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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 09:30 AM (7 days, May 24 to Jun 3)

Alexander And the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day May 24

Barter Theatre / Alexander And the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

A musical with book and lyrics by Judith Viorst and music by Shelly Markham Last night, Alexander went to bed with gum in his mouth and now there’s gum in his hair. There’s no prize in his cereal, and there’s kissing on TV. Yuck! It’s enough to make any kid want to move to Australia. Judith Viorst has adapted her own famous children’s book into this hilarious musical you won’t want to miss! Download study guide. Cast & Credits Cast Alexander: James Hendley Mom / Mrs. Dickens: Brandy Drzymkowski ??Dad / Albert / Dr. Fields: Shaan Sharma Anthony / Paul:... Continue
Running 7 days from May 24th to June 3rd.

Thursday, May 25th, 2017 07:00 PM

Aaron Lee Tasjan At Abingdon's Thursday Jams May 25

Abingdon Music Experience / Aaron Lee Tasjan At Abingdon's Thursday Jams

If You Like: Tom Petty, Drive By Truckers Sturgill Simpson FREE Show! East Nashville-based musician Aaron Lee Tasjan has always considered himself a songwriter first and foremost, writing his own off-kilter folk-inflected songs since he picked up his first acoustic as a teen guitar prodigy. His most recently released Silver Tears offers a glimpse through the eyes of one gifted songwriter and versatile musician. Whether playing guitar in the late incarnation of riotous glam-rock innovators the New York Dolls, the gender-bending, envelope-pushing sleaze n’ tease arena rock band Semi Precious Weapons, the Neil Young-signed alt-country act Everest, British roots rock band Alberta... Continue

Thursday, May 25th, 2017 02:00 PM (48 days, May 25 to Aug 12)

Footloose: the Musical May 25

Barter Theatre / Footloose: the Musical

Stage Adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie; Based on the Original Screenplay by Dean Pitchford Music by Tom Snow, Lyrics by Dean Pitchford; Additional Music by Eric Carmen, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins and Jim Steinman One of the most explosive movie musicals to burst onto the stage in recent memory! The soundtrack reached #1 on the Billboard charts with top 40 rock score, it is a story of rebellious teens and the families who learn to listen to and guide them with warm and loving hearts. Based on a true story; features the hit songs: “Footloose,” “Somebody’s Eyes,” “Holding... Continue
Running 48 days from May 25th to August 12th.

Thursday, May 25th, 2017 02:00 PM (49 days, May 25 to Aug 12)

The Savannah Sipping Society May 25

Barter Theatre / The Savannah Sipping Society

From the authors of "The Dixie Swim Club" and "The Red Velvet Cake War" By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten A laugh-a-minute comedy about four Southern women, all needing to escape their day-to-day routines, drawn together by fate—and an impromptu happy hour. Randa, a perfectionist and workaholic; Dot, still reeling from her husband’s recent demise; earthy and boisterous Marlafaye, a good ol’ Texas gal; and new to town, Jinx, a spunky fireball, offers her services as a life coach for these women. Hilarious misadventures and the occasional liquid refreshment lead the ladies to discover lasting friendships and a... Continue
Running 49 days from May 25th to August 12th.

Friday, May 26th, 2017 9 p.m.

Movies in the Square continues in downtown Glade Spring May 26

Washington County Public Library / Movies in the Square continues in downtown Glade Spring

Movies in the Square, sponsored by the Washington County Public Library, features “The Great Wall” Friday, May 26. Films begin at 9 p.m., in the square in downtown Glade Spring. The event is free; viewers are encouraged to bring a blanket or portable chair to set up next to the library in downtown. “The Great Wall” starts Matt Damon, Tian Jin and Willem Dafoe. “European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures,” is how IMDB.com describes the film. It is rated PG-13. Other movies in the... Continue

Thursday, June 1st, 2017 07:00 PM

Jakubi At Abingdon's Thursday Jams Jun 01

Abingdon Music Experience / Jakubi At Abingdon's Thursday Jams

If You Like: Bruno Mars, The Suffers, Leon Bridges FREE Show! Jakubi is a Melbourne-based band composed of two brothers, two cousins and one friend whose love for producing music brought them together and whose pure talent propelled them forward. Jakubi’s unique flavor stems from an irresistible combination of jangly guitars, hip-hop beats and sailing synth rhythms. Flawlessly melding the sounds of a talk box one minute and reggae-inspired guitar the next, the band’s infectious experimental songs are guaranteed to get everyone dancing. This concert is part of the 5th annual Thursday Jams series, presented by Blue Ridge Beverage. Music will begin... Continue

Thursday, June 8th, 2017 07:00 PM

The Broadcast At Abingdon's Thursday Jams With David Earl Jun 08

Abingdon Music Experience / The Broadcast At Abingdon's Thursday Jams With David Earl

If You Like: Grace Potter, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac FREE Show! Three decades from now, a documentary filmmaker in search of his next rockumentary will come across The Broadcast and realize he’s hit gold. The story of the rock and soul outfit not only comes with its own high-octane soundtrack, it hits on all the key points: Challenges are overcome, miles are logged, performances are slain and an oft-jaded music industry is enticed. There’s dancing. There’s a love story. ith a mix of soul, blues and classic rock arrangements, The Broadcast has shared stages with Mavis Staples, John Prine, St. Paul &... Continue

Thursday, June 15th, 2017 07:00 PM

Forlorn Strangers At Abingdon's Thursday Jams With Missy Raines Jun 15

Abingdon Music Experience / Forlorn Strangers At Abingdon's Thursday Jams With Missy Raines

If You Like: Pokey LaFarge, Gillian Welch, Old Crow Medicine Show FREE Show! Forlorn Strangers is a Nashville, TN based Americana quintet, with members hailing from the great states of Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania & Minnesota. The band is comprised of five songwriters, each having their own distinct sounds & styles that blend into one cohesive voice. Their music is rooted in family harmonies & flavored with guitars, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, & foot stomping percussion. The band is comprised of sisters Abigail Dempsey (fiddle, percussion, vocals) and Hannah Dempsey Lusk (mandolin, percussion, vocals); along with Chris Banke (guitar, mandolin, vocals), Benjamin Lusk... Continue

Monday, June 19th, 2017 9AM (5 days, Jun 19 to Dec 31)

Teen Cooking Camp Jun 19

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center / Teen Cooking Camp

TAKE A CULINARY TRIP AROUND THE WORLD! Enjoy four days of chillin’ and cookin’ in the teaching kitchen with local chefs and culinary experts. This year’s camp will feature Culinary cultures from Around the World. Teens will enjoy learning about food from France, Asia, Mexico and Italy. Teens,ages 12-17 will learn basic kitchen and knife skills. Using math skills to work on recipes and artistic flair to create their own new recipes during Jr. Iron Chef games…teens will develop new friendships and team building skills. This class is for every cooking level..from beginner to those who have cooked at home... Continue
Running 5 days from June 19th to December 31st.

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