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Downtown Directory / Things To Do

Rocktown Gift Shoppe

Rocktown Gift Shoppe, located inside the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center, is your destination for local gifts and souvenirs. The shop offers a diverse selection of Virginia’s Finest products, including jams and jellies, syrups, honey, spices, sauces, soaps, and more. It’s here you’ll find a bounty of Virginia is For Lovers merchandise, including adult and youth T-shirts, mugs, bags, water bottles, magnets and other products. The gift shoppe is also home to hiking trail books and maps, as well as Civil War memorabilia, postcards, jewelry, Virginia candies and peanuts, Route 11 Potato Chips, lavender products, and a variety of books written by and about local people. more

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 her to knit and crochet when she was seven years old, and her grandmother taught her to sew when she was ten. more

Ruby’s Arcade

Ruby's Arcade is a family-friendly pizza & BBQ spot with a stocked bar, plus pool tables, bowling, ping pong & darts. Their make-your-own wood-fired pizza allows for guests to choose their own toppings and pizza sauce. Ruby's also serves salads, sandwiches, subs, and classic appetizers that get you in the mood for a fun game with friends and family. more

Shenandoah Yoga

Shenandoah Yoga offers both regular and prenatal ongoing yoga classes as well as private yoga classes and private yoga therapy sessions. Drop-ins are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis, except pre-registration is required for weekday morning, prenatal & gentle yoga classes as well as special series classes or workshops. more

Smith House Galleries

The Darrin-McHone Arts Gallery and Rhapsody Room are located in the historic Smith House in downtown Harrisonburg. Since 2009, the Arts Council has presented over 65 month-long exhibitions in these gallery spaces. Exhibition openings take place on the first Friday of the month in conjunction with First Fridays Downtown Harrisonburg program. more

The Golden Pony

Specializing in scratch-made American cuisine, The Golden Pony offers high quality pizza, burgers, salads, subs and an inspired children's menu. Enjoy pinball machines, an art gallery, an outdoor patio, two full bars and a professional sound stage for live music Sunday-Thursday with DJs on the weekends. Voted Best Music Venue in the Shenandoah Valley by Virginia Living Magazine, you're guaranteed to see local and regional musicians that you'll want to add to your playlist. more

The Little Grill Collective

The Little Grill has been a restaurant in Harrisonburg since the 1940’s, and up until now has continued to work in the direction of localizing their ingredients and cooking food with a conscience. The Collective focuses on vegetarian and vegan meals such as an array of omelets, several varieties of homemade pancakes, breakfast sandwiches, and other breakfast specials, with ethnically inspired foods ranging from Mexican, Mediterranean, and American. The Little Grill also serves meat items, such as their famous local free range chicken burrito for lunch. more

The Mark-It

Need something screen printed or embroidered? Reach out to Jeff Guinn. Jeff is co-owner of The Mark-It and the apparel shop's in-house designer. You'll see his work all over town. When Jeff's not printing products for his customers, he is creating his own designs that are sold in the shop. more

Valley Turnpike Museum

Relive the history of settlement in the Shenandoah Valley by visiting the Valley Turnpike Museum. The museum explores the history of the road known by many names, now known as US Route 11. Along this historic route, many small towns grew and prospered. more

Virginia Quilt Museum

Dedicated to celebrating and nurturing Virginia's quilting heritage, The Virginia Quilt Museum has three major exhibitions each year. Quilts from the permanent collection are displayed on a rotating basis, as space permits, during each exhibit. more