Celebrate kids day rain or shine

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The Warren Coalition and Warren County Parks and Recreation are celebrating our community rain or shine.

Many of the activities schedule for Sunday, September 24th,  were able to be moved inside the 15th Street gym.

There will be pumpkin painting, inflatables, a cake walk and music to name a few activities.

The pitch burst will still be operating outside.

The rain should taper off, so the petting zoo and pony rides are as scheduled.

Up to date information can be found on the here.

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Front Royal celebrates Earth Day and Arbor Day

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The Town of Front Royal is preparing for their Earth Day and Arbor Day celebration tomorrow from 10 am to 3 pm hosted by the Environmental Sustainability Committee at the Gazebo.

The event will feature over 40 local environmental and conservation organizations to engage with, an electric vehicle display, plant sales and giveaways, a ceremonial tree planting and activities for kids like a petting zoo.

Visitors will learn more about green infrastructure, explore new ways to engage with the great outdoors, and celebrate our planet.

The House of Hope will also hold their Empty Bowl Supper during the celebration at the Main Street  Pavilion behind the Gazebo.

Many local restaurants supply the soup and a handmade bowl comes with each purchase with bowl painting being held at Explore Art and Clay at 501 E Main Street.

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47th Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival returns

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The 47th Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival is back at the Frederick County Fairgrounds from 10 am to 5 pm today and tomorrow.

Saturday will feature events like the Classic Car and Hot Rod show from 11 am to 3 pm and the apple pie baking contest at noon.

All weekend there will be live music, kids activities like inflatables, a petting zoo, and pony rides, and everything apples, from apple butter to apple dumplings.

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

Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of Winchester’s local charities.

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Sunflower Festival returns to Luray

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The 3rd Annual Page Valley Sunflower Festival is tomorrow from 10 am to 4 pm at Ralph H. Dean Recreation Park.

The event is part of a partnership between the Page Alliance for Community Action, the Town of Luray, Luray Downtown Initiative, Page County Farmers Association and Page Valley Art Council.

The 1k fun run through the sunflower fields begins at 10 am then enjoy the rest of the day of fun which will include hayrides to the sunflower fields, a petting zoo, live music, and specials throughout downtown Luray.

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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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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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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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Barns of Rose Hill community celebration

Barns of Rose Hill is hosting a free community celebration for their 10 year anniversary.

Starting at 5 pm in Downtown Berryville, there will be activities for the whole family including a magician, petting zoo, face painting, free ice cream and more.

Food vendors will also be onsite.

Then the evening will conclude with a performance from Grammy nominee Cheick Hamala Diabate and his band.

Diabate is world renowned in the ngoni, which is similar to the banjo.

For more information on the celebration, visit their website.

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Shenandoah Valley Motorcycle Expo rolls through

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The Shenandoah Valley Motorcycle Expo is rolling out this weekend at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds.

This is the largest motorcycle event in the Valley that usually draws hundreds of riders from around the area.

Some of the featured events this year include the car and motorcycle shows, as well as live music from some local bands, a beer garden, and fun adult contests for things like the hairiest biker.

Sunday is Family Fun Day which will feature face painting, pony rides, and petting zoo.

For more information, head to jwwmotorsports.com

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3rd Annual Strawberry Fest at West Oaks

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West Oaks Farmers Market will host their 3rd annual Strawberry Fest today rain or shine.

The festivities kick off at 9 am and will wrap up at 6 pm.

Admission is free and some of the activities offered include a pick your own strawberry patch, hayrides, a bounce house, a petting zoo, food and beer vendors and more.

Starting at noon, there will be live music provided by BlackJack the Band followed by Trainwreck. 

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