Fort Harrison Colonial Trades Fair – Dayton, VA

Fort Harrison 335 Main Street, Dayton, VA, United States

FH offers you the chance to experience 18th-century life skills. Come see the demos and items for sale. Engraver, Broom maker, Loom Weaver, Blacksmith, Ferrier, Spinner, Cabinet Maker, Flintknapper, Tape Loom Weaver, Dancers, Food Smoker/Food Preservation, and more. #harrisonburgvirginia #harrisonburgva #rockinghamcountyva #colonial #colonialtradefair #colonialtrades #shenandoahvalleyva See more on: https://www.facebook.com/housefort1749 http://www.fortharrisonva.org/

Meet the Author @Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center

Hardesty Higgins House Visitor Center 212 S Main St., Harrisonburg

Join us for a book signing by author Heather Cole, who will be presenting her book "Virginia's Presidents: A History & Guide." Cole will be at the Hardesty-Higgins Visitor Center on July 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The book is now available to purchase in the Rocktown Gift Shoppe, located at the Visitor […]

Free

First Friday: Furious Flower Broadside Gallery presents “Writing on the Wall: Reading Black Poetry”

Furious Flower Poetry Center 500 Cardinal Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, United States

Join us at Furious Flower Broadside Gallery for another Arts Council of the Valley First Friday Downtown Art Tour. Our third exhibit, "The Writing on the Wall: Reading Black Poetry," curated by Furious Flower Advisory Board Vice Chair Susan Facknitz, will debut June 2 with a second reception on July 7. About the Exhibit: We […]

Free

Virginia Quilt Museum – Garden Party

Virginia Quilt Museum 301 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA, United States

Saturday, August 19, 2023 2:00-5:00 pm Spend a relaxing afternoon supporting the Virginia Quilt Museum attending a historically inspired garden party. Dress up in your best summer whites, sip iced tea and nibble on delicious bites from Ott Street Eats while playing croquet, bocce, or other fun lawn games. Enjoy exclusive access to the Virginia […]

Event Series Breneman-Turner Mill Open House

Breneman-Turner Mill Open House

Breneman-Turner Mill 5036 Turners Mill Lane, Harrisonburg, VA, United States

The Breneman-Turner Mill has Open House hours the 4th Saturday of the month from May through October. Corn-grinding demonstrations and tours run from 10 AM to 3 PM. A donation of $5 per person is suggested. Visitors are welcome to walk around the Mill at any time. It is located 3 miles north of Harrisonburg, […]

Meet the Author – Heather Cole

Hardesty Higgins House Visitor Center 212 S Main St., Harrisonburg

Join us for a book signing by author Heather Cole, who will be presenting her book “Virginia’s Presidents: A History & Guide.” Cole will be at the Hardesty-Higgins Visitor Center on October 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A meet the author table will be set up on the patio by Heritage Bakery. The […]

Free

Oktoberfest @Brothers Craft Brewing Co.

Brothers Craft Brewing 800 N Main St, Harrisonburg, VA, United States

Come join us for our 6th annual Oktoberfest celebration! We will be pouring plenty of traditional German styles, including our 2018 gold medal winning/Best in Show and 2019 silver medal winning Lil' Hellion Helles Lager, this year's Doppelbock and our Fest Bier Märzen along with additional German biers brewed on our pilot system!! Plan to […]

Free

Deyerle Series on Local History Virginia Colonial Frontier Medicine

Massanutten Regional Library 174 S Main St., Harrisonburg, VA

Misti Furr, lead interpreter from Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia, will present a talk on the medical history of Virginia's Colonial frontier. This program is part three of the 2023 five-part Deyerle Program Series on Local History at MRL

Heritage Festival – Brethren & Mennonite Heritage Center

Brethren & Mennonite Heritage Center Brethren & Mennonite Heritage Center, Harrisonburg, VA, United States

Join us Saturday, October 21 for a day to celebrate the history and heritage of Brethren and Mennonites in the Shenandoah Valley! This special open house event on our campus will run from 9 am to 2 pm, and will include: Horse-drawn wagon rides A singing school reenactment and hymn singing Heritage skill demonstrations: Old-fashioned […]

$5 – $10

Spirits of New Market

Virginia Museum of the Civil War at New Market Battlefield State Historical Park 8895 George Collins Parkway, New Market

Explore the battlefield after hours and step back in time with our annual lantern tour program, "Spirits of New Market," as we celebrate the indomitable spirit of those whose lives were impacted by the Battle of New Market. You'll follow your guide on a lantern-lit tour of the Battlefield encountering living historians portraying the soldiers, […]

$5 – $10

Breneman-Turner Mill Open House

Breneman-Turner Mill 5036 Turners Mill Lane, Harrisonburg, VA, United States

The Breneman-Turner Mill has Open House hours the 4th Saturday of the month from May through October. Corn-grinding demonstrations and tours run from 10 AM to 3 PM. A donation of $5 per person is suggested. Visitors are welcome to walk around the Mill at any time. It is located 3 miles north of Harrisonburg, […]

Christmas on the Farm

Virginia Museum of the Civil War at New Market Battlefield State Historical Park 8895 George Collins Parkway, New Market

Join us at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War as we celebrate the holiday season at the museum, battlefield, and Bushong Farm! Explore the museum and make take home crafts, enjoy festive treats, and see a special Christmas film. Take a step back into 1859 and visit the Bushong family as they cook, sing, […]

$5 – $10

Virginia Museum of the Civil War Partnership With discounted admission opportunities

The Virginia Quilt Museum 301 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA, United States

Beginning February 1, we are excited to partner with the Virginia Museum of the Civil War at New Market Battlefield State Historical Park with an opportunity to save on admission at both Museums. From February 1 until May 11, during this promotion, guests who've visited the Civil War Museum and present their receipt here at […]

History Day

Virginia Museum of the Civil War at New Market Battlefield State Historical Park 8895 George Collins Parkway, New Market

Formerly called Homeschool Day, this event is open to all families seeking a day of fun, exploration, and learning. There will be hands-on activities for all ages. Join the Army and learn to drill, enjoy 19th-century games and activities, watch the Emmy-award winning film, Field of Lost Shoes, take a guided tour through the battlefield, […]

$5 – $10

160th Anniversary Battle of New Market Commemoration

Virginia Museum of the Civil War at New Market Battlefield State Historical Park 8895 George Collins Parkway, New Market

Join us as we remember the Battle of New Market that raged across Jacob Bushong’s farm and the soldiers that struggled there. Special emphasis will highlight the role of the Cadets from the Virginia Military Institute that were asked to fill a gap in the Confederate battle line and helped to turn the tide of […]

$5 – $10

160th Anniversary Battle of New Market Commemoration

Virginia Museum of the Civil War at New Market Battlefield State Historical Park 8895 George Collins Parkway, New Market

Join us as we remember the Battle of New Market that raged across Jacob Bushong’s farm and the soldiers that struggled there. Special emphasis will highlight the role of the Cadets from the Virginia Military Institute that were asked to fill a gap in the Confederate battle line and helped to turn the tide of […]

$5 – $10