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    Farmers' Markets

    Leesburg Farmers Market. Saturdays 9 a.m. - noon. 20 Catoctin Circle SE, Leesburg. http://www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

    Hillsboro Farmers Market. Saturdays starting May 18. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Old Stone School, 37098 Charles Town Pike, Hillsboro. http://www.Hillsborofarmersmarket.org.

    Purcellville Farmers Market. Saturdays 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Vendors sell fresh produce, cheese, tasty and ethical meats, baked goods, homemade soaps, wine and prepared foods. Main Street.

    Ashburn Farmers Market. Saturdays 8 a.m. - noon. Pipeline Plaza, Ashburn. http://www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

    Cascades Farmers Market. Sundays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The Senior Center, 20160 Whitfield Place, Sterling. http://www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

    Brambleton Farmers Market. Sundays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sport and Health parking lot, Brambleton. http://www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org.

    Hillsboro Farmers Market. Saturdays starting May 18. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Old Stone School, 37098 Charles Town Pike, Hillsboro. http://www.Hillsborofarmersmarket.org.

    Wellness Connection Farmers Market in Stone Ridge. Saturdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Gum Spring Library, 24600 Millstream Drive, Stone Ridge.

    Ongoing

    Loudoun 350.org, Loudoun's new climate action group meeting. 7 - 9 p.m. Conference Room B at Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road NW, Leesburg. We will continue to plan actions and outreach events surrounding climate issues in Loudoun County. All are encouraged to attend, regardless of background experience. Meets every other Monday (June 17, July 1, July 15) .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

    Loudoun PACE Meeting. First Tuesday of the month. 7:30p.m. LoudounPACE is nonprofit enterprise advancing an innovative way to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades. Leesburg Town Hall, downstairs Room B. http://www.LoudounPACE.org

    Sky Meadows State Park. Ongoing nature and history programs for the whole family. Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane. http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/sky.shtml.

    Photo Exhibit by Jim Baker. Through June 30. Baker researched the National Historic Record, finding and photographing five Loudoun County churches listed in the record. Additionally, he identified a website listing 106 churches in the county. Using this research, he drove throughout the county over a number of weekends, looking for those with interesting ambiance, style, quaintness and setting. The resulting 19 images displayed at Thomas Balch Library capture a cross section of the church architecture in the county. Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg.

    Paintings by Alice Power. Exhibit on display until June 30. Prudential PenFed, 4 E. Colonial Highway, Hamilton.

    Walk Through Grief Nature Walks. Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. Meet for hour long walks using the trails at Franklin Park, Purcellville. Walks will be followed by an optional lunch at a local restaurant. For those who are unable to walk but would like to attend, contact Walk Through Grief through its website for details. In addition to the nature walks a calendar of seasonal events will also be offered. For more information visit: http://www.WalkThroughGrief.com .

    Exhibit of Photography by Diane Helentjaris. On display at Leesburg Town Hall through June.

    The Loudoun Library Foundation Book Drop. 10 a.m. - noon Saturdays and Wednesdays, until June 8. The public is invited to drop off any books, no magazines. These donations will be included in the next book sale. All donations are tax-deductible. Loudoun Library Foundation Exeter Center, 700 Fieldstone Lane, Leesburg.

    Wednesday Writing Group for Teens. Every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road, Leesburg.

    Waterford Quilters Guild. Meets second Wednesday of the month. 10 a.m. Blue Ridge Baptist Church, 770 S. 20th St., Purcellville. $20 yearly dues. Contact 703-777-9229 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information or visit the website http://www.waterfordquiltersguild.org.

    ESOL - English Conversation Group at Loudoun County Public Library. Times vary depending on location. The English Conversation Group is an informal conversation group for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. Only English will be spoken and all levels are welcome. For adults. http://www.library.loudoun.gov.

    Story Times at Loudoun County Public Libraries. Bring your child for some reading and fun. Times vary depending on location. Visit http://www.library.loudoun.gov for more information.

    Leesburg Speakeasies Toastmasters Club Meeting. Every second and fourth Saturday of the month, 10:15 a.m. Develop your communication and leadership skills in a friendly and encouraging environment. All are welcome. Leesburg Town Hall, Lower Level, 25 W. Market St. http://www.1889.toastmastersclubs.org.

    Bluegrass and Folk Jam. 7 - 8:30 p.m. Every Tuesday. Open to the public and musicians of all skill levels. 571-237-2888. Morningside House, 316 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg.

    Leesburg Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Leesburg Armory, 41905 Loudoun Center Place, near Leesburg Airport. Students aged 12-21 and adults interested in flying, search and rescue, leadership and more are invited. http://www.leesburgcap.com pao@l,eesburgcap.com, 571-882-1170.

    Hamilton Ruritan Club. Serving Loudoun Valley and now accepting new members. Ruritan is a national organization dedicated to improving local communities and building a better America through fellowship, goodwill and community service. Dinner meetings are monthly. If you would like to attend and find out more contact: Jim Christian at 540-338-4543 or Bill Harrison at 703-777-4586 or Blake Netherwood at 540-338-3883.

    Friday, June 14

    Uncork Your Weekend. Noon - 9 p.m. Every Friday. Start the weekend with a glass of wine at Bogati Bodega. Try gourmet flat bread pizzas and other light food options available for purchase. Bogati Bodega & Vineyard, 35246 Harry Byrd Highway, Round Hill. 540-338-1144. http://www.bogatibodega.com.

    Friday Night Wind Down Series. 4 - 9 p.m. Every Friday. Local bands, food, drink specials. Lost Rhino Brewing Co., 21730 Red Rum Drive Ashburn. 571-291-2083. http://www.lostrhino.com.

    Broadlands Live Concert. 5:30 p.m. Featuring The English Channel. Hillside Park, 42935 Waxpool Road, Broadlands.

    Prelude to Gettysburg: 150th Anniversary of the Battles of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville. All day. June 14-16. Villages of Aldie, Middleburg, and Upperville. 7 p.m. June 14: Unveiling and dedication of plaque in honor of Lynde Walter Buckingham, the war correspondent killed during the Civil War. Talk to follow by Bob O’Neill about the battles of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville. Mt. Zion Church, 40309 John Mosby Highway, Aldie.

    Friday Night Teen Center. 7 - 10 p.m. Every Friday night. Free pizza in addition to gaming, computers, music, art and craft supplies and special featured events. Participation is free with a signed permission slip kept on file for returning participants. Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling. 703-444-3228. http://www.library.loudoun.gov.

    Saturday, June 15

    Prelude to Gettysburg: 150th Anniversary of the Battles of Aldie, Middleburg, and Upperville. All day: Virginia Historical Society exhibit at Aldie Methodist Church; History Mobile at Aldie Episcopal Church; 10 to 11:30 a.m.: Skirmish reenactments at Aldie, civilian and hospital vignettes and programs in village. 2 p.m.: Battle at Furr Farm (Snickersville Turnpike)/Reenactment. Followed by house tour, wreath laying. http://www.mosbyheritagearea.org.

    Annual Father's Day Fish-n-Putt at Great Country Farms. 9 a.m. Also June 16.
    Competitors for Saturday’s Putt Putt Golf Championship can arrive early to warm up for the 11 a.m. tee time. Sunday features the catch and release fishing contests. The pond is stocked with catfish, bass,and blue gill. No licenses required. Prizes will be given for the largest fish hooked and the most fish caught during the power hour. Bring your own pole and gear to fish (no drag hooks). GCF has worms for purchase in the country store. Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 540-554-5073. greatcountryfarms.com. 18780 Foggy Bottom Road, Bluemont.

    9th Annual Become a Pilot Family Day and Aviation Display. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Explore dozens of vintage, recreational and home-built aircraft on display and meet their pilots. Activities include hands-on crafts and experiments, demonstrations, discussions with pilots and test flights in the museum’s simulators. Free admission; $15 parking fee. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly. http://www.becomeapilot.si.edu.

    16th annual Cajun Festival at Breaux Vineyards. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wine tastings, craft vendors, Cajun fare for sale, vineyard hayrides, wine-a-ritas and more. Live music by Little Red and the Renegades from 11 a.m.-.2:30 p.m. and The Dixie Power Trio from 2:30 - 6 p.m. Activities for the young include clowns, balloon art, face painting, and hayrides. $16 advance ticket sales; $20 at the gate. Breaux Vineyards, 36888 Breaux Vineyards Lane, Purcellville. http://www.BreauxVineyards.com.

    Father's Day Cookout at Bluemont Vineyard. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Featuring grilled ribs. A free engraved Bluemont Vineyard commemorative glass to every dad with his paid tasting. Bluemont Vineyard, 18755 Foggy Bottom Road, Bluemont. 540-554-8439. http://www.BluemontVineyard.com.

    Father's Day at Patowmack Farm: Blues, Brews and BBQ. Noon - 4 p.m. Patowmack Farms celebrates dad with an outdoor barbeque event featuring craft brew specials and live blues music. $65/person plus drinks, tax and gratuity. The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm, 42461 Lovettsville Road, Lovettsville. 540-822-9017. http://www.patowmackfarm.com.

    Vet Talk! Noon - 2 p.m. Learn about the healing effects of animal acupuncture with Dr. Acha. Pet Valu, Purcellville Gateway. 540-441-7637.

    Yarn, Wool and Wine at Weatherlea Farm. Noon - 4 p.m. Learn about the Romney sheep breed, Romney fleece and how to use the wool. In addition to talks there will be sheep shearing, wandering the farm, mini-workshops on mosaic knitting using Romney yarn and learn to spin your own yarn, using Romney roving from WeatherLea's sheep. Solitude Wool and Two Rivers Yarns will have booths. Enjoy a wine tasting from North Gate Vineyards who buys the grapes from WeatherLea's vineyard. Entrance fee is $20. Reservations recommended for the mini workshops: email Gretchen at
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). More info and directions at solitudewool.com.
    Solitude Wool, 34923 Snickersville Turnpike, Round Hill. 540-554-2312.

    StageCoach Theatre Co. presents "Peter and the Lost Boys." 1 p.m. Also June 16, 22 and 23. Outdoor performances at the picnic grove at Oatlands. Join Peter Pan, Wendy and the Lost Boys as they battle the conniving Captain Hood and his pirates. These family-friendly outdoor theatre performances will feature original songs, sword fighting antics and lots of laughs. Advanced reservations available online at http://www.StageCoachTC.com/featured Ticke.t prices: $12 for adults, $10 for children ages 2 – 12 inclusive. Groups of 10 or more can receive a 10 percent discount. Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for arrangements. For more details, visit http://www.stagecoachtc.com or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Oatlands, Route 15, Leesburg. http://www.oatlands.org.

    All in a Day's Write: 2013 Annual Writers' Conference. 1- 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Visit http://www.library.loudoun.gov for more information. Gum Spring Library, 24600 Millstream Drive, Stone Ridge. 571-258-3838.

    Loudoun YouthFest. 3 - 8:30 p.m. Brambleton Town Center, Ashburn. Applications for exhibitor space are available at http://www.loudounteens.org The d.eadline is June 1. For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 703-737-8335.

    NOVA Roller Derby. State Troopers vs. Freedom Bells. Double header. Doors open at 4 p.m. First whistle blow at 5 p.m. Tickets $10 presale, $12 at the door, kids 6 and under free. Michael & Sons SportsPlex at Dulles, 21610 Atlantic Blvd., Sterling. http://www.novarollerderby.com.

    Village at Leesburg Saturday Summer Music Series. 5 - 8 p.m. Featuring at DJ Dance Party by BLM Entertainment Village Market Boulevard, Leesburg. http://www.villageatleesburg.com.

    BUNCEAROO presents an Evening with Two Amazing Storytellers: Zach Deputy and Todd Carey. 7 p.m. doors open. Franklin Park Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. http://www.franklinparkartscenter.org.

    10th Annual Acoustic on the Green Concert Series. 7 p.m. Presenting Jon Carroll. Leesburg Town Green, 25 W. Market St., Leesburg. http://www.acousticonthegreen.com.

    Firefly Celebration at Blandy Experimental Farm Library and Grounds. 7 - 9:30 p.m. Begin with activities and an illustrated talk in the library, then go outside and watch fireflies in action. No dogs.
    $8 for members of the Foundation of the State Arboretum, $10 for nonmembers and $20 for the whole family. For more information or reservations call 540-837-1758 Ext. 224, or register online at http://www.blandy.virginia.edu/our-foundation/online_payments Bland.y Experimental Farm, Route 50, 20 miles west of Middleburg.

    The Piedmont Regency Dancers Monthly Dance. 7:30 p.m. $10. Parish Hall at Trinity Episcopal Church, 9114 John S. Mosby Highway (Route 50), Upperville.
    540-550-4669 or http://www.piedmontregencydancers.com .

    Sunday, June 16

    18th Annual ECHO Tennis Classic. Mixed doubles tournament for players of all ability levels. Major fundraising event for ECHO (Every Citizen Has Opportunities). Ida Lee Recreation Center, Leesburg. To register, call 703-779-2100. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

    Sunday Jazz Brunch. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Enjoy a gourmet, farm-to-table brunch accompanied by the amazing views and live jazz music at Patomwack Farm. Sunday Jazz Brunch features the 'Olivera Duo' with Connie Olivera, piano and Kevin Olivera, bass, performing a variety of jazz music. Reservations required. The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm, 42461 Lovettsville Road, Lovettsville. 703-724-0505. http://www.patowmackfarm.com.

    Father's Day Cabernet Sauvignon Vertical Tasting. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. $10. Willowcroft Farm Vineyards, 38906 Mt. Gilead Road, Leesburg. 540-668-6004.
    http://www.willowcroftwine.com.

    Bacon and Beer (and Wine) for Father's Day. Three seatings: 12:30, 2 and 3:30 p.m. Bacon and pork themed food available a la carte. Grandale Farm and 868 Vineyard, Harpers Ferry Road, Purcellville. http://www.868vineyard.com.

    Lost Creek Winery presents Jason Masi. 2 - 5 p.m. Free performance; food and wine available for purchase. Lost Creek Vineyards & Winery, 43277 Spinks Ferry Road, Leesburg. 703-443-9836. http://www.lostcreekwinery.com.

    Prelude to Gettysburg: 150th Anniversary of the Battles of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville. All day: Edwin Forbes exhibit at the National Sporting Library, Middleburg. 9 -10 a.m.: Program at National Sporting Library; 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Mt Defiance, Middleburg program, ribbon-cutting, Cannon firing; noon – 1 p.m.: Goose Creek Bridge, Middleburg. Reenactment of soldiers marching over the bridge, wreath-laying; 2 p.m.: Cavalry Reenactment at Trappe Road, Upperville. Admission: free to public. 540-687-6681 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); http://www.mosbyheritagearea.org.

    Tuesday, June 18

    CiCi’s Pizza Kids Eat Free. (Every Tuesday). Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult buffet/child. Cici’s Pizza, 500 Fort Evans Road, Leesburg.

    Finnegan’s Sports Bar & Grill Kids Night. (Every Tuesday) Free kids meals, face painting and balloon animals. 1608 Village Market Blvd. SE Leesburg. 703-771-2333. http://www.Finnegansirishbar.com.

    Western Loudoun Lead Share Early Summer Mixer. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Middleburg Bank, Purcellville Branch, 431 E. Main St., Purcellville.

    Lovettsville Game Protective Association Carnival. 6:30 - 10 p.m. June 18-22. Rides, games, food and fun. Berlin Turnpike, Lovettsville.

    Live Dixieland Jazz. 7:30 - 10 p.m. King’s Tavern and Wine Bar, 19 S. King St., Leesburg. 703-777-5000.

    Tally Ho Theatre presents Rebirth Brass Band. 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 advance, $18 day of show. The Rebirth Brass Band is a New Orleans institution. Formed in 1983 by the now infamous Frazier brothers, the band has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world. Tally Ho Theatre, 19 W. Market St., Leesburg. http://www.tallyholeesburg.com.

    Wednesday, June 19

    Healthy by Nature Speaker. 7 - 9 p.m. Dr. Christopher Hobbs, fourth generation herbalist will speak. Healthy by Nature, 305 E. Market St., Leesburg. 703-443-6632.

    Friday, June 21

    Ballpark Bus to Nationals vs. Rockies. Departs 5 p.m. from Reston Town Center. http://www.ballparkbus.com.

    Full Moon Paranormal Tour at Oatlands. 7 and 8 p.m. Guests will enjoy a guided evening tour through the mansion. Tour guides will share ghost legends and personal accounts of unexplained happenings on the property. Guests will also learn about some of the findings of the ongoing paranormal investigations at Oatlands. $20 for adults, $12 for children 8-12. Reservations are required; call 703-777-3174 ext. 103 for reservations and additional information. Paranormal tours at Oatlands are not recommended for children under 8 years old. Parents should use their discretion. Oatlands Historic House and Gardens, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg. http://www.oatlands.org.

    Last Ham Standing, An Evening of Improv Comedy. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 students, $8 children. Purchase Online at http://www.franklinparkartscenter.org
    Franklin Park Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville.

    Saturday, June 22

    8th Annual Western Loudoun Artists Tour. The Studio Tour promotes Loudoun art and artists while it draws attention to Loudoun County as a cultural and scenic destination. The tour is a joint project of Franklin Park Arts Center, Friends of Franklin Park Arts Center, ArtSquare/Loudoun Academy of the Arts Foundation and Round Hill Arts Center. http://www.wlast.org.

    Ballpark Bus to Nationals vs. Rockies. $24. Departs 10 a.m. from Clyde's Ashburn, Bungalow Lakehouse and Reston. http://www.ballparkbus.com.

    Dog Adoption Event. Noon - 3 p.m. Save the Tails all dog Rescue. Pet Valu, Purcellville Gateway. 540-441-7637.

    StageCoach Theatre Co. presents "Death is a Cabaret." 7 p.m. $39 ticket price includes light fare and show. Wine will be sold separately by the glass and bottle and is not included in the ticket price. Loudoun Valley Vineyards, 38516 Charles Town Pike, Waterford. Also 7 p.m. June 29 at Oatlands, 20850 Oatlands Plantation Road, Leesburg. Wine and cheese. $35 ticket price includes a selection of cheeses, show and tax. Wine from Casanel Vineyards will be sold separately by the glass and bottle and is not included in the ticket price. http://www.stagecoachtc.com.

    Tally Ho Theatre presents Crowded Streets. 8 p.m. $10 advance, $12 day of show. Hailing from the Washington, D.C. area, Crowded Streets has grown from a group of friends getting together in a basement in Northern Virginia into a top notch live music experience that piques your senses and transcends all genres of music. Crowded Streets is a must-see ticket for fans of music from every end of the spectrum. If you’re a fan of the Dave Matthews Band, then be sure to make it to The Tally Ho Theater and listen to the nation’s best tribute to DMB, Crowded Streets. Tally Ho Theatre, 19 W. Market St., Leesburg. http://www.tallyholeesburg.com.

    Sunday, June 23

    Birding the Blue Ridge Center. 8 a.m. On the fourth Saturday of each month, Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy leads a bird walk at the Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship, a beautiful 900-acre preserve in northwestern Loudoun County. The property includes diverse wildlife habitats, including meadows, streams and heavily forested slopes. Meet at the Education Center; bring binoculars. Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship, 11661 Harpers Ferry Road, Purcellville. 540-554-2542.
    http://www.loudounwildlife.org.

    150th Anniversary of Lanesville Occupation. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Guided hikes from the Park Visitor Center will explore the site of the signal station. Civil War historian and author Steve Meserve will welcome visitors to Lanesville. Cypher wheels and flags will give visitors an opportunity to send their own signals. Claude Moore Park, Lanesville Heritage Area, Guilford Signal Station, 21544 Old Vestal's Gap Road, Sterling. 571-258-3700. http://www.loudoun.gov/claudemoorepark.

    Teddy Bear Picnic at Ticonderoga Farms. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bring your favorite stuffed friend along for a day of crafts, contests and cookies. Ticonderoga Farms, 26469 Ticonderoga Road, Chantilly. 703-327-4424. http://www.ticonderoga.com.

    Friends of Homeless Animals Benefit. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. This is the 6th annual event between the vineyard and FOHA to help raise much needed funds toward the rescue of social companions in our area. Dogs and cats available for adoption will be there to meet and greet you. Bluemont Vineyard, 18755 Foggy Bottom Road, Bluemont. 540-554-8439. http://www.BluemontVineyard.com.

    5th Annual Northern Virginia Summer Brewfest. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m..; 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. June 23. Sample some of the finest libations from over 40 of America's best breweries, learn how the beer is made and how to brew your own. Enjoy your favorite foods made by great local restaurants. Local and regional musical groups will be performing, wonderful crafters and artisans will show their wares and a Family Fun area is available for kids. Day of event: $30/adult over 21 years,$20/designated driver. Advanced purchase: $20/adult over 21 years, $15/designated driver. Vintage 50 Restaurant & Brew Lounge, Morven Park Equestrian and Event Center, 41793 Tutt Lane,
    Leesburg. 703-923-0800. http://www.novabrewfest.com.

    SunKissed Music Festival. Noon - 10 p.m. Frederick, Md. http://www.sunkissedfest.ticketleap.com.

    Lost Creek Winery presents David Davol. 2 - 5 p.m. Lost Creek Vineyards & Winery, 43277 Spinks Ferry Road, Leesburg. 703-443-9836. http://www.lostcreekwinery.com.

    Ballpark Bus to Nationals vs. Rockies. $24. Departs 11:30 a.m. from Ashburn and Reston. http://www.ballparkbus.com.

    10th Annual Acoustic on the Green Concert Series. 7 p.m. Presenting Luke Brindley. Leesburg Town Green, 25 W. Market St., Leesburg. http://www.acousticonthegreen.com.

    Sunday, June 23

    Ballpark Bus to Nationals vs. Rockies. Departs 11:30 a.m. from Ashburn and Reston. http://www.ballparkbus.com.

    Virginia Chutney Co. Grand Opening Tea Party. 3- 5 p.m. 113 Aileen Road, Flint Hill. http://www.virginiachutney.com.

    Monday, June 24

    Time for Tee. 9 a.m. The second annual John Champe High School Athletic Boosters’ Club Golf Classic. Bull Run Country Club in Haymarket. Register by calling the John Champe High School athletic office at 703-722-2690 or go to http://www.champesports.com .

    Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers Featuring Edie Brickell. 8 p.m. Tickets $25 - $45.
    Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. http://www.wolftrap.org.

    Tuesday, June 25

    Counting Crows with special guest The Wallflowers. 7 p.m. Tickets $35-$48. Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. http://www.wolftrap.org.

    Wednesday, June 26

    Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration featuring Warren Haynes. Emil de Cou, conductor 8:15 p.m. Tickets $22-$55. Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. http://www.wolftrap.org.

    Thursday, June 27

    Patowmack Farm Cooking Class: Introducing Children to the Kitchen. 11 a.m. Focuses on introducing children to the kitchen and bringing the family to the table. Starting in the fields, see the connection between the people who grow the food, those who prepare it and those who sit at the table and share the meal. These classes will teach the fundamentals such as how to make rice, how to roast a chicken, make scrambled eggs and how to incorporate what came from the garden into a meal. This is a hands-on class. Parents are required to attend, enjoying the patio and light snacks while the "cooks" surprise you with their creations. For children ages 9-14 years. $180/child for all three classes; free/parent. Restaurant at Patowmack Farm,
    42461 Lovettsville Road, Lovettsville. 540-822-9017. http://www.patowmackfarm.com.

    An Evening with Elliot Abrams. 7:30 p.m. Join the community for an evening with Elliot Abrams, former deputy national security advisor and author of Tested by Zion to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian relationship during the critical years under President George W. Bush. Moderated by Ron Halber, executive director, JCRC. $5 admission. Register by June 26 to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. Visit http://www.jccnv.org or ca.ll 703-323-0880.

    The Temptations, The Four Tops. 8 p.m. Tickets $25 - $40. Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. http://www.wolftrap.org.

    Friday, June 28

    Bluegrass Jam. 6 - 10 p.m. The Jam is a multi-generational event where people can play their instruments or just listen to all styles of acoustic music from progressive bluegrass and folk music to Celtic. Barbecue dinners are available for sale by Savoir Fare as well as beer and wine (cash bar), desserts, snacks and sodas. 6 W. Loudoun St, Round Hill. 540-338-5050. http://www.theoldfurniturefactory.com/Bluegrass_Jam.html.

    Frozen Planet in Concert. George Fenton, conductor
    8:30 p.m. Tickets $22-$55. Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. http://www.wolftrap.org.

    Saturday, June 29

    Cavalry FC's SoccerFest. Also June 30. SoccerFest will consist of special Cavalry FC games, contests, competitions, giveaways and prizes – and soccer matches. Hour upon active hour of soccer matches, four-on-four for the age, skill level and fun of everyone. Find details on what will be going on and how to get your team on the field at CavalryFCSoccerFest.com.Morven Park, Leesburg.

    Run for Independence 8K Race. 7-10 a.m. The Paxton Campus is hosting its 3rd Annual Run for Independence, an 8k Race in Leesburg. Run entry is $35 and includes: tech shirt, Ipico tag system, post-race hot breakfast, music, awards and kid’s fun run. Proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun at the Paxton Campus, a nonprofit providing direct services to children and adults with disabilities. 601 Catoctin Circle, NE, Leesburg. To register go to: http://www.prraces.com/independence/register/ Conta.ct Darcy Cunningham at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 703-777-1939 for more information.

    Red, White and Bram. 4 - 10 p.m. Enjoy an early 4th of July Celebration at the Brambleton Town Center. Brambleton Group, 22895 Brambleton Plaza, Brambleton. 703-542-2925. http://www.brambleton.com.

    Anita Baker. 8 p.m. Tickets
    $25-$48. Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. http://www.wolftrap.org.

    Sunday, June 30

    Straight No Chaser. 8 p.m. Tickets $25-$42. Wolf Trap, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. http://www.wolftrap.org.

    Wednesday, July 3

    Lovettsville Independence Day Celebration. 5:30 p.m. parade. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Community Center activities. Fee pool party. Register ahead as space is limited. Registration will begin June 17. Call the center at 540-822-5284 or you may sign up on Webtrac – Activity #428702-01. Kona Ice and the Lion’s Club will be selling food, free cotton candy, a DJ playing some tunes and a performance by the Blue Ridge Thunder Cloggers at 7 p.m. Fireworks will again be launched from the Lovettsville Park across the street from the Community Center beginning at about 9:15 p.m. Event parking will be at the Lovettsville Community Park. For any additional questions or for more information call 540-822-5284 or http://www.loudoun.gov/lovettsvillecc.

    Friday, July 5

    First Friday Leesburg. 6 - 9 p.m. Discover Historic Downtown Leesburg. Special wine tastings and music at various shops around the town. http://www.firstfridayleesburg.com.

    Vegan Bake Sale benefiting Loudoun Veg. 6:30-9 p.m. during Leesburg's First Friday at the Very Virginia Shop, 16 S. King St., Leesburg. 703-608-8705. Interested bakers can email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


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