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Thursday, June 7
Chamomile & Whiskey
The Market at Grelen, 15091 Yager Rd., Somerset, VA | 5:30 – 8:30pm
Dinner, music, and stargazing; the Dinner & Music Series continues at the Stone Terrace! Chamomile & Whiskey will be performing live throughout the night. The band, who has toured nationally and played at notable festivals like Floyd Fest and Festy, will be bringing their “mountainous folk-rock” sound to The Market at Grelen. Their latest album features bluegrass fiddle melodies as well as traditional Irish rhythms. Dinner options will be available from the Casual Cafe menu and local drinks will be available for purchase on-site.
$10 cover for band. Walk-ins welcome, no pre-orders or reservations required. RSVP/Share the Facebook event.
Thursday-Sunday, June 7-10
Upperville Colt & Horse Show
8300 John Mosby Highway, Upperville, VA
The Upperville Colt & Horse Show enters its 165th anniversary this year! Founded in 1853 to encourage better breeding of horses, it is the oldest horse show in the country. Thousands of equestrians, horse breeders, and spectators gather in Upperville each year to admire some of the nation’s most talented horses and riders. During this week, the nation’s top ranking hunters and jumpers will compete alongside the local ponies, sidesaddle ladies, and racing Jack Russell Terriers.
This year, the show will hold Military Appreciate Day on Thursday, June 7 with free admission for all members of the military and their families.General Admission is $10 per person each day, including Grand Prix Sunday.
A limited number of VIP tickets are available in a ringside tent through the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore via email at Ticketline@usometro.org. For information, call 540-687-5740 or 540-592-3858. For complete schedules and up-to-the-minute results, visit the web site at www.upperville.com.
Saturday, June 9
Louisa Street Festival
1 Courthouse Square, Louisa, VA | 10am – 4pm
Come out and enjoy the 2nd Annual Louisa Street Festival! Over 100 vendors, food, live music performances, wagon rides, a petting zoo, and even a fashion show will be featured! A family-friendly event, there will be plenty of kids activities as well, such as face painting and bounce houses. Stroll on through for an enjoyable day out!
Free Admission. For full schedule, visit www.louisastreetfestival.com
Saturday, June 9
Starr Hill Brewery, 5391 Three Notched Rd, Crozet, VA | 12 – 7pm
Starr Hill Brewery proudly presents IPA JamBEERee, a unique craft beer experience celebrating Virginia-brewed India pale ales. Enjoy more than a dozen local IPAs from Starr Hill and sample special collaborations brewed with
Virginia breweries from across the Commonwealth – only available at IPA JamBEERee! While there, enjoy some live music from Lord Nelson, The Sally Rose Band, and Delta Junction and great local food and snacks. There will be interactive games and activities from Greenmont Hopworks, Plant Nite, and more! Proceeds from every beer sold benefit Ivy Creek Foundation as part of the Cheers for Charity program. Get your tickets here.
Saturday, June 9
The Intimate Landscape: Photography Retreat
The Farm at Walnut Creek, Meadowlark Dr, Hamilton, VA | 1:30 – 7:30pm
Deepen your photography skills and experience the creative freedom of shooting in the wide-open spaces of The Farm at Walnut Creek! The workshop will first explore the elements of effective photography and break down the components that make a photograph “good.” There will be discussion of landscape photography and the intimate experience of nature as well as best practices for photo storage and editing. This small class is designed so that participants can ask the instructor questions, get feedback on their photography, and enjoy a locally-sourced meal together.
Suitable for all experience levels, using digital camera or iPhone. Bring your camera and wear clothing suitable for walking around on the farm (boots, long pants, jacket, etc.). Availability is limited, get tickets here.