Old Town Winchester, Va | Handley 100th Anniversary

Handley 100th Day in Old Town!

Events, Exhibits, Promotions, & Kids’ Stuff

Hourly Schedule


12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dixie Rhythm
An 8-piece band performing Dixieland classics, many from Handley’s early days, the 1920’s and 1930’s. A free presentation of the Handley 100th Alumni Music Series. Location: Taylor Pavilion (outdoor venue between Macado’s Restaurant and Indian Alley).
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Alumni Speakers Series presents: “Handley Grads on their Notable Dads.”
In an early Father’s Day tribute, come hear reflections about some of the outstanding men, now deceased, who have been selected as Handley 100th Notables, and the lessons they imparted as dads. Honorees will include Ron Rice, Wendell Seldon, Russ Potts, Eddie Manuel, Charlie Zuckerman and David Powers. Location: Robinson Auditorium on the lower level of The Handley Library.
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Handley 100th Gala: Celebrating the Celebration.
A ticketed event for those who have made the Handley 100th celebration so special. Inquire as to ticket availability at events@onehandley.com. Location: The George Washington Hotel, A Wyndham Grand Hotel.
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Balloons & Face-Painting
Bring the little Judges by the Handley 100th Tent located in front of the Civil War Museum. Maroon and white balloons and “JH” face-painting.
10:00am - 5:00pm
Eugene Smith Watercolor Framed & Signed Print No. 1
Submit your sealed bid for the only remaining giclee print of this beautiful watercolor painted by Eugene Smith for Handley’s 100th anniversary. View the print and submit your bid at Eugene’s gallery in Old Town from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on 5/18 (as well as the preceding week) and at the Gala at the George Washington in the evening of 5/18. Bids may also be submitted online at onehandley.com beginning at noon on 5/11.

Exhibits & Displays

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Handley Artists
An exhibit of works by Handley alumni and faculty, on display (2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and continuing through May 23) Benham Gallery, The Handley Library.
Handley Authors
A display of published books by Handley alumni and faculty, (on display through June). The Handley Library.
Artscape Banners
20 light-post banners throughout Old Town featuring Handley archival photos. Primary sponsor: Omps Funeral Home
10:00am - 8:00pm
Merchant Window Displays
in tribute to Handley’s 100th

Merchant Promotions and Special Merchandise:

See the commemorative edition Handley Watches at Bell’s Fine Clothing.
Browse books about Handley and meet Handley-connected authors at the Winchester Book gallery.
Stop by the Handley 100th Tent to purchase a Handley 100th tee-shirt and to learn about the ways that other merchants are participating in Handley 100th Day by offering promotions and special merchandise.


May 18, 2024


10:00 am - 10:00 pm


Old Town Winchester, Va
Winchester, Va
Old Town Winchester


Old Town Winchester

Other Organizers

Valley Health
Valley Health
Piccadilly Printing
Piccadilly Printing
Perry Engineering
Perry Engineering
(540) 667-4310
The George Washington, a Wyndham Grand Hotel
The George Washington, a Wyndham Grand Hotel
(540) 431-2498
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