What’s Up? November 7-13

Friday, November 9
One Hot Mess
Club Eclipse, 5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 8 p.m.
Plan to head out to Club Eclipse to see one of the best classic rock acoustic and vocal band in the area. Haymarket-based One Hot Mess serves up a wide variety of classic rock covers with an emphasis on crisp vocal harmonies. The group consists of seasoned musicians Ken Ryder on guitar and vocals, Berkley Royster on bass and vocals, Barry Behan on guitar and vocals, and Pete Shonerd on percussion who have been playing the local venues for years had have an established and loyal following. They always pull out a full extra surprises at their shows at Club Eclipse…get there early for dinner and grab a good seat in one of the the best-equipped performance venues around with a Vegas-style atmosphere where the perfect blend of sight and sound will have you on your feet on their 2,500 square foot dance floor.


Friday, November 9
Bud’s Collective
Drum & Strum, 102 Main St., Warrenton | 8-10 p.m.
The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance is pleased to welcome the return of power trio Bud’s Collective to the Listening Room at Drum & Strum. Come listen to Buddy Dunlap on the guitar, Jack Dunlap on the mandolin and Cody Brown on the bass as they entertain you with their bluegrass style party music. Tickets are $10, seating is limited, and advance purchase is highly recommended. Children 12 and under admitted free with parent or guardian. Doors open at 7:30 and the concert will begin at 8pm. Proceeds will go to the Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to bringing music into the life of everyone. https://www.facebook.com/events/534394973697278/


Saturday, November 10
Flatbeds and Tailfins Christmas Vendor Show
300 East Main St., Remington | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Do you hate going to the big box stores to shop during the Christmas Season? Do you prefer to support local small businesses? Do you miss the quaint atmosphere of small town America? Flatbeds and Tailfins (“not your usual antique store”) will be hosting local vendors selling their products in our event center on Saturday, November 10. Admission is free, and there will be fresh pastries, snacks, and coffee available for purchase during the show. The event is completely indoors, so will be on rain or shine. Beat the Christmas rush and make tracks to Flatbeds and Tailfins! https://www.facebook.com/events/328128884433987/


Saturday, November 10
Liberty Swing!
A Fundraiser Benefiting the Liberty High School Band Program hosted by the Silver Tones Swing Band
Liberty High School, Bealeton | 7-9:30 p.m.
The Silver Tones are excited to return to Liberty High School for another fundraiser swing dance! This year’s theme is Liberty Swing, as we honor those who have served our country on Veterans Day weekend. The dance will include a complimentary dance lesson by swing dance teacher Valerie Pyle and two hours of live entertainment by the Silver Tones. Come dressed in your best vintage swing attire or come in military uniform. Beginner dancers are encouraged to attend, and no partner is needed. There will be plenty of seating for those who just want to listen to the great sounds of the Silver Tones and watch the dancing! This dance will include a raffle to win a chance to sing a song with the band. There will also be a silent auction and other great raffle prizes. The second set will start with a dance contest, and all veterans who attend will be recognized and honored. All proceeds will benefit the Liberty High School band program. Don’t miss this memorable evening of dancing, refreshments, and great American big band music, all in support of music in Fauquier County Public Schools! Admission is just $10 per person and includes free refreshments. All ages are welcome, and this event is open to the public. https://www.facebook.com/events/411777549334566/


November 10, 11, 16, 17, 18
A Christmas Carol, A Musical by Allegro Community Players
Fauquier High School Auditorium, 705 Waterloo Road, Warrenton
Put yourself in the holiday spirit with A Christmas Carol, A Musical presented by the Allegro Community Players. Beautiful costumes, extraordinary acting and wonderful music will make this an evening for the whole family to enjoy! Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes that personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With an infuriated “Bah! Humbug!” Scrooge summates his feelings of Christmas tidings and charitable giving, but he’s forced to face his selfish ways when three ghosts on Christmas Eve lead him through his past, present and future. Thanks to their guidance, Scrooge recognizes his faults and greets Christmas morning with a cheerful “Happy Christmas” before spending the day reconnecting and sharing love with those that mean the most to him.


Sunday November 11
Heroes & Hops Vetfest by Hero’s Bridge
Powers Farm and Brewery, 9269 Redemption Way, Midland | 1-4 p.m.
Come on out on Veteran’s Day weekend for barbeque and music and support your local veterans! Entry includes one beer and a barbeque sandwich, graciously provided by Chris Butler, Lee District Supervisor. Live motown and R&B music will be performed by The Unsuitables Band, who are graciously donating their time and performance to honor veterans for this event. Entry fees are $25 per person and 100 percent of the proceeds go directly to benefit the senior veterans Hero’s Bridge serves. Children are welcome and tickets cost $5 per child (includes a beverage and meal). So join us for an afternoon of camaraderie, laughs, and celebration of all our nation’s veterans. https://www.facebook.com/events/245138659315175/


Planning ahead

Coming up in November!

Old Town Warrenton’s First Annual Gingerbread House Competition hosted by Gateau Bakery and sponsored by TTR Sotheby’s in The Plains. Enter today!

Photos with Santa at HMN Studios, November 23- December 8

 

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