August & September 2020 Calendar
“SUMMER BREEZE” AT THE BYRNE GALLERY
Ongoing | byrnegallery.com
The Byrne Gallery is proud to present Ocean Breeze, a celebration of Summer at its best! This exhibition features the newest paintings by Gerald Hennesy and Lee Mothes, continuing through the end of August. Gallery hours are Monday and Tuesday by appointment only, Wednesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Contact the Byrne Gallery for more information at 540-687-6986.
OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT UNDER THE STARS
AUG. 7 | 8:15 – 10 p.m.
Enjoy an evening under the stars in the beautiful Middleburg Community Center herb garden & amphitheater. See the brand-new movie Irresistible, in which a democratic strategist helps a retired veteran run for mayor in a small, conservative Midwest town, staring Steve Carrell & Rose Byrne.
Tickets are $10, and event is limited to 90 guests due to COVID-19 social
distancing guidelines. Picnic baskets will be available for your enjoyment by pre-purchasing prior to Aug. 7. $40 for a charcuterie platter, sweet treats, and wine for two, and $30 for a charcuterie platter, sweet treats, and Perrier for two.
ROSÉ AROUND THE WORLD
AUG. 8 | 12 – 5 p.m. 50westvineyards.com/Events
We will take a trip around the world! Sample 3 rosé wines from different parts of the globe and 3 of our home-grown Sunset Hills and 50 West Vineyard rosés. We will experience just how different these wines can be in style and taste. Three of the rosé wines will be paired with a gourmet bite that will perfectly accentuate all the flavor profiles within each wine.
Tickets are $45 per person and are available by hourly time slots.
SOUNDS OF SALAMANDER
AUG. 9 | 4 – 7 p.m. salamanderresort.com/play/event-calendar
Sunday has been redefined with our weekly event on Gold Cup’s terrace! While enjoying sensational views of the Virginia countryside and the summer sun, feast on our fresh al fresco menu, spoil yourself with our seasonal beverages and take in the sounds of an acoustic guitarist each week.
August performances include Billy Lee on Aug. 9, Chris Timbers on Aug. 16, Daven Mininberg & Tom Briner on Aug. 23, Russ Kendrick on Aug. 30.
YOGA UNDER THE TREES
AUG. 10 | 9 – 10 a.m. yogaworkz.com
Join us for yoga among the trees at the Middleburg Community Center picnic grove. We will practice slow flow yoga outside under the shady trees of the picnic grove. Advanced registration is required, and participants must bring a yoga mat and a blanket or towel. This class is suitable for all ages and abilities and is $20 per class. This event takes place every Monday in August and is hosted by YogaWorkz.
Email email@example.com or call 703-597-8981 with questions.
TWILIGHT TASTINGS AT THE SALAMANDER RESORT & SPA
AUG. 15 | 4 – 8 p.m. salamanderresort.com/play/event-calendar
Save the date for our annual Twilight Tastings celebration of locally brewed beer, blended wines and aged whiskies. Our beautiful Equestrian Center and spacious lawn will again be filled with different local wineries, breweries and distilleries with handcrafted libations ready for tasting. In
addition, this much anticipated festival returns with our culinary team’s delicious offerings including BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Country-Style Mac & Cheese, exquisite desserts and so much more as well as live entertainment as guests dance under the stars.
$85 all-you-can-enjoy beverage tastings and food, $45 all-you-can-enjoy food. To make a reservation, please call 540-326-4070.
THE SOCIAL CELLAR – UWIND & WINE
AUG. 22 | 10 – 11 a.m. cellarpass.com/events/the-social-cellar-unwind-wine-6602
50 West Vineyards has teamed up with Jennifer from JKS Yoga! Come enjoy a one-hour Vinyasa Flow class that will invigorate the body and relax the mind. The class will take place on our lawn overlooking the beautiful vines and picture-perfect Bull Run Mountains. Immediately following the class, guests will enjoy a self-guided tasting of 50 West Vineyards wine. Tickets
are $20 per person, $5 of each ticket sold will be donated to LAWS (Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter).
MARS GREAT MEADOW INTERNATIONAL
AUG. 20-23 | 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. greatmeadowinternational.com
The MARS Great Meadow International will feature five levels of three-day eventing competition, including Preliminary, CCI2-S, CCI3-S, CCI3-L & CCI4*-S.
SUMMER SCHOOL PART 3: FOOD PAIRING
AUG. 22 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. boxwoodwinery.com/events
Set in our breezy pavilion located at the top of our vineyard’s hill and led by general manager, Dorothy Vaccaro, we will enjoy pairings with our Summer Sips flight: sauvignon gris, sauvignon blanc, rosé (all 2019 vintage) and trellis 2017. Purchase tickets online.
SUMMER ART AUCTION AT THE MIDDLEBURG COMMUNITY CENTER
AUG. 29 | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. middleburgcommunitycenter.com
Due to COVID-19, the spring art auction that was scheduled for May 8 was rescheduled to Aug. 29. We have over 35 local artists who have generously signed up to participate! The item for this year’s auction is a wood Adirondack chair. The chairs will be on display throughout town, and on the Community Center grounds two week prior to the big auction. Got questions or want to participate? Call 540-687-6373 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SECOND ANNUAL ADULT FIELD DAY
AUG. 29 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. https://bit.ly/FHFieldDay2020
We are so excited to bring back one of our favorite events from last year: Adult Field Day at Cana Vineyards! Just like the kids, you will compete in challenges and games, then, unlike the kids, you get to enjoy some adult beverages in Cana’s spacious pavilion with an outdoor wine bar! Just $40 for a team of four of your favorite “pod-buddies.” Have your team captain register your team online.
SPROUT INCLUSION AND JUNIOR HORSEMANSHIP CAMPS
TIMES VARY | sproutcenter.org/participate/inclusion-camp
We keep kids busy through 6 rotating stations each day – riding, grooming, horsemanship, crafts, farm fit and farm fun. Each station provides opportunities for students to grow physically, socially, cognitively and build essential horsemanship and life skills! Inclusion camp is Aug. 3-7 and Aug. 10-14. Junior horsemanship camp is Aug. 17-21. Find details and register for camps online.
TAIL-GATE LABOR DAY WEEKEND BENEFITS SVERN EQUINE RESCUE
SEPT. 5-6 | 5 – 10 p.m. themiddleburgbarn.com
Are you ready to hear some amazing live music on Labor Day weekend? We are socially distancing from the back of your truck or car at The Middleburg Barn. This two-day concert benefits Shenandoah Valley Equine Rescue Network, For The Love of Horses. Food vendor is Smokin’ Willies. Rain or shine. If COVID-19 causes a cancellation, we will refund tickets. For more information, call 800-801-4031.
NSLM 2020 POLO CLASSIC AT GREAT MEADOW
SEPT. 13 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. nationalsporting.org
This exciting event is fun for the whole family with pipes and drums, the parade of hounds, and more. Food and drink will be for sale at the event. Tickets for the NSLM’s Polo Classic will be available until Aug. 24 online or by calling the NSLM at 540-687-6542 x35.
Due to capacity limits and social-distancing guidelines, please note that there are limited number of tickets available for the event. General Admission tickets event will be available for $10.00 per person as opposed to the per vehicle ticketing system used last year.
HARVEST TOURS AT BOXWOOD ESTATE WINERY
SEPT. 19 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. boxwoodwinery.com/events
Come learn about what keeps Boxwood busy this time of year. Learn directly from vineyard staff about our fall harvest with a tour of winery facilities, a stop at our Cabernet Franc vines to discuss the harvesting process and conclude the afternoon with a tasting of both wine and fresh
clusters of all varietals. Sign up for a tour on Sept. 19th or Sept. 26th.
RIDE TO THRIVE POLO CLASSIC
SEPT. 26 | nvtrp.org/polo-classic
Join us for a delightful afternoon of polo, food, and drinks at NVTRP’s largest fundraiser of the year, the Ride to Thrive Polo Classic, held at Great Meadow in The Plains. The “Ride to Thrive Polo Classic” has become the largest annual fundraiser for the Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (NVTRP). Individual tickets include all food, beverage, entertainment, parking, and open seating.
The Polo Classic is a family-friendly event and children 12 and under are free. Purchase tickets online.