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Civil War Weekend

August 18-20, 2017

Civil War Weekend is a special annual event that offers rare opportunities to see many sites as they may have looked at the time of the war. This year, Civil War sites throughout the area will join together to provide unique opportunities to experience the area’s remarkable wartime story.

This year's Civil War Weekend will include:
• A Civil War Era Lawn Picnic
• Candlelight Tours of the Old Court House
• Artillery Demonstrations
• A Day-Long Seminar on Stonewall Jackson

• "Civil War Soldier for an Evening" Interactive Program
• African Americans' Civil War in Winchester Car Caravan Tour

• Enslavement Program at Belle Grove Plantation
• Historian Lecture
and more...

Visit our Civil War Events page or download the poster for more information.

 

 


museums

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


tours

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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