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Today is May 28, 2016 - Winchester, VA 22601  

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Saturday, May 28th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Studio Tour
    - The 10th Annual Hampshire Highlands Studio Tour & Art Sale will be held Friday Nov 11 & Saturday Nov 12, 10am - 5pm, and Sunday Nov 13, noon - 4pm. (Sunday is optional) The Tour & Sale is held at various locations throughout Hampshire County, WV. Artists can choose to open their Studio for the show or be at a convenient location with other artists. Artists & Artisans interested in being a part of the Tour need to provide the completed Artist Agreement to Melissa Snell by May 28. Melissa can also help any artist find a shared location. We have convenient locations in Capon Bridge and Romney available. Forms & information may be secured at HampshireArts.org or HHSTWV.org. Also follow us on Facebook.
     
           
    Melissa Snell 703.772.5536 brdwtcher@frontier.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1961, this Nobel Prize- winning human rights organization was founded by London lawyer Peter Benenson after he read about two Portuguese students arrested for drinking a toast to freedom.
    A global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally and are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. For information go to http://www.amnesty.org.
     
           

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded on this day in 1892 by naturalist John Muir, promoting conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy. It is especially important in the founding and protection of our national parks.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana. The event is held over Memorial Day weekend, which is typically the last weekend in May.
     
           

Monday, May 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays, National Holidays, Patriotic, US Military
    - Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
     
           

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - June 1-30. The ASPCA sponsors this important observance to promote adopting cats from local shelters. For information visit http://www.spca.org
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 2009, the 100-year-old automaker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In response the US federal government invested $57 billion in the company, making the US Treasury GM's majority shareholder, owning a 60 percent stake.
     
           

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1938 by the Salvation Army for fundraising during the Great Depression. During WWI, doughnuts were served to doughboys by the Salvation Army. This day now celebrates the donut itself annually the first Friday in June. For information visit donutdayusa.com
     
           

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Local Events, Car Show, Relay4Life
    - The 7th Annual Ernie Kesner Memorial Hot Rods for Heaven Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will be held June 4th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. There is also a Pine Car Grand Prix (Derby) that will start at 9:00 am. There will also be a horseshoe tournament and corn hole tournament. For information contact the church at 304-822-4263 or visit http://www.romneyassembly.org. Proceeds benefit Relay 4 Life.
    Romney Assembly of God Church
    87 Mitchell Street Romney WV 26757
    Pam Elswick 301.268.9075 plkesner@atlanticbb.net
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 11PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - World War II naval battle, fought almost entirely with aircraft, in which the United States destroyed Japan’s first-line carrier strength and most of its best trained naval pilots. Together with the Battle of Guadalcanal, the Battle of Midway ended the threat of further Japanese invasion in the Pacific.
     
           

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual worldwide Celebration of Life that is held on the first Sunday in June. It is the one day each year that people around the world come together to recognize the cancer survivors in their community, to raise awareness of the challenges these survivors face, and, most importantly, to celebrate life.
     
           

Monday, June 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1944, Allied Forces landed in Normandy the north coast of France.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this day in 1933 Richard Hollingshead opened America's first drive-in movie theater in Camden NJ. At the height of their popularity there were more than 4,000 drive-ins across the US.
     
           

Friday, June 10th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio, AA's stated "primary purpose" is to help alcoholics "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety". With other early members Bill Wilson and Bob Smith developed AA's Twelve Step program of spiritual and character development.
     
           

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Final race of the "Triple Crown". Traditionally run on the 5th Saturday after the Kentucky Derby. For information visit http://www.nyra.com
     
           

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - In 1987 standing at the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall, US President Ronald Reagan gave one of the most powerful speeches of his career. The wall was finally opened in 1989.
     
           

Monday, June 13th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1966 the US Supreme Court rendered a 5-4 decision in the case of 'Miranda v Arizona', holding that the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution "required warning before valid statements could be taken by police."
    The decision has been described as "providing basic legal protections to persons who might otherwise not be aware of their rights."
     
           

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted "the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to share folklore, legends and myths that connect us with our family history. For information visit http://www.wellcat.com
     
           

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day that focuses on the art of nature photography as a medium for inspiration, nature appreciation and environmental protection. For info visit http://www.nanpa.org
     
           
  • - For those individuals whose fiscal year is the calendar year and who make quarterly estimated federal income tax payments, today is one of the due dates.
     
           

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - June 16-19, Oakmont Country Club. Established in 1895 the best golfers have competed at this major world championship. For information visit http://www.usga.org
     
           

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 3:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, Family, Fort Edwards, Mid-Eighteenth Century Hampshire County, WV, Re-enactors
    - We are introducing our friends and visitors to the lifestyle of Joseph Edwards and the other settlers of mid-eighteenth century Hampshire County. There will be reenactors and crafters who will share with our visitors the skills of the colonial frontier. The event is at Fort Edwards in Capon Bridge, WV.

    Admission to all the events is free this year including the new exhibit.

    Donations are graciously accepted.
    Fort Edwards Foundation Visitor Center
    350 Cold Stream Rd Capon Bridge WV 26711
    Ft. Edwards Foundation - Robert Flanagan 304.856.3866 rflanagan@fortedwards.org
  • | 4:00pm - 8:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Car, Truck, Motorcycle Show - All makes and models welcome
    - Cars, Truck, Motorcyle show, all makes & models welcome. Trophies for the top ten, Peoples Choice judging. All proceeds donated to Hampshire County Relay4Life.

    ENTRY FEE: $10.00
    Hampshire High School - Auto Mechanics Lot
    157 Trojan Way Romney WV 26757
    Johnny Duncan 540.539.0058 Fastback_johnny@yahoo.com
  • | 7:00pm - 11:30pm | Local Events, Bud's Collective, Bluegrass, Food - grass fed beef, other goodies & snacks
    - Bud's Collective will be performing at Capon Crossing Farm on June 18th, JULY 4th, August 20th and Sept 17th, 2016 starting at 7:30pm, doors opening at 7:00pm.
    TBD-Dates for October, November and December

    Cover at the door is $10.00 (for usually 4+ hours of music!!).

    We always sell food that features grass fed beef we raise here on our farm, as well as some other goodies and snacks made by Michelle.

    For more information and directions:
    Capon Crossing Farm https://caponcrossing.com/
    Bud's Collective http://www.budscollective.com/
    Capon Crossing Farm
    HC 64 Box 232A Wardensville WV 26851
    Capon Crossing Farm 304.874.3462 caponcrossing@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1983, Dr. Sally Ride, physicist and pilot, became the first American woman in space when she began a six day mission aboard the space shuttle 'Challenger'.
     
           

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays, Fathers Day, Dad, Family
    - Annually the third Sunday in June we honor all Fathers. Be sure to give Dad and Grandpa a big hug and thank you!
     
           

Monday, June 20th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The full strawberry moon, so called by the Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because of the time of year the strawberry ripened.
     
           
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - In the United States and the rest of the northern hemisphere, the first day of the summer season is the day of the year when the Sun is farthest north. This day is known as the Summer Solstice.
     
           

Friday, June 24th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate how great of a companion a dog is, as well as encouraging people to adopt from a shelter.
     
           

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

  • | 11:00am - 11:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, Bluegrass Music, Fireworks
    - Some of the Finest Bands in Bluegrass Music today. Special performance by Host Band - "Lonesome Highway". Also playing: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage; Adkins & Loudermilk; Wildfire & more bands to be announced. FREE Admission, PARKING FEE $ 8.00. Bring Blankets, & Chairs (NO DOGS, COOLERS OR ALCHOHOL in Concert Area). FIREWORKS BEGIN AT 10:00 PM
    Wapocoma Campground
    S. Branch River Rd., 39.287739; -78.807379 Romney WV 26757
    Hampshire County Parks U Recreation 304.822.7300
  • | NATL - Historical
    - The Korean War began when North Korea invaded South Korea.
    The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China, with assistance from the Soviet Union, came to the aid of North Korea. The war arose from the division of Korea at the end of World War II and from the global tensions of the Cold War that developed immediately afterwards.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1962 the Supreme Court ruled that a prayer read aloud in public schools violated the First Amendment's separation of Church and state.
     
           

Monday, June 27th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Focusing attention on the joy of couples deciding to get married. Based on the poem 'Decide to be Married'.
     
           

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - An important part of corporate America. A handshake can make or break a business deal, interview or other encounter.
     
           

Friday, July 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - July1-31.Take the time to enjoy the fun and ease of cooking on the grill this month!
     
           

Monday, July 4th, 2016

  • | 7:00pm - 11:30pm | Local Events, Bud's Collective, Bluegrass, Food - grass fed beef, other goodies & snacks
    - Bud's Collective will be performing at Capon Crossing Farm on JULY 4th, August 20th and Sept 17th, 2016 starting at 7:30pm, doors opening at 7:00pm.
    TBD-Dates for October, November and December

    Cover at the door is $10.00 (for usually 4+ hours of music!!).

    We always sell food that features grass fed beef we raise here on our farm, as well as some other goodies and snacks made by Michelle.

    For more information and directions:
    Capon Crossing Farm https://caponcrossing.com/
    Bud's Collective http://www.budscollective.com/
    Capon Crossing Farm
    HC 64 Box 232A Wardensville WV 26851
    Capon Crossing Farm 304.874.3462 caponcrossing@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Historical
    - July 4th, 1776. The US commemorates adoption of the Declaration Of Independence by the Continental Congress.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 7:01AM, EDT.
     
           

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, music festival, music, camping, festival, dancing, art, artwork, crafts, food, v
    - The Lot Presents: The Seventh Annual
    Pasture Palooza Music & Arts Festival
    July 14-17, 2016
    339 Minniewood Lane
    Berryville, Virginia 22611

    http://pasturepalooza.com

    Tickets on sale now!
    $60 3day
    pass until April 1
    pasture.eventbrite.com

    Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1687893134824735/

    2016 Initial Lineup

    Toubab Krewe
    BIG Something
    The Mantras (Talking Dead set)
    The Congress
    The Southern Belles RVA
    Dale and the ZDubs
    Reckless Island
    LITZ
    Matt Jones and the Bobs
    Native Sons VA
    Reggae
    Our Family Band


    Full Lineup Announcement coming soon!
    General Contact: info@thelotpresents.com
    Vending: vending@thelotpresents.com

    Pasture Palooza Music & Arts Festival is an annual weekend festival and camp out held in beautiful
    Berryville, Virginia. What started as a outrageous party has turned into Virginia’s premier grassroots
    festival. Come out for a weekend of live music, camping, eating, and good times. The main focus of
    our efforts is to make sure each and every visitor has a wonderful and unforgettable experience.
    Come out for a weekend and we promise you'll have the time of your life!
    Spread the word about the one and only Pasture Palooza!!! The dedicated fans are the backbone of
    any homegrown festival. Invite your friends to this event!

    Artists are subject to change without notice. All sales are final. Pasture Palooza will take place RAIN
    OR SHINE.
    Pasture Palooza
    339 Minniewood Lane Berryville VA 22611
    Pasture Palooza General Info info@thelotpresents.com

Friday, July 15th, 2016

  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, music festival, music, camping, festival, dancing, art, artwork, crafts, food, v
    - The Lot Presents: The Seventh Annual
    Pasture Palooza Music & Arts Festival
    July 14-17, 2016
    339 Minniewood Lane
    Berryville, Virginia 22611

    http://pasturepalooza.com

    Tickets on sale now!
    $60 3day
    pass until April 1
    pasture.eventbrite.com

    Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1687893134824735/

    2016 Initial Lineup

    Toubab Krewe
    BIG Something
    The Mantras (Talking Dead set)
    The Congress
    The Southern Belles RVA
    Dale and the ZDubs
    Reckless Island
    LITZ
    Matt Jones and the Bobs
    Native Sons VA
    Reggae
    Our Family Band


    Full Lineup Announcement coming soon!
    General Contact: info@thelotpresents.com
    Vending: vending@thelotpresents.com

    Pasture Palooza Music & Arts Festival is an annual weekend festival and camp out held in beautiful
    Berryville, Virginia. What started as a outrageous party has turned into Virginia’s premier grassroots
    festival. Come out for a weekend of live music, camping, eating, and good times. The main focus of
    our efforts is to make sure each and every visitor has a wonderful and unforgettable experience.
    Come out for a weekend and we promise you'll have the time of your life!
    Spread the word about the one and only Pasture Palooza!!! The dedicated fans are the backbone of
    any homegrown festival. Invite your friends to this event!

    Artists are subject to change without notice. All sales are final. Pasture Palooza will take place RAIN
    OR SHINE.
    Pasture Palooza
    339 Minniewood Lane Berryville VA 22611
    Pasture Palooza General Info info@thelotpresents.com

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, music festival, music, camping, festival, dancing, art, artwork, crafts, food, v
    - The Lot Presents: The Seventh Annual
    Pasture Palooza Music & Arts Festival
    July 14-17, 2016
    339 Minniewood Lane
    Berryville, Virginia 22611

    http://pasturepalooza.com

    Tickets on sale now!
    $60 3day
    pass until April 1
    pasture.eventbrite.com

    Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1687893134824735/

    2016 Initial Lineup

    Toubab Krewe
    BIG Something
    The Mantras (Talking Dead set)
    The Congress
    The Southern Belles RVA
    Dale and the ZDubs
    Reckless Island
    LITZ
    Matt Jones and the Bobs
    Native Sons VA
    Reggae
    Our Family Band


    Full Lineup Announcement coming soon!
    General Contact: info@thelotpresents.com
    Vending: vending@thelotpresents.com

    Pasture Palooza Music & Arts Festival is an annual weekend festival and camp out held in beautiful
    Berryville, Virginia. What started as a outrageous party has turned into Virginia’s premier grassroots
    festival. Come out for a weekend of live music, camping, eating, and good times. The main focus of
    our efforts is to make sure each and every visitor has a wonderful and unforgettable experience.
    Come out for a weekend and we promise you'll have the time of your life!
    Spread the word about the one and only Pasture Palooza!!! The dedicated fans are the backbone of
    any homegrown festival. Invite your friends to this event!

    Artists are subject to change without notice. All sales are final. Pasture Palooza will take place RAIN
    OR SHINE.
    Pasture Palooza
    339 Minniewood Lane Berryville VA 22611
    Pasture Palooza General Info info@thelotpresents.com

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, music festival, music, camping, festival, dancing, art, artwork, crafts, food, v
    - The Lot Presents: The Seventh Annual
    Pasture Palooza Music & Arts Festival
    July 14-17, 2016
    339 Minniewood Lane
    Berryville, Virginia 22611

    http://pasturepalooza.com

    Tickets on sale now!
    $60 3day
    pass until April 1
    pasture.eventbrite.com

    Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1687893134824735/

    2016 Initial Lineup

    Toubab Krewe
    BIG Something
    The Mantras (Talking Dead set)
    The Congress
    The Southern Belles RVA
    Dale and the ZDubs
    Reckless Island
    LITZ
    Matt Jones and the Bobs
    Native Sons VA
    Reggae
    Our Family Band


    Full Lineup Announcement coming soon!
    General Contact: info@thelotpresents.com
    Vending: vending@thelotpresents.com

    Pasture Palooza Music & Arts Festival is an annual weekend festival and camp out held in beautiful
    Berryville, Virginia. What started as a outrageous party has turned into Virginia’s premier grassroots
    festival. Come out for a weekend of live music, camping, eating, and good times. The main focus of
    our efforts is to make sure each and every visitor has a wonderful and unforgettable experience.
    Come out for a weekend and we promise you'll have the time of your life!
    Spread the word about the one and only Pasture Palooza!!! The dedicated fans are the backbone of
    any homegrown festival. Invite your friends to this event!

    Artists are subject to change without notice. All sales are final. Pasture Palooza will take place RAIN
    OR SHINE.
    Pasture Palooza
    339 Minniewood Lane Berryville VA 22611
    Pasture Palooza General Info info@thelotpresents.com

Monday, July 18th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - In trouble with somebody you care about? Get Out Of The Doghouse Day is like a ‘get out of jail free card’ from the game Monopoly – use it to apologise, mend hurts and get back to normal.
     
           

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Male deer, which shed their antlers every year, begin to regrow them in July, hence the Native American name for July’s full moon.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Elvis' first record was a Sun label single with "That's All Right" backed by "Blue Moon of Kentucky." The single was recorded in 1954 and brough Elvis national attention. Elvis was 19 years old.
     
           

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Day Of The Cowboy is observed annually on the fourth Saturday in July. According to the National Day of the Cowboy organization, this is a day set aside to celebrate the contribution of the Cowboy and Cowgirl to America’s culture and heritage.
     
           

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