FREE Coffee Tasting at Merge Coffee Company

Merge Coffee Company 425 N Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA

Join us at Merge Coffee Company's downtown location for a FREE coffee tasting! Darryl, Co-owner of Merge will lead you on a taste journey of different origins of coffee from around the world and explain where they are from, how they are grown and processed, and what makes them taste the way that they do. […]


Kat Maier: Energetic Herbalism – WMRA Books & Brews

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

Live at Pale Fire and streamed on WMRA's Facebook page. WMRA’s January 2021 Books & Brews features features Kat Maier discussing her book, Energetic Herbalism : A Guide to Sacred Plant Traditions Integrating Elements of Vitalism, Ayurveda, and Chinese Medicine. Throughout, author Kat Maier invites readers to explore their personal relationships with plants and their […]

Endowed Lecture: James McBride

Bridgewater College 402 E. College Street, Bridgewater, VA

Author, musician and screenwriter James McBride will present an endowed lecture at Bridgewater College on Tuesday, Jan. 18, in Cole Hall on the College’s campus. McBride will speak about his latest novel Deacon King Kong, which tells the story of a 1969 shooting in Brooklyn and the strange intersections of the lives of the characters involved […]

Endowed Lecture: “Leaving Your Comfort Zone” with Lynsey Addario

Bridgewater College 402 E. College Street, Bridgewater, VA

Photojournalist Lynsey Addario, who covers major conflict zones across the globe including the Middle East, South Asia, Haiti and Africa, will present an endowed lecture on Tuesday, March 22, at 7 p.m. virtually on Zoom. The event, “Leaving Your Comfort Zone: The Importance of Art,” is free and open to the public. Addario was named […]

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 […]


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 […]

Red Truck Rural Bakery – On the Road!

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

Meet Brian Noyes, bestselling cookbook author and owner of Red Truck Rural Bakery, as he visits the Shenandoah Valley. Noyes will share his experiences of going from a weekend baker to training at the Culinary institute of America, to eventually opening and running his successful bakery business. Red Truck Rural Bakery has earned accolades from […]

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 […]

Tour Divide Comes to the Shenandoah Valley – December Social

Brothers Craft Brewing 800 N Main St, Harrisonburg, VA

Continuing our monthly socials, we are excited to invite you to hear directly about long-distance trails from two Valley locals who recently completed the Tour Divide from Canada to Mexico. Tour Divide - a 2,745-mile race the length of Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, from Banff, Canada, to the US/Mexico border. What: December Monthly Social […]