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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.

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Rick Springfield in Concert

September 21

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

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44th Annual Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival

September 27-29th, 2019

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Daily

NEW LOCATION—Jefferson County, WV Fairgrounds

1707 Old Leetown Pike

Kearneysville, WV 25430

General Admission $7.00 at the gate, $5.00 in advance https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2...

Meet 200 carefully selected and prejudged Artisans demonstrating and showcasing their work

Hear Bluegrass music on Saturday and Sunday

Taste wines and craft beer

Participate in Children’s activities

See the Car Show on Sunday

One of the top judged festivals in America!

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American Conservation Film Festival

Opening weekend: October 4-6

Encore weekend: October 11-13

Enjoy over 35 compelling films and special programs during two autumn weekends in beautiful Shepherdstown, West Virginia. ACFF showcases the most exceptional conservation films from around the world on topics ranging from agriculture to climate change to wildlife.

Meet filmmakers and experts, take workshops, debate issues, vote for the winner of the Audience Choice Award. Activate yourself and your children. You will be inspired to learn, discuss, and take action.

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Freedom’s Run “An event for Health & Heritage”

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019

Harpers Ferry, WV

Marathon Start 7:30am

Half Marathon Start 8:30am

10K Start 8:50am

5K Start 9:00am

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160th Anniversary of John Brown’s Raid - Lower Town Walking Tour

October 16, 2019

10:00 am

Location: Harpers Ferry NHP, Lower Town

Description: Join former park ranger David Fox for two tours commemorating the 160th anniversary of John Brown’s Raid. In the morning, meet on The Green for a walking tour of key locations of the 1859 raid.

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160th Anniversary of John Brown’s Raid - Charles Town Walking Tour

October 16, 2019

2:00 pm

Location: Charles Town Court House in Charles Town, WV

Description: Join former park ranger David Fox for two tours commemorating the 160th anniversary of John Brown’s Raid. In the afternoon, join Mr. Fox in nearby Charles Town to learn about the aftermath of the raid and Brown’s trial and execution.

For more information, please visit the event's website

Summit Point Raceway - Inaugural Coppa USA

October 22, 23 & 24

Loading - Oct. 22, Practice Oct. 23 and Race Oct. 24

Last year, the Mille Miglia organizers hosted the US 1000 Miglia Warm-Up event and it was so well received that for 2019 they will be running the very first formal competition event outside of Italy. This year there will also be a one-day Warm Up USA training event taking place on October 23rd followed by a three-day USA Championship race covering over 500 miles starting in Middleburg, Virginia and ending up in Washington DC. The 40 entrants will be competing for the inaugural Coppa USA (USA Cup) as well as eight guaranteed entries into the Mille Miglia in May 2020.

The warm-up event will be taking place at Summit Point Motorsports Park. Entrants will get a roadbook and regularity rally training with Mille Miglia instructors on the challenging Shenandoah track. The event will offer a similar ‘Spirit of Mille Miglia’ experience as the original, and competitors will be treated to the very best hospitality, stunning roads and historic locations that the region has to offer. Entries for the event are now open until September 9. Further details can be found on the organizer’s website.

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Drink Your Apples—Historic Cider Making

October 26-27, 2019

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Harpers Ferry Lower Town-White Hall Tavern

Learn the time-honored tradition of preserving harvest-time apples by making cider.

49th Annual Harpers Ferry/Bolivar Olde Tyme Christmas

December 6-8, 2019 and

December 14-15, 2019

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Traditional Christmas celebration featuring quaintly decorated streets, live entertainment, children’s activities and shopping.

Charles Town / Ranson Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting


December 6, 2019

Tree Lighting Ceremony


December 7, 2019

Parade


Washington Street & Mildred Street

Charles Town, WV 25414

Holiday parade and tree lighting, visitors welcome! An array of floats, marching units and local organizations.

Captain Flagg’s US Quartermaster City, 1864: Prospects of Peace

December 7-8, 2019

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Harpers Ferry Lower Town

Experience this yuletide event from the war that determined the union of the states and the eventual freedom of four million enslaved people.