Local Events

There’s always something happening in and around the area.  Here’s a sample of what’s going on…

August Flea and Design House
The Old Lucketts Store is an three floor vintage general store filled with great finds. Our monthly flea includes several additional dealers on our grounds. Our decorator showhouse, The Design House is also open. A whole house filled with new accessories and furniture for sale!!
Lucketts Store
Aug 7, 2015 to Aug 9, 2015
10am-5pm daily
703 779-0268
luckettstore.com/
42350 Lucketts Road
Leesburg, VA

The Lucketts Fair
Re-Discover The Lucketts Fair, a family friendly event which honors Lucketts’ agrarian roots. Enjoy Bluegrass music all weekend under the gazebo, thrill at the Border Collies showing their skills at herding sheep, take a load off and ride a horse drawn hayride, let the little ones loose in the hay maze, squish grapes between your toes in the grape stomp, dominate the mechanical bull, visit with authors in the Reader’s Garden, shop at the juried crafters and artisans, explore for antiques, refuel on great fair food, squeeze some apple cider and so much more!
Daydream Design
Aug 15, 2015 to Aug 16, 2015
9am-5pm
703-771-5281
42361 Lucketts Road
Leesburg, VA 20176

Birding the Blue Ridge Center
Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy
On the fourth Saturday of each month (except December), Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy leads a bird walk at the Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Studies.
Aug 22, 2015
Sep 26, 2015
Oct 24, 2015
Nov 28, 2015
Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship
11661 Harpers Ferry Rd
Purcellville, VA 20132

Leesburg’s First Friday
Held the first Friday of every month, except January, Leesburg’s First Friday lets you fully experience all that Historic Downtown Leesburg has to offer. Over 35 specialty shops, art galleries, antique shops and restaurants are open until 9pm or later, many offering free refreshments and/or special sales. Enjoy live music throughout the evening, art exhibits, wine tastings, and more!
Loudoun Arts Council
Aug 7, 2015
Sep 4, 2015
Oct 2, 2015
Nov 6, 2015
6-9pm
703-777-7838
www.leesburgfirstfriday.com
Historic Downtown Leesburg
Leesburg, VA 20176

FLY FISHING WEEKENDS
Salamander Resort & Spa
Aug 29, 2015 to Aug 30, 2015
If you’re looking for a great way to get the family together outside, our Fly Fishing class is the perfect event to get started. Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can participate in. All ages are welcome to attend, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Bring the whole family and learn what this great sport is all about.
TBD
540.326.4060
www.salamanderresort.com
500 North Pendleton Street
Middleburg, VA 20117

Epicurience Virginia: An Epic Wine & Culinary Experience
Picture a food and wine festival so unique that no existing name quite fit. A food and wine experience so epic, in fact, that we called it something completely new: Epicurience Virginia. Held in the East Coast’s premier wine region, Loudoun, Virginia: DC’s Wine Country. It’s where insiders come to savor award-winning wines and seek out noteworthy farm-to-table cuisine. Taste the finest in Virginia wines, meet top tastemakers and master winemakers, sample cuisine prepared by celebrated chefs from around the country. It’s an epicurean experience you’ll want to see for yourself.
Sep 4, 2015 to Sep 7, 2015
Grand Tasting: Saturday, Sep. 5 12-6pm
703-771-2170
epicvirginia.com/
Morven Park
17263 Southern Planter Ln
Leesburg, VA 20175

46th Annual Bluemont Fair
Bluemont Citizens Association
Old fashioned family fun at a “Green” Country Fair featuring traditional crafts (juried), local art & authors, craft & farming demonstrations, music: traditional, blues & country, 10k race, free Children’s Fair, farm animals, Llamas & Alpacas, Quilt Display, Colonial Blacksmith, homemade food, fresh & dried flowers, pie-baking/pickle-making contest, antiques & collectables, local wine-tasting, breweries & gourmet treats, Historic Slide Show, bee-keepers & hives, model railroad display & antique caboose, pre-Civil War Country Store, Farmer’s Market, and more, set in historic village in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. No Pets!
Sep 19, 2015 to Sep 20, 2015
10am-5pm both days
540 554-8591
www.bluemontva.org bluemontfair.org
PO Box 217
Bluemont, VA 20135

VHSA Hunter Horse Shows
Sep 19, 2015
Oct 11, 2015
10am – 5pm
www.foxchasefarm.net/
Fox Chase Farm
23323 Foxchase Farm Lane
Middleburg, VA 20117