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April 2018

A Sporting Vision: The Paul Mellon Collection of British Sporting Art

Friday, April 13 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, July 22 @ 5:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, 20117

April 13 – July 22, 2018
Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Admission – Adults $10; Seniors $8; Youth $8; Children Free; Members Free

This traveling exhibition organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) with representative masterpieces of the genre—including works by George Stubbs, Sir Francis Grant, John Frederick Herring, Benjamin Marshall, and George Morland— celebrates Paul Mellon’s gift of British sporting art to the VMFA. It also proposes a fresh look at sporting art within wider social and artistic contexts, including the scientific and industrial revolutions of the 18th and 19th centuries, the transformation of the British countryside, the evolutionary history of the horse and other animals, and society’s changing habits and customs.

http://www.nationalsporting.org
June 2018

Great American Campout

Saturday, June 23 @ 12:00 pm - Sunday, June 24 @ 12:00 pm
Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane
Delaplane, VA 20144 United States

Don’t miss your chance to camp out in the beautiful Historic Mount Bleak backyard. See all that Sky Meadows has to offer through activities beginning at noon on Saturday and running until noon on Sunday. Park rangers will be on hand to help you set up your campsite and tent. First time and experienced campers won’t want to miss all the fun programs, including the Fishing in Parks program, a demonstration by Dogs East search and rescue, a campfire sing-a-long, s’mores, nature hikes, hearth cooking demonstrations and more.
Space is limited. Advanced reservations are $30 per campsite, plus taxes and fees. Campsites can accommodate up to six individuals. Dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday are included in your campsite fee. For reservations call 1-800-933-PARK.

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/park-events-list?srchloc=SK&eventtype=all&BDate=02/12/2018&EDate=02/12/2019

Windmore StageWorks Theater Presents Sounthern Fried Funeral

Saturday, June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery, 154 Winery Lane
Leon, VA 22725 United States

Windmore Foundation for the Arts StageWorks Theater will be presenting Southern Fried Funeral by Osborne and Eppler and directed by Christine Corrieri. This is a very funny play about family interactions, friendships, and disagreements which have not been resolved for forty years.The performances will be on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday June 24 at 3pm at Prince Michel Barrel Room, 154 Winery Lane, Leon, VA. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased online at windmorefoundation.org. Some tickets may be available at the door but seating is limited to 50 people for each performance. Refreshments will be available at the winery. For more information about Windmore and upcoming events call 540-547-4333 or visit Windmorefoundation.org.

Wndmore Foundation StageWorks Theater Presents Southern Fried Funeral

Sunday, June 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery, 154 Winery Lane
Leon, VA 22725 United States

Windmore Foundation for the Arts StageWorks Theater will be presenting Southern Fried Funeral by Osborne and Eppler and directed by Christine Corrieri. This is a very funny play about family interactions, friendships, and disagreements which have not been resolved for forty years.The performances will be on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday June 24 at 3pm at Prince Michel Barrel Room, 154 Winery Lane, Leon, VA. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased online at windmorefoundation.org. Some tickets may be available at the door but seating is limited to 50 people for each performance. Refreshments will be available at the winery. For more information about Windmore and upcoming events call 540-547-4333 or visit Windmorefoundation.org.

Open Late Concert Series

Friday, June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and join us the last Friday of the month, May – August from 6:00-8:00pm on the NSLM lawn for live music. Concessions and cash bar available. Also enjoy free admission to our museum! The June 29th concert will feature the Silver Tones Swing Band, playing classic Big Band tunes, and is in partnership with The Hill School and Blue Ridge Wildlife Center. No rain date. No outside alcohol.

http://www.nationalsporting.org

La Luna

Friday, June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd
Berryville, 22611

On Friday June 29, we’re staying up late to watch the full moon rise, and we hope you’ll join us in the vineyard to see the valley illuminated by moonlight!

We’ll have live music from the extraordinary Cristian Perez and we will even be offering tapas on this night only!

If you don’t want tapas, this event is completely free to attend!

Tapas are available by reservation only; reservations for tapas must be made by Wednesday, June 27. The cost for tapas is $15 per person.

http://www.veramar.com/scripts/eventPg.cfm/_/805/La-Luna/

World War I Family Day

Saturday, June 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail, 10 Ashby St.
Warrenton, VA 20186 United States

Join The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail and the National Museum of the Marine Corps in commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War 1! Discover the technology of “The Great War”. Take a step back in time– try on uniforms, see where soldiers fought, and try your hand in some arts and crafts while we celebrate 1918.

“The War to End All Wars: Fauquier’s Call to Duty”
2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Discover the different ways Fauquier County aided in the Great War. Help us commemorate those who served, as well as those who helped the war effort back home. Exhibit opens June 30th!

http://www.fauquierhistory.org
July 2018

Sunday Sketch

Sunday, July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Sporting LIbraray and Museum, Middleburg, VA United States

Join us for a free sketching session in the Museum! Artists of all ages are invited to sketch alongside local artist Alex Carr. Materials are provided. Please contact Anne Marie Paquette, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, to register for this program: APaquette@NationalSporting.org, (540) 687-6542 ext. 25

http://www.nationalsporting.org

“Fresh Ideas” painting exhibit at Random Row Brewery Co.

Sunday, July 1 @ 4:30 pm - Tuesday, July 31 @ 12:00 am

Judith Ely’s painting exhibit “Fresh Ideas” is on display July 1-31 at Random Row Brewery at 608 Preston Avenue A, Charlottesville,Va 22903. (434) 284-8466 Hours are M-Th 4:30-11,F 4:30-12,Sat 12:00-12, Sun 12:00-9. There will be a reception on Saturday, July 7, 5:00-7:00 PM which is open to the public.

Judith is a free spirited contemporary painter. She has dug deep to learn new ideas and, as a result, has developed a very unique style stressing value and design. Judith loves the creative aspect of painting loosely and applying many layers to the canvas.

http://www.randomrow.com/

Reds, Whites, and Bluegrass

Wednesday, July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Keswick Vineyards, VA United States

Celebrate the 4th of July at Keswick Vineyards with some great Red & White Virginia wines and Bluegrass music performed by local band East of Afton! Come hungry because we will have some great food choices available for you to purchase. The SpiceSea Gourmet will be here serving up their delicious seafood selections, Bo Hatchet will be dishing up their slow roasted meats, savory sauces and awesome sides dishes, and Eat 2 the Beat will be serving items from their fresh, rotating menu such as burgers, sliders, salads, pastas, and stews.

No entry fee, just grab your picnic blankets, chairs, and friends and come have a great time! All ages welcome. Pet-friendly; pets must be on a leash unless they are playing in our fenced-in dog park. Rain or shine!

http://www.keswickvineyards.com

4th of July Celebration

Saturday, July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd
Berryville, 22611

Celebrate freedom at Veramar Vineyard with live music from Acoustic Soul starting at 2pm – they’ll play all your favorite hits!

And don’t forget that we have a special on ice-cold wine-a-ritas – $5 per glass all day long! Lawn chairs recommended.

http://www.veramar.com/scripts/eventPg.cfm/_/806/4th-of-July-Celebration/

Kids Fishing Night

Saturday, July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane
Delaplane, VA 20144 United States

Make memories that last a lifetime in the beautiful setting of Turner Pond on a summer evening. Kids, grab some fishing gear and learn how to fish with volunteers. Visit with park rangers to learn about the critters that live in and around Turner Pond. Enjoy snacks and drinks provided by the Friends of Sky Meadows, and have a chance to win fishing supplies and other great door prizes.
Parking for the event is $5.00 per car. Virginia resident children under 16 years of age can fish without a license. Non-resident children under 12 do not need a license if accompanied by a properly licensed adult. All others, VA DGIF fishing regulations apply.

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/park-events-list?srchloc=SK&eventtype=all&BDate=02/12/2018&EDate=02/12/2019

Summer Lovin’ 5k

Sunday, July 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane
Delaplane, VA 20144 United States

Grab your poodle skirt and grease up your hair. Roots and Rocks Adventures is bringing the 50’s back for the Summer Lovin’ 5k Trail Race. This race is great for the experienced trail runner, for road runners who are curious about trying trails and even new runners and walkers who want to experience the camaraderie and sheer joy that comes with trail running.
After the race join Roots and Rocks for a Grease-themed dance party with a runner’s recovery tent provided by Pivot Physical Therapy, and an abundance of post-race food, music and random prizes. Then stick around for awards for the top 3 finishers overall and for each 10-year age group.
Registration is $25 and includes a full-day parking pass to Sky Meadows. For more information, and to register, go to: https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Paris/SummerFling5kTrailRace

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/park-events-list?srchloc=SK&eventtype=all&BDate=02/12/2018&EDate=02/12/2019

Open Late Concert Series

Friday, July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and join us the last Friday of the month, May – August from 6:00-8:00pm on the NSLM lawn for live music. Concessions and cash bar available. Also enjoy free admission to our museum! The July 27th concert will feature the Bryan Shepherd Band, playing original material and classic country hits, and is in partnership with the Mosby Heritage Area Association, Loudoun County Equine Alliance, and Virginia Tech Alumni Association. No rain date. No outside alcohol.

http://www.nationalsporting.org

Thunder Moon Paddle

Friday, July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
City Dock in Fredericksburg, 207 Sophia Street
Fredericksburg, 22401

Experience the magic of nightfall on the river during Friends of the Rappahannock’s July 27 Thunder Moon Paddle, from Old Mill Park to City Dock. We’ll talk about river ecology, FOR’s mission, and ways the river influenced local history. Minimum age is 12 years and some paddling experience is helpful. Meet at City Dock at 7 p.m. for a shuttle to Old Mill Park. We’ll be back at City Dock by 10 p.m.

http://www.riverfriends.org/event/full-moon-paddle/
August 2018

Sunday Sketch

Sunday, August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States

Join us for a free sketching session in the Museum! Artists of all ages are invited to sketch alongside local artist Mary Anne Matteson. This Sunday Sketch is offered in partnership with The Artists in Middleburg. Materials are provided.
Please contact Anne Marie Paquette, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, to register for this program: APaquette@NationalSporting.org, (540) 687-6542 ext. 25

http://www.nationalsporting.org

Movie Night with Magic Lantern

Friday, August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd
Berryville, 22611

TICKETS FROM MAGIC LANTERN THEATER
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Join us for Movie Night at the Vineyard, produced by Magic Lantern Theatre, a non-profit organization that provides the films and equipment for outdoor screenings.

Get here early to set up your picnic on the lawn and enjoy some fabulous Veramar wine.

The movie will start at dusk (about 9 pm)

Cost is $8/person. Tickets available at magiclanterntheater.org/films or at the gate.

FEATURED FILM: DR STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB

http://www.veramar.com/scripts/eventPg.cfm/_/807/Movie-Night-with-Magic-Lantern/

Tuscany in the Moonlight

Saturday, August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd
Berryville, 22611

Experience an enchanting, one-of-a-kind intimate evening at the vineyard, with a Tuscan dinner under the stars.

Imagine yourself strolling through the vineyard, all while serenaded by live music from classical artists Galastro-Smith Duo and sipping on wine!

The entire property will become the stage for Tuscany in the Moonlight, a place unsurpassed in beauty & intimacy – we’re limiting reservations to you and thirty other wine enthusiasts and anyone else looking for the ultimate evening out.

Veramar Vineyard’s Tuscany in the Moonlight is not to be missed!

This is the perfect occasion to create that perfect outfit that matches the elegance of Italian wine country.

Each ticket includes an elegant three-course dinner with each course paired with a tasting of a Veramar wine with a cash bar to follow.

Reservations are required by Monday, August 13th.

Tickets are $55 per person.

http://www.veramar.com/scripts/eventPg.cfm/_/808/Tuscany-in-the-Moonlight/

Open Late Concert Series

Friday, August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and join us the last Friday of the month, May – August from 6:00-8:00pm on the NSLM lawn for live music. Concessions and cash bar available. Also enjoy free admission to our museum! The August 31st concert will feature the Piedmont Symphony Orchestra, playing classical and show tunes favorites, and is in partnership with Middelburg Community Charter School, Sky Meadows State Park, George Mason Alumni Association, and the Foxcroft School. No rain date. No outside alcohol.

http://www.nationalsporting.org
September 2018

Narmada Winery Labor Day Weekend Saturday September 1st – Monday September 3rd

Monday, September 3 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Narmada Winery, 43 Narmada Ln
Amissville, 20106

Come out to Narmada Winery to enjoy relaxing with great wines and music during your long Labor Day Weekend. Play a fun game of cornhole or badminton and listen to live music!

http://narmadawinery.com/dir/?page_id=31
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