Downtown Winchester Events: Law Enforcement Torch Run, Family Movie Night, Hop Blossom and MORE
5 June 2017
The first Monday of every month we’re joined in the studio by Jennifer Bell, Winchester’s Downtown Manager to talk about upcoming events and happenings that are going on in Old Town Winchester. This was a full show with quite a few things happening in June. Jennifer gave us the details for all the events below, but for more information & a full calendar, visit their website: http://www.enjoyotw.com/
Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics VA starts on Tuesday, June 6th at 7am on the downtown walking mall. Lt. Lahman joined us in the studio to talk about the path officers will run with the torch from downtown Winchester through Virginia passing the torch at each locality on their way to Richmond for the opening ceremony on Friday, June 9. For more information, to make a donation or participate in some way, visit their website: http://specialolympicsva.org/
Family Movies on the Mall kicks off on Thursday, June 8th with a showing of The Secret Life of Pets! This family-friendly event remains free to attend. This event is a great opportunity to gather the family and enjoy a night in Old Town under the stars while viewing blockbuster hits. The movies will be screened by Winchester Parks and Recreation. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring seating.
Hop Blossom – This 5th annual event will be held June 10, 2017 in Old Town Winchester from 12pm-6pm focusing on craft beer education and exposing participants to the growing popularity and love for great craft beer. This year will feature 40+ breweries, live entertainment, 5th annual homebrew competition and more! For more information or to purchase advance tickets, visit their website: http://hopblossom.com/
Classic Movie Night returns on Saturday, June 10 in downtown Winchester with the beloved 1973 film, “American Graffiti” at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.) at the Taylor Pavilion. The showing is screened by the Magic Lantern Theater and sponsored by Greenfield Senior Living and is free and open to the public. Attendees should bring their own chairs and/or blankets for seating. In case of rain, the showing will move to the nearby Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 28 W. Boscawen Street.
Friday Night Live kicks off on June 16 with the perfect opportunity to meet up with friends, shop, dine and enjoy great live music, street performers and artisans. The Loudoun Street Walking Mall will be filled with music and activities and the Taylor Pavilion will be the main venue for performances every third Friday in June, July and August. The June 16th Friday Night Live featured performer is Dynamo, an up and coming funk/jazz/rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. June’s opening act will be a local favorite, Threesound.
In partnership with Valley Health and its Wellness Center, Old Town Winchester will feature a new event this summer: Shape Up Sundays. Held one Sunday per month, June 18, July 23, August 20, and September 17, the event will feature multiple free outdoor classes including yoga, aerobics, running, climbing and even kickboxing. Each Sunday between 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., event partners including Valley Health, Dharma Yoga Studio, Mountain Trails and Runners’ Retreat, will lead a number of classes at the Taylor Pavilion. There is no cost to attend and will be held rain or shine.
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