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Thursday, June 28

Comedy Night

Sibby’s Restaurant & Lounge, 11 S 2nd Street, Warrenton. 7:30-9:30 p.m.

What’s better than laughter, food, and drinks? Trick question; there is nothing better! And this Thursday, right here in Old Town Warrenton, you can enjoy a free night of comedy featuring comedians who have recently appeared in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, DC, and Atlanta. The show is hosted by local comic, Mark Mensh, and is sure to be a great time with friends! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stand-up-warrenton-comedy-show-tickets-46673326175

Saturday, June 30

Healthy Dog Days of Summer

Hungry Like the Woof, 147 Alexandria Pike Suite 203, Warrenton. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

If you and your furry friend are looking for something fun to do this weekend, look no further! Head down to Hungry Like the Woof for free lectures on animal massage, animal communication, pet food & nutrition, pet vaccination, and positive reinforcement dog training. In addition, massage therapist Mary Pat Corrigan and animal communicator Patty Summers will be offering appointments in the afternoon. (Call to schedule). They even have free product samples at the Primal Pet Food, Vital Essentials, and Champion Pet Food booths! Just make sure if you do bring your pet, they are on a leash at all times. For more information call (540) 349-9663. https://www.facebook.com/events/2134930383460680/

Saturday, June 30

WW1 Family Day

Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail, 10 Ashby Street, Warrenton. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Take a step back in time to 1918 when “The Great War” was raging and see what it was like for the people living a century ago. You can try on uniforms, see images of where soldiers fought, and even make some arts and crafts at the Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail. The Museum will be opening a new exhibit called “The War to End All Wars: Fauquier’s Call to Duty” to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Visitors will be able to discover the different ways Fauquier County aided in the Great War and commemorate those who served and helped the war efforts from home. This event is free and open to the public. www.fauquierhistory.org

Independence Day Celebrations

Friday, June 29

Warrenton Town Limits at the WARF

Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility, 800 Waterloo Rd, Warrenton.

This is a great way to celebrate Independence Day the weekend before the fourth. The Warrenton WARF is hosting a free family-family event with live music, a kids zone, free swimming, vendors, and an amazing fireworks show at dark! Sounds like the perfect way to celebrate Independence Day with friends and family.


Wednesday, July 4

Families 4 Fauquier Children and Pets Parade

Main Street, Old Town Warrenton. 10 a.m.

For a great celebration with all your neighbors, check out the parade! Uncle Sam will lead the parade down Main Street in Old Town Warrenton and will end at the Courthouse steps where the Fauquier Community Band will be playing. Families4Fauquier will be providing freeze pops, balloons, flags, dog treats and other patriotic giveaways. Bikes, trikes and wagons are welcomed, but please, nothing motorized. Visit facebook.com/events/183246165817767 for more information.

Wednesday, July 4

Wegman’s Great Meadow Independence Day Celebration

Great Meadow, 5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains. 4pm.

If you have never been to the Great Meadow Independence Day Celebration, you really are missing out! There is a huge variety of things to do from rock wall climbing, moon bounces, polo exhibitions, a choreographed air performance, and more! Food vendors selling everything from barbeque to fried dough will be there too. And for the grand finale? What else but an amazing firework show! Visit greatmeadow.org/independence-day-celebration for more information.


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