Daniel lyster mensh

Guitarist Daniel Lyster-Mensh of Warrenton regularly busks on the streets of Washington D.C. Local musicians will have a chance on Aug. 24 to try it closer to home.

Friday, Aug. 23 

Live Music at Northside29: 6 p.m. 5037 Lee Highway, Warrenton. Visit www.northside29.com. Contact: 540-347-3704.   

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Mars Equestrian Great Meadow International: Runs through Sunday, Aug. 25, starting at 9 a.m. daily. Great Meadow, 5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains. For more information, visit www.greatmeadowinternational.com. Tickets $5-$20. 

Saturday, Aug. 24 

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Second annual American Heroes Motorcycle Ride: 8:30 a.m., 78 W. Lee St., Warrenton. Benefits the Shop-With-A-Cop program. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Kickstands up at 10 a.m. Finish at American Legion Post 72. Food, vendors and family fun activities. For rider and vendor information, contact Carmen Rivera at 540-347-1566 or Sgt. James Hartman at 540-347-3300. 

Warrenton Farmers Market:   8 a.m. to noon, at the corner of Fifth and Lee streets, Warrenton. Open through Nov. 23. Fruits, vegetables, pies, herbs, flowers and more. Contact: 540-347-2405.  

Street Busking: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Main Street, Warrenton. Local musicians are invited to play acoustic music along Warrenotn’s Main Street. 

The Woodshedders Live at Gloria’s:  8 p.m., 92 Main St., Warrenton. Indie roots band. Tickets $20. Children under 12 free with adult. Seating limited. Advance ticketsrecommended. Visitwww.centerofwarrenton.org. Contact: 540-347-7484.  

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A Note Two Self – Mike Richards Duo Live on the Summer Stage: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Old Bust Head Brewery, 7134 Farm Station Road, Vint Hill. Menu by Good Grubbin’ Food Truck.  Contact: 540-347-4777.   

The Rectifiers at Wort Hog Brewing Company: 5 to 8 p.m., 41 Beckham St., Warrenton. Visit www.whbrew.com. Contact: 540-300-2739.    

Rascal Flatts: 7:30 p.m., Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow. Visit www.ticketmaster.com Contact: 800-854-2196.  

Crossthreaded: 7 p.m., Live music at Orlean Market, 6855 Leeds Manor Road, Marshall. Local Hume band plays bluegrass, country and oldies. RSVP for dinner. Contact: 540-364-2774.      

Live entertainment at Inn at Kelly’s Ford: 7 to 10 p.m., 16589 Edwards Shop Road, Remington. Contact: 540-399-1779.   


Sunday, Aug. 25 


Located in the historic town of Middleburg, the National Sporting Library and Museum can be mistaken for a large stately private mansion. But this building is open to the public and visitors are always welcome. Tours for large groups can be booked as well.

Free Community Day at National Sporting Library and Museum: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg. Free admission the last Sunday of the month to all exhibits. Visit www.nationalsporting.org or phone 540-687-6542. 

Archwood Green Barns Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 4555 Old Tavern Road, The Plains. Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, orchids, bamboo, quilted specialties and more. Visit www.archwoodgreenbarns.com or contact 540-253-5289.   


Live Irish Music: 5 to 8 p.m., 380 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Come enjoy live Irish music and enjoy roast beef special. Families welcome. Visit www.mcmahonsirishpub.comContact: 540-347-7203.   


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