Living Diaries at the Newtown History Center

The Newtown History Center will host “Living Diaries” for Civil War Weekend, September 18 and 19.  The event at the Newtown History Center, 5408 Main St in Stephens City, will be held Saturday, September 18 from 10 AM to 4 PM, and again on Sunday, September 19, from 1 PM to 5 PM. Weekend activities include a quilt raffle, Civil War era accessories for sale, a bake sale, lawn games and period toys, a nurse’s station and laundry demonstration, and Civil War period cooking and crafts.

The outdoor events feature free admission, while admission to the indoor museum will be $1 for children, $2 for adults, or $5 for a family. Quilt raffle tickets are $10 each. Call 540-869-1700 or visit the Newtown History Center to purchase tickets or for more information. Visit the Newtown History Center online at

Civil War Weekend in Winchester

The Civil War Weekend, September 18 and 19, is a weekend-long collection of activities and events. Activities in Winchester include:

  • Walking tour of Mt. Hebron Cemetery
  • Living history programs at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Rose Hill Farm, Old Court House Civil War Museum, and the Stonewall Jackson Headquarters Museum.
  • Battlefield tours at Kernstown and Third Winchester.

For more in depth information on each event, including times and locations and contact information, visit  Shenandoah At War.