Around Clarke County in March/April
Clarke County High School Auditorium. Clarke County High School presents its 15th annual Spring Musical, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. March 20 and 21 at 7:30pm and March 22 at 2:30pm. Tickets are $12 Adults and $6 Students. General Admission, available at the Box Office the day of the show.
21/22 Estate Sale
Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. 10am-5pm March 21 and 1pm-5pm on March 22. An opportunity to buy and sell artwork, antiques, fine furnishings and jewelry. For information contact Lyndee Nelms at 540-955-3378. Email email@example.com or see www.barnsofrosehill.org
24 Friends and Family Night
Clarke County High School Gymnasium. 7pm. Join the Clarke County Band Association for a rare opportunity to see the top rated indoor drumline and winterguards perform. Open to the community. Free admission.
28 Book Signing
Winchester Book Gallery. 185 North Loudoun Street, Winchester. 2–4pm, with Darinda Sherbert. Heaven Whispers, a collection of prayers, praises, poetry and prose, presents little scenes plucked from everyday life that show how one can listen to give praise, and listen, think about, and talk to God. Meet the author.
29 Volunteer Orientation
Blue Ridge Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship. 420 Russell Rd, Berryville. 6pm. Therapeutic Riding Volunteers Orientation for those who are interested in volunteering. Trainees then attend one of several hands-on trainings offered the following week. Minimum age is 14. Horse leaders must have horse experience, but not necessary for side walkers. 8-week Spring Session begins April 13. BRCTH is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Contact Margie Youngs at 540-533-2777 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 Spaghetti Dinner
The Clarke County Relay For Life annual Spaghetti Dinner and Auction. Clarke County Fair Grounds, Ruritan Building. 4–6pm. Live auction 6:30pm. Free will offering. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and The Relay For Life of Clarke County. For more information contact Patsy Burner 540-323-0097 or email@example.com.
5 Pancake Breakfast
John H. Enders Fire and Rescue. 9 South Buckmarsh Street, Berryville. 7am–noon. Come Support your fire and rescue squad and enjoy the finest Pancake Breakfast in the area! Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs, Sausage Gravy, Baked Apples, Coffee, Milk, Hot Tea, Apple & Orange Juice. Adults $8. Children $4. Children under six eat for FREE. For Information Call 540-955-1110 or visit www.endersfire.com.
4 Kite Flying Festival
Sherando Park. 200 Lakeview Circle Stephens City. 11am–3pm. Bring your whole family and your kites! Members of the Richmond Air Force will be on hand to discuss the science behind kite flying, the history of kites, and, weather permitting they will be demonstrating some high-flying kite tricks! There will be food and craft vendors on hand, and all sorts of kites available for purchase. Contact Frederick County Parks & Recreation for more information. 540-665-5678
8 Writing Your Bucket List
One-night Facilitated Discussion. Clarke County Parks and Recreation. 255 Al Smith Circle, Berryville. 6:30–8pm. It’s become a project more people are interested in—a list of things they’d like to do before they die. We’ll start out with an examination of the items on our lists and then discuss ways of carrying them out. $10. To Register call 540-955-5140.
9 Down Memory Lane
“Fashion & Four Legged Friends”, A Vintage Fashion Show and Shop for Your Shape Presentation. Barns of Rose Hill. 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. 6:30pm. Silent Auction to benefit The Clarke County Animal Shelter. Clothing & Accessories from the 60’s, the 70’s, & the 80’s from RE-LOVE IT, A Consignment Shoppe, Women’s Clothing Boutique in downtown Berryville. $10 in Advance, $15 at the Door, $10 for Students. Donation of items to the Animal Shelter are also welcome. For more information please call 540-955-2004, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Website: www.barnsofrosehill.org
11 Berryville Yard Sales
Downtown Berryville. Rain Date is Saturday, April 18.
11 Country Gentlemen Tribute
Barns of Rose Hill. 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. A night of Bluegrass & BBQ featuring The Country Gentlemen Tribute Band. The Country Gentlemen Tribute Band lineup that performs on stage today includes: Mike Phipps on the “Charlie Waller” sound-alike vocals, Rick Briggs on banjo and vocals, Larry Kirk on upright bass and vocals, and Mark Clifton on the resophonic guitar (dobro) and vocals. This ensemble puts its heart and soul into each performance and tries to satisfy that musical hunger for the multitude of Country Gentlemen fans around the country. $12 in advance, $15 at the door, 12 and under free. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.barnsofrosehill.org
11 Patsy Cline Singing Contest
Apple Blossom Mall. 1850 Apple Blossom Drive, Winchester. 2pm. Join the Patsy Cline Historic House and Celebrating Patsy Cline, Inc. for this exciting singing competition. The contest will be limited to 25 participants singing Patsy Cline songs and the winner will have the honor of performing at the Patsy Cline Music Festival. For information call 540-662-5555.
12 Christ Church Concert Series
Christ Church Sanctuary. 809 Bishop Meade Road, Millwood. 4pm The second concert this year at Christ Church will feature Shenandoah University’s Cantus Singers under the direction of Dr. Karen Keating. Their program is “A Voice of Her Own” and features music by women composers. A reception will follow in the Parish House. Free. For information, contact the church office at 837-1112.
15 Raising Sheep
Loudoun County Extension Office, ground floor conference room. 30 Catoctin Circle SE, Leesburg (In the Wells Fargo Bank building). 7:30–9pm. A FREE educational event presented by The Loudoun Valley Sheep Producers. Susan Schoenian will speak on “Similarities and Differences in Raising Sheep and Goats.” Susan is the Sheep and Goat Specialist at the Western Maryland Research & Education Center. She has been with the University of Maryland Extension since 1988 and holds both B.S. and M.S. degrees in Animal Science from Virginia Tech and Montana State University.
16 Medicare Cafe
VFW Post 9760. 425 South Buckmarsh Street, Berryville. Group presentation 10am–noon, followed by free individual Medicare counseling blocks between 1 and 4 p.m. Individual blocks are available by reservation on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve appointments for personalized help in understanding Medicare benefits and choices by calling 540-551-5615. The Medicare Café is FREE and is hosted as a community service by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9760 volunteers in partnership with the Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP) provided through the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging (SAAA). Visit us at shenandoahaaa.com/services/medicare-café.
16 Consignment Sale
Through the 19th. Kids Closet Connection spring consignment event. Greenwood Volunteer Fire and Rescue. 809 Greenwood Road, Winchester. See ad for dates and times. www.kidscloset.biz/frederickcounty
18 Cash Party
John Enders Fire Hall. 9 South Buckmarsh St., Berryville. Doors open at 5:30. Crazy Cash Party and BBQ Dinner. Grand Prize $1500. Only 275 tickets. Call 540-955-1110 or email email@example.com.
19 “Life Itself”
Barns of Rose Hill. 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville.Doors open at 4pm. Film starts at 4:30pm. Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producers Martin Scorsese (The Departed) and Steven Zaillian (Moneyball) present Life Itself, a documentary film that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert. $8 per person, $5 for Barns of Rose Hill and Magic Lantern members. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.barnsofrosehill.org.