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Wine Down Wednesdays

Featuring 3 or 4 wines local Virginia Wineries. Grab a friend or 2 and sit and sip a while, you may just discover your next favorite!

MAY

2

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Valley Pike Farm Market
3494 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

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North Augusta Farmers Market

Weekly market with the goals of providing regionally produced foods for fresh consumption, promoting family farming and direct marketing of farm products.

MAY

2

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Augusta County Government Center
Verona, VA

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Homeschool Tour

Homeschool families are invited to visit the farm for an educational experience, including a full guided tour. Pack a lunch for your family and stay for awhile. Please r.s.v.p. to let them know how many to expect.

MAY

4

10:00am - 2:00pm

J&L Green Farm
4010 Swover Creek Rd.
Edinburg, VA 22824

Paint Nite

Paint Nite Harrisonburg will be leading a group painting session. The Tasting room will be open the entire time so you can enjoy some wine, chocolate, and/or cheese platter while you paint.

MAY

4

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Marceline Vineyards
5887 Cross Keys Rd.
Harrisonburg, VA

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Flight Sessions Running Series: Mad Lick Lope

The second race of the Flights Sessions Running Races!
For each race, Stable Craft will release a Wilderness Series Beer, Mad Lick Maibock this time around, to pair with the race.

MAY

5

10:00am

Stable Craft Brewing
375 Madrid Rd.
Waynesboro, VA 22980

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Free Range Saturday with Dinner and Talk with Special Guest Doniga Markegard

Plan on an unforgettable day on the farm to celebrate another great season! Starting with Free Range Saturday, an artisans market, at 10am. Then hop on board for a Lunatic Tour at 1pm, tickets required. Finally, the Guest speaker Doniga Markegard, all the way from California to talk to us about her new book Dawn Again, Tracking the Wisdom of the Wild, begins at 4pm with the dinner at 6pm.

MAY

5

10:00am - 6:00pm

Polyface Farm
43 Pure Meadows Lane
Swoope, VA 24479

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Natural Bridge at Night

This is your chance to see Natural Bridge State Park in a whole new light!  Star viewing, owl prowls, night hikes, and more ...

MAY

5

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Natural Bridge State Park
6477 South Lee Highway
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

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Live Music

Come relax and unwind with three 45 minute sets of entertaining piano and vocals. If weather permits, it will be on the patio; otherwise inside.

MAY

5

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Marceline Vineyards
5887 Cross Keys Rd.
Harrisonburg, VA

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Broadway Farmers Market Opening Day

Spring Season opening for the Broadway Market! Join for the Hometown Saturday series the first Saturday of each month for special themes, vendors, activities and giveaways. The Broadway Farmers Market will also have annual Kids Day, Dog Days, National Farmers Market Week Celebration, the Broadway-Timberville Autumn Festival (and Car Show) and the JCM Holiday Market.

MAY

5

8:00am - 1:00pm

161 S Main Street
Broadway

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Kid's Power of Produce Club

The Broadway Farmers Market Kid's POP Club educates our youth about nutrition, agriculture and healthy lifestyles. For just $10, your child (ages 5-12) will get a Kid's POP kit with a magazine, grow pot, POP Passport, recipe cards, and tokens to purchase their choice of fruit or vegetable at the market. There will be STEAM activities, cooking demonstrations, and chances to win prizes.

MAY

5

8:00am - 1:00pm

161 S Main Street
Broadway

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Live Music

Enjoy live music by Robbie Limon!

MAY

5

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Ridge Runner Farms and Brewing Co.
6895 Back Road Maurertown, Virginia

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Grand Opening of Lavender Fields at Tantivy Farm

The Grand Opening of our farm and store. Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting at 11am with lavender themed refreshments. The lavender will not be in full bloom at this time, although the views of the Allegheny's will be as spectacular as ever!

MAY

5

10:00am - 6:00pm

1350 Decatur Rd Fairfield, Virginia

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Kentucky Derby Party

Live music, food pairings, concessions available, and hat contests!

MAY

5

3:00pm - 7:00pm

The Winery at Kindred Pointe
3575 Conicville Rd.
Mount Jackson, VA 22842

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Wine Down Wednesdays

Featuring 3 or 4 wines local Virginia Wineries. Grab a friend or 2 and sit and sip a while, you may just discover your next favorite!

MAY

9

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Valley Pike Farm Market
3494 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

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North Augusta Farmers Market

Weekly market with the goals of providing regionally produced foods for fresh consumption, promoting family farming and direct marketing of farm products.

MAY

9

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Augusta County Government Center
Verona, VA

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Tap Takeover & Live Music

Bold Rock Hard Cider will be taking over the taps in The Granary! Come on out for some tasty brews and live music by Thieves of Burden.

MAY

10

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Valley Pike Farm Market
3494 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

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Taste of Spring

Project GROWS is hosting a Open House & Plant Sale to celebrate this spring season and kick off their 2018 fundraising campaign!

They will be offering a variety of vegetable, herb, and flower plants including: tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, kale, swiss chard, cilantro, basil, dill, marigolds, cosmos, etc. The tomato selection will include heirloom, hybrid, and cherry varieties as well!

MAY

10

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Project GROWS
608 Berry Farm Rd
Verona, VA 24482

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Music in the Garden: Rockbridge Bluegrass All-Stars

Come enjoy some Bluegrass (formerly Shester/Datz/Newhall) in the Gardens.

MAY

11

5:00pm

Boxerwood Nature Center & Woodland Garden
963 Ross Rd.
Lexington, VA 24450

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Barn Sale

They have a little bit of everything and a whole lot of something. Enjoy shopping in a dairy barn, a bank barn and a silo. Rest and relax on their porch while enjoying the view. Grab a bite to eat with one of the food vendors. It's a fun filled day with a lot to offer.

MAY

12-13

The Barn at Creekside Farm
917 Muddy Creek Rd.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802

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Mozzarella Making for Mother's Day

Tell your mother you love her by taking her out for the cheesiest afternoon of her life! This hands-on action-packed cheesemaking class led by cheesemaking instructor Louella Hill (author of the book on home cheesemaking "Kitchen Creamery") and the Beichler Family will leave you laughing and excited for more home cheesemaking. In class you'll move from the basics of milk, cultures and rennet onto essential steps for turning a gallon of fresh milk into a silky ball of fresh mozzarella. We'll share tips for stretching, salting and serving this delicious cheese.

MAY

12

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Creambrook Farm
189 Mish Barn Rd.
Middlebrook, VA 24459

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Waynesboro Farmers Market

Weekly market created to sustain a vibrant and innovative space that supports local farmers and artisans, while extending the benefits of local food to the greater community.

MAY

12

9:00am - 1:00pm

Pavilion at Constitution Park
Waynesboro, VA

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May Music Festival

Come enjoy 5 bands, an Art Walk, 2 local pet adoption agencies represented with rescue animals up for adoption, and guest taps from CrossKeys and Bold Rock.  Part of our sales for the day will go to the pet adoption agencies.

MAY

12

Brothers Craft Brewing
800 N. Main St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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Pop-Up Bakery with DRB Sweets

Join for a second hosting of DRB Sweets as Dawn Bushong will be baking up a variety of her cookies, candies and cakes for sale.

MAY

12

10:00am - 5:00pm

The Virginia Farmhouse
125 N. Main Street
Woodstock, VA 22664

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Live Music

Enjoy live music by Herb & Hanson!

MAY

12

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Ridge Runner Farms and Brewing Co.
6895 Back Road Maurertown, Virginia

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Broadway Farmers Market

The Broadway Farmers Market promotes the exchange of fresh, quality, local food and agricultural products between the agricultural producers of Rockingham County and its residents and visitors. The Farmer's Market is comprised of local farms, food artisans and specialty goods producers wishing to bring you the best local fruits, vegetables, eggs, coffee, breads and much more to feed your family and friends.

MAY

12

8:00am - 1:00pm

161 S Main Street
Broadway

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Mother's Day Celebration

Free wine tasting for Moms

MAY

13

Marceline Vineyards
5887 Cross Keys Rd.
Harrisonburg, VA

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Wine Down Wednesdays

Featuring 3 or 4 wines local Virginia Wineries. Grab a friend or 2 and sit and sip a while, you may just discover your next favorite!

MAY

16

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Valley Pike Farm Market
3494 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

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North Augusta Farmers Market

Weekly market with the goals of providing regionally produced foods for fresh consumption, promoting family farming and direct marketing of farm products.

MAY

16

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Augusta County Government Center
Verona, VA

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Farm to Table Dinner

Be one of the first to attend a farm to table dinner featuring JMD products prepared by renowned chef Caitie Maharg of BlueOregano Culinary. Reservations can be made on Open Table under BlueOregano.

MAY

16

6:00pm - 10:00pm

JMD Farm Market & Garden Center
27 Niswander Rd
Staunton, VA 24401

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Waynesboro Farmers Market

Weekly market created to sustain a vibrant and innovative space that supports local farmers and artisans, while extending the benefits of local food to the greater community.

MAY

19

9:00am - 1:00pm

Pavilion at Constitution Park
Waynesboro, VA

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Kids to Parks Day

Create an adventure for your family at Natural Bridge State Park with a day of stories, crafts, and fun in the natural beauty of the park.

MAY

19

11:00am - 3:00pm

Natural Bridge State Park
6477 South Lee Highway
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

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Natural Bridge at Night

This is your chance to see Natural Bridge State Park in a whole new light!  Star viewing, owl prowls, night hikes, and more ...

MAY

19

8:00pm - 9:00pm

Natural Bridge State Park
6477 South Lee Highway
Natural Bridge, VA 24578

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Live Music

Enjoy live music by Brian Coughlan!

MAY

19

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Ridge Runner Farms and Brewing Co.
6895 Back Road Maurertown, Virginia

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Opening Day

Visit Mason Dixon Lavender Farm for their opening day!

MAY

19

Mason Dixon Lavender Farm
19149 Huckleberry Rd.
Elkton, Virginia, VA 22827

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Broadway Farmers Market

The Broadway Farmers Market promotes the exchange of fresh, quality, local food and agricultural products between the agricultural producers of Rockingham County and its residents and visitors. The Farmer's Market is comprised of local farms, food artisans and specialty goods producers wishing to bring you the best local fruits, vegetables, eggs, coffee, breads and much more to feed your family and friends.

MAY

19

8:00am - 1:00pm

161 S Main Street
Broadway

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Wine Down Wednesdays

Featuring 3 or 4 wines local Virginia Wineries. Grab a friend or 2 and sit and sip a while, you may just discover your next favorite!

MAY

23

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Valley Pike Farm Market
3494 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

Visit Website

North Augusta Farmers Market

Weekly market with the goals of providing regionally produced foods for fresh consumption, promoting family farming and direct marketing of farm products.

MAY

23

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Augusta County Government Center
Verona, VA

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Paint Nite

Paint Nite Harrisonburg will be leading a group painting session. The Tasting room will be open the entire time so you can enjoy some wine, chocolate, and/or cheese platter while you paint.

MAY

24

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Marceline Vineyards
5887 Cross Keys Rd.
Harrisonburg, VA

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Paint Nite

Paint Nite Harrisonburg will be leading a group painting session. The Tasting room will be open the entire time so you can enjoy some wine, chocolate, and/or cheese platter while you paint.

MAY

25

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Marceline Vineyards
5887 Cross Keys Rd.
Harrisonburg, VA

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Bike or Run, Sweat, and Beers

The May collaboration run with VA Momentum also includes Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Collation, who incorporate a biking aspect to the event for bike month.  There will also be an infusion and Hank's fly'n Pig out.

MAY

25

Brothers Craft Brewing
800 N. Main St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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Music in the Garden: James Leva

Come enjoy some old-time music in the Gardens.

MAY

25

5:00pm

Boxerwood Nature Center & Woodland Garden
963 Ross Rd.
Lexington, VA 24450

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Highland Farmers Market

With a different theme every week, be sure to check out the website for more information.

MAY

25

3:30pm - 6:00pm

The Highland Center Pavilion on Spruce Street
Monterey, Virginia

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Music at the Market

Mark your calendars now and get ready for the sweet sounds of Summer by The WORX!

MAY

26

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Valley Pike Farm Market
3494 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

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Guided Farm Tour

Sign up and join a guided walking farm tour led by Jordan Green as he shows you around the farm, pointing out how they raise their animals, what's different about them versus conventional farming and answering any questions you might have. This is a very educational experience and we would encourage kids and whole families to join! Please sign up in advance by going to our Facebook page under events and RSVP.

MAY

26

1:00pm

J&L Green Farm
4010 Swover Creek Rd.
Edinburg, VA 22824

Waynesboro Farmers Market

Weekly market created to sustain a vibrant and innovative space that supports local farmers and artisans, while extending the benefits of local food to the greater community.

MAY

26

9:00am - 1:00pm

Pavilion at Constitution Park
Waynesboro, VA

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Live Music

Enjoy live music by Con Burch Trio!

MAY

26

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Ridge Runner Farms and Brewing Co.
6895 Back Road Maurertown, Virginia

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Memorial Day Weekend at Pebble Hall Wildflowers

Go out and pick flowers and support our veterans! Pebble Hall will donate half of all proceeds this weekend to the local chapter of DAV (Disabled American Veterans).

MAY

26-28

11 Pebble Hall Lane
Weyers Cave

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Wine Pairing Dinner

Live Music, welcome reception, multi course meal with wine pairings held on the deck surrounded by a lavender field and vineyard! Reservations required.

MAY

26

6:30pm - 9:00pm

White Oak Lavender Farm & The Purple WOLF Tasting Room
2644 Cross Keys Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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Broadway Farmers Market

The Broadway Farmers Market promotes the exchange of fresh, quality, local food and agricultural products between the agricultural producers of Rockingham County and its residents and visitors. The Farmer's Market is comprised of local farms, food artisans and specialty goods producers wishing to bring you the best local fruits, vegetables, eggs, coffee, breads and much more to feed your family and friends.

MAY

26

8:00am - 1:00pm

161 S Main Street
Broadway

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2018 Spring Cornhole Tournament

Join for a fun-filled day to benefit children in our community! Enjoy Farm crafted beer from Swover Creek Farms Brewery, Woodfired pizza and farm crafted sausages from Swover Creek Farms. Net proceeds will benefit The Community School Breakfast Program. This program provides many children in our community with breakfast when they arrive at school.

The entry fee is $20 per team. There will be two (2) divisions: Amature and Professional, Cash prizes, and 50/50 Raffle. Pre-registration is requested and preferred, however, entries will be accepted until 12 noon on the day of the event. Please call Judy at 540-325-3768 if you would like to pre-register.

MAY

27

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Swover Creek Farms Brewery
4176 Swover Creek Rd
Edinburg, VA

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Spring Series 2018: Recording Nature

Local pianist Jonathan Aidan has a new passion: solar-powered music. His love for nature and music have evolved into a creative collaboration of sound and sunlight. Having recently completed an album for yoga and all-purpose grooviness incorporating into each track live sounds from nature such as rushing water and vibrant wildlife vocalizations, walk with him around the Garden and help record the unique melodies of Boxerwood's flora and fauna, including frogs, birds, and if you're lucky - owls!

MAY

29

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Boxerwood Nature Center & Woodland Garden
963 Ross Rd.
Lexington, VA 24450

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Wine Down Wednesdays

Featuring 3 or 4 wines local Virginia Wineries. Grab a friend or 2 and sit and sip a while, you may just discover your next favorite!

MAY

30

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Valley Pike Farm Market
3494 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

Visit Website

North Augusta Farmers Market

Weekly market with the goals of providing regionally produced foods for fresh consumption, promoting family farming and direct marketing of farm products.

MAY

30

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Augusta County Government Center
Verona, VA

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Live Music

Quarterly Metal show is free and highlights the best in local and regional Metal.

MAY

30

Brothers Craft Brewing
800 N. Main St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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Tap Takeover & Live Music

Parkway Brewing Co. will be taking over the taps in The Granary! Come on out for some tasty brews and live music by Keith Bryant.

MAY

31

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Valley Pike Farm Market
3494 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

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