The annual Veterans Day celebration in downtown Harrisonburg is always a special treat and an honor to be a part of. Our team is proud to open up our office -- Wilson Downtown Gallery -- during this special event to anyone who would like some free refreshments or to view the art currently displayed on our gallery walls by local artist, Brenda Hounshell. Take a look at the full lineup of events for the afternoon of November 6th!
Schools are about to dismiss, and the Harrisonburg area will soon be a flurry of summer fun! The Shenandoah Valley boasts pleasant weather throughout June, July, and August, and with that comes a slew of fantastic outdoor events and festivals, plus our vibrant arts culture offers plenty of theater events, concerts, and gallery openings. We've gathered the area's most popular summer events into one big list!
Bridgewater, Virginia, has worked hard over the past few years to provide a variety of fun activities for folks of all ages -- both for residents and visitors alike. The Town of Bridgewater recently published their fiscal year budget for 2017, announcing a new mini golf course and exciting summer events to start up very soon! If you are searching for more fun things to do in our beautiful pocket of the Valley, become a fan of Bridgewater. There's no shortage of excitement!
Have you always enjoyed learning new things, taking special field trips, reading up on new topics, meeting new friends, and creating things with your own two hands? James Madison University's Outreach & Engagement department has been providing all of the above to local adults for the past 20 years. If you fall into this category, you may want to check out JMU's Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI)!
December can be an extremely stressful month, with holiday parties, concerts, and shopping to attend to, but it is also the most joyous month of the year, with celebrations and festivities that bring friends, family, and community together. Take some time this December to enjoy special moments with your loved ones. Looking for something fun to do? Here is a roundup of events and festivities happening in Harrisonburg this December!
Generations Park in Bridgewater had a fantastic first farmers market season, and is now gearing up for ice skating on the new rink! Scheduled to open on Thanksgiving Day, this fun pastime is sure to provide enjoyment for all ages. Bonus: a local favorite restaurant, Jalapeño Southwest Grill, is opening a second location at Generations Park, too!