Signature Speaker Series

Signature Speaker Series

The Wayne Theatre presents Science and History Talks as part of the Signature Speaker Series.

All events begin at 7 p.m. with a Q&A following the presentation. Admission is Pay What You Will. Advance tickets are recommended and may be reserved at no cost.


Upcoming Schedule

  • 9/10/2019: Discoveries about Mercury and Birds in the South River Floodplain, presented by Dr. Dan Cristol, Professor of Biology at William & Mary
  • 9/24/2019: Founders Day Celebration/Waynesboro Historical Commission with speaker David Geiger
  • 10/15/2019: Grand Caverns and the Karst Geology of our Region w/Josh Rubenstin & Scott Wahlquist
  • 10/29/2019: Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island presented by Earl Swift, Author
  • 11/12/2019: Sustainable Habitat for Bats with Rick Reynolds, Wildlife Biologist, Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries
  • 1/14/2020: Sustainable Habitat for Bees and Other Pollinators w/ Kal Ivanov, Curator for Invertebrate Zoology at Virginia Museum of Natural History
  • 1/28/2020: The MacKenzies: a concert and history of folk instruments all in one (sponsored by Bob & Mary Beirne Nutt)
  • 2/11/2020: Protecting and Restoring the Cowbane Prairie Wetland Reserve w/Tyler Urgo, Shenandoah Valley Region Steward, VA Department of Conservation & Recreation
  • 2/25/2020: Bruce Frank, speaker The history of boxing
  • 3/17/2020: Stream Restoration in the Shenandoah Valley w/Brock Reggi, Specialist with VA Department of Environmental Quality
  • 3/31/2020: Warren Laws: The American Chestnut
  • 4/14/2020: Economic Benefits of Sustainability

The Science Talks are a partnership with the Virginia Museum of Natural History and the Center for Coldwaters Restoration. The 2019/2020 theme is “The South River-Transformation to Sustainability.”


Upcoming Events

2019 Summer Movie Series at the Wayne

The Wayne Theatre presents a series of movies this summer for the young and young at heart in July.

July 30: The Quebe Sisters

The Quebe Sisters return to the Wayne Theatre on Tuesday, July 30, at 7:30 p.m.

August 8-18: Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical

The Wayne Theatre presents Matilda The Musical on August 8-11 and 15-18, 2019.

August 20: 'Charles Thomson: The Man Who Told the Truth'

The Augusta County Historical Society presents the BBC (Northern Ireland) documentary "Charles Thomson: The Man Who Told The Truth," on Tuesday, August 20, at 7 p.m. at the Wayne Theatre in downtown Waynesboro. Admission is Pay What You Will. Advance reservations are recommended.


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