Brocks Gap Heritage Day

J. Frank Hillyard Middle School 226 Hawks Hill Dr, Broadway, VA, United States

Brocks Gap Heritage Day will be Sat., April 22, 2023, at J. Frank Hillyard Middle School, Broadway, VA, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A celebration of the families and local history of the northwestern corner of Rockingham County, Heritage Day features 180 posters of old community photos, three special programs, and history books available for research. See […]

Free

159th 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 line and helped to turn the tide of the […]

$5 – $10

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

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 […]

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

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

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

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