Come Join the Comer-Jones VFW Post 621, 218 Veterans Lane, for the 4th Annual Veterans Bluegrass Festival. Jay Armsworthy will be the festival MC. Featuring Page County Ramblers, Remington Ride, High Ground, Bluegrass Brothers, Solid Rock, Dark Hollow and more (bands subject to change without notice). There will be food for purchase and pets are allowed at campsite or on leashes. For admission fee and campsite information call 540-742-4580, website: www.vfwpost621.org or email@example.com.
June 3–New Market.
2nd Annual Summer Music Series: Cross Roads Fest, held at Rebel Park, 9186 John Sevier Road. Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy an evening of music by the Hackens Boys. Also bbq and brews. Free Admission. 540-740-3432.
18th Annual Lebanese Festival held at St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church, 4730 Cove Road, N.W. Featuring Lebanese food with live traditional music/folk dances in full costume and a silent auction with items from local businesses. The festival also features an inflated obstacle course, face painting and a cake walk among other activities. www.LebaneseFestival.StEliasChurch.org or 540-562-0012.
June 3-24–Natural Bridge.
The Rockbridge Center, 15 Appledore Lane, “premieres” every Friday at 7pm with beloved animated classics and newer releases from Disney, Pixar, Dreamworks and much more. There is no charge for this event so feel free to come by with your kids and enjoy our selection of family friendly movies. The only thing our guests have to pay for is concessions such as popcorn, candy, drinks, etc. For what is playing call 540-291-2121.
7th Annual “Art for Arf” sponsored by the Nelson Gallery, 27 West Washington Street. Animal lovers young and old are invited to participate by creating artwork. This event is to a benefit the Rockbridge SPCA. A 50% or 100% commission, artist’s choice of each work sold will be donated to the Rockbridge SPCA. 540-463-9827.
Free Kids Fishing Day for ages 15 and under at Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center’s Lake. Highlights are Smokey Bear, Sparking the fire dog, Zoomie the lizard, face painting, prizes and more. A fishing license is not required for kids but adults must have a valid VA freshwater fishing license to fish the lake. Bring your own rods and reels, if you don’t have one then we will loan you one at no charge. Also bring your bait and seating. Registration 8:30am and derby at 9am. A light lunch will be provided to registered participants. 540-910-0078.
June 4–Clifton Forge.
5th Annual Heritage Day Festival from 10am-5pm. Over eighty artisans, dozen of food vendors, music, activities for kids and adults, Scottish games, Civil War presentations. Irish, Scottish, English, African American, Native American, German and Alleghany Mountain cultures will be celebrated. The train show will include story telling and vendors selling all things related to the railroad. Free event. 540-862-5655.
Garden Fest will be held at Belle Grove Plantation, from 8am-3pm. There will be demonstrations, displays, garden/specialty vendors, children’s activities, raffles, food, live music, petting farm and more. Sponsored by Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association. Free event and no pets. 540-869-2028.