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A Dixified Peyton Place, Winchester publicly rejected hometown star Patsy Cline as poor white trash during the country singer’s life and in the decades since her fatal 1963 plane crash; Patsy-struck pilgrims have long been appalled at the Northern Virginia town’s willful neglect when they come to pay homage to their idol. Now, because of collective guilt or the lure of the tourist dollar, Winchester is trying to make amends. The first Patsy Cline Festival is a full weekend of events honoring the former Virginia Hensley: Among the scheduled events are “A Tribute to Patsy” starring Cline impersonator Cyndi Phillips (“You have to see her to believe her”), a “Patsy Cline Driving Tour,” and a performance by Kountry Krackers, featuring Buddy Charleton and other members of Cline’s ’50s-era backup band. Locations vary; see event and concert listings for more information. $8 (benefits the Patsy Cline Museum Fund). For more information, call the Winchester/Frederick County Chamber of Commerce at (800) 662-1360. (Eddie Dean)