Weekend Picks: March 15 - March 17

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) — Weekend Spotlight: Friday-Sunday in Augusta County
Grand Opening Celebration
Skipping Rock Beer Company
Ribbon cutting is Friday at 2:00 p.m., live music at 7:00 p.m.
Live music Saturday: 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Live music Sunday: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Celebrate the grand opening of Staunton's newest brewery. It is located 5 minutes from downtown, with a food partnership with Hops Kitchen. There will be live music and more.
Info: http://skippingrockbeer.com/events/

Friday: Massanutten
ValleyFest Kickoff and Giveaway Party
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Massanutten Resort
Buy advance tickets for ValleyFest. Enjoy live music, a tap takeover and ticket drawings.
Info: http://www.visitluraypage.com/events/detail/valleyfest-kickoff-giveaway-party-2019

Friday: Harrisonburg
Public Star Party
Starts one hour after sunset
James Madison University
Look through the telescopes on campus. The planetarium director will be there to answer your questions.
Info: http://www.jmu.edu/planetarium/star-parties.shtml

Saturday: Quicksburg
Fallen Generals 5K
Saturday Morning
Stonewall Jackson High School
Run or walk for a good cause. It is held in memory of all fallen generals. Proceeds benefit the Shenandoah County Special Olympics and other school organizations.
Info: http://fallengenerals5k.weebly.com/

Sunday: Around the area
St. Patrick's Day Celebrations
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day around the area with several activities throughout the day.

Saturday-Sunday: Highland County
61st Annual Highland Maple Festival
Highland County
The 2nd largest maple festival in the United States concludes this weekend. There will be sugar camp tours, and you can observe the process of making maple syrup and many other fun activities.
Info: http://www.highlandcounty.org/events/maple-festival/

You can always find more events going on every weekday and weekend on WHSV's Community Calendar.