What’s Up? November 13 – 19

Saturday, November 16
Battlefield High School’s Fall-A-Rama
15000 Graduation Drive, Haymarket | 9:30am – 2:30pm

Fall-A-Rama will feature more than 100 vendors and crafters selling an array of the most one-of-the-kind pieces including fine art, wood work, clothing, jewelry, accessories, beauty products, household goods, and more. A kiddie corner will keep your kids entertained with crafts, games, and face painting. Admission is free! Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be available to purchase. Sip on hot cocoa or coffee while you shop and if you need something heartier, bbq pork sandwiches and pizza will keep you full for another round of shopping. Come to shop, eat, and have fun!


Saturday, November 16
Local Author Meet & Greet at Old Town Open Book
104 Main Street, Warrenton | 5 – 7pm

Join a festive evening with five best selling local authors….Kristy Gillespie, “The Nirvana Trilogy”; Penny Pennington, “It Burns A Lovely Light”; Keith Selbo, “The Badger”; Susan McCorkindale, “Confessions of a Counterfeit Farm Girl”, Carla Vergot, “Lily Barlow”, and prize-winning poet Sue Davis Gabbay! In additional to meeting these lovely authors, there will be a tasting with Powers Farm & Brewery, music, and light hors d’oeuvres.


Saturday, November 16
Holiday Fireworks Spectacular
7524 Iron Bar Lane, Gainesville | 4:30 – 7:30pm

Grab friends and family and join the community at the Plaza at Promenade to kick off the holiday season with fun for the whole family. Horse and carriage rides will be from 3 to 5 pm with proceeds benefitting Women Giving Back. Or families can donate a new, unwrapped gift for children and teens in need. There will also be entertainment, giveaways, balloon twisters, and more. The night sky will light up with a dazzling fireworks show at 7 pm.

Women Giving Back serves their mission to support local women and children in crisis, and build their confidence and self-esteem, by providing great quality clothing, shoes and accessories at no cost.


Saturday, November 16
Shotgun Highway Band at Club Eclipse
5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 9pm – 1am

This band plays an amazing array of Blues and Southern Rock like you haven’t heard before. Come party all night with this high-energy band.


Saturday, November 16
End of Season Bonfire at Valley View Farm
1550 Leeds Manor Road, Delaplane | 5 – 9pm

Join Valley View Farm for an end of season event – no ticket or RSVP required. Wander down to the bonfire with a hot mulled wine before you take advantage of an incredible range of discounts on some favorite farm goods, craft beverages, and more.


Sunday, November 17
The Music Man at Fauquier High School
705 Waterloo Street, Warrenton | 4 – 7pm

Join the Allegro Community Players as they take you on a journey to 1912 in River City, Iowa. It’s the story of hope as Marian the librarian falls in love with traveling salesman Harold Hill. His redemption occurs as the town grows to trust him and he, in turn, falls in love with the librarian. This year’s cast is excited to perform with live orchestral music. There is nothing better than the energy live musicians bring to the theatre. 


Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17
Highland for the Holidays 2019
597 Broadview Avenue, Warrenton | 11am – 4pm

This event is one-stop holiday shopping with 50 regional merchants. There will be fine jewelry, custom woodcrafts, clothing and accessories, holiday and home decorations, local and organic culinary delights, food trucks, photos with Jingles the Christmas Pony, and more!

Christine Craddock
About Christine Craddock 99 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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