Friday, July 12
Paranormal Tour and Investigation: 7 to 9 p.m. 10 Ashby St. Warrenton. Visit Fauquier’s Old Jail and join the Culpeper Paranormal team and Fauquier History museum staff in this after-hours tour. Not suitable for children under 12. Children under 18 must be accompanied by adult. Contact: 540-347-5525
Summer Art Workshop: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Free art activities for kids age 5 and up. Each Friday in July a different activity at National Sporting Library and Museum. Stackable food chains. Visit www.nationalsporting.org or 540-687-6542.
Freebo Live at Gloria’s: 8 p.m., 92 Main St., Warrenton. The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance welcomes folk, rick and blues icon. Tickets $15. Children under 12 free with adult. Seating limited. Advance tickets recommended. Visit www.centerofwarrenton.org. Contact: 540-347-7484.
Fauquier Agriculture Expo: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, Fauquier County Fairgrounds, 6209 Old Auburn Road, Warrenton. The Virginia Cooperative Extension and local 4-H cubs are hosting this event, featuring livestock shows, agricultural technology demonstrations and an exhibit hall with art and home-grown produce. Free admission.
Saturday, July 13
Warrenton Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon. Corner of 5th and Lee Street, Warrenton. Open through Nov. 23. Fruits, vegetables, pies, herbs, flowers and more. Contact: 540-347-2405
Vive La France! 7:30 p.m. 6507 Main St. The Plains. Shakespeare Opera Theatre at Grace Episcopal The Plains presents a concert of French-themed works. Performance time, including intermission, two hours. Program repeats on Sunday, July 14, Bastille Day, at 5 p.m. Contact: 443-226-8270
The Keel Brothers Live at Gloria’s: 8 p.m., 92 Main St., Warrenton. The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance welcomes The Keel Brothers for “a rare one-night-only hometown performance.” Tickets $25. Children under 12 free with adult. Seating limited. Advance tickets recommended. Visit www.centerofwarrenton.org. Contact: 540-347-7484.
Mattoon Youth Choir Tour: 7 p.m., 341 Church St. Warrenton. Journey UP Church, a new Warrenton church, will host the Mattoon Youth Choir at Warrenton United Methodist Church for this free concert of powerful young singers. Contact: 703-367-3687.
Joe Bernui at Wort Hog Brewing Company: 5 to 8 p.m., 41 Beckham St., Warrenton. Contact: 540-300-2739.
Delaplane Live on the Summer Stage: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Old Bust Head Brewery, 7134 Farm Station Road, Vint Hill. Menu by Red Dog BBQ. Contact: 540-347-4777.
Twilight Polo – Kids Night: 6 p.m., 5089 Old Tavern Rd., The Plains. Each evening of Twilight Polo features three fast-paced polo matches, halftime games for the children, and delicious food and wine. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with the first polo game beginning at 6 p.m. Following the 8 p.m. feature match, the night continues with music and dancing in the pavilion. Seating is on a tree-lined grassy berm, so attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs and blankets. Blue Valley Vineyard and Winery will be on site. There will also be a local food truck, and guests are welcome to bring in a picnic (including alcohol). Car Passes are $30 at the gate or $25 online (each car pass covers entry for all the occupants of the vehicle). Tickets can be purchased at www.greatmeadow.org/twilight-polo-tickets. Contact: 540-253-5000.
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, July 14
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.
Eyewitness at the Coup: 2 p.m. 7142 Lineweaver Road, Vint Hill. The Cold War Museum, in cooperation with Old Bust Head Brewing Company, invites you to attend a presentation by expert on the Soviet military and former Air Force Attaché Bruce Slawter. Cost is $35 in advance. For more information and tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/eyewitness Contact: 703-283-4124.
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 www.mcmahonsirishpub.com Contact: 540-347-7203.