Virginia bluebell

Courtesy of the Prince William Conservation Alliance

Friday, April 12 


Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg. Recently conserved, the four-panel screen is comprised of paintings and prints showing 18th-century racing portraits on one side and manège training (an early form of dressage) on the other. The exhibit will cast light on an era in British sport, art, and literature. Exhibit runs through Sept. 15 at National Sporting Library Museum. Visit or phone 540-687-6542. 



Chris Jones and The Night Drivers Live at Gloria’s:  8 p.m., 92 Main St., Warrenton. The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance welcomes the Night Drivers…described by Steve Martin as “some of the best players in bluegrass.” Tickets $20. Children under 12 free with adult. Seating limited. Advance tickets recommended. Visit  Contact: 540-347-7484. 



April 13 


The Steve Minter Band: 7 p.m., 300 East Main St., Remington. Flatbeds and Tailfins presents The Steve Minter Band in a classic country show featuring country and gospel originals. Doors open at 6 p.m. Starts at 7 p.m. General admission is $15/advance, $20 at the door.  Kids under 5 are free. Visit for ticket information. Tickets are also available at the store in Remington or by phone at 540-422-2507.  


Karen Jonas Live on the Taproom Stage: 5 to 8 p.m., Old Bust Head Brewery, 7134 Farm Station Road, Vint Hill.Enjoy the rich tones of her country roots with ragtime and blues influences. Menu to be determined. Contact: 540-347-4777. 


The Tommy Lepson Band Live at Gloria’s:  8 p.m., 92 Main St., Warrenton. The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance welcomes Tommy Lepson, known for his vocals and Hammond organ playing, and other veteran players bringing in Southern Soul and rocking’ blues. Tickets $20. Children under 12 free with adult. Seating limited. Advance tickets recommended. Visit  Contact: 540-347-7484. 


Gatsby 1920s Murder Mystery Fundraising Party: 5 to 9 p.m., 3623 Grove Lane, Delaplane. Hosted by Allegro Community School of the Arts. Join in the fun as two opposing gangster groups attempt to solve their differences. Don’t forget your costume. Celebrate Allegro with food, fun and dinks. Tickets: $60/single, $100/couple which includes Murder Mystery Party, food and non-alcoholic beverages.  Wine and beer purchased through Barrel Oak. Visit or contact Lachelle Yoder at 


Live Music with James Shreve at Wort Hog Brewing Company: 4 to 7 p.m., 41 Beckham St., Warrenton. Contact: 540-300-2739. 


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 . 



Champions for Children 5K and Family Festival: 9 a.m., Great Meadow in The Plains. Fauquier County Family Services third annual 5K race to benefit foster children in Fauquier County. Registration and packet pickup: 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Register at 


All-you-can-eat breakfast: 8 to 11 a.m., 5073 Jeffersonton Road, Jeffersonton. The Jeffersonton Community Center holds its monthly all-you-can-eat-breakfast from every second Saturday. Tickets are $9 for adults; $6 for children 6 to 12;free for children under 6. For more info, call 540-937-9979.    


Bluebell Walk on Cedar Run: 2 to 4 p.m., 8446 Old Dumfries Road, Catlett. Hosted by Piedmont Environmental Council. One-mile round-trip walk through fields at Bonny Brook Farm with naturalist on-hand. No dogs. Donations accepted for Julian W. Scheer Fauquier Land Conservation Fund. Contact: 540-347-2334. 


Global Rhythms Sound-Fest: 3 p.m., 663 Castleton View Road, Castleton. Students and percussion enthusiasts are invited. Percussion workshop and performance by Tom Teasley, “Travel the Silk Road to Hip Hop,” from 5 to 7 p.m. after workshop. Separate buffet dinner for $18. Tickets are $15 for students and $35 for the general public. Workshop and performance held in the Theatre House at Castleton. Visit or contact Connie Payne at 540-937-3454 for more information.  


Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby:9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., 10066 Rogues Road, Midland. Bring your own rod, reel, and bait. Meet at the concession deck to register by 9:30 a.m. Your choice to rent a boat, bring your own, or fish from the shore. There will be prizes and awards for grades K-3 and 4-7 including a special prize for catching a tagged fish. Ages 14 and under must have an adult chaperone. For more information, contact David Symington or by phone at 540-422-8874. 



April 14 


Live Irish Music: 5 to 8 p.m., 380 Broadview Ave., Warrenton. Come enjoy live Irish music and a relaxed dining atmosphere every Sunday. Wonderful free event perfect for family and friends. Roast beef special. Visit Contact: 540-347-7203.   

April 14 


Time Travel with Four Saxophones: 3 p.m., 105 E. Washington St., Middleburg. Span four centuries of music with the Shenandoah Conservatory Saxophone Quarter held at the Parish House of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Suggested donation $10. Refreshments served. Reservations preferred but not required. Contact: 540-687-6297. 


Van Buren Winds Concert: 4 p.m., 15 W. Washington St. Middleburg. The Middleburg Concert Series' 2019 program kicks off with a performance by the renowned Shenandoah Conservatory's faculty ensemble the Van Buren Winds, featuring Jonathan Snowden (flute), Stephen Key (oboe), Garrick Zoeter (clarinet), Ryan Romine (bassoon) and the newest member of the faculty and principal horn of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, Geoff Pilkington. Tickets may be purchased for first-come-first-served seating for this concert or a season subscription for reserved up-close seats. Visit Contact: 540-592-1660. 

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