Event Calendar

Every month offers a variety of exciting events in Jefferson County. From craft fairs and street festivals to civil-war re-enactments and food festivals – Jefferson County has it all. Check out these events so you don’t miss a thing.

O’Hurleys Heritage Music Jam Session

June 26, 2014December 31, 2015

On any Thursday night, musicians arrive at O'Hurley's and start tuning up with a dozen or more musicians playing their dulcimer, banjo, guitar, fiddle, Celtic harp, flute, etc.Visitors can have a seat in a rocking chair and listen in and experience what has been a timeless tradition.

Time: 7:30 pm-11:00 pm
Location: O'Hurleys General Store, 205 East Washington Street, Shepherdstown WV 25443

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

Live Music at The Event Center at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

July 5, 2014December 31, 2015

Come join the fun at this amazing venue with every seat in the house is a perfect one!
Upcoming events include:
Frank Caliendo Sat. Sept. 12
Paul Reiser Fri. Sept. 18 (Laugh for the cure benefits Susan G. Komen)
Monroe Martin @ The Hollywood Comedy Club Fri. Sept. 25
Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles Sat. Oct. 3

For tickets and more information on shcedule and times go to

For more information, please visit the event’s website.


October 2, 2015October 17, 2015

Join the Jefferson Arts Council for an art celebration that will kick-off on October 2 and last until October 17, running the first weekend and then every Wed.-Sun. the following two weeks. Featured works will include dance, photography, film, fashion, music, paiting, literature, sculpture and woodworking. Located at Happy Retreat, historic home of Charles Washington (George Washington's brother) and founder of Charles Town, this event will be open from 6-10PM Wed.-Fri., noon to 10PM Saturdays and 1-5 PM on Sundays. Admission is free and open to the public!

Location: Happy Retreat 600 Mordington Drive. Charles Town WV 25414

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

Freedom’s Run: An event for Health and Heritage

October 10, 2015

Celebrate history, community health, and the soul of running! Recognized by Runner’s World as a top 25 half marathon: “…this small, much-loved event [is] moving, fun, inspiring, and tough." Select from a variety races: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, Kids Fun Run.

Location: Shepherdstown, WV
Phone: 304-876-1100

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

American Conservation Film Festival

October 23, 2015November 1, 2015

Over 25 incredible conservation films, visiting filmmakers and special guests, filmmaking workshops, informative discussions, family programs, and fun people and parties converge on vibrant Shepherdstown for engagement, information, and inspiration. Join us for some of the best in conservation filmmaking in scenic Shepherdstown, West Virginia on October 23-25 and November 1. Tickets, schedules and more email

For more information, please visit the event’s website.