New Native American exhibit at Historic Courthouse
The Strasburg Museum has one of the largest and best collection of Native American stone artifacts in the Shenandoah Valley and some of these artifacts will be on exhibit in the Visitors Center of the 1795 Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse. The new exhibit contains artifacts donated to the museum from the estate of James Jamison (Jack) Crawford (1910-2002) and were found in the Shenandoah Valley near the Strasburg area. The display will feature stone artifacts beginning with the Late Paleo Period to the Woodland Period 1000 BC - 1600 AD.The Strasburg Museum collection also contains artifacts donated by other individuals.
Historic Courthouse Open to Visitors in Woodstock, Va.
The 1795 Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse Museum and Visitor Center is open every Thursday through Saturday.
The Shenandoah County Historical Society and the County Tourism office have joined forces to operate the new Visitor Center and Courthouse Museum located in the 1795 Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse.
June, 2015 marked the first anniversary of this partnership which has turned out to be a good working arrangement.
August 31 from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Stonewall Brigade Band Concert in Staunton, Va.
Gypsy Hill Park, 600 Churchville Avenue in Staunton Va. The free concerts are held regardless of weather except for severe electrical storms. The Stonewall Brigade Band is the nation’s oldest continuous, among over 2,000, community bands in the nation, celebrating their 161st year of existence. For more information: www.stonewallbrigadeband.com.
September 12 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM - 5th Annual GermanFest in Toms Brook, Va.
Presented by the Shenandoah Germanic Heritage Museum. Located at the Hottel-Keller Estate at 11523 Back Rd. For info call: (540) 347-1962 Additional details can be found at www.GermanFest.org A day of German music, beer, programs, crafters.