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150 Franklin

150 Franklin Street Gallery

Established in 1995, the 150 Franklin Street Gallery is the first multicultural fine arts gallery in Harrisonburg. It features original work by…

Arts Incarnate

Through all genres of the fine, visual, and performing arts, the mission of Arts Incarnate is to seek and experience Beauty, Truth, and Justice through the Arts.

Beyond Restaurant & Lounge

An Asian Fusion restaurant, Beyond serves up just about anything you might be craving. From classic Vietnamese dishes to classics like California…

Charlee Rose Boutique

Charlee Rose Boutique is an independently owned women’s clothing boutique in the heart of Downtown Harrisonburg. Established in March 2018, the owner’s…

Civil War Orientation Center

The Harrisonburg Rockingham Civil War Orientation Center is the third in a series of centers located throughout the eight-county National Historic District…

Clementine & Ruby’s Lounge

Owner Clay Clark’s vision for this restaurant was an innovative space that focused not only on food, but also music and art….

Court Square Theater

Court Square Theater

This 250-seat theater once operated as the Rockingham Motor Co., one of the premier car dealers in downtown from the 1920s to…

Explore More Discovery Museum

Since 2003, Explore More Discovery Museum has been delighting the kids of Harrisonburg and beyond with its clever, interactive, multisensory exhibits and…

Gamer Oasis

Gamer Oasis is a video game store, hobby shop, and hang-out spot that was started in November 2014 in Harrisonburg, VA. Founded…

Lucy F. Simms Center

Born enslaved in 1856, Lucy F. Simms went on to receive her degree from Virginia’s Hampton Institute, and eventually settled in Harrisonburg…

Montpelier Restaurant and Bar

One of Harrisonburg’s dining destinations, Montpelier Restaurant and Bar is housed within Hotel Madison in downtown Harrisonburg. Montpelier offers a menu that reflects both southern roots and modern cuisine. At dinner, you’ll find classic dishes with a twist that are designed with locally-sourced ingredients in mind. Montpelier Restaurant frequently hosts special events, like a Mother’s Day brunch, Valentine’s dinner, and a New Year’s Eve celebration. But you don’t have to wait for a special event to roll around to enjoy a meal or a spot to relax with a drink at the bar and occasional live music. Frequented by guests and locals alike, Montpelier’s menu offers widely-appealing options year-round.

Rocktown Yarn

Rocktown Yarn is owned and operated by Amy Strunk. Amy is also a life-long fiber enthusiast: her mom and partner-in-crime, Julie, taught…