Events

Benefit Golf Tournament – Friday, August 18

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Shenandoah Valley Golf Club’s Annual Wine & Nine
Scotch Doubles Golf Social
To benefit Blue Ridge Arts Council

Friday, August 18, 2017, 5:00 pm Shotgun
Social Hour & Player Check-In starting at 4:00 pm

 

 

Teams: Two-person teams (1 Male & 1 Female). Form your own team or we will help you find partner.
Format: Two-person Scramble. Flights will be based on team score.
Entry Fee: $50.00 Per player – Non-Members $40 Per player – SVGC Members.
Entry fee includes cart, green fees, reception following play, and prizes
Prizes: Team and closest to pins.
Entry Deadline: Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Questions and Registraiton: Please call Host PGA Professional Jeffrey Forman, PGA, (540) 636-4653 or (540) 636-2641.

Tournament Registration Form click here 2017 SVGC-BRAC SCOTCH DOUBLES Entry

Sponsorship Opportunities Available Also! 2017 BRAC GOLF SPONSORSHIP

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Gazebo Gathering – July 7 – Vinyl Tracks

vinyl tracksJoin us Friday, July 7, at Gazebo Gatherings as we welcome our friends Vinyl Tracks back to our Gazebo stage with the classic sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s! Summertime at it’s finest!

Come early, stay late, enjoy our downtown, check out the shops restaurants, and make an evening of it!

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 Gathering – June 30 – The Billy Clements Band

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Join us Friday, June 30, at Gazebo Gatherings as we welcome The Billy Clements Band to our Gazebo stage with true classic country music, with a little sparkle and shine! Enjoy the vintage sounds of Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams Sr., Elvis, and of course, Patsy Cline.  Vintage outfits complete with sequins and rhinestones are a mainstay for the band.
 
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

Gazebo Gatherings – June 23 – The Moonlighters

moonlightersTraditional American music – swing, jazz, blues and oldies

Since 1990, The Moonlighters have been regional favorites. Critically-acclaimed, they have performed an unprecedented seven times at The Kennedy Center, among other prestigious venues.  Averaging over 200 appearances per year, they offer concert goers strong, soulful vocals and solid instrumentation. Famous for getting people in the dance groove and more importantly, for keeping them there, The Moonlighters have a performance custom-tailored to best suit each audience and occasion. With HUNDREDS of songs in a wide variety of styles, The Moonlighters are musicians truly committed to making each and every show an event to remember.    

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

Gazebo Gatherings – June 16 – American Legion Community Band

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* Our concert tonight (June 16) with the American Legion Community Band has been moved indoors due to the continuing rain in the weather forecast. The concert will be held in the RMA band room at 7pm (enter on Academy Drive and follow around). *

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.alcbjune2017

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.

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.

Gazebo Gathering – June 9 – Rich Follett

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Join us Friday, June 9, at Gazebo Gatherings as we welcome Rich Follett with his brand of “Feel Good Folk Music”. The fun starts at 7pm, come early, stay late, enjoy our downtown, check out the shops restaurants and make an evening of it! Concert Time: 7pm; Fee: No Admission Charge; Location: Town Commons, Main & Chester Streets, Front Royal, Virginia.

 

Event Cancelled – Tasting the Triple Crown of Cocktails

triplecrownJoin us on May 18 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm as Blue Ridge Arts Council toasts The Triple Crown, a uniquely American event, with an evening of signature cocktails and food pairings that are as much of a part of the event tradition as the horses are! 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 by calling 540.635.9909 or online at https://events.ticketprinting.com/event/23648

Annual Dinner honoring John and Joyce Marlow as Arts Citizens of the Year

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Blue Ridge Arts Council will honor John and Joyce Marlow as their Arts Citizen of the Year at the 14th Annual Dinner Roast on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal. John and Joyce have been active in our community for the past 40+ years, in numerous public service endeavors, and in the support of the community, and non-profits, including the Blue Ridge Arts Council.

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

Reservations for dinner and program are $60 per person and are all inclusive, and can be made by calling the arts council at 540.635.9909, or purchased online at https://events.ticketprinting.com/event/23136. Sponsorships are also available at the $500 and $1,000 level (tables of 8).

Spotlight on Students!

Blue Ridge Arts Council presents Spotlight on Students, 26th Annual Student Art Exhibit
featuring works by students K-12:

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Celebrate the Arts at our Spotlight on Student Artist Open House on March 8 and enjoy student artwork from each of Warren County’s schools throughout the month.

Student Artist Open House, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Exhibit Dates, March 8 – 31, 2017

Gallery Hours, Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm

 

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February Community PARTner Events

 

 

 

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PAWcasso Art Exhibit

PAWcasso will feature one of a kind artwork created by shelter pets. These pawsome pieces of art will be on exhibit at BRAC Gallery, 305 East Main Street in Front Royal, VA,  starting Tuesday, February 21st. Animal and art lovers will be able to purchase the original PAWcasso pieces at the exhibit wrap up on Friday, February 24th 6-9PM.

Prices for framed and matted shelter pet PAWcassos:

8×10 $25.00

11×14 $50.00

Refreshments provided. Doors open at 6PM. A $10 good will donation will earn you chance to win a pawsome door prize. For more information call 540-635-4734 EXT 226 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1298053983562783/

 

 

mtlaurelmontessoriMountain Laurel Montessori School’s

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3rd Annual Gallery Opening and Fundraiser. View and purchase little artists’s masterpieces, as well as bidding on class projects and pieces from local artists.

Friday, February 10, 2017, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased at the school or at the door. Each ticket includes a drink, food and admission to the gallery for the evening.

For more information visit http://mountainlaurelmontessori.org/event-payments/sweettheart-gallery-openning/ or call 540.636.4257