Book Notes Concert

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

Led by the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, come enjoy an instrument show & tell, hear classically-trained musicians perform live, and meet JMU’s Furious Flower Poetry Center founder Dr. Joanne Gabbin, as she reads her children's book "I Bet She Called Me Sugar Plum." Free for children of all ages and their caregivers.

Gangsters of Capitalism – WMRA Books & Brews

Pale Fire Brewing 217 S Liberty St. Ste 105, Harrisonburg, VA

Live at Pale Fire Brewing Company and available later on WMRA's Youtube Channel and on Facebook. WMRA’s September 2022 Books & Brews will feature author Jonathan M. Katz discussing his book, "Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America’s Empire." Learn about the seeds of American imperialism and how […]

International Festival @ Central Library

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

Central Library welcomes festival attendees to the library for special book displays, an interactive map activity about our community, and a Pop Up Book Sale from Noon - 3 p.m.

German POWs and Farms in Rockingham & Augusta Counties, 1944-1945

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

Local historian Gregory L. Owens will share research he did for his book "Wehrmacht Autumns" about German POWs who did farm work in Rockingham and Augusta Counties in the last years of WWII. Owens is a George C. Marshall Scholar, conferred by the George C. Marshall Foundation at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA for […]

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Storytime in the Understory

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

Pre-School - Elementary suggested Bring a blanket and come enjoy 30 minutes of nature-themed reading. We will meet in the At Home in the Woods Family Garden in our new Storytime area!

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Sage & Page: A Sage Bird Book Club with MRL

Sage Bird Ciderworks 325 N Liberty St., Harrisonburg, VA

Book Club Meetings: 1st Wednesdays of the month, 8-9pm Book Talks & Social -We will be reading books in 3 month cycles, 1 book a month.  Final month of each Cycle is a Reading Cocktail Party with a themed cocktail Cycle 1: October, November, December -October 5 Meeting: Meet fellow readers & hear some Book […]

Voice-Overs

Roop Hall Room 208 (James Madison University) 60 Bluestone Drive, Harrisonburg

A new exhibit from the Virginia Center for the Book features a collection of poems by Virginia artists, responding to sexism, racism and biases in our cultural landscape. The opening reception is open to everyone and will include poetry readings by Furious Flower Executive Director Lauren K. Alleyne and Assistant Director L. Renée, Graduate assistant […]

Free

WMRA Books & Brews, October 11, 2022

Pale Fire Brewing Company 217 S Liberty St Ste 105, Harrisonburg, VA

WMRA’s October 2022 Books & Brews features author Jocelyn Nicole Johnson discussing her book, My Monticello, a collection of five short stories that, as one NPR reviewer put it, “grapples with the past, present and future of American Racism“ 7pm Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - Live, in person, at Pale Fire Brewing Company and available […]

Free
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Storytime in the Understory

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

Pre-School - Elementary suggested Bring a blanket and come enjoy 30 minutes of nature-themed reading. We will meet in the At Home in the Woods Family Garden in our new Storytime area!

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Storytime in the Understory

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

Pre-School - Elementary suggested Bring a blanket and come enjoy 30 minutes of nature-themed reading. We will meet in the At Home in the Woods Family Garden in our new Storytime area!

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Sage & Page: A Sage Bird Book Club with MRL

Sage Bird Ciderworks 325 N Liberty St., Harrisonburg, VA

Book Club Meetings: 1st Wednesdays of the month, 8-9pm Book Talks & Social -We will be reading books in 3 month cycles, 1 book a month.  Final month of each Cycle is a Reading Cocktail Party with a themed cocktail Cycle 1: October, November, December -October 5 Meeting: Meet fellow readers & hear some Book […]

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 […]

You have to be the questions again, all the questions

jmu Health and Behavioral studies building room G010 235 M.L.K. Jr Wy, harrisonburg, VA

A literary reading and discussion Featuring Joseph Fasano Author of The Swallows of Lunetta with Micheal Trocchia Fasano is the author of the novels The Swallows of Lunetto and the Dark Heart of Every Wild Thing, which was named one of the 20 Best small press books of 2020. His books of Poetry include The […]

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Storytime in the Understory

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

Pre-School - Elementary suggested Bring a blanket and come enjoy 30 minutes of nature-themed reading. We will meet in the At Home in the Woods Family Garden in our new Storytime area!

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Storytime in the Understory

Edith J Carrier Arboretum 780 University Blvd, Harrisonburg, VA

Pre-School - Elementary suggested Bring a blanket and come enjoy 30 minutes of nature-themed reading. We will meet in the At Home in the Woods Family Garden in our new Storytime area!

Bright Star Theatre Presents: A Dickens Tale

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

Come enjoy live family theatre - FREE - with MRL and Bright Star Theatre at our Central Library in downtown Harrisonburg! Old Ebeneezer Scrooge has only one passion in life – money! Even at Christmas time, he’s more interested in making sure his business affairs are in order than in making sure his friends and […]

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An Old-Fashioned Christmas

Daniel Harrison House 335 Main Street, Dayton, VA

Jon us for AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS at the Daniel Harrison House TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS THEME, DECEMBER 4TH (SUNDAY) 4-6PM. A Visit from St Nicholas story with a storyteller Santa Claus in the 1800's. JOY TO THE WORLD THEME, DECEMBER 10TH (SATURDAY) 4-6PM, Nativity Scene and Caroling the Christmas story told by a […]

$20.00
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Sage & Page: A Sage Bird Book Club with MRL

Sage Bird Ciderworks 325 N Liberty St., Harrisonburg, VA

Book Club Meetings: 1st Wednesdays of the month, 8-9pm Book Talks & Social -We will be reading books in 3 month cycles, 1 book a month.  Final month of each Cycle is a Reading Cocktail Party with a themed cocktail Cycle 1: October, November, December -October 5 Meeting: Meet fellow readers & hear some Book […]