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EXUBERANCE: Dialogues in African American Abstract Painting

Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art 820 S. Main St., Harrisonburg, VA

Exhibition Celebrates the Dynamic Legacy of Abstraction in African American Painting Featured abstract paintings span 70 years EXUBERANCE: Dialogues in African American Abstract Painting Exhibition Dates: Oct. 26–Dec. 10 Opening Reception: Tuesday, Oct. 26, 5-7 p.m. (opening remarks at 5 p.m.) Public Program: • Tuesday, Nov. 10, 5 p.m., History and Politics of African American […]

TREASURES FROM THE VAULT: CRAZY QUILTS

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

Crazy quilts are also known as crazy patchwork quilts. They involve the use of irregularly shaped pieces of fabric pieced together. The seams and patches are often decorated with elaborate embellishments, like beads, paint, and embroidery. A variety of fabrics can be used in a crazy quilt, including cotton, wool, ribbon, lace, silk, and velvet.

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MLK Jr. Celebration: Anne and Emmett Showing

Eastern Mennonite University 1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, VA

Janet Langhart Cohen’s play  “Anne and Emmett” is a special production sponsored with grants from Interfaith Youth Core, the Arts Council of the Valley, EMU Multicultural Student Services and the EMU Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The production is produced by Celeste Thomas, director of Multicultural Student Services, and directed by Ezrionna Prioleau ‘17. OPEN TO […]

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MLK Jr. Celebration: Anne and Emmett Showing

Eastern Mennonite University 1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, VA

Janet Langhart Cohen’s play  “Anne and Emmett” is a special production sponsored with grants from Interfaith Youth Core, the Arts Council of the Valley, EMU Multicultural Student Services and the EMU Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The production is produced by Celeste Thomas, director of Multicultural Student Services, and directed by Ezrionna Prioleau ‘17. OPEN TO […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Bridgewater College 402 E. College Street, Bridgewater, VA

Members of the community are invited to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with Bridgewater College during its annual Martin Luther King Day celebration, “Celebrating the Dream, Continuing the Journey.” The celebration will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 17, at Oakdale Park in Bridgewater. The event kicks off with […]

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Grand Caverns History Tours

Grand Caverns 5 Grand Caverns Blvd, Grottoes, VA

Historic Tours will begin on 2/21/22 and will be offered the first Monday of each month starting in March. Tours will be led by guides in period clothing and will be based on the history of Grand Caverns. As the oldest continually operated commercial cave in the country we have lots of interesting history to […]

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Grand Caverns History Tours

Grand Caverns 5 Grand Caverns Blvd, Grottoes, VA

Historic Tours will begin on 2/21/22 and will be offered the first Monday of each month starting in March. Tours will be led by guides in period clothing and will be based on the history of Grand Caverns. As the oldest continually operated commercial cave in the country we have lots of interesting history to […]

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Grand Caverns History Tours

Grand Caverns 5 Grand Caverns Blvd, Grottoes, VA

Historic Tours will begin on 2/21/22 and will be offered the first Monday of each month starting in March. Tours will be led by guides in period clothing and will be based on the history of Grand Caverns. As the oldest continually operated commercial cave in the country we have lots of interesting history to […]

Grand Caverns History Tours

Grand Caverns 5 Grand Caverns Blvd, Grottoes, VA

Historic Tours will begin on 2/21/22 and will be offered the first Monday of each month starting in March. Tours will be led by guides in period clothing and will be based on the history of Grand Caverns. As the oldest continually operated commercial cave in the country we have lots of interesting history to […]

Brocks Gap Heritage Day

Broadway High School 269 Gobbler Dr.,, Broadway

The 30th annual Brocks Gap Heritage Day will be May 7, 2022 at Broadway High School, Broadway, VA, 10 to 4. Over 150 posters of vintage photographs are arranged by families, churches, communities, schools, and other topics. Researchers can use Pat Turner Ritchie’s personal library of family local and regional histories. Other genealogists and local […]

Free

Old Fashioned Milling Day

Silver Lake Mill 2328 Silver Lake Rd, Dayton, Virginia

Join us at Silver Lake Mill on SATURDAY, MAY 21, 10am to 3pm for an “Old-Fashioned Milling Day.” The Dave Armentrout family will be on hand and grind fresh cornmeal using 18” buhr stones powered by a 1926 McCormick Deering tractor! There’s nothing as great as FRESH cornmeal, and you will be able to buy it the moment it’s ground! The […]

Grand Caverns History Tours

Grand Caverns 5 Grand Caverns Blvd, Grottoes, VA

Historic Tours will begin on 2/21/22 and will be offered the first Monday of each month starting in March. Tours will be led by guides in period clothing and will be based on the history of Grand Caverns. As the oldest continually operated commercial cave in the country we have lots of interesting history to […]

Soul Food Chefs & All Black Sports Reunion

Riverside Ore Wash Road, Elkton

Then Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project will host a program located at The Riverside Park in Elkton, Va. In the morning we will host an all-black segregated sports reunion. A host of guest speakers will share highlights of playing in leagues throughout the valley. We will share photos, books, and memorabilia highlighting the accomplishments of […]

FREE

Lachlan In A Cave: A Comedy Music Axe Throwing Festival

Melrose Civil War Caverns 6639 N Valley Pike, Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg, Virginia's first comedy, live music and axe throwing festival featuring cave tours and X2 Comedy shows in the cave! X2 Comedy teamed up with Melrose Civil War Caverns and Beards & Broads to bring you this fun-filled unique event! 10% of the proceeds benefit Living Waters Freedom Initiative, a non-profit for Vets Helping Vets. […]

$24 – $40

L. Renée: Poetry Reading

JMU Festival Conference and Student Center 1301 Carrier Drive, Harrisonburg, VA

Join us for a poetry reading from Furious Flower Poetry Center Assistant Director, L. Renée at the Highlands Room in the Festival Conference Center. Fusing both the creative and various modes of the historical, L. Renée writes about Blackness, Appalachian culture, and the joys and complications of inheritance. She is the recipient of the 2022 […]

Christmas on the Farm

Virginia Museum of the Civil War 8895 George Collins Parkway, New Market

Christmas on the Farm Saturday, December 3, 2022 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 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 […]

$5 – $10