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Some events may be postponed or canceled. Contact the event host for updates.

July 4, 12, 26-27–Buena Vista.
Glen Maury Park events: Independence Day Concert and Fireworks on the 4th; Fridays in the Park featuring “Southpaw” on the 12th; Beach Music Festival on the 26th-27th. For more details visit or 540-377-5545.

July 5–New Market.
Independence Day Celebration at the Community Park. The celebration activities start at 5pm with a fireworks display around 9:20pm. Come visit with your family, friends and neighbors. Bring chairs or blankets to enjoy the evening. (No Pets Allowed). Call 540-740-3432 or visit 

July 5, 12, 27–Town of Shenandoah.
 “Free Movie Night” featuring the movie “Clifford the Big Red Dog” starting 8:30pm on the 5th at Big Gem Park; “Cruz-in” on First Street, from 6-9pm on the 12 and on the 27th “Free Music in the Park” at Big Gem Park from 6-8pm. or 540-652-6027.

July 12–Shenandoah National Park.
Join Big Meadows Lodge, Mile 51.2, Skyline Drive, from 9am-4pm, to learn what to do when the “What If” of your outdoor adventures turn into the “Now What”. This course will teach you the best items to take on any outdoor adventure and how best to use them in a survival situation. To register or 877-847-1919.

July 12-14–Waynesboro.
Join P. Buckley Moss at her “Barn Show”, where she will meet with her collectors and sign purchases of her work. Call 800-430-1320 or

July 14, 28–Woodstock.
Riley Outdoor Concert Series at W.O. Riley Park from 6-9pm. Music by the “Flashbacks” (oldies) on the 12th and Music by the “Bakersfield Sound” (classic country) Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Free admission and food for sale. 540-459-3621.

July 19–Staunton.
Join us as we celebrate our 4th Annual “Christmas in July” at Gypsy Hill Park Pool, 600 Churchville Avenue, from 6-8:30pm. Festivities include: A visit from Santa, Christmas crafts, Christmas music and other winter themed pool activities. Feal free to wear your own holiday outfits. Free admission. or 540-332-3810.

July 19-25–Swoope.
Join North Mountain Outfitter at Four Winds Ranch for the “Ultimate Cowgirl Adventure Weekend”. Enjoy Western-Style Horseback Riding, Sport Clay Shooting (busting clays), Sunday Fun Day and a 2-Day White Water Rafting Trip, all wrapped up in a relaxing time here at the ranch To register call 540-886-7768 or

July 19, 20, 26–Orkney Springs.
The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival at 217 Shrine Mont Circle, presents “Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives” on the 19th “Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra Back to the 80s” on the 26th. Blankets, low beach chairs and standard lawn chairs are all welcome. All events start at 8pm. For tickets call 540-459-3396 or

July 20–Berryville.
74th Annual “Yard Party” fundraiser, will be held at the John H. Enders Fire Company and Rescue Squad, 9 South Buckmarsh Street, from 1-7pm. This event is a family friendly, event with a display of firetrucks and rides, online silent auction, chicken bbq dinner, kid’s activites and more. or 540-955-1110.

July 23-27–Fishersville.
The Augusta County Fair will be held at the Augusta Expo, 277 Expo Road. This is an opportunity to see and experience events like tractor pulls, demolition derbies, motocross and so much more.  540-245-5627 or

July 24-25–Chincoteague. (special)
99th Annual Volunteer Fireman’s Pony Swim and Auction. On the 24th, the Saltwater Cowboys will swim the ponies from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island. The auction on the 25th helps to control the overall size of the herd. Also they use some of the proceeds from the sale for veterinary care for the ponies and give to a regional charity. For information call 757-460-6161 or visit

July 27–Harrisonburg.
3rd Annual Cave Comedy Fest at Melrose Civil War Caverns. 6639 North Valley Pike. Saturday 11am-6p. Tailgate & play all day with us. Enjoy a unique comedy experience featuring comedy shows inside the cave with a mini cave tour featuring LA International Touring Headliner Lachlan Patterson & the Funny Womacks; take a full length guided Melrose Civil War Caverns tour to see over 150 civil war soldiers' signatures who used the cave; enjoy food and beverages from local vendors including a themed beer for the fest, mine for gems, listen to live music featuring local artists, and enjoy various lawn activities including axe throwing, cornhole, can jam, scavenger hunt on the new walking trail. Three ticket types available $10-$55. For more information and buy tickets visit Questions call Dawn 540-560-3356 or email

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