Sing Me High Music Festival

The second annual Sing Me High Music Festival takes place August 25 and 26, 2017 and celebrates music and faith in the Shenandoah Valley. The event features:

The Walking Roots Band on stage at the 2016 Sing Me High Music Festival. (Photo credit: Harold Furr)

The Walking Roots Band on stage at the 2016 Sing Me High Music Festival. (Photo credit: Harold Furr)

  • Ten music groups with Shenandoah Valley roots and ties;
  • Old-fashioned hymn singing;
  • Artisans;
  • Children’s activities;
  • Harvest Day activities;
  • Touring pre-Civil War and Civil War-era buildings;
  • A Bowl of Good, Grilled Cheese Mania, pork barbecue, coleslaw, pie and ice cream;
  • Pie auction;
  • Quilt raffle, featuring a quilt pieced by a member of the Walking Roots Band;
  • Guitar raffle, featuring a guitar made by local luthier Showalter Guitars
  • And a corn-hole tournament.

Sing Me High is hosted by the Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center in collaboration with the Walking Roots Band. The festival is a family-friendly, alcohol-free event. Check out the Sing Me High Music Festival website and like the Facebook page to stay up-to-date on music festival news and announcements.

Harvest Day

This year, Sing Me High Music Festival includes a morning of HARVEST DAY activities. Harvest Day celebrates the agrarian lifestyles of Mennonites and Brethren in the Shenandoah Valley and gives participants an opportunity to experience life on a pioneer homestead. Children will love:

  • Doll making
  • Marble rolling
  • Leaf identification
  • One room school lessons
  • Tic-tac-toe
  • Checkers
  • Tin can throw
  • Animal feeding
  • Corn shelling
  • Wood planning
  • Crosscut saws
  • Butter churn
  • Bread baking
  • Apple cider press
  • Story-telling
  • Yarn spinning
  • Quilts and comforters
  • and more!

Harvest Day activities will take place from 10 AM to 3 PM and are included in the general admission ticket price. Families, make sure to take advantage of all that the Sing Me High Music Festival has to offer!

HUGE THANKS TO ALL OUR INCREDIBLE FESTIVAL SPONSORS!