Mayfest returns to Strasburg

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It is Mayfest once again in Strasburg!

The festivities got started yesterday with the Heels and Hops luncheon and music in the Strasburg Square.

Today will feature some of the marquis events like the Duck Race at 1 pm and the parade at 4 pm.

This year has some improvements as well like the free kids zone and nearly double the vendors.

The Strasburg Square and Emporium will have live music starting at 11 am with Souled Out taking the stage at 6:30 pm.

Sunday will cap things off with the Ole Timers baseball game at Sandy Hook Elementary. 

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7th Annual Family Fun Day in Front Royal

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Today is the 7th Annual Family Fun day in Downtown Front Royal as a part of the First Friday’s Weekend.

Fun Flix Friday was postponed yesterday, but today a New Orleans style parade will get things started at 10 am.

They will line up on Luray Avenue and also close portions of Main Street, Royal Avenue, Chester Street, and 3rd Street.

Then stick around for some live music, plenty of activities for the kids, and a crawfish boil.

Many local shops and vendors will also stay open during this event which will wrap up at 6 pm.

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Blandy Farm’s 32nd Annual Garden Fair

The 32nd Annual Garden Fair hosted by Blandy Experimental Farm is back for Mother’s Day weekend.

This year’s event is held at the Clarke County Fairgrounds from 9 am – 4 pm Saturday and Sunday.

This plant sale will everything you can imagine from unique plants and trees to gardening accessories as well as experts to provide tips on how to help your plants flourish.

The event will also feature live music and food trucks.

Entry costs $10 per car load with proceeds going to the Virginia State Arboretum at Blandy Farm.

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Belle Grove’s Kris Kringle Market

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The Belle Grove Plantation is hosting the Kris Kringle Outdoor Market from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

After the success from last year, they made it bigger and better.

This weekend will feature a visit from Santa Clause, a petting zoo, a wreath making class, live music, and a free ballet performance.

Food, warm beverages, and crafts from local artisans will be for sale.

Admission is free to the market but the regular fee still applies for a tour of the home.

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VBM Halloween Party with the Dead

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The Dead Rise Again at the Virginia Beer Museums Halloween Party and final show of this year’s concert series.

The Grateful Divination Band will take the stage from 6 to 9 pm tonight bringing some of the Grateful Dead’s music with them.

Along with the special musical guests, there will also be guest beers on tap.

Three Notch’d Brewery and Dogfish Head will sell some of their signature brews.

The Virginia Boomuseum will also offer spooky tours of the museum all weekend.

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Page County Heritage Festival is back

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The Page County Heritage Festival is this weekend with a full range of events.

The festival will go from 10 am to 5 pm today and tomorrow at the Page County Fairgrounds.

There will be live bluegrass music, food and craft vendors, and more.

Sunday will have a few special events like a petting zoo and the Blue Ridge Boyz pulling will host a lawn tractor pull competition.

Tours of historical buildings that are a part of the Page County Heritage Association are available all weekend as well.

Admission to the festival is $5 for adults and $1 for children with parking included.

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Warren County and Hazard Mill Farm team up for a haunted walk

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Warren County Habitat for Humanity is partnering with Hazard Mill Farms of Bentonville for a haunting at Hazard Mill walk.

From 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21-23 and again the 28-30 of Oct. 6 to 7 p.m. will be a toned down kid version from 7 to 9 the scare factor intensifies.

Hazard Mill Farm is located at 1481 Hazard Mill Rd. Bentonville with live music and a trunk or treat event set for Sat. Oct. 30.

The Habitat for Humanity press release states that tickets are $10 pre person with children under 10 $5 with volunteers needed for the event.

Go to warrencountyhabitat.org/haunted-walk for tickets, information and volunteer opportunities.

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10th annual Shenandoah Autumnfest

The Shenandoah Autumnfest is bringing BBQ, bands, brews and much more to the Shenandoah County fairgrounds today from 11 am to 5 pm.

Craft beer tastings and wine and spirits will be available all day.

Harness racing will get started at 1 pm and this year will feature the largest purse in the history of the event with over $680,000 up for grabs in the 2 and 3 year old finales.

One of the most exciting events of the day is the wood splitting contest which will start at 1:30 pm.

When you get hungry, there will be a Flippin Chicken cook-off and whole hog bbq demos and samples.

Live music provided by Cazhmiere will start at noon.

For a full list of events, head to ShenandoahAutumnfest.com.

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SVAHF has arrived

The 2021 Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival has arrived!

The Frederick County Fairgrounds will host the event from 10 am to 5 pm today and tomorrow.

The weekend will feature plenty of activities for the whole family such as a KidsZone with Free inflatables, live music, and plenty of food, crafts, and drink vendors.

The marquis events include the Apple pie Judging Contest and the car show on Saturday and on Sunday, the Apple pie eating contest and the canine challenge course.

Admission is $10 and free for children under 10, veterans, military, and law enforcement.

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40th Annual Ole Time Festival

Edinburg is holding their 40th annual Ole Time Festival.

This is one of the Shenandoah Valley’s most unique events and will take you back in time.

The festivities began Friday but the best is yet to come this weekend.

The Children’s Fun Festival will be open Saturday and Sunday and feature a petting zoo, face painting, a magic show and more.

There will be dozens of crafters making handmade goods on site including basketmakers and blacksmiths.

The Fair also gathered together some of the areas best musicians to entertain all weekend long like The Virginians, Cooters Garage Band, Matt and Dan and many more.

The weekend will culminate in the Amazing Bed Race which is exactly how it sounds.

For more information on the full list of events, head to www.EdinburgOleTImeFestival.org.

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