Welcome to Waynesboro, Va.

Our Calendar of Events primarily serves Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro and surrounding counties. We normally publish items up to 90 days in advance.

 

Monday, May 23

Monday at the Movies presents “Pillow Talk,” 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., at the WayneTheatre. Featuring Rock Hudson and Doris Day. Admission is Pay What You Will. No advance tickets are required. An optional discussion follows the night screening. Theatre is located at 521 West Main Street in downtown Waynesboro. Info: (540) 943-9999 or www.WayneTheatre.org.

 

Tuesday, May 24

President James Monroe history lecture at the Wayne Theatre, 7 p.m. Dennis Bigelow will bring the president to life during our monthly history lecture. Admission is Pay What You Will. No advance tickets required. Theatre is located at 521 West Main Street in downtown Waynesboro. Info: (540) 943-9999 or www.WayneTheatre.org.

 

Wednesday, May 25

Food Truck Wednesdays, a food truck event held at the Augusta County Government Center, will run every Wednesday, May through October, 11am-3pm, and will be held rain or shine. Set-up will be in the parking lot adjacent to the North Augusta Farmers’ Market. One or more food trucks will be serving weekly. Information regarding what food trucks will be at the event each week will be shared via a weekly newsletter and Facebook.

The North Augusta Farmer’s Market is held from noon until 5:00 p.m. from April to October and is located under the pavilion at 18 Government Center Lane. The market features local products including meat, eggs, vegetables, fruit, bread, baked goods, potted flowers, herbs, vegetable starts and more. Visit our website facebook.com/NAFarmMarket for more information.

Dr. Marc Gopin, Director of the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University, will discuss taking positive steps towards peace in the context of war, focusing on lessons learned from 13 years of work in Syria. Event in the EMU dining hall, Harrisonburg, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person (e-mail nathan.musselman@emu.edu or call 432-4295 to purchase tickets). Tickets may be purchased up until one week before each luncheon. Some seats may be available at the door.

Jon Spear Band, Heritage on Main, Waynesboro, 7 p.m. Online: click here.

 

Thursday, May 26

Suicide Prevention Round Table, 3:30 p.m. Panera Bread, 1101 Red Top Orchard Road, Waynesboro. A collaborative effort of area suicide-prevention leaders, partnering to work together to end suicide. Upcoming trainings, AFSP Out of Darkness Walk, etc., among topics discussed. Led by AFSP Virginia Chapter Secretary. 540.910.1233.

Cheesy Team Trivia, Heritage on Main, Waynesboro, 7 p.m. Online: click here.

 

Friday, May 27

Frank A. O’Reilly will deliver the opening address for the 2016 Stonewall Jackson Symposium, sponsored by the Stonewall Jackson House, Friday May 27. The talk will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Memorial Hall at Virginia Military Institute. O’Reilly’s talk is the only Jackson Symposium event open to the public. Admission is free of charge.  Registration for the symposium has closed.

 

 

Saturday, May 28

50th Art in the Park at Gypsy Hill!  Fine art, excellent craft, talented musicians, tasty food, fun art activities.  You will not want to miss this one! Sponsored by Staunton Augusta Art Center, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Orme Storm, Heritage on Main, Waynesboro, 9 p.m. Online: click here.

 

Sunday, May 29

Appearing at 11 a.m. at Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church, 160 Mt. Pisgah Road in Verona are Cring & Clazzy, dubbed by a recent reviewer as “the biggest 2-piece band in America. They will be sharing an entertaining and inspirational program called 567: go tell it from the Mount. a modern-day look at The Sermon on the Mount, using music, stories and song. The partners will be appearing at the church for one day only, and the program will have the audience in and out in less than an hour. For more information, contact the church at 248-2031.

The Paramount Theater is honored to welcome back ParadeRest Virginia – a Charlottesville non-profit dedicated to serving military personnel, veterans and their families – for an afternoon of music, videos, and a panel discussion with three decorated Veterans.  On Sunday, May 29, ParadeRest will honor Virginia’s Military Heritage with their 5th Annual Memorial Sunday Tribute. All are welcome to join us for this event.  Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at The Paramount Theater’s Box Office, by phone (434.979.1333) or online at www.theparamount.net.   All Active Duty, Reservists, National Guard, Veterans & their families admitted FREE!

50th Art in the Park at Gypsy Hill!  Fine art, excellent craft, talented musicians, tasty food, fun art activities.  You will not want to miss this one! Sponsored by Staunton Augusta Art Center, noon to 5 p.m.

Community Memorial-Day Observance, Green Hill Cemetery, Green Hill Lane, Churchville, 5 p.m.

 

Monday, May 30

Monday at the Movies presents “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., at theWayne Theatre. In honor of Memorial Day. James Cagney shed his “tough guy” image, and from out of nowhere, transformed himself into one the screenʼs greatest song and dance men! He also walked away with the Oscar. Admission is Pay What You Will. No advance tickets are required. An optional discussion follows the night screening. Theatre is located at 521 West Main Street in downtown Waynesboro. Info: (540) 943-9999 or www.WayneTheatre.org.

 

Wednesday, June 1

Food Truck Wednesdays, a food truck event held at the Augusta County Government Center, will run every Wednesday, May through October, 11am-3pm, and will be held rain or shine. Set-up will be in the parking lot adjacent to the North Augusta Farmers’ Market. One or more food trucks will be serving weekly. Information regarding what food trucks will be at the event each week will be shared via a weekly newsletter and Facebook.

The North Augusta Farmer’s Market is held from noon until 5:00 p.m. from April to October and is located under the pavilion at 18 Government Center Lane. The market features local products including meat, eggs, vegetables, fruit, bread, baked goods, potted flowers, herbs, vegetable starts and more. Visit our website facebook.com/NAFarmMarket for more information.

Dr. Frances Flannery is director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Terrorism and Peace at James Madison University. Event at EMU dining hall, Harrisonburg, 6-7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person (e-mail nathan.musselman@emu.edu or call 432-4295 to purchase tickets). Tickets may be purchased up until one week before each luncheon. Some seats may be available at the door.

Bennie Dodd, Heritage on Main, Waynesboro, 7 p.m. Online: click here.

 

Thursday, June 2

Cheesy Team Trivia, Heritage on Main, Waynesboro, 7 p.m. Online: click here.

 

Saturday, June 4

The 2016 Lee Warren Queen City Century. The second annual bike tour will benefit Renewing Homes of Greater Augusta. Event at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. with 25-, 50- and 100-mile loops beginning in Staunton. Online: bikereg.com/2016LWQCC.

Friendly City Food Co-op is turning five years old. And like any five-year old, they want to have a BIG birthday party – and you’re invited. To celebrate, come out on Saturday June 4 between 11am and 4pm. There will be live music- including duo Bryan Elijah Smith and Jay Austin, kid’s activities by Larkin Arts, food trucks, a bouncy house, prizes, a photo booth, free samples and gift bags for the first 250 people to attend. The event is free to the public. Visit friendlycity.coop/harrisonburg-events-classes/ for information.

The Confederate Defense of Miller’s Lane, 2 p.m. Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park is pleased to announce a series of special “Battlefield Series” programs. The Union counterattack at Cedar Creek involved some of the bloodiest and most critical combat of the entire battle.  Join Park Volunteer Jeff Klopp as he examines this fighting from the perspective of the Confederate defenders.  Meet at the Visitor Contact Station (7712 Main Street, Middletown).  Visitors will then car caravan to various locations on the battlefield.

 

Wednesday, June 8

Food Truck Wednesdays, a food truck event held at the Augusta County Government Center, will run every Wednesday, May through October, 11am-3pm, and will be held rain or shine. Set-up will be in the parking lot adjacent to the North Augusta Farmers’ Market. One or more food trucks will be serving weekly. Information regarding what food trucks will be at the event each week will be shared via a weekly newsletter and Facebook.

The North Augusta Farmer’s Market is held from noon until 5:00 p.m. from April to October and is located under the pavilion at 18 Government Center Lane. The market features local products including meat, eggs, vegetables, fruit, bread, baked goods, potted flowers, herbs, vegetable starts and more. Visit our website facebook.com/NAFarmMarket for more information.

Dr. Erin Parish, visiting instructor in cultural anthropology at Duke University, will talk about how physical everyday practices such as cleaning buildings and clearing land used in war play a crucial role in remaking community after conflict. Event at EMU dining hall, Harisonburg, 6-7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person (e-mail nathan.musselman@emu.edu or call 432-4295 to purchase tickets). Tickets may be purchased up until one week before each luncheon. Some seats may be available at the door.

 

Thursday, June 9

A Chamber Music Concert, performed by members of the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, will take place on June 9 at 8:00 PM at the Church of Our Saviour, 1165 Rio Rd E, in Charlottesville, VA. Performers include Susan Black (violin), Content Sablinsky (piano), Jay Crone, (trombone), Brian Thorsett (tenor), Tom Stevens (viola), Sandra Gerster (oboe), and Mary Kay Adams (flute).  Admission is free, and donations for the 24th annual Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, slated for June 12-19 in Harrisonburg, are welcome at the concert or online: www.emu.edu/bach/chamber.

 

Saturday, June 11

Centennial celebration of the NPS and for the South River Lumber Railroad with exhibits, demonstrations, talks and rail-trail walks. Set for Saturday, June 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: Blue Ridge Parkway – Yankee Horse Ridge Overlook, Milepost Marker 34.4. Presented by the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway Humpback Rocks Chapter and the National Park Service.

The James River Rundown is a series of paddle races on the James River scheduled for June 11-12 in the heart of Central Virginia. A grueling 140-mile endurance race begins the morning of June 11 at Riveredge Park in Lynchburg, Virginia and will end at American Legion Post 354 in Richmond, Virginia the following day. The 140-mile race is organized on the longest navigable section of the James River and is one of the longest races of its kind on the east coast. The 2016 James River Rundown also features a 100-mile race starting June 11 at James River State Park and a 20-mile race starting June 12 at Powhatan State Park. All three races will culminate near Robious Landing in Richmond at American Legion Post 354 for a family-friendly post-race celebration featuring food, beverage, and live music.

Sunday, June 12

The Paramount Theater is excited to announce the free broadcast of the 2016 Tony Awards LIVE on the Big Screen on Sunday, June 12 at 8:00PM!  We invite the community to join us for a night of glamour and fun as we bring Broadway to the big screen at The Paramount! This broadcast will be presented in collaboration with Live Arts.

 

Monday, June 13

Brent D. Glass, Director Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, will speak about his new book 50 Great American Places: Essential Historic Sites Across the U.S. on Monday, June 13th at 7:00pm at the Central Branch of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (201 E. Market Street, Charlottesville). The program is sponsored by the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership and the Virginia Center for the Book.

 

Tuesday, June 14

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Flag Day at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Tuesday, June 14th at 12:00 pm as Museum Curator Andrew Phillips examines the United Sates entry into World War I. Why did it take so long for the United States to enter the war? Was Woodrow Wilson a pacifist?  Join Andrew in the Education Parlor of the Dolores Lescure Center to learn the answers to these and other question and travel the thorny road that was American neutrality. The presentation is free and open to the public. In addition, the WWPL will be handing out American flags free to guests on Flag Day.

 

Wednesday, June 15

Food Truck Wednesdays, a food truck event held at the Augusta County Government Center, will run every Wednesday, May through October, 11am-3pm, and will be held rain or shine. Set-up will be in the parking lot adjacent to the North Augusta Farmers’ Market. One or more food trucks will be serving weekly. Information regarding what food trucks will be at the event each week will be shared via a weekly newsletter and Facebook.

The North Augusta Farmer’s Market is held from noon until 5:00 p.m. from April to October and is located under the pavilion at 18 Government Center Lane. The market features local products including meat, eggs, vegetables, fruit, bread, baked goods, potted flowers, herbs, vegetable starts and more. Visit our website facebook.com/NAFarmMarket for more information.

 

Friday, June 17

Exhibit opening at Beverley Street Studio School Gallery (22 West Beverley Street), Mirror by artist Kirsten Moran. The opening is from 5:30 – 7:30pm with an artist’s talk at6:00pm. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through Sunday, August 7, 2016.

 

Saturday, June 18

Tree Streets Yard Sale, Saturday, June 18, 8 am – Noon, Waynesboro Senior Center, 325 Pine Avenue, Waynesboro – Indoor yard sale with books, bake sale, and crafts; outdoors plants and crafts.

 

Wednesday, June 22

Food Truck Wednesdays, a food truck event held at the Augusta County Government Center, will run every Wednesday, May through October, 11am-3pm, and will be held rain or shine. Set-up will be in the parking lot adjacent to the North Augusta Farmers’ Market. One or more food trucks will be serving weekly. Information regarding what food trucks will be at the event each week will be shared via a weekly newsletter and Facebook.

The North Augusta Farmer’s Market is held from noon until 5:00 p.m. from April to October and is located under the pavilion at 18 Government Center Lane. The market features local products including meat, eggs, vegetables, fruit, bread, baked goods, potted flowers, herbs, vegetable starts and more. Visit our website facebook.com/NAFarmMarket for more information.

 

Saturday, June 25

The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville hosts the Black Maria Film Festival. The Festival’s home is NJ City University in Jersey City, not far from the site of Thomas Edison’s original film studio in West Orange, known as the “Black Maria.” Edison’s employees thought the studio’s boxy shape and black tarpaper covering, resembled the so-called “black maria” police paddy wagons. The Black Maria Film Festival’s juried collection of short films includes comedy, drama, documentary, and more.  Every season there are stunning animated films, moving documentary shorts, and thought-provoking narratives included in the tour. Info: theparamount.net/2016/black-maria-film-festival.

 

Wednesday, June 29

Farm Market Fresh Coupons for Seniors, June 29, 2016, 10 am—2 pm. Waynesboro Senior Center, 325 Pine Avenue, Sponsored by Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS), Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, and Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.  Supported by the USDA, Food and Nutrition Service. Pre-screening for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) formerly known as Food Stamps will be offered for persons who are interested in extra help with groceries throughout the entire year.

Food Truck Wednesdays, a food truck event held at the Augusta County Government Center, will run every Wednesday, May through October, 11am-3pm, and will be held rain or shine. Set-up will be in the parking lot adjacent to the North Augusta Farmers’ Market. One or more food trucks will be serving weekly. Information regarding what food trucks will be at the event each week will be shared via a weekly newsletter and Facebook.

The North Augusta Farmer’s Market is held from noon until 5:00 p.m. from April to October and is located under the pavilion at 18 Government Center Lane. The market features local products including meat, eggs, vegetables, fruit, bread, baked goods, potted flowers, herbs, vegetable starts and more. Visit our website facebook.com/NAFarmMarket for more information.