National wildlife day

Shenandoah River State Park has announced that Labor Day and National Wildlife Day share the same date this year, Monday, September 4th.

They have a full day of events planned for your enjoyment.

Event includes: meeting some of the park inhabitants, guess the animal, and habitat designing.

While the standard admission fees apply, all events are free starting at 10 am at the Ranger’s Station.

For more detail please visit the Shenandoah River State Park website. 

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National Wreaths Across America Day in Winchester

Today is National Wreaths Across America Day at the Winchester National Cemetery.

Wreaths Across America began as a simple gesture of thanks and has grown to a movement dedicated to honoring fallen soldiers for their service and educating future generations of their sacrifices.

Winchester National Cemetery is one of 3,100 participating locations and is expecting over 300 community volunteers to lay over 1,550 wreaths.

Those interested in participating in this free event led by the Civil Air Patrol’s Winchester Composite Squadron are invited to the cemetery at 11 am with a ceremony scheduled for noon.

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Annual Greek Festival returns to Old Town

The Annual Winchester Greek Festival is back this weekend at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church on Amherst St.

The event is free and will begin today from 11 am to 9 pm and continue tomorrow from noon to 8 pm.

This is a great event for the family to experience Greek culture through music, dance and of course, food.

A large selection of Greek food ranging from roasted lamb and gyros to a variety of pastries will be available for purchase.

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Mingle with Kringle at the YDC

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The Youth Development Center in Winchester invites you to “Mingle with Kringle” today from 10 am to noon.

This event will feature arts and crafts, a cookie decorating station, refreshments, and pictures with Santa.

The pictures will be taken outside to help with spacing.

Photographs will be emailed to the participants after the event.

Registration through their website is encouraged for this free event to help the YDC have an estimate on how many visitors to prepare for.

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Just Love Community Fair brings family fun

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What’s New Worship hosts Just Love Community Fair this Sunday from noon to 6 pm at Frederick County Fairgrounds.

This free family event will include pony rides, a mechanical bull, obstacle courses, music, food vendors, and appearances by some of our favorite cartoon characters.

All of the attractions are free thanks to numerous local businesses and individuals with a small fee for food.

The inspiration for this event comes from the Christian ideals of giving without asking for anything in return.

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