Porchfest comes to Winchester on June 13!

Submitted by Council Chair on Thu, 02/20/2020 - 22:33

Winchester will host its first Porchfest this coming  June—on Saturday June 13, 2020, from noon to 6 pm. The rain date is Sunday June 14.

Porchfest is a one day, volunteer-driven, free community event that provides public venues for individuals and groups to share their music and performance art. The goal is to cluster venues around downtown to promote a more festive environment, promote walking, and encourage patronage of the downtown businesses. Performances that can be shared through Porchfest include:


Strawberry Pops 2019

Submitted by Council Chair on Wed, 05/15/2019 - 23:51

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Winchester High School

An annual celebration open to all! Come for strawberry shortcake, served at 6:00 p.m., followed at 6:30 p.m. by a concert sponsored by the Winchester High School Department of Music and the Winchester Friends of Music. Event admission is just $5.


Winchester's Master Plan: Act Now!

Submitted by Council Chair on Wed, 05/08/2019 - 11:40

The Town of Winchester is writing a Master Plan that will guide development and community life for the next 10 years and beyond. The plan will have a big effect on our lives, and represents an exciting opportunity to both solve today's persistent problems and create a more beautiful town for tomorrow. Planning allows us to get the most out of what we do, and identify new things to do that can improve our lives as a community.

The previous Master Plan was written more than 65 years ago, and the lack of guidance for all that time has caused some problems.

Art in Bloom 2019

Submitted by Council Chair on Thu, 04/04/2019 - 18:10

Come to the 8th annual ART IN BLOOM at the Next Door Theater, 50 Cross Street in Winchester. Art in Bloom is a floral "fun-raising" event that features more than 30 local artists & community designers. It opens with a Gala Grand Reception on Thursday April 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm, featuring music, champagne, and dessert (tickets ​$25, available at BOOKENDS and at the door).

Hours for the public exhibition of art and floral arrangements (suggested donation $10) are


Night of the Arts 2019

Submitted by Council Chair on Sat, 02/02/2019 - 23:50

All are invited to the fourth annual Night of the Arts at Winchester High School on March 18, 2018 from, 6–9 p.m. The event is a showcase of the artistic talent at the high school that includes live performances, original films, and artwork created by the students and faculty. Come celebrate our many talented artists in a relaxed coffeehouse-like setting.