What’s Up? May 16-22

Saturday, May 19

Warrenton Spring Festival

Main Street, Old Town Warrenton, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The 40th annual Spring Festival, a sure sign spring is here, features Main Street of Warrenton filled with booths of crafts, jewelry, handmade toys, photography and fine art, pottery, and other hand-crafted items for the home and yard. Activities for kids abound. All different kinds of food trucks and vendors provide a huge selection of delicious choices, and the streets will be filled with entertainment, from dance to music and beyond. It will be a full and busy family-friendly day in Old Town. Be sure to stop by! More information here

Saturday, May 19

Remington Movie Night

Remington Community Gardens

Remington Movie Night will start its fourth season with the showing of Sandlot. In this side-splitting comedy, during the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a rowdy baseball team, resulting in an eventful season. Movie starts at dusk in the Community Gardens on West Owen Street. Remington’s American Legion LJ David post 247 will be supplying popcorn.

Friday-Sunday May 18-20

Pete Evick/One Love Art Festival, onelovemanassas.com/music

One Love Art Festival

Downtown Manassas.

One Love is a transformative three-day multi-media art and music event designed to give artists a platform to perform and share while raising awareness of all artistic platforms. From the visual arts, photography, and writing to the performing arts and music, the event has an impressive lineup of entertainment throughout old town and on three stages. From different genres of rock to heavy metal to acoustic, scottish fiddler, jazz, choir, hip hop, reggae…there will be music for everyone! If you love music and all kinds of art, this is a not-to-be-missed event.  onelovemanassas.com

Saturday-Sunday, May 19-20

“Hound Study” by Dana Thompson, last year’s Best in Show winner.

Piedmont Regional Art Show and Sale

Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main Street, The Plains, VA,

The Piedmont Regional Art Show & Sale, hosted for 71 consecutive years by Grace Episcopal Church in the Plains, remains a must-see event, featuring more than 300 works in a variety of media. Throughout its history the art show has featured the works of artists of all ages and levels of experience, including the work of established professionals. The show and sale will be held May 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and May 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is no admission fee, and donations are gratefully accepted. For more details, visit gracetheplains.org, email artshow@gracetheplains.org, check out www.facebook.com/artshowatgrace, or call 540-253-5177, Ext. 104.

Saturday, May 19

Twilight Polo

5089 Old Tavern Road, The Plains. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

The start of polo season is eagerly awaited every year. The excitement of this fast-paced team sport played on polo ponies is contagious, with the pounding hoofbeats of the ponies to the cheering of the crowd. This opening night, Great Meadow will have three polo matches, halftime games, and wine for sale from Greenhill Winery & Vineyards. The theme is military appreciation night and the food for sale will be from Foster’s Grille.  The evening will conclude with dancing in the pavillion after the matches. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. greatmeadow.org/twilight-polo

Saturday, May 19


Maddi Mae

Orlean Market, 6855 Leeds Manor Rd, Marshall, 7-10 p.m.

It’s a special night of music at Orlean Market with the popular vocalist Maddi Mae, your neighborhood guitarist/singer/songwriter. There will be three mixed-bag sets of covers and originals, singer-songwriter-style, and guitar pieces. Maddi is known for her hauntingly beautiful, clear vocals and will be accompanied by the cool drumbeats of Patrick Mulrooney.  More information on Orlean Market’s Facebook pagemaddimaemusic.com


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