What’s Up? March 13 – 19

Friday, March 15
Old Town Flood
The Gloria Faye Dingus Center for the Arts, 92 Main Street Suite 104, Warrenton | 8 – 10pm

Photo Credit: Old Town Flood

The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance is pleased to welcome Old Town Flood to Gloria’s Listening Room. This collaboration of powerhouse bluegrass musicians delivers foot-stomping, good-time country music that will leave the audience wanting more. Expect songs of joy and pain, lovin’ and leavin’ and all points in between presented with passion and precision! Each artist’s unique style has been crafted through experience with the biggest names in bluegrass, celebrated with IBMA and SPBGMA award nominations, and now drawn together to create this unit.

Seating is limited. Children 12 and under are free with parent or guardian. Proceeds will go to The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing music education and instruments for all those wishing to learn and enjoy music. Purchase tickets here.


Saturday, March 16
Shamrock Shuffle 5K Fun Run/Walk 2019
Verdun Adventure Bound, 17044 Verdun Adventure Bound Trl, Rixeyville | 9:30am – 12:30pm

Join the Blue Ridge Chorale of Culpeper for their second annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K Fun Run/Walk! This event features a scenic 3.1 mile cross country course, as well as a beautiful 1K course for the kids to run. The event features laser-cut wood finisher medals, door prize drawings, and cash prizes for the fastest runners! For more info, click here and share the FB Event!


Saturday, March 16
Dog Sledding 101
Crockett Park, 10066 Rogues Road, Midland | 10am – Noon

Join expert dog-sledder Ron Gagne who will demonstrate all aspects of dog sledding! His knowledge of dogs, sled arrangement, and the history of dog-sledding will fascinate you. Registration not required. All ages welcome! Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. FREE and open to the public. Share the FB event!


Saturday, March 16
The Open Book Soft Opening with Special Guest Brian Noyes
The Open Book, 104 Main St., Warrenton | 10am – 3pm

Join The Open Book in Old Town Warrenton for the soft opening of this new store! The store welcomes special local guest, Brian Noyes from Red Truck Bakery. Doors will open at 10am and Brian Noyes will give an hour-long presentation starting at 11am followed by a short reception with treats afterwards. Brian’s book Red Truck Bakery Cookbook will be on sale just in time to test out his mastery for your holiday menu. Please RSVP on the FB Event!


Saturday, March 16 – Sunday, March 17
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Miracle Valley Vineyard, 3661 Double J Lane, Delaplane | Noon – 5pm

Join Miracle Valley Vineyard in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! Try their Lucky Tasting package that includes their green wine and a cupcake. Plus, if your cupcake has a coin in it, you win a bottle of Miracle Valley Wine! $15 per person. For more Miracle Valley Vineyard events, click here.


Saturday, March 16
Mysteries of the Murals Walking Tour
Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail, 10 Ashby St, Warrenton | 12:30 – 1:30pm

Take a step back in time and travel the streets of Warrenton with author, David Goetz. On this tour visitors, will explore three building murals hidden in Historic Downtown Warrenton. Discover their stories, the painters, and the marks they leave on Warrenton today.

$10/person, $8 for Fauquier Historical Society members, and $5 for children under 12. Tour will take approximately 45 minutes and start at the Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail. Rain date will be following day. Visitors are urged to bring binoculars. Purchase tickets here.


Saturday, March 16
The Duskwhales
Old Bust Head Brewing Company, 7134 Farm Station Road, Vint Hill | 5 – 8pm

The Duskwhales are a three-piece indie rock band formed in Manassas, Virginia in 2010. Their sound is reminiscent of 60’s groups such as The Beatles and The Doors through prominent use of keyboards and memorable vocal harmonies. Food will be available for sale on-site from Good Grubbin’ Food Truck. For more Old Bust Head events, click here.


Saturday, March 2 – Sunday, March 31
Philip Carter Winery Barrel Tasting Series
Philip Carter Winery, 4366 Stillhouse Road, Hume | Noon – 2pm

Weekends in March, enjoy guided cellar tours by Philip Carter Winery educators! Ticket includes tour, tasting of several wines in the cellar with wine descriptions, charcuterie picnic basket, and keepsake Philip Carter wine glasses to take home. Tours occur every Saturday and Sunday in March with limited availability. 1 ticket is good for 2 people for one time slot on a specific date. Reservations are required.

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