A massive fire in April 2019 devastated the cathedral of Notre Dame, one of the architectural treasures of the world. Michel Picaud, President of the Friends of Notre Dame de Paris, will speak of his organization's efforts to rebuild the cathedral. The talk is presented by the Winchester Jumelage Association with support from the Winchester Cultural Council.
It's here! Winchester will finally host its first Porchfest on June 12, 2021, from noon to 5 pm. The rain date is Sunday June 13.
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. Originally planned for 2020, Winchester's Porchfest was delayed but not halted by the worldwide pandemic. Performances that can be shared through Porchfest include, among others,
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:
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.
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
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.