It's the Holiday Season - there are lots of things to do in the Harrisonburg area, and it can often feel overwhelming trying to sort through all of the parades, concerts, and open houses. We've compiled a list of some area highlights to help you with your holiday planning! We hope you enjoy our Holiday Roundup updated for 2018!
The annual Veterans Day celebration in downtown Harrisonburg is always a special treat and an honor to be a part of. Our Team will be handing out flags along the parade route for the community beginning at 1pm. We will also set out chairs in front of our office at 83 S. Main Street (prime parade watching real estate) and we invite you to come and watch the parade with us starting at 2pm. Join us Sunday November 11th!
We are excited to welcome watermedia artist Susan Rosen to the Wilson Downtown Gallery for the months of October and November. Come see her show entitled "Etudes, Echos, Patterns and Divides" and visit with the artist on Friday, October 5th for our First Fridays Opening Reception!
We are excited to welcome photograpers Joe Fitzgerald and AJ Morey to the WDG for the months of August and September! More about their exhibit "Defy the Machine": “Machine” is a complex and versatile term, referring to a calculated assemblage of parts that together transmit force, motion and energy (transportation, factories, technology). Machine is a metaphor describing the way persons or systems work (methodical, relentless, efficient, tireless). Machines are part of our identity as a civilization, but it is an identity we struggle with and sometimes resist. These photographs capture how we defy, embrace or even create the machine
It's time to start planning for your summer! With the warmer weather, we're dreaming of summer festivals and time by the water. We've scouted out some of the best summer activities in the Harrisonburg and Rockingham area to keep you entertained all summer long! Read on for just a taste of some of our favorite area summer events and music festivals! Mark you calendars and buy your tickets now - these events tend to fill up quickly!
We are excited to host some of Allen Litten's favorite images in the Wilson Downtown Gallery in June and July! Allen Litten worked as a photojournalist for almost 54 years at the Daily News-Record and currently works as a freelance photographer for the Heritage Museum in Dayton and the Auxiliary Unit of the Harrisonburg Homes Team. Join us for our First Fridays Artist Reception June 1st from 5-8pm.