HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – With New Years Eve days away, some local businesses in Harrisonburg are hosting events, many of which were unable to last year due to the pandemic. Oasis Fine Art and Crafts will host an event that will include snacks and live music from a local singer and songwriter Dwight Martin.
“We all try to bring joy to people and live music does it better than almost anything, and Dwight’s music is a lot of fun and joyful,” said Barbara Camph, secretary of the board of Oasis Fine. Art and Crafts.
A grant from the Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance was used to help organize the event, which could not take place in 2020 due to COVID-19.
With COVID-19 still a concern due to the rise of the omicron variant, Camph said masks are encouraged and the benefit of hosting an event in a large space is that it contributes to social distancing .
“Everything that has happened this year has only reinforced the belief that people need to go out, see each other and have fun with each other,” said Camph.
Other local businesses that host New Years Eve events include Hotel Madison, which will play music by Maggie Antone, the Court Square Theater, which will present the movie The Nutcracker, and the Heritage Oaks Golf Course, which will host a New Years Eve. Run 5K.
For other New Years Eve events, check out the Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance website here.
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