Things To Do In Harrisonburg


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With a vast collection of artifacts and archives, The Heritage Museum seeks to preserve and share the history of the Shenandoah Valley. Here, you can peruse displays that trace this history back prehistory, Native American settlement, and early American history. Local residents and visiting researchers can even chart their genealogy with help from a researcher at the museum's library. The Building: The 14,000-square-foot building's exterior was built to look like a 19th-century farmstead. Eye Catcher: The electric map that traces Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign in 1862 was first created by local department store employees for the Centennial Commission in 1962, making it an artifact itself. It was shown in downtown Harrisburg for decades. Permanent Mainstay: In Invincible Spirit: History in the Heart of the Shenandoah, guests go back in time as they examine Native American artifacts, explore a replica of a 19th-century potter's kiln, and read stories about the Civil War's impact on local residents. Past Exhibit: Civil War Letters displayed a trove of letters and Confederate cash found during the restoration of an historic home. The letters, written in 1863 and 1864, tell tales of struggle, battle, and romance. They are now part of the museum's archives. While You?re in the Neighborhood: Next door to the museum is the historic Cromer-Trumbo House, built in the early 1800s. It holds period pieces such as household items, toys, and decor. The Silver Lake Mill and Fort Harrison are also located within walking distance.
382 High St
Dayton,
VA
US
For wings with a ton of zest, Harrisonburg's Buffalo Wild Wings has got you covered. It serves everything including gluten-free and low-fat options. The bar at Buffalo Wild Wings is fully stocked, so pair your meal with a glass of wine or beer. Check out the brews and bites at happy hour, and kick back without spending a fortune. Complimentary wifi is available as well. Make the most of the warm summer months by dining outdoors in Buffalo Wild Wings' beautiful outdoor seating area. Buffalo Wild Wings is well-known for being able to seat large parties. Noise levels at the restaurant can be ear-piercing, so save the t te- -t tes for another night. For those in a hurry, the restaurant lets you take your grub to go. null The food at Buffalo Wild Wings is not just delicious, it's also affordable. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all available at Buffalo Wild Wings — swing by for your favorite meal.
1007 S Main St
Harrisonburg,
VA
US
The recipes at l'Italia Restaurant and Bar date back hundreds of years, first created by the peasant and merchant families in Italy. The dishes include land and sea proteins, local produce, and even a peppering of flavors from other cultures. Chefs encase tilapia in an egg batter and simmer the filets in white wine and lemon juice, and pair balsamic glazed-grilled beef medallions with noodles covered in gorgonzola-alfredo sauce. Guests can also customize their own pasta dishes, with two-handfuls of pasta options and 14 sauces that add up to such combinations as cheese ravioli with vodka sauce or gluten-free penne under a ladle of basil pesto. The eatery also honors Italy with murals of historical landmarks that include the Colosseum,Vatican City, and Michelangelo's favorite Pizza Hut.
815 E Market St
Harrisonburg,
VA
US
If you have a hankering for something extra tasty, sample the menu at Harrisonburg's Applebee's. It s easy to find fare you love at Applebee's, though fat levels are anything but low. Enjoy a drink with your dinner — Applebee's has a full bar to serve up a glass of wine, beer, or more. Applebee's puts the happy in happy hour. Applebee's is a good restaurant to dine with a small or large group. The dress code is strictly casual at Applebee's, so come as you are (and as you are comfortable). Or, take your food to go. Score parking in the lot adjacent to Applebee's, a local restaurant. Prices at Applebee's are moderate — most diners plunk down about $30 per meal. Applebee's happily accepts all major credit cards as a form of payment.
1860 E Market St
Harrisonburg,
VA
US
Chili's offers a wide variety of classic American dishes. The gluten-free and low-fat fare at Chili's will leave you happy and full. Toast your evening out at Chili's with a glass of beer or wine from their lengthy drink list. From cheap drinks to good eats, Chili's' happy hour is a steal. Chili's has a large dining room, making it easy to seat large parties. No need to dress up for a trip to Chili's — the casual restaurant encourages laid-back attire. Or, take your grub to go. Chili's prides itself in its delicious catering. null Meals at Chili's usually set you back about $30 per diner.
1752 E Market St
Harrisonburg,
VA
US
Nestled in the green hills of the Shenandoah Valley, Blue Ridge Skydiving Adventures gives skydivers their first taste of thrilling free fall. Composed of experienced instructors that take the time to get to know the people they'll shepherd through the clouds, the team makes sure to thoroughly educate each new jumper in the mechanics of the jump taking the student up to experience the adrenaline rush of a free fall. Each jumper will have an opportunity to embark on a accelerated-freefall training regimen that teaches the necessary skills for a successful solo free-fall skydive.
57 River Rd
New Market,
VA
US
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