Local Events

There’s always something going on around Loudoun County. Here’s just a few great events to check out…

“We Are the Music Makers” Art Exhibit
We are the Music Makers: Preserving the Soul of America’s Music
 is a multi-media exhibit of photographs, audio recordings and video from Tim Duffy, founder of Music Maker Relief Foundation.This exhibit will educate and engage viewers in the cultural history of Southern traditional music.
December 14, 2018 – February 8, 2019
Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
540-338-7973
Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center
36441 Blueridge View Ln
Purcellville, VA 20132
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Price: Free
http://franklinparkartscenter.org/exhibitions/

PLANETARIUM Show: “Sky Stories”
Step inside our Digitalis Delta 4 inflatable planetarium to experience the wonder of space, visit the galaxies, launch to the moon and learn to identify constellations! Star shows typically last 30-40 minutes and are appropriate for all ages; planetarium shows are on the stage of the theater, with mostly floor seating. You must call to register: 540-338-7973
January 13, 2019
540-338-7973
Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center
36441 Blueridge View Ln
Purcellville, VA 20132
Time: 12:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Price: $8 /person
http://franklinparkartscenter.org

On Fly in The Salt
On Fly in the Salt: From the Surf to the Flats is a curated journey through time, filled with the people, places, and innovations that have made saltwater fly fishing one of the fastest growing sectors of the exciting and dynamic angling industry. 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.
October 12, 2018 – March 3, 2019
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
540 687 6542
National Sporting Library & Museum
102 The Plains Rd
Middleburg, VA 20118
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Price: Adults $10, Seniors (65 and older) $8, Youth (13–18) $8, Children (12 & under) Free, Visits on Wednesdays and the last Sunday of the month are free!

Leesburg’s First Friday
Held the first Friday of every month, Leesburg’s First Friday lets you fully experience all that Historic Downtown Leesburg has to offer. 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!
Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
(703) 777-7838
Leesburg’s First Friday
Historic Downtown Leesburg
Leesburg, VA 20176
Time: 6-9pm
Price: Free

Hangover Brunch
Join us every Sunday from 11:30-2 for our Hangover Brunch – Sunday’s best not required! We’ll be serving our brunch menu as well as our full menu, have Happy Hour drink specials, and outdoor games and activities!
From: 11:30 AM to 02:00 PM
Lost Rhino Retreat
22885 Brambleton Plaza
Ashburn, VA 20148

Thirsty Thursdays!
Are you thirsty? Join us at Jack’s Run Brewing Company every Thursday for special pricing. Have a blast in our historic brewery site while you enjoy dollar off pints at $15 growler refills!
Presented By: Jack’s Run Brewing Company
Recurring weekly on Thursday
(540) 441-3382
Jack’s Run Brewing Company
108 North 21st Street
Purcellville, VA 20132
Time: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Leesburg Brew Crawl
Watch out Wine-Country, the Craft Beer Scene in downtown Leesburg is taking the summer by storm! The debut of the Leesburg Brew Crawl walking tour combines local craft beer, history and storytelling to create a one-of-a-kind experience. Your intimate group will have the opportunity to sample local creations while being regaled by the rich past of this historic Virginia town. (Yes, you must be 21+)
Presented By: Leesburg Brew Crawl
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
571.363.6011
Leesburg Brew Crawl
Corner Loudoun and Church Streets
Leesburg, VA 20175
Time: Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 7pm; Saturday & Sunday @ 3pm
Price: $35/person

Gallery Talk
Free Gallery Talks, every Wednesday at 2pm
Join us every Wednesday for free admission to the Museum. In addition to our free days, NSLM offers a free gallery talk every Wednesday at 2pm. These informal, half-hour tours give visitors an insider’s view of changing exhibitions, permanent collections, and more. No two tours are alike, so bring your friends!
No registration is required.
Through December 27, 2017
Recurring weekly on Wednesday
540-687-6542
National Sporting Library & Museum
102 The Plains Rd
Middleburg, VA 20117
Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Price: Free