRL Friends: Harry Jaffe – Why Bernie Sanders Matters: The Winchester Book Gallery will host author Harry Jaffe from 11am to 2pm.

Jack Poster LIVE in The Half Note Lounge: Jack Poster will perform 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, February 21st:

Valentine Themed Historical Scavenger Hunts: Self-guided historical scavenger hunts for the whole family. The theme this month is Valentines and there are 3 different hunts offered this month. Purchase your tour map with clues at the Old Town General Store (106 S. Loudoun Street) during regular business hours.

  • Family Friendly “Sweets and Treats” Scavenger Hunt is kid friendly and you will visit Old Town locations to collect treats and treasures along the way (one treat per location, per tour map). Turn in your tour map when you’re done and receive a special surprise gift! Tours are $9.99 per person.
  • Teen/Adult “Hearts of Love” Photo Scavenger Hunt is designed for families with older children and adults. Hunt your way through Old Town Winchester between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and receive a unique prize and souvenir pin when you turn in your completed map. Tours are $12.99 per person.
  • Outdoor Adult “History, Love, Chocolate and Roses” Photo Scavenger Hunt is perfect for adults who want to hunt their way through Old Town Winchester any time of day or night. Discover the history and mysteries of Old Town! Follow the clues and take a picture of your finds to unlock the code to your own history and mystery gift. Complete details provided on your tour map. Tours are $19.99 per person.

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