What’s Up? May 15 – 21

May through October
Weekly Farmers Markets

Warrenton | The WARF, 800 Waterloo Road | 8am – 12pm

Haymarket | The Winery at La Grange, 4970 Antioch Road | 3pm – 7pm

Warrenton | Corner of 5th and Lee Streets in Old Town | 8am – 12pm
Manassas | 9024 Prince William Street | 8am – 1pm

Gainesville | 13710 Milestone Court | 10am – 2pm

Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19
Ghostlight Players Present A Broadway Musical
17044 Adventure Bound Trail, Rixeyville | 7:30pm Saturday, 2pm Sunday

This is your chance to enjoy some of Broadway’s most memorable show tunes without having to go to NYC. Verdun Adventure Bound is proud to team up with the Ghostlight Players Theatre Company to present a Broadway Cabaret Performance at their beautiful Eagles Nest Conference Center. For this fundraiser, all tickets will be $10. Tickets can be purchased at the door or ordered in advance by calling 703-853-5404 or sending an email to leland@ghostlightplayersva.com.

Click here for the Facebook event and here to learn more about this nonprofit. 

Saturday, May 18
Nokesville Day 2019
Fitzwater Drive, Nokesville | 9am

Join the community for a day of family fun with live music, activities and games, moon bounces, food, crafts, vendors, antique cars and tractors, and so much more. The parade starts at 11 am down Fitzwater Drive. Shuttles will pick up from Hector’s Restaurant. Parking is at Brentsville High School or Nokesville School. 

Click here for the Facebook event. 

Saturday, May 18
Comedy Show with DC Improv!
Club Eclipse | 5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 8:30 – 10pm

Five hysterical comedians from DC Improv! – Dylan Vattelana, Rob Maher, Rahmein Mostafavi, Cerrome Russell, and Katherine Jessup – bring their memorable acts to Club Eclipse for a fun night of comedy. Get there early for the best seats in the house. Grab dinner and cocktails before the show starts,, then stay after for DJ and dancing!

Saturday, May 18
The Sweet Julia Grace Foundation’s Adult Field Day 2019
The Farm Brewery at Broad Run | 16015 John Marshall Highway, Haymarket | 11am – 5pm

Remember recess? It only gets better with age (AND BEER)! This is a throw back to grade school (built with adults in mind) that you won’t want to miss! Will your team have what it takes to take home the King of the Field title?

The Sweet Julia Grace Foundation’s mission is to fill in the gaps, grant wishes, and meet the non-medical needs of children who are seriously ill, have special needs, or are in the midst of a medical crisis.

VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED – to learn more, click here or send an email to sara@sweetjuliagrace.org. There are so many ways your individual time and talents can help local children in need. 

Click here for the Facebook event. 

Saturday, May 18
41st Annual Old Town Warrenton Spring Festival
Old Town Warrenton | 9am – 4pm

The streets of Old Town Warrenton will be alive with families enjoying a beautiful day of delicious food, entertainment, and shopping. Vendors include jewelry, handmade toys, photography and fine art, pottery, and other handcrafted items. 

Click here for the Facebook event. 

Saturday, May 18
KidsFest at Manassas Museum
City of Manassas Museum | 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas | 11am – 6pm

Bring the kids to enjoy a full day of fun, inflatables, carnival games, and activities just in time to celebrate the International Kids Day! There will also be arts and crafts vendors, food, and live entertainment.

Click here for the Facebook event and here for tickets. 

Sunday, May 19
Flying Circus Air Show’s Kid’s Day – FREE for 2 kids with 1 adult
5114 Ritchie Road, Bealeton | 11am

Everyday is Kid’s day at the Flying Circus, but. . . May 19 is extra special! The Flying Circus Air Show and Families 4 Fauquier invites you to bring your small people out for FREE! What?! Yep – it’s true. Up to two children (age 0-17) for each paying adult get in FREE to enjoy the airshow, and some extra special vendors and organizations who will have booths for you and your kids to check out!

Remembering some kids go hungry during the summer without the school lunch program – we are asking YOU to donate canned proteins -tuna, chicken, peanut butter, spam, corned beef, Vienna sausages, and bottled water to help fill the gap for these kids! (Donations will be distributed by the Fauquier Community Food Bank.)

Gate opens at 11am. Click here for the Facebook event. 

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Christine Craddock
About Christine Craddock 125 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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