Upcoming Events 

History Day: 250 Years of Shenandoah County History

March 26, 2022
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

VMCW Family History DayFormerly called Homeschool Day, this event is open to all families seeking a day of fun, exploration, and learning. There will be hands-on activities for all ages. Join the Army and learn to drill, enjoy 19th-century games and crafts, watch the Emmy-award winning film, Field of Lost Shoes, take a guided tour through the battlefield, learn 19th-century foodways and much more.

Visit our partner agency booths and pick up classroom information about Valley ecology, and history. Visit the General's Store for a great selection of books and other items to further your educational goals as well as souvenirs of your visit. Come and have fun for the day and make memories for a lifetime.

We are celebrating the 250th Birthday of Shenandoah County, take some time after History Day to explore all that downtown New Market has to offer.

The discounted admission rate of $5.00 per person is ONLY AVAILABLE to those that have preregistered, payment due at time of registration. Registration is open from February 7 - March 23, 2022.  Admission at the door is $8.00 for adults (ages 13+) and $6.00 for youth (ages 6-12). Contact the Virginia Museum of the Civil War at 866-515-1864 for more information.

Shenandoah County’s 250th Birthday Bash

March 26, 2022
6 - 8 p.m.

Shenandoah County turns 250 years old this year!! And we are kicking off our year round celebrating with none other than a BIRTHDAY BASH! Join us on March 26th from 6p-8p to party! With a lineup of guest speakers, games for kids, finger foods, meet some folks from our unique history, music and more...oh wait there will be CAKE!