THIS WEEK'S CALENDAR


Page County


• The Warehouse Art Gallery, 15 Campbell St., Luray, hosts more than 1,000 works of art by regional artists; section of P. Buckley Moss originals, limited edition prints, books and other collectibles. For Warehouse hours, contact 540-843-0200, http://www.warehouseartgallery.com or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

• Luray's Evenings on Main concerts, sponsored by the Town of Luray, are planned for 7 p.m. on the Ruffner Plaza along the Luray-Hawksbill Greenway. Schedule dates include: July 21, Clarence “The Blues Man” Turner; Aug. 11, Cazhmiere; Aug. 18, Souled Out Band; and Sept. 1, Low Low Chariot.

• Wisteria Farm and Vineyard in Stanley has planned its “Music Under the Arbor” series. The schedule includes: Blue Note Duo, 2-4 p.m. July 23; Jim Sharkey, 4-6 p.m. July 29; Pat Anderson, 4-6 p.m. Aug. 5; Mokey and Friends, 4-6 p.m. Aug. 12; Haze and Dacey, 3-5 p.m. Aug. 19; Bradley and Davis, 2-4 p.m. Sept. 10; Brian Coughlan, 2-4 p.m. Sept. 17; Piper, 2-4 p.m. Sept. 24; and Me and Martha, 4-6 p.m. Sept. 30.

Saturday and Sunday, July 29-30
• Cooter's Last Stand - music, wrestling, BMX, stunts, autographs, car show, meet at the stars of the "Dukes of Hazzard" at Cooter's in the Valley on Route 211 west of Luray.

Rockingham County


Thursday-Saturday, July 19-22
• Grottoes Fire Deparment lawn party at Mountain View Park. Live music, rides, games, food. Visit http://www.ci.grottoes.va.us for further details.

Saturday, July 22
• 2-8 p.m. — Shenandoah Valley Pride Festival, Court Square, Harrisonburg. Visit http://www.shenandoahvalleypride.org/home.html for further details.

Thursday-Saturday, July 27-29
• McGaheysville Volunteer Fire Company lawn party, just off U.S. 33 in McGaheysville. Pageant Thursday. Rides, games, entertainment nightly. Visit http://www.mvfd80.org/ for further details.

Shenandoah County


Friday, July 14
• 3:30 – 7:30 p.m. - Clothes Swap at the Strasburg Park and Pool. Bring a minimum of 10 items (up to as many as you'd like) and swap for what you need.
• 6 – 9 p.m. - Woodstock Riley Outdoor Concert Series, bring your lawn chair and blanket and enjoy dinner from local food vendors along with live entertainment from regional bands. Admission is free. Band will be Joshua Grigsby and County Line Pickers and food vendors are Rutz Backyard BBQ and VA Smashers.

Saturday, July 15
• 8 - 11 a.m. - Kid's Fishing Trip, hosted by the Strasburg Moose Family Center, 572 Red Bud Rd., Strasburg. Admission is Free.
• 4 - 7 p.m. - Christmas in July Dinner and Silent Auction, at Antioch Church of the Brethren, Rt. 42 in Woodstock. Tickets are $10 a person, call Robert Baker 540-975-0660 or Rebekah Day 540-335-6691. All proceeds benefits AYC/National Youth Conference.

Thursday, July 20
• 10 a.m. - Summer Reading Program at the New Market Area Library for ages birth to 5th grade, older children are invited to be helpers. Theme is “The Magic of Brian Bence.”

Thursday, July 27
• 10 a.m. - Summer Reading Program at the New Market Area Library for ages birth to 5th grade, older children are invited to be helpers. Theme is “Hands – on Historic Architecture” by Frontier Culture Museum.

Friday, July 28
• 6 – 9 p.m. - Woodstock Riley Outdoor Concert Series, bring your lawn chair and blanket and enjoy dinner from local food vendors along with live entertainment from regional bands. Admission is free. Band will be Little Walter & The Convictions and food vendors are Tony's Pizza and Smiley's Ice Cream.

Saturday, July 29
• 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Third Annual Redneck Games at Walnut Springs Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 1905 Oranda Rd., Strasburg. A family fun day full of redneck games. Traditional field day games with a country twist on them.

Warren County


Thursday, July 20
• 5 to 11 p.m. — Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department 88th Annual Fireman's Carnival, featuring games, rides, food and, of course, relish. Fireworks at dusk. The carnival is held at the carnival grounds, East 8th Street and Crosby Road across from Bing Crosby Stadium.
• 6 to 7:30 — Computers by Design: Downloading Media. Learn the basics of downloading digital books. Registration required. Space limited. Samuels Public Library, 330 E. Criser Road. Call (540) 635-3153.
• Dusk — "The Secret Life of Pets" showing on the Downtown Commons as part of the Gazebo Flicks series. Free and open to the public. Lawn chairs and blankets encouraged. Sponsored by the town and City National Bank.

Friday, July 21
• 2 to 4 p.m. — Mad About Mosaics. Learn about mosaic art and create a piece. Ages 7 and older. Registration required. Free. Samuels Public Library, 330 E. Criser Road. Call (540) 635-3153.
• 5 to 11 p.m. — Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department 88th Annual Fireman's Carnival, featuring games, rides, food and, of course, relish. The carnival is held at the carnival grounds, East 8th Street and Crosby Road across from Bing Crosby Stadium.
• 6 to 9 p.m. — Christmas in July at the Virginia Beer Museum, 16 Chester St. Features games, secret Santa (must bring a bottle of beer), and other activities. Hardywood Park Craft Breweries will be on site. Entertainment by Mark Clay. Must be 21 or older.
• 7 p.m. — River Driven (Americana), part of the Gazebo Gatherings summer concert series at the Town Commons. Free and open to the public. Presented by Blue Ridge Arts Council and sponsored in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, Warren County and the Town of Front Royal.

Saturday, July 22
• 10 a.m. to noon — Creative Arts by Design: Pyrography ó Art with Heat. Learn how to create art by burning a design on a wood surface. This is an adult program but mature children accompanied by a responsible caregiver are welcome. Registration required. Space is limited. Samuels Public Library, 330 E. Criser Road. Call (540) 635-3153.
• 2 to 4 p.m. — Aspiring Artists. Class for children ages 7-11. Registration required. Samuels Public Library, 330 E. Criser Road. Call (540) 635-3153.
• 5 to 11 p.m. — Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department 88th Annual Firemanís Carnival, East 8th Street and Crosby Road across from Bing Crosby Stadium.
• 7 p.m. — Front Royal Cardinals vs. Staunton Braves. Valley League Baseball at Bing Crosby Stadium. Call (703) 244-6662 for ticket information.

Sunday, July 23
• Noon to 4 p.m. — Front Royal Farmers Market at the downtown Gazebo. Featuring locally grown, farm-fresh produce, dairy, meats, plants, home-baked goods, handmade crafts, music and more.
• 7 p.m. — Front Royal Cardinals vs. New Market Rebels. Valley League Baseball at Bing Crosby Stadium. Call (703) 244-6662 for ticket information.

Monday, July 24
• 9 a.m. to noon — Master Gardeners will be in the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office in the Warren County Government Center to answer questions and help with
gardening problems. Stop by the Extension office or call (540) 635-4549.
• 6 to 7:30 p.m. — Depression and Bipolar Support Group meeting in the third floor conference room at Warren Memorial Hospital, 1000 N. Shenandoah Ave. Call Victor Parker at (540) 303-4750 or Ronald Wimberly at (540) 692-4334 for more information.

Tuesday, July 25
• 10 to 11 a.m. — Free blood pressure screening with medical personnel from St. Luke Community Clinic in the cafe area of Samuels Public Library, 330 E. Criser Road.
• 10 a.m. to noon — English as a Second Language class at the Samuels Public Library, 330 E. Criser Road. Free. Call the library at (540) 635-3153.
• 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — GED class at the Samuels Public Library, 330 E. Criser Road. Free. Call (540) 635-3153.
• 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Herbs for Health, presented by the Shenandoah Herb Society, at the Samuels Public Library, 330 E. Criser Road. Free. Ages 8 and older. Registration required. Call (540) 635-3153.
• 4:30 p.m. — The Maker Club. Designed for school-aged children who want to make something creative and explore a new topic each week through books and activities. Meets after school each Tuesday in White Meeting Room B at Samuels Public Library. Call (540) 635-3153.

Wednesday, July 26
• 10 a.m. to noon — U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte sponsors an open door meeting each Wednesday at the Samuels Public Library, 330 E. Criser Road, Front Royal. A staff member will be available to meet with residents to discuss issues before Congress.
• 2 to 3:30 p.m. — A Novel Idea writing workshop for ages 10-15. Registration required. Samuels Public Library, 330 E. Criser Road. Call (540) 635-3153.
• 5:30 p.m. — Adult Art Class @ The Studio, held weekly for beginners or advanced intermediate painters who want to explore their creativity. More information is available at lifeofadailypainter.com/art-classes/.
• 6:30 p.m. — Bingo to benefit Front Royal-Warren County Relay for Life at Skyline Ranch Resort, 751 Mountain Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Early bird games at 6:30.


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