For the third year in a row, Court Square Theater is embarking on the impressive undertaking of a continuous 24 hours of entertainment. That's right - for 24 straight hours starting at 5:00 on January 22nd, you can stop into Court Square Theater to catch some local performers, comedians, poets, dancers, and musicians showcasing their skills. To learn a little more about the workings of this endurance project, we turned to the expert - Mark Finks, Theater Manager of Court Square Theater.
Court Square in downtown Harrisonburg will be bursting with fun, music, art, and fireworks during First Night Harrisonburg on New Year's Eve! Ring in 2016 with 6 hours of sweet entertainment filled with fun for all ages. We've got all the information you'll want and need to know for this popular downtown event.
Generations Park in Bridgewater had a fantastic first farmers market season, and is now gearing up for ice skating on the new rink! Scheduled to open on Thanksgiving Day, this fun pastime is sure to provide enjoyment for all ages. Bonus: a local favorite restaurant, Jalapeño Southwest Grill, is opening a second location at Generations Park, too!
Harrisonburg boasts a fairly mild climate overall, but did you know that our Friendly City experiences 118 days of precipitation per year? This would account for both snow and rain, with averages of 21" and 36", respectively. That leaves parents and childcare providers with a conundrum for nearly 4 months out of the year. Splash around outside in the mud and get soaked and filthy, or stay indoors while trying to wrangle entertain the littles all day? Relax! With this Guide to Rainy Day Fun with Kids, you'll have just that... FUN on rainy (and snowy) days. Gone are the hours of whining and boredom. Harrisonburg offers plenty of indoor fun for kids of all ages -- with plenty of puddles to splash in, too.
October 24th is Food Day -- a day set apart nationally that "inspires Americans to change their diets and our food policies [while working] toward a greener diet." Get involved in this celebration by eating a delicious, locally sourced Farm-to-Table Breakfast on October 23rd (the eve of food day) at Clementine Cafe in Harrisonburg. Now, that sounds like a pretty good way to celebrate!