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What’s Happening in the Valley

Annual festivals, endurance races and outdoor activities, dining & culinary events, family fun, music, wine and beer, shows and many more activities take place throughout the Shenandoah Valley region.  Extend your stay and discover a new experience!

August 2019


Matilda, the Musical
Waynesboro: Wayne Theatre
August 8-11 and 15-18
Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life.







Good Ol’ Boys Fest
Shenandoah: Shenandoah Speedway
August 10 & 11
Enjoy two days of live entertainment with Ben Jones and Cooter’s Garage Band, Confederate Railroad, Wynonna Judd and The Big Noise, Tom Wopat, Whey Jennings and the Dukes Cast, General Lee rides and more!





Shenandoah Valley Music Festival
Orkney Springs: Shrine Mont
Friday – August 9  The Oak Ridge Boys  8:00 pm
Saturday – August 8  An Evening with Home Free, with special guest Jeffrey East  8:00 pm
Saturday – August 31  An Evening with Judy Collins   7:00 pm




Cooter’s Garage Band
Luray: Cooter’s in the Valley
Saturdays – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Live entertainment every weekend with special guest appearances on select dates.  Ben Jones aka “Cooter” performs with the Cooter’s Garage Band and meets and greets with fans.



Steinlen: Cats
Winchester:  Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Now through September
This feline-themed exhibition presents the work of Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen (1859–1923), an artist whose career spanned the transition from Art Nouveau to Modernism.