Monday’s Events

Here is a list of events ongoing today in the Central Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia.
For a complete rundown of what is on the local events schedule, go to our Calendar of Events.


Alpine Special Olympics, featuring nearly 100 Virginia athletes with intellectual disabilities competing for the gold, Wintergreen Resort, Nelson County. Info:

The Stonewall Brigade Band rehearses each Monday from 8-9:30 p.m. in the band building at the main entrance of Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton. Concert programs and schedule may be found at

Vine and Verse: A Poetry Gathering – bring a poem, recite a poem, listen for a poem that is significant to you while meeting others who share a poet’s interest, Stone Soup Books and Cafe, 908 W. Broad St., Downtown Waynesboro, 5:30 p.m. For the first gathering, Stone Soup will provide the vine (one free glass of wine), and you provide the verse. Info:

Rockbridge County Board of Supervisors meeting, 6 p.m. Info:

Improv Night at the Hamner Theater, Nellysford, 6 p.m. Info:

Fantabulous Family Fun. Storytime for all ages. Free. In the Youth Program Room, Augusta County Library, Fishersville, 6:30 p.m. Info:540.949.6354 or 540.885.3961.

18th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. March for Peace and Justice, United Methodist Church, Lewis and Beverley streets, Downtown Staunton, 6:30 p.m. This is our annual event that is co-sponsored by the Staunton-Augusta chapter of the NAACP.

Waynesboro City Council business meeting, Charles T. Yancey Municipal Building, 7 p.m. Info:


UVA Basketball Fans!

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Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

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