July 18-21: Bridgewater Volunteer Fire Company Lawn Party and Steam & Gas Show.
July 19: Community Ministry Food Pantry, Bergton, 10 a.m.-noon.
July 19: Shenandoah Valley Track Club Summer Track Meet, EMU track on Park Rd., Harrisonburg, 6:15 p.m. Field events and running events for kids and adults, followed by a road 5K. $3 entry fee. Free for members. Also Aug. 2.
July 19: A Small Hand-Plains District Emergency Infant Pantry, Rader Lutheran Church, 17072 Raders Church Rd., Timberville, 5-7 p.m. Infants and toddlers to 24 months. Proof of need with WIC or SNAP. Call 578-0779 (evenings) or email email@example.com.
July 19: Reading with the Rebels, Rebel Park, New Market, 10 a.m. Snacks, crafts and baseball.
July 20: Seventh Annual BHS Basketball Program Benefit Golf Tournament, Lakeview Golf Course, Harrisonburg, 11 a.m. registration, start at noon. $280/team or $70/play. Funds help defray camp costs and pay for t-shirts, uniforms and pre-game meals. Sponsorships available. For more information, call 896-7081 or 478-3663.
July 20: Deadline to Reserve for The Timberville All School Reunion. See information at right.
July 20: Chicken Barbecue, prepared by Chimney Rock VFW Post 9660. Sold at 10:30 a.m. at the Broadway Supermarket and Timberville Food Lion. Profits benefit the Timberville-Broadway Senior Center.
July 21: Fifth Annual Share the Fun Night, Fairview Church of the Brethren, Mount Clinton, 4:30-8 p.m. Music with the Doyle Moats Family. Food, games and prizes. Donations accepted for the West Rockingham Food Pantry. Rain or shine. Bring lawn chairs.
July 21: Barbecue Chicken Dinner and Bingo, New Market Volunteer Fire Department, 9771 Congress St. Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo at 6 p.m. Chicken, chips, bread, drink, dessert for $5. Bingo: $25/at the door for 4 cards. Raffle. Call 560-0167 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To benefit Blazin’ Bulleyes Relay for Life team.
July 25-28: Fulks Run Ruritan Club Annual Lawn Party. Rides by 5-Star Attractions. Wednesday: Thompson Store Revival. Thursday: Annual Beauty Pageant: 6:30 p.m. Friday: Karaoke Night and Motor Vehicle Display. Saturday: EZGO. For more information, visit www.fulksrunruritan.com.
July 26: Mount Jackson/ Forestville Senior Fellowship, Solomon Lutheran Church, Forestville, 11 a.m. Candi LoPresti will give a demonstration on Mah Jongg. A covered dish luncheon follows. Call 459-6777.
July 26: New Market Historical Society Annual Picnic, Luray Valley Museum, Rt. 211, near Luray Caverns. Bring picnic and serving utensils. Beverages provided. Free entrance to the museum and guided tour. Visit email@example.com.
July 27: Deadline to Pre-Register for the 4-H Devours Disaster Rockingham County 4-H 5K Run/Walk, held at the fairgrounds Aug. 11 at 8 a.m. Early registration/$20 guarantees t-shirt. Race day/$25. Donate canned goods (one can equals $1) for a discount of up to $5. Proceeds benefit West Rockingham Food Pantry in Mount Clinton. Call 564-3080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
July 27 and 28: Tenth Legion/Mt. Valley Ruritan Club Lawn Party. Open 4 p.m., music, 7 p.m. Cake wheel, bingo, pull tabs, deep-fried chicken, fried country ham sandwiches, hamburgers, hotdogs, French fries, ice cream, soft drinks, plate lunches. Friday: karaoke. Saturday: Mountain Hollow.
July 28: Community Yard Sale, Bergton fair grounds, 7 a.m. Breakfast. Set-up/$10. Sponsored by the Bergton Volunteer Fire Company. 852-3284.
July 31: Virginia Wildlife Center Program, Village Library, 2 p.m.
Aug. 1-4: Annual Grottoes Volunteer Fire Department Lawn Party and Summer Bash Raffle. Food available 4 p.m. nightly. Music, bingo, funnel cakes, cake wheel and armband rides nightly, Wednesday: Veterans Appreciation Night (free dinner to vets with ID.); Bluegrass Music Night-7-11 p.m. by Allegheny Blue; Thursday: Gospel Night Music 7-11 p.m. by Southern Grace; Friday: Annual Fireman’s Parade, 7 p.m.; lineup, 6 p.m. (no pre-registration); Music-Country Rock/Rock 7-11 p.m. by City Limits Band; Saturday: 6-10 p.m. Summer Bash Raffle details: www.grottoesfire.com; fireworks follow drawings; Music 7-11 p.m. Band TBD.
Aug. 2: Shenandoah Valley Track Club Summer Track Meet, EMU track on Park Rd., Harrisonburg, 6:15 p.m. Field events and running events for kids and adults, followed by a road 5K. $3 entry free. Free for members.
August 4: Annual Rummage Sale, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Main Street, Mount Jackson, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothing, household items, lawn/garden items, toys jewelry and other misc. items. Benefits outreach programs.
Aug. 4: Course with a Cause Adventure Event, Wilbur Pence Middle School, 10 a.m. Three-mile race includes mud pit, wall climb and other obstacles. $25/individual or $120/team. Sponsored by the town of Dayton. Benefits Wounded Warrior Project and local veterans and fire and rescue groups. Volunteers needed. For more information, call 879-2241 or 879-2161 or visit www.daytonva.us.
Aug. 6: Community Ministry Food Pantry, Bergton, 6-7:30 p.m.
Aug. 7-11: Bergton Community Fair. 5-11 p.m. Exhibits, food, rides and food. Admission:$1; free/children 11 and under. Tuesday: Thompson Store Revival. Wednesday: Family Tradition Karaoke. Thursday: beauty contest. Friday: Raw Country. Saturday: EZ-GO Band.
Aug. 7-11: Augusta County Fair. Gates open at 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Tuesday night: Motocross. Wednesday: Seniors, 2-4 p.m. admitted for $1. Demolition Derby and Community Awareness Night. Thursday: BLM bull riding. Gospel night, 6 p.m. Special Olympics choir, 7 p.m. The Messengers, 8 p.m., Harmony Hill. Friday: ITPPA truck and tractor pull. Goodson Band, 8 p.m. Saturday: Gates open at 9 a.m. Rides start at 1 p.m. Civil War living history. Dog show, 10 a.m. Farm and tweaked tractor pull, 6 p.m. WDW midget and female wrestling, 9 p.m. www.augustacountyfair.com.
Aug. 11: 4-H Devours Disaster 5K Run/Walk, Rockingham County Fairgrounds, 8 a.m. $25/race day registration. Donate canned goods (one can equals $1) for a discount of up to $5. Proceeds benefit West Rockingham Food Pantry in Mount Clinton. Call 564-3080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Aug. 13: RMH Diabetes Support Group, Harrisonburg, 7-8:30 p.m. “Continuing Your Journey With Diabetes: Conversation Map.” Free. For more information, call 689-1000.
Aug. 13-18: Rockingham County Fair. www.rockinghamcountyfair.com.
Aug. 16: Community Ministry Food Pantry, Bergton, 10 a.m.-noon.
Aug. 21: “Virginia Mountain Treasures” Showing, Clementine Café, Harrisonburg, 7 p.m. Video slideshow compiled by Fulks Run resident Chris Bolgiano of Virginia Forest Watch. Hosted by Shenandoah Group of the Sierra Club.
Aug. 24 and 25: Tenth Legion/Mt. Valley Ruritan Club Lawn Party. Open 4 p.m., music, 7 p.m. Cake wheel, bingo (no Cow Pie Bingo), pull tabs, deep-fried chicken, fried country ham sandwiches, hamburgers, hotdogs, French fries, ice cream, soft drinks, plate lunches. Friday: karaoke. Saturday: Walnut Ridge Boys.
Aug. 24-Sept. 1: Shenandoah County Fair. www.shencofair.com.
Sept. 10: RMH Diabetes Support Group, Harrisonburg, 7-8:30 p.m. “Review of Medications for Diabetes.” Free. For more information, call 689-1000.Sept. 27: New Market Historical Society Program: “The Henkel Family During the Civil War.” New Market Town Hall Council Chambers, 9418 John Sevier Rd., 7:30 p.m. With Elsie Renalds Newcomer and Janet Renalds Ramsey, authors of “1861: Life in the Shenandoah Valley. Guests invited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 8: RMH Diabetes Support Group, Harrisonburg, 7-8:30 p.m. “Be Prepared: Avoiding Crisis.” Free. For more information, call 689-1000.Nov. 15: New Market Historical Society Program: “Tragedy in the Shenandoah Valley: The Story of the Summers-Koontz Execution.” New Market Town Hall Council Chambers, 9418 John Sevier Rd., 7:30 p.m. With author Robert H. Moore. Guests invited. Email email@example.com.