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, 2017

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 & Comedy at The Event Center at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

July 5, 2014December 31, 2017

Joan Jett: Saturday, January 21at 8 p.m.
Dwight Yoakam: Saturday, February 4 at 8 p.m.
Larry the Cable Guy: Saturday, March 18 at 7 p.m. & 10 p.m. 
Clint Black: Friday, March 31 at 9 p.m. & Saturday, April 1 at 8 p.m.
Grand Funk Railroad: Saturday, April 8 at 8 p.m.
Sinbad: Friday, April 21 at 9 p.m. & Saturday, April 22 at 8 p.m.
Travis Tritt: Friday, May 12 at 9 p.m.
Ron White: Saturday, June 10 at 8 p.m.
Wayne Brady: Saturday, July 15 at 8 p.m.


For tickets and more information on schedule and times go to

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

Harpers Ferry Appalachian Trail Flip Flop Festival

April 22, 2017April 23, 2017

Celebrate "flip flop" thru hikers who are starting their epic 2,000 mile journey in Harpers Ferry, helping to spread out thru hiker traffic while touring historic Bolivar and Harpers Ferry, WV. The event will include live music, hiking, and educational workshops, games, and children's activities. Food and vendor offerings will be available as visitors are encouraged to explore the historic towns.

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

Earth Day

April 22, 2017 from 11:00 AM8:00 PM

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.

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

Charles Town Classic at Hollywood Casino

April 22, 2017 from 12:45 PM7:00 PM

After only eight runnings, the Charles Town Classic has already established itself as a prominent early season stop for the best handicap horses in training. As of January 2017, the 56 different horses to start in the Charles Town Classic had combined for 113 graded stakes wins – 30 of which were Grade I’s.  The fields assembled have proved popular with fans as well, as the Charles Town Classic cards run to date have produced the eight largest handles in track history, with a high of $4,847,106 in 2015.

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

BCT Harpers Ferry Half Marathon, 5K Run, and Kids Run

May 13, 2017

The Half Marathon is a challenging and hilly course covering the expanse on Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and the Civil War era towns connecting them. Expansive views of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, a loop through Harpers Ferry National Historical Park School House Ridge South, Murphy Farm, Lower Town Harpers Ferry, John Brown's Fort, Bolivar, Storer College,and the homes taking you back to the 1860's .

Our 5K event is a mix of trail and includes a loop of the School House Ridge South portion of the Harpers Ferry National Park.  

And our Kids Event will be on site at River Riders and School House Ridge South.

River Riders will also be running our Mega Zip Special: Try the DC area's FIRST and FASTEST all steel high speed Mega Zip Line in West Virginia!! for $10.

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

42nd Annual Fall Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival

September 22, 2017September 24, 2017

Enjoy the beautiful country mountains as you stroll through the tents of artisans demonstrating and showcasing their work. Wine tasting, fantastic food, live bands on Saturday and Sunday, Children's Make & Take Crafts as well as face painting and balloon sculpting.

Time: 10am-5pm

Sam Michael's Park
1330 Job Corps Rd
Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442

Call: 800-624-0577

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