What’s Up? September 25 – October 1

Friday, September 27
First Responder Fridays at Out of the Blue
5005 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 11am – 10pm

Grab your friends and family for First Responder Fridays at Out of the Blue – a locally owned and operated seafood restaurant in Virginia Gateway. Known for their colossal blue crabs and signature Shellfish dipping sauce, the restaurant is offering 20% off meals for police, fire, EMS, and active duty and retired military.

Friday, September 27 through the weekend 
Oktoberfest at The Farm Brewery at Broad Run
16015 John Marshall Highway, Haymarket | 12 – 10pm

The Farm Brewery at Broad Run is beginning their annual German festival weekend at noon on Friday and continuing through Sunday night. Great beer, great food, and music. Don’t miss out on the 1/2 liter glass boots and The Bone food truck.

Saturday, September 28
Market Day at Tractor Supply
41 West Lee Highway, Warrenton | 9am – 2pm

Come chat with Nature’s Wellspring LLC at Tractor Supply and meet with fellow growers. There will be fall plants, produce, fresh flower bouquets, and herbs and spices.

Saturday, September 28
Law Enforcement Suicide Awareness Walk
14604 Washington Street, Haymarket | 9am – 1pm

Blue Help is hosting this event to raise awareness and create change. Each year, more law enforcement officers die by suicide than are feloniously killed in the line of duty. Blue H.E.L.P. wants to reduce the stigma surrounding emotional health for law enforcement, acknowledge the service and sacrifice of those we lost to suicide, bring awareness to issue and assist families in the aftermath. Proceeds of this walk will fund care packages for families and departments after a suicide, grief camps, training and other costs associated with awareness and prevention.

Saturday, September 28
Jammboxx Band at Club Eclipse
5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 9:30pm – 1:30am

Jammboxx is a band of veteran performers playing both original music and the most popular modern rock, classic rock, southern rock, and country music. Every Jammboxx show is a concert aimed at building and solidifying a strong connection with the fans. With all of the members having 20+ years playing experience in the mid Atlantic region, Jammboxx already has a great following and each member knows how to grab an audience and keep them all night.

Jammboxx will bring back that feel-good party atmosphere and keep the clubs rocking all night long. Get your tickets and be ready for a great time at Club Eclipse.

Saturday, September 28
Iron Dog 2019
Kettle Run High School | 7403 Academic Avenue, Nokesville| 9am – 4pm

This is a family-friendly event that is open to the public and FREE to attend! Please invite friends and family out. There will be 20+ vendors including everything from dog-related items to Color Street and Bad Ass Pickles, as well as two food trucks (Burnt Ends BBQ and Buffalo Wild Wings) and an ice cream truck (Nathan’s Dairy Bar). There will be over 60 raffle items to give away, including everything from a K-9 Cop Conference Admission, brewery/winery tours and tastings, flag from Flags of Valor, etc. – you do not need to be present to win the raffle items. There will also be a moon bounce for the kids.

Click here for the Facebook event.

Saturday, September 28
Family Fun Day at Vint Hill
Aiken Drive and Bludau Drive, Vint Hill | 10am – 3pm

This is a free event, thanks to Country Chevrolet & Fauquier Health and many other local businesses! Stop by the Vint Hill Village Green Community Center for an Open House. The event will include petting zoo with pony rides, rock wall, inflatables, music by Contemporary Music Center artists, food vendors, crafts, games and activities, photo booth, face painters, balloon twister, caricature artist, and so much more.

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

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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