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Friday, August 27 from 5-7 p.m.

Middleburg Town Council Member Peter Leonard-Morgan will be mixing it up as a guest bartender at Middleburg’s Old Ox Brewery, with all his tips going to the Seven Loaves Food Pantry. Details: pleonardmorgan@middleburgva.gov

Wednesday, September 1 from 4-6 p.m.

The Middleburg Library Advisory Board invites the public to help celebrate Sheila Whetzel’s retirement after 33 years as branch manager of the community library. Details: sheila.whetzel@loudoun.govabcoolidge@gmail.com, https://library.loudoun.gov/Middleburg.

 

Wednesday, September 1 to Sunday, September 5 

Since 1899, the Warrenton Horse Show, now traditionally held on Labor Day weekend, takes place over five days. “We’ve been preparing the grounds and the ring for many weeks,” Show President Helen Wiley said, “It really is a fabulous weekend of horse showing” A tailgate competition will begin at 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 5, as part of Hunt Night. Admission to the show is $10 per person, with children under 12 free. Proceeds will benefit local charities. Featured sponsors are Warrenton Toyota and Miller Toyota. Details: Call 540-347-9442 or visit www.warrentonhorseshow.com.

 

Tuesday, September 14 to Saturday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Doc5 Middleburg, a five-day documentary film festival, returns for a second year at the Middleburg Community Center. Five critically acclaimed documentaries will be screened outdoors at the MCC’s amphitheater. In case of inclement weather, the event will move inside. Individual tickets are $20 and seating is limited. On Saturday night, there will be a gala dinner that includes a screening of a groundbreaking new film, Paper & Glue. Gala tickets are $500 per person. Details: visit www.doc5filmfest.org.

 

Thursday, September 16 at 5 p.m.

A reception and lecture sponsored by the Oak Spring Garden Foundation with author Peter Hatch, director of gardens and grounds at Monticello. He’ll discuss his book, A Rich Spot of Earth: Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden at Monticello, at 5 p.m. at Buchanan Hall in Upperville. There is no admission charge. Details: https://peter-hatch-upperville-lecture.eventbrite.com 

 

Sunday, September 19 from noon to 4 p.m. 

The Goose Creek Association will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a Family Festival open to the public at no charge at the historic Aldie Mill. The festival will include a local artists’ art show and sale, wildlife and environmental exhibits, children’s games, face painting, food vendors and music.   Details: https://goosecreek.org.

 

Friday, September 24 from 4-8 p.m.

It’s “Pint Night for Preservation” with the Land Trust of Virginia and Lost Barrel Brewery. A portion of every beer sold that evening will be donated to LTV in support of local conservation. Bring friends to share some great brews, food, and music. Details: Call 540-687-8441 or  kerry@landtrustva.org and www.landtrustva.org.

 

Saturday, September 25  at 8 a.m.

LTV’s “Tour de Conservation Easement – Bike the Gravel Bike Event” returns with a goal of 250 cyclists. They’ll show their support of conservation by riding either the 18-, 34- or 65-mile routes along gravel roads. Details: Call 540)-687-8441 or kerry@landtrustva.org and www.landtrustva.org.

 

 

Friday, October 8  

There will be an  Open House at Foxcroft School. Details: To register, call 540-687-4340 or visit www.foxcroft.org/admission/visit  or www.foxcroft.org.

Friday, October 8 at 10:30 a.m.  

The Marshall Livestock Exchange will hold a Graded Feeder Calf Sale. Details: Call 540-364-1566 or visit FauquierLivestock@yahoo.com and www. FauquierLivestockExchange.com. 

 

Saturday, October 9 

Post time 1 pm  at Glenwood Park in Middleburg for the 67th running of the Virginia Fall Races. Details 540-687-9797 and www.virginiafallraces.com For the benefit of

INOVA LOUDOUN HOSPITAL FOUNDATION-Providing quality and compassionate health care accessible to the entire Loudoun community. Funds raised will support their Greatest Impact Fund to support critical programs like Music Therapy and Child Life and GLENWOOD PARK TRUST Preserving the 112 acre park given to the community by Daniel C. Sands

for agricultural and equestrian pursuits.

 

 

Saturday, October 9 at 7 p.m.

That’s post time for the first race in the West Virginia Breeders Classics XXXV at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in Charles Town, West Virginia. Details: Call 304-725-0709 or visit wvbcmbn@frontier.com and  www.wvbc.com.

 

Sunday, October 24  from 4-7 p.m. 

There will be a “Sunset in the Field” event at Oak Spring Farm in Upperville to benefit the Land Trust of Virginia, featuring bluegrass music and barbecue and a chance to watch the sun set behind the glorious Blue Ridge Mountains. Tickets are $65 per person and includes one barbecue and two drink tickets. Details: 540-687-8441 or kerry@landtrustva.org  and www.landtrustva.org.