What’s Up? August 28 – September 3

Thursday, August 29
John Singleton Mosby in Civil War History and Memory
National Sporting Library & Museum | 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg | 6 – 8pm

John Singleton Mosby in Civil War History and Memory: Confederate Guerilla, Federal Partisan or Southern Pariah? Follow Mosby’s tumultuous life and career from Confederate hero as the ‘Gray Ghost’ to heretic for not endorsing the Lost Cause Narrative, and back again to hero in modern Civil War memory with David Gerleman.

$10 admission / Free for NSLM members. Light refreshments and drinks provided. Reserve your seat today at info@nationalsporting.org or (540) 687- 6542 x 4.

Friday, August 30 through Monday, September 2
Annual Labor Day Craft Festival at The Winery at La Grange
4970 Antioch Road, Haymarket | 12 – 8pm

Join the fun Friday through Monday for local foods, crafts, and so much more! The Winery will be offering different Wine Specials, food trucks, and music all weekend!

Click here for the Facebook event.

Friday, August 30
Preschool Story Time at Cookies & Cream
14650 Washington Street, Haymarket | 12:30 – 1:30pm

Everyone is welcome to join the community for story time. You can enjoy an ice cream before, after, or during! Pre-K cups are available during Story Time for $1.99. When the weather is nice, the stories are read outside. Sometimes there is a craft or activity, but always a little something to do after stories. There will be a Book Swap on the last scheduled Story Time of the month. Bring some/take some–easy peasy!

Other dates include September 27, October 25, and November 22. (December’s last Friday will not have a swap)

Click here for the Facebook event.

Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1
Labor Day Festival at Cabela’s
5291 Wellington Branch Drive, Gainesville | 12 – 5pm

Come out and enjoy some great outdoor cooking seminars, free hotdogs and food samples, and fun games. Click here for the Facebook event.

Saturday, August 31
Peach & Wine Summertime Jubilee at Philip Carter Winery
4366 Stillhouse Road, Hume | 11am – 7pm

Everything is just PEACHY at Philip Carter Winery! Come out and kick off the start of Virginia’s peach season! Orchard fresh peaches straight from Valley View Farm will be available for purchase while supplies last. Also enjoy a bowl of everyone’s summertime favorite, Valley View Peaches and ice cream!

As if that wasn’t enough, the famous seasonal Peach Sangria returns! Feeling adventurous? Try the exclusive Peach Sangria Floats!

Click here for the Facebook event.

Saturday, August 31
80s Dance Party at The Winery at Bull Run
15950 Lee Highway, Centreville | 6:30 – 9:30pm

Join this premiere performance at The Winery at Bull Run. It will be a fun evening of wine and 80’s tunes you won’t wanna miss! Come dressed in your best 80s attire for the chance to win some great prizes!

Click here for the Facebook event.

Sunday, September 1
Screaming Monkeys at Club Eclipse
5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 9:30pm – 1:30am

This band has the most energy from any band around and will keep you up dancing all night long playing the best of the 80s and 90s.


Christine Craddock
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Christine Craddock is a writer, editor, photographer, wife, and mother of two adorable children. She is a faithful contributing writer for Haymarket Lifestyle magazine and has resided in Haymarket since 2006.

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