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 and Comedy Club at The Event Center at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

July 5, 2014December 31, 2015

Check out the live music and comedy acts at Hollywood Casino at The Event Center and Comedy Club!

Upcoming Acts include:
Friday July 31 LeAnn Rimes
Saturday August 1 The Spinners
Saturday August 8 Ronnie Milsap
Friday August 21 Creedence Clearwater Revisited
Friday August 28 Comedy Club with Dov Davidoff,  voted Variety Magazines Top 10 to Watch
Sunday September 6 (Labor Day Weekend)
Saturday September 12 Comedian Frank Caliendo
Friday September 18 Laugh for the Cure with Paul Reiser

Hollywood Casino's Team Members Salute Responsible Gaming Week, August 3-9!

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:
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 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.
 Look for us on Facebook

Location: The Shepherdstown Library entrance
German and King Streets
Shepherdstown WV 26554

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

Live Music at Shepherdstown Opera House

June 5, 2015October 31, 2015

The Opera House built in 1909 showcasing films and even the first motion picture theatre in WV with sound enabling it to show the newfangled "talkies". Over the years it has progressed to an amazing venue for live music offered almost nightly on Thursdays through Saturday nights. 

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

Hollywood Casino-H Lounge

July 31, 2015February 27, 2016

The H Lounge is an incredible blend of exciting night life with Hollywood flair. Enjoy a drink from their mixologist or dance the night away to some free live entertainment. DJ's every Friday and Saturday nights with live entertainment too!Schedule for August:

Aug. 1   Sat.   Spice (variety)
Aug. 7   Fri.    Kelly Bell Band (Blues)
Aug. 8   Sat.   Steve Means Pop/Acoustic/Soul)
Aug. 14 Fri.    Rollex Band (Variety)
Aug. 15 Sat.   Cazhmiere (Dance/Party)
Aug. 21 Fri.    TBD
Aug. 22 Sat.   The Spindles (Motown)
Aug. 28 Fri.     Michael McHenry & The Tribe (Pop/Rock)
Aug. 29 Sat.    Souled Out (Dance/Party)

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

6th Annual Identity Crisis Fundraiser & Red Carpet Event

August 8, 2015 from 6:00 PM11:00 PM

A fun filled evening of costumes and music all to benefit Breast Cancer awareness. The event will begin in Shepherdstown bars and restaurants downtown at 8 PM with a dance party from 9-11 at the Old Opera House and continue throughout the Shepherdstown establishments. This year the theme is "Science Fiction". Contact the event coordinator for more details via email or check out their FB page at Identity Crisis Fundraiser

Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015
Time: 8 PM until ?
Location: Shepherdstown, WV

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.

“Dog Fest” A two day celebration of all things DOG

August 15, 2015August 16, 2015

DogFest - the Dog Days of Summer - is hosted in historic downtown Shepherdstown, WV, to celebrate all things DOG.

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

40th Annual Fall Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival

September 25, 2015September 27, 2015

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.

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.