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September 2018

Four Ballets, One Year, One Painter: Works by Web Bryant

Wednesday, September 5 @ 10:00 am - Wednesday, October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle Street
Manassas, 20110

Four Ballets, One Year, One Painter
Works by Web Bryant

Exhibit Dates: September 5-October 31

Manassas Ballet Theatre is a local treasure, the largest professional ballet company in Northern Virginia. Web Bryant spent an entire year observing, sketching and painting these extraordinary dancers. His works in oils and pastels encompass all four ballets in the troupe’s 2017-2018 season, including rehearsals, performances, and candid backstage moments. Before turning to fine art, Bryant was a senior illustrator at USA Today for 30 years. He teaches at the Yellow Barn Studio at Glen Echo Park and is a member of the Washington Society of Landscape Painters. Meet the artist at the reception September 22, 7-9 pm, and enjoy a brief excerpt from the Manassas Ballet Theatre’s production of Dracula.

About the Center for the Arts:
Greater Manassas/Prince William County sponsors theatrical productions for children and adults, teaches arts classes, promotes visual arts and provides community outreach programs for local youth. Founded in 1984 by a group of artists and art lovers, the Center aims to enrich the quality of life in the Northern Virginia suburbs through arts performance and education. A theater, an art gallery and classrooms are located in the historic Candy Factory building in Old Town Manassas, at 9419 Battle Street.

https://center-for-the-arts.org/

October 2018

Narmada’s Library Wine Tasting

Monday, October 1 - Monday, October 29
Narmada Winery, 43 Narmada Ln
Amissville, 20106

A special standing tasting of 3 library vintages right at our bar!

Virginia Wine Month we are bringing out Library vintages of some of our most popular wines!
Track our development over these last few years and pick your favorite vintage!
Library wines on sale at special discounts to participants.

http://narmadawinery.orderport.net/merchandise/ReservationsSpecial-Events

FARM & FUN TIME

Thursday, October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, 24201

Radio Bristol presents everyone’s favorite throwback variety show, Farm and Fun Time! October’s music guests include the fabulous Quebe Sisters and The Barefoot Movement—plus the unforgettable Farm and Fun Time house band Bill & the Belles! Tickets are $30 and are on sale now on the Birthplace of Country Music website. Farm & Fun Time is presented live in the Performance Theater at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum.

https://www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org/event/live-radio-show/

Manassas Ballet- Dracula

Friday, October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until Sunday, October 21, 2018

Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle
Manassas, VA 20110 United States

Manassas Ballet Theatre opens its 2018-19 season with the ultimate vampire story-Dracula! Theatrical and seductive, the Hylton stage becomes Transylvania after dark, where just one taste of blood guarantees eternal youth. The Kim Reynolds Band accompanies MBT as they weave this dark tale of the ages.
October 19, 7:30 pm
October 20, 7:30 pm
October 21, 3:00 pm
Tickets are $25-$65 and may be purchased online, via phone, or at the Hylton Center Ticket Office.
703-993-7759 (processing fees apply for online and telephone orders)
Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

https://manassasballet.org/season/dracula/

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Saturday, October 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
IX Art Park, 522 2nd St SE
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!

When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. The Alzheimer’s Association provides free, easy-to-use tools and staff support to help participants reach their fundraising goal. While there is no fee to register, we encourage participants to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness.

Take the first step by registering for the Walk in Charlottesville on October 20th, 2018. Once you register, you will have access to a wide range of tools and support through your customized Participant Center. Join us and lead the way to Alzheimer’s first survivor. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease!

Register at www.cvillewalk.org or contact Julia Craig at jcraig@alz.org for more information.

www.cvillewalk.org

Rock the Grapes! Festival

Saturday, October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd
Berryville, 22611

Celebrate Virginia Wine Month at our annual festival, Rock the Grapes!

In addition to our selection of Veramar Vineyard wines, James Charles Winery and Bogati Winery will be there pouring with their award- winning wines as well!

Featuring awesome live music from The Cruisers and amazing local food, this festival is fun for everyone.

Your ticket includes admission, a souvenir wine glass, and a tasting voucher redeemable at any one of the wineries represented at the festival. Plus, wine-a-ritas are only $5 all day long!

You’ll even have the opportunity to stomp grapes, just like in I Love Lucy! We strongly encourage if you wish to stomp the grapes to sign up in advance as souvenir foot stopping T-shirts and grapes are limited.

Due to the popularity of this events, lawn chairs are recommended.

Tickets are $15 in advance ($12.75 for Estate Club members) and $20 at the gate for everyone.

Pets are not allowed at the festival. This event will go on, rain or shine, and tickets are not refundable for weather-related reasons.
If you are a wine club member and would like to reserve a table, you can email us at info@veramar.com to make arrangements?

http://www.veramar.com/scripts/eventPg.cfm/_/809/Rock-the-Grapes!-Festival/

Master Gardener Training Announcement

Tuesday, October 23 @ 8:00 am - Wednesday, October 31 @ 5:00 pm
VA United States

One-hour information sessions on becoming a master gardener will be held in Charlottesville, noon to 1p.m. on October 23 at the Central Library, October 26 at the Albemarle County Building and October 31 at the Northside Library. Applications will be distributed at the meeting and can be downloaded at http://piedmontmastergardeners.org/volunteer. For further information, contact Scott Boven, (434) 872-4581, sboven@vt.edu, or drop by the Virginia Cooperative Extension at the Fifth Street Albemarle County Office Building 2nd floor, 460 Stagecoach Road, Charlottesville VA 22902.

Tuesday Evening Concert Series presents Vox Luminis Early Music Ensemble

Tuesday, October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cabell Hall Auditorium, UVA, VA United States

Program: Schütz, Bach, Morley & Purcell. Tickets on sale 10/9: http://artsboxoffice.virginia.edu or (434) 924-3376

http://TECS.org

On Fly in the Salt: Tour & Talk

Friday, October 26 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States

This highly-anticipated exhibition’s focus is on salt water fly fishing as a sport, art form, craft, and industry. Join NSLM in clebrating the show’s opening with a reception and talk with special guest Walter Matia, Trustee of the American Museum of Fly Fishing. Reception and Exhibition Viewing 6pm | Talk 7 pm

$10 admission, free to NSLM members. RSVP to Anne Marie Paquette, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, 540 687 6542 x25, APaquette@NationalSporting.org

About the exhibition: Visitors will enjoy tracing the history of saltwater fly fishing through displays of evolving tackle, ranging from fascinating home improvements on early equipment to the incredibly efficient gear of today that allow saltwater anglers to successfully target fish in ways that were inconceivable not long ago. Displays will also include a remarkable photographic record from the earliest days of the sport.

http://www.nationalsporting.org

Coffee with the Curator

Saturday, October 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States

Join NSLM in celebrating the show’s opening with a coffee reception and with Claudia Pfeiffer, the NSLM’s George L. Ohrstrom, Jr. Curator of Art. Offered with the support of Middleburg Common Grounds

$5 admission, free to NSLM members. RSVP to Anne Marie Paquette, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, 540 687 6542 x25, APaquette@NationalSporting.org

About the exhibition: Visitors will enjoy tracing the history of saltwater fly fishing through displays of evolving tackle, ranging from fascinating home improvements on early equipment to the incredibly efficient gear of today that allow saltwater anglers to successfully target fish in ways that were inconceivable not long ago. Displays will also include a remarkable photographic record from the earliest days of the sport.

http://www.nationalsporting.org

Pied Piper Theatre’s Enchanted Sleeping Beauty

Saturday, October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Grace E. Metz Middle School, 9950 Wellington Rd.
Manassas, VA 20110 United States

Come join Pied Piper Theatre Halloween weekend for a mystical trip to the land of Never Nod! The curse of a witch and the prick of a finger on a spinning wheel lead Princess Briar-Rose (aka Sleeping Beauty) to an enchanted sleep. The only way to break the curse is to be woken by true love. Will her prince save her and the kingdom in time?

Performances are Halloween weekend, October 27 at 2 pm and 7pm and October 28 at 3pm. Tickets will be for sale at the door the day of performances! Buy tickets now to take advantage of Early Bird prices: center-for-the-arts.org/tickets. Group rates are also available to groups of 8 or more. Call the Center for the Arts at 703-330-2787 for details.

Book by Vera Morris, music and lyrics by Bill Francoeur. “Enchanted Sleeping Beauty” is presented through special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Englewood, CO.

https://center-for-the-arts.org/tickets

Narmada Winery “Diwali” Festival of Lights Celebration – Saturday October 27th

Saturday, October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Narmada Winery, 43 Narmada Ln
Amissville, 20106

After the harvest in ancient India, the Festival of Lights, or Diwali, marked the end of the agrarian year. As a farmer in Virginia, Sudha keeps the tradition alive every fall now in Amissville.
Diwali has come to symbolize our own “inner light,” the idea that we can all radiate peace and joy and have a positive impact on the events swirling around us.
Indian Dinner Platters available 5-7pm. Vegetarian and Nonvegetarian options available. Antipasto and cheese platters also available at $18. All food MUST be preordered. To order tickets, contact amy@narmadawinery.com. Price variable depending on food selection.
We’ll be open until 8pm. 5-8pm only bottle or glass sales only. Wine club members will have reserved seating on the deck.
Bonfire and fireworks begin at dusk.

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

Diwali – Festival of Lights

Saturday, October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Narmada Winery, 43 Narmada Ln
Amissville, 20106

After the harvest in ancient India, the Festival of Lights, or Diwali, marked the end of the agrarian year. As a farmer in Virginia, Sudha keeps the tradition alive every fall now in Amissville.

Diwali has come to symbolize our own “inner light,” the idea that we can all radiate peace and joy and have a positive impact on the events swirling around us.

Indian Dinner Platters available 5-7pm. Vegetarian and Nonvegetarian options available at $25. Antipasto and cheese platters also available at $18. All food MUST be preordered.

We’ll be open until 8pm. 5-8pm only bottle or glass sales (no tastings). Wine club members will have reserved seating on the deck.

Bonfire and fireworks begin at dusk and this year we will be prividing chinese lanterns for all attendees to let go of in a beauitful display.

Entry Fee is $5

http://narmadawinery.orderport.net/merchandise/ReservationsSpecial-Events

November 2018

“BozART is Back: Local Inspirations, A Group Multimedia Art Exhibit”

Friday, November 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
City Space, 100 5th Street, NE
Charlottesville, VA, United States

City Art Space features BozART Fine Art Collective for the month of November 2018, address: 100 – 5th Street, NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902, Hours: 8:30 – 5:30. Opening Reception will be Friday, November 2, 2018 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided. BozART, a past mall gallery, continues as a group of local artists exhibiting in various venues in and around the Charlottesville area. Their art includes oil, acrylic, watercolor, collage, photography, pastel and gouache.

Night Tour at the Library

Friday, November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
National Sporting Library & Museum, 102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States

Do you enjoy vintage photographs, private diaries, and dusty tomes? The NSLM’s Library secrets will be revealed in this special program taking place in the Library’s Lower Level. The Lower Level houses some of NSLM’s rarest items, held in the F. Ambrose Clark Rare Book Room and Archives Room. From 20th century memoirs to 18th century manuscripts, get an exclusive view of letters and papers from some of the most notable equestrians of yesteryear with John Connolly, the NSLM’s George L. Ohrstrom, Jr. Head Librarian. What will you uncover? $10 admission, free to NSLM members. Limit 30 tickets available, prior registration required.

$10 admission, free to NSLM members. RSVP to Anne Marie Paquette, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, 540 687 6542 x25, APaquette@NationalSporting.org

http://www.nationalsporting.org

Weschler’s Auctioneers & Appraisers Consignment Day Event at The Byrne Gallery, Middleburg, Virginia

Saturday, November 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Byrne Gallery, 7 W. Washington St.
Middleburg, 20117

Weschler’s family of specialists and appraisers will provide complimentary verbal auction estimates for up to three items. Come to The Byrne Gallery in Middleburg to have your fine art, silver, jewelry, ceramics, porcelain, decorative objects and more evaluated! Please call 202-628-1281 for details!

www.weschlers.com

Sunday Sketch

Sunday, November 4 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 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 area artist Lori Goll. Materials are provided. This Sunday Sketch is offered in partnership with The Artists in Middleburg.
Please contact Anne Marie Barnes, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, to register for this program: ABarnes@NationalSporting.org, (540) 687-6542 ext. 25

http://www.nationalsporting.org

Veteran’s Day Weekend

Saturday, November 10 - Sunday, November 11
Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd
Berryville, 22611

In honor of Veteran’s Day, we want to thank our military, firefighters, and police!

All service men and women receive a glass of wine for $2 and a 10% discount on all other purchases! Thank you for your service

http://www.veramar.com/scripts/eventPg.cfm/_/810/Veteran%E2%80%99s-Day-Weekend/

8th Annual Catoctin Holiday Art Tour

Saturday, November 10 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, November 11 @ 6:00 pm
Lovettsville, 38615 Morrisonville Road Lovettsville, VA 20180, and various artist studios in Lovettsville, VA
Lovettsville, VA 20180 United States

Please join us for holiday shopping in scenic Loudoun County!

Join nearly two dozen artists in their Lovettsville area studios on November 10th and 11th for the eighth annual Catoctin Holiday Art Tour: a weekend of beautiful scenery, friendly folks, and local art.

This relaxing self-guided driving tour leads visitors down some of western Loudoun’s prettiest country roads, to homes and studios in the thriving artists’ community of Lovettsville.

Visitors meet the artists where they work and have the opportunity to buy affordable art and gifts in advance of the holiday shopping rush.

Many studios feature food and wine from local businesses as well. Small enough to do in an afternoon, with art of a caliber to merit a day trip from DC.

All studios open 10am – 6pm both days

http://www.catoctinart.com

Reception: Nuts & Bolts: NOVA Community College Faculty Exhibit

Saturday, November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle Street
Manassas, VA 20110 United States

Caton Merchant Family Gallery
center-for-the-arts.org
9419 Battle Street
Manassas VA 20110
703.330.2787

Nuts & Bolts: NOVA Community College Faculty Art Exhibit
November 7-December 12

The Caton Merchant Family Gallery will host a NOVA (Northern Virginia Community College) Art Show featuring faculty from the Woodbridge and Manassas campuses from November 7-December 12. The exhibit will highlight the work of 11 creative instructors from the Art & Art History Departments. NOVA, a cornerstone of the northern Virginia region, boasts professors that work with a variety of media and techniques, such as painting, photo-collage, sculpture, and abstract mixed media. The exhibition emphasizes each instructor’s individual style, technique, and approach to art. Meet the instructors at the opening reception, November 10, 6- 8 pm.

About the Center for the Arts:
Greater Manassas/Prince William County sponsors theatrical productions for children and adults, teaches arts classes, promotes visual arts and provides community outreach programs for local youth. Founded in 1984 by a group of artists and art lovers, the Center aims to enrich the quality of life in the Northern Virginia suburbs through arts performance and education. A theater, an art gallery and classrooms are located in the historic Candy Factory building in Old Town Manassas, at 9419 Battle Street.

https://center-for-the-arts.org/exhibits
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