Events

Gazebo Gatherings – Joe Martin – July 13

 

Join us Friday, July 13 at 7pm, for Gazebo Gatherings as we welcome Joe Martin (Slow Creek) to our stage. Relax and enjoy Joe’s performance of a wide array of exciting Rock, Jazz and Classical guitar arrangements. See you there!

 

 

 

 

 

No Admission Charge, Donations Gratefully Accepted
Concert Time – 7pm
Location – Town Commons, Main & Chester Streets, Front Royal, Virginia
Concert Weather updates can be found on our Facebook page


Concert series presented by Blue Ridge Arts Council, and sponsored in part by Virginia Commission for the Arts, County of Warren, and Town of Front Royal.

Gazebo Gatherings – July 6 – ATriuM 3

 

 

Join us Friday, July 6 at 7pm, for Gazebo Gatherings as we welcome ATriuM 3 back to our stage. ATriuM 3 is a folk/rock trio of seasoned musicians, specializing in a diverse set of music and vocal harmonies, featuring Mark Clay on guitar/vocals, Ted Seely on guitar/vocals, and Amy Lelito on keyboard/vocals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

No Admission Charge, Donations Gratefully Accepted
Concert Time – 7pm
Location – Town Commons, Main & Chester Streets, Front Royal, Virginia
Concert Weather updates can be found on our Facebook page


Concert series presented by Blue Ridge Arts Council, and sponsored in part by Virginia Commission for the Arts, County of Warren, and Town of Front Royal.

SVGC Benefit Golf Tournament – July 22, 2018

Shenandoah Valley Golf Club’s Annual Scotch Foursome Golf Social & Gathering
to benefit Blue Ridge Arts Council
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Come out and play a great afternoon of golf and support the programs of Blue Ridge Arts Council at this guaranteed to be a delight afternoon of golf, followed by a summer buffet dinner, and some tasty beverages and treats throughout play.
12:30 pm Player Check-In and Social 
2:00 pm Shotgun Start
Teams: Four-person teams (2 Male & 2 Female). Form your own team or we will help you find partner.
Format: Four-person Scramble. Flights will be based on team score.
Entry Fee: $65.00 per player – Non-Members
$45 per player – SVGC Members.
Entry fee includes cart, green fees, reception following play, and prizes
Prizes: Team and closest to pins.
Deadline: Thursday, July 19, 2018
Questions: Please call Host PGA Professional Jeffrey Forman, PGA (540) 636-4653 or (540) 636-2641. Entry form click here 2018 SVGC-BRAC SCRAMBLE ENTRY JULY
 
In addition to sponsoring and forming teams, we are also looking for tee and beverage cart sponsors. Click here for more information BRAC Golf Sponsorship July 22 2018.

Gazebo Gatherings – June 29 – Rich Follett

 

 

Join us Friday, June 29, at Gazebo Gatherings as we welcome Rich Follett back to our Gazebo stage for encore performance, with Rich’s brand of “feel good folk” and supreme storytelling!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fee: No Admission Charge, Donations Gratefully Accepted
Concert Time: 7pm
Location: Town Commons, Main & Chester Streets, Front Royal, Virginia
Concert Weather updates can be found on our Facebook page
Concert series presented by Blue Ridge Arts Council, and sponsored in part by Virginia Commission for the Arts, County of Warren, and Town of Front Royal.

Gazebo Gatherings – June 22 – American Legion Community Band

CONCERT WEATHER UPDATE! Location Change to RMA Band Room!

The American Legion Community Band is performing tonight at 7:00 pm, in band room on the R-MA campus in Front Royal. Everyone is welcome.

The R-MA band room is down the hill behind the main building with the dome on it on the R-MA campus, just past the track. This web page has a graphic of the building.

http://www.alcband.org/rmadirections.htm

Come enjoy a fabulous concert! See you next week back at the Gazebo! Stay DRY!

 

Concert Weather updates can be found on our Facebook page
Concert series presented by Blue Ridge Arts Council, and sponsored in part by Virginia Commission for the Arts, County of Warren, and Town of Front Royal

Gazebo Gatherings – June 15 – Troy & Paula Haag

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Join us Friday, June 15, at Gazebo Gatherings as we welcome Troy and Paula Haag back to our Gazebo stage. Troy and Paula are a husband-and-wife duo whose sound is steeped in folk, country, alternative pop, and some mighty fine original work. For more information visit https://www.troyandpaulahaag.com.

No Admission Charge, Donations Gratefully Accepted

Concert Time: 7pm
Location: Town Commons, Main & Chester Streets, Front Royal, Virginia

Concert Weather updates can be found on our Facebook page
Concert series presented by Blue Ridge Arts Council, and sponsored in part by Virginia Commission for the Arts, County of Warren, and Town of Front Royal

Gazebo Gatherings – June 8 – American Legion Community Band

The American Legion Community Band, located in Front Royal, Va, was formed in 1986 and has been playing concerts in the area ever since. The conductors and band members are all volunteer musicians from the local area and new members are always welcome.

The band performs at a variety of concerts and community festivals throughout the year. All performances are free and open to the public. Their repertoire is both versatile and traditional with works ranging from classical to popular, marches and operatic overtures to modern works for band. The band is sponsored by the Giles B. Cook Post #53 of the American Legion.

The conductors are Ed Richards, Ronald Dye and Mark Malechek. All rehearsals are held on Tuesdays from 7:30 – 9:00 pm in the Fulton Fine Arts Complex bandroom at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, Va. Anyone who plays an instrument and would like to join is welcome to attend. The American Legion Community Band’s performance season extends from September through July each year with public performances both indoors and out.

This performance is free and open to the public and is sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, The Virginia Commission for the Arts, Blue Ridge Arts Council, County of Warren and Town of Front Royal. alcbjune2017

Concert Time: 7pm
Fee: No Admission Charge
Location: Town Commons, Main & Chester Streets, Front Royal, Virginia
Weather decisions will be made by 6pm. Please check our FB Page (https://www.facebook.com/BlueRidgeArts) for up to minute weather/concert information. Concert will be held inside RMA Band Room should weather dictate.

Toast to the Triple Crown! May 6!

Blue Ridge Arts Council’s Toast to the Triple Crown

Sunday, May 6, 2018
3:00pm to 5:00pm
at the home of Bill & Mary Powers

Three races comprise the Triple Crown of horse racing: the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Louisville; followed two weeks later by the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico in Baltimore; and winding up three weeks after that with the Belmont Stakes in Long Island. Enjoy celebrating this springtime tradition with signature cocktail tastings and food pairings. Join us in toasting The Triple Crown, a uniquely American event, with an afternoon of signature cocktails and food pairings that are as much of a part of the event tradition as the horses! Betting Ladies are encouraged to wear your best summer dress and a show stopping hat. Gambling Gents might consider a bow-tie (bonus points for fun patterns) and boater, fedora, bowler, or such! All this while enjoying beautiful art, lively conversation, and maybe even a little “horsing around”, while raising funds for the programs of Blue Ridge Arts Council.

Tickets can be purchased online @ https://events.ticketprinting.com/event/Blue-Ridge-Arts-Councils-Toast-To-The-Triple-Crown-28108 or by calling 540.635.9909 and reservations are suggested by May 1. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

Annual Dinner honoring Fred & Christine Andreae Held

 

 

Annual Dinner & Arts Citizen of the Year
honoring
Fred & Christine Andreae

Blue Ridge Arts Council honored Fred and Christine Andreae as their Arts Citizens of the Year at the 15th Annual Dinner Roast on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal.

Doug Stanley and Pam McInnis served as emcees for the evening, and our panel of roasters – Ernie Carnavale, Paula Atwood, Janet Brome, Joe McGreeevy, and Bob Meltvedt – provided tributes and stories. Fred and Christine were gracious honorees and received a triptych of silk paintings by artist member Helga Hohn Heiberg.

Doug Stanley received the Wordsworth Service Award, given annually for outstanding volunteer service to Blue Ridge Arts Council. Doug has served as emcee of the Arts Citizen Dinner for the past 13 years, and as a member of the “bartending dream team” for our annual Deck the Halls event. Doug received a photograph of the Shenandoah National Park framed in antique beadboard by artist member Shenandoah Originals/Shannon Koprovich.

Blue Ridge Arts Council is a 30-year old community arts organization and the proceeds of this event benefit the ongoing arts and cultural programming of the council.

Annual Dinner & Arts Citizen of the Year Award
honoring
Fred & Christine Andreae
April 12, 2018
Reservations Requested by April 6

Blue Ridge Arts Council will honor Fred and Christine Andreae as their Arts Citizens of the Year at the 15th Annual Dinner Roast on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal. Fred is architect and his firm has completed over 400 projects, mostly in Warren and surrounding counties. Christine is a writer and artist, and has published four crime novels and several memoirs; her art features work in botanical drawings and woodcuts. Fred and Christine are both involved in the community with numerous public service endeavors and organizations, and are passionate in the cause of land preservation and environmental advocacy.

The evening features the arts council’s annual business meeting and a light-hearted “roast” of outstanding member of the community who have exhibited dedication, vision and commitment to the arts.

Doug Stanley and Pam McInnis will serve as emcees for the evening, which will include remarks from several invited speakers. The evening begins at 6:30pm with a social, followed by dinner and program at 7:00pm.

Reservations for dinner and program are $60 per person and can be made by calling the arts council at 540.635.9909, or purchased online at https://events.ticketprinting.com/event/Brac-15th-Annual-Dinner-26623. Sponsorships are also available at the $600 and $1,000 level (tables of 8).

Blue Ridge Arts Council is a 30-year old community arts organization and the proceeds of this event will benefit the ongoing arts and cultural programming of the council.