What’s Up? September 18 – 24

Friday, September 20
Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail’s Homeschool History Day
10 Ashby Street, Warrenton | 10am – 4pm

Children of all grade levels will enjoy hands-on object exploration in the museum, games, and a special craft. They will also be invited to explore the jail’s kitchen with its original hearth, learn about herbs and kitchen gadgets from long ago, grind coffee and take home a sample, and play with old-fashioned games in the courtyard, among other fun events.

No advance tickets or reservations are required. Admission is $5.00 per person; children under 3 years old will be admitted without charge. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Friday, September 20 
Bingo for Washington Area Animal Adoption Group (WAAG)
4160 Rectortown Road, Marshall | 7 – 9pm

Remember when you last played Bingo and how much fun it was? What – you have never played Bingo?! Well, what are you waiting for? Bring back those nostalgic days or create new memories with friends and family and join WAAAG for Bingo at the Marshall Volunteer Fire Department! ? CASH PRIZES!!?PULL TABS!! ?Complimentary snacks ?? wine from Barrel Oak Winery and beer available for sale!!??

Advance tickets for Bingo are $35, tickets at the door will be $40.

Saturday, September 21
Hopewell Observatory
17405 Beverley Mill Drive, Broad Run | 7:30 – 9:30pm

Meet at the Mountain House at 6:30 before visiting the Observatory for an evening of stargazing. Space is limited, pre-registration required.

Saturday, September 21
DC Improv Comedy Show at Club Eclipse
5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 8:30 – 10:30pm

Sure to be a hilarious night, this night’s DC Improv Show will feature Winston Hodges, Lafayette Wright, Bengt, Washburn, Cerrome Russell, and Rob Maher. Grab your friends, get your tickets, and be ready for a great time at Club Eclipse.

Saturday, September 21
Novant Health Haymarket Medical Center’s Family Fall Festival
15225 Heathcote Boulevard, Haymarket | 10am – 2pm

Haymarket Medical Center is celebrating five years of service to our community! Join us for a Family Fall Festival with fun, games, learning, giveaways and more. There will be opportunities to meet the doctors, a surgery robot and therapy dogs; learn CPR; touch an EMS medical flight helicopter, ambulance, fire truck, and police car; music; games; food trucks; and so much more. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, September 21
Run for Your Life 5K
17044 Verdun Adventure Bound Trail, Rixeyville | 9am

Participants will run or walk on a beautiful 5K Cross Country Course located at VERDUN ADVENTURE BOUND, an outward-bound like youth retreat center located on fifty+ acres in Rixeyville, Virginia. Follow the SASQUATCH through the woods to the finish line. Following the race will be music at the amphitheatre, food, and awards. Proceeds will assist the “Come As You Are” (CAYA) Coalition in supporting prevention programs and reduce the stigma of addiction in our community.

Friday, September 27
Behind the Red Shield Banquet
2100 Country Club Road, Culpeper | 6 – 8pm

Plan ahead and get your tickets early! The Salvation Army of the Virginia Piedmont served 2,821 individuals in 2018. Hear the story behind the numbers at this year’s Behind the Red Shield annual banquet. Keynote speakers are Colonel Michele Matthews, The Salvation Army National Liaison to the White House, and Pastor Erick Kalinga, President of the Culpeper Ministers Association. The event includes dinner and a silent auction.

This banquet provides year-long funds for those in need in the communities of Fauquier, Culpeper, and Orange Counties. All monies raised are used within the local community.


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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