What’s Up? May 8 – 14

Dates weekends through May 19th
Fauquier Community Theatre presents My Fair Lady
4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton | Fri & Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm

The most beloved musical of all time, tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.” But who is really being transformed? The classic score features “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” and “On the Street Where You Live.”

Go to here for more information or here for tickets. 

Saturday, May 11
Manassas Viking Festival
Harris Pavilion and Manassas Museum Lawn | 10am – 5pm

The City of Manassas encourages the community to dress up as a Viking and step back in time to enjoy this fun family-riendly event and learn about Scandinavian history and the Vikings. Multiple Viking reenactment groups will set up a Viking village on the Manassas Museum lawn and demonstrate daily life during the Viking era including battles and more.

Click here for the FB event. 

Saturday, May 11
The Farm Brewery at Broad Run | 16015 John Marshall Highway, Haymarket | 1 – 5pm

Join the 1st Annual Collabstock featuring 10 local farm breweries. This festival is a collaboration between farm breweries in the region to produce small batches of interesting beers, using Virginia Grown Malt and other Va grown products, including fruit, honey, herbs, and hops.

Ticket price includes unlimited tastings, keepsake taster glass, commemorative koozie. Food will be available for purchase from Nomini Bay Oyster Ranch and Spanky’s BBQ with music by Odell’s Knife. 

Share the FB event or click here for tickets and more information. 

Saturday May 11
Party at the Park
North Fauquier Community Park | 4155 Monroe Parkway, Marshall | 11am – 2pm

Fauquier County Parks & Recreation hosts this party that includes an environmental education program through Raptor Conservancy of VA, fishing in the kids-only trout pond, Pups on the Path fun run (bring your pups!), the Marshall Volunteer Fire Department equipment, and ice skating!

Click here for the FB event. 

Saturday, May 11
Nature Day at Brentsville Courthouse
12229 Bristow Road, Bristow | 11am – 4pm

Come on out and celebrate Spring at Brentsville Courthouse Historic Center by learning all about nature and history! Join the community for timed nature walks from local experts about native and invasive trees, meet reptiles and amphibians native to the region, learn how bees help the environment from local beekeepers, and enjoy ongoing special crafts, activities and more!

Tours of the historic site will be available on the hour. Admission is FREE. For more information, please call 703-365-7895.

Click here for the FB event. 

Saturday, May 11
The Reflex at Club Eclipse
5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 9:30pm – 1:30am

This Ultimate 80s band rewinds time and performs covers from some of the best 80s bands, including Bon Jovi, A Flock of Seagulls, Men at Work, Bananarama, Don Henley, Howard Jones, Whitesnake, and many more. 

Sunday, May 12
Mother’s Day Yoga at Old Bust Head
Old Bust Head Brewing Company | 7134 Farm Station Road, Warrenton | 10 – 11:15am

Come to the Old Bust Head Brewing Company Taproom for Yoga on Tap with Instructor Patti Bounds. The class will be taught to ALL-LEVELS, so beginners and experienced yogis are welcome! They will have four special flavors of locally brewed MTO Kombucha on draft. Grab a flight and sample them all! Tickets are $12.00 each and include a raffle ticket for great prizes! Expect a laid-back atmosphere, participants of all levels of experience, a fun and helpful teacher, and beer and socializing. Bring a water bottle, comfortable and stretchy clothing, and a yoga mat (we have plenty of extras). 

Click here for the FB event and here for tickets. 

Monday, May 13
Allegro Youth Orchestra Spring Concert
Kettle Run High School | 7403 Academic Avenue, Nokesville | 7pm

Join the community on Monday, May 13, 7:00 pm at Kettle Run High School for this stellar concert with the Allegro Youth Orchestras: The Mozart Strings Orchestra and the Beethoven Symphonic Orchestra. The concert will feature five singers, two violin soloists, some surprise instruments and two ensembles. 



Christine Craddock
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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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