Fort Loudoun Day in Winchester

History lovers are invited to Fort Loudoun Day today in Winchester.

Guests and participants will meet at the original site of the Fort on N Loudoun Street.

The Day encampment will feature tents and flys, displays, demonstrations, and drills from 10 am – 4:30 pm.

There will not be a tactical battle but some live shooting will occur.

The French and Indian War Day Encampment welcomes the George Mercer Company of the Virginia regiment, Rutherford’s Rangers, and Massaw Howard, an author and amateur archaeologist who will discuss his books and Native American artifacts.

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Oktoberfest returns to Old Town Winchester

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Old Town Winchester and Literacy Volunteers of Winchester present Old Town Winchester’s Oktoberfest on September 24.

The event is a German Oktoberfest type celebration complete with the music, dance, food and drink of Germany.

This popular German inspired beer festival will feature not just local breweries but breweries from around Virginia.

The breweries will be lining the Old Town Walking Mall of Loundoun Street from 5 to 10 p.m. next Fri.

Reduce rate advance tickets for both tasting and or just attending the event are available here.

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