Event Calendar

Every month offers a variety of exciting events in Jefferson County. From craft fairs and street festivals to civil-war re-enactments and food festivals – Jefferson County has it all. Check out these events so you don’t miss a thing.

Local Farmers Market

May 3, 2014December 21, 2014

Check out our local farmers markets in the quaint historic towns of Charles Town and Shepherdstown offering home-grown produce, meats, cheeses and so much more! Days, times & locations are listed below or visit their websites or Facebook pages.

Charles Town Farmers Market: Saturdays from 8 AM-Noon located at 100 Samuel Street, Charles Town, WV 25414 Phone: 304-579-0924  Email:
Shepherdstown Farmers Market: Sundays from 9 AM-1 PM South Kings Street behind the Library in Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Morgans Grove Farmers Market: Saturdays from 8 AM-Noon Location: 3988 Kearneysville Pike (beside Morgans Grove Park) Shepherdstown WV or access on Facebook or Phone: 304-283-2467

Charles Town & John Brown: The Rest of the Story…

May 26, 2014November 2, 2014

After visiting the site of John Brown's raid in Harpers Ferry, experience the rest of the story with this tour of the Charles Town courthouse where he was held, tried, and found guilty of treason, as well as the location where he was ultimately hanged. Tours begin at the Charles Town Visitor Center located on George Street, Charles Town.

• FREE Park Ranger Tour
• 10 minutes from Harpers Ferry
• Tours beginning on Memorial Day Weekend
• Daily Tours: June 1-August 17
• Weekends only: August 23-Nov. 2
• 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

For more information, call: 304-535-2627

O’Hurleys Heritage Music Jam Session

June 26, 2014December 26, 2014

On any Thursday night, musicians arrive at O'Hurley's and start tuning up with a dozen or more musicians playing their dulcimer, banjo, guitar, fiddle, Celtic harp, flute, etc.Visitors can have a seat in a rocking chair and listen in and experience what has been a timeless tradition.

Time: 7:30 pm-11:00 pm
Location: O'Hurleys General Store, 205 East Washington Street, Shepherdstown WV 25443

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

Live Music at The Event Center at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

July 5, 2014December 20, 2014

The Event Center will play host to a variety of entertainers, including top musical and comedy acts.  Some highlights include Friday Oct. 3 with Travis Tritt, on Thursday Oct. 9 sounds of Cheap Trick and Saturday, Oct. 25 enjoy Boz Scaggs! Tickets can be purchased online at and a full list of upcoming performances, events and times is available on the casino website.

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

Shepherdstown Mysteries Walk

September 6, 2014November 1, 2014

The Shepherdstown Mysteries Walk is about ghosts, murder and elephants!  Take a fascinating hour long walking tour through historic Shepherdstown.  Walk the back streets and hear unique curiosities, mysterious tales haunts and legends of the oldest town in West Virginia. Cost of Tour is $10 and meet Mrs. Mitchell in front of the library at German and King Streets. Registration required through the Visitors Center in person or over the phone. 304-876-2786 from 10-4 daily or call Mrs. Mitchell after Visitors Center hours or for private tours.

Saturdays: September 6, 13 and 27 at 7:30 p.m.
October 4, 18, 25 at 7:00 p.m.
November 1 at 7:00 p.m.

Location: The Shepherdstown Library entrance
German and King Streets
Shepherdstown WV 26554

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

Boo Fest

October 24, 2014October 31, 2014

Historic Shepherdstown will celebrate a week- long "Boo Fest" starting with a Vampire Ball on Friday night, Oct. 24 and conclude with trick-or-treating and a Halloween concert on Halloween night, Oct. 31. In between there will be a variety of activities during the whole week including a Halloween costume parade for children and adults, ghost tours, Zombie make-up clinic, a "Get Your Zombie On" Street Dance and a "Creepy Cocktail Crawl" for adults.For more information contact the Shepherdstown Visitor Center's Director, Jan Hafer at 304-876-2786 or email

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

Under Fire: The Battle of Bolivar Heights, 1862

Under Fire: The Battle of Bolivar Heights, 1862

October 26, 2014October 27, 2014

On October 26 & 27, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will host an event entitled "Under Fire: The Battle of Bolivar Heights, 1862."

Join the members of the Baltimore Light Artillery crew as they demonstrate the might and intimidation of field artillery.

Location: Bolivar Heights Battlefield
Fire demonstration times: 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm

For more information, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Summit Point Family Fun “ExFearience”

Summit Point Family Fun “ExFearience”

October 26, 2014 from 11:00 AM5:00 PM

Our inaugural event will feature a full schedule of activities that range from a working law enforcement K-9 demonstration to a mascot race! Join us on the open track at Summit Point Motorsports Park to walk, run or ride your bike on a real motorsports park track. Events include "The Funny Bone" - A Family friendly 1.2 mile walk/run, "Spooky Ghouls and Boils" Halloween costume contest, "Track Crafts" located around the track, Country Roads Car Club Cruise In, DJ, food and of course "TREATS"!

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014

Location: Summit Point Motorsports Park
201 Motorsports Park Cir, Summit Point, WV 25446

Admission: Adults $8, Children 5-12 $5 and under 4 FREE

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

American Conservation Film Festival

October 30, 2014November 2, 2014

Join us for four days of the best in conservation filmmaking in scenic Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Featuring 35+ Films in 5 venues, family programs, film production workshops, special guests & speakers and wrap parties.Tickets, schedules and more email

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

25th Annual Over the Mountain Studio Tour - Unique Fine Arts & Crafts

November 8, 2014November 9, 2014

This tour founded in 1989, is celebrating its 25th year of creating stellar fine arts and crafts. A cohesive group was formed to include the 22 members and emerging artists who invite you to see their results and the work of each individual artist! You can visit 8 participating studios on a free tour through lovely Jefferson County, WV.

Dates: Sat. & Sun. November 8 & 9

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

44th Annual Harpers Ferry/Bolivar Olde Tyme Christmas

December 5, 2014December 14, 2014

Join us for a traditional Christmas celebration as quaintly decorated streets come alive in downtown Harpers Ferry and Bolivar for the holiday season! Weekends Dec.5-7 and Dec. 13-14 with live entertainment, children's activities and extended shopping hours.

For more information, please visit the event’s website.