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Newtown Heritage Festival

Friday, May 26 - Saturday, May 27, 2017

This free family festival includes a parade, food vendors, kids activities, live entertainment, fireworks, and more. Walk into history and learn about the early days of Stephens City as you visit the Stone House Foundation Museums - the Transportation Exhibit at the Stephens City Schoolhouse, Newtown Tavern, Argenbright House & Shed, Stone House, and Steele & Brother Store (all on Main Street).

The event takes place up and down Main Street from Newtown Commons to the Old Stephens City School grounds. (5165 through 5516 Main Street)
 

 


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See Civil War artifacts and soldiers' graffiti, tour the office of a General, and pay respects to thousands of soldiers at their final resting place


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Experience life during the war as a civilian, or follow the footsteps of a soldier into battle with a Civil War tour led by an experienced guide.


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Some of our attractions may just bring out the kid in everyone.


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Enjoy a day in the country as you pick fruit from the trees, take a scenic wagon ride, or let the kids play on the playground at one of our local farm markets.


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After a day picking apples, pack a picnic lunch for the park, relax at one of our swimming pools, ride a paddle boat, or try hiking, fishing, or horseback riding.

shenappleblossomfestThe Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival is Winchester’s signature event! Each year, hundreds of thousands of people join together to celebrate the arrival of the apple blossoms and adorn the city in pink and green. Since its beginnings in 1924, the festival has grown over the years to a ten-day celebration with over 30 events, including two huge parades, a carnival, dances, concerts, a 10K race, wine festival, golf tournament, and so much more!

Visit www.thebloom.com for more information about this exciting annual event!

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