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Calendar of Events

    For Library Exhibits, the main exhibit is at the Hampshire County Library in Romney with a smaller display at the Capon Bridge Library.


Dec 1-31    Library Exhibit: “Christmas in Hampshire County”


Past Events:


Jan 1-31    Library Exhibit: “Early Settlers”   Sponsored by Hampshire250


Feb 12, 5-6 pm Thurs   Sponsor Campaign Kick-off, Taggart Hall, S. High St., Romney   Sponsored by Hampshire250

Feb 1-28    Library Exhibit: “The French & Indian War”   Sponsored by Hampshire250


Mar 1-21    Library Exhibit: “Romney Photography”   Sponsored by Hampshire250

Mar 19, 7 pm, Fri    Arts Council 10th Anniversary Celebration   Sponsored by the Arts Council at the Bottling Works, Rt. 50 East, Romney


Apr 30, Fri    “An Evening with Richard Williams”   Sponsored by Vickie Milleson at the Romney Library Balcony, W. Main St., Romney


May 1-31    Library Exhibit: “Our Schools”   Sponsored by the CEOS Clubs

May 1, Saturday, noon    Hampshire County Day!   Ceremony at the County Courthouse Sponsored by the Romney Rotary Club

May 1, Saturday,    Hampshire County Day Luncheon   Following the Ceremony at the County Courthouse there is a luncheon sponsored by the Romney Rotary Club. Tickets are required; call 822-7221

May 6, Thurs    Dinner-Theater: “Honey in the Rocks”   Sponsored by WVSDB

May 15, Sat    Spring Arts Festival   Sponsored by the Arts Council


Jun 1-30    Library Exhibit: “The Civil War”

Jun 5    South Branch Valley R.R. 25th Anniversary   - Special ceremony with Senator Jay Rockefeller honoring the railroad in Hampshire County at the Potomac Eagle Depot north of Romney.

Jun 5, 4 pm, Sat    Special Train Ride, Potomac Eagle   Sponsored by Anderson’s Corner

Jun 5, Sat    Confederate Memorial Day   Sponsored by the Hampshire County Historical Society

Jun 7, Mon    Commemoration of Francis Asbury’s First Visit to Hampshire County   Sponsored by the Capon Bridge Methodist Church

Jun 12, Sat    North River Mills Day   Wonderful festival day in one of Hampshire County's oldest and quaintest communities. To see a glimpse visit: or

Jun 19, Sat    Jersey Mountain Hampshire 250 Festival   Sponsored by Jersey Mt. Ruritan

Jun 26, Sat    Farm Day at Fort Edwards: Guarding the Farmers   Sponsored by The Fort Edwards Foundation; also celebrating the 250th Anniversary of the Beginning of the French and Indian War and the role of Col. George Washington's Virginia Regiment in Hampshire County


Jul 1-31    Library Exhibit: “ Our Churches”   Sponsored by Margaret Shrewsbury

July 4, Sun    Capon Valley Fourth of July Pig Roast   Sponsored by the Capon Valley Ruritan

July 4, 5 pm, Sun    Slanesville Ruritan Fourth of July Celebration   Sponsored by the Slanesville Ruritan


Aug 1-31    Library Exhibit: “Ecology and the Outdoors”

Aug 14    Celebration of Music of Hampshire County Musicians   Sponsored by the RBPO at the Gazebo at Taggart Hall

Aug 16-21    Hampshire County Fair   find your May 1st photo


Sep 1-30    Library Exhibit: “Hampshire’s Historic Houses”

Sep 11-12, Sat-Sun    Hampshire Heritage Days   Sponsored by the Heritage Days Committee

Sep 24, Friday    Debate: “Should representatives be governed by instructions from their constituents?”   Presentation of a debate on the same topic of the first debate of the Romney Polemic Society on February 13th, 1819. 7 p.m. at the Romney Library

Sep 29, Wed    WVSDB Tree Planting and Celebration of the School's Opening on this Date in 1870   Sponsored by the WVSDB


Oct 16, Sat    Special evening of History at the Romney Presbyterian Church


Nov 5    Capon Bridge Museum pre-Opening Reception   call 856-3777 for information.

Nov 6    Capon Bridge Museum Grand Opening   9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free admission at the old Dr. Gardner Dentist Office next to the Library on Rt. 50. Call 856-3777 for information.

Nov 1-30    Library Exhibit

To be listed here events must be coordinated through the Hampshire250 Committee and have a significant relationship to our 250th anniversary.


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