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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

Hollywood continues its all star line up in April. Country star Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts including songs like “Ladies Love Country Boys”, “You’re Gonna Miss This” and “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk.” Since his Platinum debut 15 years ago, Adkins has sold over 10 million albums, been inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and has won five ACM and CMT awardsCountry star Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts including songs like “Ladies Love Country Boys”, “You’re Gonna Miss This” and “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk.” Since his Platinum debut 15 years ago, Adkins has sold over 10 million albums, been inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and has won five ACM and CMT awards. April’s main comedy act is the multitalented Tom Arnold, who began his career as a writer for comedy sitcom “Roseanne” in the early 1980s. Arnold then transitioned to acting, appearing in several films throughout his career. Standout roles include James Cameron’s 1994 picture “True Lies,” and 2005’s dramatic comedy “Happy Endings.” Arnold also served as host of Fox Sports Net’s talk show “The Best Damn Sports Show Period” from 2002-2005 before moving on as host of CMT’s “My Big Redneck Wedding” in 2008.

Event date and time include:

Trace Adkins: Saturday, April 4 at 8 PM
Tom Arnold: Friday, April 24 at 9 PM

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

Local Farmers Market

April 1, 2015December 20, 2015

Check out our local farmers markets in the quaint historic towns of Charles Town and Shepherdstown offering home-grown produce, meats, cheeses and so much more! Days, times & locations are listed below or visit their websites or Facebook pages.

Charles Town Farmers Market: Saturdays from 8 AM-Noon located at 100 Samuel Street, Charles Town, WV 25414 Phone: 304-579-0924  Email: charlestownfarmersmarket@gmail.com.
Shepherdstown Farmers Market: Sundays from 9 AM-1 PM South Kings Street behind the Library in Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Morgans Grove Farmers Market: Saturdays from 8 AM-Noon Location: 3988 Kearneysville Pike (beside Morgans Grove Park) Shepherdstown WV or access morgansgrovemarket.com on Facebook or Phone: 304-283-2467

Shepherdstown Mysteries Walk

April 4, 2015November 28, 2015

Enjoy a fascinating 90 minute walking tour through the backstreets of the oldest town in West Virginia. Hear about forgotten history, the tragedies of war, unrequited love and murder, mysterious tales and ghostly legends.

April through November.
  APRIL, MAY, JUNE at 7:00 pm

$12.00 Meet in downtown Shepherdstown but first call 240-593- 2317 for location, directions, reservations or for further information.
Reservations required - Group rates and private tours available - Canceled in extreme weather. walking shoes recommended
Not recommended for sensitive children under 12
Visa/MasterCard accepted.
240-593-2317
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Location: The Shepherdstown Library entrance
German and King Streets
Shepherdstown WV 26554

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

4th Annual Harpers Ferry-Bolivar Community Art Walk

April 25, 2015April 26, 2015

Stroll through Historic Harpers Ferry and Bolivar and check out an array of talented artists as they proudly display their art.

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

7th Annual Panhandle Earth Day Celebration

April 25, 2015

The Panhandle Earth Day Celebration is an annual event held the last Saturday in April at Morgan’s Grove Park, on the corner of Kearneysville Pike (Route 480) and Morgan Grove Road, just outside of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. There is Music, Art, Crafts, Food, Kid’s Activities, Demonstrations, Environmental & Conservation groups, Activists, Vendors, a Farmers Market and more!

It is a family-friendly, community-oriented event, held rain or shine. It is a leave no trace occasion. Are are welcome to bring a picnic lunch, lawn chairs, blankets and comforts for an afternoon in the park. Please clean up after yourself and please leave your dogs at home.

Location: Morgan's Grove Park
3988 Kearneysville Pike, Shepherdstown, WV 25443

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

40th Appalachian Trail Conservancy Biennial Conference

July 17, 2015July 24, 2015

ATC presents a weeklong conference featuring hundreds of guided hikes on local trails, numerous workshops, and excursions to local areas of interest, including Harper’s Ferry, Gettysburg, Front Royal, and Washington, DC. There are activities for the entire family such as rafting, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, zip-lining, bike trips, and horseback riding. Each evening there are exciting adventure presentations and stellar musical entertainment. The conference also includes the ATC biennial membership meeting.

Registration opens on April 15, 2015.

Date:July 17, 2015 – July 24, 2015
Registration and overnight: Shenandoah University - Winchester, Virginia

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

The Annual Jefferson County African American Culture & Heritage Festival

August 14, 2015August 16, 2015

The 21st Annual Jefferson County African American Culture & Heritage Festival will be on August 14-16, 2015 at the festival grounds located at the Martin Delany Opportunity Learning Center, in the 300 block of South Lawrence Street, Charles Town, West Virginia. The Friday activities include a 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at noon, a Job Fair from 2:00-5:00 p.m., at the Masonic Hall, and a Youth Block Party from 7:00-10:00 p.m., on the festival grounds. A Health Fair and mammogram exams will be available on Saturday, as well as a parade from Ranson through Charles Town. Other activities for Saturday include moon bounce and pony rides for the kids, a historical landmark and bricks dedication, a black history exhibition, three live bands, and hourly door prize drawings. The weekend will culminate with a 8:00 a.m., Memorial Walk to the site of John Brown’s Fort in Harpers Ferry, followed by a 10:00 a.m., worship service at the Curtis Freewill Baptist Church, Harpers Ferry. For directions or more details, contact Warren Stewart or George Rutherford at (304) 229-7248 or (304) 725-9610, respectively.

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.

13th Annual American Conservation Film Festival

October 23, 2015November 1, 2015

Over 25 incredible conservation films, visiting filmmakers and special guests, workshops, discussions, family programs and fun people and parties converge on vibrant Shepherdstown.

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