What’s Up? January 2-8

Friday, January 4
Whiskey Wildfire
Club Eclipse, 5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 9 p.m.
With the bite of whiskey and the rage of a wildfire, Whiskey Wildfire delivers a new country one-two punch with Danielle Shaw and Chris Violette on vocals. The two-guitar threat of Carl Zaslow and George Lanum steer the infectious music driven by the powerhouse rhythm section of Dave Zilinskas on bass and Bam Feldman on drums. Covering musical stylings ranging from Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, this is a country act you won’t want to miss!

Saturday, January 5
Off the Record
Club Eclipse, 5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville 
This cover band performs a diverse selection of the most popular songs from the ’80s, ’90s, and 2000s. From classic rock to R&B “deep cuts”, from Adele to Aretha to Journey to Zeppelin, Off the Record does it all!

Saturday, January 5
Holiday Movie Matinee
Vint Hill Theater, 4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Hosted by Fauquier County Parks & Recreation, bring your friends and family out for a classic winter-themed holiday movie FREE of charge! He’s the world’s coolest Dad and he’s gonna prove it! Jack Frost is a holiday fantasy about a musician whose spirit is resurrected in his son’s snowman after he’s killed in an accident. Rated PG. Check out the Facebook Event for updates!

Saturday, January 5
Origins of Wine: Ancient Wine Techniques in Contemporary Winemaking
Arterra Wines, 1808 Leeds Manor Road, Delaplane | 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Image Credit: Arterra Wines

Join Arterra Wines Owner and Winemaker, Jason Murray, and certified sommelier, Dale Clemence in this educational tasting experience. You will try a variety of different wines from around the world; from those produced in the Republic of Georgia using only the most ancient techniques to contemporary wines made by applying modern capabilities. Discussions will include techniques dating back to 6000 BC. Resulting styles of wine from these various techniques will be conveyed and tasted. Buy tickets here!

Sunday, January 6
New Year’s Yoga Party
Old Bust Head Brewing Company, 7134 Farm Station Road, Warrenton | 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Photo Credit: Old Bust Head Brewing Company

Start off the New Year with a sound body and mind with this vinyasa flow style yoga class with instructor Patti Bounds. All levels of experience are encouraged and welcome! Featuring four special flavors of Kombucha locally brewed MTO Kombucha on draft. Grab a flight and sample them all! Kelly Little from Green Pure Health will be on site offering free shots of green drinks and Balsamo’s Pizzeria will have a food truck on-site. Snag some new year yoga gear at the ALEXCESSORIES athletic apparel and accessories camper, as they’ll be raffling off a pair of Capri Length Leggings after the class! Buy tickets here.

Sunday, January 6
Vint Hill Yoga Grand Opening
Vint Hill Yoga, 7154 Farm Station Rd., Warrenton | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Photo Credit: Vint Hill Yoga

Come celebrate the opening of Vint Hill Yoga! Following the New Year’s Yoga Party at Old Bust Head Brewing Company, the new studio’s doors will be open for tours, and there will be refreshments waiting and a gift voucher for one free class at the studio for all who stop in! They will also be raffling off a free week of classes, so make sure to swing by! Check out the Facebook Event for updates!

Sunday, January 6 
David DaVol
Barrel Oak Winery, 3623 Grove Lane, Delaplane | 1 p.m.

Photo Credit: David DaVol

Stop on by Barrel Oak, grab a glass, and enjoy an afternoon with the talented guitarist David DaVol! His repertoire covers many different styles from 70s folk rock (James Taylor, Eagles, CS&N) to classic rock (Tom Petty, Bob Seger, John Mellencamp) to modern country (Toby Keith, Alan Jackson, Keith Urban) as well as newer alternative/pop rock (Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Dave Matthews, Sublime, Foo Fighters). He is also happy to take requests! www.barreloak.com/event/david-davol-guitar-39 

Through January 6
Festival of Lights
Bull Run Regional Park, 7700 Bull Run Drive, Centreville

Photo Credit: Linda M. Toki

For more than 12 years, the Bull Run Festival of Lights at Bull Run Regional Park has drawn thousands of visitors from hundreds of miles away to celebrate the winter holiday season. With a vast array of light displays, this drive-thru experience is good fun for all ages! The event sees more than 30,000 cars and over 130,000 people each season! Bull Run Festival of Lights is located just off of Interstate 66 in Centreville, on Rt. 29 (Lee Highway), just 3 miles from historic Manassas Battlefield Park. www.novaparks.com/events/bull-run-festival-of-lights

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