What’s Up? August 7 – 13

Friday, August 9
Revival at Club Eclipse
5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 9pm

This band plays a great set of 80s and 90s rock that will keep you up dancing all night long.

Saturday, August 10
YHikes! Youth Hike by the Clifton Institute
6712 Blantyre Road, Warrenton | 9am – 12pm

Join this monthly Saturday YHikes! (Youth Hikes). Children ages 6 and older are invited to come along to explore the field station and learn about the animals, fungi and plants that live here. Participants will be outside for most of the morning, but won’t get very far because they will stop often to look at and learn about all the different species that live in Northern Virginia.

Parents are welcome to drop off their child or attend the program. This event is free. Closed-toe – preferably waterproof – shoes or boots, hats, sunscreen, bug spray, and water bottles are recommended.

Saturday, August 10
August Book Sale from Friends of the Haymarket Gainesville Library
14870 Lightner Road, Haymarket | 10am – 3pm

Don’t miss the Friends of the Haymarket Gainesville Library all day August Book Sale.
Book Lovers: Need a relaxing read, a thriller or a new recipe book? They have them. Teachers: Need books for your classroom? They have them. Parents: Need bedtime tales? They have them.

Saturday, August 10
Cookie Decorating Workshop at Haute Cakes Pastry Shop
7 North Fifth Street, Warrenton | 4 – 7pm

Join participants at the cake studio for a fun afternoon learning all about cookie decorating! Megan and Marisa will lead you in decorating techniques, including flooding and detail work on 1 dozen pre-baked sugar cookies

You will, of course, be able to take home your delicious cookies at the end of the evening to impress your friends! A complimentary glass of wine will be offered to our guests 21 years and older.

Saturday, August 10
Groundcovers/Feed Your Soil to Feed Your Plants hosted by the Teaching Garden: VCE Master Gardeners of PWC
9535 Linton Hall Road, Bristow | 9am

Saturday in the Garden programs are outside and under tents based on the weather also. Please dress for the weather.

Groundcovers for your Landscape: A carpet of vegetation prevents germination of weed, protects the soil from erosion, insulates, provides habitat for beneficial insects and predators, and acts as living mulch.

Feeding Your Soil: A discussion of nutrient management. A healthy soil is vital for a successful vegetable garden, lawn or ornamental planting. Soil is the foundation for plant growth, supplying necessary nutrients while providing spaces to hold air, water and living organisms.

Saturday, August 10
One Hot Mess at the Farm Brewery
16015 John Marshall Highway, Haymarket | 5 – 9pm

Bring your lawn chairs and umbrellas for a great day at The Farm Brewery. One Hot Mess is excited to announce old friend and fiddle player extraordinaire Myron Prosser will be joining them on stage. Myron has played with Heavy Country, Wichita Falls as well as country music recording artist Cleve Francis. You are in for a real treat.

Saturday, August 10
Clothes 4 Kids hosted by Park Valley Church
4500 Waverly Farm Drive, Haymarket | 9am – 12pm

Exchange, donate, or take what you need. Come help yourself, it’s FREE! There will be free clothing available from infants up to high school sizes. The location is in the main lobby. 



Christine Craddock
About Christine Craddock 127 Articles
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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