Sweetest Days of Summer in Winchester!
Summer is sweeter in Winchester
Dessert before dinner? Yes, please! Come to downtown Winchester from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 14, for ice cream, balloon animals, the mellow sound stylings of a barbershop quartet and more. TheSweetest Days of Summer ice cream social event is presented by Winchester First and everyone is invited.
In addition to ice cream food trucks, there will be an Ice Cream Scavenger Hunt downtown for a free ice cream coupon to be redeemed during the event, plus drink specials offered at participating restaurants.
Have your ice cream and eat it too before grabbing dinner at one of downtown’s locally-owned restaurants: La Trattoria, Lucky Dog Café, Engine House Pizza & Pub, Loma’s at the Opera Houseand Smokin’ Howards.
Afterward, set up your lawn chairs by the Courthouse for live music from 7 to 9 p.m. by the Dooley Gang, all seasoned musicians whose music crosses multiple genres—rock, country, blues and R&B—and featuring former members of the Renfro Valley house band, a founding member of The Exiles and a former touring and recording member of J.D. Crowe’s band.
Don’t Miss this Month
July 3: Lights Over Lykins (Winchester’s Fourth of July Celebration), Lykins Park, gates open at 5:30 p.m., DJ at 7 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.
July 9: Berry Cake Decorating and Wine Class, Harkness Edwards, 12-1:30 p.m.
July 14: Sweetest Days of Summer, Downtown Winchester, 4-6 p.m.
July 14: Rock the Block 2023 Summer Concerts, featuring the Dooley Gang, Downtown Main Street, 7-9 p.m.
July 30: Ice Cream Making and Wine Class, Harkness Edwards, 2-3:30 p.m.
And coming up:
August 18: Rock the Block 2023 Summer Concerts, featuring the Time Talbert Project, Downtown Main Street, 7-9 p.m.
August 23-Sept. 23: Participating Winchester businesses display artwork submitted for the Leeds Center for the Arts’ September “Main Event” fundraiser. See and bid on your favorites!