WoodsTACO Street Taco Festival returns

WoodsTACO Street Taco Festival takes over downtown Woodstock today from noon to 5 pm.

The third annual competition will welcome eight professional and four amateur teams including last year’s winners.

Mary’s Botanitas and Flour & Water Co. were last year’s professional category winners.

The Padilla’s took the crown in the amateur categoty.

The event is free to attend.

Tasting ticket holders will sample and vote on the different entries.

Additional tacos will be for sale for those not participating in judging.

They will also have live music from Junkfood and Ali’s Folklore Mexicano dancers.

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Little League Night at the Bing

The Front Royal Cardinals are hosting Little League Night this evening at Bing Crosby Stadium.

Gate open at 5:30 with activities and vendors ready to roll until first pitch at 7 pm.

Admission is free thanks to Green to Ground Electrical Services and is a great way to support the Cardinals and Front Royal Little League.

Little Leaguers are encouraged to wear their uniforms and will get to run on the field with the players before the game.

The Cardinals enter the game with a 5-6 record on the season and face the Woodstock River Bandits who are off to a decent start at 8-5.

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Belle Grove celebrates opening day

Kris kringle outdoor market

Belle Grove Plantation’s Opening Day for the 2022 season is today.

From 10 am to 4 pm, admission is free to the grounds and museum.

This season will feature the new exhibit Unearthing Enslaved Lives at Belle Grove.

From 2015-2019 archaeologists excavated over 60,000 artifacts from the Enslaved Quarter Site.

This helped them learn how the over 270 enslaved people lived at the plantation and their effect on the history and economy of the Shenandoah Valley.

For regular hours and tour information, go to bellegrove.org.

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MSV Day at Museum of Shenandoah Valley

Today is MSV Day at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester.

Admission is free to the galleries and exhibitions from 11 am to 4 pm.

This is one of your last chances to see National Geographic’s Photo Ark exhibit by the renowned photographer Joel Sartore.

The exhibit leaves MSV on Sunday.

Guests are also invited to explore The Trails which go through 50 acres of museum grounds including fields, woods, wetlands, and art installations .

The Trails open from 7 am to dusk and are free year round.

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MSV opens doors for free event

The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley is opening its doors to the community today from 10 am to 5 pm with free admission to its galleries and gardens.

The galleries feature the exhibit “Norman Rockwell’s America.”

The exhibit showcases his original paintings and 323 vintage Saturday Evening Post covers.

Make sure to check out the Invitational Outdoor Sculpture show with installations from local artists.

From 10:00-2:00, there is a car show for antique and modified vehicles.

Food trucks will also be on the museum grounds.

For more information on today’s event, head over to themsv.org.

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Field Day at MSV

The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley is hosting a field day event today from 10 am to 2 pm.

The walking trails will be open with activities all along the way.

There will be educational activities as MSV educators will have a geology talk.

Shenandoah University researcher Ashley Landes will also be there to speak on the wetlands.

Frederick County Parks and Recreation will bring some of the fun including a timed 50 yard dash, disc golf demonstration, and ladder golf.

The field day is free but admission prices still apply to the gardens and galleries.

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