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October 2018

On Fly in the Salt: Tour & Talk

Friday, October 26, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 - Sunday, November 11, 2018
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, 2018 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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

Nuts & Bolts: NOVA Community College Faculty Art Exhibit

Saturday, November 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle Street
Manassas, VA 20110 United States

Center for the Arts of Greater Manassas/Prince William County presents
Nuts & Bolts: NOVA Community College Faculty Art Exhibit
Exhibit dates: 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

Mary Fahl, formerly of October Project, with BAND

Friday, November 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Union Stage, 740 Water St
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Union Stage presents Mary Fahl with her Band at The Miracle Theatre. Touring in support of her album Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House as well as her studio album, Love and Gravity, Mary Fahl first achieved fame in the mid-1990s as the lead singer and co-founder of the folk-rock/adult alternative group, October Project. Mary’s musical inspirations for her solo career have expanded to include classical, medieval and world music. Mary’s vocals are awe-inspiring-delivered with passion and sophistication.

http://www.unionstage.com

Narmada Winery 9th Anniversary Celebration – Saturday November 17th

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Narmada Winery, 43 Narmada Ln
Amissville, 20106

Join us as we celebrate Narmada Winery’s 9th anniversary and Chambourcin Nouveau Release Festival!

In the tradition of Beaujolais Nouveau, which is released on the third Thursday of November in Beaujolais, France and is approximately 1/3 of the entire crop in the region; Narmada will be releasing this year’s Chambourcin Nouveau. This “primeur” is a young wine made from our 2018 Chambourcin harvest, instead of the traditional Gamay grapes.
We are excited to bring you this light, fruity, zesty, exuberant wine with low sulfites. This wine owes its easy drinkability to as winemaking process called carbonic maceration, or whole berry fermentation, this technique preserved the fresh, fruity quality of the wine without extracting bitter tannins from the grape skins.
This wine will be tasted and purchased our anniversary weekend and will be hand bottled on site. We recommend this wine to be consumed within 3 months and served at room temperature.
We will be having complimentary wine tastings all day as well as an ongoing raffle with winners every hour and live music. We will be open 11-5pm.

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

Narmada Winery Black Friday “Shop Small” Holiday Gift Fair – Friday November 23rd

Friday, November 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Narmada Winery, 43 Narmada Ln
Amissville, 20106

Join us for our Black Friday Holiday Gift Fair! Avoid the crowds and shop small. Find unique, hand-crafted items for all the special people on your holiday shopping list. You’ll find jewelry, crafts, Tupperware and more while you relax and enjoy Narmada’s delicious wines.

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

Tuesday Evening Concert Series presents Calidore String Quartet

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cabell Hall Auditorium, UVA, VA United States

Program: Haydn, Mendelssohn & Beethoven. Tickets on sale 11/13: http://artsboxoffice.virginia.edu or (434) 924-3376

http://TECS.org

December 2018

The Clay and Metal Loft Holiday Sale

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - Sunday, December 2, 2018
The Clay and Metal Loft, 27 Fairfax Street, Virginia Village Shopping Center
Leesburg, VA 20175 United States

Join us for a weekend of handmade shopping at Leesburg’s newest art studio: The Clay and Metal Loft

Saturday and Sunday, December 1 & 2, 2018
10-5pm

Handmade Pottery and Jewelry, Class Gift Certificates

The Clay and Metal Loft
27 Fairfax Street
Leesburg, VA 20175

www.theclayandmetalloft.com

http://www.theclayandmetalloft.com

Downtown Holiday Village in Orange

Saturday, December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Orange Downtown Alliance, 130 W Main Street
Orange, VA 22960 United States

On Saturday, December 1, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. downtown Orange becomes an old-fashioned holiday village filled with holiday music, a model train display, food, a Makers Only Marketplace, and Santa!

The annual event will bring together live holiday music, downtown merchant Open Houses, a Makers Craft Village, restaurant specials, Santa!, children’s activities, and local church bazaars.

There will be plenty of free parking readily available within easy walking from all the activities so don’t hesitate to plan on spending a wonderful Saturday in downtown Orange.

For more details and a map of downtown: https://www.theoda.org/downtown-orange-holiday-village/

https://www.theoda.org/downtown-orange-holiday-village/

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Saturday, December 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd
Berryville, 22611

Join us for our annual lighting of the vineyard Christmas tree at Veramar Vineyard!

Everyone will receive a complimentary cookie and we have a special on glasses of mulled wine all night as we gather around the tree and see the lights go up – this event is great for kids, too!

We will light the tree at 6pm, but come early and stay late as we kick off the holiday season with live holiday music in the tasting room to get you in the Christmas spirit!

Psst! We also heard that Santa will making a stop by the winery from 6-7pm!

http://www.veramar.com/scripts/eventPg.cfm/_/811/Christmas-Tree-Lighting-Ceremony/
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