The NSLM exhibition Leading the Field: Ellen Emmet Rand includes paintings from Rand’s 1936 show to bring to life the stories, personalities, and relationships behind these works.
In this three-part series, local historian Richard Gillespie offers an in-depth look at the Route 50 cavalry battles that took place in Loudoun County from June 17-21, 1863. Sandwiched between the famous battles of Brandy Station and Gettysburg, these often-overlooked skirmishes proved the worth and fighting power of both Northern and Southern cavalrymen and their mounts. Meet Loudoun County Public Library at these local establishments to hear about each skirmish:
• Battle of Aldie: Thursday, Jan. 9, 7 p.m. at Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg
• Battle of Middleburg: Thursday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m. at Mt. Defiance Cidery
• Battle of Upperville: Thursday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m. at Slater Run Vineyards
Chocolate & Wine Pairings
Available for Members all of February!
Treat yourself to a tantalizing chocolate & wine pairing featuring chocolates from The Conche! In addition to our regular tasting lineup, ignite your senses by pairing four specially selected chocolates with four specially selected wines. The chocolate and wine pairings will only be offered in the Club Lounge or Club House and will last through the end of February.
Tasting Fee $12.00
Indulge in a five-course wild game dinner paired perfectly with cocktails created by Catoctin Creek Distillery. Rye Whiskey’s spicy tones and intense flavor complements gamey meats and will create a uniquely enhanced combination for this intimate dinner.
$99 per person. For reservations, please call 540.687.9726.
Price does not include tax and gratuity.
Join us for a special Tea as we celebrate friendship and love. Enjoy an early Galentine’s Day in the Greenhouse of the The Drawing Room.
This beautiful and unique location is perfect for weddings, social events, corporate events, and also as a Pop-Up Tearoom in collaboration with Lady D’s Traveling Tea Party.
Enjoy a delightful Afternoon Tea with delectable bites catered by Gateau Bakery of Warrenton, accompanied by an assortment of tea blends.
James Allen Bland Music Competition on Sunday February 2, 2020 at 2 p.m. at The Hill School in Middleburg, VA. Sponsored by and the Middleburg Lions Club and The Community Music School of the Piedmont.
Elementary, middle or high school students attending school or home schooled in Western Loudon and Northern Fauquier counties are eligible to participate. Near-by students who cannot find a Bland Competition but who wish to participate may also submit an application. We are seeking vocal and instrumental contestants for the competition.
Compositions may not exceed 8 minutes and must be memorized. A piano will be furnished for contestants who play the piano and for vocal accompanists. All other instrumentalists must provide their own instrument. Students are required to submit a completed registration no later than January 17, 2020. Winners from the local competitions progress to District and State competitions held in March and April.
To register and for additional information visit www.piedmontmusic.org or www.blandfoundation.org.