Now through September War Dogs Art Show at the National Museum of the Marine Corps 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle | 9am – 5pm
On May 18, 2019, the National Museum of the Marine Corps opened a new exhibition that explores the loyalty, bravery, and sacrifices made by the warfighters’ “best friend.”
This exhibition combines sculptures by artist James Mellick with combat art from the collections of the National Museum of the Marine Corps, the United States Coast Guard, and the United States Navy, along with artifacts related to Marine Corps working dogs.
Saturdays and Sundays through June 30 Farm Tour with Honey Tasting at Valley View Farm 1550 Leeds Manor Road, Delaplane | 11am – 5pm
Participants can escape the city for a fun-filled day at one of the oldest working farms in America with a picturesque agricultural setting. It includes a guided hayride tour, local honey tasting experience, and 10% discount on all purchases in the Locavore Farm Market. The tour covers the history of the Valley View Farm tract dating back to 1731, as well as educational agri-tourism destination points: Honey Bee Hill, Orchard Grove and Mountain Top Overlook.
Friday, May 31 Fox 5 Zip Trip Haymarket Town Hall | 15000 Washington Street, Haymarket | 6 – 11am
Here’s your chance to be on television. Fox 5 DC Zip Trip will be LIVE on location in front of the Haymarket Town Hall. Grab your family and friends and come on out to show off your community support.
There will be live music, food, dance and fitness demonstrations, family friendly activities, and more!
Friday, May 31 Six Shades of Gray at Club Eclipse 5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 9pm
6 Shades of Gray has been making music together since 2014. Their mix of Rock and Soul, with a little bit of Country, coupled with their high energy show never fails to get the crowd up and dancing.
Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2 14th Annual Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville | 9am – 5pm
Every year, art lovers from Washington DC Virginia, Maryland and beyond come to Loudoun County for the Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour (WLAST), the largest art event in Northern Virginia.
The Tour has something for everyone. Painters, potters, sculptors, photographers, jewelry and textile makers open upon their studios to thousands of visitors. What makes this event different than your average art tour is that patrons get to meet their favorite artists, see a large amount of their work and watch them in action in their studios.
2019 marks the 14th year for the Western Loudoun Artist Studio Tour and is the biggest ever. There are 68 artists at 34 tour stops throughout the western part of the county.
Admission is free.
Saturday, June 1
Vincent Henry & Friends live at Gloria’s
92 Main Street, Warrenton | 8 – 10:30pm
Saxophonist and Multi-instrumentalist Vincent Henry along with pianist Alex Bugnon, bassist Al Caldwell, and drummer Poogie Bell will spend the evening pushing the limits and exploring the boundaries of 70’s Jazz Fusion that helped to define an era. Listeners will enjoy an intimate evening with an ocean of sound experiencing first hand the chemistry that’s made this music legendary.
Tickets are $25 and seating is limited so advance purchase is highly recommended. Children 12 and under admitted 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.
Click here for the Facebook event and to buy tickets from Eventbrite.
Saturday, June 1
Beautification Day for Warrior Retreat at Bull Run
16013 Waterfall Road, Haymarket | 9am – 12pm
It’s our chance to make the world a little bit brighter and a whole lot cleaner for Community Beautification Day! Come out with friends and family and help clean up the property to keep it in order for our warriors. Our troops deserve the absolute best! Make sure to RSVP on the Facebook event.
Saturday, June 1
25th Annual Manassas Heritage Railway Festival
9201 Center Street, Manassas | 10am – 3pm
This family celebration of rich railroad history features excursion train rides, model train displays, train memorabilia, specialty vendors, and live performances. The festival is free to attend; the fees apply to the train excursions.
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.