April 13: Chimney Rock VFW Post 9660 Chicken Barbecue, 10:30 a.m. at the post or noon at Timberville Food Lion and Broadway Supermarket parking lots. $3.50/half. Proceeds benefit veterans and the community.
April 13-15: Dinner Theater, Riverside United Methodist Church, 16174 Brocks Gap Rd, Fulks Run. Performance of “Summer in Cricket County.” April 13: 6:30 p.m. April 14: 6:30 p.m. April 15: 2 p.m. Freewill offering. For reservations, call 852-3288.
April 13-15 and April 20-22: Little Shop of Horrors, The Schultz Theatre, New Market. Musical spoofs 1950s sci-fi movies. Friday and Saturday: 7 p.m. Sunday: 3 p.m. Tickets:$10-$12. Reserve by calling 740-9119. Co-sponsored by Shenandoah Caverns Family of Attractions.
April 14: Chicken Barbecue, by Timberville Moose Lodge. Available: 8:30 Whit's Market and Food Lion parking lot, Timberville. $3.50/half.
April 14: The Republican Women of Shenandoah County,Denny’s Restaurant, Mount Jackson, 9 a.m. Speaker: Dr. Julie Landrio.
April 14: Yard Sale Fundraiser, Tenth Legion/Mt. Valley Ruritan Hall, 7 a.m.–noon, rain or shine. For Eagle Scout Project for Phillip King. Proceeds to purchase supplies and new equipment to refurbish playground at the Ruritan Club’s site. (540) 476-2026.
April 14: Pediatric Staff Reunion, Traditions Restaurant, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 896-8455.
April 14: Community Breakfast and Bake Sale, Sunset Drive United Methodist Church, Broadway, 8-10 a.m. Pancakes, sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, hot and cold drinks. Donations to be used for United Methodist Men’s projects and United Methodist Women.
April 14: Plains District Museum Dinner, Dance, Auction, Plains District Community Center, Timberville, 5:30 p.m. Music by E.L. Smith and Friends. $22/person. Reservations required. 896-7058.
April 14: Chicken Barbecue, Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, Lacey Spring, 9 a.m. Also Melrose City and Red Front Supermarket. $3.50/half.
April 14: Chicken Barbecue, American Legion Post 166, 202 Old Cross Rd., New Market. Chicken ready 9 a.m. Advance orders, call 740-3437.
April 15: Longaberger Basket and Thirty-One Bingo, New Market Fire Department. Doors open: 1 p.m. Games: 2 p.m. $20 advance; entry for basket drawing. Benefits Life Care Center’s Relay for Life Team. $25/door. Call 740-8041, 975-1786 or 477-9790.
April 16: Harrisonburg and Rockingham County NAACP No. 7132, Rockingham County administration building, Gay Street, Harrisonburg, 6 p.m. Guest speaker: Rockingham County voter registrar Doug Geib.
April 17 and 19-22: The Wall That Heals, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. April 17: escorted into Harrisonburg. April 19: opening ceremony, Ralph Sampson Park, Washington Street, 3 p.m. April 19-22: open 24 hours daily. Free. Volunteers needed. Call 820-2331. April 19: Military Support Fair, Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center, 600 Simms Ave., Harrisonburg, 4-7 p.m. Visit www.hrchamber.org or call 434-3862. Free.
April 18: Community Meal, Linville Creek Church of the Brethren, Broadway, 5-6:30 p.m.
April 19: Community Ministry Food Pantry, Bergton, 10 a.m.-noon.
April 19: “Lincoln’s Attitude Toward the South,” The Heritage Museum, Dayton, 7 p.m. Free. With Dr. Phil Stone.
April 20: Entry Deadline for Third Annual Captain’s Choice Golf Tourney, May 12,Fisher Mountain Golf Club, Franklin W. Va. Benefiting Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Co-hosted by the Rockingham County Kids with Diabetes.
April 21: Chicken Barbecue, by Timberville Volunteer Fire Department. Ready: 9 a.m. $3.50/half.
April 21: Mommies & Daddies 4a CURE Spring Fling, Bridgewater Municipal Building, 201 Green St., 9 a.m. Bake sale, plant sale; home-based vendors. Door prizes. Call 476-6694.
April 21: Country Ham Potpie Supper, Mathias Community Center. 3 p.m. until. All you can eat. Green and brown beans, coleslaw, fruit, applesauce bread, beverages, desserts. $9/age 13 and over; $6/age 5-12; free/under age 5. Takeout available. Sponsored by the Mathias Senior Citizens. Call 304-897-5422 or 897-6713
April 21: Fifth Annual Civil War Institute, McKinney Center for Science and Mathematics, Bridgewater College, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Focus on those who fought with four renowned scholars. Free. Visit www.bridgewater.edu, call 828-5761 or email email@example.com.
April 21: Brock’s Gap Heritage Day, Fulks Run Elementary School, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Posters about local history, researchers, and two special presentation on frakturs and local World War II soldiers killed in action. For more information, visit http://brocksgapvirginia.blogspot.com/ or call (540) 662-1475.
April 21: Bergton’s Got Talent, Bergton Recreation Center, 4-6 p.m. Mac and cheese, barbecue and coleslaw. Vote with your dollars for the best act. Sponsored by the churches of the Bergton-Criders area to benefit Harrisonburg/Rockingham Free Clinic.
April 21: Bake Sale, Food Lion, Timberville, 10 a.m. Benefits the Fairview Youth Group Relay For Life Team. 746-2969 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 21: Hike to Confederate Breastworks/Shenandoah Mountain Trail, 10 a.m. Carpools meet at Dayton Walmart, 9 a.m. Easy five mile hike, suitable for older children. Bring lunch. For more information or to check the hike status in case of inclement weather call 478-3677.
April 22: Hymn Sing, St. Luke’s UCC “County Line,” Rt. 613, Timberville, 6 p.m. Light refreshments follow. 896-7417.
April 22: 41st Annual Antique Bottle & Collectible Show & Sale, Rockingham County Fairgrounds, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sponsored by The Historical Bottle-Diggers of Virginia. For more information, visit 434-1129 or email email@example.com.
April 24: “Sensation, Science and Scandal: The Popular Press in Antebellum America,” The Heritage Museum, Dayton, 7 p.m. With Dr. Mark Sayin. Free.
April 26: Mount Jackson/Forestville Senior Fellowship, Solomon Lutheran Church, Forestville, 11 a.m. Speaker: Lori Reed on staying active; covered dish luncheon. 459-6777.
April 28: Rockingham County Baseball League Hall of Fame Banquet, Weyers Cave Community Center, 6:30 p.m. Tickets $25 includes catered meal. Call 828-3591. Proceeds benefit RCBL Hall of Fame Museum in Bridgewater and travel baseball teams.
April 28: Benefit Singing, Auction and Bake Sale, Mt. Clinton Church of God, 5 p.m. until. Featuring Benny Roach and Restoration. Proceeds for cancer patient Sandy Runion. Auction items and baked goods needed. 433-8302, 434-6915 or 578-6604.
April 27-29: Masterworks Chorus of the Shenandoah Valley Concert. April 27: 7:30 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Woodstock; April 28, 7:30 p.m. at Muhlenberg Lutheran Church in Harrisonburg, and April 29, 3 p.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church in New Market. Adults $15 Youth $7.50. Purchase tickets at www.masterworkschorus.com, at the door or by calling 459-2024.
April 28: Second Annual Crop for a Cure, Plains District Community Center, 233 McCauley Ave, Timberville, 9-5 p.m. Scrapbooking. Consultant available. $25 admission includes: six-foot table, prizes, goody bag, lunch. In memory of Andrea Lohr.
Sponsored byHarrisonburg Baptist Church Relay for Life Team.
April 29: Spaghetti Supper, New Market Fire Department, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Also applesauce, salad, homemade desserts and beverages. Freewill offering. Proceeds benefit RCBL New Market Shockers.
May 4: Relay For Life Harrisonburg/Rockingham County, Rockingham County Fairgrounds, 6 p.m.-6 a.m. To register, or for more information, visit RockinghamRelay.org, call 434-3360 or e-mail Annika.firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 4: Community Shred Day, Farmers & Merchants Bank, Timberville, 3-5 p.m. Industrial shredder destroys up to three bags or boxes of personal records no longer required. Also May 11, 3-6 p.m., at the Crossroads branch in Harrisonburg and June 23, 10 a.m.-noon, at the Broadway branch. Visit www.farmersandmerchants.biz or call local bank branch for more information.
May 5: Hearts of Hope 5K, Cornerstone Church of Broadway, 265 W. Springbrook Rd., 9 a.m. Preregister by April 9, $20. Race day registration, $30, from 7:45 a.m.-8:45 a.m. In memory of Katelyn Showalter and benefits Mended Little Hearts of Winchester. Visit www.winchester.mendedlittlehearts.net.
May 6: The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival’s Young Artists Recital, Eastern Mennonite University’s Martin Chapel, 3 p.m. Teenage musicians from around the Commonwealth featured. Free. Call 432-4367 or visit www.emu.edu/bach.
May 7: Community Ministry Food Pantry, Bergton, 6-7:30 p.m.
May 11: Community Shred Day, Farmers & Merchants Bank, Crossroads branch, Harrisonburg, 3-6 p.m. Industrial shredder destroys up to three bags or boxes of personal records no longer required. Also June 23, 10 a.m.-noon, at the Broadway branch. Visit www.farmersandmerchants.biz or call a local bank branch for more information.
May 12: 11th Annual Bergton Bike-A-Thon, Bergton Recreation Center, 10 a.m. 12-mile ride. Top three fundraisers earn trophies. Lunch served when all have returned. Sponsored by the Bergton Ruritan Club. Checks can be made out to the club. Proceeds benefit local resident Phyllis Conley, for medical expenses. 820-9005.
May 12: Green Day, J. Frank Hillyard Middle School. Indoor/outdoor yard sale and activities 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Face painting, crafts, Broadway Farmers Market, food, local vendors, cornhole tournament, live performances. Entry fees for yard sale, craft or vendor: $5 and $10; performers: free. Call 896-8961 or email email@example.com.
May 14: RMH Adult Diabetes Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m. Topic: “Know Your Healthy Steps.” Free. 689-1000.
May 17: Community Ministry Food Pantry, Bergton, 10 a.m.-noon.
May 19: The Burg's Got Talent, JMU's Memorial Hall, 7 p.m. Mmusical variety show to benefit Second Home Child Care Center. $10 in advance, $12 at the door! Call 830-1896 for tickets.
May 24: New Market Historical Society Program: “Jackson's Valley Campaign: Speed and Deception Vs. Overwhelming Odds.” New Market Town Hall Council Chambers, 9418 John Sevier Rd., 7:30 p.m.Speaker: Greg Bair. Guests invited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 10: The 20th Annual Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Concert I. Lehman Auditorium, at Eastern Mennonite University, at 3 p.m. Featuring Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Mass in B Minor.” Artistic director and conductor: Kenneth Nafziger. $25/ adults; $20/seniors; $5/ ages 22 and under. $2 more at door. Call the EMU box office at 432-4582 orvisit www.emu.edu/bach.
June 11: RMH Adult Diabetes Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m. Topic: “A Supermarket Tour.” Free. 689-1000.
June 11: Virginia Baroque Performance Academy Faculty Recital. Asbury United Methodist Church, 205 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, 5:30 p.m.“Music for the Sun King,” Pay what you will;no tickets required. Sponsored by the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival. For more information, call 432-4225 or visit www.emu.edu/bach/baroque.
June 11-16: The 20th Annual Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Chamber Music Series, Asbury United Methodist Church, 205 South Main St., Harrisonburg, noon. Six concerts featuring Bach Festival musicians in music from all eras. Pay what you willconcerts. Email email@example.com, call 432-4367 or visit www.emu.edu/bach.
June 15: The 20th Annual Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Concert II. Lehman Auditorium, Eastern Mennonite University, 7:30 p.m. Featuring Bach, Respighi and Dvorák. Artistic director and conductor: Kenneth Nafziger. $25/ adults; $20/seniors; $5/ ages 22 and under. $2 more at door. Call the EMU box office at 432-4582 orvisit www.emu.edu/bach.
June 16: “Juneteenth Celebration,” Wildwood Park, Bridgewater, noon to 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County NAACP No. 7132, Free and open to the public.
June 16: The 20th Annual Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Concert III. Lehman Auditorium, Eastern Mennonite University, 7:30 p.m. Featuring Eugene Friesen’s “Glory,” commissioned for the 20th anniversary celebration. Artistic director and conductor: Kenneth Nafziger. $25/ adults; $20/seniors; $5/ ages 22 and under. $2 more at door. Call the EMU box office at 432-4582 orvisit www.emu.edu/bach.
June 16: Ride 4 Matt 2012, Blue Ridge Power Sports. Registration begins: 8:30 a.m. Ride leaves: 9:30 a.m. $20/bike includes lunch.