Inaugural First Night Middletown deemed a success

The inaugural First Night Middletown was deemed a success after raising over $2,500 for the Winchester Model Railroad Club.

The evening included musical performances and children’s activities as well as a silent auction including Mort Kunstler prints, signed Washington Commanders items, local gift cards, and more.

Money raised from the auctions contributed to the fundraising efforts towards Winchester Model Railroad Club’s new headquarters which is relocating to Middletown.

The Town and Club are already over halfway to their goal of $200,000.

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Browntown hosts Redbud Festival

Browntown is holding the Redbud Festival today from 9 am to 3 pm with a day full of activities.

Some of the events include a silent auction, plant and seedling sale, food, and live entertainment.

There will also be a bake show and two craft show locations.

Guests are encouraged to vote in the photo contest to decide Browntown’s next calendar.

The winner will also receive $100.

If you’re an animal lover, the humane society will have pets up for adoption and you can’t miss the Gooney Creek Duck Race at 1 pm.

Don’t forget to buy a ticket for your favorite duck!

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Front Royal’s Christmas Fest and Parade

Front Royal’s Christmas Fest and 72nd Annual Parade gets started at noon today at the Gazebo.

The parade will follow shortly, kicking off at 4 pm.

Start off your day at the pancake breakfast at WCHS then head on downtown.

Live Christmas music at the Gazebo will play from noon to 1:30 pm.

Other events starting at noon include: Habitat for Humanities silent auction at the Virginia Beer Museum, the Winter Bazaar at Love Revival Ministry, and the winter festival at Able Forces.

Royal Cinemas will have a free classic Christmas movie showing at 1 pm before you head over to the parade.

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HSWC’s 10th Annual Tails and Ales

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The Humane Society of Warren County’s 10th annual Tails and Ales will take place this evening starting at 6:30 pm at the Front Royal Moose Lodge.

The evening will feature a cash party, silent auction, pull tabs, door prizes and 50/50 raffles to benefit sheltered animals.

Tickets are still available on the humane society’s website or at the shelter.

Tickets include a dinner, beer and wine, and a chance at the $1000 grand prize.

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Froggy’s Closet Abnormal Formal

Families Reaching Out Group is holding their 8th annual Abnormal Formal tonight starting at 7:45 pm.

This is the organization’s biggest benefit of the year and individual tickets are still available here.

Full tables have already sold out so move fast.

The evening will include live music, hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and live and silent auctions.

The nonprofit is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of foster children and other children who have been victims of abuse, neglect, or at risk.

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